May 26

Breaking- 9 revenue and 4 land acquisition officers transferred in Haryana

Chandigarh: Nine District Revenue Officers (DROs) and four Land Acquisition Officers (LAOs) were transferred by Haryana Government, on Thursday. While providing the details, Government spokesperson said that Ram Singh, DRO, Palwal has been posted as DRO, Bhiwani against a vacant post whereas, LAO Urban Estate, Hisar, Satish Kumar Yadav goes as DRO Gurgaon against a

Big Breaking – Dhadrianwale demands CBI probe into attack on life leaving one dead

Ludhiana (Khasi Kalan): Sant Ranjeet Singh Dhadrianwala on Thursday demanded a CBI probe into the attack carried out on his life that left his aide Baba Bhupinder Singh dead. “We do not have any faith on the state police,” he said. Dhadrianwala was speaking at the bhog ceremony of Baba Bhupinder Singh at Khasi Kalan village here,

‘Phobia’ will break stereotype of Indian horror films: Radhika Apte

Mumbai: Actress Radhika Apte, who chooses her films based on characters and not genres, says her forthcoming movie “Phobia” will be a “game-changer” as far as thriller and horror content is concerned in India. “Phobia”, a psychological thriller directed by Pawan Kripalani, will feature Radhika as an artist who fights a phobia of stepping outside

Shutdown affects life in Kashmir

Srinagar: A separatist called protest shutdown on Thursday affected life in the Kashmir Valley although authorities did not impose any restrictions. “There will be no restrictions anywhere in the city today,” a senior police official told IANS. “Adequate deployment of security forces has been made in sensitive areas to ensure peace.” Authorities placed senior separatist

Facebook bids goodbye to desktop ad exchange

Washington: Social networking giant Facebook is reportedly planning to close FBX — an ad exchange that allows advertisers to buy desktop ads, media reports said on Thursday. According to Tech Crunch, Matt Idema, vice president of monetization product marketing at Facebook confirmed to them that this is part of Facebook’s shift to mobile. “Mobile is

Sensex gains 110 points in early trade

Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Thursday was trading 110.39 points or 0.43 percent higher during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 39.85 points or 0.50 percent higher at 7,974.75 points. The Sensex of the BSE, which

India’s bankruptcy law positive for banks: Moody’s

Chennai: Global credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service on Thursday said India’s bankruptcy code boosts creditors bargaining power against big borrowers. However, Moody’s also said significant infrastructure constraints have to be crossed for the framework to be fully operational. On May 11, Indian parliament passed the a national bankruptcy law, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code,

Union Cabinet gives approval to five new IITs

New Delhi: Five new IITs will come up at Tirupati, Palakkad, Dharwar, Bhilai, Goa and Jammu while ISM Dhanbad will also be upgraded to an IIT. The Union Cabinet which met on Wednesday gave its ex post facto approval to amend The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 for incorporation of new IITs at Tirupati (AP),

Kejriwal meets rape survivor at AIIMS

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday met the 13-year-old mentally challenged rape survivor at AIIMS and raised the issue of full statehood over the prevailing law and order situation in the national capital. “I’ve met the girl and her family. Delhi is not a full state, thus this kind of problems are

Breaking – Paramjit Bheora granted parole for two hours; father no more

Mohali: Paramjit Bheora has been granted parole for two hours. He will be visiting Balongi cremation ground at 2 Pm today for the cremation of his

Common painkiller could slow cancer growth

New York: Scientists have found that one of the most widely prescribed pain and anti-inflammation drugs has potential to slow the growth of cancer. The study, focused on celecoxib (Pfizer’s Celebrex), showed that the drug slows the growth rate of a specific kind of cancer in animal models and suggests the medication could have the

Breaking -Former Union Minister Ajay maken addresses a press conference in Jalandhar

Jalandhar: Ajay Maken Former Union Minister & President Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee addressing a Press conference in

Virbhadra Singh calls upon entrepreneurs to invest in state

Shimla: Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday said the state government was proactively and aggressively allowing the approval of ‘Industry by Invitation’. The state has opened more avenues to the entrepreneurs and a day will come when we will see the Himachali products capturing the international markets with Himachal as a brand name and with

Centre not releasing Post Matric SC Scholarship grant: Chief Minister

Jalandhar: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday categorically stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the Centre was not releasing funds for Post Matric SC Scholarship Scheme, hence putting Dalit students’ future at stake. Badal said that he has ‘repeatedly written’ to the Central Government but they were not releasing the

CP’s vastu concerns lead to shifting his office in Ludhiana

Ludhiana: Office of Police Commissioner, Ludhiana is likely to be shifted at a new place in the near future, which is being constructed as per ‘vastu shastra’, revealed an insider. The new office is coming up adjoining State Bank of India and opposite treasury office in Police Headquarters, located in Mini Secretariat premises. The sources

Sikh radicals take Beas route to counter Hindu hardliners’ Lalkar

Amritsar: To counter Lalkar rally announced by various Hindu outfits, Sikh hardliners belonging to different organisations thronged Beas bridge which is only 40 kilometer from Amritsar city. Situation remained under control as there was heavy deployment of police to keep both Hindu and Sikhs activists at bay to avert clash. A large number of Sikh

Taliban gets new chief JeM planning ‘Pathankot type’ strikes

Chandigarh: Pakistan’s dreaded terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), which was responsible for carrying out terror attack on Pathankot’s Indian Air Force base on January 2 which had several security personnel dead and many injured, is conspiring to hit India with identical strikes in connivance with the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI). Islamabad’s dreaded agency, ISI has been

Will see if I should go to Akal Takht or not: Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwala

Patiala: A day after Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh said that Harnam Singh Dhumma of Damdami Taksal and hard line Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwala will be called at the Akal Takht Secretariat to find an amicable solution to end their tussle, Dhadrianwala on Wednesday sounded not much enthused for the same. Soon after

Breaking-FIR registered against driver of Kejriwal’s car

 Patiala : Police station Pasiana has registered a FIR against the driver of the car of Delhi CM. Police has registered a case of rash driving and negligence against one Karamjit Singh. Police said that Karamjit Singh was driving Innova SUV in which AK was sitting besides him.  The case has been registered under sections 279 337  of the

Must Watch: Bhatinda encounter was fake; Jimmy was no gangster, say his relatives

Must Watch: Relatives allege that Jimmy was no gangster; was wrongly killed The story so far: Bathinda : Earlier the Police had killed one person in an encounter on Jeeda-Dabrikhana road in Faridkot district. Amid heavy deployment of cops, the body was brought to Civil Hospital Bathinda. The person killed has been identified as Ajmer