Thursday, April 27, 2017

AAP's Punjab affairs in-charge Sanjay Singh resigns

New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In the firing line after the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) dismal show in the Punjab Assembly polls and the more-recently held MCD elections, party's Punjab affairs in-charge Sanjay Singh and organisation-building head Durgesh Pathak have resigned from their re... read..

Sanjay Singh resigns as AAP's Punjab in-charge

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 1:45:06 PM IST
A day after Aam Aadmi Party's defeat in the Delhi municipal elections, senior leader Sanjay Singh on Thursday resigned as its Punjab in-charge.... read..

Punjab orders crackdown on private medical, dental colleges

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ordered a crackdown on private medical and dental colleges in the state, warning them to either mend ways or shut shop.... read..

Sanskrit, Urdu and Punjabi in class IX, X: Delhi HC issues notices

New Delhi [India] | April 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Centre and Delhi Government on a plea challenging move to stop offering Sanskrit, Punjabi and Urdu as the third language in classes IX and X.... read..

Nabha jailbreak gangster held in Punjab

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2017 5:45:45 PM IST
A wanted gangster involved in the sensational Nabha jailbreak in November 2016 has been arrested, a senior Punjab Police official said on Wednesday.... read..

BSF seizes over two kg heroin in Punjab

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
BSF troopers on Wednesday seized over two kg of heroin, valued at more than Rs 10 crore in the international market, along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab, a BSF official said.... read..

Punjab to study water flowing into Pakistan

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
Caught up in a water war with neighbouring Haryana, the Punjab government has sought a report on the water flowing from the state to Pakistan.... read..

Ensure level playing field for new, existing industries: Punjab CM

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
In a bid to offer a level playing field in the industry sector in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday directed authorities to give same concessions to existing industry as well as new one.... read..

Mobile caravans launched for gender sensitisation in Punjab villages

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2017 6:45:05 PM IST
Six mobile caravans were launched here on Tuesday to sensitise people in the rural areas about issues of gender-based discrimination in Punjab.... read..

I-League: East Bengal triumph over Minerva Punjab

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | April 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
East Bengal managed to return to winning ways, securing a 3-1 victory over Minerva Punjab in an I-League encounter at the Barasat District Sports Stadium here on Sunday.... read..

Punjab sets up ATS to break terrorism-gangster nexus

Chandigarh |Monday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has given the go-ahead for setting up an Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) to break the nexus flourishing between militants and gangsters in the state's prisons, an official said on Monday.... read..

Punjabis may be aborting female foetus in Canada too: Study

Toronto |Monday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
Indians are known for their preference for male children, and according to a new study, some Indian-origin couples living in Canada -- mostly those from Punjab and the Hindi heartland -- may be practicing sex selective abortion out of a preference for bo... read..

Kejriwal more interest in Goa, Punjab, alleges BJP

New Delhi [India] | April 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday trained its guns on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal following the death of a 30-year-old man after falling into a pit dug by the BSES in Delhi's Neb Sarai area and alleged that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo wa... read..

Will soon get back to winning ways, believes Punjab's Axar Patel

Rajkot (Gujarat) [India] | April 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Kings XI Punjab spinner Axar Patel believes that his team, which is languishing at the sixth spot in the IPL points table, just need to get their combination right to get back on to the winning ways.... read..

IPL10: Punjab beat GL by 26 runs

Rajkot | Sunday, Apr 23 2017 IST
Hashim Amla's knock of 65 and excellent bowling spell by Kings X1 helped them towards victory against Gujarat Lions beating the hosts by 26 runs in the IPL10 at the Saurashtra Cricket Association stadium here this evening. With this win Kings X1 have thr... read..

IPL: Gujarat vs Punjab scoreboard

Rajkot |Sunday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
Following is the scoreboard at the end of the Indian Premier League (IPL) clash between Gujarat Lions and Kings XI Punjab here on Sunday.... read..

IPL: Punjab beat Gujarat by 26 runs to end losing run (Lead)

Rajkot |Sunday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Kings XI Punjab put up a strong all-round show to end their four-match losing streak with a 26-run victory over Gujarat Lions in an Indian Premier League (IPL) contest here on Sunday.... read..

IPL: Gujarat opt to field against Punjab

Rajkot |Sunday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina won the toss and opted to field against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday.... read..

IPL: Amla's 65 fires Punjab to 188/7 against Gujarat

Rajkot |Sunday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Opening batsman Hashim Amla played a crucial knock of 65 as Kings XI Punjab posted a challenging total of 188/7 in 20 overs against Gujarat Lions in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday.... read..

Punjab: BSF helps Pakistani farmers at Attari

Atari (Punjab) [India] | April 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Putting aside the strained ties between India and Pakistan, the Border Security Force (BSF) deployed in Punjab's Atari sector extended a beautiful gesture by helping Pakistani farmers on Saturday after wheat harvested by them flew across border due to str... read..

Hero keen to invest Rs 400 cr for 'cycle valley' in Punjab

New Delhi |Saturday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Amid the revival in industry sentiment in Punjab, Hero Cycles on Saturday expressed interest in setting up a Rs 400 crore 'cycle valley', on the lines of the Silicon Valley, near the state's Sahnewal town.... read..

IPL-10: Gujarat look to consolidate vs Punjab (Preview)

Rajkot |Saturday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
Motivated by the morale-boosting four-wicket win against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in their last Indian Premier League (IPL) match, Gujarat Lions will be aiming to keep the momentum going when they face Kings XI Punjab at home on Sunday.... read..

Neha Kakkar launches original Punjabi song (With Images)

Mumbai |Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Singer Neha Kakkar, known for remixes like "Kala chashma" and "Kar gayi chull", has launched a new original Punjabi song.... read..

Punjab: Terror suspect arrested from Jalandhar

Jalandhar (Punjab) [India] | April 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Uttar Pradesh Anti Terror Squad (ATS) on Thursday arrested a terror suspect from Punjab's Jalandhar.... read..

Passport office to come up in Punjab's Nawanshahr town

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
The Centre has acceded to the Punjab government's request to open a passport office in Nawanshahr town and also look into the issue of blacklisted Sikh youths settled abroad, official sources said.... read..

Punjab CM cuts own security to divert resources for better policing

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | April 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With an aim to create necessary infrastructure for better policing by diverting precious resources to the more important and essential task of ensuring law and order in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday cut down his own se... read..

Airtel Payments Bank accounts dominate in rural Punjab (Lead, Correcting headline)

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2017 6:45:43 PM IST
Rural accounts dominate among the 1.5 lakh accounts opened by the Airtel Payments Bank in Punjab, a company official said on Thursday.... read..

Airtel Bank accounts dominate in rural Punjab

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2017 6:45:33 PM IST
Rural accounts dominate among the 1.5 lakh accounts opened by the Airtel Payments Bank in Punjab, a company official said on Thursday.... read..

Temperatures soar, heat wave sweeps across Haryana, Punjab

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
With maximum temperatures being recorded between 42 to 45.5 degrees at most places in the northwestern plains on Thursday, heat wave conditions swept through Haryana and Punjab.... read..

IPL: Mumbai win toss, opt to field vs Punjab

Indore |Thursday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
Mumbai Indians won the toss and opted to field against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Holkar Stadium here on Thursday.... read..

Digitalisation key to Punjab's development: IT min

New Delhi | Thursday, Apr 20 2017 IST
Union Minister for Law and Justice and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad suggested to Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh that creating an enabling environment for digital revolution in the state was must for its progress and developme... read..

Punjab puts up its defence on SYL issue to Centre

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
With the Supreme Court closely monitoring developments on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal, the Punjab government on Thursday apprised the Centre of the critical water situation in the state to stress its inability to share water with its neighbouring s... read..

IPL-10: Buttler, Rana power Mumbai to 8-wkt win over Punjab (Lead)

Indore |Thursday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
Mumbai Indians rode on destructive half centuries from Englishman Jos Buttler and young Nitish Rana to thrash Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by eight wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 encounter at the Holkar Cricket Stadium here on Thursday.... read..

Punjab Grill Tappa, a 'fun' take on a classic favourite (Foodie Trail-Gurugram)

Gurugram |Sunday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Giving a new twist to a classic is sometimes tolerated, even enjoyed, and sometimes met with harsh criticism. But the Punjab Grill Tappa, an offshoot of the famous North Indian Punjab Grill restaurant chain, is sophisticated and vibrant but still maintain... read..

In Punjab, foreign couples take wedding vows again (With Image)

Chaunni Kalan (Punjab) |Sunday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Fascinated with the colourful Indian weddings, foreign couples are saying their marriage vows in a small village of Punjab's Hoshiarpur district.... read..
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