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Pakistan troops violate ceasefire

Pakistan troops violate ceasefire in J&K’s Uri sector

The Pakistan Army on Thursday restored to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing in Jammu and Kashmir’s Charunda Urisector. As of now, no casualties or loss of property have been reported. Meanwhile, gunshots were heard in Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Search and cordon operation by security forces is underway. More details are awaited. (ANI)

Trudeau offer prayers

Trudeau offer prayers at Golden Temple, perform ‘sewa’

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, accompanied by his wife and two children, offered prayers at the Golden Temple on Wednesday, underlining the significance of the large Sikh and Punjabi community settled in Canada. Trudeau and his family landed at the Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport here from Mumbai and headed straight for the shrine

Canadian PM arrives

Canadian PM arrives in Amritsar

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday arrived in the Sikh holy city here in Punjab. Accompanied by his wife and three minor children, Trudeau landed at the Sri Guru Ramdas Jee International airport from Mumbai and headed straight for the Golden Temple complex to offer prayers at the shrine. He was received at the airport by

PNB fraud

PNB fraud: CBI arrests General Manager of Brady House branch

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a General Manager (GM) rank officer of Punjab National Bank (PNB), Rajesh Jindal, who was the Branch Head at PNB Brady House branch in Mumbai during August 2009 to May 2011. The arrest was made on late Tuesday night.During Jindal’s tenure at PNB Brady House branch, the practice of issuance of Letter of Undertakings (LOU) without sanctioned limits to Nirav Modi group

Chinese New Year celebrations

Chinese New Year celebrations at RED restaurant, Radisson Blu Hotel MBD Ludhiana

To celebrate Chinese new year 2018  food festival is on at  Radisson Blu Hotel MBD Ludhiana  since February 16 th  and will continue till February  24 th  the hotel’s Chinese restaurant, RED (Rare Eastern Dining). The festival coincides with the Chinese New Year, which started on February 16 th. The special menu has been crafted

250 civilians killed

250 civilians killed in Syria ‘bombardment’

At least 250 civilians have been killed by shelling and regime airstrikes in Syria‘s Eastern Ghouta region in the last 48 hours, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Tuesday. According to the SOHR, the death toll also included 58 children and 42 women. Over 1,200 people were injured in the constant shelling and airstrikes, which rights activists and residents described

BSF trooper killed

BSF trooper killed in Pakistan ceasefire violation

A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper has been killed in Pakistan ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir‘s Kupwara district. BSF spokesman said the Pakistani Army had resorted to sniper firing in Tangdhar area of the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday.“Constable S.K. Murmu deployed at forward defence location (FDL) on the LoC, was hit in the

World's tallest wooden skyscraper

Japan plans to build world’s tallest wooden skyscraper

A Japanese company is planning to build a 350 metre high wooden skyscraper in Tokyo by 2041, making it the world’s tallest wooden building. The wood products company Sumitomo Forestry estimates that the cost of the building, which will have 70 floors, will be around 600 billion yen ($5 billion), almost twice the cost of a

Dr. M.S. Kang

Dr. M.S. Kang: A Scientist with New and Positive Approaches

Dr Manjit Singh Kang is a scientist with broad vision, cosmopolitan outlook and a humanistic approach. A man in the street knows him as a soft-spoken and humane person. Before going into his contributions at various levels, it would be worthwhile to have a quick look at his qualifications, positions held and the published work.He

BSF kills Pak smuggler

BSF kills Pak smuggler in Ferozepur

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday gunned down a Pakistani smuggler and recovered 10 kilogram of heroin from his possession in Punjab’s Ferozepur sector. The troopers of 105 Battalion BSF held the smuggler in a joint anti-smuggling operation with Punjab police’s special task force (STF).The team also recovered one China-made pistol, two magazines, 17 live cartridges, Pakistan

Security forces bust terror hideout

Security forces bust terror hideout, arms and ammunition recovered

The Special Operations Group in Kupwara, busted a terrorist hideout in Jammu and Kashmir’s Lashtiyal village. On Monday night, based on specific information, army’s 41 Rashtriya Rifles and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 98 Bn collectively, seized large cache of arms and ammunition from the village’s forest area under the jurisdiction of Kupwara Police Station.The recovered material includes 2 kgs of the Improvised explosive device (IED), three UBGL shells,

Food processing unit in Patiala

Three killed in blast at food processing unit in Patiala

The blast took place at a food processing unit in Patiala early Tuesday morning. The blast happened when an ammonia gas cylinder exploded while factory employees were working in the peas packaging unit of Himalaya Fresh Protein.Three persons were killed while eleven were injured. Amongst the injured four persons are in critical condition. Later on, Deputy

Priya Varrier's plea

SC likely to hear Priya Varrier’s plea today

Priya Varrier’s plea: The Supreme Court will on Tuesday is likely to hear Malayalam actress Priya Prakash Varrier’s plea seeking quashing of FIRs and all other criminal proceedings initiated against her in connection with the viral song scene from her upcoming movie. Yesterday, the actress had filed a plea in the Apex Court over the case registered against

Trump Jr. arrives

Trump Jr. arrives in India

United States President Donald Trump’s son Donald Trump Jr, who is on a week-long visit to India, arrived here on Tuesday. During the week-long trip, Donald Trump Jr. will not only endorse his luxurious residential project-Trump Towers, but he is scheduled to deliver a speech on foreign policy in India.Trump Jr. will meet with Indian investors and business leaders in Kolkata, Mumbai, Puneand Gurugram respectively, The Washington Post reported. The eldest

Google 'Tez'

Pay utility bills now with Google ‘Tez’

Google India on Monday announced that people can now pay water, electricity, DTH and mobile bills with its “Tez” digital payment app without any transaction charges. Built on the Unified Payments Interface (UPI), the “Tez” app will bring bill payments for over 80 billers for private and public utility service providers across the country.“We are adding

Trudeau calls Sabarmati Ashram

Trudeau calls Sabarmati Ashram ‘beautiful place of peace, humility and truth’

A beautiful place of peace, humility and truth, that is as needed today as it ever was,” read the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s words of praise for the Gandhi Ashram at Sabarmati, which he visited on Monday, along with his family. The other family membes also signed the visitor’s book.Trudeau, his wife Sophie and children Xavier, Hadrien and Ella-Grace

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch now on Feb 21

Elon Musk-run SpaceX will now launch its Falcon 9 rocket carrying Starlink broadband satellites and the Paz radar-imaging satellite for Spain on Wednesday. Earlier scheduled for February 17, SpaceX delayed the launch, saying more time was needed for final checks of the Falcon 9 rocket’s upgraded payload fairing, Space.com reported late on Sunday.“Team at Vandenberg is

PM Modi

PM Modi to visit Karnataka today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Karnataka today take part in the 88th Mahamastakabhisheka Mahotsav of Bhagawan Bahubali in Shravanabelagola. Prime Minister Modi will also inaugurate the newly carved 630 steps on the Vindhyagiri hill that takes the disciples to the top for a darshan of the 58.8 feet tall monolithic statue of Bahubali.Later in the day, Prime Minister Modi will flag off

Pakistan minor's killer

Pakistan minor’s killer gets four death sentences

A Pakistan court on Saturday gave a 24-year-old man four death sentences for raping and murdering six-year-old Zainab Amin last month. The verdict was announced at Lahore’s Central Jail, reports Dawn news. The court handed Imran Ali the four death penalties for kidnapping, raping and murdering Zainab, and for committing an act of terrorism.A separate life sentence,

NRI from Ludhiana

NRI from Ludhiana to dine with Trudeau on Feb 22

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has invited a Ludhiana born NRI and his wife for dinner reception celebrating Canada-India ties at New Delhi on February 22. Sherjang Singh Rana, president and CEO, Punjab Insurance Inc and his wife Hapreet Kaur Rana are household names in the insurance sector in Canada. Punjab Insurance, which was created


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