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03 Jul 2018

Amarinder Singh

Punjab-CM to bear expenses of youth creating awareness about drug-menace

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has announced that he would personally bear the entire education expenses of Science Deep Singh, who is engaged in creating awareness among masses about ill effects of drugs.

02 Jul 2018

Amarinder Singh

Punjab to recommend death penalty for drug smugglers, peddlers

On Monday, the Punjab government recommended the death penalty for people convicted in drug smuggling and peddling cases.

30 Jun 2018

Punjab Police

Punjab: 12 travel-agents booked for sending youths abroad on forged-documents

Twelve travel agents have been booked in Punjab for allegedly duping 30 youths of several lakhs of rupees by sending them to the USA on forged documents, who are now languishing in the US's Arizona jail.

Punjab former finance minister Surinder Singla dies at 78

Punjab's former Finance Minister Surinder Singla has died today at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi after he was rushed there complaining of breathlessness.

23 Jun 2018

Crime Branch

Missing Delhi boy reunites with family after six years

Wednesday brought good news for a Delhi family after they were reunited with their missing son after six long years.

22 Jun 2018

Punjab Police

Punjabi youths chasing American dreams find themselves in US jails

Chasing the American dream, Bunty Singh (not his real name) illegally entered the US after crisscrossing several countries but landed in an immigration detention center in Otero, New Mexico, where he has been languishing for the last 16 months.

19 Jun 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Girl refuses marriage proposal, man shoots her dead

A 19-year-old woman, working as a hostess in a private bus company, was shot dead in Pakistan's Punjab province allegedly by the company's security guard, Umar Daraz, after the victim Mahwish refused his marriage proposal.

AIIMS-topper from Punjab wants to be a cardiologist, serve hometown

Eliza Bansal (17) from Punjab's Sangrur district, who topped the prestigious AIIMS MBBS exam this year, wants to serve her hometown Lehragaga which faces a shortage of doctors, her family said.

16 Jun 2018

Hepatitis B

Strict-action will be taken if found polluting rivers/canals: Punjab Minister

Punjab Water Resources Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria said stringent action will be taken against those found polluting rivers and canals.

08 Jun 2018


Forced sex in marriage is cruelty, ground for divorce: HC

The Punjab and Haryana High Court said forceful sex in marriage amounts to cruelty and could be ground for divorce.

08 Jun 2018


After outrage, Punjabi University revokes ban on shorts for girls

A day after a ban on girls wearing shorts to the hostel mess created a flutter among the students, Punjabi University (Patiala) has revoked the order.

05 Jun 2018


Controversial 'spill milk' protests divide farmers. What's the solution?

Struggling farmers across India have been demonstrating since days demanding better conditions.

03 Jun 2018

Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM promises increased support to existing industry, local investors

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has promised to extend support provided to local investors and existing industry to leverage the state's intrinsic strengths.

31 May 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Punjab: Congress wins Shahkot seat with 38,801 margin votes

Punjab's ruling Congress candidate Hardev Singh Ladi today won Shahkot Assembly by-poll, defeating his nearest rival, Shiromani Akali Dal nominee Naib Singh Kohar, by a margin of 38,801 votes.

28 May 2018

Punjab Police

22-year-old Punjabi singer Navjot Singh found shot dead

The dead body of a budding Punjabi singer named Navjot Singh was discovered near Chandigarh on Sunday night.

28 May 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Punjab: Polling for Shahkot Assembly by-election underway

Polling for the Shahkot by-poll, which was necessitated following the demise of Akali MLA Ajit Singh Kohar in February this year, began today at 7 am and will continue till 6 pm.

26 May 2018

Navjot Singh Sidhu

Wife, son decided not to join the appointed posts: Sidhu

Facing criticism over the appointment of his son as law officer and wife as chairperson of Punjab Warehousing Corporation, Punjab Cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu today said they will not take up the posts.

24 May 2018


In Punjab's Dhakoli, smell of dead bodies haunts the living

Those who bought residential plots in Dhakoli, a small town in Zirakpur, Punjab, are facing an unexpected trouble: a constant smell of dead bodies.

21 May 2018


Twitter goes berserk as Dhoni finishes off with a six

Kings XI Punjab were knocked out of 2018 IPL after a 5-wicket loss to MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings in Pune.

18 May 2018


Punjab: 5-year-old girl mauled to death by stray dogs

A five-year-old girl was killed by a pack of stray dogs in Punjab's Sangrur district.

Twitter goes berserk as MI beat KXIP in a thriller

Mumbai Indians overcame Kings XI Punjab in a nail-biting thriller at the Wankhede.

SC acquits Navjot Singh Sidhu in 1988 road rage case

The SC has acquitted Punjab Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu in a 1988 road rage case, when he was accused of killing a man by hitting him on the head.

14 May 2018


Twitter left in awe of Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore

Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets.

08 May 2018


Best Twitter reactions as Royals beat Kings XI Punjab

Rajasthan Royals beat Kings XI Punjab by 15 runs to bag their fourth win of the Indian Premier League 2018.

07 May 2018


After 124 deaths, heavy storm alert for 15 states, UTs

Days after heavy dust storms, thunderstorms and lightning killed more than 100 people in North India, the Met department has issued a similar warning for the next two days in 13 states and two union territories.

#TwitterReactions: KL Rahul is Kings XI Punjab's hero

Kings XI Punjab secured a stunning victory over Rajasthan Royals.

Punjab village bans love marriage. Which era is this, again?

The Chankoian Khurd village in Ludhiana's Doraha block banned love marriages after two neighboring youngsters got married.

02 May 2018

Tamil Nadu

Long before government launched Gobar-Dhan scheme, rural entrepreneurs initiated change

The Centre's launched Gobar-Dhan scheme on Monday hoping to make 'poo to power' a reality.

01 May 2018


SAD to hold meet over deleted chapters on Sikh Gurus

Shiromani Akali Dal decided to hold a meeting of its core committee on Thursday to formulate an action plan to "force" the Congress government in Punjab to re-insert 23 "deleted" chapters related to the era of Sikh Gurus in Class-12 History books of the Punjab School Education Board.

25 Apr 2018

Indian Ocean

Last Sikh Queen's earrings fetch £175,000, 6 times auction estimate

A pair of gold pendant earrings from the collection of last Sikh Queen of Punjab Maharani Jind Kaur fetched £175,000 (Rs. 1.6cr approximately), nearly six times the guide price, at an auction.

SC reserves verdict on Sidhu's plea in 1988 road-rage case

The Supreme Court today reserved its judgment on the appeal filed by cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu challenging the Punjab and Haryana High Court verdict convicting and sentencing him to three years in jail in a 1988 road rage case.

Punjab CM: No question of Sidhu resigning over road-rage case

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Sunday specified that Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu will not resign from his cabinet. This was in response to the Opposition's rising demand that Sidhu should resign in connection to a 30-year-old road rage case.

Screening of film 'Nanak Shah Fakir' will continue, says SC

The Supreme Court today made clear that its interim order permitting the release of the regional film "Nanak Shah Fakir", based on the life of the first guru of the Sikhs, shall remain operational.

Punjab: Postponed CBSE Class 10, 12 exams on April 27

The CBSE has announced that the Class-10 and 12 exams scheduled on April 2 in Punjab that were cancelled will be held on the 27th instead.

09 Apr 2018

Punjab Government

Punjab: CBSE yet to announce postponed board exam dates

The CBSE is yet to announce new dates for the Class 10 and Class 12 examinations that were postponed in Punjab in view of the "Bharat Bandh" on April 2, leaving the students and parents anxious.

09 Apr 2018


Rains lash many places in Punjab, Haryana; farmers worried

Heavy rains lashed many places in Punjab and Haryana, including Chandigarh, increasing woes of farmers who fear damage to the wheat crop.

08 Apr 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Punjab sites on-alert after suspected threats from Pakistan-based LeT, JeM

Air Force (IAF) stations and other important installations in Punjab are on alert after 'fresh inputs' received by intelligence agencies.

08 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Did a Punjab housewife trigger the CBSE Class-12 paper leak?

After the arrest of three people in the CBSE Class-12 Economics paper leak, police have revealed it all started because a Punjab housewife wanted a relative, a teacher, to help her son clear his exams.

03 Apr 2018

Happy Birthday

Punjabi remake of Ajay Devgn's 'Singham' to release next year

The Punjabi remake of "Singham" is all set to be released next year, with Parmish Verma in the lead role.

02 Apr 2018


Dalit-protests: One dead in violence, Center files review-petition in SC

The Center has filed a review petition in the SC against the court's recent order on the SC/ST Atrocities Act.