Aug 08

AAP to soon witness exodus: Majithia

Honest and self-esteemed people will soon leave Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) due to corrupt practices by their leaders, predicted state Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia. He also said that such anti-Punjab political parties who are defaming the state by leveling baseless charges of 70 per cent youth as drug addicts must stop such dirty politics

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Coffee with Captain but no serving! Poll strategist Prashant Kishor, through his team IPAC, has introduced some components in PPCC president Captain Amarinder Singh’s campaign for 2017 Vidhan Sabha polls, of which one is ‘Coffee with Captain.’ Call it the innocence of our people that everywhere when they go to attend the event, they return

Indian Gymnast Dipa creates history, enters final vault

Rio de Janeiro: Dipa Karmakar created history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to enter the Olympic final at the Rio Olympic Centre here. The 22-year-old qualified for the final round in the Individual vault final of artistic gymnastics after finishing eighth on the standings on Sunday. Competing in the third sub-division, Dipa had an

contractual MC employees may get one-year extension

LUDHIANA: The Municipal Corporation Ludhiana employees who were on the one year contract are waiting for the nod for the approval of higher municipal corporation officials in context to the renewal of their contracts from the past two months. As Municipal Commissioner, Ludhiana, Ghanshyan Thori sent the papers for their extension of contracts in June, but till date the concerned employees have not received

Police book man on charges of molestation

LUDHIANA: 38-years-old woman was allegedly molested by a financer for not paying the interest on borrowed money. In this connection, the Dugri police have booked the financer identified as Naresh Kumar of Dugri under Sections 354-A and 509 of the IPC, on Saturday. The victim, a resident of CRPF Colony, Dugri, alleged that due to

Heena Sidhu eliminated from 10m Air Pistol Event

Former World No.1 Heena Sidhu got eliminated from qualifying round of 10m Air Pistol Event. She became the fourth Indian Shooter to get eliminated in the qualifying round of Rio Olympic

Indian Women’s Archery Team, hails to quarters

Indian Women’s Archery team are through to quarters after beating Colombia by 5-3. Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi fetch the triumph for India in Rio

Must Watch- Video of Road Accident, Six Chintpurni devotees killed

Jalandhar: Six devotees killed and dozen were injured in a collision between a private bus and vehicle carrying devotees on Chintapurni Road near Chohal in Hoshiarpur. The accident had taken place when the victims were were heading to the Chintpurni fair site on Sunday evening. Preliminary investigation of police revealed that failure of the brakes

City youth celebrate friendship day and sister’s day in a unique way

LUDHIANA: Friendship and sisterhood are the days of spreading love. Everyone has different ways of expressing love. The bond of love, the bond of deep friendship was beautifully celebrated by the city youth in a unique way to give one more unique name to their bond. The friendship day and sister’s day was wonderfully expressed

Attack on RSS leader: Punjab BJP to meet Badal, demand action

Chandigarh: Punjab BJP today condemned themurderous attack on RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja and demanded strict action against those who were behind the incident. “All of us in the core committee have condemned this incident and demanded strict action against those who were behind this attack,” Punjab BJP President Vijay Sampla today said. A meeting of

Amarinder warns Badal against polarising people

Chandigarh:Punjab Pradesh CongressCommittee president Capt Amarinder Singh today warned Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal against alleged attempts at polarising people along the religious lines ahead of elections in the state. Referring to yesterday’s murderous attack on a RSS leader in Jalandhar, Amarinder said, it did not portend well for Punjab and was a cause of

Hi-tech thieves arrested, 8 luxury cars recovered

Chandigarh: The local police have busted a gang of hi-tech vehicle lifters gang with arrest of two gang- members, on Sunday. Meanwhile, the police have recovered the stolen 8 luxury cars including 4 Innovas, 1 Pajero and 1 Cruize from their possession. The accused have been identified as as Harpreet singh and ramjeet singh, duo

India grapples to find a way forward on Wikipedia

Chandigarh:Fifteen years after it was born, a dozen years after it became popular and roughly a decade after it began drawing serious attention in India, campaigners building the world’s most ambitious and freely sharable online Wikipedia are still wondering how to really take it forward in this part of the globe. With Wikipedias in 23

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Captain Amarinder Singh to visit Nawanshahr on August 12

Nawanshahr: The PPCC Chief Captain Amarinder Singh would visit Nawanshahr assembly segment under the “Halqe Vich Captain” programme on August 12. Giving details, Donil Sharma, a member of Prashant’s team, said that the PPCC chief would have interaction with the public on his arrival in the morning to be followed by a press conference and

Need to improve sex ratio in 161 districts: Phadke

Chandigarh: In a bid to end discriminationagainst the girl child, senior BJP leader and in charge of ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao’ panel Rajendra Phadke today said the party has selected 161 districts across the country where it is concentrating on improving the sex ratio. “Out of 25 states in the country, we have selected 161 districts

Punjab Revenue Department to recruit retired patwaris on contract basis

Chandigarh: The Punjab Government is in the process to fill more than 1200 permanent posts of Patwaris but till then Revenue Department has decided to recruit retired Patwaris on contractual basis. The Revenue Patwar Union Punjab met Revenue Minister Bikarm Singh Majithia few days back and requested him to make an alternative adjustment till the

Another man arrested from Parbhani for suspected ISIS links

Parbhani (Maha): Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad today arrested one more person for his alleged links with the terror outfit ISIS from Parbhani district of the state. This is the third such arrest in the district in the last one month. Shaikh Iqbal Shaikh Kabeer Ahmed (24) was arrested early this morning from Madina Nagar locality here,

Swamy again hits out at Rajan

New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today once again attacked Raghuram Rajan on the monetary policy, over a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had disapproved of his criticism of the RBI chief. He also criticised the media of painting Rajan as “some angel” and him as a “devil”. “In the Raghuram Rajan case, the

Lodha Reforms are illegal and unconstitutional: Justice Katju

New Delhi: The Supreme Court verdict on BCCI reforms today came under a sharp attack from former apex court judge Markandey Katju, who termed the reforms as “unconstitutional and illegal.” Katju, who has been appointed by the BCCI to advice on SC verdict on implementation of Justice Lodha committee recommendations, also advised the Board to

Germany’s ZF Group to set up technology centre in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: German car parts maker ZFFriedrichshafen AG is setting up its first India Technology Centre in Hyderabad, which will be dedicated to software and mechanical engineering. The centre will support ZF’s global development teams while enabling the company to accelerate local product development, a company statement said. It will be fully operational by January 1