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Sordid tale of Punjab’s Jails

Are jails in Punjab dens of gangsters? With two incidents last week — clashes in the Central Jail Ludhiana and the killing of a prime suspect in the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in a high-security jail of Nabha town — it would appear things are not normal. The 2016 Nabha jailbreak in which gangsters

Wheat left to rot in Punjab & Haryana after bumper harvest

Millions of tonnes of food grain are being stored in the open across the northern states of Punjab and Haryana, known as the “granaries of India”, following a bumper wheat crop this season, due to lack of warehouse space.The result: Vast quantities of grain, procured by state agencies for the Central pool, lie rotting.Punjab Chief

Finest Minds of India to interact with youngsters at Youth Conclave Speaking Minds

Ludhiana With a vision to create young energetic leaders for the society which are socially and politically aware, Initiators of Change organization Ludhiana held a press conference at circuit house on Monday  to officially launch Speaking Minds Youth Conclave – the biggest youth conclave of Punjab to be organized in Ludhiana from 2nd to 4th August this

Education minister bans sale of uniforms, books in private schools

DP correspondent Chandigarh Taking strict note of the reports of economic exploitation of parents by the managements of certain private schools, Vijay Inder Singla Education Minister Punjab has issued directions that all the private schools affiliated to CBSE/ICSE and Punjab School Education Board across the State shall not direct or compel parents to buy school

Punjab’s fresh river waters tribunal, special package for border areas

DP Bureau Chandigarh Expressing concern over the water crisis in Punjab, Punjab Chief minister Capt. Amarinder Singh on Saturday sought the Prime Minister’s support for the up gradation of his state’s water distribution infrastructure, while calling for a fresh river waters tribunal to address the disputes among neighboring states in view of their dwindling water

Randhawa brothers’ new song ‘Vair’ is being appreciated by the viewers

The new song of Raimi Randhawa and Prince Randhawa is ‘Vair’, which talk about Punjab and Punjabism in their song. Their song is getting a huge response from their fans as the views of the video have crossed above 1 million. So, as the song on YouTube is increasingly growing. Speaking about the song, this

Kartarpur Corridor: India, Pak officials discuss technical aspects

Officials from India and Pakistan on Monday met at the Zero Line along the international border in Punjab’s Dera Baba Nanak sector and discussed the technical aspects to link Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district with Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur. Official sources said officers from the two sides discussed the road alignment of

BSF troopers give life lessons to children

BSF troopers give life lessons to children

Amritsar Select Border Security Force (BSF) troopers posted at the joint check post at the Attari-Wagah border offered life lessons to children through “Little Singham”. They asked children to explore and learn more about India. They insisted that children should focus on eating healthy food, play all sports as well as study hard. They requested

Punjab’s first CNG station with 24 hours supply opened in Fatehgarh Sahib

Punjab’s first CNG station with 24 hours supply opened in Fatehgarh Sahib

DP Correspondent Fatehgarh Sahib Punjab’s first CNG station: The 24 hours Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) service was inaugurated at Dashmesh HP center, Harbanspura, fatehgarh Sahib on Delhi Ludhiana National Highway. Dashmesh HP center is the first station connected with CNG pipeline and offering 24 hours supply of CNG to vehicles. The CNG facility was inaugurated

Kapil Sharma Wedding Card

Have a glimpse of exclusive pictures of Kapil Sharma’s Wedding Card

                             Have a glimpse of exclusive pictures of Kapil Sharma’s Wedding Card                                                              

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Xiaomi’s first exclusive offline retail store opened in Bengaluru

Xiaomi company’s first exclusive offline retail store, has opened in Bengaluru. Xiaomi will be showcasing its products, which include the Redmi and Mi range of smartphones, the Mi Air Purifier 2, along with other accessories at the store. The first Mi Home Store in India will be located in Phoenix MarketCity, Bengaluru and Xiaomi will open

Army recovers weapons while digging, probe on exclusive

Jalandhar: The Army on Wednesday initiated inquiry into the recovery of weapons while digging its ground close to civilian area of Birring village in Jalandhar Cantonment. Sources said a team of jawans were digging a portion of defence ground next to the drain of village when they recovered the weapons, buried deep under the ground.