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 […]

JUST IN — Mohammed Mustafa is Punjab’s new STF Chief, H S Sidhu appointed Special Principal Secretary to CM

Nitin Jain, DW Bureau, Chandigarh The Punjab Government on Saturday shifted high profile IPS officer, H S Sidhu from the post of the post Task Force (STF) Chief and posted DGP (Human Rights) Mohammed Mustafa in his place. A Home Department order said that Sidhu has been appointed as Special Principal Secretary to the Chief […]