Jul 09

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

Taapsee Pannu to pair with Gippy Grewal in 'Dare and Lovely'
Taapsee Pannu to pair with Gippy Grewal in ‘Dare and Lovely’

Diljit Dosanjh’s Soorma Co-Star, Taapsee Pannu signed new Bollywood movie with Punjabi singer turned actor Gippy Grewal. Punjabi audience turned head with the news after Taapsee Pannu shared the screen with the superstar Diljit Dosanjh for upcoming Bollywood movie Soorma. Now the news has been out that, beautiful actress will be seen in Bollywood directorial debut

Ultra-Marathon runner gets felicitated at Attari-Wagah border
Ultra-Marathon runner gets felicitated at Attari-Wagah border

Attari-Wagah (Punjab) (ANI): Ultra-Marathon runner Sameer Singh, who completed marathon run of 13,750 Km in a span of seven months and six days, was felicitated at Attari-Wagah border on Friday. He had registered himself in ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ app and travelled all around the country to complete his run.Sameer began his journey on December 1

Over 30,000 cases of wives abandoned by NRIs pending in Punjab
Over 30,000 cases of wives abandoned by NRIs pending in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab State Women’s Commission on Friday said over 30,000 legal cases pertaining to NonResident Indians (NRIs) from the state abandoning their wives are pending for disposal and urged the Centre to enact deterrent laws to curb the menace. Commission Chairperson Manisha Gulati met Union External affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi and

MBD Group CSR Founders day
MBD Group celebrates CSR week ahead of Founders’ day

 Kicking off the week-long corporate social responsibility week by the MBD Group, as a part of their Founders’ week, school  bags and stationery items  were distributed among the students of Ekjot Viklang children school, BRS Nagar on Friday. The staff of  MBD Neopolis mall and Radisson Blu hotel MBD Ludhiana participated in the CSR activity

Happy Raikoti to make audience emotional with 'Ik Suneha'
Happy Raikoti to make audience emotional with ‘Ik Suneha’

Lyricist cum singer Happy Raikoti has unique place in Punjabi music industry and counted as one of the best lyricist of industry. Artist wrote the song “Jaan” in 2014. His album “7 Knaalan” was released in 2015. Lyricist has given many romantic songs like Jaan, Kudi Mradi Aa Tere Te, Mutiyaar, Jaan Ton Pyaara, Pagal

Ludhiana: Commissioner of Police on radar of government for helping rapist
Commissioner of Police on radar of government for helping rapist

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Commissioner of Police (CP), Ludhiana is on the radar of the Punjab Government for allegedly helping a rapist for his parole. The Sarabha Nagar Police had filed its report recommending no parole to former teacher Pankaj Arora, who has been facing life imprisonment in rape with his minor girl student, as there may

Dope test: business of Rs 400 crore in Punjab
Dope test: business of Rs 400 crore in Punjab

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems that dope test is going to be a big business in the State. Amid the drug menace, the trend of dope test has been started. If look at the figure, more than 20 lacs persons will undergo this test by paying more than Rs 300 crore , in the coming three

Mass movement against drug: Speaker Rana KP Singh undergoes dope test
Mass movement against drug: Speaker Rana KP Singh undergoes dope test

Mohali(Prabhmeet Luthra): Barely a day after the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced that he was ready to undergo a drug test, Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana K.P. Singh became the first celebrity to voluntarily undergo a dope test at the Mohali Civil Hospital in Phase 6. This was the first step in taking forward the