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Capt Amarinder launches Google ‘Chalo Lambi’

Waive off farmers’ loans if you really mean business: Capt Amarinder to Modi

New Delhi : Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday called upon Prime Minister Narendra Modi to waive off the loans of the suffering farmers if he was really serious about alleviating their woes in the wake of his demonetisation move. Reiterating his vow to waive off all farm loans in Punjab once the

NRIs can deposit old notes till 30 June- RBI issues Notification

Mumbai: Facing the strong resentment among the NRIs on the demonetization issue, the Modi Government has allowed the Non-resident Indians (NRIs) to deposit old currency notes of Rupee 1000 and Rs 500 notes till June 30, 2107 Non Resident Indian citizens who were abroad during November 9, 2016 to December 30, 2016 can avail this

Jan Dhan A/c deposits double to Rs 87K cr, I-T dissects data

New Delhi: Deposits in Jan Dhan account have more than doubled to Rs 87,000 crore in 45 days post demonetisation, prompting the tax department to “dissect” information relating to such deposits, a top government official said. Besides, the tax department also has data on small cash deposits between Rs 30,000-50,000 made in 4.86 lakh accounts

SAD(A), United Akali Dal release first list of 37 candidates (list available)

Chandigarh: SAD(A) in collation with United Akali Dal has released their first list of 37 candidates for Punjab assembly elections 2017, on

Navjot Sidhu rejected Dy CM’s post: Kejriwal

Chandigarh: AAP National Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has revealed that Cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu had rejected the offered post of Deputy Chief Minister. Kejriwal has made this revelation amid talks of Sidhu joining Congress post his meeting with the Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi. AAP has since declared that this post

Investigate Sahara diaries adresses Delhi CM

AAP to implement 6th pay commission report within 100 days of forming government: Kejriwal

Amritsar/ Chandigarh: AAP national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today promised a fair deal to the employees of Punjab government and announced to implement the report of 6th pay commission within 100 days of forming government. He also sought an explanation from PPCC President Capt Amarinder Singh on cheating the youth with false

7 dead, many trapped as coal mine sinks 300 feet

Godda: Seven workers died and several others are feared trapped in an opencast coal mine at Rajmahal area of Central Coalfields Ltd in Jharkhand’s Godda district since Thursday night after a cave-in. “Rescuers pulled out seven bodies of workers trapped in the mine so far. Rescue operation is still on. Bodies have not been identified,”

Wheat futures remain weak on sufficient stocks

New Delhi: Wheat prices drifted lower by 0.42 per cent to Rs 1,898 per quintal in futures trade today as traders engaged in reducing their positions, triggered by ample stocks position at the spot market against subdued demand. In futures trading at the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, wheat for delivery in January fell by

Punjabi Poet Chaman Hargobindpuri passes away

Jalandhar: A famous Punjabi poet Charan Singh alias Chaman Hargobindpuri passed away at the age of 82, on Friday at Jalandhar. According to the information, Hargobindpuri was suffering from prolonged illness and died in the middle of the treatment at a private hospital in Jalandhar. The cremation to be held on 2.30 pm at his

Fighting diabetes through yoga, AYUSH activities focus in 2016

New Delhi: If 2015 saw a marketing blitzkrieg to showcase yoga to the world, this year was about dedicating it and other AYUSH practices for treatment of diabetes. Quality concern in herbal medicine, however, remains a challenge that needs to be addressed through validation and proper enforcement of regulation. Faced with questions about scientific basis

Saibaba temple gets Rs 31.73 cr in donations post note-ban

Shirdi (Maha): The Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust here has received donations of Rs 31.73 crore during the past 50 days post the government’s demonetisation move, an official said today. These donations include Rs 4.53 crore in the scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes and Rs 3.80 crore in the new Rs 2,000 and Rs

Not getting engaged: Virat on engagement rumours with Anushka

Dehradun: Cricketer Virat Kohli has quashed reports of his engagement with girlfriend, actress Anushka Sharma, saying they are not getting engaged on New Year’s Day. There were reports which suggested that a star-studded engagement ceremony will take place on January 1 in Narendranagar near Rishikesh where the couple are currently holidaying. The arrival of Amitabh

Dangal: Phagwara based Coach Sondhi conveys his displeasure to Aamir

Phagwara: Former Indian wrestling coach PR Sondhi has conveyed his “displeasure” to film star Aamir Khan for allegedly demeaning the character of wrestling coach in the Aamir Khan-starrer ‘Dangal’. Phagwara-based Sondhi, who had trained the Phogat sisters ahead of their participation in the 2010 Commonwealth Games, is miffed with the film makers for showing a

Indian economy suffering among note ban: New York Times

Last day to deposit old notes, Modi to address on New Year

New Delhi: Following the demonetisation decision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the 50 day deadline to deposit the old notes of Rs 500 and 1000 ends from Tomorrow. Now it will be illegal to have the old notes. The cash crunch and queues at ATMs may continue because of the huge demand for new bills.

Trump to be briefed next week on Russian hacking

Washington: US President-elect Donald Trump has said that he will be briefed by the US intelligence officials on alleged Russian hacking aimed at influencing the November 8 election, media reports said on Friday. “It’s time for our country to move on to bigger and better things. Nevertheless, in the interest of our country and its

6 killed in fire at bakery in Pune

Pune: Six people were killed after a fire broke out at ‘Bakes and Cakes’ bakery in Maharashtra’s Pune early morning on Friday. According to initial information, the incident took place in at a bakery locating near Talab company in Kondhwa Khurd locality of the city. Reports said that six employees working in the bakery were


Foggy Friday morning in Delhi

New Delhi: It was a foggy Friday morning here with the minimum temperature settling at 10.5 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season’s average, the weather office said. “The sky would remain partly cloudy in the day with dense fog in the morning,” an official of India Meteorological Department (IMD) told IANS. The maximum temperature

Celebrities slammed for refusing to perform at Trump inauguration

New York: Reality television personality Bristol Palin has called a number of musicians “sissies” for refusing to perform at the January 20 inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump. In a post to her personal blog on Wednesday, Palin listed 11 A-list artists who were skipping the inauguration “for fear of backlash or to stand against

Samajwadi Party rift widens with parallel lists from Akhilesh Yadav, Uncle Shivpal

Lucknow: The Yadav versus Yadav war heated up on Thursday evening with parallel lists of candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections coming both from Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and the camp of his son Akhilesh Yadav. Hours after an unsigned list surfaced in the evening, which sources said, was from the Chief

Ops Blue Star: Sikh group appeals for release of secret files

London: A UK-based Sikh campaign group on Thursday said it has launched an appeal to make public the secret files believed to hold details of Britain’s alleged involvement in the 1984 Operation Blue Star that killed hundreds of people. Sikh Federation UK’s appeal with the UK’s Information Tribunal will be heard in the New Year.


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