Apr 10

Govt. likely to start tea leaf and sugar at subsidise rate

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, April 9: To fulfil the need of Punjabi kitchen, the Punjab Government is likely to start subsidise tea leaf and sugar. A proposal in this regard has been sent to the finance department for financial approval. Interestingly, the Government has not arranged any fund for this cause in the current Budget, but

DGP vs DGPs: Finally, CM decides to check the bad blood spilling over

Chandigarh – Finally, the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has decided to intervene in the much disturbing civil war’ going on among top cops of the state. All DGP and ADGP rank officers have been called by the CM on Wednesday at the Committee Room on the second floor of the Civil Secretariat for meeting.

Reasons to serve pizza at your wedding
Reasons to serve pizza at your wedding

Confused about your wedding menu? Opt for pizza for its muti purpose offerings. Femalefirst.co.uk lists down reasons why one should serve pizza at their wedding.It’s easy: You don’t have to worry about ensuring every one of your guests has an individual meal- they can help themselves to as much or as little as they want. You

Underworld again active in India to spread its roots through cricket betting

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, April 8: Amid uncertainty over the recommendations on Cricket betting by both Lodha Committee and Mudgal Committee, which have given their advises to legalisation of betting, the Underwood has started to be active in India by spreading its roots through cricket betting. Series of IPL matches has been started today from Mohali

Govt blames GST, previous regime for 75,000 cr it owes to PSPCL for free power
Govt blames GST, previous regime for 75,000 cr it owes to PSPCL for free power

CHANDIGARH: The state government has passed on the buck for its failure to pay Rs 5,000 crore that it owes to the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) as subsidy payment, on account of free power supplied to agriculture, to the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). In an affidavit filed before the sector

Singer can't survive without being consistent, says Navraj Hans
Singer can’t survive without being consistent, says Navraj Hans

Singer Navraj Hans, son of iconic singer Hans Raj Hans, says coming from an influential family background makes it easy to get the first opportunity, but without consistency in performance and hard work, nobody can survive in competitive times. Navraj has grown up listening to and learning from his father, and has rubbed shoulders with many celebrated

Harsimrat inaugurates mega food park at Udham Singh Nagar
Harsimrat inaugurates mega food park at Udham Singh Nagar

Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday inaugurated the second mega food park in Uttarakhand in Udham Singh Nagar which has been set up at a cost of Rs 99.96 crore and will benefit around 25,000 farmers in this as well as neighbouring districts. The Mega Food Park – Himalayan Mega

Captain announces 25 lakh grant for development of Sikh Regiment Centre
Captain announces 25 lakh grant for development of Sikh Regiment Centre

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced a special grant of Rs 25 lakh for the development and upgrade of the Sikh Regiment Centre (SRC) at Chandimandir. The chief minister made the announcement during the Baisakhi Lunch 2018, hosted by the Sikh Regiment at the Khetarpal Officers’ Institute (KOI) at the Chandimandir Military

Dissension among top cops: CM warns strict action
Dissension among top cops: CM warns strict action

Chandigarh – Taking serious note of media reports suggesting dissension among the top brass of the Punjab Police, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday warned that he would not tolerate any indiscipline in the force. The Chief Minister discussed the issue with Home Secretary NS Kalsi, DGP Suresh Arora and CPS to CM Suresh Kumar,

SAD to urge Central govt to introduce new bill for SC/ST

Jalandhar – If the Supreme Court does not accept the petition filed against SC/ST Atrocities Act amendment, then the Shiromani Akali Dal will urge the BJP to introduce a new bill in the Parliament, said former Minister Gulzar Singh Ranike on Saturday at Jalandhar. “To pressure the enactment of the new bill, Shiromani Akali Dal

This Baisakhi, recollect you childhood food memories
This Baisakhi, recollect you childhood food memories

In keeping with their annual ritual, Taj Chandigarh is back with its week long Baisakhi Mela, which offers the connoisseurs multiple varieties of Punjabi food from across the state. And the executive chef Ranvijay Singh, says, “We are trying to revive the childhood food memories of our guests. For example, no one take away from Punjabis their

Ashamed I didn't know who Subedar Joginder Singh was: Gippy Grewal
Ashamed I didn’t know who Subedar Joginder Singh was: Gippy Grewal

Punjabi superstar Gippy Garewal, who plays the title role in Subedar Joginder Singh, says he is ashamed to say he didn’t know about the man, who fought off the Chinese invaders during the 1962 Sino-Indian war. Gippy went through drastic physical and emotional changes for the role. “It was by far the most difficult role of my

Kejriwal will be known as the killer of revolution
Kejriwal will be known as the killer of revolution

Chandigarh – Once seen as a major support to Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), a well-known musician and Sufi singer Rabbi Shergill of the ‘Bullah Ki Jaana’ fame, now sees Kejriwal as “the killer of revolution”. Shergill, in a recently held tête-à-tête with Daily Post during Kasauli Rhythm and Blues fest, expresses his no-holds-barred

Salary of government employees is likely to delay by a month

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, April 6: It seems that about 4.5 lacs employees of the Punjab Government will able to get their March month salary in May. Although the Budget and Financial powers are in ok position, but the service record of all the departments have been shifted to new website after the changing of website

Punjab Police arrest radicalised explosives expert, avert terror attack

Punjab Police arrest radicalised explosives expert, avert terror attack. The Punjab Police on Friday averted a major lone wolf attack in the state with the arrest of a well-educated but radicalised Sikh youth. The Punjab Police on Wednesday arrested an Engineering Graduate, Inderjit Singh who also holds a MBA degree. Chemicals and advanced electronic remote

Captain distributes debt relief certificates of Rs. 156 cr in 6 dists
Captain distributes debt relief certificates of Rs. 156 cr in 6 dists

Gurdaspur – Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday distributed farm debt relief certificates worth Rs 156.12 crore to 26,998 farmers of six districts as part of the debt waiver scheme. On this occasion, the CM also announced a slew of projects for the border areas, including a government medical college in Gurdaspur and a new

Punjab: Don't equate Cultural Commission with stifling creativity
Punjab: Don’t equate Cultural Commission with stifling creativity

Over the last couple of decades, lyricists in Punjab have seemingly run out of ideas on how to pen new songs and it seems that there is an unsaid race between them regarding who can come up with the most vulgarity laden or violence-laden songs.Songs like ‘Chak lo revolver, riflaan ki kabza lena hai,” “Koi banda

Punjab govt orders state's security clampdown in view of tomorrow Bandh
Punjab govt orders state’s security clampdown in view of tomorrow Bandh

Punjab govt orders state’s security clampdown in view of tomorrow Bandh   Chandigarh, April 1: The Punjab Government has ordered a security clampdown across the state as a precautionary measure in view of Monday’s bandh, with the Army and Paramilitary forces asked to be on alert, and all educational institutions and banks to remain closed. While

Plea in SC against CBSE move to conduct re-examinations
Plea in SC against CBSE move to conduct re-examinations

NEW DELHI: A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court against the decision of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to cancel and re-conduct the economics exam of Class XII held on March 26 and the mathematics paper of Class X on March 28 over suspicion of alleged question paper leak. The petition, filed by

Punjab govt appeals to SC brethren to maintain peace during bandh call on April 2
Punjab govt appeals to SC brethren to maintain peace during bandh call on April 2

Chandigarh – In view of the Bandh Call on April 2, against the dilution of SC/ST Atrocities Act, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh appealed the people of the state especially the members of SC community to keep restraint and maintain law and order in the larger public interest. In a statement issued here on Saturday, Captain