Apr 28

Air India announces introduction of direct Amritsar-Bangkok flight
Air India announces introduction of direct Amritsar-Bangkok flight

Air India announces introduction of direct Amritsar-Bangkok flight. Air India today announced the introduction of a direct flight from Amritsar to Bangkok from May 14, as part of its efforts to increase and augment services on key routes. Days after announcing increasing the frequency of flights from Delhi to Copenhagen and San Francisco, the airline

My appointment is part of agreement with Rahul, Priyanka: Navjot to sulking MLAs
My appointment is part of agreement with Rahul, Priyanka: Navjot to sulking MLAs

Chandigarh – Newly appointed director chairperson of Punjab Warehousing Corporation Navjot Kaur Sidhu has revealed that her elevation was a part of Sidhu couple’s agreement with AICC president Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadhera for joining the Congress party. “I and my husband had joined the Congress party only after being persuaded by Rahul Gandhi

Tan Dhesi bats for reintroduction of Asr-Ldn flight
Tan Dhesi bats for reintroduction of Asr-Ldn flight

Tan Dhesi bats for reintroduction of Asr-Ldn flight Jalandhar(Puneet Pal Singh) – Europe’s first turbaned Sikh MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, along with two NGOs, has started a Parliamentary campaign for the reintroduction of a direct flight between London and Amritsar, a long pending demand of the British Punjabi community.The Labour Party MP for Slough joined hands

Post Matric Scholarship issue: Punjab fails to put its case strongly
Post Matric Scholarship issue: Punjab fails to put its case strongly

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems that the Punjab Government could not able to present its case strongly before the Centre about the amount under post matric scholarship. The Punjab Government has been claiming Rs 1100 crore from the Centre against the Centre sponsored scholarship scheme for three financial year from 2011 to 2017, but the Centre

Shahkot By-Poll: Voting on May 28, result on May 31
Shahkot By-Poll: Voting on May 28, result on May 31

Chandigarh – The bye election for Shahkot Vidhan Sabha constituency, which has been necessitated for the death of five-time MLA and former Transport Minister Ajit Singh Kohar, will take place on May 28. With the announcement of bye election, the Model Code of Conduct is enforced in Jalandhar district with immediate effect.As per the schedule

Amritsar metro bus project to be ready by Sept this year
Amritsar metro bus project to be ready by Sept this year

Chandigarh – The prestigious metro bus project of Amritsar city would be operating full throttle by the month of September this year and before that in the month of June the buses would be run on trial basis to assess the viability of the project in order to ensure its success. The decision was taken today

App for passengers to have option of buses, seats in ordinary fleet too
App for passengers to have option of buses, seats in ordinary fleet too

App for passengers to have option of buses, seats in ordinary fleet too Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It is good news for the peoples who travel in Luxury or ordinary buses that in near future they will not only able to book the seat themselves of their choices, but also prepare their own tickets. The Transport Department

Agriculture Policy for Punjab is ready, suggests relieves and responsibilities
Agriculture Policy for Punjab is ready, suggests relieves and responsibilities

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga) – The Punjab Government is going to introduce its comprehensive Agriculture policy. Sources told that 18 pages policy draft suggests crop insurance, coordination between various departments related to farming sector and rural area, amendments in cooperative sector, crop diversification besides waive off the institutional loan of such farmers, who committed suicide as well

High Commands’ action on Cabinet expansion, two member’s committee to study
High Commands’ action on Cabinet expansion, two member’s committee to study

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The controversy does not seem ending of Punjab Cabinet expansion as the Congress President Rahul Gandhi has constitute a two members committee of Ashok Gehlot and Mallikarjun Kharge to look into the matter about the impact due to the ignorance of Dalit leaders and to submit the report as soon as possible. Talking

 Prisoners congratulate Jail Minister on mobile, inquiry mark
Prisoners congratulate Jail Minister on mobile, inquiry mark

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga):  Although the Jail Staff of Punjab is busy to capture mobile phones from inmates as it is illegal, but look at the courage of two inmates, who congratulated Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa to be nominated as Jail Minister, from the Kapurthala Jail. Endorsing it, Minister Randhawa told to selected Journalists that he was shocked

Khalistani traps jobless Punjabi immigrants in Canada
Khalistani traps jobless Punjabi immigrants in Canada

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Khalistani and ISIS has been trapping Punjabi immigrants especially students in Canada. Former President of Indian Overseas Congress and President of Indus Canada Foundation, Vikram JS Bajwa revealed that thousands of students have been going to abroad, but there is no such record with the Government of India or Punjab. He said that

Captain appoints Sidhu's wife as Warehousing Corp chairperson
Captain appoints Sidhu’s wife as Warehousing Corp chairperson

Chandigarh – At a time when the Congress MLAs in Punjab are tendering their resignations from party positions as their claims for ministerial berths have been rejected with impunity, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday appointed Local Bodies’ Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu as director-chairperson of Punjab Warehousing Corporation.The Chief Minister handed over the appointment

Complete shutdown in Phagwara over renaming of chowk
Complete shutdown in Phagwara over renaming of chowk

Phagwara – Activists of General Samaj Manch (GSM) on Wednesday continued their dharna near Gandhi Chowk on PhagwaraBanga road for the second day to protest the renaming of the city’s ‘Gol Chowk’as ‘Samvidhan (Constitution) Chowk’. BJP MLA Som Parkash, SAD-BJP councillors as well as some Dalit councillors joined the agitation on Wednesday.  They demanded that the chowk

Last Sikh Queen's earrings fetch nearly 6 times auction estimate
Last Sikh Queen’s earrings fetch nearly 6 times auction estimate

LONDON: A pair of gold pendant earrings from the collection of last Sikh Queen of Punjab Maharani Jind Kaur fetched 175,000 pounds, nearly six times the guide price, at an auction here. The earrings, the highlight of the Islamic and Indian sale at Bonhams yesterday, were estimated to attract bids between 20,000 and 30,000 pounds.

British Sikh MP launches campaign for direct Amritsar-London flights
British Sikh MP launches campaign for direct Amritsar-London flights

LONDON: Britain’s first turbaned Sikh MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, along with two NGOs, has started a campaign for the launch of a direct flight between London and Amritsar, a long pending demand of the British-Punjabi diaspora. The Labour party MP for Slough joined hands with the UK-based NGO, Social Education Volunteer Association (SEVA) Trust and

24-year-old 'Missing’ Indian Sikh sent back to India
24-year-old ‘Missing’ Indian Sikh sent back to India

24-year-old ‘Missing’ Indian Sikh sent back to India. A 24-year-old Indian Sikh, who had gone missing in Pakistan during Baisakhi festival celebrations, was found from his Facebook friend’s home in Punjab province’s Sheikhupura city. Amarjit Singh, a resident of Amritsar, had arrived in Pakistan along with other 1,700 Sikh pilgrims to celebrate Baisakhi festival on

To review Sport Policy is my priority- Sports Minister Rana Sodhi 
To review Sport Policy is my priority- Sports Minister Rana Sodhi 

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Belongs to the descendants of seven Sikh Guru, out of ten, Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi has been inducted as Cabinet Minister, Punjab. Consecutive four times MLA from Guru Har Sahai, Rana has been designated with Sports and Youth Affairs department as it was his own choice. He is known close to CM Amrinder

Girls outshine boys, Ludhiana's Puja tops with 98 pc marks
Girls outshine boys, Ludhiana’s Puja tops with 98 pc marks

Mohali/Ludhiana – Puja Joshi of Ludhiana topped the Class XII examination of Punjab State Examination Board (PSEB), which was declared on Monday. The second position was also se cured by Teja Singh, who secured 97.55 per cent marks, while the third position went to Jasnoor Kaur of Muktsar with 97.33 per cent marks. Puja Joshi, Vivek Rajput

MHA move on DSP cadre violates Parliamentary resolution: Sukhbir
MHA move on DSP cadre violates Parliamentary resolution: Sukhbir

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president and former Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday lashed out at the reported move of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to merge the DSP cadre of the Chandigarh Police with the police officers of all Union Territories, including the Delhi Police. Rubbishing the move

PSEB Class XII Result: Malwa shines and Majha stands gloomy
PSEB Class XII Result: Malwa shines and Majha stands gloomy

Bathinda – Generally referred to as the natives of ‘backward’ region of the state, students of Malwa on Monday made all acknowledge their talent. Apart from the overall top three ranks bagged by the students of the region, they also made Malwa stand tall in the district wise overall pass percentage result of the Class XII of