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India will do well at Rio Olympic Games: Modi

New Delhi: Assuring “all possible help” to the Indian contingent at the Rio Olympic Games 2016, scheduled to begin on August 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hoped that Indian sportspersons will be able to win hearts of people from across the world. “I hope these 119 sportspersons will perform well (in the games),

Amarnath Yatra continues

Jammu: The annual Amarnath Yatra continued on Sunday as another batch of pilgrims left Jammu on Saturday evening for Kashmir. “A fresh batch of 311 Yatris left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in Jammu city on Saturday evening in a convoy escorted by the security forces for the Valley”, a senior police officer told IANS.

India bowl out Windies for 196, reach 126/1 (Roundup)

Kingston: India took firm control of the second cricket Test match by bowling out the West Indies for 196 runs before reaching for 126 for one at the end of the first day here on Saturday. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin picked up five wickets for 52 runs as India dismissed the West Indies in their first

Breaking: AAP worker suicide: AAP MLA Sharad Chauhan arrested

Delhi: AAP legislator from Sharad Chauhan, earlier grilled by police in the alleged suicide of party worker , was arrested on Saturday night. Read More: Two AAP Lawmakers arrested by Delhi Police,AAP woman activists committed

Breaking- Flash flood: Four youth drowned in Ghaggar River, one dead, one missing

Panchkula: Three girls, one boy went for bathing at Ghaggar River at Burj Kotian near Pinjore in Panchkula in the evening on Saturday. The girl identified as Neelam died of drowning, Manisha is missing whereas another boy Idris and Monica were rescued by villagers. Police doing the search operation. Neelam was resident of Mauli jagran

Convene special Assembly session on SYL: Channi to Badal

Pathankot: Accusing Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal of “misleading” people over the Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal issue, Punjab Congress Legislature Party Chief Charanjit Singh Channi today asked him to convene a special session of the Assembly over the “sensitive” issue. Channi, who was addressing party workers here, also questioned Badal’s denial regarding the notifications issued by

Centre government rejects AIIMS survey on drugs: Sampla

Jalandhar: In the election year, Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment and BJP Punjab chief Vijay Sampla on Saturday claimed that the centre government has rejected the previously conducted All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) survey on drugs abuse and a fresh survey would be conducted soon. Sampla said that the

30 killed, 36 injured in lightning strike in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least 30 people died and 36 more seriously injured in lightning in several places across Odisha on Saturday. Of the 30 killed, eight are from Bhadrak, seven from Balasore district, six from Khurda district, three from Jajpur, two from Nayagarh and one each from Kendrapara, Sambalpur, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj districts. Reports from Balasore

Sangh Parivar organisations resorting to trafficking of girls from Assam:Cong

New Delhi: Congress accused three Sangh Parivar organisations of “resorting to trafficking” of young tribal girls from Assam in flagrant violation of all laws and wondered whether it was part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s promise of “Beti bachao, beti padhao”. “Painful, ugly and dirty truth of trafficking of young tribal girls from Assam under

Congress leaders accuse Bains brothers for non- development

Ludhiana: A meeting of Congress party was held in Ludhiana South constituency which was attended by former chief minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal. During the meeting the Congress leaders and area residents accused MLA Bains brothers for non- development of constituency. The Congress leaders alleged that during the last four years MLA only gained publicity by

Servant found dead at former minister Harnam Dass Johar’s house

Ludhiana: A domestic helper was found dead under mysterious in the house of former minister Harnam Dass Johar in Model Town on Saturday. The victim was found hanging in the house when the family members were in Chennai. The deceased has been identified as Bhagat Singh (40) native of Nepal. He was working in the

Health department fails to check safety covers from street vendors

Ludhiana: Though several cases of diarrhoea, gastroenteritis and food poisoning occur in the city almost every year, the health department failed to check the unhygienic food being available at most of the roadside eateries. Moreover, most of the vendors are seen serving the eatables without gloves and caps. Such food stalls keep on serving the

Sewerage construction begins on NH-1 from village Bhattian to Hazuri Bagh

Ludhiana: The work on the long awaited sewerage construction finally started on NH-1 from Village Bhattian to Hazuri Bagh Colony, Chitti Colony to Bahadurke to Octroi, near Jalandhar Bypass, Ludhiana. This has started with an initiative taken by Darshan Singh Shivalik, MLA Ludhiana. The village-Sarpanch Kamlesh Rani said it has been more than 30 years

MCL organises Graffiti Party at Lodhi Club Underpass

Ludhiana: The Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana organised a graffiti party on Saturday to mark the beautiful work done by the graffiti artists at Lodhi Club underpass. The Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria and Additional Commissioner Surabhi Malik participated in the event for the appreciation of the artists. According to the MC officials, it is only at this

Angles and devils fight for truth and dare at the party

Ludhiana: In such a hot weather not only the girls of the of the city rather boys too dressed themselves to show as devils as hot weather and cool as angels. Ayushi, the host of the party organised a party with a theme Angels and Devils at a resort on Ferozpur road. Ayushi, an advocate

Watch family fight captured in CCTV camera in Gurgaon

Two killed sikh grandfathers to be remembered with park in California

California: An international pride to the Sikh community, where US honoured two sikh- Americans by naming a park with ‘Singh and Kaur Park’, who were shot to death during their afternoon walk in 2011.  According to the report of NBC news, Elk Grove in California confirmed to have a new park named “Singh and Kaur

Family had miraculous escape when roof collapsed ,5 injured

Jalandhar: A Jalandhar family had a miraculous escape when the rooof they were sleeping under collapsed in the early morning of Saturday .The incident occurred in Valmiki Mohalla of Kishanpura. The head of the family just woke up in the morning to drink water when the roof fell down.The person raised a cry for help

Sri Lanka vs Australia: Sri Lanka win series

A rain-curtailed, bad lights affected first Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka saw Rangana Herath and Sandakan’s spin web demolishing the Aussie batting line up after the visitors were bowled out for 161  to register a famous 106 runs victory over the visitors. Herath picked up a figures of 5/54 in the second innings while debut man Sandakan was

CoBRA jawan killed in gun-battle

When the CoBRA jawans were patrolling the forest between Ettrajpad and Gachonpally villages, a group of Naxals opened indiscriminate fire on them leading to a heavy gun-battle, said the police. (representative image; Express archives) A CoBRA jawan was killed and another injured in a fierce gun-battle with Naxals in a dense forest pocket of Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Sukma