• Punjab CM announces ease in Civil Services recruitment to fill 72 vacant posts 16 Sep 2019 09:16 PUNJAB: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday announced relaxation in the recruitment rules for qualified civil services personnel in the state through amendments in various relevant legislation, to boost filling of 72 vacant posts. The …
  • Claims of reforms fail to rein in Punjab Police brutalities 16 Sep 2019 06:34 PHOTO: FILE LAHORE: Public outcry over the use of brutal force against citizens is probably frustrating the Punjab police commanders as well as the provincial government. It was evident from the steps taken during the last few weeks. The debate in …
  • Punjab Junior Tennis begins today 16 Sep 2019 03:14 Punjab Junior Tennis begins today LAHORE: The RAFUM Punjab Junior Tennis Championship 2019 will roll into action from September 16 to 19 here at Punjab Tennis Academy, Bagh-e-Jinnah. The players from across the Punjab will be in serious action to win the …
  • PTI abolished decades-old dictatorship in Punjab: CM 16 Sep 2019 02:35 PTI abolished decades-old dictatorship in Punjab: CM LAHORE: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that the PTI government has abolished dictatorship that had been continued for the last many decades in the Punjab government. In his message on the …
  • Punjab: Couple abducted, shot dead in Tarn Taran; 10 booked 15 Sep 2019 21:41 Police have registered a case under several sections of IPC and Arms Act. A newly-Married couple was shot dead near their house in Naushehra Dhala village of Tarn Taran district Sunday morning. Amandeep Singh (24) was from Naushehra Dhala, while his wife, …
  • Protest dharnas across Punjab in Kashmir’s support 15 Sep 2019 21:41 Members of the Kashmir National Struggle and Support Committee at Mohali railway station. (Express photo by Kamleshwar Singh) Denied permission to organise a mega rally in Mohali and protest march to Chandigarh over the situation in J&K, 13 …
  • Previous government’s LG projects scrapped in Punjab 15 Sep 2019 20:05 PHOTO: FILE LAHORE: After the previous local government was removed by the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), authorities scrapped most development schemes of the previous city administration, The Express Tribune learnt on Saturday. A senior official …
  • Married Couple Shot Dead In Punjab, Police Suspect Dishonour Killing 15 Sep 2019 18:28 Five members of the woman's family have been charged for murder (Representational) Tarn Taran, Punjab: In a suspected case of dishonour killing, a young married couple were shot dead on Sunday allegedly by the woman's relatives at Naushera Dhalla …
  • Punjab House in Murree, Bhurban to Open for Public from Monday 15 Sep 2019 15:42 The Punjab House in Murree, Bhurban would be opened for the general public from Monday. As per a spokesman of the government of Punjab, people could reside at the Punjab House Murree and the Annexe of the Governor in Bhurban by paying rent, as per the …
  • Punjab govt urges farmers to shun stubble burning 15 Sep 2019 13:24 Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) Urging the farmers to refrain from burning paddy stubble, the Punjab government on Sunday appealed to the farmers to follow the philosophy of Guru Nanak Dev in reverence of 550th Prakash Purb celebrations of the first Sikh guru. …
  • Punjab sacks 4 coward cops in senior colleague mob attack 15 Sep 2019 12:40 Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday ordered the immediate dismissal of three policemen, one home guard personnel and one Inspector who watched a Punjab Police Sub Inspector beaten up by a group on drug smugglers, without coming to his rescue …
  • ‘Power tariff raised by 70% for Punjab exporters’ 15 Sep 2019 04:19 PHOTO: FILE LAHORE: Power distribution companies in Punjab have raised electricity tariffs for export-oriented industries up to Rs20 per unit from an earlier rate of Rs10.62 per unit, an industry group said. The power distribution companies in Punjab, …
  • Punjab’s $50m tourism project hits a snag 15 Sep 2019 04:16 ISLAMABAD: The Punjab Tourism for Economic Growth Project (PTEGP), launched to promote Punjab’s tourism potential, has failed to take off despite a delay of more than two years, said the World Bank in a report issued on Saturday. The project, approved by …
  • Punjab Inter-Club Golf in full swing 15 Sep 2019 02:40 Punjab Inter-Club Golf in full swing LAHORE: The golf teams of five leading golf clubs of Punjab namely Defence Raya, Lahore Gymkhana, Lahore Garrison, Rawalpindi Golf Club and PAF Skyview were up against each other and engaged in a fierce contest for …
  • Sami, Adnan rescueS Punjab with 271-run stand 15 Sep 2019 02:40 Sami, Adnan rescueS Punjab with 271-run stand LAHORE: An unbroken 271-run fifth-wicket stand between Sami Aslam and Adnan Akmal guided Southern Punjab to 291 for four at the end of the first day’s play in the four-day first-class Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match …
  • Congress no to Punjab chief’s resignation 15 Sep 2019 01:01
  • CM decides to open Punjab House Murree, Governor Annexe Bhurban to public 15 Sep 2019 00:54 CM decides to open Punjab House Murree, Governor Annexe Bhurban to public LAHORE : Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has decided to open Punjab House Murree and Governor Annexe (Forest Rest House Bhurban) to the public. On the directions of the Punjab …
  • Punjab: 3 cops, home guard who stood by as mob thrashed SI dismissed 14 Sep 2019 23:26 In a video of the assault, which has gone viral on social media, the SI’s colleagues are seen just standing there. (Representational Image) Three policemen and a home guard jawan were dismissed Saturday for failing to intervene while their team leader, a …
  • HC asks Punjab about social security schemes for persons with disabilities 14 Sep 2019 23:26 The HC was also told that the state government has formulated guidelines to provide 4 per cent reservation in both direct recruitment and promotion in all groups of services in its departments. THE PUNJAB and Haryana High Court has directed the Punjab …
  • Even levelling of false accusation can be construed as cruelty in marriage, says Punjab and Haryana HC 14 Sep 2019 23:26 The division bench in the verdict said that it was apparent that the relations between the two were far from normal right from the beginning. (Representational Image) Even a single act of physical violence or levelling of false accusation at times “can be …
  • What’s killing Punjab farmers 14 Sep 2019 23:26 Relatives mourn the death of 22-year-old Lovepreet after he committed suicide. (Express Photo) At least two farmers committed suicide in last one week; it includes one who was fifth male in his family to take the extreme step. While Punjab government says …
  • 1994 fake encounter: Punjab and Haryana HC clears way for probe 14 Sep 2019 23:26 Punjab and Haryana High Court. CLEARING THE way for investigation into the allegations of fake encounter against a senior police officer, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed additional chief secretary of Punjab home department to take …
  • Punjab: Denied rally nod, farm, labour bodies may still march for Kashmir today 14 Sep 2019 21:35 A view of Lalchowk in Srinagar. (Express photo by Shuaib Masoodi) After the Centre revoked Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the neighbouring Punjab has witnessed several protests condemning the move and demanding that all …
  • Punjab governor listens to concerns of Pakistani expats in Dubai 14 Sep 2019 19:31 Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar interacted with the expats who turned up hoping to resolve their issues. Nearly 100 expatriates gathered to meet Pakistani Punjab's governor at the Pakistan Consulate in Dubai on Friday. Governor Chaudhry Muhammad …
  • Botching it in Punjab 14 Sep 2019 17:50 Has PTI no competent leader to manage the province? On Friday, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar accepted the resignation of his spokesperson Shehbaz Gill. Several explanations were subsequently hazarded for the official being given short shrift. These included …
  • INOX launches third multiplex in Punjab 14 Sep 2019 17:43 Jalandhar, Sep 14 (IANS) INOX Leisure Ltd. (INOX) on Saturday launched its first multiplex in the city at Reliance Mall, the third in Punjab. The latest multiplex from INOX comprises of three screens and a total seating capacity of 862 seats, which …
  • Punjab CM asks Odisha CM not to demolish Mangu Mutt 14 Sep 2019 16:04 Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday wrote to his Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik, urging him to retract his government’s decision to demolish the Mangu Mutt associated with Guru Nanak Dev. Amarinder Singh has …
  • Sunil Jakhar to continue as Punjab Congress chief 14 Sep 2019 15:15 Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar, who had resigned after losing the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat to actor-politician Sunny Deol of the BJP, will continue in his post, the Congress said on Saturday. Taking note of the “good work” …
  • Punjab House Murree, Governor’s Annexe to open for public from Monday 14 Sep 2019 14:00 by APP , (Last Updated 4 mins ago) ISLAMABAD: Punjab House Murree and Governor’s Annexe would be opened for general public from Monday. According to a spokesman for the Punjab government, people could stay at the Punjab House Murree and Governor’s Annexe …
  • Punjab misses tax collection goal 14 Sep 2019 12:49 PHOTO: REUTERS. LAHORE: The Punjab government missed its tax collection target in July, costing the provincial kitty Rs.20.45billion. According to the details, the provincial government collected Rs.11.91billion, down by 63% from its target of Rs.32. …
  • Punjab House Murree, Governor' s Annexe to open for general public from Monday 14 Sep 2019 11:06
  • Congress rejects Sunil Jakhar’s resignation as Punjab party chief 14 Sep 2019 11:02 Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar. The AICC on Saturday rejected the resignation of Sunil Jakhar who had stepped down as Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president three months ago. The order, asking Jakhar to continue as state unit chief, was …
  • DSW row: Punjab and Haryana HC stays single bench order on holding Senate meet 14 Sep 2019 09:19 The court asked how the DSW is going to be elected under such circumstances where the Syndicate is agreeing and the V-C is disagreeing. THE PUNJAB and Haryana High Court on Friday till further orders stayed single bench directions asking the Panjab …
  • Haryana applies brakes on traffic fines; Punjab, Himachal defer new rules 14 Sep 2019 04:55 C0handigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) The BJP-ruled Haryana, which was on a spree on imposing fines to motorists for road safety violations, has decided to focus on educating them rather than imposing penalties till Sunday, while its neighbouring Congress-ruled …
  • Cong's countdown in Punjab has begun, says SAD chief Sukhbir Badal 14 Sep 2019 04:28 'This would be a step towards removing the Congress flag from Punjab in the 2022 assembly elections,' said Badal. Chapaar: SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said the reverse countdown of the Congress government has begun as Punjab natives …
  • Punjab bureaucracy reshuffled 14 Sep 2019 03:58 Punjab bureaucracy reshuffled LAHORE: The Punjab bureaucracy was reshuffled on Friday. Punjab Industries and Trade Secretary Tahir Khursheed has been replaced and posted as Secretary Communications. Punjab Communication and Works Department Secretary …
  • Gill, Chaudary out in Punjab govt reshuffle 14 Sep 2019 03:55 Gill, Chaudary out in Punjab govt reshuffle LAHORE: The Punjab government saw a major reshuffle on Friday as Shahbaz Gill, spokesperson to Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, stepped down while Awn Chaudhry, Buzdar’s special adviser, was fired and swiftly …
  • Punjab witnesses political shake-up 14 Sep 2019 03:52 Punjab witnesses political shake-up LAHORE: Spokesman for Punjab chief minister Dr Shahbaz Gill has resigned from his post, while Aun Chaudhry, the adviser to Punjab CM, has been removed from the cabinet. Also, Malik Asad Khokhar, an MPA elected from …
  • First year of Punjab govt — record legislation 14 Sep 2019 03:29 First year of Punjab govt — record legislation The Punjab Assembly, under the leadership of Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Ahmed Bazdar, passed 19 bills of crucial importance in record legislation in the first year and also in those situations when a …
  • Eight people killed in Punjab accidents 14 Sep 2019 03:28 Eight people killed in Punjab accidents LAHORE: At least eight people died and 1,054 suffered injuries across Punjab province during the last 24 hours. The Punjab Emergency Service/Rescue 1122 responded to 930 road accidents in all 36 districts of the …
  • Protest against ‘lockdown’ in valley: HC directs Punjab to maintain law and order 13 Sep 2019 23:51 The order was passed in second hearing of a petition filed by a Chandigarh resident for maintenance of law and order in the region particularly Mohali and Chandigarh. THE PUNJAB and Haryana High Court Friday directed the authorities in Punjab and …
  • Majority of government’s promises fulfilled: Punjab CM 13 Sep 2019 20:29 New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday told Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi that a wide majority of the promises made by his government had been fulfilled. In a chat with media persons after reviewing the progress …
  • Punjab CM hails decision on blacklisted foreign Sikhs 13 Sep 2019 18:11 Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday hailed the Centre’s decision to scrap the controversial blacklist, which was totally discriminatory towards the Sikh community, in response to the state’s persistent demand and efforts. Conceding …
  • IGP vows to make Punjab police more efficient 13 Sep 2019 17:18 LAHORE: Inspector-General of Police Punjab Captain (r) Arif Nawaz Khan said that it was his mission to make Punjab Police professionally strong and efficient. Speaking during an address at Police Lines Qila Gujjar Singh Lahore, the IGP said, “Police …
  • Punjab govt reshuffles senior officials 13 Sep 2019 16:42 by Staff Report , (Last Updated 19 seconds ago) LAHORE: The Punjab bureaucracy underwent major reorganisation on Friday as new appointments were made at top levels. Punjab Secretary Industries and Trade Tahir Khursheed was appointed Secretary …
  • Asad Khokhar inducted into Punjab Cabinet 13 Sep 2019 15:22 by Staff Report , (Last Updated 31 mins ago) LAHORE: Punjab Cabinet on Friday has been extended after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Malik Asad Ali Khokhar was given a portfolio. As per sources, Asad Khokhar’s inclusion in the cabinet as a …
  • 'We were all so scared': Punjab Jewellers robbery leaves Brampton neighbourhood plaza in angst 13 Sep 2019 15:02 “There was a lot of smoke,” Dulay said. The smoke was a result of the jewelry store owner’s security smokescreen, often released in cases of theft. It didn’t stop the suspects however, who fled after loading a white van with bags of stolen jewelry. She …
  • Japan keen to invest in electronics, IT, food sector in Punjab: Harsimrat Badal 13 Sep 2019 14:50
  • Shahbaz Gill resigns as Punjab CM spokesman, Awn Chaudhry removed 13 Sep 2019 13:04 Shahbaz Gill resigns as Punjab CM spokesman, Awn Chaudhry removed LAHORE: Chief Minsiter Usman Buzdar’s spokesman Dr Shahbaz Gill has resigned from his post while Awn Chaudhry, who was working as CM’s adviser, has been sacked, Geo News reported Friday. …
  • Shehbaz Gill steps down as spokesperson to Punjab CM 13 Sep 2019 11:58 by Staff Report , (Last Updated 2 mins ago) LAHORE: As political landscape continues to reshape in Punjab, Spokesperson to Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Gill resigned from his post on Friday. “I hereby resign from the post of official spokesperson to CM …
  • Inter-ministerial central team visits flood affected areas in Punjab 13 Sep 2019 11:25 The team is mandated to visit the flood-affected areas for making final recommendations to the central government. Jalandhar: A seven-member Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) visited the flood-affected area here on Friday. Headed by Joint Secretary, …
  • Shahbaz Gill resigns as Punjab CM’s spokesperson 13 Sep 2019 11:03 In a sudden turn of events, Dr Shahbaz Gill on Friday tendered his resignation as the spokesperson for Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar. “I hereby resign from the post of official spokesperson to CM Punjab,” Gill stated in a note of resignation available …
  • Punjab hurries registration of Basmati growers for quality traceability 13 Sep 2019 10:11 To boost export of basmati by incorporating quality traceability feature in its production and supply, Punjab government has launched an ambitious project of registration of all Basmati growers in the State. The process is being carried out in …
  • DG health Punjab claims almost 1299 dengue patients reported this year so far 13 Sep 2019 06:27 According to the details shared by the Director General Health Punjab, as many as 1299 patients diagnosed with dengue virus have been admitted to the various hospitals across Punjab this year so far. As per the details, the number of the infected patients …
  • Punjab: Ahead of Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary, paint job in holy town gets political colour 13 Sep 2019 05:48 Work was stopped midway before a mural in the town was painted over on Wednesday. (Express Photo: Jasbir Malhi) A game of one-upmanship has broken out between the ruling Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in Punjab over sprucing up the holy town of …
  • Punjab kabaddi team leaves for Iran today 13 Sep 2019 02:56 Punjab kabaddi team leaves for Iran today LAHORE: Secretary Pakistan Kabaddi Federation (PKF) Rana Sarwar, in a press conference on Thursday, told that a 22-member Punjab kabaddi team will depart for Iran on Friday (today). Director Sports Shahid Nizami, …
  • Chairman BISE Pindi increases marks of Punjab minister’s son 13 Sep 2019 02:43 Chairman BISE Pindi increases marks of Punjab minister’s son LAHORE: The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Rawalpindi chairman has allegedly increased the marks of Punjab Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan’s son in Physics practical in the …
  • PML-Q assures support to embattled Punjab CM 13 Sep 2019 02:15 PML-Q assures support to embattled Punjab CM LAHORE: Acting Governor Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi called on Chief Minister Usman Buzdar at the CM office here Thursday and exchanged views on matters of mutual interest, welfare projects and works and betterment of …
  • Polluted by Pakistan’s tanneries, dirty flows the Sutlej in Punjab border villages 13 Sep 2019 01:01 A BSF team on patrol where the Sutlej enters India from Pakistan at Tendiwala in Ferozepur. (Express photo: Gurmeet Singh) It is not being easy a resident of village Tendiwala, one of more than 17 villages in Punjab’s Ferozepur located on the right bank of …
  • Punjab pegs flood loss at Rs 1,200 crore as central team assessed damage 13 Sep 2019 01:01 A boat being readied to carry relief material to Kaluwala village in Ferozepur.(Express photo by Gurmeet Singh) A seven-member inter-ministerial central team that visited Punjab Thursday to assess the damage caused by floods in various districts of the …
  • Punjab: Education department to introduce cluster system for judicious use of faculty 12 Sep 2019 22:43 Orders regarding the same have been issued to all school heads across the state by the office of Secretary School Education, Krishan Kumar on Wednesday. (Representational Image)  Following the several complaints filed by the various village panchayats …
  • Saragarhi Memorial development: Punjab govt gives Rs 1 crore, promises another Rs 2 crore 12 Sep 2019 22:28 At a state-level function at the memorial, chief guest and health minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said that the nation can never forget the sacrifice of 21 brave soldiers of Sikh Regiment, who laid their lives fighting 10,000 armed opponents. The Punjab …
  • Farmer commits suicide in Punjab, fifth in family to take extreme step 12 Sep 2019 22:01 The family had about 14 acres of land, out of which only one acre remains as the rest was sold to repay loans, a villager said. (Representational Image)  Unable to pay an old loan of Rs 8 lakh, a farmer in Bhotna village allegedly committed suicide, the …
  • Punjab old age homes reek of gross mismanagement 12 Sep 2019 19:08 LAHORE: Punjab’s Social Welfare Department (SWD) has failed to maintain six old age homes because of the negligence of government officials, said a report issued by the Directorate General Monitoring & Evaluation (DGM&E). The first old age home was …
  • 3 terrorists arrested with six AK-47 rifles near Jammu-Punjab border 12 Sep 2019 18:52 The truck was travelling from Bamyal area of Punjab to Jammu and Kashmir.Twitter/ANI The Jammu and Kashmir police have nabbed three suspected terrorists near the Jammu-Punjab border in Lakhanpur on Thursday (September 12) morning. Six AK-47 rifles and …
  • Punjab govt calls for monitoring, audit of constituencies 12 Sep 2019 18:40 by News Desk , (Last Updated 3 hours ago) The Punjab government has finalised plans to monitor constituencies belonging to legislators serving in the provincial government. A special audit of development works being carried out in different constituencies …
  • Punjab govt taking action against illegal hike in school fees, LHC told 12 Sep 2019 18:40 by Staff Report , (Last Updated 39 mins ago) LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) was informed on Thursday that the Punjab government was taking action against the illegal hike in fees by private schools. The secretary schools’ education told the court that …
  • PPP calls on Punjab govt to implement production orders of Zardari, Talpur 12 Sep 2019 17:47 by News Desk , (Last Updated 39 mins ago) LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has written letters to Punjab government demanding the implementation of the production orders of the party’s co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and senior party leader Faryal Talpur …
  • J&K Police arrests three terrorist near Jammu-Punjab Border, six AK-47 rifiles recovered 12 Sep 2019 12:21 Image Source : ANI J&K Police arrests three terrorist near Jammu-Punjab Border The Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested three terrorists near Jammu-Punjab border on Thursday. The police have seized six AK-47 rifles and Rs. 5 Lakh from the terrorist …
  • Central team visits Punjab to assess flood losses 12 Sep 2019 11:52 Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) A seven-member Inter-Ministerial Central Team led by Union Ministry of Home Affairs Joint Secretary Anuj Sharma met Punjab government officials on Thursday in Mohali. The purpose of their visit was to assess the damage caused in …
  • Punjab Police bans dying in police stations 12 Sep 2019 09:49 (Disclaimer: this is a work of fiction. Learn to take a joke; you’ll live longer.) LAHORE – Following the increase in video clips displaying people dying in police stations that come under the jurisdiction of Punjab Police, Inspector General of Police Arif …
  • J&K police arrests three terrorists near Jammu-Punjab border | Live Updates 12 Sep 2019 08:06 ED recovers crucial docs related to Puri in AgustaWestland case The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday told a Delhi Court that it has recently recovered some documents related to bizman Ratul Puri which are "crucial leads in providing the missing …
  • Udta Punjab star ‘postpones’ US concert after film body’s protest 12 Sep 2019 04:51 NEW DELHI: Actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh won’t be performing at a Houston concert on Sept 21 following objections raised by Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE). The Mumbai-based body had written to the Union minister for external affairs S …
  • Punjab Safe Cities Authority 12 Sep 2019 03:07 Punjab Safe Cities Authority LAHORE: An introductory session organised by Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) regarding safe and smart city matrix. University of Engineering and Technology (UET) vice-chancellor, professors, secretary excise and other …
  • UK team lauds performance of Punjab Police 12 Sep 2019 03:07 UK team lauds performance of Punjab Police LAHORE: A two-member delegation from British High Commission called on the IG Punjab on Wednesday. The delegation acknowledged the efforts of Punjab Police in war against terrorism and said that service delivery …
  • Punjab cabinet approves law reforms 12 Sep 2019 03:06 Punjab cabinet approves law reforms LAHORE: The 17th Punjab Cabinet meeting with Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar in the chair on Wednesday decided to enhance collaboration between the provincial and federal governments for the Ehsas programme. The chief …
  • Punjab: Driver held for ‘sexual assault’ of minor, protesters wreck school 12 Sep 2019 01:24 The victim’s mother alleged that her four-year-old daughter was sexually assaulted by the school bus driver last Friday. (Representative Image) A day after police arrested a school bus driver for allegedly sexual assaulting a four-year-old girl in Ludhiana …
  • Punjab: Rape accused dies in police custody; kin allege torture 12 Sep 2019 01:24 The family of Gurwinder Singh alleged that he was booked in a false case and tortured in police custody. A 25-YEAR-OLD man died under mysterious circumstances late Tuesday, hours after Ludhiana police arrested him in a rape case and kept him in lock-up at …
  • Punjab Civil Service officers go on strike, condemn attacks on colleagues 12 Sep 2019 01:24 Members of the association wore black badges and did not work for the day. (Representational image) AFTER STAGING a ‘pen down’ strike in Ferozepur and Faridkot on September 9 and 10, the PCS (Punjab Civil Service) Officers Association went on a day-long …
  • Punjab Police, central agencies discuss anti-drug strategy at Amritsar meet 12 Sep 2019 01:22 DGP Dinkar Gupta at a high-level on drug smuggling at Khassa on Wednesday. Rana Simranjit Singh An important meeting of state and central agencies was held at Amritsar airport on Wednesday. Purpose of meeting was to develop better coordination to control …
  • Punjab hosts Nobel Prize Series 2019 12 Sep 2019 01:22 At the National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute in Mohali on the inaugural day of the series. (Express photo: Angad Singh Brar) PUNJAB IS hosting the Nobel Prize Series 2019, which started Wednesday, at Mohali and Ludhiana. This year’s theme is ‘teaching …
  • Debt snatches 3 generations of men from Punjab family 11 Sep 2019 23:10
  • Summit to promote Punjab as global destination for innovation & research 11 Sep 2019 15:27 CHANDIGARH: With a view to giving further push to its ‘Mission Innovate Punjab’, the State Government has decided to organise an ‘Innovation and Technology Summit-2019’ on November 5 with an objective to promote Punjab as the Global destination for …
  • Petition in HC challenges Punjab government’s decision to make six MLAs advisers 11 Sep 2019 11:58 Chandigarh, September 10 A day after Punjab Government appointed six MLAs as advisers to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, their appointments were challenged before the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday. One of the grounds for challenging the impugned …
  • Now, cocaine from S America to Punjab via Canada 11 Sep 2019 11:58 Chandigarh, September 10 The Narcotics Control Bureau, Amritsar, along with the Delhi Police, has, for the first time, busted a gang smuggling South American cocaine to India via Canada. The consignment, smuggled in printers, was delivered at Jalandhar. …
  • Punjab Civil Service officers observe daylong strike 11 Sep 2019 11:54 Express News Service CHANDIGARH: Over 275 Punjab Civil Service (PCS) officers went on a pen-down strike on Wednesday against the increasing incidence of violence against them.  The state government virtually came to a standstill as the government officials …
  • Ban on Carrying Smartphones in Punjab Police Stations 11 Sep 2019 11:10 Arif Nawaz—the Inspector General Police (IGP) Punjab has placed a bar on carrying smartphones within the premises of police stations across the province of Punjab. In accordance with the issued directives of the IGP, the CCPO has released a notification to …
  • Share market update: Baba Arts, Punjab Alkalies among top losers on BSE 11 Sep 2019 04:17 NEW DELHI: The domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex was trading 103.57 points up at 37,249.02 on account of buying in frontline bluechip counters. Shares of Competent Auto (down 12.70 per cent) , Baba Arts (down 12.42 per cent) , Punjab Alkalies (down 11. …
  • 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak: Punjab Cabinet nod to convene special Vidhan Sabha session 11 Sep 2019 02:15 CM Capt Amarinder Singh with his Cabinet colleagues at Sultanpur Lodhi on Tuesday. (Express) In a major decision, Punjab Cabinet in its meeting on Tuesday resolved to invite a special session of the Vidhan Sabha to mark the 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru …
  • Punjab: VAT on natural gas slashed 11 Sep 2019 02:15 Chairing the Cabinet meeting, CM Captain Amarinder Singh said the move would help cut down industrial pollution in the state. (File) In a significant decision aimed at encouraging industries to shift to eco-friendly gas, the Punjab Council of Ministers …
  • Punjab: Two MLAs say they won’t accept perks with adviser posts 11 Sep 2019 01:49 The two MLAs have said they won’t accept perks for working as advisors to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. (File) A day after the appointment of six Congress MLAs as advisers to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh in ranks of ministers, two among them have said …
  • CBI court frames charges against Punjab education dept official 11 Sep 2019 01:48 The court also imposed a cost of Rs 5,000 on the accused, which is to be deposited with the District Legal Services Authority, Chandigarh. The special CBI Court of Chandigarh on Tuesday framed charges against the Joint Director of Technical Education …
  • South Mumbai family loses its Sparkle on train from Punjab 11 Sep 2019 01:04
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  • Punjab Kesari’s V K Chopra elected as PTI chairman 10 Sep 2019 19:56 Vijay Kumar Chopra. (Express file photo) The Chief Editor of the Punjab Kesari Group, Vijay Kumar Chopra, has been appointed the chairman of Press Trust of India, which is the premier news agency in the country. Chopra, a Padma Shri awardee, is also the …
  • Punjab CM to take up visa-free entry for devotees to Pakistan 10 Sep 2019 19:54 Image Source : FILE Punjab CM to take up visa-free entry for devotees to Pakistan Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will take up the issue of visa-free entry for Pakistan through Kartarpur corridor with the External Affairs Minister. A decision was …
  • Harsimrat’s claims on Akal Takht irresponsible: Punjab CM 10 Sep 2019 17:33 Chandigarh, Sep 10 (IANS) Terming her remarks as “totally irresponsible and provocative”, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday lashed out at Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal over her allegations that his government was trying to undermine …
  • Punjab cuts VAT on natural gas to encourage eco-friendly industry 10 Sep 2019 14:39 In a significant decision aimed at encouraging industries to shift to the eco-friendly gas, the Punjab Council of Ministers on Tuesday decided to cut down VAT on Natural Gas, in Gaseous State other than Compressed Natural Gas, from 14.3% to 3.3%. Chairing …
  • Six Cong MLAs made Punjab CM's advisors, BJP cries foul 10 Sep 2019 14:19 The development is also being seen as an attempt to placate those who failed to get a berth in the last Cabinet reshuffle in the state. Chandigarh: The Punjab government has appointed six minister-rank advisors to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, a move …
  • Punjab CM’s account of Battle of Saragarhi to be staged 10 Sep 2019 12:38 Chandigarh, Sep 10 (IANS) A play depicting sequences from Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh’s much-acclaimed book “Saragarhi and the Defense of Samana Forts” will be staged this week in the state, it was announced on Tuesday. To commemorate the 122nd …