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City Club comes forward to help street children

Ludhiana: Education is the most precious thing that any child could have. But, unfortunately a major chunk of children are deprived of having this asset due to various reasons including financial issues. Due to lack of money, they come open on the streets and either start begging or work in roadside dhabas etc. They are

Order to Vigilance Bureau comes under HC scanner

Chandigarh: A Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court comprising Justices S S Saron and Lisa Gill on Tuesday, though without issuing any formal notice of motion order, asked the Law Officer to ascertain from the state government as to how the state government justifies its order dated of July 23, 2007 issued

Now ‘heroin’ comes from Manipur to city, states

Chandigarh:There is an alarming increase reported in usage of ‘heroin’ in Chandigarh and neighbouring states as the contraband is being procured by the drug peddlers from Manipur which is turning to be a principal source. Kaustubh Sharma, Zonal Director, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) of Chandigarh said “Heroin is being supplied mainly from Manipur these days.

Congress MLAs' status Punjab assembly 'unclear'

Groupism comes to the fore in Congress

Jalandhar: Even as Assembly elections are just couple of months away, groupism within Congress has again come to the fore at Nakodar assembly segment. Several Congress workers raised slogans against ex MLA Gurbinder Singh Atwal in a rally here on Monday. Supporters of ex MLA Amarjit Singh Samra’s supporters, raised slogans against Atwal and showed

Satpal Gosain comes in support of Municipal Karamchari Dal

Ludhiana: Senior BJP leader Satpal Gosain on Thursday came in the support of the Municipal Corporation Karamchari Dal. He reached at the protest dharna and rally at Municipal Corporation Zone-A office and raised slogans against the Municipal Corporation authorities. Gosain assured the Dal workers to support them. He termed their demands as “genuine”. He said these

Comic timing comes naturally to me: Sharman Joshi

Mumbai: Actor Sharman Joshi, who has shown his comic side in movies like “3 Idiots” and “Golmaal: Fun Unlimited”, says comic timing comes naturally to him. “Comic timing is something which comes pretty naturally to me. Maybe because I have done it in a number of movies and also, I love it. It’s worth bringing

‘Indian culture is hypocrite when it comes to women’

India is one of those few countries in the world where violence against women starts in the womb, before the girl is even born.” Actress Richa Chadha feels for acountry, which worships several goddesses, it is hypocritical that the nation has double standards when it comes to how the it treats women. Richa says the

Anandpur Sahib to be holy city if AAP comes to power: Kejriwal

Anandpur Sahib will be made a holy city if AAP is voted to power in Punjab, party’s national convener Arvind Kejriwal said here on Friday.”The foundation of Khalsa Panth was laid at Anandpur Sahib, that is why this place is known as the land of Khalsa.So, if AAP is voted to power, government will make

Captain comes out with roadmap for farmers’ debt

Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday spelt out the plan about waiving off the debt of farmers. He also told the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal that if he was incompetent and unable to waive off the debts, did not mean others were also like him and will not be able

Gandhi comes to Mann’s defence

 Chandigarh: Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi on Tuesday came to the defence of Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann, who has been in the line of fire for his act of filming Parliament and posting it online. Gandhi tweeted that Mann had made a mistake and had apologised. Any harsher punishment would be a travesty of justice, he

AAP comes out in MP’s defence

New Delhi: Amid a raging row over AAP MP Bhagwant Mann filming the high-security Parliament House complex, the party on Friday defended the lawmaker, saying that he was only trying to “show” the procedure of asking questions, which did not amount to security breach. “Bhagwant Mann was only trying to show to the people how

HC comes down heavily on employees for willful defiance

SHIMLA: The HRTC employees called off the strike and joined duties on Wednesday morning after the government filed a contempt petition in the court against the JCC (Joint Consultation Committee) for willful defiance of the orders passed by High Court on June 13 and 14. Transport minister G.S.Bali said that the employee leaders who instigated