Tag: Punjab

HERO Indian women’s football league to kick off in Ludhiana

Harpal Singh Bedi NEW DELHI: The12-team Hero Indian Women’s League will kick off in Ludhiana, Punjab on Sunday, May 5. Defending champions Rising Student’s Club kick-start the Hero IWL edition as they face-off against Gokulam Kerala FC on Sunday. The teams are divided into two groups of six each, are set to participate in the

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Special CBI Court awards death sentence in a 14-year old kidnapping and murder case

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Special Judge, CBI Cases, Mohali (Punjab) has today (28 August 2018) awarded Death Sentence to Kushwinder Singh, a resident of Village-Suhavi in a case of kidnapping and murder of four family members. CBI had registered the case on 16 July 2007 on the orders passed by the Punjab and Haryana

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KPS Gill: The Hero of Punjab

  Historian Rajiv Lochan on the demise of Former DGP of Punjab KPS Gill: Terrorists have to be first unarmed or killed. Talking to terrorists does not convert them to a sensible point of view but only encourages them to do more terror. Gill’s arrival in Punjab effectively eliminated the Khalistani terrorists. Then the wooly

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VIP red beacons: Punjab CM, other ministers welcome Union Government’s decision to follow Punjab’s example

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday welcomed the Union Cabinet’s decision to get rid of the VIP red beacon stating that it is a healthy step that will further strengthen the country’s democratic fibre. Such regressive symbolism, promoted by the VIP culture that has prevailed in India for decades, needs

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Japan explores investment possibilities in Punjab

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chandigarh: Japan has conveyed that it is interested in partnering with Punjab across key segments of growth and development. During a meeting between a high-level delegation of the Japanese envoy and Mitsubishi Managing Director and Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh here last week Japan showed keen interest investment and collaboration. The meeting

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Exit polls show BJP ahead in UP, Uttarakhand and Manipur, Congress leading in Punjab

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: A number of exit polls for assembly elections in five states show the balance tilting towards the Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Manipur. The Congress and Aam Aadmi Party are emerging strong in Punjab while there are indications that the electoral battle in Goa is evenly poised, with

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Heavy polling in Punjab and Goa

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chandigarh/Panaji: There was heavy polling in Punjab (70%) and Goa (83%) during the first round of polling for State Assemblies today. Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Manipur are the other States going to poll later this month and beginning of March. This is the first time that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is in

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General Election to Legislative Assemblies 2017-EC decision on allotment of Broadcast and Telecast time to Political Parties

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Election Commission of India has issued an order regarding allotment of Broadcast and Telecast time to National and State political parties in the General Election to Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand & Uttar Pradesh 2017. An election Commission of India order issued on Wednesday says at the time

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Assembly polls: EC announces poll schedule for Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Election commission of India today announced the General elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh The EC today announced the election schedule for five State Assemblies and also the enforcement of the Model code of conduct for the guidance of political parties and candidates.   Election

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KPS Gill: The man who stood up and drove out the extremists

Rajiv Lochan All this transformation in Punjab was possible because at one particular moment, one man decided to stand up, convinced many others that they too had the ability to stand up, and drive out the extremists. This man was KPS Gill. Today is his birthday. Best wishes to him. Almost three decades ago, the

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Haryana asked to control H5N8 Avian influenza Virus

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi/Bhopal: The State Government of Haryana has been asked to initiate control and containment operation for highly pathogenic H5N8 AI virus after samples sent from domestic ducks at Blue Bird Restaurant of Haryana Tourism at Hissar to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD) in Bhopal on Wednesday, November 2, have

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Pakistan will soon blow up into pieces says Baloch freedom fighter

  25-year-old Mazdak Dilshad Baloch appears much more assured and confident than his age. Living in Canada since 2014, Mazdak and his wife arrived in India a few months ago to build public opinion in favour of freedom struggle for Balochistan. He spoke to Shitanshu Shekhar Shukla in an exclusive interview. Edited excerpts: Are you

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New Governors for Assam, Manipur and Punjab

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The President today appointed three new Governors for Assam, Manipur, Punjab and the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Banwarilal Purohit has been appointed as the Governor of Assam, Dr. Najma A. Heptulla as the Governor of Manipur, V.P. Singh Badnore as the Governor of Punjab and Prof. Jagdish Mukhi

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Punjab drug menace: There is hardly any family in Punjab which is not suffering says former top cop

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chandigarh: Shashi Kant, a 1977 batch IPS officer and a former Punjab Director General of Police, has underscored a grave scenario by pointing out that there is hardly any family in Punjab which is not suffering due to the drug menace. In an open letter to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, which he

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