27 Jul 2011
Heeding to the years-long demands of the people in the region, Punjab government on Wednesday declared Fazilka and Pathankot as the new districts of the state. The decision takes the number of districts in the state to 22.
02 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The terrorists, who carried out the attacks in Pathankot air force base today, were in regular touch with their Pakistani handlers, who even arranged a taxi for them by calling from a mobile number of that country.
16 Aug 2015
Lahore: Pakistan's Punjab province Home Minister Shuja Khanzada was assassinated today when a suicide bomber blew himself up at his house in Attock district, killing at least 12 people and injuring several others in the brazen attack.
01 Sep 2016
Dublin: The European Union's imposition of a 13 billion euro ($14.5 billion) back tax bill on Apple is "total political crap", Chief Executive Tim Cook said in a newspaper interview on Thursday, and anti-US bias may have played a role. But in a separate radio interview he vowed to boost Apple's tax payments by repatriating billions of dollars in global profits to the United States next year.
18 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Indian Oil Corp (IOC), the nation's largest oil firm, plans to raise processing of cheaper crude oil varieties to 30 percent by 2017-18 as part of its efforts to improve margins.
29 Jun 2015
Lahore: At least four terrorists were killed today in an encounter with the law enforcement agencies in Pakistan's Punjab province, with the officials claiming to have averted a 'major terror attack.'
15 Feb 2014
Mansa (Punjab): To ensure paperless and hassle-free governance in Punjab, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal has launched an e-district project in Mansa and announced that the state would be able to deliver citizen-centric services online within nine months.
11 Sep 2014
Chandigarh: ‘Perform or perish’ is the terse message that Punjab's deputy commissioners (DCs) got from Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday.
19 Jun 2013
The number of millionaires in the world jumped 9.2 percent to 12 million last year, in part because of simultaneous strength in the stock, bond and real estate markets, according to a study of the high-net-worth population.
26 Feb 2014
Gurdaspur: Slamming Congress for ‘betraying’ the people of border areas by denying them ‘basic civic amenities’, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has said that the state government would soon chalk out a multi-pronged strategy to ensure overall development of border districts.