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25-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Capt Amarinder Decides To Ban Use Of Plastic In Punjab

The Punjab government has decided to ban the use of plastic in a bid to conserve its deteriorating environment.A notification to this effect will be issued after a formal approval by the state cabinet on the decision taken on Tuesday at the Local Government...

25-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

2 PPS Officers Transferred

The Punjab Government today issued Transfer/Posting of 2 PPS officers with immediate effect. Disclosing this here today an official spokesperson said that Mr. Amarjit Singh has been posted as SP, Headquarters, Railways, Patiala and Mr. Balwinder Singh, has...

25-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

SAD castigates Manpreet Badal for giving green signal to mafia raj

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today castigated finance minister Manpreet Badal for giving a clean signal for political mafia raj in Punjab by stating that one needed to be in politics to do business in the State.In a statement here, former finance minister...

25-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Manjinder Singh Sirsa takes oath in Punjabi language as MLA

Newly elected MLA of Rajouri Garden Manjinder Singh Sirsa today took oath in Punjabi language as Member of Delhi legislative Assembly. Hon’ble Speaker of Assembly Mr. Ram Niwas Goel administered oath to Mr. Manjinder Singh Sirsa, who won April 9 Election of...

25-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Amarjit Singh Samra Assumes Charge As Punjab MARKFED Chairman

Former Punjab Revenue and Rehabilitation Minister Amarjit Singh Samra on Tuesday took over as Chairman of Markfed in the presence of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.Captain Amarinder felicitated Samra on his appointment as Chairman of the Asia's largest...

23-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

VB conducts surprise checking of Grain Markets

Punjab Vigilance Bureau on the instructions of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh formed special teams and conducted surprise checking of grain markets around the state to monitor ongoing wheat procurement process besides ensuring that farmers did not face...

23-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Rana Gurjeet Rubbishes AAP Charges Of ‘Conflict Of Interest’

Punjab Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh today rubbished the charges of the Aam Aadmi Party that his holding the power portfolio amounted to conflict of interest.“If an agriculturist can become an agriculture minister, if a doctor can become...

22-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

AAP to start ‘Punjab Yatra’ to identify issues of people of Punjab

Aam Aadmi Party is going to start ‘Punjab Yatra’ in state to identify the issues of public importance that can be raised in the Punjab vidhan sabha during the session. Addressing the media at Punjab Bhawan, Chandigarh AAP MLA and leader of opposition in...

20-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Canada minister at Harmandar Sahib, gets cold shoulder from government

Canada's Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan on Thursday paid obeisance at the Harmandar Sahib in Amritsar and visited other places in Punjab, but the Amarinder Singh government cold-shouldered the visiting dignitary.No Punjab minister or senior state government...

19-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Sales Tax Inspector Accepting Bribe

The sleuths of Vigilance Bureau today achieved a major breakthrough in its campaign against corruption by nabbing a Inspector of sales tax red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 6000.Disclosing this, official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that...

18-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau Keeping Vigil Eye On Wheat Procurement

Punjab Vigilance Bureau is keeping a vigil eye on the ongoing wheat procurement in the state to ensure that farmers and Aarthis (Commission Agents) should not face any difficulty or harassment at the hand of any corrupt official.In a statement issued here,...

17-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Captain Government adopts zero tolerance against corruption

In a spree to end corruption from Government offices, one of the promises made by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh with the people of the state, Punjab Vigilance Bureau today launches its toll free number 1800-1800-1000 to receive complaints regarding...

17-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab Transfers 90 Police Officers

The Punjab Government has issued transfer and posting orders of 90 ASP/Dy SPs level Police Officers on administrative grounds with immediate effect.Disclosing this here, an official spokesperson said that Dalbir Singh has been transferred and posted as ACP/Central/Jalandhar,...

16-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab Govt Exempts Freedom Fighters From Toll Tax On State Highways

A day after exempting media persons from toll tax on state highways, the Punjab government on Sunday announced a similar exemption for freedom fighters, to implement another of its poll promises.Disclosing this here, a spokesperson of the Chief Minister's...

16-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Congress comes in “Power Hangover” move within 30 days : AAP

Condemning the manhandling of a journalist in Giddarbaha by Congress leaders, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today claimed that Congress is engulfed with “Power Hangover” within 30 days of coming into power.In a statement here, State Convener of AAP, Gurpreet Singh Waraich...

15-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

“We had eyes, but no vision.” : Raj Vasudav Ji

With her blessings and offering of God-knowledge, Nirankari Mission’s Satguru Mata Savinder Hardev Ji Maharaj has changed our perspective. God had given us eyes, but we had no vision or oneness, whatsoever, due to which we were living inside the walls of...

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