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Gulzar’s new book of poems: From Kalburgi to Ayodhya

New Delhi: Poet-lyricist Gulzar has now come out with a book of poems and the topics range from the political climate in the country and intolerance to the plight of the common man, and from atrocities against Dalits to Indo-Pak relations. The 52 poems in “Suspected Poems” are written by Gulzar in his inimitable style

Eight mobiles recovered from Central Jail

Patiala: The alert security of Patiala Central Jail recovered eight mobile phones from jail premises out of which two mobiles were recovered from the possession of a jail inmate. On the basis of complaint of the Superintendent of the Central Jail a case had been registered against the concerned inmate. According to the Jail authorities,

General JJ Singh (Retd) joins SAD

General JJ Singh (Retd) joins SAD, to contest from Patiala against Capt. Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh: General JJ Singh (Retd) on Saturday evening joined Shiromani Akali Dal SAD in the presence of Sukhbir Badal. He is being fielded against Capt Amarinder Singh from Patiala City. Today morning JJ Singh met with Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal at his


Budget session likely to start from Jan 31

New Delhi:  The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) on Tuesday recommended starting the budget session of Parliament from January 31, official sources said here. The CCPA met Tuesday morning and decided that the first half of the budget session should be held from January 31 to February 9. The recommendation will now be sent


Mulayam expels son Akhilesh, Ram Gopal from party for 6 years 

Party would now elect a new Chief Minister Lucknow:  Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday expelled his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav from the party for six years for “indulging in anti-party activities”. He said the party would now elect a new Chief Minister in the poll-bound state. Also expelled

Plane Carrying Football Players From Brazil Crashes In Colombia

Colombia:Plane Carrying Football Players From Brazil Crashes In Colombia. According to the sources, an airplane with 72 people on board has crashed on its way to Medellin’s international airport. Medellin’s international airport said on its Twitter account that the aircraft had departed from Bolivia. It’s not clear if there are any survivors. But local media

Even after ten days, ATMs suffer from ‘Cash Crunch’

Mohali: Seventy nine per cent people indicated their full support to government’s currency demonetisation programme despite inconvenience. Only three per cent did not support the government action. Support to demonetisation of currency gained momentum only from last week. A portion of the citizens who were unsure of such demonetisation programme earlier and the ones who

SAD MLA from Phillaur assembly segment, Avinash Chander resigns from Punjab assembly and SAD

Jalandhar: Chander, who was second time MLA, as earlier he won from Kartarpur assembly segment, was ignored by the party and he was replaced by Baldev Singh Khehra, who recently joined SAD after leaving BSP. Chander is yet to unveil his political cards, but was left with no option other than leaving the SAD. Avinash

Trump’s name to be removed from 3 New York buildings

New York: US President-elect Donald Trump’s name is being removed from three New York City apartment buildings at the tenants’ request. More than half of the residents of three luxury high-rises located on the banks of the Hudson River on Manhattan’s Upper West Side signed a petition on Wednesday for the gold letters spelling out

Patiala Police recover six-year-old kidnapped boy from Dirbha

Patiala: The Patiala Police on Wednesday claimed to have solved a kidnapping case with the arrest of the kidnappers and safe recovery of the kidnapped 6-year-old boy from their hands. This was the outcome of the operation carried out by the police force in adjoining Sangrur district as the recovery was made near a village

Cricket matches attract vendors come from across the country

Mohali: If you see the same faces of a vendor outside stadium during a match in the country then won’t be surprised. The people selling the Indian flags, caps and fancy items, worn by spectators during the match, follow the Indian team wherever the match is held in the country. “We were in Dharmasala and

Daily Post impact: MC starts removing water from lifts of multi-level parking

Chandigarh: A day after the news about MC lifts conked off appeared in Daily Post, the Municipal Corporation swung into action and initiated the work to drain out the water from the lifts of the multilevel parking on Wednesday. The labour working in the third basement of the parking said that still there was eight-foot deep

“Bande Da…” song from movie “Chaar Sahibzaade 2” is out now

A new punjabi song ” Bande Da…” released on you tube on Wednesday. “Bande Da…” song from movie “Chaar Sahibzaade 2” is written by Dr. Rabinder S Maasroor and directed by “Nirmal Singh”. The singer of the song is “Sukhwinder Singh” has given hi voice in “Bande Da…”. The song is out

‘Special cricketers’ get support from Pak players

Chandigarh: Notwithstanding the extreme posturing, war hysteria, bans on artistes and films amid plummeting Indo-Pak relations, in the post surgical strikes that followed Uri attack, players from Pakistan have come to the aid of their Indian competitors. Neglected by administration of Union Territory of Chandigarh, two physically challenged players from the city would be able to

SSP Harmohan resigns from service, to contest 2017 polls on SAD ticket

Jalandhar: Amidst rumors that Jalandhar SSP Rural Harmohan Singh Sandhu has gone on ex-India leave, it has been learnt that officer has officially resigned from the service. Sandhu is likely to contest on SAD ticket from Chamkaur Sahib or Bassi Pathana seat. SSP Harmohan Singh Sandhu is now serving his three-month notice period till December

Staff didn’t steal information from customers’ phones: Apple

Sydney:Hit by a photo- sharing scandal with reports claiming that Apple staff lifted information from customers’ phones that came for repair, the company on Friday denied that any such episode happened at the Carindale store in Queensland. Courier Mail reported on Thursday that employees at the store were fired after they were found sharing photos

Google, Apple, Disney out from Twitter acquisition race: Report

San Francisco: Twitter stocks fell significantly after Google and Walt Disney reportedly ruled out to acquire the struggling micro-blogging platform – leaving only Salesforce in the bidding race. According to a Re/Code report, Twitter’s shares dropped 17 per cent in pre-market trading on Thursday after “deep-pocketed companies Google, Apple and Walt Disney” were reported to

US refrains from commenting on surgical strikes across LoC

Washington:The US has refrained from commenting on the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army on terror launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir last week while calling for calm and restraint.”We’re not going to speak to specific reports of incidents along the border,” Elizabeth Trudeau, Director of the

Petition filed to not acquire voting machines from India

Lahore: A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court seeking an order for Pakistan Election Commission to not acquire electronic voting or biometric machines from an Indian company. In a writ petition filed on behalf of a citizen, advocate Azhar Siddique said the Pakistan Election Commission (ECP) opened bidding to acquire the electronic

Mobile phone recovered from an undertrial prison in Amritsar

Amritsar: Jail authorities recovered mobile and a charger from undertrial central jail in Amritsar on Monday. According to the information, the accused identified as Saraj Singh has been registered under Section 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code Section 42 of the Prisoners Act by the local