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Punjab Govt. announces one million US award for providing paddy straw solution

DP Corrospondent Punjab Govt. announces one million US award for providing paddy straw solution. Punjab Government Announces an Award of US $ One Million for providing solution to manage paddy straw. Ajay Vir Jakhar, Chairman, Punjab State Farmers and Farm Workers Commission announced the fund to global audience today at the International Conference on “Agricultural

Punjab denies suggestion of Congress high-command reducing VAT on fuel

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has refused to accept the suggestion of Congress high command reduction of VAT on fuel in the State. Talking to Daily Post, the said that State not in a position to decrease the fuel price as it has limited resources to run the State. He also said if Centre

Punjab Government decides to probe of tree cutting during last 10 years

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has decided to initiate a probe against illegal felling of lacs of trees in the last 10 years. Endorsing it, the Forest Minister Sadhu Singh Dharmot told that unaccounted trees have been chopped on the banks of numbers of canals and roads across the State, during the last 10

Software ready to stop misuse of official vehicles in Punjab

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, August 7: To keep check on the government vehicles, the Punjab Government has started to record the data of vehicles, run by officers, MLAs, Ministers and Chief Minister. The Government has got prepared software ‘Vehicle Management System (VMS) in this regard. This software will keep vigil on the maintenance, repair expenditure with

Congress may follow ‘Dope test for candidate ‘within the party

Congress may follow ‘Dope test for candidate ‘within the party.  The Congress high Command in view to implement the dope test for all of its contesting candidates within the party. Congress led Punjab Government has sent the proposal of dope test for rural and urban bodies’ election for consideration to the party high command. The

‘Attempts to murder’ cases against Policemen involved in sacrilege act

‘Attempts to murder’ cases against Policemen involved in sacrilege act

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has recommended registering case attempt to murder, under section 307 of IPC against such police officers and personnel, who were involved in the Behbal Kalan sacrilege act. Home secretary has written a recommendation letter to DGP in this regard. The Government has included the police action as part of

Punjab Govt. appoints general category officer for SC Commission, Minister unaware

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh:  The Punjab Government has appointed general caste officers as member secretary of the Punjab Schedule Caste Commission. In the list of 57 IAS, PCS officer’s transfer list, IAS lady officer Indu Malhotra has been transferred on the post of member secretary as well as Director of Welfare of SCs and BCs.The Punjab State

Job Fair to be organized on July 30 at Government College Mohali

Job Fair to be organized on July 30 at Government College Mohali

DP Correspondent, Mohali: Job Fair to be organized on July 30 at Government College Mohali. The Punjab government is all geared up for organizing first of its kind International Job Fair in the country. The Punjab government is organizing this event in collaboration with the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, National Skills Development Corporation

Punjab Government notifies 33 per cent increase in salary for nurses

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has issued the notification increasing 33 per cent hike in the salary of nurses, who had been holding protests in various stations in the State.They wrote a letter with their blood to the Madam Aroosa, a woman friend of CM Amarinder Singh, in which they wrote if their demand

Punjab Government bans entry of two officers to Secretariat

Punjab Government bans entry of two officers to Secretariat

Punjab Government bans entry of two officers to Secretariat. The Punjab Government has banned the entry of two officers. It has been directed to the CISF, who monitors the security arrangement of Secretariat, not to allow these two officers to enter in the building. From the each entry point of the Secretariat front, back, Haryana

Shortage of ballot boxes can lead use of EVMs in Panchayat election

Shortage of ballot boxes can lead use of EVMs in Panchayat election

Chandigarh: The Punjab State Election Commission is likely to conduct Panchayat election on Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). The Commission could not able to find required ballot boxes for election. The Commission has sought help from neighbouring states, but the outdated ballot boxes are in poor condition, which are not useful. The electoral officers has been

Down from numero uno to 20th rank shameful: Sukhbir

Down from numero uno to 20th rank, shameful: Sukhbir

Chandigarh – Former Deputy Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said that it was shameful that Punjab had descended from number one to number twenty under the leadership of Capt Amarinder Singh and was now being ranked below erstwhile ‘BIMARU’ states like Bihar and Jharkhand. In a statement

Punjab to provide 8,500 jobs during international job fair: Channi

Punjab to provide 8,500 jobs during international job fair: Channi

Chandigarh – The Punjab Government will provide jobs to about 8,500 youth of the state during the first of its kind ‘International Job Fair’ in the country. The Punjab Technical Education and Employment Generation Minister Charanjit Singh Channi disclosed this after holding a joint review meeting of Employment Generation and Technical Education departments regarding the

Harsimrat asks Captain Amarinder to announce 100 per quintal paddy bonus

Harsimrat asks Captain Amarinder to announce 100 per quintal paddy bonus

Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday asked Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to walk the talk if he was really serious about boosting farmer earnings by announcing an immediate bonus of Rs 100 per quintal on paddy instead of playing politics by dubbing the historic increase of Rs 200 per

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

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

Ultra-Marathon runner gets felicitated at Attari-Wagah border

Ultra-Marathon runner gets felicitated at Attari-Wagah border

Attari-Wagah (Punjab) (ANI): Ultra-Marathon runner Sameer Singh, who completed marathon run of 13,750 Km in a span of seven months and six days, was felicitated at Attari-Wagah border on Friday. He had registered himself in ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ app and travelled all around the country to complete his run.Sameer began his journey on December 1

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

Dope test: business of Rs 400 crore in Punjab

Dope test: business of Rs 400 crore in Punjab

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems that dope test is going to be a big business in the State. Amid the drug menace, the trend of dope test has been started. If look at the figure, more than 20 lacs persons will undergo this test by paying more than Rs 300 crore , in the coming three

Mass movement against drug: Speaker Rana KP Singh undergoes dope test

Mass movement against drug: Speaker Rana KP Singh undergoes dope test

Mohali(Prabhmeet Luthra): Barely a day after the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced that he was ready to undergo a drug test, Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana K.P. Singh became the first celebrity to voluntarily undergo a dope test at the Mohali Civil Hospital in Phase 6. This was the first step in taking forward the