Daily Newsletter

October 20,2017

Suu Kyi common room 'unnamed' by Oxford students
LONDON: Undergraduates at the Oxford college where Myanmars de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi studied have voted to remove her name from the title of their junior common room because of her response to the Rohingya humanitarian crisis.
Punjab CM restores special family pension for widows of govt employees killed by terrorists
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday restored the Special Family Pension for widows of government employees killed by extremists, and also agreed to extend the Red Card scheme to families of police personnel killed during the militancy period.
Modi lashes out at Congress for rejecting 2013 proposal to redevelop Kedarnath
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attacked the Congress for rejecting his proposal in June 2013 when he was Chief Minister of Gujarat for redevelopment of the revered Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath that was badly damaged in the catastrophic flash floods.
Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent protests
Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar on Friday to prevent separatist-called protests against growing incidents of braid chopping in Jammu and Kashmir.
Akal Takht Jathedar asks Punjab and center government to release Sikhs who completed jail terms
AMRITSAR: Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh in his message to Sikh Community on eve of Bandi Chhod divas has called to end internal conflict and unitedly work for peace and propserity and to defeat the enemies of Panth. He asked the Sikhs to remain committed to Akal Takht and observe Sikh rehat
Fireworks, LED lighting mark 'Bandi Chhor Diwas', Diwali at Golden Temple
AMRITSAR: Fireworks display and the newly-installed LED lighting marked the celebrations of "Bandi Chhor Diwas" and Diwali as thousands of devotees flocked to the Golden Temple complex here on Thursday.
Sikh American Community of Chicago holds Interfaith Prayers and Candlelight Vigil for Las Vegas Shooting victims
PALATINE, USA: In remembrance of the 58 victims who died and nearly 500 injured, in one of the worst mass shootings in American history, on the night of October 1, 2017, outside the Mandlay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas;  the Sikh Religious Society in Palatine, Illinois organized a prayer service and candlelight
Cricketer Yuvraj Singh named in domestic violence complaint, lawyer denies it
GURGAON:  Veteran cricketer Yuvraj Singh has been named in a complaint of domestic violence filed by his sister-in-law Akanksha Sharma but his family lawyer said that no case has been registered against the player.
Congress slams Modi for wearing 'Italian glasses' at Kedarnath Over two dozen cloth shops gutted in fire in Jalandhar Punjab govt issues fresh guidelines to check the rise of dengue Debt ridden Punjab farmer dies due to dispersion 'Golmaal Again': Guffaws galore Woman sarpanch booked for embezzlement People blocked vehicular traffic, gherao Dina Nagar police station over murder of youth Punjab Police heavily politicised, Congress govt unfair to Scheduled castes: Kainth Suu Kyi common room 'unnamed' by Oxford students Rs 6 lakh stolen from Amritsar's famous Durgiana Mandir India among worst hit as pollution gets deadlier than wars, AIDS Sharif indicted in third corruption case Punjab Vigilance arrests Superintendent of Panchayat Samiti Amarinder follows Badals, legitimises unelected cong leaders in Punjab : Mann PSPCL CE Karamjit Singh Khaira bereaved, father passed away India's Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar resigns on personal grounds Obama, Bush decry deep US divisions in Trump era Don't just discuss sexual harassment when it's trending: Richa Chadha Don't know if I'll become full-time actress in future: Zaira Wasim Now, Microsoft spots remote security flaw in Google Chrome Indian Embassy in US involved in search for missing girl in Texas Eight die in TN bus stand roof collapse Chidambaram takes dig at EC for delaying Gujarat poll announcement Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Kedarnath