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Man Kaur: 100-year-old runner inspires at American Masters Games

Vancouver (British Columbia), August 30 Man Kaur from India needed almost a minute-and-a-half to cross the finish line in the 100-metre dash, but she still picked up a gold medal Monday at the American Masters Games. That’s because the 100-year-old Kaur was the only female competitor in her age ca...read more

The world's largest hotel - Abraj Kudai

The world’s largest hotel – which would boast a colossal 10,000 rooms – could open in Mecca as early as next year. Abraj Kudai, to be built a mile south of the world's largest mosque and Islam's most sacred site, the Masjid al-Haram, is modelled on a “traditional desert fortress”, though that vision...read more

KASHMIR CONFLICT: United Nations Security Council Resolution 47

The United Nations Security Council Resolution 47, adopted on April 21, 1948, concerns the resolution of the Kashmir conflict. When after hearing arguments from both India and Pakistan, the Council increased the size of the Commission established by United Nations Security Council Resolution 39 to f...read more

Gold Rs 3 crore looted from finance firm in Jalandhar

JALANDHAR: Two employees of a private finance company here claimed that 10kg gold worth Rs 3 crore along with Rs 36,000 cash was taken away by armed robbers at gunpoint from their office on Monday afternoon....read more

Mumbai Teen Doesn't Have Class 12 Certificate; But She Got Into MIT

NEW DELHI: Seventeen-year-old Malvika Raj Joshi doesn't have a class 10 or 12 certificate but has made it to the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), thanks to her computer programming talent. Here is a story about a mother's conviction to break stereotypes and the self belie...read more

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt's 2012 Olympics Bronze Set To Be Upgraded To Silver

Yogeshwar Dutt who won a bronze at London 2012 Olympics might have his medal upgraded to silver after second-place finisher Besik Kudukhov's sample from the Games tested positive for a banned substance ...read more

India, US Close To Co-Producing Air Force Techonology

WASHINGTON: India and America have made significant progress in the direction of co-producing defence systems, United States of America Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee Jones said after her trip to the country. "We are excited about our part of the Defence Technology Trade Initiative (DTTI). Betw...read more

3 super girls, Jitu Rai conferred Khel Ratna

New Delhi, August 29 It was a celebration of woman power in sports as Olympic stars PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar, along with shooter Jitu Rai, were on Monday conferred India’s highest sporting honour--the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna--in a gleaming awards ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan ...read more

Centre reopens 28 more anti-Sikh riot cases

New Delhi-Ahead of the Punjab Assembly polls, the Centre has decided to reopen 28 cases relating to 1984 anti-Sikh riots and all these cases will be probed by a Special Investigation Team. The decision has been taken after examining various aspects of the cases, which were either closed or did not ...read more

BSNL to offer 24 hours Unlimited Free Calls to Any Network from Landline

BSNL Free Calls available during night hours, this is already known to everybody and also availing by all of us upto now, but to make feel the customer very happy our brand BSNL now introduced New Unlimited Calling Add On Voice packs to offer 24 hours Unlimited free calls of Local and STD to any Lan...read more

Bacteria in chewable tobacco may up risk of cancer

New York, August 27 Are you addicted to smokeless tobacco products like plain chewable tobacco leaves, khaini, pan masala, zarda and gutka? Be warned, as researchers have identified several species of bacteria in these products that can increase the risk of cancer, lung infections, diarrhoea and vo...read more

Sachin presents BMW cars to Sindhu, Sakshi, Dipa, Gopichand

Hyderabad, August 28 Rio Olympics silver medallist shuttler PV Sindhu and bronze-winner grappler Sakshi Malik along with gymnast Dipa Karmakar and badminton coach Pullela Gopichand were on Sunday presented BMW cars by cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar here. Hyderabad District Badminton Association...read more

Kushti Muykabla at village Virk, WWE Khali will be the chief guest.

Kushti Muykabla at village Virk, WWE Khali will be the chief guest....read more

District weight lifting championship

District weight lifting championship best performance of Village Barapind and Samrai ...read more

Scramjet engines successfully tested: All you need to know about Isro's latest feat

Adding another feather to its cap, Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), on Sunday, successfully tested two indigenous scramjet engines at the the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh at around 6.00 am. The on-flight test of the two air-breathing engines was conducted ...read more

Two Kashmiris held for smuggling drugs

PHAGWARA, AUGUST 27 The Bilga police busted a gang of drug smugglers and arrested two persons here today. The accused have been identified as Sayeed Anwar and Mohammad Altaf, residents of Dardpura village in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. The police have recovered 300 gm of heroin from thei...read more

Married for 62 yrs, separated in care homes

Ottawa- A Canadian couple, after spending 62 years of their lives together, is now being forced to separate because they cannot get into the same care home. Wolf Gottschalk, 83, and his wife Anita, 81, met and fell in love while their families lived in the same apartment complex in Dusseldorf, Germ...read more

Reliance Jio SIM in Demand as Thousands Queue Up Across the Country

There was been a lot of demand for the Reliance Jio SIM in the virtual world, as has been evident by the number of queries we've got on the subject in the last few weeks. This week saw the demand make its presence felt in the real world, with people queuing up in droves at Reliance Digital, Digital ...read more

E-box for child sexual abuse plaints Move to keep identification secret

New Delhi- An online complaint management system — e-box —for reporting child sexual abuse was launched by Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi at New Delhi on 26 of August.. “The idea of an e-box came from a police initiative in which physical complaint boxes were placed in sc...read more

Chhinjh Mela At Village Dhuleta

Chhinjh Mela At Village Dhuleta...read more

Invitation for Annual Barsi of Sant Baba Kabal Singh Ji will be celebrated on 7th September 2016

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North Korean athletes face being sent to coal mines

Kim Jong-un had ordered the head of the nation's sports commission to return with a minimum of five golds and 12 other medals. Yun Yong-bok, a senior official of North Korea, said on July 28 in Rio, "We didn't come all the way here to win a meagre five gold medals." However, North Korea settle...read more

Companies Making Beeline to Sign PV Sindhu for Endorsements

Hyderabad: Companies are queuing up to sign Rio Olympics silver medalist PV Sindhu for endorsements, but the ace badminton player's brand management firm wants to go slow as it wants her brand valuation to rise further. The silver medal at Rio Olympics has pushed Sindhu's brand value many times and...read more

New firm to start Ludhiana-Delhi chartered flights from Sept 1, fare Rs 13,000

A business start-up venture, Jet Smart, will start its first charted flight to New Delhi from Ludhiana from September 1. The bookings of the air taxi, which comes at a cost of Rs 10,000 for the sole economy ticket and Rs 13,000 each for the seven executive class tickets for the 75-minute flight, ha...read more

WhatsApp to share user's phone nos with Facebook

Messaging service WhatsApp has updated its global privacy policy, under which it will now share phone numbers of users with its parent company, Facebook. While the move will help Facebook offer more targeted advertisements on its own platform, WhatsApp will continue to be ad-free, a WhatsApp spokes...read more

BSNL offers unlimited 3G plan for Rs 1,099, cuts rate by 50%

New Delhi: To counter competitors, state-run BSNL today announced a national unlimited 3G mobile data plan for Rs 1,099 and doubled the data usage limit in some existing plans. “Due to improvement in network, BSNL has been gaining customers. We are now first in the industry to offer unlimited 3G pl...read more

Filipino fisherman finds possibly world’s biggest pearl

MANILA: A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world’s biggest pearl, which he had hidden under a bed for more than 10 years as a lucky charm, a tourism official said on Thursday. Aileen Amurao, Puerto Princesa city’s tourism officer and the fisherman’s relative...read more

Annual Barsi of Sant Baba Kabal Singh Ji will be celebrated on 7th September 2016

Annual Barsi of Sant Baba Kabal Singh Ji will be celebrated on 7th of September 2016 at Gurdwara Baba Kabal Singh Ji Gufa Sahib, Masandpur Road, Barapind, Tehsil Phillaur, District Jalandhar. according to Bhai Balwinder Singh JI head granthi of this gurdwara that the parbhat pheries will be st...read more

β Version

ALL NEW BARAPIND.COM β

The beta version of The Barapind.com website was launched on August 25th 2016. The “beta” label means that although the core functionality is in place, there will be further developments, debugging, and optimization. It will probably undergo some changes as it progresses towards the final site so expect some changes and updates over time. A big shout out to our design & development partner Gurtej Sahota for their fabulous work on the interface.

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