Jul 13

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

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

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

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

Punjab: Farmers hold protest as Modi arrives for farmers' rally
Punjab: Farmers hold protest as Modi arrives for farmers’ rally

Farmers hold protest as Modi arrives in Punjab for farmers’ rally. Farmers owing allegiance to various organisations held a protest and showed black flags as Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Wednesday to address a rally. Punjab Police and security agencies stopped the protesting farmers at a distance from the venue and some were

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

Punjab Govt. withdraws cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur’s DSP rank
Punjab Govt. withdraws cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur’s DSP rank

Punjab Govt. withdraws cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur’s DSP rank. The Government of Punjab has withdrawn the DSP post from the India women’s T20 team captain Harmanpreet Kaur. According to sources, the Punjab Govt. took this decision after the graduation degree of Harmanpreet Kaur was found to be fake according to police officials, the police department said in

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

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

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): 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 old

Army chief General Bipin Rawat visits Golden Temple

Army chief General Bipin Rawat visits Golden Temple. Bipin Rawat visited Golden Temple in Amritsar on Sunday to seek blessings and talk about the security of the temple. During his visit, General Rawat spoke to the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief about literature and other invaluable articles which were taken away by the Army

SGPC to provide free treatment to drug addicts
SGPC to provide free treatment to drug addicts

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Amid the notorious wave of drug menace in the Punjab, the SGPC has decided to provide free treatment to the drug addicts across the state. In the meeting of Dharma Parchar Committee under the leadership of SGPC President Jathedar Gobind Singh Longowal, it was also decided to start state-wide campaign to aware the

Ultra-Marathon runner gets felicitated at Attari-Wagah border
Ultra-Marathon runner gets felicitated at Attari-Wagah border

Attari-Wagah (Punjab) (ANI): Ultra-Marathon runner Sameer Singh, who completed marathon run of 13,750 Km in a span of seven months and six days, was felicitated at Attari-Wagah border on Friday. He had registered himself in ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ app and travelled all around the country to complete his run.Sameer began his journey on December 1

Over 30,000 cases of wives abandoned by NRIs pending in Punjab
Over 30,000 cases of wives abandoned by NRIs pending in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab State Women’s Commission on Friday said over 30,000 legal cases pertaining to NonResident Indians (NRIs) from the state abandoning their wives are pending for disposal and urged the Centre to enact deterrent laws to curb the menace. Commission Chairperson Manisha Gulati met Union External affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi and

Dope test: business of Rs 400 crore in Punjab
Dope test: business of Rs 400 crore in Punjab

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems that dope test is going to be a big business in the State. Amid the drug menace, the trend of dope test has been started. If look at the figure, more than 20 lacs persons will undergo this test by paying more than Rs 300 crore , in the coming three

Mass movement against drug: Speaker Rana KP Singh undergoes dope test
Mass movement against drug: Speaker Rana KP Singh undergoes dope test

Mohali(Prabhmeet Luthra): Barely a day after the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced that he was ready to undergo a drug test, Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana K.P. Singh became the first celebrity to voluntarily undergo a dope test at the Mohali Civil Hospital in Phase 6. This was the first step in taking forward the

FSM launches statewide distribution of food grains under smart ration card
FSM launches statewide distribution of food grains under smart ration card

Mohali(DP Correspondent): In order to ensure foolproof transparency and efficiency in the distribution of food grains, Punjab Food & Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu today launched a statewide distribution of food grains under SMART RATION CARD SCHEME through e-POS machines, during a State Level Function organized at Kisan Vikas Chamber in Mohali.This biometric supported electronic

Sidhu Moosewala to hit the speaker again with 'Dark Love'
Sidhu Moosewala to hit the speaker again with ‘Dark Love’

Record breaker Sidhu Moosewala has gained the immense fame through his talent of singing as well as with his lyrics style. Singer become famous within short span of time and won many people’s hearts of every age especially of youngsters. Artist is known for mind-wobbling lyrics and singing style. Sidhu has came up with new

Employees demand dope test for all salaried persons
Punjab: Employees demand dope test for all salaried persons

Chandigarh(DP Correspondent): While welcoming the decision about dope test for all employees, the Punjab Civil Secretariat Staff Association demanded dope test for all, who have been getting salaries from the State exchequer, including MLAs, Ministers and CM too. In the statement, the president of the Association, Sukhchain Singh Khaira told that the decision of the