Jul 13

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

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

PM Modi to address Kisan Kalyan rally in Punjab to mark MSP hike
PM Modi to address Kisan Kalyan rally in Punjab to mark MSP hike

PM Modi to address Kisan Kalyan rally in Punjab to mark MSP hike.  Narendra Modi will on Wednesday address a Kisan Kalyan rally in Punjab’s Muktsar district in the wake of recent hike in Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Kharif crops.“Tomorrow I would be visiting Punjab to address a Kisan Kalyan Rally in Malout, Muktsar

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

Ice factories instructed to add food colour to distinguish edible and non-edible ice
Ice factories instructed to add food colour to distinguish edible and non-edible ice

CHANDIGARH: With a view to check the misuse of non edible ice as edible ice, the Punjab government has issued strict instructions to all ice factories of the state to use food colour in non edible ice to ensure availability of healthy food items which were made or preserved by using ice. All the Civil

Police arrested Gangster Dilpreet Singh who shot Parmish Verma
Police arrested Gangster Dilpreet Singh who shot Parmish Verma

Police arrested Gangster Dilpreet Singh who shot Parmish Verma . The Punjab Police has arrested gangster Dilpreet Singh who had earlier claimed to be behind Punjabi singer Parmish Verma’s shooting. Punjab Police in a joint operation with CBI Chandigarh arrested the gangster from Chandigarh on Monday.Earlier, the gangster had uploded a pic of himself with

Three migrant labourers electrocuted in Ludhiana
Three migrant labourers electrocuted in Ludhiana

Ludhiana, Jul 8 (PTI) Three migrant labourers, hailing from UP and Bihar, died of electrocution in the new Punjabi colony of Basti Jodhewal here today, Additional DCP Surinder Lamba said. Lamba said a high tension electric cable was passing close to the first floor of a house where the labourers were engaged in some repair

Despite minority class status, no recognition to Jains in the Punjab
Despite minority class status, no recognition to Jains in the Punjab

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government could not able to recognise Jain community as a minority community. The Government of India (GOI), ministry of Minority affairs had notified Jains as minority community and a gazette notification had been issued on January 27, 2014. Despite the direction of GOI, the State Government seems still in confusion to

Wanted in 40 cases, travel agent Ghai arrested
Wanted in 40 cases, travel agent Ghai arrested

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – Wanted in around 40 cases of immigration fraud, travel agent Nitish Ghai along with his three aides were arrested by Police on Saturday.The wife of Ghai, Gurvinder Kaur alias Jasmine has also joined police investigation. The Police have registered 40 cases of immigration Fraud for duping people on pretext of sending abroad

Punjab police issues look-out notice for former SSP

Punjab police issues look-out notice for former SSP. In view of media reports that former Senior Superintendent of Police Raj Jit Singh is likely to flee the country, the Vigilance Bureau of Punjab Police issued a look-out for him. Singh is required for questioning in connection with an FIR that claimed some alleged drug smugglers

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

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

MBD Group CSR Founders day
MBD Group celebrates CSR week ahead of Founders’ day

 Kicking off the week-long corporate social responsibility week by the MBD Group, as a part of their Founders’ week, school  bags and stationery items  were distributed among the students of Ekjot Viklang children school, BRS Nagar on Friday. The staff of  MBD Neopolis mall and Radisson Blu hotel MBD Ludhiana participated in the CSR activity

No MSP, only Swami Nathan: Farmers ‘urge to Prime Minister with ultimatum
PM Modi to attend Akali Dal’s ‘Thanksgiving’ rally on July 11

PM Modi likely to attend Akali Dal’s ‘thanksgiving’ rally at Bathinda on July 11. According to sources, PM Modi will visit 3 states Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan to address a rally of farmers of respective states. The venue of the farmer rally will be Mukatsar District of Punjab which is situated on the border of

Fingers pointed at women will be chopped off: Haryana CM
Ludhiana: Commissioner of Police on radar of government for helping rapist

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: Commissioner of Police (CP), Ludhiana is on the radar of the Punjab Government for allegedly helping rapist for his parole. The Sarabha Nagar Police had filed its report recommending no parole to former teacher Pankaj Arora, who has been facing life imprisonment in rape with his minor girl student, as there may

Ludhiana: Commissioner of Police on radar of government for helping rapist
Commissioner of Police on radar of government for helping rapist

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Commissioner of Police (CP), Ludhiana is on the radar of the Punjab Government for allegedly helping a rapist for his parole. The Sarabha Nagar Police had filed its report recommending no parole to former teacher Pankaj Arora, who has been facing life imprisonment in rape with his minor girl student, as there may