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Modi expresses grief soldiers' death among avalanches

Modi directs steps to disburse more money in rural India

New Delhi: In a bid to ensure that people in rural areas are able to get access to cash, the government has enhanced the currency limits of banking correspondents, allowed them multiple visits to banks and disburse more money through branch post offices. Briefing the media on Monday after a high-level meeting chaired by Prime

HC directs DSE to pass decision on annual function fee

Chandigarh: Regarding the issue of school asking parents to pay Rs 1,200 per student for holding their annual function, High Court has directed the Director School Education (DSE) Rubinderjeet Singh Brar to expeditiously pass a decision on the complaint filed by Nitin Goyal, president of Chandigarh Parents Association (CPA) CPA within a maximum period of

DGP directs police to clear pending issues

Jalandhar: Director General of Police (DGP), Suresh Arora on Sunday asked police officials to clear all the pending issues as early as possible so that people get justice on time.Arora was here to honour 40 police personnel’s of Patiala range who have performed their duties dedicatedly. All these police personnel were honoured in a function

Kayoze Irani directs father Boman for TV commercial

Mumbai: “Student Of the Year” famed actor Kayoze Irani went behind the camera to direct his father and actor Boman Irani for a TV advertisement. His “Student Of the Year” co-star Alia Bhatt on Friday took to Twitter to share the news as well as the link to the advertisement. Alia tweeted: “My closest friend

Congress directs ticket aspirants to take oath in gurdwara

Ropar/ Balachaur: Sensing trouble ahead of distribution of tickets, Punjab Congress has asked deserving ticket aspirants to take oath in order to support the official candidate. On Monday, CLP leader Charanjit Singh Channi took an oath along with all the seven candidates of Congress party from Balachaur assembly segment in Gurudwara Sahib in Balachaur town.

Railway Board strictly directs vendors to not sale unhealthy food at stalls

Ludhiana: As per Railway Board’s recent directions, eco-friendly and hygienic food will be provided to all the railway passengers as for this process division level officers are initiating best of their efforts. As they feel that it is the need of the hour that hygienic food should be served to the railway passengers observing the increase

MCL Commissioner directs officials to clear RTI cases pendency

Ludhiana: In order to review the pending cases under Right to Information Act, the Municipal Commissioner, Ghanshyam Thori conducted a meeting with the concerned officials on Wednesday. He has directed the officials to clear all the pending cases before October 7 and come with all the records for yet another review meeting. In this meeting, the

Advisor pulls up DSE, directs to conduct daily inspection in schools

Chandigarh: Taking a serious note over the issue of non-availability of teachers in Dhanas school, Adviser to the Administrator, UT, Parimal Rai asked Director School Education(DSE) to conduct surprise inspections in government schools every day. The inspection will begin from September 14 and the report of inspection is to be submitted on daily basis to Adviser.

Display merit list within 3 days; HC directs Baba Farid varsity

Chandigarh: Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday, directed Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot to display the combined, composite merit list of all the candidates who have given Pre Medical Entrance Test (PMET) for the admission of MBBS and BDS courses within three days after preparing fresh merit list. The court also asked

Complete polls by December 30: Lodha panel directs BCCI

New Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed Justice Lodha Committee has directed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to hold its elections for the apex council and the Annual General Meeting (AGM) by December 15. The decision was taken during a Lodha Committee meeting on Sunday. The panel also set a second set of

HC seeks status report on Shimla’s traffic every three months

While disposing of the petition regarding mismanagement of traffic and unauthorized parking of vehicles in Shimla, the High Court directed the state government and Municipal Corporation, Shimla to file status report after every three months before the Registrar (Judicial). During hearing of the matter, the court observed that the respondents have complied with the directions

Breaking- HC clears ‘Udta Punjab’ release, but directs filmmaker to delete urination scene

New Delhi: HC clears ‘Udta Punjab’ release, but directs filmmaker to delete urination scene and asks for a revised

CM directs setting up task force to save water

Chandigarh: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday directed authorities concerned to constitute district-level Special Task Force and appoint an officer from Power Department to check wastage of water in rural and urban areas. Presiding over a meeting of Water Supply and Sewerage Board here, he ordered officials to take strict against those involved in