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Dismayed by class 10 results, says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today expressed dismay over the "poor" results of class 10 exams conducted by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), in which over 40 per cent of the students failed.

BSF, Punjab Police bust terror module with Canada-Pakistan links

In a joint operation, the Boder Security Force (BSF) and the Punjab Police on Sunday busted a terror module with links to Canada and Pakistan.

11 killed in two Punjab accidents

11 persons were killed and 15 others injured in two accidents in Punjab.

Specialists to treat patients at civil hospitals: Punjab minister

The minister made the announcement after holding meetings with the managements of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), Ludhiana and Christian Medical College (CMC), Ludhiana.

Amit Shah highlights Modi government's achievements
Amit Shah highlights Modi government's achievements

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Saturday highlighted the Narendra Modi-led government`s major achievements in the last three years.

No AAP legislator in touch with us in Punjab: Amit Shah
No AAP legislator in touch with us in Punjab: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah categorically said on Saturday that no AAP legislator in Punjab was in touch with his party.

PSEB 10th result 2017: Punjab School Education Board‬ likely to declare 10th class result 2017 today; check www.pseb.ac.in
PSEB 10th result 2017: Punjab School Education Board‬ likely to declare 10th class result 2017 today; check www.pseb.ac.in

In 2016, PSEB announced Matriculation Examination Result March 2016 result on May 25, 2016.

Wanted to float new party but never wanted to join BJP: Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said he wanted to float his own party due to "differences within the Congress" two years ago, but never toyed with the idea of joining the BJP.

Stop playing 'petty politics' over a letter: SAD to Navjot Singh Sidhu

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday hit back at Navjot Singh Sidhu after the Punjab minister released a letter to media and asked him to refrain from playing "petty politics" by "misleading" the people.

 

Amarinder Singh, Venkaiah Naidu discuss implementation of central schemes

Union Minister of Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here on Wednesday discussed the implementation of central schemes in the state.

Amid parleys over joint President nominee, Nitish Kumar backs Pranab for 2nd term
Amid parleys over joint President nominee, Nitish Kumar backs Pranab for 2nd term

The main opposition Congress, however, remained non-committal on backing Mukherjee, saying "It is for the ruling party to decide".

AAP dissolves Punjab unit; leaders show unity
AAP dissolves Punjab unit; leaders show unity

In a show of unity, AAP senior leaders including legislator and leader of opposition H.S. Phoolka, attended the meeting.

Woman intruder shot dead by BSF in Punjab, Pakistan refuses to accept body
Woman intruder shot dead by BSF in Punjab, Pakistan refuses to accept body

A woman intruder from Pakistan was shot dead by BSF troopers in the early hours of Monday in Punjab`s frontier district of Gurdaspur, a senior officer said.

Pathankot terror attack martyr's wife, brother thrashed; Punjab CM orders action

Pathankot terror attack martyr Kulwant Singh's younger brother and his wife were allegedly thrashed by a travel agent and his accomplices over a monetary dispute, prompting Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to order strict action against the culprits.

Four drug peddlers arrested in Punjab

Four alleged drug peddlers, including a woman, were arrested from different locations in Punjab's Moga district and 13 grams of heroin was seized from their possession, the police said today.

23,000 litres of illicit liquor recovered in Punjab

Police today raided a house in village Katiawali and recovered 23,000 litres of illicit liquor stored in drums.

Pathankot attack martyr's brother, wife thrashed in Gurdaspur

Hardip Singh and his wife, Kulwinder Kaur, were beaten up outside a shop in an area falling under Bhaini Mian Khan Police Station on May 13.

Gurdaspur: Pakistani intruder shot dead by BSF

A cross-border infiltration bid was successfully foiled by the Border Security Force (BSF) troops here, who gunned down a Pakistani intruder.

40 consulate sub-offices for NRIs soon: Akali leader

"India is going to open 40 new consulate sub-offices in countries where NRIs have settled in large numbers," the Anandpur Sahib MP said in a statement here.

Three burnt alive as private bus catches fire in Punjab

The injured were rushed to hospitals in Rampura Phul and Bathinda, police said.

Punjab govt shuffles 19 IAS, 43 PCS officers

Vikas Garg, special secretary, health and family welfare has been posted as special secretary agriculture, an official spokesman said here.

pseb.ac.in - PSEB Result 2017, PSEB 12th Class Result 2017 declared; Amisha Arora topper with 98.44%
pseb.ac.in - PSEB Result 2017, PSEB 12th Class Result 2017 declared; Amisha Arora topper with 98.44%

The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) declared the PSEB Result 2017, PSEB 12th Class Result 2017 on Saturday.

NZC meet: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh pushes for consensual solution to SYL
NZC meet: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh pushes for consensual solution to SYL

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday pushed for a consensual resolution of the SYL dispute by calling for coordination of the states with the Centre.

Woman sets herself ablaze in front of SAD councillor's office, dies

A woman, who had set herself on fire outside the office of an Akali councillor at Krishna Colony here last week, succumbed to her injuries at PGIMER Chandigarh where she was undergoing treatment.

Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi quits AAP after Bhagwant Mann made party's Punjab chief
Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi quits AAP after Bhagwant Mann made party's Punjab chief

In more trouble for Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), its former Punjab unit convenor Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi announced his decision to quit the party on Wednesday.

Caught on cam: Assailants thrash Congress man with sticks in Punjab's Ludhiana — Watch video
Caught on cam: Assailants thrash Congress man with sticks in Punjab's Ludhiana — Watch video

A congress worker was roughed by a group of men allegedly in an another case of political rivalry in Ludhiana district of Punjab.

Punjab govt withdraws 'controversial' dress code for teachers

Facing flak for its order directing female teachers not to wear "jeans, tops, and bright suits", the Punjab government on Tuesday withdrew the directive while suspending two employees of the education department in this regard.

AAP names Bhagwant Mann as Punjab president; Khaira quits posts

The announcement had an immediate reaction with state AAP legislator Sukhpal Singh Khaira announcing his resignation from the posts of party chief whip and spokesman.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, ministers offer prayers in Amritsar
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, ministers offer prayers in Amritsar

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal had taken a dig at Amarinder Singh for not being able to find time to visit Amritsar to offer prayers at the Golden Temple.

Amarinder Singh announces jobs for son, daughter of soldier killed by Pak forces
Amarinder Singh announces jobs for son, daughter of soldier killed by Pak forces

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced jobs for the son and the daughter of JCO Paramjeet Singh, killed by Pakistani forces at the LoC recently, during a visit to the family's home here.