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Ex-Mayor Poonam Sharma helped a woman regarding a case of sexual harassement

Former mayor from Chandigarh women congress, Poonam Sharma on Tuesday helped a woman in arresting a man following a case of sexual harassment in Chandigarh. The Chandigarh police have arrested the accused near Sector-14 and 15 and the accused has been identified as Jagtar Singh, a security guard. Chandigarh Sector-11, Police officials have registered a

Punjab police transfers: 16 DSPs transferred

Vet Varsity experts to offer rapid veterinary service at doorsteps of dairy farmers

Ludhiana: Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Science University (GADVASU), Ludhiana is bringing out services of veterinary experts at the doorsteps of needy dairy farmers, in case of an outbreak of any disease among dairy animals, said Dr Charan Kamal Singh, In-Charge, Animal Disease Research Centre (ADRC), GADVASU. He further told that after the dairy

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SC Scholarship scheme row: Sampla blames state government officials for ‘communication gap’  

MoS for Social Justice and Empowerment Vijay Sampla said that he met CM Badal and cleared the row over the delay in scholarship Jalandhar: A week after Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal claimed that the Centre Government was not releasing funds for Post Matric SC Scholarship scheme, Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment

Thieves target former Jail Minister Malkit Singh Birmi’s house, leave him poorer by Rs 15 lakhs

Ludhiana: The farm house of former Jail Minister Malkit Singh Birmi at Mahaveer Enclave at Barewal road was targeted by anti-social elements primarily thieves who successfully managed to decamp with cash and jewelry worth Rs 15 lakh during wee hours today. The incident occurred despite the fact that gunmen of Punjab police and family persons

News in Detail: Blast at Godrej factory in Khanna; five seriously injured

Khanna: Five workers were seriously injured in a massive blast at the Godrej Poultry Feeds Factory in village Ikolaha near Malerkotla road at 4 PM today. The blast reportedly took place when the machine was running. However, the cause of the blast could not be confirmed immediately. The injured persons have been identified as Baldev Singh,

Jalandhar: Khalsa college student murder case solved, main accused nabbed

Jalandhar: The police here heaved a sigh of relief when they solved the murder case of Manpreet Singh .Manpreet Singh a student of local Khalsa College bled to death while another student Munish was injured seriously in the attack by another group of student from Khalsa college .The assailants were armed with Swords and Base

Now sanitary napkin vending machines for girls schools in Kapurthala

Kapurthala: Under the Clean India Scheme initiated by Prime Minister, 33 government girls school in the city are to get the Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines installed in the premises for the benefit of girl students. In the first part of this campaign such machines were installed in 8 schools of Phagwara. Jarnail Singh Wahad,Chairman,Markfed,Punjab inagurated

LPU MBA student beats IIM Students, wins ICICI Stock Mind Event

Jalandhar: A Lovely Professional University (LPU) Phagwara MBA student Mohammed Yasir Ali from its School of Business outshined IIM (Shillong & Raipur) students and 1.8 Lakh other of 580+ colleges from across 80 cities of the country. Yasir Ali won second position and a cash prize of Rs 50,000 in ICICI Stock Mind competition conducted across

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High Court imposes Rs one lakh cost on petitioner

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday pulled up a petitioner for attempting to misuse the court’s jurisdiction and dismissed his petition, with costs of Rs 100,000. The petitioner had sought a direction to the state to extend his contract as District Child Protection Officer in Shimla.  The case is a glaring example of misuse of process

HC asks Centre on plea seeking uniform syllabus for children

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today askedthe Centre to inform it whether there was a “uniform syllabus” for all the children aged 6-14 years across the country. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath asked the counsel appearing for the Centre to take instruction on the issue and posted the

VC Pharka is the new Chief Secretary of Himachal

TG Negi appointed Principal Advisor to the CM, will discharge duties as Principal Secretary to CM in place of Pharka Shimla: The state government on Tuesday appointed Additional Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Vidya Chander Pharka as Chief Secretary of Himachal Pradesh with immediate effect. He succeeds P.Mitra, who retired today. As per

Lt Gen Rawat reviews passing out parade at NDA

Pune: General officer Commanding-in-Chief of Army’s Southern Command Lt Gen Bipin Rawat today reviewed the passing out parade of 130th course of National Defence Academy (NDA) here and appreciated the institute for having trained such fine cadets and honed their skills. A total 312 cadets graduated from NDA as they passed through the portals of

Punjab’s three biggest cities under NGT scanner, seeks diesel vehicle count

New Delhi: Three of Punjab biggest cities namely Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Amritsar have come under the national green tribunal (NGT) scanner for pollution due to diesel vehicles. Now after New Delhi now it’s the turn of other 15 cities across the nation to face ban on diesel vehicles more than 10 years old or more

Dalai Lama says ‘too many’ refugees in Europe

Berlin:The Dalai Lama said in an interview published today that Europe has accepted “too many” refugees, and that they should eventually return to help rebuild their home countries. “When we look into the face of every single refugee, especially the children and women, we can feel their suffering,” said the Tibetan spiritual leader, who has

Breaking: VC Pharka is new Chief Secretary HP

Shimla: VC Pharka is appointed as  new Chief Secretary of Himachal Pradesh (HP), earlier he was serving as Principal Secretary to

Breaking- Two armed-men arrested for planning robbery in Jalandhar

Jalandhr: The local police have arrested two persons and recovered a country made weapon along with six live cartridges from his possession, on Tuesday. The police have arrested them from Surya Enclave in Jalandhar. During the preliminary investigation the police have learnt that the accused were planning for a robbery in Guru Nanak Pura in

Summer vacations in Schools from June 1

Chandigarh: The Government has announced summer vacations for one month in all the government, private, aided and affiliated schools from June 1 to June 30, 2016. The announcement has been made by an official spokesperson here today. The spokesperson said that summer vacations have been announced for all primary, middle, high and senior secondary schools.

Three arrested in Salt Lake gangrape case

Kolkata: Three persons were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the sensational gangrape of a young woman in a moving car in the city’s posh satellite township Salt Lake, police said. The three – all drivers by profession – were picked up from Haroa in North 24 Parganas district, said Bidhannagar Police Commissioner Javed Shamim.

Breaking- Debt ridden farmer commits suicide in Muktsar

Muktsar: A debt ridden farmer committed suicide by jumping before the train, on Tuesday at Muktsar. The deceased has been identified as Balraj Singh native of village Vadinga in