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47000 Visas Cancelled By Australian Immigration Department

Australia’s immigration department cancelled the visa of the 47000 illegal people living in Australia. And the process is still going on.  Secretary Immigration Department Michael pejulo said that 13150 illegal citizens currently living in Australia, while 1718 people illegally working there.Immigration Department cancelled 27,000 visas last year, but this year in first 4 months 20000

Less dengue cases reported this year, says Health Department

Ludhiana: The city hospitals are flooded with the patients of dengue and chikunguniya, but Municipal Corporation Ludhiana and Health Department claim that these diseases are less fatal this year. As meeting of members of the Executive City Urban Health Society took place on Friday under the chairmanship of the Municipal Corporation, Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori. In

Railways upgrading Mechanical department

Ludhiana: The Mechanical department of Ludhiana Railway Station is upgrading its section by bringing latest technologies in their working to make the railways much better for providing better facilities to the railway passengers. For the Ludhiana Railway Station P&WD department they sanctioned funds of more than five crores from which more than half amount has

Department of Science and Technology sanctions Project to Vet Varsity on Biodegradable Packaging Films

Ludhiana: Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India has sanctioned a project worth Rs.78 lakhs to GADVASU for the development of nano-composite bio active biodegradable films for the preservation of milk, meat and fish products. This project is sanctioned for 3 years and in this project, the films with the attributes of bio-compatibility, seal-ability, free

Punjab Government transfers 4 IAS, 3 PCS officers (List available)

Punjab Health Department transfers (List available)

  Chandigarh: Punjab government has transferred Senior medical doctors of health departments with immediate effect. The list as

Income Tax Department organises seminar on TDS

Ludhiana: The Income Tax Department organised a seminar regarding TDS at the Dumra Auditorium of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital on Monday. This seminar was addressed by Dr Tarundeep Kaur, Additional Commissioner Income Tax, TDS Range, Ludhiana, Dr Gagan Kundra, Deputy Commissioner, Income Tax (TDS) Ludhiana, Vasudev Sharma, Income Tax Officer, Sudesh Kumar Inspector, Piyush Jain,

Excise department employee arrested for accepting bribe

Kota (Raj): An excise department employee was today arrested by the sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 2,000. Aamilal Meghwal (52), a native of Solana village in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan, was caught while accepting the bribe, Neeraj Gupta, Circle In charge (CI), ACB Baran said. The accused had

State Education Department bows to teachers’ demands

Bowing down to the demands of several government teachers, the state Education Department has decided to re-introduce Annual Confidential Reports (ACRs) format after making few modifications.In a meeting held between the officials of Education Department and office-bearers of Government School Lecturer Union on Thursday, the department reportedly has agreed to implement guidelines as mentioned in

Wildlife department catches crocodile from pond in Kathua

Jammu: A 6 feet-long crocodile was today caught by a team of Wildlife department from a pond in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district. The department was informed about the presence of some creature in a pond close to Sarora hamlet in Gagwal belt of Kathua district, a police officer said, adding the crocodile was today recovered from

Internal controversy popped up in PSTCL department

Ludhiana:A controversy has been kicked up in Punjab State Transmission Corporation Limited (PSTCL). According to sources, complaints between Engineer-in-Chief PSTCL and Director Technical PSTCL have been made in past few weeks against each other. However, Engineer-in-Chief PSTCL, Charanjit Singh has also complained to higher authorities regarding the pending House Rent Allowance (HRA) and other incentives.

US accepted over 53,000 Hindu refugees: State Department

Washington: The US has accepted more than 53,000 Hindu refugees since 2005, almost all from Bhutan while 11 from India, according to the State Department. Between 2005 and August this year, as many as 53,662 Hindu refugees — 53,015 from Bhutan — have been accepted into the US. Of the rest 647, Sri Lanka topped

Punjab Revenue Department to recruit retired patwaris on contract basis

Chandigarh: The Punjab Government is in the process to fill more than 1200 permanent posts of Patwaris but till then Revenue Department has decided to recruit retired Patwaris on contractual basis. The Revenue Patwar Union Punjab met Revenue Minister Bikarm Singh Majithia few days back and requested him to make an alternative adjustment till the

Health department fails to check safety covers from street vendors

Ludhiana: Though several cases of diarrhoea, gastroenteritis and food poisoning occur in the city almost every year, the health department failed to check the unhygienic food being available at most of the roadside eateries. Moreover, most of the vendors are seen serving the eatables without gloves and caps. Such food stalls keep on serving the

Rains may hamper International Yoga Day event in Chandigarh  

Chandigarh: Rainfall may hamper the main event of International Yoga Day to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday, a weather official said on Monday. “There are high chances of rainfall in Chandigarh and nearby areas on Tuesday morning,” Surinder Paul, director of the meteorological office here, told IANS. He said the

Odisha CM orders Rs 62 crore bonus to kendu leaf pluckers

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief minister NaveenPatnaik has asked the authorities of the Forest and Environment department to provide a bonus of Rs 62 crore to ‘kendu’ leaf pluckers by June. “The chief minister has directed the authorities to disburse Rs 62 crore as bonus to kendu leaf pluckers for 2015 harvest year by June,” Forest and

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Pb to set up research, treatment centre for autism in Mohali

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today gave in-principle approval to the setting up of a state-of-the-art Advanced Research and Treatment Centre at Mohali for people suffering from autism. He took the decision while presiding over a meeting with medical experts, doctors and NGOs dealing with such patients and underscored the need to draw