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Breaking- Zee protest: Chd press club stepped down their support

Chandigarh: Following the ongoing episode between the Zee news channel and fastway cable network, the Chandigarh press has refused supporting anyone and denied pitching into the issue. President of the press club, Jaswinder Singh Rana said that this is the issue between owners of private channels where journalists have no concern. Further, he added that the

Breaking- Punjab-China Investment meet in Oct-Nov this year, Shanghai investors give thumbs up to state investment drive

Chandigarh: Shanghai investors give thumbs up to Punjab investment drive. One company commits 50 million dollar investment. Others propose to invest several hundred million dollars more. Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Badal announces opening of Punjab Invest office in Shanghai. Agreement firmed up between Chengdu investment promotion centre and Punjab Govt to promote investment in

Energy conservation building code to be notified in state in near future

Chandigarh: “Punjab is all set to notify its Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) soon and its successful implementation will reduce about 30-40 per cent energy consumption in new commercial buildings as compared to the conventional buildings thereby reducing 15,000 ton carbon dioxide emission.” This was stated by Dr Amarpal Singh, Chief Executive, PEDA, while inaugurating

Punjab Police Transfers;12 PPS Officers shifted

 Chandigarh: Punjab Government on Thursday issued transfer order of 12 PPS

RBI extends, revalidates wheat cash credit limit in Punjab

Chandigarh: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI)today revalidated and extended validity of authorisation of Rs 17,523 crore as cash credit limit (CCL) for wheat crop of the rabi 2016-17 season in Punjab till May 31. Sharing details here today, Food and Civil Supplies Minister Adaish Partap Singh Kairon said the move would pave the way

Farmer suicides

Punjab: Time to stop playing political games over dead bodies of farmers!

Scenario 1: Cheema village, Barnala –  Baljeet Singh, a farmer of village Cheema Jodhpur in Barnala, and his mother Balveer Kaur are mercilessly told to vacate their house and farm land due to their inability to repay their loan. Finding no way out both embrace death in a macabre playout a grave human tragedy. And

HC issues notice to Punjab over CPS’ appointments

Chandigarh: Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday issued the notice of motion to the government of Punjab on a public interest litigation (PIL), filed in the court challenging the appointment of seven MLAs as Chief Parliamentary Secretaries (CPSs). These appointments were made nearly a week back by the state’s SAD-BJP government headed by Chief

Breaking News: Punjab Transfers – Nine senior IAS officers transferred

The Punjab government on Monday  ordered the transfers and postings of 9 IAS officers with immediate effect. LIST OF TRANSFERRED IAS OFFICERS > NS Kalsi IAS has been posted as Addl Principal Secretary Development. > Roshan Sunkaria IAS has been posted as  Principal Secretary, Labour Printing and Stationery > AK Sinha IAS has been posted as 

7 MLAs appointed as CPS in Punjab

Chandigarh: Chief Minister of Punjab Prakash Singh Badal appointed 7 MLA’S  Darshan Singh Shivalak,Pargat singh, Manjit Singh Mianwind,  Gurtej Singh Ghudiana, Sukhjit Kaur Sahi and Seema Kumari ,Gurpratap Singh Wadala as CPS.  The appointed CPS includes 5 SAD MLAs Darshan Singh Shivalak,Pargat singh, Manjit Singh Mianwind,  Gurtej Singh Ghudiana,  ,Gurpratap Singh Wadala  and two BJP MLAs

7 MLAs appointed as CPS in Punjab

Chandigarh: Chief Minister of Punjab Prakash Singh Badal appointed 7 MLA’S  Darshan Singh Shivalak,Pargat singh, Manjit Singh Mianwind,  Gurtej Singh Ghudiana, Sukhjit Kaur Sahi and Seema Kumari ,Gurpratap Singh Wadala as CPS.  The appointed CPS includes 5 SAD MLAs Darshan Singh Shivalak,Pargat singh, Manjit Singh Mianwind,  Gurtej Singh Ghudiana,  ,Gurpratap Singh Wadala  and two BJP MLAs

Local BJP leader dies in road accident

Ludhiana: On the way to attend Bhog ceremony in the area, senior leader of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Dharmavati Mishra died in a road accident in Focal Point area on Monday. The accident happened near Metro Tyres factory in Focal Point area when the victim was going on her scooter and an over speeding truck

Punjab decides to ban ‘Santa Banta Private Limited’ film

Chandigarh: Punjab government has decided to ban the movie ‘Santa Banta Private Limited’ for portraying the Sikh community in a denigrating and defamatory manner. A decision to this effect was taken late on Saturday after a delegation of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Managing Committee (DSGMC) led by its president Manjit Singh GK called on Deputy

Non-teaching employees of pvt colleges protest for demands

Jalandhar: On a call given by Private Colleges Non-Teaching Employees Union, Punjab (Aided and Unaided) a state level rally was organised at Desh Bhagat Yadgar Hall Jalandhar on Friday. Non teaching employees of private colleges from across the state participated in the rally by taking mass casual leave. Agitated union members from private colleges of districts in

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State govt aims to achieve the target of 950 plus SRB

Chandigarh: Aiming to achieve the target of 950 plus Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) by the end of year 2016, state government has sought help of neighbouring four states of Punjab, Rajasthan, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. In his separate, but identical demi-official letters addressed to the Chief Ministers of these states, the Chief Minister Manohar Lal

Food scam adds to Punjab’s already ‘precarious’ fiscal: Report

Mumbai: India Ratings has said the financial condition of Punjab has been steadily deteriorating over the past few years and is now “quite precarious”, which is at the centre of a controversy over missing Rs 20,000-crore foodgrain stocks from its granaries. “The financial situation of Punjab, particularly with respect to liquidity, has remained quite precarious

Punjab asks Centre to amend crop insurance policy

Chandigarh: Punjab government has submitted a proposal to the Centre to amend the National Crop Insurance Scheme as its few clauses are not suitable to the interests of Punjab farmers. This was disclosed by Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, mentioning that Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal had also raised the issue in this regard

Kohinoor should be with Punjab: Harsimrat

Bambiha (Bathinda): Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Wednesday claimed that the Kohinoor was a great piece of heritage of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s time, which should be with Punjab. She said that besides the diamond, other things of heritage of that time should be returned back too. Harsimrat was here on

Kirpal Singh cremated in Punjab village

Gurdaspur: The mortal remains of Kirpal Singh, who died in a Lahore jail in suspicious circumstances last week, were consigned to flames at his village in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district on Wednesday amid a sombre environment. Hundreds of people from the village and nearby areas joined the mournful family members, relatives and friends of Kirpal Singh

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Heat wave to prevail in isolated places in Punjab

New Delhi: Northwest India is likely to get some respite from the torrid heat over the next two-three days due to a fresh western disturbance but mercury will continue to soar in central India and other parts of the country. India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director General Laxman Singh Rathore said the fresh western disturbance is