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Punjab Panorama to hardsell state to world as tourist destination

Punjab Panorama to hardsell state to world as tourist destination

Punjab Panorama to hardsell state to world as tourist destination NEW DELHI: The Punjab Government will be hosting the first international contemporary arts forum at the historic Qila Mubarak fort in Patiala this March to showcase the state’s rich art and cultural heritage to the world. Punjab’s Tourism and Culture Minister said the first of its

Congress MP Dulo, opposition MLAs boycott CM's meeting

Congress MP Dulo, opposition MLAs boycott CM’s meeting

Chandigarh – Congress MP and former state Congress president Shamsher Singh Dulo, and MLAs of the Akali Dal, AAP and BJP boycotted a meeting of the highpowered Vigilance and Monitoring Committee for SC/ST convened by CM Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday. They said that the CM should be present at the meeting as without him there

CAT-IIIB ILS lights to be installed at Chandigarh international airport

CAT-IIIB ILS lights to be installed at Chandigarh international airport

CAT-IIIB ILS lights to be installed at Chandigarh international airport Chandigarh – The Chandigarh International Airport Limited (CHIAL) on Friday filed an affidavit in the Punjab and Haryana High Court which has been taken on record by the court. Counsel for the CHIAL advocate Chetan Mittal, informed the Special Bench of the High Court comprising Justice

Cong discriminating against region by not giving NOS for AIIMS: Sukhbir

Cong discriminating against region by not giving NOS for AIIMS: Sukhbir

Cong discriminating against region by not giving NOS for AIIMS: Sukhbir Chandigarh/Jhunir – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said the Congress government was discriminating against this region by delaying sanctions needed for start of work on the prestigious AIIMS project besides stopping work on construction of irrigation channels. Addressing a massive

Quebec's court upholds kirpan ban at provincial legislature

Quebec’s court upholds kirpan ban at provincial legislature

Quebec’s court upholds kirpan ban at provincial legislature.  A Canadian Court has upheld the right of Quebec’s national assembly to prohibit people from entering the building with a kirpan, an article of faith for the Sikhs, media reports said. Two members of the World Sikh Organisation of Canada were challenging a unanimous motion adopted in the

Amritsar: Rs 100 crore announced for development of city

Amritsar: Rs 100 crore announced for development of city

Amritsar: Rs 100 crore announced for development of city AMRITSAR/CHANDIGARH: Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced a grant of Rs 100 crore for the execution of various development works in Amritsar, while making it clear that paucity of funds would not be allowed to scuttle the execution of these projects.Addressing the newly elected Municipal

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh raises Khalistan issue with Trudeau

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh raises Khalistan issue with Trudeau. Captain Amarinder Singh shared concerns with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about militancy issue related to the separatist movement of Khalistan, here on Wednesday. Singh, who met with the Canadian Prime Minister earlier today, said, “I raised the issue of Khalistan, it’s the primary issue, as there is money coming in from various

Sand mining auction gets pitiable response

Sand mining auction gets pitiable response

Sand mining auction gets pitiable response Chandigarh(RajayDeep) – Amid reports of bidders having failed to pay instalments of multi-crore bids on which they got mining rights last year in the much-hyped sand mining auction, the state’s yet another attempt to lease out 51 new quarries for mining in different districts on Monday also miserably failed to evoke

CM to meet Canadian PM: Red carpet roll out for dignitary

CM to meet Canadian PM: Red carpet roll out for dignitary

CM to meet Canadian PM: Red carpet roll out for dignitary Chandigarh – Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will hold a meeting in Amritsar on February 21, officials said on Monday ending long-standing uncertainty. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh is all set to take Punjab’s close business as well as

Bajwa writes to Captain 'negating' Cabinet decision

Bajwa writes to Captain ‘negating’ Cabinet decision

Bajwa writes to Captain ‘negating’ Cabinet decision Chandigarh – Rajya Sabha member Partap Singh Bajwa has played a smart googly to bowl his ‘bete noire’ – Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. It is an open secret that Bajwa and Amarinder nurse disgruntled feelings against each other and that has been admitted by both at different occasions

Kudos Punjab Police for launching efforts to get ‘gabru’ rid of gangsterism

Kudos Punjab Police for launching efforts to get ‘gabru’ rid of gangsterism

Kudos Punjab Police for launching efforts to get ‘gabru’ rid of gangsterism. After witnessing youth of the state getting swiftly lured towards gangsterism, which is leading to a noticeable increase in the criminal incidents, finally Punjab Police have launched efforts to get ‘gabru’ (youths) rid of this menace. And for this, the state cops have now started

Australian High Commissioner on four-day visit to Punjab

Australian High Commissioner on four-day visit to Punjab

Australian High Commissioner on four-day visit to Punjab from today CHANDIGARH: Australian High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu, will be on a four-day visit Punjab from February 17-20 for advancement of cooperation in agriculture sector. Ahead of her visit, she said on Friday, “Australia and India’s northern region enjoy close ties particularly in education, agriculture and sport

No meeting between Trudeau and Amarinder in schedule

No meeting between Trudeau and Amarinder in schedule

No meeting between Trudeau and Amrinder in schedule Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga, February 16): There will be no meeting between Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amrinder Singh as there is no mention of meeting in the planned schedule. Therefore it is also not clear either CM, Punjab will go to Amritsar

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

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 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

Punjab Police marks presence on social media

Punjab Police marks presence on social media

Punjab Police marks presence on social media: The Punjab Police today marked its presence on the social media to counter misinformation campaign and false propaganda unleashed by radicals or gangsters to influence people, especially youth. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh formally launched the online campaign of the Punjab Police here. With this, the Facebook page of the Punjab

Punjab to revive loss-making sugar mills

Punjab to revive loss-making sugar mills

Punjab to revive loss-making sugar mills: The Punjab government is all set to revive and upgrade the loss-making sugar mills in the state by implementing recommendations of a consultative report being drafted by the expert committee. Disclosing this here in a release today, Additional Chief Secretary Cooperation D P Reddy said on the direction of Punjab Chief

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