Dec 30

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Education department to sensitise children about sexual harassment

Highlights: THE CONTENT WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE THE MORAL EDUCATION PAPER OF THE CLASSES  FROM THIRD TO EIGHT STANDARD RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Chandigarh Out of every 3 school children , 2 children have been reported as the victim of sexual assault in some way in their life. With rising incidence of sexual harassment and abuse against children, a need to sensitize children is now being

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Panjab University sees dip in Post Graduate courses placements

WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh As per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) report, Panjab University has witnessed a dip in the rate of placements in Post Graduate (PG) courses, amount received from sponsored researches, score for the number of students passing out in exams in a stipulated time period etc. According to the information, the rate of placements in PG courses has slumped from 23.6

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Panchayat Polls: Know about voter turnout in Ludhiana & Moga districts

Nidhi Bhanot  Ludhiana The voting for panchayat polls begins in Punjab around 8:00 am at all the centers of Punjab. The Government Schools of Punjab has been made the centers for voting. The voters from each and every age group was seen  The visuals from the polling center in the Majitha Halka of Amritsar can

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Panchayat Elections: 156 polling booths declare hyper sensitive in Ludhiana

HIGHLIGHTS l 192 out of total 941 Panchayat’s of Ludhiana district have already been chosen unanimously, whereas 226 Sarpanches and 3,059 Panches in the district have been chosen unopposed l A total of 1,806 candidates for the post of Sarpanches and 6,919 candidates for Panches are in fray in Ludhiana district AMARPREET SINGH MAKKAR Ludhiana As many as 156 polling booths have been

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Indians suffer unfair pay gap in the United Kingdom

Indians along with other black and Asian minorities in the UK face an unfair pay gap in comparison to their white counterparts, according to a new report released on Thursday.The Resolution Foundation report says overall Britain’s 1.9-million ethnic minority workers have lost out on 3.2-billion pounds a year due to this “pay penalty” suffered as a result of their background. “We find that between 2007 and 2017 the

Revival of militancy with support of ISI traced to Khalistan Liberation Force

A year after attacks against RSS leaders and attempts at revival of militancy with support of ISI were traced to the Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF), the Ministry of Home Affairs has now banned it. In a notification issued on Wednesday, MHA added KLF as the 40th organisation to the banned list which also includes four other

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Efforts on to bring back rebels into Aam Adami Party: Cheema

AAP is again ready for the Lok Sabha elections-2019. Its founder and Chief minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal is filling the gap in Punjab unit which damaged the party internally. Return of MLA Jai Kishan Singh Rodi to the party fold is a recent example of it BRIJENDER GAUR Chandigarh The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which was considered an underdog won four Lok Sabha seats

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Justice delayed is justice denied for family of Avtar Gola

RAJDEEP BENIPAL Ludhiana Justice delayed is Justice denied for the family of Avtar Singh Gola who was allegedly gunned down by police cat turned cop Gurmeet Singh alias Pinki cat in Ludhiana in 2001. Fighting legal battle from last 17 years to get justice in murder case, the family of victim Avtar Singh Gola wanted to get punishment for the killer of their son. Ironically, the

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Panchayat Elections: Know about nominations filed for Sarpanches & Panches in Ludhiana District

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana In view of the upcoming Gram Panchayat elections, 3290 persons have filed their nomination papers for the post of Sarpanches while 12505 for panches. Till the filing of this report, the process of scrutiny of nomination papers was still going on. In Block Dehlon, 149 nominations have been filed for sarpanches and

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UNDER THE CLOUDS OF THREAT: “There is nationalism beyond RSS”

Perhaps the only litterateur in Punjab to have received both, the Sahitya Akademi Award and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award Atmajit stands like a colossus in the Punjab art world. A playwright with outstanding achievements Atmajit made no bones in returning his coveted Sahitya Akademi Award as a part of the award “wapsi” movement that stormed the nation in 2015. Having written more than a

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Long weekend: Strike call by All India Bank Officers’ Confederation today

A bank strike has been called by a union of public sector bank officers today, demanding immediate wage revision and opposing the merger of the state-owned banks. The strike call given by the All India Bank Officers’ Confederation (AIBOC) expected to hit banking operations across the country. However, private sector banks would continue their usual business

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From next session winter vacations will fall in January : Education Minister Punjab  

Exclusive story Starp: Most of the teachers, students and other staff have already done the bookings in advance for going to various places so we it’s very difficult for us to shift vacations now at  last moments as everyone will face heavy losses if they have to cancel the tickets. Also schedule of students will

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Amazon turns disgraceful towards towards Sikh holy place Golden Temple

A woman belonging to Sikh Community, Meera Gill raised this issue on the social media. She says beside many good products on #Amazon a couple of those products are being sold that are offensive, disrespectful or an ignorant attempt against #Sikhcommunity and at large against the #humanity. I won’t post the picture as it will

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Panchayat Elections takes a toll on winter vacations of Goverment Schools

 Starp:  Teachers rue over their long pending plans and bookings to celebrate New Year  Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana  In pretext of Gram Panchayat Elections 2018  on December 30 and 31 the Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana,Pradeep Aggarwal has written letter to Secretary Punjab School Education Board, Krishan Kumar. In the letter, he has requested to the Secretary for

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1984 Genocide case: Sajjan Kumar quits Congress with immediate effect

1984 anti-Sikh riot case: A day after being convicted and sentenced to life-imprisonment in an 1984 anti-Sikh riot case, Sajjan Kumar on Tuesday resigned from the primary membership of the Congress. The former Lok Sabha member in a letter to Congress President Rahul Gandhi said he was resigning from the party with immediate effect, said

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Hamid Ansari to return India today from Pakistan through Wagah border

 Indian national from Mumbai who spent three years in a Pakistani jail will return to India on Tuesday, December 18. Hamid Nihal Ansari, 33, was arrested for illegally entering Pakistan from Afghanistan, reportedly to meet a girl he met online. In 2015, a military court sentenced him to three years in prison for possessing a fake

Punjab Diary: Dear government, shun the double standards!

RAJAY DEEP Assistant Editor DAILYPOST Since the change of guard took place in the state in 2017, Captain Amarinder Singh led government, especially the Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal, has been consistently cribbing about the empty coffers. Having received the same cold replies for numerous times, people  of Punjab had gradually stopped expecting the developmental works in the state from the Congress government. However, the recent Assembly session shocked the

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Sajjan Kumar get life term in 1984 genocide case from Delhi High Court

Congress leader Sajjan Kumar was found guilty in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots today and sentenced to jail “for the remainder of his natural life” by the Delhi High Court, which cancelled an earlier court order acquitting him of charges in what the judges called “genocide”. Sajjan Kumar, 73, was convicted in the killing of five members

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Panchayat Elections: Government cheated upon Sarpanches!

They kept submitting memorandums to the ministers and the officers concerned and finally their term got over but they didn’t get the promised Rs 1,200 monthly honorarium Rajay Deep Bathinda Punjab is all set to undergo the Panchayat elections on December 30 and the process to file the nomination papers got begun from Saturday. Interestingly, with

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Punjab Chief Minister admitted to PGI Chandigarh for kidney stone removal

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh was admitted to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here on Sunday night. He will undergo a kidney stone removal procedure. The 76-year-old Chief Minister wrote on Twitter on Sunday: “Got myself admitted to the PGI Chandigarh today evening for removal of a Kidney stone, a simple laser