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Finnish bakery launches insects bread

Finnish bakery launches bread made from insects

Finnish bakery launches insects bread. Finnish bakery and food service company Fazer launched on Thursday what it said was the world’s first insect-based bread to be offered to consumers in stores. The bread, made from flour ground from dried crickets as well as wheat flour and seeds, contains more protein than normal wheat bread. Each

GoDaddy survery provides small business growth

GoDaddy survery provides insight into small business growth

GoDaddy survery provides small business growth. Technology provider dedicated to small businesses GoDaddy in its ‘Global Web Developer’s Survey’ has highlighted key differences between more mature and nascent markets, such as the United States and India. A global study of web developers and designers, which is a leading indicator of small business growth, the research

1,767 claims of accidental insurance settled under PMJDY

1,767 claims of accidental insurance settled under PMJDY

1,767 claims of accidental insurance settled under PMJDY. As many as 1,767 claims were settled toward accidental insurance to RuPay Card holders under the government’s flagship financial inclusion programme ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana’ (PMJDY).A finance ministry data showed that a total of 2,514 accidental insurance claims were filed under the PMJDY, which provides accidental

Solar street lights project in 1,550 villages hangs fire

Solar street lights project in 1,550 villages hangs fire

Solar street lights project in 1,550 villages hangs fire Project to illuminate streets of over 1,550 Punjab villages with solar lights has hit a roadblock mid-way.   This project was launched with much-fanfare by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) government. The Rs 72 crore project is hanging fire with the Union government not releasing its

Syrian army retakes most of rebel-held district on edge of Damascus

Syrian army retakes most of rebel-held district on edge of Damascus. The Syrian army and its allies are on the verge of completely seizing the rebel-held district of Qaboun on the edge of the capital Damascus following over two months of aerial strikes and artillery shelling, rebels and state media said on Sunday.But rebels said

1,468 arrested in Punjab’s crackdown on drugs

Chandigarh:A total of 1,468 persons have been arrested and 1,277 cases under the NDPS Act registered across Punjab in last four weeks after the Captain Amarinder Singh government began its crackdown on drug mafia in the state. The Special Task Force (STF), constituted by the government to combat the drug menace, has ‘choked’ trans-border and

1,170 primary schools in Punjab running with single teacher: CAG

Chandigarh:As many as 1,170 primary schools in Punjab are running with single teacher and 572 upper primary schools with less than three teachers, according to the CAG report tabled in the state assembly here on Wednesday. A performance audit of the implementation of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) for the period 2011-16 by the CAG brought

20 nakas, 1,400 cops to be deployed during Holi in city

Chandigarh: As many as 20 traffic check posts (nakas) with more than 200 traffic cops armed with ‘alcohol sensors’ will be on duty during Holi festival, scheduled on Monday. Eish Singhal, SSP Chandigarh Police said, “Apart from the traffic police force, 1,120 policemen will on duty during Holi festival.” The police teams will keep vigil

1,500 run for road safety in Punjab half marathon-2017

Chandigarh: Nearly 1500 persons of different age groups participated in Punjab half marathon-2017 hosted by the national level Thrill Zone Trust for the cause of road safety. It was flagged off by the Founder of ArriveSafe, Harman Sidhu and Founder of Thrill Zone, P C Kushwaha on Sunday from Chandigarh Club, Sector 1. The marathon

1,600 crocodile skins seized in China

Beijing: More than 1,600 pieces of crocodile skins and 500 kg of what appeared to be crocodile meat were seized in China’s Guangxi Zhuang province, officials said Thursday. The seizures were made from a board carrying a number of large polystyrene boxes. Upon inspection, the boxes contained what 1,609 crocodile skins, each around 1.4 meters

Over Rs 83 cr cash, 7.36L ltr liquor, 1,485 kg drugs seized in 5 states

  New Delhi: Over Rs 83 crore cash, 7 lakh litres of liquor worth Rs 12.65 crore and narcotics valued at Rs 10.30 crore have been seized, maximum from Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, by EC-appointed surveillance and expenditure monitoring teams in the five poll-bound states. As per official data compiled since the announcement of polls

1,500 gm of smack recovered, four women arrested

1,500 gram smack recovered, four women arrested Patiala: The Patiala Police claimed to have recovered 1,500 gm of smack in two different operations from the possession of four women carriers and after registrations of the case all the four accused have been taken into the police custody. According to the Police, one such operation was

Pakistan setting up world’s largest 1,000 MW solar park

Islamabad: Pakistan is setting up the world’s largest solar park of 1,000 megawatts as part of its plan to promote production of renewable energy in the country, media reports said on Wednesday. “Pakistan has also enacted the National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act 2016 to promote effective conservation and efficient use of energy,” Minister of

Will take only $1 salary as President: Trump

New York: US President-elect Donald Trump said that he will reject the presidential annual salary of $400,000 and will take only the minimum required: one dollar a year. Trump announced his decision on Sunday in an interview for the CBS “60 Minutes” TV programme – his first television appearance after winning the November 8 elections.

Invalid Rs 1,000 notes found floating in Ganga

Mirzapur (UP): Demonetised Rs 1,000 notes were found flowing in Ganga river at Nayaghat area here, police said. According to reports, boatmen got into a fight after spotting the invalid Rs 1,000 notes flowing in the river yesterday after which police was informed. Nineteen Rs 1,000 notes in a torn condition have been recovered from

No Diwali celebration for 1,200 policemen and 120 fire-fighters

                                      Personnel to be on toes to tackle any untoward incident in city Chandigarh: While the ‘City Beautiful’ Chandigarh will be enjoying the festival of lights and crackers on Sunday with their dear ones, the cops of

1,675 MT paddy procured in Fatehgarh Sahib dist

Fatehgarh Sahib: Central procurement agency Food Corporation of India(FCI) have procured 1,675 MT paddy in district Fatehgarh Sahib so far. Paddy procurement have started in district since October 1. Out of 1,675 MT paddy procured by FCI, 625 MT have lifted from grain markets. State procurement agency Pungrain have procured maximum paddy 29,795 MT in

1,250 police personnel attend ‘Sampark Sabha’

Chandigarh: “Sampark Sabha”, an open interaction between the officers and police staff and with the home guard volunteers was conducted here at Multipurpose Hall Police Lines Sector 26, on Thursday. A total 1250 police officials drawn from all ranks and units of the Chandigarh Police force attended the sabha. The open house interactive session started

`1,000 challan for ‘honking’ at city’s ‘silence zones’

Chandigarh: The next time you ‘honk’ your vehicle’s horn at ‘Silence Zone’ in Chandigarh, you may have to part with Rs1,000 as a challan for the same which will be issued by Chandigarh Traffic Police. Taking stern view of the violation of honking horns, particularly at the Silence Zones in City, the Chandigarh Police have initiated

1,358 Odisha farmers committed suicide in 8 years: Min

Bhubaneswar: As many as 1,358 farmers including 155 women have allegedly committed suicide in a span of eight years in Odisha, state agriculture minister Pradeep Kumar Maharathy said today. Maharathy said this quoting the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) while replying to a written question in the state Assembly. He said the state government has