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Police foil jailbreak bid in Gurdaspur, situation under control
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Rioting prison inmates in Punjab's Gurdaspur central jail fought pitched battles with security forces till Saturday morning, but were thwarted in their attempted jailbreak by heavy police reinforcements rushed there, police said.
Cultural Bonanza Mark Three-Day-Inter-Khalsa Colleges Youth Festival-2017

The cultural bonanza highlighting dance, fun and frolics marked the three-day-long Second Inter-Khalsa College Youth Festival-2017 which concluded at Khalsa University campus here today. Hundreds of students from 13 Khalsa institutions took part in the festival in which Khalsa College lifted overall Champion while Khalsa College for Women (KCW) and Khalsa College of Pharmacy remained first and second runner up, respectively.

Negligence death alleged, blocked traffic

The relatives of Ram Piary, a resident of Behrampur road here have alleged that their relative died of negligence of doctors of civil hospital .

Colourful start to Second Inter-Khalsa Colleges Youth Festival-2017

The colourful functions today marked the various competitions of fine arts, poetry, rangoli, poster-making, debates and elocution at Second Inter-Khalsa Colleges Youth Festival, oraganized at Khalsa University campus. The three-day long festival will have hundreds of students from 13 Khalsa Colleges participating and competing in at least 25 items, said the authorities.

RR Bawa DAV College organizes seminar on Status of Women in Punjabi Literature

The Punjabi department of  R.R. Bawa DAV college for women organized a One day UGC Sponsored National Seminar was organized on the status of women in Punjabi literature .

Efforts will be done to make martyrs’ dreams come true by putting an end to corruption, unemployment, illiteracy, Manpreet Singh

 The Punjab state government led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh is all committed to make the dreams of martyrs come true and put an end to corruption, unemployment, illiteracy and drugs.

Traffic Cops’ chaos was a conspiracy hatched by an IPS Officer to destabilise me: Ludhiana Police Commissioner

Reacting to the agitation by the traffic cops of Ludhiana, Police Commissioner Kunwar Viay Pratap Singh termed it as “conspiracy’ hatched by an IPS Officer, eager to be posted in his place, to destabilise him (Police Commissioner).

Punjab descending into lawlessness says Bikram Majithia

Former Punjab minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) general secretary Bikram Majithia today said Punjab was descending into lawlessness within one week of formation of the Congress government and asked CM Capt Amarinder Singh to rein in rogue Congress elements who were teaming up with criminals to indulge in political vendetta. 

Sidhu initiates process for shifting Garbage dumps in Amritsar, Jalandhar & Bathinda

Navjot Singh Sidhu, Local Bodies Minister,  has taken the initiative in regarding the long pending issue of shifting Garbage dumps in the cities of Amritsar, Jalandhar and Bathinda by bringing on board all the three local MLAs. (This is one of the issues that figures in the election manifesto of the Congress Party).

IAS Varun Roojam assumes charge as director public relations Punjab

Senior IAS officer Mr. Varun Roojam today formally assumed the charge as Director Information and Public Relations, Punjab at Punjab Civil Secretariat, Chandigarh.

Important decisions taken / resolutions passed at maiden meeting of Punjab cabinet held on 18th March, 2017

The Council of Ministers expressed its sincere gratitude to the people of Punjab for voting Indian National Congress to power for its commitment to establish a rule of law in the state. 

Deputy Commissioner Sonali Assumes Office at SBS Nagar

 Sonali Giri, today,  assumed the charge of Deputy Commissioner, SBS Nagar. Earlier, she was Commissioner, MC Amritsar with additional Charge of ADC (G) at Amritsar.

Amarinder threatened to quit Congress if not made state party chief: Biography

Punjabs newly-appointed Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh told Congress Vice-president Rahul Gandhi in 2015 that he was ready to quit and float his own outfit, if he was not appointed state party chief.

I.K.G PTU organized TPO Meet, Implementation of Placement Policy as agenda discussed

I. K Gujral Punjab Technical University Jalandhar organized training & Placement Officers Meet (TPO Meet) at its main campus as well as its Amritsar campus today. More than 30 Placement Officers of colleges located in Amritsar, Batala, Gurdaspur, Pathankot and TaranTaran districts participated in this said Meet. Earlier 50 Placement Officers were participated in Jalandhar’s meet.

Sukhbir Badal asks Capt Amarinder to direct Police to curb Political Vendetta cases with Heavy Hand

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal today asked Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to direct the Police Department to curb incidents of political vendetta with a heavy hand immediately.

A second innings for Amarinder Singh in Punjab

Amarinder Singh, who assumed charge of Punjab as Chief Minister on Thursday for a second time, wears many hats and has accomplished himself in most of them.

Sidhu becomes cabinet minister in Punjab

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu was on Thursday inducted as a cabinet minister in the new Congress government in Punjab headed by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

Vice Chancellor of GNDU AS Brar resigns

Following the resignation of Vice Chancellor of Punjabi University, Vice Chancellor of Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) A S Brar also has resigned from his post.


Comm-Fest Explore-2017 organised at KCA

The PG Department of Commerce and Business Administration of Khalsa College Amritsar today organized Comm-Fest with the aim to make the students aware about the new developments in the education and professional courses. 

World Sikh Environment Day Celebrated at Khalsa University

With the help from EcoSikh, an NGO working for environment protection and awareness, the World Sikh Environment Day was today celeberated at Khalsa University campus. The students of the varsity and faculty members took the pledge to work for saving the fragile environment from the challenges of degerdation.