Punjab

Detailed project report for setting up sugercane research institute at kalanaur to be prepared within a week: Sukhjinder singh randhawa

CHANDIGARH:The detailed project report in respect of setting up of Sugarcane Research Institute at Kalanaur (Gurdaspur) would be prepared within a week.” This was disclosed here today by the Cooperation & Jails Minister Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa while presiding over a meeting held in the Markfed office.

Vigilance nabs JE, head constable taking bribes in two cases

CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed a Junior Engineer (JE) and a head constable (HC) Sukhdev Singh along with his accomplice red handed while accepting bribes in two different cases.

Dissent within Congress brewing against Punjab CM

CHANDIGARH: A simmering dissent is brewing between Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his legislators over their party's government in Punjab.

Capt Amarinder mourns passing away of senior journalist Shigara Singh Bhullar

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday condoled the sad demise of Editor of Rozana Spokesman and former editor of Punjabi Tribune, Punjabi Jagran and Desh Videsh Times Shingara Singh Bhullar, who passed away at Mohali after a brief illness this evening.

Noted US terror expert Dr. Chalk warns of use of social platform by Pak to attack Indian economy

SAS Nagar (Mohali): Noted American expert on terror and internal security, Dr Peter Chalk on Wednesday said that Pakistan could be harnessing the power of the social media to launch attacks on the Indian economy, even as he warned that the ISI “may well leverage encrypted social media sites, secure telecommunication platforms and online mapping technology to covertly facilitate jihadist recruitment drives or directly support terrorist strikes” in Kashmir, where it has a long history of backing anti-Indian outfits.

Committees constituted to increase green cover and control dust emission in Mandi Gobindgarh: Pannu

CHANDIGARH: Directorate of Environment and Climate Change, Punjab has constituted two committees to explore all the possibilities of increasing the green cover and check the dust emissions in the town, informed Mr. KS Pannu, Director Tandrust Punjab Mission.

Punjab CM orders free class XI and XII education for poor deserving students in MRSAFPI

CHANDIGARH: To facilitate aspiring economically backward students from the state to get into the Armed Forces, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday decided that the State would bear the cost of poor students, admitted to Maharaja Ranjit Singh Armed Forces Preparatory Institute (MRSAFPI), Mohali, for their Class XI & XII education.

Punjab Chief Secretary reviews preparations of Census 2021

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Secretary Mr. Karan Avtar Singh on Tuesday reviewed the preparations of Census-2021 in the state level Coordination Committee here. An official spokesperson said that the census operations will be carried out in two phases; 1st phase i.e. House-listing and Housing Census will be carried out from May 15 to June 29, 2020 along with the updation of National Population Register. Second phase i.e. Population Enumeration will be conducted from 9th to 28th February, 2021 with a revisional round from 1st to 5th March, 2021.

Vini Mahajan for comprehensive time bound action plan to implement reform proposals

CHANDIGARH: Underscoring the need to now focus on District Level Business Reforms, the Additional Chief Secretary, Industries and Commerce and Investment Promotion Ms. Vini Mahajan on Tuesday directed for evolving a time bound action-plan for implementation of all the reforms already implemented at the state level.

Nepalese delegation visits Punjab Vidhan Sabha to observe parliamentary structure

CHANDIGARH: To observe parliamentary structure of the Punjab, a 15-member delegation from Nepal on Monday visited the Punjab Vidhan Sabha here. This delegation represents the State no. 5, which is one of the seven newly created states of Nepal.

Jaggery processing tips being imparted under Tandrust Punjab Mission- Pannu

CHANDIGARH: Onset of winter season in Punjab is characterized by large scale production of Gur (jaggery) by the thousands of crude road-side jaggery manufacturing units where in quality of produce is adversely affected due to lack of awareness. So to ensure quality produce in the market, under Tandrust Punjab Mission, jaggery processing tips are being imparted to the stakeholders, informed KS Pannu, Director Tandrust Punjab Mission.

Jalandhar officials accord rousing welcome to judges of Punjab and Haryana High Court

JALANDHAR: The officers of Police and Civil administration along with their judicial counterparts today accorded a rousing reception to the two Judges of Punjab and Haryana Court, Justice Daya Chaudhary and Justice Rajan Gupta.

Punjab Vigilance nabs head constable taking bribe Rs. 20,000

CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed head constable  (HC) Amarinder Singh red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 20,000.

Sukhjinder Randhawa challenges SukhbirBadal for probe by any independent agency or sitting judge

CHANDIGARH: The Cooperation and Jails Minister, Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa today while responding to the allegations levelled by the akali leaders said that he is ready for probe by any independent agency or a sitting judge of the High Court but, he also challenged SukhbirBadal to get the majithia’s complicity with the drug smugglers, patronage of gangsters and the sacrilege of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, probed with in a fixed time frame. The minister further said that he can give his consent in writing for the probe but Sukhbir and Majithia should also do so.

Trouble for Sukhjinder Randhawa- Punjab CM directs DGP to probe politician-Gangster nexus

CHANDIGARH: Taking suo motu cognizance of media reports alleging nexus of some politicians with gangsters in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered an inquiry into the matter, promising stern action against anyone found to be so involved, while expressing full confidence in his colleagues.

Punjab to have dedicated MSME marketing cell, Rs.100 cr startup fund to promote industry

SAS NAGAR: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has decided on a Dedicated MSME Marketing Cell, as well as the establishment of a Rs 100 crore Startup Fund, in a focused endeavour to boost the MSME sector and the Startup culture in the state.

Punjab CM opposes extra constitutional executions but says cops have right of self defence

NEW DELHI: Even as he defended the right of the police to fire back to counter an attack, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday came out against extra constitutional executions as being against the nation’s Constitutional spirit, while also opposing the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which he said would not be allowed to be passed in his state Assembly.

Punjab CM honours 14 MSME entrepreneurs across sectors with awards

MOHALI: In an endeavour to boost Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises(MSMEs) in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday honoured 14 entrepreneurs with a cash award of Rs. 1 lakh and an appreciation certificate.

Jaanese Ambassador meets Capt Amarinder Singh, discusses investment opportunities in Punjab

CHANDIGARH:  Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged the Japanese Ambassador to India, Satoshi Suzuki, to impress upon companies in his country to set up ventures in the upcoming Mega Industrial Parks at Rajpura and Bathinda.

Gurinder Singh Ghuman appointed as Lokpal Electricity Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Gurinder Singh Ghuman Ex Member Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission  (PSERC ) has been appoined as Lokpal Electricity for the state of Punjab for a period of 3 years.

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