The People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) general secretary Yadwinder Singh Buttar here on Sunday joined the BJP in the presence of the BJP state president Kamal Sharma who said that this would give a boost to the saffron party in the ‘majha’ region.
After Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), in its latest diktat issued to its affiliated schools, restricted the students to change their stream in Class 12 and additional subjects in Class 10, from the current session, parents across tricity seem to be worried.
No respite was experienced today from the blistering heat wave sweeping Haryana and Punjab as Karnal sizzled at 44.5 degrees Celsius.
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday slammed state Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa for organising a 'padyatra' against the state government, stating that he should "apologise to the people for his party's sins".
Actor Jimmy Sheirgill's upcoming Punjabi film "Shareek" will hit theatres on October 22. The film has been directed by Navaniat Singh.
The Badal government has set the ball rolling on an ambitious project to develop the Siswan dam and its surrounding areas in Rupnagar district as a major eco-tourism attraction.
An eight-member committee formed by Panjab University vice-chancellor (VC) Prof AK Grover to look into complaints sent by teachers directly to chancellor Hamid Ansari has ruled against the teachers, calling their move a violation of rules, liable for disciplinary action.
As many as 12 shops were gutted after fire broke out in Khokha market in Barwala town on Friday night. Nine fire tenders had to be pressed into service, which took seven hours to douse the flames. Short circuit is said to be the reason behind the incident.
The Punjab government has once again given the coal mining contract to a controversial firm that had last year “blackmailed” the state power corporation by curtailing coal supplies to increase rates.
Author Shovon Chowdhury was at Punjab Kala Bhawan, Chandigarh, on Saturday to promote his second book Murder with Bengali Characteristics. A Delhi-based amateur humourist, Chowdhury’s blog ‘India Update’ has over 2 lakh followers now.
The crime branch of Chandigarh Police on Saturday arrested a Nigerian national with 28-gm cocaine. The accused has been identified as Emmanuel Chukwunonye.
Over delay in the air conditioning of the OPD block of the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, the doctors of the institute have turned the heat on engineers of the institute.
Medical science offers new hopes, new cures and of course new risks for those who must arrest age against the laws of nature known to us so far.
The tricity on Saturday witnessed different moods of weather. In the first half of the day, the residents were left gasping as the mercury touched 43 degrees Celsius, but by the evening, high velocity winds gave way to a dust storm, followed by rain, bringing some relief.
When things are changing we don’t really take much notice, but once they change so much that they shut us out, then we wake up to recall what was and what it is now.