Punjab has around 19.7 million voters, of whom 53% are below the age of 40 years. Sahil Makkar reports. Amandeep Singh, 21, and his friends would be casting their first vote on February 4. They would also be breaking a tradition where parents or elders would decide the preferred candidate for other family members during an election. Singh wants to go with the new wave, whereas his parents want to stick with the Congress, represented by former Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Badal at Bhatinda. Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
"Police have named the woman whose body was found in a house in Dovedale Road, Thurmaston, on Friday (February 3) as Amandeep Kaur.DNA, 3 weeks ago
A Non-Resident Indian (NRI) and his daughter-in-law were killed while his wife and son were injured when their car was hit by an oil tanker on the Jalandhar-Hoshiarpur road in Punjab on Thursday, the state police said.Mela Singh and his daughter-in-law ...Prokerala, 1 week ago
Two labourers sustained serious burn injuries when fire broke out in a crackers factory in Batala here, police said. Both the labourers were making crackers on the roof of the factory when the incident occurred at around 2.15 PM, they said, adding the fire ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
The United States army has issued a new regulation under which servicemen who wear turbans, hijabs or beards can now be enrolled in the military, making the force more inclusive of minority religions and cultures. The new set of rules, issued by Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning, allows religious accommodations to be approved at the brigade-level. Previously it was at the level of secretary. Once that approval occurs, the change will ensure that the religious accommodation is enduring and ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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