Dengue toll on the rise, city turns to home remedies

Dengue toll on the rise, city turns to home remedies

LUDHIANA A total of 33 cases of dengue were reported from the city on Tuesday, taking the toll to 141. As many as 17 cases were reported from Dayanand Medical college and hospital, three from Rajindra hospital, four were referred to Chandigarh, five from Christian Medical College and Hospital, 2 cases from Civil Hospital, Ludhiana

PM Modi to travel by road in Varanasi.

District administration is racing against time to spruce up the pot-holed roads ahead of visit of Prime Minister who will travel some distance while returning from the temple city after visit on Friday. Varanasi District Magistrate, Raj Mani Yadav said they have received the details of PM’s proposed visit to the city on September 18,

Supreme Court to hear pleas of ex-IPS Sanjiv Bhatt

Supreme Court would hear the pleas of dismissed Gujarat Cadre IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt seeking SIT probe into allegation of misuse of state machinery during 2002 post-Godhra riots and the alleged roles of top BJP and RSS functionaries and some senior bureaucrats on Tuesday. The applications were mentioned before a bench headed by Chief Justice

Rupee declines 5 paise against dollar in early trade

MUMBAI The rupee fell 5 paise to 66.38 against the dollar in early trade due to fresh dollar demand from importers. Besides, a weak opening in the domestic equity market weighed, dealers said. A weakness in the US dollar against major world currencies in the global market, however, limited the rupee fall. The local currency

Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma wants meat ban during Navratri

In an interview , Mahesh Sharma spoke about multiple issues and gave his candid views on them. About the ongoing raging controversy regarding meat ban in some states during the Jain festival of Paryushan, Sharma said he welcomed such restrictions. If the sacrifices of a few help maintain the religious sentiments of a section of society,