The Chief Minister said experience and professionalism would be given due importance in all government appointments, including that of bureaucrats and other officials

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The first expansion of Punjab Cabinet is likely before the state’s budget session slated for June, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh indicated on Thursday. Amarinder had taken oath as chief minister on March 16 alongwith nine ministers. The chief minister said Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had given him full freedom in […]

Navjot Sidhu can continue on TV, says AG Nanda in report to CM

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh In a new turn to the case regarding Congress Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and his performing in a TV serial the Advocate General has submitted a report to the CM Captain Amarinder Singh stating that the actor turned politician can continue to work in the serial as per rules, say online […]

Republicans delay US House vote on healthcare plan

Washington, March 24 : The Republican leadership in the US House of Representatives postponed the vote that had been scheduled for later on Thursday on the new healthcare plan to replace Obamacare due to the lack of support among their own party, congressional officials confirmed to EFE new agency. The sources did not say when […]

Gomez feels ‘defeated’ by her youthful appearance

Los Angeles, March 24 : Singer-actress Selena Gomez thinks her youthful looks have restricted her acting career. The 24-year-old says her innocent appearance makes it tough for her to secure more mature onscreen roles. “I could do any tomboy/teen princess movie in the world if I wanted to. I could do those for years. But […]

Oil prices decline on rising US stockpiles

New York, March 24 : Oil prices extended losses on Thursday as rising US crude inventories intensified concerns about market oversupply. The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Wednesday that the country’s crude inventories climbed by almost 5 million barrels to 533.1 million last week, far outpacing forecasts for an increase of 2.8 million, […]

Beyonce FaceTimes with teen cancer patient

Los Angeles, March 24 : Singer Beyonce Knowles used video calling app FaceTime to connect with young cancer patient Ebony Banks, after a social media campaign under the hashtag #EbobmeetsBeyonce grabbed her attention. Beyonce surprised the teenager, who has been battling with a rare form of the disease, with a video call on Wednesday, because […]