Probe begins into mining scam in Punjab

The Income Tax department has launched a probe into the recent auction of mining sites in Punjab, and asked the State Government to furnish details of mode of payment and bank accounts held by former employees of power and irrigation minister...

Exempted farmers need not repay loans: Amarinder

In an early notification to implement the recent cabinet decision, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said the farmers whose loans have been waived stand immediately exempt from repayment of their debts

Man plays guitar as doctors operate on his brain

In bizarre case, a 32 year old techie-turned-musician strummed a guitar as he lay on an operation table

Bonanza for Tamil Nadu MLAs, ministers

Salaries of Tamil Nadu legislators have been doubled as announced by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami.

Soorjo Coomar Goodeve Chuckerbutty: Sowing the seeds of change for generations to come

Soorjo Coomar Goodeve Chuckerbutty was not the conventional Indian native from the early Victorian period. Be it his confidence, his travels, his education and profession, his outlook or be it his achievements, he wasn't ordinary in anyway.

Nitish Kumar seeks 'Sangh-Mukt Bharat'

At a time when many states find itself enveloped with the election fever, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has appealed for a 'Sangh-Mukt' country to “save democracy.”

Maulana, the lion in 'Khushboo Gujarat ki,' dies of old age

The lion featured along with Amitabh Bachchan in Gujarat Tourism's 'Khusboo Gujarat Ki' ad passed away last week.

Massive Dalit rally at Una

Meanwhile, 15th August saw a massive Dalit protest rally in Una, where people of the Dalit community sought independence from atrocities and discrimination amid chants of "Jai Bhim".

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