Canadian education fair woos Punjabi students

Canada FlagJalandhar, Oct 13 : Educational institutions in Punjab are in the process of becoming truly global by providing students the option of studying abroad.

Over 1,000 students of Lovely Professional University in Jalandhar have come together to interact with the Canadian university representatives that include Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning and Thompson Rivers University.

The delegates highlight differences in teaching methodology adopted by the Canadian education system.

Jalandhar’s Universal Sports Industry makes a mark in sports goods

Punjab, SportsJalandhar, Oct 6 : India''''s best ever performance at the Beijing Olympics has sparked off a tremendous growth in the sports industry. Jalandhar, the traditional hub of sports goods manufacturing, is now looking at increasing its share in the domestic and foreign market. One of the progressive units going through a transformation is the Universal Sports Industry.

Jalandhar occupies a prominent place in the burgeoning sports goods industry in India. And, India''''s impressive performance in the Beijing Olympics has led to a boom in the Jalandhar sports industry.

Strong laws needed to fight terror: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul GandhiJalandhar, Sept 24 : Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the country needed stronger laws to fight terrorism, but dismissed suggestions for bringing back POTA, saying it was a failed law.

On the final day of his three-day tour to Punjab, the Amethi MP told reporters here that fighting terror was more about having a strong political will than having tough laws like POTA.

“And our Prime Minister has that political will,” he added.

He pointed out that the terror attack on Parliament (December 2001) and the Kandahar hijack (December 1999) happened when POTA was in operation.

Daler Mehndi, the popular Punjabi singer from Bihar!

Jalandhar, June 7 : Born and brought up in Bihar’s Patna city, Punjabi singer Daler Mehndi was barely six-year-old when his parents first introduced him to classical Ragas and Shabad from the Guru

Jalandhar numismatist flaunts his enticing coin collection

Jalandhar, May 27 : An enthusiastic amateur numismatist in Jalandhar claims to have a collection of about 650 coins, including those dating back to Mughal Era.

Gadar Party’s 96th Raising Day to be celebrated in Jalandhar today

Gadar Party’s 96th Raising Day to be celebrated in Jalandhar today