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Sonu Punjaban attacked in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Sonu Punjaban, who has been involved in various cases of human trafficking, was on Wednesday attacked by three unidentified armed men in Delhi, police said. According to police, the incident occurred at around 4 a.m. when she was returning to her home in a car[Read More…]

Assault case filed against Karnataka Congress MLA (Lead)

Bengaluru, Jan 23 (IANS) A case of assault has been registered against Karnataka Congress legislator J.N. Ganesh for his alleged attack on party MLA Anand Singh on Sunday, police said on Wednesday. “An FIR under sections 323 (causing hurt) and 307 (attempt to murder) of the IPC was filed against[Read More…]

Murli Manohar Joshi to seek re-election from Kanpur

Lucknow, Jan 23 (IANS) Former BJP President Murli Manohar Joshi, 85, is readying to again contest the Lok Sabha election from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh. Sources close to Joshi, elected to the Lok Sabha from Kanpur in 2014 after vacating his Varanasi seat for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, told IANS[Read More…]

Legislator objects to Amarinder’s largesse to Congress MLAs

Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Terming it “discriminatory and arbitrary”, Punjab Ekta Party president and legislator Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Wednesday objected to a move by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to release development funds of Rs. 5 crore each to the ruling Congress legislators in Punjab. “Your decision to release a[Read More…]

New smartphone app to help you quit smoking

New York, Jan 23 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new smartphone-based app that can track if you smoke a lot and can help you quit. The app Gero Healthspan developed by scientists from Gero and Roswell Park Cancer Institute in New York offers a way to track the rejuvenating effect[Read More…]

Ex-Air India CMD booked for forming illegal promotion panel

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The CBI has registered a case against former Air India Chairman-cum-Managing Director Arvind Jadhav for constituting an “illegal” promotion panel to name candidates to be promoted to the post of General Manager (Operations) for “pecuniary advantage” during 2009-10 by violating prevailing rules, the agency said[Read More…]

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