Amritsar: The Amritsar Municipal Corporation has torn down posters which were put up to welcome Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi. The civic agency said that the posters were removed as they violated the Punjab Prevention of Defacement of Property Act. The Municipal Corporation in the city is held by the BJP and the Mayor, too, also belongs to the national party.
Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi is on a two-day visit to Punjab during which he is expected to interact with party cadres. He will be interacting with party leaders in Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala. This will be his first visit to the state since the party's debacle in the assembly elections.
The Congress leader will also interact with the heads of the four frontal organisations of the party including the Punjab Mahilla Congress, the NSUI, the Punjab Youth Congress. Later, he will address a convention being organised by the Punjab Youth Congress on the Attari border.
03:32 PM, Oct 10, 2012
Mumbai: Social networking giant Facebook is making a "huge effort" to weed out fake profiles to prevent misuse of such identities, a senior company official has said. "Absolutely, there is a huge effort," Facebook India business manager Pavan Varma told PTI when asked about the company's action on this front. If Facebook doubts the ownership of an account, it will ask the user to identify himself/herself, he said. The doubt...
02:19 PM, Sep 09, 2012