Punjab

Longowal re-appointed SGPC President

AMRITSAR: Gobind Singh Longowal was on Tuesday re-appointed President of the cash-rich Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC).

Chief Justice administers oath to justice Rajeev Sharma

CHANDIGARH:The Chief justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court Mr.

Rs. 5 crore in offing for modernization of Jail Department: Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa

CHANDIGARH: “The aspect of security assumes paramount importance in today’s scenario and given the central vitality of the jail department in this regard, the State Government is undertaking and would in future too initiate every measure aimed at the modernization of jails throughout the state.

Debt-ridden Punjab all set for Rs 100-crore binge on luxury cars

CHANDIGARH: At a time when the debt-ridden Punjab government is unable to pay salaries and pensions to its serving and former employees, or allocate funds for subsidies and social welfare schemes on time, it is all set for a nearly Rs 100 crore luxury ride.

Suspension of Sukhpal Khaira and Kanwar Sandhu may trigger revulsion for Kejriwal in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Would suspension of Sukhpal Singh Khaira former LoP and Kanwar Sandhu MLA from Kharar would impact Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) in Punjab? There seems an element of revolsion building up against the party high command.

Modi to inaugurate KMP Expressway on Nov 19

CHANDIGARH: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway in Haryana on November 19, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Monday.

Brahmpura and Rattan Singh Ajnala expelled from Akali Dal

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal who is under fire from senior Akali leaders for sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib and exoneration of dera Sacha Sauda chief today expelled senior leaders Ranjit Singh Brahmpura and Rattan Singh Ajnala from the party for six years.

Wheat sowing in full swing in Punjab: Pannu

CHANDIGARH: With wheat already sown in 33 Lac acres till Saturday, Punjab is all set to meet its target of completing the sowing of Rabi crop in all the 87 Lac acres out of total 104 lac acres cultivated land across the state.

Amritsar Airport Gets Six New Air Routes Under UDAN-III scheme

AMRITSAR: The year 2018 brings a new cheer of joy for air travellers from Amritsar region.

Punjab is shield of nation with proud military tradition: Navjot Singh Sidhu

CHANDIGARH: The Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Mr.

Punjab CM writes to PM to maintain 60 percent share of Punjab in UT administration

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to ensure that the status quo in the Punjab and Haryana share in Chandigarh UT’s administrative posts is maintained.

Punjab CM urges Sushma to take up with Pakistan issue of opening Kartarpur Sahib corridor

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has urged Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj to take up with the Government of Pakistan the issue of opening of the corridor from Dera Baba Nanak to Sri Kartarpur Sahib.

Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh greets people on Diwali

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has greeted people on the occasion of Diwali and Bandi Chhor Diwas, with an appeal for a green and environment-friendly celebration of the festivals in a spirit of bonhomie and harmony.

Commemoration of 550th Parkash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji & Jallianwala Bagh Centenary meeting on Nov 8
CHANDIGARH: The National Implementation Committee, constituted in connection with the commemoration of the 550th Parkash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji and the Jallianwala Bagh centenary in 2019, would hold a meeting in New Delhi on 8th November.
Black Diwali for Punjab govt employees, salaries freezed in accounts

CHANDIGARH: The thouand of emplyee of Punjab Government will be forced to celebrate black diwali following a software glitch at the end of Reserve Bank of India and Treasury Department of state.

Brahmpura gives call to free SAD from clutches of Sukhbir Badal and Bikram Majithia

TARN TARAN: Ranjit Singh Brahmpura senior Shromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader today demanded immediate resignation of SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal and his brother-in-law Bikram Singh Majithia from the party and held both of them responsible for the humiliating defeat of SAD in the 2017 assembly elections.

Panchayat Elections in Punjab to be held in first week of December: Bajwa

JAGRAON: Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa, Rural Development and Panchayats, Housing and Urban Development Minister Punjab today said that the gram panchayat elections in the state would be held either in the last week of November or the first week of December 2018.

PEDA Organizes State Energy Conservation Awards Ceremony

CHANDIGARH: Conferring the State level Award for Excellence in Energy Conservation to ten industrialists, representatives of the establishments and organizations in a ceremony held in PEDA Auditorium, Chandigarh, Mr.

Markfed District Manager suspended over sexual harassment charges
CHANDIGARH: The District Manager of Markfed Kulwinder Singh stationed in Amritsar has been suspended over sexual harassment charges.
SAD stages march seeking justice for 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims

NEW DELHI: Hundreds of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) supporters on Saturday staged a protest march here demanding justice for the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

50 Lakh saplings distributed free under ‘Ghar Ghar Haryali’ scheme: Sadhu Singh Dharamsot

CHANDIGARH: “In keeping with the vision of the Punjab Government to strive for a cleaner and greener environment , a total of more than 50 lakh saplings have been supplied free of cost to people under Ghar-Ghar Hariyali Scheme with more than 18 lakh procured by individuals/organisations through the i-Hariyali mobile application.

Bhangra attracts attention in Indy Internatonal Festival in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS: The three-day 41st Annual Indy International Festival conclued amidst riot of colour at the Blue Ribbon Pavilion at the Indiana State Fair.

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