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Women empowerment takes centre stage at all-girl petrol station in city

Chandigarh: It is a man’s world, they say and sometimes in the face of violent opposition, overall situation of women’s empowerment leaves a great deal to be desired. Keep this in mind, let us relate an interesting example, first-of-its-kind in Chandigarh, set by a petrol pump owner in Chandigarh where the job of filling petrol

Pandits stage protest, demand evacuation of others stuck in Valley

Jammu: Scores of displaced Kashmiri Pandit (KP) employees, who escaped from the Valley after the recent protests, today held a demonstration against the state and central governments alleging they have failed to provide them security from stone-pelting attackers. Over 100 KPs serving in Kashmir who escaped during night time from Haal, transit accommodation in Pulwama,

Filipinos stage protest near Chinese consulate in Manila

Manila: A protest was staged outside the Chinese consulate in this Philippines capital city on Tuesday ahead of a long-awaited ruling over the disputed South China Sea. One of the protest organisers included the leftist political party Bayan Muna, which brought some of its members to the event, as well as several fishermen from the

Priyanka gets jittery before singing at IIFA stage

Mumbai: Bollywood’s ‘desi’ girl Priyanka Chopra says she is a bunch of nerves before performing at the ongoing 17th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards event in Madrid. The actress, who is making waves in the international circuit, took to Twitter to share her views and information about her “crazy” schedules. She

Powercom employees stage protest, seeks arrest BJP leader

Chandigarh: BJP leader Rajan Angural is getting deeper into trouble when the Powercom employees union and relatives of the dead lineman Ramashankar again protested on Tuesday in Civil Hospital . The protester raised slogans against police administration and threatened that they will not cremate his dead body till Rajan Angural is arrested .The senior police officers reached there and

Rahul Gandhi to stage protest against drugs at Jalandhar, on June 13

Jalandhar: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will be leading a protest against the drugs and the deteriorating law and order situation in Punjab, on June 13 against, at Jalandhar. While providing the information, Kapurthala MLA Rana Gurjeet Singh, who is in charge of the protest said that on the request of the PCC president Capt