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Jassi Sidhu honour-killing: Canada to deport accused mother, uncle

The Supreme Court of Canada has paved the way for extradition of Jassi Sidhu's mother and uncle to India in a June 2000 honour-killing case in Punjab.

Canada Supreme Court order extradition of two BC residents to India to face trial in honour killing case

OTTAWA: The Supreme Court of Canada has paved way for the extradition of a Punjab origin British Columbia mother and uncle accused in an honour killing a girl in India should be extradited to face trial there.

Navjot Sidhu pens down cultural policy for Punjab, focus on youth, film tourism

Punjab News Express/Satinder Bains
CHANDIGARH: The Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu here today at Punjab Bhawan presided over a brain storming meeting with the prominent personalities of art, literary and cultural sectors so as to connect youth with rich heritage of Punjab, preserving Punjabi culture and giving boost to the tourism sector in the state.

Punjab Congress announces 23 more candidates

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Adhering strictly to the `one-family-one-ticket rule’, the Congress on Thursday released its third list of 23 candidates with winnability as the sole criteria in the final selection of candidates.

Terror Module busted with the arrest of three hardcore terrorists

Punjab News Express/Jagmohan Singh 
AMRITSAR: In the wake of attack on Brigadier Gagneja Punjab Police launched a massive hunt operation. All wings of Punjab Police are working in tandem to nab the culprits. During this operation Counter intelligence wing successfully busted a terrorist module in which terrorist sitting abroad had instigated and inducted few men from Punjab to launch antinational disruptive activities.

AAP announces first 19 candidates in Punjab

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : T
he AAP on Thursday announced its first list of 19 candidates for Punjab's upcoming assembly elections, among the prominent faces being noted lawyer H.S. Phoolka.

Punjab upgrades 535 middle and high schools: Daljit Singh Cheema

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has decided to go in for school up gradation at major level as part of the slew of measures to ensure quality education to the students of Government schools. The Chief Minister, Punjab, S. Parkash Singh Badal, in a big bonanza to the School Education sector, has accorded approval to upgrade 372 government high schools in the state to the senior secondary and 162 government middle schools to the high school level.

Amarinder camp dominates new Punjab Congress body, Bajwa, Bhattal factions sidelined

Punjab News Expres
CHANDIGARH: The AICC has announced new Jumbo body of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee(PPCC) under the command of Capt Amarinder Singh. The Congress high command has accomodated all loyalists of Amarinder Singh thus bringing back the coutrie that was responsible for party's defeat in 2007 and 2012.

Canadian court stops honour killing accused's deportation to India

Punjab News Express
TORONTO : A Canadian court has stopped the deportation of a man and his sister to India to face trial for the honour killing of the man's niece in Punjab on grounds that they may not get justice in India.

‘Dildariyaan’ is releasing on October 9

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Film maker Pankaj Batra is ready with his next Punjabi venture ‘Dildariyaan’ which is hitting the screens on October 9 all over. This funny and exciting love story stars Jassie Gill, Sagarika Ghatge, Binnu Dhillon, Gugu Gill and Karmjit Anmol. On Thursday, the team of the film gathered at Hotel JW Marriott, Sector-35 to talk about the film which has been directed by Pankaj Batra.

Glowing tributes paid to Gurbachan Kaur Bajwa

QADIAN: Glowing tributes were paid to  Gurbachan Kaur Bajwa, mother of the state Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa and the General secretary Fateh Jang Singh Bajwa at her bhog ceremony attended by thousands of people from all over the state. She used to be addressed as Ammi Ji out of respect by all.

Dharmik darshan yatra sets off from talwandi sabo for bathinda with khalsai jaho jalal

TALWANDI SABO (Bathinda): The Punjab government and Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhal Committee’s (SGPC) initiative Dharmik Darshan Yatra set off from Takht Sri Damdama Sahib towards Talwandi Sabo today colored with Khalsai Jaho Jalal. The devotees have had darshan of 13 relics associated to Guru Sahiban in last two days. During yatra lacs of devotees paid obeisance seeking blessings of the Gurus. Amidst the thick crowd of devotees the Takht Sri Damdama Sahib Granthi Bhai Balwant Singh performed ardas. The executive Singh Sahib of Takht Sri Damdama Sahib Giani Gurmukh Singh honored the Panj Piaras with siropa.

Dharmik darshan yatra sets off from talwandi sabo for bathinda with khalsai jaho jalal

TALWANDI SABO (Bathinda): The Punjab government and Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhal Committee’s (SGPC) initiative Dharmik Darshan Yatra set off from Takht Sri Damdama Sahib towards Talwandi Sabo today colored with Khalsai Jaho Jalal. The devotees have had darshan of 13 relics associated to Guru Sahiban in last two days. During yatra lacs of devotees paid obeisance seeking blessings of the Gurus. Amidst the thick crowd of devotees the Takht Sri Damdama Sahib Granthi Bhai Balwant Singh performed ardas. The executive Singh Sahib of Takht Sri Damdama Sahib Giani Gurmukh Singh honored the Panj Piaras with siropa.

BJP concedes second defeat in Amritsar giving Congress a walkover: Congress leaders

By Jagmohan Singh
AMRITSAR : Several Congress leaders from Punjab including sitting and former MLAs and district presidents said that the Bhartiya Janata Party had conceded the defeat and virtually given a walkover to the Congress by running away from holding the rally at Amritsar on January 22.