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Non-Subsidised Prices of LPG cylinders hiked by Rs 38. 50- ANI

New Delhi: Non-Subsidised Prices of LPG cylinders hiked by Rs 38. 50 from midnight today. LPG cylinder to now cost Rs 529 in Delhi-

Defamation case: Kejriwal to appear before Amritsar court on Nov 1

Amritsar: Aam Adami Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal to appear before the local court in Amritsar on Tuesday in-connection with defamation case filed by Punjab revenue minister Bikram Majhtia. While confirming the development, AAP Punjab legal head Himmat Singh Shergill said that on the last date of hearing court had exempted Kejriwal’s physical appearance

Youth killed in Mansa, Kin protest against police

Mansa: In a gang war, a youth was killed on the Diwali day, on Sunday at Mansa. The deceased has been identified as Antardeep Singh native of village Heerewal in Mansa. According to the information, a group of notorious persons allegedly creating nuance in the shops of the village. However, the clash triggered when the

Punjab to observe No Tabacco Day on Nov 1

Chandigarh: Surjit Kumar Jyani, Health Minister Punjab disclosed that, in its endeavour to get rid of tobacco 1st November will be observed as No tobacco day all over Punjab. He said that Chief Minister, Punjab has already issued direction to all the Deputy Commissioners of Punjab in this regard. He said that Punjab Government is

Fire breaks out at tyre godown at Bathinda

Bathinda: Material of worth lakhs was reportedly gutted in a major fire break out at tyres godown at Bathinda, on Monday. However, two fire tenders pressed into the service to control the fire. Meanwhile, no one was injured in the incident. The fire fighters have been struggling to control the fire for couple of hours

Investigate Sahara diaries adresses Delhi CM

Widespread fear that phones of judges being tapped: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister ArvindKejriwal today created ripples by alleging that there is a “widespread” fear that the phones of judges are being tapped and said if it is true, then it is the biggest assault on the independence of the judiciary. Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad promptly denied the allegations, saying the

Manmeet Alisher death: Mental health treatment provided to accused

Anthony Mark Edward O’Donohue, 48, has been charged with the murder of Manmeet Alisher, who police say was set on fire with an accelerant on Friday while picking up passengers at a Moorooka bus stop. Today, Health Minister Cameron Dick said O’Donohue had previously received public mental health treatment from the Metro South Hospital and

MN Sharma, first chief architect of Chandigarh passes away

Chandigarh: MN Sharma, first chief architect of Chandigarh, died of heart attack at the age of 93, on Sunday. Sharma worked with legendry architect Le Corbusier, was ailing for long. He is survived by two sons and two daughters. Born on August 4, 1923, Sharma joined the capitol project in June 1950 and worked with

Investigate Sahara diaries adresses Delhi CM

Kejriwal alleges judges’ phones being tapped, government denies

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday claimed there were allegations that phones of judges from the Supreme Court to High Courts, were being tapped. His claims were promptly rejected by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Addressing the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Delhi High Court here, Kejriwal, in the presence of

Alleged Ludhiana ‘Gangrape’: Driver, Helper of Resto bar arrested

Ludhiana: Few hours after the 23 year old girl was thrown out of a moving car, the police have arrested two persons involved in the crime. The accused have been identified as Driver and Helper of the Resto bar in Ludhiana. Police commissioner Jatinder Singh Aulakh said that two persons were arrested in this connection

TV celebs pick favourite SRK dialogues for his birthday

Mumbai: Television actors like Ssharad Malhotraa and Jay Soni have picked their favourite dialogues from Shah Rukh Khan’s films while wishing the superstar, who will turn 51 on Wednesday. Shah Rukh started his career in showbiz from the small screen and is one of the best examples of those who have moved from TV and

One soldier dies as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri

Rajouri: One soldier was killed as Pakistani troops fired at Indian forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri sector on Monday, violating the

Obama lights diya in Oval office, celebrates last Diwali as US President

Washington: US President Barack Obama celebrated Diwali by lighting the first-ever diya in his Oval office at the White House. It was his last Diwali as US President and he hoped his successors would continue the tradition. “This year, I was honoured to kindle the first-ever diya in the Oval Office — a lamp that

Kerala declares itself as drought-hit state

Thiruvananthapuram: State Revenue Minister E. Chandrasekheran on Monday announced in the state assembly that Kerala has been declared a drought-hit state as all the 14 districts are facing extreme drought-like situations. The minister made this announcement after leave of the house for an adjournment motion was sought by senior Congress legislator V.S. Sivakumar. “The south-west

Amitabh Bachchan’s Diwali party brings B-Town together

Mumbai: The Bachchan’s of Bollywood turned hosts for a star-studded Diwali party which saw several movie celebrities — all dressed in ethnic wear to live up the festive fervour — in attendance. The Bachchan family more or less looked colour co-ordinated for the festival, which was celebrated on Sunday. While Jaya Bachchan decided to break

Russia invites India to join fast-neutron reactor project

Mumbai: Russia has invited India to join in developing next-generation nuclear reactors and to participate in its fast-reactor research project, an official of Rosatom, the country’s state atomic energy corporation, has said. The multipurpose fast research reactor project, known by the Russian acronym MBIR, is coming up as the International Research Center in Dimitrovgrad located

Trump now just one point behind Clinton, says latest poll

Washington: US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has pulled within a point of Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton, polling at 45 per cent among likely US voters to Clinton’s 46 per cent, the latest Washington Post-ABC News Tracking Poll says. The results are based on a random sample of 1,781 adults surveyed by telephone on October

Constable commits suicide, accused 5 persons in suicide note

Sangrur: Punjab Police constable Gurwinder Singh (45) committed suicide in Sangrur on the occasion of Diwali on Sunday. As per reports,Gurwinder Singh has left a written suicide note in which he has blamed 5 persons for his death. The names are still unidentified as police haven’t disclosed the names among their investigation. The police has

Rajinikanth’s ‘2.o’ might feature only one song

Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth starrer Tamil science fiction action-drama “2.o”, a sequel to 2010 blockbuster “Enthiran”, will most likely feature only one song, a source said. “There is only one song in the film and the makers have already shot it. However, the album will feature five or six songs,” the source from the film’s unit

No exchange of sweets at India-Pakistan border on Diwali

Attari (Punjab): The Border Security Force (BSF) on Sunday refused to exchange sweets and greetings with Pakistani Rangers along the international boundary on the occasion of Diwali. The BSF move in the wake of the recent heightened tension between the two countries. India has accused Pakistan of supporting terrorists from its soil who carried out