Friday, August 19, 2022

Suspicious material recovered from Afghan truck at ICP Attari

Amritsar |Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Customs officials at the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Attari international border recovered some suspicious powder, packed in an iron box, from a truck carrying cargo from Afghanistan.... read..

IED found under vehicle of cop weighed about 2.5 kg, terror angle being probed: Punjab Police

Amritsar (Punjab) | August 18, 2022 1:27:29 AM IST
Punjab Police said on Wednesday said that the Improvised Explosive Device which was found stuck under the vehicle of an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) weighed about 2.5 kg and looked the same IED which had been recovered from Tarn taran and had come from P... read..

SGPC President condemns man visiting Golden Temple wearing t-shirt with Tytler's pic

Amritsar |Thursday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
The President of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), Harjinder Singh Dhami, on Wednesday strongly condemned the act of an alleged Congress worker, Karamjit Singh, visiting the Golden Temple here for getting his photograph clicked wearing a t-s... read..

Punjab Vigilance nabs lineman for accepting bribe

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 17, 2022 6:57:53 PM IST
Aiming to eradicate corruption in the state, the Punjab Vigilance Bureau on Wednesday nabbed Lineman Krishan Kumar, posted in PSPCL sub-division Kalyan, Patiala district while taking a bribe of Rs 10,000.... read..

Sukhbir Badal urges PM Modi to iron out issue related to omission of sikh community in judges' appointment in HC

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 17, 2022 6:26:34 AM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and address the sentiments of the Sikh community which was "perturbed over the complete omission of members from their community" in the latest ... read..

Punjab lumpy skin disease: SAD leader slams govt, demands Rs 50,000 compensation for rearers

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 16, 2022 1:27:10 PM IST
Former Union minister and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal slammed the Punjab government for not taking note of the damage that the 'Lumpy Skin Disease' had been causing in the region and demanded a compensation of Rs 50 thousand per animal... read..

Punjab Police recovers weapons used by Pak Army from arrested ISI-backed terrorists

Mohali (Punjab) | August 16, 2022 2:26:49 AM IST
The weapons recovered from Pakistan ISI-backed terrorists are lethal and usually used by Pakistan Army, Punjab Police said.... read..

Punjab CM dedicates Aam Aadmi Clinic in Ludhiana

Ludhiana |Tuesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Fulfilling a poll promise to provide free and quality health services to the people of Punjab, Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday dedicated an Aam Aadmi Clinic in this industrial city.... read..

Thousands witness iconic Attari-Wagah border ceremony after two years

Amritsar |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Tens of thousands spectators, comprising foreigners, gathered on Monday to witness after a gap of two years owing to the pandemic the first-of-its-kind iconic ceremony with electrifying effect on the boisterous audience on the borders of two countries nea... read..

Beating retreat ceremony underway at Attari-Wagah border near Amritsar on 76th Independence Day

Amritsar (Punjab) | August 15, 2022 7:56:19 PM IST
The beating retreat ceremony is underway at the Attari-Wagah border near Amritsar on the occasion of 76th Independence Day on Monday.... read..

I-Day 2022: Punjab CM hoists tricolour in Ludhiana

Ludhiana (Punjab) | August 15, 2022 3:58:59 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday hoisted the national flag on the 76th Independence Day in a state-level function at Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana.... read..

MHA announces names of Punjab Police officials for President's Police Medals

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 15, 2022 12:59:52 AM IST
Recognising the outstanding services of the Punjab Police, the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India (GOI), on the eve of 76th Independence Day, announced the names of the Punjab Police officers/officials, to be awarded the prestigious President's... read..

Punjab: Private bus operators call off strikes as state agrees to demands

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 15, 2022 12:59:48 AM IST
A Punjab-based organization of private bus operators called off their protest after the state Finance Minister and Transport Minister agreed to consider their demands.... read..

Punjab: ISI-backed terror module busted ahead of Independence day, 4 held

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 14, 2022 8:58:45 PM IST
Thwarting yet another possible terrorist attack around Independence Day, Punjab Police busted a Pak-ISI-backed terrorist module and arrested four members associated with Canada-based gangsters, said the officials on Sunday.... read..

BSF, Pakistan Rangers exchange sweets at Attari-Wagah border

Attari (Punjab) | August 14, 2022 3:56:56 PM IST
Pakistan Rangers and Border Security Force (BSF) exchanged sweets at the Attari-Wagah border, Amritsar on the occasion of Independence Day of Pakistan on Sunday.... read..

Punjab mandates wearing of mask at public places amid spike in COVID cases

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 13, 2022 9:57:14 PM IST
In view of the rising COVID-19 cases in the northern state over the past few days, the Punjab Government made the wearing of masks mandatory across the state, said the officials on Saturday.... read..

RoundGlass Punjab FC announces squad for Punjab Super League 2022

Mohali (Punjab) | August 13, 2022 6:30:24 PM IST
RoundGlass Punjab FC is all set to begin its Punjab State Super Football League 2022 campaign with its first match on Tuesday, August 16, against Jagat Singh Palahi FA. It will take place here at the Shaheed Udham Singh Stadium in Tangori, which will host... read..

Punjab Govt approves 'One MLA-One Pension' Bill

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 13, 2022 4:57:27 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Saturday announced that Governor Banwarilal Purohit has given his assent to the "One MLA - One Pension" Bill passed by the state legislature in June this year.... read..

PGIMER honours families of 17 brave-heart donors at National Deceased Organ Donation Workshop in Chandigarh

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 13, 2022 11:59:12 PM IST
On the occasion of World Organ Donation Day on Saturday, the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh organised a two-day Organ Donation Workshop where families of 17 brave-heart donors participated.... read..

Punjab CM Mann announces 6000 vacancies for Anganwadi workers will be filled

Amritsar (Punjab) | August 12, 2022 11:59:03 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Friday announced that over 6000 posts for Anganwadi workers that are vacant will now be filled soon.... read..

Punjab Govt releases Rs 25.75 cr for new degree colleges during FY 2022-23

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 12, 2022 6:28:44 PM IST
Punjab Minister for Finance, Planning, Excise and Taxation, Harpal Singh Cheema, has approved the release of Rs 25.75 crore for new degree colleges being established across Punjab.... read..

Bishop Samantaroy decorated with Cross of St Augustine at Lambeth Conference 2022

Amritsar |Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
In a proud moment for the Diocese of Amritsar (DoA), the Church of North India (CNI) in particular and its Bishop in general, the Most Rev P.K. Samantaroy was among those decorated with the coveted Cross of St Augustine by Justin Welby, the Archbishop of ... read..

Tricolour unfurled at Khalistani leader Gurpatwant Pannu's house

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 11, 2022 5:30:12 PM IST
A national flag was displayed on Thursday at the residence of Gurpatwant Singh Pannu, the leader of the outlawed group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), who had announced a cash reward for the hoisting of Khalistani flag at key places.... read..

Obsessed with video game, Pakistani youth shot himself dead

Punjab | August 10, 2022 11:59:48 PM IST
One Pakistani youth died by suicide on Wednesday due to an obsession with a video game in Punjab province, according to local media.... read..

Aamir Khan seeks blessings at Golden Temple ahead of 'Laal Singh Chaddha' release

Amritsar (Punjab) | August 10, 2022 8:56:35 PM IST
Aamir Khan, on Wednesday morning, visited the Golden Temple in Amritsar to seek blessings for his upcoming film 'Laal Singh Chaddha'. His co-star Mona Singh also paid a visit to the sacred place along with him.... read..

Punjab: Faridkot Court sends gangster Lawrence Bishnoi to 2-day police remand

Faridkot (Punjab) | August 10, 2022 2:28:54 PM IST
Faridkot Court on Wednesday sent gangster Lawrence Bishnoi to a two-days Police remand in connection with Rs 50 Lakhs extortion from a cloth merchant in Punjab's Kotkapura.... read..

Punjab: Pathankot Police beefs up security amid Independence Day preparation

Pathankot (Punjab) | August 10, 2022 12:29:02 PM IST
Ahead of the 75th Independence Day of India, the Punjab Police has beefed up the security in the Pathankot region.... read..

Punjab Police arrest key accused in Shaurya Chakra Awardee Balwinder Singh Sandhu murder case

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 9, 2022 10:56:08 PM IST
The Punjab Police on Tuesday arrested a key accused in the sensational murder case of Shaurya Chakra awardee Balwinder Singh Sandhu.... read..

Pakistan: Punjab's Rawalpindi becomes hotspot for Dengue

Punjab | August 8, 2022 5:56:53 AM IST
With the rising number of cases, the provincial health department has declared a dengue emergency in Rawalpindi district in Pakistan's Punjab, media reports said.... read..

Punjab: Road leading to Pathankot airport washed away as Chakki river overflows

Pathankot (Punjab) | August 7, 2022 6:56:34 AM IST
The road leading to Pathankot airport was washed away, said officials on Saturday.... read..

CWG 2022 gold medalists Mirabai Chanu, Achinta Sheuli receive warm welcome in Amritsar

Amritsar | August 6, 2022 2:27:06 PM IST
Mirabai Chanu and Achinta Sheuli were showered with love as they were welcomed by the people at Amritsar Airport in Punjab after winning a gold medal each for the country in CWG 2022.... read..

Punjab govt launches initiative to tackle drug addiction among jail inmates

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 5, 2022 11:58:10 PM IST
To tackle drug addiction among jail inmates, the Punjab government in partnership with the Special Task Force (STF) on Friday launched a Peer Support Network with substance use disorder (SUD).... read..

Punjab govt to organise camps to ensure benefits to pensioners

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 4, 2022 11:58:33 PM IST
The Social Security and Women and Child Development Minister Dr Baljit Kaur, on Thursday, directed the officials to organise village-level special camps on August 17 to ensure benefits are transferred to pensioners and also to expedite the process of fill... read..

HC directs Punjab govt to file report on illegal mining near international border

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 4, 2022 9:27:31 PM IST
Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday issued directions to the Punjab Government to file a report on the occurrence of large potholes after illegal mining in the international border area.... read..

CWG 2022: Punjab CM announces cash prize of Rs 40 lakhs for Bronze-winning weightlifter Gurdeep Singh

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 4, 2022 1:56:46 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday announced a cash prize of Rs 40 lakhs for weightlifter Gurdeep Singh, who won a Bronze medal in the Men's 109 kg plus category final.... read..

Zero tolerance towards malpractices in working of department: Punjab Food Minister

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 4, 2022 5:26:56 AM IST
Punjab Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Lal Chand Kataruchak on Wednesday chaired a review meeting with the District Food Supply Controllers and the Deputy Directors and said a zero-tolerance policy is being adopted towards malpractices ... read..

Punjab: PGIMER stops treating patients under Ayushman scheme

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 4, 2022 3:29:19 AM IST
Owing to pending claims exceeding Rs. 15 crores, the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh has stopped treating patients under the Ayushman Bharat scheme, said officials on Wednesday.... read..

Stay away from dollar dreams shown by secessionists: Baljit Singh Daduwal tells Sikh youths

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 3, 2022 2:26:27 PM IST
Prominent preacher and chief of Haryana Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (HSGMC) Baljit Singh Daduwal has urged Sikh youths, especially the baptised ones, to shun radicalism and violence and stay away from dollar dreams shown by secessionist organisati... read..

Single screen theatres struggle for survival due to rise in multiplex culture

Amritsar (Punjab) | August 2, 2022 11:26:48 PM IST
Single screen theatres continue to remain shut in Amritsar and are struggling to survive due to the rise in the multiplex culture.... read..

Moga police gets Lawrence Bishnoi's custody for 10 days

Moga (Punjab) | August 2, 2022 12:28:47 PM IST
The court of chief judicial magistrate Preeti Sukhija in Malout sent Lawrence Bishnoi to ten-day police remand in an attempt to murder case on Monday. Bishnoi is an accused in the Sidhu Moose Wala murder case.... read..

AAP Councillor Akbar Bholi shot dead in Punjab's Malerkotla

Malerkotla (Punjab) | August 1, 2022 10:58:05 AM IST
An Aam Aadmi Party's Municipal Councillor was shot dead by two unidentified persons when he was in a gym on Sunday in Punjab's Malerkotla district.... read..

Haryana STF arrests 6 people for giving death threats to MLAs

Chandigarh (Punjab) | July 31, 2022 10:57:48 PM IST
Special Task Force of the Haryana Police has arrested six people for allegedly giving death threats and extortion calls to MLAs.... read..

Samyukt Kisan Morcha hold 'rail roko' stir across Punjab over MSP issue

Amritsar (Punjab) | July 31, 2022 2:56:36 PM IST
Farmers across Punjab are holding a four-hour 'rail roko' protest from 11 am to 3 pm on Sunday in response to a call given for a nationwide protest by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha(SKM), an umbrella group comprising around 40 farm organisations, primarily dema... read..

Amit Shah lauds Droupadi Murmu for becoming 15th President of India

Chandigarh (Punjab) | July 30, 2022 8:57:04 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday applauded President Droupadi Murmu for her achievement to become the 15th President of India despite coming from a background that lacked basic facilities.... read..

Punjab govt frees 2,828 acres of land from Shivalik foothills

Chandigarh (Punjab) | July 30, 2022 7:56:22 PM IST
The Punjab government on Friday freed 2,828 acres of illegally encroached land in the foothills of the Shivalik Mountains from the possession of various influential people including the son of Shiromani Akali Dal's MP Simranjit Singh Mann.... read..

Punjab: AAP cabinet minister seeks apology on Health Minister's behalf

Bathinda (Punjab) | July 30, 2022 5:26:52 PM IST
Amid the ongoing controversy and opposition attack demanding Punjab Health Minister Chetan Singh Jouramajra's resignation, state cabinet minister Fauja Singh Sarari on Saturday took note of the incident and sought an apology on the former's behalf.... read..

Back-to-back win for Imran Khan as PTI grabs Punjab Speaker seat after CM post

Punjab | July 29, 2022 11:56:22 PM IST
After former Prime Minister Imran Khan's party successfully planted its member on the Chief Ministerial seat in Punjab, in yet another victory, PTI's member Sibtain Khan took over the position of Speaker in the provincial assembly on Friday.... read..

Student dies after collision between school bus, truck in Punjab

Hoshiarpur (Punjab) | July 29, 2022 1:56:14 PM IST
One school student died in an accident that occurred after a collision between the St. Paul's Convent School's bus and a truck in Dasuha town of Hoshiarpur, on Friday.... read..

Pakistani national repatriated via Attari-Wagah border after imprisonment

Amritsar (Punjab) | July 29, 2022 7:26:10 AM IST
A Pakistani national, who was arrested for entering India illegally, was repatriated via the Attari-Wagah border in Amritsar on Thursday after 16 years of imprisonment.... read..

Pakistan: Dy Speaker Mazari faces no-confidence motion after Punjab's political upheaval

Punjab | July 28, 2022 11:25:53 PM IST
After the political tug of war in Pakistan's Punjab Chief Ministerial election, the provincial assembly has passed a no-confidence motion against Deputy Speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari who annulled 10 votes during the polls, a move which was deemed to be "un... read..

Pakistan: PTI, PML-N cross swords again, this time for Punjab Speaker polls

Punjab | July 28, 2022 9:26:49 PM IST
Amid the controversy surrounding the elections in the country's most populous province, Pakistan's Punjab Assembly is all set to hold polls for the Speaker's post where former Prime Minister Imran Khan's PTI and PM Shehbaz Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League ... read..
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