DW Special: Indo-Russian eight fold pacts

P K Vasudeva / Daily World Bureau After wide-ranging talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin, Indian and Russia on October 5, signed the $5 billion five S-400 Triumf missile defence system deal in New Delhi bolstering its shield against possible air attacks from Pakistan and China. Modi and Putin also signed […]

Global Crisis: Targeted Killings of Journalists Around the World

Kal K Korff It is a universal truism in life, that without a genuinely free and independent media, there can be no decent society; no true humanity. For the very denial of the right to freedom of speech, as epitomized by a free, vigorous, and independent press, is what distinguishes democracy from tyranny; liberty from […]

GNDU records 21.5 pc increase in admissions, reverses trend

Nitin Jain / Chandigarh Reversing the trend of more and more students from Punjab going abroad for higher education, the Guru Nanak DevUniversity (GNDU) has recorded a whopping 21.5 per cent increase in the admissions this academic session. This includes 15 per cent increase in the intake of students from outside Punjab. Confirming the development, […]

HC grants permission to SAD rally in Faridkot

Chandigarh: A day after the Punjab Government banned the Shiromani Akali Dal’s Pol Khol rally that was scheduled to be organised on Sunday at Faridkot, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Saturday allowed permission to the party to hold the rally. The High Court held a special hearing on a plea filed by the […]

Daily World Special: Haryana wants 3 months extension for DGP Sandhu; decides to recommend case to Centre

Manish Tiwari / Chandigarh Close on the heels of Punjab DGP Suresh Arora getting a 3-month extension in service after his superannuation, the Haryana Government has decided to recommend the extension of Haryana DGP B S Sandhu who is due to retire on September 30. A top Haryana government officer informed Daily World that Sandhu’s […]

Citing IB inputs regarding probable violence in Faridkot, Govt bans SAD rally

DW Bureau / Chandigarh In view of the intelligence inputs regarding possible violence and threat to the life of top Akali leaders, The Punjab Government has banned the Shiromani Akali Dal’s Pol Khol Rally which was scheduled to be held in Faridkot on Sunday. This decision was probably conveyed to the SAD supremo Parkash Singh […]