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Punjab Vidhan Sabha passes resolution to make Punjabi language mandatory in state government institutions

Punjab Vidhan Sabha passes resolution to make Punjabi language mandatory in state government institutions

The resolution was moved by Cabinet Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and appealed to the Speaker to make the Punjabi language mandatory in all state government institutions and the functioning of the

Mar 02, 2020, 23:48 PM IST
When 13-year-old girl Namya Joshi impressed Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

When 13-year-old girl Namya Joshi impressed Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

A 13-year-old girl Namya Joshi, a class seven student from Sat Paul Mittal School in Ludhiana, on Tuesday (February 23) left Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella for making learning fun through technology.

Feb 26, 2020, 23:37 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh trashes AAP's Delhi model of development

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh trashes AAP's Delhi model of development

In his speech during the debate on the motion of thanks to the Governor’s address in the Budget Session, the Punjab chief minister said that though his government has limited resources, they managed

Feb 26, 2020, 22:53 PM IST
Punjab DGP expresses regret over controversial remark on Kartarpur

Punjab DGP expresses regret over controversial remark on Kartarpur

Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta had earlier said that "Kartarpur has the potential...you send someone in the morning and by evening he is a trained terrorist."

Feb 23, 2020, 23:41 PM IST
Ludhiana: Shots fired at vehicle of Punjab Shiv Sena vice president

Ludhiana: Shots fired at vehicle of Punjab Shiv Sena vice president

Shiv Sena leader Amit Arora claimed that he was the target of the attack. The bullet hit a parked vehicle outside the office. 

Feb 23, 2020, 07:28 AM IST
Punjab CM asks Jaishankar to rescue women stranded in Muscat

Punjab CM asks Jaishankar to rescue women stranded in Muscat

He also lauded the efforts of Dubai-based hotelier S.P.S. Oberoi, who has consistently helped Indians in distress abroad.

Feb 15, 2020, 17:05 PM IST
4 students charred to death as school bus catches fire in Punjab's Sangrur

4 students charred to death as school bus catches fire in Punjab's Sangrur

The cause of the fire in the school bus has not been ascertained.

Feb 15, 2020, 16:11 PM IST
Three-storey building collapses in Punjab's Mohali, several feared trapped

Three-storey building collapses in Punjab's Mohali, several feared trapped

The three-storey building collapsed when a JCB machine was digging its basement. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)  team and other support staff were rushed to the spot.

Feb 08, 2020, 16:42 PM IST
Akal Takht mulling ban on mobile phones inside Golden Temple

Akal Takht mulling ban on mobile phones inside Golden Temple

Photography and videography in the precincts of the Golden Temple have already been banned by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to avoid any "disturbance" to the spiritual atmosphere

Feb 07, 2020, 17:54 PM IST
Fire breaks out in Chandigarh's PGIMER; blasts heard

Fire breaks out in Chandigarh's PGIMER; blasts heard

It broke out in the morning in a kitchen in the D block of Nehru Building. The top floor has surgical wards, private rooms and an operation theatre.

Jan 27, 2020, 12:00 PM IST
Dense fog delays 20 Delhi-bound trains running late — Check list

Dense fog delays 20 Delhi-bound trains running late — Check list

A thick blanket of fog was seen in the wee hours in the national capital on Saturday.

Jan 18, 2020, 08:43 AM IST
After Kerala, Punjab govt passes anti-CAA resolution in state assembly

After Kerala, Punjab govt passes anti-CAA resolution in state assembly

The move comes close to the heels of the Kerala Assembly passing a similar resolution, saying the amended law is against the provisions of Right to Equality granted by the Indian Constitution. 

Jan 17, 2020, 13:13 PM IST
BSF seizes 22 packets of heroin, bullets, WiFi connectors in Punjab's Gurdaspur

BSF seizes 22 packets of heroin, bullets, WiFi connectors in Punjab's Gurdaspur

The BSF team also recovered around 90 bullets, 2 magazines and WiFi connectors from the Pakistani smugglers who succeeded to escape from the spot.

Jan 17, 2020, 10:18 AM IST
BSF troops fire at Pakistan drone spotted twice near Punjab border

BSF troops fire at Pakistan drone spotted twice near Punjab border

According to sources, the drone entered the Indian border at least twice on late Monday (January 13). 

Jan 14, 2020, 10:26 AM IST
Akali Dal leader shot dead in Amritsar; CBI probe sought

Akali Dal leader shot dead in Amritsar; CBI probe sought

Gurdeep Singh was shot multiple times by assailants while returning from the Gurudwara.

Jan 02, 2020, 21:13 PM IST
North India reels under extreme cold; schools, colleges shut in UP, flights delayed due to dense fog

North India reels under extreme cold; schools, colleges shut in UP, flights delayed due to dense fog

In Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh, Baghpat, Meerut and Hapur, all schools and colleges will remain closed till Dec 28 due to intense cold wave conditions.

Dec 28, 2019, 14:17 PM IST
Khalistani terrorists planning terror attacks in Punjab with Pakistan's help: Intelligence sources

Khalistani terrorists planning terror attacks in Punjab with Pakistan's help: Intelligence sources

It is learnt that terror groups Babbar Khalsa and Khalistan Zindabad Force are in touch with their Pakistani handlers to smuggle weapons inside Punjab. 

Dec 26, 2019, 09:15 AM IST
Contract killer arrested in Punjab for killing woman

Contract killer arrested in Punjab for killing woman

Punjab Police on Saturday said that they have arrested a contract killer who was allegedly hired by the husband of the woman who was shot dead in in front of her five-year-old daughter in Mohali

Dec 21, 2019, 20:03 PM IST
Moments before dying of heart attack, Ludhiana school bus driver saves lives of children

Moments before dying of heart attack, Ludhiana school bus driver saves lives of children

The children who were inside the van said that while driving them to school the driver suddenly stopped the vehicle near the bridge, opened the door and fell down outside.

Dec 19, 2019, 15:08 PM IST
Punjab Investors Summit to focus on agriculture modernisation

Punjab Investors Summit to focus on agriculture modernisation

The summit comes at a time when the agriculture sector is in the limelight over the air pollution caused by stubble burning, and the state government is going all out to promote mechanisation to get

Dec 01, 2019, 17:57 PM IST