Salman Rushdie in surgery after being stabbed onstage | World News

British author Salman Rushdie, whose writings have been the target of Iranian death threats, remained in emergency surgery Friday after being stabbed repeatedly at a literary event in New York state. New York State Police Major Eugene Staniszewski told reporters that Rushdie was air-lifted after the attack, which occurred just before 11:00 a.m. local time. … Read more

UHBVN lineman held for taking bribe in Karnal

A lineman of UHBVN was arrested by State Vigilance Bureau Karnal while accepting bribe. ₹21,000 from the person to settle the outstanding bill and sanction them a new electricity meter. A lineman of Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) was arrested by the State Vigilance Bureau Karnal while accepting bribe. ₹21,000 from the person to … Read more

Jhundan panel has not called for leadership change in SAD: Bhundar

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Balwinder Singh Bhundar said on Friday that the Jundan Committee report did not call for a change in leadership. He said this while attending a meeting with the party’s Halka in-charges and working committee members. Bhundar is the highest-ranking leader since party president Sukhbir Singh Badal and took over the … Read more

Haryana panchayat polls will be held in September: Minister

Haryana Panchayat Minister Devender Singh Babli said on Thursday that panchayat elections will be held across the state in September and the government is all set to conduct the elections. Haryana Panchayat Minister Devender Singh Babli has put a curtain on all speculations related to panchayat elections and said on Thursday that the statewide Panchayat … Read more

Dhankar leads Tiranga Yatra in Karnal, hundreds of BJP workers participate

BJP Haryana President OP Dhankar led a ‘Thiranga Yatra’ in Karnal on Friday in which hundreds of BJP workers and leaders participated. Tiranga Yatra was conducted under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsava Abhiyan BJP Haryana President OP Dhankar launched the ‘Tiranga Yatra’ in Karnal on Friday, which was attended by hundreds of BJP workers and leaders. … Read more

HP Speaker authorised to appoint panel for surrogacy board

The Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Friday unanimously authorized the Speaker to nominate members of the Board of Assisted Reproductive Technology and Surrogacy and the Board of Trustees of the Himachal Pradesh Technical University. Health Minister Rajeev Saizal and Technical Education Minister Ram Lal Markanda moved two resolutions in the House authorizing the Speaker to … Read more

Decongesting Shimla: HP govt mulling to shift some offices from town

To address the increasing population density and the challenges posed by it, making Shimla overcrowded, the Himachal Pradesh government will soon make all possible efforts to reduce this popular tourist hub. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, speaking during the question hour in the state assembly on Friday, said that his government is considering shifting some … Read more

Himachal CM expresses concern over cyber fraud

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, while replying to the call-attention proposal, expressed serious concern over such cyber frauds. Badsar MLA from Hamirpur Inder Dutt Lakhanpal on Friday drew the attention of the Himachal government to the fact that cybercriminals are using obscene video calls to blackmail people. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, while replying to … Read more

NDDB to work with NDRI to take research to farmers

The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has decided to collaborate with the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) at Karnal to take the research to the farmers, NDDB Chairman Meenesh Shah said. NDDB Chairman Meenesh Shah said that the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has decided to work with the National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal. Speaking … Read more