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Paddy Punjab farm lands

Paddy main culprit on Punjab farm lands

PADDY MAIN CULPRIT OF DEPLETING UNDERGROUND WATER AND SUICIDES Chandigarh Paddy is the main culprit of depleting underground water and it is also the main culprit of the farmers’ suicides in the state. The phenomenon of suicides by farm labourers and farmers in Punjab is relatively new as prior to 2000 there were hardly any

Mayor Kalia ruckus MC House meeting

Mayor Kalia meets ruckus at municipal House meeting

MAYOR RAJESH KALIA EVEN FACED SOME EMBARRASSING MOMENTS AFTER THE REBEL COUNCILLOR SATISH KAINTH WHILE CONGRATULATING HIM FOR BEING ELECTED AS MAYOR ASKED HIM AS TO “ WHEN DOES HE HAVE TO GO ON THE NEXT DATE OF HEARING” HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh The general house meeting of the Municipal Corporation here on Wednesday turned into

State Women Commission

State Women Commission fails to rise to expectations?

HIGHLIGHTS 60 per cent complaints are still pending, the claims of officials proved futile l Heinous crime such as rape, gang rape and murder continue to happen consistently 15 per cent increase in complaints in 2018-19 as compared to 2017-18 RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Chandigarh In a state like Haryana where patriarchy is still deep rooted

BJP straddles Jat heartland

Know about the Jind ByPoll Election results in Haryana today

The counting of the Jind ByPoll Elections have started in Haryana since today morning. After four rounds counting Krishan Midha of BJP gets 15481 votes, Randeep Surjewala of Congress gets 7614 votes and Digvijay Chautala of JJP gets 13443 votes and NOTA gets 85 votes. Total 13 rounds of counting will take place in the

Chandigarh Accidental Death Anarchist’

Chandigarh gets ready for ‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’

The play ‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’ will be staged on January 30 at Tagore Theatre, Chandigarh. It will start at 6:30 pm ANSHUL N SHARMA Accidental Death of an Anarchist is an acclaimed play written by an Italian playwright and Nobel Prize winner, Dario Fo. Considered as a classic of 20th century theatre, the

SBI Exam

How to Prepare for SBI SO Exam?

SBI SO is one of the promising career opportunity for the candidates looking for government banking jobs in India. To fill the various job profiles in SBI banks of Specialist Officer, State Bank of India every year conduct this recruitment drive. And for this, a large number of applications are received by official exam conducting

Pakistan Hindu woman judge

Pakistan gets first Hindu woman judge

SUMAN KUMARI BECOMES PAKISTAN’S FIRST HINDU WOMAN JUDGE. SHE PASSED HER LLB EXAMINATION FROM HYDERABAD PRESS TRUST OF INDIA Islamabad/Karachi Suman Kumari has become the first Hindu woman to be appointed as a civil judge in Muslim-majority Pakistan. Suman, who hails from Qambar-Shahdadkot in Sindh province, will serve in her native district. She passed her

George Fernandes prolonged illness

George Fernandes passes away after prolonged illness

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA New Delhi Veteran socialist George Fernandes, who was the defence minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, passed away Tuesday following a prolonged illness, his long time associate Jaya Jaitly said. He was 88. Fernandes was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, which had forced him out of the public eye for last

Punjab Sangrur Swachh Bharat Mission

In Punjab, Sangrur excels in Swachh Bharat Mission

THE DISTRICT IS SELECTED FROM PUNJAB FOR ITS EFFORTS TO IMPLEMENT THE MISSION SUCCESSFULLY DP CORRESPONDENT Sangrur For successfully implementing the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), Sangrur district, the only district from Punjab, has been included in super 60 districts of the country. Dis – closing this, here on Tuesday, Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori said that

Chandigarh MC elections expelled BJP councillor mayor satish kainth.

First session of Chandigarh MC: Expelled BJP councillor Satish Kainth again questions new mayor about his criminal cases

Himani Bahuguna Chandigarh The first house of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation fumes controversy after the expelled BJP councillor Satish Kainth said to newly elected mayor to sit down. Future Kainth using the foul language against newly elected Mayor said “Mayor Tun Chup Hoja”. Watch the video to see the fiery session of first house after

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A fine souvenir to Gandhi, both ceremonially and academically

WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh On January 30 as the nation observes the Martyrdom day to commemorate the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi the Panjab University observes the day in its typical manner at the Gandhi Bhawan located in the heart of the campus. Besides observing a two-minute silence, the lotus-shaped building which houses the Department of Gandhian

Lonely Trevor dog attack

World’s loneliest duck Trevor dies after the dog attack

TREVOR’S 15 SECONDS OF FAME WERE TRAGICALLY CUT SHORT WHEN HE WAS ‘SEEN DEAD IN THE BUSH AFTER BEING ATTACKED BY DOGS’ THIS WEEKEND, A FACEBOOK PAGE DEDICATED TO TREVOR SAID AGENCE FRANCE- PRESS Sydney A lone duck named Trevor that lived on the tiny Pacific island nation of Niue has died, officials say, sparking

Gill Kohli cricket

I was not even 10 per cent of Gill when I was 19: Kohli

THAT’S THE CONFIDENCE THAT THEY CARRY AND IT IS GREAT FOR INDIAN CRICKET IF THE STANDARD KEEPS GOING UP PRESS TRUST OF INDIA Mount Maunganui India skipper Virat Kohli on Monday said watching the young Shubman Gill bat at the nets made him realise that he was not even 10 percent as talented when he

IIT Mandi researchers Zika virus

IIT Mandi researchers make headway in finding treatment for Zika virus

THE ZIKA VIRUS IS A MOSQUITO-BORNE EMERGING GLOBAL PATHOGEN BELONGING TO THE FLAVIVIRUS GENUS DHARAM PRAKASH GUPTA Mandi The researchers of Indian Institute of Technology Mandi have made headway in finding a drug to treat the Zika virus (ZIKV) that has affected more than a million people across the world. A team led by Dr.

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SHO Baljit Singh and Constable Surinder of chandigarh sent to police custody in bribe case by CBI special court

Himani Bahuguna Chandigarh SHO Baljit Singh and Constable Surinder sent to police custody for three days by special CBI court, Chandigarh in a case of bribery worth Rs. 55,000. It is pertinent to mention that on January 28, UT cop Surinder was caught red handed while taking bribe. CBI officials caught a constable posted in Maulijagran

ribosomal structure Tharoorism

From ‘ribosomal structure’ to Tharoorism

PRAKASH BHANDARI Jaipur The Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) hailed as a grand and eloquent literary extravaganza world-wide, the ‘Kumbh of literature’, has this year proved to be the most ambitious yet with over 500 speakers across around 15 Indian and 12 international languages, representing over 30 nationalities and awards ranging from the Nobel, the Man

Arsh Bajwa journey Punjab Hollywood Bollywood

Know about Arsh Bajwa’s journey from Punjab to Hollywood via Bollywood

GURMILAN KAUR Jalandhar’s Lad and actor Arsh Bajwa’s only dream is to make it big in entertainment industry. And, he promises that he is on his way to chase his big dreams. Arsh made his acting debut with Bollywood film ‘Running Shaadi’ alongside Taapsee Pannu and Amit Sadh. He got his part in the film

Malik Navjot Kaur Sidhu calls migratory bird

Malik takes potshot at Navjot Kaur Sidhu, calls her ‘migratory bird’

HIGHLIGHTS The former MLA from Amritsar (East) and former chief parliamentary secretary submitted her application to the Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee last week Both BJP leaders accused the Congress government of having “failed” on all the fronts. DP CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh The Punjab unit of the BJP on Monday took a potshot at former MLA Navjot

FIR Sacha Sauda

‘Reopen FIR against Sacha Sauda head’

DP CORRESPONDENT Bathinda Five years after the court, in the want of police challan, discharged Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim from a case of blasphemy registered against him in 2007, some Sikh organisations have now appealed to the chief minister to get the case reopened for trial. Notably, Ram Rahim is now behind

Battleground Chandigarh Congress Lok Sabha ticket

Battleground Chandigarh: Congress bigwigs lock horns for Lok Sabha ticket

FOR THE FIRST TIME FOUR-TIME MP PAWAN BANSAL FACES A CHALLENGE DP CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh Much before any formal declaration of the Lok Sabha elections, Chandigarh has become a battleground of senior Congress leaders aspiring to get the party ticket from the city beautiful. Normally the seat has been a pocket burrow of four-time MP Pawan




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