Oct 07

18year old boy shoots self in Ludhiana

Ludhiana: A 19 year old boy has committed suicide by shooting self the revolver of his father in a house at Bhola Colony at Tajpur road on Thursday morning. The deceased has been identified as Arvind Kumar (19). He was student of Mechanical Engineer at Ludhiana polytechnic College Katani Kalan. Sources said that the victim

Class nine students allegedly molested by teacher in Mohali

SAS Nagar: Class ninth students allegedly molested by their teacher at government school in village Dhaun in SAS Nagar, on Friday. The students in their complaint said that the accused teacher used to pass the objectionable comments to girl students and also physically assault them. Meanwhile, the police have been reached at the spot and

Hurricane Matthew: Haiti death toll rises to 339, deadly storm hits Florida

Hurricane Matthew pelted Florida with heavy rains as the deadly storm steamed ever closer to the coast with potentially catastrophic winds of 130 mph Thursday. Forecasters say hurricane conditions are expected to reach the Florida warning area in the next few hours. The National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Matthew still has maximum sustained winds near

Rahul Gandhi defends remark against Modi; invites criticism

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday defended his remarks accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of politicising surgical strikes and said he was with the Indian Army, but against the use of Army actions in political posters and propaganda. Follow us on: https://www.facebook.com/DailyPostIndia/ https://twitter.com/DailyPostIndia “I have unequivocally supported surgical strikes, but I am against the use of

Missing MH-370 aircraft: Malaysia says piece of debris found in Mauritius

Malaysia said on Friday that a piece of plane debris discovered in Mauritius was from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared in March 2014 with 239 passengers and crew on board. The Boeing 777 disappeared on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, sparking a two-year search that has turned up few leads. Analysis

Petrol Pump loot in Morinda, Rs 6,000 robbed off

Morinda: Some unidentified armed-men looted the petrol pump in Morinda, late night on Thursday. The police said that the accused persons have robbed off Rs 6000 cash from the petrol station. Soon after receiving the information the police team reached at the spot and initiated the investigation. Meanhwile, the police have registered the case against

AAP to release 3rd list of candidates today

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is all set to release its 3rd list of candidates for Punjab assembly elections on Friday. It is expected to release the 3rd list would be carrying around 35 candidates that was decided by Political Affairs Committee (PAC). Earlier, AAP has released two lists of candidates, comprising 19 and 13

Rajnath Singh to chair meeting with states bordering Pak, to meet top BSF officials

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday is expected to chair a meeting of chief ministers and home ministers of four states bordering Pakistan in Jaisalmer. The meeting will also be attended by top BSF officials. Singh is likely to discuss the sealing of Indo-Pakistan border along the states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab

Pound hit by ‘flash crash’ in biggest fall since Brexit

Tokyo: The pound suffered a “flash crash” today morning, its biggest drop since Britain voted in June to leave the EU, with confused traders scrambling to understand the reason for the sharp sell-off. Sterling fell off a cliff in early Asian trade to hit USD 1.1841 – its lowest level since mid-1985 – before immediately

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus India launch today: Everything you need to know

India’s biggest smartphone launch of the year is upon us – Apple’s release of the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus. Unlike recent years, where we’ve seen midnight launches, the smartphones are expected to become available to buy via online retailers and Apple authorised resellers in the country from 7pm IST on Friday. This

Warning Of Possible Attack Sent To 22 Airports Including Delhi

New Delhi: Intelligence agencies have warned of a possible terror attack at airports in four states as well as Delhi. 22 airports in the four cities have been sent detailed warnings and authorities have confirmed high security measures are being implemented. Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat — all border states — have, like

15 injured as truck rammed into Punjab Roadways bus

Dhuri: 15 persons sustained injuries as a truck rammed into Punjab Roadways bus at Malerktla-Dhuri, on Friday. The victims rushed to nearby hospital where they were said to be under treatment. Soon after receiving the information the police team reached at the spot. During the preliminary investigation, the police have learnt that the accident took

4 dead as bus falls into gorge in Udhampur

Udhampur: Four people, including three schoolchildren, were killed and 50 others injured when an overloaded mini-bus plunged into a 100-metre deep gorge in Barmeen area, 25 kilometres from the district headquarters on Udhampur-Ghordi road, on Thursday. One person was killed on the spot whereas the three others succumbed to their injuries on the way to

Hawara asks Panj Pyaras to lead Sarbat Khalsa, SAD (A) opposes

Fatehgarh Sahib: The assassin of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh, Jagtar Singh Hawara, who was appointed ‘Akal Takht Jathedar’ (head priest of Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhs) at last year’s ‘Sarbat Khalsa’ at Chaba village has asked ‘Panj Pyaras’ to lead the next ‘Sarbat Khalsa’ schedule to be organised at Talwandi Sabo

Pilgrim count at Golden Temple falls

Amritsar: Rising tension between India and Pakistan has hit tourism in the border district of Amritsar, with the per day pilgrim count at the iconic Golden Temple witnessing a steep fall by up to 25 per cent. “On an average, anywhere between 80,000 to 90,000 pilgrims including foreigners visit Darbar Sahib daily. During the past few

Amarinder meets Rahul, to launch door to door campaign in Punjab

New Delhi: Punjab Congress chief and former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh met party vice-president Rahul Gandhi and discussed the latest situation in the state in the context of party’s campaign. It was decoded to launch door-to-door campaign sometime later this month to cover about 50 lakh households. It may be mentioned that Rahul is

Union Defence Minister must apologise for belittling Indian Army : AAP Punjab Convener

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Punjab Convener, Gurpreet Singh Waraich (Ghuggi) has sought immediate apology from Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and BJP National spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao for belittling the Indian army by claiming in the media that it was the BJP led government at the centre after which the Indian defence forces have woken

Now lodge complaint directly to Deputy CM regarding paddy problem

Chandigarh: The farmers of the state can now lodge a direct complaint with the Deputy Chief Minister, Sukhbir Singh Badal in case of encountering any difficulty in selling their produce during the ongoing paddy season and if the problem is not resolved at the sub-divisional and district level. The Deputy Chief Minister’s helpline and E-Mail

Sikh activist Joga Singh Khalistani succumb to injuries at Ludhiana

Ludhiana: Sikh activist Joga Singh Khalistani ,who was  allegedly attacked by car borne unidentified persons , succumbed to his injuries at DMC hospital in Ludhiana on Thursday.  late evening. On July 1 Joga singh khalistani  with his three accomplices were allegedly attacked following the incident  the victim had suffered injuries and admitted to DMC  hospital. However,  Joga Singh Khalistani

Congress rejects govt plan to convert 31000 cr theft into loan

Chandigarh:  Punjab Congress today rejected the state government proposal to convert the Rs 31,000 crore theft, committed on the state on account of the food grain scandal, into loan. The party has decided to approach the court to scuttle the move. Reacting to the admission made by the state government about missing food grains to