Aug 30

Tohra’s family members join AAP

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab received a shot in the arm after family members of former SAD leader late Gurcharan Singh Tohra joined the party today. Tohra’s son-in-law Harmel Singh, his wife Kuleep Kaur and their son Harinderpal Singh along with several of their supporters, joined AAP “unconditionally” in the presence of Punjab’s

PM saves media lensmen from big mishap

Sanosara (Jamnagar): The alertness of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the inauguration of a water project near here on Tuesday saved the lives of several cameramen and photographers, Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat Nitin Patel informed. Speaking at a function here after Modi inaugurated the ambitious SAUNI project, Patel said that the Prime Minister was

300 armed men attacked a house in Mohali

Mohali: Around 300 armed men attacked at a house in Mohali late night on Monday. It has been learnt that the miscreants had damaged his house leaving him injured during attack. According to the information, the miscreants run over the house with JCB machine and damaged it. Meanwhile, the victim rushed to hospital sustaining injuries

Vigilance arrests Patwari taking Rs 7000 bribe

Ferozepur: Vigilance bureau Ferozepur has caught a Patwari red-handed taking bribe of Rs. 7000 from a farmer for enter the mutation. inspector Sohan Singh of Vigilance bureau unit Ferozepur made the arrest of Nirmal Singh. as per information Patwari Nirmal Singh of revenue area Shah Abu Bakar had an additional charge of revenue area Warha

Punjabi movie “Toofan Singh” banned by Censor Board

Chandigarh: Censor Board bans  Punjabi movie” Toffan Singh” . The Star Casts are unhappy with the decision made by Censor Board. They said that ,every State should have their own Censor Board. Adding on they said, Bombay based Censor Board have no knowledge of Punjab’s

Second suspect arrested for hacking Sri Lankan President’s website

Colombo: ri Lankan police on Tuesday arrested a second suspect for allegedly hacking into the president’s official website last week. The arrest came hours after a 17-year-old school boy was taken into custody on Monday by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) over the alleged incident, Xinhua news agency reported. “The 26-year-old man was arrested from

Ineligible candidates selected to contest by party senior leaders: Chhotepur front

Chandigarh: In the support of Chhotepur and against the AAP party, volunteers have registered another front on AAP Punjab to fight 2017 assembly elections in Punjab. Six district in-charge of AAP party demanded to reinstate Chhotepur as Punjab AAP convener and alerted Durgesh Pathak and Sanjay Singh to return to Delhi. While addressing the press

Private School Building collapsed in Solan , DC marked enquiry

Shimla: Building of a private school collapsed on tuesday at kumarhatti in Solan. DC Solan , Rakesh Kanwar said that the building was vacated before it collapsed and no student sustained injuries. He added teachers of the school already alerted after witnessing the visible cracks in school building. Meanwhile DC marked magisterial probe into the

5 killed as car rolls down gorge in Shimla

Shimla: 5 killed among a child as car rolls down into gorge in Shimla

Blue card holders quoted as beggars by Mann

Chandigarh: Harmail Singh Tohra, son-in-law of Gurcharan Singh Tohra joined AAP, on Tuesday at Chandigarh. Removal of Suncha Singh Chhotepur from the post of AAP Punjab convener sliced the party workers. The supporters of Chhotepur come on the roads against the decision of AAP leadership and pressing their demand to reinstate the leader. Sanjay Singh on

12-year-old dies as Hospital refuses to provide ambulance

Kanpur:  A boy died after he was denied admission at the government-run Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital in Uttar Pradesh industrial city on Monday. Neither did the hospital staff admit the child, nor did they provide them with transportation facility. Kumar claimed that hospital authorities refused to consider his pleas and didn’t provide him with assistance either to

Australian teen repeatedly raped at care facility, dies of drug overdose

Sydney: A judicial inquiry has been ordered by Glebe Coroner’s Court in New South Wales, Australia, after a 15-year-old teenager was given a speed ball drug overdose and was repeatedly raped at a child care facility in Sydney. According to a report in the Daily Mail, the victim died of a hypoxic brain injury. Doctors

Desecration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib: Gurudwara granthi arrested

Fatehgarh Sahib: A day after the desecration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Badochi Kalan village in in Khamano block, the local police have arrested granthi of gurudwara involved in the incident, on Tuesday. The accused has been identified as Jasvir Singh Granthi of gurudwara in neighboring village

Modi reaches Gujarat to inaugurate irrigation project

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Jamnagar on Tuesday to launch the SAUNI Yojna irrigation scheme, a project he had initiated in 2012 as the Gujarat Chief Minister. “Gujarat warmly welcomes Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri @narendramodi ji,” Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani tweeted on Tuesday. Modi had initiated the Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation

Central leadership involved in scandalous activities: AAP’s Punjab volunteers

Nawanshahr: The woes of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab are increasing with each passing day. After the recently sacked state convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur accused AAP’s national leadership of being indulged in anti-Punjab activities, now the volunteers of Nawanshahr unit have charged the party’s central leadership (Delhi committee) of being involved in various scandalous

One killed at Chinese embassy blast in Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek: At least one person was killed and three others were injured on Tuesday when a powerful explosion rocked the Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek. According to Xinhua news agency, a car rammed onto the gates of the embassy which caused the explosion. The identities and nationalities of the injured were yet to be

Yogeshwar’s Olympic bronze upgraded to silver

New Delhi: Star wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt’s bronze medal from the 2012 London Olympics has been  upgraded to silver after runner-up Besik Kudukhov of Russia was found guilty of doping violation. “This morning I came to know that my Olympics medal has been upgraded to silver. I dedicate my medal to people of the nation,” Yogeshwar tweeted.

Panic grips Jammu border as Pak plane flys close to IB

Jammu: Panic gripped Jammu border as a small civilian plane flew close to the International Border (IB) in Arnia sector here. “A small plane flew close to the International Border (IB) in Arnia Sector and was seen by the BSF troops posted along the borderline around 1350 hours,” a BSF officer said. “I think it

PACL case: Sebi puts on sale properties in Punjab among 192 districts

New Delhi: Moving ahead with its efforts to recover funds worth Rs 60,000 crore in the PACL case, Sebi has put on sale real estate properties of the group across 192 districts, including in Punjab. PACL, which had raised money from the public in the name of agriculture and real estate businesses, was found by

One IPS officer transferred in Punjab

Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has transferred One IPS Officer, on Monday. IPS Prabodh Kumar, who was available for posting on return from Central Deputation, has been posted as ADGP/IVC, Human Rights. It was disclosed by an Official spokesperson of the Punjab