In a respite for enthusiasts and collectors of vintage cars, classic vehicles of more than 50 years of age may flash special number plates and enjoy exemption from scrappage once the regulation for these vehicles are formalised. For facilitating regulation and registration of old vintage vehicles, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has come out with a draft notification that provides for a special number plate with ‘VA’ letters signifying vintage in the registration number.“...it is expedient to provide for the preservation of vintage vehicles owing to their historic, cultural, technical and aesthetic significance. In exercise with the powers conferred by...the Motor Vehicles Act...the central government on being satisfied that steps are required to encourage and regulate vintage motor vehicles being a part of technical, motoring and cultural heritage is pleased to make order of regulation for their registration or re-registration,” the draft … [Read more...] about Regulation for vintage vehicles soon, number plates to display ‘VA’
Little piggies go to market, but in Germany they also go to court.In a legal first, animal rights activists have asked Germany’s top court to ban the practice of castrating young male pigs without anaesthetic -- with the piglets themselves listed as the plaintiffs.The painful procedure has become increasingly controversial in Europe and has been banned in Sweden, Norway and Switzerland.Farmers argue that the castration of piglets a few days after birth is necessary to prevent “boar taint”, the occasional occurrence of a foul smell when cooking pork from male pigs past puberty.The German parliament outlawed castration without pain relief in 2013 but it offered farmers a five-year transition period to help them adapt to the change -- a timeline that was extended last year until 2021.Outraged by the inaction, the PETA campaign group filed a lawsuit with Germany’s Constitutional Court in November on behalf of the baby pigs.The group … [Read more...] about Piglets in Germany are going to court for this reason. Read
TV actress Vividha Kirti, who has been a part of shows like Uttaran, 'Ishq Ka Rang Safed' and was recently seen in popular 'Star Plus' show 'Ishqbaaz', is all set to tie the knot this month. Vividha in 'Ishqbaaz' Reportedly, Vividha will get married to her childhood friend and Dubai-based choreographer, Varun Mishra on 15th March. Ishqbaaz: Annika aka Surbhi Chandna all praise for co-actor Nakuul Mehta aka Shivaay! Speaking about her wedding, Vividha told Tellychakkar that, "I'm extremely excited and happy with the thought that I'm entering a new phase of life. Varun is my childhood friend. We have known each other from long now but we developed feelings for each other only when we shifted base due to our priorities. He shifted to Dubai and I to Mumbai. We share a bond of immense love, care and respect and I am lucky to have him as my man.” Vividha (Photo: Instagram) 'Ishqbaaz' actress looks HOT in her latest photo shoot pics! Here's a picture of Vividha with her … [Read more...] about TV actress Vividha Kirti all set to tie the knot this month!
Aries People will look at you and seek direction. Enjoy the peaceful romance with your loved ones. Keep up the hard work and you will feel surge in optimism. Things are moving in positive direction and better make use of the good time while it last. Taurus Take decisions wisely and be confident in handling all obstacles in work. Try to be active and work responsibly. Over work may result in fatigue, stomach disorders. Focus on your health Gemini Your unorthodox approach will result in success in your professional pursuits. Happiness in domestic fronts and satisfaction in work may be order of the day. Enjoy while it last. Cancer Leo Take advice from your elders especially from your father. You may need all advise from them that will helps you grounded. Some may not be bad at all. This state will not be for long. You may be rewarded or recognised for your achievements. Virgo Manage your romantic liaison and try not to get carried away. Enjoy the fortune and success today and … [Read more...] about Daily Horoscope: Find out what the stars have in store for you today — October 8, 2018
Durga Durga! It is that time of the year when chants of 'Jai Mata Di' or 'Jai Maa Durga' reverberate in the entire atmosphere. The holy name of the Goddess can be heard in every nook and corner of the city, as the nation is gripped in celebrating the 9-day long festival of Navratri and Durga Puja. This year the festivity began from October 10 and will last till the 18th with Vijayadashami on October 19. Maa Durga is often described as the influential diety, who won in her fight of good over evil, and ensured the spirit of ‘righteousness’ prevails. For me, Maa is a matriarchal goddess figure. This in some ways should be embodied by women in today’s testing times – struggling to save grace and dignity. The honour and pride of being a woman don't come from being a woman alone but the constant battle which each one of us fights every day —be it on roads, at the workplace or at home. The plight of women in every sphere or horizon is the same. The recent … [Read more...] about Navratri 2018: Women can learn these life lessons from Maa Durga in today’s testing times!