Punjab
Railways not to hold any probe against train driver
The railways has decided not to hold a probe against the driver of the DMU that was involved in the Amritsar rail tragedy.
Punjab
Only 30% local workers in Punjab
Majority of the influx of people to the cities of Punjab is from outside the state. As per a study carried out by the centre for development economics and innovation studies (CDEIS) of Punjabi University, 70% of the people coming to the cities are from outside the state and only 30% belong to the rural Punjab, according to a report in hindustan times.
Punjab
Jan, gan, man ki baat...
Documentary filmmaker Nishtha Jain Sunday levelled allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against journalist Vinod Dua as the #MeToo movement continued to sweep across Indian media, film, and entertainment, according to the Indian Express.
Life & Style
Models with three breasts walk at Milan fashion show
Among many of the bizarre fashion statements, the latest one to make news are the three-breasted models walking the runway at Milan Fashion Week.
Religions
SARADHS ARE FORBIDDEN IN SIKH RELIGION
Saradhs also called sharadhs are forbidden in Sikh religion whereas in Hindu religion saradhs are held in memory of the deceased ancestors every year in the month of Asu, the seventh desi month which corresponds to the month of September.
Sci-Tech
WhatsApp bends under Indian Govt pressure to make changes, also appoints grievance officer
Under pressure to clamp down on sinister messages, Whatsapp has appointed a grievance officer for India and detailed out the process for users to flag concerns and complaints, including those around fake news.
Nation
PM Narendra Modi launches flagship healthcare scheme Ayushman Bharat
The scheme will be available for 10.74 crore beneficiary families and about 50 crore Indian citizens.
Punjab
Bhai Ghanaiya Ji : Humanitarian and Benevolent Sikh (1648-1718)
Bhai Ghanaiya Ji also known as Bhai Kanhaiya Ji was born in a Badhavan (Dhamman) Khatri family in Sohdra situated on the bank of Chandarbhaga canal near Wazirabad in Gujaranwala district which now falls in Pakistan.