Harpreet Bajwa

Businessman who faked own murder to waive loans, arrested along with two others

The police have arrested all three main accused directly involved in the planning, preparation and execution of the plot.

2 hours ago

Improvement in Indo-Pak ties will benefit farmers in Punjab

Participants underlined the need to motivate farmers to adopt smart farming technologies, micro-irrigation besides developing logistics and cold chains on Day 2 of Progressive Punjab Investor Summit.

06 Dec 2019

Doctors call for more international flights to Punjab to make it medical tourism hub

With its state-of-the-art infrastructure, skilled manpower and government support to set up multi-speciality hospitals, Punjab was an ideal state to emerge as a medical tourism hub, said delegates.

06 Dec 2019

Security caught napping as man walks up to Punjab CM with complaint at investors summit

Sources said that the person was identified as Sandeep Kumar who narrated his problem to CM Amarinder Singh for a few minutes and handed over some documents.

05 Dec 2019

Onions price at all-time high, stocks from Afghanistan to reach Punjab in few days

Sources said that daily around fifteen truckloads of onions are coming from Afghanistan each carrying about 30 metric tonnes of onions.

04 Dec 2019

Kartarpur transforms into 'love corridor' for this cross-border couple

Sources said that the girl had gone to meet her online boyfriend who had also come to the Gurdwara from the Pakistani side.

03 Dec 2019

Punjab government signs pact to study hyperloop transport feasibility

Virgin Hyperloop One is also in discussions with the Haryana Government for a separate MoU to evaluate the feasibility of a hyperloop system that could potentially extend the route from Punjab to NCR

03 Dec 2019

November salary unpaid, but Punjab says will donate 1.6 lakh smartphones to girl students next month

According to sources, 3.5 lakh state government and 1.5 lakh semi-government employees are yet to get paid along with four lakh pensioners.

03 Dec 2019

Smog, stubble burning deter migratory birds from wetlands in Punjab, Haryana

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) experts say the number of birds arriving at the two sites have fallen by a whopping 50% this year as assessed till November 30.

03 Dec 2019

Punjab Cabinet backs amendment to create rural land banks for industrial development

It was, however, decided to further fine-tune the amendments to ensure that the Panchayats get their dues, with all decisions to be taken on a case by case basis, said an official spokesperson.

02 Dec 2019

Overspeeding kills 13 people everyday in Punjab

It is also the leading cause of deaths as 2,540 people died out of a total of 4,725 death in road accidents in 2018. 

02 Dec 2019

Pak Minister's Kartarpur comments expose Islamabad’s real intentions: Amarinder

He also urged Navjot Sidhu to exercise caution in dealing with Pakistan. 

02 Dec 2019

Punjab likely to implement FASTag system for state highways also

Sources said that the state public works department has sent a file on implementing the FASTag system to the Chief Minister's Office for approval.

30 Nov 2019

Punjab CM writes to PM Modi seeking a review of MHA proposal to reduce licensed firearms

Punjab has the third-highest number of arms license holders in the country with 3.59 lakh active gun licenses, mostly issued during the two decades of militancy.

29 Nov 2019

CRPF to man Punjab central jails to curb drug smuggling

Sources in the state jails department said that four companies of CRPF have arrived and are undergoing pre-induction training since November 16.

28 Nov 2019