Apr 02

Punjab: Don't equate Cultural Commission with stifling creativity
Punjab: Don’t equate Cultural Commission with stifling creativity

Over the last couple of decades, lyricists in Punjab have seemingly run out of ideas on how to pen new songs and it seems that there is an unsaid race between them regarding who can come up with the most vulgarity laden or violence-laden songs.Songs like ‘Chak lo revolver, riflaan ki kabza lena hai,” “Koi banda

Punjab govt orders state's security clampdown in view of tomorrow Bandh
Punjab govt orders state’s security clampdown in view of tomorrow Bandh

Punjab govt orders state’s security clampdown in view of tomorrow Bandh   Chandigarh, April 1: The Punjab Government has ordered a security clampdown across the state as a precautionary measure in view of Monday’s bandh, with the Army and Paramilitary forces asked to be on alert, and all educational institutions and banks to remain closed. While

Plea in SC against CBSE move to conduct re-examinations
Plea in SC against CBSE move to conduct re-examinations

NEW DELHI: A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court against the decision of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to cancel and re-conduct the economics exam of Class XII held on March 26 and the mathematics paper of Class X on March 28 over suspicion of alleged question paper leak. The petition, filed by

Punjab govt appeals to SC brethren to maintain peace during bandh call on April 2
Punjab govt appeals to SC brethren to maintain peace during bandh call on April 2

Chandigarh – In view of the Bandh Call on April 2, against the dilution of SC/ST Atrocities Act, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh appealed the people of the state especially the members of SC community to keep restraint and maintain law and order in the larger public interest. In a statement issued here on Saturday, Captain

Disclose beneficiaries of anti-Sikh riots compensation, says CIC
Disclose beneficiaries of anti-Sikh riots compensation, says CIC

NEW DELHI: The Central Information Commission has directed the Home Ministry to disclose the list of victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots who have received the compensation. On a complaint filed by one Navdeep Gupta, Information Commissioner Yashovardhan Azad issued the orders to disclose details sought by him.Gupta had sought to know from the Ministry complete

Justice Narang report tabled on last day to avoid discussion: Khaira
Justice Narang report tabled on last day to avoid discussion: Khaira

Chandigarh – Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira has said the way the state government mischievously tabled the Justice Narang Commission report on the last day of the Budget session, only goes to show that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has completely lost the willpower to fight corruption in high places.Khaira said it is a matter of

CBSE Leaks: Class XII Economics re-exam on April 25
CBSE Leaks: Class XII Economics re-exam on April 25

NEW DELHI: The re-examination of CBSE’s Class XII Economics paper will be held on April 25, while the re-test for Class X Mathematics is likely to be conducted in July, Education Secretary Anil Swarup said on Friday. He said a preliminary enquiry has revealed that the leak for Class X Mathematics paper is restricted to

General categories to inspire voters for use of NOTA in polling
General categories to inspire voters for use of NOTA in polling

General categories to inspire voters for use of NOTA in polling Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Distressed by reservation, the General category will now inspire the people to use NOTA in the elections across the country. The general category has alleged that in the name of Dalit votes, the political parties across the country have been ignoring the general

Chandigarh: Aaganwari workers and helpers protests at Vidhan Sabha chowk

Chandigarh: Aaganwari workers and helpers protesting at Vidhan Sabha chowk. They reached chowk by putting dust in the eyes of Punjab and Chd police.   Intelligence agencies also remained surprised how anganwari workers reached Vidhan Sabha Chowk. The workers also burnt effigy of Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal and damage copies of budget 2018.As per

Rahul condoles Indians Iraq Islamic State death
Rahul condoles deaths of 39 Indians in Iraq by Islamic State

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday expressed his deepest condolence to the families of 39 Indians, killed in Iraq by the Islamic State (IS). Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter and said, “I’m shocked to hear that 39 Indians who were in captivity since 2014, in Iraq, are now confirmed dead. My deepest condolences to the

Kejriwal’s apology fallout: LIP to break alliance?

Kejriwal’s apology fallout: LIP to break alliance?. Criticizing Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) head Arvind Kejriwal for issuing an apology to former Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia for his “drug trade” remarks, Lok Insaf Party (LIP) member and MLA Simarjit Singh Bains said his party will now reckon over snapping alliance with AAP in Punjab. “He

9 IAS officers transferred in Punjab
9 IAS officers transferred in Punjab

Chandigarh – The Punjab government today transferred Nine IAS officers, an official spokesperson said. IAS officer Dharam Pal has been transferred and posted as deputy commissioner, Barnala and Balwinder Singh Dhaliwal posted as deputy commissioner, Mansa. Sanjay Popli has been posted as special secretary, Welfare of Scheduled Caste and Backward Classes Department, Arvind Pal Singh Sandhu as

Punjab’s excise policy slashes number of liquor vends

Punjab’s excise policy slashes number of liquor vends. The Punjab Cabinet on Tuesday approved the new Excise Policy for the state, with the aim of breaking the monopoly in the liquor business and keeping liquor prices under control, by slashing the group size from Rs 40 crore to Rs 5 crore, thus increasing the number

Pollywood star actor Sonam Bajwa
Have a glimpse of Bold, Brillinat & Beautiful Pollywood star Sonam Bajwa

Pollywood brilliant star actress Sonam Bajwa is in news these days for sharing her bold and beautiful pictures at social websites. One can see her bold photo shoot pictures glimpses at her Facebook page. She has posted her number of bold pictures in designer dresses. Lets have a glimpse of Sonam Bajwa’s Bold pictures…   Sonam Bajwa

'Blackmailer' RTI activist handed over to police for taking bribe
‘Blackmailer’ RTI activist handed over to police for taking bribe

Chandigarh – A RTI activist from Punjab was on Monday handed over to the Chandigarh Police by the Punjab Information Commission following allegations that he took a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a respondent. The respondent, a government school principal, was also handed over to the police. Punjab Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) SS Channy ordered that the

Manpreet Badal faces babus’ ire over ‘English writing' remark
Manpreet Badal faces babus’ ire over ‘English writing’ remark

Chandigarh – State Finance Minister’s Manpreet Singh Badal’s remark that most IAS officers in Punjab lack proficiency in English has created furore in the bureaucratic circles. Addressing the concluding session of the World Punjabi Conference in Chandigarh on Sunday, Manpreet had said, “Barring one or two, other IAS officers don’t know how to write correct English.

Sanitary Pad Rajdhani Express
Piyush Goyal hails sanitary pad dispensers installation in Rajdhani Express

Hailing the first-of-a-kind initiative of onboard sanitary pad dispensers in Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express, Railway minister Piyush Goyal announced that there are “plans to extend this facility to other trains as well”.  He took to his Twitter handle to speak on the same, “In a first of its kind initiative, Indian Railways installed sanitary pad

Laung Laachi Neeru Bajwa Emmy Virk Amberdeep Singh March
Laung Laachi stars reaches Ludhiana to provide the flavour of their ‘Laachi’

Nidhi Bhanot  Ludhiana Pollywood keeps on entertaining its audience with something new with each passing day. This time Villagers Film Studio is bringing a new flavour of Romance and Comedy with a pinch of emotional drama in much awaited Punjabi movie Laung Laachi on March 9. The startcast reached Ludhiana to promote their movie among

Punjab Cabinet meeting to be held today at Chandigarh
Punjab Cabinet meeting to be held today at Chandigarh

Punjab Cabinet meeting to be held today at Chandigarh . The Punjab Cabinet will take a call on clearing the affordable housing scheme for the lower income groups and approve the new excise policy for 2018-19 in its meeting on Wednesday at 3 pm .To give a final shape to the excise policy, Chief Minister

Major reshuffle in civil and police administration of Punjab
Major reshuffle in civil and police administration of Punjab likely to take place in coming 10 days.

Major reshuffle in civil and police administration of Punjab likely to take place in coming 10 days. With it’s one year completing this month, Capt Amarinder Singh government is contemplating to make big changes in state administration. Keeping in view the ensuing parliament elections, the Chief Minister is keen to provide a proactive administration to