• Jalandhar

National News

Wednesday, October 31

SpiceJet Ahmedabad-Chennai flight diverted due to technical glitch

Mumbai, Nov 1: A SpiceJet flight from Ahmedabad to Chennai was diverted to Mumbai due to a technical issue last night, says Mumbai International Airport Ltd.

Dilbag Singh is now full time police chief of Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu, Nov 1: Dilbag Singh was appointed Wednesday as the full-time Director General of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, as per the guidelines of the Supreme Court, officials said here. Singh took over as interim chief of the state

Sardar Patel statue: PM Modi unveils 'Statue of Unity' with grand tribute to 'Iron Man'

Ahmedabad, Oct 31: Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the 'Statue of Unity' at Kevadiya in Gujarat today. The 182-metre statue of Vallabhbhai Patel will be "dedicated to the nation" on his birth anniversary in Narmada district of Gujarat. BJP

Indira death anniversary: Ramachandra Guha criticises Rahul Gandhi over his tweet

Bengaluru, Oct 31: Eminent historian Ramachandra Guha on Wednesday, October 31, criticised Congress president Rahul Gandhi over his tweet remembering former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary. In his tweet, Rahul said: "Remem....

Monday, October 29

Kerala Pooja Bumper BR-64: First prize Rs 4 crore

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 30: The Kerala Next Bumper Pooja Bumper 2018 result will be declared today. Once declared it would be available on the official website. The lottery sale has started and the result would be announced on October 30

Provisional 2nd PUC Time Table 2019: How to raise objection

New Delhi, Oct 30: The new Provisional 2nd PUC Time Table 2019 has been released. The same is also available on the official website. The stake holders may raise their objections, if any, to the recently released time table

Municipality office set on fire in Shopian

Shopian, Oct 29: A municipality office in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian was set on fire by unidentified people days after controversial local body elections in the state. No loss of human lives have been reported. The incident comes close

Chhattisgarh polls 2018: BJP releases 3rd list of candidates for 11 seats

New Delhi, Oct 29: BJP released the third list of candidates for 11 seats for the upcoming Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh. In the first list, the Bharatiya Janata Party announced 77 candidates for the upcoming election to Chhattisgarh's 90-....

Sunday, October 28

Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018: Congress releases another list of 17 candidates

Raipur, Oct 28: Congress on Sunday released a list of 17 more candidates for Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018. The Congress is seeking to oust the BJP, which has been governing the state since 2003, from power this time.

Siddaramaiah warns BJP against 'Operation Lotus 2.0', says party in a state of ‘coma’

Bengaluru, Oct 28: Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday hit out at the BJP for predicting that the JDS-Congress government would fall and warned it against indulging in 'Operation Lotus' again, saying the saffron party was already i....

Friday, October 26

J&K: Terrorists lob grenade at power grid in Nowgam, 1 CISF personnel martyred

Srinagar, Oct 27: One CISF personnel was martyred after terrorists reportedly hurled a grenade at a power grid in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowgam area. The CISF personnel, Rajesh Kumar, was on security duty at the power grid at Wagoora in Nowgam,

Petrol, diesel prices continue to decline

New Delhi, Oct 27: Petrol and diesel prices in Delhi are Rs 80.45 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.40) and Rs 74.38 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.35), respectively on Thursday. In Mumbai, Petrol and diesel prices are Rs

Thursday, October 25

This Kolkata law university is introducing a Harry Potter course

Kolkata, Oct 26: It's a strange marriage between fiction and hard fact. The National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) in Kolkata has decided to offer a new course on law based on renowned author JK Rowling's Harry Potter series.

Haryana Open School 10, 12 result 2018 declared

New Delhi, Oct 26: The Haryana Open School 10, 12 result 2018 has been declared. The results are available on the official website. Dr Jagbir Singh, secretary, BSEH, said the overall pass per cent for class 10 is 29.72

Encounter underway between security forces and terrorists in Baramulla

Srinagar, Oct 25: An encounter broke out today between security forces and terrorists in in Athoora, Kheri in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district. In an earlier incident, security forces and terrorists exchanged gunfire in Nowgam village located ....

Barak 8 LRSAM missile: All you need to know

New Delhi, Oct 25: India's decision to buy more Barak 8 Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LR-SAM) systems from Israel would significantly bolster Navy's ability to to defend against incoming ariel attacks. The Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LR-S....

Tuesday, October 23

PM Modi awarded the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize

New Delhi, Oct 24: The Seoul Peace Prize Committee has decided to confer the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in recognition of his dedication to improving international cooperation, raising global economic growth, accelerating....

Who is M Nageshwar Rao, the new interim CBI chief

New Delhi, Oct 24: In a bid to put an end to the ugly public spat between the top two in the CBI, the government in a mid-night move appointed M Nageshwar Rao as the interim CBI chief. The development comes

Monday, October 22

CBI war: Asthana likely to be sent back to Gujarat

New Delhi, Oct 23: With the war within the Central Bureau of Investigation refusing to die down and the Prime Minister having to intervene in the matter, the special director of the agency, Rakesh Asthana is likely to be sent back

Petrol, diesel prices dip for the sixth straight day

New Delhi, Oct 23: Petrol, diesel prices dropped for the sixth straight day on Tuesday, bringing relief to the consumer who have been reeling under high fuel prices since last two months. Petrol and diesel prices in Delhi are Rs

Father Kattuthara's family files complaint with Alappuzha police

Alappuzha, Oct 22: Kerala nun rape case witness Father Kuriakose Kattuthara's family has filed a complaint with Alappuzha police seeking inquiry into his death. Father Kuriakose Kattuthara was found dead at St. Paul's Church in Haryana's Dasuya today....

Shia Waqf Board demands legislation for Ram Temple; calls himself Vibhishan for the cause

New Delhi, Oct 22: Amid Hindu seers, saints and right wing organisations including Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), Bajrang Dal and even the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pitching for the construction of Ram temple in Ay....

Saturday, October 20

Amritsar train accident: Councillor behind Dussehra event goes undergound

Amritsar, Oct 20: Municipal corporation councillor Vijay Madan and her son Sourabh Madan Mithu, the main organisers of the Dussehra celebration in Amritsar where at least 59 people were run over by a passing train, have gone underground with other fa....

Amritsar train accident: Over 5,000 people standing on railway tracks, claims organiser in video

Amritsar, Oct 20: Just before the train accident in Amritsar, an organiser of the Dussehra event had boasted on stage before former MLA Navjot Kaur Sidhu that over 5,000 people were standing on train tracks to witness the function, according to

Friday, October 19

Bloody Friday: How the horrific Amritsar train accident that killed 61 take place

Amritsar, Oct 20: It is a bloody Friday at Amritsar. 61 people were killed after being run over by a train after they had gathered near a railway crossing at Jaura Phatak for the Dussehra celebrations. There has been

Rajasthan assembly polls: 100 sitting BJP MLAs unlikely to make the cut

Jaipur, Oct 20: In a bid to positioning itself on the winning seat, the BJP is likely to drop nearly 100 sitting MLAs ahead of the Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018. The BJP is facing stiff competition from the Congress

CJI okays suspension of RCT judge accused in Rs 50 crore scam

New Delhi, Oct 19: The Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi has given his nod to suspend a Railway Claims Tribunal judge who was under the scanner for a Rs 50 crore scam relating to compensation claims in Patna, Bihar. {image-ranjan-gogoi-1535502575.....

UP CM and ministers to stay in villages at night to consolidate base before 2019 LS polls

New Delhi, Oct 19: Knowing very well that the real India lives in the villages, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has asked its ministers and MLAs to visit rural areas of the state for at least 10 days in a month and

Wednesday, October 17

Telangana elections 2018: BJP’s manifesto in one week’s time

Hyderabad, Oct 18: The BJP plans to release in less than a week its election manifesto and first list of candidates for the December 7 assembly elections in Telangana. BJP sources said the party's national leaders were expected to

Rajasthan elections 2018: BSP to go all out in all 200 seats

Jaipur, Oct 18: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is planning to contest on all 200 assembly seats in Rajasthan, a senior leader of the party said. The party won three seats in the 2013-assembly elections by securing 3.37 per

Tuesday, October 16

Direct download link for Telangana VRO Final Answer Key 2018

New Delhi Oct 17: The Telangana VRO Final Answer Key 2018 has been released. The same is available on the official website. The answer keys for the Telangana Village Revenue Officer was released by the Telangana State Public Service

How to download TSPSC Group 4 Answer Keys 2018

New Delhi, Oct 17: The TSPSC Group 4 Answer Keys 2018 have been released. The same is available on the official website. The TSPSC had conducted the TSPSC Group 4 examination on Sunday, October 7, 2018. The TSPSC Group

Monday, October 15

BJP Central Election Committee to meet on October 20 to announce first list of Chhattisgarh

New Delhi, Oct 15: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will have the first Central Election Committee meeting on October 20 to discuss some names of candidates with October 23, 2018 being the last day for nomination for the first phase of

Weather forecast for Oct 16: Rain likely to increase in Bengaluru

New Delhi, Oct 15: Here is the weather forecast for Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram on October 16. Bengaluru: Since the beginning of October, Coastal Karnataka has been receiving on and off rains, which is why the average....

Saturday, October 13

Sharad Pawar predicts BJP, Shiv Sena alliance for LS polls, but not in Maharashtra

Mumbai, Oct 13: NCP chief Sharad Pawar has predicted that the BJP and the Shiv Sena may come together for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, but not for the Assembly polls in Maharashtra. Talking to reporters here Friday night, Pawar also

Sidhu compares Pakistan with South India, says 'everything in Pakistan is amazing'

New Delhi, Oct 13: Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu stirred up a fresh controversy on Saturday, when he drew an unwarranted cultural analogy between Pakistan and South India. Sidhu has now said that travel experience in Pakistan is better than Sout....

Thursday, October 11

Alleged spy Nishant Agarwal sent to 7-days police custody

Lucknow, Oct 11: A Lucknow Court on Thursday (October 11) sent Nishant Agarwal, an alleged spy who used to work at Brahmos missile unit in Maharashtra's Nagpur, to 7 days of police custody. Nishant Agrawal was nabbed in a

M J Akbar won’t cut short foreign visit, say govt sources

New Delhi, Oct 11: Amidst speculation that journalist turned minister, M J Akbar has been asked to cut short his foreign visit, sources in the government said that the reports are not true. Akbar is currently in Nigeria and

Wednesday, October 10

Colleges can't keep students' original certificates: HRD Ministry

New Delhi, Oct 10: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has warned varsities and colleges against retention of original documents of admitted students and non-refund of fees in case an admission is withdrawn within one month. The higher educational....

Govt cuts excise duty on aviation fuel from 14% to 11%

New Delhi, Oct 10: In the wake of falling value of Rupee and sharp increase in fuel prices, the Union Government has decided to slashed excise duty on aviation turbine fuel (ATF) from 14% to 11%. The airline companies

Tuesday, October 09

Karnataka bypolls 2018: Congress, BJP to finalise candidates today

Bengaluru, Oct 9: Congress and BJP leaders to finalize candidates for assembly and Lok Sabha by-polls on Tuesday. Karnataka Congress in charge KC Venugopal to hold a meeting with KPCC leaders in Bengaluru today. State BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa

Monday, October 08

PILs on Rafale pile up in Supreme Court: Hearing commences tomorrow

New Delhi, Oct 9: The Supreme Court will hear a fresh PIL against the Rafale deal between India and France on Wednesday. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S.K. Kaul and K.M. Joseph Monday said it will hear

Sunday, October 07

Jammu and Kashmir municipal elections LIVE: Voting underway amid tight security

Srinagar, Oct 8: Polling in the first phase of four-phase municipal elections in Jammu and Kashmir began at 7 am on Monday amid tight security. As many as 2,990 candidates are in the fray for the four-phased urban local bodies (ULB)

Fuel price today: Petrol costs Rs 82.03/litre in Delhi, Rs 87.50/litre in Mumbai

New Delhi, Oct 8: The prices of petrol and diesel have been hiked for another day on Monday. Petrol and Diesel prices in Delhi are Rs 82.03 per litre (increase by Rs 0.21) and Rs 73.82 (increase by Rs

Thursday, October 04

7th Pay Commission latest: Salaries to jump in 2019, CG employees to settle for Rs 20,000

New Delhi, Oct 5: This week there was plenty of news regarding the 7th Pay Commission. While Central Government employees wait with the hope of their salaries being raised, there is news that the hike may be up to Rs 20,000

MBA Entrance Exam 2018: Full schedule for VAT, MAT, XAT, SNAP and all others

New Delhi, Oct 5: Here is the MBA Entrance Exam 2018/19 schedule. More details are available on the official website. Most B-schools in India accept CAT scores for admission. However, some of the colleges have their own entrance examinations

This man could be Congress’s ‘Narendra Modi’ in 2019 LS polls

New Delhi, Oct 4: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the factor that has seriously shattered the Congress's chances of beating the BJP in elections. No matter what his party and its other leaders and supporters have done, the man himself has

Rohingyas deported in accordance with established procedures and previous precedent

New Delhi, Oct 4: Ministry of External Affairs has clarified the matter of seven Rohingya infiltrators being handed over the Myanmar. The Supreme Court of India refused to intervene into the matter of them being handed over Myanmar. The