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Punjab
Sukhbir Badal says Manpreet Badal should be booked for abetting suicide of Ajnala farmer

Chandigarh, July 24 – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said finance minister Manpreet Badal should be booked for abetting suicide of an Ajnala farmer who took his life today after holding the Punjab government responsible for failing to implement a complete loan waiver as promised. He also demanded the Punjab government and… Read More

Ground Zero
RSS onslaught to change history include contemporary Punjab narrative
Jagtar Singh

Jagtar Singh Chandigarh, July 24: The killing of hundreds of Sikhs in Delhi  and other places over a period of three days in the aftermath of the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on October 31, 1984 by her Sikh security officials to avenge army attack on the Golden Temple code named Operation Bluestar is part… Read More

National
Kovind to be sworn-in as President on Tuesday

New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Ram Nath Kovind will take oath as India's 14th President on Tuesday at a ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament. Outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee and Kovind will arrive in the Central Hall in a ceremonial procession, where Kovind will be administered oath by Chief Jusitce of India J. S.… 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
Renowned Indian space scientist U.R. Rao dead (Lead)

Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) Renowned Indian space scientist U.R. Rao passed away here in the early hours of Monday, said a space agency official. He was 85. "Rao passed away at his residence around 3 a.m., after prolonged illness and due to age-related health issues," the official of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) told… Read More

Sports
Golfer Spieth wins British Open

Southport (England), July 24 (IANS) American golfer Jordan Spieth held his nerves to post one-under 69 in the fourth and final round as he registered a three-stroke victory in the 146th British Open, adding a third major title to his collection. The 23-year-old American on Sunday had a rough start in the final round, but… Read More

Bollywood
Big B's ambassadorship for Unicef extended for two years

Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's ambassadorship for Unicef has been extended for another two years and will be working on eradicating measles and rubella infections for children. Amitabh, who is a tuberculosis and hepatitis B conqueror, has been associated with various health campaigns like polio, hepatitis B, tuberculosis and diabetes. The 74-year-old thespian… Read More

Cinema/Showbiz
Congress legislator, who came to actress' aid, claims vehicle tampered

Kochi, July 24 (IANS) Congress' Kerala legislator P.T. Thomas, who had been the first to rush to the aid of the abducted Malayalam film actress, on Monday complained to police that his vehicle was tampered with to cause him harm and sought a probe into it. In a related matter, superstar Dileep's bail plea was… Read More

Health/Medicine
Big B's ambassadorship for Unicef extended for two years

Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's ambassadorship for Unicef has been extended for another two years and will be working on eradicating measles and rubella infections for children. Amitabh, who is a tuberculosis and hepatitis B conqueror, has been associated with various health campaigns like polio, hepatitis B, tuberculosis and diabetes. The 74-year-old thespian… Read More

Lifestyle/Fashion
Your real-life 'attachment style' also applies to Facebook

New York, July 24 (IANS) Your attachment style -- how avoidant or anxious you are in a close relationship in real life -- also applies on social media platforms like Facebook, researchers reveal. "Attachment style, thought to play a central role in romantic and parent-child relationships, was found to also play a role in people's… Read More

Hollywood
Anupam Kher wishes 'fine actor' Willem Dafoe on birthday

Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher has wished his friend and "fine actor" Willem Dafoe on his 62nd birthday. Dafoe turned 62 on Saturday and Anupam took to Twitter on Sunday morning to share a photograph of the Hollywood star, and said working with Dafoe was "delightful" for him. "Happy birthday to my… Read More

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