Mar 14

Samosa for Rs 10, cup of tea Rs 8, chair Rs 8 fixed for candidates, EC finalises prices of 171 items used in campaigning

Limit of Rs 70 lakh fixed for candidate for election campaigning Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: With the model code of conduct comes into force, the Samosa piece will cost candidate for Rs 10, Rs 8 for cup of tea, Jalebis at Rs 140 per KG, Rs 8 for plastic chair. The election Commission has proposed

Meeting Underway To Finalize Kartarpur Corridor Agreement

Kartarpur Corridor Agreement:Exactly a month after the Pulwama terror attack killed 40 CRPF troopers, Indian and Pakistani officials met for the first time at Attari border near Amritsar on Thursday to finalise modalities of the corridor to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara.”Commitment to fulfill a dream!” is how Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Raveesh Kumar referred

Faridkot Father Strike
Father on hunger strike for his 6 year-old girl

Faridkot Father Strike: FARIDKOT: A father of a 6 year-old girl is on hunger strike outside the District Child Protection Officer’s office. Manpreet Singh told that school is not declaring her daughter results. Her Daughter is in mental stress and affecting her health also. He said that he had sent the complaint to Deputy Commissioner,

Pakistan Man Arrest
Man arrested with Pakistani currency

Pakistan Man Arrest: FIROZPUR: After the Pulwama attack, the tension in India and Pakistan has increased. BSF arrests a Pakistani man near Firozpur Indo-Pak border. 136 battalions of the BSF have arrests a Pakistani Baku Ali along with a Pakistani currency worth 176 Pakistani rupees. BSF has handed the person to the Punjab Police. The

Congress MP, Minister, MLAs spend night at Toll Plaza, protest continue on day 2

Strap- Vehicle crosses Toll Plaza without fee Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana:  Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu, Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu, MLAs, Mayor and other leaders spend night at Ladowal Toll Plaza in Ludhiana. The protest by Congress leaders against NHAI and contractual company continued on day 2 also. The vehicles continue to cross the toll

Siblings among four died as over speeding car falls into canal

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: As many as four youngsters including brother and sister died after an over speeding car fell into Sidhwan Canal in Sarabha nagar area on late Friday night. An eyewitness said that, due to over speeding car fell into canal and four youngsters died. The victims were pulled out after half an hour

“Sakhi Polling Stations” To Be Set Up In all constituencies of district Ludhiana

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: As per the directions of the Election Commission of India, “Sakhi Polling Stations” would be set up in all Vidhan Sabha constituencies of district Ludhiana. Deputy Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Agrawal informed that at least one such polling station would be set up in each Vidhan Sabha constituency. On the occasion of International

First Bank Women's Staff Bathinda
Women’s day: SBI become first bank with Women’s staff only in Bathinda

First Bank Women’s Staff Bathinda: BATHINDA: International Women’s Day is on 8th March to increase awareness among women around the world about the importance of women’s rights and education . SBI Bank of Bathinda becomes first bank in the state where all staff in this bank is women’s. On Women’s day, SBI Bathinda manager said

Amritsar drug overdose deaths
Sultanabad youth dies of ‘drug overdose’

Youth Dies ‘Drug Overdose’: AMRITSAR: In 2017, Captain Amarinder Singh took the oath of Punjab Chief Minister, that he would end the illegal drugs in Punjab. There were 9 deaths in a month; recent case is from Sultanabad area of Amritsar. Administration is still sleeping after these deaths; they are not taking serious action against

Capt Amarinder redidicates Shahpur Kandi dam project to people of Punjab, announces 3-year completion deadline

Also announces Govt College for girls in Jugial, new roads in Dhar, among other development works DP Correspondent Pathankot: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday rededicated to the people of the state the vital Shahpur Kandi Dam project, construction on which is all set to begin at a cost of Rs. 2073 crore.

Punjab CM inaugurates Rs. 800 cr Pepsico franchisee Varun Beverages’ Greenfield facility

New facility at Pathaknot to generate Direct & Indirect Jobs for 5000 Youths DP Correspondent  Pathankot: In a major boost to the state’s industrial development, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday inaugurated a Rs. 800 crore PepsiCo franchisee Varun Beverages green facility, with the potential to generate direct and indirect employment for 5000

118-Year-Old lady
118-year-old women, Enters Guinness Records

118-year-old lady: LUDHIANA: A case has been found in Ludhiana which would be a little difficult to believe. A pacemaker is planted in the heart of Kartar Kaur by the team of doctors. She is 118-year-old and entered into world record after surgery. She is now completely fit and admitted in a private hospital of

Congress MP shuts Ladowal Toll Plaza

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: In protest against the delay in completition of National Highway from Panipat to Jalandhar crossing from Ludhiana, Congress leaders led by Member Parliament Ravneet Singh Bittu shut down Toll Plaza at Ladowal in Ludhiana. Accompanied by Congress MLAs, Councilors and party leaders, Bittu reached Toll Plaza and put locks on Toll

YAD rally
Bikram Singh Majithia addresses YAD rally

YAD rally: MALOT: Youth Akali Dal president Bikram Singh Majithia Addresses a rally conducted in Malot, Punjab. He said present government of state is enjoying money and power itself. He attacked on various leaders of congress in his speech. Government of state did nothing for farmers and unemployed youth. He also said our state has

International Women Day: Women officers hold key responsibilities for conducting LS Polls in Ludhiana

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: International Women Day is being celebrated across the globe on March 8, but this time this day would hold special significance for Ludhianvis as women officers posted in the district share bigger chunk of responsibilities for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019. Additional Deputy Commissioner (Development) Dr Shena Aggarwal is the

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: No problem of Law and order in State- CEO

Webcasting of more than 6000 Polling Booths to be carried out in state Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Chief Election Officer Punjab S. Karuna Raju clarified that there is no problem and fear of law and order in state and the Lok Sabha elections would be held in free and fair manner. He said that all

Rahul, Capt Amarinder Sound LS Poll Bugle for Congress in Punjab

Jointly launch 4th phase of farm debt waiver scheme, expose Modi govt’s failure on all counts DP Correspondent Killi Chahlan (Moga), March 7: The Congress today sounded its Lok Sabha poll bugle in Punjab with party president Rahul Gandhi and Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh launching a scathing attack on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party

With elections near, Congress to target BJP led Union Govt over hanging projects

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana As Lok Sabha elections were round the corner, the ruling Congress party has started cornering the BJP Government over the issue of Toll collection and hanging development projects initiated by Union Government. In Ludhiana, sititng MP Ravneet Singh Bittu is again set to contest Lok Sabha elections on Congress ticket. To

Capt Amarinder led Govt regularises services of 5178 teachers and 650 nurses

DP Correspondent Chandigarh, March 6: Meeting a long-pending demand of the teaching community, the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has approved regularization of the services of 5178 teachers recruited by the Education Department, with full pay scales to be implemented from October 1, 2019. The Cabinet has also regularized 650 nurses

Capt Amarinder Writes To Rajnath For Return Of Historic Material Removed From Golden Temple During Operation Bluestar

DP Correspondent Chandigarh, March 6: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking the immediate restoration of the historic materials removed from the library of Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, during Operation Bluestar in 1984. Seeking the minister’s intervention in the matter, the Chief Minister said a delegation of