May 09

Freedom fighter and former MLA Chennamaneni Rajeswara Rao dies

Hyderabad: Veteran freedom fighter and former Communist leader Chennamaneni Rajeswara Rao died here on Monday after prolonged illness. He was 93. He breathed his last at a private hospital at the early hours, family sources said. He is survived by three daughters and a son. Rao was a member of the undivided Andhra Pradesh assembly

Congress ruckus over the AgustaWestland deal forces adjournment of Rajya Sabha till noon

Congress ruckus over PM Narendra Modi’s comment on Sonia Gandhi in the AgustaWestland deal forces brief adjournment of Rajya Sabha.

HC dismisses petition of nine disqualified Cong MLAs

Nainital: In a boost to sacked Chief Minister Harish Rawat, the Uttarakhand High Court today dismissed the petition of nine Congress MLAs against their disqualification, a decision that will bar them from participating in the confidence vote proceedings in the Assembly tomorrow. Justice U C Dhyani pronounced his order on the petition challenging Speaker Govind

Punjab youth found dead in New Zealand, murder or suicide?

Chandigarh: Punjabi student found dead under mysterious circumstances at Auckland in New Zealand. The deceased has been identified as Barinder Singh hails from Nawanshehar in Punjab. According to the information available, the body was recovered from private property in Auckland. The sister of the deceased staying in Australia moved to city for the further process.

Sukhbir Badal announces establishment of world’s biggest high end bicycle manufacturing faciity in Ludhiana

On Sunday, Punjab Deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal announced the world’s largest high-end and bicycle manufacturing facility with a capacity of around 15 million cycles would be established at

Police raid on Amritsar Central Jail, 21 mobile phones recovered

Amritsar: A special team of Commissionerate Police, led by Police Commissioner with 1200 police officials, on Sunday raided the Amritsar Central Jail and seized several items including 21 mobile phones, 8 sim cards, 2 memory cards and 14,000 cash. The raid conducted by the police commissioner with dozen of police officials lasted for 7 hours

Kapurthala boy murder case: cousin arrested, two on run

Kapurthala: The local police have traced the kidnapping and murder case of 14-year-old boy with the arrest of a cousin of deceased, on Sunday. During the investigation the involvement of two more came to fore, who accompanied the cousin of the deceased.  According to the sources cousin of the deceased hatched the conspiracy and was

Patiala school girl kidnapping: Police arrest two persons

Patiala: Two arrested for the kidnapping of seven-year-old girl in Patiala, on Sunday. However, the girl was kidnapped on may 4 and the accused demanded ransom of Rs 50 lakhs for her release. Father of victim, who is a renowned businessman of Patiala had paid the ransom amount as per the demand and kidnappers managed

Gangster shot dead in Faridkot

Faridkot: A gangster facing over two dozencriminal cases was shot dead by unidentified persons today, police said. Deva alias Happy (42) of Faridkot, who was out on bail, was shot dead while travelling in an autorickshaw near Gandhi Memorial School here. Police said the assailants, who were riding a motorcycle, escaped from the spot after

Death toll rises to 14, over 40 injured as HRTC bus plunged into gorge

Shimla: Death toll rises as at least 14 people were killed and over 40 others injured in a road accident in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi district, officials said on Sunday. The ill-fated overcrowded Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus with over 50 people on board was en route to Rekong Peo in Kinnaur district from Dharamsala, when

Ludhiana Police transfers: Complete list here

Ludhiana: The Commissioner of Police, Ludhiana on Saturday transferred the following Ludhiana police officers with immediate effect on administrative grounds. The complete list is as below

Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi secure Olympic berths

Istanbul: Ace India wrestlers Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik on Saturday secured Olympic quota places for the country in their respective weight divisions at the second World Olympic Qualifying tournament here. Vinesh and Sakshi qualified for Rio Olympics by virtue of reaching the finals of women’s 48kg and 58kg respectively on the second day of

Punjab Police Transfers: Major postings in Vigilance and Intelligence

Chandigarh: Punjab Government on Friday transferred the following Punjab police officers with immediate effect.The complete list is as below :  

Indian eves lose 1-2 to Britain in hockey

Marlow (England): The Indian women’s hockey team suffered its second successive loss, going down 1-2 to Great Britain in the ongoing five-match series here. The Indians thus trail the hosts 0-2 in the series. The visitors looked the dominant side through the 1st quarter. But the hosts began to exert pressure as the quarter went

Three persons killed in textile unit fire

Ludhiana: Three persons were killed in a fire that broke out in a textile unit at Rahon Road here early this morning, police said. Eleven fire tenders of the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation took more than six hours to control the flames, they said. “The three bodies found inside the factory were charred beyond identification. They

29 Punjab Police officers transferred

Punjab: The Punjab Government transferred 29 Punjab Police Officers on Saturday.     

Punjab Police: Transfers on Friday

Chandigarh: The following officers of the Punjab Police have been transferred with immediate effect, as per the order issues by the Punjab Government here on Friday:   

Floor test in U’khand to be held on May 10: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today ordered a floor test in Uttarakhand Assembly on May 10 when sacked Chief Minister Harish Rawat will seek a vote of confidence during which the nine disqualified Congress MLAs may be able to vote if the High Court permits them. In a significant order detailing the modalities of the

ICSE, ISC results declared: Get result display route here

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination board announced the ICSE class 10th and ISC class 12th results on Friday at 3 pm on its main official website .Candidates can check their results by following lin:  Click here for ICSE results Those interested can also check their results through SMS:  Send “ICSE” or “ISC” followed

Principal Secretary, Legislative Assembly, will come to the apex court on May 11 with all documents including the videograph of the proceeding in a sealed cover: SC. PTI

Uttarakhand: Principal Secretary, Legislative Assembly, will come to the apex court on May 11 with all documents including the videograph of the proceeding in a sealed cover: SC.