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BJP wins Gujarat 6th straight time, wrests power from Cong in HP

BJP wins Gujarat 6th straight time, wrests power from Cong in HP

BJP wins Gujarat 6th straight time, wrests power from Cong in HP Ahmedabad/Shimla, Dec 18 (PTI) The BJP fought off a strong challenge from Rahul Gandhi-led Congress to win the Gujarat assembly polls for the sixth straight time today, and also wrested power from the Congress in Himachal Pradesh in a sweeping victory.The twin victories

Man who molested Zaira Wasim, arrested

Man who molested Zaira Wasim, arrested

Man who molested Zaira Wasim, arrested. Mumbai police opened an investigation for molestation and sexual abuse of a minor against a flyer, who was arrested late Sunday, after a National Award-winning actor posted a social media video narrating how she was touched inappropriately during a Delhi-Mumbai flight the night before. It has been learnt that the

Air India to introduce non-stop flights from Birmingham to Amritsar soon

Air India to introduce non-stop flights from Birmingham to Amritsar soon

Air India to introduce non-stop flights from Birmingham to Amritsar soon NEW DELHI: Air India will introduce two non-stop flights per week to Amritsar from Birmingham early next year, catering to demands of a large number of people of Punjab-origin in the city and the west Midlands, official sources said on Friday. The Birmingham Airport

Bathinda lad beats physical challenges, shines at global level

Bathinda lad beats physical challenges, shines at global level   Bathinda (Rajay Deep) – Born with profound deaf and dumbness and congenital deformities, a Bathinda lad has brought laurel to the state and his parents as he received achievement award “IT Challenger Award” in recognition of good performance in the “Global IT Challenge for Youth

GST returns: Last date of filling for July, Aug extended

GST returns Last date filling July August extended. Businesses will have more time to file the final goods and services tax (GST) returns as the government on Monday extended the last date for filing of sales and purchase data as well as payment of taxes for the months of July and August.The industry has been

9 new ministers to take oath today in PM Modi’s cabinet

9 new ministers including retired diplomat IFS officer Hardeep Puri, ex-Mumbai Police chief and now BJP lawmaker Satyapal Singh and retired IAS officer Alphons Kannanthanam will be inducted into the Union Council of Ministers today as part of a major revamp by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The new faces include BJP MPs Ashwini Kumar Choubey

Small industries are answer to Chinese products

Small Industries Answer Chinese Products Punjab. The centre’s indigenous campaign for the elimination of foreign productivity is still in process at rural areas. The daily average, small industries are being set up in the rural areas of state. In this campaign, the oaths have been taken to boycott the goods made in abroad, especially China

Council to take the final call on GST on langar purchases, says Meghwal

Council take final call GST langar purchases says Meghwal. With the Punjab government seeking GST exemption on goods used to cook ‘langar’, Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal on Thursday said the Goods and Service Tax (GST) council will take a call on this matter. However, Meghwal, who is minister of state for finance, said there

Harsimrat Badal launches onion processing unit

Harsimrat Badal launches onion processing unit IIFPT. Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Badal on Thursday inaugurated a unit to process small onions in Perambalur district in Tamil Nadu and said this will help farmers of this region earn extra income. Indian agriculture needs to be supplemented with food processing and value addition for achieving the

Toll fares on three toll plazas on Panipat-Jalandhar Highway hiked, See the list

Toll fares three toll plazas Panipat Jalandhar Highway hiked. On the way to Jalandhar from Delhi or vice versa, one would have to shell out more money as the toll fares have been hiked at three toll plazas on the stretch from Panipat to Jalandhar with effect from September 1. In spite of the project

Never thought I will get Arjuna award, says Harmanpreet Kaur

Harmanpreet Kaur Never thought I will get Arjuna award. India’s women’s cricket World Cup star performer Harmanpreet Kaur, says that she had never thought of winning the prestigious Arjuna Award which she will receive on Tuesday. Harmanpreet has been named as one of the 17 sportsperson to receive the Arjuna Award from the President of

SIT closes investigations into 51 cases, says Centre

New Delhi: A Special Investigation Team has closed investigations into 51 of 60 cases it had re-opened in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the central government informed the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. In a written reply to the House, Minister of State (MOS) for Home Hansraj Ahir said that a Special Investigation Team instituted

36 years after hijacking IA plane, two Sikh militants face trial

Thirty-six years after Indian Airlines plane with 111 passengers and six crew members on board was hijacked to Lahore on its way from New Delhi to Srinagar, two of five Sikh hijackers appeared before a Delhi court to face sedition charges in connection with the case.Accused Satnam Singh and Tejinder Pal Singh who have already

Modi likely to go for Cabinet expansion

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to go for a Cabinet expansion as senior minister M Venkaiah Naidu’s almost certain election as the next Vice President will leave two heavyweight portfolios without a Cabinet minister. Already, two key ministries- defence and environment-re without a full-time minister. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Science and Technology Minister

NEET 2017 exam not to be nullified: Supreme court

NEET 2017 exam not nullified Supreme court Andhra Pradesh. The Supreme Court today refused to “nullify” the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2017, saying it would affect over six lakh candidates who have cleared it to join medical and dental courses. A three-judge Bench refused to accept the submission of the counsel appearing for the petitioners,

Mosul survivor dashes hopes of kin of 39 Indians

Even as hope returned to families of the 39 abducted Indians after terror group Islamic State (IS) was ousted from stronghold Mosul by government forces in war-torn Iraq, the lone returning survivor has stuck to his claim that they are dead. Harjit Masih, 30, who said he feigned death after being shot in the leg

PSGPC to protest at Wagah

Members of the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) and the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB), Islamabad, will stage a protest at the Wagah border against India’s denial to Sikh jathas visiting Pakistan to commemorate Gurpurbs.Both bodies facilitate Sikhs’ visit to Pakistan and take care of their boarding and lodging on special occasions.Committee president Tara

Over 1 crore PANs linked to Aadhaar in June, those not linked remain valid for now

More than one crore permanent account numbers (PAN) have been linked with the 12 digit unique Aadhaar in the past month, taking the total number of linkages to 7.4 crore so far — up from 6.2 crore in the first week of June. Sources, however, said of the 25 crore existing PANs, more than 10

PSGPC Indian government move united nation jatha row

PSGPC against Indian govt. to move UN on jatha row

PSGPC Indian government move united nation jatha row. The Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) has decided to lodge a complaint against the Indian Government with the United Nations for not allowing Sikh jathas to visit Pakistan, sources said.They said the decision was taken after a meeting of the PSGPC and the Auqaf Board yesterday.

India Afghan air freight corridor First flight next 2 days

India-Afghan air freight corridor: First flight in next 2 days

The first flight under the dedicated India-Afghan air freight corridor will become operational in the next couple of days, thereby, making trade easier between the two countries. The development is significant as Pakistan does not allow use of its land for trade between Afghanistan and India.“The first flight (under the dedicated India-Afghan air freight corridor)