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Punjab Congress changes idea to replace District Congress President

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: Perhaps the Congress has changed its mind to replace all the 28 District Congress Presidents. Sources in the Party told that the decision has been taken after the idea to give the Chairmen posts of Corporations and boards to the MLAs. Earlier, it was the opinion in the party that removed from

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PM Modi, French President visit Deendayal Hastkala Sankul in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron visited the Deendayal Hastkala Sankul, a trade facilitation center for handicrafts at Bada Lalpur area here on Monday. The two leaders interacted with artisans and viewed a live demonstration of their crafts. President Macron also signed the visitor’s book at the trade facilitation center.  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was also present


Elephants go on rampage in Odisha’s Sundargarh district

Rourkela, Nov 5, Elephants go on rampage in Odisha’s Sundargarh district : A herd of wild elephants has damaged the boundary walls of a police station and a primary school and ransacked the kitchen of a CRPF camp in Odisha’s Sundargarh district, police said today.The incident occurred when forest officials and local people were trying to

Three killed in stampede at Bihar’s Begusarai district

Three killed in stampede at Bihar’s Begusarai

Gunfight in Kashmir’s Anantnag district

  Srinagar:  A gun battle erupted between security forces and militants on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Police said that as soon as the security forces cordoned off Awoora near Pahalgam town following information about the presence of the militants, they were fired at, triggering the fighting. The security forces rushed reinforcements to

Pakistan Army violates ceasefire in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district

Jammu: Pakistani army targeted Indian postsalong the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district this morning with mortars and small arms fire. “Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in the Nowshera sector from 1030 hours using 120 mm mortars and small arms fire. Our army is giving a befitting response to

HC sets aside allotment of liquor vends in Bathinda district

Chandigarh: Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday set aside the auction held to make allotment for liquor vends in Bathinda district and allowed two petitions in which the auction was challenged. The court also ordered to make auction for allotment of liquor vends again during this month. The court imposed Rs 50,000 cost in

Gunfight continues near Kashmir’s Pulwama district

Srinagar: Police said on Monday a group of two to three militants were trapped in a building of the Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) complex near Pampore town of Pulwama district. “The militants were trapped inside a building in the JKEDI complex near Pampore town,” a senior police officer here said. “Security forces

Attack on Army camp: 3 militants killed in operation in Kupwara district

Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) Three separatist militants were killed on Thursday in a gunfight that erupted after they attacked a counter-insurgency Rashtriya Rifles (RR) camp in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.”Three terrorists were killed in the resulting encounter,” Colonel Rajesh Kalia, spokesman of the Indian Army’s Srinagar-headquartered 15 Corps confirmed to IANS. “Heavily armed terrorists dressed

‘Mission All Out’ starts in Ludhiana district

Ludhiana: With an aim for making the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ successful in real terms, for providing toilets to every household and for promoting use of toilets by people in rural areas of Ludhiana district, the District Administration started ‘Mission All Out’ in the district from today onwards. Deputy Commissioner Ravi Bhagat informed that by October 31,

Krishan Pal Sharma made Mohali District Planning Board Chairman

Mohali: Krishan Pal Sharma has been appointed Chairman of Mohali District Planning Committee in place of Amanjot Ramoowalia. Punjab CM Prakash Singh Badal cleared the file in this regard on Saturday. It is pertinent that Krishan Pal Sharma is the fourth chairman of planning board. N K Sharma was the first chairman of district planning

Seven days on, new Dist Administration Complex still under shifting

Mohali: Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal Inaugurated Mohali’s new District Administration Complex on 25th August last week. After seven days passed, new district administrative complex “DAC” is still under process of shifting offices. DP correspondent visited the new DAC on Thursday, where shifting is on full swing. On one side some officers are happy to enjoying

District Legal Services Authority initiates tree plantation drive

Mohali: Pollution is becoming the biggest threat to environment these days and to control it the one and only solution is more and more plantation. This was stated by district and Session Judge cum Chairman District Legal Services Authority Archna Puri while addressing during initiation of Tree Plantation campaign from sports stadium Sector 78. During this

Dr Cheema welcomes district Youth Akali Dal president

Mohali: Education Minister Dr Daljit Singh Cheema on Monday congratulated Harmanpreet Singh (Prince) for being appointed as District Youth Akali Dal president. Prince is also a SAD municipal councillor from Mohali. Dr Cheema said that SAD has always respected hardworking and loyal workers. With the efforts of workers, party has become the most powerful party

8th Junior District Baseball Championship held at GNKCW

Ludhiana: In first match of baseball championship, Shifali International School defeated Shifali Public School by 4-1 score in the 8th Junior District Baseball Championship held at Guru Nanak Khalsa College for Women, Model Town on Sunday. In boys’ category, total 13 teams from various schools took part in the tournament. In second match, Drishti Public

Mewat: Couple murdered, two relatives sexually assaulted

In a shocking incident, a couple was murdered and two teenage relatives allegedly sexually assaulted by unidentified persons who barged into the family’s house in the wee hours today in a village in Haryana’s Mewat district. The assailants first killed the couple, said to be about 40 years of age, with sharp edged weapons and

Taliban captures Khan Abad district in Afghanistan

Kabul: Taliban militants on Saturday seized control of Khan Abad district in Afghanistan’s Kunduz province as sporadic clashes continued around the district centre, officials said. “Dozens of armed militants overran the district bazaar early Saturday morning. They also stormed the district centre and seized government office buildings after security forces made a tactical retreat to

District BJP leaders seek Sampla’s intervention, blame SAD for rift in ties

Jalandhar: Following the recent verbal spat between the SAD-BJP leaders in the civic body, the district BJP leaders have decided to take up the issue of ‘serious charges’ levelled by Senior Deputy Mayor (SAD) Kamaljit Singh Bhatia on Mayor Sunil Jyoti (BJP) with the state party high command. A meeting in this regard was convened

Punjab Congress Latest Updated lists: Lists of district presidents,vice-presidents, spokespersons, special invitees

Chandigarh: Punjab Pradesh Congress committee announced major changes in their party. Several presidents of separate districts changed. Details coming up. In the organization body announced on Saturday, the party has appointed 36 vice presidents, 96 general secretaries, 68 member executive body, and six spokespersons. Sunil Jakhar, Lally Majithia, Raman Rana, and Navjot Dahia are among