Apr 09

Malik takes charge as BJP chief asks Capt to perform or quit
Malik takes charge as BJP chief asks Capt to perform or quit

Chandigarh – The BJP’s Punjab unit chief Shwait Malik on Sunday accused the Amarinder Singh government of failing to keep its poll promises despite being in power for over a year and asked it to either perform or quit.’ Rajya Sabha member Malik lashed at the Congress government while taking over as his party’s state unit

Harsimrat inaugurates mega food park at Udham Singh Nagar
Harsimrat inaugurates mega food park at Udham Singh Nagar

Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday inaugurated the second mega food park in Uttarakhand in Udham Singh Nagar which has been set up at a cost of Rs 99.96 crore and will benefit around 25,000 farmers in this as well as neighbouring districts. The Mega Food Park – Himalayan Mega

IPL: Rahul, Nair guide Punjab to victory against Delhi
IPL: Rahul, Nair guide Punjab to victory against Delhi

MOHALI: Opener Lokesh Rahul’s (51) fastest fifty in the Indian Premier League (IPL) history and Karun Nair’s explosive fifty helped Kings XI Punjab beat Delhi Daredevils by six wickets in the second match here on Sunday. Chasing modest target 167, Rahul slamming 50 of just 14 balls, gave a flying start to his team before

Captain announces 25 lakh grant for development of Sikh Regiment Centre
Captain announces 25 lakh grant for development of Sikh Regiment Centre

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced a special grant of Rs 25 lakh for the development and upgrade of the Sikh Regiment Centre (SRC) at Chandimandir. The chief minister made the announcement during the Baisakhi Lunch 2018, hosted by the Sikh Regiment at the Khetarpal Officers’ Institute (KOI) at the Chandimandir Military

Ludhiana ACP faces molestation charges

Ludhiana ACP faces molestation charges. The Assistant Police Commissioner of Ludhiana has been accused of molesting a married woman.”I registered a complaint against my brother and sister after which ACP Pawan called me. My brother has some personal pictures of mine for which he was threatening me,” the victim told ANI. “After my brother showed

CBSE paper leak: Delhi Police nabs three from Himachal Pradesh

CBSE paper leak: Delhi Police nabs three from Himachal Pradesh. Three people from Una district of Himachal Pradesh have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 economics paper leak. The arrested accused have been identified as Rakesh Kumar (commerce lecturer), clerk Amit Sharma and class IV

Golak Bugani Bank Te Batua: A dig at demonetisation
Golak Bugani Bank Te Batua: A dig at demonetisation

November 8, 2016; a day which no Indian can forget. The long queues in front of the banks to get the old currency exchanged and awaiting for the brand new purple coloured note of Rs 2000. Are you getting the flashes back? Well, be ready for more. Punjabi filmmaker Kssihitj Chaudhary is all set to bring you

Hotel A owner booked for raping woman on pretext of marriage
Hotel A owner booked for raping woman on pretext of marriage

Ludhiana – The division number 5 police have booked owner of city’s leading hotel for raping woman on pretext of marriage. The accused also lured the victim for making her partner in production house of movies.Ajit Singh Managing director of Hotel A, Feroze Gandhi Market for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman on the pretext of

28 pc of samples from food chains fail safety norms
Ludhiana: 28 pc of samples from food chains fail safety norms

Ludhiana – The Health Department has revealed the report of samples collected from different chains in the vicinity of the city during the past six months. As much as 28 percent samples have failed the test. Sample of Shakti milk product of Verka failed test recently because of its miss labelling.According to health officials, in the

Dissension among top cops: CM warns strict action
Dissension among top cops: CM warns strict action

Chandigarh – Taking serious note of media reports suggesting dissension among the top brass of the Punjab Police, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday warned that he would not tolerate any indiscipline in the force. The Chief Minister discussed the issue with Home Secretary NS Kalsi, DGP Suresh Arora and CPS to CM Suresh Kumar,

SAD to urge Central govt to introduce new bill for SC/ST

Jalandhar – If the Supreme Court does not accept the petition filed against SC/ST Atrocities Act amendment, then the Shiromani Akali Dal will urge the BJP to introduce a new bill in the Parliament, said former Minister Gulzar Singh Ranike on Saturday at Jalandhar. “To pressure the enactment of the new bill, Shiromani Akali Dal

AAP distances from Khaira, Kanwar Sandhu, Manshaia
AAP distances from Khaira, Kanwar Sandhu, Manshaia

Chandigarh – The central leadership of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) seems to have isolated Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira, Kanwar Sandhu and Najar Singh Manshahia for adopting a rebellious stance on the party’s decision not to give autonomy to the state unit, while other MLAs have expressed their solidarity with the high command, that is,

This Baisakhi, recollect you childhood food memories
This Baisakhi, recollect you childhood food memories

In keeping with their annual ritual, Taj Chandigarh is back with its week long Baisakhi Mela, which offers the connoisseurs multiple varieties of Punjabi food from across the state. And the executive chef Ranvijay Singh, says, “We are trying to revive the childhood food memories of our guests. For example, no one take away from Punjabis their

National level player slaps cop over harassment on Friday

National level player slaps cop over harassment on Friday . A girl in Rohtak district of Haryana on Friday evening repeatedly slapped a traffic police personnel after he asked for friendship and her number during a ride in a shared auto, police said. The national level karate player, who is a gold medalist, was returning

Woman accuses husband of forceful religious conversion in Haryana
Woman accuses husband of forceful religious conversion in Haryana

Woman accuses husband of forceful religious conversion in Haryana. A woman from Haryana has alleged that her husband forced her to convert to Islam. She has accused her husband of threatening her with ‘talaq’ (divorce) if she does not convert to Islam. Speaking to ANI, she also alleged that when she lodged a complaint against

Shimla gets its first grid-connected solar plant

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur recently inaugurated the first grid-connected solar power plant in Shimla having a capacity of 35 KW, installed on the rooftop of the Department of Environment, Science and Technology. The power generated by the solar plant would be consumed by the building and remaining power would be sold to

Punjab Education department issues show cause notices
Punjab Education department issues show cause notices to 57 more school heads

DP Correspondent Chandigarh, April 6: The Punjab Education department has issued show-cause notices to 57 more 57 School heads or in-charge against boycotting the non-teaching task and ‘Padho-Punjab’ project. A day before the department has issued show cause notices to the 32 School heads for the same. All the heads have been asked to reply

Water level increases in canals as the water flow stopped to Pakistan

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, April 6: Amid the news of water level going down hazardously in the Punjab, there is good news that water level of Bhakhra has gone up to 22.23 feet above. The main reason for this development is to stop the water flowing to Pakistan. In the rainy days, approximately 500 Cusic water

Ashamed I didn't know who Subedar Joginder Singh was: Gippy Grewal
Ashamed I didn’t know who Subedar Joginder Singh was: Gippy Grewal

Punjabi superstar Gippy Garewal, who plays the title role in Subedar Joginder Singh, says he is ashamed to say he didn’t know about the man, who fought off the Chinese invaders during the 1962 Sino-Indian war. Gippy went through drastic physical and emotional changes for the role. “It was by far the most difficult role of my

Kejriwal will be known as the killer of revolution
Kejriwal will be known as the killer of revolution

Chandigarh – Once seen as a major support to Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), a well-known musician and Sufi singer Rabbi Shergill of the ‘Bullah Ki Jaana’ fame, now sees Kejriwal as “the killer of revolution”. Shergill, in a recently held tête-à-tête with Daily Post during Kasauli Rhythm and Blues fest, expresses his no-holds-barred