Wednesday, September 28, 2022


Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann to fay Floral tributes to Shaheed Bhagat Singh at Khatkar Kalan

KHATKAR KALAN: The stage was all set for the state level event to commemorate 115th birth anniversary of legendary freedom fighter Shaheed-e-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh in Khatkar Kalan in which Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann will pay homage to the martyr today.

Cabinet minister Anmol Gagan Mann launches E-booking facility for Virasat-E-Khalsa and Dastan-E-Shahadat

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government led by Chief Minister S.Bhagwant Singh Mann is continuously striving to provide maximum facilities to the tourists from the country and abroad to show the buildings and museums that show the history and heritage of Punjab with the aim of increasing tourism in the state.

Vidhan Sabha convened to project Kejriwal as an alternative to PM, not to discuss issues of Punjab: Bikram Majithia

AMRITSAR: Senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Singh Majithia today said chief minister Bhagwant Mann had convened the Vidhan Sabha with the sole purpose of projecting AAP Convener Arvind Kejriwal as an alternative to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and not to discuss the burning issues of Punjab including the crisis in the agriculture sector.

AAP slams Congress for creating ruckus in Vidhan Sabha, says 'Congress is working as B-team of BJP'

CHANDIGARH: Assailing the Congress party for creating ruckus in the Punjab Assembly Session called to discuss significant issues related to the Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday said that the Congress is clearly working as a 'B-team of the BJP' and is working hard to crucify democracy.

Akali Dal slams AAP in Punjab for tabling confidence motion

CHANDIGARH : The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Tuesday condemned the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Punjab for tabling a confidence motion in the state Assembly.

Confidence motion necessitated as congress and bjp connived with each other to topple democratically elected government in punjab : Says Punjab CM

CHANDIGARH : Describing Congress and BJP as twin faces of same coin, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann today said that the confidence motion in state assembly has been necessitated as both the parties have joined hands to topple the democratically elected governments in the state.

Kultar Singh Sandhwan greets people on the 115th birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Mr. Kultar Singh Sandhwan has congrulated to People of the state on the 115th birth anniversary of Indian freedom fighter and revolutionary leader Shaheed Bhagat Singh.

Sikh pilgrims to depart Pakistan on Oct 28 for Saka Panja Sahib centenary

CHANDIGARH: A group of Sikh pilgrims will depart for Pakistan on October 28 from the Attari-Wagah border near Amritsar to take part in the Saka Panja Sahib centenary event at Gurdwara Panja Sahib, said Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee president Harmeet Singh Kalka on Tuesday.

Rahul Bhandari assumes charge as Principal Secretary Information and Public Relations

CHANDIGARH: A 1997- batch IAS officer, Rahul Bhandari, who is presently posted as Principal Secretary Technical Education and Industrial Training on Tuesday assumed in addition charges of Principal Secretary Information and Public Relations and Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs.

Punjab CM leads Vidhan Sabha in obituary references to eight eminent personalities

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday led the Vidhan Sabha in paying homage to eight eminent personalities, including political personalities, social worker and progressive farmers, who had passed away since the last session of the Assembly.

Punjab Vodhan Sabha speaker expresses deep sorrow over demise of Hazuri Ragi Bhai Sulakhan Singh

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Mr. Kultar Singh Sandhwan has expressed deep sorrow over the sad demise of Hazuri Ragi of Sachkhand Sri Harimandar Sahib Bhai Sulkhan Singh Ji.

Religious competition organized by SGPC for children dedicated to the birth anniversary of Sri Guru Ramdas Ji

AMRITSAR: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee has decided to organise various religious competitions for the students of schools/colleges like every year from September 16 to September 26 on the eve of birth anniversary of fourth Guru of Sikhs Sri Guru Ram Dass founder of Amritsar City.

Need of the hour to strengthen co-operative movement: Dhaliwal

AMRITSAR: Cooperative movement which is beneficial to all sections, especially known as the backbone of farmers needs to be strengthened, so that farmers can get loans from cooperative banks at low interest rates.

Cabinet led by CM gives nod to amend punjab village common lands (regulation) act to confer rights of common village land to gram panchayats

CHANDIGARH : In a significant decision, the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday gave nod to amend section 2(g) of Punjab Village Common Lands (Regulation) Act 1961 thereby giving the exclusive ownership of Jumla Mustarka Malkan Land (common village land) to gram panchayat.

Khalsa Panth will fight tooth and nail to defeat conspiracy to break the SGPC: Sukhbir Badal

AKAMGIR (LUDHIANA): Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the Khalsa Panth would fight tooth and nail to defeat the deep rooted conspiracy to break the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC).

Rs 137 lakh sanctioned for construction of sports facilities in 7 government colleges : Meet Hayer

CHANDIGARH : As part of the initiatives being taken by the Higher Education Department to provide better sports facilities in the government colleges of the state, administrative approval has been given for Rs 137 lakh grant to 7 government colleges for the construction of sports structures.

CBG plant to be set up in Ludhiana : Aman Arora

CHANDIGARH : Punjab Government led by Chief Minister S Bhagwant Mann will set up an additional Compressed Biogas (CBG) plant at Haibowal Dairy Complex in Ludhiana for scientific disposal of the waste produced from the dairy complex.

Punjab CM advocates strong ties between punjab and canadian province of saskatchewan

CHANDIGARH :Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann today batted for further strengthening ties between Punjab and Canada especially with province of Saskatchewan.

Khatkar Kalan DC and SSP review preparations of state level function to mark 115th birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh

KHATKAR KALA (SBS Nagar) : Deputy Commissioner Navjot Pal Singh Randhawa and Senior Superintendent of Police Bhagirath Singh Meena on Monday held a detailed meeting with the officers and reviewed preparations for the state- level function on September 28 in Khatkar Kalan to mark 115th birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh.

Have a mission to accomplish for Punjab, India: Capt Amarinder

CHANDIGARH : Former Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today said he had a mission to accomplish after joining the Bharatiya Janata Party. “I have a mission to accomplish and that is to work for the interest of the state and the country”, he remarked.

Shaheed-e-Azam Special events will be held in district Gurdaspur on occasion of Bhagat Singh's 115th birth anniversary

GURDASPUR: Shaheed-e-Azam S. On the 115th birth anniversary of Bhagat Singh, special events will be held across the state and in district Gurdaspur on September 28. On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Shaheed-e-Azam, the district administration will organize candle light march, cycle rallies and marathon run in all the sub-divisions.

Naming of Mohali airport after Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh by GoI, a result of persistent efforts made by state government: says CM

CHANDIGARH : Welcoming the decision to name the Mohali airport on name of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh said that it is result of strenuous efforts by state government.

Capt Amarinder thanks PM Modi for naming Chandigarh airport after Shaheed Bhagat Singh

CHANDIGARH : Former Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today thanked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for naming the Chandigarh airport after Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh.

Nawanshahr 's DC Randhawa Takes Stock of the preparations for the state level function to mark the Birth Anniversary of Shaheed-e-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh

NAWANSHAHR : Deputy Commissioner NPS Randhawa today held a meeting to take stock of the preparations of the state level function being organised at Khatkar Kalan on September 28, to mark the 115th birth anniversary of Shaheed-e-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh.

Sewerage treatment plant will soon be constructed in village naya gaon of halka kharar : Anmol Gagan Mann

SAS NAGAR /CHANDIGARH : Punjab Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Labour, Investment Promotion and Grievance Redressal Minister Ms Anmol Gagan Mann today installed the statue of Shaheed-e-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh in the Chowk near the committee office at village Nawan Gaon of Halka Kharar. She said that from today this Chowk will be known as Bhagat Singh Chowk. After installing the statue of Shaheed-e-Azam, She said that keeping in mind the problems of the people, a Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP) will soon be constructed by the state government in village Naya Gaon. Earlier, the Cabinet Minister was warmly welcomed by a huge gathering on reaching Naya Gaon.

Rs. 233.50 lakh to be spent on improving drinking water system in Ludhiana: Dr. Nijjer

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government led by Bhagwant Mann is continuously striving to provide basic facilities and clean environment to the people of the state. Taking steps in this direction, Local Government Minister Dr. Inderbir Singh Nijjar said that, State Government has decided to spend Rs 233.50 lakh for improve the drinking water supply in Ludhiana and laying new sewerage lines. The process for these works has been started.

Unexpected heavy rain dims hopes of paddy farmers in Punjab, Haryana

CHANDIGARH : Paddy grower Gurdev Singh of Zira in Punjab's Ferozepur district was happy as the crop yield in the kharif season was healthy.

Punjab VB exposes tax evasion worth crores of rupees by transporter firms during transportation of goods

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB), during its anti-corruption campaign, has exposed a big scam of tax evasion worth crores of rupees pertaining to transportation of interstate commercial goods without bills and paying any taxes by the transporters and passers through the neighboring state of Haryana and Delhi in connivance with officers/officials of the Taxation and Excise Department Punjab causing a huge loss to state exchequer.

Government interference in the religious issues of Sikhs is fatal for the country: SGPC Members

AMRITSAR: The way the governments are suppressing the minorities and interfering in their religious affairs, the country may face a big loss. With this phenomenon, the atmosphere of mistrust in the country is increasing rapidly.

Nijjar directs Nabha Sewerage Project to be completed by end of December

CHANDIGARH : The Punjab government led by Chief Minister Punjab, Mr. Bhagwant Mann is making every possible effort for the welfare of the people and providing them with basic facilities. In this direction, sewerage, main pumping station and sewage treatment plant project is being established at Nabha with a cost of Rs 21.88 crore. After reviewing the progress of project, Local Government Minister, Dr. Inderbir Singh Nijjar has directed the officials of the department to speed up the work of this project.

War of words between Punjab Guv, CM over legislative business

CHANDIGARH: Amid a war of words between the government and the Governor's office, Punjab Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema on Saturday said it was condemnable that Governor Banwarilal Purohit has sought details of legislative business for the proposed Assembly session on September 27.

Punjab records 21.87 percent income increase from stamp sale and registration: Jimpa

CHANDIGARH : Punjab Revenue Minister Bram Shanker Jimpa has informed that 21.87 percent more income has been deposited to the state treasury from the sale of stamp papers and registration of land/properties in August 2022 as compare to August 2021. He said that providing transparent, hassle-free and corruption-free services to the people of Punjab is the main goal of the government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and due to this, the revenue of the state is continuously increasing.

Punjab CM assails opposition parties as 'Chronic liars'

FARIDKOT : Slamming the opposition parties as ‘chronic liars’, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Saturday said that instead of working for the well being of people these leaders are habitual of finding faults in every pro-people initiative of the state government.

Center must give compensation to farmers for stubble management: Meet Hayer

EKTA NAGAR(Gujarat)CHANDIGARH : Punjab Environment Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer has demanded immediate compensation from the central government to manage paddy stubble to solve the problem of stubble burning. Speaking during the national conference of the ministers on environment, forest and climate change of all the states of the country on the environment, Meet Hayer said that Punjab is ready to contribute its share and now the Government of India must do the same and announce a matching compensation amount for the farmers.

Punjab BJP president Ashwani Sharma calls on Capt Amarinder to decide future course of action

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Bharatiya Janata Party president Ashwani Sharma called on former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh at his Siswan residence near here today.

Special meeting of all members of the SGPC convened on September 30

AMRITSAR: A special meeting of all members of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) members has been called to discuss the future course of action here on September 30, 2022.

Punjab VB unearths another scam in labour, transportation tenders in SBS Nagar grain markets

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) has unearthed another scam regarding fraud in labour cartage, transport tenders and works in grain markets by the contractors in conniving with concerned officers/employees in Shaheed Bhagat Singh (SBS) Nagar.

District and Sessions Judge visited Central Jail Gurdaspur

GURDASPUR: Rajinder Aggarwal, Hon'ble District and Sessions Judge-cum-Chairman, District Legal Services Authority, Gurdaspur visited the Central Jail, Gurdaspur. On this occasion, Madam Navdeep Kaur Gill, Civil Judge (Senior Division)/CJM-cum-Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Gurdaspur and Mr. Rachpal Singh, Chief Judicial Magistrate, Gurdaspur and Superintendent Jail, Mr. R. S. Hundal was also present.

National Seminar on the rights of specially abled women organized at Guru Nanak Dev University

AMRITSAR: Minister for Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities, Social Security, Women and Child Development, Dr. Baljit Kaur said that disability should not influence ones mental ability and time and again specially abled people have proven that nothing could hold them back.

Center must impose uniform ban on plastic carry bags in all states: Meet Hayer