May 14

Rename Aligarh Muslim University after 'Jat King': Haryana FM
Rename Aligarh Muslim University after ‘Jat King’: Haryana FM

Rename Aligarh Muslim University after ‘Jat King’: Haryana FM. Amid the controversy surrounding the Aligarh Muslim University, Haryana Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu wants the varsity to be renamed after Raja Mahendra Pratap, also known as ‘Jat King.’ “The picture of the one who broke the nation into pieces hangs inside Aligarh Muslim University’s campus, but

Shahkot bye-poll turns into a test of command and character.
Shahkot bye-poll turns into a test of command and character

After giving sleepless nights to the whole of Congress party, finally on Friday the controversial Ex-Mehatpur SHO Parminder Singh Bajwa was on Friday taken into custody from Jalandhar courts complex, where he had gone to seek security against the anticipated threat from the rulers.No doubt the arrest of Inspector Parminder Singh Bajwa came as a relief

Punjabi singer Parmish Verma terms attack on him a case of extortion
Punjabi singer Parmish Verma terms attack on him a case of extortion

Chandigarh The attack on Punjabi singer Parmish Verma was a case of extortion only and no other issue was behind this. Parmish Verma, in his facebook post has claimed that the sole purpose of the attack by gangster Dilpreet Baba was extortion. He said that he want to clarify that he had no enmity with

CM seeks industry's contribution to Social Security Fund
CM seeks industry’s contribution to Social Security Fund

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has exhorted the industry to partner with the state government in implementing its social welfare agenda by contributing a part of their CSR budget to the recently launched Social Security Fund (SSF). He was interacting informally with some of the state’s leading industrialists here on Saturday evening to

Harsimrat inaugurates skill centre, lashes out at AAP leaders
Harsimrat inaugurates skill centre, lashes out at AAP leaders

Sangrur – Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday inaugurated a ‘Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra’ in Sunam, about 15-km from here. This is the fourth ‘Kaushal Kendra’ in Punjab. These training centres are being established to skill the unskilled population of the country. Inaugurating the centre, Harsimrat said: “These centres will opened

Harjeeta title track 'Dekhi Chal Tu' sung perfectly
Harjeeta title track ‘Dekhi Chal Tu’ sung perfectly

Films based on the real-life heroes and events have become the most told stories of 2018. From Subedar Joginder Singh and Sajjan Singh Rangroot to the upcoming Harjeeta and Soorma, this year sure looks like the season of biopics. Filmmakers are paying keen attention to not only the story, but special emphasis is also being given

ETT-TET pass teachers hold protest against government
ETT-TET pass teachers hold protest against government

Shahkot(Puneet Pal Singh) – ETT-TET pass unemployed teachers union held a protest against Punjab government at Bajwa Kalan, Shahkot. Hundreds of teachers were sloganeering against Congress government as more than a dozen teachers have been arrested by police during an outcry of appointment flaw. Teachers have announced the protest for an indefinite period of time.Several assurance

Bittu, Ashu, other MLAs camps at Shahkot to support Congress
Bittu, Ashu, other MLAs camps at Shahkot to support Congress

Shahkot(Puneet Pal Singh) – Congress MP from Ludhiana Ravneet Singh Bittu and Punjab Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu including other MLAs of Congress party had camped at Shahkot to support Hardev Singh Laddi Sherowalia.MP Ravneet Singh Bittu is the incharge of all wards of Lohian town while Cabinet Minister Bharat Bhushan

“We demand justice for those who brought justice to our country”
“We demand justice for those who brought justice to our country”

SAS Nagar(Puneet Pal Singh) – Alleging central government of not giving the status of martyr to Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev Jabar Virodhi Sangarsh committee announced hunger strike for indefinite time. 10 members of the committee including president Jaswant Singh Bharta today staged a protest at native village of Bhagat Singh at Khatkar Kallan. President

SAD to intensify poll campaign, Sukhbir to reach Shahkot on May 16
SAD to intensify poll campaign, Sukhbir to reach Shahkot on May 16

Shahkot(Puneet Pal Singh) – In order to intensify the Shiromani Akali Dal’s strength in election campaign for the by-election of Shahkot assembly constituency, 43 zone in-charges have taken up the front and started the campaign to connect with voters in the villages and towns. The Party candidate, Naib Singh Kohar himself along with workers is in the

Northern region in for major power crisis
Northern region may leads to major power crisis

Patiala – A critical coal stock position in a number of thermal plants in the region coupled with low water level in the reservoirs of hydro power stations may lead to a major power crisis in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan and their dependence on power purchases from outside may increase. According to highly placed sources in the

SHO Bajwa gave ‘untrue' info of gangsters, report sought
SHO Bajwa gave ‘untrue’ info of gangsters, report sought

Chandigarh – The Chandigarh Police on Saturday sought a detailed report on the incident in which Punjab police Inspector Parminder Singh Bajwa provided information about the presence of gangsters at a bus stand here last month, which later turned out to be ‘untrue’. Bajwa, who was the Station House Officer of the Mehatpur police station at

Need to eliminate cheating in exams for reforms in education system: Soni
Need to eliminate cheating in exams for reforms in education system: Soni

Amritsar – Punjab minister O P Soni on Saturday stressed on eliminating cheating and copying in schools to bring reforms in the ailing education system and said that school education along with health was the top priority of the Congress government in the state. He said the results of Class X and Class XII exams conducted

Sukhbir seeks judicial probe into brutal murder of kabaddi player
Sukhbir seeks judicial probe into brutal murder of kabaddi player

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday demanded a judicial probe into the brutal murder of kabaddi sportsperson Lakshmi Devi, saying the district police was siding with goons at the instance of Congress leaders leading to barbaric acts of violence against small marginal farmers. In a statement here, the SAD

No notification of self-payment of Income tax by ministers, yet
No notification of self-payment of Income tax by ministers, yet

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government could not able to issue the notification in which the Ministers were to pay their income tax from their own pocket. Punjab is the only State in the Country, where the Government has been paying taxes of all ministers and MLAs. Interestingly, the Punjab Assembly has passed this bill along

Diljit Dosanjh becomes face of fashion brand
Diljit Dosanjh becomes face of fashion brand

Actor Diljit Dosanjh has been roped in as brand ambassador for the menswear of fbb, a fashion retail format from Future Group. He will promote the entire men’s range — casual, sports, ethnic, formal and party collection, read a statement to IANS.”Fashion is one’s own style statement. The clothes you wear are an extension of

SHO’s son found dead in car, father alleges murder
SHO’s son found dead in car, father alleges murder

Ludhiana(Amarpreet Singh Makkar) – The body of 24 year old son of Punjab Police Inspector was recovered from Ford Figo car at village Hissowal near Jagraon on Saturday. The Police have recovered injections and White powder from the car. Father of deceased, Gurmeet Singh who is posted as Station House officer at Police station division number 8 in

LPG Cylinder Blast: One more died, death toll reached 13
LPG Cylinder Blast: One more died, death toll reached 13

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – Another victim of LPG cylinder blast succumbed to injuries on Saturday. The death toll reached to 13 till now. Out of total 34 injured, 13 have died and few are still undergoing treatment at different hospitals. 19 year old Kajal who had suffered sixty percent burn injuries died while undergoing treatment at Christian Medical College

Punjab govt signs MoU with UK for setting up bio-gas, CNG plants
Punjab govt signs MoU with UK for setting up bio-gas, CNG plants

CHANDIGARH: Punjab government on Friday signed a pact with the UK for setting up of bio-gas and bio-CNG plants in the state. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in the presence of Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal and Andrew Ayre, deputy high commissioner, British High Commission, as part of the state’s efforts to

Lakshmi murder case: Family refuses to cremate body till accused arrested
Lakshmi murder case: Family refuses to cremate body till accused arrested

Lakshmi murder case: Family refuses to cremate body till accused arrested Ferozepur A 24-year-old woman was killed during a clash between two groups over a property dispute in a village here on Tuesday, prompting a protest by her family, who have refused to cremate the body till all the accused are arrested. Family of the deceased