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Rahul Gandhi’s jacket worth ₹65,000 continues to warm up politics

Rahul Gandhi’s jacket worth ₹65,000 continues to warm up politics. Rahul Gandhi was recently in Meghalaya where he attended the ‘Celebration of Peace’ event. No, that is not the problem. But it lies in the fact, that he reportedly wore a jacket worth around Rs 65,000/- On Tuesday, BJP’s Meghalaya unit raised up the issue of Gandhi’s

$8 Garage Sale Brooch Fetches $26,000 at Auction

$8 Garage Sale Brooch Fetches $26,000 at Auction

$8 Garage Sale Brooch Fetches $26,000 at Auction. The diamond, emerald and ruby brooch, circa 1900, was purchased for $8 dollars(500 rupees)  in Ohio five years ago as a piece of costume jewelry by a person and gave it to his daughter. According to the auction house, the owner of the brooch gave it to her

Sri Ganganagar

Sri Ganganagar: Bus comes in contact with electric wires

Sri Ganganaga: A huge fire broke out in the bus at Anupgarh in Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan. It is worth mentioning that two people have died on the spot while five persons have been injured in the accident.When the incident took place, there were 30 people travelling in the bus. It is being told

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation donates USD 1 mn for Hurricane Harvey victims

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation donates USD 1 mn for Hurricane Harvey victims

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation donates USD 1 mn for Hurricane Harvey victims. Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio is using his wealth for a good cause. It was reported that United Way Worldwide has announced the United Way Harvey Recovery Fund that “will distribute 100 per cent of donations for recovery in the affected areas, community by community,

Gold tops Rs 30,000

Gold tops Rs 30,000 on demand push, silver above Rs 40k

Gold tops Rs 30000 on demand push, silver above Rs 40k. A strong global trend and intensifying local demand turned out to be a potent mix for gold prices that surged Rs 300 to Rs 30,050 per 10 grams today. Silver surpassed the Rs 40,000 level again with a sharp jump of Rs 900 at

Microsoft to reward up to $250,000 bounty to bug finders

Microsoft to reward up to $250,000 bounty to bug finders

To ensure Windows 10 is secure and bug-free, Microsoft has announced a fresh round of Windows Bounty Programme that will reward the bug finders up to $250,000 if they are able to discover exploits in Microsoft’s virtualization software.Bounty payouts will range from $500 to $250,000. Microsoft has been running the bounty programme since 2012 but

This year, Infosys to hire 20,000 employees

This year, Infosys Company to hire 20,000 employees

This year, Infosys  Company to hire 20,000 employees. IT services major Infosys today said it will hire 20,000 people this year as against only 400 people being asked to leave on performance grounds and termed reports of large-scale job losses as “overstated”. Infosys COO UB Pravin Rao said the technology-driven transformation presents new opportunities for

Over 48,000 await pension in Kapurthala

Kapurthala: Old-age pensioners and beneficiaries of financial assistance, comprising widows, destitute women, dependent children and disabled persons, of the schemes of the Social Security Department of the state are a depressed and disappointed a lot these days. As many as 48,286 beneficiaries of these schemes have not received their pensions or financial assistance to the

Inform police about drug suppliers, get `10,000

Jalandhar:Now, get Rs 10,000 reward on informing the police about those involved in illegal drugs trade in their areas in Jalandhar. Following the newly formed congress government initiative of breaking the drugs supply chain, a public campaign, the Jalandhar Commissionerate Police have started ‘Drug Free Jalandhar’ and ‘Fight to Finish’ initiative. While the MLAs from

PSPCL acts tough, disconnects over 10,000 connections of defaulters

Ludhiana: More than 10,000 default power connections have been disconnected by Punjab Power Corporation Limited in past 15 days in city. According to the officials of PSPCL, power consumers default amount is pending in crores though with the motive to generate revenue, as department is taking strict action against the violators. However, department has specially

Hitler’s dreaded red telephone sold for USD 243,000

Washington: Adolf Hitler’s personaltelephone which the Nazi dictator used to give deadly orders during the World War II has been sold for a whopping USD 243,000, more than double the starting price at a US auction. The identity of the buyer for the Fuehrer’s Siemens rotary telephone, who bid by phone, has not been made

Himachal regularises 3,000 part-time water carriers

Shimla: The Cabinet approved to regularisation of services of about 3,000 part time water carriers and water carriers-cum-peons on daily wages working in Higher and Elementary Education departments, appointed under the 1996 and 2001 policies. This will cost around Rs 60 crore extra on the state exchequer. As per the decision, those who have rendered

HC imposes `25,000 fine on petitioner

  Chandigarh: On Friday, Punjab and Haryana High Court imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on the petitioner for failing to submit a list of witnesses in a petition challenging Navjot Singh Sidhu’s 2009 Lok Sabha election from Amritsar parliamentary segment. Sidhu’s 2009 election case Soni had agreed in Apex Court to withdraw the petition

Calls at PCR (100) rise by 10,000 every year in city

Chandigarh :Call it increasing awareness among the people or increase in number of incidents occurring in Chandigarh, there is an increase of 10,000 calls received at the Police Control Room (PCR – 100) every year. In 2016, 1,00,284 calls were received by the PCR in comparison to 90,450 calls in 2015. Going by the last


Sensex drops 196 points, Nifty below 8,000 in late morning

Mumbai: The Sensex drifted further from early losses by 196.26 points, while the broader Nifty slid below the crucial 8,000-level in late morning deals in a flurry of stocks sale. The across-the-spectrum selling was witnessed in metal, financials, banks, capital goods, power, telecom, consumer durables, IT and teck sectors amid weak Asian stocks. Heavy FII

Pb: Rs 4.15 lakh in Rs 2,000, Rs 100 fake notes seized; 4 held

Sangrur: Four persons were arrested with fake currency of face value of Rs 4.15 lakh in Rs 2,000 and Rs 100 denomination from Rampura here, police said today. Acting on a tip-off, police stopped a car near a T-point at Rampura and seized counterfeit currency notes of face value of Rs 4.15 lakh in denomination

Moto M expected below Rs 20,000 to launch in India on Tuesday

New Delhi: Lenovo is going to launch a brand new phone Moto M from its parental company Motorola on Tuesday which is expected below Rs 20,000 , reports said on Friday. The phone is as similar as the earlier Moto G and Moto G4 plus with full metal unibody design and a rounded back with

Govt to waive service tax on card transactions up to Rs 2,000

New Delhi: Government will waive servicetax on debit and credit card transactions of up to Rs 2,000 in a bid to promote digital transactions amid cash crunch following withdrawal of old Rs 500 and 1,000 banknotes. The government has decided to “exempt services by an acquiring bank to any person in relation to settlement of

120,000 to attend Chapecoense players’ funeral

Rio de Janiero: Around 120,000 people, including celebrities, politicians, athletes and journalists are expected to be at the Saturday funeral of the Chapecoense footballers and coaches. Nineteen players, most of the club’s training staff and a number of journalists and guests were killed in the Monday plane crash in Colombia, that saw a death toll

729,000 persons vaccinated against cholera in Haiti: WHO

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) said Haiti was nearing the completion of its vaccination campaign against cholera, having reached more than 729,000 people in areas ravaged by Hurricane Matthew. According to WHO, since the hurricane struck the island on October 4, more than 5,800 suspected cholera cases have been reported by Haiti’s health ministry,