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Cabinet approves Ordinance to confiscate properties of fugitive economic offenders

NEW DELHI: In a bid to bring back defaulters of huge bank loans who escape to refuges abroad, the Union Cabinet on Saturday approved an ordinance that would provide for attachment and confiscation of the properties of the economic offenders.

Portfolios allotted to Punjab Ministers, CM keeps key departments

Punjab New Express
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister has allotted departments to newly inducted nine ministers. The education minister Aruna Chaudhary has been divested of her prtfolio and is given less important social security, women welfare and Transport department. The education department has also been bifurcated with different ministers appointed for higher education and school education.

Kathua girl's sedation, rape confirmed by medical experts: J&K Police

The Jammu and Kashmir Police's Crime Branch on Saturday said reports in a section of media regarding the Kathua rape-murder case were false and that medical experts had confirmed the sedation, sexual assault and subsequent murder of the eight-year-old girl.

All for death penalty for rapists of minor children: Amarinder

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has hailed the Central Ordinance paving the way for death penalty in cases of rape of minor children as a revolutionary and necessary step to check the increasing number of such incidents across the country.

All for death penalty for rapists of minor children: Amarinder

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has hailed the Central Ordinance paving the way for death penalty in cases of rape of minor children as a revolutionary and necessary step to check the increasing number of such incidents across the country.

No unfairness in selection of new ministers, balance has been mainted: Capt Amarinder Singh

Denying any 'unfairness' in the selection of the new cabinet ministers, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday said adequate representation had been given to all sections and regions, with seniority the key criteria.

9 new Punjab ministers sworn-in amid heartburn

The nine newly inducted Punjab cabinet ministers were on Saturday administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor V.P. Singh Badnore, along with the two Ministers of State who have also been elevated to the Cabinet rank.

Keshav Dangi upsets Arnav Malik

Displaying a consistent game CLTA trainee Keshav Dangi upset another CLTA trainee 8th seed Arnav Malik 9-6 in the boys under-14 singles second qualifying round of the CLTA-AITA Championship Series (CS-7) Tennis Tournament for Boys and Girls under-14 and 18 at Sector 10 Government Tennis Stadium here today.

Chhina accuses opposition Political Parties’ Impeachment attempt as `Politically Motivated’ `Attack on Judiciary’

Punjab Bhartiya Janta Party senior leader Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina today hit at the opposition Congress and other allied parties for raking unnecessary controversy by launching an unprecedented bid to impeach Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. He said the attempt smacks of political motives behind without realizing that it will lower the prestige and independence of the judiciary which is prominently enshrined in the constitution.

No representation of backward classes in Punjab cabinet shows the feudal mindset of Capt. Amarinder Singh- AAP

 The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday criticized the Congress party and chief minister Capt. Amarinder Singh for ignoring the representation of backward classes in the Punjab cabinet. In a press statement, AAP MLA from Kotkapura Kultar Singh Sandhwan said that the list of newly appointed ministers shows the feudal mindset of Capt. Amarinder Singh as he failed to induct any minster from backward classes or scheduled caste communities.

Turban integral part of Sikhism – Sukhbir Badal

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the turban was an integral part of Sikhism and that the party would take up the query raised on this issue by the Supreme Court with the central government to ensure this issue was resolved once and for all.

Stronger people have sharper brains: Study

 If you thought hitting the gym only builds your physical strength, think again. A study of nearly half a million people has revealed that stronger people perform better in brain functioning tests.

Apple loses $60bn over reports of weak smartphone demand in 2018

Apple lost over $60 billion in market cap in two days after Taiwan Semiconductor, Apple's biggest supplier, said in an earnings update that second-quarter revenues would be hit by "weak demand from the mobile sector".

Control your emotions and resume classes, Minister tells J&K students

Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari on Saturday advised students protesting over the Kathua rape-murder case to control their emotions and resume their classes.

Infant raped, killed in MP; 1 arrested

A four-month-old girl was sexually assaulted and murdered in Madhya Pradeshs Indore town, police said, adding that the accused has been arrested.

IPL: Punjab elect to field against KKR

Kings XI Punjab skipper R Ashwin won the toss and decided to field against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here at the Eden Gardens on Saturday.

Cabinet nod for death penalty for raping children below 12

 The Union Cabinet, at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday approved an ordinance on the death penalty for those convicted of raping children below the age of 12.

Rayat Institute of Management , Ropar Campus organized “Adieu 2018”

A cultural fiesta marked 'Adieu 2018' organised by the students of the Rayat Institute of Management, Rayat-Bahra Ropar campus, to bid farewell to the passing out batches of MBA, BBA, B.Com and BCA in a grand style. 

Punjab Vigilance Bureau nabs MC clerk red handed for taking bribe

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed clerk Prem Sagar of Municipal Council Sangrur red handed for accepting bribe of Rs. 2500/-.
Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Prem Sagar, clerk, posted in Municipal Council Sangrur was caught red handed on the complaint of Anil Kumar of Partap Nagar, Sangrur city. Giving details he said the complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above-named clerk was demanding bribe of Rs. 4,000 to issue NOC for a house and the deal was struck at Rs. 2500/-.


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