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Snatching incidents toughest thing to deal with: UT SSP

Chandigarh: Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), UT Dr Sukhchain Singh Gill while interacting with media before his farewell, stated that snatching incidents as toughest to deal with. Gill said, “We cannot claim snatchings in Chandigarh to be on spurt. It is a period when snatchings take place especially in August and September every year. The

Strict laws to be used to deal with ‘benami’ transactions: PM

New Delhi: With Jan Dhan accounts witnessinga surge in deposits, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today issued a warning to those using poor people to park their illegal money, saying the strict ‘benami’ law would be implemented against such transactions. He appealed to the people to shift to cashless system of transactions and asked the youth

Ronaldo extends Real Madrid deal to 2021

Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to retire at Real Madrid after agreeing a bumper new five-year contract to be signed today that ties him to the Spanish giants until 2021. “The official event for the renewal of Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract will take place tomorrow, Monday 7 November at 1:30pm in the presidential box at the

Bruno Mars still can’t deal with mother’s death

Los Angeles: Singer Bruno Mars says he still doesn’t know how to deal with his mother’s death even three years after she passed away. The “Count on Me” hitmaker lost his mother Bernadette San Pedro Bayot in June 2013 to a brain aneurysm. He says her death blindsided him, reports rollingstone.com. “To this day, I


CBI registers FIR against UK-based arms dealer in Embraer deal

New Delhi: CBI has registered an FIR againsta UK-based arms dealer for allegedly taking kickbacks worth over USD 5.70 million from Brazilian company Embraer in the 2008 three-aircraft deal. CBI sources said a case has been registered against a UK based NRI whose named had also figured in another defence deal probed by the agency.

Pakistani tea-seller lands modelling deal

Islamabad: A tea-seller named Arshad Khan,who broke the internet thanks to his intense blue eyes, has now bagged a modelling deal with a fashion portal here. Retail site fitin.pk has signed on Arshad as a model for an undisclosed amount and his first shoot is already out, reported Dawn. Arshad, 18, hails from Kohat and

Health Dept forms committee to deal with negligence in hospitals

Chandigarh: In view of the hype created at city government hospitals, finally, for the first time, the UT Health Department has formed a committee to investigate all the cases of medical negligence. The committee will also investigate the recent alleged cases of medical negligence in the city hospitals Notably, in last one week, many cases

Amazon India, create 7,500 temporary jobs

Amazon inks content licensing deal with T-Series

Mumbai: E-commerce giant Amazon has signed along term content licensing partnership with T-Series for its yet-to-be launched Prime Video service. New releases by T-Series will be streamed within a few weeks of their theatrical release in India, Amazon said in a statement today. The movies include “Tum Bin 2”, “Raabta”, “Simran”, “Chef”, “Yaariyan 2”, “Hindi

India, France sign deal on Rafale jets

New Delhi: India on Friday signed a deal with France to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets. The pact was signed by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and his French counterpart Jean-Yves le Drian.

Kriti has learnt to deal with rumours

Mumbai: Actress Kriti Sanon, who has beenin limelight for rumours linking her to “Raabta” co-star Sushant Singh Rajput, says such things are part and parcel of the industry and she can deal with them. Kriti entered Bollywood with “Heropanti” opposite Tiger Shroff. After that she was seen romancing Varun Dhawan in Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol starrer film

ICL signs three-year deal with ICC

New Delhi: The Magpie Group on Monday signed a three-year agreement with the International Cricket Council (ICC) over conducting the upcoming Indian Champions League (ICL) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). According to the agreement, the Magpie Sports Group- organisers of the ICL- will be able to hold the franchisee-based Twenty20 tournament in Dubai for

Separate cell should be formed to deal with racial discrimination

Urging Union External Affairs minister Sushma Sawarj to set up a separate cell in her ministry comprising senior government officials and representatives of Sikh community to deal with racial discrimination abroad, Manjinder Singh Sirsa, advisor to government of Punjab and general secretary Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee said this will put to an end to

Reliance General enters ‘bancassurance’ deal with co-operative bank

Chennai:  Non-life insurer Reliance General Insurance Company Ltd on Tuesday announced a bancassurance tie-up with Shamrao Vithal Co-operative Bank (SVCB). According to Reliance General, it will distribute its insurance products to the customers of SVCB having a network of 194 branches. “We are delighted to have SVC Bank on board. This tie-up will enable RGI

Chargesheet in AgustaWestland deal this year, SC told

New Delhi: The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that the chargesheet in the AgustaWestland helicopter deals will be filed this year and the matter is being investigated by the SIT. Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar told a bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra that a FIR was registered in 2013 and a Special Investigation

AAP strengthens legal cell to deal with false cases: Himmat Shergill

Chandigarh: Head of the legal cell of Aam Aadmi party (AAP), Himmat Singh Shergill said that the party has strengthened the legal cell to fight with dirty politics of SAD-BJP in Punjab. He added that the party has taken the serious note after their MLA Naresh Yadav was falsely implicated in the case of Quran

Arti Randhawa signs three-movie deal

New Delhi: Actress Arti Randhawa, who took a break from the entertainment industry about five years back, is returning to showbiz. She has already signed a three-movie deal and will start shooting for the first film from September. Arti, who started her career as a model and was part of the stunt-based reality TV show

MCL officials pull up socks to tackle dengue menace during monsoon

Ludhiana: In order to check spread of dengue during monsoon, the Municipal Corporation officials have pulled up their socks and teams have been formed to conduct checking. Also government has issued instructions to the officials so that people could be prevented from dengue disease. The officials have been told to declare Friday as dry day

Trump rakes up Clinton’s Indian donations issue

Washington: Attacking his Democratic rivalHillary Clinton over donations to her family foundation, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has alleged that she received funds from Indian political leaders and institutions to vote for the Indo-US civil nuclear deal. Released by the Trump campaign in form of a 35-page booklet, none of these allegations are new


Enough “firepower” to deal with Brexit fallout: Govt

New Delhi: Seeking to allay concerns over Brexit impact on India, the government today said the economy has enough “firepower” to deal with the situation, even as stocks and the rupee took a massive plunge. Stating that the government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) have been “working” on possible eventualities over the last

MCL fails to strictly deal with ‘erring’ officials responsible for illegal structures

 Ludhiana: The staff shortage in Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana office restrains Municipal Commissioner, Ghanshyam Thori to take a strict action against the corporation employees allegedly involved in the rising numbers of illegal buildings coming up across the city. It has been observed that the “erring” officials are only transferred from one zone to other and no