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Rape case filed against Punjab Assistant Inspector General
Haryana: 60-year-old Priest arrested for rape

Haryana: 60-year-old Priest arrested for rape. A 60-year-old priest from Tohana town in Fatehabad district was arrested on Friday after videos of him allegedly raping women surfaced online. Speaking to ANI, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Jogind Sharma said that initially they got a tip-off about the Baba Balaknath Temple priest and his alleged acts.

Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi
Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi

Ending a week-long dry spell, rains lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana today. Chandigarh received heavy downpour and the mercury dropped by a few notches, a Meteorological Department official said here. In Haryana, Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Hisar, Sirsa and Narnaul were among other places that received rains. Mohali, Ropar, Ludhiana and Gurdaspur in Punjab

Fingers pointed at women will be chopped off: Haryana CM
Fingers pointed at women will be chopped off: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that if anyone dares to point fingers at women, their fingers will be chopped off. Khattar further said that people accused of rape and molestation in Haryana will not be allowed to avail benefits from state schemes. “Hamare yaha ek bhi behen beti ki taraf agar koi ungli

Sports biopics can help in eliminating drug problem in India: Sandeep Singh
Sports biopics can help in eliminating drug problem in India: Sandeep Singh

New Delhi – Former India hockey team captain Sandeep Singh has given a thumbs up to sports films. Singh, on whom the forthcoming film “Soorma” is based, says sports biopics can play an important role in doing away with drugs in India. Movies such as “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag”, “Mary Kom”, “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story”

Ranveer Singh starrer '83' gets new release date
Ranveer Singh starrer ’83’ gets new release date

New Delhi (ANI): After enthralling the audience with his blockbuster ‘Padmaavat’, Bollywood’s powerhouse actor Ranveer Singh is all set to star in Kabir Khan’s ’83’. The sports drama, which is slated to release on April 10, 2020, will see Singh playing the role of legendary cricketer Kapil Dev. The official page of Reliance Entertainment announced

Alert for a year to shareholders states as BBMB sees water crises
Alert for a year to shareholders states as BBMB sees water crises

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, June 25: Despite the beginning of monsoon, the BBMB is worrying about the shortage of water in future. Although the level of water has stopped going down in Bhakra and increase of water by 3 feet in Pong dam, but the BBMB has declared to increase a little in the release of

Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi
Heavy to very heavy rain warning in Punjab, Haryana for June 28-29

Heavy to very heavy rain warning in Punjab, Haryana for June 28-29. The southwest Monsoon was likely to further advance into Punjab and Haryana where widespread rains today led to a drop in the mercury. “Conditions are favourable for further advancement of monsoon into Punjab and Haryana including Chandigarh. It is likely to enter these

Govt plans new city larger than Chandigarh next to Gurugram
Govt plans new city larger than Chandigarh next to Gurugram

GURUGRAM: The Haryana government is planning a new city next to Gurugram in the National Capital Region to boost the potential of the region. This new city which will be developed in a public-private partnership (PPP) model is expected to be larger than Chandigarh and will be spread across at least 50,000 hectares. The Haryana

Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD
Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD

Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD   New Delhi, June 24 (PTI) A India Meteorological Department (IMD) data has revealed that less than 25 per cent of the country received normal or excess rains till now, with the weatherman today saying that monsoon activity has revived over the

Dust haze cripples life, relief likely today
Dust haze cripples life, relief likely today

Chandigarh – A blanket of dust haze covered Punjab and Haryana for the third day on Friday, disrupting flight operations at the airport here. In view of the prevailing weather condition, some flight operators had on Thursday itself announced cancellation of flights scheduled for the day, airport officials said. On Thursday, over 30 flights were cancelled here

Dusty weather leads to flight cancellations at Chandigarh airport

Dusty weather leads to flight cancellations at Chandigarh airport. Low visibility due to dusty weather conditions led to cancellations of flights at the Chandigarh International Airport today, with the meteorological department saying that the situation would improve only by tomorrow afternoon. “No flight landed or took off from Chandigarh (airport) until today afternoon due to

Haryana : Female IAS officer alleges sexual harassment by senior through FB post

Haryana : Female IAS officer alleges sexual harassment by senior through FB post. On Sunday, Haryana woman IAS officer alleged sexual harrassment by her senior. The officer posted on social media and gave the details of incident.According to the FB post, she had been ‘threatened’ by the senior male official on May 22. Here is

Ready for 'One Nation, One Election': Akhilesh
Ready for ‘One Nation, One Election’: Akhilesh

 Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday gave his approval for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘One Nation, One Election’ proposal. In reply to a question pertaining to Uttar Pradesh (UP) chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s backing for the proposal, Yadav said, “We are ready for one nation one election. Start your preparations from 2019; we are

6-year-old killed after sexual abuse in Haryana on Sunday
6-year-old killed after sexual abuse in Haryana

A 6-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted and then killed in Yamunanagar district of Haryana on Sunday. The incident took place near former minister and Congress leader Nirmal Singh’s farmhouse in Khizrabad area of the district.The victim was the daughter of a watchman at Singh’s farmhouse. Yamuna Nagar SP Rajesh Kalia said that it is

Jats threaten to oppose state govt programmes from Aug 16
Jats threaten to oppose state govt programmes from Aug 16

Chandigarh – Jat community members in Haryana on Saturday threatened to oppose programmes attended by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his ministers for not implementing quota in government jobs and education and not withdrawing cases filed in connection with the 2016 quota stir. At a Jat Mahasabha organised in Jassia village in Rohtak district, the

Mob thrashes temple manager for molesting minor in Haryana

Mob thrashes temple manager for molesting minor in Haryana. Locals thrashed a temple manager for allegedly molesting a minor girl in Haryana‘s Yamunanagar city. The Manager of Yamunanagar’s Shani Mandir temple’s committee was thrashed and was stripped down to his underwear by people after he allegedly molested the girl, who was working in the temple,

Girls outshine boys in Haryana Class X board examination
Girls outshine boys in Haryana Class X board examination

Chandigarh – Girls outshone boys with a pass percentage of 55.34 as against 47.61 in Haryana board of school education, which declared the Class 10 results on Monday. The overall pass percentage of secondary examination was 51.15 and for open school (private candidates) it was 66.72, an official spokesman said. Kartik of Nav Durga Senior Secondary

Smartphone CMR
Smartphone speed, performance critical for leaders of tomorrow: CMR

CyberMedia Research (CMR) today released their latest research report, Mobility@Work, capturing the perspectives of tomorrow’s leaders, especially millennials and other technology professionals around mobility at the workplace. As per the study findings, the key considerations from a Smartphone include agility, capacity, security, and privacy.For the leaders of tomorrow, work is life, and they take pride in ensuring

Rename Aligarh Muslim University after 'Jat King': Haryana FM
Rename Aligarh Muslim University after ‘Jat King’: Haryana FM

Rename Aligarh Muslim University after ‘Jat King’: Haryana FM. Amid the controversy surrounding the Aligarh Muslim University, Haryana Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu wants the varsity to be renamed after Raja Mahendra Pratap, also known as ‘Jat King.’ “The picture of the one who broke the nation into pieces hangs inside Aligarh Muslim University’s campus, but

Unnao rape case death penalty BJP MLA
Unnao rape case: Victim, kin demand death penalty for BJP MLA

The Unnao gang-rape victim and her relatives on Friday demanded the death penalty for accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) allegedly confirmed his role in the crime. The victim said, “I demand the death penalty for Sengar for raping me and for the murder of