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Canadian High Commissioner Patel Bats For Closer Ties With Punjab

Canadian High Commissioner Patel Bats For Closer Ties With Punjab

MOHALI – “Canada and India share extremely strong relations. Now, we are focusing on trade and agricultural technology in India,” said Nadir Patel, High Commissioner for Canada to India.
He was speaking at a special session ‘India-Canada relationship in interconnected world’ hosted by the Indian School of Business (ISB) in Mohali Wednesday evening.
Terming Indian Prime Minister [...]

June 28th, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Punjab Woman Who Gave Birth To Five Babies Loses Two

Punjab Woman Who Gave Birth To Five Babies Loses Two

BATHINDA – A 32-year-old woman, Kuldip Kaur of Gidhariani village of Sangrur district, who had given birth to five females on May 5, lost two of the infants just a week after delivery at Adesh Institute of Medical Science and Research, Bathinda.
All quintuplets were breech babies, but the delivery was normal. All five infants weighed [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Punjab Deputy Chief Sukhbir Badal And His MP Wife Get High Court Notice In Moga Molestation Case

Punjab Deputy Chief Sukhbir Badal And His MP Wife Get High Court Notice In Moga Molestation Case

The HC Bench has sought details of Orbit Aviation’s shareholders and its balance sheet for the past five years. The court has also demanded the list of criminal cases registered against private bus operators over the past one year, besides details of operators with more than 10 permits
CHANDIGARH – A month after a 13-year-old Moga [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Raped Teen Girl Finally Gets Case Lodged After 9 Months

Raped Teen Girl Finally Gets Case Lodged After 9 Months

MOHALI – After running from pillar to post for nearly nine months, a 19-year-old rape victim finally got success in getting her case registered with the Punjab Police.
The Mohali Police have booked four persons, including the victim’s boyfriend, under Section 376 of the IPC at the Phase 11 Police Station.
The victim, who was repeatedly raped [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Man Kills Brother To Grab Land

Man Kills Brother To Grab Land

FATEHGARH SAHIB – The district police claimed to have solved the mystery of blind murder of Maninder Singh, alias Neenu, 25, of Ghel village with the arrest of his elder brother Charanjit Singh, alias Channi. The police also recovered the dagger used in the crime.
Addressing mediapersons here today, SSP Gurmeet Singh Randhawa said on April [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Two Punjab Jail Inmates End Life, Kin Allege Murder

Two Punjab Jail Inmates End Life, Kin Allege Murder

JALANDHAR – Two inmates Ravi Kumar (25) of Kapurthala and Tarun Kumar (40) of Bada pind near Goraya today allegedly committed suicide inside the Kapurthala Modern Jail.
Ravi’s family claimed that he had been murdered. They held a protest outside the Kapurthala Civil Hospital. While Ravi was arrested on May 12 in a theft case, Tarun [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Drug Trade Has Badal Govt’s Patronage: AAP

Drug Trade Has Badal Govt’s Patronage: AAP

SANGRUR – The Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) ‘Beiman Bhajao-Punjab Bachao — Lok Chetna March’, which reached here last night, resumed its journey from Sangrur in the morning today towards Barnala district.
First, it reached Badbar village and then Dhanaula, Barnala and Sangherra in Barnala district.
After that, the march passed through Sherpur, Dhuri, Malerkotla, Amargarh and Bagrian [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Political Bigwigs Corner Over 40% Bus Permits In Punjab

Political Bigwigs Corner Over 40% Bus Permits In Punjab

CHANDIGARH – The number of private buses plying on Punjab roads is much more than the valid route permits issued in the state. About 50 transporters, mostly from political heavyweight families or their associates, have been issued up to 40 per cent of the 2,885 route permits. Around 900 other transporters share the remaining around [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

British Woman On A Visit To Punjab To Meet FB Friend Dies

British Woman On A Visit To Punjab To Meet FB Friend Dies

LUDHIANA – A 45-year-old native of Crewe town, United Kingdom (UK), who became a friend of a 32-year-old city resident through Facebook, a social networking site, died of lung infection at a local multi-speciality hospital on May 17. The deceased has been identified as Angela Christian. She had arrived in India on May 3 and [...]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

OMNI Television Chops Punjabi And Chinese Newscasts In Cutting 110 Jobs

OMNI Television Chops Punjabi And Chinese Newscasts In Cutting 110 Jobs

Rogers-Owned Company Was Losing Money With Too Much Overhead And Staff!
Omni newscasts had production costs of about $9 million last year and brought in $3.9 million of advertising revenue, said Colette Watson, vice-president of television and operations at Rogers.
TORONTO — Rogers  OMNI Television chopped Punjabi and Chinese newscasts from the airwaves in cutting 110 jobs [...]

May 9th, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »