Monthly Archives October 2016


Jalandhar, Oct 29 (News India)- The Congress and AAP are in the process of rolling out their Dalit agenda in Doaba by mid-November even as the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has played its Dalit card by getting two key men of Dera Sachkhand Ballan — associated with the Ravidassia community — to its side from […]


Chandigarh, Oct 29 (News India)- A day after the gruesome murder of Punjabi-origin bus driver Manmeet Alisher (29) in Australia, the Punjabi community settled in Brisbane today announced it will soon publish a collection of his writings and release a DVD of his stage performances during his seven-year stay in Australia. The decision was taken […]


United Nations, Oct 29 (News India)- Russia, facing allegations of war crimes in relation to its policies in Syria, lost its seat on the UN Human Rights Council as the UN General Assembly voted to elect 14 members to the Geneva-based organ. The 193-member General Assembly yesterday elected 14 nations by secret ballot to serve […]


Lahore, Oct 29 (News India)- As police detained more than 600 activists of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf in different parts of Punjab province, party chief Imran Khan today directed his workers to escape arrest and reach Islamabad on November 2 for a final showdown with the Nawaz Sharif government. Cricketer-turned-politician Khan also advised party supporters to travel […]


Mohali, Oct 29 (News India)- Like the social media, the anti-Chinese goods wave has been evident among the residents of Mohali this Diwali. To light up their houses, they are going for the Indian diyas and lights rather than Chinese decorative lights. The residents here are avoiding using Chinese lights that are much cheaper and […]

New Delhi, Oct 29 (News India)- The Indian Army has opened up vociferous retaliation to Pakistan army’s firing across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. New Delhi is closely monitoring the situation in Tangdhar, Mendhar and Kupwara. Heavy casualties have been estimated at seven Pakistan army posts in these sectors. Four more have […]


Srinagar, Oct 29 (News India)- A BSF constable and a civilian were injured as Pakistan troops targeted Indian posts in Kathua, RS Pura and Keran sectors along the International Border and LoC in Jammu and Kashmir today. Another BSF jawan was killed accidentally while retaliating to the shelling. Constable Nitin Koli, 28, of Sangli (Maharashtra) […]


Mumbai, Oct 29 (News India)- Classmates of an Army officer from Maharashtra, who laid down his life battling militants near the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district last year, have sent 400 packets of sweets to soldiers in his unit. Col Santosh Mahadik, the Commanding Officer of 41 Rashtriya Rifles, was critically […]