Left midway, the work of English translation of Guru Granth Sahib by late Sikh scholar Prof Gurbhagat Singh will be published soon by an associate professor of General Shivdev Singh Diwan Gurbachan Singh Khalsa College and an assistant professor at Punjabi University, Patiala.
Members of Amritsar-based Guru Granth Sahib Satkar Committee took away bir (recension) from the residence of a retired college principal at Bassi Jalal village in Hoshiarpur district on Sunday as meat and eggs are cooked there.
Joint teams of the Punjab Police and excise departments on Monday destroyed 1.33 lakh litres of lahan (fermented material for distilling liquor) in Tarn Taran, Ferozepur and Fazilka districts while continuing its spree against illegal liquor.
The issue of 267 saroops of Guru Granth Sahib that went missing from Gurdwara Ramsar Sahib took an entirely new turn on Sunday as Akal Takht acting Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh claimed that the entire confusion has been caused by irregularities in the maintenance of records.
Panthic Akali Lehar party accused Shiromani Akali Dal of protesting against the disappearance of the rare miniature saroop of the Guru Granth Sahib from Gurdwara Ardaspura Sahib in Kalyan village as a cover-up.
There is no letup in protests by farmer organisations in Punjab against the agriculture sector-related ordinances passed by the central government, with a number of farm organisations on Sunday announcing protests for the coming days.
Whenever fire disaster strikes somewhere, like in the case of the blast in a firecracker unit in Amritsar on Saturday, authorities concerned rush to conduct raids, looking for violations of fire safety measures and no-objection certificates (NOC). But heres the paradox: in a query sought under Right to Information Act, it comes to light that Punjab assembly building is a fire hazard too!
Punjab food, civil supplies and consumer affairs minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu on Sunday launched mobile app 'HBMS Punjab' through which people can check real-time status of vacant beds in both private and government hospitals.