‘No bar’ if sitting MLAs want to contest polls: Punjab Cong

‘No bar’ if sitting MLAs want to contest polls: Punjab Cong

Monday, 18 February 2019 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

Even as the Congress national president Rahul Gandhi has given enough indications against giving tickets to the sitting Rajya Sabha members, sitting legislators and their family members for the 2019 General Election, the Punjab Congress Election Committee on Sunday decided that there would be “no bar” in case any sitting...

Efforts on to promote tourism in Hry: Minister

Monday, 18 February 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana Tourism Minister Ram Bilas Sharma on Sunday said that the State Government is making every possible effort to promote tourism n the state. “The Surajkund International Craft Mela not only refines the art and craft of artisans and craft persons of the country and abroad but also helps in uplifting...

‘Pakistan trying to destabilise J&K'

Monday, 18 February 2019 | PNS | Sirsa

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president and former deputy Chief Minister of Punjab, Sukhbir Singh Badal has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take speedy action against Pakistan and teerrorism after around 40 CRPF personnel were killed in a terrorist attack in Pulwama. Addressing a public meeting at the grain market here...

SIDHU ‘DUCKS’, SKIPS MEET

Monday, 18 February 2019 | IANS | Chandigarh

Mired in another controversy for his “love” for Pakistan, Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday decided to skip that state Cabinet meeting to be held to approve the state Budget that has to be tabled in the Vidhan Sabha on Monday.  Sidhu has been under ire of people across...

In brief

Monday, 18 February 2019 | PNS

PPCC pays tribute to the martyrs of Pulwama Chandigarh: The state unit of Congress paid a rich tribute to four brave soldiers of Punjab who were martyred in the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir at Pulwama on February 14. The Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President,  Sunil Jakhar presented floral tributes...

Revival of Bullock cart races at Kila Raipur

Monday, 18 February 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Bullock carts would soon make a comeback in Punjab’s historic Kila Raipur rural sports. For, the Punjab Cabinet on Sunday gave its nod to enact a law that will pave the way for the revival of traditional annual bullock cart races. The decision comes after the Cabinet maintained that the rural...

Brave martyrs from Punjab cremated with full State honour

Sunday, 17 February 2019 | PNS | Gurdaspur / Rupnagar / Tarn Taran/Moga

The last rites of four CRPF martyrs from Punjab, who were killed in Thursday's terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir, were performed on Saturday as their remains were consigned to flames in their villages with full state honours. All four were given state funeral and hundreds of people turned up for...

AAP decries substituting Punjabi as second language in Himachal

Sunday, 17 February 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday expressed its displeasure over substituting Punjabi as second language with Sanskrit language in the state-run school in Himachal Pradesh, saying it would deny the Punjabi-speaking people their legitimate rights. Leader of opposition (LoP) in Punjab Vidhan Sabha, Harpal Singh Cheema has written to chief minister...

State Editions

51-year old man run over by speeding car

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

20-year-old arrested for sexually assaulting toddler

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Three arrested for molesting 25-yr-old

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

41-year-old man dies in road mishap near Ganesh Mandir

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Labourers at industrial area deprived of rights

18 February 2019 | Vikas Tyagi | Bhopal

Seminar on Gender mainstreaming in water resources mgmt ends

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

27 more hotels to shut in Karol Bagh in Delhi

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Tech Mahindra board to meet on Feb 21

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

HCSL begins construction of new yard

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Apollo Hospital offers to treat free injured CRPF troopers

17 February 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer