Feb 14

HC stays order against appointment
HC stays order against appointment of the CPS to CM Suresh Kumar

The Punjab and Haryana High Court stayed the single bench order on Wednesday, quashing the appointment of Punjab Chief Minister Chief Principal Secretary Suresh Kumar. The court issued notice to all respondents in the case.P Chidambaram  appeared  in the Punjab and Haryana high court on Wednesday in the appeal filed by the Punjab government defending

Food street
Soon, Amritsar to have a food street

The Amritsar Town Hall area will soon get a Lahore-like food street offering unique local flavours that will attract connoisseurs from around the world. Amritsar is known for its rich tradition and variety of food. Speaking at the inaugural event of the food festival being held at Gobindgarh Fort, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh said,

IPS officer arrested
Ludhiana: Man posing as IPS officer arrested

A man posing as an IPS officer was arrested by Ludhiana Police, on Tuesday. The police seized licensed revolver, beacon and unauthorised documents from him. “We arrested a man who, as per media reports, had been going around posing as an IPS Officer. A case has been registered. We’re investigating the case in detail,” ADCP Surendra Lamba told ANI.Lamba also informed that the imposter used

MBD Mall Ludhiana gives Ludhianvis a new shopping experience
MBD Neopolis Mall Ludhiana gives Ludhianvis a new shopping experience with Reliance Smart and Digital

Ludhiana the economic capital of Punjab witnessed its  new supermarket and electronics store with big opening at MBD Neopolis Mall. Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) opened its second exclusive retail showroom Reliance Smart and Reliance Digital in Ludhiana at MBD Neopolis mall, Ludhiana..  This launch will be followed by more stores in Punjab in the next

Punjab Pollution Control Board imposes fine on Fortis hospital

Punjab Pollution Control Board imposes fine on Fortis hospital .Fined for getting bio medical waste from garbage Punjab Pollution Control Board  ordered to deposit fine of Rs 10 lakh and a bank security of Rs 25 lakh. PPCB also registered case and suspend the contractor .The Bio-Medical Waste was recovered from Chandigarh on February

Gurdwaras feel the GST pinch in serving free langars
Gurdwaras feel the GST pinch in serving free langars

The popular community kitchen — better known as the “langar” — of gurdwaras in northern India is feeling the pinch of the GST regime that came into force seven months ago.The cash-rich Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), which manages gurdwaras, or Sikh shrines, across Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, has claimed that the Goods and

Ashok Malhotra honored as 'Publishing Icon' at international Congress
Ashok Malhotra honored as ‘Publishing Icon’ at international Congress

Ashok Kumar Malhotra has been honoured as the ‘Publishing Icon’ at International Publisher’s Congress 2018 11th February, 2018: Ashok Kumar Malhotra Founder of the MBD Group, a first generation entrepreneur and a pioneer of the publishing industry was honoured with the title of ‘Publishing Icon’ at the International Publishers Congress 2018. This time, IPA (International Publishers

Ludhiana MC Elections
Ludhiana MC Elections: Last day to file nominations

Ludhiana MC Elections: The nomination filing process with regard to Ludhiana MC Polls will end on Tuesday. It is worth mentioning that  polling would be held on 24th February, 2018 whereas counting of votes for Ludhiana MC polls would be done on February 27 and for wards where by polls are being held would start immediately after the completion of election

Punjab Governor extends greetings on Maha Shivratri
Punjab Governor extends greetings on Maha Shivratri

Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator V.P. Singh Badnore on Tuesday extended greetings on Maha Shivratri, the festival dedicated to Lord Shiva.”The day reminds us of our pursuit of truth and understanding and symbolises salvation, devotion, dedication and fulfilment in human life,” he said in a statement. The Governor appealed to the people to celebrate the festival

CCTNS project rolled out in Punjab
CCTNS project rolled out in Punjab

CCTNS project rolled out in Punjab: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today launched the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS), a project to keep digitised records of FIRs and information on crimes and criminals. FIRs and General Diaries can now be updated online by police officials on CCTNS ‘Go-Live’. They would be provided Tablets for

Rain, hailstorm dips Mercury
Rain, hailstorm dips Mercury in Punjab

Rain, hailstorm dips Mercury: Several parts of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan witnessed light to moderate rains and thundershowers. Presently, a Western Disturbance persisted over Northwest Jammu and Kashmir. In the evening, hailstone lashed various parts of the Amritsar as well as other states of Punjab making the weather chillier. Amritsar recorded mild showers intermittently throughout

Punjab orders audit
Punjab orders audit of technical institutes

Punjab orders audit of technical institutes. The Punjab government has ordered the academic and administrative audit of government and private technical educational institutions of the state, a minister said on Monday. Punjab Technical Education and Industrial Training Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said that academic and administrative audits of government and private industrial training institutes and polytechnic colleges would be conducted by May 31 this year.“This audit would be done

Punjab Police marks presence on social media
Punjab Police marks presence on social media

Punjab Police marks presence on social media: The Punjab Police today marked its presence on the social media to counter misinformation campaign and false propaganda unleashed by radicals or gangsters to influence people, especially youth. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh formally launched the online campaign of the Punjab Police here. With this, the Facebook page of the Punjab

Stubble burning: Punjab issues directions for combine harvesters
Stubble burning: Punjab issues directions for combine harvesters

In a bid to curb the menace of stubble burning, the Punjab government has issued a set of instructions for owners of combine harvesters in the state. These instructions are aimed at saving the environment from air pollution caused by stubble burning, a senior official said on Monday. Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) chairman K. S. Pannu said

Punjab U-17 girls team bags overall 1st position in MiniGolf event
63rd National School games: Punjab U-17 girls team bags overall 1st position in MiniGolf event

The players from have stamped their class in the sporting arena once again. In the minigolf championship held in Nagpur from 7th to 11th February under the 63rd National School Games, the players from the state have won bagful of medals. Disclosing this here today, an official spokesman said that the U-17 team (Girls) has

MC Polls Ludhiana
MC Polls Ludhiana: Congress pitches young turk against SAD big-wig

MC Polls Ludhiana: Congress party has chosen a first timer and a 21 years old to take on district president of Shiromani Akali Dal Harbhajan Singh Dang from ward 46 of Ludhiana Municipal Corporation. Congress surprised many after it named Yuvraj Singh Sidhu who is also son of senior Congress leader Kulwant Singh Sidhu, by allotting

Rs 2-cr GST paid
Rs 2-cr GST paid on langar items at Golden Temple

Rs 2-cr GST paid: With the purchases made for the world’s largest community kitchen at the Golden Temple coming under various slabs of the new GST since its inception in July 2017, the SGPC had to bear an extra burden of Rs 2 crore till date.Fumed over the Union Government’s insensitive attitude towards “langar sewa”

Hoshiarpur Celebratory firing
Hoshiarpur: Celebratory firing at wedding kill 22 year old, bride’s father held

Hoshiarpur Celebratory firing: The wedding celebrations turn into tragedy as the celebratory firing killed a 22-year-old girl on late Saturday night in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur. The incident took place during a pre-wedding function when the bride’s father reportedly fired a shot that hit the girl who was standing on the terrace.Police have arrested the accused identified

Gill hits ton as Punjab beats Karnataka in thriller
Gill hits ton as Punjab beats Karnataka in thriller

Punjab beats Karnataka: A superb ton by Test batsman K L Rahul (107) went in vain as Karnataka went down by four runs to Punjab today in the Vijay Hazare Trophy Group ‘A’ league here. Earlier, Punjab,riding on under-19 World Cup star Shubman Gill’s brilliant unbeaten knock of 123 made 269 for 3 in 42 overs

Chandigarh, surrounding areas lashed by rain
Chandigarh, surrounding areas lashed by rain

Chandigarh surrounding areas rain: Chandigarh and its surrounding areas were lashed by thundershowers and strong winds on Monday ending a dry spell.Met Department officials had predicted rainfall in the region.Reports of rainfall were also received from parts of Punjab and Haryana. In the last few hours Ludhiana city recorded light rain.The maximum temperature on Sunday rose