Harpreet Bajwa

Chandigarh diary

1 hour ago

Punjab tops North Zone in Swachh ranking

42 cities from Punjab figure in top 100 of the 1,008 cities in the North Zone, which indicates the changing attitude towards sanitation and cleanliness.

3 hours ago

PM Modi inaugurates Bahadurgarh-Mundka Metro Line

After two years delay, the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today inaugurated the 11-km elevated Bahadurgarh-Mundka Metro Line build at a cost off Rs 2,028-crore via video conference.

10 hours ago

Chandigarh Diary

From July 1, the passengers of the Chandigarh-Shimla heli-taxi will now have to shell out Rs 500 more with the new rate fixed at Rs 3,499.

10 hours ago

Gender literacy: Clubs to spread awareness in Punjab 

Genetic Literacy Clubs  have been established in Mohali and Kapurthala districts to educate people that the child’s gender is determined by the father’s genes

20 hours ago

Rickety vehicles leave Punjab MLAs in a lurch

Instead of getting rid of old, unroadworthy vehicles, the Punjab government appears to have dumped them on Opposition MLAs.

20 hours ago

Punjab Anganwadi kids to have taste of change

If all goes as per plan, then finally after ten years, children in all the 26,836 Anganwadi centres in Punjab will have a change in the menu.

23 Jun 2018

Three arrested for attacking AAP MLA Amarjit Singh Sandoa in Punjab

According to the reports, the miscreants had assaulted the MLA with sharp edged weapons and also unwrapped his turban.

22 Jun 2018

Punjab Forest department officials to get weapons soon

This step is being taken by the government after five forest officials were attacked by the sand mafia and among them 48-year old block forest officer.

20 Jun 2018

Four arrested for drug smuggling in Punjab

Punjab Police has arrested four persons who were using courier services to smuggle drugs abroad, busting an international module of drug smugglers reportedly controlled from Canada.

18 Jun 2018

Four arrested for drug smuggling in Punjab

The module was involved in smuggling opium and the potent date rape drug ketamine.

17 Jun 2018

Central fund for mowing stubborn stubble 

Financial help will enable Punjab to subsidise crop residue management equipment and to control air pollution.

17 Jun 2018

Pre-primary classes in government schools: Centre asks other states to follow suit

When the Punjab government started pre-primary classes in government schools on Children’s Day last year, it became the first state in the country to do so.

17 Jun 2018

AAP asked to clarify stand on Sikh Referendum

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has strongly condemned Khaira for backing secessionism with his support for the referendum.

17 Jun 2018

No exchange of sweets between BSF, Pak Rangers on Eid

While the Pakistani rangers showed interest in going ahead with the ritual, the BSF was in a denial mode, said sources in the BSF.

17 Jun 2018