Jul 12

Punjab Police nab gangster after exchange of fire-
Punjab Police nab gangster after exchange of fire

A gangster, wanted in over two dozen cases of murder and robbery, was arrested after exchange of gunfire in a village of Ferozepur, police said today. While Gurpreet Singh, alias Gopi, was nabbed, Ashok Kumar, alias Aman, managed to escape with some locals in the operation in village Kohala in Ferozepur district’s Mallanwala block yesterday.

Punjab extends date of General Transfers
Punjab extends date of General Transfers

The Punjab Government has extended the last date for the general postings and transfers of officers and officials of the government in the state during 2017-18. Disclosing this here today, a spokesman of the Punjab Government said that now the general transfers would be done upto 10th July, 2017 but this decision would not be implemented

IPS Somesh Goyal, 1984 batch, is new DGP of Himachal Pradesh
IPS Somesh Goyal, 1984 batch, is new DGP of Himachal Pradesh

1984 batch IPS officer Somesh Goyal is the news DGP of Himachal Pradesh. He took charge as the DGP in the presence of Sanjay Kumar, who was leaving his charge as DGP of the state. Based on the seniority, three police officers of the state, Somesh Goyal, S R Mardi and Prithiv Raj were frontrunner

No regulatory Act for cable business in Punjab: Amarinder
No regulatory Act for cable business in Punjab: Amarinder

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ruled out any regulatory Act for the cable business in the state. The TV Channels will, however, be free to operate, he added.   With this, Amarinder government has taken a u-turn on its decision to de-politicise news channels and de-monoplise cable TV networks in Punjab. In its first cabinet meeting on March

One house One job scheme will be started from August
One house One job scheme will be started from August: Captain Amarinder Singh

Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Director General of police Punjab Suresh Arora addressed the press conference in Chandigarh. Captain Amarinder Singh said that one house one job scheme will be started from August. Captain government promised in its election manifesto during elections that if congress government would come in power, then government job

Captain Amarinder conferred with Fakhr-e-Kaum award

Punjan chief minister Captain  Amarinder Singh was conferred with Fakhr-e-Kaum award by Federation of Aartiya Association of Punjab in Kisan Bhawan, Chandigarh, where a programme was held by brokers (Aartiya) of Punjab Mandi Board. On this occasion, the chairman of Punjab Mandi Board Lal Singh was also present.

British paid compensation for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre!!

Even as nonagenarian freedom fighter Mohan Singh recently moved the High Court seeking compensation for the “brutal death” of his grandfather at Amritsar’s Jallianwala Bagh on April 13, 1919, documents chanced upon during the digitisation of Punjab Archives show that the British had announced “liberal compensation” to the victim families of the massacre. Even those

Punjab minister warns of 'water emergency'
Punjab minister warns of ‘water emergency’

 If crop diversification was not undertaken at the earliest and the area under paddy plantation not reduced, Punjab would face a water emergency-like situation in the times to come, a cabinet minister said. “If water is not used judiciously and saved optimally, then water emergency is written on the wall in the times to come,”

Massive search operation in Ludhiana central jail
Massive search operation in Ludhiana central jail

Massive search operation was conducted in Ludhiana central jail. During the checking the police recovered only two mobile phones and some electricity wires. The search Operation conducted by ADCP and ACP rank officials, along with 400 cops including 200 from PAP Jalandhar, 13 SHOs.     The Checking was conducted on the directions of government.   In

4,400 pilgrims leave for Amarnath yatra on third day

4,400 pilgrims leave Amarnath yatra third day. Over 4,400 pilgrims today left the winter capital for the twin base camps of 3,888 metre high Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva in south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security. The yatra was suspended from Jammu base camp after multiple landslides triggered by heavy rains blocked the Jammu-Srinagar

Father-son duo shot dead over water dispute in Haryana-
Father-son duo shot dead over water dispute in Haryana

A man and his son were shot dead today in a village in Haryana’s Sonepat district allegedly by a person known to them due to a dispute over distribution of water in the fields, police said. The 55-year-old man and his son (26) were gunned down in the village by the accused, they said, adding

In the US, a Punjabi murdered by his cousin
In the US, a Punjabi murdered by his cousin

In the US, a Punjabi murdered by his cousin. Hoshiarpur: Kulwant Singh, a resident of Alsampur village, Hoshiarpur, was living in Queens New York, his son, Kuldip Singh, was killed by his cousin Lavandeep Singh, son of Surinder Singh, after stabbing him. However, the cause of the murder has not yet been made clear. In

Punjab: Acid attack victims to get Rs 8,000 per month

The department of social security and woman and child welfare of Punjab government has decided to offer Rs. 8000 monthly financial aid to the victims of acid attack. Deputy commissioner Amit Kumar told that this scheme is given the name as Punjab financial assistance to  acid attack victims scheme- 2017.  Here, the definition of disability

Hry health dept launches ‘Hum versus Dengue’ campaign

Hry health dept launches ‘Hum versus Dengue’ campaign Chandigarh, Jun 29 (PTI) The Haryana health department has launched ‘Hum versus Dengue’ campaign, under which children studying in government schools in Gurgaon district would be provided free insurance cover of up to Rs 20,000 for treatment, in case diagnosed with the vector-borne disease.The campaign would be

Debt relieved Farmers don’t need to pay the debts : Capt Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh, June 29(Narinder Jagga) : Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today, while giving assurance of issuing notification to bring the loan waiver decision soon, made it clear that those farmers whose debts have been waived, are immediately freed from debt repayment.Addressing a meeting with various farmers’ organizations here today, the Chief Minister assured that

AWWA Organises “STEP – Support to Training Education and Health Promotion” Project.

AWWA (Army Wives Welfare Association) organised a Project named, Support to Training Education and Health Promotion (STEP).  It is an initiative to preserve women’s well-being taken by the aegis of the Army Wives Welfare Association’s. At Ferozepur’s Army General Hospital, a ‘Well Women Clinic’ was established. The dependents of the army service men including their

Distt level Officers of Dept of Fertilizers and Drug Administration promoted to control Tobacco, Cigarettes.

Chandigarh, June 28 (Haryana): Health Minister Anil Vij said that to control Tobacco and cigarette advertisements, trade and commerce, production, supply and distribution, fertilizers and drug administration officials to the district level have been empowered. These officers will now be entitled to search and seize tobacco in their area.Health Minister said that there is the

CM’s Flying Team raids, seizes illegal alcohol brewing stuff; Stops illegal transportation.

Chandigarh, June 28 (IANS)- A special team of Haryana CM’s Flying team raided 356 places in the state for the prevention of the manufacture of counterfeit goods and illegal liquor. Also, for illegal operation of transport vehicles and such unauthorized activities. The cases have been registered against those involved. Apart from this, 98 Criminal cases

Drunken youth fell into a canal and died.

There is a saying that drugs take life. A similar case has come to the fore, where drunken migrant rickshaw puller, went to the canal, fell into it and died while washing his face with the water of the canal. Police reached the spot and took possession of the body. The deceased’s brother Shankar said

Trump Gaon a fraud event, Says an Official.

Trump Gaon came into limelight ahead of Modi’s tour to the US. A Haryana village in Mewat region called Merodha was declared to be renamed after US President Donald Trump. However, a senior official has declared it as a fraud event. The renaming was carried out by NGO Sulabh, which said the village will be known