Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Punjab: BSF guns down Pak intruder in Gurdaspur

Gurdaspur (Punjab) [India] | March 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) troops of border outpost Paharipur shot dead a Pakistani intruder ahead of the B.S. Fence on Monday morning.... read..

Punjab Agri Export Corporation, TrendyBharat signs MOU to promote organic products

New Delhi [India] | March 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Punjab Agri Export Corporation Ltd. (PAGREXCO) has signed an MOU for an Exclusive Alliance for Ecommerce Enablement of PAGREXCO in association with Trendybharat.com. Under this agreement, Trendybharat.com will market, promote and sell Punjab Agro's organi... read..

Pakistani intruder shot dead at Punjab border

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 1:15:05 PM IST
A Pakistani intruder was shot dead on Monday by security forces while trying to enter Indian Punjab through the Gurdaspur sector, an official said.... 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..

Notwithstanding debacle in Punjab, AAP confident of good show in MCD polls

New Delhi | Sunday, Mar 26 2017 IST
Notwithstanding its poor show in the recent Assembly elections at Punjab and Goa, the Aam Aadmi Party has fully geared itself up for the elections to the three Municipal corporations, scheduled for April 23 and is hoping to put up a good show in these pol... read..

Pakistan: Punjab University bans extracurricular activities of student organizations

Islamabad [Pakistan] | March 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Punjab University on Friday banned curricular and extracurricular activities of all student organisations on the premises of the university here.... read..

AAP writes to EC, demands verification of paper trail in Punjab

New Delhi [India] | March 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday alleged that there is clear and irrefutable evidence of manipulation of results at polling booths in the Punjab Assembly Elections.... read..

Give up VIP culture, Punjab CM tells Congress leaders

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
Amid reports that some Congress legislators and leaders were unwilling to give up use of red beacons on official vehicles, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday urged them to shed VIP culture and voluntarily give up the privilege.... read..

Punjab assembly session begins, Badals absent (Lead)

Chandigarh |Friday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
The first session of the newly-elected 15th Punjab Assembly began here on Friday, with swearing-in of the new members. Former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son and ex-Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal remained absent.... read..

Punjabi tele-film 'Amar Preet,' on Indo-Pak relations, hits the screens

New Delhi [India] | March 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Dedicated to true love and the art of music and based on Indo-Pak friendship, the Punjabi tele-film 'Amar Preet,' was released on March 23.... read..

No 'conflict of interest' in Sidhu's TV show: Punjab AG

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
Punjab Advocate General Atul Nanda has not found any conflict of interest in criceter turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu's working as state Cabinet minister and his work on popular 'The Kapil Sharma Show', an official sourse said.... read..

Punjab CM seems confused over Sidhu: SAD mocks Amarinder Singh for inaction

New Delhi [India] | March 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Slamming Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for not being able to take concrete action against his cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu who has refused to quit his television career, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday said that the cricketer-tur... read..

Irsa closes three canals in Punjab to divert additional water towards Sindh

Islamabad [Pakistan] | March 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Indus River System Authority (Irsa) has decided to provide Sindh with additional supply of around 4,000 to 5,000 cusecs of water, Dawn News reported on Thursday.... read..

Amarinder seeks farm loan waiver for Punjab

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
New Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday and pitched for waiving of loans of the state's farmers.... read..

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh meets PM Modi, stresses on farmer loan waiver issue

New Delhi [India] | March 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Punjab's newly-elected Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and put forward the loan waiver issue of farmers in the state.... read..

Centre assures Punjab CM on CCL for wheat procurement

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely on Wednesday assured Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh that he would direct the RBI to ensure that all arrangements for wheat procurement in the state are in place by March 25.... read..

No problem with Sidhu's TV show if it's permissible: Punjab CM

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said his party had no problem with Navjot Singh Sidhu working in a TV show if it is constitutionally permissible.... read..

Punjab: Raveen Thukral appointed as media advisor to Capt. Amarinder Singh

New Delhi [India] | March 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Senior journalist Raveen Thukral was appointed as the Media Advisor and Bharat Inder Singh Chahal as Advisor to newly-elected Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in the ranks of Minister of State (MoS) on Tuesday.... read..

9 Ministers are crorepatis in Punjab

Chandigarh | Tuesday, Mar 21 2017 IST
Out of total ten ministers, nine are crorepatis in the Captain Amarinder Singh government in Punjab. The average assets of 10 ministers is Rs 34.54 crore, according to a report released by the state chapter of the Election Watch and Association for Democr... read..

Minister Sidhu on TV show: Punjab mulls legal options

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
The Punjab government is exploring legal opinion on the issue of cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu's appearance on a popular television comedy show after he became a cabinet minister in the Amarinder Singh government.... read..

We will demolish VIP culture in Punjab: Amarinder

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2017 8:15:06 PM IST
Punjab Chief MInister Amarinder Singh said on Tuesday that his government would demolish the VIP culture in the state and the ban on the use of red beacons on government vehicles was a part of this move.... 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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