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Swaraj agrees to Punjab demand for new passport office

New Delhi:External Affairs Minister SushmaSwaraj today agreed to a demand by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for opening up another passport office in Punjab to

Punjab govt to appoint 673 staff nurses, 919 health workers soon

Chandigarh: State Health Department on Thursday in principle gave its nod for the appointment of 673 regular staff nurses and 919 multipurpose health workers.

Sajjan refuses to address gathering at gurdwara

Hoshiarpur:After getting a cold shoulder from Punjab government, blatant lack of security by Hoshiarpur Police forced Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh

Modi’s intervention sought to sell surplus power abroad

New Delhi/Chandigarh:Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s support in allowing the state government

Canadian Defence Minister Sajjan pays obeisance at Golden Temple

Amritsar:Canada’s Indian-origin Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan on Thursday paid obeisance at the Golden Temple here and was presented with a robe of

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CommunityApr 21

Ex-SP surrenders in sexual harassment case

Gurdaspur:Controversial former Superintendent of Police Gurdaspur who was mired in the Pathankot airbase attack by Pak-trained militants surrendered before a

Failed to snatch job, Mofar’s alleged aides kill former Akali sarpanch’s son

Bathinda:A day after a Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) worker of Mansa district accused the former Congress MLA Ajitinder Singh Mofar’s son Bikram Singh Mofar’s

Broad daylight gangwar leaves 2 dead, 2 injured

Gurdaspur:Gurdaspur on Thursday was left in panic when a four-member gang, led by notorious gangster and Nabha jailbreak mastermind Vicky Gounder, created

Transfer land under control of Punjab govt to BSF: IG

Jalandhar:BSF Punjab Frontier Inspector General (IG) Mukul Goel on Thursday said that the elite para-military force was operating from Punjab government land,

Mother of two children set on fire by in-laws

Patiala:An incident of dowry death was reported from the sub-divisional township of Samana on Thursday in which a mother of two children was reportedly set on

‘Coaches running on 200 km/hr to be rolled out soon’

Kapurthala:Very soon Indian rail passengers will reach their destination in short span of time as Rail Coach Factory at Kapurthala will soon launch coaches

Malerkotla to get district status soon: Razia Sultana

Malerkotla:Punjab Social Security & Women and Child Development and Public Works Department Minister, Razia Sultana on Thursday, said that the Congress

Kandi area farmers to be provided fencing wire

Nawanshahr:Farmers of sub-mountainous areas in Punjab will soon be provided with fencing wire at subsidised rates so that they can save their crops from wild

Punjab Cabinet nod to fee regulation rules

Chandigarh:Private schools in Punjab will not be able to increase fees by more than 8 per cent annually as the state Cabinet today gave its nod to the rules

Bootlegger & drug peddler arrested in Phagwara

Phagwara (Pb):Police today arrested aboot legger and a drug peddler from separate locations in Phagwara city of Punjab. Jasmeet Singh was arrested with 20

Capt Amarinder launches Google ‘Chalo Lambi’
Amarinder orders crackdown on sex determination centres

Chandigarh:Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ordered a crackdown on illegal sex determination centres in Punjab. The move came a day after

Re-examine Atta-DAL beneficiary list, says CM

Chandigarh :Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered re-verification of the list of Blue Card beneficiaries of Atta-Dal scheme to make

SGPC to go all out in welcoming Sajjan:Prof Kirpal Singh Badungar

Amritsar:Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee(SGPC) president Prof Kirpal Singh Badungar on Tuesday held a meeeting of SGPC members and officials to review

Five booked in Gidderbaha vendor immolation case

Chandigarh:A day after 28-year-old vegetable vendor Manish Kumar attempted self-immolation in Gidderbaha accusing the local MLA Amarinder Singh Raja

Indian veggies and Pak’s cement play pivotal role in building trust

Amritsar:Even as ties between India and Pakistan are going through tremulous phase, the trade between two countries has remained unaffected. While the