Jul 13

'Soorma' is a must watch: Sachin Tendulkar
‘Soorma’ is a must watch: Sachin Tendulkar

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar gave a thumbs up to Diljit Dosanjh’s upcoming flick, ‘Soorma’ after attending the screening of the film. ‘Soorma’ is based on the life of legendary hockey player Sandeep Singh.Taking to his Twitter, Tendulkar stated that the movie is a must watch as he praised the

87 minor boys rescued from train, trafficking suspected
87 minor boys rescued from train, trafficking suspected

New Delhi –  A group of 87 minor boys were rescued from suspected traffickers on board the Dhanbad-Allapuza Express in Bokaro today, less than ten days after 26 girls were recovered from a Mumbai-bound train. This, officials said, was one of the highest number of children that were rescued in one go from a train.

Congress cared only for one family: PM Modi in Punjab's farmer's rally
Congress cared only for one family: PM Modi in Punjab’s farmer’s rally

Congress cared only for one family: PM Modi in Punjab’s farmer’s rally. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched a scathing attack at the Congress Party, saying they were concerned only about the welfare of one family. Addressing a farmers’ rally here in the wake of the recent Minimum Support Price (MSP) hike, Prime Minister

Punjab CM urges PM Modi to implement Swaminathan Commission Report
Punjab CM urges PM Modi to implement Swaminathan Commission Report

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to waive off loans of farmers and make efforts to implement the Swaminathan Commission Report. Few hours before the Prime Minister was scheduled to address Kisan Kalyan rally in Punjab’s Muktsar district, Amarinder Singh tweeted, “Narendra Modi ji, good to know that you

Paonta Sahib gets Himachal Pradesh’s heaviest rainfall

Paonta Sahib gets Himachal Pradesh’s heaviest rainfall. The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday experienced moderate to heavy rainfall, causing landslides and road blocks in some areas, while all the major rivers and their tributaries were once again in spate, officials said. While Paonta Sahib town, known for a Sikh shrine, recorded the highest rainfall

No MSP, only Swami Nathan: Farmers‘ urge to Prime Minister with ultimatum
No MSP, only Swami Nathan: Farmers‘ urge to Prime Minister with ultimatum

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Farmers outfits do not seem united on the same demand of MSP on crops. That’s why the main outfits of farmers’BKU (Rajewal) and BKU (Lakhowal) held separate activities in the Chandigarh. President of BKU (Rajewal), Balbir Singh Rajewal said in the meeting that the increase in MSP on crops is based on old

Sports biopics can help in eliminating drug problem in India: Sandeep Singh
Sports biopics can help in eliminating drug problem in India: Sandeep Singh

New Delhi – Former India hockey team captain Sandeep Singh has given a thumbs up to sports films. Singh, on whom the forthcoming film “Soorma” is based, says sports biopics can play an important role in doing away with drugs in India. Movies such as “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag”, “Mary Kom”, “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story”

Ice factories instructed to add food colour to distinguish edible and non-edible ice
Ice factories instructed to add food colour to distinguish edible and non-edible ice

CHANDIGARH: With a view to check the misuse of non edible ice as edible ice, the Punjab government has issued strict instructions to all ice factories of the state to use food colour in non edible ice to ensure availability of healthy food items which were made or preserved by using ice. All the Civil

Ammy Virk finds Punjabi films less experimental
Ammy Virk finds Punjabi films less experimental

Punjabi singer-actor Ammy Virk, who has featured in romantic-comedy films like “Nikka Zaildar 2” and “Sat Shri Akaal England”, says it’s tough for experimental movies in his language to create fireworks at the box office. Punjabi artistes like Gurdas Maan, Diljit Dosanjh, Harbhajan Mann and Gippy Grewal are singers as well as actors. Asked about

25 Sikh families from Afghanistan seek Indian citizenship
25 Sikh families from Afghanistan seek Indian citizenship

AFGHANISTAN/PUNJAB: As many as 25 Sikh families from Afghanistan have urged the Congress-led Punjab government to provide them Indian citizenship and give houses to stay as they are unable to fulfill their daily requirements. Currently residing in Ludhiana, these families apparently came back to India from Kabul in Afghanistan a few years ago after they

Himachal: Local traders welcome ban on disposable thermocol plates

Himachal: Local traders welcome ban on disposable thermocol plates. The local traders have welcomed the Himachal Pradesh government’s recent notification of banning the use and sale of thermocol cutlery across the state. To save the environment from degradation, Governor, Acharya Devvrat, on Saturday banned the use of thermocol cutlery, including cups, plates, glasses and spoons

Jazzy B to make audience groove with song '90 Di Bandook'
Jazzy B to make audience groove with song ’90 Di Bandook’

Jazzy B is counted as the King of the Punjabi music industry and won the hearts of people with his talent of singing. Singer made audience groove many times and easily set the stage on fire with his live concerts too. Punjabi singer and songwriter rules the millions of hearts with beats of Mitran De

Three migrant labourers electrocuted in Ludhiana
Three migrant labourers electrocuted in Ludhiana

Ludhiana, Jul 8 (PTI) Three migrant labourers, hailing from UP and Bihar, died of electrocution in the new Punjabi colony of Basti Jodhewal here today, Additional DCP Surinder Lamba said. Lamba said a high tension electric cable was passing close to the first floor of a house where the labourers were engaged in some repair

Majithia, Sirsa take up issue of forceful conversion of Sikh girl with J&K DGP
Majithia, Sirsa take up issue of forceful conversion of Sikh girl with J&K DGP

Chandigarh – Former Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia and the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) General Secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Saturday took serious notice of the incident occurred at Tral in Jammu and Kashmir where a sikh girl was pressurized to convert into Islam and was seriously injured in attack by Islamic fundamentalists

UK town to be Amritsar's twin city in memory of Maharaja Duleep Singh
UK town to be Amritsar’s twin city in memory of Maharaja Duleep Singh

LONDON: A small UK town in the East Anglia region of England will become the twin city of Amritsar as it celebrates the 125th death anniversary of Maharaja Duleep Singh, the last Maharaja of the Sikh Empire, with a two-week-long Punjabi festival. Thetford in Norfolk was home to Duleep Singh and the organisers of the

Despite minority class status, no recognition to Jains in the Punjab
Despite minority class status, no recognition to Jains in the Punjab

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government could not able to recognise Jain community as a minority community. The Government of India (GOI), ministry of Minority affairs had notified Jains as minority community and a gazette notification had been issued on January 27, 2014. Despite the direction of GOI, the State Government seems still in confusion to

Wanted in 40 cases, travel agent Ghai arrested
Wanted in 40 cases, travel agent Ghai arrested

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – Wanted in around 40 cases of immigration fraud, travel agent Nitish Ghai along with his three aides were arrested by Police on Saturday.The wife of Ghai, Gurvinder Kaur alias Jasmine has also joined police investigation. The Police have registered 40 cases of immigration Fraud for duping people on pretext of sending abroad

Mohali school girl played lead role in Gurdas Maan movie “Nankana”
Mohali school girl played lead role in Gurdas Maan movie “Nankana”

Mohali(DP Correspondent): Child artist Gurjot Kaur of Class 4th played the lead role of NANKANA in Punjabi movie NANKANA starring Gurdas Maan and Kavita Kaushik. She is studying in private school of Mohali. School Principal, Mrs. Ranjeet Bedi, honored the young artist Gurjot of Class 4th and her proud mother in the school today.Principal Mrs. Ranjeet

SGPC to provide free treatment to drug addicts
SGPC to provide free treatment to drug addicts

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Amid the notorious wave of drug menace in the Punjab, the SGPC has decided to provide free treatment to the drug addicts across the state. In the meeting of Dharma Parchar Committee under the leadership of SGPC President Jathedar Gobind Singh Longowal, it was also decided to start state-wide campaign to aware the

Vadhaiyan Ji Vadhaiyan's 'Akh Surme Di' song out now
Vadhaiyan Ji Vadhaiyan’s ‘Akh Surme Di’ song out now

Binnu Dhillon is the king the comedy and gain huge fame with his acting talent and create the humor in the movies. Punjabi movies are complete blend of content and crafts. But still comedy movies are counted as the industry’s favorite section. In six months of span of 2018 we have seen only two of