Feb 16

PSPCL seeks 33 percent price hike in power tariff
PSPCL seeks 33 percent price hike in power tariff

PSPCL seeks 33 percent price hike in power tariff. The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has submitted a petition to the Punjab Electricity Authority Commission (PEAC) to make good the loss of Rs 5,300 crore. The total cost worked out last year was Rs 4,661 crore, whereas the total debt of the PSPCL amounted

Punjab govt setup 3-member panel to help in potato, maize marketing
Punjab govt setup 3-member panel to help in potato, maize marketing

Punjab govt setup 3-member panel to help in potato, maize marketing. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has set up a three-member committee to work out a marketing strategy for the benefit of maize and potato farmers in the state. The committee, comprising ACS (Cooperation), ACS (Development) and Chairman, The Punjab State Farmers Commission, has been

Sidhu proving to be biggest white elephant for Congress: Sukhbir Badal
Sidhu proving to be biggest white elephant for Congress: Sukhbir Badal

Sidhu proving to be biggest white elephant for Congress: Sukhbir Badal Garshankar – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday said Local Bodies minister Navjot Singh Sidhu was proving to be the biggest white elephant for the Congress and he was now planning to leave the party after failing to make any mark

Restless India eye 5-1, South Africa aim consolation
Restless India eye 5-1, South Africa aim consolation

Restless India eye 5-1, South Africa aim consolation CENTURION: A historic series triumph sealed, India are expected to put their bench strength to test while a vanquished South Africa would aim for a consolatory win when the two sides square off in the sixth and final ODI, here today. The Men in Blue have already

Capt seeks Centre's special assistance for 550th Sri Guru Nanak Dev Parkash Utsav
Capt seeks Centre’s special assistance for 550th Sri Guru Nanak Dev Parkash Utsav

Capt seeks Centre’s special assistance for 550th Sri Guru Nanak Dev Parkash Utsav. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking special assistance for the commemoration of the 550th anniversary of the Prakash Utsav of Sri Guru Nanak Dev and urging him to constitute an organising committee for the

Captain Amarinder to receive Justin Trudeau at Amritsar
Captain Amarinder to receive Justin Trudeau at Amritsar

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will receive Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he visits Amritsar and will also accompany him to the Golden Temple. Trudeau is visiting India from February 17-23. “Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh will receive Canadian PM and will also go to the Golden Temple with him,” officials said here.The Canadian

Tript Bajwa orders to release incentives to water supply and sanitation motivators
Tript Bajwa orders to release incentives to water supply and sanitation motivators

Tript Bajwa orders to release incentives to water supply and sanitation motivators CHANDIGARH: Water Supply and Sanitation Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa has directed the officials of the department to release the pending incentives of the master motivators and motivators without any delay. The delegation of the motivators working under Swachch India, Swachch Punjab met the minister

Punjab govt setup 3-member panel to help in potato, maize marketing
Punjab govt’s crucial meeting about farmer’s debt

Punjab govt’s crucial meeting about farmer’s debt Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga):  All eyes are on tomorrow’s banker committee’s meeting, which will reveal the truth of debt waiver scheme of the Punjab Government. In the first time, the Banker’s committee has kept in agenda about the debt issue of Punjab. Banker’s committee organizes quarterly meeting of all banks.

Punjab Police transfers: 2 IPS, 6 PPS officers transferred
Punjab police transfers: 2 IPS, 6 PPS officers transferred

The Punjab Government on Thursday issued transfer/ posting order of 2 IPS and 6 PPS officers and ordered to report the administrative ground with immediate

Punjab Cabinet meeting: Separate Mining Department created

An important meeting of Punjab Cabinet was held on Thursday at Chandigarh which was chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in which many decisions were made including outdoor advertisement policy. Punjab Cabinet the creation of Border Cadre for Teachers was also sanctioned. The Punjab government has decided to seek the opinion of the state

Bathinda woman dies after hair gets entangled in go-kart wheel in Haryana

A 28-year-old woman was killed after her hair got entangled in the rear wheel of a go-kart at Pinjore Gardens on Wednesday. Puneet Kaur and her husband Amardeep Singh (30) of Rampura Phul in Bathinda were on a Valentine’s Day outing. She was riding a go-kart with her husband when the incident happened. Though Puneet

HC quashes show cause notice
Major jolt to Navjot Sidhu: HC quashes show cause notice to Mohali Mayor

Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday quashed the show cause notice issued to Mohali Mayor Kulwant Singh. Justice Daya Chaudhary pronounced the order and allowed the petition of Kulwant Singh. The court quashed the impugned show cause notice.It is worth mentioning that Mayor Kulwant Singh knocked the court’s doors against the show-cause notice served on him by Local Bodies Minister

Hindu leader Amit Arora terrorist attack, SIT and CFSL team reaches ludhiana

After the terrorist attack on Hindu leader Amit Arora in Ludhiana, the team of CFSL has reached Ludhiana on SIT and is investigating the attack on Amit Arora. The team is creating the place of the crime scene. How did Amit Arora got attacked and attackers escaped.Let us tell you that after the terrorist attack

Shahkot bypoll
Shahkot bypoll on cards, who will stand tall after 2 decades domination of Kohar

Puneet Pal Singh Jalandhar After the demise of vigorous leader of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and sitting MLA of Shahkot constituency Jathedar Ajit Singh Kohar bypoll is on cards. All political parties are already up for the Shahkot assembly bypoll. The questions comes that who will stand tall after the 2 decades political domination and

'PNB's $1.8 bn fraud is failure of various audits, RBI inspection'
‘PNB’s $1.8 bn fraud is failure of various audits, RBI inspection’

The $1.8 billion fraud at the government-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) shows the failure of various kinds of audits in the bank, including the RBI’s inspection, said a senior chartered accountant. According to him, the Reserve Bank of India has to carry out a deep investigation, forensic audit of the accounts involved in the alleged

Hotel management student commits suicide in Jalandhar
Hotel management student commits suicide in Jalandhar

19 years old girl ended her life just because she could not clear her hotel management course. Resident of village Kalav of Jalandhar, Simran kaur daughter of desa committed suicide by hanging herself as she could not get enough marks that could satisfy her. Police sent the dead body for post- mortem after taking it

Haryana woman dies in amusement park mishap
Haryana woman dies in amusement park mishap

Haryana woman dies in amusement park mishap: A woman died of scalping after her hair got stuck in the tyre of a car ride at an amusement park near Yadavindra Gardens in Panchkula’s Pinjore.The woman identified as Puneet Kaur hailed from Rampura Phul city of Bathinda district. The body of the deceased was handed over to the

World Cup kabaddi 2018
SAD to bring World Cup kabaddi 2018 back on floor: Sukhbir Badal

Strap Badal, “It’s my dream to take Kabaddi to Olympics one day so now it’s not just a sport for me, it has become my passion of life for the sports welfare” Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana Much to the joy of the sports lovers and villagers in Punjab, World Cup Kabaddi would be back again in

NIA arrests one in Punjab's targeted killing case
NIA arrests one in Punjab’s targeted killing case

NIA arrests one in Punjab’s targeted killing case:  The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested one absconding accused from Meerut in Punjab’s targeted killing case and was later produced before the NIA Special Court in Mohali. The court has granted one day NIA custody for his interrogation. Parvez was arrested on late Tuesday night, who was wanted in

Punjab farmer booked for stripping five children
Punjab farmer booked for stripping five children

Punjab farmer booked for stripping five children:  The Punjab Police on Wednesday registered a case against a farmer in Amritsar district for allegedly stripping five children after they plucked some radishes from his fields. The farmer, A. S. Latti, had allegedly stripped the five boys of Sohian Kalan of their clothes on Sunday and had