Jul 20

Captain Amarinder Singh seeks cooperation of counterparts in controlling drug menace
Captain Amarinder Singh seeks cooperation of counterparts in controlling drug menace

Captain Amarinder Singh seeks cooperation of counterparts in controlling drug menace. Punjab Chief Minister  sought the cooperation of his counterparts in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan to end the drug menace in Punjab. The Chief Minister also sought the assistance of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, to whom Delhi Police reports, to control the cultivation

Shahkot election expanse report: No party supports its candidates with funds except AAP
Shahkot election expanse report: No party supports its candidates with funds except AAP

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh Shahkot election expanse report: The report of expanses of all the candidates, who had contested Shahkot bye-poll, has appeared. Congress candidate Hardev Singh Ladi, who won the election, has spent Rs 21.45 lacs; Naib Singh Kohar of SAD Rs 19.66 lacs Rattan Singh of AAP spent Rs 11.05 lacs. Total expanse of

Punjab Government bans entry of two officers to Secretariat
Punjab Government bans entry of two officers to Secretariat

Punjab Government bans entry of two officers to Secretariat. The Punjab Government has banned the entry of two officers. It has been directed to the CISF, who monitors the security arrangement of Secretariat, not to allow these two officers to enter in the building. From the each entry point of the Secretariat front, back, Haryana

Heavy rains lash parts of Punjab, Haryana

Heavy rains lash parts of Punjab, Haryana. Rains lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana today, leading to a dip in the mercury by a few notches. Chandigarh received heavy downpour and the mercury dropped by a few notches, a Meteorological Department official said here.In Haryana, Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Karnal and Narnaul were among places

Remove ‘Kaur’ or face consequences says Akali Dal on Sunny Leone biopic

Remove ‘Kaur’ or face consequences says Akali Dal on Sunny Leone biopic. Canadian-born Indian actress Sunny Leone’s upcoming biopic web series “Karenjit Kaur: the Untold Story” title has made the Sikh Community unhappy. The Akali Dal on Monday warned makers of the web series to remove ‘Kaur’ from the title or face the consequences. Speaking

Shortage of ballot boxes can lead use of EVMs in Panchayat election
Shortage of ballot boxes can lead use of EVMs in Panchayat election

Chandigarh: The Punjab State Election Commission is likely to conduct Panchayat election on Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). The Commission could not able to find required ballot boxes for election. The Commission has sought help from neighbouring states, but the outdated ballot boxes are in poor condition, which are not useful. The electoral officers has been

19269 cases settled in National Lok Adalat in Punjab: Justice TPS Mann
19269 cases settled in National Lok Adalat in Punjab: Justice TPS Mann

Mohali(DP Correspondent) : Lok Adalats are Litigant centered Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanism in which members of Lok Adalat bench motivate and assist the parties to amicably arrive to a settlement. Under the guidance of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Judge, Supreme Court of India and Executive Chairman, National Legal Services Authority and under the leadership

Punjab postal circle Aadhaar Awards
Punjab postal circle wins big at Aadhaar Excellence Awards

The Postal Circles of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Punjab on Wednesday bagged the first, second and third positions respectively in the Best Performing Postal Circle category of the Aadhaar Excellence Awards given by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).Meanwhile, the postal circles of Punjab won in the category of Fastest Roll-out of Aadhaar Enrolment and Updation

Down from numero uno to 20th rank shameful: Sukhbir
Down from numero uno to 20th rank, shameful: Sukhbir

Chandigarh – Former Deputy Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said that it was shameful that Punjab had descended from number one to number twenty under the leadership of Capt Amarinder Singh and was now being ranked below erstwhile ‘BIMARU’ states like Bihar and Jharkhand. In a statement

Punjab to provide 8,500 jobs during international job fair: Channi
Punjab to provide 8,500 jobs during international job fair: Channi

Chandigarh – The Punjab Government will provide jobs to about 8,500 youth of the state during the first of its kind ‘International Job Fair’ in the country. The Punjab Technical Education and Employment Generation Minister Charanjit Singh Channi disclosed this after holding a joint review meeting of Employment Generation and Technical Education departments regarding the

Akal Takht head appeals against drug abuse

Akal Takht head appeals against drug abuse. The Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhism, on Friday issued an appeal to the members of the Sikh community to ensure that drug abuse does not take place in their family, locality, village or neighbourhood. “I have issued an appeal to all Sikhs and everyone else

Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi
Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi

Ending a week-long dry spell, rains lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana today. Chandigarh received heavy downpour and the mercury dropped by a few notches, a Meteorological Department official said here. In Haryana, Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Hisar, Sirsa and Narnaul were among other places that received rains. Mohali, Ropar, Ludhiana and Gurdaspur in Punjab

Punjab Panchayats to pay fund to run de-addiction centres in rural areas

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: Panchayats have come forward to de-addict the rural youths. Fund would be provided by the Panchayats to run the de-addiction centres in the villages. Soon, the Government will impose charge on the Panchayats in this regard .For the success of de-addict of youths, the rural department has prevented the process to merge

Rs.5 lakh Reward for information of bribery in teachers’ transfers: Soni

Prabhmeet Luthra, Mohali: Punjab Education Minister Om Prakash Soni on Wednesday said that corruption in teachers’ transfers will not be tolerated at any cost. He announced that any whistle-blower, who gives information with concrete proof of bribe in the teachers’ transfers, will be rewarded with Rs.5 lakhs. He said that transfers are being done in

Punjab dissolves all Panchayats ahead of election, process begins to appoint administrators

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh:  The Punjab Government has directed to dissolve all 13,040 gram panchayats. All the District Development and Panchayat Officers have been asked to appoint Administrators and report to the department in two days. The step has been taken ahead of Panchayat election, which has been scheduled for September 30. The terms of Gram

Nigerian held with heroin in Punjab's Phagwara
Nigerian held with heroin in Punjab’s Phagwara

Nigerian held with heroin in Punjab’s Phagwara. A Nigerian national was arrested and 8 grams of heroin was seized from his possession near Law Gate Maheru colony here, the police said today. Alex Junior Obomanu, 20, presently living in a rented accommodation in the colony, 7 kilometres from here, is a former student of a

Pakistan’s first Sikh police officer forcibly evicted from Lahore

Pakistan’s first-ever Sikh police officer, Gulab Singh, has claimed that the government wants to forcefully evict the Sikh community from the country. Singh’s claim came a day after he was manhandled and forcefully evicted from his house, along with his family. In an interview to ANI, Singh said, “Since 1947, my family has been staying

Punjab CM urges PM Modi to implement Swaminathan Commission Report
Punjab CM urges PM Modi to implement Swaminathan Commission Report

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to waive off loans of farmers and make efforts to implement the Swaminathan Commission Report. Few hours before the Prime Minister was scheduled to address Kisan Kalyan rally in Punjab’s Muktsar district, Amarinder Singh tweeted, “Narendra Modi ji, good to know that you

Capt. Amarinder Singh announces free treatment for poor drug addicts

Capt. Amarinder Singh announces free treatment for poor drug addicts. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced free treatment for poor drug addicts at all state-run de-addiction centres.Following a meeting with civil surgeons, medical superintendents and principals of the government medical colleges, the Chief Minister ordered the police not to harass addicts or their

No MSP, only Swami Nathan: Farmers ‘urge to Prime Minister with ultimatum
No MSP, only Swami Nathan: Farmers ‘urge to Prime Minister with ultimatum

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: Farmers ‘outfits do not seem united on the same demand of MSP on crops. That’s why the main outfits of farmers’BKU (Rajewal) and BKU (Lakhowal) held separate activities in the Chandigarh. President of BKU (Rajewal), Balbir Singh Rajewal said in the meeting that the increase in MSP on crops is based on