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Employees to hold protest against Technical Education Minister

Employees to hold protest against Technical Education Minister

Jalandhar/Kapurthala – All the Employee Associations of PTU are going to protest against the Technical Education Minister during the state level employment fair being held on 27–28 February in versity campus. It is learnt that Govt of Punjab is going to grab the versity funds to realise its dream projects.It is also worthwhile to mention

Business incubation training centre to come up at Bathinda: Harsimrat

Business incubation training centre to come up at Bathinda: Harsimrat

Business incubation training centre to come up at Bathinda: Harsimrat Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday announced the establishment of a business incubation training centre of the Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT) at Bathinda. She also invited farmers to participate in a training camp on February 27 at the centre

Punjab Panorama to hardsell state to world as tourist destination

Punjab on brink of financial emergency, govt trying to befool people

Punjab on brink of financial emergency, govt trying to befool people Patiala – The former minister and member of core committee of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and president of the District Rural Unit of the party, Surjit Singh Rakhra on Saturday fired a direct political salvo against the state government saying that Punjab stands on

Inter-caste marriage scheme derailed in agenda of Punjab government

Inter-caste marriage scheme derailed in agenda of Punjab government

Inter-caste marriage scheme derailed in agenda of Punjab government Chandigarh – The scheme to abolish caste consciousness, inter-caste marriages, proved to be mirage in the Punjab as the 925 couples have been waiting for incentive since last four years. Interestingly, the Punjab government has removed the name of such scheme from the list, welfare for SC/ST. There

Punjab on brink of financial emergency, govt trying to befool people

Firing in ward 75: SAD, Congress exchange allegations

Firing in ward 75: SAD, Congress exchange allegations Ludhiana – Tension prevailed in posh locality of city BRS Nagar (ward 75) as some unidentified persons opened fire in the last minute of polling process. However Congress and Akali Dal blamed each for firing. In firing incident Advocate Nagendra Singh Gora, supporter of Congress candidate Amrit Varsha

BJP wins in Jagraon bypoll and Congress in Payal

BJP wins in Jagraon bypoll and Congress in Payal

BJP wins in Jagraon bypoll and Congress in Payal LUDHIANA: The Bhatiya Janta Party (BJP) have won the bypoll of Nagar Council Jagraon in ward number 17 and Congress won bypoll of ward 5 in Payal. In Jagraon, BJP candidate Ankush Dhir defeated Congress candidate Madan Lal Bansal with the margin of 782 votes. Congress

Cong murdered democracy in civic poll by indulging in violence: SAD

Cong murdered democracy in civic poll by indulging in violence: SAD

Cong murdered democracy in civic poll by indulging in violence: SAD Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) asserted the ruling Congress party had murdered democracy by resorting to widespread violence and intimidation accompanied with booth capturing and polling of bogus votes during elections to the Ludhiana municipal corporation on Saturday. In a statement here, SAD

MC polls: Amid scuffles, allegations of bogus voting, 59.14 pc voting held

MC polls: Amid scuffles, allegations of bogus voting, 59.14 pc voting held

MC polls: Amid scuffles, allegations of bogus voting, 59.14 pc voting held Ludhiana – Amid the incidents of scuffle, violence and allegations of booth capturing and bogus voting, Ludhiana recorded 59.14 percent voter turnout in the Municipal Corporation election with the electorate exercised their franchise till 4pm. Now, the fate of 494 candidates, who were in

Ludhiana: Stage set for MC elections in 95 wards, 494 candidates in fray

Ludhiana: Stage set for MC elections in 95 wards, 494 candidates in fray

MC elections: Stage set for elections in 95 wards, 494 candidates in fray Ludhiana – The administration is all set to hold the elections for Ludhiana Municipal Corporation and bypolls of two wards in Payal and Jagraon Municipal Councils on February 24. The administration claimed that elections would be held in transparent, free, fair and peaceful manner.

Congress MP Dulo, opposition MLAs boycott CM's meeting

Congress MP Dulo, opposition MLAs boycott CM’s meeting

Chandigarh – Congress MP and former state Congress president Shamsher Singh Dulo, and MLAs of the Akali Dal, AAP and BJP boycotted a meeting of the highpowered Vigilance and Monitoring Committee for SC/ST convened by CM Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday. They said that the CM should be present at the meeting as without him there

SAD condemns murderous assault on its corporation poll candidate

SAD condemns murderous assault on its corporation poll candidate

SAD condemns murderous assault on its corporation poll candidate CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), while condemning the murderous assault on SAD candidate Jagbir Singh Sokhi and his supporters in Ludhina on Friday, asked the State Election Commission (SEC) to take immediate action in the matter or the Ludhiana municipal corporation election would also witness

AAP MLA Khaira peeved with NITI Aayog for not bailing out farmers

AAP MLA Khaira peeved with NITI Aayog for not bailing out farmers

Chandigarh – AAP MLA and Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Friday expressed anguish for the allegedly flat refusal by NITI Aayog in bailing the state’s distressed famers. “NITI Aayog’s flat refusal to bail out Punjab farmers is not only the breach of faith but also amounts to ditching them in their hour of

Cong discriminating against region by not giving NOS for AIIMS: Sukhbir

Cong discriminating against region by not giving NOS for AIIMS: Sukhbir

Cong discriminating against region by not giving NOS for AIIMS: Sukhbir Chandigarh/Jhunir – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said the Congress government was discriminating against this region by delaying sanctions needed for start of work on the prestigious AIIMS project besides stopping work on construction of irrigation channels. Addressing a massive

Ludhiana MC elections: Congress expels 24 rebel leaders from party

Ludhiana MC elections: Congress expels 24 rebel leaders from party

Ludhiana – The district Congress President Gurpreet Gogi has expelled 24 rebel party leaders on Wednesday. The leaders who were not given ticket for MC elections and contesting as Independent were expelled from the primary membership of the party, said Gurpreet Gogi. Gogi further said that the party will not tolerate indiscipline and with the consent of

Ludhiana MC elections: Congress expels 24 rebel leaders from party

MC polls: Two days left, candidates shift campaigning in top gear

MC polls: Two days left, candidates shift campaigning in top gear Ludhiana – With just two days left for Municipal Corporation Elections, the candidates have shifted election campaigning in top gear. The campaigning will end on Thursday evening and in last two days the candidates were holding series of meetings in their respective wards. In Congress, Member Parliament

Govt to celebrate its first anniversary with farm debt relief scheme

PB govt to celebrate its first anniversary with farm debt relief scheme. The Punjab government has decided to celebrate its first year celebration with farm debt relief programme. According to the official sources of CMO, nearly 3 lakh farmers would be accommodated with debt relief cheques/certificates. Various departments have been asked to prepare the lists of

Quebec's court upholds kirpan ban at provincial legislature

Quebec’s court upholds kirpan ban at provincial legislature

Quebec’s court upholds kirpan ban at provincial legislature.  A Canadian Court has upheld the right of Quebec’s national assembly to prohibit people from entering the building with a kirpan, an article of faith for the Sikhs, media reports said. Two members of the World Sikh Organisation of Canada were challenging a unanimous motion adopted in the

Employees strike costs PRTC Rs 3 cr; passengers travel in private buses

Employees strike costs PRTC Rs 3 cr; passengers travel in private buses

Employees strike costs PRTC Rs 3 cr; passengers travel in private buses Chandigarh/Jalandhar –  The bus passengers of Punjab had to face great problems on Wednesday as employees of Punjab Roadways went on strike seeking fulfilment of their demands. Approximately 2,000 buses of Roadways, under 19 depots, could not run on the roads, on Wednesday. According

After sand, transport and liquor, now Cong’s Goonda Tax starts in 11th month

After sand, transport and liquor, now Cong’s Goonda Tax starts in 11th month

After sand, transport and liquor, now Cong’s Goonda Tax starts in 11th month Chandigarh – Pre-poll promises were not being kept, salaries were not being paid, rent payments of government buildings were yet to be made, all public welfare schemes had come to a halt, sand, transport and liquor mafia were having a free run, ministers

AAP, Akalis come together for Sangrur medical college

AAP, Akalis come together for Sangrur medical college

AAP, Akalis come together for Sangrur medical college Sangrur – All Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLAs of the district have decided to jointly oppose the demand of Congress MP Partap Singh Bajwa to shift the proposed government medical college in Mohali to Gurdaspur or Pathankot rather than Sangrur. “We must jointly raise

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