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PU to increase tuition fees by 10 per cent

After a long discussion marked by heated arguments which prolonged for almost 10 hours, the Panjab University (PU) Senate, decision making body of the varsity, on Sunday unanimously resolved to increase the tuition fee for new entrants by 10 per cent, with the minimum increase pegged at Rs 500 and Rs 1200 maximum. Concluding the


Will convert state into a major tourist hub: Navjot Singh Sidhu

The Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu chaired a high level meeting here on Friday in which he disclosed that a comprehensive plan is being chalked out to make Punjab a hub of tourism sector besides connecting the youth with rich cultural heritage of the state.The Minister said that there are ample

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Ferozpur: Sukhbir Badal Protesting Against Punjab CM

Ferozpur duo murder case, In which Akali leader father and brother lost their lives, take a new way when former deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal also participating in the protest and demands for the strict action against the culprits. It is mentionable here that in ferozpur’s village rakkhanshah firing took place on akali leader Balwinder

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Medical admissions: Punjab to move SC against HC order for revising merit list

The Punjab government has decided to move the Supreme Court against the recent verdict of the Punjab and Haryana high court on the postgraduate (PG) medical admissions in the state.Earlier, the court has ordered for revising the merit list by giving 30% incentive to rural medical doctors on their National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET)


Encourage good governance: Sukhbir Badal to Amarinder

Former Deputy Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday asked the new Congress government to encourage good governance to continue the development narrative in Punjab.He also asked Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh not to indulge in petty politics like proposing to wind up the Right to Service (RTS) Commission.

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Pathankot attack, Punjab government set to dismiss SP Salwinder singh

The Punjab Government has made arrangements to dismiss controversial Superintendent of Police Salwinder Singh who was questioned by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) after the terrorist attack on the Pathankot Indian Air Force base in January last year. According to Government, sources, the process of terminating his services had initiated in this direction by State

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

Six PPS officers transferred by Punjab Government

Chandigarh: Six PPS officers were transferred by the Punjab Government on Friday.  

Atta-Dal scheme stopped by Punjab government: CEO

Chandigarh: Punjab government has on its own stopped distribution of subsidised food grains under its flagship Atta-Dal scheme and sought permission from the Election Commission of India to restart its distribution, Punjab Chief Electoral Officer V K Singh said on Monday. The scheme, under which wheat and pulses are distributed to blue card holders at

Punjab Government transfers 10 SSPs and 1 CP (list available)

Chandigarh: Punjab Government transfers ten SSPs and one CP on Friday.

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

Punjab Government transfers 1 SP and 7 DSP’s

Chandigarh: Punjab Government on Tuesday issued the orders of  transfers of 1 SP and  7 DSP’s. The List is as

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

Punjab Government transfers 18 PCS officers (List available)

Chandigarh: Punjab Government transfers 18 PCS officers on

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

10 DSPs transferred in Punjab

Chandigarh: Punjab Government on Monday transferred 10

Punjab Government promoted Kabaddi at international level: Sukhbir Badal

Mohali: “Punjab Government promoted Kabaddi at international level during last 7 years and now this sport has attained unique identity across the world.” Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal shared these views while addressing the audience after interacting with the Royal Kings USA and California Eagles Kabaddi teams at International Hockey Stadium Mohali. Both these teams

Punjab government committed for hassle-free procurement of paddy

Jalandhar:Aimed at hassle free procurement of paddy, district observer, Secretary Water Supply and Sanitation department A K Sinha on Saturday said that the state government was committed to procure the yield from the farmers on time and provide them payment. Sinha paid a visit to Nakodar, Mehatpur, Talwan, Bilga and Phillaur grain markets on the

Captain allegation of nexus of SAD with AAP is just a fig of wild imagination of his sick mind: SAD

Chandigarh : Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh has become paranoid and having hallucinations that all his rivals are ganging up against him. Commenting on Amarinder Singh’s recent assertions that Aam Admi Party (AAP) and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) had joined hands to “malign him” alleging that Punjab government had leaked the closure report which

Opposition to scuttle Punjab’s move to get `31,000 crore loan

Chandigarh: Rejecting the move of Punjab government to convert an alleged misappropriation of Rs 31,000 crore into a loan for grain procurement, Congress on Thursday said to have decided to approach the court to scuttle the move. Leader of Opposition Charanjit Singh Channi, projecting the case as a confession of food grains scam of more

Punjab Government transfers 1IPS and 10 PPS Officers (List available)

Chandigarh: Punjab government has transfered 1 IPS  and 10 PPS officers, on monday IPS officer: charanjit singh PPS Officers include: Krishan kumar, Lakhwinder singh, Parminder singh, Mukhtiar Rai, Surinderpal, Harwinder singh, Sarabjit singh, Jaspal singh, and Darshan

Punjab government suspends two officials of PR department

Chandigarh: Two Public relation officers have been placed under suspension by Punjab government, on Monday. Deputy Director Prabhjit Singh Kalra and Senior Assistant Madhu Sharma, duo were working with Information & Public Relations Department of Punjab, were suspended due to dereliction of duty. Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of the Punjab Government said that

SC refused to stay HC decision for removal of Punjab CPSs

Chandigarh: In a major setback to SAD-BJP government in Punjab, the Supreme Court of India has refused to grant stay on Punjab and Haryana High Court decision of quashing the appointment of Chief Parliamentary Secretaries (CPSs) appointed by Punjab Government. While confirming the development, Advocate Jagmohan Singh Bhatti, who is also the petitioner of case

Punjab notifies public holiday on account of Eid-ul-Zuha on Sept 13

Chandigarh: The Punjab government has declared public holiday on September 13, on account of Eid-ul-Zuha, which was earlier scheduled for September 12, 2016. Disclosing this here, an official spokesperson said this holiday is declared under Section 25 of Negotiable Instruments Act 1881 and would be observed as a Gazetted Holiday in the government offices.  A notification