Jul 15

Positive Cancer disease
Being positive in life helps fight the disease of Cancer

While having a positive attitude in life has it’s owns benefits, a latest research by Israeli scientists claimed that positive emotions can also be helpful in fighting Cancer.A study titled “Modulation of anti-tumor immunity by the brain’s reward system” was published in the Friday’s issue of science journal `Nature’ in which scientist of Israel Institute

Down from numero uno to 20th rank shameful: Sukhbir
Down from numero uno to 20th rank, shameful: Sukhbir

Chandigarh – Former Deputy Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said that it was shameful that Punjab had descended from number one to number twenty under the leadership of Capt Amarinder Singh and was now being ranked below erstwhile ‘BIMARU’ states like Bihar and Jharkhand. In a statement

Sandeep Singh's biopic 'Soorma' releases in Pakistan and Kuwait
Sandeep Singh’s biopic ‘Soorma’ releases in Pakistan and Kuwait

“Soorma“, Indian hockey player Sandeep Singh’s biopic, has hit theaters across Pakistan and Kuwait. The film stars Diljit Dosanjh as Singh, who was paralysed for two years but returned to the game and won accolades for the nation. “Soorma” has been cleared across all territories in Pakistan, acquiring 80 per cent of the screens there.

Sangrur: Robbers open fire at cash van, flee with Rs. 5 Lakh

Sangrur: Robbers open fire at cash van, flee with Rs. 5 Lakh. Two persons in motorcycle fired on a cash van of Axis Bank on the Sangrur-Chandigarh road and fled away with Rs. 5 Lakh.  According to sources, a security guard injured in the incident. Cash custodian Satwant Singh and other four employees were going

Punjab's wanted criminal killed in encounter in Himachal Pradesh
Punjab’s wanted criminal killed in encounter in Himachal Pradesh

Punjab’s wanted criminal killed in encounter in Himachal Pradesh. A wanted criminal was today killed and two others were arrested in an encounter with the Punjab Police in Himachal Pradesh’s Bilaspur district, police said. The criminal was identified as Sunny Masih of Gurdaspur district in Punjab, Bilaspur Superintendent of Police Ashok Kumar said.Kumar told PTI

Punjab to provide 8,500 jobs during international job fair: Channi
Punjab to provide 8,500 jobs during international job fair: Channi

Chandigarh – The Punjab Government will provide jobs to about 8,500 youth of the state during the first of its kind ‘International Job Fair’ in the country. The Punjab Technical Education and Employment Generation Minister Charanjit Singh Channi disclosed this after holding a joint review meeting of Employment Generation and Technical Education departments regarding the

Harsimrat asks Captain Amarinder to announce 100 per quintal paddy bonus
Harsimrat asks Captain Amarinder to announce 100 per quintal paddy bonus

Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday asked Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to walk the talk if he was really serious about boosting farmer earnings by announcing an immediate bonus of Rs 100 per quintal on paddy instead of playing politics by dubbing the historic increase of Rs 200 per

Akal Takht head appeals against drug abuse

Akal Takht head appeals against drug abuse. The Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhism, on Friday issued an appeal to the members of the Sikh community to ensure that drug abuse does not take place in their family, locality, village or neighbourhood. “I have issued an appeal to all Sikhs and everyone else

Punjab: 2.77 kg heroin seized near a Indo-Pak border in Ferozepur
Punjab: 2.77 kg heroin seized near a Indo-Pak border in Ferozepur

Punjab: 2.77 kg heroin seized near a Indo-Pak border in Ferozepur. Seven packets of heroin weighing 2.77 kg and 50 pistol rounds were seized from a field near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Ferozepur sector in a joint operation by the BSF and the police, officials said today. The operation was conducted last evening after

Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi
Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi

Ending a week-long dry spell, rains lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana today. Chandigarh received heavy downpour and the mercury dropped by a few notches, a Meteorological Department official said here. In Haryana, Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Hisar, Sirsa and Narnaul were among other places that received rains. Mohali, Ropar, Ludhiana and Gurdaspur in Punjab

Punjab Panchayats to pay fund to run de-addiction centres in rural areas

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: Panchayats have come forward to de-addict the rural youths. Fund would be provided by the Panchayats to run the de-addiction centres in the villages. Soon, the Government will impose charge on the Panchayats in this regard .For the success of de-addict of youths, the rural department has prevented the process to merge

'Soorma' movie review: Unassumingly inspiring, heart-warming
‘Soorma’ movie review: Unassumingly inspiring, heart-warming

Film: “Soorma“ Director: Shaad Ali Cast: Diljit Dosanjh, Taapsee Pannu, Angad Bedi, Kulbushan Kharbanda, Vijay Raaz, Mahabir Bhullar, Satish Kaushik Rating: ***1/2 Shaad Ali’s “Soorma” is a remarkable story of hope and inspiration based on the life of Sandeep Singh, the former captain of the Indian Hockey team. Narrated from Harpreet Kaur’s point of view,

Punjab postal circle wins big at Aadhaar Excellence Awards
Punjab postal circle wins big at Aadhaar Excellence Awards

Punjab postal circle wins big at Aadhaar Excellence Awards. The postal circles of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Punjab on Wednesday bagged the first, second and third positions respectively in the Best Performing Postal Circle category of the Aadhaar Excellence Awards given by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). Meanwhile, the postal circles of Punjab won in

Rs.5 lakh Reward for information of bribery in teachers’ transfers: Soni

Prabhmeet Luthra, Mohali: Punjab Education Minister Om Prakash Soni on Wednesday said that corruption in teachers’ transfers will not be tolerated at any cost. He announced that any whistle-blower, who gives information with concrete proof of bribe in the teachers’ transfers, will be rewarded with Rs.5 lakhs. He said that transfers are being done in

Punjab dissolves all Panchayats ahead of election, process begins to appoint administrators

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh:  The Punjab Government has directed to dissolve all 13,040 gram panchayats. All the District Development and Panchayat Officers have been asked to appoint Administrators and report to the department in two days. The step has been taken ahead of Panchayat election, which has been scheduled for September 30. The terms of Gram

Congress cared only for one family: PM Modi in Punjab's farmer's rally
Congress cared only for one family: PM Modi in Punjab’s farmer’s rally

Congress cared only for one family: PM Modi in Punjab’s farmer’s rally. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched a scathing attack at the Congress Party, saying they were concerned only about the welfare of one family. Addressing a farmers’ rally here in the wake of the recent Minimum Support Price (MSP) hike, Prime Minister

Punjab: Farmers hold protest as Modi arrives for farmers' rally
Punjab: Farmers hold protest as Modi arrives for farmers’ rally

Farmers hold protest as Modi arrives in Punjab for farmers’ rally. Farmers owing allegiance to various organisations held a protest and showed black flags as Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Wednesday to address a rally. Punjab Police and security agencies stopped the protesting farmers at a distance from the venue and some were

Nigerian held with heroin in Punjab's Phagwara
Nigerian held with heroin in Punjab’s Phagwara

Nigerian held with heroin in Punjab’s Phagwara. A Nigerian national was arrested and 8 grams of heroin was seized from his possession near Law Gate Maheru colony here, the police said today. Alex Junior Obomanu, 20, presently living in a rented accommodation in the colony, 7 kilometres from here, is a former student of a

Pakistan’s first Sikh police officer forcibly evicted from Lahore

Pakistan’s first-ever Sikh police officer, Gulab Singh, has claimed that the government wants to forcefully evict the Sikh community from the country. Singh’s claim came a day after he was manhandled and forcefully evicted from his house, along with his family. In an interview to ANI, Singh said, “Since 1947, my family has been staying

Punjab CM urges PM Modi to implement Swaminathan Commission Report
Punjab CM urges PM Modi to implement Swaminathan Commission Report

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to waive off loans of farmers and make efforts to implement the Swaminathan Commission Report. Few hours before the Prime Minister was scheduled to address Kisan Kalyan rally in Punjab’s Muktsar district, Amarinder Singh tweeted, “Narendra Modi ji, good to know that you