Daily Newsletter

August 20,2017

Sharad Yadav faction to approach EC over JD-U symbol
PATNA: The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) faction led by Sharad Yadav is to approach the Election Commission to stake claim over the party symbol 'arrow', a party leader said.
Bihar flood toll rises to 153
With floods claiming 34 more lives Bihar in the last 24 hours, the death toll in the state rose to 153 on Friday, officials said. The flood situation remains grim in 15 districts, affecting millions.
Punjab CM sanctions Rs 15 crores for completion of Jang-E-Azadi memorial in Jalandhar
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday sanctioned the final instalment of Rs. 15 Crores for the completion of the second phase of the upcoming Jang-E-Azadi Memorial at Kartarpur in Jalandhar.
Nobody will be allowed to disturb peace: Punjab CM
Days ahead of a Panchkula court verdict in a rape case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday said nobody would be allowed to disturb law and order in the state.
Punjab Police try to catch up as gangsters run amok on social media
With gangsters in Punjab openly using social media platforms to highlight their criminal activities, challenging each other and the law enforcers, and updating their status even from inside prisons, the Punjab Police have finally woken up to the need to tackle them in the cyber world.
Bihar flood toll reaches 119
Nearly one crore people have been affected by the Bihar floods that have claimed 119 lives so far, an official said on Friday.
Narayana Murthy's 'continuous assault' reason for Sikka quitting, says Infosys Board
The Board of global software major Infosys Ltd on Friday blamed its founder N.R. Narayana Murthy for the sudden and dramatic resignation of Chief Executive and Managing Director Vishal Sikka.
Tejashwi demands CBI probe into Rs 1,000 cr scam
Bihar's Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday demanded a CBI probe into the Rs 1,000 crore Srijan scam, in which government funds were transferred to private accounts between 2005 and 2013 when BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi was the Finance Minister.
SAD describes job mela mela a political stunt Will Modi opt for early general election? Sharad Yadav faction to approach EC over JD-U symbol Nitish Kumar-led JD-U faction joins NDA Nine students and teacher among 11 hurt as auto overturns US to provide $500mn to Nepal for electricity, road sectors SpiceJet hikes excess baggage fee, other airlines might follow suit Two day workshop on Entrepreneurship inaugurated at HMV CT Group of Institutions celebrate Teej at Maqsudan Campus Harvard teaching Ramayana & Mahabharata Mamata confident of regime change in 2019 Bengal's border areas celebrate belated Independence Day Two Punjab Youth Congress men killed in group clash with Akali workers Return extra fees or we will take over, Kejriwal warns schools India denies selling BrahMos missiles to Vietnam Paper trail to be used in all future elections, says EC Punjab CM visits Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association office Jalandhar police arrests 2 Narcotic smugglers, recovers 2.18 Quintals Popy husk Punjab youth shot dead in Phillipines, cremated in native village Three armed gang members arrested by Ropar Police Punjab Vigilance registers case in irrigation scam Capt Amarinder asks agriculture dept to adopt whitefly- infested cotton farms for education of farmers Three sentenced to life imprisonment in kidnapping and murder case Punjab inks MoU with ‘SEWA Bharat’ for women empowerment