Feeble after more than a month of indefinite hunger strike in Punjab, Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa, fighting for the release of over-detained Sikh militants, on Saturday fed a message of peace and justice on webcast to a crowd of more than 1,200 here.
Retirement fund body EPFO will announce the interest rate on provident fund deposits for the current financial year on January 14, and may offer more than 5-crore subscribers a little more than 8.5% given in the year 2012-13.
Taking up a petition filed by more than 100 trained graduate teachers (TGTs) and clerks of model schools seeking salaries and grade pay on a par with counterparts in Adarsh Schools, the Punjab and Haryana high court on Saturday issued notice of motion to the Punjab education department.
Former president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Nitin Gadkari on Saturday tried to underplay the spectacular performance of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the Delhi assembly elections and termed it as a "temporary political phase".
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Saturday vacated its interim stay for grant of licences to real estate companies namely Commander Realtor, High Responsible, Mahamaya Exports and Anant Raj Industries for their proposed group housing projects in Sector 63-A, Gurgaon.
The International Court of Arbitration has allowed India to go ahead with building the Kishanganga dam in Jammu and Kashmir, over which Pakistan had raised objection.
The killing of Dharmesh Sangwan (34), an army subedar from Kheri Batter village near Charkhi Dadri, 30 km from Bhiwani district headquarters, has come as a jolt to sports lovers of not only his native village but also of several nearby villages, who used to take inspiration from him.
An Indian-American Sikh man arrested in the US on charges of giving material support to Sikh separatist groups planning terrorist attacks in India has pleaded not guilty in a Nevada court.