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Chill in Indo-Pak ties mark SAARC foreign ministers’ meeting

New Delhi Frosty relations between India and Pakistan spilled over into the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) on Friday as the two countries met ahead of the 73rd session of United Nations General Assembly. Sources said that the tensions between the two countries was palpable at the SAARC meeting that foreign ministers of […]

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Rewari rape: Accused had called a doctor after assault

Rewari Shocking details have emerged in the rape of 19-year-old former CBSE topper in Rewari with the Haryana police arresting a doctor as well who had provided medical aid to the victim after the accused sought his help. The police has so far arrested three people including one of the main accused, Nishu Phogat. Two […]

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Army jawan shoots dead two colleagues, kills self at Dharamshala in HP

Dharamshala A soldier of Sikh Regiment shot dead two fellow soldiers before shooting himself in the cantonment area here on Monday morning. Jasbir Singh, who was on duty from 2 am to 6 am in the officers’ mess, came to the barracks with his service rifle and started firing at his two colleagues who were […]

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Fortis ex-owner Shivinder sues elder brother Malvinder

New Delhi Former Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivinder Singh said Tuesday he has moved the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) against elder brother Malvinder and ex-Religare chief Sunil Godhwani, while dissociating from his sibling as business partner. Shivinder also alleged that collective and ongoing actions of his elder brother and Godhwani led to a systemic undermining […]

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A century later, remembering Khalsa College’s gutsy Principal

Chandigarh What happened on April 13, 1919, in Amritsar is well known. However, the incidents preceding the Jallianwala Bagh massacre have shrunk to a mere footnote in history. An unsung hero from those turbulent times was Gerard Anstruther Wathen, then Principal of Khalsa College. Thanks largely to his initiative, claims a historian, the administration didn’t […]

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Centre alerts state on efforts to revive Khalistan movement

Chandigarh The Union Government has asked the state to be wary of any effort for the resurgence of the pro-Khalistan movement. The Centre’s warning was reportedly conveyed to Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh during his meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday. Intelligence agencies have been on high alert in Punjab after the […]

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SAD supporter, his wife shot dead in Sangrur; 4 booked

Sangrur A Shiromani Akali Dal supporter, Dr Charnjit Garg, and his wife Pooja were shot dead here late on Sunday night. The couple were going towards Raj Senior Secondary School when they were shot. Police have registered a murder case against four people. They have been identified as Jaidev aka Jojo, Rakesh Sharma aka Jassi, […]

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Showcause notices sent to 32 officers in Kotkapura firing incident

Chandigarh-The Punjab government has issued showcause notices to 32 officers, including over a dozen from the police department, who have been indicted by the Ranjit Singh Commission. The officials met DGP Suresh Arora after the Department of Home Affairs had sought their explanation.Former DGP Sumedh Singh Saini was also issued a showcause notice The 14 […]

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Former CM Parkash Singh Badal ‘apparently involved’ in police action at Kotkapura: Report

Chandigarh, August 27 Former Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal has been named in the supplementary report of the Justice Ranjit Singh Commission for his “apparent involvement” in the police action on anti-sacrilege protesters at Kotkapura about three years ago. The supplementary report, submitted on August 16, after the report had been leaked and the […]

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Arun Jaitley returns as Union Finance Minister, meets officials

New Delhi Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday resumed charge of the ministries of finance and corporate affairs after a nearly 100-day gap during which he underwent a surgery for kidney transplant. Jaitley, 65, who had stopped attending office a month-and-half before the May 14 renal surgery, came to North Block– the seat of the […]