03 Mar 2015
Washington: A small school district in New Jersey has declared Diwali as a public holiday on November 11 this year, meeting the long standing demand of the Indian Americans of the area.
02 Mar 2015
Chandigarh: Rains continued to lash Punjab and Haryana on Monday even as the minimum temperatures rose by few notches above normal in most parts of both the states.
27 Feb 2015
Chandigarh: Punjab Police DGP SS Saini on Friday said a lot of "disinformation and wrong information" is being circulated over the issue of premature release of prisoners even as he maintained that no laxity would be permitted on issues of peace and communal harmony.
10 Feb 2015
Chandigarh: Former Punjab Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal on Tuesday lashed out at the Parkash Singh Badal led government over its alleged failure to provide funds to government schools in the state under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) scheme.
26 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The government has asked state-run FCI not to purchase foodgrains in states like Punjab and Haryana as the procurement system is fully developed there, Food Secretary Sudhir Kumar said on Thursday.
26 Feb 2015
Chandigarh: Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) alliance swept the civic polls in Punjab on Wednesday, as it won 1,161 seats out of results declared in 2,037 wards.
05 Jan 2015
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat conducted a surprise inspection of police deployment along the city's main thoroughfares and other law and order arrangements here.
28 Feb 2015
Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor is looking forward to the Kashmir schedule of Salman Khan starrer 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' slated to begin next month. She says the movie will be 'big'.
19 May 2012
Over 100 teachers were issued show cause notices for various lapses following a surprise check in government schools in Ludhiana district under Punjab Government's drive to improve education standard in its schools.
24 Feb 2015
Mumbai: Abhishek Chaubey's upcoming thriller 'Udta Punjab' has been making news for quite some time now. First, there was uncertainty over lead actor Shahid Kapoor's availability, and when his ex-flame, Kareena Kapoor Khan gave her nod to the film, albeit on the condition that they would not share a single frame.