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Two day Pau Kisan mela concludes

Farmers must realize value of water: AS Miglani DP Correspondent Ludhiana: The two-day Kisan Mela concluded at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today amidst enthusiastic participation of farmers and farm women from Punjab and adjoining states. The campus was abuzz with hectic activities concerning field demonstrations, farmers-scientists interactions, technical session, sale of quality seeds and farm literature,

Punjab CM inaugurates Rs. 800 cr Pepsico franchisee Varun Beverages’ Greenfield facility

New facility at Pathaknot to generate Direct & Indirect Jobs for 5000 Youths DP Correspondent  Pathankot: In a major boost to the state’s industrial development, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday inaugurated a Rs. 800 crore PepsiCo franchisee Varun Beverages green facility, with the potential to generate direct and indirect employment for 5000

International Women Day: Women officers hold key responsibilities for conducting LS Polls in Ludhiana

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: International Women Day is being celebrated across the globe on March 8, but this time this day would hold special significance for Ludhianvis as women officers posted in the district share bigger chunk of responsibilities for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019. Additional Deputy Commissioner (Development) Dr Shena Aggarwal is the

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: No problem of Law and order in State- CEO

Webcasting of more than 6000 Polling Booths to be carried out in state Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Chief Election Officer Punjab S. Karuna Raju clarified that there is no problem and fear of law and order in state and the Lok Sabha elections would be held in free and fair manner. He said that all

Rahul, Capt Amarinder Sound LS Poll Bugle for Congress in Punjab

Jointly launch 4th phase of farm debt waiver scheme, expose Modi govt’s failure on all counts DP Correspondent Killi Chahlan (Moga), March 7: The Congress today sounded its Lok Sabha poll bugle in Punjab with party president Rahul Gandhi and Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh launching a scathing attack on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party

MP Sher Singh Ghubaya resigned

MP Sher Singh Ghubaya resigned

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MP Sher Singh Ghubaya on Monday resigned from the primary membership of the party. His sex tape went viral and his closeness with opposite party became reason of his

SAD and BJP together

SAD and BJP together for Lok Sabha elections

Shiromani Akali Dal and BJP announced that they will fight together this Lok Sabha elections in Punjab. Today there is a meeting held at the residence of BJP president Amit Shah where they told that BJP will contest on three  traditional seats of Amritsar, Hoshiarpur and Gurdaspur, on the other hand SAD contest on seven

Kartarpur Corridor Farmers

Kartarpur Corridor: ‘Farmers want adequate compensation for land to be acquired

THE DEPUTY COMMISSIONER HEARS THEIR GRIEVANCES AND ASSURES THAT THEY WILL BE WELL COMPENSATED HIGHLIGHT The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Vipul Ujwal met farmers of Dera Baba Nanak and the nearby villages at Panchayat Bhawan, Chandigarh to know their views visa-vis the land to be acquired for the corridor HARKIRAT SINGH Gurdaspur Farmers, whose land is

Up next, Hoshiarpur to come on 'cycling map of country'

Up next, Hoshiarpur to come on ‘cycling map of country’

Kusum Arora Hoshiarpur A first, Hoshiarpur district in the NRI rich Doaba belt of Punjab was all set to explore and promote the possibility of developing the district as the ‘cycling hub’ of the state with the maiden ‘Hoshiarpur Ride and Run’ cycling event on March 10. Under ‘Mission Tandarust Punjab’, Hoshiarpur district administration and

Kartarpur Pakistan Gen Malik

Daily Post interview Part -1: Kartarpur could be Pakistan’s divisive ploy: Gen Malik


Farmers on Indo-Pak border want to mend fences

Farmers on Indo-Pak border want to mend fences

Barbed wire fencing was supposed to be erected at a distance from zero line HARKIRAT SINGH Amritsar The barbed wire fence that came up along the 553-km Indo-Pakistan border primarily for checking infiltration of terrorists and flow of weapons and explosive material, was supposed to be erected at a distance of 50 to 100 metres

Punjabis among hundreds of Indians swamped by ‘Windrush Scheme’ in UK

London More than 450 Indians have confirmed their British citizenship under the government’s ‘Windrush Scheme’, set up in the wake of an immigration scandal last year.The ‘Windrush Generation’ refers to citizens of former British colonies who arrived in the UK before 1973, when the rights of such Commonwealth citizens to live and work in Britain

Manmohan Singh Kapil Sharma Amritsari

Manmohan Singh, Kapil Sharma bond over Amritsari roots

Kapil Sharma recently hosted his wedding reception in Delhi. Some weekends ago, Kapil met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the opening of National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai Comedian-actor-producer Kapil Sharma met former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and bonded over their Amritsari roots. Kapil on Tuesday tweeted a photograph of himself along with Singh

Harvest Punjab bumper kinnow crop

Bitter Harvest: In Punjab, no buyers for bumper kinnow crop

THE COUNTRY LIKE PAKISTAN HAS BETTER INFRASTRUCTURE IN TERMS OF PROCESSING, WAXING AND GRADING SYSTEM AND WE HAVE NOTHING, CLAIMED SURINDER CHARAYA KAPIL TRIKHA Fazilka Almost 40 per cent of the kinnow gardens in this district are loaded with fruit and there are no buyers. The kinnow growers are getting a meagre rate of Rs


Young ‘ambassadors’ of their revamped schools

Kusum Arora Jalandhar After giving the much-needed infrastructure fillip to government schools, the Punjab Education Department has now initiated a campaign, where students were made the ambassadors of their schools to convince people to send their children to government schools. This year, the process to rope in students ahead of the admissions started in December

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

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


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

Ex-Punjab Police officer arrested over 2015 firing case

Ex-Punjab Police officer arrested over 2015 firing case . A former Punjab Police officer was arrested on Sunday in connection with the 2015 Behbal Kalan police firing in Faridkot which claimed the lives of two people.Charanjit Singh Sharma was arrested by a special investigation team (SIT) of the Punjab Police from his residence in Hoshiarpur,

Farmers suicides Punjab

Farmers’ suicides go for a song in the state of Punjab

Known for his music genius and knack of connecting with the masses, famous musician Rabbi Shergill has come up with his new song ‘Kuj gallan kaudian, kuj gallan fikiyan’ dedicated to the burning issue of farmers’ suicides in Punjab. A major crisis across the country, and Punjab in particular, Rabbi Shergill has not only sung