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PMO advises DoT to help BSNL with wage bill till June

 The Prime Ministers' Office on Friday took stock of the telecom sector's financial position, including two ailing PSUS, and is learnt to have asked Department of Telecom to support BSNL, currently going through a huge financial crisis leading to salary default, till a new government takes over in June.

Long time before Nirav Modi is extradited: Top UK law expert

MUMBAI: It could probably be a long time before absconding Mumbai diamantaire Nirav Modi - who was arrested by the London Police on Wednesdy - would actually face the extradition process initiated by the Indian government, a top British law expert said on Wednesday.

Nirav Modi held in London, in police custody

LONDON: Fourteen months after he fled India, fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi has been arrested in London in connection with a Rs 13,500 crore PNB fraud case and was sent to police custody till March 29 after being denied bail.

Jalandhar (rural) Police arrest a Mumbai based couple, recovers 700 gm Heroin

JALANDHAR: Tightening noose on the smugglers, Jalandhar (rural) Police arrested a Mumbai based couple, recovered  700 gm Heroin out of their possession today.

Athletic meet organised at KCET

To instill the spirit of sportsmanship and to enhance the physical fitness and social skills, the 6th Annual Athletic Meet was held at Khalsa College of Engineering and Technology (KCET), here. The meet was dedicated to the 550th Parkash Purab of Guru Nanak’ Dev Ji and the function got off to a spectacular start with flag hoisting and releasing of colourful balloons into the air.

Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi arrested in London

Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi was on Wednesday arrested in London in connection with a Rs 3,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan default case, official sources here said.

5G reserve price: TRAI says industry consulted

TRAI chairman R.S. Sharma on Wednesday put the ball back into the operators' court after they complained that the 5G spectrum reserve prices were higher, saying the operators were consulted over the base price and the government has not sought any further review on it so far.

Priyanka Gandhi practices Buddhist meditation

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, whose visit to the Vindhyavasini Devi Temple near Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh was marred by pro-Modi slogans raised by BJP supporters, believes in spiritual self-discovery and has practised meditation.

Rs.5 lakh each to the CRPF jawans from Punjab and Himachal

 In a unique campaign run by Kings XI Punjab, with the assistance of the Rotary Club for the CRPF jawans who lost their lives during the Pulwama attack, had their families present at the press meet today and were each given cheques of Rs 5 lakh by Kings XI Punjab.

Choose wisely - go organic this Holi!

With Holi -the festival of colours coming up -- everyone is busy buying colours, 'pichkaris', and balloons but with increasing environment pollution and severe allergic reactions to synthetic colours, there is a growing awareness among people to opt for organic variants.

Christchurch attack: 5 Indian victims identified

CHRISTCHURCH: The Indian High Commission in New Zealand on Sunday confirmed that five Indians were killed in the Christchurch terror attack that claimed 50 lives.

Rs 210 crore of Army insurance funds sunk in IL&FS bonds

One of the key prongs for the welfare of ex-servicemen -- the Army Group Insurance Fund (AGIF) -- has exposure to toxic IL&FS bonds amounting close to Rs 210 crore. This means that crores worth of insurance premiums, covering all ranks from generals to JCOs and jawans, are at risk of being lost.

EC to hold all-party meeting in Kolkata on Friday

 Amidst opposition parties' skepticism over free and fair polls in West Bengal, the Election Commission will hold an all-party meeting here on Friday, an official said here on Wednesday.

BSNL, MTNL get Rs 1,000 cr to clear February wages

The government on Tuesday granted Rs 1,000 crore to Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) to help them clear their February wage bills.

Health Minister launches ‘Punjab Kidney Foundation’ a kidney support group at Mohali hospital

MOHALI: Punjab Health Minister Brahm Mohindra on Wednesday launched a ‘Punjab Kidney Foundation’ a kidney support group and a dedicated Kidney Helpline at a private Hospital in Mohali.

Age no bar to chase dreams: Woman mountaineer

Premlata Agrawal, the first Indian woman to conquer all the seven highest peaks across the globe, was just a housewife until the spirit of adventure overtook her.

PNB scam: Nirav Modi's wife Ami named in ED chargesheet

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has named fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's wife Ami Modi in a supplementary chargesheet in connection with its ongoing probe into over Rs 13,500-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan fraud case, said informed sources.

Navjot Singh Sidhu lauds efforts of Local Government department in Swachh Survekshan-2019

The Local Government Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu has lauded the department for attaining top honour in the Swachh Survekshan-2019, the largest survey of its kind in the world held by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). In the survey, Punjab has been adjudged as Best State in Sanitation amongst all for its progressive initiatives towards ‘sustainable sanitation’ and has been given the prestigious award of the “Best performing state in sanitation”.

Punjab CM inaugurates Rs.800 cr Pepsico franchise, varun Beverages Greenfield facility

PATHANKOT: In a major boost to the state’s industrial development, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday inaugurated a Rs. 800 crore PepsiCo franchisee Varun Beverages green facility, with the potential to generate direct and indirect employment for 5000 persons.

The 3 mediators on Ayodhya title dispute

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered mediation to settle the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid Ayodhya title dispute case by a three-member panel.


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