GURU GOBIND SINGH JI – A SAVIOUR OF HUMANITY --- He, who mocked Sikh sentiments, objects against being mocked --- Pearl company MD NS Bhangoo arrested for Rs 45000 cr scam --- 2016: A year of moral reckoning --- Kejriwal may shift base for Punjab battle --- Punjab govt declares 1.14 lakh new jobs, life imprisonment for desecration of Guru Granth Sahib --- Thinking beyond the concept of SGPC to safeguard Sikh ethos --- ‘Sarbat Khalsa’ appoints Beant Singh assassin as Akal Takht Jathedar --- The Modi presidency is over --- Law & logic don’t work in Punjab; 2 brothers held in haste, let off under public pressure

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PU Chandigarh declares more exam results

Chandigarh: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh has announced various results. The results of B.A.L.L.B. 8th Semester, M.Com (Business Innovation), 1st Semester, M.Com (Business Innovation), 3rd Semester, M.B.A. (Off-Campus)-2nd Semester, Re-appear have been announced. The results would be available on PU website http://results.puchd.ac.in/.  Read More →
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29 member Australian delegation visits PAU

LUDHIANA: A 29-member delegation of Australian farmers visited the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today and interacted with the senior officials and faculty of the University. The delegation, led by Dale Price, discussed about Punjab’s agriculture, research and extension programmes of PAU, and Australia’s farming. Presiding over the meet, Dr T.S. Thind, Adjunct Professor, PAU highlighted... 

PM Narendra Modi visits Gurdudwara in Vancouver

VANCOUVER: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited a Gurdudwara after reaching Vancouver. He was accompanied by his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper.  At the Khalsa Diwan Society’s Sikh Gurdwara, located on the southern edge of Vancouver, a large crowd of supporters gathered at the temple before filing inside.  The president of the historic Sikh society, which has roots stretching back more... 

Amarinder condemns Batala firing incident

AMRITSAR: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today condemned the incident of indiscriminate firing at a college bus in Batala. In a statement issued here today Capt Amarinder expressed grave concern over such incidents which have led to a sense of fear and insecurity among people. He  warned the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal against the laxity asking him to wake up from... 

PU declares LLB,BA, BE, BSc, MA, MSc results

Chandigarh: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh has announced various results. The results of L.L.B.- 1st Semester, B.E. Chemical – 4th Semester, B.A./LLB(Hons.) – 10th Semester (reappear), B.Sc.(H.S.) Microbiology – 3rd Semester, M.Sc.(Chemistry) – 3rd Semester, M.A. Russian – 1st Semester, B. Pharmacy – 5th Semester, B.Sc. Fashion & Life Style Tech. – 5th... 
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Petition to drop the name of Sri Harmandar Sahib from World Heritage nominations list

Here is the copy of the petition by Amarjit Kaur of Belgium  To        Honorable Chairperson,       Prof. Maria Bohmer,       UNESCO World Heritage Committee.  Subject: Request to delete the name of Sri Harmandar Sahib, Amritsar Sahib from the world heritage nomination list sent by India Govt. in 2014. Respected Prof. Bohmer,         Your committee will be considering nominations in... 

Delhi’s AAP govt to pass Lokpal Bill in June

New Delhi: The AAP government will table the Jan Lokpal Bill, over which Arvind Kejriwal had resigned from chief ministerial post after the proposed legislation could not be passed in Assembly in 2014, in Budget Session in June, 2015. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that government has started working on Jan Lokpal Bill. “Started working on Jan Lokpal Bill,” the Chief... 

Capt to Bajwa: Own up the responsibility of Dhuri defeat

Chandigarh: Maintaining that there was nothing for the Akalis to boast about in the Dhuri by-election result, Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today said a leader should have moral courage to own the responsibility for the consequences. Reacting to PCC president Bajwa blaming him for the defeat, the former Chief Minister asked, “What is he (Bajwa) there for if I am to... 

PU Chandigarh declares more exam results

Chandigarh: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh has announced various results. The results of B. Com. 1st Semester, M.A. (Police Admn.), 1st Semester, M.A. Music (Instrumental) 1st Semester, M.A. Music (Instrumental) 3rd Semester, M.A. Music (Vocal), 3rd Semester, M.A. Philosophy, 3rd Semester, M.Sc. Bio-Informatics, 3rd Semester, B.Sc. in Fashion & Life Style Tech, 3rd Semester, B.E. Chemical,... 

Sack ASI who beat up NRI Sikh: demands NAPA

MILPITAS(CALIFORNIA):North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) strongly condemned the ASI Richard Maseeh of Punjab Police for brutally beat up of NRI Sikh Ravinderjit Singh Gogi in a police detention cell located at Ludhiana Court complex today. Demanding immediate suspension of ASI who brutally beat up NRI Sikh Dalwinder Singh Dhoot Chairman and Satnam Singh Chahal executive director of the Association... 

Punjab govt bans ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ for 2 months

Chandigarh: The Punjab government today decided to suspend the  screening of the Punjabi film, Nanak Shah Fakir for two months following widespread resentment against the film among Sikh masses. There had been protests and demonstrations against the movie as it was perceived to go against the religious tenets and Maryada of the Sikh community. The suspension comes into force with immediate effect... 

SAD wins Dhuri, requires no more BJP to run Punjab

DHURI: Shiromani Akali Dal SAD achieved its target of majority on its own in the 117 member state assembly house by winning the Dhuri by-poll the result of which was declared today. With this victory, the tally of SAD in the 117-member Punjab Assembly has reached 59, one more than the figure required for an absolute majority, its ally BJP had 12 members, Congress 43 and the number of independents are... 

GNDU Amritsar colleges admission schedule

Amritsar: Guru Nanak Dev University released the admission schedule for its educational colleges. The admission to B.Ed. Classes will be held as per the notification of Punjab Government. The admission to M.Ed. Courses will be held from July 5 to 20, 2015. With the late fee of Rs. 50/- alongwith the approval of Principal of College, the dates will be July 21 to 27; With the late fee of Rs. 100/- alongwith... 

GNDU MA English part-I exam postponed

Amritsar: The paper of M.A. English Part-I (English-V Option – I (8505) under Annual System of Guru Nanak Dev University which was scheduled to be held on April 22, 2015 as per the datesheet issued earlier has been postponed due to some administrative reasons. Now this examination will be held on April 25, 2015 (Saturday). However time and centres of examinations shall remain the same.  Read More →

CM, DGP visit injured Shiv Sena leader in Amritsar

Amritsar: Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal and DGP SS Saini visited the Amritsar hospital to know about the health of the Punjab Shiv Sena leader Harvinder Soni, who was shot at from point-blank range by a middle-aged Sikh man with a country made .315 pistol at around 8.30 am in Gurdaspur yesterday. This visit by the CM and DGP is being seen a step to assure people that everything was fine and there was... 

BIRTH OF THE KHALSA – A MIRACLE OF SRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI

Er.Narinder Singh Pheruman: As Sri Guru Teg Bahadur ji became popular among the people and the climax reached after He assured a deputation of Kashmiri “Pandits”,who came to Him to seek help against forcible conversion to Islam, to tell Aurangzeb that if he converts Guru Teg Bahadur ji to Islam, who is their Guru, and that they will all follow the Guru and convert to Islam, as millions of Hindus... 

100 talented Amritsari kids walked the ramp to celebrate Baisakhi

Amritsar: 100 super talented kids of Amritsar selected by Avaas lifestyle Hotel, Nishad Entertainers and 92.7 Big Fm from its wide search in Amritsar walked the ramp to become Cutest Gabru and Mutiyaar in Big BAISAKHI Mela. This event was organized on the occasion of Baisakhi and it took place at Avaas lifestyle Hotel Over 500 aspiring kids between the ages of 3-10 years went through a series of elimination... 

MoneyGram ropes in Actress Diljot to attract people for Langar

Amritsar: MoneyGram, (NASDAQ: MGI) a leading global money transfer company, concluded its Baisakhi campaign in India by giving customers in Punjab a chance to win airplane ticket.  Actress Diljot along with MoneyGram customers made a social initiative by coming together and distributing tea to all the devotees coming to the Gurudwara Tala Sahib on this auspicious occasions to seek blessings. This... 

Capt warns action on Amritsar MC leader

AMRITSAR: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today condemned the recommendation of the Amritsar Municipal Corporation to expel Congress house leader Lucky. He hoped that the government will reject the recommendation as it was outrightly arbitrary, unlawful, undemocratic and unconstitutional. The Amritsar MP asked the ruling alliance to show some grace and have the courage... 

Pb Governor, CM greet people on Baisakhi

CHANDIGARH:  The Punjab and Haryana Governor and Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh, Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki today extended greetings to all Punjabis living in country and abroad on the eve of Baisakhi. In a message, Prof. Solanki said that Baisakhi has a multi-faceted importance. It marks the ripening of the Rabi harvest, a time of great joy for the farmers to gather the fruits of their... 

PU Chandigarh declares several exam results

Chandigarh: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh has announced various results. The results of B.Sc. 1 – 1st Semester, M.A. History – 3rd Semester, M.A. French – 1st Semester, M.A. French – 3rd Semester, B. Pharmacy – 3rd Semester, M.Com(Hons.) – 3rd Semester, Master in Public Health – 3rd Semester, M.Sc. Nuclear Medicine – 3rd Semester, M.Sc.(Human Genomics) –... 
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Dal Khalsa warns Sikh fury due to release of ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’

Amritsar: Throwing the ball in the court of President of India, the Dal Khalsa writes to Shri Parnab Mukherjee to tell him that the issue of the movie Nanak Shah Fakir has the potential of enraging the Sikh community as was the case a few decades back. The memo faxed to Rashtarpati Bhavan, stated that the pseudo saint – Baba Gurbachan Singh and his protégés, with the tacit and open support... 

NAPA challenges demand for ban on ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’

JALANDHAR: US Based North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) strongly slamed those Sikh organizations who are seeking a ban without watching on the upcoming film named ‘Nanak Shah Fakir”. Satnam Singh Chahal executive director of NAPA said that this is very unfortunate that some Sikh organizations are discouraging those  film producers who are trying to do something to preserve the history and... 

BJP leader arrested for assaulting police

Phagwara: Police today arrested BJP leader Gurdeep Singh Deepa on the charges of assaulting cops on duty and intervening in official work inside a police station. Police have registered a case against  Gurdeep, who is BJP district unit general secretary and also husband of BJP  councillor Kuljit Kaur, under various sections of IPC. On the recommendation of Phagwara DSP Manpreet Singh Dhillon, and... 

April 11 is paid holiday for Dhuri employees

Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has declared April 11 as a paid holiday in Dhuri assembly segment in view of the by-poll scheduled for the day.  All the shops and commercial establishments situated within the Dhuri constituency will remain closed on Saturday.  The factories within the jurisdiction of Sangrur district, in which Dhuri Assembly segment falls, will also observe April 11 as a paid... 

119 employees found absent during checking

Chandigarh: As many as 119 officials of various departments of the Punjab secretariat were found to be absent during a surprise check today. The checking, conducted by a high-powered team of Punjab Chief Secretary Sarvesh Kaushal, was carried out at 9.15 am, an official spokesman said here. “The maximum number of 43 officials were found absent in the revenue department, 32 in home, 19 in information... 

PU Chandigarh declares MA results

Chandigarh: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh has announced the results of M.A. Economics – 1st Semester, M.A. Sociology- 3rd Semester, M.A. Public Administration- 1st Semester and M.A. Sanskrit-3rd Semester. The detailed result would be available on PU website http://results.puchd.ac.in/.  Read More →
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HS Phoolka demands roll back in bus fares

Ludhiana: Mr H.S . Phoolka, National Spokesperson of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader today criticised Punjab Government’s decision of Bus Fare hike by 3 – 6 paise per kilometre despite it being the fact that diesel prices and crude oil prices are continuously falling. A Couple of day ago, the diesel prices have been slashed by Rs 1.21 per litre, but the Punjab Government has increased the fare... 

More victims of cable mafia kingpin Sarabjit Raju come to fore

PK Jaiswar: Amritsar: Cable operator Jaswinder Singh Jassi was not the only one who underwent mental agony and lost his cable network business to alleged highhandedness of Sarabjit Singh Raju, local in charge of Fastway cable network. There were several others who had met a similar fate in their fight for justice. Those who stood against the might of Raju continue to struggle for over a decade now... 

PU announces admission & entrance test schedule

Chandigarh: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh has announced the Admission and Entrance Tests Schedule of various courses for academic session 2015-16 in the PU campus. The students seeking admissions at various undergraduate and postgraduate courses can now apply as per respective entrance test schedule, whereas the admissions for LL.B (3 year), M.Ed and M.Phil/Ph.D would start later. The interested... 

PU Chandigarh’s academic calendar for 2015-16

Chandigarh: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh has announced the Academic Calendar of the PU teaching departments and Regional Centres having semester system for the session 2015-16. The Admission schedule for ongoing and new classes, except for those classes in which admission is through Common Entrance Tests (CET), would be conducted from July 6 to July 13. The admission for classes through CET (UG... 

Dr Jatinder Kaur is the new Director health

Chandigarh: Dr Jatinder Kaur here today took over as the new Director Health & Family Welfare, Punjab. She got elevated to the post after the superannuation of Dr. Karanjit Singh on 31st March 2015. Dr Jatinder is MD (Gyne & Obst) and has joined Punjab Civil Medical Services in the year 1980 as Medical Officer and served on many key positions in Punjab and UT Chandigarh. She served at Government... 

GNDU Asr declares more exam results

Amritsar: The results of Bachelor of Fine Arts, Semester – V, Bachelor in Internet & Mobile Technologies, Semester – I, B. Sc. (Bio-Technology), Semester – III, B. Sc. (Bio-Technology), Semester – IV, B. Com. (Hons.), Semester – V, Master of Commerce, Semester – III, M.A. Police Administration, Semester – I, M.A. History, Semester  – I and M.A. History, Semester – III examinations... 

GNDU Amritsar makes admin appointments

Amritsar: Guru Nanak Dev University released the list of appointments for various administrative positions for the next one year.  Prof. Paramjit Singh shall continue to act as the Dean, Academic Affairs of the University till 31 March, 2016. The appointments are as per the following details: Prof. A.S. Sidhu as Dean, Students Welfare; Prof. T.S. Banipal as Director Research;Prof. Subodh Kumar as...