Jyoti Kamal

  • Tonnes of food grain stored out in the open in Punjab 17-07-2014 09:29 AM

    Chandigarh: If you have enough food grains, there is the problem of storing it. It is the same concern every year as tonnes of grains continue to be stored out in the open, rotting away. With the onset of monsoon, there's a fear that tonnes of grains will literally be...
  • Iraq crisis: Families of abducted Indians meet Punjab CM, MEA says all safe 11-07-2014 09:32 PM

    The families of 39 Indians who are in still in ISIS captivity on Friday met Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal in Chandigarh. Frustrated over the lack of information from both the Punjab government and the Centre, the families said that they last heard from their relatives in Iraq who...
  • Punjab: Familes of 39 Indians protest to bring back relatives from Iraq 11-07-2014 01:25 PM

    Chandigarh: Tense families of the 39 youth from Punjab who are in ISIS captivity in Iraq are more are holding a protest in Chandigarh. The relatives of the stranded Indians met Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday. They have claimed that the government is not doing enough to bring...
  • Watch: Chandigarh people happy with Modi's rail budget 08-07-2014 09:01 PM

    People of Chandigarh are satisfied with the Narendra Modi's first railway budget. "The government has said that they will ensure cleanliness and also use CCTV to check to ensure work is getting done. I am happy with the railway budget," a resident told to CNN-IBN. ...
  • PM Modi flags off Vaishno Devi Express, links Katra to rest of India 04-07-2014 10:47 AM

    Katra: After a prolonged wait, Katra has got its first rail link. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the Udhampur-Katra rail link by flagging of a train which he suggested be named as Shree Shakti Express. The train to Katra near the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, is part of...
  • Katra to get its first train today, to be inaugurated by PM Modi 04-07-2014 08:28 AM

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the Vaishno Devi express from Udhampur to the holy town of Katra on Friday. This is the first train to Katra near Mata Vaishno Devi shrine. It is part of 292 kilometer Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla railway line that would eventually connect Kashmir with the...
  • Beas tragedy: Students died due to negilgence of dam officials, says HP government 19-06-2014 05:16 PM

    Chandigarh: Engineering students from Hyderabad died due to the negligence of Larji Dam authority, the Himachal Pradesh(HP) government has admitted before the Himachal Pradesh High Court. The HP government filed a fresh report in the high court and confirmed the negligence on the part of Larji Dam authorities in the...
  • Snapshot: Last images sent by Indians abducted in Iraq to their families 19-06-2014 11:01 AM

    Chandigarh: Of the abducted Indians in Iraq, many are from Punjab and are working as construction workers in the war-torn country. With the Ministry of External Affairs not being able to establish any contact with them, the bereaved families are now heading to the national capital to meet Foreign Minister...
  • Confusion reigns over the fate of 40 Indians abducted in Iraq 19-06-2014 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: Confusion is reigning over the fate of 40 Indian construction workers abducted in Iraq. Their family members have told CNN-IBN that the men were safe the last time they spoke to them. The families are heading to Delhi on Thursday to seek help from the officials of the...
  • Punjab Police arrests 6 Nigerian heroin dealers in New Delhi 18-06-2014 12:58 PM

    Chandigarh: In a major breakthrough for the Punjab Police, six Nigerian heroin dealers have been arrested by it from New Delhi. Police claim that the dealers received drug consignments from Pakistan. The police have said that those arrested run an international drug racket. The dealers have contacts in Nigeria, Brazil,...
  • Manali tragedy: Special search operation involving military forces to begin tomorrow 13-06-2014 05:53 PM

    Manali: Five days after a group of students and teachers from Hyderabad were washed away by the Beas river in Manali, the Himachal Pradesh administration has decided to strengthen the search operations. A special search operation would be launched on Saturday to look for the missing 17 students. The divers...
  • Punjab Police initiates drive to curb drug addiction among its own men 13-06-2014 01:05 PM

    Not just the ordinary citizens but many Punjab Police personnel too are caught in the trap of rising drug problem in Punjab. A pilot project has finally been initiated by the police to help the addicted officers. Ten years back, a police constable started stealing small quantities of drugs from...
  • Manali tragedy: Families inconsolable as divers are yet to fish out bodies 11-06-2014 09:11 PM

    With just five bodies retrieved so far, families are inconsolable. There are still many whose remains have not been found. Patience is running thin for family members. ...
  • Manali dam tragedy: Parents lose all hopes of seeing their children alive 11-06-2014 04:58 PM

    Manali: The parents of the engineering college students washed away by waters released from Larji Dam in Mandi have lost hope of finding them alive. All they want now is quick retrieval of their bodies and are seeking more resources to be put to work to get the remains of...
  • Manali dam tragedy: Sixth body recovered, 18 students still missing 11-06-2014 01:26 PM

    Manali: On day four of the rescue operations in the Manali dam tragedy, a sixth body, that of a boy, was recovered on Wednesday. But 18 students and one tour guide are still missing. All 25 of them were washed away in a river surge on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Himachal...
  • Manali tragedy: Dam officials booked for culpable homicide, negligence 11-06-2014 12:11 PM

    Manali: Days after 25 people were washed away in a river surge in Manali, the Himachal Pradesh police have registered a case against Larji Dam authorities for culpable homicide not amounting to murder and causing death due to negligence. Search operations in Manali have entered day 4 on Wednesday. However,...
  • Manali tragedy: FIR filed againt Larji Dam officials 11-06-2014 09:17 AM

    Manali: The search operations in Manali entered day 4 on Wednesday with chances of finding any survivors fading. Officials say chances of finding any survivors are dim. Just five bodies have been recovered while 19 students and one tour guide are still missing. "We are continuing our search operations. We...
  • Manali dam tragedy: May take 5 more days to complete the rescue operations, says NDRF 10-06-2014 03:59 PM

    Search operations are on in Manali to look for the 19 missing engineering students and one tour operator who were washed away after water was suddenly released from a dam on the River Beas. Hopes of finding anyone are fading given that more than 36 hours have passed since the...
  • Manali tragedy: Telangana government to sue dam officials, VNR college authorities 10-06-2014 12:25 PM

    Manali: Two days after the Manali dam tragedy, the Telangana government has said that it is planning legal action against the Himachal Pradesh Dam authority as well as the college the students who drowned in the tragedy belonged to. Telangana Home Minister Narsimha Reddy said, "The Telangana government will take...
  • Manali dam tragedy: 5 bodies recovered, HC asks HP government to file a report 10-06-2014 08:36 AM

    Manali: Search operations resumed in Manali on Tuesday morning to look for the 19 missing engineering students who were washed away by water released from a dam on the River Beas. So far five bodies have been recovered and have reached Hyderabad while 21 people including one tour guide are...
  • Manali dam tragedy: How the mishap unfolded 10-06-2014 08:12 AM

    25 people are believed to have been washed away in river Beas near Thalot on Manali-Kiratpur Highway, 40 kms from Mandi. Rescue operations are still on with the fate of at least 20 students not known. The students allege that it took 4 hours for rescue operations to start. ...
  • Watch: How the Manali dam tragedy unfolded 09-06-2014 05:58 PM

    Twenty six tourists including twenty four engineering students from Hyderabad were missing after a river surge near Manali in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday. The incident took place after extra water was released from the Larji Dam at around 6 PM. The students were from VNR Vignana Jyothi College of Engineering...
  • Manali dam tragedy: Hope fades for missing students, survivors blame officials 09-06-2014 03:32 PM

    Manali: With little hope of survival, authorities are looking for 22 people out of 26 who went missing from the Pandoh dam when officials of a dam upstream released water without prior notice on Sunday. The bodies of four students have been recovered so far while 22 students, a faculty...
  • Manali: Three bodies recovered from Pandoh dam, 23 students missing 09-06-2014 07:52 AM

    Manali: Hours after after 26 people went missing after water was released from a dam near Manali in Himachal Pradesh without prior notice, the Sashastra Seema Bal has retrieved three bodies out of the Pandoh dam. Twenty three people including students, a faculty member and a tour manager are still...
  • Manali: 24 Andhra students missing after water is released from dam 08-06-2014 08:42 PM

    Manali: Twenty six tourists including twenty four engineering students from Hyderabad were missing after a river surge near Manali in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday. The incident took place after extra water was released from the Larji Dam at around 6 PM. The students were from VNR Vignana Jyothi College of...
  • 30th anniversary of Operation Blue Star 06-06-2014 11:21 AM

    Amritsar: Billboards welcome tourists on roads leading to the Golden Temple in Amritsar, the holiest place for Sikhs. It is a symbol of peace and it is always festive here. But it was not so three decades back. On June 6, 1984, the area near the Golden Temple was under...
  • Sword fight breaks out between Golden Temple task force workers, several injured 06-06-2014 11:03 AM

    Amritsar: Clashes broke out within the Golden Temple premises in Amritsar between two groups on the 30th anniversary of Operation Blue Star on Friday. The sword fight broke out between Golden Temple task force workers and supporters of SAD MP Simranjeet Singh Mann. Several people have been injured in the...
  • Punjab: SAD cracksdown on drug trade, Congress calls it an eyewash 29-05-2014 02:47 PM

    Chandigarh: After their dismal performance in the Lok Sabha polls, the Shiromani Akali Dal-led government in Punjab has initiated a crackdown on the drug trade in the state. More than 1,000 cases have been registered in Punjab in the last 10 days alone. Known for being a hub for the...
  • People will re-elect me for good governance: PK Dhumal 07-05-2014 07:25 PM

    Former Himachal Pradesh CM PK Dhumal says that his constituency would re-elect him for his governance. ...
  • LS polls: Anurag Thakur banking on 'Modi wave' to win Hamirpur 05-05-2014 10:11 AM

    Hamirpur: Himachal Pradesh will go to polls on May 7 in the eighth phase of the Lok Sabha elections. One of the tougher contests in the state will be fought in Hamirpur. Bharatiya Janata Party MP Anurag Thakur is hoping for a hat-trick win in Hamirpur this time. He is...