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Japan nursing home fire

11 killed in fire at nursing home in Japan

Japan nursing home fire: Tokyo, (Feb 1) Eleven people were killed and three injured in a fire at a social welfare center for elderly people in Japan late Wednesday night.The Japanese authorities are investigating the cause of the fire at the facility in Sapporo in Hokkaido, while more than 40 fire trucks, ambulances and police cars have

Budget 2018

Budget 2018: All eyes on Jaitley’s briefcase; here is what to expect

The last full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi-led government and the first one after GST rollout is much anticipated. With the day finally arriving today, speculation about Union Budget 2018 is rife across the country. Various sectors such as e-commerce, health, agriculture, education, Information Technology (IT), and manufacturing among others expect major policy initiatives which will drive growth and support development and expansion.Here are a few sectors which

online breast cancer treatment options

New online tool imparts knowledge of breast cancer treatment options

Researchers have developed a new online breast cancer treatment options. In order to help patients in the complex decision-making process about their treatment, researchers from Cancer Surveillance and Outcomes Research Team at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center developed an interactive tool.Sarah T. Hawley, Ph.D., MPH, professor of internal medicine at Michigan Medicine, and colleagues

Masked man holds child

Masked man holds child at gunpoint, loots couple

Masked man holds child at gunpoint, loots couple. A masked man looted money from a couple while holding their child at gunpoint in an ATM of Punjab National Bank in Indore. The incident that took place at around 8:30 pm on December 24, 2017 was captured on a CCTV camera installed inside the ATM.The CCTV footage shows a couple with their child inside the ATM while

SRK becomes followed

Sr. Bachchan threatens to quit Twitter after SRK becomes most followed

Sr. Bachchan threatens to quit Twitter after SRK becomes followed. The megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been dethroned by Shah Rukh Khan, the ‘Badshah’ of Bollywood, as the most followed Indian actor on Twitter and the ‘angry young man’ is not happy about it. Though the number of followers of SRK has remained the same at

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Hockey India names 21 players for Junior women's national camp

Hockey India names 21 players for Junior women’s national camp

Hockey India names 21 players for Junior women’s national camp NEW DELHI: Hockey India (HI) on Wednesday named 21 players for the Junior women’s national camp starting Thursday at the Eklavya Sports Stadium in Agra. The players will train together till February 24. Among the national campers Bichu Devi Kharibam of the MP Hockey Academy, Salima

Rejuvenated India aim for top in ODI series against Africa

Rejuvenated India aim for top in ODI series against Africa

Rejuvenated India aim for top in ODI series against Africa DURBAN: Galvanised by the consolatory win in the final Test, a resurgent India will be aiming for their first bilateral ODI series triumph on the South African soil when they take on the Proteas in a six-match rubber, starting here tomorrow.With only 14 months to

Notification for MC polls issued; EC to complete poll process till Feb 28

Notification for MC polls issued; EC to complete poll process till Feb 28

Notification for MC polls issued; EC to complete poll process till Feb 28. Two days after Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced February 24 for Ludhiana Municipal Corporation elections, the Department of Local Government has issued notification and asked state Election Commission to complete the poll process before February 28. The notification signed by Principal

Ferozepur Police seize 920 bottles of illicit liquor

Ferozepur Police seize 920 bottles of illicit liquor

Ferozepur Police seize 920 bottles of illicit liquor FEROZEPUR: The Ferozepur police recovered 920 bottles of illicit liquor and succeeded to arrest one accused whereas the other accused had been managed to dodge the police and escape from the site. As per information given by the SSP office Ferozepur, CIA staff Ferozepur recovered 900 bottles

Facebook friendship lands married woman in trouble

Facebook friendship lands married woman in trouble

Facebook friendship lands married woman in trouble. The Friendship on social media makes a married woman’s life hell as her so-called friend tried to blackmail her and started putting pressure on her as well to divulge details to her Husband but at last, she shown courage and reported whole of the matter to the police

Gangster Gagan Pandit arrested in Amritsar

Gangster Gagan Pandit arrested in Amritsar

Gangster Gagan Pandit arrested in Amritsar. Local police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested gangster Gagan Pandit, wanted in as many as 18 cases of murder and robbery, late on Tuesday night. A resident of Chabhal in Tarn Taran district, Pandit was also booked in a case of clash which took place between two groups during a

NHRC notices to Centre, Punjab over pesticides health hazards

NHRC notices to Centre, Punjab over pesticides health hazards

NHRC notices to Centre, Punjab over pesticides health hazards NEW DELHI: The NHRC has sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and Punjab government over reports that excessive use of pesticides and insecticides have allegedly left residue of heavy metals in soil and groundwater, causing various diseases to the people in the Malwa region. The

Badal accuses govt of pushing farmers into financial crisis

Badal accuses govt of pushing farmers into financial crisis

Badal accuses govt of pushing farmers into financial crisis. Former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday accused the Captain Amarinder Singh led state government of pushing farmers into serious financial crisis and said that it had been taking such steps that would ruin the economy of the state as well as the farming community.Badál

Work on memorial to Guru Ravidas to be expedited: Manpreet Badal

Work on memorial to Guru Ravidas to be expedited: Manpreet Badal

Work on memorial to Guru Ravidas to be expedited: Manpreet Badal. State Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Wednesday said that the state government would expedite the work on the setting up of a memorial of Guru Ravidas ‘Meenare-e- Begampura’. He was addressing a gathering at the state-level function on the ‘Prakash Purb’ of Guru Ravidas

Farmers to play roles of Patwari, Kanungo in the near future

Farmers to play roles of Patwari, Kanungo in the near future

The tasks assigned to Patwaris and Kanungos in Punjab Revenue Department are soon going to be reviewed and re assigned as a file enabling the setting up a Revenue Commission has been completed and submitted to the CM for his approval. According to sources, old revenue-related acts can be abolished or amended with relevant change of

CM seeks reverting sharing pattern in agri programmes

CM seeks reverting sharing pattern in agri programmes

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting that the sharing pattern between Centre and states be reverted to 90:10 for agriculture development programmes in order to avert the looming crisis in the farm sector. “The target of doubling farmers’ income in five years appears almost unachievable unless urgent steps are

Sikh soldiers to get new war memorial in London

Sikh soldiers to get new war memorial in London

Sikh soldiers to get new war memorial in London. The UK government has agreed to support and fund a national memorial to honour the sacrifices and contribution of Sikh soldiers who fought for Britain and its allies during the two World Wars. More than 83,000 turbaned Sikh soldiers gave their lives and more than 100,000 were