Sep 01

Kingra playing in the hands of opposition parties to fail ‘Mission Punjab’- Bhagwant Mann

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday dismissed the allegations made by Hardip Singh Kingra saying that he is leveling bogus allegations against the party on the direction of opposition parties. The agenda of Kingra is to defame the party for personal reasons. In a press statement, Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann said that Kingra joined Aam

Punjab Government declared holiday for workers (Voters) of village Daria on Sept 4

Chandigarh: Punjab Government has declared holiday on sept 4 2016  for workers who are the voters of village Daria , U.T. Chandigarh to exercise their franchise in bye-election of Panch in Garam Panchayat Daria . official Spokesperson of Punjab Government said that the holiday was declared to enable the workmen working in the Factories situated

Trying to get Punjab’s all pending issue resolved: Badal

Jalandhar: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that his government was constantly trying to get all the pending issues of the state resolved from the NDA government at centre. Speaking on the sidelines of his Sangat Darshan programme in Adampur assembly segment here, he squarely held the successive Congress governments at Centre responsible

Bhagwant Mann man handle media persons in AAP road show

Fatehgarh Sahib: Member of parliament and AAP leader Bhagwant Mann man handled with Journalist during the road show at Bassi Pathana,today. Taking the serious note of the incident media boycott the show. By entering into the verbal spat, Mann said that they don’t need any media reporting in their shows. Mann also reached 4 hours

6000 teachers to be recruited in Punjab in 15 days: Daljit Singh Cheema

Chandigarh: CM Parkash Singh Badal  will give appointment letters to 4500 ENT teachers on 8th September. 2200 teachers will be promoted as

Congress will release first list of candidates by Sept end: Capt Amarinder

Chandigarh: PPCC president Capt Amarinder Singh announced on Thursday at Chandigarh that congress will release its first list of candidates by the end of Sept. The Punjab congress party held a meeting with CLP leaders, where they discussed the issues to be raised in Punjab vidhan sabha session. The meeting was chaired by PPCC president

Punjab Sugar Mill employees protest at Sugarfed office in Mohali

Mohali: Employees of five Sugar Mills in Punjab protest outside Sugarfed office in Mohali, today. They handed over the demand petition to the Chairman of

9-year-old old Pakistani child treated at SPS Hospital

A 9-year-old Ahmed from Pakistan suffering from blue babies problem got treated in SPS Hospital and now having no problem. 45-year-old Abdussmad, a private electrician in Peshawar never thought to come in India but the surgery of his son has made him to come.A team of doctors at SPS Hospitals have performed a complex cardiac

MC faces embarrassment as truck filled with mud gets stuck in pothole

Jalandhar:”A team of Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC), which came to fill mud in big potholes on the broken roads had to face huge embarrassment after the truck ended up getting stuck in the same pothole on Thursday afternoon. The vehicle carrying mud was tilted towards one side after one of its tyre got stuck in

19-year-old girl commits suicide

Patiala: A 19 year old girl in nearby township Samana committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance reportedly after physical advances and eve teasing by a man. The Police have registered a case against the accused for abetting the suicide on the complaint of the mother of the deceased. Mother of the deceased, Manjit Kaur

Community surveillance project for Bathinda

Bathinda: Bathinda police on Wednesday launched an ambitious project ‘BASICS’ – Bathinda Advanced Safety Initiative through Community Surveillance.Divulging details, SSP Swapan Sharma informed that it was a three-phased project. Under which, the Phase I was construction of 20 pickets and placing them at 20 different locations in city where public could interact with permanently stationed

Two injured in acid attack at Amritsar

Two persons were injured in an acid attack held in Udham Singh Nagar locality of Amritsar on Wednesday. The condition of the two injured, who are identified as Balwinder Singh and his friend Jaswinder Singh, is critical. Police have launched the operation to nab the accused. According to information, Bawinder Singh had lent Rs two

Chhotepur in no mood to reconcile

Sacked AAP Punjab convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur on Wednesday ruled out at any reconciliation with the party after senior leader Sanjay Singh approached to placate him on Monday fearing splits in the local unit ahead of the Punjab assembly polls.“Surprised” by the massive support pouring in for Chhotepur from across Punjab after his removal, Aam

Glowing tributes paid to late CM Beant Singh

CHANDIGARH: A solemn function was organised at the Samadhi of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh on his 21th martyrdom day on Wednesday. The day was commemorated as Balidan Divas, in which a large number of people paid floral tributes to their leader, at his Shaheedi Samarak/Memorial in Sector 42, Chandigarh. A Sarv Dharam Prarthna

NGT notice to Centre, Punjab on Ambuja Cement plant expansion

New Delhi: With a plea seeking quashing of Environmental Clearance (EC) for expansion of Ambuja Cements’ unit in Punjab’s Ropar district, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday sought the responses from the Centre and the state government.A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notices to the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Punjab

Badal has destroyed century-old Akali legacy: Amarinder

Punjab Pradesh Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said that Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has destroyed the century-old great and glorious Akali legacy so much so “the real and the true Akalis” were feeling suffocated and seeking a way out.“The real and true Akalis are feeling suffocated as Badal has destroyed glorious Akali

AAP’s civil war just starting; more to come, predicts CM

Terming the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as a band of ‘fugitives, opportunists, anarchists and confrontationists’, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday said that the civil war in party was just the trailer and the battle would further intensify after allocation of tickets. Interacting with media persons on sidelines of a sports event here on

Dhingra panel finds ‘fault’ with land allotted in Hooda regime

Retired judge Justice S N Dhingra on Wednesday submitted his report on the controversial land deals in Haryana allegedly involving Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra, apparently finding irregularities in the deals. Justice Dhingra, a former judge of Delhi High Court, presented a 182-page report to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, 15 months after

Ex minister Henry cornered over ‘dual nationality case’

Jalandhar: A day after ex- cabinet minister Avtar Henry lashed out at Jagmeet Brar, two of Brar’s close leaders Dr Harbans Lal and Vijay Sathi on Wednesday cornered Henry on ‘dual nationality case’ and for being a blind slave of Capt Amarinder Singh. In a joint press statement, both the leaders said, “Before giving unwanted

Chhotepur rules out reconciliation with AAP

Chandigarh: Sacked AAP Punjab convener SuchaSingh Chhotepur today ruled out at any reconciliation with the party after senior leader Sanjay Singh approached to placate him on Monday fearing splits in the local unit ahead of the Punjab assembly polls. “Surprised” by the massive support pouring in for Chhotepur from across Punjab after his removal, Aam