On Maghi, people pay obeisance at gurdwaras in Punjab’s Muktsar

Muktsar, January 14 On the occasion of Maghi, a large number of people are coming to pay obeisance at the historic gurdwaras here. The devotees had started arriving on Thursday,…

Death toll in Bikaner-Guwahati train accident rises to 9

New Delhi, January 14 The death toll in Thursday’s train accident near Mainaguri in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal rose to nine with three more people succumbing to their injuries.…

Haryana minister Anil Vij says he offered to resign from cabinet when told he might lose home dept

Chandigarh, December 30 Haryana minister Anil Vij on Thursday said he had offered to resign from the Cabinet after the Urban Local Bodies department was reassigned to a newly inducted…

Temples in Delhi closed for devotees amid COVID spike

New Delhi, December 30 Temples in the national capital have been closed for devotees in the wake of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) imposing restrictions on social activities, transportation…

Hearing on Bikram Majithia’s anticipatory bail plea adjourned

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, December 30 Punjab and Haryana High Court has adjourned the anticipatory bail application of Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia to January 5 on Thursday. The…

New Astroturf for budding hockey players at village Tibba school says Sports Minister Pargat Singh

P S Walia Kapurthala, December 30 Sports and education Minister of  Punjab Pargat singh today announced that a new astroturf will be installed at Senior Secondary school Tibba in sultanpur…

Three amendment Bills introduced in Haryana Assembly

Chandigarh, December 21 The government today introduced three Bills — Haryana Pond and Waste Water Management Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2021, Haryana Scheduled Roads and Controlled Areas Restriction of Unregulated Development…

Sex racket busted in Gurugram, four nabbed

Gurugram, December 15 The Chief Minister’s flying squad busted a sex racket being run in a hotel in Sector 49 on Tuesday night. The team nabbed four persons, including two…

Punjab to set up Punjabi Film Development Council: Channi

Mohali, December 16 In order to promote Punjabi language and culture, the Punjab government will soon bring in a proposal in the forthcoming cabinet meeting for setting up Punjabi Film…

Congress leaders meet Haryana Governor, seek probe into job scam

Chandigarh, December 9 A meeting of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) was today held under former CM and Leader of Opposition Bhupinder Singh Hooda where it was decided that they…

Looking after welfare of families of martyrs is a collective responsibility: Banwarilal Purohit

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, December 8 Deputy Commissioner -cum-President Zila Sainik Welfare Chandigarh, Vinay Partap Singh and Brig (Retd.) Satinder Singh, Director Sainik Welfare Punjab pinned a lapel on…

​Banwarilal Purohit inaugurates Government Primary School in Dhanas

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, November 18 A new Government Primary School was inaugurated in Dhanas by Governor of Punjab & Administrator of Chandigarh Banwarilal Purohit. The inauguration was virtually…

Navjot Sidhu and Harish Chaudhary addressing media at Punjab Congress Bhawan

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, November 16 Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu and Punjab in-charge Harish Chaudhary addressing media at Punjab Congress Bhawan.

Punjab govt makes efforts to make prisoners good Citizen-ADGP

The Fact News Service Patiala, November 15 The ‘Punjab Jail Olympics-2021’ Games, launched by the Punjab Government to improve the behavior of the prisoners by inculcating a sense of sportsmanship…

Kangana Ranaut says will return Padma Shri if proved wrong over ‘Independence was bheek’ remark

New Delhi, November 13 Under attack for describing India’s Independence as “bheek”, a combative Kangana Ranaut on Saturday asked which war took place in 1947 and said she would return…

Cruise drug case: Finally Aryan Khan gets bail

New Delhi, October 28 Aryan Khan has been granted bail after three weeks in jail, by the Bombay High Court. The 23-year-old son of Shah Rukh Khan has been in…

Pargat Singh emphasizes preparation of roadmap for boosting higher education

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 12 Asserting the importance of feedback from the ground level educationists working in the field of higher education, the Higher Education and Language Minister…

7, 026 samples for COVID-19 taken in Ludhiana district

The Fact News Service Ludhiana, October 7 Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma today informed that under the “Mission Fateh” of the Punjab government, the number of COVID-19 patients getting cured…

Haryana: Ruchi Singh Bedi appointed Joint Director in Higher Education Dept

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 4 Haryana Government has appointed Ruchi Singh Bedi, awaiting orders of posting, as Joint Director (Admn) in Higher Education Department with immediate effect.

Aerobatic Team to display its flying skills today in Chandigarh

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, September 22 The famed Suryakiran Formation Aerobatic Team (SKAT) is in Chandigarh once again to display its flying skills as part of the Diamond Jubilee…

Foreign tourists may be allowed to visit India soon

New Delhi, September 20 With the number of Covid-19 cases seeing a decline, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has been holding deliberations with stakeholders on the expected date…

By changing Ali Baba, rest of thieves will not become innocent: Harpal Singh Cheema

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, September 18 Taking a jibe at the defeat of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh in the long-running battle for the chair of the ruling Congress,…

A mega job fair to be held tomorrow at Baba Ishar Singh College Gagra, Moga

The Fact News Service Moga, September 16 A series of 7th Mega Employment Fair under the Punjab Government’s door to door Employment and Business Mission is being organized on September…

Ill-conceived economic policies of centre makes crores of people unemployed: Manish Tewari

The Fact News Service Jalandhar, September 14 Member Parliament Manish Tewari on Tuesday lashed out at Centre for its ill-conceived economic policies which made crores of people unemployed while the…

It is very important for an educated person to be present at every birth: Dr. Gitanjali Singh

The Fact News Service Jadla, September 9 Health check-up of pregnant women for safe delivery under the Prime Minister’s Safe Maternity Campaign. Under the guidance of Dr. Gurinderbir Kaur, Civil…

SAD approaches 32 farmer orgs and Ugrahan group for formal talks

The Fact News Service Chandigarh September 7 The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has invited all 32 farmer organizations as well as the BKU (Ekta) headed by Joginder Singh Ugrahan to…

Sukhbir Badal announces another candidate from Samrala constituency

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, August 30 Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal announced Paramjit Dhillon to be Akali candidate from Samrala constituency.

Pilgrims can now get income tax exemption while offering ‘Daswandh’

The Fact News Service Amritsar, August 17 Recognition granted to SGPC under Section 80-G of  Income Tax Act. The pilgrims who offer Daswandh (10 per cent of income) for the…

80 vacant promotion quota super speciality doctors’ posts to be converted to direct quota in GMCs Amritsar, Patiala

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, August 16 To strengthen the state’s battle against the Covid pandemic, the Punjab government has decided to convert the vacant promotion quota posts of super…

List of NOCs for MSMEs to boost ease of business approved by Cabinet

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, August 16 To boost ‘Ease of Doing Business’ for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh…

Education Dept rationalised posts of PGT teachers

The Fact News service Chandigarh, August 12 Haryana Secondary Education Department has rationalized the posts of PGT teachers in all government high schools and government senior secondary schools in the…

Chief Secy releases revised guidelines for COVID management

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, August 03 In preparation for and in order to thwart a possible third wave, the Chief Secretary, Ms Vini Mahajan, has released the revised COVID…

Rajnath Singh begins 3-day visit to Dushanbe to attend Shanghai Cooperation Organisation meet

New Delhi, July 28  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to pitch for concerted efforts to deal with terrorism and other security challenges facing the region at a conclave of…

Captain asks PSPCL to cancel/revisit all one-sided PPAS signed by erstwhile SAD-BJP Govt

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, July 28 Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) to cancel or revisit all the one-sided PPAs with private…

Viral video: Bride starts playing kabaddi on stage during varmala ceremony, leaves groom shocked

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, July 26 The wedding scenario in India has changed over the years and we are not complaining. Earlier, the bride and groom used to be…

US fisherman reels in extremely rare blue lobster, see viral pictures

Massachusetts, July 22 A fisherman in Massachusetts discovered a unique and extremely rare blue lobster in his bucket. Lobsterman Toby Burnham nabbed the brightly coloured crustacean during a routine fishing…

Health team Jalandhar raids unauthorized clinic at Guru Nanak Pura, seizes 4,600 capsules and medicines

The Fact News Service Jalandhar, July 22 Owner was running clinic without having valid degree or license. On the directives of Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori, a health team on Wedneaday…

Punjab to convert 17,299 more classrooms of govt schools into smart classes: Vijay Inder Singla

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, July 7 Punjab School Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla, on Wednesday, said that Captain Amarinder Singh led state government has decided to convert as many…

Naseeruddin Shah in Hospital with Pneumonia

New Delhi, June 30 Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, 70, was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai on Tuesday after he was diagnosed with pneumonia, said his wife and actress Ratna…

Captain invites MLAs for lunch tomorrow

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, June 30 Conflict continues in Punjab Congress. To address this, the High Command is holding meetings with Congress leaders in Delhi. It was learned from…

Court issues fresh summons to Deep Sidhu in Republic Day violence case

New Delhi, June 29 A Delhi court on Tuesday issued fresh summons to actor-activist Deep Sidhu and other accused in the Republic Day violence case. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gajendra Singh…

Arvind Kejriwal reaches Mohali Airport

The Fact News Service Mohali, June 29 Delhi Chief Minister and AAP Convener Arvind Kejriwal today arrived at Mohali Airport from Delhi. He was received by AAP workers. He left…

Ravneet Singh Bittu presents apology in case before SC commission

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, June 28 Lok Sabha member Ravneet Singh Bittu today submitted his written apology in a case before the Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission. Giving information…

Capt Amarinder refutes report of Kejriwal denied permission to hold press conference in Punjab Bhavan

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, June 28 Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh has contradicted the reports claiming that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was denied permission to hold a press…

No one leaving Congress as central leadership looking into Punjab crisis: Raj Kumar Verka

New Delhi, June 28 Amid the ongoing Punjab crisis and speculations of former Batala MLA Ashwani Sekhri joining the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), the Congress high command has taken cognisance…

People with coronavirus should also take precautions to prevent diseases like dengue, malaria

The Fact News Service Batala, June 28 With the onset of monsoon season starting next month, the health department has appealed to the people to take precautionary measures against diseases…

Punjab records 298 Covid cases, 11 more fatalities

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, June 28 With 298 fresh cases, Punjab’s Covid-19 tally climbed to 5,94,883 on Sunday, while 11 more fatalities pushed the death toll due to the…

UIFT of Panjab University holds online design collection jury

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, June 28 An online Evaluation for Certification was conducted for the subject of Fine Arts & Fashion Illustration for Design Collection taught at University Institute…

Body of man found in car at Batala

Nitin Luthra Batala, June 26 Sensation spread near the police post at Simbal Chowk in Batala, District Gurdaspur when a body was recovered from a car.  It is said that…

37 new corona cases and 2 deaths reported in Ludhiana

The Fact News Service Ludhiana, June 26 There have been 37 new cases of corona in Ludhiana on Saturday, in which 32 district Ludhiana and five samples were reported from…

Common entrance exam for army recruitment to be conducted on July 25

The Fact News Service Patiala, June 26 Army Recruiting Office, Patiala will be conducting Common Entrance Exam (CEE) on July 25, 2021 at Punjabi University, Patiala in respect of the…

Jacqueline Fernandez shares glimpses of her horse-riding session

The Fact News Web Service Chandigarh, June 26 Jacqueline Fernandez is often seen indulging in a lot of different activities, be it yoga, gym, pole dancing and whatnot. Being an…

Passing out cumattestation parade at J&K

The Fact News Service Srinagar, June 25 The Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regimental Centre, showcased its latest batch of 614 passing out young soldiers from the State of J&K. …

Mission Immunization: DC directs BDPOs & SMOs to cover 50 villages 100% vaccinated every week under vaccination drive

The Fact News Service Jalandhar, June 22 With a view to cover the rural population under the vaccination drive, Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori on Monday directed the Block Development and…

20 Modern Smart Gaushalas set up in Faridkot: Sachin Sharma

The Fact News Service Faridkot, June 17 Punjab Gaushala Seva Commission Chairman Sachin Sharma paid a special visit to Faridkot today. As part of the drive by the district administration…

Haryana: Lockdown extended till June 21

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, June 14 The Haryana government extended the coronavirus lockdown by another week till June 21, while easing several restrictions. Doing away with the odd-even formula,…

Viral video of slapping fruit vendor: SHO, ASI of Talwandi Sabo suspended

The Fact News Service Talwandi Sabo, (Bathinda), June 12 It cost the policeman dearly to slap a fruit vendor who was violating the Corona rules. After the video of the…

Ventilator out of use at Nurpur, patients suffer

The Fact News Service Nurpur, June 10 Even as critical patients from lower Kangra region are being referred to hospitals in other districts, a ventilator at Nurpur’s Civil Hospital has…

File case against Manpreet, Dharamsot under SC/ST Act for embezzlement of Dalit children’s scholarship: Cheema

The Fact News Service Jalandhar, June 9 Accusing the Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress government of embezzling the scholarship money of two lakh students belonging to Scheduled Castes, the Aam Aadmi…

Failure to take action against Cong MLAs, ministers running mafia proves that Captain is their mastermind

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, June 5 Captain extremely weak Chief Minister, disastrous for Punjab; people do not need such a weak leader. Congressmen have set up sand, gravel, alcohol,…

Farmers burn copies of farm laws in Punjab

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, June 5 Farmers burnt copies of the Centre’s three farm laws near residences of BJP leaders and at other places in Punjab on Saturday as…