Feb 15

Punjab Cabinet meeting: Separate Mining Department created

An important meeting of Punjab Cabinet was held on Thursday at Chandigarh which was chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in which many decisions were made including outdoor advertisement policy. Punjab Cabinet the creation of Border Cadre for Teachers was also sanctioned. The Punjab government has decided to seek the opinion of the state

Bathinda woman dies after hair gets entangled in go-kart wheel in Haryana

A 28-year-old woman was killed after her hair got entangled in the rear wheel of a go-kart at Pinjore Gardens on Wednesday. Puneet Kaur and her husband Amardeep Singh (30) of Rampura Phul in Bathinda were on a Valentine’s Day outing. She was riding a go-kart with her husband when the incident happened. Though Puneet

Hindu leader Amit Arora terrorist attack, SIT and CFSL team reaches ludhiana

After the terrorist attack on Hindu leader Amit Arora in Ludhiana, the team of CFSL has reached Ludhiana on SIT and is investigating the attack on Amit Arora. The team is creating the place of the crime scene. How did Amit Arora got attacked and attackers escaped.Let us tell you that after the terrorist attack

'PNB's $1.8 bn fraud is failure of various audits, RBI inspection'
‘PNB’s $1.8 bn fraud is failure of various audits, RBI inspection’

The $1.8 billion fraud at the government-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) shows the failure of various kinds of audits in the bank, including the RBI’s inspection, said a senior chartered accountant. According to him, the Reserve Bank of India has to carry out a deep investigation, forensic audit of the accounts involved in the alleged

Dera chairperson Vipassana Insan appears before SIT

Dera Sacha Sauda chairperson Vipassana Insan on Friday appeared before a special investigating team of the Haryana Police for questioning in connection with the violence which broke out following the sect head’s rape conviction, an official said. The police official said Vipassana reached here on Friday from the sect headquarters at Sirsa. She was summoned

World Cup kabaddi 2018
SAD to bring World Cup kabaddi 2018 back on floor: Sukhbir Badal

Strap Badal, “It’s my dream to take Kabaddi to Olympics one day so now it’s not just a sport for me, it has become my passion of life for the sports welfare” Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana Much to the joy of the sports lovers and villagers in Punjab, World Cup Kabaddi would be back again in

Haryana Civil Secretariat
Chandigarh: Fire breaks out at Haryana Civil Secretariat

A major fire broke on the first floor of Haryana Civil Secretariat in Chandigarh on Thursday.Fire tenders have rushed to the spot to douse the flames.No causality has been reported yet. Further details are awaited. (ANI)

In Himachal, week-long Mahashivratri begins
In Himachal, week-long Mahashivratri begins

In Himachal, week-long Mahashivratri begins: A day after celebrations ended in other northern states, Mahashivratri festivities, unique to this Himachal Pradesh town that will continue for a week, began on Thursday amidst a gathering of over 200 hill gods and goddesses.The festival is celebrated with a difference in this historical town, popularly known as Chhoti Kashi.

PM Modi to visit Arunachal today
PM Modi to visit Arunachal today

PM Modi visit Arunachal today: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting the state of Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday, to inaugurate the Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre in Itanagar. The Centre is expected to become a significant landmark of the city. The Prime Minister will also dedicate the State Civil Secretariat Building to the nation

Florida high school shooting kills 17
Florida high school shooting kills 17

Florida high school shooting: At least 17 people were killed and several others were injured in a school shooting on Wednesday in the US state of Florida. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel told the press that 12 were killed in the school building, two were killed outside the building, one on a road nearby and two

Women-driven autos on Kolkata streets soon
Women-driven autos on Kolkata streets soon

Women-driven autos on Kolkata streets soon: Breaking the old age customs, the women in Kolkata are getting trained to drive autos for their livelihood. Belonging to a lower income family, these women are receiving training to drive autos by an auto union leader Gopal, in South Kolkata. After completion of training, they will start a service called

Advocate Amarjit Singh backs Yuvraj Singh Sidhu
Ludhiana MC polls : Advocate Amarjit Singh backs Yuvraj Singh Sidhu

Ludhiana MC polls : Advocate Amarjit Singh backs Yuvraj Singh Sidhu. In a major boost to Yuvraj Singh Sidhu Congress candidate from ward number 46, advocate Amarjit Singh who is a senior leader of the party decided to back Sidhu for the Ludhiana MC polls scheduled for February 24. Another senior leader of the party

Shiromani Akali Dal 'Pol Khol' Rally at Mullanpur Dakha
Shiromani Akali Dal ‘Pol Khol’ Rally at Mullanpur Dakha

In the serios of ‘Pol Khol rallies ‘across Punjab, The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday commenced its ‘Pol Khol rally ‘ at Mullanpur Dakha. Akali dal is holding rallies to highlight the “mis-governance” of the Congress government in the state- SAD spokesman Daljit Singh Cheema saidThe rallies was start from Fazilka on February 7 and

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

Uma Bharti contest polls
Uma Bharti won’t contest polls for next 3 years

Uma Bharti contest polls: Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti on Tuesday announced that she will not be contesting election for next three years, citing health issues.However, Bharti, who clarified that she was not retiring from the politics, revealed that she would be actively campaigning for the party. “I won’t be contesting election for next three years. I’ll be with

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

11 trains cancelled
11 trains cancelled, 20 late in Delhi due to operational reasons

 As many as 11 trains cancelled and 20 trains are running late in Delhi due to operational reasons on Wednesday as per the Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO), Northern Railways.Six trains have been rescheduled due to the same reason. Meanwhile, the rail service in the entire region has been severely affected due to the cold wave.The minimum temperature at Delhi was

Over five lakh to be trained with 'green skills'
Over five lakh to be trained with ‘green skills’

The Environment Ministry will train over five lakh people with “green skills” for better job opportunities between 2018 to 2021, said Union Minister Harsh Vardhan here on Tuesday.The Minister, however, also clarified that though the skills provided by them are in demand, the ministry does not guarantee employment. The Minister said that a total of

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

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