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Punjab Panorama to hardsell state to world as tourist destination

Punjab on brink of financial emergency, govt trying to befool people

Punjab on brink of financial emergency, govt trying to befool people Patiala – The former minister and member of core committee of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and president of the District Rural Unit of the party, Surjit Singh Rakhra on Saturday fired a direct political salvo against the state government saying that Punjab stands on

Inter-caste marriage scheme derailed in agenda of Punjab government

Inter-caste marriage scheme derailed in agenda of Punjab government

Inter-caste marriage scheme derailed in agenda of Punjab government Chandigarh – The scheme to abolish caste consciousness, inter-caste marriages, proved to be mirage in the Punjab as the 925 couples have been waiting for incentive since last four years. Interestingly, the Punjab government has removed the name of such scheme from the list, welfare for SC/ST. There

Punjab on brink of financial emergency, govt trying to befool people

Firing in ward 75: SAD, Congress exchange allegations

Firing in ward 75: SAD, Congress exchange allegations Ludhiana – Tension prevailed in posh locality of city BRS Nagar (ward 75) as some unidentified persons opened fire in the last minute of polling process. However Congress and Akali Dal blamed each for firing. In firing incident Advocate Nagendra Singh Gora, supporter of Congress candidate Amrit Varsha

BJP wins in Jagraon bypoll and Congress in Payal

BJP wins in Jagraon bypoll and Congress in Payal

BJP wins in Jagraon bypoll and Congress in Payal LUDHIANA: The Bhatiya Janta Party (BJP) have won the bypoll of Nagar Council Jagraon in ward number 17 and Congress won bypoll of ward 5 in Payal. In Jagraon, BJP candidate Ankush Dhir defeated Congress candidate Madan Lal Bansal with the margin of 782 votes. Congress

Cong murdered democracy in civic poll by indulging in violence: SAD

Cong murdered democracy in civic poll by indulging in violence: SAD

Cong murdered democracy in civic poll by indulging in violence: SAD Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) asserted the ruling Congress party had murdered democracy by resorting to widespread violence and intimidation accompanied with booth capturing and polling of bogus votes during elections to the Ludhiana municipal corporation on Saturday. In a statement here, SAD

MC polls: Amid scuffles, allegations of bogus voting, 59.14 pc voting held

MC polls: Amid scuffles, allegations of bogus voting, 59.14 pc voting held

MC polls: Amid scuffles, allegations of bogus voting, 59.14 pc voting held Ludhiana – Amid the incidents of scuffle, violence and allegations of booth capturing and bogus voting, Ludhiana recorded 59.14 percent voter turnout in the Municipal Corporation election with the electorate exercised their franchise till 4pm. Now, the fate of 494 candidates, who were in

SA conquered: Indian women beat hosts 3-1 to win T20 series

SA conquered: Indian women beat hosts 3-1 to win T20 series

SA conquered: Indian women beat hosts 3-1 to win T20 series CAPE TOWN: Indian women accomplished a ‘historic double as they outclassed South Africa women by 54 runs in the fifth and final Twenty International to clinch the series 3-1, here on Saturday After Mithali Raj led the side to a 2-1 series win in the

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11,000 youngsters to vote first time in Ludhiana

First time voters polled for development

First time voters polled: First time voters in Ludhiana Municipal Corporation that went to poll on Saturday voted for overall development of the city. A first time voter Aneesh Sood, 19 who is a student of Central Tool Room Focal Point said that he voted for better road connectivity in Ludhiana.“At present the condition of roads

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Case registered against ‘Papon’ in Assam

The Assam Police on Saturday registered a case against singer Angarag Papon Mahanta for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl. The case was registered on the complaint of the Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights.Mohneesh Mishra, DCP (East), Guwahati, said, “We received the complaint from Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights and we have registered a case

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PM Modi launches Amma Two Wheeler Scheme in Chennai

Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the Amma Two Wheeler Scheme here on the birth anniversary of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. The scheme, which aims at providing 50 percent subsidy to all the working women to buy two-wheelers, was a pet project of Jayalalithaa.Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said, “Tamil Nadu government continues

Cape Town T20I

Cape Town T20I: Indian eves set 167-run target for Proteas

Cape Town T20: Opener Mithali Raj struck a quick-fire half-century while Jemimah Rodrigues well supported her as the Indian women’s cricket team set a target of 167 runs for South Africa in the fifth and final T20I of the five-match series here at Newlands Stadium here on Saturday.After being asked to bat first, India lost opener Smriti Mandhana cheaply for 13 runs. Subsequently, opener Mithali

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ODF is movement of respect for women: PM Modi

Respect women PM Modi: The open defecation free (ODF) is a movement of respect for motherhood and women, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday. Addressing a public rally here, the Prime Minister congratulated Daman on becoming ODF.“I congratulate the people and local administration for making Daman open defecation free. This is a big step. In a way, ODF is

Papon alleged assault

Papon alleged assault: Farah Khan felt ‘uncomfortable’ watching video

Papon alleged assault: Reacting to singer Angarag Papon Mahanta’s alleged sexual assault video, choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan has said she felt ‘uncomfortable’ after watching it. “I know Papon and he’s a really good person. But there’s no doubt that I felt uncomfortable seeing that video. I don’t think he meant to do it. But if it was my daughter, I would not like it,”

Sambhal Teacher arrested

Teacher in Sambhal arrested for sexually molesting student in school

Sambhal Teacher arrested: A case of sexual molestation of an 11- year oldby a primary school teacher in Sambhal has emerged. The incident took place in Thana Rajpura area of Sambhal district.It is alleged that the student of class 4 was called by the accused teacher Kailash Chandra, in the pretext of feeding sweets in his office. He then began touching her inappropriately.

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“Galliyan” singer Ankit Tiwari gets hitched

Singer Ankit Tiwari hitched: “Galliyan” singer Ankit Tiwari got hitched to engineer Pallavi Shukla following Hindu traditions in Kanpur. The first photos of the nuptials were shared by the singer himself on his social media account with a lovely message written for his wife. Ankit and Pallavi had an arranged marriage. The duo met on

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Groom killed in wedding ceremony after gift explodes

Wedding ceremony gift explodes: In a tragic incident, a wedding turned sour after two persons including the groom was killed in Balangir district on Friday. The shocking incident took place in Brahmapura area of the district when a newly married couple received a gift, which turned out to be a bomb.According to police, the groom and his grandmother died on

Nanette Fabray dies

Award-winning actress Nanette Fabray dies at 97

Nanette Fabray dies: A Tony- and Emmy-winning stage and screen actress, Nanette Fabray has passed away at the age of 97.She died Thursday at her Palos Verdes, CA home, reports Entertainment Weekly. She was an American actress, singer and dancer. She began her career performing in vaudeville as a child and became a musical theatre

'Brahmastra': Ranbir Kapoor

‘Brahmastra’: Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt begin shooting today

Brahmastra: Ranbir Kapoor: The team of ‘Brahmastra’ has embarked on their new journey as the film has gone on floors today in Bulgaria.The official Twitter handle of Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions shared the news with the world.“Today is the day when we embark on our new journey & we can’t wait to unfold every step

Taliban Doha office

Afghan Govt. to shut down Taliban Doha office

Afghanistan has initiated discussions with Qatar to shut down the Taliban Doha office as it has failed to produce anything positive in terms of facilitating peace talks. According to TOLO News, National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar to President Ashraf Ghani said, “There is no need to keep the office open.”He remarked it in an interview with a daily newspaper in the Middle East Asharq