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Women's March in US on first anniversary of Trump administration

A year after millions of people turned out for the Women's March and took to the streets en masse to protest President Trump's inauguration, demonstrators gathered in cities across the US, galvanised by their disdain for Trump and his administration's policies.

SAD says Dharamsot should resign on moral grounds for failing to protect rights of SC girl student

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said SC and BC Welfare minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot should resign on moral grounds for failing to protect the rights of a scheduled caste girl of his constituency who as well as her family were being subject to oppression.

Mumbai pub tragedy: FIRs lodged, 'look-out notices' issued, demolition drive on

Cracking the whip in wake of the blaze in Kamala Mills Compound which left 14 dead and 55 injured, the Mumbai police on Saturday lodged three new FIRs against various pub owners and issued a lookout notice for the absconders while the BMC began demolishing illegal constructions, officials said.

SAD condemns Dharamsot for working against interest of SC/BC community

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today condemned Scheduled Caste and Backward Classes welfare minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot for working against the interests of both communities and asked him to resign immediately for failing to disburse ‘shagun’ scheme benefit to SC and BC brides.

 
Pope Francis celebrates Christmas Midnight Mass

Google's Santa Tracker, which has been around for th Pope Francis celebrated the fifth Christmas Midnight Mass of his pontificate where he highlighted the Biblical story of Joseph and Mary, the parents of Jesus Christ.

 
Britain must apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre: London Mayor

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Wednesday the British government should apologise for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar.

One in 10 medicines fake; diseases becoming untreatable: WHO

NEW DELHI: An estimated one in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries like India is either "substandard or falsified", says a new research report from the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Rana K P Singh inaugurated National Conference ‘BlodCon-2017’ at LPU

Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana K P Singh inaugurated three-day national conference ‘BlodCon-2017’ at Shanti Devi Mittal Auditorium of Lovely Professional University, today.

Media must maintain credibility, introspect: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked the media to make an extra effort to maintain credibility and do introspection to bring forth reforms within.

PM’s `termite’ remark against Congress reflects his despair at emerging anti-BJP swing : Capt Amarinder

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday lashed out Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his `termite’ remark against the Congress, even as he ridiculed the BJP leader for running scared from one constituency to another in a desperate bid to garner support for his party’s candidates in the Himachal Pradesh elections.

Encroachments at Delhi's Anand Vihar bus terminal adding to air pollution

An environmental authority on Tuesday said excessive encroachments, poor garbage management and wrong parking of vehicles near Delhi's Anand Vihar bus terminal were aggravating the poor air quality in one of the worst polluted regions of the capital.

Equip yourself with decision making power to empower yourself: Deepika Singh

JALANDHAR: Assistant Commissioner of Police here Deepika Singh today said that girls should make strenuous efforts for becoming capable of decision-making, which was the empowerment of women in a real sense.

Why Capt Amarinder Singh didn't hail victory of Jagmeet Singh leader of NDP in Canada?

CHANDIGARH: On October 2, 2017 when Jagmeet Singh was declared first Sikh leader to head New Democratic Party (NDP), a federal political party of Canada, the Sikhs world over burst into jubiliations. The Sikh leaders from across the globe messaged first non-white leader of NDP except Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh.

200 Students from Punjab learn about Modern Art at Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi

In four separate Curatorial Art Walks to help viewers understand and appreciate the Modern Indian Art, two experts from Mumbai and Delhi - Siddhant Shah and Supriya Consul held four sessions of approximately 90 minutes each with students and teachers from Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar and art lovers from other parts Punjab and Chandigarh, gave

Speaker calls for launching mass movement to make Punjab a clean and green

JALANDHAR: Expressing grave concern over the day by day increasing environmental pollution in the state, the Speaker of Punjab Assembly Rana KP Singh today gave a clarion call to people for joining hands to launch a mass movement for making Punjab a clean, green and pollution free state.

Bats for Transforming cultural awakening into mass movement

"The cultural awakening is a necessary step to connect the youth of Punjab with their glorious cultural, historical, religious and artistic roots and this awakening needs to be turned into a mass movement so as to make the Punjabi culture resonate throughout the globe".

Over 7,000 Indian kids trafficked a year: Satyarthi hopes Modi will act

NEW DELHI: With about 7,000 children trafficked in India every year, child rights activist and Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi, who set out on Monday on a Kanyakumari-Delhi "Bharat Yatra", to focus attention on the issue, hopes that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government will bring in stringent legislation to curb the menace.

12 dead as 12-day Ganeshotsav ends in Maharashtra

MUMBAI: At least 12 persons, including minors and an on-duty policeman, lost their lives during immersion ceremonies on Anant Chaturdashi, marking the end of the 12-day long Ganeshotsav celebrations throughout the state on Tuesday, officials said.

Poverty report of South Asia released first time in North India

CHANDIGARH: A triennial report on poverty scenario in South Asian countries was released for the first time in north India here on Saturday at Institute for Development Communication (IDC). The report has been produced by a Nepal-based South Asia Alliance for Poverty Eradication (SAAPE). A Chandigarh-based study circle Dialogue Highway in collaboration with IDC facilitated the release of the report. This was followed by a ‘Dialogue on Governance for the Margins with reference to South Asia’. A special lecture ‘On contesting Claims of Inclusion of Diversity: Challenges and opportunities’ was delivered by one of country’s foremost sociologists Professor Shiv Vishwanathan.

Harsimrat Badal urged farmers to take maximum benefit of Sampada

MUMBAI : Union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today urged farmers to take maximum benefit of the Kisan Sampada scheme and become entrepreneurs in their own right.

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