Monday, Date: May 20, 2024 Time: 11:13 pm

Severe National Emergency declared in North Korea

Pyongyang : After more than two years of holding the record for not reporting a single case of Covid-19, North Korea has confirmed its first-ever case and declared a “severe national emergency”. The size of the outbreak wasn’t immediately known, but it could have serious consequences because the country has a poor health care system […]

Mumbai MLA Dies in Dubai

Mumbai: Shiv Sena MLA from Mumbai, Ramesh Latke, died of a cardiac arrest in Dubai, a party functionary said today. He was 52. “Ramesh Latke died late  last night in Dubai, where he had gone with his family on vacation.” Ramesh Latke was a two-time Sena legislator from Andheri East assembly constituency in Mumbai. His body […]

SC refuses SAD Leader Bikram Majithia’s plea

New Delhi: Supreme Court of India today refused to entertain SAD leader Bikram Majithia’s petition seeking quashing of cases registered against him by Punjab Police under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985. “Why a writ petition under Article 32 here? You have other remedies. Can’t you move the high court?” a Bench led […]

Brides Swapped, Married Wrong Partners 

Ujjain: Two sisters were getting married in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain and things got mixed up a little due to a power failure. In the dark, the brides sat with the wrong grooms and performed puja and rituals. When the power came back, panic struck the function when the brides were taken for pheres with wrong matches. […]

Punjab CM seeks report from DGP, intelligence officers

Mohali: Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has sought a report from the Director-General of Police (DGP) and intelligence officers over the last night’s explosion in Mohali and added strict punishment will be given to the culprits. Punjab CM today held a meeting with the DGP and other officers in the matter at his residence and sought a […]

3,451 new COVID cases reported in last 24-hour

New Delhi: Nation witnessed a slight decrease in COVID-19 cases with the country reporting 3,451 fresh infections in a day, pushing the active cases of the disease to 20,635, according to Union Health Ministry data this morning.Earlier, on Saturday, the country logged 3,805 new COVID-19 cases

Union Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur flags off two new projects at SAI – Patiala

Projects a gift to athletes on 61st Foundation Day- Anurag Singh Thakur Patiala: On the occasion of the 61st Foundation Day of Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports –    (NSNIS), Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Singh Thakur laid the foundation stone of two new projects at the […]

Revenue officers to go on mass leave from May 9 in Punjab

Chandigarh: An online Zoom Meeting was held by Punjab Revenue Officers Association regarding the on-going strike by Patwaris and Kanugos of Punjab against the illegal FIR and arrest of Patwari Didar Singh of Malerkotla. The majority of DROs, Tehsildars and Naib Tehsildars participated in this meeting. All participants condemned the implication of Patwari Didar Singh […]

Auto/taxi drivers’ associations call off strike

New Delhi: Unions representing auto rickshaws and taxis called off their strike against fuel price hike today, however, they have warned that if the demands of auto/taxi drivers are not met within the next 25 days, they will cut Delhi’s food supply chain.“We held the one-day symbolic protest to warn the central government that if […]

SC cancels bail…Click to read

SC cancels bail of Ashish Misra in Lakhimpur violence case New Delhi:  Supreme Court cancelled Lakhimpur Kheri violence accused Ashish Misra’s bail and ordered him to surrender within one week. During a hearing today, the court set aside the Allahabad High Court order granting Ashish Misra bail and said, “The high court exceeded its jurisdiction, […]