Archive News of February 25, 2017
SAD-BJP Govt to stay in power for two more days, as two days in the month of February extended

SAD-BJP Government in Punjab is all set to stay in power for two more days in the current tenure. Is it sound odd?  Yes it sounds odd -- but going by the recent advertisement in a leading English Daily, Excise and Taxation Department, Punjab has decided to extend the month of February for two more days i.e February 30.

February 25, 2017 06:53 PM
Kejriwal seeks bank accounts details of Jaitley

New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday approached the Delhi High Court seeking back account details of of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his family members from 1999 to 2015.

February 25, 2017 06:52 PM
Kejriwal calls Delhi Police 'agent' of BJP over Ramjas violence

 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday slammed Delhi Police for showing alleged laxity in handling the clashes at Delhi University's Ramjas College and alleged that the police force has turned into an "agent" of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

February 25, 2017 06:52 PM
Defence Security Corps celebrates 70th Raising Day

The Defence Security Corps (DSC), responsible for providing security to sensitive defence and civil installations, on Saturday celebrated its 70th Raising Day, said an official.

February 25, 2017 06:52 PM
Pontoon bridge not even three years, People face hardship

The people living  along with the Beas river in district Gurdaspur and Hoshiarpur have been facing hardship following the non-availability of the pontoon bridge which was sanctioned  three years ago.

February 25, 2017 06:45 PM
Thiem cruises into semis of Rio Open

  Second-seeded Austrian Dominic Thiem cruised into the semi-finals of the Rio Open tennis championships with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Argentina's Diego Schwartzman.

February 25, 2017 06:27 PM
NASA's lost balloon recovered from Antarctica

 Scientists have recovered a lost football-field-sized balloon with a telescope hanging beneath it from Antarctica after a year of its flight.

February 25, 2017 06:27 PM
BSF hands over Pakistani border-crosser

 The Border Security Force (BSF) has handed over a Pakistani national who had crossed into the Indian territory inadvertently, officials said on Saturday.

February 25, 2017 06:15 PM
Jats to observe 'Black Day' on Sunday

 Even as their protest completed 28 days on Saturday, the Jat community has decided to observe 'Black Day' on February 26 (Sunday).

February 25, 2017 06:15 PM
AAP to organise volunteers and candidates’ meet at Jalandhar on Feb 26

After polling for Punjab assembly on February four, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is all set to come back in action in preparations for counting of the votes of March 11 and the party has called on a meeting of its all state volunteers and candidates at Nakodar here tomorrow.

February 25, 2017 05:51 PM
French photographer to hold exhibition over 'redhead' abuse

Paris, Feb 25 (IANS) A French photographer is set to hold an exhibition to highlight a prejudice known as "Gingerism", the country's ginger or red-haired people face, a media report said.

February 25, 2017 05:43 PM
Ajmer Dargah blast case verdict likely on March 8

 A local court on Saturday announced it is likely to give its verdict in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah bomb blast case now on March 8.

February 25, 2017 05:43 PM
Jodie Foster leads anti-Trump protest

  Actress Jodie Foster was among the "United Voices" that spoke up against US President Donald Trump at United Talent Agencys (UTA) rally outside its Beverly Hills office here.

February 25, 2017 05:43 PM
Equities indices extend bull run on global cues, strong rupee (Market Review)

  Key Indian equities indices continued their bull run for the fifth straight week to gain over a per cent each, as positive corporate news and US Fed's plans of a gradual rate hike enhanced investors' risk-taking appetite.

February 25, 2017 05:43 PM
10-nation ECO summit to focus on connectivity: Aziz

The 13th edition of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) summit, an inter-governmental regional grouping of 10 countries to be held in Islamabad on March 1, will focus on regional connectivity, Pakistan's Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz said on Saturday.

February 25, 2017 05:43 PM
Victims of Maur bomb blast distributed compensation, DC

 The victims of Maur bomb blast were distributed compensation worth Rs 36.50 lacs today. Giving this information here today the Deputy Commissioner Mr Ghanshyam Thori stated that the kin of six deceased have been given compensation at their homes, while the injured collected the same from office of SDM Maur.

February 25, 2017 05:31 PM
INLD leaders continue in Patiala jail after SYL protest

Leaders of Haryana's INLD, arrested after protesting over the SYL canal project, continued to remain in jail in Punjab's Patiala for the second day on Saturday as they refused bail, said party leaders.

February 25, 2017 05:05 PM
UGC sponsors National level Conference on 'Recent advances in microbial biotechnology Application in industry and Society'

A two days National level UGC-Sponsored Conference on ‘Recent advances in microbial biotechnology

February 25, 2017 05:02 PM
ECI issues instructions for undelivered postal ballot papers

The Election Commission of India has issued instructions to all the Returning Officers with regard to the undelivered postal ballot papers in the state during the recent Elections to the Vidhan Sabha in Punjab.

February 25, 2017 04:56 PM
Aamir's look from 'Thugs of Hindostan' not revealed yet

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's look from his upcoming film "Thugs of Hindostan", which is doing rounds on social media, is not from the movie, but a special collaboration of the actor, his spokesperson said.

February 25, 2017 04:14 PM
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