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Turban Day in Times Square gives Sikh faith respect that it deserves: Maloney

Turban Day in Times Square gives Sikh faith respect that it deserves: Maloney

New York – US Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney has commended the celebration of the Sikh culture through the annual Turban Day event at the iconic Times Square, saying such events give the Sikh faith and tradition the respect it deserves.’ Maloney had joined President of the American India Public Affairs Committee Jagdish Sehwani and Sikhs of New

CWG 2018: No cheers from govt for CWG medallists

CWG 2018: No cheers from govt for CWG medallists

Jalandhar – Haryana government has announced a lot of incentives for the winners of medals at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) like cash prize from Rs 1.5 crore to gold medallist to Rs 75 lakh for silver medallists and Rs 50 lakh for bronze medallists and jobs, but nothing of the sort has yet been announced by

British MP Tanmanjeet gets ‘Sikh of the Year’ award

British MP Tanmanjeet gets ‘Sikh of the Year’ award

British MP Tanmanjeet gets ‘Sikh of the Year’ award London(Puneet Pal Singh): First baptized Sikh MP of United Kingdom, Tanamanjit Singh Dhesi awarded with 31st ‘Sikh of the Year’ at Vaisakhi celebrations held at House of Lords. The award was presented by renowned British charity ‘The Sikh Forum International’. Member of Parliament for Slough, Dhesi was

Conflict deepens as the Centre refuse to release scholarship fund to Punjab

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh:  Amid the claim of ‘Dalit-Prem’, the signs of conflict between Centre and Punjab have been increased over the issue of Scholarship fund for SC students. The Punjab claims Rs 1700 crore from the Centre against the Centre Government sponsored Scholarship scheme for three financial year for 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18. But the

Singer can't survive without being consistent, says Navraj Hans

Singer can’t survive without being consistent, says Navraj Hans

Singer Navraj Hans, son of iconic singer Hans Raj Hans, says coming from an influential family background makes it easy to get the first opportunity, but without consistency in performance and hard work, nobody can survive in competitive times. Navraj has grown up listening to and learning from his father, and has rubbed shoulders with many celebrated

IPL: Rahul, Nair guide Punjab to victory against Delhi

IPL: Rahul, Nair guide Punjab to victory against Delhi

MOHALI: Opener Lokesh Rahul’s (51) fastest fifty in the Indian Premier League (IPL) history and Karun Nair’s explosive fifty helped Kings XI Punjab beat Delhi Daredevils by six wickets in the second match here on Sunday. Chasing modest target 167, Rahul slamming 50 of just 14 balls, gave a flying start to his team before

After 7 years, domestic flights resume from Pathankot airport

After 7 years, domestic flights resume from Pathankot airport

Pathankot – Pathankot came under the civilaviation network today with Alliance Air operating its first flight from Delhi under the Centre’s regional connectivity scheme. Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, accompanied by Punjab Congress president and Gurdaspur MP Sunil Jakhar, was at the airport to welcome the passengers on board the first flight that arrived at the airport

NIRF India Rankings 2018: Five institutes of Punjab among top 100

NIRF India Rankings 2018: Five institutes of Punjab among top 100

NIRF India Rankings 2018: On tuesday, National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)-2018, released by the Union ministry of human resource developmen in which five Punjab institutes have made it to the top 100 institutions of India. The rankings were released by HRD minister Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi. Here is the list: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh

Harbhajan Mann honoured at England parliament for 'Clean Songs'

Harbhajan Mann honoured at England parliament for ‘Clean Songs’

Prominent Punjabi singer Harbhajan Mann has been honoured in Parliament of England for contributing in the field of Music cinema Folkfore. This happened during the ongoing controversies between authorities and present Punjabi singers, requesting for keeping clean lyrics in their songs.Mann sang in front of dignitaries as well. His wife accompanied him for the honour.

Alberta allows Sikhs to drive motorcycles without helmets

Alberta allows Sikhs to drive motorcycles without helmets

TORONTO: Canada’s Alberta province, which has the third largest population of Sikhs after British Columbia and Onatrio, will allow turban-wearing Sikhs to drive motorcycles without a helmet from April 12. British Columbia and Manitoba already allow Sikhs to drive motorcycles without helmets. Alberta’s Transportation Minister Brian Mason said on Thursday that the exemption was granted at the

Mughal Sarai neglect Doraha Ludhiana heritage site

Lost & Neglected Glory in Ludhiana: Mughal Sarai in shambles

Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana One of the oldest heritage site ‘Mughal Sarai’ is situated in the Doraha Village of Ludhiana District. It was built in the 17th century and could have been a major attraction for the foreign tourists.  But it’s in utter state of neglect despite of the bollywood movies shooting in ‘Sarai’ including blockbuster movie ‘Rang De

Punjab Government Teachers Association stage protest against govt.

Punjab Government Teachers Association stage protest against the state government. Members of All Punjab Government Teachers Association stage protest against the state government in Ludhiana. According to sources, they demand salary hike among other

This man cycle in Punjab urging people to remember freedom fighter

This man cycle in Punjab urging people to remember freedom fighter

This man cycle in Punjab urging people to remember freedom fighter. Rajiv Joshi, a resident of Punjab’s Mandi Gobindgarh, has embarked an extraordinary cycle yatra from Mandi Gobindgarh-Khatkar Kalan, urging people to remember the brave hearts who lost their lives for the nation. Joshi began his journey from Mandi Gobindgarh to Khatkar Kalan on March

Farmers Kisan Mela PAU Ludhiana Rajasthan Punjab Governor

Farmers of Punjab are ahead of Rajasthan: Punjab Governor

Farmers in large number thronged the Kisan Mela which kicked off at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today. The theme of PAU’s Mela is “reduce farm expenses, use water and fertilizers judiciously; adopt subsidiary occupations and enhance agri-profit largely.” The Governor of Punjab and Chancellor of PAU, VP Singh Badnore, who was the chief guest, inaugurated

Volunteers to take oath to fight drug menace in Punjab

Volunteers to take oath to fight drug menace in Punjab

Volunteers to take oath to fight drug menace in Punjab. To mark the martyrdom day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev, about 35,000 Drug Awareness Prevention Officers (DAPO) will take an oath to eradicate drug menace from Punjab on Friday. Launched by Punjab government, under the DAPO programme, the officers will take oath at

Langar GST

Punjab waives its share in GST on Golden Temple ‘langar’; asks Centre to follow suit

Langar GST: Punjab government has decided to waive its share of the GST imposed on purchases made for ‘langar’ (community kitchen) at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh told the state Assembly here today. Following the announcement, the state government moved a resolution urging the Centre and the GST Council to completely

Rahul condoles Indians Iraq Islamic State death

Rahul condoles deaths of 39 Indians in Iraq by Islamic State

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday expressed his deepest condolence to the families of 39 Indians, killed in Iraq by the Islamic State (IS). Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter and said, “I’m shocked to hear that 39 Indians who were in captivity since 2014, in Iraq, are now confirmed dead. My deepest condolences to the

Process begins to end Aarhti and Mandi systems in Punjab and Haryana

Process begins to end Aarhti and Mandi systems in Punjab and Haryana

Process begins to end Aarhti and Mandi systems in Punjab and Haryana Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The process to end the Aarhti (Commission agents) and Mandi system has been initiated in Punjab and Haryana. Now in the both states, farmers, private agencies will be able to purchase and sell the crop directly. Moreover there are only these

Amritsar Save Girl Child Awareness Rally

Awareness rally on ‘save girl child’ held in Amritsar

Amritsar Save Girl Child Awareness Rally: In an endeavour to improve sex ratio in the state of Punjab, the District Administration of Amritsar organised “Beti bachao, Beti padhao” rally. Over 200 girls participated in the rally. The participants raised slogans like ‘save the girl child’ and displayed placards.The rally commenced from BBK DAV College and

Heroin seized worth Rs 30 cr from Indo-Pak border

Heroin seized worth Rs 30 cr from Indo-Pak border

Ferozepur – Border Security Force troops on Wednesday claimed to have successfully seized two packets of contraband suspected to be heroin from the area around the International border with Pakistan. Also, in a joint search operation troops of BSF and Special Task Force (STF), Amritsar, Punjab Police successfully seized as many as four packets of

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