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FSM launches statewide distribution of food grains under smart ration card

FSM launches statewide distribution of food grains under smart ration card

Mohali(DP Correspondent): In order to ensure foolproof transparency and efficiency in the distribution of food grains, Punjab Food & Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu today launched a statewide distribution of food grains under SMART RATION CARD SCHEME through e-POS machines, during a State Level Function organized at Kisan Vikas Chamber in Mohali.This biometric supported electronic

Employees demand dope test for all salaried persons

Punjab: Employees demand dope test for all salaried persons

Chandigarh(DP Correspondent): While welcoming the decision about dope test for all employees, the Punjab Civil Secretariat Staff Association demanded dope test for all, who have been getting salaries from the State exchequer, including MLAs, Ministers and CM too. In the statement, the president of the Association, Sukhchain Singh Khaira told that the decision of the

Dope test to be mandatory for candidature in rural election

Dope test to be mandatory for candidature in rural election

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Perhaps the Punjab will be the first state, where in the forthcoming Panchayat elections; the candidate may have to submit his or her nomination papers along with dope test report. The Punjab Government is going to introduce this rule, shortly. Talking to Daily Post, the rural development Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa told

Punjab: Gram Panchayat elections on Sept 30, notification issued

Punjab: Gram Panchayat elections on Sept 30, notification issued

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has issued notification for Gram Panchayats, Panchayat Samitis (PS) and Zila Parishads (ZP). Election for ZP and PS will be conducted on September 10 and for gram panchayats on September 30. For the election schedule, further notification will be issued by the Punjab State Election Commission, soon. Talking to Daily

No objection, include politicians: Punjab official on dope test of govt employees

No objection, include politicians: Punjab official on dope test of govt employees

Chandigarh (ANI): A Punjab state government official on Thursday said officials have no objection to the dope test ordered by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for government employees, including police personnel. However, he added that politicians should not be exempted from the same. “We have no objection to dope test. We demand government notification should also include the chief minister, ministers, MLAs, party

Government on damage control, SSP Moga barred to attend office

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: The Punjab Government is on back-foot for appointing Kamaljit Singh Dhillon as SSP Moga. After the revealing of allegations of corruption and drug trafficking and departmental probe against him, the Government in its verbal direction, has barred the SSP to attend the Office. A day before, he had joined the office as

CM meets social activists, assures probe into drug-related deaths

CM meets social activists, assures probe into drug-related deaths

Chandigarh – A day after his Cabinet resolved to recommend death penalty to the Union Government for drug smugglers and peddlers, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered investigation into the recent spate of drug-related deaths followed by stringent action against those found guilty, without consideration to their political affiliations. Describing drug abuse

Punjab cop accused of pushing woman into drugs arrested

Punjab cop accused of pushing woman into drugs arrested

Punjab cop accused of pushing woman into drugs arrested Chandigarh – A senior Punjab Police officer, dismissed over allegations of pushing a woman into drugs, was today arrested and sent to four0-day police remand, officials said. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Daljit Singh Dhillon was produced before the Mohali court after he was arrested from

Will not allow drug peddlers continue destroy Punjab: Amarinder

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today said his government will not allow drug smugglers and peddlers to continue destroy the state and will take strictest possible action against the offenders. In a video posted on Twitter, he said that his government would bring changes in the law to tackle the menace, besides recommending

Punjab govt. approves in principal to Petrochemical unit with 23,000 cr

Punjab govt. approves in principal to Petrochemical unit with 23,000 cr

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has given its approval in principle to set up Bathinda petrochemical unit near Guru Gobind Singh refinery in Bathinda district. Talking to Daily Post, the Industry Minister Sunder Sham Arora told that the project will cost Rs 23,000 crore and will started to produce basic raw material that goes into

Punjab demands Central law for death to drug smugglers, peddlers

Punjab demands Central law for death to drug smugglers, peddlers

Chandigarh – The Punjab government onMonday decided to recommend to the Centre to provide for death penalty for drug peddlers and smugglers. The decision to make the recommendation to the Centre was taken in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. The Cabinet also decided to constitute a special Working Group under

Punjab Govt. decides to dismiss SSP and DSP, dismissal proceedings against tainted officers, too

Punjab Govt. decides to dismiss SSP and DSP, dismissal proceedings against tainted officers, too

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has decided to dismiss such Police officers and employees, who will be founded, indulge in drug provocation. Government has also directed to Home Secretary to initiate dismissal action against SSP Moga and Raj Jit Singh, DSP Daljit Singh (Now suspended) in drug case. Home Secretary has been directed to

DSP among two Punjab Police officials dismissed

DSP among two Punjab Police officials dismissed

DSP among two Punjab Police officials dismissed Chandigarh – Two Punjab police personnel, including Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Daljit Singh Dhillon, have been dismissed from service over serious allegations of pushing women into drugs, a police official said. The dismissal orders of Dhillon, who was posted as DSP Ferozepur, were issued by Chief Minister

Action against drug patronization :Govt decides to dismiss SSP, DSP, tainted officers

Action against drug patronization :Govt decides to dismiss SSP, DSP, tainted officers

Action against drug patronization begins: Govt. decides to dismiss SSP and DSP, dismissal proceedings against tainted officers, too. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has decided to dismiss such Police officers and employees, who will be founded, indulge in drug provocation. Government has also directed to Home Secretary to initiate dismissal action against SSP Moga and

MBD Group Founders' day celebrations starts with CSR activity from Jalandhar

MBD Group Founders’ day celebrations starts with CSR activity from Jalandhar

Jalandhar : Kicking off the week-long corporate social responsibility week under AKM Charitable trust by the MBD Group, as a part of their Founders’ day celebrations on July 10 th, bags were distributed among the students of NCLP special school of Aman Nagar on Monday. MBD group is all set to Celebrate 73 rd birthday

Udta Punjab: Even the change of guard fails to deliver

Udta Punjab: Even the change of guard fails to deliver

“While seeking votes for the Congress party as the chief ministerial face on December 15, 2015, during a massive rally held at Bathinda, Captain Amarinder Singh swore by Gutka Sahib’ (holy book) and Takht Damdama Sahib that he would wipe out the drug menace from the state within four weeks if he took over as

Customs officials seize gold worth Rs 95 lakh at Amritsar airport

Customs officials seize gold worth Rs 95 lakh at Amritsar airport

Amritsar – In separate incidents, the Customs Department sleuths have seized gold worth Rs 95 lakh from some foreign nationals who reached here via different flights at the Amritsar airport. According to Customs Commissioner, Amritsar, Dipak Kumar Gupta, the Custom officials posted at the Shri Guru Ram Das International Airport here nabbed 18 Turkmenistan nationals,

Punjab Drug menace: Govt. to take help of 52,000 retired Police personals

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: It will be like mixture of Hindi film Sholey and new film China Town, in which retired Police personnel and former criminals, respectively had been used to tackle crime. The Punjab Government is planning to seek help from 58,000 retired Police personnel from DIG to constable and former drug smugglers to break

Bargari Sacrilege: Justice Ranjit Singh Commission submits probe report to CM

Bargari Sacrilege: Justice Ranjit Singh Commission submits probe report to CM

Chandigarh – The Justice (retd) Ranjit Singh Commission, constituted to investigate sacrilege cases in the state, on Saturday submitted its final report on the Bargari sacrilege incident and the resulting police firing at Behbal Kalan, as part of its first set of findings. Justice Singh handed over the report in a sealed envelope to Chief

Against 32,000 seats, not even 22,000 apply for Punjab B Ed entrance test

Against 32,000 seats, not even 22,000 apply for Punjab B Ed entrance test

Chandigarh – The craze among students to pursue Bachelor of Education (B Ed) course for carving a career for themselves in teaching seems to have died down as the state is struggling to get at least as many as applicants so that all 32,000 seats are filled. Forget the entrance test to choose the best