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Police uncover foreign hand behind sacrilege

Jupinderjit Singh & Ruchika M Khanna: Chandigarh: The Punjab Police today said they had evidence to suggest international conspiracy behind the sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib at Faridkot’s Bargari village on October 12. This comes on a day when the Centre deployed 10 Border Security Force companies, comprising 1,000 personnel, at Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Tarn Taran. The police claimed... 

Paramilitary forces called in Punjab, Kabaddi Cup cancelled

Chandigarh: Sikhs protesting against the incidents of desecration of ‘birs’ of Guru Granth Sahib continued their agitation with road blocks in Punjab on Tuesday. In  view of deteriorating law and order situation the Punjab government has demanded 25 companies of paramilitary forces from the Centre, which has been accepted by the Union Ministry of Home. The additional  forces are likely to be... 

Over 100 villages boycott Akalis

Moga: The unrest among the Sikh community is yet to die down as series of protests were held in various parts of the district today. Almost all educational institutes in the area remained closed for the seventh consecutive day. However, several business establishments were open in the city. The national/state highways and many link roads were blocked at 17 locations in the district. Public transport... 

PPP chapter going to close as Manpreet Badal set to join Congress

Deepkamal Kaur: Jalandhar: If leaders in the state Congress are to be believed, Manpreet Badal, the estranged nephew of CM Parkash Singh Badal, is set to formally join the Congress. Manpreet, who was expelled from the SAD in 2010, had floated People’s Party of Punjab. The modalities of the merger of the PPP and the Congress have almost been finalised. While it was being said that Manpreet Badal could... 

Accident again! but, no one dares lodge complaint against Badals’ bus

 Deepkamal Kaur: Jalandhar: A day after a bus of Dabwali Transport, a company owned by Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal, hit two cars at Rail Majra village near Balachaur in Nawanshahr, the bus driver managed to go scot free as no complaint was lodged against him. The impounded bus has also been handed back to the company. The bus had hit the car of Nirmaljit Kaur, wife of former Jails Minister and Kartarpur... 

ED Director blames Bikram for his transfer

 Chandigarh: Enforcement Directorate officer Niranjan Singh today, for the first time, squarely blamed Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia for his transfer. Appearing in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, the ED Assistant Director’s counsel submitted that Majithia’s summoning and examination was the only reason behind his transfer from the Jalandhar office. “The only reason why Niranjan... 

31 police officers transferred in Punjab

Chandigarh: In a major Police administrative shake up, the Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today approved the transfers and postings of 31 senior Police Officers including eight Senior Superintendents of Police (SSPs) on administrative grounds. Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that Mr. Badal cleared the file in this regard this morning. The... 
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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... 

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... 

Fire in Jalandhar industry leaves 7 injured

Jalandhar: Seven workers, including a female, sustained injuries in a fire that broke out at a plastic pipe manufacturing unit of Industrial Estate here today. Four fire tenders were pressed in service to douse the flames, which were visible from a distance of even one km. Though the blaze was controlled within less than two hours but as a precautionary measure, one fire tender was kept outside the... 

Hardliner Sikh bodies observe ‘Black R-Day’

Amritsar: Observing India’s republic day as Black Republic day, the Dal Khalsa with the support of SAD (Panch Pardani) today organized public rallies to protest against Constitutional wrongs, injustices and discrimination’s at Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Kot Isse Khan (Moga). The Sikh hardliner group appealed to visiting US president Mr Barack Obama to discuss Human Rights violation... 

NAPA raises imp issues of NRIs with Punjab CM

Isses raised with CM S Parkash Singh Badal during Sangat Darshan today in Jalandhar: 1-The North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) has the honor and distinguish pleasure to present its compliments to you and the government of India for your initiative to provide the facility of online visa for 43 countries including the US, Australia, Japan, Israel, Germany and Singapore. Now travelers can apply... 

Special train for Sikh pilgrimage from December 29

Amritsar: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a public sector undertaking of ministry of railways, would run a special train to the Sikh religious places to facilitate the people of Sikh faith for pilgrimage to their sacred places across India. As per information the special train would commence journey from Jammutavi railway station at Jammu on December 29 and after going to several... 

AAP seeks paramilitary security for officers examining Majithia in drugs case

Ludhiana: H. S. Phoolka, the Aam Aadmi Party Spokesperson briefed the media today and demanded that officers examining Majithia should be provided with paramilitary security. This is necessary firstly to ensure the safety of these officers and their families. Secondly to instill confidence among them and to send a message that the government is on their side and not on the side of the guilty minister... 

Anti-copying campaign in Amritsar from Nov 14

Amritsar: The ambitious anti copying campaign of the education department that was kick-started form Jalandhar has reached Amritsar and the department would launch this campaign in Amritsar in an effective manner by organising a programme on November 14. The programme in which Chief Parliamentary Secretary  Mr. Inderbir Singh Bularia is Chief Guest would be organised at DAV College. Disclosing this... 

Sangrur champions at Pb Rural Girls Games

Amritsar: Sangrur clinched overall Championships by getting 24 points on the third and last day of Punjab State Rural Games for Girl’s under – 16 concluded at Guru Nanak Stadium, here today. Tarn Taran secured second place with 21 points and host Amritsar got third place with 17 points. Chunni Lal Bhagat, Cabinet Minister for Forest and Wild Life Prevention and Labour gave away prizes to the winners... 

Female doctor at DMCH commits suicide

Ludhiana: In a shocking incident, a female doctor at the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) committed suicide by hanging herself with a ceiling fan in girls’ hostel. The deceased has been identified as Supriya (27), student of 2nd year, department of paediatrics at DMCH. When the colleagues of the deceased found her hanging, they informed other doctors and police. According to police, the... 
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Interested to get job in Punjab? Undergo dope test first

Chandigarh: In a significant move aimed at checking the entry of drug addicts in the state government services, the Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today gave his nod for making the clearance of ‘Dope Test’ mandatory during the recruitment process in all departments of the state government. A decision to this effect was taken by the Chief Minister, while presiding over a high... 

Attempt to tarnish GNDU Amritsar’s image?

We are deeply hurt to read media reports appeared in few newspapers by un-leashing relentless propaganda drive against the GNDU and its Vice-Chancellor at the behest of enemies of the University. Prof. Brar has been blamed for helping Shri P.S. Badal economically in acquiring land for Central Univeristy Bathinda. He has been criticized for vacating a house at Jalandhar belonging to a NRI. In fact Prof.... 

Kabaddi champs treated worst than defeaters

 The victory that was to bring the glory to the nation rather became ignominious as the Women Kabbadi World Champions witnessed such a disgraceful farewell on Monday. In the nation that was suppose to be proud of the girls bringing the champions trophy to the country defeating other participating nations, what the team got as welcome was rather shameful and improbable. Apart from their prize money...