Dead fish row: Authorities stop drinking water supply
Dead fish row: Authorities stop drinking water supply


Chandigarh/Jaipur – Contaminated water with dead fish and snakes has entered into Rajasthan through Indira Gandhi canal from Punjab, prompting the authorities to stop drinking water supply from the canal as a precautionary measure. “The water in the canal is black and red with foul smell and dead fish and snakes have been spotted in

Centre has almost done away with blacklist of overseas Sikhs: Ram Madhav Centre has almost done away with blacklist of overseas Sikhs: Ram Madhav

WASHINGTON: The NDA government has almost done away with the blacklist’ of overseas Sikhs which denied them an Indian visa, a senior BJP leader told Sikh community members here. The blacklisted NRI Sikhs are barred from travelling to India due to their alleged ties with Khalistan movement in the 80s and 90s. The list was prepared at

SAD chief accuses Congress of ignoring plight of muskmelon growers SAD chief accuses Congress of ignoring plight of muskmelon growers

Mehatpur – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday took on the Congress government for ignoring the plight of thousands of musk melon farmers whose crop was damaged due to hail. He asked the government to explain why the girdwari was not done to assess the damage nor any compensation provided to them.

Waiting to return Chief Minister, no case against Chaddha Sugar Mill till now Waiting to return Chief Minister, no case against Chaddha Sugar Mill till now

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The various departments, who are probing the causes, related to infamous Chaddha Sugar Mill at Kiri Afgana case are in the intent to linger on the case till the return of Chief Minister Amrinder Singh, who are in Manali and will return on 23. Even after the five days no police case could

Govt. initiates process to implement Sarkaria recommendations Govt. initiates process to implement Sarkaria recommendations

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has started preparing to implement Sarkaria Committee report. Punjab Assembly Speaker had constituted five members Assembly Committee under the Chairmanship of MLA Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria to review and prepare a report on the farmers’ suicides. The report was tabled in the Budget Session in this March. A meeting of senior

Gippy's Gabru is a treat for all Bhangra lovers
Gippy’s Gabru is a treat for all Bhangra lovers

The most awaited comedy caper of 2018 Carry On Jatta 2, which features Gippy Grewal and Sonam Bajwa in the lead roles, is all set to release on June 1. The soundtrack of film is already creating a buzz. All three songs of Carry On Jatta 2 ‘title track’, Bhangra Pa Layie, and Kurta Chadra

Majithia takes dig at govt for ignoring basic facilities in govt. schools
Majithia takes dig at govt for ignoring basic facilities in govt. schools

Amritsar – Taking a dig at the Congress government in the state for ignoring the basic facilities in the schools, former Cabinet Minister and MLA Bikram Singh Majithia on Sunday gave money from his own pockets to restore electricity at Government Primary School, Kathunangal near Amritsar. The power supply to the school was snapped by Punjab

Two AAP leaders join SAD ahead of Shahkot bye-poll
Two AAP leaders join SAD ahead of Shahkot bye-poll

Jalandhar – In a jolt to the AAP, its two leaders HS Walia and CD Singh Kamboj on Sunday joined the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) along with their supporters ahead of the Shahkot Assembly bye-poll scheduled to be held on May 28. Both of them joined the SAD the presence of party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal.

UK among biggest markets for Punjabi films: Sargun
UK among biggest markets for Punjabi films: Sargun

Actress Sargun Mehta, who has starred in Punjabi films like “Love Punjab” and “Angrej”, says the UK is one of the biggest markets for the genre. The Punjabi film industry is a growing industry, and we need people to watch, love and support our movies. This is the only way the industry will grow. And I’m happy

Punjab issues notices to companies to cancel tenders of wheat silos
Punjab issues notices to companies to cancel tenders of wheat silos

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government suffered a setback as the Centre Government has rejected its silos project for storing wheat. 32 steel silos had been approved while three have been completed with the cost of crore of rupees by the private companies and these two are functional, but other could not completed in stipulated time.

Muslims and Christians prefer to take loan, but SC decreased
Muslims and Christians prefer to take loan, but SC decreased

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Muslims and Christians prefer to take loan among the minority community across the State. If compare to last year, the growth of advances to Christians is to 73.72 per cent and Muslim is 49.96 per cent till March 2018. Data provided the banks that State Bank of India is on the top to

Ammy Virk's Harjeeta - on an inspiring track
Ammy Virk’s Harjeeta – on an inspiring track

We have seen lot of success stories of sportspersons making the rounds and earning a name for themselves. And this week’s release Punjabi film, Harjeeta, is also a story of one young player, who captained India and who tasted the success by winning the World Hockey Cup in the year 2016 at a very young age

Industries have more NPA as compare to Agriculture
Industries have more NPA as compare to Agriculture

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Non-performing Assets (NPA) are increasingly in Industry sector in compare to farming sector. In the Agriculture sector there is Rs 88446 outstanding and NPA is Rs 6681 crore, but in the Industry Sector, the outstanding is Rs 48,638 crore and NPA is Rs 6791 crore. But suicide rates are much higher in the

Another setback for AAP as its leader Walia to join SAD, today
Another setback for AAP as its leader Walia to join SAD, today

Another setback for AAP as its leader Walia to join SAD, today Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems difficult to keep the party unite AAP in Punjab. Although the state unit is going under revamp process, but its leaders have been leaving the party. Party is likely to suffer another jolt, tomorrow as its leader and candidate of Assembly

City Centre case: Arguments on closure report continue, case adjourned to July 07
City Centre case: Arguments on closure report continue, case adjourned to July 07

City Centre case: Arguments on closure report continue, case adjourned to July 07 Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – In the case of City Centre Ludhiana, the court of District and Sessions Judge Gurbir  Singh heard the arguments of both sides of prosecution and defence side on closure report filed by Vigilance Bureau. As the arguments were not completed on Saturday,

Harsimrat takes on Capt for turning down Central-funded health insurance
Harsimrat takes on Capt for turning down Central-funded health insurance

Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Industry Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday rebuked Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh led Congress government in the state for turning down the central government’s pro-poor health insurance scheme, saying it had been proved time and again that the welfare of people was not on the Congress government’s agenda. In a

Centre govt. should come to farmers' rescue: CM
Centre govt. should come to farmers’ rescue: CM

Chandigarh – Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said the people of the state, particularly the distressed farmers, had expected the former deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and his Union Minister wife Harsimrat Kaur Badal to pressure the Central government to come to the rescue of the farming community. “Instead of asking the BJP-led Central government,

Centre approves Rs 685 cr to curb air pollution in Punjab
Centre approves Rs 685 cr to curb air pollution in Punjab

Patiala – Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra on Friday termed Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh a saviour of farmers in state and also said that the Chief Minister has raised demands of state farmers with the Prime Minister seeking Rs 685 cr compensation for the farmers to pull them out of the problem of

Amarinder orders state-wide crackdown on illegal travel agents
Amarinder orders state-wide crackdown on illegal travel agents

Chandigarh – Tightening its noose around illegal travel agents in the state, the state government, led by Captain Amarinder Singh, on Friday directed all DCs, SSPs and Commissioners of Police to go all out to identify any unregistered and unscrupulous travel agents operating in their districts and take stern legal action against them.Acting on the Chief

Govt announces 'Guru Nanak Marg' to link places visited by Guru Nanak Dev
Govt announces ‘Guru Nanak Marg’ to link places visited by Guru Nanak Dev

Chandigarh – As part of its plan to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of the first Sikh Guru, the state government on Friday decided to rename as Guru Nanak Marg’ the roads linking various places across the state, which had been blessed with the visits of Guru Nanak Dev. The government has also decided to take up