May 24

SAD takes on Congress over withholding free college education to SC students
SAD takes on Congress over withholding free college education to SC students

Shahkot – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday condemned the Congress government for stopping free college education facility for scheduled caste students even as he disclosed that the SAD-BJP government had spent Rs 1,600 crore for this purpose. Addressing rallies at Gatti Peer Bakhsh, Kakar Kalan, Raiwal Bet, Sindhar, Turna, Mureedwal and

India 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access and quality
India 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access and quality

New Delhi – India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare, behind its neighbours like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, according to a Lancet study. The Global Burden of Disease study, however, mentioned that India has seen improvements in healthcare access and quality since 1990.In 2016, India’s healthcare access

Amitabh, Shweta travel in auto-rickshaw for 'work'
Amitabh, Shweta travel in auto-rickshaw for ‘work’

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and his daughter Shweta Bachchan-Nanda took an auto-rickshaw ride to go for work. “I travel today for the work in the greatly in demand and preferred mode of travel, the auto, the auto rickshaw… The auto, the rick call it what you may,” Big B wrote on his blog. “How on earth did this word

Govt. fails to prepare Crop Insurance Policy even after a year
Govt. fails to prepare Crop Insurance Policy even after a year

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems the Punjab Government is not serious in the matter of Agriculture. For the last one year, it could not start process to make its own Crop Insurance Policy. The State has already rejected the Crop Insurance plan, made by Government of India. An official of the Agriculture Department said the Punjab

Report finds Chadha Sugar Mill guilty for gross violation of rules
Report finds Chadha Sugar Mill guilty for gross violation of rules

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Pollution Control Board has found the Chadha Sugar Mill guilty in molasses leak case. Sources told that neither the mill had any approval to store molasses nor the tanks had the capacity to store the huge quantity of molasses. Approximately 70,000 quintal molasses have leaked from the storage tanks, which were

LIP leader, seven others booked for trespassing, molestation

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) leader Jasdeep Singh kala Ghawaddi and seven others were booked by Dehlon Police as the accused created ruckus at Guru Nanak College of nursing. The Police have registered case against accused following the complaint of member of college management. The Police have slapped sections 452 (Trespassing), 354 (Assault or

Majithia's filed defamation case: Sanjay seeks exemption from personal appearance
Majithia’s filed defamation case: Sanjay seeks exemption from personal appearance

Defamation case filed by Bikram Majithia: AAP Leader Sanjay Singh filed application for permanent exemption in court. Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – In defamation case of former Revenue Minister Bikramjit Singh Majithia against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh, the accused in case appeared in court and filed an application for permanent exemption

Kumaraswamy takes oath as Karnataka CM

Kumaraswamy takes oath as Karnataka CM. Janata Dal-Secular leader H.D. Kuamaraswamy on Wednesday took oath as Karnataka’s 25th Chief Minister, heading a coalition government with the Congress. G.S. Parameshwara of the Congress was sworn in as the Deputy Chief

Sidharth Malhotra urges Modi to strengthen animal protection laws

Sidharth Malhotra urges Modi to strengthen animal protection laws. Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on behalf of of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, requesting stronger penalties for people who commit acts of cruelty against animals. Sidharth pointed out that India’s Prevention of Cruelty

Who is Kannada actress Radhika, the 'wife' of HD Kumar ?
Who is Kannada actress Radhika, the ‘wife’ of HD Kumar ?

Kannada actress Radhika, the ‘wife’ of HD Kumar : After the dramatic political tussle in Karnataka, it was announced that HD Kumaraswamy will be sworn in as the chief minister of the state. It is natural to expect his name to be trending on all social-media platforms. But, interestingly, it was not HD Kumaraswamy, who

Hyundai Creta 2018 Launched At Rs 9.43 lakh

The 2018 Hyundai Creta facelift goes on sale in the country three years after the introduction of the pre-facelift model in July 2015. The base E petrol variant of the updated Creta is priced at Rs 9.43 lakh, while the range-topping diesel variant retails at Rs 15.03 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Prices Analysis The prices of

World needs to care for Rohingya refugees: Priyanka Chopra

World needs to care for Rohingya refugees: Priyanka Chopra. Actress Priyanka Chopra, who is also the global UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights, on Tuesday urged her fans and followers to care for and support the Rohingya refugees. Priyanka, who is on a field visit in Dhaka, on Monday visited Cox’s Bazaar, one of the

Water in Canals clear, but Govt. not clears on FIR against sugar mill

Water in Canals clear, but Govt. not clears on FIR against sugar mill. The Punjab Government has claimed that all the canals, which were affected due to molasses of Kiri Afgana Sugar Mill, have been cleared. In the words of Environment Minister OP Soni, the fishes are moving the same as before. But irritated about

Mercedes AMG
Mercedes-AMG Launches Limited Edition GLE 43 And SLC 43 Models

Mercedes-AMG has launched two limited edition models of the GLE 43 4MATIC and the SLC 43 in India. Called ‘OrangeArt’ and ‘RedArt’ respectively, these limited editions feature distinctive aesthetic updates which lend the performance cars a more aggressive and sporty look. Where the GLE 43 4MATIC OrangeArt is priced from Rs 1.02 crore, the SLC 45 RedArt gets a price

Honda
Honda To Start Production Of Tenth-Gen RHD Accord In 2019; Could Be India-bound

The Honda Accord nameplate made a comeback in India in 2016 but with a heavy asking price which was further inflated with increased taxes on hybrids post the GST rollout. The ninth-gen Accord now retails at a staggering Rs 43.21 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), which makes it more expensive than the base BMW 3 Series and Audi A4!

Punjab Govt. to again pass bill to regularise Contractual employees
Punjab Govt. to again pass bill to regularise Contractual employees.

Punjab Govt. to again pass bill to regularise Contractual employees. To regularise the 27,000 contractual employees, the Punjab Government to amend act or will bring new bill in this regard. Such act, The Punjab Adhoc, contractual, Daily wage, Temporary, Work charged an outsourced Employees’ welfare bill, 2016 was passed in Special Session on December 2016,

Meet Gobind Singh Deo, The First Sikh Cabinet Minister Of Malaysia
Meet Gobind Singh Deo, The First Sikh Cabinet Minister Of Malaysia

Meet Gobind Singh Deo, The First Sikh Cabinet Minister Of Malaysia. Gobind Singh Deo, an Indian-origin Sikh politician in Malaysia was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister in the Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammed led-government on Monday. With this, Deo became the first member of the minority community in the country’s history to be appointed as

CSK beat SRH by 2 wickets to book record 7th Final appearance

CSK beat SRH by 2 wickets to book record 7th Final appearance. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) booked their place in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final for the seventh time on Tuesday as they narrowly defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by two wickets. The CSK batting order had collapsed initially, as a spectacular SRH bowling attack;

Kumaraswamy to take oath as K’taka CM today

Kumaraswamy to take oath as K’taka CM today. Janata Dal (Secular) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy is set to take oath as Karnataka Chief Minister at the Grand Steps of Vidhana Soudha, at 4:30 p.m. today. Alongside Kumaraswamy, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President G. Parameshwara will take oath as the Deputy Chief Minister. Governor Vajubhai Vala

ED seizes Dabur India director’s assets worth Rs 21 cr

ED seizes Dabur India director’s assets worth Rs 21 cr. The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday seized assets worth Rs 20.87 crore belonging to the director of Dabur India Limited under Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) for holding assets abroad. The seizure order has been issued pursuant to an investigation which prima facie revealed that the