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18 July, 2018 8:03 AM Centre considers increasing retirement age for SC, HC judges

A constitutional amendment would be needed to raise the age of retirement The Centre is considering increasing the retirement age of judges presiding on cases in upper levels of the judiciary. According to a CNN News 18 report, the government would consider a proposal to increase the retirement age of high court judges from the current 62 years to 64 years 45

18 July, 2018 7:30 AM 5 State-Run Banks To Get Rs 11,336 Crore In A Week: Report

The capital is part of a total Rs 2.11 trillion rupee package that was announced last year. New Delhi: Government will inject a total Rs 11,336 crore ($1.65 billion) in five state-run banks, including fraud-hit Punjab National Bank, in a week or so, a senior government official told Reuters on Wednesday. Punjab National Bank will get Rs 2,816 crore 37

18 July, 2018 3:54 AM PNB, IOB, Andhra Bank, Corporation Bank, Allahabad Bank up 4-13% post capital infusion

Under the capital infusion plan, these 5 PSU banks will get Rs 11,336 crore from government as part of its Indradhanush scheme, which was unveiled in 2015. Of the Rs 11,336 crore, Rs 2,816 crore will be infused in PNB, Rs 2,157 crore in IOB, Rs 2,019 crore in Andhra Bank, Rs 2,555 in Corporation Bank, and Rs 1,790 crore in Allahabad Bank. In October 67

17 July, 2018 12:59 PM Govt announces Rs 11,336 crore capital infusion in 5 PSU banks

The five banks are Punjab National Bank (PNB), Indian Overseas Bank (IOB), Andhra Bank, Corporation Bank & Allahabad Bank. The government has announced an infusion of Rs 11,336 crore in five public sector banks as part of its Indradhanush scheme, which was unveiled in 2015. This is the last tranche of infusion under the scheme. In October last year, the government 41

16 July, 2018 10:50 PM AAP Demands CBI Probe In Punjab Drug Nexus

The AAP is planning to launch a special drive against drugs and special groups would be formed to nab the people involved in the trade of narcotics. The Aam Aadmi Party's Punjab unit on Monday said the Congress government in the state lacked the will to destroy the nexus between drug lords, police and political bigwigs, and demanded a CBI inquiry into the drug trade 78

16 July, 2018 2:04 PM Punjab must be developed as special industrial zone: Sunil Jakhar

Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee president Sunil Jakhar today said that in wake of immense social, economic and geographical importance of Punjab, the state must be developed as a special industrial zone. In a statement here, Jakhar said the Congress will raise the issue to give a special economic package to the state in the Monsoon Session of Parliament 53

16 July, 2018 1:30 PM Punjab govt releases Rs 469 cr for schemes and development projects

The Punjab government today released Rs 469 crore towards pending payments for various schemes and development projects, besides clearing the entire pendency of VAT/GST refunds, an official said. The funds released today relate to the Local Government and Education departments, as well as the pending social security pensions. Disclosing this, a spokesperson 34

15 July, 2018 8:11 AM Diljit Dosanjh To Get A Wax Statue At Madame Tussauds Delhi

Diljit Dosanjh's wax figure is being readied for Madame Tussauds Delhi, he announced on social media Diljit Dosanjh's wax figure is being readied for Madame Tussauds Delhi, the Soorma actor announced on social media. "Finally, yeh din bhi aa gaya," read the caption of Diljit Dosanjh's post. Diljit will add stardust to Madame Tussauds Delhi (located in Connaught 31

14 July, 2018 2:08 PM 1 Criminal Killed In Gunfight Near Naina Devi Temple In Himachal Pradesh

One criminal was killed and two arrested in an exchange of fire on Saturday morning near Naina Devi temple in Bilaspur district. During a cross-firing between the Punjab police and the criminals, two other criminals fled the spot. The incident took place when the Punjab police from Mohali were chasing five people in a car theft case near Naina Devi temple 41

14 July, 2018 1:13 PM Over 200 Milk Samples Fail Adulteration Test In Ludhiana

Over 200 samples of milk out of 550 failed an adulteration test during a campaign launched by the Punjab Dairy Development Board (PDDB), an official said today. Dilbagh Singh Hans, Deputy Director, PDDB, said the village-level campaign to check adulteration in milk and milk products began on June 5 and concluded today. A total of 550 samples were collected 46