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21-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Court Sentences ASI With 4 Years Jail In Graft Case

A Mohali Court  Has Sentenced An Assistant Sub Inspector (Asi) Anup Singh Of Police Station Zirkapur For 4 Years Rigorous Imprisonment In A Bribery Case.Disclosing This A Spokesperson Of State Vigilance Bureau Said The Accused Asi Was Caught Red-Handed...

21-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Tript Bajwa Calls For Real Estate Companies To Invest In Punjab

The Housing and Urban Development Minister, Punjab, Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa has exhorted the companies associated with the housing and real estate sector to invest in Punjab and said that Punjab has emerged as the best state to do business after the Captain...

21-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

It is Time to Give Back to Society- OP Soni

Exhorting upon the corporate entities to play a proactive role and take up sustainable initiatives under the Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment Minister, Punjab, Mr. Om Prakash Soni asked the administrators of Ambuja Cement Factory to expand the activities...

21-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Alamgir Flour Mill Incident Leaves Food Safety Teams Aghast

The alarming incident of addition of over 2000 quintals of rotten, foul smelling wheat to normal wheat for production of flour at a mill in Alamgir, Ludhiana forced the Food Safety Commisssionerate to take immediate steps to check the sale of flour ‘unfit...

21-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Government Issues Heavy Rainfall Alert

A spokesman of Punjab government informed that as per information received from Ministry of Earth Sciences, the State is likely to experience widespread rainfall during late 22nd to 24th September, 2018. Many districts in Doaba, Majha and Malwa are very...

20-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

SEC orders re polling on 53 booths of eight districts

After the reports of wrongdoings in some polling booths of Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samitis, The State Election Commission, Punjab has ordered re polling on 53 polling booths of eight districts. Voters will recast their votes on September 21 in these polling...

20-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Special Programme To Be Launched To Curb Oral Cancer: Brahm Mohindra

“The Punjab Government is all set to launch Special programme to curb oral cancer in the state. If oral cancer is diagnosed in its earliest stages, treatment is generally very effective.” This was disclosed by Health and Family Welfare Minister, Punjab, Brahm...

17-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs ASI for taking bribe

State Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted at Haibowal Police station Ludhiana red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 3,000.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI Gurwinder Singh ...

17-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Punjab Transfers Two PPS Officer

The Punjab Government today issued transfer and posting order of 2 PPS officer in the state on administrative grounds with immediate effect.Disclosing this here today, an official spokesman of the Punjab Government said that Mr. Harbhajan Singh, PPS has...

16-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Oxytocin sale to be regulated in Punjab

Aiming to put a check on misuse of Oxytocin, the State government has devised stringent measures to regulate Oxytocin sale in Punjab, informed KS Pannu Commissioner Food and Drug Administration Punjab.He informed that Government of India has mandated via a...

13-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar conferred upon Chitkara International School

Chitkara International School was awarded with the district level Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017 in the sub category of toilet with a score of 100% with 5 star rating.  The award was felicitated by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India...

11-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Revenue Patwari For Taking Bribe

State Vigilance Bureau nabbed a Revenue Patwari red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 4,000.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Hukam Chand, Patwari posted at Biradwal in Patiala district was nabbed red handed by Vigilance...

10-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

V. P. Singh Badnore Visits Griid

The Punjab Governor and Administrator UT Chandigarh V. P. Singh Badnore today visited the Government Rehabilitation Institute for Intellectual Disabilities (GRIID especially the various sections including College, Clinic and Special School.While interacting...

10-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Food Safety Commissioner warns mustard oil adulterators

Taking a serious view of sale of adulterated mustard oil in Punjab,   KS Pannu, Commissioner Food and Drug Administration warned of strong legal action against those indulging in adulteration. He said that cheap palm oil and crude rice bran oil as...

10-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Congress activists protest across Punjab

Congress leaders and workers held protests across Punjab on Monday following the Bharat Bandh call given by the Congress party against the rising fuel prices.The protests were held in Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Patiala, Bathinda, Ferozepur and other towns...

09-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Show courage to prosecute us, Punjab ex- CM dares Amarinder Singh

Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday dared his successor Amarinder Singh to demonstrate courage to prosecute and try him in a court of law "if there is any shred of truth in your allegations" on the sacrilege issue."If you have moral and...

09-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Navjot Singh Sidhu writes to Sushma for steps on corridor issue

Undeterred by BJP critising him for praising Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on the Kartarpur gurdwara corridor issue, Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has written to the Centre seeking a "positive step" on the issue."It is time for India to take a positive...

09-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Navjot Singh Sidhu wants 'positive step' on Kartarpur gurdwara corridor

Undeterred by BJP criticism over his praise of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on the issue of the Kartarpur gurdwara corridor, Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has written to the Centre seeking a "positive step"."It is time for India to take a positive step...

08-Sep-2018 Chandigarh/Srinagar

Shahpur Kandi Dam Project: JK, Punjab ink historic agreement

A historic agreement was signed here today between the J&K Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam and his Punjab counterpart Karan Avtar Singh on implementation of Shahpur Kandi Dam Project which was hanging fire for several years.The great agreement was...

07-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

4 IAS Officers Transferred In Punjab

The Punjab Government today issued Transfer/ Posting of 4 IAS officers with immediate effect.Disclosing this here today an official spokesperson said that out of the four IAS officers transferred, Mr. Karanbir Singh Sidhu has been Posted as Special Chief...

06-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Health Minister Held A Meeting With Milk Plants Association

The Health and Family Welfare Minister today held a meeting with the Milk Plant Association here at Punjab Bhawan. In the meeting, the members of the Association applauded the initiative taken by state government against the production and sale of adulterated...

06-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Excise Inspector For Taking Bribe Of Rs. 5,000

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed an Excise Inspector posted at Phagwara in district Kapurthala red handed  for accepting bribe of Rs. 5,000.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Excise Inspector Satpal Jassal was...

05-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Improvement Trust Superintendent For Taking Bribe

Vigilance Bureau Punjab today nabbed Superintendent of improvement trust red handed accepting bribe of Rs. 9,000.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that Mohinder Pal, Sr. Assistant-cum-Superintendent posted at improvement...

05-Sep-2018 Chandigarh/Sangrur

Labourer turns crorepati : Rakhi Bumper brings good tidings

Manoj Kumar of Mandvi village could not have asked for more.Yes, this labourer from Sangrur district became a crorepati overnight winning the first prize of Rs 1.5 crore in the Punjab State Rakhi Bumper-2018.The draw of the bumper was announced on August 29,...

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