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Lodha Panel gives ‘Go Ahead’ after BCCI delays team selection

New Delhi: The BCCI continued to show defiance despite a clear verdict from the Supreme Court and needed a written directive from the Lodha Panel to go ahead with its selection committee meeting, which was delayed by three hours on technical grounds. The confusion started when former joint secretary Amitabh Chaudhary asked CEO Rahul Johri

Punjab assembly resolution historic, gives SYL final burial: Sukhbir

Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday dubbed the unanimous resolution adopted by the state assembly to say “no” to river water-sharing with other states as “historic” and said it had given the “final burial” to the SYL canal issue. Badal, who is also President of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal, said

MNS gives Pakistani artistes 48 hours to leave India

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Friday gave a 48-hour ultimatum to all Pakistani cine and tele-artistes to quit India or face consequences. MNS Chitrapat Sena chief Ameya Khopkar told the media that there was “an anti-Pakistan” wave across India after the September 18 terror attack that left 18 Indian soldiers dead in Jammu and

Paris Hilton gives $100 to homeless man

Los Angeles: Socialite Paris Hilton gave $100 to a homeless man who wanted pizza and sex. The 35-year-old business woman was celebrating her Bella magazine cover at New York Fashion Week on Tuesday when she handed the money to a homeless man outside a French bistro, reports femalefirst.co.uk. “He asked her for $100 as she

Stage set for ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ musical: Director gives sneak peek 

New Delhi: The classic love story of Mughal Prince Salim and Anarkali, a court dancer, will be presented on the stage in Mumbai next month and later in the national capital. And filmmaker-stage director Feroz Abbas Khan, who is bringing the stage version of K. Asifs magnum opus “Mughal-e-Azam”, couldn’t be more excited to present


CM Badal gives nod to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar center for constitutional studies at PU Patiala

Chandigarh: On the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. BR Ambedkar,the Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal gave approval to establish Babasaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Center for Constitutional Studies at Punjabi University, Patiala on the pattern of such Centre already established in Nagpur University, Maharashtra. The decision was taken by Badal while presiding over a

DC gives nod for plots to 25 landless labourers in Fateh Jalal

Jalandhar: Two months after they raised their voice, Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner (DC) has directed Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM-II) to ensure allotment of five –marla plots to as many as 25 dalits ie landless labourers in Fateh Jalal village in the district. DC Kamal Kishor Yadav directed SDM-II Varinder Pal to pay a visit to Fateh

SC gives nod to Punjab Govt to start rural bus service

Chandigarh: The decision of Punjab Government to ply government buses in rural areas, where is no or nominal bus service has got supreme court nod as the court has dismissed both the cases filed by the Punjab Mini Bus Association against the decision of the state government. Disclosing this here on Friday, Harmail Singh, State

Aamir gives his son Eidi of Rs 2

Mumbai: He may be one of the highest earning stars in the country but superstar Aamir Khan says he gives his son Azad Rao an Eidi of only Rs 2. Aamir interacted with the media today on the occasion of Eid at his mother’s residence. When asked about what special plans he has today with


SC gives no relief to 92-yr-old man, ask him to surrender

New Delhi: A 92-year-old ‘bed ridden’ man,convicted in a 1980 honour killing case, will finally have to go to jail with the Supreme Court today refusing to grant him any exemption from surrendering before the police to undergo the life term awarded to him. The vacation bench of justices Adarsh Kumar Goel and L Nageswara

Sukhu gives tips to legal cell on ‘Mission Repeat’ in 2017

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee Chief, Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA government had failed on all fronts in its two years rule and had cheated all with false promises, including the legal fraternity. “Modi government is taking many decisions which are hurting the interests of lawyers across the

Badal gives nod to Sikh martyr’s memorial

Chandigarh:  A memorial of Sikh martyr Baba Jai Singh Khalkat will be constructed at his native village Baran in Patiala district at a cost of Rs 10.50 crore, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said today. He asked the organizing committee under the chairmanship of former minister Sewa Singh Sekhwan to execute the project, an

Cong gives notice for RS debate, resolution on Uttarakhand

New Delhi: Upping the ante on the Uttarakhand political crisis, Congress leaders have given notices to discuss the matter in Rajya Sabha suspending the question hour and adoption of a resolution condemning the imposition of President’s Rule there. The notices given by Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad and Deputy Leader of

Issue of widening of National highway near Badowal resolved, Defence Ministry gives permission to NHAI

Ludhiana: The long pending issue of widening of stretch of National Highway from Ludhiana to Talwandi Bhai in Ferozepur near Badowal was resolved after the defence ministry has given permission to National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). The project was stalled as the defence ministry has not issued No Objection Certification (NOC) for the widening