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Delhi Metro Employees Call Off Strike, Minister Agrees to Look Into Demands

For all the Latest news download Daily Post app:- For Android For IOS New Delhi: Delhi Metro’s non-executive staff have called off their strike after Urban Affairs Minister agreed to look into the demands of DMRC. The non-executive staff working at the Delhi Metro including customer relation assistants, station controllers, maintenance staff, train operators and

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Aam Aadmi Party has created a flutter with appeal to the voters in Punjab to exercise their vote as if voting for party chief Arvind Kejriwal as the state’s Chief Minister. This appeal came from Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia who said, “Aap yeh samjhiye ki aap Kejriwal to vote de rahen hain”, he

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As the Congress on Monday, while releasing its poll manifesto, promised to make an addition of free tea and sugar along with the SAD-BJP government’s existing scheme of free atta-dal to those living below the poverty line (BPL), it made people expect something more from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). If one section of society

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Diet Coke unites Amarinder, Sukhbir During an interaction between PPCC chief Amarinder Singh and SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal at a Summit in Delhi on Friday, the conversation veered towards the latter’s stay in prison in 2003 in connection with an alleged corruption case. Sukhbir pointed out how he always touches Singh’s feet despite political

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Politician versus journalist A young politician of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) is in the news. A staffer of a daily published from Chandigarh filed a report based on the press conference of the politician in question. The leader, on receiving the newspaper in the morning, felt that the reporter had not carried his

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Bikram Majithia’s multilingual tongue Punjab Information and Public Relations Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Sunday made the masses breake into laughter as he showed his multilingual speech skills during a Railway Department’s occasion at Bathinda, in the presence of Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. Majithia was there to represent Sukhbir Singh Badal and Harsimrat Kaur

Justin Bieber booed by fans, storms off stage

Manchester: Grammy award winner Justin Bieber stormed off the stage during a performance here after being booed by the crowd. The 22-year-old singer was booed by the concert-goers as he spoke to them between songs, reports femalefirst.co.uk. The audience wanted him to get on with his singing, so the “Baby” hitmaker dropped his microphone and

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Now, Bajwa sings Sidhu’s paeans Former state Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa was in the news recently for his ‘forceful’ advocating that the party takes ex-BJP Lok Sabha MP from Amritsar Navjot Singh Sidhu on board. He went as far as saying that ‘every vote counts’ and that the party could ill-afford leaving out a

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Sleepover dharna-happy Congress It seems like the state Congress has gone into dharna mode as the recent ‘chitta Ravana’ sleepover and the earlier state assembly sleepover protests indicate. During this past week’s sleepover dharna outside Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s residence, a senior Cabinet minister was heard quipping that Congress seems to have taken

How Shahgar Thakkar pulled off a Special 26 on Americans

THANE: A 23-year-old Mumbaikar  Shahgar Thakkar aka  Shaggy  have scripted biggest tele fraud in Indian history till now .The mastermind Shaggy has  made nearly Rs 500 crore in one year by duping several Americans till his game was busted by a peeved employee. Mastermind Shaggy ran three call centres that were collectively shoplifting around Rs

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O Captain, my Captain! Recently, former Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa, who has been a known detractor of current state party unit chief Captain Amarinder Singh in the past, responded to former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu’s declaration, that he would only join Congress on the condition of Captain Amarinder not leading the party

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Season of political parties With ex-AAP state convener Sucha Singh Chottepur launching his party, Apna Punjab Party (APP), this time Punjab Assembly elections are all set to witness many new parties in the fray. Many traditional party leaders ended up blaming each other for floating such outfits claiming that these were a sure shot way

India’s PSLV rocket with SCATSAT-1, 7 others lift off

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): An Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket on Monday morning lifted off successfully with the country’s weather satellite SCATSAT-1 and seven others. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will for the first time, be using its own multiple burn technology while launching eight satellites – five foreign and three domestic –

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Punjab CM’s real brother-in-law A former resident editor of national daily recently shared a letterhead on his face book account. The letterhead mentioned Inderjit Singh Sandhu, ‘Real brother-in-law of Parkash Singh Badal (Chief Minister, Punjab. The resident editor asked on his facebook page, “Can anyone ever beat this kind of letterhead?” The letterhead is being

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A selfish Navjot! Wife of cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, Amritsar MLA Navjot Kaur Sidhu is known for her loud mouth. She needs just an occasion to speak against the state government, in which she was the Chief Parliamentary Secretary, till the High Court gave verdict against the appointment of all CPS in Punjab. Further, she

Brave woman fights off phone thief

New Delhi: A courageous 40-year-old woman chased away a thief and recovered her mobile phone from him which he had stolen from her bag in a DTC bus in Ambedkar Nagar area of southeast Delhi this evening. Pramila, a resident of Pushp Vihar, was travelling in the DTC bus when the thief stole her mobile

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Getting rid of ‘political’ enemies Monkeys seem to be the biggest political enemy of Chief Parliamentary Secretary from Sulah Jagjeevan Pal in Himachal Pradesh. Last year, during the discussion in Vidhan Sabha, Pal had floated an idea to kill the monkeys at once, without telling anyone. Happy now that the Congress government got the monkeys

Eating food off the floor is not safe at all

New York: Food, once dropped on the floor, is not safe to eat, however quickly you pick it up, warns a new study that debunks the widely accepted notion that it is all right to scoop up food and eat it within a “safe” five-second window. Moisture, type of surface and contact-time all contribute to

More than 30 hurt in off-campus deck collapse in Connecticut

Hartford (US): Police say between 30 and 40 people have been hurt after a deck collapsed at an off-campus party at a house near Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. No major injuries have been reported. Deputy Chief Brian Foley of the Hartford police posted on his Twitter feed that a third-floor deck of a house

Indian-Americans kick off foot campaign for Trump

Washington: Indian-American supporters of the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump have launched the traditional door-to-door campaign, arguing that this mode of campaigning is still an effective tool to win people’s heart ahead of the November 8 general elections. Volunteers of Indian-Americans for Trump 2016 started old-fashioned campaigning to sell Trump and his agenda for American