The orders state that even teachers who are working as pattrakar (journalists) and regularly writing for some newspapers (news articles) with the permission of their school principals or any other higher official, should discontinue and principals have been asked to cancel their permission.
Two days ahead of the historic opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, Bedi, a law graduate who lives at Dera Baba Nanak, tells The Indian Express that he credits prayers of countless Nanak’s followers who did not lose hope for making the Corridor a reality.
Punjab Arts Council chairman and Punjabi poet Padma Sri Surjit Patar has penned lyrics for another song dedicated to the Corridor titled ‘Langhey Da Geet’, sung by Dev Dildar, Jagdev Riyaz, Yakub Khan and Manraj Patar. It has music by Bhai Sukhwant Singh.
It is a story of grit and resolve, determination and diplomacy, and faith as Sikh community in India and abroad waged a long-drawn battle to get the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib reopened and restored in Pakistan.
This winter we take a gastronomical tour of Punjab’s iconic eating places and savour the taste and aroma of dishes that have stood the test of time. Join us on this sumptuous journey to rediscover the specialties.
The chants of ‘Jo Bole So Nihaal’ reverberated outside Jama Masjid, Durga Mata Mandir and Shri Gyan Sthal Mandir of Ludhiana as both Hindu and Muslim communities showered petals on the paalki and their representatives honoured the Sikh devotees accompanying the procession.
Accepting that drugs was still a major issue in Dakha where several youths have died due to drug-related problems, Sandhu claims that severity of the problem came on record only after Congress formed government.
In this village in rural Ludhiana, the stinking, toxic black waters of polluted Buddha Nullah stream, carrying the domestic, sewage, industrial and other waste of Ludhiana city, meets the comparatively cleaner waters of Sutlej. For nearly four decades, some 1,000 residents of Walipur Kalan have been bearing with the suffocating stench of the nullah water.