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Punjab dairy farmers demand rise in milk procurement rate

Punjab dairy farmers demand rise in milk procurement rate

Apr 23 (PTI) Chandigarh, Punjab dairy farmers today threw milk on roads near milk processing plant in Mohali as part of their protest against the “apathetic” attitude of state government towards their demand of raising the milk procurement prices. “Punjab government owned Punjab State Cooperative Milk Producers Federation Limited (Milkfed) has not raised milk procurement […]

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Gilchrist confident Valthaty can make it to Indian team

Gilchrist confident Valthaty can make it to Indian team

Apr 20 (PTI) Mohali, Kings XI Punjab captain Adam Gilchrist feels his opening batting partner Paul Valthaty’s performance in the ongoing Indian Premier League has been of the “highest class” so far and is also confident that he can make it to the Indian cricket team in the near future. “A lot has been said […]

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All eyes on Valthaty as Punjab take on Royals

All eyes on Valthaty as Punjab take on Royals

Apr 20 (PTI) Mohali (Punjab), With new batting hero Paul Valthaty in scorching form, hosts Kings XI Punjab may have a slight edge when they clash with a struggling Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League clash here tomorrow. The two sides have a contrasting story so far as Rajasthan have lost direction after making […]

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My dream has not been fulfilled yet: Paul Valthaty

My dream has not been fulfilled yet: Paul Valthaty

Apr 17 (PTI) Chandigarh, Everything Paul Valthaty is trying his hand at seems to be coming off nicely at the moment, but the “man of few words” is determined not to let the sudden success go to his head. “I take each game as it comes. My dream has not been fulfilled yet, there is […]

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Sex ratio shows marked improvement in Punjab

Apr 8 (PTI) Chandigarh, Gender ratio in Punjab has shown a slight improvement in the 2011 census as it raised 17 points from the 2001 level. According to the new census, the sex ratio in Punjab stood at 893, a welcome improvement from 2001 level of 876 females per 1000 males, state Chief Secretary C […]

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Six arrested for selling kerosene oil in black market

Apr 4 (PTI) Chandigarh, Six persons, including three ration depot holders, were arrested for allegedly selling kerosene oil in black market, police said today. Acting on a tip-off, a police team yesterday stopped a canter for checking near Bhana village in Kaithal. Seven drums filled with kerosene were found in the vehicle, they said. The […]

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Punjab govt announces one cr for Bhajji, Yuvraj

Punjab govt announces one cr for Bhajji, Yuvraj

Apr 3 (PTI) Chandigarh, Punjab government today announced a cash award of Rs one crore each to India’s World Cup-winning cricketers Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh. Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal also praised captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar and the team for winning the World Cup. “We are all proud […]

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Indian team leaves for Mumbai for World Cup final

Mar 31 (PTI) Chandigarh, Indian cricket team today left for Mumbai to play the final of the cricket World Cup against Sri Lanka on Saturday. India vanquished Pakistan to storm into the final in a high-voltage match Last night which was watched by the Prime Ministers of the two countries and millions of passionate fans […]

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Haryana to set up commission on reservation issue

Chandigarh, Mar 29 (PTI) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh today said the state government is in the process of constituting a Commission for reservation where any community can put forward its case for quota. Any community or individual has the right to express its views and ask for reservation in a democratic set up, Hooda […]

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Haryana Jats withdraw agitation after talks with Hooda

Haryana Jats withdraw agitation after talks with Hooda

Mar 25 (PTI) Chandigarh, The agitating Jats in Haryana, demanding reservation in government jobs under OBC quota, tonight withdrew their three-week-long stir after talks with Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda at Jind. In a statement issued here, Hooda said those agitating had agreed to lift all blockades and dharnas with immediate effect. It has also […]

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