Archive News of February 28, 2017
FIR filed on rape threats to DU student

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : A day after Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal wrote to Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik over rape threats to Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, the police on Tuesday registered an FIR against unidentified persons.

February 28, 2017 01:07 PM
Students protest against ABVP in Delhi University

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : A large number of students on Tuesday protested in Delhi University against the ABVP after it was accused of attacking students, lecturers and journalists in the campus.

February 28, 2017 12:55 PM
Cisco, Reliance Jio to build largest all-IP services platform

Punjab News Express
BARCELONA  : Reliance Jio has announced a collaboration with networking giant Cisco to further expand Jios existing multi-terabit capacity with the first All-IP converged network in India.

February 28, 2017 12:36 PM
Upset Hindus seek apology as Amazon sells Lord Hanuman underwear

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Upset Hindus are urging online retailer Amazon.com for the immediate withdrawal of men’s underwear, doormat and sweatpants carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Hanuman, besides a Hanuman cloth doll; calling these highly inappropriate.

February 28, 2017 11:52 AM
Rain, light snow to lash J&K

Punjab News Express
JAMMU : A three-day long spell of rain and snow was forecast for Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as an overcast night sky caused night temperatures to rise.

February 28, 2017 11:46 AM
11 killed as bus plunges into canal in Andhra

Punjab News Express
VIJAYAWADA : At least 11 persons were killed and 30 injured when a private bus fell off a bridge into a canal in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh early Tuesday, officials said.

February 28, 2017 11:43 AM
George W. Bush breaks silence on Trump

Punjab News Express
WASHINGTON : George W. Bush broke his silence on President Donald Trump's leadership, after refusing to criticise publicly those who succeeded him since he left the Oval Office eight years ago, a media report said on Monday.

February 28, 2017 11:30 AM
DU girl withdraws from campaign against ABVP

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur whose social media campaign against the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) went viral, on Tuesday announced her withdrawal from the campaign.

February 28, 2017 11:27 AM
Kejriwal to meet LG on Ramjas issue

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday afternoon to demand action against the ABVP and those who issued rape threats to a Delhi University student.

February 28, 2017 10:51 AM
Nationwide strike brings banking operations to a halt

Punjab News Express
CHENNAI : Banking operations across the country came to a halt on Tuesday as 10 lakh bankers staged a strike against the government's "anti-people banking reforms", said a bank union leader.

February 28, 2017 10:46 AM
Teachers play important role for the society : HP Governor

Punjab News Express/Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Himachal Governor Acharya Devvrat said that teachers should play an important role to give right direction to the society besides educating the society and equip the future generation with knowledge and wisdom. 

February 28, 2017 10:37 AM
Zeel Desai and Mihika Yadav overcome stiff resistance

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH : Eighth seed Zeel Desai and Mihika Yadav overcame stiff resistance from their respectively in the singles first round matches in the $ 15,000 ITF Women's Tennis Circuit in Gwalior today. 

February 28, 2017 10:34 AM
Ankur Mittal shoots silver for India in Double Trap

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
NEW DELHI : Nobody can stop the People’s Republic of China: the strongest Rifle/Pistol team of the first ISSF World Cup of the year collected another Gold medal thanks to Zhang Yiwen, who sealed the women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women victory this morning.

February 28, 2017 10:32 AM
Sidharth Rawat overcomes spirited Haadin Bava

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Sixth seed Sidharth Rawat rallied to avert an upset at the hand of spirited Haadin Bava 3-6 6-3 6-2 in the boys singles first round match in the $ 15,000 ITF Men's Futures Tennis Tournament in Guwahati (Assam).

February 28, 2017 10:23 AM
Well-balanced Delhi Capitals beat Haryana Gold by 114-101

Punjab News Express
CHENNAI : A resurgent Delhi Capitals hold on to a comfortable lead to defeat the Haryana Gold 114-101 thanks to strong contributions from five players finishing in double digits in the UBA Pro Basketball League Season 4 at the Satyabhama University here today.

February 28, 2017 10:19 AM
Synergy-2017 concludes at Lyallpur Khalsa College

Punjab News Express/S K Vyas
JALANDHAR : Fun, festivity and colourfulness were seen together at play on the second day of Synergy 2017 the two day Annual Academic and Cultural festival organized by P.G. Department of Commerce and Business Administration of Lyallpur Khalsa College. Events of the second day included items such as General Dance, Choreography, Fancy Dress, Ad-Mad Show and Mimicry in which around 293 students from 14 Colleges participated.

February 28, 2017 10:15 AM
Western & Southern Open from August 12 to 20

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CINCINNATI (OH) : All tickets for this summer’s Western & Southern Open, to be held from August 12 to 20 in Mason, OH, will go on sale at 9 a.m. tomorrow. The event announced today $5 million in facility improvements and surrounding parking areas which will be ready by August. 

February 28, 2017 10:14 AM
IWF and 5 sport Equipment Suppliers renew their cooperation

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
BUDAPEST : The International Weightlifting Federation met with the 5 IWF Certified Sport Equipment Suppliers for a two days meeting here, says IWF statement. While underlining common goals, all participants - committed to the promotion and development of weightlifting - renewed their traditional and mutually beneficial cooperation with the IWF.

February 28, 2017 10:12 AM
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