Anjit May 25, 2018

HYDERABAD: Three persons from Noida were arrested by Central Crime Station (CCS) sleuths for cheating gullible people on the pretext of providing visa to Canada or jobs in prominent companies. CCS officials said that Syed Yakoob of Chandrayangutta, a while ago got a call from STAR VISA, which claimed to be a consultancy firm. The […]

Anjit May 25, 2018

LUDHIANA: Upset over not getting drugs, a 26-year-old man committed suicide by shooting himself from his father’s licensed rifle at Machiwara on Thursday. The deceased has been identified Jay Singh, the son of ex-serviceman Jaswinder Singh, who worked as driver. The family of the deceased told cops that Jay was hooked to drugs and they […]

Anjit May 25, 2018

NEW DELHI: Delhi-headquartered Punjab & Sind Bank (P&SB) may finally get a non-Sikh managing director (MD) after the government appointed Charan Singh, RBI chair professor at IIM-Bangalore, as the bank’s non-executive chairman. Apart from Singh, former corporate affairs secretary Tapan Ray was appointed as the non-executive chairman of Central Bank of India, while Anjali Bansal, […]

Anjit May 25, 2018

PATIALA: The Punjab Pollution Control Board on Thursday held Chadha Sugars and Industries Private Limited responsible for May 17 “environmental catastrophe” in the Beas and imposed a fine of Rs 5-crore on the owners of the mill at Kiri Afgana village in Batala. The board also recommended prosecution of officials responsible for operating the mill […]

Anjit May 25, 2018

CHANDIGARH: Municipal councillors on Thursday discussed an array of issues during the monthly house meet, including allotment of taxi stands, illegal hawkers on roads and poor functioning of the enforcement department among others. Councillors also discussed the issue of allotment of fixed stands to taxi drivers. The members were of the view that there should […]

Anjit May 25, 2018

Shiv Kumar Batalvi Where Perfumed Rivers Flow Where perfumed rivers flow, Is the home of my beloved. Where passing breezes halt, Is the home of my beloved. Where dawn arrives on bare toes, Where night paints henna-beams on feet, Where fragrance bathes in moonlight, Is the home of my beloved. Where rays of light roam […]

Anjit May 25, 2018

NEW DELHI: CBI joint director Rajiv Singh, who was supervising the probe into Rs 13,578 crore Punjab National Bank scam involving Nirav Modi and others, has been prematurely repatriated with “immediate effect” to his parent cadre of Tripura. Officials said repatriation of 1993 batch IPS officer Rajiv Singh was done by the government after Tripura […]

Anjit May 25, 2018

NEW DELHI: At a time when compensation to farmers for land acquisition gets political overtones, the Supreme Court has asked the Punjab and Haryana high court to reconsider its decision to enhance market value of acquired land at Hansi in Hisar district from Rs 12 lakh to Rs 2 crore per acre, an increase of […]