• Punjab gets Shiromani Church Parbandhak Committee 21 Nov 2019 08:57
  • Punjab govt & ISB organise a sessions on higher education 21 Nov 2019 07:10
  • Bargari sacrilege cases: Punjab cannot withdraw probe consent, will challenge HC order, says CBI 21 Nov 2019 04:27 The court has now posted the matter for next hearing on January 8. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday told a Special Court in Mohali that the Punjab government has no legal right to withdraw consent given to the agency to probe the Bargari …
  • Kartarpur Corridor: Punjab to use videos, jingles to allay passport stamping concerns 21 Nov 2019 04:27 Pakistan issues permits for the travel through the Corridor and stamps only those permits which are deposited back there itself after completion of the journey. The Punjab government has decided to make videos and jingles to allay concerns of devotees that …
  • Maize crop fetches higher than MSP price, cheers Punjab farmers 21 Nov 2019 04:27 At a Jalandhar mandi. (Express photo) The increased area under maize crop during this year’s kharif season (from June to October) in the state has brought cheer to farmers thanks to the produce fetching higher than the MSP fixed by the Centre. Compared to …
  • Delay in GST compensation: How do we run state without money, asks Punjab FM 21 Nov 2019 04:26 The statement, signed by the four ministers, asked Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to release the dues. THE FINANCE ministers of Punjab, Kerala, New Delhi, Rajasthan and West Bengal issued a joint statement expressing concern over delay in …
  • Umar, Salman put Central Punjab in control 21 Nov 2019 04:23 Umar, Salman put Central Punjab in control LAHORE: Umar Akmal scored his first hundred of the season and Salman Butt produced a fighting knock to put Central Punjab in control against Sindh on day-three of their four-day eighth round Quaid-i-Azam Trophy ( …
  • QAT: Northern force S Punjab to follow on: Maiden win for KP in Quaid Trophy 21 Nov 2019 04:22 QAT: Northern force S Punjab to follow on: Maiden win for KP in Quaid Trophy LAHORE: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa secured their maiden win of the tournament as they defeated Balochistan by a whopping margin of an innings and 122 runs at UBL Sports Complex, Karachi, …
  • Northern take charge against Southern Punjab 21 Nov 2019 04:22 Northern take charge against Southern Punjab RAWALPINDI: Some brilliant all-round performance from Northern pinned down Southern Punjab, forcing them to follow on in the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy first-class match here at the KRL Ground on Wednesday. Resuming at …
  • Punjab lifts ban on ex-Pakistan leave 21 Nov 2019 02:12 Punjab lifts ban on ex-Pakistan leave The Punjab government has lifted ban on ex-Pakistan leave for the provincial government employees and officers.According to a notification issued by the Principal Secretary Punjab Tahir Khurshid on Wednesday, the …
  • Umar cracks ton for Central Punjab; KP defeat Balochistan 21 Nov 2019 02:05 Umar cracks ton for Central Punjab; KP defeat Balochistan LAHORE: Umar Akmal scored his first hundred of the season and Salman Butt produced a fighting knock to put Central Punjab in control against Sindh on day-three of their four-day eighth round Quaid-e …
  • Farm fire occurrences rose by 4% in Punjab and Haryana in 10 years: Isro study 21 Nov 2019 01:40
  • Punjab Assembly passes nine bills amid opposition boycott 21 Nov 2019 01:23 Punjab Assembly passes nine bills amid opposition boycott LAHORE: Punjab Assembly on Wednesday passed nine bills besides laying an ordinance amid boycott of the opposition. The opposition in PA staged a boycott in protest against the alleged ‘ …
  • Punjab Assembly approves nine bills 20 Nov 2019 18:31 LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly (PA) on Wednesday approved nine bills with Speaker Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi in the chair. The bills approved in Wednesday’s session include Social Security for Provincial Employees, Water Bill Punjab 2019, Regularization of …
  • FIU-IND to help Punjab Police curb terror funding 20 Nov 2019 17:15 Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) The Financial Intelligence Unit IND (FIU-IND) of the Union Ministry of Finance has extended its support to the Punjab Police in tracing sources of terror funding. The decision was taken during a day-long regional conference on …
  • 3 Old Bombs Found In Punjab's Kapurthala: Police 20 Nov 2019 13:55 Bombs were recovered after soil was dug and spread on streets to fill potholes (Representational) Kapurthala: Three old bombs were found near Raipur Arian village in Punjab's Kapurthala today, the police said. Kapurthala's Senior Police Officer …
  • Punjab sees rise in stubble burning cases 20 Nov 2019 10:44 Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) Despite strict enforcement and granting a financial incentive to farmers for not burning their crop residue, Punjab this season has crossed last year’s mark of stubble burning cases, environment activists said on Wednesday. A …
  • Hong Kong court extradites Punjab fugitive 20 Nov 2019 06:56 Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) A Hong Kong court has extradited fugitive Ramanjit Singh, alias Romi, the key conspirator in Punjab’s Nabha jail break as well as several other major crimes, officials said on Wednesday. The fugitive, a big fish in the drug trade, …
  • Brick kilns using 'old technology' to be closed in Punjab due to smog 20 Nov 2019 06:49 The Environment Protection Department (EPD) of Punjab has directed that brick kilns using "old technology" in the province should be closed from Wednesday. In a notification dated November 19, the EPD said: "Consequent upon approval of the …
  • Health minister under fire in Punjab Assembly 20 Nov 2019 05:59 PHOTO: ONLINE LAHORE: Provincial health minister Dr Yasmeen came under fire during the question-answer session of the Punjab Assembly. The opposition slammed Rashid for malfunctioning machines at different hospitals, shortage of doctors and misleading the …
  • MGNREGA scam: More heads to roll, says Punjab minister 20 Nov 2019 03:39 Cabinet Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Baj The dismissal of five government employees for their alleged involvement in the Rs 2.59 crore-MGNREGA scam might just be the beginning of a purge with Cabinet Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa promising that “ …
  • Four days after death of Punjab Dalit labourer, his family cremates Jagmale 20 Nov 2019 03:39 Jagmale was attacked on November 7. FOUR DAYS after the death of a Dalit labourer who was brutally assaulted and forced to drink urine, his body was cremated under thick security cover in his native village Changaliwala in Sangrur district, Tuesday. Punjab …
  • ‘Benefit of PMAY not reaching poor in Punjab, bankers sitting on 1.5 lakh applications’ 20 Nov 2019 03:39 The government provides a subsidy of Rs 1.65 lakh under the scheme — Rs 1.5 lakh is contributed by the Union government and Rs 15,000 by the state government. The benefits of Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojna (PMAY) are not reaching the poor in Congress-ruled …
  • Sindh strongly placed against Central Punjab 20 Nov 2019 03:38 Sindh strongly placed against Central Punjab LAHORE: Pacer Tabish Khan took a five-wicket haul while Khurram Manzoor and Jahid Ali scored half centuries to give Sindh the upper hand against leaders Central Punjab on day two of the four-day eight round …
  • S Punjab make sound start in QAT 20 Nov 2019 03:36 S Punjab make sound start in QAT ISLAMABAD: Southern Punjab got off to a controlled start against a big Northern first innings total in the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy (QAT) first class match at the KRL Ground on Tuesday. Following second day’s play Tuesday, …
  • Sindh secure lead against Central Punjab after Tabish’s five-wicket haul 20 Nov 2019 03:36 Sindh secure lead against Central Punjab after Tabish’s five-wicket haul KARACHI: Pacer Tabish Khan took five wickets while Khurram Manzoor and Jahid Ali scored half centuries to give Sindh upper hand against leaders Central Punjab on day two of their four …
  • Rule of Patwaris in Punjab! 20 Nov 2019 03:23 Rule of Patwaris in Punjab! ISLAMABAD: Politicisation of bureaucracy in Punjab is at its worse and there is no security of tenure for any official with the only exception of Patwaris - the lowest tier in the revenue department - who continue to dictate …
  • Health minister’s embarrassing day in Punjab Assembly 20 Nov 2019 02:57 Health minister’s embarrassing day in Punjab Assembly LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid had an embarrassing day in the Punjab Assembly on Tuesday as she was unable to reply supplementary questions about the number of medical equipment like …
  • MPAs meet Punjab CM 20 Nov 2019 02:56 MPAs meet Punjab CM LAHORE: Members of the provincial assembly from different districts called on Chief Minister Usman Buzdar at his office here Tuesday and apprised the chief minister of problems and development schemes of their constituencies. The chief …
  • Punjab CM orders action against elements involved in inflation 20 Nov 2019 02:56 Punjab CM orders action against elements involved in inflation LAHORE: Chief Minister Usman Buzdar presided over the meeting of provincial taskforce on price control at his office on Tuesday. The chief minister expressed strong indignation over failure in …
  • PM, CM have powers to make changes in Punjab cabinet: Sarwar 20 Nov 2019 01:25 PM, CM have powers to make changes in Punjab cabinet: Sarwar LAHORE:Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar has said the prime minister and the chief minister have the powers to make changes in Punjab cabinet, adding all institutions and government are on the …
  • 14 inmates suffering from life-threatening diseases in Punjab jails 20 Nov 2019 01:07 14 inmates suffering from life-threatening diseases in Punjab jails LAHORE: At least 14 prisoners are suffering from life-threatening diseases in different district jails of Punjab, The News has learnt. This data of 41 jails from Punjab has been provided …
  • 23 killed, 50 injured in Punjab accidents 20 Nov 2019 01:07 23 killed, 50 injured in Punjab accidents KASUR: Six people died while more than 40 sustained serious injuries when two buses collided near Bhallu Stop. Reportedly, two buses were on their way to Lahore from Kasur when they collided while overtaking and …
  • Progressive Punjab Investors Summit to promote MSME 19 Nov 2019 21:42 CHANDIGARH: The upcoming Progressive Punjab Investors' Summit-2019 at ISB Mohali on December 5 & 6 would focus on promotion of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in line with its theme 'building partnership for inclusive growth-MSMEs …
  • Punjab governor supports return of all missionary edu institutes to church 19 Nov 2019 16:50 by Staff Report , (Last Updated 14 seconds ago) LAHORE: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar on Tuesday assured religious leaders of the Christian community that he will use his influence to restore the control of all missionary-founded educational …
  • Bank deposits grow 10 pc in Punjab; advances up only 0.03 pc 19 Nov 2019 16:45 Chandigarh, Nov 19 () Bank deposits in Punjab grew about 10 per cent, while advances were up by just 0.03 per cent in September 30. According to a report by the State Level Bankers' Committee, the banks' aggregate deposits rose Rs 36,575 crore to …
  • Google yields to Punjab CM's request, drops anti-India app from Play Store 19 Nov 2019 16:40 Acceding to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's demand, IT giant Google has removed the secessionist, anti-India mobile application '2020 Sikh Referendum' from its Play Store, state officials said on Tuesday. A spokesperson for the Chief …
  • PM, CM have powers to make changes in Punjab cabinet: governor 19 Nov 2019 16:23 LAHORE: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said on Tuesday that the prime minister (PM) and chief minister (CM) hold powers to make changes in the Punjab cabinet whereas all institutions and the government were on the same page for the country’s …
  • Google takes down '2020 Sikh Referendum APP' after Punjab CM's plea 19 Nov 2019 11:58 CHANDIGARH: Acceding to Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s demand, IT major Google has removed the secessionist, anti-India Mobile Application ‘2020 Sikh Referendum’ from its Play Store with immediate effect. Disclosing this here today, a …
  • How key to cleaner Delhi lies from Punjab to West Bengal 19 Nov 2019 07:20
  • Rs 20 lakh relief, job to Punjab Dalit victim's family 19 Nov 2019 07:19 Rs 20 lakh relief, job to Punjab Dalit victim's family Acting on Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's directives, the state government on Monday announced Rs 20 lakh in compensation for the family of the Dalit man murdered in Changali Kalan …
  • Punjab govt to offer five land banks of 683.8 acres to woo investors 19 Nov 2019 03:44 Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh (File/Express Photo by Kamleshwar Singh) THE STATE government is making all-out efforts to woo investors during the Progressive Punjab Investors Summit 2019, which is scheduled to be held on December 5 and 6 …
  • 532 kg heroin haul in Punjab: NIA opposes accused’s bail, says he must show bills for imports from Pak 19 Nov 2019 03:44 The investigating agency told the court that Ajay Gupta received Rs 18 lakh from Tariq Lone, a Kashmiri trader and also a co-accused. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday opposed the bail application of Ajay Gupta, an accused in 532 kg heroin …
  • Race to succeed Shwait Malik as Punjab BJP chief intensifies 19 Nov 2019 03:44 The strife-ridden state unit has lately seen several unpleasant incidents where either there has been a physical brawl between the members of the various factions in the party or leaders at ground level have quit after being sidelined. The race among the …
  • Punjab Dalit man killed: 3 ministers, CM’s political secy negotiate deal — Rs 20 lakh, govt job to victim’s wife 19 Nov 2019 03:44 Jagmale was attacked on November 7. The family of a Dalit labourer who died days after he was mercilessly thrashed and forced to drink own urine, ended their protest after Punjab government Monday announced a compensation of Rs 20 lakh, government job to …
  • QAT 2019: Salahuddin, Akmal rescue Central Punjab 19 Nov 2019 03:44 QAT 2019: Salahuddin, Akmal rescue Central Punjab LAHORE: Usman Salahuddin and Kamran Akmal produced fighting half centuries to lift Central Punjab to 216 for seven on day-one of the four-day eight round Quaid-i-Azam Trophy (QAT) first-class match at the …
  • Punjab PA witnesses uproar during Question-Hour 19 Nov 2019 02:59 Punjab PA witnesses uproar during Question-Hour LAHORE: The opposition on Monday slammed the government in the Punjab Assembly over ‘incorrect’ answers given by the parliamentary secretary for forest. The PA session, which began with a delay of nearly one …
  • Village Panchayat polls in March likely: Punjab CM 19 Nov 2019 02:59 Village Panchayat polls in March likely: Punjab CM LAHORE: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Monday presided over provincial parliamentary party meeting in which provincial ministers and MPAs of PTI and PML-Q were present. The meeting finalised its …
  • How key to cleaner Delhi lies from Punjab to WB 19 Nov 2019 00:56
  • Opp stages walkout as Punjab govt presents more ordinances 18 Nov 2019 18:51 –PML-N MPA Samiullah Khan demands withdrawal of ordinances to create room for legislation –Punjab Law Minister Raja Basharat says govt did not violate the Constitution by approving ordinances LAHORE: The provincial opposition on Monday recorded its protest …
  • Punjab National Bank, Union Bank of India get in-principal nod from government for proposed merger 18 Nov 2019 18:31 Punjab National Bank (PNB) and Union Bank of India on Monday said they have received in-principal approval from the government for their amalgamation with other public sector banks. “Bank has received a letter dated November 13, 2019 from Department of …
  • Punjab win five-way qualification race despite defeat 18 Nov 2019 16:02 On the final day of the group stage, Maharashtra and Punjab (Group C), Delhi and Jharkhand (Group E) filled the last four spots for the Super League round of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019-20. They joined Karnataka and Baroda from Group A, Tamil Nadu and …
  • Stubble burning in Punjab more than 2018, serious administrative issues to be dealt with: Env secy 18 Nov 2019 15:32 By PTI NEW DELHI: Stubble burning had gone up in Punjab compared to last year, while in Haryana, it had reduced to some extent, Environment Secretary CK Mishra said on Monday. Replying to a question on the issue of stubble burning after addressing a press …
  • Air quality 'poor' in Punjab, Haryana 18 Nov 2019 15:06 By PTI CHANDIGARH: The air quality in several parts of Punjab and Haryana on Monday saw marginal improvement but remained in the "poor" category. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Mandi Gobindgarh town of Punjab's …
  • Family of Punjab Dalit man tortured to death refuses to take his body 18 Nov 2019 12:13 Express News Service CHANDIGARH: The family of 37-year-old Jagmale Singh, a Dalit man who was thrashed to death allegedly by Jat Sikh landlords, have refused to cremate his body. Singh, a native of Changaliwal village in Sangrur district, was tortured, …
  • Daughter of Peoples Party MPA from Punjab found dead in Karachi 18 Nov 2019 10:47 KARACHI: Police on Sunday found the body of the daughter of a member of Punjab’s provincial assembly at a bungalow in Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority (DHA) neighbourhood. Police said the body was found at a bungalow located on Khayaban-e-Rahat in DHA …
  • Punjab MPA's daughter found dead in Karachi 18 Nov 2019 09:41 The deceased was the daughter of Mumtaz Ali Chand, a Punjab Assembly member from the People's Party. PHOTO: EXPRESS A daughter of a Punjab Assembly legislator was found dead at a house in Defence House Authority on Sunday, Express News reported. Police …
  • Runaway woman from Punjab raped in Mumbai, accused arrested 18 Nov 2019 06:01
  • Runaway woman from Punjab raped in Mumbai, man arrested 18 Nov 2019 06:01 PTI | Updated: Nov 17, 2019, 22:27 IST Representative imageMUMBAI: An 18-year-old woman, who had run away from her home in Punjab, was allegedly raped by a man at Kamathipura in Mumbai on the pretext of helping her, police said on Sunday. The incident took …
  • LLB, BA-LLB students observe court proceedings at Punjab and Haryana HC 18 Nov 2019 04:53
  • 88 power pilferers caught in south Punjab 18 Nov 2019 04:21 88 power pilferers caught in south Punjab MULTAN: The Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco) caught 88 pilferers across the south Punjab. Mepco teams raided different places in Multan, Vehari, Sahiwal, Rahimyar Khan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalnagar, Khanewal, …
  • Punjab MPA’s daughter found dead in DHA home in Karachi 18 Nov 2019 04:21 KARACHI: A teenage daughter of a member of the Punjab Assembly was found dead in Defence Housing Authority on Sunday, said Gizri police. They added that the body of 19-year-old Shifa Mumtaz Chand was found in her home situated on Khayaban-i-Rahat, DHA, …
  • In Punjab, brick kilns to go zigzag by December 31 18 Nov 2019 03:37 A labourer throws mud on bricks kept for drying at a kiln. PHOTO: REUTERS LAHORE: Brick kilns, which haven’t been converted to zigzag technology, will have till December 31, 2019, to continue functioning. This was decided during a meeting chaired by …
  • Punjab: Dalit man’s death spurs protest in Sangrur, kin deny nod to autopsy 18 Nov 2019 03:14 Jagmale was attacked on November 7. A day after a Dalit labourer from Sangrur died due to injuries sustained after being beaten up and forced to drink his urine, his family started a sit-in protest at the PGI in Chandigarh Sunday, while declining …
  • Punjab: Teachers accuse cops of lathicharge, Sangrur SSP says only water cannons were used 18 Nov 2019 03:14 At the protest near the residence of Cabinet Minister Vijay Inder Singla in Sangrur, Sunday. Gurmeet Singh Protesting against new eligibility conditions imposed by the state government for recruitment, members of the B.Ed TET (Teacher Eligibility Test) …
  • Daughter of Punjab MPA found dead in Karachi DHA house 18 Nov 2019 03:05 Daughter of Punjab MPA found dead in Karachi DHA house KARACHI: Police on Sunday found the body of the daughter of a member of Punjab’s provincial assembly at a bungalow in Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority (DHA) neighbourhood. Police said the body was …
  • Time to show unity, leave negative politics: Punjab CM 18 Nov 2019 02:39 Time to show unity, leave negative politics: Punjab CM LAHORE: Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has said that precious time of the nation has been lost due to aimless protests and sit-ins. Those elements which staged such protest on this sensitive occasion in …
  • Rahul delayed Cong Maha bid; snub by Modi angers Punjab 18 Nov 2019 02:13 The Nehru-Gandhi scion may have stepped down as party chief but, from all accounts, Sonia does not take any major decision without consulting him. Though the Congress is now in serious talks with the Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party and the Shiv …
  • Punjab: Moga man held in theft case found dead inside lock-up 18 Nov 2019 01:24 Police said that Philips was arrested in connection with a theft case Friday and was named in two FIRs earlier in theft cases. Philips was found dead around 4.30 am. An 24-year-old man, who was arrested in a theft case, was found dead inside the Moga city- …
  • Mumbai: 18-year-old, who fled home in Punjab, raped 17 Nov 2019 19:37 An 18-year-old woman from Punjab was allegedly raped by a 45-year-old man under the pretext of providing her food and shelter. Nagpada police, who arrested the accused, said the woman had fled her home on October 17 after an argument with her mother. The …
  • Punjab CM orders time-bound probe into death of Dalit man 17 Nov 2019 18:22 Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday directed the state’s top officials to ensure speedy, time-bound investigations and trial against the men responsible for allegedly abducting and beating a Sangrur-based Dalit man to …
  • Where are the Happy Seeders that Punjab’s farmers were promised? 17 Nov 2019 16:40 BL Research Bureau   In Punjab most farmers have their homes right in the middle of their farms. When they clear their field in October to prepare for sowing wheat, they burn the rice stalks left in the field and their homes remain engulfed by smog for …
  • Punjab govt cracks down on kite-sellers as kite string claims life of 40-year-old man 17 Nov 2019 14:57 LAHORE: The Punjab government under directions of Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has started a crackdown against kite sellers. Taking note of the death of a 40-year-old man who died after his throat was slit by a kite string in Lahore, CM Buzdar on Sunday …
  • Protest in Punjab over death of Dalit labourer 17 Nov 2019 10:24 Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) Tension prevailed in a Punjab village on Sunday after a horrific incident in which a Dalit labourer was allegedly beaten up and forced to drink urine by upper-caste men and later succumbed to his injuries at the Post Graduate …
  • Eight universities being established in Punjab: Buzdar 17 Nov 2019 10:23 by News Desk , (Last Updated 9 seconds ago) Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said that eight universities are being established in different cities. In a message on International Day of Students, he said the provision of quality and modern …
  • UP Cong MLA Aditi Singh to wed Punjab Cong MLA Angad Singh 17 Nov 2019 06:26 Rae Bareli, Nov 17 (IANS) Congress MLA from Rae Bareli, Aditi Singh, will be marrying Angad Singh Saini, a fellow Congress legislator from Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar in Punjab. The wedding ceremony is slated to take place on November 21 at a resort in New …
  • Punjab: In Fazilka, several fake beneficiaries claim compensation, admn raids two shops 17 Nov 2019 06:09 As many as 85,000 applications have been received till now, Pannu said, adding the last date for submission of these applications is November 30. The Fazilka district administration Saturday seized two shops that were filing online forms under fake names …
  • Punjab: In AAP backyard, a burning problem 17 Nov 2019 06:09 As of November 15, a total of 48,780 stubble burning incidents had been reported in Punjab. Of this 6,558 were recorded in Sangrur alone. That’s a whopping 13 per cent. As the farm fire season in the post-paddy harvesting period nears its end, Sangrur …
  • Punjab govt to appoint anaesthetists 17 Nov 2019 04:50 Punjab health minist­er presid­es over a specia­l meetin­g to review perfor­mance of PMU Punjab Minister for Health Dr Yasmin Rashid. PHOTO: FILE LAHORE: Recently appointed anesthetists would be deputed at all DHQ hospitals to overcome staff shortage, said …
  • Punjab to set up 8 new universities, says Buzdar 17 Nov 2019 03:00 Punjab to set up 8 new universities, says Buzdar LAHORE : Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar, in his message of International Day of Students, has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government will establish eight universities in those cities where …
  • Punjab on top among provinces 17 Nov 2019 02:58 Punjab on top among provinces LAHORE: Punjab, with 1622 points and 49 medals including 1 gold, 14 silver and 34 bronze medals got first position among provinces and finished at 5th place in 33rd National Games that concluded with a grand closing ceremony …
  • Shafiq, Atiq hit tons for C Punjab 17 Nov 2019 02:57 Shafiq, Atiq hit tons for C Punjab LAHORE: Abdullah Shafiq and Atiq ur Rehman scored centuries as Central Punjab played out a draw against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at the Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad on day-three of the ninth-round of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2nd …
  • Abdullah, Atiq hit tons for Central Punjab 17 Nov 2019 02:53 Abdullah, Atiq hit tons for Central Punjab LAHORE: Abdullah Shafiq and Atiqur Rehman scored centuries as Central Punjab played out a drawn against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at the Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad on day three of the ninth round of the Quaid-e-Azam …
  • Qureshi rules out in-house change in Centre, Punjab 17 Nov 2019 02:47 Qureshi rules out in-house change in Centre, Punjab MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has rejected outright the possibility of an in-house change in centre as well as in the Punjab province in the next two, three months. He was asked by the …
  • Thrashed, forced to drink urine, Dalit man succumbs to injuries in Punjab 17 Nov 2019 02:38 Image Source : FILE Thrashed, forced to drink urine, Dalit man succumbs to injuries in Punjab A 37-year-old Dalit man, who was mercilessly thrashed and forced to drink urine in Punjab's Sangrur district early this month, succumbed to injuries early …
  • Cops: Woman found dead in Punjab hotel was accused by husband of abetting suicide 16 Nov 2019 23:37 Neeraj, 38, a businessman, and Priyanka got married in 2017, the police said, adding that she and Rajan were on the run since Neeraj’s suicide.(Representational) The woman who allegedly committed suicide on Friday in a hotel room in Zirakpur, near …
  • Punjab Dalit man who was beaten up and forced to drink urine succumbs to injuries 16 Nov 2019 18:15 The 37-year-old Dalit man who was allegedly beaten and forced to drink urine succumbed to his injuries on Saturday, nine days after the incident in Punjab’s Sangrur district. Jagmael Singh was undergoing treatment at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical …
  • NIA chargesheets 11 in RSS leader’s murder case in Punjab 16 Nov 2019 16:16 New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency on Saturday said it has filed a chargesheet against 11 persons, including a British national, in the murder case of Brigadier (Retd) Jagadish Kumar Gagneja, then vice chief of the Rashtriya …
  • Punjab HED officer accused of playing petty politics, workplace harassment 16 Nov 2019 16:13 ISLAMABAD: Punjab Higher Education Department (HED) Female Deputy Secretary (Establishment) Rahimeen Akram has levelled allegations of workplace harassment against HED Deputy Secretary (Staff) Dr Haider Ali, pointing towards the continuous unabashed …
  • Dalit labourer beaten up, forced to drink urine in Punjab; dies 16 Nov 2019 13:55 Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) A horrific incident in which a Dalit labourer was allegedly beaten up and forced to drink urine in Punjab succumbed to his injuries at PGI Hospital here on Saturday. Condemning the incident, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President …
  • Punjab: Dalit man tied to pillar, beaten, forced to drink urine; succumbs to injuries 16 Nov 2019 10:33 Chandigarh: A 37-year-old Dalit man, who was mercilessly thrashed and forced to drink urine in Punjab's Sangrur district, succumbed to his injuries Saturday morning at a hospital here, police said. "He succumbed to his injuries at the Post …
  • Punjab: Dalit man who was forced to drink urine, trashed succumbs to injuries 16 Nov 2019 08:53 Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission has also sought a report from Sangrur Senior Superintendent of Police over the incident. A 37-year-old Dalit man, who was mercilessly thrashed and forced to drink urine in Punjab’s Sangrur district, succumbed to his …
  • Punjab youth to get special national award 16 Nov 2019 08:18 Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) Yashveer Goyal, a differently-abled sportsperson and IT whiz kid from Bathinda, Punjab, has been selected for a national award to be given by President Ram Nath Kovind next month. Yashveer, 20, has hearing and speech impairment. …
  • Punjab to prohibit sale of ghee containing added matter not exclusively derived from milk fat 16 Nov 2019 06:58 Image Source : PTI Punjab to prohibit sale of ghee containing added matter not exclusively derived from milk fat. Representational image The Commissionerate of Food and Drugs Administration, Punjab, has prohibited the sale of ghee containing added matter …
  • Govt moves to reintroduce agricultural display plots in Punjab 16 Nov 2019 05:42 In the wake of an agricu­ltural emerge­ncy, plan hopes to encour­age farmer­s to yield better qualit­y crops PHOTO: FILE LAHORE: The Punjab agriculture department has decided to set up agricultural display plots for wheat and canola across 3,000 rural …
  • CTD arrests three suspects in Punjab 16 Nov 2019 05:33 BAHAWALNAGAR: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed on Friday to have arrested three suspects in two raids in parts of Punjab. A team of the CTD arrested two suspected terrorists allegedly linked with banned outfit Islamic State on Jattowala Road. …
  • Punjab mulls turning Punjabi to first language of the state 16 Nov 2019 04:59 Express News Service CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government is all set to amend the Punjab Official Language Act, 1967 making Punjabi the first language of the state. The directive will extend to government departments and private companies. First preference …
  • Punjab: Dead man’s family to challenge Dhaner pardon 16 Nov 2019 04:37 Farmer activist Manjeet Singh Dhaner with the kisan union members on his way to his village from Barnala . Gurmeet Singh The family of a 85-year-old man, who was murdered in 2001, will move the Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging the pardon granted …
  • Punjab doles out bonus to paddy farmers, will claim it from Centre 16 Nov 2019 03:40 The government has decided to give Rs 2,500 per acre as compensation to farmers for managing the stubble in environment friendly manner. Having started the process to award cash incentive to farmers who have not set fire to paddy stubble on their fields, …
  • Punjab govt to resolve problems of construction sector, says chief secretary 16 Nov 2019 03:02 Punjab govt to resolve problems of construction sector, says chief secretary LAHORE: Punjab Chief Secretary Yousaf Naseem Khokhar met with a five-member delegation of Association of Builders and Developers (ABAD) of Pakistan led by its North Zone Chairman …