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Punjab CM Badal meets BJP President Amit Shah

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 23:19

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today met BJP President Amit Shah and congratulated him on taking over the new assignment.

Badal meets Swaraj; demands safe return of Punjabis from Iraq

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 23:13

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and asked the government to intensify efforts to ensure the safe and prompt return of Punjabis stranded in strife-torn Iraq to their motherland.

Maximum temperatures hover above normal in Punjab, Haryana

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 21:02

Maximum temperatures today hovered several notches above normal in Punjab and Haryana with Hisar being the hottest place.

Three teenagers killed in road mishap in Ambala

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 13:14

Three teenagers were killed Thursday in a road accident in Naraingarh around 20 kilometers from here, police said.

Punjab Congress against `anti-protest legislation`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 00:20

Punjab Congress today expressed strong opposition to the state government`s move to revive the "anti-protest legislation", saying it was "draconian" and anti-democratic and "reminded of British era slavery".

Heat wave back in Punjab, Haryana as monsoon plays truant

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:10

With monsoon playing truant, heat wave conditions were back at many places in Punjab and Haryana, with maximum temperatures settling well above the 40 degrees Celsius mark.

Sukhbir Singh Badal warns of food crisis if power plants don`t get coal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:06

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Wednesday warned if uninterrupted supply of coal was not ensured for the state, it could lead to a food crisis as paddy plantation will be severely affected.

Punjab rides `high` on pharmaceutical intoxicants

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 15:33

The increasing seizures of drugs, especially heroin, in recent years shows that Punjab has emerged as a major transit point for those in the illegal drugs trade.

Heroin worth Rs 25 crore seized in Amritsar

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 12:35

Five kg of heroin with a street value of Rs 25 crore was seized in Amritsar district by the Special Narcotic Cell of Punjab police here on Tuesday.

Community policing to have separate cadre in Punjab: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 22:15

Punjab government will soon create a separate cadre for community policing in the state.