Sydney: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said that she would look into the issue of allowing Sikhs in her country to wear the turban while at work and also while riding motorcycles. “We will work with your community to help make the necessary changes requested on cultural and religious [...]
Chandigarh: The Punjab government has initiated a probe into the distribution of text books containing allegedly vulgar...
Chandigarh: The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine swept the zila parishad and panchayat...
New Delhi: Ajit Chandila of Rajasthan Royals was about to spot-fix in another Indian Premiere League (IPL) match too...
Chandigarh: Punjab has asked all its departments to seek permission from the cultural affairs department before renovating...
Chandigarh: Punjab’s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party combine today claimed a “clean sweep” in the zila parishad and block samiti elections. An Akali Dal spokesman said that the combine was winning a clear majority in six of the total 22 zila parishads and 43 out of 146 block samitis. “The [...]Read more ›
Chandigarh: Heat wave condition intensified further across Punjab and Haryana today with temperatures at some places crossing 46 degrees Celsius yesterday, the weather office here said. Temperatures remained five to seven degrees above normal across both states. Ludhiana in Punjab was the hottest in the region with the mercury hitting a [...]Read more ›
London: A Sikh bus driver in Finland is fighting for his right to wear a turban while at work. Gill Sukhdarshan Singh, who works at the Veolia bus company at Vantaa near the Finnish capital of Helsinki, is trying to set a precedent by making the authorities allow him to [...]Read more ›
Shimla: Unfurling the school flag to high speed winds atop Mt Everest was one of the dreams of the Lawerence School Sanawar team realized in the early morning hours today as the five of boys braving freezing temperatures have scaled the world’s highest mountain. The first to get to the [...]Read more ›
Mumbai: Leading actor and Kings XI Punjab’s co-owner Preity Zinta is shaken by the spot-fixing scandal to hit the Indian Premier Legaue (IPL) and says if the charges of spot-fixing are true, it would be bad for the game. Rajasthan Royals’ three cricketers, including India fast bowler Sreesanth, who had also [...]Read more ›