Feb 11

Patiala cop injure teachers
In Patiala: 11, including cop, injured during teachers’ protest

HIGHLIGHT The protesters were demonstrating against the regularisation policy for 8,886 teachers of Adarsh schools, SSA and RMSA. DP CORRESPONDENT Patiala Ten people were injured on Sunday as police lathicharged a group of teachers that was marching towards Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh’s residence to protest against conditions for their regularisation, police said. A superintendent

Farmers on Indo-Pak border want to mend fences
Farmers on Indo-Pak border want to mend fences

Barbed wire fencing was supposed to be erected at a distance from zero line HARKIRAT SINGH Amritsar The barbed wire fence that came up along the 553-km Indo-Pakistan border primarily for checking infiltration of terrorists and flow of weapons and explosive material, was supposed to be erected at a distance of 50 to 100 metres

Dharohar Museum: A mirror of rich Haryanvi culture, legacy
Dharohar Museum: A mirror of rich Haryanvi culture, legacy

RAVINDER SINGH MALK Panchkula Dharohar, a museum of its kind set up on the Kurukshetra University premises in its Golden Jubilee year, is a showcase of rich culture and heritage of Haryana. Around 25 lakh people across the country and world have visited the museum so far. Besides, people of 108 countries witnessed the belongings

Drugs Punjab Jails extortion
Drugs, extortions in Punjab jails

HIGHLIGHTS Recovery of mobile phones, drugs is a routine affair in Punjab jails In many cases, jail staff were accused of extorting money from inmates An inmate of Patiala Jail, Brajesh Thakur has accused gangsters of extorting money from him and thrashing him in connivance with jail officials IG Kunwar Partap Singh has started investigation

Goverment contractual staff problem
Goverment faces problem after allowing contractual staff to continue

HIGHLIGHTS About 15,000 contractual employees have been appointed in recent years and they are waiting for regular appointment ‘To allow the contractual employees to continue their job is a welcome step’ RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Chandigarh Government’s decision of allowing the contract employees to continue their services has given them relief to some extent, but it

Health Ministry sends 2 teams to Gujarat, Punjab to assist states in containing swine flu

In view of rising cases of swine flu and deaths due to the disease in Gujarat and Punjab, the Union Health Ministry has sent two teams to assess the situation and assist the states in strengthening their response mechanism to contain the ailment.Fifty-four deaths and 1,187 cases were reported in Gujarat till February 7, while

Congress winning horses
Jalandhar Lok Sabha Seat: Congress set to ‘bet’ on winning horses

HIGHLIGHTS Apart from the MLAs, sitting Jalandhar MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary was seeking ticket for a second time from Jalandhar. Among the race of Ravidassia leaders from Doaba was Joginder Singh Mann, a prominent Valmiki leader who applied for a ticket from Hoshiarpur and Faridkot constituencies MLA Sushil Rinku from Jalandhar West constituency said that

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Haryana politics
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Major changes in Haryana political scenario

LSP floated by Rajkumar Saini, Rebel MP of BJP from Kurukshetra and BSP alliance came into existence in Haryana ahead of Lok Sabha Elections. LSP to contest on 55 seats while BSP got a share of rest 35 seats in the Assembly Elections. The announcements has been made by ISP’s Rajkumar Saini and State President

Bargari justice Maur blast victims
‘Bargari-like’ agitation for justice to Maur blast victims

DP CORRESPONDENT Bathinda Victim families of Maur bomb blast, which took place on January 31, 2017, supported by the Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar), on Friday issued an ultimatum to the state government to arrest all culprits by March 8, otherwise, they would launch a ‘Bargari-like agitation’. They declared that the complete strategy would be chalked

Rashmi Bajaj world words
Rashmi Bajaj: Rewriting the world through words

RUPASHI Rashmi Bajaj was born and brought up in a small town Bhiwani in the state of Haryana – a single girl child. Her father, a Sanskrit scholar, professor, and mother first lady graduate of Bhiwani town. Rashmi say that she is fortunate to have the parents who are liberal and have progressive views who

Sikh American Gurinder Khalsa politics
Eminent Sikh American Gurinder Khalsa announces entry into politics

HIGHLIGHTS After receiving the prestigious Rosa Parks Trailblazer Award, eminent Indian American Sikh Gurinder Sikh Khalsa has decided to enter electoral politics ‘I want to be a part of giving back through public service’ Khalsa was chosen to receive the prestigious Rosa Parks Trailblazer award because of his courage and integrity displayed in May of

Bathinda Badal Lok Sabha Polls
Lok Sabha Polls: Bathinda likely to see Badal versus Badal

DP CORRESPONDENT Bathinda Though the Shiromani Akali Dal as well as the Congress party is yet to take the call, eager voters of Bathinda parliament constituency have already started smelling a fierce contest between Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Manpreet Singh Badal for a second consecutive time in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. And if things

cancer patients Seechewal free treatment
Rising cancer patients, Seechewal demands free treatment

KUSUM ARORA Jalandhar National Green Tribunal (NGT)’s monitoring committee member and renowned environmentalist Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal Thursday apprised Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Punjab Government Satish Chandra to provide free cancer treatment to people who were affected due to polluted river waters in the state. Baba Seechewal said that there was an alarming increase in

Dinkar Gupta Punjab DGP
Dinkar Gupta is new Punjab Director General of Police

He supercedes five officers to get the coveted post RUMOURS AGOG THAT MD. MUSTAFA, DG MIGHT MOVE COURT AGAINST DINKAR’S ELEVATION DP BUREAU Chandigarh Dinkar Gupta, a 1987 batch officer of the IPS, was on Thursday appointed as the Director General of the Punjab Police. He succeeds Suresh Arora, who had been on an extension

Sukhbir takes Ludhiana by storm as LIP leaders join SAD
Sukhbir appoints 58 SAD vice-presidents

BIBI SARWINDER KAUR DHALIWAL HAS BEEN MADE A MEMBER OF THE POLITICAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE DP BUREAU Chandigarh Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday appointed 58 senior leaders as new vice presidents. Besides, he also appointed former MP Bibi Sarwinder Kaur Dhaliwal as a member of the Political Affairs Committee (PAC). A

India world Alphons tourism
India emerges 3rd largest tourist place in the world: Alphons

Punjab, Haryana, HP have yet to exploit their full potential Tourism in any country is not just fun and frolic, it is a window to the country’s rich cultural heritage as tourism has emerged as a throbbing industry that can lend an unexpected impetus to its economy. DAILYPOST Editor Ajay Bhardwaj in a freewheeling conversation

Himachal Pradesh sunny after overnight snow
Himachal Pradesh sunny after overnight snow

Himachal Pradesh sunny after overnight snow. The Himachal Pradesh’s capital on Friday woke up to a sunny morning with plentiful snowfall overnight, hampering traffic and snapping of electricity cables.”It was bright and sunny across the state after a day of widespread snow and rain,” an official of the Met Office told IANS. Snow hit vehicular

National Highways funds sanction HP Shimla CM
Centre sanctions 173 Cr for DPRs for 58 national highways in HP: CM Shimla

The union government has sanctioned Rs 173 crore for detailed project reports (DPR) for 58 national highways in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur stated in state Assembly Thursday.Replying to a question raised by the leader of opposition Mukesh Agnihotri, the CM said the centre sanctioned Rs 173.75 crore for the DPRs.He further stated

Manmohan Singh Kapil Sharma Amritsari
Manmohan Singh, Kapil Sharma bond over Amritsari roots

Kapil Sharma recently hosted his wedding reception in Delhi. Some weekends ago, Kapil met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the opening of National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai Comedian-actor-producer Kapil Sharma met former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and bonded over their Amritsari roots. Kapil on Tuesday tweeted a photograph of himself along with Singh

Range Rover
Range Rover Velar Gets Range-topping SVAutobiography Variant

We, at ZigWheels, think it should be criminal for an SUV to look this good. Range Rover’s Velar has always set our tails wagging in happiness by its sheer presence. But, with the SVAutobiography, Range Rover has kicked things up several notches. What’s more, it’s not just the eyes that get a treat. There are