During its raids, NIA had claimed to have seized arms and explosives. Officially, NIA has maintained that the group had plans to target “vital installations and important personalities which included politicians”.
Enrollment has seen improvement and more students can now carry out basic subtraction and division. ASER-2018 Rural India report also says that in Punjab, girls are performing way better than boys in all age groups.
Though the festival of Lohri, which falls on January 13, is celebrated with utmost zeal in entire Punjab, it also has some age-old customs and practices attached to it. Most families in Punjab still celebrate Lohri only for newborn boys. ‘Dheeyan Di Lohri’ (Lohri for girls) is still not a widely accepted practice in Punjab.
Asked if there is any scientific basis or evidence that the dinosaurs were mentioned in Vedas by Lord Brahma, Khosla said Vedas were written 25,000-30,000 years back, whereas dinosaurs became extinct 6.5 crore years back.
Speaking at the ‘Meet The Scientists’ Session of 106th Indian Science Congress at Lovely Professional university in Phagwara, Anuj Sinha while addressing the children said it was “not necessary right now for India to send humans to space for work that can be done by machines too.”
German-American Thomas C Sudhof, who was given the Nobel Prize in 2013 in physiology and medicine, said that the Trump-led government in the US is not spending enough to promote science and research, whereas Modi’s approach in this regard looks promising.
SAD leader Sukhwinder Singh claimed counting was rigged and residents were supporting his son as they knew that criminal case against him was ‘political vendetta’. “Of 952 votes polled in total, 57 votes were rejected without giving us any explanation,” he alleged.
While one of the accused YAD leader Gurdeep Singh Gosha was arrested Tuesday, other accused Meetpal Singh Dugri surrendered in the court Wednesday. Both were sent in one-day police remand by the court.
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh ordered police action against the vandalising of Rajiv Gandhi's statue in Ludhiana and, in a tweet, demanded that former deputy CM Sukhbir Badal apologises for the ‘obnoxious’ act.