Oct 27

Soldier killed as army foils LoC infiltration bid in Kupwara

Srinagar: An Indian soldier was killed and another injured on Thursday in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district during an infiltration bid from across the Line of Control (LoC), a senior official said. “One soldier was martyred and another injured when alert troops challenged a group of heavily armed terrorists on the LoC in Tangdhar sector,” Army’s

Result of Sidhu joining AAP or Cong will be ‘zero’: Harsimrat Kaur

New Delhi: Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday said that it does not matter whether ex-BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu joins the Congress or the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as the outcome in both cases will be zero. Badal said that both AAP and Congress are zero and are of no relevance. “AAP has

Navjot Singh Sidhu knock AAP’s door again, held meeting with Kejriwal

New Delhi: Cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu who was hanging in the middle of the joining any political party after the launch of their forum Awaaz-e-Punjab. One after another Sidhu was engaged in the meetings with Party chief’s for the negotiations. After the negotiation with congress, now Sidhu knocked the door of AAP. The

Kejriwal receives life threatening call, Cops swings into action

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal received life threatening calls by some unidentified, on Thursday after the return from three day Punjab political tour. It has been reported that a person called up Delhi Police Control Room threatening to kill Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. However, it later turned out to be a hoax call

Cabinet approves 2% DA for centre govt employees on Diwali

New Delhi: Cabinet approved to release 2 percent of dearness allowance to centre government employees as Diwali gift, on

Opponents lost game: Badal among shoe incident
Chhattisgarh to replicate Badal’s Sangat Darshan programme

Kalanaur : The BJP Government in Chhattisgarh has decided to replicate the ‘Sangat Darshan’ programme of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, aimed at public welfare and development. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh had sent a two-member team to understand the basics of this major initiative undertaken exclusively in Punjab, a Punjab Government release said

Jagmeet Brar all set to join AAP, likely after Diwali

Chandigarh: Veteran Congress leader Jagmeet Brar is all set to join Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ahead of the 2017 assembly polls. The move is likely to come after Diwali.  Jagmeet Brar had served Congress for several years, however, this year, he resigned due to differences with party leadership. Jagmeet Brar confirmed the development. He said

Major fire break out in Durga Mata Temple in Ludhiana

Ludhiana : Major fire tragedy averted in Durga Mata Temple’s basement in Ludhiana on Thursday. According to the information, fire tragedy took place due to an unknown reason but its havoc has reached to the hospital complex near Durga Mata Temple. Total of 5 fire brigades arrived on the spot. The situation is under cntrol

Indian Army’s 70th Infantry Day celebrated

  Mumbai:  Top military officers paid homage to the infantry fraternity who died for the country in Jammu and Kashmir on the 70th Infantry Day celebrations here on Thursday. Major General Anuj Mathur, officiating General Officer Commanding – Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa areas – led all the officers of the Military Station in Colaba to

Two Indians arrested, Pakistan official quizzed over spying

New Delhi:  A Pakistani embassy official was questioned and two Indian nationals were arrested on alleged espionage charges and working for the ISI, a police officer said here on Thursday. Mehmood Akhtar, the Pakistan official in the High Commission, was briefly detained and let off because of diplomatic immunity, the police officer told IANS on

Pakistan High Commission staffer detained for espionage

New Delhi:  A Pakistan High Commission staffer was today detained after he was found in possession of defence documents while two others were arrested on espionage charges, police said. Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit has been summoned by the Ministry of External Affairs. On intelligence inputs, Delhi Police Crime Branch took the staffer identified as

“31st October” declared tax free in Punjab

  New Delhi: “31st October”, a Bollywood movie on the 1984 Sikh riots, has been declared tax free in Punjab. The Punjab government has decided to exempt the movie from entertainment tax, read a statement issued on behalf of the makers of “31st October”. Punjab government officials felt the film tells an important story and

Patiala Police recover six-year-old kidnapped boy from Dirbha

Patiala: The Patiala Police on Wednesday claimed to have solved a kidnapping case with the arrest of the kidnappers and safe recovery of the kidnapped 6-year-old boy from their hands. This was the outcome of the operation carried out by the police force in adjoining Sangrur district as the recovery was made near a village

Punjab Government transfers 4 IAS, 3 PCS officers (List available)
ADCP Jaswinder Singh transferred from CM residence been posted as ADCP Crime

Jalandhar: ADCP Jaswinder Singh who was transferred after congress protest outside Cm residence has been posted as ADCP Crime in Jalandhar on

New born dies, family creates ruckus in Nawanshahr

 Family claims ultrasound report showed twin pregnancy   Nawanshahar: High drama prevailed in Civil Hospital when parents created a ruckus on death of new born infant on Wednesday. According to the reports, a lady gave birth to an infant who died just after the delivery but parents complained that there were two infants for delivery in

Vigilance arrest mining manager for taking bribe of Rs 1,50,000

Hoshiarpur: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday arrested a mining manager Subash Chander in Hoshiarpur for accepting a bribe of Rs.1,50,000. Following a tip off given by Harpreet Singh, Vigilance Bureau of Mohali  laid a trap and arrested the manager while taking bribe. The accused has been arrested and Police has started the further

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AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal visited Bathinda for closed door meeting

Bathinda: AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal visited former Jathedar of Balwant Singh Nantgarh and held closed door meeting in Bathinda on

New Zealand opt to bat against India in fourth ODI

Ranchi: New Zealand skipper Kane Williamsonwon the toss and opted to bat in the fourth and penultimate One-day International against India here today. The hosts have brought in Dhawal Kulkarni in place of Jasprit Bumrah, who is not 100 percent fit, in the playing XI. New Zealand are going in with three spinners, including Ish

Panchayat minister Sikander Singh Maluka’s son passes away in Canada

Chandigarh: Punjab Rural development and Panchayats Minister Sikander Singh Maluka’s son Charanjit Singh died in Toronto hospital on Wednesday morning. Charanjit Singh was 45 years old. Charanjit Singh was admitted to hospital in Toronto about 10 days ago. Reportedly, Maluka with his family have reached Canada

BSF officer injured in overnight ceasefire violation

Jammu: An officer of the Border SecurityForce was injured when a shell fired by Pakistani Rangers exploded near him during overnight ceasefire violation in RS Pura sector along the International Border in Jammu. In the last 24 hours, ten people mostly women have been injured in the cross border firing in the RS Pura sector.