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‘Balakot air strike is a feather in India’s cap’

‘Balakot air strike is a feather in India’s cap’

Kusum Arora Garhshankar (Anandpur Sahib) May 16 Seeking second term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP government on ‘national security’, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Thursday invoked Balakot air strike and said that such an action against Pakistan terrorists was never, nor can it take place in the world. Rajnath Singh said that this

A flyover that took two decades to be completed

A flyover that took two decades to be completed

For the residents of north Delhi, Rani Jhansi flyover, which was inaugurated last year, is a classic example of how a government project should not be executed — with cost overruns and painfully long delays in completion. The flyover is one of the slowest ever constructed, with the project spanning two decades and witnessing a

INDIA: A test of Kohli's tactical acumen

INDIA: A test of Kohli’s tactical acumen

His manic consistency has already put him among the pantheon of greats but the World Cup in England will be Virat Kohli‘s hour of reckoning in his bid to create a lasting legacy as India’s captain.The first Indian captain to win a Test series on Australian soil, Kohli will be leading a team which has

Modi in Kedarnath, to visit Badrinath on Sunday

Modi in Kedarnath, to visit Badrinath on Sunday

Five days before the election results, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday morning offered prayers at the Kedarnath shrine nestled in Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand. Early in the day, Modi arrived at Dehradun’s Jolly Grant airport and took a helicopter to Kedarnath. He was wearing a grey attire with a pahari cap and a saffron

Election Commission or omission, asks Congress

Election Commission or omission, asks Congress

The Congress on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa’s letter to Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora over his dissent in the EC decisions in going unrecorded and asked whether it was “Election Commission or Election Omission”. In a letter to the CEC, Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa recused himself from the

Despite EVMs, EC officials can 'make or mar' poll results

Despite EVMs, EC officials can ‘make or mar’ poll results

As the Opposition parties’ apprehensions on glitches in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) continue to simmer, a new spectre looms large on the vote-count day of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, May 23. With the verdict of millions of voters in 2019 elections sealed inside EVMs, there are fresh fears of foul play and potential manipulations,

Rahul meets Alwar gang rape victim, assures justice

Rahul meets Alwar gang rape victim, assures justice

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met the Alwar gang-rape victim, and assured her and the family of justice.Speaking to the media after the meeting in Thanagaazi, Gandhi said that this was an emotional issue for him and not a political one. “The victim will definitely get justice. Strict action will be taken against the

Proud of army, not the politicians: Children of martyrs

Proud of army, not the politicians: Children of martyrs

Kusum Arora Jalandhar May 14 At a time, when political discourse in the Lok Sabha Elections was confined to armed forces and national security, the children of martyrs residing at the three ‘martyrs hostels’ in Jalandhar Cantonment had only one message to share that they were proud of the Army for giving them decent lives,

Madhya Pradesh ex-CM Arjun Singh's wife dead

Madhya Pradesh ex-CM Arjun Singh’s wife dead

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Arjun Singh’s wife, Saroj Singh, died on Wednesday in New Delhi. State Congress spokesman Ajay Yadav has confirmed. She was 87. The cause of death was not immediately

Hapur rape case finds no echo in LS polls

Hapur rape case finds no echo in LS polls

Elections have moved into the final phase, politicians are looking towards post-poll calculations and, apparently, have no time for the rape victim who allegedly set herself on fire in protest against police inaction on her complaint. The incident has not found a place in any of the election speeches of top political leaders.Chief Minister Yogi

Student protests continue in Kashmir Valley against rape

Student protests continue in Kashmir Valley against rape

Students at many places in the Kashmir Valley took to the streets and clashed with security forces on Tuesday in protest against the rape of a minor in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Students of Amar Singh College came out of the campus and fought pitched battles with the security forces here. The students were

Modi's appeal to voters in Varanasi

Modi’s appeal to voters in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made an emotional appeal to the people of Varanasi in a video posted on his website, calling himself a ‘Kashi vaasi and outlining his personal and emotional association with Kashi and its people. “It is often said that whosoever come to Kashi even once becomes a part of the

Scholarship Information for Dailypost English

Scholarship Information for Dailypost English

Category: Merit Based Scholarship: TMC Fellowship, Punjab 2019Description: Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) and Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India invites applications from experienced medical students to avail a 1 year fellowship at the Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital, Punjab. The fellowship provides remuneration and research opportunities to selected candidates at the institution.Eligibility: MS/MD/DNB degree holders,

Amul hicks milk procurement prices, 7 lakh cattle breeders benefit

Amul hicks milk procurement prices, 7 lakh cattle breeders benefit

The Amul Dairy has increased milk procurement prices by Rs 10 on a kg of fat for buffalo milk and Rs 4.5 in the case of cow milk following a drop in production because due to summer heat, official sources said. The daily milk income of Amul Dairy was 30 lakh litres in the winter

Controversial Taj Heritage Corridor takes new green avataar

Controversial Taj Heritage Corridor takes new green avataar

The controversial Taj Heritage Corridor, which brought down the Mayawati government in 2003, has now been resurrected in a new “green” avatar along the Yamuna river bank. A year ago, the then local MP and Chairman of the SC/ST Commission, Ram Shankar Katheria, laid the foundation stone of the new Taj View Garden, sandwiched between

Drug free World organizes Anti-drug campaign in Govt. Boys Middle Schools

Drug free World organizes Anti-drug campaign in Govt. Boys Middle Schools

Baramulla In an effort to eradicate the use of drugs among school children, “Foundation for a Drug-Free world” has organised an “Anti- drug Campaign” and distributed booklets among the students of Government Boys middle  School , Waripora Payeen of Nehalpora area of North Kashmir’s District Baramulla . The statement issued by the organising members of

Mayawati gets personal in her attack on Modi

Mayawati gets personal in her attack on Modi

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati mounted a scathing personal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that he could not be expected to respect others sisters and wives when he had left his own wife for political gains. This is the first time that any political leader has criticized the Prime Minister’s personal

Chanda Kochhar appears before ED for questioning

Chanda Kochhar appears before ED for questioning

Former ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar on Monday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in connection with the Videocon loan case. Kochhar arrived at the ED office here at 10.35 a.m.Last week, the financial probe agency summoned Kochhar to record her statement after she failed to appear on May 5.The case is related

Voting begins in 59 seats in 6th phase of LS polls

Voting begins in 59 seats in 6th phase of LS polls

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday exercised his franchise at a polling booth in the Rashtrapati Bhawan here as voting was underway in 59 Lok Sabha constituencies across seven states.Kovind was accompanied by his wife.This is the sixth and penultimate round of the mega seven-phased electoral exercise. As polling for the seven Lok Sabha seats

BJP seeking votes in Modi's name, AAP in Kejriwal's: Mahabal Mishra

BJP seeking votes in Modi’s name, AAP in Kejriwal’s: Mahabal Mishra

Both the BJP and AAP candidates have no grounds to seek votes in West Delhi Lok Sabha constituency except taking the names of their heavyweights Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal, Congress MP candidate Mahabal Mishra said. Mishra, a former Lok Sabha member who won from the seat in 2009, however, said he seeks vote in