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SYL canal issue in President’s lap, no easy solution in sight

Chandigarh: A queer situation seems to have emerged for President of India Pranab Mukharjee to handle Satluj-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal issue with Supreme Court giving its verdict against Punjab. Since after the judgment came, Punjab is on the boil and leaders of main political parties Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) have decided to meet

3 IPS officers get President’s Police Medal for distinguished service

Chandigarh: Three IPS officers including Rohit Choudhary ADGP, Railways, Kuldeep Singh IGP-cum-Addl Director Punjab Police Academy in Phillaur and Arpit Shukla Commissioner of Police, Jalandhar have been awarded President’s Police Medal for distinguished service on the occasion of Independence Day 2016. Besides this, 16 Police officers/officials have also been awarded Police Medals for Meritorious Service.

President’s daughter names and shames ‘pervert’ on Facebook

New Delhi: Sharmishtha Mukherjee, Delhi Congress spokesperson and the daughter of President Pranab Mukherjee, on Saturday claimed a man harassed her by sending lewd messages and put up screenshots of the texts on her Facebook page. She lodged a complaint with the Cyber Crime unit of Delhi Police’s Economic Offences Wing (EoW). “We are in

Spain’s football chief Villar to run for UEFA president’s job

Madrid: Spain’s football federation president Angel Maria Villar has decided to run for president of UEFA, European football’s top job. Villar, who has headed Spain’s federation since 1988 and replaced Michel Platini as UEFA boss when the former France midfield superstar was disqualified to hold the post by FIFA, will stand for UEFA president, the

Breaking: President’s escort car meets with an accident in Darjeeling

Darjeeling: President Pranab Mukherjee’s convoy on Friday was involved in an accident when one of the escort vehicles slipped into a ditch while on its way to Bagdogra in northern West Bengal. Both Mukherjee and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was part of the convoy, are safe. The President is on a three-day