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US to meet goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees

Washington: The Obama administration would reach its target of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees by October 1, National Security Adviser Susan Rice has said. “On behalf of the President and his Administration, I extend the warmest of welcomes to each and every one of our Syrian arrivals, as well as the many other refugees resettled this

India on 10 wealthiest country list, takes 7th spot

New Delhi: India has figured among the top 10 wealthiest countries in the world with a total individual wealth of USD 5,600 billion while the United States topped the chart. According to a report by New World Wealth, India was ranked 7th ahead of Canada (USD 4,700 billion), Australia (USD 4,500 billion) and Italy (USD

10 die in rain-related incidents in Pakistan

Karachi: At least 10 persons died and six others were injured in separate rain-related incidents in Pakistan’s Karachi city, which was also hit by massive power outages due to the downpour. According to local media reports, heavy rain coupled with gusty winds continued to lash Karachi and other cities of Sindh for the second day

Punjab to have 10 new IGs; names cleared

Chandigarh: The screening committee of Punjab Home Department has cleared the names of ten 1998-batch IPS officers of Punjab to be empanelled as Inspector Generals of Police. The Committee which met here on Thursday, found Nilambh Kishore, Shive Verma, Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh, Balkar Sidhu, Gurinder Dhillon, Munish Chawla, S P S Parmar, Amar Singh

10 Ayurvedic home remedies to treat Infections

We have a tendency to treat bacterial infections with antibiotics and there’s no doubt that we do get relief from these pills. But there’s a cost we have to pay for it, firstly antibiotics decreases our immunity and secondly we have to shed out money for the problems which we can cure at home. Checkout

10 school children killed van-train collision in UP

Lucknow: At least 10 children were killed in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi district on Monday morning as their van was hit by a passenger train at an unmanned crossing, police said. Nine children were admitted to a nearby medical facility for treatment where condition of two is said to be serious. The victims included the van

Brazil arrests 10 over alleged Olympic terror plot

Rio De Janeiro: Brazil’s federal police have arrested 10 people for allegedly planning terrorist attacks during next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Justice Minister Alexandre Moraes described the group as “absolute amateurs”, adding that their detention was a preventative measure. Officials said the suspects had tried to make contact with Islamic State, but

Govt to clean 10 iconic places under Swachh Bharat Mission

New Delhi: Government will carry out a driveto clean ten iconic places in the country, including Taj Mahal, Vaishno Devi temple and Ajmer Sharif, as part of a pilot project under the Swachh Bharat mission, Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar today said. Tomar said his ministry is in the process of selecting 100 iconic places


10 killed, 100 hurt in Pak while performing bike stunts on Eid

Lahore: At least 10 people have been killed and more than 100 injured while performing dangerous stunts by riding bikes rashly in between the traffic in Pakistan’s different cities on the occasion of Eid, officials said today. Seven persons lost their lives while performing stunts on motorcycles in Punjab province’s Faisalabad, two in Bahawalpur and


Indian women in workforce fell 10% in last decade

New Delhi: The participation of Indian women in the workforce fell 10 per cent in the past decade as India recorded the lowest female labour force participation rate, a joint industry chamber Assocham-Thought Arbitrage Research study showed on Sunday. “There is an urgent need to create more jobs and entrepreneurship opportunities to promote women empowerment

Diarrhoea: 10 water samples fail, two more deaths reported

Patiala: Alarming bells started ringing for diarrhoea-hit Samana on Tuesday as 10 water samples taken from the city, mostly from the affected localities, failed during the lab tests conducted at a Chandigarh-based laboratory. On the other hand, the situation turned grim with two more deaths being reported, taking the death count to nine even as the

10 Cities in World where People work 5 hours a Day

Natives of Paris are enjoying their job culture by working 30 hours and 10 minutes per week and drawing their handsome salary packages. Excluding a weekly off, the residents are working 5 hours a day, a study reveals such hidden facts. According to the study, in Hong Kong people are working hard as compare to

Over 10,000 cases pending with Punjab’s human rights panel

 1,500 cases, received since chairperson retired, added to pendency  Another 750 cases registered against Punjab Police since March 22 Chandigarh Over 10,000 cases are lying unattended at the Punjab State Human Rights Commission (PSHRC), which came into existence in 1997 for the protection of human rights in the state. Ever piling up of cases has

VB nabs constable accepting `10,000 as bribe

CHANDIGARH: The Vigilance Bureau on Monday nabbed Constable Manjit Singh red-handed, while accepting bribe of Rs 10,000. The spokesman of Bureau said that Constable Manjit Singh posted at Central Jail, Patiala has been arrested on the complaint of Satpal Kaur. The complainant alleged that Manjit Singh demanded bribe of Rs 3.5 lakh for not torturing

JNU rusticates Umar, 2 others; Rs 10,000 fine on Kanhaiya

New Delhi: The JNU on Monday rusticated Umar Khalid and two other students for varying duration and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Kanhaiya Kumar in connection with the February 9 event on the campus against Afzal Guru’s hanging. Umar was rusticated for one semester, another student leader Anirban Bhattacharya till July 15 and

JE caught red-handed accepting Rs 10,000 bribe

Ludhiana: The rampant problem of corruption through bribes in the Electricity Board was again put under the scanner once again on Tuesday. The Vigilance Bureau has caught a Junior Engineer of electricity board red-handed while accepting The Vigilance Bureau here caught red-handed a Junior Engineer of electricity board while accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000