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Punjab beat MP in PWL tie

Ludhiana |Wednesday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Defending champions Punjab Royals defeated debutants MP Yodha 4-3 to claim their second consecutive win in the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) Season 4 here on Wednesday.... read..
 

Legislator objects to Amarinder's largesse to Congress MLAs

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Terming it "discriminatory and arbitrary", Punjab Ekta Party president and legislator Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Wednesday objected to a move by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to release development funds of Rs. 5 crore each to the ruling Congress legislator... read..
 

Amarinder protests Pakistan move to restrict Kartarpur travel to only Sikhs

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday protested against Pakistan's proposal to allow only Sikh pilgrims to visit Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in the neighbouring country.... read..
 

Attari gets bigger Viewers' Gallery for Retreat ceremony

Attari (Punjab) |Tuesday, 2019 8:45:06 PM IST
Almost like a mini-stadium with a capacity to accommodate 15,000 people daily, the new "Viewers' Gallery" at the joint check post (JCP) was formally inaugurated on Tuesday.... read..
 

PWL: Clash of titans as Bajrang takes on Aliyev (Preview)

Ludhiana |Tuesday, 2019 8:45:06 PM IST
The Pro Wrestling League (PWL) will witness the highly anticipated clash of the current season when defending champions Punjab Royals Bajrang Punia takes on debutant MP Yodhas Haji Aliyev in the last tie of the second leg at the Municipal Corporation Indo... read..
 

Amarinder concerned at FCI withdrawal from food grain procurement

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Expressing concern over the Food Corporation of India's gradual withdrawal from procurement of food grains in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has decided to raise the issue with the Centre and seek increase in the Central agency's procure... read..
 

We expect Pakistan to reciprocate our gestures: Rajnath

Attari (Punjab) |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday that India wants cordial and peaceful relations with Pakistan and expects the neighbouring country to reciprocate the overtures of friendship.... read..
 

Punjab Minister invites Kejriwal for debt waiver function

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 8:45:25 PM IST
Congress leader and Punjab cabinet Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Monday invited Delhi Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for a debt waiver function of the Punjab government to be held in Bathinda and Anandpur Sahib this week.... read..
 

SAD slams Sidhu for violation of protocols in writing letters to PM Modi, Imran Khan

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | January 21, 2019 3:11:36 AM IST
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Sunday criticised Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for violating protocols and writing letters directly to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistani PM Imran Khan.... read..
 

SAD smells corruption in Punjab's move to privatize rural health services

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 8:45:20 PM IST
Alleging corruption in the move by the Punjab government to privatize rural healthcare services, the Shiromani Akali Dal on MOnday demanded a high-level probe into it.... read..
 

Khaira gets disqualification notice from Punjab Assembly

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 8:45:25 PM IST
The Punjab Assembly on Monday issued notice of disqualification to former AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira under the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution.... read..
 

No move to hand over rural health centres to private players in Punjab: minister

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 8:45:30 PM IST
With a fresh controversy over the reported move by the Punjab government to hand over rural health centres to private players, Punjab's Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra said on Monday that there was no such move.... read..
 

PWL-4: Delhi look to stop Haryana's winning spree (Preview)

Ludhiana |Monday, 2019 8:45:35 PM IST
All eyes will be on Sakshi Malik's 62 kg category clash with Tayana Omelchenko of Azerbaijan when Delhi Sultans take on Haryana Hammers on Tuesday in the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) Season 4 currently underway at the Municipal Corporation Indoor Stadium he... read..
 

Chandigarh gets rain; temperatures rise in Haryana

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 8:45:30 PM IST
Chandigarh and its surrounding areas experienced light rain on Monday evening. The rain was accompanied by winds.... read..
 

Indian missions seek security for R-Day function as pro Khalistan group threatens to disrupt flag hoisting

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Indian missions in the United States and Canada have sought security arrangements from local police and authorities as separatist pro-Khalistan group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) has given a call for disrupting the flag hoisting ceremony at the 70th Republic D... read..
 

Punjab: Man mauled to death by lions in zoo

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | January 20, 2019 11:11:34 PM IST
A man was mauled to death by lions at the Chhatbir Zoo in Zirakpur area of Punjab on Sunday afternoon.... read..
 

AAP to contest on all Lok Sabha seats in Punjab

Sangrur (Punjab) [India] | January 20, 2019 9:41:32 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced that his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) would contest on all 13 seats in Punjab in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

Rain predicted as temperatures rise in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 1:15:04 AM IST
The maximum and minimum temperatures rose at most places in Punjab and Haryana on Saturday even as the Met department predicted rainfall over some parts of the region in the next 72 hours.... read..
 

PWL: All eyes on Vinesh-Vanesa clash as Mumbai meet UP (Preview)

Ludhiana |Sunday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Mumbai Maharathi will take on UP Dangal in their third tie of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) Season 4 at the Municipal Corporation Indoor Stadium here on Monday.... read..
 

Man mauled to death inside Punjab zoo

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
An unidentified man was mauled to death on Sunday afternoon in the Lion Safari of the Chhatbir Zoo in Punjab's Mohali district, around 20 km from Chandigarh.... read..
 

AAP to contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab: Kejriwal

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Despite a virtual split in the leadership of its Punjab unit, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab, party leader Arvind Kejriwal announced on Sunday.... read..
 

Modi, Shah will break up country: Kejriwal

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah will break up the country if they return to power in the 2019 general elections.... read..
 

Dirty people have left AAP, party is united: Kejriwal

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
With his party's Punjab unit facing a split in its leadership, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that "dirty people" had left the party.... read..
 

Sidhu suggests measures to 'preserve sanctity of Kartarpur Sahib' in letter to PM Modi, Imran Khan

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | January 20, 2019 9:41:32 PM IST
Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday wrote letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, suggesting measures to be taken up by the two countries "to preserve the sanctity of Kartarpur Sahib and Dera Baba... read..
 

In the name of Kabaddi, Punjab youth stay back in Canada

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 10:45:04 AM IST
Traditionally a tough, rural sport practised by 'pehlwans' in villages across the length and breadth of India, kabaddi has been flying high in recent years due to the money and glamour brought in by the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL).... read..
 

PWL-4: Haryana Hammers edge past MP Yodha

Ludhiana |Saturday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The 2018 World U23 Championships silver medallist Haryana Hammers Ravi Kumar defeated the experienced Sandeep Tomar of MP Yodha in the mens 57kg category 10-1 to give his team their second win in the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) Season 4 currently underway ... read..
 

Punjab DGP asks CM Captain Amarinder Singh to relieve him from his duties

Amritsar (Punjab) [India] | January 19, 2019 7:11:37 AM IST
Punjab Director General of Police, Suresh Arora on Friday requested state Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to relieve him from his duties.... read..
 

'Haryana Bhawan' to come up at 'Statue of Unity' in Gujarat

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday laid the foundation stone of "Haryana Bhawan" at the "Statue of Unity" complex in Kevadiya, Gujarat.... read..
 

INLD legislator in Haryana passes away

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST
Haryana INLD legislator Jaswinder Singh Sandhu, passed away on Saturday at the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) after battling cancer for the last few months.... read..
 

Punjab Police busts Army recruitment scam

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
In a major breakthrough, the Punjab Police on Saturday arrested five people in Ropar district for their alleged involvement in a state-wide Army recruitment scam.... read..
 

Hero Cycles to invest Rs 400 cr in hi-tech cycle valley

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
Leading brand in cycles, Hero Cycles, will invest around Rs 400 crore in the Hi-Tech Cycle Valley project in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said here on Friday.... read..
 

Son of dismissed BSF trooper found dead in Haryana

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST
The son of Border Security Force (BSF) trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed from the force in 2017 for indiscipline, was found dead in Haryana, police said on Friday.... read..
 

In BJP vs BJP, Kalia becomes Chandigarh mayor

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Rajesh Kalia was on Friday elected as mayor of Chandigarh.... read..
 

Fog, cold wave conditions prevail in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Minimum temperatures dropped and foggy conditions prevailed at several places in Punjab and Haryana on Friday.... read..
 

Kartarpur Corridor passport: Amarinder lashes out at Sampla

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2019 7:15:36 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday lashed out at Union Minister and former Punjab BJP chief Vijay Sampla "for trying to scuttle the dreams of the Sikh community by unnecessarily complicating the process of travel and darshan at the historic... read..
 

Captain Amarinder accuses Sampla of complicating travel process to Kartarpur Sahib

Chandigarh [India] | January 17, 2019 6:11:32 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday criticised Union Minister and former Punjab State BJP President Vijay Sampla saying he is trying to scuttle the dreams of the Sikh community by unnecessarily complicating the process of travel and ... read..
 

Ram Rahim gets life imprisonment in journalist murder case

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2019 7:15:41 PM IST
A special CBI court in Panchkula on Thursday sentenced Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to life imprisonment in the murder case of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati.... read..
 

ISIS module case: NIA arrests one man in Ludhiana

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India] | January 17, 2019 3:11:44 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday arrested one man in Ludhiana in connection with the ISIS-inspired terror module case.... read..
 

British national gets bail in terror funding case

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
A Punjab court on Thursday granted bail to a British national in a terror funding case.... read..
 

A library run by industrial workers means world of change for children (IANS Special Series)

Ludhiana (Punjab) |Sunday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
At first look, it is just another small room with one wall almost crumbling. But this 25-square yard space means the world for children of factory workers and labourers in Punjab's industrial hub Ludhiana.... read..
 

In India, we need education in culinary skills: Chef Manjit Gill (IANS Interview)

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2018 12:45:05 PM IST
Going to the extent of suggesting that children should be allowed to mess with the cooking and connect emotionally with the food they eat, well-known Chef Manjit Gill feels it is important to "understand our food".... read..
 
 
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