Archive News of December 14, 2017
Japanese tourist drugged, robbed in UP

A Japanese tourist was on Thursday robbed in Sarnath, a Buddhist holy place near Varanasi, police said.

Exit polls predict BJP win in Gujarat, Himachal

All exit polls on Thursday predicted a clean sweep for the BJP in the Assembly elections held in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, in both of which it was virtually a direct fight between the two parties.

Punjab Government invites applications for the post of Chairperson/members of Punjab State Social Welfare Board

Punjab Government has invited applications for the post of Chairperson/members of Punjab State Social Welfare Board.

Eight Maoists killed in Telangana gunfight

Eight extremists of a newly formed Left wing group were killed in an exchange of fire with police in Telangana's Bhadradri Kothagudem on Thursday, police said.

Capt Amarinder wants an end to frequent changes in RKVY guidelines

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has sought the personal intervention of Prime Minister Mr. Narender Modi to put a stop to the practice of making frequent changes in the guidelines of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY).

SAD resolves to fight against jabar and zulm at 97th foundation day

 The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today while observing its 97th foundation day amidst gathering of Akali workers, resolved to fight against alleged jabar and zulm (excess and atrocities) and enjoined party workers to form a volunteer task force to counter Congress excesses. 

Congress party will expose utter failures of Modi government in winter session of Parliament : Jakhar

President Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee and Member Parliament from Gurdaspur assembly segment Mr. Sunil Jakhar today said that the Congress Party would expose the irrational policies and decisions of BJP led NDA Government responsible for ruining farming, trade and industrial sectors in the country during the Winter Session of Parliament going to be start from December 15. Mr. Jakhar also said that the party would also raise a strong voice against BJP led Center Government`s step motherly treatment for Punjab.

AAP receives setback with its Majha zone head Kanwalpreet Kaki joining SAD

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today suffered a setback when its former Majha Zone President Kanwalpreet Singh Kaki joined the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in the presence of its president Sukhbir Singh Badal. 

Promote 'Gatka' in all educational institutions : VP Singh Badnore

The Governor of Punjab,  VP Singh Badnore today asked the National Gatka Association of India to propagate martial art 'Gatka' as a sport in all educational institutions in Punjab and Chandigarh especially among the girls for self-defence and to inculcate traditional values among the youth.

Mahindra Swaraj Successfully concludes Regional Jet Toy and Skimmer Olympics

Swaraj Tractors, a part of the US $19 billion Mahindra Group, today conducted the Regional Jet Toy and Skimmer Olympics, under AWIM, SAE India program, at Chitkara International School.

Punjab CM Inaugurates ITC integrated food processing facility at Kapurthala

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday inaugurated ITC’s new state-of-the-art Integrated Food Manufacturing and Logistics Facility at Kapurthala, giving a major fillip to the state’s food processing sector and strengthening its beleaguered economy.

Food, fuel prices accelerate November WPI inflation

An exponential rise in food and fuel prices especially those of onions and diesel pushed India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices higher to 3.93 per cent for November, official data showed on Thursday.

Indian American doctor arrested for healthcare fraud in US

An Indian American cardiologist based in the US state of Nevada has been arrested on 39 charges of unlawful distribution of prescription opioids and healthcare fraud, officials said.

Nearly 50% ballotting as voting picks up in Gujarat second phase

Brisk voting was seen in Gujarat's second phase elections on Thursday, with nearly 50 per cent polling registered by late afternoon, amid complaints of EVM malfunctioning.

Twitter launches live stream of Gujarat elections

Twitter on Wednesday announced that it will live stream the conversations related to the Gujarat elections on its platform as the political interest and discourse on the polls generated over 800,000 tweets in the past week on the microblogging website.

A veggie delight for Indian travelers from Singapore Tourism

Singapore has always been a holiday destination full of surprises for all footfalls from across the globe. From new activities, festivals, shopping and entertainment, the focus is now on food.

20+ Companies to participate in 44th Aryans Job Fest on 17th January

Over 20 big and small companies from various corporate and industrial sectors have given their written confirmation to participate in 44th Aryans Job Fest to be held on 17th January at Aryans Campus situated on Chd-Patiala Highway, Rajpura, near Chandigarh. Free online registration has already been started on Aryans website i.e

Hindus urge India Govt. to mandate listing of gelatin source on food, which many times is beef

Hindus are urging India Government and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to mandate food manufacturers to mention the source of gelatin, if used in the product, on its “Ingredients” label.

Vote for 'Gujarat model', reject those opposing it: Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Thursday appealed to the people to vote for the 'Gujarat model' of development and reject those who are against it.

Rahul visits cyclone-hit, seeks Fisheries Ministry

Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi on Thursday visited fisherfolk in Kerala's two coastal villages and one in Tamil Nadu affected by cyclone Ockhi and demanded a separate Ministry for fisheries.

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