Congrerss announces candidates for four Punjab assembly seats

CHANDIGARH: The AICC today announcee the names of four candidates for bye election being helpd on October 21. Sanddep Sandhi PPCC General Secretary and confident of Capt Amarinder Sijgh is made party candidate from Dakha seat vavated by H.S.Phoolka of AAP.

Sukhjinder Randhawa wants all Punjab govt department coordinate to make Guru Nanak Purb memorable

CHANDIGARH: “The Punjab Government would pull out all stops to ensure that the 550th Prakash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji is celebrated with full religious zest and vigour and the celebrations turn into memorable ones.” This was disclosed here today by the Cooperation and Jails Minister S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa while presiding over a meeting of the various departments in connection with the celebrations besides reviewing the development projects going on at Dera Baba Nanak.

Sale of Pan Maslas with flavoured chewing Tobacco completely banned in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Taking serious view of illegal sale of flavored chewing tobacco with pan masala in State, Principal Secretary, Health & Family Welfare Mr. Anurag Aggarwal today directed Food Safety and other stakeholder departments to initiate stern action against such vendors indulging in this wrong practice.

46819 candidates selected in ongoing 5th mega job mela, claims Punjab govt

CHANDIGARH : Under the dynamic and visionary leadership of Captain Amarinder Singh, the state government’s flagship ‘Ghar Ghar Rozgar’ scheme during its ongoing 5th Mega Job Fair has offered 2.10 lakh jobs to the youth across the state. 46800 youth have been so far selected for various placements beside identification of another 13349 for self-employment ventures.

AIPEF urges J&K governor not to corporatise power department

CHANDIGARH: All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has urged the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir not to corporatise Power Development Department of State.

Education sector also need a financial package for revival: PUCA

MOHALI: A delegation of Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA) under the leadership of President, Dr. Anshu Kataria, met Sh. Anurag Singh Thakur, Union Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs at New Delhi.

Punjab education minsiter urges center to help upgrade school infrastructure

NEW DELHI: Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla on Saturday urged the Centre to lend a helping hand to states for upgrading school infrastructure thereby making them competitive and comparable with private sector.

Punjab vigilance nabs ASI taking bribe

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted at Bal Kalan police post, Amritsar red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 5000/-.

Capt Amarinder expresses confidence of Congress victory in bypolls

LUDHIANA: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday expressed the confidence that the Congress Party would easily win all the four by-polls, slated to be held on October 21.

Bypolls to four Punjab Assembly seats on Oct 21

CHANDIGARH: Bypolls to four Assembly constituencies in Congress-ruled Punjab will be held on October 21, the Election Commission announced on Saturday.

Capt Amarinder bats for formulation of national policy to combat drug menace

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday urged the Union Home Minister Amit Shah to immediately formulate a National Drug Policy to combat the menace of drug abuse in a holistic manner.

Gambusia Fish seedlings released in water bodies to prevent malaria/dengue

CHANDIGARH: The Fisheries Department of Chandigarh in coordination with Forest Department initiated step to fight against mosquito borne diseases like malaria, dengue which is common in ongoing season when mosquitoes breed very rapidly causing the spread of these diseases.

Punjabi Stars Ninja, Bannet Dosanjh, Jass Bajwa etc enthralls Aryans Students

MOHALI: Renowned Punjabi Singer Ninja, Jass Bajwa, Rising Star winner Bannet Dosanjh, Aatish along with the other starcast of the upcoming Punjabi Movie 'Doorbeen' including Waqima Gabbi, Jasmine etc enthralled the students of Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh.

5th Mega Job Fair: 30000 jobs provided to the unemployed youth in the 1st phase : Balbir Singh Sidhu

CHANDIGARH: Under the flagship ‘Ghar-Ghar Rozgar’ scheme, The Punjab Government has been successful in providing jobs to more than 30000 unemployed youth of the state in the first phase of the 5th Mega Job Fair, which are being held across the state from September 9. In total 2.10 lakh jobs are to be provided in the 5th Mega Job Fair itself. It was disclosed by Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu, Health and Family Welfare Minister while inaugurating the Mega Job and Self Employment Fair at Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Landran.

Startup Punjab inks MoU with IIT Ropar to give impetus to enterpreneurship

CHANDIGARH: The ‘Startup Punjab’ on Friday signed a MoU with IIT Ropar in line with its vision to foster entrepreneurship in Punjab. Both will jointly work towards facilitating young students in educational institutes and early-stage startups to crystallize ideas and grow their businesses.

To ease plaint lodging process, Punjab Women Commission Chairperson issues personal mobile number as helpline

CHANDIGARH: To speed up the grievance redressal system by easing the process of lodging complaints, the Punjab State Women Commission Chairperson Ms. Manisha Gulati has issued her personal mobile number as a helpline.

SC Commission orders registration of FIR against Panchayat for getting false case against constable

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission’s intervention has resulted in the registration of an FIR against the panchayat of village sohian falling within Tehsil Payal of District Ludhiana for getting a false case registered against a constable of Punjab Police.

Gatka Coaching Camp dedicated to 550th Parkash Purab concludes at SBBS Univ Jalandhar

JALANDHAR: Five-days Gatka coaching camp dedicated to 550th Prakash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Sahib concluded here on Thursday at Sant Baba Bhag Singh University Khiala. On the occasion Chancellor Sant Dilawar Singh Brahm Ji in presence of chief guest Sant Kapoor Singh Saneran Waley, Vice-Chancellor Dr. Jatinder Singh Bal and President of National Gatka Association of India Harjeet Singh Grewal distributed t-shirts and certificates to the participants.

Punjab cabinet okeys ordinance to exclude CMs political and planning advisors from office of profit

DERA BABA NANAK: The Council of Ministers led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday decided to bring an Ordinance to exclude Advisor (Political) to Chief Minister and Advisor (Planning) to Chief Minister from the ambit of the “The Punjab State Legislature (Prevention of Disqualification) Act, 1952.”

Punjab cabinet approves modalities for distribution of mobile phones tp youth from Dec 2019

DERA BABA NANAK: The Punjab Cabinet Thursday approved the modalities for distribution of smart mobile phones to the state’s youth, to pave the way for the implementation of the scheme from December this year.


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