May 20

Electricity in all the villages of the country till October: Goyal

Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said that by October this year electricity will reach all the villages of the country. Describing the progress of Rural Electrification, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Rural Joti Yojana, Goyal said that during the formation of Modi government three years back, 18,452 villages of the country were deprived of power during the

Direct flights, Amritsar and Mohali to Nanded from July: SAD MP

Direct flights, Amritsar and Mohali to Nanded from July: SAD MP. Member Parliament and Shiromani Akali Dal General Secretary Prof Prem Singh Chandumajra from Anandpur Sahib today said that direct flights from Mohali and Amritsar international airports to Nanded would commence from July next.He said the assurance to this effect was given to him by Union

Captain is running away from accountability :BJP Leader

 BJP and the Shiad  raised questioned on the performance of the state government, the party again targeted Captain . Punjab BJP Vice President Harjeet Singh Grewal and Secretary Vineet Joshi, reversing the statement of the Captain, said that the figures related to public problems are not false, the Chief Minister should gave them a straightforward

Brahm Mohindra: Enforce Food Safety Act with an iron hand
Brahm Mohindra: Enforce Food Safety Act with an iron hand

The Punjab Health Department has issued strict instructions to the district health authorities to ensure the implementation of the Food Safety and Standards Act with an iron hand. It act against big food and beverages operators besides small food shops and street vendors in case of complaints of dissolve.The instructions were issued by Minister for

Chandigarh cops to keep records of agencies providing security guards and bouncers
Chandigarh cops to keep records of agencies providing security guards and bouncers

Learning lessons from the broad day light murder of bouncer Amit Sharma alias Meet, at Panchkula’s Saketri area, on May 9, the UT Police have decided to keep a record of all private security agencies in the city. The forefathers of the bouncers after verification would also be maintained.In this field , there are 103

SC Commission summons Mohali DC due to negligence
SC Commission summons Mohali DC due to negligence

The Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission has summoned the Mohali Deputy Commissioner on June 22, due to the negligence shown by the latter towards the commission.A complaint filed by Raj Rani of Palheri village in Kharar, to Commission Chairman Rajesh Bagha, according to which she was denied the benefit under the Swachh Bharat Scheme when

Within 10 days of installation, traffic cones got damaged

Traffic cones were installed by traffic police at the  SSSS chowk .Within 10 days of installation of traffic cones at many important intersections to demarcate slip roads to facilitate right hand turns, unruly drivers have broken many of these. These cones are made of plastic. So they easily get damaged under the wheels and drivers

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Karti leaves for London, father P Chidambaram says he’ll return soon

Former finance minister P Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram who is under CBI scanner for an alleged case of bribery and corruption, on Thursday left for London. Karti Chidambaram, who is under CBI investigation for an alleged bribery and corruption case. “Karti is travelling as per earlier travel plans. He will return after a few days.

Six mobile phones recovered from Amritsar Central Jail

The jail staff of Amritsar Central Jail  has recovered six mobile phones and intoxicant tablets from four prisoners in the past two days .There is no let-up in the sneaking of mobile phones and other objectionable material in the Amritsar Central Jail premises.  Out of the six phones, two were found neglected. Jail superintendent, Ashish Kapoor

Kejriwal Has Relations With Hawala Operators- Kapil Mishra

Former sacked minister Kapil Mishra Once again Attacked on Arvind Kejriwal. He made another allegations on them and said that Delhi Chief Minister has Relations with Hawala Nexus.But yet Delhi Chief Minister Does not say anything on this matter. This was the third press conference of Kapil Mishra against Arvind Kejriwal.Before this he made allegations

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Kapil’s bomb on Kejriwal of Rs. 2 Crore

The conflict between Kapil Mishra and Arvind kejriwal will continue today, actually, news came on thursday that The person who gives fund to Aam Aadmi party has been disclosed.Kapil Mishra has tweeted that he will uncover the activities of Kejriwal. In Febrauray 2015 and now Kapil Mishra and his supporter’s allegation on Aam Aadmi party

Completion of 50 yrs Green Revolution: PAU wants a stamp
Completion of 50 yrs Green Revolution: PAU wants a stamp

Preparing to celebrate the golden jubilee of the Green Revolution with the fanfare it deserves, the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has decided to approach the Center to release a stamp to commemorate the occasion.“Punjab played a pivotal role in the Green Revolution. The contribution by the PAU in this achievement is exemplary,” said Sidhu adding

GST rates decided on 1,211 items

Making further progress on rolling out Goods and Services Tax (GST) by July 1, the GST Council on Thursday decided the tax rates for 1,211 items, a majority kept at 18 per cent, though the rates on gold and beedi remained undecided. The Council did not take any decision on services tax rates.Key Decisions: Items

Firing in Meerut, CCTV Footage with Police

Meerut: Firing in Cloth Showroom captured in CCTV. In Meerut under the Brahmpuri police station at lisari road three bike riders did four rounds of firing on cloth showroom. The footage has been captured in CCTV camera. Afzal Malik is a citizen of Rasidnagar and his showroom is situated at lisari road. During this accident

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ICJ put a stay on Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has asked Pakistan not to carry out the death sentence awarded to Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian citizen arrested on espionage charges. The top UN court also observed that New Delhi has the right to consular access to Jadhav, who was arrested from Balochistan in March, 2016.The  top court also

Punjab health department launches awareness campaign
Punjab health department launches awareness campaign

The Punjab Health Department on World Hypertension Day commenced launches awareness campaign to make people aware of the healthy lifestyle practices besides sensitivities them on the ill-effects of hypertension.The Department issued an advisory to people to get their routine health check-up, especially the measurement of blood pressure, done at government hospitals. Announcing this here on

Congress-sponsored shutdown disrupts life in Tripura

Congress-sponsored shutdown disrupts life in Tripura. Agartala, May 18 (IANS) Normal life was severely affected in Left-ruled Tripura on Thursday due to a 24-hour shutdown called by the opposition Congress in support of its 12-point charter of demands, including CBI probe in chit fund activities.”Most shops and markets were closed and attendance in the government

Jaitley, Mehbooba discuss funds flow to J&K

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today met Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti here and discussed various issues pertaining to the state, including funds flow under the Prime Minister’s Development Plan.Jaitley, who arrived here yesterday for the GST Council meet, had a 45-minute meeting with the chief minister. “Mehbooba Mufti discussed with the union

Muslim women can opt out of triple talaq, AIMPLB tells SC

Muslim women can opt out of triple talaq, AIMPLB tells SC. New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it has decided to issue an advisory to Qazis to give an option to Muslim women to opt out of instant triple talaq before giving

Science Minister Harsh Vardhan gets additional charge of Environment Ministry
Science Minister Harsh Vardhan gets additional charge of Environment Ministry

Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan was on Thursday given additional charge of the Environment Ministry following due to sudden demise of Union Enviorement Minister Anil Madhav Dave. Dave, 61, passed away at his official residence here on Thursday morning. Harsh Vardhan is also minister for Earth Sciences.“The President of India, as advised by the