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Punjab: Security beefed up in Pathankot following grenade blast near Army gate

Pathankot (Punjab) | November 29, 2021 9:47:14 AM IST
Following a grenade blast at Army's Triveni Gate near Pathankot's Dheerapul last week, the security has been beefed up.... read..
 

Pak national crossed border inadvertently, BSF hands him over to Pakistan Rangers

Gurdaspur (Punjab) | November 28, 2021 9:47:52 AM IST
Border Security Force (BSF) has handed over a Pakistani national to Pakistan Rangers on humanitarian grounds, who had crossed Indian Territory inadvertently.... read..
 

First female Vice-Chancellor of Punjabi University honoured

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
The Women Studies Centre, Punjabi University, Patiala, honoured Inderjit Kaur Sandhu, 98, a former Vice-Chancellor of the university, during the 13th International Conference on the theme Women in Leadership: Issues and Challenges.... read..
 

Haryana prepared to deal with Omicron variant of COVID-19, says CM Khattar

Chandigarh | November 28, 2021 2:17:17 PM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said that the state government is taking all the precautions and is prepared to deal with Omicron variant of COVID-19.... read..
 

Arvind Kejriwal joins protest of contractual teachers in Punjab's Mohali

Mohali (Punjab) | November 27, 2021 2:17:14 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday joined the protest of contractual teachers in Mohali, Punjab who have been pressing several demands including regularization of the services of contractual teache... read..
 

Badal, Akali leaders court arrest in Chandigarh

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday courted arrest along with the party's core committee members to register their protest against the 'conspiracy' of the Congress government in Punjab to implicate party leader Bikram Singh... read..
 

Haryana Police arrests MTP kits supplier from Delhi, 102 kits recovered

Chandigarh (Haryana) | November 27, 2021 5:17:43 AM IST
Haryana Police arrested a supplier of Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) kits from Delhi on Friday and recovered 102 kits from his possession.... read..
 

Haryana to enter pact with NISG to improve functioning

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
The Haryana Cabinet, presided over by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, on Thursday accorded approval to the state government to enter into an MoU with the National Institute for Smart Government (NISG) to enhance and improve in-house capacities of depa... read..
 

Kejriwal to support protesting teachers in Punjab

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will visit Punjab on Saturday to support protesting teachers, it was announced on Thursday.... read..
 

Haryana Vidhan Sabha winter session to commence on December 17

Chandigarh (Haryana) | November 26, 2021 8:17:12 AM IST
The winter session of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha will begin from December 17 and will continue till December 21.... read..
 

Haryana Assembly session from Dec 17

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
The winter session of the Haryana Assembly will be held from December 17 to 21, it was announced on Thursday.... read..
 

Tug-of-war between Aam Aadmi Party, 'aam aadmi' CM in Punjab

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
Ahead of the February 2022 Assembly polls in Punjab, a war of words is on between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and an 'aam aadmi' (common man) Chief Minister of the state ruling Congress.... read..
 

All schools in Haryana to re-open with full capacity from December 1

Chandigarh (Haryana) | November 26, 2021 4:17:06 AM IST
All private and government schools in Haryana will re-open with full capacity from December 1 onwards, said the state Education Minister Kanwar Pal on Thursday.... read..
 

Patiala Mayor lost confidence vote, suspended, says Punjab minister; Amarinder Singh slams state govt

Patiala (Punjab) | November 26, 2021 2:17:07 AM IST
Patiala Municipal Corporation House witnessed ruckus during voting on the no-confidence motion for removing incumbent Mayor Sanjeev Sharma Bittu with Punjab Minister Brahm Mohindra stating that "he lost the confidence vote" while former Chief Minister Cap... read..
 

Over 150 VCs to deliberate on sustainable development goals

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Over 150 Vice Chancellors of universities from the North Zone will be attending a two-day conference from Friday to deliberate on sustainable development goals through higher education institutions for ensuring equality and sustainable society.... read..
 

Farmers gather in Amritsar to pay tribute to those who lost their lives during protest against farm laws

Amritsar (Punjab) | November 26, 2021 3:47:28 PM IST
A group of farmers gathered together on Friday in a Gurdwara of a Gilwali village in Amritsar to pay tribute to those who lost their lives during the year-long protest of farmers against the Centre's three farm laws.... read..
 

Amarinder lashes out at 'out of job' Chaudhary

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday lashed out at Congress secretary in-charge of Punjab, Harish Chaudhary, over his baseless accusations of being hand in glove with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, when he was the Chief Minister.... read..
 

Will sit on hunger strike if files relating to sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib not opened: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Moga (Punjab) | November 25, 2021 6:47:10 PM IST
Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday said that he would sit on a hunger strike if chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi does not open files relating to sacrilege of the Guru Granth Sahib and the sale of intoxicants.... read..
 

Punjab CM Channi urges PM Modi to implement previous order of disbursing Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia compensation to kin of COVID-19 deceased

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 25, 2021 2:47:15 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to implement his previous order of disbursing an ex gratia of Rs 4 lakh to the kin of those who died of COVID-19, saying mere Rs 50,000 compensation is insufficie... read..
 

Amarinder connived with Badals on cable TV business: Sidhu

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
In an attempt to expose a 'nexus' between the Badal family and his party's former leader and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, state Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday said as a Cabinet minister he had proposed a new law to recover sto... read..
 

Rajasthan's Darshna Rathore wins maiden National Women's Skeet title

Patiala (Punjab) | November 25, 2021 8:47:11 AM IST
Khelo India Youth Games champion Darshna Rathore of Rajasthan piped India's top-ranked women's skeet shooter Ganemat Sekhon of Punjab 50-46, to win her maiden National Women's skeet title at the New Moti Bagh Gun Club.... read..
 

Congress, AAP make announcements to woo voters as political temperature rises in Punjab

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 25, 2021 1:47:55 AM IST
With the political temperature rising in Punjab ahead of state assembly elections to be held early next year, political parties are making announcements and "populist promises" to woo voters.... read..
 

Repealing of three farm laws approved by Union Cabinet, claims Captain Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 24, 2021 3:18:08 PM IST
Claiming that the Union Cabinet has approved the repealing of the three Central farm laws, Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain (retired) Amarinder Singh on Wednesday congratulated the farmers.... read..
 

Punjab Congress issues show cause notice to Amarinder Singh's wife over 'anti-party remarks'

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 24, 2021 10:17:51 PM IST
All India Congress Committee's Punjab unit on Wednesday wrote to former Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh's wife and Congress leader Preneet Kaur seeking an explanation over her "anti-party remarks".... read..
 

Amarinder conniving with Akalis, BJP: Punjab CM

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday slammed former CM Amarinder Singh for 'conniving' with Akalis and the BJP to harm the interests of the state.... read..
 

Haryana CM launches online service for ex-gratia assistance to kin of COVID-19 deceased

Chandigarh (Haryana) | November 24, 2021 9:48:03 PM IST
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday launched an online service for providing ex-gratia assistance to the next of kin of the deceased by COVID-19 in the State.... read..
 

Surjewala demands probe in alleged HPSC Recruitment Scam

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 24, 2021 8:17:06 AM IST
Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Tuesday termed the alleged irregularities in the recruitment for dental surgeons conducted by the Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC)is as "bigger than the Vyapam scam" and demanded a probe by a special investiga... read..
 

Sisodia urges Punjab not to make assistant professors unemployed

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday urged the Punjab government not to make 1,000 guest faculty assistant professors unemployed as they have been handling the education system in government colleges for... read..
 

Akali Dal, Congress lack political will to address Punjab's problems, says Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Sisodia

Hoshiarpur (Punjab) | November 24, 2021 6:17:46 AM IST
Ahead of the Punjab Assembly elections that are scheduled to be held early next year, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said the successive governments of Congress and Akali Dal in Punjab lacked the political will to address the state... read..
 

Purchaser of residential floor in Chandigarh can only become co-owner: HC

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday ruled that the purchaser of a floor in a residential property in Chandigarh can only become a co-owner or co-sharer in the entire building that remains in joint ownership.... read..
 

Punjab CM had connived with Badals: Amarinder

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ridiculed present Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi for his frequent accusations that he had "connived with the Badals" and harmed Punjab's interests.... read..
 

Punjab to have bio-fuel projects to prevent stubble burning

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Invest Punjab has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Punjab State Office-Renewable Gas Association of India for setting up bio-fuel projects and compressed bio-gas plants (Bio-CNG) that will help in reducing the greenhouse gas emissions generat... read..
 

Punjab Deputy CM directs police to increase night patrolling to improve law, order

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 23, 2021 7:47:55 AM IST
In order to further improve the law and order situation in Punjab, state Deputy Chief Minister S Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Monday issued strict instructions to the police to increase night patrolling.... read..
 

Punjab CM stops unscheduled, interacts with auto-rickshaw drivers

Ludhiana |Monday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Auto-rickshaw drivers in Punjab's industrial town Ludhiana on Monday received an unusual guest in the form of Chief Minister Charanjit Channi, who halted unscheduled on his way to the grain market to listen to their problems.... read..
 

Arvind Kejriwal promises to give Rs 1,000 monthly to every woman in Punjab if AAP forms govt in state

Amritsar (Punjab) | November 22, 2021 5:48:15 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced that the party will give Rs 1,000 per month to every woman in Punjab above 18 years of age if it forms the government after upcoming assembly elections in... read..
 

Pathankot: If grenade has been hurled then there must be some terror angle, says AIG Counter Intelligence

Pathankot (Punjab) | November 22, 2021 3:48:02 PM IST
The Punjab state Counter Intelligence wing has reached the spot to investigate the grenade blast that took place early morning on Monday at the Indian Army's Triveni Gate near Pathankot's Dheerapul.... read..
 

Grenade blast near army camp in Pathankot

Chandigarh |Monday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
A grenade blast occurred near an Indian Army camp in Punjab's highly sensitive Pathankot town on Monday.... read..
 

Grenade blast near Army's gate in Pathankot, all check-posts put on high alert

Pathankot (Punjab) | November 22, 2021 7:47:45 AM IST
A grenade blast took place early morning on Monday at the Indian Army's Triveni Gate near Pathankot's Dheerapul, according to Defence sources.... read..
 

Farmers stir a watershed movement: Punjab CM

Ludhiana |Monday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday said the farmers' agitation against three farm laws will be always remembered as a 'watershed movement' to protect the democratic and human rights in the country.... read..
 

Punjab women express happiness over AAP's poll promise of Rs 1,000 per month aid for them

Amritsar (Punjab) | November 22, 2021 10:48:00 PM IST
Women in Punjab expressed happiness after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced Rs 1,000 per month to every woman above 18 years of age if the party forms the government after upcoming Punjab assembly elections.... read..
 

Grenade blast near Pathankot Army camp, CCTV footage to be probed

Pathankot (Punjab) | November 22, 2021 9:17:13 AM IST
CCTV footage will be probed in a grenade blast that took place early morning on Monday at the Indian Army's Triveni Gate near Pathankot's Dheerapul, said police.... read..
 

Kejriwal expresses happiness, contentment at having dinner at auto driver's house

Ludhiana (Punjab) | November 22, 2021 11:18:01 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday expressed happiness at having dinner at the house of an auto-rickshaw driver who had invited him from the bottom of his heart.... read..
 

Arvind Kejriwal arrives in Moga to kickstart 'Mission Punjab'

Amritsar (Punjab) | November 22, 2021 1:47:44 PM IST
In view of the 2022 Assembly elections, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday arrived in Punjab on a two-day visit to the state and launch his 'Mission Punjab'.... read..
 

First-of-its-kind study finds storks prefer canals over wetlands

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
In a first-of-its-kind research study for this poorly studied species, ornithologists discovered the woolly-necked stork prefers irrigation canals over wetlands.... read..
 
 
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