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Archive News of September 30, 2022

World Cup winners Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina urge people to register for Delhi Half Marathon

NEW DELHI : Cricket World Cup winners athletes Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina encouraged Delhiites to sign up for the Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon and make the capital city proud.

Teachers recruitment scam: SC shields Manik Bhattacharya from arrest till Oct 10

KOLKATA : Trinamool Congress legislator and West Bengal Board of Primary Education's (WBBPE) former President Manik Bhattacharya will be able to able to enjoy the forthcoming Durga Puja festival as the Supreme Court on Friday extended, till October 10, the stay on coercive action, including arrest, against him by the CBI.

Preventive detention serious invasion of personal liberty, says SC

NEW DELHI :The Supreme Court on Friday said preventive detention is a serious invasion of personal liberty and the normal methods open to a person charged with commission of any offence to disprove the charge or to prove his innocence at the trial are not available to the person preventively detained.

FIR lodged against RSS leader Vipin Karnwal for indecent remarks about Ankita's family

DEHRADUN : An FIR has been registered against RSS leader Vipin Karnwal who allegedly made objectionable remarks about the family of Ankita Bhandari.

Canada doesn't recognise Khalistan referendum: Consul General Patrick Hebert 

CHANDIGARH: Canada does not recognise the recent unofficial Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) referendum to express support for a separate Sikh nation-state, Consul General of Canada in Chandigarh Patrick Hebert remarked on Friday.

Fiddling with Waqf properties fraught with dangerous consequences: Mehbooba Mufti

SRINAGAR : Cautioning the administration over "fiddling with the sentiments of the people of Kashmir and properties of the Muslim community", Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Friday repeated her call for the government to revisit its policies.

10 Urban local bodies of punjab selected for swachh survekhan award : Dr Inderbir Nijjer

CHANDIGARH :10 Urban Local Bodies of the state of Punjab have been selected for the award by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India during the Swachh Survekshan. Punjab State Local Government Minister, Dr.Inderbir Singh Nijjar congratulated the management and staff of these local Bodies for this achievement.

WBSSC scam: CBI submits its first charge sheet, names Partha Chatterjee, 15 others

KOLKATA : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed its first charge sheet in the multi-crore West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) recruitment scam at a special court here.

Silence! Don't talk about the Sri Lankan civil war

CHANDIGARH: A peculiar silence has always enveloped it. The image of Prabhakaran splashed across newspapers has continued to haunt not just Tamils across the world, but all those who followed the organisation and their cause closely. Surprisingly, not only the Sri Lankan government, but even filmmakers and artists have maintained a deathly silence over the three-decades-long civil war and human rights abuses in the island nation that claimed, according to the UN around 100,000 lives.

National Games: In a battle of Manipuris, Mirabai pips Sanjita for 49kg weightlifting gold

GANDHINAGAR: The women's 49kg weightlifting competition at the 36th National Games unfolded on expected lines with a tactical battle between Mirabai Chanu and Sanjita Chanu at the Mahatma Mandir here on Friday.

Madras HC directs TN Police to allow RSS route march on Nov 6

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Friday directed the Tamil Nadu Police to allow the RSS to conduct its march on November 6.

Makers of Nagarjuna-starrer 'Ghost' put out 'release' trailer

CHENNAI: Even as actor Nagarjuna's 'The Ghost' gets ready to hit screens on October 5, the makers of the film on Friday released what they called a 'release trailer'.

'Unjustified': VCK leader Thirumavalavan lashes out against ban on rally

CHENNAI: VCK founder-leader Thol Thirumavalavan on Friday lashed out against the DMK-led Tamil Nadu government's decision to ban his party rally on October 2.

Punjab government committed to procure and lift every single Grain OF Paddy: Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Agriculture Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal has assured farmer organizations that the Punjab Government is committed to procure and lift every single grain of Paddy.

Punjab government passes Punjab goods and services tax (AMENDMENT) bill 2022

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Friday passed the Punjab Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill 2022in the Punjab Assembly.

Vigilance Bureau nabs Asi Jujhar Singh for taking bribe RS. 5,000

CHANDIGARH: Keeping in view the zero tolerance policy against corruption adopted by the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led state government, the Punjab Vigilance Bureau during its ongoing campaign on Friday nabbed ASI Jujhar Singh posted at police station Nurpur Bedi, Rupnagar district red handed accepting bribe of Rs. 5,000.

India urges Nepal to check entry of Chinese, Pak nationals through border

KATHMANDU: India's Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has requested Nepal to stop the entry of Pakistani and Chinese nationals into India through the Nepal-India border points.

Two terrorists killed in J&K's Baramulla, were tasked to disrupt Agniveer rally

SRINAGAR: Two terrorists, who had come to disrupt the army's 'Agniveer' recruitment, were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Friday, police said.

Whatever we have done, it was within the rules: Harmanpreet on Charlie Dean run-out

BANGLADESH: In India's 3-0 ODI series sweep over England at Lord's, the run-out of Charlie Dean at the non-striker's end by off-spin all-rounder Deepti Sharma to win the match by 16 runs kickstarted a never-ending debate on social media.

OnePlus says successfully geared up for 5G tech launch with 5G-ready smartphone portfolio

BENGALURU: Global smartphone brand OnePlus on Friday said it is successfully geared up to bring in the evolutionary 5G technology ecosystem to OnePlus users in India. The brand confirmed that its recently-launched devices will also be 5G-ready with eligible networks, including Vi.

Vetri Maaran's Jallikattu-based series 'Pettaikaali' to stream from Diwali

CHENNAI: Ace director Vetri Maaran's 'Pettaikaali', the first ever web series to be based on the bull taming sport of Tamil Nadu, Jallikattu, will premiere on an OTT platform from Deepavali this year.

Banks will increase interest rates on deposits

MUMBAI: With bank credit picking up and interest rates for other savings schemes increased by the government, commercial banks will increase the interest rates on deposits, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das said.

RBI looks at securitisation of NPAs, provisioning on expected loss basis for banks

MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will come out with discussion papers on adopting expected loss-based approach for loan loss provisioning and on securitisation of stressed assets framework, Governor Shaktikanta Das said.

Himachal has special place in heart of PM Modi: BJP MP Sudhanshu Trivedi

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh has a special place in the heart of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he considers the hill state as his second home, Rajya Sabha MP and BJP spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi said here on Friday.

Girl gang-raped, sold for Rs 50k in Bihar, 3 held

PATNA: Three people, including a woman, have been arrested in connection with the gang-rape and selling of a minor girl in Madhubani district of Bihar.

Google Fiber plans 100 gbps broadband speed for customers

SAN FRANCISCO: Google Fiber, part of the Access division of Alphabet, is reportedly planning to offer 100 gbps broadband speeds for its consumers in the US.

'Jhaanjar' from Gippy Grewal-starrer Punjabi flick 'Honeymoon' presents a story of first love

MUMBAI: Punjabi actor-singer Gippy Grewal, who is awaiting the release of his upcoming film 'Honeymoon' has said that the newly released song 'Jhaanjar' from the film's album exudes the feeling of first love.

PKL: Gujarat Giants named Chandran Ranjit as captain for Season 9

AHEMDABAD: Adani Sportsline's team Gujarat Giants on Friday announced Chandran Ranjit, Left Raider, as the captain of the team ahead of the highly anticipated season 9 of Pro Kabaddi League set to kick off from October 7 at Shree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bengaluru.

ED files charge sheet against ex-top official of telecom Deptt

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said that they have filed a charge sheet against Soumyendra Nath Banerjee, the then Deputy Director General, New Technology, Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Kolkata and others before the Special Court at Calcutta in a disproportionate assets case.

Murli Gavit aims to end Gujarat's National Games medal drought in athletics

AHMEDABAD: It is just as well that Murli Kumar Gavit's focus makes him oblivious to the fact that it has been two decades since a Gujarat track and field athlete won a National Games medal. He is untouched by pressure as he prepares to earn a distance running medal in the 36th National Games at home.

Guru Randhawa to make acting debut in Anupam Kher's 532nd film

MUMBAI: Popular Punjabi singer Guru Randhawa is all set to step into the world of acting and make his debut in veteran actor Anupam Kher's 532nd film.

TN Police commence sealing of PFI offices in state

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Police have commenced sealing the offices of the banned Popular Front of India (PFI) in the state after Chief Secretary V. Irai Anbu issued a notification terming the Popular Front and its associates as "Unlawful Associations".

Harry Styles: I'm a fan of Florence Pugh's work

NEW DELHI: Former One Direction member Harry Styles, who is gearing up for the release of his film 'Don't Worry Darling', has heaped praises for his co-star Florence Pugh and said that he is a fan of her work.

Thousands of disgruntled farmers paralyse Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Over 25,000 farmers from Pakistans Punjab province have staged a protest sit-in in Islamabad, paralysing the capital city and creating travel woes as authorities have blocked roads with containers.

Punjab government seeks applications for combined coaching course for IAS/PCS (P) EXAM-2023

CHANDIGARH: Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led Punjab Government is constantly striving to provide employment to the youth of the state. Under this series of works, Punjab Government has invited applications from graduate youth for Combined Coaching Course for I.A. S./ PCS (P) Exam-2023.

Nominations for top awards is a reassurance for team's better performance: hockey forward Vandana Katariya

NEW DELHI: The Indian Women's Hockey's experienced striker of over 250 internationals caps Vandana Katariya believes the team is on the right path of progression as they have stepped up their performance from tournament-to-tournament this season.

Johannesburg Super Kings add Wandile Gwavu and Nandile Tyali to their support staff

JOHANNESBURG: Johannesburg Super Kings on Friday announced they have added Wandile Gwavu and Nandile Tyali to the team's support staff ahead of the inaugural edition of SA20 League slated to start from next year.

Satellite operators need to clear space junk in 5 years: US FCC

WASHINGTON: The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted new rules requiring satellite operators in low-Earth orbit to dispose of their satellites within five years of completing their missions.

'5 Seconds Of Summer' chuffed to collaborate with Ukrainian directors for new music video

MUMBAI: Australian pop band '5 Seconds Of Summer' recently released their new song 'Bad Omens' for which they are elated to have collaborated with Ukrainian directors Danny Mitri and Alyona Shchasnaia over the song's video.

'Int'l tourists to Cambodia to reach pre-pandemic level in 2026'

PHNOM PENH: The number of international tourists to Cambodia is expected to reach the pre-Covid-19 pandemic level in 2026, a senior official said here on Friday.