Jul 03

Punjab demands Central law for death to drug smugglers, peddlers
Punjab demands Central law for death to drug smugglers, peddlers

Chandigarh – The Punjab government onMonday decided to recommend to the Centre to provide for death penalty for drug peddlers and smugglers. The decision to make the recommendation to the Centre was taken in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. The Cabinet also decided to constitute a special Working Group under

Afghan Sikhs, Hindus grieve after suicide attack
Afghan Sikhs, Hindus grieve after suicide attack

JALALABAD: Grief mixed with anger among Afghanistan’s minority Sikh and Hindu community today as they prepared for funerals of loved ones, including an election candidate, killed in a suicide attack. At least 19 people were killed and 21 wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of Afghan Sikhs and Hindus waiting

Death penalty for drug peddlers a waste of time: Former Punjab DGP
Death penalty for drug peddlers a waste of time: Former Punjab DGP

Death penalty for drug peddlers a waste of time: Former Punjab DGP. Former Director General of Police (DGP) Shashi Kant opined that the recommendation of a death sentence to drug peddlers and smugglers was a “waste of time.” “The current law is quite strong and to amend this law, the central government will take its

Action against drug patronization :Govt decides to dismiss SSP, DSP, tainted officers
Action against drug patronization :Govt decides to dismiss SSP, DSP, tainted officers

Action against drug patronization begins: Govt. decides to dismiss SSP and DSP, dismissal proceedings against tainted officers, too. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has decided to dismiss such Police officers and employees, who will be founded, indulge in drug provocation. Government has also directed to Home Secretary to initiate dismissal action against SSP Moga and

Udta Punjab: Even the change of guard fails to deliver
Udta Punjab: Even the change of guard fails to deliver

“While seeking votes for the Congress party as the chief ministerial face on December 15, 2015, during a massive rally held at Bathinda, Captain Amarinder Singh swore by Gutka Sahib’ (holy book) and Takht Damdama Sahib that he would wipe out the drug menace from the state within four weeks if he took over as

Music producer Deep Jandu blessed with baby boy

Being a parent is one of the greatest feeling and blessings of the life. Just a few hours ago the internet got an overdose of cuteness when Punjabi singer and music producer Deep Jandu shared the news of being blessed with a baby boy. The artist took it to his social media account to share the first picture of junior

Punjab Drug menace: Govt. to take help of 52,000 retired Police personals

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: It will be like mixture of Hindi film Sholey and new film China Town, in which retired Police personnel and former criminals, respectively had been used to tackle crime. The Punjab Government is planning to seek help from 58,000 retired Police personnel from DIG to constable and former drug smugglers to break

GST 1st Anniversary: Industrialists express blues
GST 1st Anniversary: Industrialists express blues

Jalandhar – A year ago, Goods and Services Tax (GST) was initiated by special midnight session of Parliament to rope in complex taxation system of India. Today on July 1, the government is set to celebrate first anniversary of GST, but small and medium industrialists are still longing for rectification of loopholes they are suffering

TV commercial's beautiful damsel ready to debut in Pollywood
TV commercial’s beautiful damsel ready to debut in Pollywood

The growth of the Punjabi film industry can be mapped from the number of artists who are joining Pollywood from different fields. Earlier the news of various television actresses joining Pollywood was doing the rounds, and now the reports of popular commercial face Anchal Singh all set to make her Punjabi acting debut with the movie ‘Punj

Bargari Sacrilege: Justice Ranjit Singh Commission submits probe report to CM
Bargari Sacrilege: Justice Ranjit Singh Commission submits probe report to CM

Chandigarh – The Justice (retd) Ranjit Singh Commission, constituted to investigate sacrilege cases in the state, on Saturday submitted its final report on the Bargari sacrilege incident and the resulting police firing at Behbal Kalan, as part of its first set of findings. Justice Singh handed over the report in a sealed envelope to Chief

Punjab: Emergency cabinet meeting on lone Drug issue on Monday

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: Amid allegations of failure on drug issue, the CM Amarinder Singh has convened emergency cabinet meeting for Monday to discuss with lone one point agenda on drug. Civil and Police officers have also been called to explain the steps taken to counter the drug menace. Sources also told that the CM has

Drug menace in Punjab can't be uprooted overnight: Rana Gurmit Singh
Drug menace in Punjab can’t be uprooted overnight: Sports minister Rana Gurmit Singh

Drug menace in Punjab can’t be uprooted overnight: Sports minister Rana Gurmit Singh. Punjab sports minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi said eradication of the drug menace in the state is not possible within a short period. “Captain Amarinder Singh had said that he would start the work within four weeks in this direction. Has Captain

Traders warn Govt. with dire consequences in LS election against proposed cess
Traders warn Govt. with dire consequences in LS election against proposed cess

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Traders in the State have decided to raise their protest against the proposed implementation of farmers’ welfare fund. In a draft policy, prepared by the Punjab Farmers’ Commission, 20 per cent cess has been recommended from the commission of traders during crop procurement for the betterment of farming sector. Already annoyed with the

Traders warn Govt. with dire consequences in LS election against proposed cess
Emergency cabinet meeting on lone Drug issue on Monday

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Amid allegations of failure on drug issue, the CM Amrinder Singh has convened emergency cabinet meeting for Monday to discuss with lone one point agenda on drug. Civil and Police officers have also been called to explain the steps taken to counter the drug menace. Sources also told that the CM has expressed

Traders warn Govt. with dire consequences in LS election against proposed cess
Panchayats to earn its own for the development of village

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Facing with financial crunch, the State Government is preparing a draft for Panchayats to earn their own for the development of village. Sources in the department told that new policy is likely to implement after the election of Gram-Panchayats. At present, the Rural and Panchayat development department is working hard to generate highest-ever

Plastic likely to be used in repair, construction of roads
Plastic likely to be used in repair, construction of roads

Chandigarh – Punjab government is exploring the possibility to use multi-layered-plastics (MLP) in the construction and repair of roads. “PWD and Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) will work jointly on the use of MLP in the construction of roads,” said PWD Minister Vijay Inder Singla. For research purpose, a small experimental stretch was constructed on

Jordan Sandhu, Payal Rajput ready to pair for 'Hanji Hanji'
Jordan Sandhu, Payal Rajput ready to pair for ‘Hanji Hanji’

Punjabi cinema which is touching new heights everyday is no longer restricted to boundaries of stereotypes. For the past few years, new artists have brought themselves in front of the audience with lot of good talent and promises and in this kind of era, upcoming Punjabi film, “Hanji Hanji” claims to make a significant mark

Parmish Verma's new song 'Rondi' to release on his birthday
Parmish Verma’s new song ‘Rondi’ to release on his birthday

Singer and director Parmish Verma is known for his talent and he work with number of celeberties in the Pollywood industries and direct videos for their songs. Verma gain huge fame through his art of direction.  Still there are some stars who want to work with him. He also owned a production company ‘Parmish Verma

Akhil back with romantic melody 'Rang Gora'
Akhil back with romantic melody ‘Rang Gora’

Gaining fame with his romantic song ‘Khaab’ singer made entry in Punjabi music industry with his latest song ‘Rang Gora’. His latest song also created the romantic buzz on the internet as singer is well know for his flawless love songs. He also consider as the Arijit Singh of Pollywood. His latest song ‘Rang Gora’

A boost to industry and agri entrepreneurial start-ups
A boost to industry and agri entrepreneurial start-ups

Chandigarh – In an attempt to give much needed boost to industry and agriculture start-ups, “Early Translation Accelerator-A Network to Boost Industry and Start-ups in Secondary Agriculture sector in Punjab’ was launched here on Friday. Dr Renu Swarup, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India and Karan Avtar Singh, Chief Secretary, Punjab, jointly launched