Jul 30

Singer Guru Randhawa assaulted in Vancouver
Singer Guru Randhawa assaulted in Vancouver

Punjabi singer Guru Randhawa was attacked in Vancouver after a live performance at Queen Elizabeth Theater on Sunday night, and latest reports coming in state he is out of danger. Punjabi singer-actor Preet Harpal took to Facebook to confirm the incident, with a picture of Randhawa, which appears to show Guru in no danger after

Priyanka “perfect choice” for becoming Cong president : Amarinder
Priyanka “perfect choice” for becoming Cong president : Amarinder

Days after he batted for young leader as the Congress president, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Monday said Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be a perfect choice to take over the party reins.Reposing his full confidence in the party general secretary, Amarinder said Priyanka would get all-round support if chosen to take over as Congress president.“Priyanka

Punjab CM concerned over killing of retired Army officer in UP
Punjab CM concerned over killing of retired Army officer in UP

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday expressed concern over the death of a retired Army officer, who was thrashed in Uttar Pradesh.”Disturbing to learn of the death of retired Captain Amanullah in Amethi by unidentified assailants. Request concerned authorities to thoroughly investigate the case and ensure justice to the family,” the Chief Minister, who

Firozpur: Parents tie addict son with chains to stop him from taking drugs
Firozpur: Parents tie addict son with chains to stop him from taking drugs

A man has been tied up with chains by his parents to stop him from taking drugs. The 35-year-old Jasbeer Singh is married and has two children. He has tried to commit suicide but he failed. When his family got to know about his suicide attempt, they tied him up with chains. “I have been

Punjab to have 'Cycle Valley' with outlay of Rs 300 crore
Punjab to have ‘Cycle Valley’ with outlay of Rs 300 crore

Punjab is setting up a high-tech Cycle Valley in Ludhiana district at an outlay of Rs 300 crore, and modalities for purchasing 383 acres for this have been completed, Industries and Commerce Minister Sunder Sham Arora said on Sunday.The project has got approval from the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. A 100

Ludhiana: Chinese experts share acupuncture tips with Indian counterparts
Ludhiana: Chinese experts share acupuncture tips with Indian counterparts

Ludhiana: DN Kotnis Health and Education Centre (DNKHEC) here is organising a first of its kind 10-day international acupuncture training programme in association with the World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Societies of China here. The 10-day training programme started on July 21 and will continue until July 31. “A team of five experts has

Girl students of Manesar govt school approach Punjab and Haryana HC over harassment

Students of a government girls school in Manesar here have filed a case in Punjab and Haryana High Court alleging that they have been facing harassment on a daily basis. The girls have filed the case with the help of former Sarpanch of the village Ramesh Yadav. “The students had informed me of several harassment

Punjab CM gives double promotion to forgotten Kargil war hero
Punjab CM gives double promotion to forgotten Kargil war hero

As a goodwill gesture, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who had served as an Army captain during the 1965 India-Pakistan war, on Friday gave a double promotion to decorated Kargil war hero Satpal Singh, who has been managing traffic as a senior constable in the state police.Satpal Singh is a Vir Chakra awardee who served

Two killed, 12 hurt in blast at Ludhiana iron furnace unit

 Two labourers were killed and 12 others injured in a blast in an iron furnace unit in Punjab’s Ludhiana town, police said.The injured, most of them migrant workers, were rushed to hospitals here with 25 to 30 per cent burns. Two of them have been shifted to Rajindra Medical College and Hospital in critical condition.

20th Kargil Vijay Diwas: Punjab CM pays tribute to Kargil martyrs
20th Kargil Vijay Diwas: Punjab CM pays tribute to Kargil martyrs

20th Kargil Vijay Diwas: Punjab and Haryana Chief Ministers on Friday paid tributes to the heroes of the Kargil War by remembering the valour of the soldiers who took part in Operation Vijay.”Remembering and saluting the brave soldiers of the Indian Army, whose courage and valour was immortalised during the Kargil war. Their heroic acts

Babbal Rai to collaborate with Sidhu Moosewala
Babbal Rai to collaborate with Sidhu Moosewala

In Punjabi Music Industry Babbal Rai is one such artist who has won hearts with every song that he has done. The singer garnered immense fame in the year 2013 when he released his song ‘Tera Naam’.  Recently, Babbal Rai fans has made an official announcement about his upcoming song. Recently, the singer took to

Punjab Assembly session from August 2
Punjab Assembly session from August 2

Punjab Assembly session from August 2. The Punjab Cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, on Wednesday decided that the next session of the Assembly would be held from August 2 to 6, an official said. A spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that the session would commence in the afternoon of August 2

Supreme Court grants bail to 34 in anti-Sikh riots
Supreme Court grants bail to 34 in anti-Sikh riots

 The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to 34 persons convicted concurrently by the Delhi High Court and trial court and sentenced to five years imprisonment for rioting and arson during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Trilokpuri area. Soliticor General Tushar Mehta told the court that the government’s petition seeking review of earlier decision by

Man hangs self inside police lock-up in Amritsar

A 28-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself inside the lock-up of a police post here, even as the family alleged foul play in his death, prompting authorities to launch a magisterial inquiry into the incident.Baljinder Singh used a belt to hang himself with an iron rod of a window inside the lock-up of

Kartarpur corridor work on, but no progress on demand for access to Sharda temple in PoK
Kartarpur corridor work on, but no progress on demand for access to Sharda temple in PoK

While work is underway to build a corridor for Indian pilgrims to visit Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan, a demand is pending for a similar facility for Sharda Peeth temple, ancient shrine located in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and revered by Kashmiri Pandits.India has proposed to Pakistan that devotees be allowed to visit the temple, situated in

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation

 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Saturday accepted Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation, an official said here.He further said Sidhu’s resignation has been forwarded to Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore.The acceptance of the resignation came days after Sidhu resigned from Punjab Cabinet.Singh, who was in Delhi earlier this week, had said Tuesday he would decide on

Holy cows different from commercial cows: Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa

Punjab Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa has said that “holy cows” are different from the “commercial cows” and central government should define it and devise its policies accordingly.   While speaking on accidents caused by stray cattle, Bajwa on Friday said: “I request all organisations and centre to clearly define “holy cow”. Cows protected by

No proposal from Centre on atomic energy units: Punjab CM

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said he was yet to receive any proposal from the Central government for establishment of atomic energy units at the Bathinda and Ropar power plants.At the same time, the Chief Minister said he had never had any problems working with the Centre. Cordial relations between the Central and state

Why did Guru Gobind Singh ji choose Hawk…..?

Guru Gobind Singh became the tenth Guru of the Sikhs, son of Mata Gujri ji, and Guru Teg Bahadur Ji. Guru ji in 1699 AD on the occasion of Baisakhi, created the Khalsa Panth at Anandpur Sahib. There is a question which is raised by a lot of people that Why did Guru Gobind Singh

If Sidhu doesn’t want to work, there’s nothing I can do: CM

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said if his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu did not want to do his job, there was nothing that he could do about it.The minister should have accepted his new portfolio instead of shunning work in the middle of the crucial paddy season, said the Chief Minister, reiterating