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Court adjourns foreign asset case against Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | July 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A court on Thursday adjourned the foreign asset case against Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh till September 18.... read..
 

New police post at Daulewala, known as 'drug village' of Punjab

Moga | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST
Punjab police has set up a new police post at Daulewala, known as the drug village of Punjab in the wake of maximum number cases being reported under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act in the village. The police post will be ... read..
 

Italy keen to collaborate with Punjab in agri, allied areas

New Delhi | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST
Anas, an Italian PSU major, has invited Punjab to partner it in the 242nd International Conference on Food and Agricultural Engineering, scheduled to be held in September this year. Italy is keen to partner with Punjab in the field of agriculture ... read..
 

AAP names Khaira as Leader of Opposition in Punjab

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday named Sukhpal Singh Khaira as Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly.... read..
 

Capt Amarinder meets Jaitley, seeks settlement of Rs 6,000-cr bank loans of Punjab farmers

(Rptng under correct file) New Delhi | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today sought from the Central Government one-time settlement of the Rs 6,000-crore loans taken by the state's farmers from the national and private banks. Such a settlement will benefit 4.5-lakh of the state's be... read..
 

Punjab govt releases sum of 90 lakh for cattle pond in Shahkot village

Jalandhar | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST
Punjab government has released a sum of Rs 90 lakh for the constructed of ultra modern cattle pond project at village Kanian Kalan in the district. Stating this here today Kimti Lal Bhagat, Chairman, Punjab Gau Sewa Commission said the project also... read..
 

33 hospitals in Punjab found violating pollution norms

Chandigarh | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
The Punjab Pollution Control Board today caught 33 hospitals violating the pollution norms during surprise raids all over the state and strict action has been initiated against these erring hospitals. PPCB Chairman K S Pannu said that board would fo... read..
 

Criminals Gang busted in Punjab

Fatehgarh Sahib | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
District Fatehgarh Sahib police today claimed to have bust a gang of criminals. While addressing a press conference here today Fatehgarh Sahib Superintendent of Police(Detective) Daljit Singh Rana informed that the police arrested six members of the gang ... read..
 

Punjabi University archers meet Capt Amarinder to thank him for his support

Chandigarh | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
Archers from the Punjabi University Patiala, who have been selected for the World University Games 2017 in China, met Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today to thank him for his timely intervention that has ensured their participation in the prestigiou... read..
 

Punjab CM underlines importance of existing industries revival under new industrial policy

Chandigarh | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today underlined the importance of revival of existing industries in the new industrial policy, which should focus on promoting a `business first' philosophy. Addressing a meeting to discuss the state's... read..
 

Punjab CM approves cash grant for war widows in place of land

Chandigarh | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
Conceding their long pending demand, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today approved cash grant instead of land for war widows. The policy change will be applicable to dependents of martyred soldiers besides permanently disabled soldiers of 1962 Indo... read..
 

Punjab CM intervenes to ensure university students' participation in world archery event

Chandigarh | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
Responding promptly to the desperate pleas of five students selected for a world archery event, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder today directed the Punjabi University Patiala Vice Chancellor to immediately sanction the necessary funds to enable the ar... read..
 

Punjab Govt. reviewing policy on extension of retirement age

New Delhi [India] | July 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced a review on the policy governing the extension of retirement age for two years, over and above the age of 58.... read..
 

Punjab to review retirement age

Chandigarh |Monday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
The Punjab government will review the provision of extension of retirement age for two years, over and above the age of 58 years, for government employees.... read..
 

Punjab, Haryana MLAs exercise their franchise for Prez poll

Chandigarh | Monday, Jul 17 2017 IST
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, former Chief Minister and senior Akali leader Parkash Singh Badal and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal were among those who exercised their franchise for the Presidential poll here today. The voting for the ... read..
 

Amarinder rules out rollback of Govt decision to ban truck unions in Punjab

Chandigarh | Monday, Jul 17 2017 IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ruled out a rollback of the Government decision to ban truck unions in the state, but assured that the views of all stakeholders would be taken before the final notification was issued. The Chief Minister... read..
 

Capt Amarinder to launch Uber bike taxi scheme in Punjab next week

Chandigarh | Monday, Jul 17 2017 IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will flag off the first set of 100 Uber bike taxis under a new scheme aimed at generating jobs for the state's unemployed youth. Uber's South Asia Public Policy Director Shweta Rajpal Kohli called on the Chie... read..
 

Punjab CM to launch Uber bike taxi scheme on July 24

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | July 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will be launching the first set of 100 Uber bike taxis, a new scheme aimed at generating jobs for the unemployed youth in the state on July 24.... read..
 

Voting begins in Punjab, Haryana assemblies for 14th President

Chandigarh |Monday, 2017 11:45:05 AM IST
Voting began in the Punjab and Haryana assemblies here on Monday morning to elect the country's 14th President.... read..
 

Harvard doctor meets Punjab CM, proposes genome technology for cancer treatment

Chandigarh | Monday, Jul 17 2017 IST
An Indian origin Harvard doctor has proposed state-of-the-art genome technology to Punjab government to facilitate cancer treatment for patients in the state. The proposal was put forth by Dr Manoj K. Bhasin, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Med... read..
 

Punjab to adopt innovative technologies to ensure cheapest power tariffs in the country

Chandigarh | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
After gaining power surplus status, Punjab Government is focusing on adopting innovative technologies to ensure cheapest power tariffs for its different categories of power consumers. Irrigation and Power Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh who himself has expert... read..
 

Criminal shot dead in Punjab

Kotkapura | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
A hard core criminal in Punjab was shot dead by three three unidentified Motorcycle borne at Kotkapura Near Grain Market last night,police sources said today. The deceased has been identified as Lavi Deora resident of Kotakapur in Faridkot. At the time o... read..
 

Punjab criminal involved in various crimes held

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
A 26-year-old criminal based in Ludhiana in Punjab has been arrested from west Delhi's Dwarka area, police said on Sunday.... read..
 

Sushma Swaraj assures Punjabi youths families safe release of their wards

Gurdaspur Jul 16 | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has assured the families of all 39 Punjabi Youths who were kept hostage in Iraq by ISIS terrorists of their safe release after the Iraq authorities capture the Mosul. The decision to this effect was take... read..
 

No one safe in Punjab: Sukhbir Badal

Chandigarh | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said no one was safe in Punjab with the State witnessing a complete breakdown in law and order under Congress rule, even as he condemned the murder of a Pastor in Ludhiana last night. In ... read..
 

Punjab CM orders cops to crack down on communal forces in wake of Pastor's killing

Chandigarh | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
Taking a serious view of the killing of a Christian Pastor in Ludhiana, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has directed the DGP to order a police crackdown on elements trying to whip up communal passions in the state by indulging in such attack... read..
 

AAP releases first list of state office bearers to start its restructuring exercise in Punjab

Chandigarh | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
Aam Aadmi Party on today announced the names of its state body office bearers and zone presidents in Punjab. Aam Aadmi Party state co-president Aman Arora, who was given the responsibility of restructuring the party in state, released the first list of of... read..
 

BSF seized heroin worth Rs 5 crore from Punjab border

Jalandhar | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
Border Security Force recovered two packets of contraband suspected to be heroin from near the BoP Jagdish in Ferozepur sector. RS Kataria, DIG and spokesperson of the Punjab Frontier HQ of the BSF here said that the BSF troops observed movements of som... read..
 

Haryana defeat Punjab in SBL tie

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Haryana Warriors defeated Punjab Sultans 15-6 in a Super Boxing League (SBL) encounter at the Siri Fort Stadium here on Sunday.... read..
 

Shahid, Alia win Best Actors at IIFA 2017 for 'Udta Punjab'

New York |Sunday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt were on Saturday named Best Actors at the 18th edition of the IIFA Awards, for their remarkable work in "Udta Punjab". Diljit Dosanjh also won the best debut actor male for the same film.... read..
 

IIFA Awards 2017 winners list: 'Udta Punjab' wins big

New York [USA] | July 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2017 officially wrapped, it's time to take a deep dive into the winners list.... read..
 

Punjab: Woman beaten up by in-laws over dowry demand

Patiala (Punjab) [India] | July 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The evil of dowry seems to be still deep-rooted in the soil of India.... read..
 

Don't burden people of Punjab with new taxes : AAP cautions Cong

Chandigarh | Saturday, Jul 15 2017 IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today criticised Congress government in Punjab for toying with the idea of further over burdening the people of Punjab by levying fresh taxes on them to settle outstanding loans as well as to mop up more revenue for the state exc... read..
 

Shahid on 'Udta Punjab' IIFA nomination: Sometimes being brave gives you great results

New York [US] | July 14, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Shahid Kapoor, who is nominated in the Best Actor category for IIFA for his portrayal of drug-addicted rockstar Tommy Singh in 'Udta Punjab', says it was a 'brave' film to be made.... read..
 

SAEINDIA announces Mahindra presents BAJA SAEINDIA 2018 virtual round to be held at Chitkara University, Punjab

New Delhi [India] | July 14, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], July 14 (ANI-BusinessWire India): SAEINDIA, a professional society of automotive engineers on Thursday announced the commencement of the 11th edition of the much-awaited BAJA series. Mahindra & Mahindra is the title sponsor and the ... read..
 

Punjab Congress MLAs to meet on Monday morning before Presidential vote

Chandigarh | Friday, Jul 14 2017 IST
The Punjab Congress Legislative Party members will meet here on Monday morning ahead of the polling for the Presidential elections. Chief Minister and CLP leader Captain Amarinder Singh has convened the meeting, scheduled for 9 am on July 17. The pa... 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..
 

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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