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GNDU wins Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy for 2017-18

AMRITSAR: After a gap of six years, the Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) of  Amritsar has clinched prestigious Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy for 2017-18.

'Z' series full-frame mirrorless cameras to drive 30% sales in India: Nikon

NEW DELHI:  For Tokyo-headquartered Nikon, there is immense potential in the full-frame mirrorless camera segment and the newly-launched "Z-series" line-up will be among its key growth drivers in India.

Rafale controversy: France, Dassault Aviation contradict Hollande on Indian partners

NEW DELHI: The French government and Dassault Aviation have contradicted former President Francois Hollande's claim in choosing Indian industrial partners in the multi-million dollar Rafale jet deal.

Modi launches revival of Talcher fertiliser plant

BHUBANESWAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the revival of the Talcher fertiliser plant in Odisha will create huge job opportunities while making the country self-sufficient in fertiliser production.

Ex- judge jailed for evading arrest in graft case

CHANDIGARH: Former Judicical Magistrate First Class (JMIC) SS Bhardwaj was sentenced to one year jail for evading arrest in 2003 after the CBI had raided his residence in a Rs 7 lakh graft case .Bhardwaj has the dubious distinction of being the first Indian judge to be convicted in a graft case.

Chief Electoral Officer Punjab awakened LPU Students about Conduct of Elections & EVM

JALANDHAR: Chief Electoral Officer (Government of Punjab) Dr S Karuna Raju, IAS, visited Mittal School of Business at Lovely Professional University (LPU) today and awakened young students about why elections are mandatory, what is the importance of ethical voting and related issues. Occasion was important guest lecture on ‘EVM Demonstration, Laws and Conduct of Elections.” CEO Dr Raju was accompanied by Additional Deputy Commissioners of Jalandhar, Kapurthala and his ECI team members. He informed students in details about Electronic Voting Machines ("EVMs"), their proper usage, challenges, laws related to these, Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) system and more.

Purva Barve upsets top seed Aakarshi Kashyap

CHANDIGARH: Winner of the Israeli Junior singles title, sixth seed Purva Barve of Air India caused a major upset by toppling top seed Aakarshi Kashyap 21-19 21-19 in the girls singles quarter-final of the Yonex-Sunrise All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament 2018 here today.
Earlier in pre-quarter-final round Purva Barve had beaten 10th seed Drithi Yatheesh  21-14 21-13 and Aakarshi Kashyap eliminated the challenge of 11th seed Mansi Singh  21-15 21-19.

'Village Rockstars' becomes India's official entry to Oscars 2019

MUMBAI:  Rima Das' directorial "Village Rockstars", an Assamese movie, has been selected as India's official entry to the Oscars 2019.

France concealing facts on Rafale deal: Congress

NEW DELHI: After the French government and Dassault Aviation contradicted former President Francois Hollande's claim in choosing Indian industrial partners in the multi-million dollar Rafale jet deal, the Congress on Saturday said the French statement "conceals more than it reveals".

Indian cyclists shine on day 1 of Track Asia Cup 2018

NEW DELHI: The 5th edition of Track Asia Cup 2018 organised by Cycling Federation of India started off here at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi on Friday, 21st September. Participants from 12 countries compete in this enthralling cycling event which is not only the qualifying event for World Cup and World championship, but also for 2020 Tokyo Olympics. India being the favourites hopes to clinch an authentic victory.

Pakistan disappointed at India's cancellation of Sushma-Qureshi meet

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan on Friday expressed deep disappointment at India's decision to cancel a meeting between Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi that was scheduled to be held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) session next week.

Haryana move into semis; Punjab go down fighting

BENGALURU: Hockey Haryana defeatedt Hockey Jharkhand 5-3 while Hockey Punjab lost to lost to Hockey Maharashtra 3-5 in the quarter-final matches in the 3rd Hockey India 5-a-side Senior National Championship 2018 (Men) here on Friday.

Canadian University to setup satellite centre at Skill University Chamkaur Sahib: Channi

CHANDIGARH: To develop Skill and provide job opportunities to the Youth of Punjab the Candadian delegation of Alberta State called on Punjab Technical Education & Industrial Training and Employment Generation Minister Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi here at his official residence.

Alamgir Flour Mill caught mixing 2000 quintal rotten wheat with normal wheat

CHANDIGARH: The alarming incident of addition of over 2000 quintals of rotten, foul smelling wheat to normal wheat for production of flour at a mill in Alamgir, Ludhiana forced the Food Safety Commisssionerate to take immediate steps to check the sale of flour ‘unfit for human consumption’, informed Mr. KS Pannu Commissioner Food and Drug Administration Punjab.

India calls off talks with Pakistan

NEW DELHI: India on Friday called off talks between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi set on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, saying Islamabad's "evil agenda" stood exposed.

India put Bangladesh in to bat in Asia Cup Super 4 tie

DUBAI:  India skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and put Bangladesh in to bat in the first match of the Asia Cup Super Four stage at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Friday.

Surgical Strike Day to enhance national prestige: Javadekar

NEW DELHI: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday criticised Congress leader Kapil Sibal for terming the observance of Surgical Strike Day as a "jumla" (gimmick), contending that the exercise will enhance national prestige.

World Bank commits $25-30 bn for India's transition to high middle-income countrY

NEW DELHI:  The World Bank Group (WBG) on Friday approved its largest country program for India with a likely assistance of $25-30 billion by fiscal 2021-22 to help India's transition to a higher middle-income country.

Delhi government to give Rs 1 cr to slain BSF trooper's family

NEW DELHI:  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that Rs 1 crore would be given to the family of a BSF trooper who was killed by Pakistani forces on the International Border near Jammu.

'First Man' to land in India on October 12

MUMBAI:  Ryan Gosling-starrer "First Man", on the struggle and sacrifices made by the the first man to land on moon Neil Armstrong and his family, will release in India on October 12.


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