Welcome to Punjab News Express, It's Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Follow us on
Founder Editor : Satinder Bains
Interview
Pandit Rao Dharennavar, a South Indian who made Punjabi first love
“People in Punjab lack passion for their mother tongue which is not the case in Karnataka”
CHANDIGARH:  Born and brought up in remote Salotagi village of district Bijapur in Karnataka, typical south Indian Pandit Rao Dharennavar (40) who came to Chandigarh in 2003 for his teaching assignment at a Government College has made a mark of being torchbearer of promoting Punjabi language. He travels across the city and Punjab on his bicycle with his message. His inability to communicate with students in local language motivated him to learn Punjabi and then he fell in love with the language so much so that it became his passion of life.
More »
Editorial

more »

Punjab govt again attempts to befool people on illegal mining of sand and gravel
Puts ban on carrying sand, gravel out of state while no export taking place
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Government led by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has made yet another attempt to befool the people of Punjab on the issue of controlling rates of sand and gravel. The government through a order today put a ban on carrying sand and gravel outside the state on the plea that it wanted to control the illegal mining.
Punjab

more »

Modi govt gives new meaning to discrimination against Punjab: Bajwa
CHANDIGARH : Taking a strong note of the rejection of special economic package to Punjab by the Union Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha, the state Congress President Mr Partap Singh Bajwa said the definition of discrimination against this state had acquired a new meaning under the government at the centre with Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister on whom the Chief Minister Mr Parkash Singh Badal was never tired of showering praises, one won’t know for what purpose.
National

more »

Black money list: Yash Birla among seven Indian names made public for Swiss a/c
NEW DELHI : Industrialist Yash Birla and son-in-law of late realty and liquor baron Ponty Chadha are among seven Indians with Swiss bank accounts whose names have been made public in Switzerland's official gazette with regard to ongoing tax probes against them in India.
Regional

more »

No respite from heat wave in Haryana, Punjab
CHANDIGARH : Heat wave conditions continued to sweep swathes of Punjab and Haryana giving no respite to people as the maximum temperatures on Tuesday again crossed few notches above normal at most places.Karnal in Haryana again braved a hot day recording a maximum temperature of 44 degree Celsius, four notches above normal, the MeT Department report said here.
Chandigarh

more »

Army Public School Chandimandir students crack SSB to join NDA
CHANDIGARH: Children of Junior Commissioned Officers(JCOs) of Indian Army and also the students of Army Public School, Chandimandir made their parents and School proud , after getting selected for training at National Defence Academy (NDA) Khadakvasla.
Education

more »

PSEB Class-10 results : Barnala girl tops
BARNALA : Even as the academically-backward Barnala district has, at 51.20%, the lowest pass percentage in Punjab in Class X results of Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), a girl from the district has topped in the state. Nitasha Aggarwal of Sarvhitkari Vidya Mandir, Tapa, secured the top position by securing 644 marks out of 650 (99.08%).
Health

more »

Punjab wins WHO world No Tobacco Day award 2015
CHANDIGARH:The Punjab today got global recognition in its exemplary campaign against tobacco as World Health Organisation today selected the state for global reward to be conferred to the state on World No Tobacco Day 2015.
Sports

more »

Anil Khanna among 4 candidates for ITF presidentship
By Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: Anil Khanna of India is among the four nominations for presidentship have been received by the International Tennis Federation. Others who are in field are David Haggerty (USA), Juan Margets Lobato (Spain) and Rene Stammbach (Switzerland). Khanna's name was proposed by the Asian Tennis Federation. He is ATF president
Entertainment

more »

Special Story

more »

Sarbat Da Bhala trust begins construction of houses in Nepal
PATIALA: 'Sarbat Da Bhala' Charitable Trust has started working on construction of houses which were destroyed in recent earthquake which shook the neighbouring country down to rubble.
 
 
Copyright © 2015, Legit Expressions Pvt. Ltd, All rights reserved. Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy