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SAD to intensify poll campaign, Sukhbir to reach Shahkot on May 16
SAD to intensify poll campaign, Sukhbir to reach Shahkot on May 16

Shahkot(Puneet Pal Singh) – In order to intensify the Shiromani Akali Dal’s strength in election campaign for the by-election of Shahkot assembly constituency, 43 zone in-charges have taken up the front and started the campaign to connect with voters in the villages and towns. The Party candidate, Naib Singh Kohar himself along with workers is in the

Northern region in for major power crisis
Northern region may leads to major power crisis

Patiala – A critical coal stock position in a number of thermal plants in the region coupled with low water level in the reservoirs of hydro power stations may lead to a major power crisis in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan and their dependence on power purchases from outside may increase. According to highly placed sources in the

SHO Bajwa gave ‘untrue' info of gangsters, report sought
SHO Bajwa gave ‘untrue’ info of gangsters, report sought

Chandigarh – The Chandigarh Police on Saturday sought a detailed report on the incident in which Punjab police Inspector Parminder Singh Bajwa provided information about the presence of gangsters at a bus stand here last month, which later turned out to be ‘untrue’. Bajwa, who was the Station House Officer of the Mehatpur police station at

Need to eliminate cheating in exams for reforms in education system: Soni
Need to eliminate cheating in exams for reforms in education system: Soni

Amritsar – Punjab minister O P Soni on Saturday stressed on eliminating cheating and copying in schools to bring reforms in the ailing education system and said that school education along with health was the top priority of the Congress government in the state. He said the results of Class X and Class XII exams conducted

Diljit Dosanjh becomes face of fashion brand
Diljit Dosanjh becomes face of fashion brand

Actor Diljit Dosanjh has been roped in as brand ambassador for the menswear of fbb, a fashion retail format from Future Group. He will promote the entire men’s range — casual, sports, ethnic, formal and party collection, read a statement to IANS.”Fashion is one’s own style statement. The clothes you wear are an extension of

Punjab govt signs MoU with UK for setting up bio-gas, CNG plants
Punjab govt signs MoU with UK for setting up bio-gas, CNG plants

CHANDIGARH: Punjab government on Friday signed a pact with the UK for setting up of bio-gas and bio-CNG plants in the state. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in the presence of Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal and Andrew Ayre, deputy high commissioner, British High Commission, as part of the state’s efforts to

Shahkot By-Poll: SAD demands deployment of paramilitary forces
Shahkot By-Poll: SAD demands deployment of paramilitary forces

Shahkot By-Poll: SAD demands deployment of paramilitary forces Chandigarh/New Delhi – A delegation of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday met the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Om Prakash Rawat in New Delhi and appealed to him to provide a senior officer to overlook Shahkot bye-poll on May 28, and deploy paramilitary forces to ensure

Idols of Valmiki and Ravi Dass to be stalled along with other idols in temples
Idols of Valmiki and Ravi Dass to be stalled along with other idols in temples

Idols of Valmiki and Ravi Dass to be stalled along with Gods and Goddesses in temples. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): All set to establish Maharishi Balmiki and Guru Ravi Das ji idols along with the idols of other gods and goddesses in Hindu temples. The task will be started from ‘Kali Mata temple in Patiala in June

Dissatisfied Election Commission again seeks reply from Chief Secretary, Punjab
Dissatisfied Election Commission again seeks reply from Chief Secretary, Punjab

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Expressing its dissatisfaction, the Election Commission has sought a report again from the Chief Secretary, Punjab on the complaint filed by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). Dal had alleged that CM had held press Conference in the Punjab Bhawan, Chandigarh, in which political activities were made and Officers were also present in the

SHO Mehatpur Parminder Singh Bajwa arrested by Jalandhar police

SHO Mehatpur Parminder Singh Bajwa who lodged an FIR against Congress leader arrested by police at Jalandhar judicial complex on Friday. Bajwa had come to a court to request security for him as there is threat to his life. While giving information SHO New Baradari police station Balbir Singh said that Parminder Singh Bajwa has

Shahkot Bye-Poll: Captain sees no merit in Oppn's stand on history book
Shahkot Bye-Poll: Captain sees no merit in Oppn’s stand on history book

Shahkot – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday lashed out at the Akalis and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for spreading an alleged canard over the issue of Class XII History books and urged the people of Shahkot to vote for the Congress for the betterment of their area and the state.“The Akalis failed

Govt. to retire 13000 Sarpanchs with Rs. 75 crore honorariums
Govt. to retire 13000 Sarpanchs with Rs. 75 crore honorariums

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government will retire more than 13,000 Sarpanch across the State with honorarium of Rs 75 crore. The Government has approved the amount for Sapranchs in principle, who could not able to get it for the last four years. Rs 1200 are given as honorarium to the Sarpanch per month. Talking to

Punjab to conduct survey of drug addicts from May 17

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government is likely to conduct a survey of drug addicts across the State.  At present there is no survey in this regard with the Government at own level. With the starting of ‘Anti-drug movement’, which is scheduled for May 17 from Tarantarn and CM Amrinder Singh will inaugurate, more than 5 lacs DAPO (

General categories cry foul as the Govt. fails to implement court verdict
General categories cry foul as the Govt. fails to implement court verdict

Chandigarh(DP Correspondent): Shyam Lal Sharma, Chief Organizer, General Categories Welfare Federation, Punjab and Satnam Singh Dhami, Press Secretary while addressing press conference in press club Chandigarh stated that Punjab Government has not issued any instructions for the implementation of judgment dated 20th February, 2018 vide which reservation in promotion has been scrapped by Punjab and

General categories cry foul as the Govt. fails to implement court verdict
Performance of Ministers moves to Shahkot from Punjab Secretariat

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Ministers of Punjab, who had assured with good performance, are now ready to move to show their performance in the Shahkot Assembly segment instead of the Punjab Civil Secretariat. Except Manpreet Singh Badal, there was desert like look in the room of Ministers as they were in Shahkot on the occasion of

Annoyed OBC MLAs stay away from Cong meeting called for future strategy
Annoyed OBC MLAs stay away from Cong meeting called for future strategy

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The seven out of eight MLAs of Congress belong to OBC category have stayed away from the meeting organised by OBC (Other backward Class) cell of Congress in Punjab Congress Bhawan, today. National Chairman of the cell and MP Tamradhwaj and other office bearer across the Punjab were present in the meeting. The

Punjab BJP Prez allegedly misuses National Emblem for Political Activities
Punjab BJP Prez allegedly misuses National Emblem for Political Activities

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Rajya Sabha member and President of Punjab BJP Shwait Malik has allegedly misused the National Emblem for Political activities. A day before, Malik has released a list of Punjab BJP office bearer. But the letter-head, which has been used for it, was printed with lions with Ashoka Chakra in the mid-front. While the

Cabinet sub-committee on sand mining to prepare its own report except Sidhu
Cabinet sub-committee on sand mining to prepare its own report except Sidhu

Cabinet sub-committee on sand mining to prepare its own report except Sidhu Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The controversy seems to be increasing on the issue of sand mining sub-committee’s Report,. Sources in the Government told that three members out of four have decided to prepare their own report on sand-mining. A Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa told

Punjab to offer subsidy to unemployed youth for dairy farms: Sidhu

Punjab to offer subsidy to unemployed youth for dairy farms: Sidhu Chandigarh – The Punjab government will extend 25 to 33 per cent subsidy to unemployed youth for setting up dairy farming units in the state, minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said on Wednesday. The offer has been made under the state’s crop diversification policy to encourage youth

Shahkot Bye-poll: SAD seeks arrest of Congress candidate Laddi
Shahkot Bye-poll: SAD seeks arrest of Congress candidate Laddi

Shahkot – Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday alleged that the Congress was earning huge profits from illegal mining business, which was halting the party leaders from acting against Hardev Singh Laddi Sherowalia even after the registration of an FIR against him. SAD on Wednesday organised a massive rally to demonstrate strength in