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17-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

2 Senior IAS Officers Transferred

The Punjab Government today issued Transfer/Posting of 2 senior IAS officers with immediate effect.Disclosing this here today an official spokesperson said that Mr. Satish Chandra transferred as Additional Chief Secretary Power and in addition Principal...

17-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

MARKFED Launches 'Kissan Kit' To Enhance Productivity Of Wheat Crop

In order to enhance the productivity of wheat crop in Punjab, Markfed has launched a 'Kissan Kit' consisting of entire range of Agro Chemicals required from sowing to harvesting of wheat. This kit was jointly launched by Sh. Amarjit Singh Samra, Chairman,...

17-Oct-2017 Ludhiana

RSS leader shot dead in Punjab

Unidentified assailants shot dead Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader Ravinder Gosain on Tuesday in Punjab's Ludhiana, police said.Eyewitnesses told the police that Gosain was shot from close range by two motorcycle-borne assailants in Kailash Nagar area.He was rushed...

16-Oct-2017 New Delhi

India to attract $10 billion investment in food processing sector

India is expected to attract investment of $10 billion in the food processing sector at the World Food India 2017 event next month, Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on Monday."With World Food India, the country is poised...

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...

16-Oct-2017 Jhanjeri (S.A.S. Nagar )

CGC Jhanjeri organized Management Fest

Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri  organized  Management Fest “Vidwat 17 - The Masters of Management” at its campus . Activities ranging from HR Round Panel Discussion to Marketing Event Point of Purchase were organized which provided a platform...

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...

13-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

SAD will stand with farmers and not allow Cong govt to bully them

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the SAD would stand with the farming community and not let it be bullied into managing paddy stubble on its own without any assistance from the Congress government.In a statement here, Mr Badal...

13-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

PRTC Board of Directors nod for fresh recruitment

The Board of Directors of the Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) today gave clearance for fresh recruitments.Disclosing this official Spokesman of the Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) said that the meeting of the Board of Directors of PRTC, Patiala...

12-Oct-2017 Amritsar

Sikh groups clash inside Golden Temple complex

Police had to intervene on Thursday as rival Sikh groups clashed inside the Golden Temple complex, where the holiest of Sikh shrines "Harmandir Sahib" is located, leaving several people injured.Brandishing swords, members of a group of "parallel jathedars"...

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 Chandigarh

'Heer Saleti'- A Melodious Gift From Pammi Bai For Music Lovers

The renowned Punjabi folk singer Paramjit Singh Sidhu 'Pammi Bai' is set to cause sensation once again with the release of his single track 'Heer Saleti' worldwide on 10th October at 10 AM. The teaser as well as music of the track was released here today...

09-Oct-2017 Pathankot

Make Swaran Salaria victorious to transform Gurdaspur: Shwet Malik

Bharatiya Janata Party has always talked about development and taken decisions in the larger interest of the nation while during the last 70 years, the Congress party has selfishly tailored various schemes to meet its own interests. This was stated by Rajya Sabha...

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...

07-Oct-2017 Pathankot

BJP worker is a true soldier of India : Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Swaran Salaria’s victory in Gurdaspur parliamentary bypoll will be a real tribute to Late Vinod Khanna. This was stated by Bharatiya Janata Party’s national sangathan mahamantri Ramlal. He was addressing the district level booth workers conference here today.Ramlal...

05-Oct-2017 Amritsar

Punjab ex-Minister Langah excommunicated from Sikh panth

A week after he was booked in a rape case, former Akali Minister Sucha Singh Langah was on Thursday excommunicated by the Sikh clergy from the Sikh Panth (community).The edict was made public by Akal Takht Jathedar Gurbachan Singh at the Akal Takht inside...

04-Oct-2017 Jhanjeri (S.A.S. Nagar)

CGC Jhanjeri pay tribute to Freedom Fighters

Chandigarh Group of Colleges Jhanjeri Paid tribute to freedom fighters on the Birth Anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh & Mahatma Gandhi  in the campus. Commemorating their supreme sacrifice, CGC Jhanjeri motivated the students to learn from the life of...

03-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

‘Sardar Mohammad’ A Film That Will Unite Us As ‘One’

Religion has been always a talked topic in our nation. From fights on religion to unions on religion, we have seen it all. Whenever films are made on religions, they always played a big eye opener to society and easily sway masses in a good way. After humungous ...

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...

02-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Rape accused ex-Punjab minister Langah surrenders

After remaining underground for three days, Punjab's rape accused former Shiromani Akali Dal Minister Sucha Singh Langah dramatically surrendered before the District and Sessions Court here on Monday.Langah, who was booked on Friday at Gurdaspur on the complaint...

02-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Four suspected Babbar Khalsa terrorists nabbed in Ludhiana

Four suspected terrorists of Khalistani terror outfit Babbar Khalsa were arrested from Punjab's Ludhiana district, police said on Monday.They were nabbed following the interrogation of seven members of the Babbar Khalsa who were arrested on Saturday after...

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