Nigerian caught with heroine worth crores


DP Correspondent Khanna: A Nigerian national was arrested in city and 1 kg of heroin and 5 grams Crack (Cocaine) worth Rs. 5.35 crore was recovered from his possession on Wednesday. The accused has been identified as Harrison Chinedu Naji, a resident of 123, Main Street Legal Department F.R.S.C Headquarter, Wuse Zone-07, Abuja, Nigeria, and at

If you want your child to become ‘chowkidar’, vote for Modi: Kejriwal

New Delhi, March 20 (PTI) Taking a dig at BJP’s ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ campaign, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal said Wednesday that if people want their children to become watchmen, they should vote for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. And if they want good education, they should vote for Aam Aadmi Party, he said. Kejriwal, in a

Modi to interact with people from 500 places in ‘Mani Bhi Chowkidar’ campaign

New Delhi Intensifying his ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ (I too am a watchman) campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 31 will interact with people, who have pledged their support to the campaign, from 500 places across the country. Speaking at a press conference here, senior BJP leader and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the

MPs Report Card: Ludhiana MP Ravneet Bittu tops in raising questions, SAD Chandumajra in participating debates

Vijay Sampla tops in attendance, AAP MP Sandhu Singh with least attendance    Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: As the 16th Lok Sabha completes five years, the report card of Punjab MPs revealed that Ludhiana MP Ravneet Singh Bittu turned out to be the most vocal in terms of asking highest number of questions. Shiromani Akali Dal MP

BJP’s ‘main bhi chowkidar’ campaign won’t fill stomachs or give jobs, says Capt Amarinder

DP Correspondent Patiala: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday mocked the Bharatiya Janata Party’s `Main Bhi Chowkidar’ election campaign as a ridiculous `jumla’, which will not solve any real problems of the people of India. “Such slogans do not help fill the stomachs of our poor people, they do not give jobs to

Two day Pau Kisan mela concludes

Farmers must realize value of water: AS Miglani DP Correspondent Ludhiana: The two-day Kisan Mela concluded at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today amidst enthusiastic participation of farmers and farm women from Punjab and adjoining states. The campus was abuzz with hectic activities concerning field demonstrations, farmers-scientists interactions, technical session, sale of quality seeds and farm literature,

Will waive off more farm loans as fiscal situation improves, says Punjab CM

Lists out achievements on each of the `nine nuktas’ of Congress in just 2 years of his Govt DP Correspondent Chandigarh: While reassuring the farming community of hike in loan waiver once the fiscal situation in the state improves, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday lambasted the Akalis for criticising his government’s farm

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: AAP, SAD (Taksali), PDA struggles hard to find candidate from Ludhiana

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Though only two months were left for Lok Sabha elections, the opposition party- Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) and Punjab Democratic Allaince (PDA) struggle hard to find candidates from Ludhiana. Interestingly, no leaders from these parties desired to contest elections. Due to lack of interest of leaders, the

True wireless hearables to touch 129 mn units by 2020

Wireless hearable market 2020:The global market for true wireless hearables is expected to reach a volume of 129 million units by 2020, driven by traditional wireless headset manufacturers – Samsung and Huawei, a report by Counterpoint Research said on Friday. True wireless hearables are in-ear Bluetooth headphones that don’t have a cord connecting them either

Google benefiting Chinese military: US officials

Google benefiting Chinese military:Top Pentagon officials have slammed Google, saying its work with China is “indirectly benefiting” the military in that country. In a report published in The Hill on Thursday, senior defence officials blamed the tech giant of favouring China. “The work that Google is doing in China is indirectly benefiting the Chinese military,”

Sreesanth gets a breather from SC

Sreesanth gets breather:The Supreme Court Friday set aside the BCCI’s disciplinary committee’s order imposing a life ban on former Indian cricketer S Sreesanth for his alleged involvement in the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal. A bench comprising justices Ashok Bhushan and K M Joseph said the disciplinary committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in

BSNL Finance Director replaced amid financial crisis

BSNL Finance Director replaced:Amidst the acute financial crisis at BSNL, the Department of Telecom (DoT) has handed over the responsibility of the Finance Director at the cash-strapped PSU to current Director Mobile as well as fixed line, Vivek Banzal divesting the charge from Sujata Ray. Official sources said Banzal, who is already holding two key

4 held for New Zealand mosques shootings

Mosques shooting:Four people were arrested on Friday after two gunmen opened fire at two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch city, with the police saying that there were “multiple fatalities”. Police Commissioner Mike Bush said the four arrested people comprised three men and one woman, CNN reported. “We are not aware of other people, but we

Mumbai bridge crash: 6 dead; BMC-Railways face heat

Mumbai bridge crash:Six people have been reported dead and 32 injured in the past 12 hours since a portion of an overhead pedestrian bridge outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus came crashing down here. Police registered cases against Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Indian Railway officials charging them with culpable homicide. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra

YSR Congress leader Y.S.Vivekananda Reddy dead

Congress leader YSR dead:YSR Congress party leader and former Andhra Pradesh Minister Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy died of cardiac arrest on Friday, his family said. He was 68. Vivekananda, also a former Lok Sabha member, suffered cardiac arrest at his residence in Pulivendula town of Kadapa district. He was the younger brother of former Andhra Pradesh

Supporters of candidates to face action for issuing advertisements without authority

EC to keep any eye on social media accounts of candidates  Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Acting tough, the Election Commission will take action against the supporters of candidates for issuing advertisements in media without any authority. The election commission has observed that many times the candidates avoid giving advertisements in media directly to save expenditure

BJP welcome Trinamool’s Arjun Singh

Arjun Singh join BJP:Trinamool Congress strongman and Bhatpara MLA Arjun Singh is all set to join the BJP here in the presence of senior party leaders, party sources said on Thursday.The legislator was miffed with the Trinamool leadership as he was denied a Lok Sabha ticket from Barrackpore parliamentary constituency, presently represented by Dinesh Trivedi.

Meeting Underway To Finalize Kartarpur Corridor Agreement

Kartarpur Corridor Agreement:Exactly a month after the Pulwama terror attack killed 40 CRPF troopers, Indian and Pakistani officials met for the first time at Attari border near Amritsar on Thursday to finalise modalities of the corridor to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara.”Commitment to fulfill a dream!” is how Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Raveesh Kumar referred

Rahul Gandhi promises separate ministry for fishermen if Cong voted to power Thrissur(Ker)

Rahul Gandhi commitment:Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Thursday vowed to set up a separate ministry for fishermen if the Congress is voted to power in the Lok Sabha elections, saying unlike Prime Minister Narendra Modi he did not make “fake promises”. He was addressing the National Fishermen Parliament organised by All India Fishermen Congress in Thriprayar

Preparation for IPL

IPL Preparation:The Indian players will have to smartly manage their workload during the upcoming IPL since it will be their responsibility to stay fit and fresh for the ICC World Cup, says skipper Virat Kohli. The upcoming edition of the popular Indian Premier League (IPL) will begin on March 23 and culminate days before the