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Hero MotoCorp to launch 15 new products in FY17

New Delhi: Country’s largest two-wheelermaker Hero MotoCorp plans to launch 15 new products in domestic as well as international markets this fiscal, a top company official said today. “We will have 15 new launches across segments in our domestic and global markets this fiscal, out of which three motorcycles will be introduced in the domestic

CAG had pointed out irregularities in Gurgaon land allotment

Chandigarh: Justice S N Dhingra panel today submitting its report on Gurgaon land deals notwithstanding, the Comptroller and Auditor General had last year said “undue favours” were extended to builders, including Robert Vadra’s Skylight Hospitality, by the Haryana government. In its report for the year 2013-14, tabled in the Haryana Assembly on March 25 last

Restaurant owner Kawalpreet Singh alias Minta booked for fraud

Ludhiana: The owner of city’s leading restaurant chain namely Basant Resorts, Kawalpreet Singh alias Minta has been booked for allegedly fraud on the pretext of getting Rs.6.20 lakh for arranging admission in sacred Heart Convent School. The accused also give fake receipts of the school to the complainant. Following an inquiry, a case has been registered

Kejriwal govt moves Supreme Court against HC judgement on Delhi LG’s powers

Delhi: Weeks after the High Court had held that Delhi LG was the administrative head of the National Capital Territory, the Arvind Kejriwal government on Wednesday moved

Contracts of 3 ATPs of MCL not renewed further

Ludhiana: The contracts of three assistant town planners (ATPs) of Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana (MCL) have not been renewed further. These ATPs were hired on contractual basis for one year. Their cases of renewal were sent for approval of higher authorities following which they were waiting for their fate for the last about a couple of months.

Chhotepur rules out reconciliation with AAP

Chandigarh: Sacked AAP Punjab convener SuchaSingh Chhotepur today ruled out at any reconciliation with the party after senior leader Sanjay Singh approached to placate him on Monday fearing splits in the local unit ahead of the Punjab assembly polls. “Surprised” by the massive support pouring in for Chhotepur from across Punjab after his removal, Aam

Hastings’ six wickets restrict Sri Lanka to 212

Dambulla: Australian medium-pacer John Hastings took six wickets to help bowl out Sri Lanka for 212 despite a half-century from Dhananjaya de Silva in the fourth one-day international here today. Sri Lanka, who trail the five-match series 2-1, suffered from a lack of partnerships as their innings ran out of steam. They folded on the

Clash between Chhotepur and AAP supporters in Pathankot

Pathankot: A day after the clash between AAP workers and Chhotepur supporters, Pathankot has witnessed the similar incident, on Wednesday. Supporters of chhotepur intercepted the AAP rally and entered into the clash. Meanwhile, police reached at the spot and intervened in the

Armaan, Amaal honoured to judge music show

Mumbai: Singer Armaan Malik and his brother and composer Amaal Malik feel honoured to judge a radio singing reality show titled “The Big Golden Awards”. Amaal said: “I’m very excited as it’s the first time Armaan and I are judging a show together, and people do not usually become judges at such a young age,

Delhi court asks Kejriwal to appear on December 24

New Delhi:  A court here on Wednesday asked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to appear before it on December 24 on a complaint filed against him for allegedly giving “misleading information” in his poll affidavit ahead of the 2013 assembly elections. Metropolitan Magistrate Snigdha Sarvaria, while allowing Kejriwal’s plea seeking exemption from personal appearance, directed

Man attempts to rape 6-year-old

Ludhiana: In yet another incident of heinous crime against minor, a man allegedly attempted to rape six-year-old girl in a labour colony. The sister of the victim raised an alarm following which the accused managed to escape from the spot. The Shimlapuri police have initiated investigation in the case and have registered case against the accused.

Rupee edges up 6 paise to 66.96 against dollar

Mumbai:Rising for a second straight day, therupee firmed up by 6 paise to close at 66.96 against the greenback due to sustained dollar selling from exporters amid weak overseas tone. The local currency largely withstood the initial implied volatility in the face of month-end demand for the American currency from importers and staged a recovery

Court directs Kejriwal to appear before it on Dec 24

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, accused of giving false information in an affidavit filed in run up to 2013 assembly polls, was today directed to to appear before a city court on December 24 which granted him a day’s exemption from personal appearance. Metropolitan Magistrate Snigdha Sarvaria directed the AAP leader to personally

No issue with censor board: ‘Baar Baar Dekho’ director

Kolkata: Debutant director Nitya Mehra today said they had no issues with the censor board on a scene involving Katrina Kaif in the romantic drama film ‘Baar Baar Dekho’. “There is no scene in the film with Katrina wearing a bra so it can’t be cut. It is a clean film. It has got a

Dibrugarh tense after assault on university girl

Guwahati: Tension gripped Assam’s Dibrugarh town on Wednesday following an assault and robbery of a girl student of the Dibrugarh University. A large crowd of students from the university and general public took to the streets here protesting the Tuesday incident and demanding exemplary action against the accused. The Assam Police has already arrested two

Soha excited about Saif-Kareena’s baby

Mumbai: Actress Soha Ali Khan is quite excited and eagerly waiting for the arrival of brother Saif Ali Khan and sister-in-law Kareena Kapoor Khan’s baby. “We are happy… very happy about it (Saif and Kareena’s baby). We are very excited,” Soha told reporters here at an event. Saif had last month confirmed that the couple

INLD demands CBI probe in land deals during Hooda regime

Chandigarh: Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) today demanded a CBI probe into Change of Land Use (CLUs) granted during the ten years regime of Bhupinder Singh Hooda. “It is not only about Robert Vadra’s land… All 7300 acres of land for which CLU was given during the Hooda regime must be probed by the CBI,”

Bal Bharatians bag International School Awards 2016-19

Ludhiana: Bal Bharati Public School aims to nurture morally and ethically sound and socially adaptable students. Modern world that is more like a global village expects its citizens to be broad in their thinking, tolerant and helpful in their approach, having an ability to accept their global brothers as they are. Earlier, the school received ISA

GGI’s Deputy Director conferred with ‘‪Bharat Gaurav Award’

Ludhiana: Pankaj Vikas Thakur, Deputy Director, Gulzar Group of institutes, Khanna, Ludhiana brought laurel to the region for conferring the award for meritorious services, outstanding performance and remarkable role for the education and society. He is the only ‪‎recipient from Punjab among 76 award holders at the event. The function held at India International Centre, New