Railway Station in Lahore-By Asha’ar Rehman

EVERYONE has their own personal monuments to live by and measure the development around them against. For instance, the railway station in Lahore has been a personal standard reference point to gauge how much the city has progressed or how true the boasts of rail officials are at a particular time. It has been a favourite stop for tea when others in More...

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By punjaboutlook2015 On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Human development and economic growth go hand in hand

On January 1, 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – adopted by world leaders in September 2015 at an historic UN Summit – officially came More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Trudeau’s Visit & Sikh Elite’s response: A Deceptive Narrative to mislead Sikhs

The Sikh Forum, a group comprising mainly the elite sections of the Sikhs, responded to Indian government and media’s approach against the Sikhs, manifested during the visit of Canadian Prime Minister Justin More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Monday, March 5th, 2018

Agriculture crisis priming Punjab for fresh unrest

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar’s suggestion to Punjab that it should stop harping on its role in ensuring national food security to get help, and leave the matter to the Centre, not only smacked of low More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Overplaying the Khalistan card during the visit of Canadian PM

The Khalistan card has been overplayed by the Indian Government for the on-going visit by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, says a retired Indian diplomat.“The Khalistan issue is really exaggerated by the More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Sunday, February 25th, 2018

‘Story of the Sikhs’ podcast blends Sikh storytelling in English

A new podcast series, blending storytelling with Sikh sacred music and the classical music of the Indian subcontinent, is now available free for listeners.The Story of the Sikhs deploys the power of storytelling More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Khan Ata Mohammad Khan Mentored Abul Kalam Azad

By Nasim Yousaf-“[Translation] In 1903, Maulvi Shibli Nomani…sent the respected Abul Kalam Azad…to Qibla-au-Kaaba [Khan Ata] in Amritsar so that he could shape his [Azad] future. Therefore he [Azad] stayed More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

It’s not the question of EVMs alone but Democracy at Stake-CPI(M)

New Delhi: “Today it is no more the question of going back to ballot paper in elections, but it’s a must that 2019 elections be conducted through the ballot papers. EVM machines are destroying the trust between More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Friday, February 16th, 2018

NRI absconders list gets longer: Nirav Modi latest entrant

Punjab National Bank named jewellery designer Nirav Modi as the prime accused in fraudulent transactions worth USD1.77 billion. Featured in some of the world’s leading international financial dailies and fashion More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Friday, February 16th, 2018

Registering as an NRI elector-By Tushaar Kuthial

In new developments regarding voting rights for NRIs, Election Commissioner of India Sunil Arora questioned the Punjab election commission as to why the number of NRI electors in the state was only 314.The election More...

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