Lawmakers barred from calling PM 'selected' in NA

ISLAMABAD, June 24 -- Lawmakers in the Lower House of Parliament have been urged not to use the word "selected" for the Prime Minister of Pakistan. Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri issued the ruling on... Read More

Gold rises '280 to '34,300 on positive global cues

NEW DELHI, June 21 -- CONTINUING its rising streak for the fourth straight day, gold prices Friday surged Rs 280 to Rs 34,300 per 10 gram in the bullion market here on firm global trend and increased ... Read More

Rupee sags 14 p against dollar on US-Iran tensions

MUMBAI, June 21 -- THE rupee dived 14 paise to close at 69.58 against the US dollar Friday, pressured by firming crude oil prices amid intensifying geopolitical tensions in the Gulf region. A broad s... Read More

Sensex plummets 407 points as US-Iran row spooks investors

MUMBAI, June 21 -- SNAPPING its threesession winning run, the BSE Sensex tumbled 407 points Friday as rising tensions between the US and Iran soured risk appetite globally. The 30-share BSE gauge set... Read More

Yoga Day celebrated at Rayat Bahra University

MOHALI, June 21 -- SPREADING the importance of yoga and music worldwide, the Rayat Bahra University organized a yoga session on its campus. Sahila Bahra, Vice- President of the Rayat Bahra Group, spe... Read More

Amarinder calls all-party meeting to evolve consensus to tackle depletion of ground water

CHANDIGARH, June 21 -- PUNJAB Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Friday announced that an all-party meeting would be convened soon to evolve a broad consensus to comprehensively address the proble... Read More

'LaQshya' training programme organised for two-day at GMC

PATIALA, June 21 -- A two-day training programme was conducted by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the Government Medical College, with a view to reduce maternal mortality. Twenty staf... Read More

Punjab will soon become hub of medical tourism: Balbir Sidhu

CHANDIGARH, June 21 -- THE Punjab government is contemplating a flagship programme to involve every citizen of the State to make yoga a part of their daily life routine. This was stated by Balbir Sin... Read More

Sukhbir slams CM initiative pardon for four cops

CHANDIGARH, June 21 -- Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today condemned Congress Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh for recommending the pardon of four police personnel who abd... Read More

UP Govt dismissed 2 jail officers

LUCKNOW, June 21 -- TAKING serious note of the state of affairs in the jails, Uttar Pradesh government on Friday dismissed two officers from the service of the jails department with immediate effect. ... Read More