Dec 11

Rajnath warns Pakistan, mend ways
Rajnath to visit Jammu for Martyrs’ Day

Jammu: Home Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Jammu to be a part of Martyrs’ Day organised in Ramleela Ground, Kathua on Sunday. As per reports, Rajnath Singh will pay condolence in the ceremony to the martyrs who have been killed during the infiltration of

Dilip Kumar expected to be home for birthday

Mumbai: Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was once again hospitalised earlier this week, is expected to be home for his 94th birthday on December 11. The mighty Thespian is recovering fast and his wife Saira Banu is monitoring his health. “He is taking rest and we need your duas for him to recoup well and

Modi wishes President on birthday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished President Pranab Mukherjee on his 81st birthday saying the country is “proud to have a well-read and knowledgeable president who puts the country’s interest above everything”. “Birthday wishes to Rashtrapati Ji. His tremendous experience and wisdom has benefited the nation greatly. I pray for his long

Bathinda airport to see flights from today

Bathinda: Union Minister of Civil Aviation P Ashok Gajapathi Raju will inaugurate the domestic airport of Bathinda on Sunday. The day will also mark the launch of first civil flight from Delhi to Bathinda of Alliance Air having Raju and his Cabinet colleague Union Minister for Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal and also Punjab Deputy

Punjab Cabinet approves unaided education institutions ordinance (Much more to read)

Chandigarh: In order to curb the practice of charging excessive fees from students, the Punjab Cabinet gave nod to ‘The Punjab Regulation of Fees of Unaided Education Institutions Ordinance, 2016. A decision to this effect was taken in the meeting of Council of Ministers chaired by the Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal here

5 Suspects surfaced in Gurdaspur, search operation carried out

Gurdaspur: A joint search operation was carried out today by police and army in Tibri cantonment area here in Punjab but authorities insisted that it was not done because of “rumour” about suspicious movement of 4-5 men. Gurdaspur’s Dinanagar Police Station had come under terror attack in July last year and 7 policemen, including an

Punjab Government transfers 4 IAS, 3 PCS officers (List available)
6 Tehsildars, 19 Naib Tehsildars transferred in Punjab (List available)

Chandigarh:The Punjab Government today issued Transfers and Posting orders of 6 Tehsildars and 19 Naib Tehsildars with immediate effect, on Saturday. Disclosing this official spokesperson of the Punjab Government said that in the Tehsildar Cadre Mr. Gurmail Singh has been transferred and posted at Jallabad, Mr. ManjitBhandari at Ajnala, Mr. ArwindParkashVerma at Hoshiarpur, Mr. Iqbal

Junior Hockey World Cup: India beat England

Junior hockey world cup, India beat England 5-3 to virtually seal their place in Quarter Finals. India continued their dominant show at the Junior Hockey World Cup by beating England 5-3 for the second win on the trot in Lucknow. Earlier, on the opening day, India had dispatched Canada by 4-0. India didn’t get off

VVIP Chopper scam: Former Air Force chief blames Manmohan Singh’s office

New Delhi: Former Air Force Chief SP Tyagi, who was arrested over the alleged irregularities in AgustaWestland deal to acquire a dozen VVIP choppers, has blamed former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s office for tweaking the deal in favour of the UK-based helicopter maker. He was sent to CBI custody for four days after he was

AAP announces 7th list of candidates, Ghuggi from Batala (List available)

Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday released 7th list of candidates. The party announced 4 candidates in the list.

Singer Hans Raj Hans joins BJP

New Delhi: Singer Hans Raj Hans joins BJP New Delhi, Dec 10 (PTI) Noted Punjabi singer Hans RajHans today joined BJP in the presence of party chief Amit Shah. Hans, who was currently in the Congress and Akali Dal earlier, said that he was influenced by several “revolutionary decisions” taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Local people stages protest in Patiala

Patiala: After the High Court’s decision of shutting down the fish market in Factory area of Patiala, local vendors staged protest against the decision of HC on Saturday. Reportedly,protesting people raised slogans against the decision of the High Court.Huge number of people gathered and blocked road in Patiala.

Will Modi’s popularity save him when the votes are counted?

A month into the demonetisation drive, there cannot but be a sense of worry in government circles about the unchanging ground realities with no sign of the long queues before banks and ATMs shortening any time soon. A more effective opposition would have had a field day in pillorying Narendra Modi. But, first, it is

9 accused held Rs 18 lakh 40 thousand Sangrur
Income Tax department seizes Rs 24 crore cash in new currency from Vellore

Tamil Nadu: Chennai tax evasion case: Income Tax department seized Rs 24 crore cash in new currency from Vellore on Saturday. Officials said the fresh seizure of new currency, in Rs 2000 notes, was made by the sleuths from a car in Vellore on the insistence of the accused presently being interrogated in the

11 teachers embarrass society with ‘insensitive’ gesture

FAZILKA ROAD MISHAP Education Minister issued show cause notice to them for approaching him with transfer applications at cremation ground   Fazilka: It was the most painful and saddened experience for the Education Minister Daljit Singh Cheema when a group of 11 teachers, during his visit to Fazilka on Friday morning, approached him with the

Punjab police commando found dead at ISBT 43

Chandigarh: Punjab Police Commando posted at Phase 11 Mohali, found dead under mysterious circumstances at ISBT 43, Chandigarh on Saturday. According to the information, the deceased cop has been identified as Ranbir Singh who was unconscious at counter number 4 of the ISBT 43. A person informed the Police about the incident. The police team

13 govt teachers, driver killed in road mishap

The ill-fated persons belonged to Abohar and Fazilka and they were all on the way to Fazilka: In a tragic incident took place at village Chandmari on Ferozepur road near Fazilka town on Friday morning, thirteen government school teachers, including five women, were killed when the jeep they were travelling in collided head-on with a

Govt decides to print plastic currency note

New Delhi: Government on friday informed Parliament that a decision has been taken to print plastic currency notes and procurement of material has started. “It has been decided to print banknotes based on plastic or polymer substrate. The process of procurement has been initiated,” Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal said in a

Fazilka Teachers killed in accident: Cheema ensured jobs to kin within a week

Chandigarh: Expressing solidarity with the families of the 12 teachers who were killed during a road accident this morning, the Punjab Education Minister Dr Daljeet Singh Cheema today assured the aggrieved families that the state government would provide jobs to next of kin of the deceased within a week. Fazilka teachers killed in accident: Death

Fazilka teachers killed in accident: Death toll climbs to 14

Fazilka: Thirteen teachers were killed when the vehicle in which they were travelling to school collided with a truck due to dense fog today near Chandmeri toll plaza on Fazilka-Jalalabad road, police said. The driver of the vehicle carrying the teachers also succumbed to injuries later, taking the toll to 14, they said. Police said