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Punjab govt to set up empowered committee headed by CM to expedite project implementation CHANDIGARH : To check delays and speed up implementation of various projects and schemes in the state, the Punjab government has decided to establish an empowered committee of Ministers, who will have the powers to take all necessary decisions relating to the same.
Punjab appoints a Mountaineer and an ex-Indian Army Major as DSPs in Punjab Police CHANDIGARH : As special cases, the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday approved the appointment of mountaineer Fateh Singh Brar and former Indian Army soldier Major Sumeer Singh as DSPs in Punjab Police.
Cong calls opposition meet on Jan 13 on CAA NEW DELHI : Amid protests across the country, opposition parties will meet at the Parliament annexe, here, at 2 p.
New Year shocker: Railways hikes passenger fares NEW DELHI: In a shock to millions of passengers across the country, Indian Railways on Tuesday hiked passenger fares for sleeper class by 2 paise per kilometre and for 3AC, 2AC and AC first class by four paise per kilometre.
Cold wave continues in Punjab, Haryana; rains in store CHANDIGARH : Cold wave conditions continued across Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday with some places recording near freezing temperatures despite marginal rise in mercury.
Biting cold in Punjab, Haryana; Chandigarh sees coldest night CHANDIGARH : Chandigarh on Sunday saw the season's coldest morning with dense fog.
North India shivers in extreme cold, normal life hit NEW DELHI : North India shivered due to bone chilling cold on Sunday as the minimum temperatures plummeted across the region, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
Punjab bans manufacturing, storage and sale of cooking oils made of admixtures of Ghee and Vanaspati Punjab bans manufacturing, storage and sale of cooking oils made of admixtures of Ghee and Vanaspati CHANDIGARH : Issuing a Prohibition Order in the interest of public health ,under section 30(2) (a) of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, and in pursuance of the Regulation 2.
Modi and Shah are master liars: Mallikarjun Kharge Modi and Shah are master liars: Mallikarjun Kharge MUMBAI: All India Congress Committee general secretary and Maharashtra in-charge Mallikarjun Kharge called Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah master liars for misguiding the public on the issue of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
IPS Rajeev Kumar made IT Secretary by WB govt KOLKATA: In a surprise move, former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar has been made the new Principal Secretary in the state Information Technology Department by the West Bengal government.
125 crore Aadhaar cards issued till now: Govt NEW DELHI: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has announced a milestone of sorts with the total number of Aadhaar cards issued so far crossing the 1.
Preliminary probe conducted on CM's orders shows no links between Jaggu and Randhawa CHANDIGARH : A preliminary inquiry conducted on the orders of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ruled out any links of Jaggu Bhagwanpuria with Jails Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, a senior Punjab Police officer said on Wednesday, while rejecting allegations of the notorious gangster being given five-star treatment in jail under political pressure.
Mothers, daughters protest at Jamia gate NEW DELHI: Many women staged a sit-in against the Citizenship Amendment Act with their little daughters at the Jamia Millia campus gate on Sunday.
Modi, Shah have destroyed future of nation's youth: Rahul NEW DELHI: Amid the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Congress has planned to hold peace marches in some states on Monday, besides holding a protest at the Rajghat in Delhi.
Violence abates, political blame game begins in UP LUCKNOW: After three days of intensive violence in 19 districts in Uttar Pradesh, the political blame game has begun.
Man preparing for father's cremation killed in mishap LAKHIMPUR: (Uttar Pradesh): A man on his way to buy cremation material for his father's funeral, was killed after his bike was hit by a van in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur.
Contract killer arrested in Punjab for killing woman CHANDIGARH: Punjab Police on Saturday said that they have arrested a contract killer who was allegedly hired by the husband of the woman who was shot dead in in front of her five-year-old daughter in Mohali near here earlier this month.
In a Major haul, FDA seizes 12 lac tablets of Tramadol, Habit Forming Drug CHANDIGARH: In a bid to keep tab on the illegal sale and purchase of habit forming drugs, the FDA (Food and Drugs administration) is conducting the regular checking of wholesale and Retail sale Drugs Licensees under which FDA team of Amritsar had seized the approximately 12 lakh tablets of Tramadol, having MRP value of approximately Rs.
Death toll mounts in UP, so does tension LUCKNOW: The death toll in the violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Uttar Pradesh has reportedly gone up to 16 though official sources only claimed that nine deaths had taken place.
73% Muslims feel CAA will hike population, economic burden NEW DELHI: Just over 47 per cent of Indians feel that the Indian Constitution had been violated by the recently-passed Citizenship Amendment Act but nearly the same number differs on this issue, according to an IANS-CVoter survey.
2008 Jaipur blasts: All four convicts sentenced to death JAIPUR: A special court here on Friday sentenced to death the four terrorists convicted of involvement in the 2008 Jaipur serial blasts that killed 71 people and injured 185.
Jamia girls lead anti-CAA protest NEW DELHI: The girl students of the Jamia Millia Islamia and Jamia school in the national capital led a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on Friday.
Your one-stop guide to Citizenship (Amendment) Act NEW DELHI : If the monsoon session of Parliament created history by junking the controversial Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special powers to the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir, this winter session that ended this Friday became known for another equally controversial legislation - the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which now, after being passed by both the houses has become an Act.
Dissent within Congress brewing against Punjab CM CHANDIGARH: A simmering dissent is brewing between Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his legislators over their party's government in Punjab.

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Sukhbir Badal condoles demise of Khaira’s mother CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president S. Sukhbir Singh Badal today expressed deep sorrow over the passing of Mrs. Mohinder Kaur , the mother of AAP leader and Leader of Opposition in the Legislative assembly S. Sukhpal Singh Khaira.
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