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9 GNDU Amritsar students clear UGC NET

Amritsar: Nine Students of all India Services Pre-Examinations Training Centre and Centre of Preparation for competitive Examinations of Guru Nanak Dev University has cleared UGC NET Examinations held in December 2014. Prof. Sudha Jatinder, Director of the Centre said that Jasvir Singh (Punjabi), Sukhdev Singh (Psychology), Ajmer Singh (Law), Rattan Lakhsmi (Ecnomics), BImla Kumari Gurg (Sociology),... 
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PU extends admission forms submission date

Chandigarh: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh has extended the last date for the submission of application forms for admissions to Master of Arts courses in PU Teaching Departments/Institutes and its Regional Centres upto July 3. Earlier June 29, 2015 was the last date. However, date to apply for other admissions would remain the same i.e. June 29.  Read More →

Dear PM: Your oratory charming, stand on corruption ugly!

Here is the unedited copy of the letter written by NAPA to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Honorable Narendera Modi Prime Minister of India, Government of India, New Delhi : Dear Prime Minister On behalf of North American Punjabi Association we would like to express our serious concern about the present political scenario in our Country for your timely consideration For over  a year Indian Diaspora ... 

Drugs-free-Punjab? Let CM prove by issuing White Paper

Bir Devinder Singh: Patiala: It’s a matter of great worry that the Chief Minister of Punjab Mr. Parkash Singh Badal appears to be in a denial mood to admit the naked truth about the drug menace in Punjab. This kind of deceptive frame of mind is proving detrimental to the critical interests of the life and health of the youth of Punjab. As a matter of fact Punjab is one of the top States, which is... 

Belan Brigade finds faults with Punjab’s drugs abuse policy

Ludhiana: Belan Brigade an NGO against drug abuse has organized a camp to create awareness about the Anti Drug Abuse Day to be observed on June 26 every year. In this camp men and women took the pledge to fight the drug menace. According to the UNODC, nearly 200 million people are using illicit drugs such as cannabis, cocaine, opiates and hallucinogens and sedative hypnotics worldwide. In December... 

PU Chandigarh declares BSc part-III result

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh has declared the result of B.Sc.-III. The result would be available on PU website http://results.puchd.ac.in/ . PU Controller of Examinations Prof Parvinder Singh informed that 84.73% percent students have passed the B.Sc.-III. As many as 4,918 students had appeared for B.Sc.-III examinations and 4,167 have passed. 105 students failed while 610 students... 

Rocks block 6200 pilgrims way to Hemkunt Sahib

Dehradun: With heavy rocks and boulders from a hillside blocking Badrinath highway between Joshimath and Vishnuprayag, devotees bound for the Sikh shrine of Hemkunt Sahib and those returning from there have had to take shelter at different places. More than 5,000 pilgrims who had left for Hemkunt Sahib have been stopped at Ghanghariya, whereas another nearly 1,200 bound for the Sikh shrine have been... 

Compare Delhi Budget with Punjab Budget: Phoolka

Ludhiana: Senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and National Legal Head, Mr H.S Phoolka termed the first Delhi Budget presented in the Delhi Assembly as comprehensive, excellent and highly visionary. He labeled the budget as par excellence as compared to any Budget presented by any State Government or even the Centre. This Budget meant for welfare of all sections of the society in which not only the... 

CBI shielding anti-Sikh riots prime accused Jagdish Tytler: Phoolka

New Delhi: Senior AAP leader and noted lawyer HS Phoolka has alleged that the CBI was shielding the prime accused of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Jagdish Tytler. “Today, CBI informed the Court of Saurabh Pratap Singh Laler, ACMM, Karkardooma, that it has not registered any case against  Jagdish Tytler regarding the offences of “Influencing Witnesses” under section 193 and 195 A IPC and the offence... 

AAP govt presents ‘dream budget’ for Delhi

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party Legal Cell In-charge H. S. Phoolka praised India’s first ‘Swaraj Budget saying it is the first budget in 67 years which has been made by asking what the residents want and allocating funds accordingly. He thanked the Delhi Chief Minister Mr. Arvind Kejriwal and the Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Manish Sisodia for this excellent budget. Here is the overview of... 

Newspaper delivery boy Invents ‘Roll Ball’ Sport

MUMBAI: A newspaper delivery boy invented the international Roll Ball game, making India proud. Raju Dabhade used to deliver newspapers on roller skates. He rose through the ranks in roller-speed skating and after retiring from competitive skating, became a physical education teacher. However, the competitive edge never left him. He set his sights on creating an all-new sport, something that would... 

Centre okays IIMs for Amritsar, Sirmaur

Girja Shankar Kaura: New Delhi: Two of the six new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) today approved by the Cabinet, chaired by PM Narendra Modi, will be set up in Amritsar (Punjab) and Sirmaur (HP). The other four IIMs will come up at Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Nagpur (Maharashtra) and Sambalpur (Odisha). All six institutes will start courses from the upcoming academic... 

Centre to develop Amritsar, Ludhiana, Mohali as smart cities

Ruchika M Khanna: Chandigarh: Ludhiana and Amritsar will be among the 100 cities to be developed as smart cities by the Union Government. The announcement regarding this will be made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow. The Centre has allotted three cities in Punjab to be developed as smart cities while another 17 cities/districts in the state will get funds under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation... 

PU’s admission schedule for BA, BCom, LLB

Chandigarh: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh has announced the admission schedule for admission to B.A/B.Com. LL.B (Hons.) 5 years Integrated Course at University Institute of Legal Studies (UILS)- PU, UILS Hoshiarpur and UIL Ludhiana. PU spokesman informed that the qualifying candidates of entrance exam (UGLAW) of 2015 should submit hard/printed copy of admission form & documents to Coordinator,... 

PU Chandigarh announces MCA result

Chandigarh: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh has announced the result of MCA- 6th Semester, May 2015. The detailed results would be available on PU website http://results.puchd.ac.in/.  Read More →
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GNDU declares BA-1, Diploma course results

Amritsar: The results of the B.A. Part 1 and Diploma in Physical Education Part 1 Examinations held by the Guru Nanak Dev University in December, 2014 have been declared and are available on University website www.gndu.ac.in.  Read More →
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AIPMT by CBSE would now held on July 25

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education today said it would re-conduct the All India Pre-Medical and Pre Dental Test on July 25. In a written statement, the CBSE clarified that no fresh applications would have to be submitted to take the test again and all old admit cards would be valid. No additional fee would have to be paid either. The Supreme Court had recently asked the CBSE to re-conduct... 

AAP’s awareness drive against medico-Mafia

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party Ludhiana today held an awareness drive against nexus  of private hospitals forcing  patients to buy medicines from medicine shops inside the hospitals near Dayanand Medical College and hospital today. Aam Aadmi Party volunteers distributed pamphlets urging people to insist on doctors writing generic names of medicines so that they can be bought from generic medicine shops... 

Punjab Mandi Board pays for its chief’s king-size life

Charanjit Bhullar: Bathinda: Punjab Mandi Board Chairman Ajmer Singh Lakhowal is living life no less than king size. The farm leader has cost the Board more than Rs 2 crore in seven years. To provide him security cover that comprises four gunmen, the state police paid Rs 1.15 crore alone as salary to gunmen. Information obtained from the Board under the Right to Information Act reveals that Lakhowal... 

PAU Ludhiana develops water testing kit

LUDHIANA: The Department of Microbiology of the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has developed a simple, portable and inexpensive bacteriological water testing kit to determine the easy portability of drinking water. The kit has been developed for the convenience of public, farmers, health workers, inspectors, sanitary workers, engineering wings and public health officials. The kit is available... 

International Yoga Day Celebrated in France

Paris: In his address to the United Nations General Assembly on September 27, 2014, Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi urged the world community to adopt an International day of Yoga. Soon thereafter, on December 11, 2014, the 193 member UN General Assembly approved a resolution co-sponsored by a record 177 countries to establish June 21 as the “International Day of Yoga”. The resolution... 

Modi yoga drill to divert attention on performance?

Aditi Tandon: New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today led thousands of people to observe the International Yoga Day at Rajpath as India broke two Guinness records for largest yoga assembly of 35,985 at a single venue and participation from 84 nationalities. Modi said yoga was not a commodity for sale, but a way of life that cut across religions. His remarks came a day after the Congress described... 

Punjab faces ecological disaster: EcoSikh

Pope Francis has issued a major statement called the Encylical, which was directed to the 1.2 billion Catholics around the world, and will most certainly have a significant social and political impact. The United Nations is convening a summit in December in which 180 heads of state are meeting in Paris to pass a binding agreement for the entire world on carbon emissions and climate change. EcoSikh... 

AAP launches anti-water-pollution drive

Ludhiana: The Aam Aadmi Party under its Clean and Green Ludhiana Project lead by Col. C. M. Lakhanpal today held an awareness drive against pollution of Water and River Bodies under “Save River Satluj, Save Buddha Dariya” at Sunder Nagar pully of the Buddha Dariya. Aam Aadmi Party volunteers with their signature caps and bands and carrying colorful placards could be seen educating the passersby... 

Modi on path of destroying India’s secular democracy

N.S.PHERUMAN: Religious sensitivity has touched the highest level since the advent of MODI Govt at the centre. Parochialism is showing its ugly face. PM Narendra Modi claims a false principle of ‘Sarva Dharma’ to show to the international community, after being strongly reprimanded by President OBAMA on this issue, but the ground reality is otherwise. The US commission on international... 
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Bhullar row: PM Modi cancels Punjab trip

Namrata Biji Ahuja: New Delhi: Amid a raging controversy over dreaded terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar’s return to a prison in Punjab, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cancelled his scheduled visit to the state. The Bhullar controversy has once again put BJP-SAD ties under strain as the 1993 Delhi bomb blasts case convict was shifted to Amritsar Central Jail from Delhi’s Tihar Jail amid tight... 

Gigantic task before EcoSikh to clean Amritsar

AMRITSAR: Three years ago, EcoSikh started the celebration of Amritsar Foundation Day to mark the day when Guru Ramdas ji laid the foundation of this sacred city 438 years ago. The effort was to engage residents and stakeholders of the city to take pride and responsibility to make the city sustainable and green. Hundreds of residents have come out to join this movement and they have become active to... 

AAP volunteers for Doraha gas leak rescue

Ludhiana: A massive gas leakage in the Ammonia tanker truck which happened on the busy National Highway 1 under Doraha pull in Ludhiana district on night of 12th June 2015 have claimed 5 lives so far and more than 200 people are admitted to various hospitals in Ludhiana, Doraha and Khanna and many of them are said to be in serious conditions. Aam Aadmi Party Member Parliament from Fatehgarh Sahib Mr.... 

10,249 vie for admissions in PU PG courses

Chandigarh: As many as 10,249 candidates from different parts of the country today appeared for Combined Entrance Test (CET) of 22 Post Graduate courses at Panjab University (PU). More than 17,000 candidates would be appearing for various sought after job oriented Post Graduate Courses at the University in the two day long CET(PG) entrance examinations for 45 PG courses, that would conclude on June... 

GNDU declares BSc, BCom,MA & more results

Amritsar: The results of the B.Sc(I.T) Part-II,III,B.Sc (Bio.Tech)Part-II,III,B.Com(Prof) Part-III, Bachelor of Physical Education Part-I, M.A. Economics Part-I,M.A Hindi Part-II, M.A. English Part-II, M.A Sociology Part-II, and Diploma in Library Science Annual Examinations held by the Guru Nanak Dev University in April, 2015 have been declared and are available on University website www.gndu.ac.in.  Read More →
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Axis Bank jobs to 34 GNDU Asr students

Amritsar: As many as 34 students of the Guru Nanak Dev University were selected by Axis Bank group.These students were selected through campus placements at a salary package of Rs. 3.17  Lac per annum. The company hired the students for the position of Assistant Manager. 28 students are from MBA and 6 students are from M.Com. These students will join Axis Bank in the mid of June, 2015. The selection... 

CM mourns death of 14 in road accident

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today expressed profound grief and anguish over the tragic road accident in which 14 persons including a child were killed after a private Bus rammed into a tree near old Toll Plaza on Phagwara-Banga road in District Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar. Sharing his heartfelt sympathies with the members of the bereaved families, the Chief Minister prayed... 

Devinderpal Bhullar shifted from Tihar Jail to Amritsar Central Jail

Amritsar: In a politically significant move, 1993 Delhi bomb blast accused Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar on Friday was shifted to Central Jail, Amritsar from Tihar Jail, Delhi following Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Najeeb Jung’s approval. The Supreme Court had converted Bhullar’s death sentence into life imprisonment last year. Former Congress leader Manjinderjeet Singh Bitta had met Delhi chief... 

Arrangements reviewed as PM to attend 350th foundation day of Anandpur Sahib

Chandigarh: The Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today held a series of meetings, here at Punjab Bhawan, with the senior leaders of the SAD-BJP included Cabinet Ministers, Chief Parliamentary Secretaries, MLAs besides the officers of the state government to finalize the arrangements for the celebrations of 350th foundation day of Sri Anandpur Sahib. Disclosing this here today a spokesperson... 

Gurmat personality e-camp in Ludhiana

Ludhiana:  In an era of email and e-banking,    Sukrit Trust an NGO dedicated to the spread of work culture and initiative, has come up with a novel idea of holding an e-camp during the summer vacations. It has organised a ten day e-camp on Gurmat & Personality development. The students from any age group can attend e-camp while sitting at home only and that too free of cost. The camp is telecasted... 

Rock Garden creator Nek Chand’s death mourned

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal and Public Relations Minister Bikram Singh Majithia have mourned the demise of legendary Nek Chand, the creator of the famous Rock Garden in Chandigarh. Panjab University (PU) Vice Chancellor (VC), Prof Arun Kumar Grover has expressed deep shock and grief over the sad demise of creator of world famous iconic Rock Garden... 

PU Chd declares BBA,BSc, BA, MEd results

Chandigarh: Girls have grabbed all the top ten positions in BBA-III results in Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh. PU today announced the results of BBA-III, April 2015; B.Sc (Compartment) – 1st Year, April 2015; M.Ed. 1st Semester (USOL); B.A. (H.S.) in Economics- 3rd Semester and M.Ed. Special Education (Learning disability) – 1st Semester. The detailed results would be available on PU... 

Why farmers’ Messiah Badal not implementing Swaminathan Committee report?

Bir Devinder Singh: Patiala: In pursuance of the unanimous resolution of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha  adopted on March 25, 2015, exhorting the Punjab Government to approach the Central Government for the implementation of the farmers related recommendation of the Swaminathan Committee report, The Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal, if sincere to the cause of the farmers, is expected to take... 

GNDU Asr declares BCA, BBA, BCom results

Amritsar: The results of the B.C.A. Part-I, B.C.A. Part-II,  B.B.A. Part-I,  B.B.A. Part-II,  B.B.A. Part-III,  B.COM. Part-I,  B.COM. Part-II,  B.COM. Part-III,  B.COM.(Prof.) Part-I and B.COM.(Prof.) Part-II Annual Examinations held by the Guru Nanak Dev University in April, 2015 have been declared and are available on University website www.gndu.ac.in.  Read More →
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AAP campaigns pollution in Buddha Nalah, Sutlej River

LUDHIANA: The Clean and Green Ludhiana Team of Aam Aadmi Party Ludhiana lead by Col. C. M. Lakhanpal today held another “Awareness Campaign against Pollution of Water Bodies” and “Save Satluj and Buddha Dariya” at Bridge of the Budha Dariya at Tibba Road The Aam Aadmi Volunteers could be seen at the bridge creating awareness against the different causes of Pollution of the Water Bodies and...