Anjit July 14, 2018

AMRITSAR: Expressing concern over the prevailing drug addiction in the society, jathedar of Akal Takht Giani Gurbachan Singh gave a call for concerted efforts from all to eradicate the menace and save Punjab youth. In a statement issued here on Friday, Gurbachan Singh said despite efforts by the state government, various institutions, including the SGPC, […]

Anjit July 14, 2018

CHANDIGARH: A businessman hanged himself at his home in Panipat on Friday morning after poisoning and killing his two minor children. His wife too tried to hang herself, but she survived after the knot she had tied, loosened. Police are investigating the deaths as a possible suicide pact among the family members. They have, however, […]

Anjit July 14, 2018

CHANDIGARH: Though the Punjab govt’s tax revenue collection has shown a little dip as compared to the corresponding period last year, the overall monthly accounts key indicators put the state’s economy on an improvement trajectory. The finance minister said though the states were getting their share of the goods and service tax (GST) after a […]

Anjit July 14, 2018

CHANDIGARH: Clearing fitness test would soon be mandatory for old vehicles after lapse of their prescribed lifespan. For the purpose, the Chandigarh administration has decided to come up with an automated inspection and certification (I&C) centre at Raipur Kalan. The multi-test lane centre would inspect old vehicles to ascertain whether they meet the standard requirements […]

Anjit July 14, 2018

NEW DELHI: Delhi University may release a sixth cutoff list as several seats, especially in the reserved categories, are yet to be filled. The second day of admissions in the fifth cutoff list on Friday saw a decent turnout. Many students tried their luck after withdrawing from other colleges to get admission in some courses. […]

Anjit July 14, 2018

GURUGRAM: On Friday, Gurugram received heavy showers in several bouts throughout the day, leaving most important junctions waterlogged and key roads clogged. In the day, Gurugram reported around 39.4mm of rainfall till late evening, leaving residents marooned their own homes, offices as well as the streets for hours. A few hours’ showers left major pockets […]

Anjit July 14, 2018

NEW DELHI: A patient admitted to Ambedkar Hospital allegedly committed suicide by jumping from a window. A preliminary probe suggests that the man was suffering from TB and was depressed. The incident was reported around 6am when attendants saw the man, Mohammad Jamil (38), trying to climb out of the window and before they could stop […]

Anjit July 14, 2018

NEW DELHI: With an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address 50 rallies across the country by February next year, covering more than 100 Lok Sabha constituencies. Before the election dates of the Lok Sabha elections are announced, BJP will have covered at least 400 Lok Sabha constituencies by […]

Anjit July 14, 2018

NEW DELHI: Jammu & Kashmir govt told the SC there is no prohibition on registration of FIR and conducting probe against army personnel while justifying its decision to register a criminal case in Shopian firing case, in which Army personnel allegedly opened fire at an agitating crowd, killing three civilians. “The Criminal Procedure Code mandates […]

Anjit July 14, 2018

NEW DELHI: Opposition parties will meet to discuss strategy on Monday for election of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman amid indications that the lead player Congress would give top priority to getting a non-NDA member to occupy the crucial post. The meeting, to be steered by leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad will […]