May 15

1988 road rage case: SC to give verdict in Sidhu's case today
1988 road rage case: SC to give verdict in Sidhu’s case today

1988 road rage case:  The Supreme Court will announce its verdict in cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu’s road rage case, on Tuesday. Last month Sidhu’s advocate argued in the court that it was not his client’s fault behind the death of the victim in a road rage case. After the Punjab government sought his conviction in

Captain shares Khattar's concern on flow of river waters into Pakistan
Captain shares Khattar’s concern on flow of river waters into Pakistan

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday shared the concern of his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar on wasteful flow of river waters into Pakistan but urged careful assessment of the matter, while calling for similar efforts to prevent wastage of Yamuna river water too. Captain Amarinder ruled out the need for any separate

Sukhbir thanks Gadkari for projects given to Punjab
Sukhbir thanks Gadkari for projects given to Punjab

Bathinda – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday thanked Union Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari for a slew of projects given to Punjab by the NDA government two of which including the Zirakpur-Bathinda and Amritsar-Bathinda highways, were inaugurated on Monday.Addressing a huge public gathering at Goniana as a thanksgiving gesture to

Girls outperform boys yet again in ICSE, ISC results
Girls outperform boys yet again in ICSE, ISC results

NEW DELHI: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Monday declared the results for Classes X and XII with girls once again outshining boys. Class X results recorded a pass percentage of 98.5 per cent. “As much as 96.21 per cent of the students passed Class XII examinations,” said Gerry Arathoon, CEO of the

Arms Act case: Ludhiana court acquits Jagtar Hawara
Arms Act case: Ludhiana court acquits Jagtar Hawara

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Suresh Kumar Goyal on Monday acquitted Jagtar Singh Hawara, one of the key conspirators in the assassination of former chief minister of Punjab, Beant Singh, in the case of recovery of the weapon AK 56. Earlier trial court of Judicial Magistrate Ist Class Varinder Kumar has convicted Hawara in same case.

Govt. offers upgraded posts for officers as no taker for jobs in Jail
Govt. offers upgraded posts for officers as no taker for jobs in Jail

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems there is less interest of jobs for Jails. Despite of efforts, the Punjab Government could not able to fill the vacant posts in Jails. Talking to Daily Post, the minister of Jail, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa told that out of 24 Deputy Superintendents of Jails, 15 have left the jobs till now.

SHO’s son found dead in car, father alleges murder
SHO’s son died due to overdose, drug companion police constable arrested

Ludhiana(Amarpreet Singh Makkar) – Two days after the mysterious death of son of Ludhiana SHO, the Ludhiana Rural police revealed that the deceased died due to drug overdose. The Police have arrested Police constable who was accompanying deceased and consumed drugs together.The arrested Police constable revealed that they both had consumed heroine and Jivanjot, son of

Two inmates missing from Central jail, role of jail staff under scanner
Two inmates missing from Central jail, role of jail staff under scanner

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – In a shocking incident, two undertrials went missing in Central jail Ludhiana on Monday. Both the inmates were real brothers and reportedly escaped from Jail. The role of Jail staff comes under scanner as two inmates went missing from high security of Central jail.The search operation was initiated inside and outside Jail for entire

Annoyed three Congress MLAs resign from Chairmanship of Assembly panels
Annoyed three Congress MLAs resign from Chairmanship of Assembly panels

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Annoyed with ignoring seniority, three Congress MLAs has tendered their resignation from the Chairmanship and members from the Assembly Committees. These are Amrik Singh Dhillon from Samrala, Rakesh Panday from Ludhiana and Randeep Singh from Amloh. They said that they will work for party, but under protest. They also told that they would

Punjab govt describe EVMs in rural polls impractical
Punjab govt describe EVMs in rural polls impractical

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has described the use of EVMs in rural body election as impractical instead of ballot papers. Talking to reporters, the minister for Rural Development and Panchayat, Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa said that 10 members or above are to be elected in each and every Panchayat and if five candidates file

Flyover wall collapse: Admn decides to shift bus stand temporarily
Flyover wall collapse: Admn decides to shift bus stand temporarily

Flyover wall collapse: Admn decides to shift bus stand temporarily, chalks out traffic diversion plan Ludhiana(DP correspondent) – The city cripples due to heavy traffic jam after the Gill chowk Flyover was closed for commuters following the retaining wall of flyover was collapsed on Sunday late night. As there was no proper diversion plan and alternative route

Crack on Ludhiana’s Gill Chowk, officials blames rats for damage

Crack on Ludhiana’s Gill Chowk, officials blames rats for damage. A crack was spotted on Gill flyover (Gill chowk) in Ludhiana on Sunday night. Following which, the administration halted and blocked the traffic movement.Meanwhile, Municipal officer Dharam Singh said, “there was a dump below the flyover due to which rats inhabited the spot. It was

Diljit Dosanjh unveils poster of his next Hindi film, Soorma
Diljit Dosanjh unveils poster of his next Hindi film, Soorma

Diljit Dosanjh unveils poster of his next Hindi film, Soorma. Punjabi singer and actor Diljit Dosanjh unveiled another poster of his upcoming Hindi film, Soorma. The ‘Phillauri’ star shared another poster of the movie on his official Twitter handle and tweeted, “NEXT HINDI FILM. NEXT HINDI FILM 🎥 #Soorma Releasing Worldwide #13thJuly 🙏 @sonypicsprodns @SnehaRajani

Shahkot bye-poll turns into a test of command and character.
Shahkot bye-poll turns into a test of command and character

After giving sleepless nights to the whole of Congress party, finally on Friday the controversial Ex-Mehatpur SHO Parminder Singh Bajwa was on Friday taken into custody from Jalandhar courts complex, where he had gone to seek security against the anticipated threat from the rulers.No doubt the arrest of Inspector Parminder Singh Bajwa came as a relief

Punjabi singer Parmish Verma terms attack on him a case of extortion
Punjabi singer Parmish Verma terms attack on him a case of extortion

Chandigarh The attack on Punjabi singer Parmish Verma was a case of extortion only and no other issue was behind this. Parmish Verma, in his facebook post has claimed that the sole purpose of the attack by gangster Dilpreet Baba was extortion. He said that he want to clarify that he had no enmity with

CM seeks industry's contribution to Social Security Fund
CM seeks industry’s contribution to Social Security Fund

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has exhorted the industry to partner with the state government in implementing its social welfare agenda by contributing a part of their CSR budget to the recently launched Social Security Fund (SSF). He was interacting informally with some of the state’s leading industrialists here on Saturday evening to

Harsimrat inaugurates skill centre, lashes out at AAP leaders
Harsimrat inaugurates skill centre, lashes out at AAP leaders

Sangrur – Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday inaugurated a ‘Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra’ in Sunam, about 15-km from here. This is the fourth ‘Kaushal Kendra’ in Punjab. These training centres are being established to skill the unskilled population of the country. Inaugurating the centre, Harsimrat said: “These centres will opened

SC/ST Act likely to be put in Schedule IX of Constitution
SC/ST Act likely to be put in Schedule IX of Constitution

NEW DELHI: The Central government is planning to bring an ordinance to overturn the Supreme Court verdict putting safeguards on arrests under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and subsequently introduce a bill to insulate it from further judicial scrutiny. The government is likely to introduce the bill in monsoon session of Parliament to incorporate

Harjeeta title track 'Dekhi Chal Tu' sung perfectly
Harjeeta title track ‘Dekhi Chal Tu’ sung perfectly

Films based on the real-life heroes and events have become the most told stories of 2018. From Subedar Joginder Singh and Sajjan Singh Rangroot to the upcoming Harjeeta and Soorma, this year sure looks like the season of biopics. Filmmakers are paying keen attention to not only the story, but special emphasis is also being given

ETT-TET pass teachers hold protest against government
ETT-TET pass teachers hold protest against government

Shahkot(Puneet Pal Singh) – ETT-TET pass unemployed teachers union held a protest against Punjab government at Bajwa Kalan, Shahkot. Hundreds of teachers were sloganeering against Congress government as more than a dozen teachers have been arrested by police during an outcry of appointment flaw. Teachers have announced the protest for an indefinite period of time.Several assurance