Oct 21

3 of family killed in road accident near Phagwara

Phagwara: Three members of a family,including a minor, were killed and as many injured in a road accident near Jamalpur village on the Delhi-Amritsar National Highway today. The incident occurred 6 km from here when the victims’ Maruti Alto car rammed into a stationary truck, allegedly parked incorrectly along the highway, Sub-Inspector (SI) Jasbir Singh,

National Kabbadi player arrested for Abetment of suicide

New Delhi/Mumbai:  National-level kabaddi player Rohit Kumar was today detained in Mumbai while his father surrendered in Delhi in connection with the alleged suicide by his wife Lalita who had accused him and her in-laws of harassment. Rohit, who is in the navy, was detained by a team of Delhi Police in Mumbai at noon,

Pakistan, Indian border troops clash in Punjab

  Islamabad:  Pakistani and Indian border troops exchanged fire on Friday across the working boundary in Shakargarh sector in Punjab, the Pakistani military said. No loss of life or property was reported, the Dawn quoted the Inter-Services Public Relations as saying. The statement said that Punjab Rangers “befittingly” responded to the “unprovoked” firing by their

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Hiranagar sector of Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir

Kathua:Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Hiranagar sector of Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir, one BSF jawan injured:

Punjab Government transfers 4 IAS, 3 PCS officers (List available)
10 IAS, 50 PCS officers transferred in Punjab (List available)

Chandigarh:Punjab Govt. has transferred 10 IAS, 46 PCS oficers with immediate effect. List as follow:                

18 DSPs transferred in Punjab (List available)

Chandigarh: Following the directions of Election commission, Punjab government has transferred 18 DSPs in Punjab, on

Youth Akali Dal leader Kalyan Singh arrested for Mansa trader abduction

Mansa: The local police have cracked the case of kidnapping of a trader with the arrest of two persons. The accused have been identified as Kalyan Singh son of a Sukhchain Singh Dharampura and his cousin Gurpreet Singh Chahal. Budhlada based trader Chiman Lal, who was rescued on August 20, after a gap of about two

19 killed as bus plunges into gorge in Jammu

Jammu: At least 19 persons were killed on Thursday when the bus they were travelling in plunged into a deep gorge in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police officer said here. The officer said 34 other passengers were injured when the bus skidded off the road at Guru Nanak Chowk of Reasi, some

AAP cries foul over sops
Former PPCC Secretary, Former Deputy Advocate General join AAP

Chandigarh: Former secretary of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee, Bhupinder Singh Bittu who contested Khadoor Sahib By-election as an independent candidate in February 2016 and bagged 18000 votes and Former Deputy Advocate General (Pb.) Adv. Gulshan Sharma on Thursday joined Aam Aadmi Party in the presence of State convener, Gurpreet Singh Waraich. Bittu was appointed President

Banks recall over 32 lakh debit cards due to security breach

Mumbai: More than 32 lakh debit cards of customers have been blocked or recalled by banks to prevent them from falling prey to any financial fraud after a major security breach at a payment services provider that manages ATM network of a private sector bank. While some of the banks like SBI have re-called around

UK plans delegations to India ahead of PM May’s visit

London: The UK will send two major delegations to India this week to strengthen business links ahead of British Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit next month. Alok Sharma, the Indian-origin minister for Asia and the Pacific in the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), will lead a team of 28 British businesses to the Global Investors

Congress refutes offering Punjab Dy CM post to Sidhu

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress today refuted reports of having offered former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu the Deputy Chief Minister’s post if the party comes to power in the state, but claimed that CPI has approached it for talks about “electoral understanding”. Senior Congress leader and the party’s Punjab affairs in-charge, Asha Kumari said, “No, we

Dy CM challenges Capt to give affidavit for waving farmers loan

Ludhiana: Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal challenged Captain Amarinder Singh to give legal affidavit to the farmers for waving off their loan amount. Dy CM Sukhbir Badal also said that Amrinder Singh should also write in the affidavit that if he becomes CM of Punjab and if not able to fulfill his promises than

Badal announces 50% subsidy on Shrimp Production

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today announced a subsidy of 50 percent to give further boost to the production of shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei (commonly known as Jhinga fish) across the state. A decision to this effect was taken by Badal while presiding over a meeting with the progressive fish farmers and fishery

Punjab Congress blasts Badal govt for failing to prevent Muktsar gurudwara clash

Chandigarh: Lambasting the Badal government for its failure to provide security at religious places, the Punjab Congress has demanded a thorough probe into the violence that erupted on Wednesday over the control of a gurudwara in Mallan village of Muktsar district. Three people were killed and half a dozen injured in the senseless violence that could

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BJP-SAD rift last nail in Badal regime’s coffin: Capt Amarinder

Chandigarh: Terming the growing rift between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) as the proverbial last nail in the Badal regime’s coffin, Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said even the BJP has realized the futility of standing by the Akalis in the run-up to the state

Rita Bahuguna Joshi joins BJP

  New Delhi:  Months ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, senior Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Thursday joined the BJP here in the presence of party chief Amit Shah. Joshi, who had been with the Congress for 24 years, said it was not an easy decision for her but she had taken it

Shiv Sena leader shot in Gurdaspur, escape unhurt

Gurdaspur: Shiv Sena leader Surjit Singh Billa was fired by Nihang Singh after they enter into an altercation over some issues on Thursday. However, Surjit Singh Billa went unhurt. President of Hindustan Shiv Sena, confirmed that the matter has been reported to police to take prompt action against the

ETT teachers climb Mini Secretariat in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: In a protest against Punjab government two ETT teachers climbed at 8th floor of mini secretariat Punjab in sec 8 Chandigarh, on Thursday. The protesters threatened self immolation and jump down from the building. The protesters including a woman and a man pressing their long pending demands of regularisation. Local administration along with police

Polls for SGPC chief to come up in Nov, Punjab Govt writes to Union ministry

Chandigarh: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) elections will be held in the first week of November. While confirming the development, an internal source of SGPC said that the Punjab government wrote to Union ministry to finalise the dates for electing the office bearers of SGPC at the earliest. He added that a notification in