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19-Jun-2019 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs PSPCL JE, Middle Man For Taking Bribe

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed Junior Engineer (JE) of PSPCL and a private person red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 5,000.Disclosing this an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Jassa Singh JE posted at PSPCL rural Malout and his middle...

19-Jun-2019 Chandigarh

On second day of raids 3500 kg plastic bags seized in the State

Continuing with the raids to curb the usage of plastic carry bags, the joint teams of Punjab Pollution Control Board and the Department of Local Bodies conducted raids on 175 premises on Tuesday evening observing 88 cases of violation of Plastic Carry Bags (Manufacture,...

19-Jun-2019 Shimla

HP Cabinet decisions

The State Cabinet in its meeting held here today under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur decided to enhance the honorarium of office bearers of Panchayati Raj Institutions from 1 April, 2019.As per the decision, now Chairperson of Zila Parishad...

19-Jun-2019 S.A.S. Nagar

SAS Nagar will make own action plan to eradicate drug menace

The Deputy commissioner Girish Dayalan has directed the district authorities to prepare their own action plan to eradicate the menace of drugs. He said that the fight against drugs is the utmost priority of the Punjab Government. Therefore, a joint action...

18-Jun-2019 Chandigarh

Punjabi cinema making waves at global level: Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi

“The Punjabi cinema is making waves at the global level now a days and there is no corner of the world where the connoisseurs of the Punjabi cinema cannot be found.” These views were expressed here today at the release of the book titled ‘Punjabi Cinema Da...

18-Jun-2019 Chandigarh

Food Security Group holds maiden meeting

In days after constitution of consultative groups by Chief Minister Punjab to accelerate the pace of implementation of his government’s flagship programmes, the Food Security – Smart Ration Cards Group constituted under the Chairmanship of Mr. Bharat Bhushan...

18-Jun-2019 Faridkot

Charanjit Singh Channi enquires after victim Meena Rani

The Cabinet Minister, Punjab, Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi today enquired after the health of the victim of Sri Muktsar Sahib incident Meena Rani at Sri Guru Gobind Singh Medical College, Faridkot. It is worth mentioning that a few days ago, a councillor and...

18-Jun-2019 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

Illegal colonizers would face the music : Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria

After portfolio rejig in Punjab Cabinet, Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria on Tuesday assumed office as the Housing and Urban Development Minister at PUDA Bhawan, Mohali.After assuming the office, Mr. Sarkaria held a meeting with senior officers of the department....

17-Jun-2019 Jalandhar

Rural Police Bust Robbers 'Gang, Arrest Eight Accused,

The Rural Police on Monday have busted a gang of robbers and seized sharp-edged weapons, bikes and looted money worth Rs 1.70 lakh. The accused have been identified as Ravinder Kumar of Ball Hukami village, Jagjiwan Kumar, Sukhjiwan Kumar of Mirpur village,...

16-Jun-2019 Chandigarh

Statewide Raids to monitor ban on Plastic Carry Bags

Under Tandrust Punjab Mission, Statewide Raids to monitor the efficacy of ban on plastic carry bags were conducted on Saturday by the joint teams of Punjab Pollution Control  Board and the Department of Local Bodies, informed KS Pannu, Director Tandrust...

15-Jun-2019 Jalandhar

Jalandhar Rural Police busts an inter state liquor smuggling racket

In a major haul the Jalandhar Rural Police today busted a racket involved in inter state liquor smuggling with the arrest of a liquor smuggler from Goraya along-with 950 cases (85.50 lakh millilitres) of illegal liquor.Divulging the details, the Senior...

14-Jun-2019 Chandigarh

Punjab gets Rs 57 lakh GST refund on 'langar' in gurdwaras

The Centre has released Rs 57 lakh as refund on the GST charged on raw materials used to prepare food at 'langars' or community kitchens in gurdwaras, including at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said.Badal thanked Prime...

14-Jun-2019 Amritsar

Pakistan-bound Sikh pilgrims stranded at Attari

At least 130 Sikh pilgrims heading for Pakistan were left stranded at the Attari railway station on Friday as the Indian government did not grant them permission to cross the international border.The pilgrims, mostly elderly and hailing from various parts...

14-Jun-2019 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau nabs ASI for taking bribe

Punjab Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted at Dirba Police Station, Sangrur red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 10,500/-.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI Karam Singh was nabbed...

14-Jun-2019 Jalandhar

Civil Surgeon Flags Off Polio Rickshaw Rally

Civil Surgeon Dr.Rajesh Bagga on Friday flagged off a polio rickshaw rally to spread the awareness about pulse polio campaign which is set to start from June 16 to 18 in the district.Civil Surgeon said that the rally would go to various areas of the district...

14-Jun-2019 Fazilka

Two years journey of Government cattle pond from 15 to 400 animals

Government Cattle Pond in 15 acres of land near Nawan Salem Shah village is proving to be very beneficial for stray animals. This cattle pond was started by district administration in November 2016 under the patronage of District Animal Welfare Society with 15...

14-Jun-2019 Jalandhar

Shahkot SDM Leads Hundreds Of Residents In 'Walk Against Drugs'

Residents of Shahkot sub-division on Friday took part in a unique initiative ‘Walk against Drugs’ organized under the Drug Abuse Prevention Officer (DAPO) program started by Punjab Government.Led by Shahkot Sub-Division Magistrate (SDM) Ms. Charumita, hundreds...

13-Jun-2019 Chandigarh

Vijay Inder Singla assumes office as Education Minister

In an extremely welcome gesture, straight after assuming office as Education Minister Punjab, Vijay Inder Singla issued appointment letters to 5178 teachers.Giving details, the Minister said that the Department of School Education had recruited 5178 teachers...

13-Jun-2019 Landran/Kaithal

Workshop to Strengthen RPWD Act led by CGC Faculty

In order to provide training to the commissioned teachers for making education of children with special needs in mainstream as effective as possible, a workshop was organised by CBSE Panchkula at Delhi Public School, Kaithal. Resource person, Dr. Sneh Bansal,...

12-Jun-2019 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs ASI for taking bribe Rs. 5,000

Punjab Vigilance Bureau, nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted at Bhikhiwind Police Station, Tarn Taran district red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 5,000. Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI Surinder Kumar...

12-Jun-2019 Chandigarh

Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi assumes charge as NRI Affairs Minister

“The Punjab Government would extend invitation to the 550 NRI Punjabis on the occasion of the 550th Parkash Purb celebrations of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji to be held during November, 2019.” This was disclosed here today by Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi on assuming...

12-Jun-2019 Ludhiana

Meeting of Task Force held to clean Buddha Nallah

A meeting of the task force constituted by the Chief Minister, Punjab held under the Chairmanship of Namdhari Satguru Uday Singh Ji in the Circuit House, Ludhiana. In this meeting, the conveyor of this task force Kahan Singh Pannu, IAS, Pardeep Kumar Agrawal,...

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