Punjab youth dies of drug overdose


DP CORRESPONDENT Ferozepur One more youth had been died of drug overdose in Zira. The deceased was the only son of his parents. The parents claimed that the Captain Amarinder Singh swearing to curb the drugs menace from state was a lie and also accused the police that all the business of the drugs had

Sapna Chaudhary does volte-face, claims she hasn't joined Cong Haryanavi singer-dancer Sapna Chaudhary does volte-face, claims she hasn’t joined Cong

New Delhi Within hours of Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar welcoming her into the party fold, Haryanavi singer-dancer Sapna Chaudhary on Sunday claimed she has not joined the Congress and accused it of using her old pictures with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. Babbar had Saturday night welcomed Chaudhary into the party and posted a picture

Should social media live-streaming be banned?

Should live-streaming banned:Would you want your teenager to watch terrorists killing people in the real world or someone committing suicide? No one, in their right mind, would ever want their kids to get exposed to such events, simply for the repercussions that such content can have on young impressionable minds. But with a smartphone on

Democracy in Arena

Democracy Test:India has over the decades emerged as a leading light in the democratic world on two counts – the masses here have proven their ability to oust well entrenched regimes from power and have demonstrated their wisdom in opting for clean governance, assurance of development and national stability and security. And this has happened

Microsoft notifying users about end of Windows 7

R.I.P Windows 7 :Microsoft is rolling out a notification update to existing Windows 7 users, informing them that the software giant is pulling away support for the operating system (OS) version. “After 10 years of servicing, January 14, 2020, is the last day Microsoft will offer security updates for computers running Windows 7. This update

79th Pakistan Day celebrated with zeal, fervour

Pakistan Day celebrated: The 79th Pakistan Day was celebrated across the country on Saturday with traditional zeal and fervour.The day began with a 31-gun salute in Islamabad while provincial capitals marked the celebration with 21-gun salutes. The change-of-guards ceremony was held at the mausoleum of poet and politician, Allama Iqbal, in Lahore, Dawn news reported.

Karnataka Minister Shivalli dies of cardiac arrest

Karnataka Minister dies:Karnataka’s Municipal Administration Minister and Congress leader C.S. Shivalli passed away on Friday at a hospital in Hubballi due to cardiac arrest, a doctor said. He was 57. “He was brought to the hospital on Friday and passed away due to a massive cardiac arrest,” a doctor at the private hospital said, Shivalli

Woman commits suicide at Noida metro station

Woman suicide case Noida :A 28-year-old woman on Friday committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving Delhi Metro train at the Noida Sector 16 station, officials said. Sheetal Shrivastava jumped on the track around 10.45 a.m. When a Metro train was approaching the station headed towards Dwarka Sector 21, Central Industrial Security Force

Grenade thrown at Russian consulate in Greece

Grenade thrown Russian consulate : A grenade was thrown early Friday into the courtyard of the Russian consulate in Athens, police said, an attack typical of domestic far-left groups. The area in the Athens suburb of Halandri was rapidly cordoned off and bomb specialists were dispatched, a police source said. The grenade did not explode

Rescue operation underway to save toddler stuck 60-feet deep borewell

Borewell tragedy: A one- and- half-year old boy fell into 60-feet deep borewell in Hisar in Haryana on Wednesday after which a rescue operation was started by authorities. According to local, boy was playing with some other children when he felled into borewell. Later, the villagers and parents of the day child informed the Police.

Aseemanand, 3 others acquitted in Samjhauta blast case

Panchkula : A special court here Wednesday acquitted Swami Aseemanand and three others in the Samjhauta train blast case that left 68 people, mostly Pakistanis, dead in 2007. The verdict came after NIA special judge Jagdeep Singh dismissed the plea filed by a Pakistani woman for examining eyewitnesses from her country, saying it was “devoid

Nigerian caught with heroine worth crores

DP Correspondent Khanna: A Nigerian national was arrested in city and 1 kg of heroin and 5 grams Crack (Cocaine) worth Rs. 5.35 crore was recovered from his possession on Wednesday. The accused has been identified as Harrison Chinedu Naji, a resident of 123, Main Street Legal Department F.R.S.C Headquarter, Wuse Zone-07, Abuja, Nigeria, and at

Wanted in multi crore frauds in India, Nirav Modi arrested in UK

London, Mar 20 (PTI) Nirav Modi, the main accused in the USD 2 billion PNB scam case, has been arrested in London, Scotland Yard said Wednesday, in a major boost to India’s efforts to bring back the fugitive diamantaire. The arrest came days after a London court issued an arrest warrant against him in response

Modi to interact with people from 500 places in ‘Mani Bhi Chowkidar’ campaign

New Delhi Intensifying his ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ (I too am a watchman) campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 31 will interact with people, who have pledged their support to the campaign, from 500 places across the country. Speaking at a press conference here, senior BJP leader and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the

Manjinder Singh Sirsa elected as President of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee

DP Correspondent New Delhi: Manjinder Singh Sirsa has been elected as the President of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee on Friday. Harmeet Singh Kalka has been elected as the General Secretary. The other elected office bearers were Vice President- Kulwant Singh Bath, Senior Vice President- Ranjit Kaur, Joint Secretary- Harwinder Singh. Elections of the Delhi

Sreesanth gets a breather from SC

Sreesanth gets breather:The Supreme Court Friday set aside the BCCI’s disciplinary committee’s order imposing a life ban on former Indian cricketer S Sreesanth for his alleged involvement in the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal. A bench comprising justices Ashok Bhushan and K M Joseph said the disciplinary committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in

Mumbai bridge crash: 6 dead; BMC-Railways face heat

Mumbai bridge crash:Six people have been reported dead and 32 injured in the past 12 hours since a portion of an overhead pedestrian bridge outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus came crashing down here. Police registered cases against Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Indian Railway officials charging them with culpable homicide. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra

BJP welcome Trinamool’s Arjun Singh

Arjun Singh join BJP:Trinamool Congress strongman and Bhatpara MLA Arjun Singh is all set to join the BJP here in the presence of senior party leaders, party sources said on Thursday.The legislator was miffed with the Trinamool leadership as he was denied a Lok Sabha ticket from Barrackpore parliamentary constituency, presently represented by Dinesh Trivedi.

Meeting Underway To Finalize Kartarpur Corridor Agreement

Kartarpur Corridor Agreement:Exactly a month after the Pulwama terror attack killed 40 CRPF troopers, Indian and Pakistani officials met for the first time at Attari border near Amritsar on Thursday to finalise modalities of the corridor to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara.”Commitment to fulfill a dream!” is how Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Raveesh Kumar referred

Pakistan Man Arrest
Man arrested with Pakistani currency

Pakistan Man Arrest: FIROZPUR: After the Pulwama attack, the tension in India and Pakistan has increased. BSF arrests a Pakistani man near Firozpur Indo-Pak border. 136 battalions of the BSF have arrests a Pakistani Baku Ali along with a Pakistani currency worth 176 Pakistani rupees. BSF has handed the person to the Punjab Police. The