• Sukhbir Badal dismisses report of BJP going solo in Punjab 27 Jan 2020 21:30 SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal. (File) Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday said reports of the BJP fighting the 2022 Assembly elections separately “are only in the media” and “I have been hearing such reports for the last 20 years”. “ …
  • The rebellion in Punjab 27 Jan 2020 17:07 The PTI’s dissenters have rejected PM Imran Khan’s formula of ruling Punjab through bureaucracy. There is little likelihood of the rebellious lawmakers cooling down as a result of Imran Khan’s direction that the Chief Secretary and IGP work as a team …
  • Punjab Boy Dies After Mother Stuffs Him In Bed Box To Go With Lover: Cops 27 Jan 2020 16:08 Chandigarh: According to the police, a glove was stuffed in the boy's mouth to gag him. (File) Chandigarh: A two-and-a-half-year-old boy was found dead in a compartment inside the bed of his parents in Burail, a village near Chandigarh, police said on …
  • HC asks Punjab not to act against Bharti Singh 27 Jan 2020 11:03
  • Conspiracy against KP, Punjab govts over: Khattak 27 Jan 2020 03:38 Conspiracy against KP, Punjab govts over: Khattak NOWSHERA: Federal Minister for Defence Pervez Khattak said Sunday the conspiracy against the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government had been foiled, the problem in Punjab almost resolved and the issue in Balochistan …
  • Punjab CM for steps to prevent coronavirus 27 Jan 2020 03:27 Punjab CM for steps to prevent coronavirus LAHORE: Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has expressed concern over a few suspected cases of coronavirus. He directed the Health Department and provincial administration to undertake preventive measures to save people …
  • 11 Punjab police officers honoured with CM's Police Medals 26 Jan 2020 22:45 Mohali (Punjab) [India], Jan 27 (ANI): On the occasion of the 71st Republic Day, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday honoured 11 State police officers with the Chief Minister's Police Medals in recognition of their outstanding …
  • Imran rules out any chance of removing Buzar Says know who’s conspiring against Punjab CM 26 Jan 2020 21:38 Staff reporter Lahore Prime Minister Imran Khan categorically stated Sunday that he will not remove Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, claiming that he knew who the man conspiring against Buzdar. Prime Minister Imran Khan met Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI …
  • Usman Buzdar will remain Punjab CM: Imran Khan 26 Jan 2020 19:35 PM Imran chairs a meeting of PTI MNAs from Punjab in Lahore on Sunday. PHOTO: APP ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he has full confidence in Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar, who he said will retain the post despite increasing …
  • Insecurities in Punjab 26 Jan 2020 19:26 Buzdar has got a lot to answer for Ever since Usman Buzdar took charge of Punjab, he hasn’t been in a position of much comfort. Initially, the public wasn’t familiar with him and nobody had much to say except the fact that he was an unknown figure, not …
  • Won't remove Buzdar as Punjab CM, know who is conspiring against him: PM Imran 26 Jan 2020 17:08 LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan has outright refused to remove Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, saying he knew who the conspirator behind the CM Punjab fiasco is, sources informed Geo News. The sources added that while addressing a meeting of the …
  • PM Imran knows who's conspiring against Buzdar; says won't remove Punjab CM 26 Jan 2020 16:50 PM Imran knows who's conspiring against Buzdar; says won't remove Punjab CM LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan categorically stated Sunday that he will not remove Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, claiming that he knew who the man conspiring …
  • Punjab lawmakers confident of Buzdar’s leadership, says Firdous 26 Jan 2020 15:00 –SAPM urges India to reconsider policies towards Kashmiris ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday said that lawmakers in Punjab, including those belonging to the government’s allied …
  • Dogs trained in Punjab, recover narcotics in Jammu and Kashmir 26 Jan 2020 12:45 By ANI MOHALI: Four sniffer dogs trained by Punjab Home Guards Canine Training and Breeding Institute near Dera Bassi here - helped police recover poppy straw being smuggled into Punjab via Kashmir. The dogs -- Kali, Julie, Raja, and Dholu - on their first …
  • Punjab's lawmakers confident in Buzdar's leadership, says Awan 26 Jan 2020 09:38 Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday refuted claims about things going awry for the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) in Punjab, adding that all MPAs have voiced their confidence in the …
  • HC strikes down Punjab procedure allowing DMs to evict kin on complaint of the elderly 26 Jan 2020 09:14 Written by Sofi Ahsan | Chandigarh | Published: January 26, 2020 1:46:30 pm The Punjab and Haryana High Court has struck down some clauses of The Punjab Action Plan, 2014. (File) THE PUNJAB and Haryana High Court has struck down some clauses of The Punjab …
  • Punjab CM announces schemes for SAS Nagar 26 Jan 2020 08:22 Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced a series of welfare and development initiatives to boost progress in Sahibzada Ajit Singh (SAS) Nagar district of the state. The Chief Minister was in Mohali, also known as …
  • Punjab chief secretary reviews strategy to combat locust attack 26 Jan 2020 06:05 Offici­als should remain in the field and coordi­nate with local farmer­s: Punjab CS Major (retd) Azam Sulema­n Khan PHOTO: REUTERS LAHORE: Punjab Chief Secretary Major (retd) Azam Suleman Khan said on Saturday that officials should remain in the field and …
  • Braving chill, Punjab CM unfurls national flag in Mohali 26 Jan 2020 05:43 Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) Braving the chill on a foggy morning, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday unfurled the national flag in Punjab’s Mohali and took the salute from the marching contingents. He highlighted the steps taken by the …
  • Punjab tax authorities reject property survey data 26 Jan 2020 04:21 Commit­tee overse­eing exerci­se takes issue with lack of suppor­ting docume­nts, sets Jan 27 for finish­ing survey Committee overseeing exercise takes issue with lack of supporting documents, sets Jan 27 for finishing survey 'properly'. PHOTO: …
  • Locusts spotted in 3 districts of Punjab; farmers worried 26 Jan 2020 04:12 Image Source : TWITTER Locusts spotted in 3 districts of Punjab; farmers worried Locusts were spotted in some villages of Punjab's Fazilka, Muktsar and Bathinda districts triggering fear among farmers as the destructive swarms are known to devour the …
  • No forward blocor pressure group in Punjab: CM Usman Buzdar 26 Jan 2020 02:53 No forward blocor pressure group in Punjab: CM Usman Buzdar LAHORE :PTI senior leader Jehangir Khan Tareen called on Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at 90-Shehra-e-Quaid-e-Azam here on Saturday. Political affairs and overall situation in the country …
  • Chinese patients in Punjab suspected of infected with coronavirus 26 Jan 2020 02:43 Chinese patients in Punjab suspected of infected with coronavirus LAHORE: The emergence of three Chinese patients, suspected of infected with coronavirus in Lahore, set alarm bells ringing on Saturday as the Punjab health authorities declared a state of …
  • President, Punjab governor discuss political situation 26 Jan 2020 02:32 President, Punjab governor discuss political situation LAHORE: President Dr Arif Alvi held a meeting with Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar at the Governor’s House here on Saturday and discussed with him political matters, government affairs and other issues …
  • Punjab: Freeing SGPC from Badals main target, says Sukhdev Singh 25 Jan 2020 13:45 Written by Raakhi Jagga | Ludhiana | Published: January 25, 2020 5:44:02 pm Paramjit Singh Khalsa, Balwant Singh Ramoowalia, Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, Manjit Singh GK and others during a meeting in Ludhiana. (Photo Credit: Gurmeet Singh) Rebel Akali leader …
  • Punjab electoral official gets national award 25 Jan 2020 13:42 Chandigarh, Jan 25 (IANS) The Election Commission of India on Saturday honoured Punjab Chief Electoral Officer S. Karuna Raju for making arrangements to facilitate the special voters during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. President Ram Nath Kovind conferred …
  • Punjab PCS officer accuses IAS officer of sexual harassment 25 Jan 2020 12:39 Written by Kanchan Vasdev | Chandigarh | Published: January 25, 2020 4:44:25 pm The PCS Officers Association has sought a stern action against the IAS officer. (Representational image) A PCS officer has accused a Punjab cadre IAS officer of “sexual …
  • Punjab tableau on Republic Day dedicated to 550th Prakash Parv of Guru Nanak Dev 25 Jan 2020 11:56
  • Punjab: AG office seeks travel concession for Nanda at par with ministers, CM says no 25 Jan 2020 08:31 Written by Navjeevan Gopal | Chandigarh | Published: January 25, 2020 12:43:29 pm Amarinder, who holds the Home portfolio too, also observed that “if so required, the department may consider to amend the rules.” (File) The Punjab government has turned down …
  • 1,700 kg poppy straw seized from Punjab-bound truck, two held in J-K 25 Jan 2020 08:14 By PTI JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Police seized 1,700 kilograms of poppy straw from a Punjab-bound truck here and arrested its driver and conductor, officials said on Saturday. The truck, coming from the Kashmir valley, was intercepted on the highway …
  • After drones and drugs, locusts from Pakistan raise concerns in Punjab 25 Jan 2020 07:24 The photo of a locust at his farm tweeted by Punjab State Farmers Commission chairperson Ajayvir Jakhar on Friday. (Express Photo) After drones and drugs, now it is locusts from Pakistan which have become a cause of worry for the farmers and the government …
  • Punjab: Ahead of maize sowing, threat of fall armyworm attack looms 25 Jan 2020 07:24 An adult female moth of the fall armyworm lays around 1000-1500 eggs on the leaves of the crop. (Express Photo) An insect species that was first detected in Punjab last year during the kharif season is now posing a major threat ahead of the beginning of …
  • Punjab Assembly debate on flour issue turns abusive 25 Jan 2020 06:25 LAHORE: Ruling PTI and opposition PML-N exchanged ‘unparliamentary’ remarks in the Punjab Assembly proceedings on Friday. Information Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan took the floor to respond to PML-N lawmaker Arshad Malik’s remarks about flour crisis in …
  • Centralised database in Punjab to help prevent outbreak of diseases 25 Jan 2020 06:25 LAHORE: The Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (P&SHD) has established a Centralized Database System (CDS), connecting Punjab’s all state-run hospitals to timely detect the scale of diseases to prevent outbreak. The system will help collect …
  • MPAs trade insults, slurs; spark chaos in Punjab Assembly 25 Jan 2020 05:22 LAHORE: The treasury and opposition benches of the Punjab Assembly on Friday traded insults and slurs, sparking general chaos and plunging the house in disorder, The News reported.  The ruckus kicked off when Malik Arshed of the PML-N mocked Punjab …
  • PML-N sees political change beginning from Punjab 25 Jan 2020 04:41 LAHORE: As a power struggle between the ruling lawmakers and bureaucracy intensifies in Punjab, the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is waiting for the right moment to try and bring down the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf-led government in the …
  • Darkness over Punjab 25 Jan 2020 02:53 IT is ominous when the perception of reality starts to change the reality of perception. January has done just this to an electorate swaying between extremes. Till last month, this government floated on the buoyancy of being untouchable. It could do all …
  • Punjab CM to meet annoyed MPAs today 25 Jan 2020 02:50 Punjab CM to meet annoyed MPAs today LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar will hold a meeting with disgruntled PTI MPAs on Saturday (today) to discuss various issues related to them. Around 20 MPAs of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, under the banner of …
  • JI activists take out rallies against price-hike, unemployment in Punjab cities 25 Jan 2020 02:49 JI activists take out rallies against price-hike, unemployment in Punjab cities MULTAN: Activists of Jamaat-e-Islami staged a demonstration against unavailability of flour and price hike here on Friday. The protesters led by JI Punjab secretary general …
  • Punjab Medical College Enforces Uniform for Students 25 Jan 2020 02:39 In an attempt to change the apparel worn by the Punjab Medical University students, the campus authorities has issued a notification to enforce a dress code, as per the reports of local media. As per the issued notification, the students that are enrolled …
  • Explained: Why Punjab land decision has upset Dalits 25 Jan 2020 00:24 Protest against the amendment in Sangrur district on Friday. (Express Photo) Over the last several days, various organisations in Punjab have been protesting against a revised land policy relating to village common land, which is known as ‘shamlat’ land. …
  • Punjab: Solar shift for city railway station on cards 24 Jan 2020 23:34 Ludhiana: At a time when the Ferozepur division of the railways has already started the task of fitting solar panels atop Jan Shatabdi running between Amritsar to Haridwar via Ludhiana to cut down on the huge electricity cost, the authorities are planning …
  • After Kerala, Punjab, now Rajasthan Assembly to pass anti-CAA resolution on January 25 24 Jan 2020 22:11 Express News Service JAIPUR: After the fourth session of Rajasthan Assembly began on Friday, Vidhan Sabha is now gearing up to pass a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on Saturday. Earlier, Ashok Gehlot’s cabinet had approved the …
  • Punjab CM urges Imran Khan to ensure safety of Pak Sikh leader 24 Jan 2020 18:10 Chandigarh [India], Jan 23 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to ensure the safety of a Sikh leader, who received threats and tortured by unidentified people in Pakistan. Radesh Singh …
  • Fund for fatal crash victims’ families in Punjab 24 Jan 2020 16:18 Two international students working as long-haul truck drivers were killed in a head-on crash between two commercial trucks in Thunder Bay January 9th. Karambir, a 24-year-old from Brampton, and Gurpreet, a 23-year-old from Mississauga along with 49-year- …
  • Trade halt between India and Pakistan worries traders in Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir 24 Jan 2020 15:26 The heightened political tension between India and Pakistan since the past one year has adversely impacted border economy of the region and traders in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) and Punjab are worried about accumulating business losses. A recently …
  • Punjab University announces B.Com Part 1 and 2 results 24 Jan 2020 13:51 LAHORE: The results of B.Com (Part 1 and 2) annual examination 2019 have been announced by Punjab University (PU). The results were declared by the examination department of the university on Thursday. Candidates can find their results at the official …
  • Punjab & Haryana HC stays inspector’s arrest in corruption case, asks him to appear before probe officer 24 Jan 2020 13:16 Written by Pallavi Singhal | Panchkula | Published: January 24, 2020 9:03:30 am Inspector Ravi Kant THE PUNJAB and Haryana High Court Thursday stayed the arrest of Inspector Ravi Kant, who has been evading police for more than a month, in an alleged …
  • NS Kalsi joins as Punjab Police Complaints Authority chief 24 Jan 2020 13:14 A person appointed as chairperson of the State Police Complaint Authority, as per the advertisement for the post, was to have a tenure of three years or till he attains the age of 70, whichever is earlier. (Representational image) N S Kalsi, who retired as …
  • Chief Minister Buzdar rules out in-house change in Punjab 24 Jan 2020 11:16 –Punjab Info Minister Chohan says he can ‘only lament’ Fawad Chaudry’s criticism of Buzdar’s governance LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Thursday categorically ruled out in-house change in Punjab, saying those conspiring against him were …
  • Punjab-Haryana river water war: After all-party meet in Punjab today, decision to be conveyed to Centre 24 Jan 2020 10:47 The Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal. (File Photo) In light of the Supreme Court’s direction to the Centre to find a solution to end the river water war between Punjab and Haryana, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh will be holding an all-party …
  • A bit of Punjab in Shaheen Bagh 24 Jan 2020 10:46 Written by Raakhi Jagga | Ludhiana | Updated: January 23, 2020 11:49:52 am The protests at Shaheen Bagh have been going on since December 11, 2019. (Express photo by Prashant Nadkar) Over the past week, several organisations from Punjab have been heading …
  • Abundant wheat stock available in Punjab, LHC told 24 Jan 2020 10:46 by INP , (Last Updated 9 seconds ago) LAHORE: Punjab government informed the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday that there was a substantial quantity of wheat available in the flour mills and in the market. According to details, during the hearing of a case …
  • ‘Punjab’s approach to problem lopsided, dependency on alcohol more common than on opioids’ 24 Jan 2020 10:44 Written by Navjeevan Gopal | Chandigarh | Updated: January 23, 2020 5:15:54 pm The state government is earning Rs 14.3 crore daily as excise duty from the sale of alcohol.(Representational Image) FORMER DEAN of the Guru Nanak Dev University Faculty of Arts …
  • After Punjab and Kerala, Rajasthan govt to introduce resolution against CAA 24 Jan 2020 10:44 Rajasthan Deputy CM Sachin Pilot (left) and Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot (Right) (File) Another Congress-ruled state Rajasthan will become the third after Kerala and Punjab to introduce an Assembly resolution that will seek to repeal the amended Citizenship …
  • But what’s the solution to Punjab's conundrum? 24 Jan 2020 10:43 THE PTI government is well past the stage where it reacted to everything thrown at it with the same one-line answer. The party’s ‘but Imran Khan is not corrupt’ reply that was habitually used to get out of all situations has outlived its efficacy. There …
  • Punjab CM rules out any forward bloc in PTI ranks 24 Jan 2020 10:37 BAHAWALPUR/DERA GHAZI KHAN: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has claimed that there is neither any pressure group nor forward bloc in the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf ranks. Talking to the media here during his visit on Thursday, the chief minister said …
  • ‘Rajasthan, Haryana have no right on even a single drop of water from Punjab rivers’: SAD 24 Jan 2020 10:36 Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Prem Singh Chandumajra. (File Photo) Shiromani Akali Dal on Thursday reiterated that nothing short of the riparian principle would be acceptable as the basis for a solution to the issue of waters of three Punjab rivers – …
  • ‘Won’t share state’s water’: Desertification fear unites parties in Punjab 24 Jan 2020 10:35 Amarinder said the level of rivers in the state has reduced from 17 MAF to less than 13 MAF. The groundwater, that meets 73 per cent of irrigation requirement of the state, has declined to alarming levels, threatening the livelihood of farmers. (File Photo …
  • ‘It seems Punjab has backed out of settling water issue amicably’: ML Khattar 24 Jan 2020 10:35 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. (File Photo) Stating that Punjab seems to have backed out of the decision to settle the issue of sharing water “amicably”, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Thursday said he hopes that the Supreme Court …
  • CM Punjab welcomes BD cricketers 24 Jan 2020 10:17 CM Punjab welcomes BD cricketers LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Sardr Usman Buzdar has welcomed the Bangladesh cricket team to Lahore. In a statement, he said that cricket lovers will enjoy T20 matches and added that arrival of Bangladesh cricket team is an …
  • PPLA opposes Punjab govt decision to privatise 775 colleges 24 Jan 2020 09:24 PPLA opposes Punjab govt decision to privatise 775 colleges RAWALPINDI: The future of thousands of students is at stake as professors and lecturers on Thursday went on strike and boycotted classes of all government colleges against the decision to hand …
  • 'Sugar mills of central Punjab stop crushing' 24 Jan 2020 09:16 ‘Sugar mills of central Punjab stop crushing’ LAHORE: Pakistan Kissan Movement President Hanif Gujjar said farmers were not happy at fixing the sugarcane price at Rs.190 per 40 kg by the provincial government. In a statement, he said sugar mills of Central …
  • Punjab Governor Ch Sarwar expresses satisfaction over trust reposed by FATF 24 Jan 2020 09:16 Punjab Governor Ch Sarwar expresses satisfaction over trust reposed by FATF LAHORE: Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar has expressed satisfaction over the trust which Financial Action Task Force (FATF) reposed in Pakistan’s efforts and termed it a great …
  • Punjab to have National Security Guards centre 23 Jan 2020 06:36 Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) The central government has decided to set up a regional centre of the National Security Guards (NSG) in Pathankot in Punjab, a state government official said on Thursday. Pathankot city has defence establishments, including the …
  • Delhi polls: Navjot Singh Sidhu, Capt Amarinder Singh among star campaigners from Punjab 23 Jan 2020 06:21 Written by Kanchan Vasdev | Delhi | Updated: January 23, 2020 11:16:32 am Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu. (File Photos) Former Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been named a star campaigner by the Congress …
  • Stabbings: Punjab-origin man charged in London 23 Jan 2020 03:20 LONDON: Police arrested two men on suspicion of murder on Sunday, the night of the fight, when three Punjab-origin men were stabbed in east London. Gurjeet Singh, of South Park Crescent, Ilford, and another man, also 39 years old, are still in police …
  • No flour crisis in Punjab, claims minister 23 Jan 2020 02:22 No flour crisis in Punjab, claims minister LAHORE: Punjab Auqaf Minister Syed Saeedul Hassan Shah has said the Food Department is conducting inspection of flour mills across the province following the direction of Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar. He …
  • Punjab and Haryana HC: No further adjournments in Kathua rape convicts’ appeals 23 Jan 2020 00:25 Written by Sofi Ahsan | Chandigarh | Published: January 23, 2020 4:44:21 am It also warned that it will not hesitate in appointing an advocate as amicus curiae in case the lawyers representing the parties do not appear on February 11, when the matter will …
  • PML-N’s Uzma Bukhari left fuming after Punjab food dept’s flour gimmick 22 Jan 2020 17:01 LAHORE: A day after PML-N leader Uzma Bukhari complained of a wheat flour crisis in the province, the Punjab food department on Wednesday dispatched a truck laden with wheat flour bags to her residence. According to Bukhari, she was informed in the morning …
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  • Punjab Delegation holds strategic talks with business leaders at Davos 22 Jan 2020 15:48 Strategic discussions and meetings with global business leaders marked Punjab’s first day in Davos for its second visit to World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday. The high-level Punjab delegation, led by Finance Minister Manpreet …
  • Punjab to replace old three wheelers with electric, CNG three wheelers 22 Jan 2020 14:25 In order to control air pollution, Department of Environment and Climate Change under Tandrust Punjab Mission has decided to ensure replacement of more than fifteen years old three wheelers with electric/CNG three wheelers, informed KS Pannu, Director …
  • Punjab Agro to provide traceability and transparency to organic produce 22 Jan 2020 13:07 New Delhi: The Punjab government is discussing a proposal to facilitate organic farmers’ tie up with e-commerce companies , according to a senior official. The state government has started working with farmers to bring traceability of organic produce …
  • Punjab govt sends wheat flour bags to Uzma Bukhari’s house 22 Jan 2020 11:21 by INP , (Last Updated 9 seconds ago) LAHORE: A day after PML-N leader Uzma Bukhari complained of a wheat flour crisis in the province, the Punjab government on Wednesday sent a truck loaded with flour bags to her residence. Punjab Food Authority (PFA) …
  • Punjab govt refutes report of PML taking over administrative affairs 22 Jan 2020 10:11 by Staff Report , (Last Updated 7 seconds ago) LAHORE: Punjab government on Wednesday rejected a report which claimed that the Pakistan Muslim League – an ally of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) in Punjab and Centre – has taken over the …
  • Punjab allows maternity leave to surrogate as well as commissioning mothers 22 Jan 2020 09:56
  • Punjab education dept releases agenda to enhance enrollment in govt schools 22 Jan 2020 09:20 Written by Divya Goyal | Ludhiana | Updated: January 22, 2020 1:44:20 pm The agenda, approved by Punjab Education Secretary Krishan Kumar, was released Monday. The Punjab education department has released a 25-point ‘Actionable Points’ agenda (see box) for …
  • Punjab: Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa, nine Congress MLAs release ‘black paper’ on power deals 22 Jan 2020 09:16 Jails Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa and the MLAs with the ‘black paper’. (Express Photo) A day after AICC interim president Sonia Gandhi raised the issue of expensive power in Punjab, a group of Congress MLAs led by Cabinet Minister Sukhjinder Singh …
  • Book on Punjab: History & Culture launched 22 Jan 2020 08:37 Book on Punjab: History & Culture launched Islamabad : ‘History defines and refines knowledge and correlates study of past with present,’ said Dr. Muhammad Ali, Vice-Chancellor of the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad on Tuesday. Punjab is replete …
  • PML-Q takes over Punjab chief minister-ship virtually 22 Jan 2020 08:34 PML-Q takes over Punjab chief minister-ship virtually ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) has taken over Punjab chief minister-ship practically, though Sardar Usman Buzdar would stay as the chief minister. According to sources, PML-Q leader …
  • Sindh being treated as colony: Unlike Punjab not being allowed to replace IGP, says Bilawal Bhutto 22 Jan 2020 08:34 Sindh being treated as colony: Unlike Punjab not being allowed to replace IGP, says Bilawal Bhutto KARACHI: The Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, on Tuesday alleged that Sindh was being treated as a ‘colony’ and its elected …
  • Federal govt stops release of Zindagi Tamasha: Punjab and Sindh have already stopped exhibition of film 22 Jan 2020 08:31 Federal govt stops release of Zindagi Tamasha: Punjab and Sindh have already stopped exhibition of film Ag APP LAHORE: The Punjab government has stopped the release of Sarmad Khoosat’s upcoming film Zindagi Tamasha and formed a committee to review the …
  • Chorus amplifies: ‘Workers want BJP govt in Punjab’ 22 Jan 2020 07:02 Written by Navjeevan Gopal | Chandigarh | Published: January 22, 2020 12:02:31 pm BJP leader Manoranjan Kalia and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Sultanpur Lodhi in November last year. (File) The chorus within the BJP to contest the 2022 Assembly elections …
  • Punjab govt lays flour crisis blame on PFMA, Sindh door 22 Jan 2020 04:59 Trucks being loaded with sacks of wheat at the food department’s Mughalpura godown for supply to the mills. — White Star LAHORE: Punjab on Tuesday found two factors to blame for the national flour price crisis: supply and stocks bungling in Sindh and the …
  • Two officials transferred by Punjab govt over land dispute between relatives of federal cabinet members 22 Jan 2020 04:59 RAWALPINDI: A land dispute between relatives of two cabinet members in Gujar Khan tehsil forced the Punjab government to direct the Rawalpindi divisional commissioner to settle the issue as soon as possible and submit a report. The provincial government …
  • HC stays CAT order, Dinkar Gupta to stay on as Punjab DGP 22 Jan 2020 00:03 The CAT on Friday had quashed senior police officer Dinkar Gupta’s appointment as head of the police force. THE PUNJAB and Haryana High Court on Tuesday stayed the Central Administrative Tribunal’s decision by which Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta’s appointment …
  • Sonia Gandhi dissolves Punjab Congress committee, state unit chief Jakhar remains 21 Jan 2020 18:55 By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: January 21, 2020 10:45:34 pm Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday dissolved the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee and all district committees in the state with immediate effect, though its …
  • Sonia dissolves Punjab Congress Committee 21 Jan 2020 18:52 New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday dissolved the Punjab Congress Committee and all district committees in the state with immediate effect, though its state unit President Sunil Jakhar will remain unchanged. She also …
  • Congress forms coordination panel for Punjab 21 Jan 2020 18:47 New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday constituted an 11-member coordination committee that includes Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and PCC chief Sunil Jakhar for Punjab for better coordination between the party and the government in the state. The …
  • Food minister sees conspiracy behind flour crisis in Punjab 21 Jan 2020 15:08 by Staff Report , (Last Updated 2 mins ago) LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Food Samiullah Chaudhry has claimed that flour shortage was created in the province under a ‘pre-planned scheme’. Addressing a press conference, Chaudhry said that the planners of this …
  • Congress dissolves Punjab unit sans President 21 Jan 2020 14:20 New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Congress has dissolved its Punjab unit and all district units in the state while state chief Sunil Jhakhar has been retained. A statement on this has been issued by party K.C. Venugopal said that “The Congress President has …
  • Sindh, Punjab block release of Zindagi Tamasha as producers move court against TLP 'interference' 21 Jan 2020 13:56 The Sindh and Punjab governments moved on Tuesday to block the release of the controversial film Zindagi Tamasha in the respective provinces. According to a notice by the Sindh Board of Film Censors (SBFC), the decision was taken in view of the potential …
  • Sonia Gandhi constitutes Punjab Coordination Committee | LIVE 21 Jan 2020 13:44 Jan 21, 2020 7:04 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha 22 children selected for National Bravery Awards Twenty two children - 10 girls and 12 boys - from 12 states have been selected for the ICCW National Bravery Awards 2019. One award has been given …
  • HC stays CAT order to set aside DGP appointment in Punjab 21 Jan 2020 13:18 Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) In a major relief to Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday stayed the operation of order of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) that set aside his appointment. A …
  • Punjab govt halts release of Sarmad Khoosat’s ‘Zindagi Tamasha’ 21 Jan 2020 12:54 The Punjab government has stopped the release of Sarmad Khoosat’s upcoming film Zindagi Tamasha and formed a committee to review the movie. The film, written by Nirmal Bano, a fresh graduate from NCA, was set to release on January 24, 2020. Directed and co …
  • Punjab govt defers release of Zindagi Tamasha as producers move court against TLP 'interference' 21 Jan 2020 12:23 The Punjab government's information department on Tuesday notified Sarmat Khoosat, the director of the controversial film Zindagi Tamasha that his film will be re-examined "in the wake of persistent complaints received from different quarters…
  • Punjab: Students protest after HC orders re-counselling for GADVASU college in Bathinda 21 Jan 2020 12:14 On Monday, the other group of students who started the sit-in protest at GADVASU campus in Ludhiana said, “We are not going to accept the high court order or its implementation. Four days after the Punjab and Haryana High Court directed the Guru Angad Dev …
  • HC stays CAT order quashing Punjab DGP’s appointment 21 Jan 2020 11:52 Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday stayed a Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) order quashing the appointment of Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta. With this development, Gupta will now continue as Punjab DGP. “ …
  • This father-daughter duo is journeying through Punjab's heartland on a motorcycle 21 Jan 2020 11:11 Tourism in Pakistan is a growing industry. But many remain focused on foreign tourists visiting the country's north, trapezing their way through the streets of its urban centres and dipping their taste palettes into our fiery street food. What often …