Archive News of May 19, 2019
World Hypertension Day: Keep check on high BP; Experts

MOHALI: In support of this year World Hypertension Day’s theme ‘Know Your Numbers, with a goal of increasing awareness about high blood pressure’, a free high BP screening camp was held at Ivy Hospital, Mohali today. In camp the people were made aware about negative impact of being hypertensive by hospital’s doctors.

GBP group powers Play Write 2019

CHANDIGARH: The real estate developer and Builders Gupta Builders and Promoters powered the Play Write event bringing together top sportspersons from the field of Cricket in a candid conversation with the live audience. The event took place at The Golf Club, Chandigarh on May 18, 2019.

Rahul attacks EC, says its 'capitulation' before PM is 'obvious'

NEW DELHI: As the seven-phased Lok Sabha elections got over, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the Election Commission (EC), saying its "capitulation before Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his gang is obvious" and that the poll panel was not being respected anymore.

Sidhu’s out of turn outbursts amount to sabotage: Brahm Mohindra

CHANDIGARH:  Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra today criticized the Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for his out of turn and untimely outbursts against the party leadership, the Chief Minister and the government, saying it amounted to sabotage.

Capt Amarinder Singh blames Sidhu for damaging Congress with ill timed remarks

PATIALA:  Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday criticised Navjot Singh Sidhu for damaging the Congress with his ill-timed comments against him and the party leadership in the state.

Pragya Thakur should be expelled from BJP: Nitish Kumar

PATNA: BJP ally and JD-U chief Nitish Kumar on Sunday lashed out at Bharatiya Janta Party candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur for her statement in favour of Mahatma Gandhi assassin Nathuram Godse and demanded the party to expel her.

Poll code violation: TMC complains to EC against PM

KOLKATA: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Sunday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission of India (ECI) against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly violating the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) on polling day.

102-year-old voter casts ballot in Himachal

SHIMLA: Shyam Saran Negi, a 102-year-old voter who also participated in the 1951-52 general elections which were the country's first, cast his ballot on Sunday at a picturesque hamlet in Kinnaur district as elections were held to elect four members of Parliament from Himachal

Vote for peace: Punjab CM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday appealed to voters to vote for peace as 59 constituencies went to poll in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections.

Campaign spirited, yet dignified: BJP candidate Puri

AMRITSAR:  Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development and BJP's candidate from Punjab's Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Hardeep Singh Puri on Sunday said that the election campaign was spirited and yet dignified.

Congress' Manish Tewari casts vote in Ludhiana

LUDHIANA:  Former Union Minister and Congress candidate Manish Tewari on Sunday cast his vote in his hometown here in Punjab.

Polling begins for four seats in Himachal

SHIMLA:  All the four Lok Sabha seats of Himachal Pradesh went to the polls amid tight security on Sunday in the seventh and final phase of general elections.

Punjab's 13 Lok Sabha seats go to polls

CHANDIGARH: All the 13 Lok Sabha seats of Punjab and the lone seat of its capital Chandigarh went to the polls amid tight security on Sunday in the seventh and final phase of general elections.

Voting begins in 59 seats in final phase of LS polls

NEW DELHI: Voting began on Sunday across 59 Lok Sabha constituencies spanning seven states and a Union Territory across north, central and east India in the final of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise.

Your vote is precious, says Anupam Kher

CHANDIGARH: Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher on Sunday appealed to voters here to exercise their franchise as Chandigarh went to polls in the seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections.

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