Ground Zero
Ground Zero: Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bye-poll is test both for Congress and BJP
Jagtar Singh

Jagtar Singh Chandigarh, September 22: The Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bye-election is crucial both for the Congerss as well as the Bharatiya Janata Party as both are the ruling parties-one in Punjab and the other at the centre. It is crucial for the BJP as evidence has now emerged that the mega experiments triggered by Prime… Read More

Wet morning, more rains in store for Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Delhi saw heavy rains overnight and on Saturday morning with the weather office saying that more rains were likely during the day. The minimum temperature on Saturday was recorded at 23.5 degrees Celsius, the season's average. "Generally cloudy sky is expected during the rest of the day with light to… Read More

Voting underway for New Zealand general elections

Wellington, Sep 23 (IANS) Voting was underway on Saturday for the New Zealandgeneral elections in which the ruling National Party has already emerged as a favourite but might need alliances to govern, the media reported. Some 3.2 million citizens are registered to cast their ballots across 2,400 polling stations, reports Efe news. Voting will conclude… Read More

Punjab Transfers
Haryana Transfers: One IAS and 36 HCS officers Transferred

Chandigarh, Sept 22 – Haryana Government has issued transfer and posting orders of one IAS officer and 36 HCS officers with immediate effect.         Amna Tasneem, IAS, ADC-cum-CEO, DRDA, Nuh and Secretary, RTA, Nuh has been posted as ADC-cum-CEO, DRDA, Sonepat and Secretary, RTA, Sonepat vice Sujan Singh, HCS.         Among HCS officers, Jaibir Singh… Read More

Guest Column
Crisis within Panth won’t end by appointing new Jathedar’s unilaterally.

Instead of rushing to appoint new Jathedar's arbitrary, the SGPC must build consensus, show transparency and evolve code of conduct to select a person for top temporal post writes Kanwar Pal Singh, Spokesperson of the Dal Khalsa The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has appointed Gaini Raghbir Singh as his successor following  the demise of Gaini Mal Singh,… Read More

Uber loses licence to operate in London

London, Sep 22 (IANS) Ride-hailing app Uber will not be issued a new private hire licence, Transport for London (TfL) said on Friday. The TfL rejected Uber's application on the basis that the company was not "fit and proper" to hold a private car hire operator licence after expiry of its current licence on September… Read More

Barcelona coach upbeat on winning streak

Barcelona, Sep 23 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has said his squad will face Girona this weekend determined to maintain its perfect record. At the pre-match press conference on Friday, Valverde said he wanted his charges to "extend the winning streak" for as long as possible, Efe news reported. "Tomorrow's match is very important… Read More

WHO control room in Cox's Bazar for health response to Rohingyas

Cox's Bazar (Bangladesh), Sep 22 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has set up a control room here as part of the humanitarian health response to 422,000 Rohingyas residing in camps and settlements, said a statement from the global body on Friday. The control room will help strengthen disease surveillance systems and daily reporting of… Read More

Shakti Mohan urges youth to shape their world

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A fantastic dancer and also the judge of the ongoing season of dance reality show "Dance Plus", Shakti Mohan has urged the youth to be the master of their own fate through an intiative named #IShapeMyWorld. Last Spring on International Women's Day, jeanswear brand Levi's® journeyed the length and breadth… Read More