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16-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab Govt To Bring In Agricultural Policy In Next Assembly Session

The Punjab government on Monday announced a series of measures for the welfare of the farming community, including its decision to bring in a comprehensive Agricultural Policy for the state in the next session of the Vidhan Sabha.The announcements came during...

16-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Cabinet Approves Entertainment Tax On DTH, Local Cable Connections

The Punjab Cabinet, led by Captain Amarinder Singh, has approved levy of an entertainment tax by urban and rural local bodies on DTH and local cable connections.These local bodies will be eligible to impose and collect a nominal entertainment tax of Rs.5...

16-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Cabinet Okays Industrial And Business Development Policy 2017

In order to boost industrialization and revive economic activity in the state, the Punjab Cabinet today approved the new Industrial and Business Development Policy-2017, paving the way for fixing of industrial power tariff at Rs 5 per unit w.e.f November...

15-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab continues to reject BJP's 'Congress-mukt Bharat' rant

If Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah's 'Congress-mukt Bharat' (Congress-free India) campaign has hit a wall in any state, it is definitely Punjab.The unprecedented victory of the Congress, by over 1.93 lakh votes, over the Bharatiya...

15-Oct-2017 Gurdaspur

Big win for Congress in Gurdaspur LS by-poll; BJP defeated

Maintaining its winning streak from the assembly elections, Punjab's ruling Congress secured an emphatic win in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat on Sunday.Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar won by a margin of over 1.93 lakh votes, officials said. He polled over 4.99 lakh...

12-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab In Itself A Huge Brand: Navjot Singh Sidhu

"Punjab in itself is a huge brand and has contributed immensely in every development oriented sector to take the country forward on the path to progress." These views were emphatically expressed by the Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot...

09-Oct-2017 Mukerian

Captain Amarinder Singh Takes Stock Of Paddy Procurement In Hoshiarpur

Punjab Chief Minister of Captain Amarinder Singh today reviewed the progress of ongoing paddy procurement here and directed the Deputy Commissioner to ensure the payment to farmers within the stipulated time of 48 hours.Captain Amarinder also asked the DC to...

08-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

PUCA urges CM, Punjab for the early release of PMS Funds

A delegation of Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA) under the leadership of Sh. Raman Bhalla, Former Minister and Dr. Anshu Kataria, President, PUCA met with Captain Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister, Punjab and urged for the early release of 205...

03-Oct-2017 Sujanpur

Sunil Jhakar flays Modi govt for ruining farmers, destroying economy

Punjab Congress president and Gurdaspur nominee Sunil Jakhar has lashed out at the Modi government for its anti-farmers policies, saying its decision to impose GST on agricultural tools and other similar measures had further broken the backbone of the beleaguered...

27-Sep-2017 Chandigarh

Capt Amarinder Lauds Award-Winning Poetess Lily Swarn’s Talent

Captain Amarinder Singh has expressed his strong appreciation for the emotional and inspiring work of award-winning poetess Lily Swarn, who presented her collection of poems, `The Trellis of Ecstasy’, to the Chief Minister on Tuesday. Congratulating the poetess,...

26-Sep-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab To Launch Free Hpv Vaccination Programme Against Cervical Cancer

Department of Health & Family Welfare, Punjab is all set to initiate an ambitious campaign to tackle ‘Cervical Cancer’ among women in the state of Punjab. Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer of women in India. It is second most prevalent cancer...

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