Haryana Govt betrayed the Sikh community by taking control of Gurdwaras in Haryana : Sharanjit Dhillion
CHANDIGARH: General Secretary Shiromani Akali Dal and Irrigation Minister Punjab, Sharanjit Dhillon has squarely blamed the Haryana government for creating a separate state level Gurdwara management committee. In a statement issued here today, Dhillon said that this unconstitutional and unethical move on the part of Hooda government was politically motivated aimed at dividing the Sikh sangat. He termed it as a great betrayal with the Sikh Panth. Sikhs would not tolerate the mischievous action of the Haryana government who got the bill passed under “Money Bill” category.
Haryana power engineers to restart agitation
By Vinod Gupta
CHANDIGARH : Haryana Power Engineers Association (HPEA) has resolved to restart the agitation after they failed to get any assurance from government on their long pending demands.
Governor and Chief Minister express grief over the death of 21 passengers
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Governor Urmila Singh and Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh have expressed deep grief over the accident of a State Transport bus near Kadhar Ghat in Sunni Tehsil of Shimla district today in which at least 21 passengers lost their lives and four suffered injuries, as per the latest reports received at State Headquarters. The injured have been referred to the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Shimla.
Mcleodganj-Chandigarh AC bus service flagged off by G.S.Bali
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA: Transport Minister G.S. Bali today flagged off AC buses between Mcleodganj-Chandigarh and Chamba-Shimla from Kangra. He also announced that the State Transport would soon purchase 20 new Volvo and 50 AC buses for comfortable journey of the commuters.
Himachal buzzing with industrial activity
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA: Industrialization plays a vital role in the economic development of a nation. In an agrarian economy like Himachal Pradesh, industry absorbs under-employed and un-employed workers of agricultural sector and thereby increases income of the community. Pollution-free and peaceful atmosphere, rich natural resources, un-interrupted power supply, sound infrastructure, attractive incentives and responsive administration are some of the major attractive inducements which make Himachal Pradesh, a favorite destination for the entrepreneurs.
Pakistani gifts traditional sweets to BSF on Eid
By Jagmohan Singh
Attari (Amritsar): On the eve of scared Eid festival of Muslims, Pakistan Rangers here today greeted Indian Border Security Force at Attari/Wagah border with traditional Pakistani sweets wrapped in decorative colorful papers.
Air Algerie plane missing in west Africa
ALGIERS : A passenger plane of Algeria's state-run Air Algerie was Thursday reported missing 50 minutes after taking off from Ouagadougou Airport in Burkina Faso, according to media.
Various religions gathered to honor Rajan Zed
NEVEDA(USA): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, northern Nevada clergy accorded reception to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed in Reno on July 22 evening to honor his recent opening of United States House of Representatives in Washington DC with a prayer.
PDPPP bill violation of fundamental, political and civil rights of the people-NAPA
JALANDHAR : Punjabi Community in North America expressed its very serious serious concern about the passing of Prevention of Damage to Public and Private Property Bill 2014 by the Punjab Government. This bill had evoked anger among the Punjabi Diaspora as the Bill is a clear cut violation of fundamental, political and civil rights of the people Punjab and at this stage there was no need for this kind of Bill.
Sikh group urges Obama to cancel invitation to Modi for 2002 Gujarat riots
WASHINGTON: A New York-based Sikh rights group, which had earlier campaigned against Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh, has launched an online petition campaign urging President Barack Obama to cancel invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat.
Kejriwal declares AAP will not contest upcoming state polls
SANGRUR (Punjab): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) would not contest in the upcoming polls in four states except Delhi, said party chief Arvind Kejriwal.Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir go to polls later this year. The Delhi assembly is in suspended animation as no political party is in position to form the government.
Shiromani Akali Dal today kicks off election campaign for Patiala By-Poll
CHANDIGARH : Shiromani Akali Dal today kicks off elections campaign for Patiala by-poll in a party meeting held here at party head office under the leadership of Party Patron and Chief Minister Punjab Mr. Parkash Singh Badal and party President and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.
Harjit Singh Adaltiwala and Balkar Sidhu AAP candidates
CHANDIGARH: The Aaam Aadmi Party has given party tickets for Patiala and Talwandi Sabo bye-election to Harjit Singh Adaltiwala and Punjabi folk singer Balkar Sindhu. Adaltiwala is a NRI who is active in social circles of Patiala.