Apr 10

Chief Electoral Officer Punjab Election Commission bans Exit Poll
Chief Electoral Officer Punjab Election Commission bans Exit Poll

CHANDIGARH April 10 Punjab Election Commission bans Exit Poll: The Election Commission today banned exit polls between April 11th and May 19th ,2019 in regard with general election. Disclosing this here today Dr. S Karuna Raju said that under provisions of section 126 A of the Representations of the Peoples Act , 1951 “Exit polls

CSK pacer Deepak Chahar creates IPL record for most dot balls
CSK pacer Deepak Chahar creates IPL record for most dot balls

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) pacer Deepak Chahar on Tuesday created the record for bowling the most number of dot balls in an innings in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL).The right-arm seamer returned figures of 3/20 from four overs against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), bowling as many as 20 dot balls in the

After chest infection, the Dalai Lama doing better

 Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who was diagnosed with a chest infection and admitted to the Max Hospital here on Tuesday, could be discharged in the next two days and plans to spend some more time in the national Capital, his aide said.The 83-year-old Buddhist monk flew down from Dharamsala after “he experienced some

David Malpass takes office as World Bank president
David Malpass takes office as World Bank president

David Malpass on Tuesday took office as the president of the World Bank Group, and said he looks forward to undertaking the task with enthusiasm. Malpass made his debut as the 13th president of the World Bank at its headquarters in Washington on Tuesday morning.”I want to thank the Board of Directors and the Governors

How is Google’s GPay operating without authorisation: Delhi HC asks RBI

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) how Google’s mobile payment app, GPay, was facilitating financial transactions without the requisite authorisation from it. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice A J Bhambhani posed the query to RBI while hearing a PIL which claimed that GPay was

Dhoni unhappy with Chennai pitch despite 4 wins at home
Dhoni unhappy with Chennai pitch despite 4 wins at home

Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has criticised the “low scoring” Chepauk pitch despite winning all their home games so far here.Defending champions CSK thrashed Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets on Tuesday night for their fifth win in six games and fourth in a row at home. KKR made 108 for nine, a

ITBP trooper injured in accidental firing in Poonch
ITBP trooper injured in accidental firing in Poonch

An Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) trooper was injured on Wednesday in an accidental firing by his colleague in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, police said. The trooper was deployed on election duty in Mendhar area when the service rifle of his colleague went off accidentally and injured him.”The injured trooper sustained a bullet injury in

Electoral bonds remain, submit details by May 30: SC
SC dismisses Centre’s ‘preliminary objections’ on leaked Rafale papers

The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed preliminary objections raised by the Centre that documents on which it claimed “privilege” cannot be relied upon to re-examine the verdict in the Rafale fighter jet deal. The Centre had submitted that the privilege documents were procured by petitioners in an illegal way and used to support their review petitions

DBi to probe drug officer Neha Shourie's murder
DBi to probe drug officer Neha Shourie’s murder

DP BUREAU Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday handed over the murder probe of drugs authority officer Neha Shourie to the Director, Bureau of Investigation. An official spokesperson said on Tuesday that the probe has been handed over to the BoI director, Prabodh Kumar, following request from the family members of the slain

Punjab Congress faces uphill task at three LS seats
Punjab Congress faces uphill task at three LS seats

Ajay Bhardwaj Chandigarh Even as the Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha seats have seen an uprising of sorts within the Congress after the nomination of Santokh Chaudhary and Raj Kumar Chabbewal, respectively, the selection of candidates for three Lok Sabha seats in Punjab- Bathinda, Ferozepur and Anandpur Sahib- has become an onerous task for the

Congress responsible for creation of Pakistan: Modi
Congress responsible for creation of Pakistan: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held the Congress responsible for the creation of Pakistan. Addressing a poll rally in this town in Latur district of Maharashtra, Modi also appeared to be treading sensitive ground by asking first-time voters to dedicate their first vote to those who carried out the air strike in Balakot.”Can your

TN government to decide if Chennai gets to host IPL final
TN government to decide if Chennai gets to host IPL final

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officials are set to meet the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) officials to discuss on whether the three stands — I, J and K — at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium can be opened for the final. If not, the final match will have to be shifted

80% youngsters want TikTok banned in India
80% youngsters want TikTok banned in India

Eight out of 10 millenials living in India want the controversial Chinese video app TikTok to be banned, reveals a survey by news app Inshorts.This comes after the Madras High Court last week advised the Central government to ban the app claiming it was encouraging pornography among youngsters.The court said that inappropriate content was being

Registration begins for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Registration: The government has begun the process for registration of pilgrims for this years Kailash Mansarovar Yatra which will be held from June 8 to September 8 through two routes. An External Affairs Ministry release said on Tuesday that the registration for the yatra has begun from April 9 and the last

Woman can file harassment case from anywhere: SC
Woman can file harassment case from anywhere: SC

A woman, who is forced to leave her matrimonial home, can file a case against her estranged husband and in-laws at the place where she resides thereafter, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. The apex court said that the woman who is forced to leave her in-laws home due to commission of cruelty on her

Pak, India to hold technical meeting on Kartarpur corridor on April 16
Pak, India to hold technical meeting on Kartarpur corridor on April 16

Press trust of India Islamabad Kartarpur corridor : Pakistan said Monday that it will hold a technical meeting with India on April 16 to discuss the modalities for the corridor linking Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district in Punjab. “Continuing with Pakistan’s spirit of constructive engagement, we have

Gulzar Singh Ranike kicks off campaign, claims his fight is with Cong

Navdeep Singh Moga Gulzar Singh Ranike, who is candidate of the Shirmani Akali Dal (SAD) reached at Tilba Baba Farid Ji in Faridkot on Monday and took blessings of Baba Baba Sheikh Farid Ji before starting the campaign. Ranike thanked the party high command and expressed his happiness. Replying to a question relating to Bargadi

Sukhbir takes Ludhiana by storm as LIP leaders join SAD
Sukhbir takes Ludhiana by storm as LIP leaders join SAD

DP correspondent Ludhiana In a major jolt to the Lok Insaaf Party, close aide of MLA Simarjit Singh Bains, Vipan Sood Kaka, along with his supporters, joined the Shiromani Akali Dal in the presence of Sukhbir Singh Badal and Bikram Singh Majithia on Monday.Sood was cashier and constituency In charge of the party. He has

Air force
IAF shoots down Pak claim on F-16

Press trust of India New Delhi The Indian Air Force on Monday released radar images as part of its “irrefutable evidence” to assert that it shot down an F-16 fighter jet of Pakistan during the February 27 aerial combat over Nowshera in Jammu and Kashmir. Graphic captures from an airborne warning and control system (AWACS)

Urmila slammed for using Abhinandan's image at rally
Urmila slammed for using Abhinandan’s image at rally

Urmila slammed for using Abhinandan’s image at rally . Actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar came under fire on Twitter for using Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s photo during a roadside campaign despite the Election Commission’s directive to political parties not to use the images of armed forces personnel in poll campaigns. Photos of Matondkar, the Congress