Archive News of April 28, 2017
Relief for Jagan as court rejects CBI plea to cancel bail

Punjab News Express
HYDERABAD : A special court on Friday dismissed a petition filed by CBI to cancel the bail of YSR Congress chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in an illegal assets case for allegedly violating bail conditions.

Yashica Adjudged Miss Outgoing in KMV Valedicti

Punjab News Express/SK.Vyas
JALANDHAR : Kanya Maha Vidyalaya - the Heritage Institution, Jalandhar organized a farewell Party for the outgoing students of the Faculty of Humanities. The occasion was marked with fun, games laughter and a bit of nostalgia on the part of the outgoing students who expressed mingled feelings of sadness on leaving the college as well as hope and excitement for the future.

Punjab CM greets people on the eve of Bhagwan Parshuram Jayanti

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today greeted the people of Punjab on the auspicious ‘Parshuram Jayanti’.

Police question JNU students in Kanhaiya sedition case

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The Delhi Police on Friday questioned at least four of the 30 JNU students who were asked to join a probe into a 2016 sedition case involving former student leader Kanhaiya Kumar.

Neha Kakkar's siblings surprise her on TV show

Punjab News Express
MUMBAI : Singer Neha Kakkar, who is currently seen as a mentor on "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs Season 6", was in for a surprise when her siblings -- singers Sonu and Tony Kakkar -- came on the popular singing reality show.

Priyanka Chopra perfect choice for 'Baywatch': Dwayne Johnson

Punjab News Express
LOS ANGELES : Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson has praised his co-star and Indian actress Priyanka Chopra and says she is the perfect choice for the forthcoming film "Baywatch".

Stone throwing must end in Kashmir, says SC

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The Supreme Court on Friday said it will ask the government not to use pellet guns in Jammu and Kashmir if there was no violence, no stone throwing and students get back to classes.

Delhi hawala operator held in Dinakaran bribery case

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : A hawala operator from old Delhi was arrested here on Friday in connection with T.T.V. Dinakaran's bribery case, police said.

CRPF trooper injured, one attacker arrested

Punjab News Express
SRINAGAR : A CRPF trooper was injured on Friday when two men attacked him inside a bank in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag town. One of the attackers was overpowered.

India, Cyprus sign 4 agreements

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : India and Cyprus on Friday signed four agreements, including on air services and merchant shipping, following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades here.

National convention of workers demand equal wages for equal work

Punjab News Express/Vinod Gupta
NEW DELHI : National convention of regular and contract workers and engineers of electricity Industry demanded that pending abolition of the system of engaging contractor workers in permanent and perennial nature jobs and regularization of all existing contract workers, the law on same wage and benefits for similar work as permanent workers must be strictly implemented.

AAP will improve organisational structure: Sanjay Singh

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh on Thursday said organisational improvement was needed and the party would work towards it.

Search resumes to find escaped militant in Kashmir

Punjab News Express
SRINAGAR : The Indian Army on Friday resumed search operations in Kashmir's Kupwara district for a militant who escaped after a gunfight that killed three soldiers and two militants on Thursday.

12 new expressways to be constructed: Gadkari

Punjab News Express
BAGPAT : At least a dozen new expressways would be constructed in the coming year to connect various states in the country, of which three will be started in 2017, it was announced here Friday.

300 students fall sick due to food poisoning in France

Punjab News Express
PARIS : More than 300 students were taken ill on Thursday due to suspected food poisoning in Rouen city in France, regional authorities said.

'US to deport 7,000 Ghanaians'

Punjab News Express
ACCRA : The United States would deport 7,000 Ghanaians this year for breaching terms of their visa agreement, a US diplomat said on Thursday.

CBI files charge-sheet against two TMC MPs in Rose Valley Group scam

Punjab News Express/SK.Vyas
NEW DELHI : The Central Bureau of Investigation has today filed supplementary Charge Sheet U/s 120-B read with Section 420, 409 of the Indian Penal Code ( IPC) and 4 & 6 of Prize Chits and Money Circulation Schemes (Banning) Act, 1978 and 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the PC Act 1988 & substantive offences thereof against then Chairman of a Private Group of Companies; two Members of Parliament and a Private Company in the Court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Bhubaneswar (Odisha) in an ongoing investigation of Chit Fund case.

Kings XI Punjab pledges support for World Immunisation Week

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
MOHALI : Kings XI Punjab will be extending support to the cause of providing underprivileged children with a better lifestyle. The franchise has pledged support to World Immunization Week for the 4th consecutive year this time and as a part of the same, they aim to raise awareness about the importance of having full immunisations. The Lions’ squad, management and owners will be wearing a red wristband with the hashtag #shot4life during the games on the 28th and 30th in order to showcase their support for the cause.

Cyprus President accorded ceremonial welcome

Punjab News Epress
NEW DELHI : The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades was accorded a ceremonial welcome on Friday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

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