Feb 11

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

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

Punjabis among hundreds of Indians swamped by ‘Windrush Scheme’ in UK

London More than 450 Indians have confirmed their British citizenship under the government’s ‘Windrush Scheme’, set up in the wake of an immigration scandal last year.The ‘Windrush Generation’ refers to citizens of former British colonies who arrived in the UK before 1973, when the rights of such Commonwealth citizens to live and work in Britain

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 Badal SAD vice presidents
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

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

Climate Forests
Climate change threatening underwater forests

THE STUDY HAS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE HEALTH AND RESILIENCE OF ENTIRE MARINE ECOSYSTEMS. THIS COULD IMPACT KELP FORESTS AROUND THE WORLD Climate change could lead to decline of underwater kelp forests by impacting their microbiome, according to a study. In humans, it has been observed that changes in the microbes in the gut can result

Tourism Minister India vision
Exclusive interview with Tourism Minister: Know about India tourism vision

Know about the vision of tourism in India direct from the mouth of Union Minister of Culture and Tourism , Alphons Joseph. Daily Post Editor, Ajay Bhardwaj interviewed him exclusively in Chandigarh to know about vision, business, status and future of tourism in India. To know more watch the video

SAD BJP alliance Modi PM Badal
SAD-BJP alliance Intact: Modi to become PM for second time: Badal

BADAL JUSTIFIES PROPOSAL OF RS 6,000 RELIEF ANNOUNCED TO FARMERS BY THE CENTRE DP CORRESPONDENT Ludhiana Amid talks of differences between the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance, former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal made it clear that SAD-BJP alliance is intact and both the parties will contest the Lok

Indian world cricket sachin tendulkar
‘Indian team competitive on any surface in the world’

Sachin Tendulkar has no hesitation in terming India as favourites going into the World Cup but what makes him happier is the team’s ability to be competitive “in any part of the world and on any surface”. The Indian ODI team under Virat Kohli has won three bilateral away series against South Africa (5-1), Australia

mystery Girl Pearl Earring
The mystery behind “The Girl with a Pearl Earring”

RUPASHI What if I told you that from now on you cannot decorate any wall in your house without a painting? What will be your first reaction? You will probably think at first how weird this question is then slowly when you will really think about it in depth you will get to know the

Paddy Punjab farm lands
Paddy main culprit on Punjab farm lands

PADDY MAIN CULPRIT OF DEPLETING UNDERGROUND WATER AND SUICIDES Chandigarh Paddy is the main culprit of depleting underground water and it is also the main culprit of the farmers’ suicides in the state. The phenomenon of suicides by farm labourers and farmers in Punjab is relatively new as prior to 2000 there were hardly any

Mayor Kalia ruckus MC House meeting
Mayor Kalia meets ruckus at municipal House meeting

MAYOR RAJESH KALIA EVEN FACED SOME EMBARRASSING MOMENTS AFTER THE REBEL COUNCILLOR SATISH KAINTH WHILE CONGRATULATING HIM FOR BEING ELECTED AS MAYOR ASKED HIM AS TO “ WHEN DOES HE HAVE TO GO ON THE NEXT DATE OF HEARING” HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh The general house meeting of the Municipal Corporation here on Wednesday turned into

BJP straddles Jat heartland
Know about the Jind ByPoll Election results in Haryana today

The counting of the Jind ByPoll Elections have started in Haryana since today morning. After four rounds counting Krishan Midha of BJP gets 15481 votes, Randeep Surjewala of Congress gets 7614 votes and Digvijay Chautala of JJP gets 13443 votes and NOTA gets 85 votes. Total 13 rounds of counting will take place in the

George Fernandes prolonged illness
George Fernandes passes away after prolonged illness

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA New Delhi Veteran socialist George Fernandes, who was the defence minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, passed away Tuesday following a prolonged illness, his long time associate Jaya Jaitly said. He was 88. Fernandes was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, which had forced him out of the public eye for last

souvenir Gandhi ceremonially academically
A fine souvenir to Gandhi, both ceremonially and academically

WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh On January 30 as the nation observes the Martyrdom day to commemorate the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi the Panjab University observes the day in its typical manner at the Gandhi Bhawan located in the heart of the campus. Besides observing a two-minute silence, the lotus-shaped building which houses the Department of Gandhian