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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

FSM launches statewide distribution of food grains under smart ration card
FSM launches statewide distribution of food grains under smart ration card

Mohali(DP Correspondent): In order to ensure foolproof transparency and efficiency in the distribution of food grains, Punjab Food & Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu today launched a statewide distribution of food grains under SMART RATION CARD SCHEME through e-POS machines, during a State Level Function organized at Kisan Vikas Chamber in Mohali.This biometric supported electronic

Sidhu Moosewala to hit the speaker again with 'Dark Love'
Sidhu Moosewala to hit the speaker again with ‘Dark Love’

Record breaker Sidhu Moosewala has gained the immense fame through his talent of singing as well as with his lyrics style. Singer become famous within short span of time and won many people’s hearts of every age especially of youngsters. Artist is known for mind-wobbling lyrics and singing style. Sidhu has came up with new

Ranveer Singh starrer '83' gets new release date
Ranveer Singh starrer ’83’ gets new release date

New Delhi (ANI): After enthralling the audience with his blockbuster ‘Padmaavat’, Bollywood’s powerhouse actor Ranveer Singh is all set to star in Kabir Khan’s ’83’. The sports drama, which is slated to release on April 10, 2020, will see Singh playing the role of legendary cricketer Kapil Dev. The official page of Reliance Entertainment announced

AAP lawmaker Aman Arora undergoes dope test in Mohali
AAP lawmaker Aman Arora undergoes dope test in Mohali

Mohali(DP Correspondent): Punjab Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Aman Arora on Thursday underwent a dope test at a Civil Hospital phase-6 in Mohali.  The development comes a day after Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ordered mandatory dope tests of all government employees, including police personnel, from the time of their recruitment through every stage of their

Employees demand dope test for all salaried persons
Punjab: Employees demand dope test for all salaried persons

Chandigarh(DP Correspondent): While welcoming the decision about dope test for all employees, the Punjab Civil Secretariat Staff Association demanded dope test for all, who have been getting salaries from the State exchequer, including MLAs, Ministers and CM too. In the statement, the president of the Association, Sukhchain Singh Khaira told that the decision of the

Dope test to be mandatory for candidature in rural election
Dope test to be mandatory for candidature in rural election

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Perhaps the Punjab will be the first state, where in the forthcoming Panchayat elections; the candidate may have to submit his or her nomination papers along with dope test report. The Punjab Government is going to introduce this rule, shortly. Talking to Daily Post, the rural development Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa told

Punjab: Gram Panchayat elections on Sept 30, notification issued
Punjab: Gram Panchayat elections on Sept 30, notification issued

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has issued notification for Gram Panchayats, Panchayat Samitis (PS) and Zila Parishads (ZP). Election for ZP and PS will be conducted on September 10 and for gram panchayats on September 30. For the election schedule, further notification will be issued by the Punjab State Election Commission, soon. Talking to Daily

No objection, include politicians: Punjab official on dope test of govt employees
No objection, include politicians: Punjab official on dope test of govt employees

Chandigarh (ANI): A Punjab state government official on Thursday said officials have no objection to the dope test ordered by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for government employees, including police personnel. However, he added that politicians should not be exempted from the same. “We have no objection to dope test. We demand government notification should also include the chief minister, ministers, MLAs, party

Afghan Sikhs torn over option of relocating to India
Afghan Sikhs torn over option of relocating to India

NEW DELHI: A section of the Sikh community in Afghanistan is considering relocating to India after at least 13 of its members were killed in a terrorist attack in Jalalabad on Sunday, but another section wants to stay put, said people aware of the matter. Some members of the community sought shelter at the Indian

Harsimrat thanks PM for releasing compensation to Jodhpur detainees
Harsimrat thanks PM for releasing compensation to Jodhpur detainees

Chandigarh – Union Cabinet Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for the decision of the Union government to sanction Rs 2.16 crore to compensate 40 Sikhs, who had been illegally picked up from Sri Harmandir Sahib after the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi ordered

CM meets social activists, assures probe into drug-related deaths
CM meets social activists, assures probe into drug-related deaths

Chandigarh – A day after his Cabinet resolved to recommend death penalty to the Union Government for drug smugglers and peddlers, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered investigation into the recent spate of drug-related deaths followed by stringent action against those found guilty, without consideration to their political affiliations. Describing drug abuse

Nearly 150 stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated
Nearly 150 stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated

Kathmandu – Nearly 150 Indian pilgrims were evacuated safely on Tuesday as rescue work intensified to bring back over 1,500 Indians who have been stranded in Nepal’s mountainous region due to heavy rain while returning from the Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage in Tibet. Two pilgrims – Leela Narayanan Mandredath, 56, of Kerala and Satya Laxmi of

Enough is enough: Punjab CM gives final warning to drug peddlers

Enough is enough: Punjab CM gives final warning to drug peddlers. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday used social media to issue warning and convey a social message. Amarinder Singh shared a video message on Twitter where he warned the drug smugglers to give up or get ready to face stringent actions, even