Dec 11

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A day of redemption for Shiromani Akali Dal in Amritsar

Bhog ceremony concludes at the Golden Temple complex Senior Badal says we had come for atonement, not for politics HARKIRAT SINGH AMRITSAR It was the day of redemption for the senior leadership of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) as they sought guidance from the ‘waheguru’ to help them serve the ‘panth’ with utmost dedication and humility and with malice towards none. “O Lord

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Sukhbir Singh Badal with other Akali Dal leaders at Golden Temple

Sukhbir Singh Badal with other Akali Dal leaders at Golden Temple    

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An actor is more than his ethnicity, religion: Diljit Dosanjh

An actor is much more than his ethnicity and his religion, says Sikh singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh, who has found popularity in Indian showbiz with his versatile roles in films like “Udta Punjab”, “Phillauri” and “Soorma”, as well as with his songs. “An actor is more than his ethnicity and his religion. A filmmaker, a director has to be convinced and should be able to envision someone in a

Kartarpur corridor CM
Kartarpur corridor is an ISI’s nefarious plan: Chief Minister

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has dubbed the whole affair as a bigger conspiracy hatched by the Pak army. Citing the fact that Pakistan Army General Qamar Javed Bajwa had broken the news of opening the Kartarpur Corridor to Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu even before Imran Khan was sworn in as Pakistan prime minister, the chief minister said the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor was

Parkash Badal, Sukhbir, Majithia do sewa at Golden Temple

Parkash Badal, Sukhbir, Majithia do sewa at Golden Temple. Former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son, SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal, on Saturday led the party in the initiation of ‘akhand path’ at Akal Takht. Sukhbir Badal showed up for the religious ceremony with an untied flowing beard, otherwise rarely seen in that

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Facebook verifying political ads ahead of 2019 LS Polls

Facing intense scrutiny over the misuse of  its platform globally during elections, Facebook has announced fresh steps to increase ad transparency and defend against foreign interference ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in India. Now anyone who wants to run and in India related to politics will need to first confirm their identity and location, and give more details about who placed the ad, the social networking giant said in a statement late Thursday. “We’re

No dearth of funds in tourism promotion

DP CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh Haryana would be taken to top level in terms of tourism and for this, there would be no dearth of funds. The Madhogarh Fort in South Haryana would be renovated and developed as world class tourist spot. For this purpose, first instalment of Rs 30 crore has already been approved. The Madhogarh

Forest Corporation
Himachal Pradesh: Forest Corporation to fill posts

The Board of Directors of the HP State Forest Development Corporation here on Thursday evening decided to fill up 56 posts. The meeting was chaired by the Forest Minister Govind Singh Thakur. The posts included 50 posts of Forest Guards, three posts of Boiler Operator, two posts of saw mill operator and one post of electrician through direct recruitment in the corporation.The decision was also taken

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Wedding bells in Ludhiana have doctors’ jingle now

Nidhi Bhanot  Ludhiana  The concept of the arranged marriages has changed. As now from past few years, the families in the Ludhiana are getting the medical tests of the boys and girls done before fixing marriage in order to avoid any marital disputes after marriage due to undeclared health problems by anyone. As in the past either

Union Cabinet approves Shahpurkandi Dam project on river Ravi in Punjab
Union Cabinet approves Shahpurkandi Dam project on river Ravi in Punjab

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the implementation of the Shahpurkandi Dam Project, Punjab on river Ravi. For this, central assistance of Rs. 485.38 crore (for irrigation component) would be provided over five years from 2018-19 to 2022-23, the Centre said on Thursday. It is believed that implementation of this

Spotted again in Punjab: Terrorist Zakir Musa disguised as Sikh

Spotted again in Punjab: Terrorist Zakir Musa disguised as Sikh. Zakir Musa, the leader of the al-Qaeda terrorist group’s cell in Kashmir, is hiding near Bathinda or Firozpur in Punjab, according to a new intelligence input. According to this input, issued by the Intelligence Bureau (IB), the CID and Army intelligence, Musa is disguised as

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Sidhu on the brisk of losing his voice, advised complete rest by doctors

 Navjot Singh Sidhu advised complete rest for 5 days The Local Government, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu was on an intensive 17-day election campaign, wherein he addressed more then 70 back to back public meetings, the exhaustive schedule has injured his vocal cords. The doctors tell him that he was on the

Pakistan groups targeting British Sikh Girls in the UK
Pakistan groups targeting British Sikh Girls in the UK

British Sikh girls being targeted by Pakistan-origin grooming gangs for sexual abuse and exploitation over the years have not received full attention of the authorities due to political correctness, claims a new report released today. The ‘Religiously Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of Young Sikh Women Across the UK’ report, collated by the Sikh Mediation And Rehabilitation Team (SMART) and Sikh Youth UK, received the backing of parliamentarians as

NDPS cases falling flat in Punjab

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana Though the Punjab Police and Special Task Force (STF) registered several cases and have tightened the noose on drug smugglers in the state but in a majority of cases,it has been found that the accused were getting relief from court due to the police versions which were similar in nature. In

Punjab to pay `25 per quintal extra to sugarcane farmers

Punjab to pay `25 per quintal extra to sugarcane farmers. Ending the stalemate over the issue, the Captain Amarinder Singh government has decided to pay Rs 25 per quintal directly to the sugarcane farmers, while also announcing immediate release of Rs 65 crores towards the interest on loans taken by private sugar mill owners to

Haryana: CEO approves new party of Dushyant Chautala

The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has granted on line approval to new party floated by Dushyant Chautala. After the split in Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), Dushyant and his father Ajay had decided to float a new party at Jind rally on November 17. The sources said that the name of the party probably would be Jan Nayak Janta Party. Dushyant and his supporters are also weighing more options

SIT Supreme Court
1984 Anti Sikh Riots:SIT to have 2 members now, SC modifies earlier order

Modifying its earlier order, the Supreme Court Tuesday said the three-member SIT set up to supervise further probe into 186 cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots will now have two members only as one of those appointed has declined to be a part of it. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur passed the order as the Centre had earlier informed the court that one of

Drugs sports Babbu Mann
Don’t propagate drugs, promote sports: Babbu Mann

Suman Jaitly Ludhiana “I don’t like listening my own songs, watching my own movies”, said the versatile singer-actor of Punjabi  Entertainment Industry whose songs have received not just national but international acclaim as well, Babbu Mann. He is back to entertain his fans as an actor in ‘Banjara – The Truck Driver’ releasing on 7th December. When asked about his gap of around four years in Pollywood

PAU Kashmiri farmers Ludhiana
PAU: Kashmiri farmers pick up lessons in Ludhiana

Under the “Operation Sadbhawna” started by the Indian Army for youths in Jammu & Kashmir, 19 farmers from the state are visiting Ludhiana these days for training in the PAU. According to officials, they would learn new farming techniques from the experts at Punjab Agricultural University. At function at Dholewal Military camp station commander Brig Manish Arora welcomed them and hoped it would give expertise to farmers to help improve their produce in J&K. While providing information,

Tata Sons chairman meets Captain, to expand presence in Punjab

Tata Sons chairman meets Captain, to expand presence in Punjab. Encouraged by the positive stimulus given to industry by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh led Congress government, Tata Sons is looking to expand its Taj Group of Hotels portfolio in the state in a big way. “The company has identified 10-15 projects for expanding its