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Job letters for 254 junior engineers

Chandigarh : The Punjab Government today gave appointment letters to 254 junior engineers (JEs) of the Irrigation Department as a “Diwali gift”. Irrigation and Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh said here today that the approval to appoint these 254 JEs in the Irrigation Department was given today in a hurry on the instructions of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to ...

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US to release EMALS technology to India for aircraft carriers


Washington, October 18 : The US has decided to release the crucial Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System for the Indian Navy’s future aircraft carrier, according to the Trump administration. The decision comes ahead of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to India. A formal date of the visit has not been announced yet. The Trump administration has informed India of its decision. ...

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4 injured as security forces fire on mob after ‘braid-chopping’ case


Srinagar, October 18 : Four people were injured on Wednesday when security forces fired on a mob in Pahalgam area of Jammu and Kashmir following an alleged braid-chopping incident, police said. Residents of a village in Pahalgam area of Anantnag district staged a protest after they caught an alleged braid-chopper, a police official said. He said a security forces vehicle passing through ...

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Mohali hotelier shoots dead wife following altercation


Mohali, October 18 : A local hotelier shot dead his wife following an altercation at Phase X here on Wednesday morning. The couple was travelling in a car when following a heated exchange, 60-year-old Nirankar Singh Sarao fired at least six shots at his wife, Kulwant Kaur, 62, from point blank range, leaving her dead on the spot. Nirankar has ...

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India can help US keep an eye on Pakistan, says Nikki Haley


Washington, October 18 : India can help the US keep an eye on Pakistan as President Donald Trump has “taken tougher approach to Islamabad harbouring terrorists”, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said. Noting that Trump recently announced a new strategy for combating terrorism in Afghanistan and South Asia, Haley said one of the pillars of that strategy ...

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