Oct 29

Daily Post salutes Indian Army: We light our homes is just because of you #JaiHind #Sandesh2Soldiers

Indian players to wear jerseys bearing names of their respective mothers in fifth ODI

Visakhapatnam:  What a lovely way to celebrate all the sacrifices moms put in, although no gesture will be big enough. Can never be. Indian players today will be wearing jerseys bearing the names of their respective mothers in the fifth ODI. MS Dhoni was quite emotional at the toss. Well, anyone would be when it

BSF jawan dies in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Srinagar: A BSF jawan was today killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Macchil sector along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. 28-year-old Constable Koli Nitin Subhash, hailing from Sangli in Maharashtra, was martyred this morning in firing by Pakistani security forces, a BSF official said. Subhash had joined BSF in 2008

Brisbane driver burning: Punjab village in shock

Sangrur: Residents of Alisher village in Punjab’s Sangrur district were in shock on Friday after the sudden news of 29-year-old Indian origin bus driver, Manmeet Alisher, being charred to death in Brisbane city of Australia’s Queensland state reached here. The parents of the victim were only told that there was an accident involving Alisher’s bus

Pakistani troopers start heavy shelling in Jammu

Jammu: Pakistani troopers on Saturday started heavy shelling targeting civilians and Border Security Force (BSF) facilities on the International Border in Hiranagar sector and R.S.Pura in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. “Around 6 a.m., the Pakistan Rangers resorted to heavy mortar shelling and automatic gunfire. The BSF has started retaliating effectively,” the police said. Pak

Parminder Singh Sekhon appointed advisor to Punjab CM, gets cabinet rank

Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has appointed Parminder Singh Sekhon as Advisor to Punjab CM Chief Minister, on Friday. Meanwhile, Sekhon also batched with the cabinet rank by Punjab government An official spokesman here said Sekhon is a management expert who has a vast experience working with corporate entities both in India and abroad. He has

Awaaz-e-Punjab breaks down: Bains brothers announce floating Lok Insaaf Party

Chandigarh: As the suspense over the future course of action of cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu’s Awaaz-e-Punjab prevails, front members Balwinder and Simarjeet Singh Bains today announced the floating of Lok Insaaf Party in the election-bound Punjab. Independent MLA from Ludhiana South, Balwinder said his brother and he had applied to the Election Commission for floating

Black diwali for DWC- Stop rapes not salaries of staff: Swati Maliwal

New Delhi: Delhi women commission (DWC) accused the Delhi government for not releasing the salaries of their staff members before Diwali. Taking the serious note of the government’s attitude, DWC Chairperson Swati Maliwal accused the government on social media website Twitter. In her tweets, she said that staff of DWC working around the clock even

Australian parents jailed for daughter’s 15 years of abuse

Sydney: An Australian husband and wife were sentenced to lengthy prison terms today for sexually abusing, torturing and confining their daughter over 15 years. The District Court in Sydney was told that the father used various sharp tools to rape and torture the girl who was left tied up in a shed or in a

Govt announces ‘High Altitude medal’ for border troops

Greater Noida: Border-guarding troops deployed on posts above 9,000 feet will now be decorated with a new ‘high altitude medal’ to recognise their services in the tough terrain and adverse climate areas, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today. Officiating as the chief guest for the 55th Raising Day celebrations of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police here,

Goa’s only woman Chief Minister Shashikala Kakodkar passes away

  Panaji:  Goa’s second Chief Minister and the only woman to hold that post so far, Shashikala Kakodkar, died on Friday in Panaji, after a prolonged illness. Kakodkar, 81, was appointed the Chief Minister of Goa, then a Union Territory, in 1973 after the death of her father Dayanand Bandodkar, who was the CM then.

5 teenagers missing from Patiala rescued from West Bengal

West Bengal: Five teenagers who went missing and kidnapped since 19th October were rescued from West Bengal on Friday. According to the information, teenagers were kidnapped by Saroj from Patiala on 19th October. Teenagers addressing to media told that they were astray by the lady (Saroj) who took them to West Bengal. Local police of

Parkash Singh Badal held party meeting, discussed ticket distribution

Chandigarh: Stepping on the assembly elections, SAD party started flexing their muscles to launch their deserving candidates in the election battle 2017. A meeting chaired by Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal held with the party leaders discussing the distribution of tickets for assembly elections. Sources revealed that the meeting

Dalai Lama’s Arunachal visit will damage ties with India: China

Beijing: China today objected to Dalai Lama’sscheduled visit to Arunachal Pradesh, saying the invitation to the Tibetan spiritual leader “will only damage peace and stability of the border areas” as well as its ties with India. The invitation to the “Dalai Lama for activity in the disputed areas between China and India will only damage

Woman commits suicide by jumping before train in Phagwara

Phagwara: A 45-year-old woman allegedlycommitted suicide by jumping before a moving train near Mehtan village here, police said today. The woman ended her life by jumping before Jammu Tavi-Varanasi train yesterday, police said. The body was sent to local civil hospital for post-mortem, police said.

Body of new-born found at garbage dump in Phagwara

Phagwara :  Body of a new-born boy wasfound near a garbage dump at Gobindpura industrial area along railway lines between Phagwara and Phillaur rail section, police said today. The body was spotted by some people yesterday who informed the police, local government railway police in-charge Gurbhej Singh said. Stray dogs might have eaten some parts

Sangrur based youth set on fire in Australia

Melbourne: A 29-year-old Indian-origin busdriver was charred to death today when a man set him on fire after pouring some flammable liquid on him in front of horrified passengers in Brisbane town in Australia. Manmeet Alisher, who was driving a Brisbane City Council bus, was targeted by a man who threw an “incendiary device” at

Pak violates ceasefire in Jammu, Rajouri,Kathua; girl injured

Jammu: Pakistani troops continued the ceasefire violations today with firing and mortar shelling on Indian posts and civilian areas along the LoC and international border in Jammu, Kathua and Rajouri districts, leaving a girl injured. BSF and Army have responded “appropriately and befittingly” a defence spokesman said. “There was unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in

Once in power, Congress will dump debt waiver issue: Badal

Gurdaspur: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, On Thursday alleged that Congress will “dump” the issue of debt waiver once it comes to power in the state as the party has a “notorious past” of back-tracking from the promises made to people. Addressing a gathering during a ‘Sangat Darshan’ programme in Dera Baba Nanak assembly

SGPC elections to be held on Nov 5

Chandigarh: With the gap of five, centre government has given a nod to conduct the SGPC elections in Punjab, on Thursday. The elections will take on Nov 5 following the directions of centre