Two AAP leaders join SAD ahead of Shahkot bye-poll
Two AAP leaders join SAD ahead of Shahkot bye-poll


Jalandhar – In a jolt to the AAP, its two leaders HS Walia and CD Singh Kamboj on Sunday joined the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) along with their supporters ahead of the Shahkot Assembly bye-poll scheduled to be held on May 28. Both of them joined the SAD the presence of party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal.

A year left, NDA govt promises justice to 1984 Sikh riots victims A year left, NDA govt promises justice to 1984 Sikh riots victims

WASHINGTON: The NDA government has taken steps and “will do its best” to render justice to each and every family that has suffered during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, a senior BJP leader has said. “I stand before you to assure the community that we will do our best to render justice to each and every

UK among biggest markets for Punjabi films: Sargun UK among biggest markets for Punjabi films: Sargun

Actress Sargun Mehta, who has starred in Punjabi films like “Love Punjab” and “Angrej”, says the UK is one of the biggest markets for the genre. The Punjabi film industry is a growing industry, and we need people to watch, love and support our movies. This is the only way the industry will grow. And I’m happy

Punjab issues notices to companies to cancel tenders of wheat silos Punjab issues notices to companies to cancel tenders of wheat silos

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government suffered a setback as the Centre Government has rejected its silos project for storing wheat. 32 steel silos had been approved while three have been completed with the cost of crore of rupees by the private companies and these two are functional, but other could not completed in stipulated time.

Punjabi Film Awards ceremony held first time in UK Punjabi Film Awards ceremony held first time in UK

Birmingham made history on Saturday May 12, 2018 by hosting a grand Punjabi awards ceremony, which took place in the UK for the first time. BritAsia TV, the UK’s leading, homegrown Asian entertainment channel, hosted the inaugural Punjabi Film Awards.The show welcomed a dazzling guest list of the leading names in Punjabi film and entertainment. The ceremony was

Ammy Virk's Harjeeta - on an inspiring track
Ammy Virk’s Harjeeta – on an inspiring track

We have seen lot of success stories of sportspersons making the rounds and earning a name for themselves. And this week’s release Punjabi film, Harjeeta, is also a story of one young player, who captained India and who tasted the success by winning the World Hockey Cup in the year 2016 at a very young age

Industries have more NPA as compare to Agriculture
Industries have more NPA as compare to Agriculture

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Non-performing Assets (NPA) are increasingly in Industry sector in compare to farming sector. In the Agriculture sector there is Rs 88446 outstanding and NPA is Rs 6681 crore, but in the Industry Sector, the outstanding is Rs 48,638 crore and NPA is Rs 6791 crore. But suicide rates are much higher in the

Another setback for AAP as its leader Walia to join SAD, today
Another setback for AAP as its leader Walia to join SAD, today

Another setback for AAP as its leader Walia to join SAD, today Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems difficult to keep the party unite AAP in Punjab. Although the state unit is going under revamp process, but its leaders have been leaving the party. Party is likely to suffer another jolt, tomorrow as its leader and candidate of Assembly

City Centre case: Arguments on closure report continue, case adjourned to July 07
City Centre case: Arguments on closure report continue, case adjourned to July 07

City Centre case: Arguments on closure report continue, case adjourned to July 07 Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – In the case of City Centre Ludhiana, the court of District and Sessions Judge Gurbir  Singh heard the arguments of both sides of prosecution and defence side on closure report filed by Vigilance Bureau. As the arguments were not completed on Saturday,

Harsimrat takes on Capt for turning down Central-funded health insurance
Harsimrat takes on Capt for turning down Central-funded health insurance

Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Industry Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday rebuked Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh led Congress government in the state for turning down the central government’s pro-poor health insurance scheme, saying it had been proved time and again that the welfare of people was not on the Congress government’s agenda. In a

Centre govt. should come to farmers' rescue: CM
Centre govt. should come to farmers’ rescue: CM

Chandigarh – Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said the people of the state, particularly the distressed farmers, had expected the former deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and his Union Minister wife Harsimrat Kaur Badal to pressure the Central government to come to the rescue of the farming community. “Instead of asking the BJP-led Central government,

Investigation into Grewal's India trip invite begins
Investigation into Grewal’s India trip invite begins

OTTAWA: The federal ethics commissioner is formally investigating whether a Liberal MP from Brampton broke Parliament’s conflict of interest code by inviting a construction executive who pays him for legal services to events with Canadian officials during the prime minister’s trip to India earlier this year. Commissioner Mario Dion said he decided to launch an inquiry

Babbal Rai's song Uche Uche Kad's motion poster released
Babbal Rai’s song Uche Uche Kad’s motion poster released

People of Punjab love to listen the music, so the singers of Punjab put their full efforts to keep them hooked and entertained. One of the most loved vocalists of Punjabi music industry Babbal Rai is also try to attract the audience with his absolutely charming voice and has won over hearts. Now it’s time

Centre approves Rs 685 cr to curb air pollution in Punjab
Centre approves Rs 685 cr to curb air pollution in Punjab

Patiala – Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra on Friday termed Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh a saviour of farmers in state and also said that the Chief Minister has raised demands of state farmers with the Prime Minister seeking Rs 685 cr compensation for the farmers to pull them out of the problem of

Amarinder orders state-wide crackdown on illegal travel agents
Amarinder orders state-wide crackdown on illegal travel agents

Chandigarh – Tightening its noose around illegal travel agents in the state, the state government, led by Captain Amarinder Singh, on Friday directed all DCs, SSPs and Commissioners of Police to go all out to identify any unregistered and unscrupulous travel agents operating in their districts and take stern legal action against them.Acting on the Chief

Govt announces 'Guru Nanak Marg' to link places visited by Guru Nanak Dev
Govt announces ‘Guru Nanak Marg’ to link places visited by Guru Nanak Dev

Chandigarh – As part of its plan to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of the first Sikh Guru, the state government on Friday decided to rename as Guru Nanak Marg’ the roads linking various places across the state, which had been blessed with the visits of Guru Nanak Dev. The government has also decided to take up

Provide data of debt ridden farmers or leave claim, Govt. told to Banks
Provide data of debt ridden farmers or leave claim, Govt. told to Banks

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has shown its resentment to the commercial banks for not providing data of debt waivers farmers of the State. Earlier April 30 had been fixed to upload the debt relief claims on the website made by the Punjab Government for specially this purpose. Now May 25 has been fixed for this task

Punjab: 8.5 lacs bank accounts to be freeze
Punjab: 8.5 lacs bank accounts to be freeze

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The banks in the Punjab have decided to close 8.45 lacs bank accounts, which were opened under the Prime Minister’s PMJDY scheme. These are the accounts which have not been operated since its opening. May 25 has been fixed to close these accounts, if the customers could not able to perform. It is the plea

Congress SAD Sukhbir Badal Shahkot Minister
Former Congress Minister joins SAD in presence of Sukhbir Singh Badal

Former Congress leader and former minister Brij Bhupinder Singh Lali joined the Akali Dal on Friday.  Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal and Bikram Singh Majithia joined Lali in the party. Brij Bhupinder Singh Kang has been the Home Minister during the government of Beant Singh in Punjab. He has also contested elections against Ajit

Over 4 lakh drug-addicts turn up for treatment at OPDs: CM
Over 4 lakh drug-addicts turn up for treatment at OPDs: CM

Tarn Taran – A whopping 126 per cent increase in the number of youth reporting for drug abuse treatment at OPDs of medical facilities showed the stupendous success of the government’s efforts to wipe out the menace from the state, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said here on Thursday. Launching the second phase of his government’s