Archive News of November 16, 2019
Shiv Kapur shares lead with Adam Blyth and Terry Pilkadaris in Panasonic Open India

GURUGRAM: Shiv Kapur continued from where he left off last week in Thailand, as he carded a second straight five-under 67 to grab a share of the three-way lead at the Panasonic Open India here on Saturday.

Balbir Singh Sidhu Allays Concerns of IMA Punjab on Clinical Establishments Act

CHANDIGARH: Allaying all concerns regarding implementation of the ‘Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act’, the Punjab Health Minister S. Balbir Singh Sidhu on Saturday assured IMA’s Punjab Chapter delegation that all their genuine demands would be incorporated before finalising any decision.

Governor greets journalists on National Press Day

SHIMLA:Governor Bandaru Dattatraya extended his heartiest greetings to all the personnel working in the field of journalism on National Press Day.

Nirbhaya parents seek fast-tracking of rapists' execution

NEW DELHI:Delhi's Patiala House Court has admitted a plea filed by the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape victim's mother seeking transfer of the case to fast-track execution of the four rapists to another judge.

Toxic air posing threat to wildlife in Kanpur

KANPUR: After humans, increasing air pollution is now posing a threat to wildlife also. The toxic atmosphere is causing changes in the behaviour of animals, besides slowly affecting there health, in Kanpur Zoological Park.

Amnesty got Rs 36 cr in violation of guidelines: CBI

NEW DELHI:A day after the Central Bureau of Investigation carried out searches at four locations of human rights group Amnesty India's offices in Bengaluru and Delhi, the agency alleged the NGO received foreign contributions to the tune of Rs 36 crore from Amnesty International United Kingdom through the Amnesty International India Private Limited (AIIPL).

K'taka BJP's 'defected' contestant declares Rs 1,120-cr assets

BENGALURU:For the ruling BJP in Karnataka, Congress defector M.T.B. Nagaraj is a prize catch, as he declared a whopping Rs 1,223-crore worth assets in his nomination affidavit to contest in the December 5 Hoskote assembly by-election, a party official said on Saturday.

International kabaddi Tournament: Selection trials for Indian team on November 18

CHANDIGARH:The Indian team, which will participate in the International Kabaddi Tournament 2019, will be selected at the Sri Guru Gobind Singh Sports Stadium, Jalandhar on November 18.

Commissionerate police issue various ban orders

JALANDHAR:The Commissionerate police have issued various prohibitory orders to maintain the law and order in its jurisdiction.
Exercising the powers vested under section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure Act 1973, the deputy commissioner of police (DCP)  Balkar Singh ordered all restaurants, clubs, bars, pubs or any licensed eating or drinking place to not to take any order for food, beverages, alcohol and no new customer should be allowed to enter in its premises after 11 pm.

Delhi HC seeks ED's response to Puri's bail plea

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Saturday sought the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) response to the bail plea filed by businessman Ratul Puri in connection with the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper money laundering case.

Odisha govt withdraws controversial brochure on Gandhi

BHUBANESWAR:Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Saturday announced withdrawal of a controversial brochure that described Mahatma Gandhi died due to accidental reasons.

Anti Larwa Cell detects 10 Dengu Larwa cases in city

JALANDHAR:The anti-larva cell of the health department detected 10 dengue larva cases in various areas of the city on Saturday.
The various teams of anti-larva cell led by  Amanpreet Singh,  Jaswinder Singh,   Pradeep Kumar,   Pawan Kumar,   Gurwinder Singh,   Raj Kumar and   Sher Singh conducted the inspection in Mohan Vihar, Avtar Nagar, Panchratan Colony, Shaheed Udham Singh Nagar, Green Avenue and others.

Tap water undrinkable in Delhi, 13 state capitals: Paswan

NEW DELHI:Releasing a study on quality of piped drinking water being supplied in 21 cities across the country, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan said on Saturday that in Delhi and 13 state capitals, tap water is "undrinkable".

Severe cold conditions to persist in Kashmir

SRINAGAR:The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday warned that cold wave conditions in Kashmir will persist till the end of this month.

Defeated BJP drifting to insanity: Shiv Sena

MUMBAI:The Shiv Sena on Saturday cautioned its former ally Bharatiya Janata Party against taking its defeat in Maharashtra to heart, or it would lose mental balance and slide to 'insanity

Congress to hold mega rally in Delhi on Nov 30

NEW DELHI:Accusing the Narendra Modi-led government of leading the country towards starvation, the Congress on Saturday said that it will hold a mega rally in the national capital on November 30 against the anti-people policies of the government.

3 Andhra women not allowed Sabarimala darshan

SABARIMALA:The Kerala police on Saturday did not allow three women, who were part of a group, to go to the Sabarimala temple to pray after checking the identity cards of the women.

Complaint against JNU students on statue's vandalism

NEW DELHI:Delhi police received a complaint on Saturday against unknown Jawaharlal Nehru University students for allegedly vandalizing and defacing Swami Vivekananda's statue on the varsity campus on November 14. The statue was planned for unveiling in January next year.

Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress to seek aid for flood-hit farmers

MUMBAI:Putting up a united face ahead of their proposed alliance, a delegation of Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Congress will call on Governor B.S. Koshyari on Saturday afternoon seeking relief measures for the farmers affected by unseasonal rains and floods in the state, here on Saturday.

JNU: Hub of controversies

NEW DELHI:From being known as one of the most prominent educational institutes in the country to being one of the most controversial Universities in India, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has travelled a long way within about three years.

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