Young girls and boys displayed their sporting talent on day two of the 58th Punjab State Senior Open Volleyball Games at Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University that began on November 27 and will conclude on November 29.
To commemorate the birth anniversary of the great Punjab poet and scholar of Punjabi literature Bhai Veer Singh on December 5, Giani Ditt Singh academic organisation and Bhai Veer Singh chair of Punjabi University have decided to celebrate this day as "Punjabi language day" at Sunny Oberoi Auditorium at the university.
As many as nine passengers were injured, with one being critical, when a PRTC bus they were travelling in overturned near Changal village on the Sangrur-Barnala road on Wednesday.
In a move to expand its wings before the civic body elections in the coming year and the 2017 assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is going to intensify its membership drive across the state from December 5.
Turning a deaf ear to orders of the Punjab and Haryana high court, those who have installed illegal hoardings and banners across the district are having a field day.
Even though Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders are reluctant to comment on the Enforcement Directorate (ED) being ready to summon revenue minister and Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia in the multi-crore drug racket, the state unit of the saffron party has reiterated its commitment to make Punjab a “drug-free” state.
"There are no differences in the combine, even then if some leaders have differences, we will sort them out before the elections," said Kamal Sharma, while talking to mediapersons here on the sidelines of the party workers' meeting here.
The patch work done by the Public Works Department (PWD) on the road from Jyoti Sarup Chowk to Chungi number 4 in Sirhind could not survive even a single night.
Former chief minister and senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal has condemned the SAD-BJP government in Punjab for its reported proposal to impose professional tax on self-employed and salaried professionals for generating additional revenue.
Marking their protest against the investigation officer appointed by the state government to look into the deaths of six infants at the Ludhiana civil hospital, the district unit of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) forwarded a memorandum to Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and demanded a CBI inquiry.
After the municipal corporation failed to redress their grievances, the residents of ward number 2, Bhadson Road, have decided to launch a protest from December 8 against poor sanitation system, ill-maintained roads and unhygienic conditions.
The district court here awarded life imprisonment to six people for murdering Harpal Singh Chatha, husband of Dirba panchayat president Parminder Kaur.
Having already faced severe criticism for having the lowest sex ratio of 843 girls per 1,000 boys in the state, it seems that the agricultural district of Sangrur is also unsafe for women, especially for minor girls.
The police on Sunday registered two separate murder cases against three persons. Among the accused, one was booked for the alleged murder of his wife and the other two booked for allegedly murdering a relative over a land dispute.
The hunger strike by students’ union under the banners of All India Students Federation (AISF), Students Federation of India (SFI), Punjabi University Research Scholars’ Association (PURSA) on Sunday entered its third day.