15 years after he failed his Class 12 English exam and moved to Italy, Manpreet Singh is taking another shot at cracking the paper, thanks to a move by the Punjab school Board. But for now, the 33-year-old is tripping up, on ‘application-writing’ and Robert Frost.
Ajay Singh (19), son of Soran Singh, said that since Indian PM Modi always speaks against terrorism, he is hoping for justice and that India will not shield a murder accused booked under the anti-terrorism Act of Pakistan.
Kumar, a native of Barikot and a former Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) from the minority-reserved seat of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, is currently in Khanna in Punjab’s Ludhiana district where his in-laws reside.
Amarjit Singh Chahal is credited for transformation of four government schools - primary schools at Ralli and Jeetsar Bachhoana and senior secondary schools at Boha and Ranghrial - into ‘Smart Schools’ with his unique and innovative ideas.
According to data accessed by The Indian Express, a total of 4,208 online applications have already been received and the estimate revenue (if all applicants deposit fee) has reached Rs 6.31 crore in just two weeks of the public notice being issued on August 16.
Unapologetically bold and expressive, both in her writings and personal life, Amrit Kaur alias Amrita Pritam born in Gujranwala of Pakistan on August 31, 1919 was all that a woman wasn't allowed or accepted to be in her times — a fierce writer, a passionate lover and a born rebel.
At a time when the focus of administration, volunteers and other rescue teams is primarily on saving human lives, humanity and compassion can be seen winning in flood-hit districts of Punjab where the teams of NDRF are also saving voiceless creatures.
On Sunday evening, as Sutlej started swelling, the Buddha Nullah, which meets the river at Walipur Kalan, also started overflowing. The reverse flow flooded the residential colonies in Ludhiana with 2-3 feet of filthy black water.
When teachers opened the school gates on Tuesday and Wednesday, they found that their efforts of creating a Smart School infrastructure (through donations collected or from their own pockets) washed away in one go.
This year, even Badals skipped the programme and none from the family — former CM Parkash Singh Badal his son and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal or daughter-in-law and Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal — paid tributes to the martyr.
This farmer-cum-sculptor from Ghal Kalan village in Punjab’s Moga district, who has neither seen nor met the living legend, has made awareness about “Dr Swaminathan saab” and his report into some kind of a life mission.