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Punjab: Asthma cases on the rise among children

Punjab: Asthma cases on the rise among children. Incidences of asthma are rising among children in the state. Speaking to ANI, Dr Puneet Aulakh Pooni said, “Harvesting season is here and hence the number of patients have increased three to four times.”The doctor also advised wearing mask as a precaution. The northern states of Punjab,

Thousands participate in annual ‘Sikh Day Parade' in United States

Thousands participate in annual ‘Sikh Day Parade’ in United States

New York – Thousands of Sikhs in the US have participated in the annual Sikh Day Parade’ in the heart of Manhattan here, spreading awareness about the faith amid incidents of hate crimes against the minority community. Men, women and children, dressed in their traditional finery, turned out in large numbers for the 31st Sikh Day

Major fire breaks out in Ludhiana garment factory, 100 fire tenders used

Major fire breaks out in Ludhiana factory, 100 fire tenders used

Major fire breaks out in Ludhiana garment factory, 100 fire tenders used. The fire fighting operations are still underway to douse the fire which had broken out in a garment factory at Bahadur Ke Road in Punjab’s Ludhiana in the wee hours of Friday morning. So far, at least 100 fire tenders have been used

Satkar committee alleges police of inefficient in Sultanpur Lodhi rape incident

Puneet Pal Singh Sultanpur Lodhi Satkar committe Punjab slams police for not taking any action against self made tantrik charged under rape allegations. Pritpal Singh Cheema is alleged of raping as many as 50 women. A tantrik, who is also a municipal councillor, has been booked for rape and criminal intimidation of a woman who

MLA Sangat Singh Gilzia resigns from AICC membership & PPCC Vice Prez

MLA Sangat Singh Gilzia resigns from AICC membership & PPCC Vice Prez

Urmarh(Puneet Pal Singh) – The first reaction came out as MLA from Urmarh (Tanda) Dalit leader Sangat Singh Gilizia resigned from AICC (All India Congress Committee) membership and PPCC (Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee) Vice President post protesting for ignoring lower castes in cabinet expansion. Gilzia launched a video after the announcement of new Cabinet Ministers. Gilzia said

GADVASU organises Awareness Camp on “Vannamaei Shrimp Farming”

GADVASU organises Awareness Camp on “Vannamaei Shrimp Farming”

GADVASU organises Awareness Camp on “Vannamaei Shrimp Farming” . To promote brackish water shrimp farming in salt affected areas of Punjab, College of Fisheries, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) organised an “Awareness Camp” on “Vannamaei Shrimp Farming” in salt affected village Bhawalvasi in Distt Fazilka (Punjab). The camp was organized with

Man from Punjab found dead in Japan, family demands probe

Ludhiana (Punjab): Man from Punjab found dead in Japan, family demands probe. The family of a man, who was found dead in a Japanese”>Japanese immigration detention centre on April 13, has suspected a foul play and demanded a probe. The deceased’s brother Sanjeev Kumar told ANI that his brother Deepak Kumar had gone to Japan

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