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Set up auxiliary polling stations for third gender electors: EC tells DCs

Chandigarh: Though Punjab Election Commission has no data on the exact population of Thirds Gender (TG) and lepers electors, yet efforts are being made for setting up of auxiliary polling stations to make their maximum participation in the election processThe commission, however, claims to have 273 TG electors in Punjab, but their exact population and

Making a difference in our world – the third Clinton’s ideas

Title: It’s Your World – Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!; Author: Chelsea Clinton; Publisher: Penguin Random House; Pages: 416; Price: Rs 550 Her parents may soon become the only couple to both become the President of the United States, but also have long stints and achievements in public service which seemed to have

Facebook reports $7 bn revenue in third quarter

New York: Social media giant Facebook scored big in the third quarter of this year, reporting $7.01 billion in revenue and its daily active users (DAUs) stood at 1.18 billion on average as of September 2016, an increase of 17 per cent year-on-year. Mobile advertising revenue represented approximately 84 per cent of advertising revenue for

Brathwaite, Holder lift West Indies in third Test

Sharjah: Kraigg Brathwaite became the fifth West Indian batsman to carry his bat with an unbeaten hundred before Jason Holder took 3-10 to leave Pakistan under pressure in the third Test here today. Brathwaite held West Indies’s first innings of 337 with a resolute 142 not out before Holder jolted Pakistan with three wickets in

Third lettuce crop planted on space station

Washington: Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have started planting their third on-orbit crop of red romaine lettuce, NASA said. “Early this morning, NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough initiated the Veg-03 experiment, one of his first science assignments as a new crew member aboard the orbiting laboratory,” the US space agency said in a statement on

Price, Hayler renew on wedding vows for third time

London: Reality TV personality Katie Price and her husband Kieran Hayler have reportedly decided to work on their marriage for the third time. The 38-year-old model, who is currently in Barbados with Hayler, will try to fix their marriage after Price revealed that their marriage was under strain from her book tour, reported Mirror. “She

Pampore encounter enters third day

Srinagar: The operation to flush out holed up militants inside a government building in Pampore on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway today entered the third day as security forces continued to pound the multi-storey structure with mortars and rockets to bring it down. One of the three militants is believed to have been killed in the security

Nick Lachey’s wife expecting third child

Los Angeles: Singer Nick Lachey and his wife Vanessa have announced that they are expecting baby number three. The couple already have son Camden and daughter Brooklyn Elisabeth. Sharing a photograph on Instagram, the couple and their two children, three-year-old son Camden and 18-month-old daughter Brooklyn Elisabeth, pose atop packed boxes on the stoop of their

Will Himachal Pradesh ever have a third political option?

The tiny hill state of Himachal is in dire need of third option, an alternate to Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which have ruled the state one by one for past over three and a half decades.But unfortunately, whosoever has tried out an alternate to these two parties, has failed in Himachal. The

State bags third spot in National School Games

Chandigarh: Punjab has improved its grades in the 61st National School games by claiming an overall third position with the players bagging 109 gold, 139 silver and 140 bronze medals and registered 388 medals in the total medal tally. Punjab stood fourth in the previous 60th National School Games and this year Punjab grabbed the

Haryana third in Aadhaar saturation

Chandigarh: Haryana ranks third in the country in Aadhaar saturation and second in covering 98.8 percent of people under the central government’s flagship rural employment programme MGNREGA. Keshni Anand Arora, deputy director general of the United Identification Authority of India, said this in a statement here on Tuesday. Arora said the number of the Mahatma