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Jaitley rules out privatisation of state-run banks

NEW DELHI: Following the Rs 11,300 crore Punjab National Bank fraud by accused diamond trader Nirav Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday ruled out privatisation of public sector banks (PSBs), saying the move may not find political consensus.

India clinch women's T20I series against S. Africa

CAPE TOWN: India clinched the women's Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket series 3-1 after crushing South Africa by 54 runs in the fifth and final match here on Saturday.

Harsimrat Badal announces establishment of an IIFPT centre at Bathinda

Union food processing technology minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today while announcing the establishment of a business incubation training centre of the Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT) at Bathinda, invited farmers to participate in a training camp on February 27 at the centre to avail of food processing industry schemes.

Historic Qila Mubarak set to host Punjab's 1st international contemporary arts forum

A landmark event, titled Punjab Panorama, awaits art and history lovers alike, with the historic Qila Mubarak all set to host the first international contemporary arts forum on March 3-4, 2018. 

Capt Amarinder condoles death of eminent journalist Neelabh Mishra

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday expressed profound grief over the sad demise of noted journalist Neelabh Mishra, who passed away after a brief illness in Chennai.

11 arrested for Kerala tribal youth's murder

The Kerala Police on Saturday said it has arrested nine more persons in connection with the murder of a 27-year-old "mentally unfit" tribal man, who was attacked in the forest near Palakkad by a lynch mob for alleged theft.

Three fresh cases of banking fraud reported

Three fresh incidences of financial fraud have come to light as the CBI filed cases against a jeweller, a businessman and a public servant on complaints by three different banks earlier this week, an official said on Saturday.

India, Pakistan exchange heavy fire on LoC

Heavy firing exchanges started on Saturday between Indian and Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Hi-tech dose fails to check power thefts

CHANDIGARH: Despite number of steps to stop power theft the end result shows that electricity theft is substantiate in magnitude. The extent of theft varies with the electoral cycle of the state. Even the use of hi-tech electronic meters and crackdowns by power discoms have failed to check power theft across the country. Power thefts continue to swell and it is one of the biggest contributors to power-deficiency in the country. End result is that power- rich States with power-deficient people.

Hockey India names 20-member Team for Korea Tour

NEW DELHI: Hockey India on Friday named the 20-member Indian Women’s Hockey Team for the forthcoming Korea Tour between March 3 – 12 where they will play five matches against the hosts at the Jinchun National Athletic Centre, Jinchun, Korea.

No country should allow its soil to be used for terror against others: India, Canada

NEW DELHI: India and Canada on Friday resolved to combat terrorism and violent extremism in all forms and manifestations and agreed that no country should allow its territory to be used for such activities, an agreement that came during the weeklong visit by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that was marked by controversies over the perceived softness of Canada towards Khalistani separatists on its soil.

New US H-1B norms won't make much difference: Nasscom

The United States' latest move on issuing H-1B visas to software engineers will not make much difference to Indian IT firms, apex industry body Nasscom said on Friday.

Nine-member cycling team for CW Games

CHANDIGARH: Cycling Federation of India announced A nine- member, including five women  Indian Cycling team for Commonwealth Games 2018 to be held in Gold Coast, Australia. The team has been selected on the basis of the performance in the Asian Track Cycling Championship held at Nilai (Malaysia) from 16th to 21st February 16 to 21 where Indian team won four medals .including 3 gold and 1 bronze.

Punjab Police seeking deportation of dreaded Nabha jailbreak mastering Romi from Hong Kong

Punjab Police is seeking the deportation, from Hong Kong, of dreaded criminal Ramanjit Singh @ Romi, a mastermind of the sensational Nabha Jail Break and a key conspirator in the targeted killings in the state.

Congress govt discriminating against region by not giving NOCs for AIIMS : Sukhbir Badal

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the Congress government was discriminating against this region by delaying sanctions needed for start of work on the prestigious AIIMS project besides stopping work on construction of irrigation channels. 

Flying cars or Hyperloop: Uber, Tesla fight it out on Twitter

In a tug of war over flying taxis versus Hyperloop transport system, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Tesla CEO Elon Musk came out in the open on the micro-blogging site Twitter when the former took a swipe at Tesla over the need to dig tunnels for its Next-Gen mobility dream.

US makes H-1B visa approval tougher for 3rd-party worksites

In a move that is likely to hit Indian IT firms and their employees, the Trump administration has announced a new measure that makes it tougher to issue H-1B visas to those to be employed at one or more third-party worksites.

Modi receives Canadian PM ahead of talks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday received his Canadian counterpart Jutin Trudeau ahead of their bilateral summit here.

Overwhelming response to mega job fest at RBU

There was overwhelming response to the 2nd State Level Mega Job Fest organized under the Ghar Ghar Rozgar mission of the Punjab government at the Rayat Bahra University here today.