Archive News of January 22, 2017
Gangsters’ firing at Jalandhar indicates the grim situation of Law & order in SAD-BJP’s rule: AAP

Punjab News Express
JALANDHAR/CHANDIGARH : Reacting on today’s incident of firing among gangsters at Jalandhar in which one of the gangsters received bullet injuries State Convener of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Gurpreet Singh Waraich today said that Law & Order situation in Punjab has stooped to a new low in Punjab.

January 22, 2017 09:33 PM
Sidhu fired up, but there is a lot of return fire too

Punjab News Express/Jaideep Sarin 
CHANDIGARH : From cricketer-turned-politician-turned-TV host to BJP MP-turned-Congress legislator aspirant, Navjot Singh Sidhu has covered some distance and worn different hats in the last few years. But his latest move to the Congress just days ahead of Punjab's crucial assembly elections is being questioned for a variety of reasons.

January 22, 2017 09:30 PM
Modi's schemes find place in Republic Day tableaux

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Developmental and social schemes -- including Goods and Services Tax (GST) and 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' -- of the Narendra Modi-led government will be showcased through tableaux at the 68th Republic Day parade here this year.

January 22, 2017 09:25 PM
Two Indians held in Nepal for ATM fraud

Punjab News Express
KATHMANDU : Two Indian nationals were arrested by Nepal Police here on the charge of ATM fraud.

January 22, 2017 09:22 PM
Capt Amarinder Singh’s rhetoric to expand manifesto is misleading and meaningless: Waraich

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Aam Aadmi Party today (AAP) today told PPCC president Capt Amarinder Singh that his rhetoric to expand Congress manifesto and bring the petrol and LPG prices in Punjab at par with Chandigarh and 10 percent reduction in power tariff is misleading and meaningless. It would not help him earn the votes.

January 22, 2017 09:17 PM
BJP list: Rajnath's son to contest in Noida

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The BJP on Sunday released its second list of 155 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, fielding Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj Singh from Noida.

January 22, 2017 09:14 PM
Shahbad Markanda and GTB Baba Bakla teams win

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH : MGB School of Shahbad Markanda (Haryana) and GTB Baba Bakla won their opening matches in the All-India Balwant Kapur Hockey Tournament for boys Under-17 at the Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium in Jalandhar today. MGB School of Shahbad Markanda defeated M Bishan Schools of Delhi by 3-1 and GTB Senior Secondary School, Baba Bakala outplayed Government Model School of Mohali by 5-2.

January 22, 2017 09:09 PM
BJP Manifesto is nothing else but a “Chunavi Jumla” on the pattern of its manifesto for Lok Sabha Poll: Phoolka

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Terming the BJP Manifesto released by union finance minister Arun Jaitley today as “Chunavi Jumla” on the pattern of poll document released before Lok Sabha Poll in 2014, Senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader HS Phoolka today condemned that manifesto remained silent n the much awaited implementation of Swaminathan Committee’s report.

January 22, 2017 09:03 PM
1987 World Cup winners Australia receive medals after 30 years

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
DUBAI : The International Cricket Council (ICC) joined forces with Cricket Australia (CA) on Sunday to recognise Australia’s World Cup winners of 1987.

January 22, 2017 08:59 PM
AAP expands organizational structure, appoints new office bearers

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Aam Aadmi Party on Friday expanded its organizational structure in the state. Announcing the new appointments, convener AAP Punjab, Gurpreet Singh Waraich said that the party has made appointments in various wings.

January 22, 2017 08:57 PM
Shemrock School organized Alumni Meet, Alumni share their experience in campus

Punjab News Express
MOHALI: Shemrock School Sector-69 organized Alumni meet at its campus. Staff members shared the college journey & gives their blessing to all the aluminies. Old students recollected their experiences of the campus and memorable moments spent with the faculty. They felt the reunion is a great for revival for their future. The aluminies expressed their heartfelt gratitude towards the faculty members & the college. They expressed their profound faith for the college. Many prominent alumni also attended the occasion, who are working in Multinational companies at management level.

January 22, 2017 08:56 PM
Rayat Bahra varsity signes pact to start course in film making

Punjab News Express
MOHALI: Rayat Bahra University has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sidhivinayak Cine Arts, Mumbai. As per the MoU, the University will launch a three-year graduate degree in film making with effect from 2017.

January 22, 2017 08:41 PM
Election commission issues notices of three Batala candidates

Punjab News Express/Pardeep Luthra
BATALA: The election commission has issued 7 notices to the 3 candidates of Batala assembly constituency on the charge of defying model code of conduct.

January 22, 2017 07:15 PM
Lady from Bangkok molested in Amritsar hotel

Punajb News Express/Jagmohan Singh
AMRITSAR: A lady who was identified as Prengthong Jitcharoenkul from Bangkok filed complaint to police about his molestation done in the city hotel where she went to stay there during her visit in Amritsar.

January 22, 2017 07:11 PM
SAD loses more leaders, supporters to Punjab Congress

Punjab News Express
JALANDHAR : The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) political graph declined further on Sunday with several senior party leaders and supporters joining the Punjab Congress.

January 22, 2017 06:53 PM
Sidhu mix up with fans, plays with them

Punjab News Express/Jagmohan Singh
AMRITSAR : BJP four times MP and cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu who is going to contest elections from Amritsar East Assembly Constituency on Congress Ticket today interacted with the people from different walks of life at Company Garden here today.

January 22, 2017 06:51 PM
Kejriwal govt in Delhi most corrupt, being run from Tihar jail, says Anand Sharma

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Expressing the confidence that Punjab would be as unfortunate as Delhi in terms of governance, senior AICC leader and former union minister Anand Sharma on Sunday said the Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi was the most corrupt ever and was being run from Tihar jail.

January 22, 2017 06:49 PM
Kejriwal, Badal are both `meesne lutere’, says Captain Amarinder

Punjab News Express
SAHNEWAL : Even as he dubbed Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as a `toli of luteras’ (gang of thieves), Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday said he would shatter Parkash Singh Badal’s prestige to smithereens in Lambi, just as the Akali leader had shattered the pride of Punjab and its people in the past 10 years.

January 22, 2017 06:46 PM
Chhina Bats for Border Area Development through Central Grants

Punjab News Express
AMRITSAR : Bharatiya Janata Party-SAD Alliance candidate for Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Rajinder Mohan Singh today bat for border areas development, through central grants. He was addressing his various election rallies at Bhakna, Mulla Behram, Khasa and Islamabad and other areas promised the voters compensation for farmers with land across barbed fence on international border, strengthening of road network and basic amenities.

January 22, 2017 06:42 PM
SP, Congress to jointly contest UP election

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The Samajwadi Party and the Congress will jointly contest the Uttar Pradesh assembly election on 298 and 105 seats respectively, the two parties announced on Sunday.

January 22, 2017 06:40 PM
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