Feb 15

J&K terror attack: Two more CRPF troopers die, toll touches 45

The toll from Thursday’s terror attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Jammu and Kashmir rose to 45 as two more troopers succumbed to their injuries, officials said on Friday.Besides, 38 others were wounded in the worst-ever terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir. The attack took place around 3.15 p.m. on Thursday

American teenager film Sikh US turban policy
American teenager makes film on Sikh man who forced US to change turban policy

An 18-year-old girl in the US has made a short film ‘SINGH’ based on a true story of an Indian-American Sikh philanthropist whose campaign forced the authorities in the US to change their policy towards turban of the Sikh community. Directed by Jenna Ruiz, a student and actor from Indiana, the film is based on

First Skoda Scala Europe
First Skoda Scala Rolls Off Production Line in Europe

Skoda Scala enters production at Mlada Boleslav, Czechoslovakia. The Scala is Skoda’s first car based on MQB A0 platform. It is also the first car to borrow design cues from Skoda’s Vision RS concept. Sales of the Scala to start in second quarter of 2019 in Europe. Skoda has started production of its first car

Ludhiana Gangrape DGP
Ludhiana Gangrape: All six accused arrested, case likely to be decided in 3 months- DGP

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana Four days after the Gangrape with 20 year old girl near village Isewal on South City road, the Police claimed to have arrested all six accused on Thursday. The Director General of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta said that till now investigation the role of six accused was figured and all were

More than 10 CRPF troopers killed in suicide attack in Kashmir

Ten Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were killed and others injured on Thursday in an audacious suicide attack by militants on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Police said the militants detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) targeting a CRPF bus in Lethpora area, about 30 km from here, around 3.15

Delhi to host National Ranking Archery in April
Delhi to host National Ranking Archery in April

New Delhi will host the National Ranking Archery tournament from April 15 to 19, ahead of the first stage of the World Cup in Medellin, Colombia the same month.This was finalised during the newly-elected Archery Association of India’s first executive committee meeting here.AAI President BVP Rao also unveiled the annual calendar for the national and

Punjab Assembly passes resolution seeking SGPC

Despite opposition from the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), the Punjab Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution seeking to expedite elections to the cash-rich Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC).The Assembly has asked Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to meet union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in this regard. The SGPC, the highest religious body of the Sikh community,

Diljit Dosanjh shares Valentine Gift for his fans

Last year Diljit Dosanjh ruled on his fans hearts not only with his singing but acting as well. He made biopic of Hockey legend Sandeep Singh titled ‘Soorma’, the actor appreciated for his work. After that his music album ‘Roar’ became a massive hit. Now on the occasion of Valentine Diljit Dosanjh took his social

safari park Haryana maiden
Haryana: Maiden safari park in state

HIGHLIGHTS The officials of the forest department visited four places in NCR to check out the feasibility for the setting up of safari. On the line of Raipur Safari park , state department proposed the same At least it will require 250 acre land and state forest department submitted a proposal to state government RAVINDER

Gen Malik Rafale
Daily Post Interview Part II: So far, I don’t find anything wrong in the Rafale deal: Gen Malik

In J&K, besides Army action, need to revive interactive civilian,economic activities. The Rafale controversy continues to rock the nation. The Congress and other Opposition parties are trying to take it to the scale of the infamous Bofors scandal to push the Modi government to the wall in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections. How

Anupam Kher meets 'fantastic actors' Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell
Anupam Kher meets ‘fantastic actors’ Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell

Veteran Indian actor Anupam Kher met Hollywood stars Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell and described it as a “beautiful encounter”.Anupam on Thursday posted a photograph with Hawn and Rusell, whom the 63-year-old called “fantastic actors”.”It was such a pleasure to meet the golden couple of Hollywood – Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell. Apart from being

Rs 15K Samsung Galaxy ‘M30’ smartphone in India in Feb

After a successful launch of two industry-first Galaxy ‘M’ series smartphones in India in January, Samsung is geared up to launch ‘M30’ for a starting price of Rs 15,000 in February.Industry sources told IANS on Thursday that the sale of Galaxy ‘M30’ with a triple rear-camera system and a massive 5,000mAh battery will begin in

Burail Jail has 17 HIV positive prisoners, drugs main reason

Himani Bahuguna Chandigarh The Chandigarh Model Jail, Burail has 17 HIV positive prisoners. Of about 800 screened in past two years, 17 were detected positive and have been given treatment at the Antiretroviral Therapy (ART).Sharing more details, Dr Vanita Gupta, Project Director, Chandigarh State Aids Control Society (CSACS), said, ” In 2017 the testing centre

Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi fostering art and culture
Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi fostering art and culture

Urvashi Sharma Chandigarh The Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi, the Academy of Art is a state run cultural organisation. The academy runs towards promoting, preserving andpresenting art in various forms like art exhibitions, photography, stage plays, art workshops etc. They conduct workshops all over the state and giving people an oppourtunity to learn and in turn,

US asks Pak to immediately end 'support' and 'safe haven' to all terrorist groups
US urges its citizens to reconsider travelling to Pak due to terrorism

The US has urged its citizens to reconsider their travel to Pakistan mainly due to terrorism and risks to civil aviation operating within or near the country.The Federal Aviation Administration, in a notice issued on Wednesday, said that terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Pakistan.”Reconsider travel to Pakistan due to terrorism,” the State Department

Litter visitor Khuda Lahora
Litter welcomes visitors to Khuda Lahora

AREA ALSO LACKS A COMMUNITY CENTRE. AS A RESULT, THE RESIDENTS ARE BOUND TO LOOK FOR DISTANT VENUES SUCH AS SECTORS 25, 38, ETC WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh Signboards urging city residents to contribute towards the civic body’s initiative the 7-star ratings on cleanliness front are doing the rounds in the city, however, the present situation

Sultanpur Lodhi Solid Waste Management Row
Ahead of election, PM on project inauguration spree

HIGHLIGHTS The event was attended by women sarpanches and women associated with the ‘Swachhta’ campaign from across the country The Four projects to take place in Panchkula, Kurukshetra, Panipat and Karnal located on the GT Road belt dominated by the BJP Opposite faction said the inaugurated projects were launched by the previous government Modi indicated

American teenager makes film on Sikh man who forced US to change turban policy

An 18-year-old girl in the US has made a short film ‘SINGH’ based on a true story of an Indian-American Sikh philanthropist whose campaign forced the authorities in the US to change their policy towards turban of the Sikh community.Directed by Jenna Ruiz, a student and actor from Indiana, the film is based on a

Sultanpur Lodhi Solid Waste Management Row
Sultanpur Lodhi Solid Waste Management Row: NGT orders to furnish action taken report

HIGHLIGHTS Following a complaint, the NGT observed that the Sultanpur Lodhi municipal council was not taking requisite steps for compliance of Solid Waste Management Rules 2016 Jaswant Singh had shared that instead of utilising his five marla plot as per contract for dumping garbage, the Sultanpur Lodhi nagar council dumped the garbage on his one

New TB drug may shorten treatment time for patients: Study
New TB drug may shorten treatment time for patients: Study

 A new experimental antibiotic for tuberculosis (TB) may be more effective than isoniazid, a decades-old drug which is currently one of the standard treatments for the disease, a study claims.In mouse models, the drug showed a much lower tendency to develop resistance, according to the study published in the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. The