Oct 12

Sikh women exempted from wearing helmet in Chandigarh
Sikh women exempted from wearing helmet in Chandigarh

Sikh women exempted from wearing helmet in Chandigarh. The Central Government on Thursday issued a notification, exempting Sikh women from wearing helmets in Chandigarh. The following decision came after Sikh bodies, led by Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal made a representation to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The Home Ministry has advised

Khuswant Singh Literary Festival Kasauli
No writers from Pakistan invited for the first time in seventh edition of Khuswant Singh Literary Festival, #MeToo expose is the main theme: Rahul Singh

Nidhi Bhanot Legendary writer Khushwant Singh has always been closely associated with small hill town full of quaint relics of the British tenure, situated about 1950 meters above sea level and nesting in Shivaliks, ‘Kasauli’. This way Kasauli becomes an offbeat destination for those who would like to get away from the hustle-bustle of city

Punjabi Cinema Son of Manjeet Singh
Punjabi Cinema to showcase a new concept with the upcoming movie ‘Son of Manjeet Singh’ on Oct 12

The iconic  Stand Up Comedy King – Kapil Sharma known for his immensely popular TV shows like ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ & ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ has now added another feather to his illustrious cap – his first Punjabi film as a Producer – ‘Son of Manjeet Singh’, is all set for worldwide release on

Pollywood Ghuggi Guthi Kapil show
Pollywood comedy maestro Gurpreet Ghuggi may replace Sunil Grover in ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’

Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana Much to the glee of everyone pollywood comedy maestro Gurpreet Ghuggi may replace Sunil Grover in the Kapil Sharma show on Sony TV. It would be a double delight ‘dhamaka’ for the Punjabi’s worldwide to watch two comedy maestros on the same floor. Though Kapil Sharma and Gurpreet Ghuggi didn’t confirm above

E-POS machine exposes scam, 22 lacs ration beneficiaries under scanners
E-POS machine exposes scam, 22 lacs ration beneficiaries under scanners

Narinder Jagga E-POS machine exposes scam, 22 lacs ration beneficiaries under scanners. After the widow and old age pension scam, it seems now turn of ration scam. Source disclosed that after the introduction of e-POS machines, 5.45 lacs card holders (21.80 beneficiaries) have kept themselves away from getting ration under the scheme. First time, the

Punjab Cabinet approves increase in stamp duty rates
Captain Amarinder Singh grants Rs. 5 lakh for Balbir Singh’s treatment

Captain Amarinder Singh grants Rs. 5 lakh for Balbir Singh’s treatment. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday granted Rs 5 lakh for the treatment of legendary hockey player and triple Olympic Gold Medalist Balbir Singh Senior, who is undergoing treatment at the PGI. The cheque worth Rs 5 lakh was handed over to

Punjab Police
Punjab Police in dock!

Rajdeep Benipal  Chandigarh Human Rights Commission Records more than one lakh inquiries against Police in the last two decades After a case of alleged rape was registered against additional inspector general (AIG, crime) Ranbir Singh Uppal, the Punjab Police high headedness in the public life has come under scanner  reminding people of how the police has been blatantly violating law, but have been indulging

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim granted bail in castration case
Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim granted bail in castration case

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim granted bail in castration case.  Gurmeet Ram Rahim has been granted bail by the Panchkula Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in the castration case. The Dera Chief, however, will remain in jail as he is serving a 20-year jail term after being convicted in rape cases. The CBI

Punjab Govt increases cash prize for medal winners of prestigious tournaments

Punjab Govt increases cash prize for medal winners of prestigious tournaments. The Punjab government has approved the enhanced cash awards under the new Sports Policy-2018, thereby increasing the prize money for medal winners of the prestigious tournaments like Olympics, Asian Games, and Commonwealth Games. Under the new policy, the cash prize of the gold medal

Acid attack injures woman in Haryana’s Ambala city

Acid attack injures woman in Haryana’s Ambala city. A woman in Haryana’s Ambala city on Thursday got badly injured after two bike-borne men threw acid on her. The complete incident was caught on a CCTV camera installed in front of the road where the gruesome incident took place . The 31-yr-old lady was walking on

No need of alliance in Punjab: CM Captain Amarinder Singh
No need of alliance in Punjab: CM Captain Amarinder Singh

No need of alliance in Punjab: CM Captain Amarinder Singh . Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said the Congress Party does not need an alliance in the state and can win the upcoming Lok Sabha polls alone. Speaking to ANI, Amarinder said he has conveyed to the party top brass that Congress

Punjab, Himachal agree to Anandpur Sahib-Naina Devi ropeway Read

Punjab, Himachal agree to Anandpur Sahib-Naina Devi ropeway Read . The northern states of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a ropeway project between two religious sites- Anandpur Sahib and Naina Devi. The signing, which coincided with the 111th birth anniversary of freedom fighter Shaheed Bhagat Singh,

Rape case filed against Punjab Assistant Inspector General
Rape case filed against Punjab Assistant Inspector General

Rape case filed against Punjab Assistant Inspector General. A case has been registered against Punjab Assistant Inspector General (crime) Randhir Singh Uppal for allegedly raping a law student, police said on Friday. Uppal, who is currently posted in Chandigarh, has been booked under Sections 376 (rape), 376C (sexual intercourse by person in authority), 354 (assault

Punjab CM's morphed video goes viral, case lodged
Give due compensation to 2017 rain-affected farmers: Punjab CM

Give due compensation to 2017 rain-affected farmers: Punjab CM. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has directed all the Deputy Commissioners to immediately release any pending compensations to farmers, who suffered losses during the 2017 floods in the state. While chairing a meeting to finalise the modalities for the early release of compensation to the

North states agree to uniform rate of fuel and liquor
North states agree to uniform rate of fuel and liquor

Narinder Jagga North states agree to uniform rate of fuel and liquor. The five states of North region Punjab, Haryana, UP, Himachal , Delhi and UT Chandigarh have agreed to bring the similarity on rates of VAT on Petrol, diesel , liquor and other items. It was decided to constitute a committee of officers of

Know the interesting Journey to the Mount Everest base camp

Challenges are eternal in life and so as adventure. Some decisions can create perilous situations but one has to execute and be persistent for life time experiences. Here comes our journey to Mount Everest Base Camp, Nepal in June 2018. For a couple of people its not less than summit to the world’s highest peak and same was with

'Sidhu has close relations with ISI and Pakistan': Sukhbir Singh Badal
‘Sidhu has close relations with ISI and Pakistan’

‘Sidhu has close relations with ISI and Pakistan’. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday alleged that Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has close relations with Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). “He has gone mental. I think he has close relations with ISI and Pakistan, his call details should be probed,” Sukhbir told reporters here. Union Minister Vijay Sampla also lashed out at Sidhu

Navjot Singh Sidhu reprimanded for ‘messing up’ Kartarpur corridor dialogue, tweets Harsimrat

Navjot Singh Sidhu reprimanded for ‘messing up’ Kartarpur corridor dialogue, tweets Harsimrat. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reprimanded Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for messing up Kartarpur corridor, Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal tweeted on Monday. “External Affairs Minister reprimands Navjot Sidhu for messing up Kartarpur Sahib corridor dialogue and misusing political clearance granted for private

No decision on opening Kartarpur corridor: VK Singh

No decision on opening Kartarpur corridor: VK Singh. India has not received any proposal from Pakistan to open the Kartarpur route between the two countries, Minister of State for External Affair, General (Retd.) VK Singh clarified on Monday. “Nothing has come from the government’s (Pakistan) side. This issue has been going on for a very long time. If anything come

Punjab Govt. announces one million US award for providing paddy straw solution

DP Corrospondent Punjab Govt. announces one million US award for providing paddy straw solution. Punjab Government Announces an Award of US $ One Million for providing solution to manage paddy straw. Ajay Vir Jakhar, Chairman, Punjab State Farmers and Farm Workers Commission announced the fund to global audience today at the International Conference on “Agricultural