Renegotiate PPAs with developers - PSEBEA

CHANDIGARH: The power purchase agreements (PPA’s )  are required to be renegotiated and the private firms should be asked to sell the power elsewhere during the lean period with no claim of fixed charges.

Capt Amarinder singh mourns passing away of punjab kesari delhi chief editor Ashwini Chopra

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has condoled the passing away of ex-Member Parliament and Editor-in-Chief of Punjab Kesari, New Delhi, Ashwini Kumar (Minna) Chopra (63) breathed his last after a prolonged illness.

Punjab govt to provide sugar & tea leaves at subsidised rates shortly: Bharat Bhushan Ashu

CHANDIGARH/LUDHIANA:Says punjab govt committed to fulfil its promise
Says the plan has already been finalised by the department & would be taken up finance department soon
Distribution of PDS wheat through ePOS machines start in state from today onwards

Minister assures Unaided Colleges for the solution of genuine problems

CHANDIGARH:JAC delegation meets Higher Education Minister Tript Bajwa
A delegation of Joint Action Committee (JAC) today met Higher Education Minister, Punjab, Mr. Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa at Punjab Bhawan, Chandigarh.

National Livestock Championship and Agri Expo-2020' from 27th February to 2nd March 2020: Tript Bajwa

CHANDIGARH:Five day event to be held at Batala, district Gurdaspur
Rs 2 Cr. cash prize for winning animals in milking and breed competitions

Punjab CM to raise issue of pending funds under Post Matric scholarship with PM

CHANDIGARH: Taking serious note of delay in release of pending payment of Post Matric scholarships to the Scheduled Caste students, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that he would soon take up the issue with the Prime Minister.

Manpreet Badal explores new vistas of investment in Punjab with severap MNCs at WEF

DAVOS: A high level delegation from Invest Punjab led by the Finance Minister, Manpreet Singh Badal had detailed discussions at two strategic sessions on Wednesday at the World Economic Forum.

All party meeting convened by Capt Amarinder resolved not to allow transfer of Punjab river waters

CHANDIGARH: Expressing grave concern over the state’s critical water situation, an all-party meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on Thursday demanded reassessment of the state’s water availability and unanimously resolved that the Government of India should ensure that Punjab river water is not in any way transferred from basin to non-basin areas of the state’s three rivers.

Over fifteen years old three wheelers to be replaced with electric/CNG three wheelers - Pannu

CHANDIGARH:In order to control air pollution, Department of Environment and Climate Change under Tandrust Punjab Mission has decided to ensure replacement of more than fifteen years old three wheelers with electric/CNG three wheelers, informed KS Pannu, Director Tandrust Punjab Mission.

How is inclusive CAA Anti Sikh? Capt Amarinder asks Sukhbir,says lakhs of Anti CAA protestors can't be 'Subservient to Gandhi Family'

CHANDIGARH:Even as he questioned Sukhbir Singh Badal’s logic in interpreting his criticism of SAD’s stand on CAA as being ‘anti-Sikh’, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday sent the Akali chief a copy of ‘Mein Kampf’, advising him to read Adolf Hitler’s autobiography to understand the dangerous implications of the unconstitutional legislation passed by the central government, of which the Akalis are a part.

Rajnish Shourie takes over as non official Director Pungrain

CHANDIGARH:Rajnish Shourie on Wednesday assumed charge as  Non official Director of Pungrain in the presence of Chairman  Mr. Y.S. Ratra, IAS  (Retd) and Mrs Anindita Mitra, Managing Director of Pungrain at Anaaj  Bhawan, Sector-39 here.

Punjab lotteries Dept launches holi bumper-2020

CHANDIGARH: Golden opportunity to win 1ST two prizes of Rs.1.50 crore each..After the biggest success of New Year Bumper and considering people’s huge enthusiasm, Punjab State Lotteries Department brought out Holi Bumper-2020 in the market.

Rotational irrigation programme from january 23 to 30

CHANDIGARH:The Water Resources Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational Programme of canals for irrigation in the Rabi Season from 23th to 30th January, 2020. The channels and branches off-taking from Ropar Head Works would run on the priority basis from Abohar Branch, Patiala Feeder, Bist Doab Canal, Sidhwan Branch and Bathinda Branch respectively.

Dharmsot denies reposrts of embezzlement in post matric scholarship funds

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities Minister Mr. Sadhu Singh Dharmsot today strongly rejected the media reports regarding the embezzlement in post matric scholarship funds by saying that the media reports baseless and far from truth.

Randhawa exposes Power pact frauds committed by SAD-BJP government with the Punjabis

CHANDIGARH:Cabinet Minister along with 9 MLAs releases ‘Black Paper’ of various power pacts inked by Akali government
Around Rs.65,000 crore is to be paid to the thermal plants established with the investment of Rs.25,000 crores
SAD-BJP government excluded the pro-state profit making provisions of the Gujarat power policy framed on the directions of UPA government
Randhawa dares former Chief Minster and his deputy for open debate on the issue at any platform

SAD wants to favor BJP indirectly by not contesting Delhi elections: Charanjit Singh Channi

CHANDIGARH:Lashing out at Shiromani Akali Dal for its stance on regular intervals over CAA, cabinet minister Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi said that SAD has become the rubber stamp of BJP as it is continuously ignoring Sikh issues. He added that decision of withdrawal from Delhi Assembly Elections is also the outcome of internal consensus with BJP to unite the Hindu votes in favour of the saffron party instead of Congress. He claimed that by doing this, the BJP is trying to prove its anti-minority party which would help to polarise the votes of the majority.

Punjab to strongly advocate Sikh farmers' rights with MP Chief Minister: Kangar

CHANDIGARH:On the directives of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, a high-level delegation led by Revenue  Minister Punjab Mr. Gurpreet Singh Kangar, on the second day of their visit, reached the jungles and far-flung tribal areas and met with the Sikh families, whose houses had been demolished by the district administration.

Sarwan Singh Ramgarhia takes charge as chairman punjab backward classes commission

CHANDIGARH:Mr.Sardar Sarwan Singh Ramgarhia on Tuesday assumed charge as Chairman Punjab Backward Classes Commission in the presence of Commerce and Industries Minister Mr. Sunder Sham Arora. Besides family members of the newly elected Chairman, many dignitaries were present on the occasion.

FDA proposes prohibition on OFSAs and FBOs sans hygiene rating

CHANDIGARH:Exercising the powers under section 30(2)(a) of Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006, Commissioner, Food & Drug Administration Punjab, Mr. KS. Pannu has issued a show cause notice to the Online Food Supply Aggregators (OFSAs) as well as the Food Business Operators ( FBOs) in Punjab  as to why not prohibit the distribution/supply/sale of food through OFSAs related to those FBOs who have not got their hygiene rating done.

PSSSB to fill 25 posts of food safety officers

CHANDIGARH:Invites applications from candidates


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