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Punjab to have Centre of Excellence for disabled sports-persons soon

Punjab to have Centre of Excellence for disabled sports-persons soon

Jalandhar – To become a force in training Indian Paralympians, coaches, technical officials and volunteers who will help in advancing Para-Olympic sport, Punjab is not set to have its first and north India’s only Centre of Excellence for Disability Sports in Zirakpur, near Jalandhar. According to information, the Central government has proposed to open three centres all

Post matric scholarship scam; the Government ready to release grants

Post matric scholarship scam; the Government ready to release Rs 94 crore

After all, the barricades have been lifted on the way of post matric scholarship as the Punjab Government has decided to release Rs 94 crore grants. In the first phase, the government’s institutions would be allocated the grants and later to those private institutions, who have been found clean in audit survey. The alleged scholarship

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HC asks central govt to submit report on VVIP cars

High Court has asked the Central Government to submit the report regarding the registration of cars of VVIP including President of India. During the hearing on Monday, the High Court told the Delhi government lawyer that a circular has been issued in this regard. Next hearing will be held on February 26. This demand has been filed by

Triple Talaq Bill likely to be tabled in Parliament today

Triple Talaq Bill likely to be tabled in Parliament today. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017, which seeks to criminalise the practice of triple talaq, is expected to be tabled in the Parliament by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday.The draft bill says, “Any pronouncement of talaq by a

Centre likely to introduce triple talaq bill today

The Central Government is likely to introduce a bill on triple talaq in the Lok Sabha on Thursday. Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had, on December 15, said that the Cabinet approved a proposal to introduce the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, to make instant triple talaq void and illegal. The Supreme

Sikh body preserves 'scars' of Operation Bluestar still seeking for damages

Sikh body preserves ‘scars’ of Operation Bluestar still seeking for damages

Sikh body preserves scars Operation Bluestar: To keep a ‘live audience’ of the Operation Bluestar, as many as 147 bullet marks on the facade and sidewalls of the historic Teja Singh Samundri Hall at the Golden Temple complex have been preserved by the SGPC. Besides, a decrepit ‘Darshani Deodi’ (entrance of the sanctum sanctorum), leading

rare disease patients

A call for action to improve healthcare for rare disease patients

Emphasising on the need for providing relief to rare disease patients, the Delhi High Court stressed on the importance of state governments’ intervention for the same. Health being a state subject, Justice Manmohan of the High Court urged the states to showcase urgency in the matter.While Justice Manmohan appreciated the efforts and the progress made

Pb govt will fund martyrs' education: CM to Defence Minister

If you can’t, we will fund martyrs’ education: CM to Defence Minister

If you can’t, we will fund martyrs’ education: CM to Defence Minister Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday offered to foot the Bill for the educational expenses of children of martyrs and those disabled in action, while promising that the Congress would do everything in its power for the defence veterans

Centre seeks time to file report relating to foreign nationals

Centre seeks time to file report relating to foreign nationals

Centre seeks time to file report relating to foreign nationals. The Union of India has sought time to file reply relating to jail inmates. These jail inmates, who have completed their jail term, are being kept in centres set up by the Punjab government. It is mentioned that more than three dozen foreign national who

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NHRC issues notice to Center, Delhi, Haryana and Punjab

NHRC issues notice to Center, Delhi, Haryana and Punjab: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the governments of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Central government on Thursday and ordered to reports on the pollution which is affecting human health in Delhi and adjoining areas.The Commission also criticized the responsible authorities for not being able

RBI refuses to share details on clean India mission logo on new currency notes

RBI refuses to share details on clean India mission logo on new currency notes

clean India mission logo on new currency notes: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has refused to share details of a decision to put the logo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project ‘clean India mission’ on the new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 currency notes, citing security concerns among other reasons. Replying to an

Masood Azhar open support for Rohingya Muslims

Masood Azhar open support for Rohingya Muslims

Masood Azhar open support for Rohingya Muslims. Pakistani terrorist Masood Azhar has openly supported the Rohingya Muslims. Masood said, “This is the sacrifice of the Myanmar Muslims that the Muslim society has become a community around the world. This statement of Masood Azhar comes at a time when the Indian government has given an affidavit

Rohingyas are national security threat: Center tells to SC

Rohingyas are national security threat: Center tells to SC

Rohingyas are national security threat: Center tells to SC On Monday, Center Govt filed an affidavit to Supreme court and tells to abstain from any deciosion of deporting them. The government is under constitutional obligation to deport any illegal immigrants and allowing the Rohingyas to stay in India would encourage influx of other such illegal

Modi government to increase minimum wage of employees

Modi government to increase minimum wage of employees

The central government is going to increase the minimum income of central employees very soon. On one hand, the government is giving a gift by increasing the salaries of employees, on the other hand, the government has decided that these employees will not be given the facility of arrears.Earlier this month, it was reported that the

Free checkup for some major diseases

Free checkup for some major diseases

Free checkup for some major diseases. Central Government is in the process of bringing a universal screening program. This will be done free of cost for the patient of BP, diabetes and cancer who have crossed the age of 30.The government is currently contemplating to free check for spinal cord, chest cancer in women and

Registration of over 2.09 lakh fake companies cancelled

Registration of over 2.09 lakh fake companies cancelled

Registration of over 2.09 lakh fake companies cancelled. Investigations on fake companies of the government continue as the Income Tax Department searched many such companies in its latest action. The IT department suspects these companies to be involved in suspicious transactions. On Tuesday, names of over 2.09 lakh companies have been struck off from the

Air pollution menace: SC to hear plea of environmentalist MC Mehta

Air pollution menace: SC to hear plea of environmentalist MC Mehta

The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a plea filed by the environmentalist MC Mehta, in connection with the air pollution menace.   The Supreme Court had last month directed the Central Government to make a database of vehicles across India and to file a reply within four weeks in connection with the air pollution

Centre finalises new cadre policy for IAS, IPS officers

Centre finalises new cadre Policy IAS IPS Officers. Candidates will be allotted their home cadre on the basis of merit, vacancy in the category. Policy to be put into effect soon from this year. Usually candidates choose their home state as their first choice and neighbouring states as their subsequent preferences. Centre finalises new cadre

Tax Holiday to Hill States is big setback to Punjab Industry

Tax Holiday to Hill States is big setback to Punjab Industry

Tax Holiday to Hill States is big setback to Punjab Industry. After 14 years, once again the tax hike has been a major setback by the central government for the Punjab industries. In the year 2003, due to such a decision was taken by the Vajpayee government; Punjab’s industry has come to an end.As the

Central Government to Lease National Highways

Central Government to Lease National Highways

Central Government to Lease National Highways: The Central Government has planned to lease its nearly 100 operational National Highways to monetize the state-owned National Highways, work will start next month. This could earn around Rs. 75,000 crores. The government is starting lease of its projects under the investment plan of operational funding, to raise fund for

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