China, India partners in Africa development, not rivals: Beijing

By PRADEEP RANA | BEIJING In a clear signal of scaling down hostilities and improving cooperation with New Delhi, Beijing has said China and India are partners, not adversaries, in the growth story of Africa. The observation comes as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinpng meet at BRICS summit in Johannesburg, […]

The immortal songs of Neeraj

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad releases CD album of a collection of Gopaldas Neeraj’s songs, sung by top IPS officer Alok Raj. DS Bureau | New delhi It was a befitting tribute to the immortal songs penned by the late poet Neeraj. The occasion was release of the CD album of a collection of […]

Modernisation of Chandigarh Int’l Airport hits ‘air pocket’

 Air Force authorities, AAI continue to differ on the issue of advanced landing system  Punjab Govt officers intevene, meeting next week in Delhi to resolve differences DW Bureau | Chandigarh The full-fledged operation of the Chandigarh International airport appears to have hit an ‘air pocket’, thanks to the internal administrative and technical wrangling between the […]

India to do business as usual with Iran despite US sanctions

PRADEEP RANA | NEW DELHI Ahead of meeting with visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said New Delhi will do the business as usual with Tehran despite the sanctions imposed by the US after its exit from the nuclear deal. “India’s position has been clear from start. That we recognise […]

Punjab Govt asks ECI to shift SHO Bajwa; SSP Bhullar indicts SHO in his inquiry report

DW Bureau | Chandigarh The Punjab Government on Wednesday requested the Election Commission of India (ECI) to shift the Mehalpur SHO, listing out several instances of alleged ‘misconduct’ on his part following an inquiry report submitted by Jalandhar (Rural) SSP Gurpreet Singh Bhullar, it is learnt. The SHO, Parminder Singh Bajwa shot to limelight a […]

Punjab Markfed’s export of canned foods plunges

After 40% dip in overseas sales of tinned products, state Cooperation department reviews situation; mulls over strategy to regain the lost ground DW Bureau / Chandigarh Asia’s largest marketing cooperation and Punjab’s flagship public sector undertaking, Markfed has shown a sharp fall in the export of its tinned products, including the iconic “Sarso da saag”. […]