Apr 15

Punjabi Sahit Academy to get new president, team on April 17, candidates in top gear for elections

Ludhiana: The campaigning for the elections of Punjabi Sahit Academy, one of the prestigious institutions, is in top gear and the Academy will get the new president and team on April 17. The elections for the post of President, Senior Vice President, Vice President and Board of members will be held on April 17 at

Nawanshahr; Departmental grievances committee meetings rescheduled to April 19

Nawanshahr: The Assistant Commissioner (General), Geetika Singh has informed that the district level meetings of the Grievances Committee as well as those of the Advisory Committees of the different departments, earlier scheduled for April 18, would now be held at Suvidha Centre Meeting Hall here on April 19. Daljit Singh Cheema, Education Minister, Punjab, would

Namdhari Sangat carried out Peace march in city, demands arrest of killers of Mata chand kaur

Ludhiana: Demanding the arrest of killers of wife of former head of Namdhari sect Mata Chand kaur and the mastermind behind the conspiracy, the large number of members of Vishav Namdhari Sangat carried out peace and protest march in the city. The delegation of Namdhari Sangat also submitted memorandum to Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner of

Progress much, HP loses on its‘political decorum’

Shimla: The tiny hill state of Himachal Pradesh has developed fast and there are no doubts that it has emerged as a ‘model of development’ for the hill states in India by showing remarkable achievement in different sectors over past decades. However, on this 69th Himachal Day on Friday, it is high time the political

Project ‘Ankhen’: Police installs 20 CCTV cameras in Model Town

Jalandhar: Ensuring public security, the Jalandhar Commissionerate Police on Friday launched its ambitious initiative of 24X7 project ‘Ankhen’ and installed 20 CCTV cameras at sensitive locations in the local Model town market. The maiden wireless CCTV cameras with zero power supply requirement was first in the series to be installed at Model Town market. The Jalandhar

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Deputy CM visits Bhaini Sahib; assures early resolution of case

Bhaini Saheb: Deputy Chief Minister Sukhvir Singh Badal today visited Bhaini Saheb along with DGP Punjab to condole the death of Mata Chand Kaur wife of Late satguru Jagjit Singh. During his visit he along with Cabinet Minister Sikander Singh Malooka, DGP Punjab Suresh Arora and Commissioner of Police Jatinder singh Aolakh held a closed

Pathankot bound train halted over bomb scare

Shimla: The Jalandhar-Pathankot DMU train was evacuated at Kandrori railway station near Indora in Kangra district on Friday after reports of a bomb scare, which turned out to be unfounded. The train was halted and combined search operation was launched by Himachal and Punjab Police at 11:50 am after passengers reported to the authorities about

CEO and MD of ICICI Chanda Kochhar emotive letter to her daughter

Dear Aarti, It makes me feel so proud today to see you standing in front of me as a confident young woman right on the threshold of an exciting journey through life. I am looking forward to seeing you grow and flourish in the years ahead. This moment has also brought back memories of my

Man deletes his whole company after typing wrong code 

London: In a bizzare incident, a man deleted his entire company and the websites of his clients by mistake after typing a wrong bit of code on his computer server.Marco Marsala, ran a web hosting company with over 1535 customers that looks after the servers and internet connections on which the files for websites are

Vijay Mallya’s diplomatic passport suspended for four weeks

New Delhi: The government on Friday suspended the diplomatic passport of liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is facing an Enforcement Directorate probe on charges of misappropriating a Rs.9,000 crore bank loan.The external affairs ministry said in a statement that the diplomatic passport of Mallya, who is now in Britain, has been suspended for four weeks

Justice by Technology in Ludhiana: Cop caught red-handed taking bribe

Ludhiana: In yet another incident of tarnishing the Khaki, a constable of Ludhiana Police deputed in the PCR squad was caught on camera while accepting a bribe. A corruption case has been slapped against the accused cop after the video reached the police. The accused cop has been identified as constable Desraj who was deputed in the

Father-son duo mauled to death by bears 

Raigarh: A 50-year-old man and his son were killed after they were mauled by bears in a forested patch in Chhattisgarh’s Raigarh district, police said on Friday.”Phulsingh Khadiya and his son Kudum (21) died after they were attacked by bears in Kataud forests near Kewali village yesterday when the duo had gone to the jungle

How cancer cells turn healthy cells to the ‘dark side’  

London: Cancer cells force neighbouring healthy tissue into helping with the disease’s growth and spread, a new study has found, shedding light on how cancer cells and normal cells communicate with each other.The findings showed that cancer cells use an altered gene to persuade healthy cells to release unique growth signals, which cancer cells can

Apps to enable hassle-free rides this odd-even season

New Delhi: The odd-even traffic rule — introduced in the capital in January for the first time and touted as a big success — returned from Friday. There are certain apps that can make your daily ride to office and back home a smooth exercise.While the Delhi government has ensured various measures for the aid

Heart cells controlled using a laser 

Moscow: Scientists have found how to control the behaviour of heart muscle cells using laser radiation, an advance that may lead to better understanding of the heart’s mechanisms and help treat arrhythmia or irregular heartbeat.”Right now this result may be very useful for clinical studies of the mechanisms of the heart, and in the future

Four sequels of ‘Avatar’,  says James Cameron

Las Vegas: Filmmaker James Cameron, who previously planned three sequels for his American epic science fiction film “Avatar”, has announced that he and his creative team are adding another follow-up story to the franchise.”We have decided to embark on a truly massive cinematic process. We began to bump up against the limitations for our art

12 convicted in murder of college student 

Barasat (North 24 Parganas): Twelve people were on Friday convicted by a district court in connection with the murder case of a college student in 2014.Seventh Additional District Judge held 12 of the accused guilty and ordered unconditional release of one person.Sourav Chowdhury, a college student, was murdered at Bamungachi and his body recovered from

One killed, another injured in road mishap in Doda 

Bhaderwah (J&K): One person was killed and another seriously injured when a motorcycle they were riding on collided with a mini bus in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.Parveen Kumar (19), who was riding the motorcycle, died on the spot whereas Amit Suresh (16), who was riding pillion, got injured when the mini

Advocate, 2 others booked for running ‘fake lawyers’ racket’ 

Mumbai: A city-based advocate and two of his female associates were booked for allegedly running a racket of “fake lawyers” here and cheating litigants, police said on Friday.Cases against advocate Sunil Kumar and his two associates were lodged with Borivali police station, Kurur police station last month; while the one with Azad Nagar police station