Punjab
Harjot Bains is new chief spokesman of AAP Punjab unit

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab co-president Aman Arora, who was given the responsibility of restructuring the party, on Wednesday announced the names of its district presidents, corporation presidents and spokespersons.

Why a gas-Balloon from Pakistan that lands in Kalanaur creates flutter? funny

It is a routine happening in border areas. Pakistani gas balloons have been  landeding in border villages of India from Pakistan side.One such gas-filled green ccolour ballon landed  in  at Kalanaur, 25 km from here, on Wednesday, creating a flutter among local residents.

Target to provide toilet to every household by 31 December: Tript Bajwa

The goal of providing every home toilet in Punjab would be achieved byDecember 31 this year. The Punjab Rural Development & Panchayat and Water Supply and Sanitation Minister Mr. Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa today issued directions to the senior officers of the Water Supply and Sanitation Department to complete this mission without any delay. Presiding over a review meeting of the department here today, the minister issued clear cut instructions to monitor the work at the grassroot level to achieve 100% results in terms of quality.  

Indebted nation remembers Kargil Martyrs on Viyay Diwas

An indebted nation today remembered the Kargil Martyrs, who laid down their lives for safeguarding the borders of the country, on Kargil Vijay Diwas in a simple but impressive function organised by Kashyap Naujawan Dharmik Sabha here at a local palace. 

Markfed starts purchase of 300 tonns Potatoes under special Campaign

In accordance with the directives of the state government to purchase 300 Tonnes of potatoes to facilitate potato growers in the state, the officers of Markfed today initiated a special campaign to procure potatoes from the Fruit and Vegetable market of the city.

ASI Didar Singh who allegedly misbehaved with baptised girl arrested

The cop, who allegedly misbehaved with an amritdhari Sikh girl in a bus, was arrested on Tuesday by Dirba police of Sangrur.

12 hours potable drinking water supply for villages of Jalandhar soon - DC

Complementing Water supply and Sanitation department for emerging Jalandhar as leading district in state to supply 10 hour water supply in rural areas, the Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Mr Varinder Kumar Sharma today said that the district would soon achieve another milestone by covering 100%villages for providing regular and potable drinking water to them for 12 hours.

Punjab invites applications for PPSC members

The Punjab Government has invited applications to fill two vacancies of Member (official), Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC). 

Navjot Singh Sidhu flags off 11 fire Vehicles

Giant leap towards Public Welfare- "The Punjab Government under the leadership of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh nurtures a vision to put the State firmly on track in terms of holistic development across all sectors thus converting the disasters left behind by the previous regime into grand triumphs."

Not interested in marriage got girl friend rapped from friends

A 19-year-old college student from Jalandhar hatched a conspiracy with his two friends who raped his girlfriend so that he could later use that as an alibi to not marry her, Jalandhar police said on Monday.

Separatist leader and DFP chief Shabir Shah arrested for funding terror

In a late evening development, Jammu & Kashmir police on Tuesday arrested another separatist leader Shabir Ahmad Shah in connection with the alleged terror financing case on the instruction of the Enforcement Directorate, the official sources said.

Captain Amarinder Singh lits pyre of Rajmata Mohinder Kaur

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday lit the pyre to bid a tearful adieu to his mother, Rajmata Mohinder Kaur, amid teeming crowds that had converged at Shahi Smadhan for the royal matriarch’s cremation.

Not only farmers, govt has betrayed young girls too – SAD

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said after cheating farmers by coming out with a bogus farm loan waiver scheme, the Congress government had betrayed young girls by failing to implement the free education commitment made to them by chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh in the Vidhan Sabha last month

Rich cultural Heritage to be a theme of this Independence day- Jai Inder Singh

Wide range of cultural events showcasing the glorious cultural heritage of the country to inculcate patriotic and nationalistic fervor amongst the people would be the highlights of this year’s Independence day celebrations to be held at local Guru Gobind Singh stadium on August 15