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Papon on World Music Day: 'It's a good day to remind us that music is important'
Entertainment

Papon on World Music Day: 'It's a good day to remind us that music is important'

Papon, who is a part of MTV's World Music Day Carnival, considers every day to be music day and tells it is an integral part of everyone's life

‘Khalistan Zinadabad' seen painted on park wall in Faridkot; probe initiated
India

‘Khalistan Zinadabad' seen painted on park wall in Faridkot; probe initiated

The incident comes only five days after Khalistan flags were found tied on the main gate and slogans written on the walls of the Himachal Pradesh legislative Assembly in Dharamshala

Kotkapura police firing case: SIT summons Parkash Singh Badal tomorrow; here's a timeline of the case
India

Kotkapura police firing case: SIT summons Parkash Singh Badal tomorrow; here's a timeline of the case

This is the second time that Badal has been summoned in the case. He was interrogated by the previous SIT headed by then ADGP Prabodh Kumar on 16 November, 2018

Kotkapura police firing case: SIT summons ex-Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on 16 June
India

Kotkapura police firing case: SIT summons ex-Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on 16 June

The former Punjab CM had been questioned in 2018 by the previous SIT probing the matter. He had then said the investigation was 'politically motivated' and an attempt to defame him

BFUHS Staff Nurse exam 2021: Admit card out on bfuhs.ac.in; check steps to download here
India

BFUHS Staff Nurse exam 2021: Admit card out on bfuhs.ac.in; check steps to download here

This recruitment drive is being conducted to fill 503 vacancies out of which 473 are for the post of Staff Nurse under DRME and 30 for the post of Staff Nurse under BFHUS.

Member of SIT probing 2015 Guru Granth Sahib desecration cases in Punjab dubs SC's dismissal of CBI plea 'moral victory'
India

Member of SIT probing 2015 Guru Granth Sahib desecration cases in Punjab dubs SC's dismissal of CBI plea 'moral victory'

A senior Punjab IPS officer, who is a member of the SIT probing 2015 Guru Granth Sahib desecration cases and police firing incidents, has described the dismissal of CBI's plea by the Supreme Court in the sacrilege matter as "moral victory"

Main accused in Bargari sacrilege case murdered in Nabha prison; Punjab Police tighten security, set up cordon near Patiala
India

Main accused in Bargari sacrilege case murdered in Nabha prison; Punjab Police tighten security, set up cordon near Patiala

The prime accused in the Bargari sacrilege case Mahinderpal Bittu was killed by inmates in Nabha prison on Saturday near Patiala, the Punjab Police said.

Faridkot Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Mohammad Sadique of Congress wins seat
Politics

Faridkot Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Mohammad Sadique of Congress wins seat

SAD leader Paramjit Kaur Gulshan won the seat in 2009 but lost to AAP leader Sadhu Singh in the 2014 Lok Sabha election.

Cold war among Congress leaders in Punjab turns Lok Sabha constituencies into hot seats; nine candidates named, four to go
Politics

Cold war among Congress leaders in Punjab turns Lok Sabha constituencies into hot seats; nine candidates named, four to go

Congress may have navigated through a political landmine in naming nine candidates from Punjab for the Lok Sabha elections, but the remaining four pose problems.

Political parties use drug menace in Punjab as perennial election fodder, but none have any solution to offer
India

Political parties use drug menace in Punjab as perennial election fodder, but none have any solution to offer

Punjab has been plagued by a drug menace for years, with political parties bringing up the problem at every election rally but with no solutions.

Sacrilege row: Amarinder Singh says Punjab govt has no role in SIT summons to Parkash Singh, Sukhbir Singh Badal, Akshay Kumar
Politics

Sacrilege row: Amarinder Singh says Punjab govt has no role in SIT summons to Parkash Singh, Sukhbir Singh Badal, Akshay Kumar

On Sunday, the SIT had summoned former Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, his son, Sukhbir Singh Badal and actor Akshay Kumar.

Sacrilege controversy in Punjab: SIT summons Akshay Kumar, Parkash Singh, Sukhbir Singh Badal
India

Sacrilege controversy in Punjab: SIT summons Akshay Kumar, Parkash Singh, Sukhbir Singh Badal

The SIT probing police firing incidents at Behbal Kalan on sacrilege issue, has summoned Parkash Singh Badal, Sukhbir Singh Badal and actor Akshay Kumar.

Amarinder Singh asserts no one will be spared in sacrilege cases, accuses previous SAD-BJP govt of not doing enough
India

Amarinder Singh asserts no one will be spared in sacrilege cases, accuses previous SAD-BJP govt of not doing enough

Amarinder Singh claimed that the SAD-BJP government in Punjab ordered police firing on peaceful protesters in Bargari, killing two youths.

SAD alleges Congress forcing people to attend Amarinder Singh's rally, says it is desperate to put up 'face-saving show'
Politics

SAD alleges Congress forcing people to attend Amarinder Singh's rally, says it is desperate to put up 'face-saving show'

Amarinder Singh will hold the rally at Lambi, home turf of former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, while Akali will hold a rally at Patiala.

Amarinder Singh to hold protest in Parkash Singh Badal's constituency to contest 'misleading' claims about sacrilege cases
Politics

Amarinder Singh to hold protest in Parkash Singh Badal's constituency to contest 'misleading' claims about sacrilege cases

Amarinder Singh made it clear that he would not allow Parkash Singh Badal "to vitiate the peaceful atmosphere of Punjab at any cost," and would expose his "mal-intentions" through the proposed rally

SAD to hold protests across Punjab against Congress, AAP; Rahul Gandhi, Amarinder Singh's effigies to be burnt
Politics

SAD to hold protests across Punjab against Congress, AAP; Rahul Gandhi, Amarinder Singh's effigies to be burnt

Addressing a party meeting in Chandigarh, SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal vowed to give a befitting reply to the "conspiracy to weaken" Sikh institutions, as well as the Sikh 'Panth'

Punjab DSP kills self during Faridkot student protest, police claim he was 'hurt' over agitators questioning his integrity
India

Punjab DSP kills self during Faridkot student protest, police claim he was 'hurt' over agitators questioning his integrity

A 50-year-old deputy superintendent of police (DSP) in Punjab committed suicide by allegedly shooting himself with his licensed weapon during a students' protest at Jaitu in Faridkot

Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted of rape: Curfew relaxed in Punjab, Haryana towns as violence subsides
India

Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted of rape: Curfew relaxed in Punjab, Haryana towns as violence subsides

A day after large-scale violence broke out over the conviction of Gurmeet Ram Rahim, authorities in Punjab and Haryana relaxed curfew in some towns

AAP to hold demonstrations in Punjab to sack minister Rana Gurjit Singh for links to sand mine auction scam
India

AAP to hold demonstrations in Punjab to sack minister Rana Gurjit Singh for links to sand mine auction scam

The AAP said it will hold demonstrations in Punjab demanding sacking of minister Rana Gurjit Singh who is facing allegations in the sand mine auctions.

Faridkot firing case: Complaint filed in local court seeking action against police officials
India

Faridkot firing case: Complaint filed in local court seeking action against police officials

A complaint has been filed in a local court seeking action against police officials, who had allegedly ordered to open fire on Sikhs protesting against sacrilege incidents at Behbal Kalan village in 2015 that led to the death of two persons.