Jul 23

Punjab Government notifies 33 per cent increase in salary for nurses

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has issued the notification increasing 33 per cent hike in the salary of nurses, who had been holding protests in various stations in the State.They wrote a letter with their blood to the Madam Aroosa, a woman friend of CM Amarinder Singh, in which they wrote if their demand

Carry On Jatta 2 superhit2018
‘Carry On Jatta 2’ completes 50 days worldwide, considered superhit movie of 2018

Smeep Kang’s ‘Carry On Jatta 2‘ has become the latest entrant into the 50-day club for the movie has achieved the feat in both India and overseas. The movie is currently into its eighth week with 15 shows still playing on a daily basis across the globe. Smeep Kang’s ‘Carry On Jatta 2‘ has become the latest entrant

Ignoring own rules, Govt. transfers 2457 teachers, says it is in public interest

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: Putting behind the transparency, the Education department has transferred the teachers in bulk at night. After decades, neither application of transfers were sought from teachers, nor declared any transfer policy. Sources told that no merit was prepared and transfers were based on political approaches. Other hand the Teachers Outfits across the State

Make Chandigarh original capital of Punjab: Amarinder Singh to Rajnath

Make Chandigarh original capital of Punjab: Amarinder Singh to Rajnath. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday wrote to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh urging him to resolve the pending territorial dispute between the states of Punjab and Haryana. The Chief Minister urged Rajnath Singh to restore Chandigarh to Punjab, being its “legitimate original

Cricket betting racket busted in Ludhiana, 2 held

Cricket betting racket busted in Ludhiana, 2 held. The Punjab Police have busted a cricket betting racket and apprehended two bookies in Ludhiana. The police also seized Rs 1 lakh, 13 mobile phones and a tablet from their possession.“Father and son have been arrested and a case has been registered. We have seized cash worth

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

Punjab Govt. accepts demands of Aaganwadis’ but will applicable in next year
Punjab Govt. accepts demands of Aaganwadis’ but will applicable in next year

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: Series of protests have compelled the Government to accept the demands of Aaganwadi workers and Helpers. The Government has decided to increased remuneration of approximately 54,000 workers and helper Rs 1000 and 500 per month, respectively, which will have financial burden of Rs 48 crore annually on the state exchequer , but

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

High wholesale vegetable prices leave common man burdened
Ludhiana: High wholesale vegetable prices leave common man burdened

High wholesale vegetable prices leave common man burdened. The common man is bearing the brunt of the increased wholesale prices of vegetables in India. India’s wholesale inflation grew 5.77 percent in June, breaking the record of four-and-a-half-year. A vegetable buyer in Chandigarh said that the price of onion has touched sky high within a week.

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

Sangrur: Robbers open fire at cash van, flee with Rs. 5 Lakh

Sangrur: Robbers open fire at cash van, flee with Rs. 5 Lakh. Two persons in motorcycle fired on a cash van of Axis Bank on the Sangrur-Chandigarh road and fled away with Rs. 5 Lakh.  According to sources, a security guard injured in the incident. Cash custodian Satwant Singh and other four employees were going

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

Harsimrat asks Captain Amarinder to announce 100 per quintal paddy bonus
Harsimrat asks Captain Amarinder to announce 100 per quintal paddy bonus

Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday asked Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to walk the talk if he was really serious about boosting farmer earnings by announcing an immediate bonus of Rs 100 per quintal on paddy instead of playing politics by dubbing the historic increase of Rs 200 per

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: 2.77 kg heroin seized near a Indo-Pak border in Ferozepur
Punjab: 2.77 kg heroin seized near a Indo-Pak border in Ferozepur

Punjab: 2.77 kg heroin seized near a Indo-Pak border in Ferozepur. Seven packets of heroin weighing 2.77 kg and 50 pistol rounds were seized from a field near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Ferozepur sector in a joint operation by the BSF and the police, officials said today. The operation was conducted last evening after

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