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BSP’s base growing in Punjab: Raju

Phagwara (Pb): Newly appointed BSP Punjab President Rashpal Raju today said the party’s base was growing in the state. He said the people of different sections were getting attracted towards the party and its ideology. “My topmost target and priority at present is to get the party enthroned in 2017 assembly polls. We are making

Reliance Cap to expand customer base to 50 mn: Ambani

Mumbai: Embarking on a major expansion plan,Reliance Capital plans to increase customer base to 50 million from 20 million along with a fivefold expansion of reach to 25,000 cities and towns over the next 3-5 years, Chairman Anil Ambani has said. Reliance Capital, the financial services arm of Ambani-led business conglomerate, also plans to double

Iran parliament pushes back on military for Russian base use

Tehran: Iran’s parliament today pushed back against the military over it dismissing civilian oversight following Russia’s use of an Iranian air base to launch airstrikes on Syria. The rare parliamentary response is part of the larger give-and-take between civilians and the country’s powerful security services since Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution. It also highlights the public

One killed in S Korean naval base blast

Seoul: One person was killed and two others were injured in an explosion on Tuesday at a South Korean naval base, a military official said on Tuesday. The official said the explosion occurred at around 8.30 a.m., at a submarine repair dock in Jinhae, South Gyeongsang province, Xinhua news agency reported. The incident ocurred while

Pathankot Airbase attack: NSG martyr gets Shaurya Chakra on Independence Day

New Delhi: Lt Col Niranjan E K, head of NSG’s bomb disposal unit who was killed while sanitising a terrorist’s body during the Pathankot air base terror attack in January, has been honoured with the Shaurya Chakra, the third highest peacetime gallantry medal of the country, on the eve of the 70th Independence Day. Niranjan,

PM asks officials to double taxpayer base to 10 crore

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi todayset a target for the taxmen to double the taxpayer base to 10 crore and warned “the long arm of the law” will catch up with those evading taxes. At the same time, he asked tax officers to be “soft and sober” in their approach and not treat everyone

Security beefed up at Pathankot air base

Pathankot: Following intelligence inputs,security has been beefed up and shoot at sight orders issued at the Air Force Station in Pathankot today. A senior police official said security agencies had received “credible intelligence inputs” following which they had put up the posters declaring shoot at sight orders on the peripheral walls of the station. Meanwhile,