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‘General will defeat Captain fighting as soldier’s grandson’

DailyPost Interview   Former Chief of Army Staff Gen JJ Singh has been fielded by the Shiromani Akali Dal against Punjab Congress president Capt Amarinder Singh from Patiala Urban assembly constituency, a seat which the latter himself and his wife have won four times in a row since 2002. JJ Singh has joined the SAD

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

Indian-American women making mark in 2016 general elections

Washington: Indian-American women politiciansare making a mark in this year’s general elections in the US with Democrat Kamala Harris all set to be elected as the first Senator from the community. This is seen as a direct effect of Clinton, 69, the first- ever woman candidate of a major political party and also a result

Fight amongst undermine Republic: Sonia

Sonia appoints 3 new general secretaries in poll-bound Punjab

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi has approved fresh appointments in the jumbo Pradesh Congress Committee in poll-bound Punjab, with the addition of three new general secretaries. Congress leader and former mayor of Chandigarh Ravinder Pal Singh Pali, besides Sukhwinder Singh Saini and Rajanbir Singh have been appointed as new general secretaries in the PPCC

Lt Gen Surinder Singh takes charge of Western Command

Chandigarh: Lt Gen Surinder Singh today took over as General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command. After arriving from New Delhi this morning, Gen Surinder laid a wreath and paid homage to the martyrs of Western Command. Later, the western army Commander reviewed a Guard of Honour, said an official release. He also met the senior staff

UN General Assembly President-elect calls on Modi

New Delhi: President-elect of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Peter Thomson called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Monday. “Advancing India’s multilateral agenda. PM @narendramodi receives President Elect of the UNGA, Peter Thomson,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted. Thomson, who is from Fiji, was elected in June. He

Top arrested officer’s wife, daughter commit suicide

New Delhi: The Wife and daughter of Director General of Corporate Affairs B K Bansal, who was arrested by the CBI two days ago for alleged bribery, committed suicide today in their apartment in east Delhi, police said. Bansal’s wife Satyabala (57) and daughter Neha (27) left separate suicide notes, saying nobody was responsible for

FIFA’s acting Secretary General Markus Kattner sacked

Zurich: FIFA’s acting secretary general, the German-Swiss Markus Kattner, was dismissed with immediate effect, after an internal investigation had uncovered “breaches of fiduciary responsibilities in connection with his employment contract”. FIFA announcing the dismissal said FIFA will not comment further on any of the details but will maintain the collaboration with the relevant authorities, Efe news

PIMS releases stipend of general category MBBS interns, ‘Dalits’ left out

Jalandhar: Four days after the issue was raised, Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) authorities on Monday ‘released the stipend of ‘general category’ MBBS interns but left the ‘Dalit’ students out of this ambit. This despite the fact, that Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission Chairman Rajesh Bagha sought a reply from the PIMS Principal and