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Hemkunt Sahib portals to open on May 25

Gates for Shri Hemkunt Sahib will Close on 10th October

Gates for Shri Hemkunt Sahib will Close on 10th October. The management trust of Sri Hemkunt Sahib announced the closure date of the gates on 10th October. Yatra for Shri Hemkunt Sahib was started on 25th May.An average of 3,000 devotees are paying obeisance at Sri Hemkunt Sahib each day. Till around 2,23,000 devotees visited

2,600-year-old palace found under Mosul shrine ruins

London: The archaeologists who are assessing the damage caused by Islamic State (IS) terrorists to the tomb of the prophet of Jonah have found a palace which dates back to 600BC, a media report said. The previously untouched palace buried under the ruins of the Nebi Yunus shrine — containing what Muslims and Christians believe

2,500 skill development centres, loans up to `10 lakh for youths

Fatehgarh Sahib:Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday, while unveiling his multi-point poll agenda with an emphasis on youths and farmers, said the SAD-BJP alliance will win 85 seats in the ensuing Punjab Assembly elections. He said that as many as 2,500 skill development centres-one each in a cluster of five villages will be

2 persons laced with firearms, snatched car

Bathinda: Two persons laced with firearms on Sunday snatched a car near Punjab Palace in Malout of Muktsar district.  The accused also opened fire and left the car owner and one more person injured.  The car make Hyundai Verna belonged to Balwinder Singh, a resident of Bhai Ka Kera village. He also tried to save

8 people die, 22 injured in Pak shelling on border villages

Jammu: Eight people were killed and 22injured when Pakistan troops heavily shelled border hamlets and posts with mortar bombs along the International Border (IB) and the LoC in Samba, Jammu, Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir today. Two women were killed and 13 others injured during shelling with 82 and 120 mm mortar

2 killed and 2 injured as motorcycle rammed into jeep in Faridkot

Faridkot: 2 killed and 2 got seriously injured as motorcycle rammed into jeep in Faridkot on Saturday. According to the information, accident took place in Faridkot on Saturday evening and the victims were rushed to the nearby hospital anreferred to PGI in

2 stabbed by group of 8 in Ramdarbar

Chandigarh: Two youths were critically injured after they were allegedly stabbed by eight miscreants with sharp-edged weapon and looted cash and mobile phone here at Ramdarbar on Sunday late evening. According to the police, the injured have been identified as Rajesh Yadav and his freind. Sources said that the incident took place under the bridge

2 more cases of chikungunya raised in Jalandhar

Jalandhar: Two more tests were found positive for chikungunya in Civil Hospital, Jalandhar on Thursday. As per reports, Dr. Rajeev Bhalla, Civil Surgeon confirmed the reports. Giving statement he said that two were found positive out of nine who were examined in the hospital. He also said that chikungunya is caused by the bite of

2 killed, 2 injured in Bannihal road accident

Jammu: Two people were killed and two others injured in a road accident near Bannihal town Wednesday on the Srinagar-Jammu highway. Police said a car went out of the driver’s control and fell into a gorge in Ramban district today. “Two persons identified as Showkat Ahmad and Nafees Ahmad, both residents of Pulwama district in

2 priests found dead after being kidnapped in Mexico

Mexico City: Two priests have been found dead after they were abducted in Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Veracruz. The Veracruz state prosecutors’ office says the two men were kidnapped Sunday in the northern Veracruz city of Poza Rica. Their bodies were found dumped by a roadside Monday. A third man who was abducted with

2 soldiers, 4 militants killed in J&K attack

Srinagar: Two soldiers and four militants were killed on Sunday during an attack in an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri town, said defence sources. Colonel S.D. Goswami, spokesman of the army’s Udhampur headquartered Northern Command told IANS, “Four terrorists who had entered the rear base camp of an infantry battalion in Uri town

3 killed, 2 injured as car rolls down gorge in HP

Shimla: Three persons were killed and two others injured when the car in which they were travelling rolled down a 300-metre deep gorge near Kothi on Manali-Rohtang Highway, about 15 km from Manali, tonight, police said. The occupants of the car were returning from Rohtang Pass when the tragedy struck, police said. The accident took

2,500 cops to maintain law and order on D-day

Chandigarh: Panjab University campus will be turned into a fortress by Chandigarh Police with deployment of around 2500 cops including seven DSPs and 25 Inspectors to keep a vigil during elections. The varsity elections are scheduled to be held on September 7. Ramgopal, DSP Central said, “We are ready for the elections. Our teams are continuously

Sukhna Lake: HC pulls up UT Admn, asks to remove weed within 2 weeks

Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday pulled up the Chandigarh Administration and directed it to clear entire weed from Sukhna Lake within two weeks. The court said that it seemed that the officials of the UT Administration were not serious to save the Sukhna Lake. The court ordered the UT Chief Engineer to ensure

2 killed in Taliban bomb attack: Afghan official

Kabul: Two people were killed in a bomb attack in front of the district governor’s office in Logar province east of the capital, Kabul, today, Afghan officials said. Salim Sallhe, spokesman for the provincial governor, said that the Taliban were behind the massive explosion in front of the district governor’s compound in Charkh district, 60

‘2,220 cr to be spent on water supply and sanitation projects’

Patiala: Water Supply, Sanitation and Higher Education Minister Surjit Singh Rakhra said that the state government has decided to spend Rs 2,200 crore on the water supply and sanitation projects in 800 villages in the state under which sewerage will also be covered.Rakhra was addressing the people at Rauni Zhundian and Mehmodpur villages in Patiala

Gang of liquor mafia busted, 2 held

Bathinda: Bathinda police on Tuesday busted a gang of illegal liquor mafia and arrested two persons of the gang. The police have also recovered hundreds of empty bottles, fake stickers of a branded liquor company and 32 boxes of illegal liquor of different brands. During preliminary investigation of the arrested two persons it came to

2 people die in road accident near Sahni village in Sahnewal

Ludhiana: It seems as if city roads are turning fatal these days as a number of road accidents are occurring day after another. In yet another incident, two men lost their lives as their motorcycle rammed into truck that took a turn at the road without any indication, near Village Sahni in Sahnewal on Sunday morning. The impact

Breaking: Mahad mishap toll climbs to 24 after recovery of 2 more bodies

Mumbai: Two more bodies were recovered today during the search operation in Savitri river where two state-run buses and some private vehicles were swept away after a British-era bridge collapsed in Mahad, taking the toll in the tragedy to 24. “Two more bodies, both males, were found at different locations in the river and the toll

12 killed in Pakistan bus-truck collision

Islamabad: At least 12 persons were killed and over 30 others injured on Tuesday in a passenger bus and truck collision in Pakistan’s Sindh province. The accident took place when the speeding bus travelling towards Karachi from Dera Ismail Khan rammed onto the stationary truck, Dawn online reported. The bus was carrying around 50 passengers