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Badal should withdraw Harsimrat from Modi cabinet in protest
Jagtar Singh

Jagtar Singh Chandigarh, August 18: Shiromani Akali Dal patron and 5-time chief minister Parkash Singh Badal should withdraw his daughter-in-law Harsimrat Kaur Badal from the NDA government at the centre headed by Narendra Modi for anti-Sikh GST and continuing discrimination against Punjab  on industrial concessions. The Akali Dal, the party with glorious history of struggles before… Read More

National
Sikka quits Infosys, Board blames Murthy, scrip plunges (Roundup)

Bengaluru, Aug 18 (IANS) In a dramatic development, high-profile technocrat Vishal Sikka on Friday resigned as CEO and Managing Director of global software major Infosys blaming "unrelenting" and "malicious" attacks, for which its Board blamed founder N.R. Narayana Murthy. The open spat led to its stock plunging 10 per cent. The Board accepted Sikka's resignation… Read More

International
US pledges support to Spain in investigating terror attacks

Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump pledged the full support of the United States in investing the attacks in Spain's Barcelona and Cambrils and bringing the perpetrators to justice. According to a White House statement released on Friday, Trump made the pledge in a phone call with Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. Trump… Read More

Punjab Transfers
Haryana Govt transfers 4 IAS and 3 HCS officers

Chandigarh, August 17 – Haryana Government has issued transfer and posting orders of four IAS and three HCS officers with immediate effect.           Anand Mohan Sharan, Principal Resident Commissioner, Haryana Bhawan, New Delhi, Chief Administrator, Trade Fair Authority and Principal Secretary, Urban Local Bodies will also look after the work of Chief Executive Officer, Gurugram… Read More

Guest Column
Anti-defection law not applicable in President's election

kunwar vijay pratap singh is a distinguished police officer and a scholar of Constitutional and Criminal Law. The provisions of anti-defection law as described under Tenth Schedule of the Constitution of India are not applicable in the elections for the office of President, Vice-President or Rajya Sabha. According to the clarifications issued by the Election… Read More

Technology
Kejriwal inaugurates east Delhi Campus of DTU

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday inaugurated the east Delhi campus of Delhi Technological University (DTU) here. Speaking on the occasion, Kejriwal said: "Every year, 2,000 students pass out of DTU (currently). This year, in east (Delhi) campus, 300 new students will be admitted." He said the students' intake… Read More

Sports
New-look India aim to impress against Mauritius in tri-nation meet

Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) India national team coach Stephen Constantine on Friday termed the forthcoming tri-nation series as a 'stage to try new players' where India are slated to kick-off their campaign against Mauritius at the Mumbai Football Arena on Saturday. "We're playing two games before the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers where I can try… Read More

Bollywood
Wish 'Babumoshai...' team all the best: Chitrangada

By NiveditaMumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) She created a stir when she walked out of Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer "Babumoshai Bandookbaaz" but actress Chitrangda Singh wishes the team all the best, but refused to divulge what issues she had with Director Kushan Nandy. "I wish them all the best. Whatever issues we had, I had with Kushan… Read More

Cinema/Showbiz
Shabana Azmi felicitates frontline community workers

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi on Friday honoured few frontline community workers, who have tried to bridge the gaps between communities and service providers in various states, at an event here. Organised by child development organisation Plan India, the event recognised the efforts made by these workers to bring social and… Read More

Health/Medicine
Rahul Gandhi to visit Gorakhpur

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will on Saturday visit Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh where more than 70 children have died in the Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital, party sources said on Friday. The deaths have been blamed both on encephalitis and a reported shortage of oxygen supply. --IANSsid/mr

Lifestyle/Fashion
Wish 'Babumoshai...' team all the best: Chitrangada

By NiveditaMumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) She created a stir when she walked out of Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer "Babumoshai Bandookbaaz" but actress Chitrangda Singh wishes the team all the best, but refused to divulge what issues she had with Director Kushan Nandy. "I wish them all the best. Whatever issues we had, I had with Kushan… Read More

Hollywood
I love an underdog story: Channing Tatum

Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS) Actor Channing Tatum says he loves to be part of films that tell an underdog story. Tatum has reunited with "Magic Mike" director Steven Soderbergh for "Logan Lucky". Tatum says he jumped at the chance to reunite with Soderbergh. "Logan Lucky" is based on two brothers, who in their attempt… Read More

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