May 25

Bihar police arrest 5 in journalist murder case

Patna: Bihar police today claimed to havecracked journalist Rajdeo Ranjan’s murder case by arresting five persons in Siwan district. “The police arrested five persons in connection with the murder of journalist Rajdeo Ranjan and recovered a 7.65 bore country-made pistol and three motorcycles,” Additional Director General of Police (ADG Headquarters) Sunil Kumar told reporters here.

87000 students in Chattisgarh get Rs 12.42cr scholarship in 2015-16

Raipur: Chhattisgarh government hasdisbursed scholarship of Rs 12.42 crore to over 87,000 students belonging to families of tendu leave collectors in the state during the last fiscal. “State Minor Forest Produce (Trading and Development) Co-operative Federation had introduced scholarship programmes for the children of tendu patta collector to encourage them pursue studies,” a government spokesperson said here today. Scholarship of Rs 12.42 crore has been given

Two-thirds people happy with Modi government

New Delhi: About two-thirds of the people in a survey done by a citizen engagement platform said they are happy with the two years of the Narendra Modi-led government’s performance. A survey done by LocalCircles concluded its 20 point citizen poll with over 15,000 citizens voting on each question. According to the survey, 64 per

Suicide bombing in Kabul kills 10 people

Afghan : Kabul: An Afghan official said a suicide bomber has struck a vehicle carrying court employees in Kabul, killing 10 people. Najib Danish, the Interior Ministry’s deputy spokesman, said the bomber, who was on foot, detonated his explosives vest as he walked by the vehicle in the Afghan capital today. He says the explosion,

Money can impact romantic relationships

Hong Kong: Our romantic choices are not just based on feelings and emotions, but how rich we feel compared to others, finds an interesting study. According to researchers, the study suggested that human beings engage in “conditional mating strategies”, basing their romantic choices on environmental factors like wealth. “We wanted a better understanding of the

Private colleges to come under NEET, says Nadda

New Delhi: All private medical colleges will come under the ambit of common medical exams, NEET, Health Minister J P Nadda said after an Ordinance to keep the state boards out of it for a year was signed by President Pranab Mukherjee. Noting that the Ordinance has given a “firm and statutory” support to the

Ariana Grande makes out in new music video

Los Angeles: Singer Ariana Grande has surprised her fans with the official music video for her new single “Into You”. In the video, she is mostly seen getting hot and heavy with her

Virbhadra dedicates projects work `33 crore in Kasauli

Shimla: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday dedicated and laid foundation stones of the projects worth Rs 33 crore in Kasauli Constituency of Solan District. He dedicated the Ayurveda Dispensary constructed with an outlay of Rs 33.13 lakh at Jabal Jamrot, dedicated the Lift Water supply scheme at Patta Barouri in Gram Panchayat Haripur completed

Finally,Dharamshala in the list of Smart Cities

Shimla: Dharamshala is finally made it to the second list of smart cities, declared by Government of India.The 13 winners of the Fast Track Smart Cities were declared by Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu in Delhi on Tuesday. The other cities include Lucknow, Warangal, Dharamsala, Chandigarh, Raipur, New Town Kolkata, Bhagalpur, Panaji, Port

Russia shows keen interest in cooperation with us: CM

Chandigarh:Russia has evinced keen interest in mutual cooperation with Haryana in the areas of aero space and semi-conductor chip manufacturing. Haryana has also assured all support and cooperation for further strengthening business ties with Russia. The Minister of Government of Moscow, Sergey Cheremin, who called on Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Finance and

Several injured in clash between police, Dalits

Sangrur : Several people, including policemen, suffered injuries in a clash that took place on Tuesday at Balad Kalan village near Bhawanigarh in Sangrur district. The clash took place between the police and Dalits, who were opposing the auction of panchayat land (reserved for Scheduled Castes). They were seeking the land on lease at low rates for

Militants kill civilian in Kashmir

Srinagar: Separatist militants on Wednesday killed a civilian who was abducted late Tuesday night in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara

Chandigarh int’l flights: HC summons Civil Aviation Secretary, AAI chairperson

Chandigarh:The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday directed the Secretary, Union Ministry of Civil Aviation, and the chairperson of the Airport Authority of India (AAI) to appear in person in the court on May 30. The court was hearing the case of operation of international flights from the Chandigarh airport. The directions were given

Chilean engineer develops early cancer detection system

Santiago: A Chilean engineer has developed an early cancer detection system based on a simple blood test. The technology is based on a diagnostic test to detect microRNA, small molecules of genetic material which function as a biomarker for various types of pathologies, Xinhua news agency reported citing local daily La Tercera. “We are now

Finally, Chandigarh in 13 new Smart Cities

New Delhi:The wait is finally over for Chandigarh, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana to be developed into a smart city, with the City Beautiful finding a place in the list of 13 new smart cities released by the Central government on Tuesday. Lucknow in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh has topped the list, followed by

HP police arrest three in Rocky murder case

Chandigarh: Parwanoo Police have arrested three persons for murdering gangster-turned-politician Jaswinder Singh ‘Rocky’ of Fazilka. The three arrested have been identified as Bhupinder Singh, Devinder Singh and Amarinder Singh. Two of them are from Patiala while one belongs to Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh, as learnt. Parwanoo Police are expected to produce them in the court

Girls steal the show, bag top 3 slots PSEB CLASS X RESULTS

Mohali: With 99.08 per cent marks Simrandeep Kaur of Khadoor Sahib has secured first position in the Punjab School Education Board’s (PSEB) Class X results, declared on Tuesday. Simranjit Kaur of Chheharta, Amritsar, and Arsh Malhotra of Jagraon bagged second and third positions with 98.92 per cent and 98.77 per cent marks respectively. Interestingly, in

We will get Dawood Ibrahim: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim would be brought back to India. “He would be nabbed and brought back to India,” Singh said in an interview to ETV. “Dawood is an international terrorist and there is need to take the help of international agencies to nab him.

Six more accused arrested in connection with attack on Dhadrianwal, SUV recovered

Ludhiana: The Ludhiana Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested six more accused allegedly involved in the attack on Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale. The police have also recovered Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) Scorpio from the accused when they were travelling to Anandpur Sahib from Jalandhar. The three accused were the residents of Chowk Mehta

SOI slams Bains brothers for Zero development of constituency

Ludhiana: Accusing Independent MLA Bains brothers for zero development of Atam Nagar and Ludhiana South Constituency, the Students Organisation of India (SOI), wing of Shiromani Akali Dal has started a drive in the Dugri area of Atam Nagar constituency to create awareness among people. “During the drive, the SOI volunteers will visit each house in