BBMB imposes 15 pc cut on water supply to Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The Bhakra and Beas Management Board (BBMB) on Friday imposed a 15 per cent cut on the water being supplied to Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan from the Bhakra and Pong dams. The decision was taken because of low-level of water in the dams, officials said. Besides, the states have also been […]

Punjab Vigilance arrests Mansa jail superintendent

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The Punjab State Vigilance Bureau has arrested the district Jail Superintendent of Mansa, Davinder Singh Bajwa, in a case of alleged corruption. The VB has already nabbed Jail Line Officer Sikander Singh Mann and prisoner Pawan Kumar in December 2017 whereas another accused Deputy Jail Superintendent Gurjeet Singh Brar is still […]

Amarinder announces + char(39) +Guru Nanak Marg+ char(39) + to link places visited by first Sikh Guru

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh As part of its plan to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of the first Sikh Guru Guru Nanak Dev, the Punjab government on Friday decided to rename as `Guru Nanak Marg’+ char(39) +’ the roads linking various places across the state, which had been blessed with the visits of the […]

Punjab Chief Minister, Capt

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The Punjab Congress, led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and party president Sunil Jakhar, on Friday submitted a memorandum to the President through Governor V P Singh Badnore, protesting against “subversion” of the Constitution by the governor of Karnataka, and sought his intervention to “save” the democratic polity of the country. […]

Haryana: Rural students outshine urban counterparts in Class 12 exams

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Students from rural areas in Haryana have performed better than their urban counterparts, while girls have outshone boys in the Class 12 state education board examinations, results for which were declared on Friday. The overall pass percentage for the Class 12 Haryana School Education Board stood at 63.84 per cent. The […]

Sanitation strike: Haryana gears up to keep it clean

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh As the strike of “safai karamcharis” (sanitation workers) in Haryana continued for the 10th day on Friday, the Haryana government has asked district authorities to gear up to deal with the garbage pile-up across the state. The state government has ordered officers not to leave their headquarters in the districts. Presiding […]