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Punjab Education Minister Meets Teachers, assures sitting with CM after Vidhan Sabha Session

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Education Minister, Mr. O.P. Soni called upon the leaders of the Sanjha Adhiapak Morcha at the Punjab Bhawan here today and after considering their demands, assured to arrange a meeting with Captain Amarinder Singh ,Chief Minister Punjab on December 16 or 17.

Threat of transfer remains, it’s not in one’s hands: J&K governor Satya Pal Malik

JAMMU: Amid a ranging controversy over his remarks on dissolving the Jammu and Kashmir assembly, Governor Satya Pal Malik has said the threat of transfer remains as it is not in one’s hands.

2 militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir gunfight

SRINAGAR: Two militants were killed and three soldiers injured in a gunfight on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district, police said.

CPI-M suspends Kerala MLA for 'misbehaviour'

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The Kerala unit of the CPI-M on Monday suspended P.K. Sasi for six months from its primary membership for misbehaving with a women member, a communique said.

They threatened to bomb us, now roaming with begging bowl: PM’s jab at Pak

NEW DELHI:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed an attack on Pakistan, without naming the neighbouring country, which many saw was an attempt to point at his counterpart Imran Khan’s efforts at seeking financial aid from several allies.

LeT commander among 6 militants killed in Kashmir gunfight

SRINAGAR: Six militants including a top commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed on Friday in a predawn fierce gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said.

Saudi prince lands in UAE on first foreign tour since Khashoggi murder

DUAI: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman embarked Thursday on a regional tour starting with the United Arab Emirates, his first official trip abroad since critic Jamal Khashoggi’s murder tipped the kingdom into crisis.

Brief alliance with PDP holds lessons for India, says National Conference’s Sameer Kaul

NEW DELHI: National Conference (NC) spokesperson Sameer Kaul said in an interview with Padma Rao Sundarji on Thursday that the coming together of three mainstream political parties in Jammu and Kashmir, if only briefly, sets an example for the rest of the country to follow in Lok Sabha elections next year. The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday staked a claim for forming a new government in J&K with the support of its arch rival NC and the Congress. The claim didn’t pass muster, with Governor Satya Pal Malik dissolving the assembly, in suspended animation since June, late on Wednesday night. Edited excerpts from an interview with Kaul:

It was a holiday: Governor Satya Pal Malik on Mehbooba Mufti’s fax charge

SRINAGAR: No one was sitting next to the fax machine when Mehbooba Mufti sent her letter staking claim to form the government as it was a holiday, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Thursday after the PDP leader’s charge that her message wasn’t received.

Will NC, PDP and Congress sink differences to form government in J&K?

SRINAGAR:  Political grapevine in Jammu and Kashmir was agog on Wednesday that the Congress, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the National Conference (NC) are engaged in serious parleys to form a coalition government in the state.

US suspends $1.66 billion security aid to Pakistan: Pentagon

WASHINGTON: The US has suspended USD 1.66 billion in security assistance to Pakistan after President Donald Trump’s directive, the Pentagon has said, in what experts believe is a strong signal of American frustration.

CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s White House access restored

WASHINGTON: The White House has restored the full press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, less than two weeks after it temporarily suspended them following the journalist’s altercation with President Donald Trump during a news conference.

Ola-Uber drivers call off protest after meeting Maharashtra CM

MUMBAI: Commuters using the Ola-Uber service can heave a sigh of relief as the drivers of the two app-based cab companies called off their agitation on Monday, after the members of the two workers’ unions representing the drivers, met chief minister Devendra Fadnavis to put forth their demands. However, the Maharashtra Rajya Rashtriya Kamgar Sangh (MRRKS) and Marathi Kamgar Sena stated that if the state fails to give a positive response on the CM’s assurances, they will agitate again.

On slashing Pak’s aid, Trump says ‘they didn’t do a damn thing for us’

WASHINGTON: US president Donald Trump on Sunday defended his administration’s decision to cut aid to Pakistan saying the latter doesn’t do “a damn thing for us” despite receiving a billions of dollars from America.

ABVP suspends DUSU head over fake degree

NEW DELHI: The ABVP on Thursday suspended Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) President Ankiv Baisoya from its membership, pending the inquiry against him on charges of submitting a fake degree to get admission in Delhi University.

Deputy Registrar & Inspector of Cooperative Society Gurdaspur suspended

CHANDIGARH: “The Cooperation Department, Punjab, has ordered the suspension of Deputy Registrar of the Cooperative Society Gurdaspur Bhupinder Singh and Inspector Bhupinder Singh of the Cooperative Society Shahpur Jajan circle over the bribery allegations.” This was disclosed here today in a press communiqué by the Cooperation Minister, Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa.

Twitter suspends 2 fake Election Commission accounts

NEW DELHI:  Twitter on Wednesday suspended two fake accounts running in the name of the Election Commission of India (EC) after the poll panel reported them.

Suspension of Sukhpal Khaira and Kanwar Sandhu may trigger revulsion for Kejriwal in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Would suspension of Sukhpal Singh Khaira former LoP and Kanwar Sandhu MLA from Kharar would impact Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) in Punjab? There seems an element of revolsion building up against the party high command. It is for time to decide what course the politics in AAP would take in future but there are several pitfalls in the way of AAP while looking at the past journey of the party.

Pune student’s face disfigured after alleged corporal punishment, teacher suspended

PUNE: The management of Shri Shivaji Preparatory Military School (SSPMS) in Pune has suspended a teacher, pending enquiry, following a complaint of severe corporal punishment by parents of a Class 6 student.

Taking 'multi-variable' steps to curb fake news before 2019 India polls: Twitter CEO

NEW DELHI:  Twitter is taking "multi-variable" steps, including the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools, to curb the spread of misleading information on its platform ahead of 2019 general election in India, Co-Founder and CEO Jack Dorsey said here on Monday.


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