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India's first Military Literature Festival concludes

India’s first Military Literature Festival concludes

India’s first-of-its-kind Military Literature Festival on Sunday concluded in Chandigarh, with Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh expressing hope it would prove instrumental in motivating the youth to join the Army. Delivering the valedictory address at the festival, Singh said though he was in favour of organising a historical literature festival, Punjab Governor V P Singh

Indian govt ‘clutching at straws’, says Mallya’s defence

Vijay Mallya’s defence team on Tuesday argued the Indian Govt was “clutching at straws” to implicate the liquor baron in an alleged fraud case as there was no evidence to substantiate the allegations.The extradition trial of Mallya, wanted in India for financial irregularities involving a total amount of Rs 9,000 crore as well as money

Baseless charges against me says Vijay Mallya

Ahead of appearing before London’s Westminster Court on Monday, liquor baron Vijay Mallya said the charges against him were false, fabricated and baseless. A team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officers from India will be attending the extradition trial of the embattled businessman. The trial will continue on the 5th, 6th, 7th, 11th, 12th,

Rare photos, artefacts bring alive Indian Army's history and accomplishments

Rare photos, artefacts bring alive Indian Army’s history and accomplishments

Chandigarh – The journey of the Indian Army and its role insecuring and building the nation has been brought alive through rare photographs and artefacts on display at the Museum Art Gallery here. Part of the two-day Military Art and Photography Exhibition being held as part of the build-up to the Inaugural Military Literature Festival,

Demonetisation historic mistake

Demonetisation a ‘historic mistake’: Pilot

Jaipur, Nov 8, Demonetisation was a “historic mistake” which had an adverse impact on the country’s economy, said Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot who led a protest against the move here today. The Congress observed the first anniversary of demonetisation as ‘Black Day’ across the country. Pilot said the decision was taken to “deceive” the people, and

One year of Demonetisation: Industrialists, opposition parties recall it 'Black-day'

One year of Demonetisation: Industrialists, opposition parties recall it ‘Black-day’

One year of Demonetisation: Industrialists, opposition parties recall it ‘Black-day’. Ludhiana – On November, 8 2016 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a shock to entire nation by announcing demonetisation of currency notes of 500 and 1,000 thousand has been recalled as “Black day” by Industrialists, businessmen, traders and opposition political parties. One year has been

Pak-based sisters return home after 11 years

Pak-based sisters return home after 11 years

Pak-based sisters return home after 11 years. Two Pakistani sisters, along with India-born daughter of one of them, left for Pakistan via Attari border on Thursday after the confinement of 11 long years. The sisters, who were arrested at the Attari railway station in 2006 for carrying drugs, were released from Amritsar jail in the

India beat Newzealand to level ODI series

India beat Newzealand to level ODI series

India beat Newzealand to level ODI series. Pune: India produced a professional performance under pressure to beat New Zealand by six wickets in a must-win game and level three-match series 1-1 here on Wednesday. Paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3/45) led an inspired Indian bowling effort to restrict New Zealand to a modest 230 for nine. Later, Shikhar Dhwawan

Tibetans completely boycott Chinese products to trade in India

Tibetans completely boycott Chinese products to trade in India

Tibetans completely boycott Chinese products to trade in India Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga) – Before the beginning of winter season, the Tibetan refugees has migrated to Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh. These are the refugees, who establish their winter Tibetan markets in different stations. But this time, these markets has different look. There are totally boycott of sale,

Seven civilians injured in Pak shelling on LoC

Seven civilians injured in Pak shelling on LoC

Seven civilians injured in Pak shelling on LoC. A day after New Delhi said it desired better relations with Islamabad, seven civilians were injured on Wednesday in intense shelling by the Pakistan Army on civilian areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. Police said the Pakistanis targeted civilian areas, including 18 villages near

Ahmednagar constable suspended for criticising PM Modi

Ahmednagar constable suspended for criticising PM Modi

Ahmednagar constable suspended for criticising PM Modi. A police constable was suspended for allegedly criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a WhatsApp post, police said on Sunday. Ramesh Shinde is posted as a bodyguard of Congress MLA and former minister Balasaheb Thorat, they said. Shinde, allegedly criticised Modi in a WhatsApp post recently, police said. The matter

Dinesh Karthik, Thakur return to India ODI squad

Dinesh Karthik, Thakur return to India ODI squad

Dinesh Karthik, Thakur return to India ODI squad. Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik and rookie pacer Shardul Thakur have returned to the Indian One-Day International (ODI) squad for the upcoming home series against New Zealand from October 22.The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also made several changes to the squad which took part in

Model village scheme dying slow death as MPs lose interest

Model village scheme dying slow death as MPs lose interest

Model village scheme dying slow death as MPs lose interest. Launched with much fanfare by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 2, 2014, the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna has lost its steam in Punjab as the MPs from the state are not showing any interest towards adopting villages for development during the Phase 2 of the

Centre sanctions 40 cr to install truck scanners at Attari border

Centre sanctions 40 cr to install truck scanners at Attari border

Centre sanctions 40 cr to install truck scanners at Attari border. The integrated check post (ICP) at Attari Border is all set to be high-tech as the Union government has sanctioned an amount of Rs 40 crore for installing two full-body truck scanners, said Rajya Sabha MP (member Parliament) Shwait Malik.International trade across the Indo-Pak border

30 Under Special training, Admin Officials of Bangladesh visited Royal City

30 Under Special training, Admin Officials of Bangladesh visited Royal City

30 Under Special training, Admin Officials of Bangladesh visited Royal City Patiala(Daily Post Correspondent) – A team of 30 under special training administrative Officials of Bangladesh on Thursday visited the royal city here and have a Closer Look at the Indian Administrative working after paying a visit to the Mini Secretariat. Interestingly the team even went to

Repatriation of 1971 war soldier from Pak, HC notice to Union Ministry

Repatriation of 1971 war soldier from Pak, HC notice to Union Ministry

Repatriation of 1971 war soldier from Pak, HC notice to Union Ministry Chandigarh(DP Correspondent) – The Punjab and Haryana High Court Bench of Justice Rakesh Kumar Jain on Thursday issued notice to the Union External Affairs Ministry and Border Security Force (BSF) authorities, for November 13, in a writ petition filed by Angrez Kaur of Faridkot. She

Firecrackers issue: HC issues notice to UT Admin, Punjab and Haryana

Firecrackers issue: HC issues notice to UT Admin, Punjab and Haryana

Firecrackers issue: HC issues notice to UT Admin, Punjab and Haryana Chandigarh(DP Correspondent) – Close on the heels of the Supreme Court order on crackers, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday issued notice to Chandigarh Administration, state of Punjab and state of Haryana over the use and ban on sale of firecrackers. Taking up the

RWA's plan to install Solar Panel on building rooftops

RWA’s plan to install Solar Panel on building rooftops

RWA’s plan to install Solar Panel on building rooftops. A unique plan has been made by the Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) of various societies in Gurugram to stop high rises being used as suicide points by depressed people. Building rooftops may now be utilised to get solar electricity.Rooftops of multi story buildings are usually locked to

CM Kejriwal's blue Wagon R stolen outside Delhi Secretariat

CM Kejriwal’s blue Wagon R stolen outside Delhi Secretariat

CM Kejriwal’s blue Wagon R stolen outside Delhi Secretariat. On Thursday, an Iconic blue Wagon R car of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has been stolen outside of the Delhi Secretariat. It plays very important role in CM’s life during his political career. The car was being used by Vandana Singh, the Aam Aadmi Party’s in-charge of

Clinical India maul Japan 5-1 in Asia Cup Hockey opener

Clinical India maul Japan 5-1 in Asia Cup Hockey opener

Clinical India maul Japan 5-1 in Asia Cup Hockey opener. Title favourites India produced an impressive performance to outclass Japan 5-1 in their opening campaign at the 10th edition of the men’ Asia Cup hockey tournament, here on Wednesday. In their first tournament under a new coach, India meant business and found the net in each

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