Shiromani Akali Dal president, Parkash Singh Badal, today termed the state
government’s recent announcements mere poll gimmicks and said Mr
Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister, was making final effort to retain power
by misleading people. He stated this at a rally during Maghi mela here
SAD president Parkash Singh Badal, BJP MP Navjot Sidhu and other Akali leaders at the party’s Maghi conference in Muktsar on Friday.
— Photo by Kulbir Beera
siblings celebrate Lohri
Kesar Singh and Joginder Singh, both brothers and residents of Dam
Ganj here, today celebrated the festival of Lohri with their
Mohammedan sister Rabia Bibi with whom they were reunited after 58
returned in coffins
Amidst a pall of gloom, the Masih family bade a tearful adieu to three
members of its family who died in an accident near Bhagwantpura
officials protest suspension of constables
Members of the Jail Wardens Association of District Jail, Hoshiarpur,
led by their president, Mr Parmajit Singh, staged a dharna in front of
the jail here today.
for posts of PSERC Chairman, member
A total of 45 persons, including senior and retired IAS officers and
chief engineers, are in the race for the post of Chairman of the
Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission and also member of the
Gursharan Singh felicitated
Thousands of people from every nook and corner of the state gathered
at Kussa village to felicitate famous playwright Gursharan Singh with
"Inqalabi Nehcha Sanman" for his significant contribution in
sensitising the downtrodden and for deftly using his pen as an
instrument for social change.
Beaten up by cop: notice issued to government
The Punjab and Haryana High Court today issued notice of motion to the
respondents, including the Punjab Government, on the petition filed by
Congress leader Sukhwinder Singh, who was brutally beaten by a Punjab
Police Deputy Superintendent of Police and some other cops.
- PPSC secretary summoned
- Direction on letter
owe Rs 2.5 cr to PSEB
bid by girl
alleged in SGPC-run medical institute
Alleging serious irregularities in funds by the Principal of the
SGPC-run Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Science and Research in
the garb of development and expansion, Dr G.S. Grewal, member, Sri
Guru Ram Das Charitable Hospital Trust, has urged the president of the
trust to conduct a high-level probe.
Punjabi University, Patiala, has digitalised and downloaded
“purataan janamsaakhis” on the Internet (www.advancedcentrepunjabi.org/janamsaakhi/).
The “janamsaakhis” are available in both Gurmukhi and Shahmukhi
(Urdu) scripts. With a click of the mouse any page of the text could
be converted from Gurmukhi to Shahmukhi and vice versa.
varsity to host country planners’ congress
The Institute of Town Planners, India, will organize the three-day
54th national town and country planners' congress in collaboration
with Guru Nanak Dev University here from January 14 to 16.
A 10-day camp organised by the NSS unit of the Department of Laws of
Guru Nanak Dev University concluded here on Wednesday with a peace
march by volunteers who carried placards and shouted slogans against
female foeticide, drug addiction, and pollution.