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Rana K P Singh inaugurated National Conference ‘BlodCon-2017’ at LPU

Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana K P Singh inaugurated three-day national conference ‘BlodCon-2017’ at Shanti Devi Mittal Auditorium of Lovely Professional University, today.

Media must maintain credibility, introspect: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked the media to make an extra effort to maintain credibility and do introspection to bring forth reforms within.

PM’s `termite’ remark against Congress reflects his despair at emerging anti-BJP swing : Capt Amarinder

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday lashed out Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his `termite’ remark against the Congress, even as he ridiculed the BJP leader for running scared from one constituency to another in a desperate bid to garner support for his party’s candidates in the Himachal Pradesh elections.

Encroachments at Delhi's Anand Vihar bus terminal adding to air pollution

An environmental authority on Tuesday said excessive encroachments, poor garbage management and wrong parking of vehicles near Delhi's Anand Vihar bus terminal were aggravating the poor air quality in one of the worst polluted regions of the capital.

Equip yourself with decision making power to empower yourself: Deepika Singh

JALANDHAR: Assistant Commissioner of Police here Deepika Singh today said that girls should make strenuous efforts for becoming capable of decision-making, which was the empowerment of women in a real sense.

Why Capt Amarinder Singh didn't hail victory of Jagmeet Singh leader of NDP in Canada?

CHANDIGARH: On October 2, 2017 when Jagmeet Singh was declared first Sikh leader to head New Democratic Party (NDP), a federal political party of Canada, the Sikhs world over burst into jubiliations. The Sikh leaders from across the globe messaged first non-white leader of NDP except Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh.

200 Students from Punjab learn about Modern Art at Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi

In four separate Curatorial Art Walks to help viewers understand and appreciate the Modern Indian Art, two experts from Mumbai and Delhi - Siddhant Shah and Supriya Consul held four sessions of approximately 90 minutes each with students and teachers from Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar and art lovers from other parts Punjab and Chandigarh, gave

Speaker calls for launching mass movement to make Punjab a clean and green

JALANDHAR: Expressing grave concern over the day by day increasing environmental pollution in the state, the Speaker of Punjab Assembly Rana KP Singh today gave a clarion call to people for joining hands to launch a mass movement for making Punjab a clean, green and pollution free state.

Bats for Transforming cultural awakening into mass movement

"The cultural awakening is a necessary step to connect the youth of Punjab with their glorious cultural, historical, religious and artistic roots and this awakening needs to be turned into a mass movement so as to make the Punjabi culture resonate throughout the globe".

Over 7,000 Indian kids trafficked a year: Satyarthi hopes Modi will act

NEW DELHI: With about 7,000 children trafficked in India every year, child rights activist and Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi, who set out on Monday on a Kanyakumari-Delhi "Bharat Yatra", to focus attention on the issue, hopes that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government will bring in stringent legislation to curb the menace.

12 dead as 12-day Ganeshotsav ends in Maharashtra

MUMBAI: At least 12 persons, including minors and an on-duty policeman, lost their lives during immersion ceremonies on Anant Chaturdashi, marking the end of the 12-day long Ganeshotsav celebrations throughout the state on Tuesday, officials said.

Poverty report of South Asia released first time in North India

CHANDIGARH: A triennial report on poverty scenario in South Asian countries was released for the first time in north India here on Saturday at Institute for Development Communication (IDC). The report has been produced by a Nepal-based South Asia Alliance for Poverty Eradication (SAAPE). A Chandigarh-based study circle Dialogue Highway in collaboration with IDC facilitated the release of the report. This was followed by a ‘Dialogue on Governance for the Margins with reference to South Asia’. A special lecture ‘On contesting Claims of Inclusion of Diversity: Challenges and opportunities’ was delivered by one of country’s foremost sociologists Professor Shiv Vishwanathan.

India cruise into Division B semi-finals

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
BENGALURU: The quarterfinals of the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2017 concluded today for both Division A and B, with games played at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium and Koramangala Indoor Stadium.

Harsimrat Badal urged farmers to take maximum benefit of Sampada

MUMBAI : Union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today urged farmers to take maximum benefit of the Kisan Sampada scheme and become entrepreneurs in their own right.

Indian, Indian-American plead guilty in call centre scam

Punjab News Express
WASHINGTON  : An Indian national and an Indian-American man pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy behind their roles in a massive telephone impersonation and money laundering fraud in the US perpetrated by India-based call centres.

Himachal gang-rape, murder: Top officer transferred

Punjab News Express
SHIMLA : A top Himachal Pradesh police officer, heading the SIT probing the gang-rape and murder of a schoolgirl, was transferred hours after one of the suspects was found murdered in a lock-up, an official said on Thursday.

SAD to launch jabar virodhi lehar from July 25 against Congress excesses in Punjab

Punjab News Express/Satinder Bains | CHANDIGARH: The political affairs committee (PAC) of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today decided to launch a ‘jabar virodhi lehar’ to raise its voice against the excesses being committed against Akali workers by Congressmen, even as it warned chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh not to barter away the interests of the State on the SYL canal issue under any circumstances.

SAD to launch jabar virodhi lehar against Congress excesses from Dera Baba Nanak on July 25

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : The political affairs committee (PAC) of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today decided to launch a ‘jabar virodhi lehar’ to raise its voice against the excesses being committed against Akali workers by Congressmen, even as it warned chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh not to barter away the interests of the State on the SYL canal issue under any circumstances.

Diarrhea threat in Ludhiana, DC orders preventive steps

Punjab News Express/ SK.Vyas
LUDHIANA: Taking serious note of spreading diarrhea in the city, Deputy Commissioner Pardeep Kumar Agrawal has instructed to department to take necessary steps to control the situation immediately. Senior officials of health department should moniter the situation personally.

Amarinder becomes party in mining scam by giving clean chit to benaami deals of Rana Gurjit: SAD

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh must tell Punjabis why he had become party to giving a clean chit to benaami deals of Irrigation and Power minister Rana Gurjit Singh by appointing a personal favourite of the minister to head the one commission formed yesterday to probe acquisition of sand and gravel mines of servants and employees of Rana Gurjit.

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