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Long queues continue outside banks, ATMs

  Many of the ATMs were closed after the decision of demonetisation Ludhiana: The fifty days deadline of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to give relief to citizens after decision of demonetisation of currency notes was over on Friday but the situation has not improvised. The long queues of customers outside banks and ATMs continue even

No relief for residents from long queues

Ludhiana: The harassment of the residents for withdrawal of their own cash continues on Tuesday also as no cash was available in banks and majority of the ATM machines in the city. However, cash was filled in ATM machines due to long queues the people have to spend around two hours in queues. As because

Long queues at banks, ATMs

Ludhiana: On the fifth day after the immediate discontinuation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency, females were seen suffering a lot while operating ATM machines. Moreover many of the city residents were seen providing refreshment for the people standing in the queues. Most of the females were seen standing in the long queues but

Denying sex to husband for long period ground for divorce: HC

New Delhi: Denying sex to husband for a long time without any justification amounts to mental cruelty and is a ground for divorce, Delhi High Court has said. The verdict came on a petition by a husband seeking divorce, complaining that his wife had subjected him to mental cruelty by not allowing him to have

Two week long Indo-US military exercise over

New Delhi: The two-week-long Indo-US military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ in Uttarakhand, with a “focus on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations under UN mandate”, ended on Monday, a defence statement said. The exercise, at the Chaubattia Military Station, near Ranikhet, also aimed at building positive military relations between the two countries and allowed the two armies to

Long awaited showers bring respite to tricity

Chandigarh: The overnight thundershowers have been welcomed by the tricity residents as it brought respite from sultry weather conditions prevailing for the past few weeks. The heavy downpour brought the temperature down by a few notches. The MeT official said that the sudden gush of rain was a result of western disturbances and predicted that

Denying sex to spouse a long time mental cruelty, ground for divorce: HC

New Delhi:  Putting an end to a nine-year-old marriage, the Delhi High Court has reiterated that denying sex to the spouse for a long time, without sufficient reason, amounted to mental cruelty and is a ground for divorce. A division bench of Justice Pradeep Nandarajog and Justice Pratibha Rani granted divorce to a man, while

Good blood micro-circulation your ticket to longer life

London: It is not just genes, diet or physical activity which decide how long you will live. A good blood micro-circulation in the body is another key factor in centenarians who live healthy and long, reveal researchers. In a pilot study on some of the oldest people in the world, Italian researchers from La Sapienza

Kim Cattrall hopes her sex drive lasts long

Los Angeles: Actress Kim Cattrall, known for her role as Samantha Jones in “Sex and the City”, says she wants to be sexually active for as long as possible. “I want to be sexual for as long as I can. I don’t want to have regrets so if I’m sitting in a relationship of 35

6 scientists end year-long Mars mission

Washington: Six scientists who lived like astronauts in an isolated dome for 12 months in Hawaii to explore challenges which a manned mission may face on Mars, have completed one of the toughest NASA-funded mission ever.Carmel Johnston, Christiane Heinicke, Sheyna E. Gifford, Andrzej Steward, Cyprien Verseux and Tristan Bassingthwaighte on Sunday came out from the

Book of stories not more than 140 characters long

New Delhi: When writer-illustrator ManojPandey began tagging his favourite authors like Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood and Teju Cole seeking their feeds to his tweets, little did he know that their responses would be micro stories in themselves. Pandey tweeted out a story. Then some more. And others began tweeting tales right back at him: Atwood and

Russian long jumper Klishina banned from Rio Olympics

Moscow: All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF) President Dmitry Shlyakhtin has said long jumper Darya Klishina was banned from competing in the ongoing Rio Olympics. “There are contradictory reports but we have confirmation from sources in Rio de Janeiro that Dasha was banned at the last moment,” Shlyakhtin said on Saturday, reports Tass. The Court of Arbitration

CTU local, long route buses to have ETMs

Chandigarh: Chandigarh Transport Undertaking is all set to introduce the Electronic Ticketing Machines (ETM’s) in local and long route buses. UT has already purchased 900 such machines worth Rs 55 lakhs. Each machine costs approximately Rs 6000, said CTU Director Amit Talwar. The budget for the purchase of the 900 such machines was already cleared

Cells that made humans possible evolved via ‘long, slow dance’

Bangalore: The cells that have led to the rise of the most complex life forms on earth, including multicellular organisms such as animals or plants, probably evolved as a result of growing initimacy belween their single-celled relatives , say researchers including one from Bangalore’s National Centre for Biological Sciences. The first living beings on earth

Rajeev Khandelwal not bothered about long breaks between films

Mumbai: Actor Rajeev Khandelwal says longgaps between his films does not bother him. The 40-year-old actor made his Bollywood debut with “Aamir” and went on to work in films like “Shaitan”, “Soundtrack” and “Table No 21”. Khandelwal was last seen on big screen in the 2014 film “Samrat & Co”. “I don’t think life is

Human rights record improved; still long way to go: China

Beijing: Under constant fire for suppressionof human rights, China today said civil and political rights of its people have been effectively improved in the last three years, but acknowledged that the world’s most populous nation has a long way to realise higher-level protection of rights. Citizens’ civil and political rights have been effectively protected, and