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19-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Selfless Devotion Fan Out On The Grounds Of Nirankari Sant Samagam

The second day of the ongoing 70th Annual Nirankari Sant Samagam reaffirmed the famous dictum, “They serve the best, who serve silently” through a spectacular display of Sewadal Rally by devotee volunteers in their uniforms here today. On arrival, Her Holiness...

19-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Don't try to cover up your tracks - SAD to Sukhpal Khaira

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today asked AAP leader of opposition Sukhpal Khaira to desist from trying to cover up his tracks with statements aimed at deflecting attention from his misdeeds for which he had been declared an accused by a court of law.In...

19-Nov-2017 Ludhiana

JARO National Leadership Competition – HUNAR 2017 held at LCET

National Level Leadership Competition Hunar, 2017 organized by Jaro Education, Mumbai at Ludhiana College of Engineering and Technology .As many as 60 students from different streams participated in the competition. The first level  of the event was an online...

18-Nov-2017 Ferozepur

Punjab Police Nabs Three Drug Smugglers From Indo-Pak Border

Continuing with its crackdown on drugs trade, the Punjab Police has busted a gang of drug traffickers and smugglers with the arrest of three persons from the Indo-Pak border area in Ferozepur district.Though the main suspect, Manjit Singh @Manna s/o Jarnail Singh...

18-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

70th Annual Nirankari Sant Samagam Starts

The air illuminates with sanctity and piousness as fervent spirits embrace the outstretched Samagam ground opposite Nirankari Sarovar Complex at Burari Road on the opening day of the 70th Annual Nirankari Sant Samagam, here today. The 3-day Samagam has already...

18-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

No arrests after woman raped in auto-rickshaw in Chandigarh

Despite getting CCTV footage from a gas station of the accused, the Chandigarh Police was on Saturday yet to make any arrest in the gang-rape case of a 22-year-old woman.The victim, who is admitted in a government hospital, was allegedly gang-raped by three...

18-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Sukhbir Singh Badal announces new team of district presidents of SAD

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal today announced the new team of district presidents (Jathedars) while releasing the third list of organizational changes made in the party setup.Disclosing here at the party headquarters, SAD president said...

17-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Cabinet Approves Creation Of Separate Police Wing For Investigation

The Punjab Cabinet has approved the creation of a separate police wing for investigation of cases to strengthen policing in the state and ensure proper probe of heinous cases of crime.The move, in line with the directives of various courts in this regard,...

17-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Cabinet Okays Creation of SOG To Counter & Neutralize Militant Threats

In some far-reaching police reforms and initiatives, the Punjab Cabinet on Friday approved the creation of a Special Operation Group (SOG) to check militant threats, with non-fiscal incentives for those personnel who join the new force.The SOG will contain,...

17-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab Cabinet Decides On Vidhan Sabha Session From Nov 27 To Nov 28

The winter session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha will be held for three days, from November 27 to November 29, 2017.This was decided at a meeting of the state cabinet, which also agreed to meet every Wednesday at 3 p.m. to ensure smooth functioning of the government,...

17-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

SAD president Sukhbir Badal demands immediate arrest of Sukhpal Khaira

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal today while demanding the immediate arrest of leader of opposition Sukhpal Khaira following his indictment in a trans-border drug and arms smuggling case, asked AAP and its Convener Arvind Kejriwal to come...

16-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Capt. Amarinder Singh Reviews Progress On Patiala Sports University

Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh today reviewed the progress of the work for setting up a Sports University in Patiala.A spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said Captain Amarinder held a meeting here with the Steering Committee set up to...

16-Nov-2017 Amritsar

President Ram Nath Kovind prays at Golden Temple

 President Ram Nath Kovind arrived here on Thursday and offered prayers at Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as the Golden Temple, the holiest of Sikh shrines.The President was accompanied by senior functionaries of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC),...

16-Nov-2017 Adampur (Punjab)

Ram Nath Kovind awards standards to two IAF squadrons

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday awarded standards to two squadrons of the Indian Air Force at a ceremony here.The standards were awarded to the 223 Squadron (Tridents) and 117 Helicopter unit (Himalayan Dragon) for excellence.Kovind, on his maiden visit...

14-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Sukhpal Singh Khaira wants Punjab to seek water royalty from states

Punjab's main opposition Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday demanded that the state government should implement a law passed by the state assembly asking other states to pay royalty to Punjab for taking water from it.Senior legislators of the party, led by Leader...

14-Nov-2017 S.A.S Nagar (Mohali)

Physique Tournament Held in CGC Jhanjeri

CGC Jhanjeri Organized an Inter-Department Best Physique tournament. As many as  36 Students took part in this event.In this tournament different weight categories including 50-55kg, 55-60kg, 60-65kg, 65-70kg, 70-75kg, 75-80kg 80-85kg were made.The...

14-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal seeks meeting with Amarinder Singh over pollution

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday asked his Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh to meet him in Chandigarh over stubble burning by farmers leading to smog and pollution in the capital and surrounding areas."Captain Amarinder Singh Sir, I am coming...

13-Nov-2017 Amritsar

Gangster's Facebook post leaves Punjab Police red-faced

A Facebook post by a gangster, involved in the killing of a Hindu leader in Amritsar, admitting to his crime, has left the Punjab Police embarrassed.Saraj Sandhu, who is being chased by the state police, not only admitted to killing Hindu Sangharsh Sena...

12-Nov-2017 Fathegarh Churrian (Batala)

Tripit Rajinder Singh Bajwa Launches Ujala Scheme From Fathergarh Churian

With an aim to save the electricity, water supply and sanitation minister of the state Tripit Rajinder Singh Bajwa today launched the “Ujala” scheme from Fathegarh Churrian assembly constituency. Under this scheme energy efficient LED lights would be provided...

12-Nov-2017 Amritsar

Adnan Sami meets 'lovely guy' Great Khali

Bollywood composer-singer Adnan Sami "bumped" into the "lovely guy" and former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar The Great Khali.Sami on Sunday met Khali at the airport here and later shared a photograph. In the image, the "Bhardo jholi" hitmaker can...

11-Nov-2017 Faridkot

Punjab gangster goes live on FB from prison; 7 booked

A gangster and six other prisoners have been booked following a complaint from prison officials in Faridkot that he went live on social networking site Facebook from inside the prison, police said on Saturday.The gangster, Lakha Sidhana, went live on Facebook...

11-Nov-2017 Sirhind

2 killed, 5 injured in Punjab furnace blast

At least two people were on Saturday killed and five others injured in a blast in an industrial furnace in Sirhind town, around 45 km from here, police said.The injured were rushed to nearby hospitals for treatment.Police officials reached the spot to carry...

10-Nov-2017 Jalandhar

Rs 1.18 crore looted from cash van in Punjab

Six armed men looted Rs 1.18 crore from a private bank's cash van near Jalandhar city in Punjab on Friday, police said.The unidentified men came on three motorycycles and forced the HDFC Bank cash van to stop near Manak Rai village, about 25 km from Jalandhar.The...

10-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Curtain Raiser On India’s 1st Military Literature Festival

Come December 7, the picturesque Lake Club, located on the banks of the Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh, will witness a unique showcase of intellectual and military excellence as part of India’s first Military Literature Festival (MLF).A joint initiative of the...

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