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Badminton Sourabh Verma

‘I need funds to play more Int’l badminton’: Sourabh Verma

HIGHLIGHTS ‘I don’t have financial support to play international tournaments’ BAI did sponsor him for the Dutch Open but he needs more funding Reigning national champion Sourabh Verma has appealed for financial help, which will enable him to play more international tournaments in order to improve his current world ranking. The 26-year-old had burst into

National Highways funds sanction HP Shimla CM

Centre sanctions 173 Cr for DPRs for 58 national highways in HP: CM Shimla

The union government has sanctioned Rs 173 crore for detailed project reports (DPR) for 58 national highways in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur stated in state Assembly Thursday.Replying to a question raised by the leader of opposition Mukesh Agnihotri, the CM said the centre sanctioned Rs 173.75 crore for the DPRs.He further stated

Bihar man draws funds to construct '42 toilets' in his home

Bihar man draws funds to construct ’42 toilets’ in his home

A man in a Bihar village has allegedly drawn government funds good enough for constructing 42 toilets in his house, an official said on Saturday.Yogeshwar Choudhary, a resident of Vishnupur Ram village under Hajipur Sadar block in Vaishali district, has managed to draw the funds for construction of toilets 42 times.”Choudhary has drawn funds for

Yoga Day event a misuse of funds Mayawati

Yoga Day event, a misuse of funds: Mayawati

Yoga Day event a misuse of funds Mayawati. With the Uttar Pradesh government all set to organise a grand International Yoga Day function in the state capital tomorrow, BSP president Mayawati today alleged misuse of funds, resources and time over it.“Instead of fulfilling its prime constitutional duty by using its power, resources and time towards


VVPAT In 2019 Elections, Centre issued funds to Election Commission

Election commission welcomes the funds given by the Central Government on the Voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT). As Per The Election Commission sources saying that it has got the fund issued by the government. And by 2019 these machines will be used. Explain that after the recent results of the Assembly elections of five states,

Captain Amarinder Singh

Cong MLA alleges embezzlement of funds, seeks probe

Gurdaspur: Local Congress MLA, Barindermeet Singh Pahra has reportedly complained to Chief Minister Capt.Amarinder Singh, Director of the Vigilance Bureau and the Chief Secretary, alleging that there was some serious bungling in projects which were connected with PWD (B&R) in his constituency. He also alleged that “despite complaints filed against the contractor with the higher

Man booked for misusing `34 lakh of company funds

  Chandigarh: Chandigarh Police have booked a city resident for allegedly misusing funds of around Rs 34 lakhs for personal use. According to police, the complainant in the matter, AP Sapra a resident of NAC, Mani Majra, Chandigarh alleged that Vivek Chauhan a resident of Sector-49, Housing Board Colony, Chandigarh who has been engaged as tax

Follow directions on use of public funds: EC

Chandigarh: State Election Commission on Monday, asked political parties in poll-bound Punjab, to comply with the directions of Election Commission on not using public funds and machinery to carry out any activity that amounts to advertisement for the party. “We have written to all political parties in Punjab to follow the directions of the Election

Cong lambasts Badal for using Panchayat funds for publicity

Chandigarh: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) has strongly condemned Akali government for asking Panchayats to pay for its publicity boards after pushing the state into bankruptcy. PPCC leaders Kewal Singh Dhillon, Ajaib S Bhatti, Navtej S Cheema and Sukhbinder Sarkaria flayed the move as anti-people. They accused Badal government of resorting to such cheap tactics

College secretary arrested for misappropriating funds

Kendrapara (Odisha): Secretary of a private residential college in Kendrapara town of Odisha was arrested today on charges of cheating and misappropriating money from students. Around 60 students and their guardians filed an FIR with the Kendrapara Sadar police station yesterday and alleged the secretary of a local college refused to provide transfer certificates, other


Funds not released, NIIFT Jalandhar project hangs in the balance

Jalandhar: In what could be termed as an example of red-tapism, the ambitious and much-publicised project of Punjab government to set up Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) at Jalandhar has been in limbo for the last over seven years. While the NIIFT building stands incomplete, the construction cost escalated manifold ever since it

SP alleges centre not giving funds to UP

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was disrupted on Thursday as Samajwadi Party members said the Central government was not releasing funds due to Uttar Pradesh (UP). “UP chief minister, chief secretary and other ministers have written to the Central government several times. The contribution that Centre should give to UP is not being given. There is

INDONESIA-TERROR Militants hijacking charity funds for attacks

Indonesia: Charities that send financial aid to trouble spots sometimes have the funds “hijacked” by militant groups to carry out attacks, an international counter-terrorism meeting was warned today. A report by Indonesian and Australian authorities detailed the risk faced by non-profit organisations. It also urged countries in the region to cooperate more closely to halt

US Sikh community raises funds for Sikhism awareness campaign

Washington: The Sikh-American community from the US state of Utah has helped in raising USD 125,000 for a national media campaign to generate awareness about Sikhs and Sikhism in America. The money was raised at an event organised in Salt Lake this week by the National Sikh Campaign’s media initiative to educate Americans about Sikhs and Sikhism.

LIT, MCL in blame game over funds worth `3.12 cr

Ludhiana: Fate of funds deposited by Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) with the Municipal Corporation Ludhiana (MCL) has become a haze as both the departments are blaming each other for holding the funds. According to the sources, five LIT colonies were shifted to MCL and a fund of Rs.3.12 crores was also transferred to MCL by

Former sarpanch booked for embezzlement of pension funds

Ludhiana: A former sarpanch of Jassian village has been booked by the Division Number 4 police for embezzlement of funds which were meant for the pensions to the widows and elderly persons. The police have registered an FIR against Davinder Singh, a former sarpanch of Jassian village, and his wife Sarabjit Kaur on the complaint

Haryana CM visits Uttarakhand for water supply project revival

Dehradun: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar visited the site of the Lakhwar multi-purpose project in Uttrakhand, which was discontinued in 1992 for want of funds. Khattar spoke to union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti about the project, officials said. The Planning Commission in 1976 had accorded approval for construction of this dam, which was to