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Actress Zaira Wasim complains of in-flight molestation

MUMBAI: "Dangal" actress Zaira Wasim has detailed a harrowing experience of being allegedly molested by a middle-aged man while she was on a flight from Delhi to Mumbai.

Punjabi couple in Canada charged with cocaine smuggling from US

NEW YORK: Two Californians of Indian-descent have been charged by Canadian authorities with smuggling 100 kgs of cocaine valued at about $6 million, according to media reports.

Capt Bana Singh PVC other war veterans inspire students with engaging narratives

CHANDIGARH: War veterans, including Captain Bana Singh PVC, on Friday shared their inspiring experiences of the battlefield with students to motivate them to join the Indian Army. More than 1000 students from Mohali, Patiala, Fatehgarh Sahib and Rupnagar participated in the 'Children’s Samvadh' during the Military Literature Festival to create awareness among them about the armed forces and their rich legacy.

$210,000 raised in Washington for Underprivileged Students in Punjab

WASHINGTON DC: Over 350 guests from all across the Metropolitan Washington area came to support the scholarship program of the Sikh Human Development Foundation at Gaithersburg Hilton in Maryland. The glittery gala, featuring Bollywood actor and a Punjabi comedian, Gurpreet Ghuggi, raised over $210,000 for underprivileged youth pursuing higher education in Punjab. Gajinder Singh Ahuja, Chairman of SHDF, while welcoming the audience, invited all to donate by saying, “Your assistance is lifting young people out of poverty, tragedy and painful circumstances.”

How Congress govt in Punjab allowed 26 hour long road blockage by SAD-BJP workers?

CHANDIGARH: The Congress government in Punjab is facing public flak for becoming mute spectator to the 26 hour long road blockade by SAD-BJP workers while the government was indifferent to agitating farmers and anganwadi workers who wanted to hold dharna outside Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh residence in Patiala. They were cane charged and not allowed to enter Patiala.

Doug Johnson named police chief at IUPUI

INDIANAPOLIS: Indiana University – Purdue Indianapolis IUPUI Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Camy Broeker and Indiana University Superintendent of Public Safety Benjamin Hunter have announced the appointment of Doug Johnson as chief of the Indiana University Police Department division at IUPUI. Johnson will lead more than 50 full-time and part-time uniformed officers and detectives beginning January. 1.

Man hacked to death, set ablaze in Rajasthan over 'love jihad', accused arrested

JAIPUR: In a horrifying video gone viral, a man is seen being brutally hacked to death and set on fire in Rajasamand district of Rajasthan, for allegedly committing "love jihad". Police arrested the accused, Shambunath Raigar, on Thursday.

Capt Amarinder shatters hopes of Navjot Sidhu to Deputy CM in cabinet expansion

AMRITSAR: The hopes of Punjab Local Bodies and Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu to become Deputy Chief Minister of state in the proposed expansion of cabinet by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh after the latter ruled out possibility of creating Deputy CM post since party has no such convention.

NRI woman's house burgled in Phagwara town of Punjab
PHAGWARA: The House of UK based NRI Woman Sarabjit Kaur was reportedly burgled at local Satnampura locality last night.
Trump officially recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital

NEW YORK: United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday formally recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in the face of international criticism while asserting that he was "not taking a position of any final status" of the ancient city that is also claimed by Palestine.

Spectacular horseship leaves audience awed at Military Literature Festival

CHANDIGARH: A spectacular display of horsemanship skills, amid the musical chants of the Punjab Police brass band and the bag pipers of the Indian Army, on Wednesday added a new thrill to the forthcoming Military Literature Festival in Chandigarh.

Ola driver locks up Bengaluru woman in cab, misbehaves

BENGALURU: Cab aggregator Ola on Wednesday said it has suspended one of its drivers after a woman from Bengaluru filed a complaint alleging that he locked her up in the car and misbehaved with her.

‘Sat Shri Akaal England’ will start a new age of comedy in Punjab

LUDHIANA: When we hear name ‘Ammy Virk’ the first thought comes to our mind is a man who redefined success in his own style. Initiating his career with a single track to the most promising debut actor of the year this ‘young superstar’ of Pollywood came a long way. Continuing his successful streak with movies like ‘Nikka Zaildar’ series, ‘Bambukaat’, ‘Angrez’, ‘Ardaas’ ‘Ammy Virk’ is going to add another feather to his crown with comedy caper ‘Sat Shri Akaal England’ opposite gorgeous ‘Monica Gill’.

Punjab CM welcomes London Mayor's suggestion that UK government shall aplogise for Jallianwala Massacre

AMRITSAR: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has welcomed the reported suggestion of the Mayor of London that the UK government should apologise for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

Congress Government on full throtle to fulfill one job per family promise: Rana Gurjit

CHANDIGARH: "In keeping with the promise made in the election manifesto of providing one job per family, the Congress Government has gone full throttle to ensure successful implementation of the same."

Military must be kept away from politics: Army Chief

NEW DELHI: The military should be kept away from politics, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday. Speaking at a seminar here, Rawat said: "Of late we have been seeing that politicisation of military has been taking place.

SAD asks Punjab CS to probe portraits of Congress MLA in Sangrur Police Station

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) vice president Dr Daljit Singh Cheema today asked Punjab chief secretary Karan Avtar Singh to order an immediate probe into the installation of portraits of the State chief minister and the local legislator by youth Congress activists in two police stations in Sangrur yesterday.

US Supreme Court allows Trump's third travel ban to go into effect

WASHINGTON: The US Supreme Court on Monday allowed the third version of the Trump administration's travel ban to take effect, impacting citizens of eight countries from entering the US.

Punjab CM rejects charges of 'Parivarvaad' behind Rahul Gandhi elevation

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has rejected charges of `parivarvad’ behind Rahul Gandhi’s elevation as AICC president, saying the massive response he has been evoking in recent months on various fora, including the ongoing election campaign in Gujarat, indicates his huge popular support base.

Delhi govt reconstitutes Urdu Academy

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Government has reconstituted the Urdu Academy. The new committee brings together a diverse range of people associated with the language like scholars, media professionals, historians, social media influencers and those from the Urdu literary world. The dynamic members shall contribute their expertise in varied disciplines to improve and enhance the academy’s programme structure.

Rahul Gandhi to file nomination for top Congress post on Monday

NEW DELHI: A host of party heavyweights will be present when Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi files his nomination for the party chief's post at its headquarters here on Monday, with over 90 sets of nomination papers likely to be filed to support his candidature.

Anna Hazare blames Narender Modi for not replying to any of 32 letters he wrote to him

KHAJURAHO: Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said he had written 32 letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, including 10 on the Lokpal and issues related to farmers and agricultural land, but received not a single reply.

Sikh extremists living abroad behind Punjab RSS leader's killing: NIA

NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday said that Sikh extremist elements living abroad, including Pakistan and Britain, were behind the murder of RSS leader Ravinder Gosain in Ludhiana and over half a dozen incidents of murder and attempt to murder of right-wing leaders, aimed at destabilising Punjab.

Punjab CM lashes out at AAP over bid to malign judicairy over Khaira drugs case

CHANDIGARH: Taking serious note of AAP’s attempt to malign the judiciary with the help of a fabricated audio tape on one of the judges in the drugs case against Sukhpal Singh Khaira, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday urged the Chief Justice of the Punjab & Haryana High Court to take suo motu cognizance of the incident and initiate suitable action against the culprits.

Over 1000 School Students Visited Sukhna Lake to Welcome Migratory Birds

CHANDIGARH:  ‘In a fortnight long programme, over 1000 students of various prominent Government and private School students visited Sukhna Lake to watch and welcome migratory birds’, this was shared today by Mr. Santosh Kumar, Chief Conservator of Forest & Wildlife, and Director, Department of Environment, Chandigarh Administration. Their Department along with an NGO-Yuvsatta organized visits of School students to see and learn from migratory birds.

Bains brothers raise accusing finger on Punjab and Haryana HC judge in Khaira drug case

CHANDIGARH: The Lok Insaf Party, an alliance aprtner of Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) in Punjab has raised serious questions on role of judciary in the matter of drug case against Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira.

Punjab govt hikes suger cane price by Rs.10 per quital after farmer protests

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has decided to hike the State Agreed Price (SAP) of sugarcane in the interest of the cane growers.

Punjab Vidhan Sabha pays homage to Rajmata,martyrs and farmers who committed suicides

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister and CLP leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday led the Vidhan Sabha in paying homage to martyrs, farmers who had committed suicide, as well as political and other eminent personalities who had passed away since the last session of the Assembly.

'Not standing while National Anthem being played cannot define nationalism'

NEW DELHI: Standing or not standing while the National Anthem is being played in a movie theatre cannot define nationalism of a person, political leaders across the spectrum said on Sunday.

BJP did what Pakistan, ISI couldn't in 60 years: Arvind Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday accused the BJP of dividing India on Hindu-Muslim lines and said it had done in three years what Pakistan and its ISI could not do in 60 years.

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