Jun 06

Burglars strike at School owns by SAD leader, decamp Rs 12 lakh

Gurdaspur: Unidentified struck at a school owned by a SAD leader in Gurdaspur and decamped Rs 12.17 lakh on intervening night of June 5 and 6. The burglars entered in the Guru Nanak School at Dera Baba Nanak after breaking the locks of the principal’s room and the school is owned by SAD leader and

Operation Blue Star Anniversary: Hardliners rule the roost in Golden Temple; Amritsar remains calm

Amritsar/ Chandigarh: Tension prevailed in the Golden Temple complex during the function organized to mark the anniversary of Operation Blue Star.  The hardliners took over the entire proceedings at one stage, raising pro-Khalistan slogans and heckling ruling party representatives including Virsa Singh Valtoha and Harmeet Sandhu. The situation, however, was not allowed to get out

Five security personnel injured in blast at Kashmir

Srinagar: Five security force personnel weretoday injured in a blast inside a CRPF vehicle in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. “Two CRPF jawans and three police personnel were injured in a blast inside the CRPF vehicle near the bus stand in Pulwama,” a police official said. He said preliminary investigations suggest that the cause of

Operation Bluestar anniversary: Pro-Khalistan slogans raised

Amritsar: A small group of people who raised pro-Khalistan and anti-government slogans were whisked away by the SGPC Task Force and police as the 32nd anniversary of the Indian Army’s “Operation Bluestar” passed off peacefully at the Golden Temple complex here on Monday. Except for a few pro-Khalistan, anti-government and anti-Badal slogans by Sikh hardliners,

49-year-old debt ridden farmer commits suicide at Mansa

Mansa: A 49-year-old debt ridden farmer committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance at Mansa, on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Krishan Singh native of village Samau in Mansa. The police said that during the preliminary investigation it has been learnt that the deceased had purchased a tractor on loan and was not able

SGPC allows media coverage in Golden Temple tomorrow

Amritsar: Taking a u-turn, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) today decided to allow media coverage in the Golden Temple premises tomorrow, the 32nd anniversary of Operation Blue Star. “We are allowing the media with the humble request that they should maintain the sanctity of the Golden Temple, since certain media people some time create interruption

Breaking: One crore cash seized from businessman’s car in Ludhiana

Ludhiana: The city police have seized one crore cash from the car of businessman at Sherpur chowk on Sunday.The police have installed checkpoint in the view of Ghallughara diwas and while checking one crore cash has been recovered.ADCP Sandeep Garg is further investigating the

17 killed in Maharashtra Expressway accident

Raigad (Maharashtra):) At least 17 persons were killed and 21 others injured in a ghastly road accident involving a bus and two private vehicles on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway (E-Way) near Panvel on Sunday. According to the state highway control, the accident occurred near Shendug curve on the Pune-Mumbai arm of the Expessway, around 4.00 a.m.

Haryana on high alert as Jat agitation begins again

Chandigarh: At least nine districts in Haryana were on high alert on Sunday as a section of Jat community renewed their agitation for reservation. The Jat community has served a 15-day ultimatum to the Haryana government for implementation of reservation. Reports said the agitators, who have started their agitation in rural areas instead of towns

Four killed in J&K highway accident

Jammu: Four persons were killed and nine others injured in an accident on the Pathankot-Jammu national highway, officials said on Sunday. “A trailer coming from Kathua to Jammu turned turtle in Samba chowk on the Pathankot-Jammu national highway on Saturday night at around 9.00 p.m.,” a senior police official told IANS. “It hit several pedestrians,

Breaking: Harbhajan Mann bereaved; father passes away

Chandigarh: Harnek Singh, father of Punjabi singer and actor Harbhajan Mann is no more. He had been ailing for sometime.  Mann was very close to his father and attributed his upbringing to him. In a FB post Mann had this to say about his father:  Gursewak and I were very young when our mother passed

Breaking – Lawrence Bishnoi still in jail; news of escape a rumour

Chandigarh: The news about Lawrence Bishnoi’s escape from the custody of Punjab police in Sikar, as reported by a section of the media, has been found to be totally false.  Daily Post India talked to Balkar Singh, official of Modern Jail Faridkot, where Bishnoi is lodged. Singh said that Bishnoi was very much in his cell

Breaking – Robbers loot five lakhs in Moga village; third such incident in a month

Moga: Robbers looted five lakhs from employees of the Credit Saving Bank, who were going from Ajitwal to Moga road on a bike were robbed by three unidentified individuals in a Swift car near village Takhanwaad. The robbers were carrying weapons with them.  As per sources, the bike was hit by the car from behind near

Breaking: Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse resigns

Mumbai: Beleaguered senior Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse submitted his resignation to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis here on Saturday.  

Breaking: Nector Life Sciences unit gutted in fire

Chandigargh: Major fire broke out at medicine manufacturing unit, Nector Life Sciences in Derabassi around 1 am on Saturday. 10 fire tenders rushed to spot from Derabassi, Chandigarh, Lalru and Panchkula. The cause of fire is yet to be ascertained said

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74 – family statement

Los Angeles: Boxing icon Muhammad Ali has died, a family spokesman said in a statement. “After a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74,” spokesman Bob Gunnell said. Ali, whose fame transcended sport during a remarkable heavyweight boxing career that spanned three decades, had been hospitalized in

Soni, Bhunder elected Rajya Sabha members unopposed

Chandigarh: Senior Congress leader Ambika Soni and Punjab’s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal’s Balwinder Singh Bhunder were today declared elected unopposed to the two Rajya Sabha seats from the state falling vacant on July 4 when the terms of Soni (Congress) and Bhunder.

Breaking-NIA files its first charge sheet against an alleged ISIS operative

New Delhi: NIA files its first charge sheet against an alleged ISIS operative arrested in December last year-

Jalandhar Firing Update: Man killed even as police flag march

Jalndhar: Two motorcyclists shot dead a money changer cum garment shop owner in a busy market near Company Bagh here on Friday morning. The owner of Surya Forex and Pal Garments near Jyoti Chowk, 51-year-old Anil Kumar, was sitting in his SUV Fortuner when he was shot dead. The incident took place around 10.20 when

Speeding car rams into stationary truck, 6 killed.

Delhi: Speeding car rams into stationary truck, 6