Saturday, August 20, 2022

Punjab

Bhai Sukhraj Singh passed away due to falling on train tracks during the train journey

AMRITSAR: Bhai Sukhraj Singh, son of Bhai Mangal Singh, who has been serving Akal Takht Sahib and Panj Pyare for a long time, passed away due to falling on the train tracks during the train journey. He was only 24 years old.

Punjab CM appoints noted Agri expert Dr Satbir Singh Gosal as VC of PAU

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has given nod for appointing noted agriculture exert Dr Satbir Singh Gosal as the Vice Chancellor of the Punjab Agriculture University.

No question of handing over probe of post matric scholarship scam to any central agency: says CM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann today unequivocally said that investigating agencies of the state are fully capable of carrying out any investigation and there is no question of handing over investigation of the post matric scholarship scam to any central agency.

African swine fever detected in swine samples of Patiala, Punjab declared 'controlled area

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairy Development Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar, on Friday, informed that after ICAR-National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal has confirmed African swine fever in swine samples of district Patiala, the whole state of Punjab is declared as "Controlled Area" with the object of preventing, controlling, eradicating scheduled disease-African Swine Fever (ASF), exercising the powers u/s 6 of Chapter III of "The Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009."

Three held with 34 gm of heroin and recovered Rs/-80,000 drug money in two different cases

AMRITSAR: Punjab Police on Thursday arrested two men along with 30 gm of heroin and Rs 80,000 drug money from Nijjarpura, Jandiala.Those arrested are identified as Ranjit Singh s/o Dalbir Singh and Lovejit Singh s/o Dalbir Singh, both resident of Nijjarpura and a case under NDPS Act has been registered against them at police station Jandiala.

SGPC will hold a Gurmat Samagam tomorrow (August 20) in memory of Bhai Makhan Shah Lubana and Bhai Lakhi Shah Vanjara.

AMRITSAR: Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee will organize a Gurmat samagam in memory of Bhai

Vigilance nabs peon red-handed taking bribe Rs 12,000

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption in the state, has nabbed Amritdeep Singh, peon, posted in the office of ADA, PUDA Bhawan, Amritsar red-handed while accepting bribe of Rs 12,000. The search for absconding co-accused in this case SDO PUDA Vijaypal Singh is going on.

Punjab Police crack Kidnapping of Kharar student in 48 hours

CHANDIGARH: In yet another success in the ongoing drive against anti-social elements launched on the directions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, the Punjab Police on Friday cracked the kidnapping case of a Kharar youth in less than 48-hours after arresting three accused persons who had honey-trapped him.

Informations & Public relations Minister condoles demise of Punjabi Jagarn's Journalist

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Information and Public Relations Minister Mr. Aman Arora has condoled the tragic demise of Mr. Sarbat Singh Kang (50), a senior journalist of Punjabi Jagran newspaper from Nadala (Kapurthala). He died on Friday following a heart attack at his home.

FD okays release of ₹11.21 crore to Health Department under National Urban, Rural Health Missions

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Finance, Planning, Excise and Taxation Minister Advocate Harpal Singh Cheema on Thursday said that the Finance Department has given approval for the release of Rs. 11.21 crore to the Health and Family Welfare Department under National Rural Health Mission and National Urban Health Mission.

Aman Arora greets people on Lord Krishna Janamashtami

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Information and Public Relations Minister Mr. Aman Arora has extended warm greetings to the people of the state on the auspicious occasion of Lord Krishna Janmashtami.

Punjab CM orders upgradation of five link roads connecting Gurdawara Fatehgarh Sahib

CHANDIGARH: As a humble tribute to Sahibzada Zorawar Singh and Sahibzada Fateh Singh along with Mata Gujri ji, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann today ordered the upgradation and strengthening of five link roads connecting Gurdwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib at a cost of Rs 8.19 crore. He directed that the roads should be ready before Shaheedi Sabha this year.

Punjab CM hands over station allotment letters to newly recruited 6635 ETT teachers

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann today reiterated that the state Government is committed to complete ongoing recruitment process in free, fair and transparent manner.

Joginder Mann meets Sports Minister Hayer, demands integrated sports complex and stadium for Phagwara

PHAGWARA:Former Punjab Minister and AAP leader Joginder Singh Mann today sought kind intervention of Sports and Youth Services Minister Mr Meet Hayer for setting up a world class integrated sports complex and stadium at Phagwara.

Classrooms in Punjab jails soon for prisoners : Harjot Singh Bains

CHANDIGARH:As part of the Punjab government's mission to transform the lives of jail inmates and enable them to join the social mainstream as reformed convicts, the department of jails is planning to construct classrooms with a capacity of 50 students in each jail to provide a learning environment for prisoners .

PWD Minister issues directions to recover dues from commercial establishments alog highways

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Public Works minister Harbhajan Singh ETO has directed immediate recovery of access road dues from commercial properties along the roads such as Petrol Pumps, Marriage Palaces, Private Schools, Private Hospitals, Industrial Factories, Hotels/Dhabas etc.

Effort on to operationalise Phagwara Sugar Mill in this season- Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal assures sugarcane farmers

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Agriculture Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal assured a delegation of farmers that negotiations are being held at various levels to ensure that the Phagwara sugar mill is operationalised during this season and their pending dues are paid soon.

Two employees who misbehaved with an elderly devotee during the service of Palki Sahib at Sachkhand Sri Harmandir Sahib were suspended

AMRITSAR:Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, President Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami has suspended two employees who misbehaved with an elderly devotee during the seva of Palki Sahib at Sachkhand Sri Harmandir Sahib .

Deputy Commissioner Mr. Muhammad Ishfaq congratulated the residents of the district on Janmashtami

GURDASPUR:Deputy Commissioner Gurdaspur Mr. Muhammad Ishfaq has congratulated the residents of the district on the holy day of Janmashtami related to the birth anniversary of Lord Sri Krishna.

Punjab Sports Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer reviews preparations for Khed Mela -2022

NAWANSHAHR:Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer while reviewing preparations for Punjab Sports Mela-2022 here today, said that around five lakh players of different age groups are expected to participate in a two month long sports extravaganza being launched by Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann at Jalandhar on August 29.

Flood damaged cars, meant for scrap, sold to customers

CHANDIGARH/FATEHGARH SAHIB:Unearthing a major scam in the sale of used cars, the Punjab Police has arrested three persons including a Mansa-based scrap-dealer for fraudulently selling scrapped Maruti Suzuki cars after tampering with their chassis numbers and getting them registered as legitimate vehicles, to customers in Punjab and other states.

Meet Hayer condoles passing away of legendary Punjabi novelist Mohan Kahlon

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Higher Education and Languages Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer today condoled the passing away of eminent Punjabi novelist Mohan Kahlon. He was 89 years old. He passed away in Kolkata after a brief illness.

Cabinet minister Dr Baljit Kaur will conduct eye -check up camp in Aam Admi Clinic at Bhagsar

CHANDIGARH: Minister of Social Security, Women and Child Development Dr. Baljit Kaur will examine the eyes of patients at an eye camp being held on August 20th at the Aam Admi Clinic in Bhagsar village (Muktsar) on Saturday.

Committed to provide conducive atmosphere for holistic industrial development in Punjab , says Aman Arora

CHANDIGARH:In a bid to ensure conducive atmosphere for the industrial development in the state, Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Mann led Punjab Government would take care of the genuine demands of the industrialists, said Mr. Aman Arora, Housing and Urban Development Minister, while listening to the grievances being faced by the industrialists of Dera Bassi town.

Chandumajra demands Pathanmajra be expelled from AAP

PATIALA: Senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Prof Prem Singh Chandumajra today asked Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Convener Arvind Kejriwal and chief minister Bhagwant Mann to immediately expel Sanaur legislator Harmit Singh Pathanmajra from the party for cheating and beating his wife besides demanding that action be taken as per law on the complaint filed by his wife with the Zirakpur police.

SGPC Chief strongly condemns wearing of a T-shirt with Jagdish Titler's picture inside Golden Temple

AMRITSAR: Shiromani Gurdawara Parbhandak Committee (SGPC) President Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami has strongly condemned the wearing of a T-shirt with Jagdish Titler's picture on it at Sachkhand Sri Harimandar Sahib and taking pictures of it and making it viral.

Punjab CM urges people of Himachal to follow Punjab's example and elect a pro-people govt

SHIMLA: Asserting that the time for change has come in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann today urged people of the hill state to follow the example of Punjab and elect a pro-people and result oriented government in the coming Vidhan Sabha polls.

Punjab Sports Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer Reviews preparations regarding Punjab Khed Mela at Patiala

PATIALA:Punjab Sports Minister Mr. Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer today held a meeting with Patiala MLAs and all the high level civil officials to review the preparations regarding the Punjab Khed Mela-2022, which is being organized by the Sports Department under the theme of 'Khedan Watan Punjab Deyan'.

Preneet Kaur visits Banur families of victims who drowned in HP few days back

PATIALA:Ex-external affairs minister and Patiala MP Preneet Kaur today visited Bazigar Basti in Banur to share her condolences with the families of 7 victims who had lost their lives due to drowning in Gobind Sagar Lake few days ago.

Mann govt to promote utilization of fermented organic manure in agriculture & horticulture : Aman Arora

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Mann led government is planning to promote the utilization of Fermented Organic Manure (FOM) produced by Compressed Biogas (CBG) plants, in Agriculture, Horticulture and Floriculture sectors of the state. Mr. Aman Arora, New & Renewable Energy Sources Minister said this here today after a brainstorming discussion at PEDA. Bhawan.

Punjab Government will sympathetically consider legitimate demands of blind

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann will soon consider the legitimate demands of the blind people of the state and resolve them with compassion. Punjab Public Works and Power Minister Mr. Harbhajan Singh ETO expressed these words after having a meeting with National Federation of the Blind, Punjab Branch and Blind Persons Association following the directions of the Chief Minister.

Construction of new rail link, railway over bridge and under bridge and electrification of lines should be completed within stipulated time: Vijay Kumar Janjua

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Janjua has directed the concerned departments for speedy resolution of the issues related to the construction of new rail link, railway over bridge and under bridge, electrification of the lines and pruning and felling of trees adjacent to the railway lines in terms of safety. Instructions have been given to complete the work within stipulated time.

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann Government has prepared comprehensive plan for augmentation of infrastructure at mandis and link roads, says Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal

POJEWAL(SBS Nagar):Punjab Rural Development and Panchayat, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and NRI Affairs Minister, Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal said here today that the Bhagwant Mann Government had prepared a comprehensive plan for the augmentation of the infrastructure of state's mandis and link roads.

DC orders officials to implement Covid advisory in true spirit

KAPURTHALA:Deputy commissioner Kapurthala Vishesh Sarangal has asked the officials of all departments to implement the newly issued advisory regarding Covid by the Punjab Government.

District wise contact numbers of Sakhi One Stop Centers for women in distress released

CHANDIGARH:Social Security Women and Child Development Department provides free services to women victims of any form of violence in the state. To provide these facilities to women in distress, the department has established Sakhi One Stop Centers at the district government hospitals. The department has issued district wise contact numbers of Sakhi One stop centres so that the affected women can get timely help.

Agriculture Minister Kuldeep Dhaliwal orders vigilance probe into Rs 150 crore scam detected in distribution of crop residue management machines

CHANDIGARH:Adopting a zero tolerance policy against corruption, the Bhagwant Mann government has initiated a vigilance enquiry into a scam detected by the agriculture department in the distribution of crop residue management machines to the farmers during the previous regime. Taking a serious note of the matter, Agriculture Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal has directed that a thorough probe be conducted into the matter and the file has been sent to Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann.

Mann Govt to Promote Utilization of Fermented Organic Manure in Agriculture & Horticulture: Aman Arora

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Mann led government is planning to promote the utilization of Fermented Organic Manure (FOM) produced by Compressed Biogas (CBG) plants, in Agriculture, Horticulture and Floriculture sectors of the state. Mr. Aman Arora, New & Renewable Energy Sources Minister said this here today after a brainstorming discussion at PEDA. Bhawan.

Nakodar sewerage: Board fails to complete first phase in time

NAKODAR:The Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board (PWSSB) has failed to complete the first phase of laying sewerage lines in Nakodar town by December 31- 2019 as was submitted in the Punjab and Haryana high court by the state government.

Haryana Police freeze Rs 30L transaction siphoned off by fraudster

CHANDIGARH: Taking prompt action against online fraud, the State Crime Branch of Haryana Police on Wednesday said it has managed to freeze Rs 30-lakh transaction that had been siphoned off by a cyber fraudster from a company in Panchkula.

Working committee of Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukt) to chalk out plans for strengthening the party, Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa

CHANDIGARH:Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukt ), President and former Union Minister S. Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa in a statement issue here today shared he has undergone major surgery and has been advised to rest for the next three months by the doctors.

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