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Apple faces two lawsuits over slowing down older iPhones

San Francisco, Dec 23, After confirming that it is deliberately slowing down older iPhones to avoid the devices from shutting down owing to old batteries, Apple is now facing two class-action lawsuits from the iPhone users in the US. Sulaiman Law Group, Ltd, which operates as Atlas Consumer Law, is representing several plaintiffs in a

GMCH 32 faces shortage of wheelchairs

Chandigarh: There is little doubt that the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32, is among the top government hospitals in the region. However, there is still plenty of room for improvement when it comes to stretcher trolleys and wheelchairs. The hospital doesn’t have any wheelchair available at the main entrance (on either side

Robbie Williams still faces drug temptation

London: Singer Robbie Williams still thinks about taking drugs. The “Party like a Russian” singer has previously battled addiction, and though he is no longer tempted to drink alcohol, there are some narcotics that he still has to fight impulses to take, reports femalefirst.co.uk. “I don’t want to drink and I don’t want to take

GST training: Govt faces steep climb as deadline nears

New Delhi: Already running against time on GST, the revenue department will have a tough time in training 60,000 field officials for its implementation from April 1 as it has provided requisite skills to only 3,074 personnel. The National Academy of Customs, Excise and Narcotics (NACEN) has been tasked with the mammoth task of training

Patiala district bans covering of faces on two-wheelers

Patiala: In wake of several incidents,including criminal activities in Patiala, the district administration has imposed a ban on covering faces with any cloth by two-wheeler rider and pillion rider, a senior official said today. The district administration has imposed a ban on covering faces with any cloth by two-wheeler rider and pillion under section 144

City faces blockades and passengers seen much harassed at city railway station

Ludhiana: Due to the protest at the railway tracks by interrupting the train traffic at Ludhiana railway station by the family of the deceased who drowned in Sutlej River on Sunday created great inconvenience to the passengers. A large number of trains were running way behind their schedules due to the protesters’ blockade the tracks. Number

Kejriwal faces protest from own party volunteers

Ludhiana: Already facing crisis in his party, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday have to face protest from his own party volunteers at village Jhande. Kejriwal is staying in a house of owner of a private college where he has invited volunteers of his party. The series

Sindhu, Malik likely to be new faces of Swachh Bharat Mission

New Delhi: Rio Olympics medalists P V Sindhu and Sakshi Malik, besides olympian Dipa Karmakar are likely to be the new faces of Swachh Bharat Mission for creating awareness about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative. “We are very keen to involve both Olympic medal winners Sakshi Malik and P V Sindhu along with gymnast Dipa

MC faces embarrassment as truck filled with mud gets stuck in pothole

Jalandhar:”A team of Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC), which came to fill mud in big potholes on the broken roads had to face huge embarrassment after the truck ended up getting stuck in the same pothole on Thursday afternoon. The vehicle carrying mud was tilted towards one side after one of its tyre got stuck in

Civil Hospital Panchkula faces recurring powercuts

Panchkula: Civil Hospital, Sector 6, Panchkula is facing electricity issues from the past two days because of a series of powercuts throughout the day. Following this, the patients admitted in the hospital are facing various problems due to this and also there are few children admitted here in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) who are

Modi to recast ministerial council on Tuesday, 9 new faces likely

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to reshuffle his council of ministers on Tuesday and induct nine new faces in what will be the first such major exercise since he took over the reins in May 2014, party sources said. “Cabinet expansion tomorrow (Tuesday) at 11 a.m.,” Principal spokesperson and Director General

Abhijeet faces trouble for his abusive rant against journalist

Mumbai: Singer Abhijeet is at the centre of acontroversy for hurling abuses on a female journalist after he got involved in a Twitter fight with her and other media persons. The controversy started after Abjijeet, bizarrely, called the murder of a techie in Chennai, a case of Love Jihad, wrongly suggesting that her attacker was


Australia faces possibility of minority government

Sydney: Australia now faces the possibility of having a minority government, as the ballot counting in the federal elections was paused on Sunday with the result of Saturday’s polls still too close to call. The official Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) tally has the Liberal-National coalition of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on 64 seats, while Bill


‘Udta Punjab’ faces heat on Capt’s home turf

Patiala: The much-hyped movie, Udta Punjab, which released all over on Friday, faced heat on Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh’s home turf as a Hindu fundamentalist organization, Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Surakhsha Samiti, registered its protest against it by holding a demonstration here on Friday. Amarinder had announced to show the uncut CDs of the movie

France faces pilot strike as Euro 2016 gets underway

Paris: France was revelling in a victorious start to the Euro 2016 today after winning the opening match, but a strike by Air France pilots threatened to disrupt travel for hundreds of thousands of fans. Police were on high alert in the southern city of Marseille, where England and Russia supporters clashed and hurled bottles