Punjab to take military lit fest to next level


Chandigarh, The Punjab Government is looking to take the Military Literature Festival to the next level. Governor VP Singh Badnore, who originally mooted the idea of holding such a festival, is now looking forward to make it an annual feature. Speaking to The Tribune, he said the festival received a good response and it would only

Sukhbir Badal Core Committee meeting of Akali Dal ends in Chandigarh

Core Committee meeting Akali Dal ends. Core Committee meeting of Akali Dal ends in Chandigarh. Many prominent SAD delegates were present in the meeting.Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal to address the media at the party head office Chandigarh at 3:00 pm in which he will disclose the issues and others decisions discussed in

Sukhbir Badal Core Committee meeting started after Sukhbir Badal reached

Core Committee meeting: Core Committee meeting started at Chandigarh.  SAD delegates Sikander Singh Maluka, Guljar Singh Ranike reached to attend meeting. After them Sukhbir Singh Badal also reached at the meeting. Sukhbir Badal to lead the meeting. In the meeting number of matters would be discussed regarding the problems being faced by Akali workers due to

Sukhbir Badal Core Committee meeting of Akali Dal in Chandigarh

Core Committee meeting Akali Dal: Core Committee meeting of Akali Dal to take place soon in Chandigarh under the aegis of Sukhbir Singh Badal.In the meeting number of matters would be discussed regarding the problems being faced by Akali workers due to the alleged ‘gundagardi’ of Congress in Punjab.Moreover the matter of attack on Akali Dal workers would

PU campus students may pay higher fees

Chandigarh – The Panjab University Syndicate will discuss the matter of an increase in the student’s fees by 10 per cent at a meeting scheduled for December 10. The proposal of increasing fees in colleges was already on the agenda but now the fee increase on the university campus will also be discussed. As per the

SAD leaders blocked the main road at Balongi
SAD leaders blocked the main road at Balongi

SAD leaders blocked main road Balongi: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders and workers blocked the main road at Balongi to protest the alleged registration of false cases against party leaders.The protest is going under the leadership of SAS Nagar President NK Sharma, Akali Worker Capt. Tejinderpal Singh and Ranjit Singh Gill.NK Sharma said that protests

Amritsar, Bathinda, Adampur coldest places in Punjab
Amritsar, Bathinda, Adampur coldest places in Punjab

Coldest places Punjab. Chandigarh, Dec 7 Amritsar, Bathinda and Adampur in Punjab continued to reel under biting cold conditions, but minimum temperature hovered close to normal at most other places in the state and neighbouring Haryana today. Adampur reeled under intense cold recording a low of 3.9 degrees Celsius. Amritsar recorded a low of 4.6 degrees

Baby girl of 10-yr-old Chandigarh rape victim adopted by Maharashtra couple

A family from Maharashtra has adopted the girl child of 10-year-old Chandigarh rape victim. The 10-year-old girl was raped by her two maternal uncles and one of them impregnated her. Later, a special court in a fast-track trial found the duo guilty and awarded them life term till death. The family took her home last week.

Punjab state Assembly gets pre -1947 era records
Punjab state Assembly gets pre -1947 era records

Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal today handed over all the records of before partition to Speaker of Punjab Vidhan Sabha Rana KP Singh. In a simple but effective function organised by in the Speaker’s Office of Punjab Vidhan Sabha, a record of debates during the period from March 23, 1937 to March 3, 1947, of

Stepmother brutally assaults 5-year-old, case registered
Stepmother brutally assaults 5-year-old, case registered

Chandigarh – A day after a video of a stepmother assaulting a 5-year old girl went viral on social media and a complaint being lodged to the Child Welfare Committee; Chandigarh Police on Monday registered a First Information Řeport (FIR) in the matter. The accused stepmother identified as Jaspreet Kaur was caught stuffing the 5-year-old girl

Chandigarh ranks second among UTs in corruption, crime: NCRB data

Chandigarh ranks second among UTs in corruption, crime: NCRB data. Chandigarh – The latest data provided by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) of 2016 ranked Chandigarh second among the UT’s in corruption cases, while Delhi ranked first. The NCRB data revealed that a total of 15 cases were registered in 2016 while the number of

Chandigarh gangrape Victim
Chandigarh gangrape: Victim should not have boarded auto when she saw 3 men inside, says Kirron Kher

Member of Parliament Kirron Kher Wednesday said that the 22-year-old woman who was gang raped allegedly by an auto driver and his two accomplices should not have boarded the vehicle when Chandigarh gangrape Victim saw three men already sitting in it. Kher said this when asked about the crime that has shaken Tricity. During a press

UT Police get two-day custody of three gang-rape accused
UT Police get two-day custody of three gang-rape accused

UT Police get two-day custody of three gang-rape accused Chandigarh – As Chandigarh Police on Wednesday had filed an application for production warrants of all the three accused to sought their police remand in the gang rape of 21-year-old woman, a local court on Wednesday remanded all the three to two-day police custody. While Mohammad Irfan

Chandigarh Police soon to get third eye to check crime
Chandigarh Police soon to get third eye to check crime

Chandigarh – To bring crime-prone localities under third eye surveillance, Chandigarh Police is on their way to install CCTV cameras in colonies and the slums. The city already has around 14,000 CCTV cameras installed under Nigehbaan project, a project that the Director General of Police (DGP) Tajender Singh Luthra, started in the city. However following this

Punjab assembly winter session day 2
Punjab assembly winter session day 2

Punjab assembly winter session day 2: The Punjab Assembly session began on Tuesday amid acirmonious scenes by AAP MLAs who demanded CBI inquiry into the judge audio clip scandal. Raising the slogans, the MLAs entered the Well of the House and refused to let question hour begin. Meanwhile, Akali-BJP MLAs changed their strategy on the

Chandigarh gang-rape Prime accused attempts suicide in jail
Chandigarh gang-rape Prime accused attempts suicide in jail

Chandigarh – A day after two other accomplices in gangrape of 21-year-old, an auto-rickshaw driver, the prime accused in a rape case, allegedly attempted suicide inside Burail Jail on Monday day by stabbing himself with a “piece of broken glass”, police said. An auto-rickshaw driver hailing from Uttar Pradesh, Irfan is the prime accused in

Chandigarh Administration duping farmers to earn crores
Chandigarh Administration duping farmers to earn crores

Chandigarh Administration duping farmers to earn crores Chandigarh – Chandigarh Administration is duping the ignorant farmers of surrounding villages whose land has been acquired in the name of development. UT Administration is purchasing their land at throw away prices and selling at a very high price earning crores of rupees. According to latest information, the UT

Chandigarh gangrape case
Chandigarh gangrape case: Two accused arrested by police

Chandigarh gangrape case: Incident of crime against women in Chandigarh, a 22-year-old girl was gang-raped her in Chandigarh at around 9pm on Friday. According to the sources, the incident took place in Sector 53 forest area opposite to Sector 42 petrol pump.The incident comes to fore when the victim who was found sitting near the spot

Chandigarh-Amritsar colder
Chandigarh, Amritsar colder than ‘Queen of Hills’

Chandigarh-Amritsar colder than the ‘Queen of Hills’ – Shimla. Likewise, many places in the plains of north India like Ludhiana, Patiala and Hisar were colder than hilly tourist destinations Shimla and Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh, the Met Office here said.Chandigarh, located in the Shivalik foothills, recorded a minimum temperature at 9 degrees Celsius, while Shimla,

MC to purchase fire proximity suits for firemen
MC to purchase fire proximity suits for firemen

MC to purchase fire proximity suits for firemen Chandigarh – The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation on Thursday decided to buy fire proximity suits to add safety feature in Fire Department of Municipal Corporation, Meanwhile the same has been included in the Finance and Contract Committee (FNCC) which will be held on Friday. The item read that