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Thursday, Oct 06, 2022

Entertainment

Varun Grover

Fursat Mei Serious Baatein is a series of conversations hosted by Varun Grover where he speaks to leading writers and filmmakers from the Hindi film industry to explore and initiate discussions around the negative impact of normalising violence on screen.

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Jaya Bachchan shared how the Bachchans had 'good' times together during the coronavirus-induced nationwide lockdown.

Kevin Spacey

Anthony Rapp, who was 14 at the time, said that Kevin Spacey invited him to a party at his Manhattan apartment, then tried to seduce him in a bedroom after the other guests had left.

Technology

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Google Pixel 7 series launch: Here everything you need to know about the new Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro.

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October sky calendar: Two meteor showers will happen during the month as Jupiter and Saturn are visible in the sky. Towards the end of the month, Mars will seemingly reverse its direction in the night sky.

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Airtel 5G Plus: Here are all the devices that Airtel notes will support its new Airtel 5G Plus network.

Jalandhar News

Kidnapped Sikh family found dead in California: Relatives in Punjab devastated, could such a thing happen in US, ask villagers
Kidnapped Sikh family found dead in California: Relatives in Punjab devastated, could such a thing happen in US, ask villagers

The sheriff of Merced County in California said Wednesday night that a farmworker found in an orchard the bodies of the four victims.

On Dussehra, Panipat breathes poor air, Punjab cities fare better in AQI
On Dussehra, Panipat breathes poor air, Punjab cities fare better in AQI

This harvesting season, Punjab records 545 field fires so far

Kidnapping of Indian-origin family in California: Relatives in Punjab shocked, parents return to US
Kidnapping of Indian-origin family in California: Relatives in Punjab shocked, parents return to US

The suspect identified as Jesus Manuel Salgado “attempted to take his own life,” and is currently in “custody, receiving medical attention and is in a critical condition”, authorities said, even as the victims are still missing.

Kidnapping of Indian-origin family in California: Relatives in Punjab shocked, parents return to US
Kidnapping of Indian-origin family in California: Relatives in Punjab shocked, parents return to US

The entire family went to the US around 16 years ago and settled there running a transport business.

Dual constitution case: Hoshiarpur court dismisses Shiromani Akali Dal plea challenging jurisdiction
Dual constitution case: Hoshiarpur court dismisses Shiromani Akali Dal plea challenging jurisdiction

Hoshiarpur resident Balwant Singh Khera had filed a case, accusing Shiromani Akali Dal of submitting two different constitutions to seek recognition as a political party.

PSEB engineers protest bid to privatise Puducherry electricity department
PSEB engineers protest bid to privatise Puducherry electricity department

The members demanded that the Puducherry government should withdraw the electricity privatisation tender that could pave the way for privatisation of the electricity department in the Union territory.

Show cause notice to SDO for wrong report on stubble burning
Show cause notice to SDO for wrong report on stubble burning

The officer has been asked to appear personally at the DC office on October 4 to clear his stand regarding the negligence in duty.

One year of Lakhimpur Kheri incident: Farmers squat on railway tracks in  Punjab, 16 trains affected
One year of Lakhimpur Kheri incident: Farmers squat on railway tracks in Punjab, 16 trains affected

Five people — four famers and a journalist —were killed in Lekhimpur Kheri on October 3 last year when a car, allegedly being driven by Union minister Ajay Mishra Teni’s son Ashish Mishra, ran over a group of farmers who were returning after protests against the Centres three farm laws.

Slow start to paddy procurement as Punjab, Haryana see surplus Sept rain
Slow start to paddy procurement as Punjab, Haryana see surplus Sept rain

The surplus September rain in both Punjab and Haryana took place mainly during the fourth week and at a time when the paddy crop had reached maturity.

Booked in 3 cases of immigration fraud, Navrattan group MD arrested in Nepal
Booked in 3 cases of immigration fraud, Navrattan group MD arrested in Nepal

Navrattan group of companies has offices in Mumbai, Chandigarh and other cities.

Paddy Procurement begins: In Punjab, slow start; of 2,153 mandis, only 178 receive grains
Paddy Procurement begins: In Punjab, slow start; of 2,153 mandis, only 178 receive grains

According to the Punjab Mandi Board, farmers had already started bringing the crop to the mandis from Thursday.

Tension in village after church window fibre sheet breaks
Tension in village after church window fibre sheet breaks

Some Christian organisations gathered and held a brief protest as they linked the matter to the incident in Tarn Taran church, which was vandalised recently by anti-social elements.

Recent rain may reduce yield by 2% to 2.5% in affected areas: Punjab  agri dept initial report
Recent rain may reduce yield by 2% to 2.5% in affected areas: Punjab agri dept initial report

According to the initial field reports, around 1.39 lakh hectares of area witnessed stagnation of excess water during the rain from September 22 to 26 in the state.

Nakodar police firing: Kin writes to Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann to constitute SIT to probe missing part in probe report
Nakodar police firing: Kin writes to Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann to constitute SIT to probe missing part in probe report

Justice Gurnam Singh Commission submitted its report in 1986 which mentioned that the police action was unjustified and unnecessary.

Punjab records 30% surplus rain in Sept, but paddy crop safe
Punjab records 30% surplus rain in Sept, but paddy crop safe

Punjab’s overall rainfall in this monsoon (June 1 to date) is just 5% less than normal.

Nawanshahr DC takes stock of preparations for Bhagat Singh anniversary
Nawanshahr DC takes stock of preparations for Bhagat Singh anniversary

Randhawa said that the state-level programme will begin in the morning with patriotic songs by Lakhwinder Wadali. Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Maan, after paying his respects at the memorials of Sardar Bhagat Singh and his father Sardar Kishan Singh, will address a public gathering near the museum built in memory of the freedom fighter.

‘We feel safe here’: Indian students in Canada welcome advisory
‘We feel safe here’: Indian students in Canada welcome advisory

While most students in Canada said that they feel safe, others said that this advice by the Indian government is highly appreciable and will also create awareness among them

Stubble management: Book suggests continuous hand-holding of farmers can yield desired results
Stubble management: Book suggests continuous hand-holding of farmers can yield desired results

Every government in Punjab has/had been doing its bit, including distribution of thousands of machines, to keep a check on crop residue burning during the paddy harvesting season, but the results leave/left a lot to be desired.

Punjab Police inks deal with hospitals for treatment at CGHS rates
Punjab Police inks deal with hospitals for treatment at CGHS rates

The officer said that it was an informal arrangement as police officials will pay their bill and later on submit their claim to the department as per the procedure.

Punjab Vigilance Bureau finds another grain lifting tenders scam, this time in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar
Punjab Vigilance Bureau finds another grain lifting tenders scam, this time in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar

As per vigilance sleuths, one of the accused in the SBS Nagar case is already in jail in the Ludhiana grain lifting tender scam.

In India’s main basmati-producing belt of Haryana, rain spells doom
In India’s main basmati-producing belt of Haryana, rain spells doom

Rajbeer Singh, a farmer from Staundi village, is yet to harvest his Pusa-1509 basmati crop. “I cannot harvest till the water drains out from my field, which is currently inundated. If during this period, the grains turn black due to fungal infestation or germinate, it will be a huge loss,” he pointed out.

HC issues notice to Punjab govt on ‘missing part’ of inquiry report
HC issues notice to Punjab govt on ‘missing part’ of inquiry report

The Part B of the inquiry report was found missing from the records of the Punjab Assembly when this report was sought by the then leader of Opposition Harpal Singh Cheema during the previous Congress government.

Jalandhar: Scuffle between rival groups close to AAP MLA and DCP over property leaves 3 injured
Jalandhar: Scuffle between rival groups close to AAP MLA and DCP over property leaves 3 injured

The police have registered a case against some people after this scuffle under attempt to murder and SC / ST ACT in Police Station 6.

Vikramjit Singh Chaudhary: This golfer has big plans for Punjab’s Phillaur
Vikramjit Singh Chaudhary: This golfer has big plans for Punjab’s Phillaur

A graduate from Government College Jalandhar, Vikramjit Singh Chaudhary is the son of Jalandhar MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary, grandson of former Agriculture Minister of Punjab Master Gurbanta Singh and nephew of former Local Government Minister Chaudhary Jagjit Singh.

BJP to benefit from Captain Amarinder Singh’s experience, says Anurag Thakur
BJP to benefit from Captain Amarinder Singh’s experience, says Anurag Thakur

Prodded about how the BJP plans campaign for the Himachal Assembly polls with Captain Amarinder by its side as the former CM had grandchildren who were married in Congress families (like former Congress CM Vir Bhadra Singh’s family), Thakur said that this would not be the first time when members of the same family were in different parties.

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