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PWL: Punjab Royals defeat Mumbai Maharathi 5-2

New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Punjab Royals' icon player Geno Petriashvili scored a dominating 7-0 victory over Satender Malik in the super heavyweight category to clinch 5-2 in the tie against Mumbai Maharathi in the third edition of the Pro Wrestling League at the Siri Fort Indoor S... read..
 

Punjab govt to make major changes in courses, syllabus of technical edu

Chandigarh | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Punjab government would make major changes in the courses and syllabus of the technical education in the context of current and future needs of the industry to provide jobs to the youth of the state. Interacting with the mediapersons after surprise checki... read..
 

Punjab petrol dealers allege major smuggling scam, to launch protest

Chandigarh |Monday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Alleging that inaction of the Punjab government to levy VAT on petrol and diesel at par with neighbouring states is causing huge revenue losses of crores annually on account of diversion of business and smuggling, the Petrol Pump Dealers' Association of P... read..
 

Enforce Sharia in Pak Punjab, says spiritual leader

Islamabad [Pakistan] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A spiritual leader in Pakistan's Punjab Province has given a week's time for government to impose Sharia laws.... read..
 

Gurkeerat's blitzkrieg helps Punjab win; Jharkhand lose again

Kolkata |Monday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Veteran southpaw Yuvraj Singh and the big-hitting Gurkeerat Mann helped Punjab seal a thrilling three-wicket victory over Mumbai to win their second match on the trot in a Group A Super League Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 match at the Jadavpur University campus g... read..
 

CBI arrests 2 officials of Punjab Transport dept in bribery case

New Delhi | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday said it has arrested a Superintendent and a clerk, both working in the Transport Department of Punjab in a bribery case of Rs one lakh. The probe agency said it registered a case on a complaint alleging ... read..
 

Punjab Police solves NRI murder case, arrests 3

Moga | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The district police solved the murder mystery of an NRI, who was murdered on the intervening night of July 22 and 23, last year and arrested three people in this connection. According to SP (Investigation) Moga Wazir Singh, the accused were identified as... read..
 

Capt Amarinder seeks PM's intervention to boost dairy sector in Punjab

Chandigarh | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday sought personal intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Ministry of Agriculture for initiating major steps to boost dairy sector across the state in general and supplement the income ... read..
 

HRDM officials satisfied with mid-day meal quality in Punjab schools

Jalandhar | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The Human Resources Development Ministry officials on Monday expressed complete satisfaction over the quality of mid-day meal served to the students of government schools in Punjab. KK Sharma, a senior officer, who led a team to conduct a survey on the qu... read..
 

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Yuvraj powers Punjab to victory against Mumbai

Kolkata | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
All-rounder Yuvraj's 40 off 34 balls powered Punjab three wickets victory against Mumbai in the in the Super League stage of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy domestic T20 competition here on Monday. For Mumbai Shreyas Iyer after facing 44 balls scored unbeat... read..
 

Punjab BJP hails PM's move for simultaneous Lok Sabha, State assembly polls

Amritsar | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed initiative of holding simultaneous elections to parliament and state assemblies, Punjab BJP state executive member Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina on Monday said that it is a revolutionary idea which will give b... read..
 

Vasant Panchami celebrated across Punjab

Amritsar (Punjab) (India] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Vasant Panchami was celebrated on Monday with great fervour and gaiety across Punjab.... read..
 

Syed Mushtaq Ali T20: Raina cracks hundred as UP, Punjab, Rajasthan, Delhi win (Roundup)

Kolkata |Monday, 2018 10:15:06 PM IST
Out-of-favour India batsman Suresh Raina broke a dry spell with the bat, smashing an unbeaten 59-ball 126 as Uttar Pradesh floored Bengal by 75 runs while Rajasthan, Punjab and Delhi also registered victories in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament Super L... read..
 

PWL: Punjab dash Mumbai's knockout hopes

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 10:15:06 PM IST
Punjab Royals icon player Geno Petriashvili crushed Satender Malik in the men's super heavyweight (125 kilogram) category to help his team to a 5-2 victory over Mumbai Maharathi in a Pro Wrestling League (PWL) contest at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium here ... read..
 

CBI arrests Punjab Transport Department officials for bribery

Chandigarh/New Delhi |Monday, 2018 10:15:06 PM IST
The CBI on Monday arrested a Superintendent and a clerk of the Punjab Transport Department for demanding and accepting a Rs one lakh bribe from an employee of the same department for clearing his dismissal matter, an official said.... read..
 

Punjab R-Day tableau to showcase 'Sangat and Pangat' theme

Chandigarh |Monday, 2018 8:15:06 PM IST
'Sangat and Pangat', the love for entire humanity with the spirit of communal harmony, is the theme of the official tableau of Punjab for the Republic Day Parade in New Delhi on January 26.... read..
 

Food festival at Asli Punjabi Rasoi begins

Chennai | Sunday, Jan 21 2018 IST
A 11-day Punjbai food festival at the newly renovated 'Asli Punjabi Rasoi Restaurant' commenced on Sunday. People of this teeming megapolis were in for a rich ad lip smacking North Indian cuisine at the restaurant, which offers a dining pleasure. Asl... read..
 

Syed Mushtaq Ali: Punjab win in super over, Mumbai beat Jharkhand

Kolkata |Sunday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
Punjab edged past Karnataka via super over in a Group A Super League tie of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 cricket tournament at the Jadavpur University campus ground here on Sunday.... read..
 

Punjab selected for national award for immense use IT during polls

Chandigarh/Hoshiarpur | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST
The Election Commission of India has selected Punjab for the conferring of National Award-2017 for immense use of information technology sector during the assembly polls. Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Electoral Officer Vipul Ujwal would be conferred t... read..
 

Punjab: Brothers set up food truck with message to shun drugs

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | January 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Two brothers from Punjab have set up a food truck in their homeland in the state, in a bid to help people shun drugs and lead a normal life.... read..
 

Santosh Trophy: Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Tamil Nadu clinch wins

New Delhi |Saturday, 2018 9:45:39 PM IST
Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab and Tamil Nadu football teams clinched victory against their respective opponents in the Santosh Trophy qualifiers contest on Saturday.... read..
 

BSF seizes heroin worth Rs 2.5 cr from Punjab border

Jalandhar | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST
Border Security Force (BSF) troops seized a bottle filled with contraband suspected to be heroin from the Punjab border on Saturday morning. According to a release issued from the Punjab Frontier BSF HQ here, the BSF troops on a specific input carried ou... read..
 

Gen Rawat reviews army preparedness guarding Punjab border

Jalandhar | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST
General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff, reviewed the security situation and operational preparedness of the formations guarding Western border adjoining Punjab. During his two days visit to the Vajra corps also known as 11th corps of the Indian Army, G... read..
 

Haryana Panjabi Sahitya Akademi announces awards for outstanding contribution in Punjabi literature

Chandigarh | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The Haryana Panjabi Sahitya Akademi on Friday announced various awards for outstanding contribution in the field of Punjabi literature for 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Giving this information here, a spokesman for the Akademi said it would present Haryana ... read..
 

Seasonal influenza in South Punjab claims 35 lives

Islamabad | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Thirty-five people in total have died of seasonal influenza in the past one month in Multan, Rahim Yar Khan and Bahawalpur, a spokesman for the Multan Health Department said on Friday, according to a report of Geo TV. In Multan, 106 cases of influenza ha... read..
 

Punjab ministers lambast Cheema over baseless demand on revocation of cabinet decisions

Chandigarh | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
Punjab Ministers, Brahm Mohindra, Tripat Rajinder Singh Bajwa, Aruna Chaudhry and Sadhu Singh Dharamsot have lambasted Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) spokesperson Daljit Singh Cheema for demanding the revocation of all decisions of the cabinet in view of the q... read..
 

Dreaded criminal of Punjab held after encounter in UP

Ferozabad | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
A dreaded criminal of Punjab was arrested by Uttar Pradesh police after a brief encounter here on Thursday night. Two policemen were also injured in the encounter while the criminals received some minor gun shots. The criminal identified ... read..
 

Pro Wrestling League: Punjab Royals crush Delhi Sultans

New Delhi [India] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Geno Petriashvili's performance guided the Punjab Royals to an easy 6-1 victory over Delhi Sultans in the Pro Wrestling League at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium here on Thursday.... read..
 

Punjab govt seeks all India farm debt waiver scheme, restoration of 90:10 RKVY funding

New Delhi | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Thursday sought an all India farm debt waiver scheme on the pattern of Punjab, while calling for restoration of the 90:10 funding pattern under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) to provide more avenue... read..
 

5 kg heroin seized from J&K resident in Punjab

Ludhiana | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
Punjab police arrested a Jammu and Kashmir resident and recovered five kg heroin from him early on Thursday morning. Stating this here, AIG Snehdeep Sharma told newsmen that a police party, led by Ludhiana Special Task Force Incharge Harbans Singh, inter... read..
 

Five kg heroin seized, man arrested in Punjab

Ludhiana | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
Punjab police on Thursday claimed to have arrested an unidentified person with five kg heroin on the Kohara-Machhiwara road in Ludhiana district on Thursday morning. Police said the action was taken by the district Special Task Force (STF) on a... read..
 

Congress accepts resignation of Punjab minister

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
After dilly-dallying over it for days, the Congress on Thursday accepted the resignation of Punjab's controversial cabinet minister Rana Gurjit Singh following allegations of corruption and money laundering against him.... read..
 

Minerva Punjab boss Ranjit Bajaj writes to AIFF about match fixing offer got his two players

Kolkata | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
Punjab Minerva FC chief Ranjit Bajaj has alleged that his two players had been offered with Rs 30 lakh each for match fixing in the current top tier I-League, being conducted by country's supreme football body, All India Football Federation (AIFF). Mi... read..
 

Punjab: One arrested with five kg heroin

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India] | January 18, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A person with five kg heroin worth Rs. 25 crores was arrested on Thursday at Ludhiana's Kohara Macchiwara Link road.... read..
 

Punjab minister's resignation accepted, Amarinder takes charge of portfolios (Lead)

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday accepted the resignation of Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh from the Council of Ministers.... read..
 

Punjab thrash Delhi in PWL tie

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Punjab Royals icon player Geno Petriashvili pulled off a dominating win to guide his side to an easy 6-1 victory over Delhi Sultans in a Pro Wrestling League (PWL) contest at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium here on Thursday.... read..
 

Punjab based smugglers arrested with poppy straw in Jammu

Jammu | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
Two Punjab based drug smugglers were arrested on Thursday with contraband of poppy straw in this winter capital of the state. "During nakka checking one passenger vehicle (JK02AB 1408) was intercepted early morning at nakka point in Panjtirthi area," poli... read..
 

1 IPS, 1 PPS officer transferred in Punjab

Chandigarh | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST
Punjab government on Wednesday issued transfer and posting order of one IPS and one PPS officer in the state on administrative grounds with an immediate effect. Stating this here, an official spokesperson said IPS officer Dr Ravjot Grewal has been transf... read..
 

Australia emerges as preferred education destination for students of AP, Gujarat and Punjab

New Delhi [India] | January 17, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 17 (ANI-NewsVoir): In a recent study conducted by Pearson for PTE Academic, the computer-based test of English proficiency for immigration and study abroad, Australia emerged as the new preferred destination for PTE Academic test ta... read..
 

Farmer commits suicide in Punjab

Phagwara | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST
A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself with the ceiling in his house at his native village Bhanoki near Phagwara while his family was away on early Wednesday. The widow of the deceased Hardeep Singh(40) told here that she al... read..
 

Capt Amarinder cheating Punjabis by not accepting Rana Gurjit's resignation : AAP

Chandigarh | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday lambasted Chief Minister Capt Amaninder Singh for stooping to lowest level of cheating Punjabis for saving his corrupt minister by not accepting resignation of Rana Gurjeet. In a statement here, AAP Punjab unit pre... read..
 

HC sets aside appointment of Punjab CM's aide

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
In a major blow to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday set aside the appointment of his Chief Principal Secretary Suresh Kumar, holding it ultra vires of the Constitution.... read..
 

Punjab beat Haryana in PWL tie

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Latvia's Anastasija Grigorjeva and India's Pooja Dhanda powered Punjab Royals to a scintillating 4-3 victory over Haryana Hammers in a Pro Wrestling League (PWL) tie at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday.... read..
 

Punjab Vigilance nabs SDO for taking bribe of Rs 30,000

Chandigarh | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
Punjab State Vigilance Bureau on Tuesday nabbed a SDO of Jalandhar Development Authority red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 30,000. Stating this here, an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Ashok Kumar SDO posted at Jalandhar Developmen... read..
 

Punjab Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh resigns

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | January 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Accused of pocketing sand mine contracts worth crores on his staff's names, Punjab Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh has resigned from his post.... read..
 

Punjab minister submits resignation after corruption taint

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST
Punjab's powerful cabinet minister Rana Gurjit Singh has submitted his resignation from the Congress government in the state led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh following allegations of corruption and money laundering against him.... read..
 

Punjab Guv calls for judicious use & conservation of petroleum products

Chandigarh | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator VP Singh Badnore on Tuesday stressed upon the need for conservation of natural resources and thereby environment to ensure a better future for the coming generations. Speaking on the inaugural address after ... read..
 

Stamp duty on urban property reduced to 6pc from 9pc in Punjab

Chandigarh | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
The Indian Stamp (Punjab Amendment) Act, 2017 has been notified and reduction in stamp duty on urban property from 9 per cent to 6 per cent has come into effect. This was done after the necessary formalities were completed to convert the ordinance into ... read..
 

Punjab CM condoles death of school teacher in road mishap

Chandigarh | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has expressed shock and grief over the tragic road accident in which a school teacher was killed and 20 students were injured near Goraya on National Highway-1 on Tuesday morning. The Chief Minister has... read..
 

BSF to enhance surveillance on Indo-Pak border adjoining Punjab

Jalandhar | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
To enhance surveillance on Punjab border along the Indo-Pak international border in sensitive areas, smart fencing will be erected, apart from observation towers and Laser walls, a BSF official said on Tuesday. Interacting with the mediapersons, Inspecto... read..
 

Punjab CM mourns demise of IG Crime Dwivedi's husband

Chandigarh | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday condoled the demise of the husband of IGP Crime Shashi Prabha Dwivedi. M L Dwivedi (56) passed away here at PGIMER after a prolonged illness. Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughte... read..
 
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