Feb 01

Leopard enters residential area, injures six
Leopard enters residential area, injures six

Kusum Arora Jalandhar Leopard enters residential area, injures six. Panic and chaos loomed large, after a male leopard was spotted and caught in a residential area in Jalandhar on Wednesday afternoon. Till the filing of the report, the rescue operation was still going on. Though the big cat was almost caught successfully by the Wild

BJP straddles Jat heartland
BJP straddles Jat heartland

Ajay Bhardwaj Chandigarh In the Jind Assembly by-election the BJP has reasserted its new-found political dominance in Haryana with a vengeance. The party has not only made history by capturing the seat in the Jat heartland from the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) but has also dispelled the age-old perception that only a Jat would

From Gujarat to Punjab's potato belt in Doaba, sprinkler irrigation shows the way
From Gujarat to Punjab’s potato belt in Doaba, sprinkler irrigation shows the way

Kusum Arora Jalandhar Punjab’s traditionally famous ‘Dona’ belt of Doaba region has embarked on a journey of change in potato farming, all thanks to a progressive farmer who has introduced ‘sprinkler irrigation’ from Gujarat to his fields.Technological advancements abound, ‘sprinkler irrigation’ was not only an answer to the changing climatic conditions but also the fast

Inter-se seniority of HC judges should not be ‘interfered’: HC Bar

Brijender Gaur Chandigarh Executive Committee of the Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association has held a meeting in which issue pertaining to elevation of judges was discussed. Secretary of the Bar Association Baltej Singh Sidhu apprised of the Executive Committee that the Collegium of the Supreme Court ignored the seniority of the High Court

Guru Nanak Dev ji's 'Tera..Tera' finds resonance in Jalandhar
Guru Nanak Dev ji’s ‘Tera..Tera’ finds resonance in Jalandhar

Kusum Arora Jalandhar ‘Tera, Tera, Tera…’ (All yours, all yours ! O Lord)The first Sikh guru – Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji’s teaching has come up alive in Jalandhar with a group of devotees starting a ‘Tera Tera’ Hatti (shop) where everything was available at mere Rs 13 only!Dedicated to the 550th Parkash Purab of

Problems galore in Indo-Pak border villages
Problems galore in Indo-Pak border villages

Kapil Trikha Fazilka Farmers of Fazilka, situated on the western end of Punjab, face a lot of problems despite the tall promises made by politicians every five years. Daily Post spoke to farmers of Mohammad Ameera, Mohammad Peera, Kaadu, Bakhu Shah, Mumbe Ki, Gatti No. 1 situated on the Indo-Pakistan border.Balwant Singh of Bakhu Shah

Age-old SAD-BJP bond comes under fire
Age-old SAD-BJP bond comes under fire

Ajay Bhardwaj Chandigarh Age-long bonds between the BJP and the Shiromani Akali Dal are under strain. Primarily because the BJP government at the Centre has failed to ameliorate the plight of farmers that has been a core support bank of the SAD. It was reflected glaringly in the manner farming community voted against the BJP

Punjab Sangrur Swachh Bharat Mission
In Punjab, Sangrur excels in Swachh Bharat Mission

THE DISTRICT IS SELECTED FROM PUNJAB FOR ITS EFFORTS TO IMPLEMENT THE MISSION SUCCESSFULLY DP CORRESPONDENT Sangrur For successfully implementing the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), Sangrur district, the only district from Punjab, has been included in super 60 districts of the country. Dis – closing this, here on Tuesday, Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori said that

Behbal Kalan firing: Accused cops avoid appearing before the SIT
Behbal Kalan firing: Accused cops avoid appearing before the SIT

DP Correspondent Bathinda Fearing their arrest, the policemen who were summoned by the special investigation team (SIT) at Chandigarh to explain their position in the Behbal Kalan firing episode on Tuesday, have reportedly skipped their appearance. The SIT officials have considered their absence as a willful action of non-cooperation. According to case file, acting upon

Modern Publishers’ organised workshop on Physics and Chemistry subjects

Amritsar: MBD Group, one of the leading education companies in India with over 6 decades of experience, organized a workshop on the subjects Physics and Chemistry in Amritsar at the hotel, Kamal Banquet, Batala Road. The workshop was organized by Modern Publishers. Modern’s abc+ of Physics for Grades XI and XII was also released on

Malik Navjot Kaur Sidhu calls migratory bird
Malik takes potshot at Navjot Kaur Sidhu, calls her ‘migratory bird’

HIGHLIGHTS The former MLA from Amritsar (East) and former chief parliamentary secretary submitted her application to the Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee last week Both BJP leaders accused the Congress government of having “failed” on all the fronts. DP CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh The Punjab unit of the BJP on Monday took a potshot at former MLA Navjot

FIR Sacha Sauda
‘Reopen FIR against Sacha Sauda head’

DP CORRESPONDENT Bathinda Five years after the court, in the want of police challan, discharged Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim from a case of blasphemy registered against him in 2007, some Sikh organisations have now appealed to the chief minister to get the case reopened for trial. Notably, Ram Rahim is now behind

Behbal Kalan firing: Two cops apply for anticipatory bail
Behbal Kalan firing: Two cops apply for anticipatory bail

Rajay Deep Bathinda A day after ex-SSP Charanjit Sharma got arrested by the state police, two cops, who were also booked in the same FIR for killing agitating Sikhs at Behbal Kalan in Faridkot, have reportedly applied for anticipatory bail. The two have been identified as SP Bikramjit Singh and Inspector Pardeep Singh. The bail

Battleground Chandigarh Congress Lok Sabha ticket
Battleground Chandigarh: Congress bigwigs lock horns for Lok Sabha ticket

FOR THE FIRST TIME FOUR-TIME MP PAWAN BANSAL FACES A CHALLENGE DP CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh Much before any formal declaration of the Lok Sabha elections, Chandigarh has become a battleground of senior Congress leaders aspiring to get the party ticket from the city beautiful. Normally the seat has been a pocket burrow of four-time MP Pawan

Guilty Akal Takht Avtar religious misconduct Tankha
Guilty! Akal Takht punishes Avtar, Hit for religious misconduct and 7 days’ Tankha announced

HAD COMPARED BIHAR CM WITH GURU GOBIND SINGH JI DP CORRESPONDENT Amritsar The Akal Takht held senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Avtar Singh Hit guilty of gross ‘religious misconduct’ and directed him to undergo ‘tankha’ (religious punishment) to atone for his ‘misconduct’ which was of a very grave nature and had hurt Sikh sentiments.

Butterfly park
Butterfly park on GT road will be an eye candy for all

Ravinder Singh Malik Chandigarh Conserving butterfly improves entire environment for wildlife and enriches the lives of the people. In view of this and on the line of butterfly park in Chandigarh, the state government has approved the first butter fly park to be set up on 2 acre land on the premises of Pipli zoo,

Fears of low price haunt potato growers
Fears of low price haunt potato growers

Rajay Deep Bathinda Fears of low price haunt potato growers . Cultivation season has just begun and the wrinkles of distress are again visible on the face of potato growers. Thanks to the poor price of their crop, which they had sowed with a hope to see a positive change after suffering loss for past

Bargari case Captain Amarinder
Nobody found guilty in Bargari case: vows Captain Amarinder

Mehraj (Bathinda) Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday vowed not to spare anyone found guilty for the Bargari carnage, whether a politician or a police officer, irrespective of their position or high office. Lashing out at the Akalis for failing to bring culprits to book and not accepting recommendations of its own Commission

Deaf Dumb children
Deaf and Dumb children’s day out

KUSUM ARORA Hoshiarpur The state level 70th Republic Day function in Hoshiarpur was special for the deaf and dumb children, as it gave them a sense of belongingness in the otherwise ignorant society. A maiden chance, around 100 deaf and dumb children were able to interpret the Republic Day speech of chief guest Punjab Governor

About 15 lakh farmers are debt-ridden in state
Agriculture Part III: Failing to control non-farm expenditure, farmers fall in debt-trap

‘IGNORE THEIR FARM SIZE, BUY POWERFUL TRACTORS ON LOAN’ HARKIRAT SINGH Amritsar Farmers in Punjab, as in various other parts of the country, have time and again protested over the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of crops but have made no effort to control their non farm expenditure, resulting in their falling in the debt-trap. “Without