Archive News of June 26, 2017
Eid ul-Fitr celebrated with fervor in Gurdaspur, Punjab

Punjab News Express/Pardeep Luthra
GURDASPUR : Eid ul fitr was celebrated with enthusiasm and feveor at International headquarters of Ahmadiyya muslim community at Qadian town in Gurdaspur district today. Molala Inam Gori led the eid praher in Aqsha mosque in which thousands of muslim from different parts of the country and abrot took part in the namaz.

TDS, TCS provision for government, e-commerce operators postponed

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : With just five days to go for the roll-out, the government has postponed the provision relating to one per cent Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) and Tax Collection at Source (TCS) for two categories of deductors -- government, including local authorities, and e-commerce companies and their suppliers.

9-member panel to prepare final draft of National Education Policy

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The Human Resource Development Ministry on Monday constituted a nine-member panel to prepare the final draft of the National Education Policy to be headed by eminent scientist K. Kasturirangan.

Kuldeep more lethal on dry wickets, says Kohli

Punjab News Express
PORT OF SPAIN : Indian skipper Virat Kohli heaped praise on left-arm leg spinner Kuldeep Yadav for his three-wicket haul in the 105-run victory against the West Indies in the second One-day International (ODI) cricket match at Queen's Park Oval here.

Teesta III - A failed example of Public Private Partnership -- AIPEF

Punjab News Express/Vinod Gupta
CHANDIGARH : Punjab, Haryana , UP and Rajasthan have refused to accept the high cost power from 1200 MW Teesta III hydro project in Sikkim at the escalated tariff of about Rs. 6 per unit instead of original Rs. 1.92 paise per unit .

Debt recovery panel officer held for bribery

Punjab News Express
MUMBAI : A recovery officer with the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) in Mumbai and his accomplice were arrested for allegedly demanding Rs 7 lakh bribe for releasing payment in a case, a CBI official said on Monday.

Make Avola almond your dietary supplement

Punjab News Express
LONDON : From its superfood properties to its sustainability, Avola almond can help in filling the lost protein and fiber in your body to the fitter you.

China mum over stopping Indian pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar

Punjab News Express
BEIJING : China on Monday refused to tell why it had stopped a group of Indian pilgrims from travelling to Kailash Mansarovar, saying the foreign ministries of both countries are in touch over the issue.

Pakistan marks sombre Eid after tanker blaze, terror attacks

Punjab News Express
ISLAMABAD : Pakistan on Monday began Eid celebrations on a grim note amid tight security a day after the deadly oil tanker fire and last week's terrorist attacks.

Modi invites US business, says GST will ease way

Punjab News Express
WASHINGTON : Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his most compelling invitation to American business to invest in India, telling them that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that will come into effect from July 1 could be a subject of study in US business schools.

Intolerance in the country, says Mamata

Punjab News Express
KOLKATA : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said there is an environment of intolerance in the country and urged the people to stay united.

Rajasthan celebrates Eid

Punjab News Express
JAIPUR : Thousands of Muslims here and in various parts of Rajasthan celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with enthusiasm and fervour on Monday.

Not a single blot of corruption against my government, says Modi

Punjab News Express
WASHINGTON : Projecting his government's success in the areas of fighting terror and graft, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that there has not been a single blot of corruption against his regime and no country has questioned the surgical strikes conducted across the border.

'Act of God' blamed for cable car accident that killed seven

Punjab News Express
SRINAGAR : The management of the company that operates the gondola cable car service in Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday blamed "an act of God" for the Sunday tragedy which killed seven people including four members of a Delhi family.

Seven killed in Himachal road accident

Punjab News Express
SHIMLA : Seven pilgrims, including six of a family, were killed when a private vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge here in Himachal Pradesh early on Monday, the police said.

Punjab, Haryana celebrate Eid

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Amid tight security, the Muslim community celebrated Eid in various parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh on Monday.

Clashes in Kashmir after prayers mar Eid

Punjab News Express
SRINAGAR : Clashes broke out on Monday between the security forces and stone pelters at several places in the Kashmir Valley after the Eid prayers.

Six police officers injured in London protest

Punjab News Express
LONDON : Si police officers were injured and four people arrested in a protest here over the death of a man following a traffic stop, the media reported.

US state government websites hacked with pro-IS message

Punjab News Express
WASHINGTON : Several government websites in the US state of Ohio were apparently hacked to broadcast an anti-government and pro-Islamic State (IS) message, the media reported.

Himachal Governor, CM greet people on Eid

Punjab News Express
SHIMLA : Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday greeted the people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and wished the festival brings joy and happiness.

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