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Satirist Jaspal Bhatti to field candidate from Amritsar for LS polls
( 03-Feb-2010 )

By Ravinder Singh Robin   Amritsar, March 18 (ANI): At a time when all political parties are announcing their lists of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the recently formed party of popular satirist and comedian Jaspal Bhatti has also announced its candidate.   Jaspal ....
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Enjoy listening to ?Masala Dosa? prepared by the French
( 18-Mar-2009 )

By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, March 17 (ANI): While most of us enjoy south Indian delicacies for their special flavour, a group of three French nationals have liked it so much that they even named their musical band ‘Masala Dosa’. Pierre Jean Duffour, the founder of `Masala Dosa’ b ....
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Second World Punjabi meet brings together 400 delegates
( 18-Mar-2009 )

By Sunil Sharma   Chandigarh, March 17 (ANI): A two-day World Punjabi conference to discuss pertinent issues related to propagation of Punjabi language and culture was hosted here.    Over participation of 400 delegates participated in the Punjab University’s 2nd World Punj ....
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Punjab''s rural womenfolk gaining empowerment with self employment scheme
( 16-Mar-2009 )

By Avtar Gill Abohar, March 15 (ANI): To enable rural girls to become self-reliant, the Department of Science and Technology in association with the North India Technical Consultancy Organisation Ltd (NITCON) has organized special training camps in Punjab. The initiative has helped young girls and ....
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Om Prakash of Bathinda sings Sufi songs with needle between his lips!
( 16-Mar-2009 )

By Avtar Gill Bathinda, March 15 (ANI): Om Prakash Deepak of Bathinda has made a name for himself by singing Sufi songs here. His listeners are particularly awestruck by the fact that he sings keeping a three-inch needle standing vertically between his lips! His unique style has made him popular h ....
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Radio Pakistan allergic to Congress party, calls it anti-minority
( 14-Mar-2009 )

Abohar, March 13 (ANI): While the Bharatiya Janata Party, the main Opposition party in Lok Sabha, blames the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government at the Centre for ‘dolling out’ reservations and other benefits to minority section off and on, Radio Pakistan views the Congre ....
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Employment programmes conducted for women in Punjab
( 14-Mar-2009 )

By Avtar Gill Khiyovali Village (Mukhtasar), Mar 14 (ANI): Women of Punjab are trying their hand at self-employment programmes. The Government of India with the help of North India Technical Consultancy Organisation (NITCON) have set up a self employment training camp in Khiyovali village under th ....
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Chand Mohammed gives talaq to Fiza
( 14-Mar-2009 )

Chandigarh, Mar 14 (ANI): Former Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Chander Mohan alias Chand Mohammed has given ‘talaq’ to his estranged second wife Fiza alias Anuradha Bali on phone.   Addressing to reporters here, Fiza said that Chand uttered ‘talaq’ three times to her o ....
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Self-help groups enabling Punjab?s rural women gain self-reliance
( 13-Mar-2009 )

By Avtar Gill Muktsar (Punjab), Mar 12 (ANI): A large number of women in Punjab are becoming  self-reliant with the help of Self-help groups (SHGs) operational under the Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozagar Yojana (SGSY), a poverty eradication scheme aimed at promoting employment opportunities launch ....
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Navreet Kang is Punjab Home Secy
( 13-Mar-2009 )

Chandigarh: The Punjab government has appointed Navreet Singh Kang as Home Secretary. His name was cleared by the Election Commission from a panel sent by the state government. Chief Secretary Ramesh Inder Singh said the order would be implemented with immediate effect. Kang replaces Sudhir Mittal, ....
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Baba Sheikh Brahm?s mausoleum evokes reverence beyond borders
( 13-Mar-2009 )

By Ravinder Singh Robin Mianwali (Punjab), March 13 (ANI): Hundreds of devotees paid obeisance at the mausoleum of the popular Sufi saint Pir Baba Sheikh Brahm on the India-Pakistan border on the occasion of bi-annual Mela Pir Baba Sheikh Brahm held here on Thursday. Devotees of all faiths brough ....
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Sikhs celebrate Holla Mohalla through blood donation camps
( 10-Mar-2009 )

Anandpur Sahib, Mar 10 (ANI): The Sikh community, on Tuesday, celebrated the spring festival of  ''Holla Mohalla'' in a philanthropic way by organising a massive blood donation camp at holy town of Anandpur Sahib in Punjab. The event organised under the aegis of Shri Akal Takht ....
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Displaying patriotism through Rangoli
( 09-Mar-2009 )

By Ravinder Singh Robin   Amritsar, Mar 9 (ANI): To pay tributes to the people who lost their lives in the Mumbai terror attacks, renowned artists from Maharashtra performed inspiring patriotic songs and drew a colorful Rangoli on the theme of the attack.   Eight artists from Maharasht ....
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Business delegation from UK to explore trade potential in Punjab
( 09-Mar-2009 )

By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Mar 9 (ANI): To explore trade potential between Punjab and East Midland (UK), a high-level delegation visited Punjab from February 28 to March 7 in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Punjab Link Council, UK. During their stay in In ....
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