With Canada's federal elections set to be held on October 19, party leaders are travelling across the country and spending millions to win the hearts and minds of voters. But one candidate vying to step into Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper's shoes has managed to evade the spotlight. Until now, that is.
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday ruled that there would be no retest of the Punjab Pre-Medical Entrance Test (PMET- 2015) conducted on May 17 by the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS), Faridkot.
No retest of the Punjab Pre Medical Entrance Test, 2015, rules high court
An amended Punjab law that allows long-term lease of farm land for projects may soon be replicated across India, with the Centre planning to use it as a model for alternative land management legislation after letting a controversial ordinance lapse.
Poor knowledge regarding the concept of brain death and organ donation is the biggest hurdle in advancement of ‘deceased donor organ programme’, a Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) study has found.
Almost a week ago, when the Indian team flew to earthquake-ravaged Nepal to participate in the inaugural edition of the SAFF under-19 football championship, it marked a watershed moment in Gursimrat Singh Gill’s life. Apart from keeping the opposition forwards at bay at his preferred centre-back position, the former trainee of Chandigarh Football Academy (CFA) had the additional responsibility of playing deputy to Daniel Lalhlimpuia, who was leading the Indian team in the championship.
Three policemen have been suspended and a special investigating team (SIT) formed to investigate the death of a resident of Dubeta village near Nangal after being allegedly beaten up by policemen a fortnight ago.
Taking strict note of the people drinking in the open in various market places and creating ruckus thereafter, the SAS Nagar police along with the traffic wing have launched a drive to check the menace.
Police have arrested two youths for allegedly stealing onions from the Sector 26 grain market. The police nabbed the accused and recovered two bags of onion that the duo was carrying on a three-wheeler in the wee hours on Monday.
The Parkash Singh Badal government has given the green light to the Delhi government for transferring former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala to Bathinda central jail in Punjab from Tihar, said official sources.
In a setback to Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh, the court of the judicial magistrate (first class), Una, on Monday framed charges in a criminal defamation case filed against him by SM Katwal, former chairman of the HP Subordinate Services Selection Board (HPSSSB).
In the past three years, the Himachal government gave 526 sanctions under a law that bars the transfer of land to non-agriculturists. One of these cleared the decks for Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to buy land at Chharabra, 13 km from Shimla, for the purpose of horticulture.
A recreated version of the smash hit ‘Dheere Dheere’ from Mahesh Bhatt’s cult musical-drama Aashiqui(1990) was released on Monday. Pop sensation Yo Yo Honey Singh has lent his voice to the number.
The Punjab government on Monday announced that the date of Gurpurb to mark the Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Granth Sahib had been changed from September 1 to September 14. This was done as per the dates in the newer version of the Nanakshahi calendar. The government also announced a change in the dates of gazetted holidays accordingly.
The South Korean government on Monday expressed its willingness to provide technology as well as finances to build the first-of-its-kind smart city in India at New Chandigarh.