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29-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab Government Signs MoU with Poverty Action Lab

The Government of Punjab, represented by its Chief Secretary Karan Avtar Singh, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, South Asia (J-PAL SA) at Punjab Bhawan, represented by its Executive Director Ms. Shobhini...

28-Apr-2017 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

Glen Maxwell blames fielders, bowlers for loss to Sunrisers Hyderabad

Kings XI Punjab's skipper Glen Maxwell blammed bowlers and fielders for their loss in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Sunrisers Hyderabad by 26 runs here on Friday.He also said the score posted by Hyderabad was chaseable but they got few soft...

27-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab CM Moots Open Door Bus Permit Policy To End Transport Monopoly

In a move aimed at breaking the existing monopoly in the transport system, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has mooted an open-door policy for bus permits, except on national highway routes, while directing the Transport Department to allocate...

26-Apr-2017 Amritsar

BSF seizes over two kg heroin in Punjab

BSF troopers on Wednesday seized over two kg of heroin, valued at more than Rs 10 crore in the international market, along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab, a BSF official said.Two kg of the contraband was found concealed in a two-litre bottle of a soft...

26-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Perform Or Close Shop, Punjab CM Warns Pvt. Medical, Dental Colleges

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ordered a crackdown on private medical and dental colleges engaged in the business of making money at the cost of the future of the students, warning them to either perform or close shop.The Chief Minister...

26-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Wanted Gangster Arrested In Nabha Jail Break Case

In a major breakthrough, the Organized Crime Intelligence Unit (OCIU) of Intelligence Wing of Punjab Police has arrested a wanted gangster involved in Nabha Jail Break Case namely Sukhchain Singh @ Sukhi son of Buta Singh, resident of Village Ulak, P.S....

26-Apr-2017 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

CGC Jhanjeri organized Grand Fashion Show

Chandigarh Group of Colleges Jhanjeri organized Fashion Show at its campus. The event was attended by fashion designers Neha and Honey Sekho of London Fashion Week fame. Other Designers including Bhumika Sharma, Sukhpreet, Simranjit Kaur and model Inder Pal Virk....

26-Apr-2017 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

Infosys organised a workshop on Android & Big Data at Indo Global

Workshop organised at Indo Global Colleges on Android & Big Data. Key note speakers at the moment were Gaganpreet, Marketing head, Solitaire Infosys Pvt.Ltd. While speaking at the moment he informed students that Android is a versatile application which is...

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...

24-Apr-2017 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

Gain Jyoti Group of Intuitions Bids Farewell Passing out students

The students of Gian Jyoti Group of Institutions organised farewell party for outgoing students. Various Cultural items were staged on this occasion. The function began with lighting of the lamp by  chairman Gian Jyoti J.S.Bedi . While speaking at the...

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...

21-Apr-2017 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

UGI organized seminar on Startup India and Stand Up India

Universal group of Institutions organized seminar on start Up India and stand Up India to motivate students to become businessman instead of job seeker. Harvinder Mavi, seasoned Entrepreneur, Founder SouvNear.com, Director & Co Founder Agilyst Inc, and Rajneesh...

20-Apr-2017 Amritsar

Radicals raise Khalistan slogans as Sajjan visits Amritsar

Sikh radicals raised pro-Khalistan slogans and clashed with SGPC task force volunteers outside the Golden Temple complex here in Punjab on Thursday during Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan's visit.The protestors, belonging to the hardline Shiromani...

20-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Capt Amarinder Calls On Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Minister for Law & Justice and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday invited Punjab to be a part of the Digital India revolution of the Narendra Modi government, and suggested several ways for the state to raise the bar of development...

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