Agriculture Policy for Punjab is ready, suggests relieves and responsibilities
Agriculture Policy for Punjab is ready, suggests relieves and responsibilities


Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga) – The Punjab Government is going to introduce its comprehensive Agriculture policy. Sources told that 18 pages policy draft suggests crop insurance, coordination between various departments related to farming sector and rural area, amendments in cooperative sector, crop diversification besides waive off the institutional loan of such farmers, who committed suicide as well

High Commands’ action on Cabinet expansion, two member’s committee to study High Commands’ action on Cabinet expansion, two member’s committee to study

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The controversy does not seem ending of Punjab Cabinet expansion as the Congress President Rahul Gandhi has constitute a two members committee of Ashok Gehlot and Mallikarjun Kharge to look into the matter about the impact due to the ignorance of Dalit leaders and to submit the report as soon as possible. Talking

 Prisoners congratulate Jail Minister on mobile, inquiry mark Prisoners congratulate Jail Minister on mobile, inquiry mark

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga):  Although the Jail Staff of Punjab is busy to capture mobile phones from inmates as it is illegal, but look at the courage of two inmates, who congratulated Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa to be nominated as Jail Minister, from the Kapurthala Jail. Endorsing it, Minister Randhawa told to selected Journalists that he was shocked

Captain appoints Sidhu's wife as Warehousing Corp chairperson Captain appoints Sidhu’s wife as Warehousing Corp chairperson

Chandigarh – At a time when the Congress MLAs in Punjab are tendering their resignations from party positions as their claims for ministerial berths have been rejected with impunity, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday appointed Local Bodies’ Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu as director-chairperson of Punjab Warehousing Corporation.The Chief Minister handed over the appointment

Last Sikh Queen's earrings fetch nearly 6 times auction estimate Last Sikh Queen’s earrings fetch nearly 6 times auction estimate

LONDON: A pair of gold pendant earrings from the collection of last Sikh Queen of Punjab Maharani Jind Kaur fetched 175,000 pounds, nearly six times the guide price, at an auction here. The earrings, the highlight of the Islamic and Indian sale at Bonhams yesterday, were estimated to attract bids between 20,000 and 30,000 pounds.

Girls outshine boys, Ludhiana's Puja tops with 98 pc marks
Girls outshine boys, Ludhiana’s Puja tops with 98 pc marks

Mohali/Ludhiana – Puja Joshi of Ludhiana topped the Class XII examination of Punjab State Examination Board (PSEB), which was declared on Monday. The second position was also se cured by Teja Singh, who secured 97.55 per cent marks, while the third position went to Jasnoor Kaur of Muktsar with 97.33 per cent marks. Puja Joshi, Vivek Rajput

PSEB Class XII Result: Malwa shines and Majha stands gloomy
PSEB Class XII Result: Malwa shines and Majha stands gloomy

Bathinda – Generally referred to as the natives of ‘backward’ region of the state, students of Malwa on Monday made all acknowledge their talent. Apart from the overall top three ranks bagged by the students of the region, they also made Malwa stand tall in the district wise overall pass percentage result of the Class XII of

Woman confronts robbers laced with weapons
Woman confronts robbers laced with weapons

Woman confronts robbers laced with weapons Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – A woman has confronted robbers laced with weapons in Prem nagar on Monday afternoon. However the accused posing as employees of Cable Company managed to take away Jewellery worth one lakh from the house of woman. Due to daredevil act of woman the accused threw away bag containing 8.58

Punjab School Education Board declares Class 12 result

Punjab School Education Board declares Class 12 result. PSEB declared Class 12 result today in which Pooja Joshi of Ludhiana scored 98% marks and announced first , Vivek Rajput (also from Ludhiana) in the second position with 97.55% marks and Jasnoor Kaur of Muktsar in the third position with 97.33% marks.Rahul Singh of Ludhiana’s Teja

Captain's Cabinet expansion: Not that blissful event
Captain’s Cabinet expansion: Not that blissful event

It was all impeccably arranged at Punjab Raj Bhawan on Saturday Levening as Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s Council of Ministers was about to see nine new faces with two of the previous fellows also getting elevated to the Cabinet rank but the expected joy in the air was virtually missing. Reason: Three Congress MLAs, namely,

Captain opposes merger of Chandigarh DSP cadre with Delhi Police, UT cadres
Captain opposes merger of Chandigarh DSP cadre with Delhi Police, UT cadres

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has opposed the reported move of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to merge the DSP cadre of the Chandigarh Police with the police officers of all Union Territories, including the Delhi Police. He has demanded that status quo be maintained till the territorial dispute of Chandigarh between

Pak cricketer trolled for heckling soldiers at Wagah
Pak cricketer trolled for heckling soldiers at Wagah

New Delhi/Amritsar – Pakistani cricketer Hasan Ali was trolled on social media after a video showed him heckling Indian soldiers at the Attari-Wagah border Sunday. The undated video, which circulated on social media and was picked up by several news organisations, showed Ali flexing his muscles at Indian soldiers not pictured in the video-amid hoots and

Punjab govt. releases 112 crore under Ashirwad scheme
Punjab govt. releases 112 crore under Ashirwad scheme

CHANDIGARH: Punjab govt has released the amount of Rs 112.78 crore under Aashirwad scheme which is given at the time of the marriage of girls belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes families. Disclosing this here on Sunday, Welfare Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot said that the state government has released the amount of one

Amritsar man on pilgrimage to Pak fails to return home
Amritsar man on pilgrimage to Pak fails to return home

Amritsar – An Indian national, who had gone to Pakistan on a 10-day pilgrimage as part of the Sikh Jatha on April 12, has failed to return home, police said on Sunday. The Sikh Jatha returned home on Saturday but 24-yearold Amarjit Singh, a resident of village Niranjanpura in Amrtisar district, was not part of it.“The

Turban integral part of Sikhism: Sukhbir
Turban integral part of Sikhism: Sukhbir

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said the turban was an integral part of Sikhism and that the party would take up the query raised on this issue by the Supreme Court with the central government to ensure this issue was resolved once and for all. In a statement

Late musician and actor Raj Brar's last film, Aam Aadmi's trailer released
Late musician and actor Raj Brar’s last film, Aam Aadmi’s trailer released

Late musician and actor Raj Brar’s last film, Aam Aadmi’s trailer released Raj Brar was a part of the Punjabi film and music industry for a long time and his dream film, Aam Aadmi will be releasing on May 25, 2018. After his death, his last film Aam Aadmi’s trailer and poster was released in Chandigarh on

Toll tax collection resumes as NHAI gets relief from HC
Toll tax collection resumes as NHAI gets relief from HC

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – Three days after the toll tax barrier at Ladowal was declared free for commuters following the orders of Permanent Lok Adalat, the toll collection was resumed on Saturday evening as High court gives relief to National High Authority of India (NHAI). The Highway authority has filed petition in Punjab and Haryana High court challenging the order

Now illegal hoardings of Minister Ashu on signboards, unipoles

Ludhiana(Amarpreet Singh Makkar) – Few hours after the announcement of name of city MLA Bharat Bhushan Ashu as cabinet Minister, the illegal hoardings greeting Minister comes up in city. The hoardings were installed on unipoles at Ferozepur road, Mall road, Guru Nanak Stadium road and sign boards meant to guide directions to commuters.This is not for

Punjab Cabinet: Portfolio of newly inducted and elevated ministers
Punjab Cabinet: Portfolio of newly inducted and elevated ministers

Chandigarh – Nine new Cabinet ministers were sworn-in at the Raj Bhavan here on Saturday in the first expansion of over a year-old Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress government in Punjab. Ministers of State Aruna Chaudhary and Razia Sultana were also elevated as Cabinet ministers. Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore administrated the oath of office

CM writes to PM, Paswan to settle 31,000 crore CCL gap
CM writes to PM, Paswan to settle 31,000 crore CCL gap

New Delhi – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has reiterated his demand for the implementation of the principle of shared responsibilities’ by the Centre to settle the Rs. 31000 crore cash credit limit (CCL) gap amount that had been converted by the union government into long term loan. The CCL gap cannot be solely attributed to