Tuesday, December 07, 2021


Punjab Assembly Elections 2022: Webcasting facilities at all 24689 polling stations in Punjab

CHANDIGARH:To prevent any kind of alleged poll-related model code of conduct violations during the upcoming Punjab Assembly Elections 2022, the Punjab Chief Electoral Officer, on the directions of Election Commission of India, will arrange webcasting in all the 24689 polling stations in the state. "This is for the first time that 100% webcasting will be done at all the polling stations in Punjab," said Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Punjab Dr S Karuna Raju on Tuesday.

CHC Bhagrana and S.D.H. Khamano to be upgraded soon : Soni

CHANDIGARH:CHC Bhagrana and SDH Khamano of District Fatehgarh Sahib are going to be upgraded very soon. This was disclosed by Deputy Chief Minister Punjab Mr. Om Prakash Soni here today.

Minister Gilzian Launches Online Web Portal For Timber-Based Wood Industries

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Forests, Wild Life and Labour Minister Sangat Singh Gilzian on Tuesday launched an online web portal for timber-based wood industries and a Pun Forest mobile phone app to monitor the plantation and protection work being carried out by the department in the field.

Punjab CM appeals people to get them vaccinated soon to prevent infection in wake of any eventuality of omicron

CHANDIGARH:After getting jab for second dose of Covid vaccine, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday appealed the people to get them vaccinated at the earliest without showing any sort of complacency to prevent themselves from the possible infection from the new variant of Omicron.

Dhanjeet Singh Virk assumed the office of Chairman Punjab Genco Limited in the presence of Dr. Verka

CHANDIGARH:Mr. Dhanjeet Singh Virk took over as the Chairman of Punjab Genco Limited here today in the presence of New and Renewable Energy Minister Dr. Raj Kumar Verka.

Dr. Verka explores possibility of tariff reduction in Power Purchase Agreements

CHANDIGARH: New and Renewable Energy Minister Dr. Raj Kumar Verka has explored the possibility of tariff reduction in the existing Power Purchase Agreements through mutual agreement with solar and biomass power project developers in the state.

CM Channi salutes martyrs, brave serving and Ex-servicemen for their valour on Flag Day

CHANDIGARH: On the occasion of the Armed Forces Flag Day 2021, Director Defence Services Welfare Punjab Brig Satinder Singh (Retd.) on Tuesday pinned Armed Forces Flag on the Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi here at Punjab Bhawan.

CM himself facing charges of involvement in sand mafia, whom should people approach for justice: Kejriwal

AMRITSAR: Aam Aadmi Party National Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal while lashing out at patronizing mafia rule by Congress government in Punjab, said that sand mafia in Punjab alone runs illegal business of over Rs 20,000 crore.

Punjab CM visits border area village Khuali in Amritsar to understand problems of medium and small farmers

AMRITSAR: Punjab CM on Monday visited Village Khuali in District Amritsar near Indo-Pak border to enquire about the wellbeing of the border area farmers. He relished the traditional Punjabi dinner including MAKKI DI ROTI and SARSON KA SAAG with a family in the village.

Badals progenitors of mafia in Punjab, Captain gave safe heaven: CM Channi

FAZILKA: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday inaugurated slew of development projects worth Rs. 25 crore comprising a 100 bedded district hospital at a cost of Rs. 20.72 crore besides newly constructed Shaheed Udham Singh bus terminal having cost of Rs. 5 crore. He also announced a medical college in Fazilka for giving boost to the medical services and studies in this border district so as to ensure Medicare facilities to the people.

OP Soni pays homage to martyrs on occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day

CHANDIGARH: Deputy Chief Minister, Punjab OP Soni today pays homage to martyrs on occasion of armed forces Flag day.

Capt Amarinder questions Congress choice Maken to screen Punjab candidates

CHANDIGARH:Former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today lashed out at the Congress high command for appointing Ajay Maken as the Chairman of the Screening Committee for shortlisting candidates for the next Vidhan Sabha elections in Punjab.

Punjab CM surprise visit to Goverment Senior Secondary School Wadala Bhittewad

AMRITSAR: The Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday paid a surprise visit to Government Senior Secondary School, Wadala Bhittewad and lauded the school management led by the Principal for ensuring proper upkeep, cleanliness and educational standards.

CM Channi visits Mittal family to mourn sad demise of Raj Rani Mittal

HOSHIARPUR: Punjab Chief Minister Mr Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday visited the residence of Chairman of Sonalika group LD Mittal to mourn the death of his wife Smt. Raj Rani Mittal, who had passed away a few days back.

Jakhar becomes Election campaign committee Chairman, Bajwa to head manifesto committee

CHANDIGARH: The AICC working president Somia Gandhi has given consent to appoint former PPCC president Sunil Jakhar as Chairman of the Electiom Campaign Committee for the 2022 Punjab assemly elections and Rajya Sabha member Partap Singh Bajwa as Chairman of the manifesto committee.

A delegation from MSME Industries, Ludhiana called on PLIDB Chairman Pawan Dewan

CHANDIGARH: A delegation of MSME Industries, Ludhiana under the banner of United Bicycle and Parts Manufacturers Association today called on Pawan Diwan, Chairman, Punjab Large Industrial Development Board at his office and handed over a memorandum regarding the demands of the industries.

Vet Varsity Scientists win bagful of awards at Indian Meat Science Association

LUDHIANA: Faculty members and students from Department of Livestock Products Technology (LPT), College of Veterinary Science (COVS), Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana participated in the 10th conference of Indian Meat Science Association and International Symposium on “Holistic Approach to the Meat Food Quality & Safety in Continuum from Farm to Fork” organized by Department of LPT, Sardar Vallabh bhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology, Meerut (U.P.).

Senu Duggal IAS gets additional charge of Special Secretary Home Affairs and Justice

CHANDIGARH: Mrs. Senu Duggal IAS presently working as Special Secretary Information and Public Relations Department has been given additional charge of Special Secretary Home affairs and justice during the leave period of Baldip Kaur IAS.

O.P. Soni flags off awareness vans to boost covid vaccination through Har Ghar Dastak Muhim

CHANDIGARH:In view of the current Omicron threat as well as to ward off any possibility of third wave of covid, Deputy Chief Minister O.P. Soni who also holds the charge of Health and Family Welfare Ministry, flagged off five Awareness Vans from Punjab Bhawan Chandigarh to ensure hundred percent vaccination in Punjab. This awareness campaign assumes greater significance as the threat of an imminent third wave is looming large and vaccination is the only permanent way to save people from the wrath of covid.

Revenue officers mass leave continues against arrest of Naib-Tehsildar by Vigilance

PHAGWARA/NAKODAR /SHAHKOT/NURMAHAL:Work in the offices of Tehsildars, Naib tehsildars Kanugos and
Patwaris in Phagwara, Nakodar and Shahkot sub divisions and Nurmahal sub tehsil remained paralyzed even 12 days on Monday following
revenue officers mass leave against arrest of a naib-tehsildar by Vigilance Bureau Punjab.

Acknowledge martyrdom of farmers, pay compensation to their families – Harsimrat K Badal tells centre

CHANDIGARH:  Former union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today demanded parliament acknowledge the martyrdom of 800 farmers who died during the course of the Kisan Andolan and pay tributes to them besides granting compensation to their families.

Postal Ballot facility to encourage 80+ voters, PwD, COVID patients to cast vote

CHANDIGARH:In order to encourage maximum voter turnout in upcoming Punjab Assembly Elections 2022, Election Commission of India (ECI) has allowed 80-years-old and above voters, Persons with Disability (more than 40%) and COVID-19 positive patients to exercise their franchise via postal ballots.

My Government's Punjab Model' envisages education and employment for all-Punjab CM Channi

AMRITSAR:Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday said that the ‘Punjab Model’ of his government is based on ensuring quality education and employment opportunities for all.

Punjab CM inaugurated Five chairs at GND University

AMRITSAR:Today, in the Dashmesh Auditorium of the Guru Nanak Dev University, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Punjab, S. Charanjit Singh Channi said that Material help to the economically weaker is not a solution therefore only education could be the permanent solution to eradicate poverty.

Punjabis would give befitting reply to Arvind Kejriwal for challenging dignity & honour of their daughters and sisters-Punjab CM Channi

AMRITSAR:Coming down heavily on the AAP Supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday said that the Punjabis would certainly give a befitting reply to his arrogance for challenging their dignity and honour by making recent derogatory and malicious remarks against our daughters and sisters.

DC Asks All Departments to Submit Employees' Details in DISE Capsule Software by Tomorrow

NAWANSHAHR:Deputy Commissioner Vishesh Sarangal while taking stock of poll preparedness in district, today, directed all the departments to submit employees' details in DISE Capsule software by Tuesday; otherwise they would have to face the action under section 32 of RP Act.

Vijay Inder Singla hands over appointment letters to 20 newly-appointed employees in PWD

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Public Works Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla today handed over appointment letters to 20 newly-appointed employees in the public works department. All these employees have been inducted in the department on various posts on compassionate grounds which included 2 clerks, 17 peons and a chowkidars. 

Dr. Charnjit Singh Pruthi assumed the office of President of the Punjab Medical Council

Chandigarh:Distinguished cardiologist of northern India, Dr. Charnjit Singh Pruthi, took over as the President of the Punjab Medical Council in a simple but impressive ceremony. 

AIPEF urges CM Punjab to direct PSPCL to file tariff petition

CHANDIGARH:All India Power Engineers Federation( AIPEF) has urged the Chief Minister Punjab to direct the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited ( PSPCL) management to immediately submit petitions to Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) under section 86 of Electricity Act 2003 for re- determination of Tariff in line with the bills passed in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha without waiting for the approval of the Governor. by Dec 10, 2021.

CM Channi squarely blames Capt-Sukhbir-BJP Trio for harming Punjab's interests solely eying on assembly polls 2022

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday squarely blamed the former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Badal and BJP leadership for clandestinely harming the state’s interests solely eying on the forthcoming assembly polls.

Bhai Dhyan Mand declared Capt Amarinder Singh Tankhaya

AMRITSAR: Akal Takht Acting Jathedar appointed by Sarbat Khalsa Bhai Dhian Singh Mand has declared Tankhiya former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh and appealed to Sikhs not allow to Speak on any religious stage in any Gurdwaras.

Alumni meet organized at Sainik School Kapurthala

KAPURTHALA: Alumni meet was organized at Sainik School Kapurthala today, in which Uttarakhand Governor Laf. General (Retd.) Gurmeet Singh arrived as the chief guest.

BJP wanted to lure me with money: Bhagwant Mann

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab President and Member of Parliament Bhagwant Mann has revealed that four days ago, a very senior BJP leader had called him and asked him what he would take to join the BJP. He offered directly to either accept money or designation. He even said that once given a nod, Mann will be appointed as cabinet minister with a ministry of his own choice.

Punjab Government concerned to protect endangered Gavialis Gangeticus reptiles; Minister Gilzian

CHANDIGARH: In a move to protect the critically endangered Ghadiyal (Gavialis Gangeticus ), the Punjab government under the third phase of Gavialis Gangeticus rehabilitation project released 24 ‘gharials’ in Beas river near Kulla Fatta village of Tanda, on Sunday.

SAD alleges conspiracy to implicate Bikram Majithia in a false case

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said after trying to frame SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal in a false case, the Punjab Congress had now hatched a conspiracy to register a false drugs case against former minister Bikram Singh Majithia by recording a fabricated complaint against him under Section 164 CrPc and even held a meeting at the Terminal 4 lounge of the Delhi airport yesterday to give a final shape to this plan.

PU Cylclothon to raise awareness on pollution

CHANDIGARH: A Cyclothon Event from Panjab University Campus to Sukhna Lake was organised by NSS, Panjab University in collaboration with the Department of Chemistry, PU to raise awareness on National Anti-pollution Day among students and general public.

Massive Sweep Bicycle Rally in Ferozepur for Voter Awareness

FEROZEPUR: A huge bicycle rally was organized on Sunday morning under the voter awareness program being conducted by the district administration to make Ferozepur district one of the leading districts in the constituency in the forthcoming elections.

Channi joins people from all walks of life to pay tributes to mother of Speaker Rana KP Singh

RUPNAGAR: Glowing tributes were paid to Mata Raj Rani, the mother of Speaker Punjab Vidhan Sabha Rana KP Singh, by several eminent personalities here at Gurudwara Tibbi Sahib during her Bhog and Antim Ardas.

Congress MLAs slams Sukhbir Badal for leveling baseless allegations against Pargat Singh

CHANDIGARH: Reacting sharply on allegations of recruitment scam, Congress MLAs on Sunday slammed SAD President Sukhbir Badal and termed him ‘lootera’ of Punjab, who had duped the people of the state during his 10 years tenure.

Channi found no illegal mining in his constituency, warns AAP leaders not to interrupt state's peace

ROOPNAGAR: Rubbishing claims made by the Aam Aadmi Party’s Delhi leaders of illegal mining in CM Channi’s own constituency, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Sunday took a round of mining sites, where he found nothing illegal as the sand was being sold @ Rs. 5.50 per cusec as stipulated by the State Government.