Friday, December 2, 2022

Punjab Governor Banwari Lal Purohit raises concerns about weapons smuggling from Pakistan

Chandigarh (Punjab) | December 2, 2022 2:31:16 AM IST
Punjab Governor Banwari Lal Purohit on Thursday expressed concern over cross-border smuggling of weapons and drones from Pakistan and added that the state will have to be alert.... read..

Punjab: Constable arrested for promoting 'gun culture' in YouTube, gets bail

Chandigarh (Punjab) | December 1, 2022 10:59:52 PM IST
A Punjab Police constable was released on bail after being arrested for allegedly promoting 'gun culture' in his YouTube song titled 'Mahakaal'.... read..

Chandigarh to hold millets fair every week during International Year of Millets 2023: Kheti Virasat Mission Executive Director

Chandigarh (Punjab) | December 1, 2022 10:00:08 PM IST
Kheti Virasat Mission Executive Director Umendra Dutt on Thursday said Chandigarh will hold millets fair every week during International Year of Millets 2023.... read..

Punjab: 2 held with cache of arms in Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) | December 1, 2022 9:00:28 PM IST
In a major breakthrough, Punjab police arrested two persons with a cache of arms after a brief encounter in Amritsar, informed officials on Friday.... read..

Govt's responsibility is to listen to farmers, instead of lathi-charge: Manish Tewari on Sangrur clash

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 30, 2022 12:00:12 AM IST
Congress MP and former union minister Manish Tewari on Wednesday slammed Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann-led Punjab government over the lathi-charge on farmers in Sangrur.... read..

Labour unions protest near Punjab CM's residence, Sangrur police resorts to lathi-charge

Sangrur (Punjab) | November 30, 2022 8:00:00 PM IST
Punjab Police on Wednesday resorted to a lathi-charge on members of the agriculture labour unions who were marching towards Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann's residence in Sangrur over their various demands.... read..

Bhagwant Mann govt to hold programs to listen to, redress grievances of Punjabi Diaspora

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 30, 2022 2:00:20 AM IST
The Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann to hold five programs called 'NRI Punjabiyan Nal Milni' to listen to grievances of the Punjabi Diaspora and deal promptly with them.... read..

Punjab: BSF shoots down drone in Amritsar, recovers suspicious polythene bag

Amritsar (Punjab) | November 29, 2022 11:00:15 AM IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) at the International Border near Punjab's Amritsar shot down a drone entering from Pakistan to the Indian territory, it informed on Tuesday.... read..

2015 Bargari Sacrilege Case: Former DGP to appear before SIT in Chandigarh

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 29, 2022 4:00:05 PM IST
A week after receiving a summon to appear before the Special Investigation Team (SIT), former Director General of Police Sumedh Saini is scheduled to confront the agency on Tuesday.... read..

Punjab Minister Dhaliwal emphasises on alternative methods for stubble management

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 28, 2022 1:02:02 PM IST
Terming Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led Punjab government the government of common people and farmers, Punjab's agriculture and farmers Welfare Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal on Sunday said the state government has been taking all decisions in the publi... read..

Punjab STF arrests smuggler; contraband drugs and unlicensed firearm confiscated

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 28, 2022 7:31:13 AM IST
Officials of the Punjab Special Task Force (STF) on Sunday apprehended a man and confiscated contraband drugs and unlicensed weapons smuggled from across the border by an unmanned vehicle.... read..

Land purchase in name of seed farm during Badal govt to be probed: Minister

Amritsar (Punjab) | November 27, 2022 11:59:51 PM IST
Punjab Agriculture Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal on Sunday said that 700 acres of land across the international border at village Ranian in district Amritsar, which was purchased on exorbitant prices by the agriculture department in the name of seed far... read..

3 children killed, 1 injured in train accident in Punjab's Kartarpur

Kartarpur Sahib (Punjab) | November 27, 2022 10:30:45 PM IST
Three children were killed and one was injured in a train accident in Punjab's Kartarpur on Sunday.... read..

BSF personnel shoot down drone on Pak border in Punjab

Amritsar (Punjab) | November 26, 2022 2:00:14 PM IST
After hearing the sound of a suspected flying object coming from the Pakistani side around 9.05 pm on Friday, security personnel deployed at Daoke Border Outpost (BoP) in Amritsar sector on India-Pakistan international border fired six rounds from their I... read..

Bigg Boss-fame Arshi Khan speaks up on Bilkis Bano case: "Don't understand how people get away with it.'

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 25, 2022 10:00:18 PM IST
Bigg Boss-fame model Arshi Khan recently opened up about the Bilkis Bano case during the launch of her dream project 'Mission Nirbheek', an initiative emphasising women's safety and security.... read..

Punjab: Police arrests 2 associates of gangster Rajan Bhatti, 2 illegal weapons recovered

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 25, 2022 6:31:14 AM IST
Punjab Police on Wednesday arrested two associates of Gangster Rajan Bhatti, during a raid at Sushant City in Bathinda, and recovered two illegal weapons from their possession, officials said.... read..

Shiromani Akali Dal accuses AAP of diluting Punjab's legitimate claim on Chandigarh

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 24, 2022 11:30:17 PM IST
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday accused the Aam Admi Party (AAP) government in Punjab of hobnobbing with the centre and the Haryana governments to dilute and weaken Punjab's legitimate and constitutionally acknowledged claim on its capital, Chan... read..

Income Tax raids premises of two jewellers in Punjab's Ludhiana

Ludhiana (Punjab) | November 24, 2022 2:31:43 PM IST
The Income Tax Department on Thursday conducted raids on the premises of two jewellers in Punjab's Ludhiana.... read..

Punjab: Woman strangulated to death, body dumped in pond, Mohali

Mohali (Punjab) | November 23, 2022 2:29:43 PM IST
The body of a woman was found in a pond in Punjab's Mohali after she was strangulated to death, according to Mohali police, on Wednesday.... read..

India repatriates Pakistani intruder after completion of 10 years jail term

Amritsar (Punjab) | November 23, 2022 9:59:22 AM IST
A Pakistani national who entered India illegally was repatriated through the Attari-Wagah border on November 22 after he served his 10 years long jail term. The development has been confirmed by Protocol Officer Arunpal.... read..

Want to be part of Indian senior team: Mannat Kashyap after bagging place in U-19 women's squad

Patiala (Punjab) | November 23, 2022 4:59:23 AM IST
Punjab's Mannat Kashyap has been selected for the under-19 Indian women's cricket team for the upcoming home series against New Zealand and the World Cup. The five T20 games are scheduled to take place at Mumbai's BKC.... read..

Punjab: School bans grandparents' entry on annual day function, Education Dept issues notice

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 22, 2022 11:29:36 PM IST
Officials of the Punjab School Education Department on Tuesday issued a show cause notice to Green Grove Public School Khanna for the school's decision to ban the entry of grandparents during the annual day function. The Education Board has asked the scho... read..

Punjab police arrest two Rajasthan-based smugglers with 13kg heroin in Amritsar

Punjab | November 22, 2022 8:01:41 PM IST
Punjab Police have arrested two Rajasthan-based drug smugglers and recovered 13 kilograms of heroin from their possession near Verka Bypass in Amritsar, the police said on Tuesday.... read..

Associate of gangsters Lawrence Bishnoi, Goldy Brar arrested in Punjab

Faridkot (Punjab) | November 22, 2022 2:58:54 AM IST
Punjab Police on Monday arrested gangster Gurcharan Singh Rinka, a close associate of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi and Goldy Brar from Faridkot for allegedly threatening some witnesses in the murder case of Congress leader Gurlal Singh Pehalwan.... read..

2 dead in road accident in Punjab

Bhatinda (Punjab) | November 21, 2022 11:59:25 AM IST
Two people died near Gurthari Village in Bathinda on Sunday night following the head-on-collision of their motorcycle with a bus, which later burst into flames.... read..

Punjab: Fire breaks out at thread factory in Ludhiana

Ludhiana (Punjab) | November 21, 2022 11:59:15 AM IST
A massive fire broke out in a thread factory near Basti Jodhewal in Ludhiana on Monday morning.... read..

Punjab: Police arrests wanted criminal with 2 associates

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 21, 2022 2:59:59 AM IST
Officials of Punjab Police's Anti-Gangster Task Force (AGTF) on Sunday arrested the sixth shooter involved in the targeted killing of Pardeep Singh, after a brief encounter with police teams in Jaipur, Rajasthan, officials said.... read..

Pardeep Singh murder: Sixth shooter arrested by Punjab Police by Punjab Police

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 20, 2022 10:29:00 PM IST
The sixth shooter involved in the killing of Dera Sacha Sauda follower Pardeep Singh, was arrested by the Punjab Police's Anti-Gangster Task Force (AGTF) after a brief encounter in Jaipur, on Sunday, the Punjab Police informed through a press release.... read..

Amateur Avani wins 15th leg of WPGT by a massive 13-shot margin

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 19, 2022 3:02:33 PM IST
Amateur Avani Prashanth underlined her superiority with a third straight under-par score at 2-under 70 and completed a huge 13-shot win over the field in the 15th and final leg of the Women's Pro Golf Tour here at the Chandigarh Golf Club.... read..

Veteran Punjabi actress Daljeet Kaur passes away at 69

Ludhiana (Punjab) | November 18, 2022 1:28:47 AM IST
Veteran Punjabi actor Daljeet Kaur is no more. She died at the age of 69.... read..

Avani shoots 66 to take 10-shot lead in 15th leg of WPGT

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 18, 2022 1:33:24 PM IST
Avani Prashanth opened up one of the largest 36-hole leads in the Women's Pro Golf Tour, as she added six-under 66 to her first round card of 68 in the second round of the 15th Leg of the Tour at the Chandigarh Golf Club.... read..

A receding heritage, one musical instrument at a time

By Karan Kapoor

Jalandhar (Punjab) | November 18, 2022 11:59:51 PM IST
Every civilization in this world consists of a few unique characteristics which make it stand the test of time, and gives its citizens a strong sense of self. Music is one such characteristic, and India is one gargantuan example of a civilization whose mu... read..

7 arrested by narcotics bureau amidst Himachal election, international drug syndicate busted

Mohali (Punjab) | November 18, 2022 4:01:32 PM IST
Seven persons were arrested and a total of 13.976 Kg of Charas were seized by the Chandigarh Zonal Unit of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB CZU) during the special drive launched against the inter-state drug syndicates during the recent Himachal Pradesh ... read..

Punjabi singer Saleem lauds AAP govt for banning songs glorifying gun-culture

Jalandhar (Punjab) | November 17, 2022 7:00:17 PM IST
Famous Punjabi singer Master Saleem on Thursday lauded the Punjab government's move of banning songs that glorify weapons and violence.... read..

Amateur Avani Prashanth holds five-shot lead in 15th leg of WPGT

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 17, 2022 1:01:07 PM IST
Avani Prashanth, already a two-time winner in 2021 on the pro circuit, put herself in the driver's seat after the first round with a superb 4-under 68 on the first day of the 15th Leg of the Women's Pro Golf Tour here at the Chandigarh Golf Club.... read..

Punjab Kings add Wasim Jaffer, Brad Haddin, Charl Langeveldt to coaching staff

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 16, 2022 11:29:31 PM IST
Punjab Kings announced its coaching staff for IPL 2023 and roped in former India opener Wasim Jaffer as the batting coach while also recruiting Brad Haddin as the assistant coach on Wednesday.... read..

"It's like Taliban advocating for peace..." CM Bhagwant Mann attacks previous Punjab govt

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 16, 2022 10:29:10 PM IST
Launching a scathing attack on the previous government, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday said that those patronised criminals during their regime are now raising questions about the peace and harmony of the state.... read..

Licensed arms used to commit 60% crimes: Punjab DGP

Ludhiana (Punjab) | November 15, 2022 6:30:53 PM IST
Amid the ongoing crackdown on drug dealers and peddlers in Punjab, Director General of Punjab Police Gaurav Yadav on Tuesday said "licensed arms have been found to be used in about 60 per cent of the state's crimes."... read..

IPL 2023: Punjab Kings could release Mayank Agarwal, Shahrukh Khan, Odean Smith

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 15, 2022 6:30:44 PM IST
Punjab Kings could be releasing the trio of batter Mayank Agarwal, Shahrukh Khan and Odean Smith for the upcoming 2023 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), reported ESPNCricinfo on Tuesday.... read..

Poll promise fulfiled, 5 lakh patients treated at Aam Aadmi Clinics in 4 months: Punjab govt

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 15, 2022 9:59:38 PM IST
Highlighting the fact that Aam Aadmi Party is fulfilling the promise it made in its election manifesto, Punjab government on Tuesday said more than 5 lakh people have visited Aam Aadmi Clinics during the last four months.... read..

IPL 2023: Punjab Kings part with Mayank Agarwal, Odean Smith, retain strong batting line-up

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 15, 2022 7:30:21 PM IST
Punjab Kings have released their former skipper Mayank Agarwal, West Indies bowling all-rounder Odean Smith and some other players for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023.... read..

Students from Bihar, J-K clash during England vs Pakistan final match in Punjab's Moga

Moga (Punjab) | November 14, 2022 10:00:08 AM IST
Stone pelting was witnessed between two groups in a college in Punjab's Moga during the England versus Pakistan World T20 final match on Sunday, according to an official.... read..

Two held for possessing 155 kgs of poppy husk in Punjab's Pathankot

Pathankot (Punjab) | November 14, 2022 8:00:24 AM IST
Two persons were arrested on Sunday for allegedly possessing poppy husk (drugs) in Taragarh, Pathankot in Punjab, informed Superintendent of Police Harpal Singh.... read..

Earthquake of 4.1 magnitude hits Punjab's Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) | November 14, 2022 7:02:04 AM IST
An earthquake of 4.1 magnitude was felt across Punjab's Amritsar on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday, informed National Center for Seismology (NCS).... read..

BSF seizes 4 packets of heroin from Punjab's Ferozepur

Ferozepur (Punjab) | November 12, 2022 2:03:35 PM IST
The Border Security Force on Friday recovered four packets of heroin weighing 312 grams, near the fencing areas at the border in the Ferozepur district of Punjab.... read..

Mega action by Punjab Police, 93 people rounded up

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 12, 2022 2:31:33 AM IST
Punjab Police on Friday carried out a special cordon and search operation (CASO) in three districts, including Rupnagar, SAS Nagar and Fatehgarh Sahib, rounding up 93 persons.... read..

Dera Sacha Sauda follower shot dead in Punjab's Faridkot, 3 others injured

Faridkot (Punjab) | November 10, 2022 10:59:57 AM IST
A Dera Sacha Sauda follower, who is also an accused in the Bargari Sacrilege incident, was shot dead in Faridkot (Punjab) by unidentified bike-borne assailants on Thursday morning while three others were injured, said police.... read..

Punjab CM calls for peace, harmony in state after Sirsa Dera follower shot dead in Kotkapura

Faridkot (Punjab) | November 10, 2022 9:59:14 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann instructed police officials to maintain peace and harmony in the state, after Sirsa Dera follower Pradeep Singh, who was accused of sacrilege, was shot dead in Punjab's Kotkapura on Thursday.... read..

Anand Marriage Act will be implemented in Punjab: CM Bhagwant Mann

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 8, 2022 7:29:39 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on the occasion of Parkash Purab (Guru Nanak Jayanti) on Tuesday paid obeisance at Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib and announced that Anand Marriage Act, 2016, enacted for Sikhs to register their marriages with marriage registr... read..

Ludhiana: FIR registered against a person for celebrating murder of Sudhir Suri

Ludhiana (Punjab) | November 7, 2022 12:30:36 PM IST
A case was registered in Punjab's Ludhiana against a person, who allegedly distributed sweets (Laddoos) over the death of Shiv Sena leader Sudhir Suri, who was shot dead in Amritsar days back, officials said.... read..

Sudhir Suri murder: Accused arrested on same day says Amritsar CP

Amritsar (Punjab) | November 6, 2022 12:00:22 AM IST
Following the killing of Shiv Sena (Taksali) leader Sudhir Suri, the accused Sandeep Sunny was arrested on the same day, said the Amritsar City Police Commissioner on Sunday.... read..
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