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Caught in extortion fire, Inderbir no more in UT SSP panel

  Chandigarh: Inderbir Singh, a 2007-batch IPS officer who was among three-member Punjab cadre police officials’ panel for being appointed as the next SSP of Chandigarh, along with four of his subordinates including a DSP, has landed in an extortion case, allegedly committed a few weeks back when he was posted as the top cop

500 AAP founder members resign party, resignations follow

Over 500 AAP founder members resign from party, more resignations to follow

Jalandhar: At a time when preparations assembly elections are at its peak, over 500 founder members of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) from different district units of the state resigned from the party on Saturday. Titled as ‘Pol Khol’, party founder member Himanshu Pathak targeted Arvind Kejriwal and his team of Durgesh Pathak and Sanjay Singh

Holy city’s air no more holy

Amritsar: If data pertaining to pollution is to be believed than level of pollutants in the air can easily be seen competing with New Delhi.The data of Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS) has put forth drastic revelations. According to it the average of an air pollutant PM10 (particulate matter) concentration recorded through its

Singers are getting lot more importance: Jonita Gandhi

Mumbai: Singer Jonita Gandhi, whose latest song “The breakup song” from “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” is garnering positive response, feels nowadays singers are getting a lot more importance and visibility. “People who are facing the cameras are going to get more attention and viewership. But as a singer I believe things are changing for the

Freedom fighter Chandrakant Kenkre no more

Panaji: Freedom fighter Chandrakant Kenkrehas passed away in Shirodi in Goa, family sources said today. 87-year-old Kenkre was admitted to a private hospital since last few days, where he died while undergoing treatment last night, they said. He is survived by his wife, three sons and two daughters. Kenkre was known for fighting for rights

Kashmir Valley peaceful; more vehicles hitting roads

Srinagar: Increased movement of traffic onmain roads of Kashmir and the city’s civil lines hinted at return of normalcy even as the other facets of life in the valley remained suspended for the 104th consecutive day as separatists extended the shutdown till October 27. The separatist-sponsored strike in Kashmir completed 104 days today but there

BCCI units need more time for clarity on reforms: Thakur

New Delhi: Drawing continuous flak from the Supreme Court for not implementing the Lodha Committee recommendations, BCCI President Anurag Thakur today said the state units are currently confused about some of the suggestions and need more clarity before complying. The Supreme Court today reserved its order on directions to be passed to BCCI for implementation

Sleep-deprived kids eat more

New York: Young kids who miss daytime nap and also stay up late at night are likely to consume more calories, suggests new research. These findings may shed light on how sleep loss can increase weight gain and why a number of studies show that preschoolers who do not get enough sleep are more likely

Kelly Clarkson has no more baby plans

London: Kelly Clarkson has no more plans to have a kid as the singer says she “would die” if she got pregnant again. The 34-year-old singer has revealed that she and her husband Brandon Blackstock will not be having any more children as pregnancy is always “horrible” for her, reported Femalefirst. “My husband, like, while

More than 18 villages to benefit from the project

Ludhiana: Punjab Irrigation Minister, Sharanjit Singh Dhillon laid the foundation stones of road projects in five villages of Sahnewal constituency. On the completion of this project worth Rs.1.75 crore, people of 18 villages of Sahnewal constituency would be benefitted. While speaking to media persons after laying the foundation stone of road at Noorwala village and

Humans need more rest for better well-being

London: What will you do to find yourself at complete rest: Reading, being with nature, being on your own, listening to music or doing nothing in particular? Better choose one fast for your own well-being as you grow old. According to the world’s largest survey of more than 18,000 people from 134 different countries on

Now struggle is no more of ‘I’ but of ‘We’: Iron Lady

Chandigarh: “Now my fight is no more of ‘I’, it has become ‘We’, so one thing is sure that I will be contesting the elections,” shared Irom Chanu Sharmila while replying to questions on her plans. When asked if she was planning to join any party or seeking support from some other political organisation, she said,

Karnataka seeks more time to release Cauvery water

Bengaluru: An aggrieved Karnataka on Monday sought time till January from the Supreme Court to release more Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu as it needs the depleting quantity for drinking purpose. “Our lawyers have filed an interim petition today (Monday) in the Supreme Court, seeking modification of its September 20 order to release 6,000

‘Parched’ is much more than a film

Film: “Parched”; Writer-Director: Leena Yadav; Cast: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Surveen Chawla, Lehar Khan, Adil Hussain; Rating: ****1/2 Long after “Parched” played out its poignant plot, I kept thinking about the four women at the forefront of Leena Yadav’s sparkling saga of patriarchal tyranny. The enduring grief and the brief bouts of buoyancy that Rani

This birthday is more special: Kareena Kapoor

Mumbai: Bollywood star Kareena Kapoor Khan says the fact that she is expecting her first baby makes her 36th birthday extremely special but nothing grand has been planned to celebrate it. Kareena turns 36 today, and the actress is looking forward to spend her day with family and close friends. “It is (birthday) special this

Now say more in your tweet than 140 characters

New York: Although you will still type in 140 characters but from now, you can add photos, videos, GIFs and polls and these will not count against the 140-character limit. “Say more about what’s happening! Rolling out now: photos, videos, GIFs, polls, and ‘Quote Tweets’ no longer count toward your 140 characters,” Twitter said in

Women getting more importance in films and society: Bachchan

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says women are getting more importance in society and that is reflected in the contemporary cinema as well. The veteran actor said a few decades ago, on-screen heroes fought for heroines but today things have just got better in terms of the latter’s portrayal and roles. “I think during 1970s, the

BSNL will offer satellite phone service to everyone in 2019

Sufficient interconnect points for Jio, can augment more: BSNL

New Delhi, Sep 16 (PTI) Amid simmering tension and ongoingparleys between new entrant and private incumbent operators over connectivity, state-owned telecom firm BSNL has said it has provided “sufficient points of interconnect” to Reliance Jio and can augment it more based on requirement. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) CMD Anupam Shrivastava told PTI that there

Open floor plans may make you eat more

New York: If you are planning diet restriction, an “open concept kitchen” with greater visibility and convenience of food access may put a spanner in the works, suggests new research. “The results of our study suggest that the openness of a floor plan, among many other factors, can affect how much we eat,” said Kim

Australia to push for more British visas

Canberra: Australians could soon find it easier to find work in Britain if free trade negotiations between the two countries run smoothly, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Saturday. Bishop, who met with her British counterpart Boris Johnson late Friday, said work, travel and study visas would be a priority for both governments once Britain’s