Nothing tangible, only pompous announcements in Union Budget, says Capt Amarinder

Chandigarh, February 1: Trashing the Union Budget as high on pomposity and low on tangibles, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday said the economy was clearly not a priority for the BJP-led Central Government. There was nothing in the budget, he said, that could pave the way for economic reforms or raise public […]

Medical Tests of Suspected Corona Virus Patient from Mohali reported negative

Chandigarh, January 29:  In a major relief, medical tests of suspected Mohali Corona Virus patient  admitted in PGI yesterday have reported negative. Confirming this here today, the Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu informed that the National Institute of Virology (NIV) Pune, to whom PGI had forwarded the  patient’s test samples had confirmed that they were […]

Inspiring Indian: Moga based Mr. Manjit Singh Gill

Most families hope and pray for a secure job for their children. A government job is considered to be a prized possession as it brings in security, stability and a lot of respect in the community. But there are some families whose goal is to build up the spirit of patriotism in the youth of […]

Punjab Police bust Narco-Terror module with arrest of Army Naik and 2 smugglers

Chandigarh, January 10: On high alert since the outbreak of drone activity along the Indo-Pak border, the Punjab Police on Friday seized two highly sophisticated Chinese-made drones and arrested an Army Naik and two smugglers belonging to a narco-terror module, involved in smuggling of weapons and narcotics across the border. The seizure, resulting from targeted […]

3 District Early Intervention Centres approved for Gurdaspur, Patiala & Ferozepur

Chandigarh, 8 January: The Health & Family Welfare Department, Punjab has got approval to establish 3 District Early Intervention Centres for children at Gurdaspur, Patiala and Ferozepur. The DEIC (District Early intervention Centre) is aimed at providing essential information as well as treatment services about 4Ds-Defects at Birth, Diseases, Deficiencies and Developmental Delays including Disabilities […]

Education Department to complete teacher recruitment process fast : Education Minister

S. A. S. Nagar/Chandigarh, December 30: “The Education Department is in the fast track mode regarding the completion of the teacher recruitment process. The department has prioritized the necessary action to be taken pertaining to the process and maintained perfect coordination with the various departments and proceeded fastly in the matter.” These views were expressed […]

Capt. Amarinder lauds Agriculture Dept. for promoting crop diversification

Chandigarh, December 29: On the directives of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to promote crop diversification, the area under Paddy cultivation has been considerably reduced, with nearly 7.5 lakh acres shifted from paddy to alternate crops during the kharif season-2019. Notably, the area under non-basmati paddy during current kharif season was 57.27 lac acres […]

Joginder Singh Mann assumes charge as Chairman of Punjab Agro Industries

Chandigarh, December 27: Former Punjab Minister and senior Congress leader Joginder Singh Mann  took over the charge as Chairman of the Punjab Agro Industries Corporation (PAIC) here today in the presence of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President Sunil Jakhar, several MLAs and other senior leaders of Congress. PPCC President Jakhar, while congratulating Mann on his new […]

Policy announced to recover outstanding dues of Real Estate Projects finds favour with Developers

Chandigarh, December 26: Taking into account the recession in the real estate sector and to bring uniformity in dealing with different categories of Real Estate Projects, Punjab Housing and Urban Development Department has notified a policy on November 28, 2019 allowing the promoters to clear their outstanding dues as on 31-12-2019 in 6 half yearly […]

Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa exhorts farmers to go in for technological innovations in agriculture

Chandigarh, December 26: “The technological advancements can come in handy for revolutionizing the agricultural sector and it is the need of the hour that the farming community leverages the immense benefits that the cutting edge technology has to offer.” These views were expressed here today at the auditorium of the Regional Institute of Cooperative Management […]