On the concluding day of the two-day Progressive Punjab Investors' Summit, deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal disclosed that Reliance Industries Limited chairman-cum-managing director Mukesh Ambani had also promised to invest in developing hockey and soccer skills among Punjab's youth.
The intriguing date 11.12.13, the last such occasion this century, has many city residents queuing up to tie the nuptial knot on this day. Not only this, many expecting mothers have also planned their deliveries keeping this date in mind.
A civil advocacy group is demanding maximum punishment for a Seattle man who was indicted on hate crime charges for brutally assaulting a Sikh taxi driver last year, saying that such a punishment will send a clear message that racially-motivated crime is "unacceptable".
A US commission has told defence secretary Chuck Hagel to explain the exclusion of Sikhs, known for their valour and pride, from the American armed forces.
The Punjab government's initiative under the Progressive Punjab Investors' Summit fetched a whopping Rs. 65,000 crore of investment at the two-day meet that concluded on the Indian School of Business campus here.
Finally, after seven years of the formation of SAS Nagar district, the municipal corporation (MC) has finalised dog bylaws wherein for keeping a dog, its owner would have to pay Rs.
250 per annum.
Continuing with its drive to make the city stray cattle-free, Chandigarh municipal corporation will be shifting 88 more stray cattle to a gaushala at Balachaur in Punjab, on Wednesday. The stray cattle will be shifted in 11 trucks from a cow shed in Industrial Area in Phase 1. At present all three cow sheds in city have 1,500 stray cattle in them.
Coming to the aid of Panchkula woman who was duped by Manimajra-based Shivalik Institute of Paramedical Technology by offering her a seat in an unauthorised course, district consumer disputes redressal forum, Chandigarh, has directed the institute to pay Rs.
1 lakh as compensation for unfair trade practices.
The four persons who attacked Lt Gen Kuldip Singh Brar (retd) in central London in September last year for his role in Operation Bluestar were on Tuesday sentenced to jail at the Southwark Crown Court.
Pakistan Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif, who is arriving in Punjab on a three-day visit from December 13, will visit his native village Jatti Umra in Tarn Taran district on December 15. Sharif will fly to Amritsar with his family, and will also visit Badal, the native village of Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal.
Taiwan is all set to become a partner of Punjab on the state's journey to industrial development and is looking to double its investment in India in the next three years. The vice-chairman of CTCI Corporation, Taiwan, John H Lin, led the 17-member delegation from his country.
Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa, who was released from jail on Monday, again sat on hunger strike at Gurdwara Amb Sahib at Phase 8 here. Singh was on hunger strike at Gurdwara Amb Sahib since November 14, demanding the release of five Sikhs who have completed their jail sentences but have not been released.
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Punjab chief secretary on a petition filed by Jagdish Masih, president of the National Christian League and a resident of Nayagaon (SAS Nagar), seeking the allotment of land for graveyards in various towns and villages of Punjab.
Punjab Congress spokesman Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Tuesday welcomed the emergence of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the fledgling outfit which was largely responsible for the Congress' rout in the Delhi assembly polls.
Disposing of a public interest litigation on regularisation of illegal colonies in Punjab, the Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday directed all 42 petitioners to submit their representations to the state government.