Feb 19

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation wants tax target cut
Ludhiana Municipal Corporation wants tax target cut

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation wants tax target cut: Worried over the slow pace of recovery of property tax, MC officials have decided to request the Punjab local bodies department additional chief secretary to reduce the annual target for collecting the levy. While the state government had set a Rs 100-crore target for the MC to collect property

PM Modi
PM Modi to visit Karnataka today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Karnataka today take part in the 88th Mahamastakabhisheka Mahotsav of Bhagawan Bahubali in Shravanabelagola. Prime Minister Modi will also inaugurate the newly carved 630 steps on the Vindhyagiri hill that takes the disciples to the top for a darshan of the 58.8 feet tall monolithic statue of Bahubali.Later in the day, Prime Minister Modi will flag off

Mentally challenged person shot dead near J&K Air Force station
Mentally challenged person shot dead near J&K Air Force station

Mentally challenged person shot dead near J&K Air Force station:  A mentally challenged person was shot dead when he entered the security area of an Air Force station in Jammu and Kashmir‘s Badgam district, police said on Monday.”The incident took place late Sunday night. The victim crossed the security fence and came close to the station

PNB fraud: ED raids over 45 locations in 15 cities
PNB fraud: ED raids over 45 locations in 15 cities

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday conducted searches at over 45 more locations in 15 cities across India in connection with the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, an official said.The agency raided 10 places in Bengaluru, seven in Delhi, five each in Kolkata and Mumbai, four each in Chandigarh and Hyderabad, three each in

Modi inaugurates new BJP headquarters
Modi inaugurates new BJP headquarters in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the BJP’s new headquarters here at 6, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg, in the presence of veteran leaders like L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi. Equipped with modern facilities, the headquarters’ foundation stone was laid by Modi on August 18, 2016. It was constructed in a record time of one-and-half

Janardan Mishra cleans toilet
BJP’s Janardan Mishra cleans clogged school toilet

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Janardan Mishra who represents Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa constituency was recently seen cleaning a school toilet in a village.A video of the Rewa MP cleaning the toilet in Rewa’s Khajuha Village has gone viral on the social media. Earlier, the BJP leader, who has always shown immense support towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat’ mission, was spotted cleaning the streets of Rewa.

PNB fraud: Assocham calls for privatising PSBs
PNB fraud: Assocham calls for privatising PSBs

PNB fraud: Assocham calls for privatising PSBs: In light of the massive Rs 11,300 crore ($1.8 billion) scam allegedly involving jeweller Nirav Modi that has hit state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB), industry chamber Assocham said on Sunday that the government should surrender its majority control of banks, which should be allowed to function like private sector

Tripura election
Tripura election: PM Modi appeals all to turn up to vote

As polling began for Tripura election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed all, and particularly young voters, to cast their votes.“I appeal to my sisters and brothers of Tripura, particularly young voters, to turn out in record numbers and cast their vote in the Assembly Elections,” Modi tweeted. Voting in 59 seats of Tripura’s

Trudeau to visit Mathura wildlife sanctuary today
Trudeau to visit Mathura wildlife sanctuary today

Trudeau visit Mathura wildlife sanctuary today: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be visiting the Wild Life Century (Elephant Conservation Center) in Mathura’s Churmura on Sunday. Trudeau, who is on a week-long visit to India with his family, will first visit the Taj Mahal in Agra and from thereon he will travel to Mathura. Due to Canadian Prime

Voting for Tripura Assembly elections begins
Voting for Tripura Assembly elections begins

Voting for Tripura Assembly elections begins: Voting for the Assembly elections in India’s northeastern state of Tripura began on Sunday morning amidst tight security, official said.”Men and women in large numbers queued up in front of many polling stations well before polling opened at 7 a.m. in the entire state. Polling ends at 4 p.m.,” said

CVC summons PNB
PNB scam: CVC summons PNB, Fin Min officials

After a major crackdown by Enforcement Directorate(ED), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Income Tax (IT) Department, one more law enforcement agency has swung into action in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case. The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) summoned the PNB management and Finance Ministry officials to appear before it.Top officials of PNB and the Finance Ministry have been asked to appear before

PNB Fraud Scam: CBI arrest three
PNB Fraud Scam: CBI arrest three

PNB Fraud Scam: CBI arrest three. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday arrested three in connection with the alleged fraud in the issuance of Letters of Understanding (LoU) worth Rs. 11,400 crore from Punjab National Bank (PNB). Amongst arrested are Gokulnath Shetty, the then Deputy Manager (now Retired) of Punjab National Bank (PNB) and

Arvinder Singh Lovely returns
Arvinder Singh Lovely returns to Congress

Arvinder Singh Lovely, a Congress leader, who had switched loyalty to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has now rejoined the Congress Party, the party chief of Delhi Ajay Maken revealed on Saturday. Lovely, previously a Congress leader joined the BJP in April, 2017. Within a year, the politician switched back to Congress.Since being elected in

Defamation case: AAP leader Sanjay Singh to present before court today

Defamation case: AAP leader Sanjay Singh to present before court today. The defamation case filed against Aam Aadmi party leader Sanjay Singh by Bikramjit Singh Majithia. The counsel of former minister Majithia filed application under section 311 of Criminal Procedure Code for deposing more evidence and witness in the court other than the present witnesses.

Iran President
Delhi: Iran President inspects guard of honour

Iran President Hassan Rouhani inspected a guard of honour at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here on Saturday. He briefly met President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other government officials. Later, President Rouhani paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. He arrived in Delhi from Hyderabad on Friday.The Iranian President addressed a congregation

Strong earthquake hits Mexico
Strong earthquake hits Mexico

Strong earthquake hits Mexico: A powerful earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday as people fled out of buildings in capital Mexico City when the ground was shaking.According to the US Geological Survey, the earthquake was measured 7.5 on the Richter scale 4 km south of Pinotepa de Don Luis with the epicenter at a depth

Cauvery verdict: Tamil Nadu expresses shock, Karnataka welcomes SC verdict

CHENNAI/BENGALURU: The Supreme Court’s (SC) verdict on Cauvery water sharing widened the rift between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu with the the former welcoming the apex court’s ruling and the latter, of course, expressing deep anger at it. Political parties in Tamil Nadu on Friday expressed shock over the verdict on the Cauvery water dispute which

UP budget 2018: Yogi Adityanath govt presents Rs4.28 trillion budget, 11.4% higher than last fiscal

Lucknow: Yogi Adityanath government on Friday presented its Rs 4,28,384.52-crore budget for 2018-19 which is 11.4% higher than the last fiscal. Presenting the budget in the Assembly, finance minister Rajesh Agarwal said, “The budget size for 2018-19 is Rs 4,28,384,52 crore, which is 11.4% higher than the last fiscal”.The budget earmarks Rs650 crore for Bundelkhand expressway

Barefoot Warriors movie
Barefoot Warriors movie to bring Youth of Punjab out of drugs by involving them in common man sport “Football”

Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana To keep the youth of Punjab away from the drugs and to uplift the standard of the football game in Punjab, NRI Jatinder Jay Minhas came all the way from Canada to make movie on football named Barefoot Warriors. He had exclusive interview with Daily Post during the shoot of his movie

Income Tax raid at Rana Gurjit’s companies in Chandigarh

Income Tax raid at Rana Gurjit’s companies in Chandigarh. According to sources, Income Tax department carried out raid at Rana Gurjit’s companies in Chandigarh.  Rana Gurjit’s companies are situated at Sector 8 in Chandigarh. Raid carried out by Income Tax department with five officials around 9:30 am. Employees standing outside office as they are not