Archive News of August 22, 2017
Adopt 0% tolerance against corruption: Vigilance SSP appeals to industrialists

Appealing industrialists of the town to come forward against corrupt practices being adopted in any of the concerned department, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Vigilance Diljinder Singh Dhillon today vowed that Zero per cent tolerance should be adopted against the corruption by all walks of societies.


August 22, 2017 08:28 PM
Punjab seeks centre's support in settling Rs 31,000 cr debt

NEW DELHI: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday called on Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan here to seek central support in settling the unsustainable debt burden of whopping Rs 31,000 crore. He also requested a review committee to examine the matter afresh.

August 22, 2017 08:12 PM
Bihar flood toll reaches 341

PATNA: The flood situation in Bihar remained grim with the death toll reaching 341 on Tuesday, an official said.

August 22, 2017 08:12 PM
We have won the fight, say Muslim women

NEW DELHI: The Muslim women who challenged the practice of triple talaq which was struck down on Tuesday by the Supreme Court expressed joy, with one saying that this was a "great day" for them.

August 22, 2017 08:12 PM
Cricket stadoum, sector 16 Chandigarh devlated temporary Jail keeping in view the verdict of panchkula Court in casenod dera Sacha Sauda

CHANDIGARH: Cricket stadoum, sector 16 Chandigarh devlated temporary Jail keeping in view the verdict of panchkula Court in casenod dera Sacha Sauda

August 22, 2017 07:49 PM
Nothing can save Kejriwal, Sanjay and Khetan from jail term – Bikram Majithia

Amritsar: Former minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) general secretary Bikram Singh Majithia today said truth would prevail in the criminal defamation case filed by him against AAP Convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and two other AAP leaders and that no amount of lying, double faced statements and attempts to derail the trial would save the trio from a jail term.

August 22, 2017 07:45 PM
Bodies found in search for 10 missing US sailors

Washington:  Divers searching for 10 missing American sailors have located some bodies inside the stricken US destroyer, a day after it collided with a merchant's vessel near Singapore, a US Admiral said on Tuesday.

August 22, 2017 07:39 PM
Noted poet Patar is Punjab Kala Parishad chief

CHANDIGARH: Noted Punjabi poet Surjit Patar was nominated as the Punjab Kala Parishad Chairman on Tuesday, state Tourism and Culture Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said.

August 22, 2017 07:39 PM
Punjab on high alert ahead of Dera Sacha Sauda chief verdict: CM

NEW DELHI/CHANDIGARH: Punjab is on high alert ahead of a Haryana court verdict this week in a rape case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief and has received 75 companies of central forces to maintain law and order, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Tuesday.

August 22, 2017 07:39 PM
Nawaz's wife diagnosed with cancer

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom Nawaz was diagnosed with throat cancer on Tuesday, the media reported.

August 22, 2017 07:39 PM
Won't let peace be disrupted at any cost, Says Punjab CM ahead of court Verdict in Ram Rahim case

New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has warned against any attempts to disrupt the state’s law and order in view of the upcoming court verdict in the rape case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

August 22, 2017 07:38 PM
Mother, daughters burns gas cylinder catch fire

Batala: Three members of a family including mother and her two daughters received  burn injuries when their LPG cylinder caught fire while preparing meal at their house in Staff Road area today,

August 22, 2017 07:32 PM
Naya Bharat Sankalap Yatra accords warm welcome

Gurdaspur: Naya Bharat Sankalap Yatra led by BJP state president and Union minister Vijay Sampla, was accorded a warm welcome on its arrival in border district Gurdaspur. The yatra was started from historic Jallianwala bagh today in an order to eradicate corruption, poverty, castism ,terrorism and communalism.

August 22, 2017 07:25 PM
FieldFresh Foods gains recognition by Great Place to Work

CHANDIGARH: Following the best workplace and people practices, FieldFresh Foods, a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises & Del Monte Pacific Limited, has been felicitated with 2 prestigious awards from the Great Place to Work® for the year 2017.

August 22, 2017 05:40 PM
Supreme Court ruling on triple talaq grants equality to Muslim women: PM Modi

NEW DELHI:Prime Minister Narinder Modi hailed the Supreme Court verdict on the practice of triple talaq announced by a five-judge constitution bench earlier Tuesday. The top court, in a 3:2 ruling, had set aside the practice of Islamic divorce, terming it ‘unconstitutional’, ‘null’ and against the basic tenets of the Quran.

August 22, 2017 05:29 PM
Rajesh Kumar from Chandigarh wins regional round of Castrol Super Mechanic All India Finals

CHANDIGARH:Rajesh Kumar from Chandigarh, Mangat Chandel from Ludhiana and Satish Kumar from Delhi emerged as the top three winners of the Castrol Super Mechanic regional round held in Delhi, and have qualified for the all India finals to be held in Mumbai in September 2017.

August 22, 2017 05:21 PM
Centre, Google get HC notice on Blue Whale

New Delhi:  The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the central government, Facebook, Google and Yahoo on a plea seeking direction to the internet majors to take down the links of the Blue Whale game.

August 22, 2017 05:19 PM
SC verdict indication of new India: Law Minister

NEW DELHI; Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court's judgement striking down triple talaq, saying that it was an indication of an emerging new India.

August 22, 2017 05:19 PM
Trump puts Pakistan on notice on Afghanistan, seeks Indian help (Roundup)

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI; President Donald Trump has unveiled his long-awaited Afghanistan policy, warning the US will take action within Pakistan if it did not stop backing terrorists battling American forces. And in a first for an American President, Trump brought India directly into the equation by assigning a strategic role for New Delhi.

August 22, 2017 05:19 PM
Sukhbir blasts police for protecting ‘Massarangarh’ guilty of violating Maryada at Ghallughara Sahib shrine

CHANDIGARH: Akali  Supremo and  former Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sardar Sukhbir Singh Badal today blasted what he described as “the unholy and anti-Panthic combine of  immoral  ‘Massarangarhs’, the anti-Sikh Congress party  and the self-styled  “alternative Jathedars” for vitiating the atmosphere in Khalsa Panth’s  holy shrine ,Gurdwara Ghallughara Sahib at Kahnuwan Sahib”

August 22, 2017 05:13 PM
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