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Army Major, 3 soldiers killed in Pak firing along LoC

Army Major, 3 soldiers killed in Pak firing along LoC

Pakistani troops opened fire on an Indian Army patrol, killing a Major and three soldiers, along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keri sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district today, officials said.The firing took place around 1215 hours, an Army officer said.In the sudden firing, an Army Major and three soldiers were killed, the

Pakistan Army Major killed

Pakistan Army Major killed in shootout with militants

Islamabad, Nov 22, Pakistan Army Major killed in shootout with militants : A Pakistan Army Major was killed in a shootout with militants today during a raid on a terrorist hideout in the restive Dera Ismail Khan district near the Afghanistan border, a senior military official said. Director General Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asif

Major dies in a road accident

Pathankot: News of death of a Major on Dalhousie national highway came to light. Major has been identified as Abhinandan Rampal son Jugal Kishore resident of Sally Kuliyan.The Major was on his way to his house in Pathankot for vacations. On Sunday, he was returning home from his friend’s house when a jeep struck into

Burning of dry leaves under electricity poles a major threat

Ludhiana: Burning dry leaves is continuously causing environmental damage and on the other hand it was posing major affect on the health of residents. However, burning of waste was seen under the electricity wires which is directly posing threat and major incident could happen as becasue of negligence of concerned authorities. Burning of waste under

Major fire break out in Durga Mata Temple in Ludhiana

Ludhiana : Major fire tragedy averted in Durga Mata Temple’s basement in Ludhiana on Thursday. According to the information, fire tragedy took place due to an unknown reason but its havoc has reached to the hospital complex near Durga Mata Temple. Total of 5 fire brigades arrived on the spot. The situation is under cntrol

Punjab: BSF recovers 5 kg heroin near international border

BSF foils major infiltration bid by group of six militants

Jammu: BSF troops foiled a major infiltration bid by a group of six militants after a heavy fire-fight using rocket propelled grenades along the International Border in Kathua district, a senior officer said today. A group of four-six militants made an infiltration bid into this side along the IB and attacked a vehicle carrying troops

GRP to install CCTVs at major rail stations

Jalandhar: In view of the prevailing situation at the Indo-Pak border and the ongoing festive season, the Government Railway Police (GRP) has decided to install CCTV cameras at the major railway stations of Punjab. In the first phase, the cameras will be installed at Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Amritsar and Pathankot stations. According to GRP SP Lakhbindarpal

Major fire engulfs chemical factory in Dera Bassi, no casualty

Dera Bassi: Goods including machinery, accessories, plant and chemicals, worth nearly one crore rupees have been gutted in major fire that broke out in a chemical plant, situated at Industrial Focal Point at Mubarikpur on Thursday afternoon. Panic gripped the workers of nearby industrial units who came out amid explosions in double storey plant. The

Police arrest four robbers, bust major racket in Kotkapura

Kotkapura: The local police achieved a major break through by arresting four robbers in Kotkapura on Tuesday morning. According to the sources,Police have manage to recover local armed weapons with six stolen motorbikes. Police have arrested four accused and started the further

PU polls cause major traffic jams; commuters left in lurch

Chandigarh: Major traffic jam on the road dividing Sectors 14 and 15 left cops on duty and commuters fuming as PU left only gate number 2 open for entry and exit from the campus. Serpentine queues were seen on the approach road to PU gate number 2 from Sector 25 side as well as Sector 15

Security at PU a major issue ahead of student council elections

Chandigarh: Although PUCSC elections are around the corner, security on Panjab University campus is still inadequate. Even though authorities have started to take necessary measures like complete ban on the entry of cars without PU stickers but shortage of security guards on campus is the major issue as always. 67 security guard posts still lying

City to witness major development projects in next months

Ludhiana: Claiming an overall development of city, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal claimed that the city will face major development projects in next few months. During his visit to the city on Friday, announced several measures for the development of the city. He announced to exempt the industrial connections from condition of NOC. He

Setback to Kejriwal; HC says Najeeb Jung is the head of Delhi

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal suffered a major setback with the Delhi High Court on Thursday terming the Lieutenant Governor as the administrative head of Delhi. The HC pronounced the order after hearing a number of petitions relating to the ongoing tug-of-war between Kejriwal, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi CM,


Earth Sciences Ministry plans major social media outreach

New Delhi: With weather forecasts by its agencies reaching hardly 20-25 per cent of the population, the Ministry of Earth Sciences is planning to take to social media in a big way to cover a larger audience. The Ministry has asked institutes under its ambit to use social media like Twitter and Facebook to reach

Major differences between women, men who commit violence

London: Women who commit deadly violence aredifferent in many ways from male perpetrators, both in terms of the most common victims, the way in which the murder is committed, the place where it is carried out and the criminal’s background, a new study has found. In almost all parts of the world, the majority of

Postal payments bank coming in major districts: Prasad

New Delhi: Government is firming up plans toset up 650 branches of India Post Payments Bank at all major district headquarters by September 2017, Telecom and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said in a letter to all postal employees. “The India Post Payments Bank shall be set up with an investment of Rs 800

Fire breaks out in Delhi factory

New Delhi: A major fire broke out in a sleeper factory here on Friday, fire officials said. However, no casualties were reported, the Delhi Fire Service (DFS) said. The incident was reported from Narela in west Delhi around 4.40 a.m. and the blazes were doused by 9.20 a.m. “It was a three-storey building which was

Haryana’s martyred son Major Deswal cremated

Jhajjar (Haryana): The mortal remains of Major Amit Deswal, killed on Wednesday in a gun battle with Manipur militants, were consigned to flames on Friday with full military and state honours at his village in Haryana. The state government announced Rs.50 lakh for the next of the kin of Major Deswal of the 21 Special Force