Jul 22

Breaking: Will apologize if Speaker wants, says AAP MP Mann

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) lawmaker Bhagwant Mann, who is facing flak for posting a video of security arrangements inside Parliament, said on Friday if the Speaker asks him to apologise he will do so. “If (Lok Sabha) speaker asks, then I am ready to apologise,” Mann told reporters. Mann reiterated that he did

Breaking: ED Books Former Haryana CM Hooda for Alleged Money Laundering

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate hasbooked former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, officials of the Associated Journal Limited (AJL), publisher of the National Herald newspaper, and others on charges of alleged money laundering. Officials said the central probe agency registered a criminal case under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) after taking

Youth succumbs to injuries, Toll in Kashmir rises to 44

Srinagar: The death toll in the unrest inKashmir rose to 44 with a youth, injured in clashes a few days ago, succumbing today, even as curfew remained in force in all 10 districts of the Valley due to apprehension of law and order problems in view of large gatherings for Friday prayers. Ishtiyaq Ahmad, injured

Valley reels under 14th day of curfew and separatist shutdown

Srinagar: Curfew and separatists-called protest shutdown marred life across the Valley for the 14th day running on Friday. Authorities imposed curfew in all the 10 districts of the Valley on Friday making announcements on loudspeaker mounted on police vehicles and asked people to remain indoors. “People are asked to remain indoors,” said one such loudspeaker

Fake book scam in Punjab School Education Board

Chandigarh: One book store of Kapurthala and eight schools in five different districts in Punjab landed in serious trouble as the specially constituted teams traced fake books of Science (Punjabi medium) of class XI and X in circulation there. The pages of books were carrying rajasthan School Education Board watermark. Education minister wrote to Mohali

Breaking- Agitation of Transporters: Entry, exit points of Bathinda refinery blocked

Bathinda: Agitating transporters blocked all entry and exit point of Bathinda Refinery, on Thursday at Bathinda. The agitation was the result of ongoing tussle between the truckers’ groups regarding the of oil products’ transportation. 

AAP misusing election funds: Jalal to EC

Chandigarh: After breaking the bonds with AAP party in Punjab, Harbans Singh Jalal levelled the allegations against the prominent leaders of AAP for creating the funds on the pretext of Punjab elections and utilising them for their personal use, on Thursday. A complaint filed with election commission, Jalal said that apart from Arvind Kejriwal, Ashish

Lt Gen KJ Singh visits Vajra Corps

Jalandhar: Army Commander Western Command Lieutenant General KJ Singh on Thursday visited the Vajra Corps, Jalandhar Cantt. The General Officer Commanding in Chief (GOC-in-C) laid wreath at ‘Vajra Shaurya Sthal’ and paid rich tributes to the martyrs of Vajra Corps who sacrificed their life for the Nation. Lt Gen JS Cheema, GOC Vajra Corps alongwith

Office of Profit case: EC to decide fate of 21 MLAs

Chandigarh: Election Commission to decide the fate of 21 AAP MLAs Office of Profit case, on Thursday in New Delhi. The clouds hovering on their membership as they have been made CPS. Twenty one MLAs of the party could be potentially disqualified, here EC has to take the call either they find them guilty of

30 students injured as over-speeding school bus overturned

Malerkotla: Around 30 kids sustained serious injuries as an over speeding school bus ferrying students overturned at Malerkotla, on Thursday. The onlookers labours working in nearby fields rushed the injured students to the nearby hospital. While narrating the incident one of the witnesses said that the accident had taken place as the bus was rashly

BSP workers take to the streets, demand arrest of Dayashankar

Lucknow: Hundreds of BSP workers todaystaged a demonstration in the busy Hazratganj area here to protest against the derogatory remarks made by Dayashankar Singh against party supremo Mayawati even as police carried out raids to trace the BJP leader. Raising slogans and burning effigies, the BSP workers converged near the Ambedkar statue in Hazratganj on

Thieves break into ATM at Bathinda, looted Rs 6 lakh

Bathinda: Unidentified miscreants strikes into ATM and looted 6 Lakh cash at Bathinda, on Thursday. The robbers have used gas cutters to commit the crime. Soon after receiving the information the police reached at the spot and initiated the

Breaking: Raninder Singh likely to appear before ED at 3 pm today

Chandigarhr: Raninder Singh, son of former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh likely to appear before ED at 3 pm. He has been camping in Jalandhar from Wednesday night with his lawyer. As a show of strength, a host of congress leaders and councilors gathered at Hotel Ramada from where they will go along with Raninder

Big Breaking: Unclaimed bag found at Amritsar international airport

Amritsar: An unclaimed bag was today found at the international airport here, triggering panic. The bag was found unclaimed soon after SpiceJet’s Dubai-Amritsar flight landed here this morning. A bomb disposal squad was called to check the bag and nothing was found, officials said. After all the passengers of the flight claimed their luggage at the

Curfew, separatists shutdown enters 13th day in Kashmir

Srinagar: Life remained paralysed for the 13the day in Kashmir Valley as authorities continued to impose curfew on Thursday, following extension in the separatists called protest shutdown. Separatist leaders, including Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik on Wednesday had announced an extension in the protest shutdown till Monday. “To prevent escalation

Breaking- Tejinder Midukhera elected as Chairman of Cooperative Agriculture Bank

Chandigarh: Tejinder Singh Midukhera elected as chairman of Punjab State Cooperative Agriculture Development Bank, on

Punjab transfers: 2 IPS,11 PPS officers shifted

Chandigarh: Punjab Government has transferrd 2 IPS and 11 PPS officers with immediate effect. While detailing the tranfers list, official spokesperson of the Punjab Police said that Dilbaag Singh IPS has been posted as AIG, Training, Pb,Chg, and additional charge of AIG personnel-1CPO, Pb, Chg. Harjinder Singh IPS shifted to AIG, PAP, Jalandhar. PPS Cadre

Breaking: Hockey legend Shahid passes away

New Delhi: Indian hockey legend MohammadShahid, who was being treated in a private hospital in Gurgaon, passed away today due to multiple organ failure. “He breathed his last at 10:45 this morning. It was multiple organ failure that led to his passing away. He will be taken to Varanasi and last rites will be performed

Breaking: AAP worker commits suicide, BJP says anti-woman character exposed

New Delhi: A female Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) worker commited suicide after the molestor, a party member was released on bail, police said on Wednesday. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleged that the incident has exposed the anti-women character of the party. The deceased has been identified as Soni, who resided in outer Delhi’s Narela

Two boys drowned in Sirhind canal in Bathinda

Bathinda: Two youngsters were drowned in the Sirhind canal in Bathinda while swimming on Tuesday night. One of the two belonged to Bhagsinghwala in Faridkot district and other was from Nahianwala village in Bathinda. One was photographer and the other a decorator of marriage halls. An NDRF team is currently looking for