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NDTV issue: Editors Guild terms order as ‘violation’ of press freedom

New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India hasstrongly condemned the unprecedented decision of an inter- ministerial panel to take a leading Hindi channel off air for a day and termed it a “direct violation” of the freedom of the press. The editor’s body demanded that the order be “immediately rescinded”. The inter-ministerial panel constituted by

CM terms Akhand Akali Dal as a ‘branch’ of Cong

Dera Baba Nanak : Terming the newly-formed Akhand Akali Dal as a branch of the Congress, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday said that the sole purpose of this Akali Dal was to help the Congress by weakening the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). Interacting with the media persons on the sidelines of Sangat Darshan

Lack of knowledge about Punjab, Deputy CM terms Kejriwal ‘Stupid’

Jalandhar: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday termed Delhi Chief Minister and AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal a ‘Stupid’ for announcing rationalization of VAT in Punjab in AAP’s Trade, Transport and Industry manifesto at a time when the centre government was going to introduce GST in the country. Sukhbir Badal said that

CM terms Awaz-E-Punjab a pack of disgruntled leaders

Muktsar (Lambi): Terming the newly constituted ‘Awaz -e-Punjab’ front as a pack of ‘disgruntled and opportunist political leaders’ without any ideological commitment, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday said that rather than being another front in political arena this would hardly have any impact on state polity. Addressing a gathering at Sangat Darshan programme

Mel B, Mel C not on speaking terms?

London: Singers Mel B and Mel C are nolonger on speaking terms after the latter pulled out of the planned Spice Girls reunion. The popular ’90s group has fallen out after Mel C pulled out of the band’s planned reunion to celebrate their 20th anniversary, which is expected to include a one-off show in London’s

Pokémon Go pips Twitter, Facebook in terms of daily users

New York: The newly-launched famous Augmented Reality (AR) game Pokémon Go has overtaken Twitter in terms of daily users and has seen people spending more time on its app than on Facebook. Citing report from tracking firms Tech Crunch reported that the game has not only topped Twitter and Facebook, but also have surpassed dating

Prashant Bhushan terms odd-even a ‘gimmick’

New Delhi: Activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Friday termed the Delhi government’s odd-even traffic restriction scheme a “gimmick”.Citizens could offer better solutions to pollution, suggested Bhushan, formerly a key member of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and a close associate of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.”Citizens may offer better solutions for pollution, bike lanes, better public transport/BRT,