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Punjab Govt declares holiday on October 24 under Negotiable Instrument Act

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has declared holiday on October 24, 2018 under the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881 on the occasion of Maharishi Valmiki Jyanti.

Punjab Vidhan Sabha leads in e-initiative

CHANDIGARH: The Central Project Management Unit (CPMU) of the Union Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs has conducted a two day workshop on the National e-Vidhan Application (NeVA), a app which will bring all the parliamentarians and legislators on one platform, in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha on October 17 and 18.

Punjab CM to meet Israeli president on oct 23 as part of historic 5-day visit to Gulf Nation

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will meet the President of Israel, Reuven Rivlin, on October 23 to hold extensive discussions on a wide range of subjects of mutual interest, during his 5-day visit to the Gulf nation, beginning October 21.

AAP legislator Phoolka to quit Punjab assembly

CHANDIGARH: Senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and legislator H.

Punjab CM directs mega camps for MGSVY implementation every month after huge success of Oct 2 camps

CHANDIGARH: Encouraged by the success of the mega camps held on Gandhi Jayanti, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has directed that such camps be held every month, to enable the Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojna (MGSVY) to reach out to the maximum number of beneficiaries.

Punjab cabinet ratifies Shahpur Kandi Dam project agreement

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Cabinet on Thursday ratified the agreement signed on September 8 between the Chief Secretaries of Punjab and Jammu & Kashmir, as well as Commissioner Indus GoI, for immediate resumption of work on the Shahpur Kandi Dam Project.

Punjab cabinet okeys transfer of final land for Bathinda AIIMS project

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Cabinet, headed by Captain Amarinder Singh, on Thursday decided to transfer certain land pieces belonging to the state government to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, for the AIIMS project at Bathinda.

Punjab cabinet okeys Sri Anandpur Sahib-Naina Devi project to boost tourism

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has given approval for setting up a Ropeway between Sri Anandpur Sahib and Naina Devi ji in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode to further promote tourism in the state.

Punjab govt orders to install CCTV cameras around religious places
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government led by Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered installation of CCTVs around religious places and other important sites in the state to check incidents of sacrilege.
Punjab to hold Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad polls on September 19
CHANDIGARH: The State Election Commissioner, Punjab, Mr.
Punjab Govt shifts 4 IAS, 10 PCS officers

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has issued Transfer/ Posting orders of 4 IAS and 10 PCS officers with immediate effect.

Punjab CM releases Rs.5 lakhs for treatment of state athlete Hakam Singh
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered the release of Rs.
Punjab exempts Ex-servicemen and Sr Citizens from mandatory dope test for arms licences
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has exempted ex-servicemen and senior citizens for mandatory dope test for issuance and renewal of their arms licences.
Amardeep Singh Cheema appointed Chairman of Punjab Health System Corporation

CHANDIGARH: Prominant young Congress leader Amardeep Singh Cheema, former national vice Chairman of Nehru Yva Kendra was today appointed Chairman of the Punjab Health System Corporation.

Praneet Bharadwaj among 11 new Deputy Commissioner appointed by Punjab govt
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Government has appointed 11 new Deputy Commissioners.
Punjab CM orders removal of tainted SSP Moga Kamaljit Singh Dhillon

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered the removal of the recently-appointed Moga SSP Kamaljit Singh Dhillon after receiving the report he had sought earlier this week into some pending inquiries against him.

Punjab Police vigilance bureau issues look out notice for former SSP Moga
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Police Vigilance Bureau has issued a look-out notice for former Moga SSP Raj Jit Singh in view of media reports indicating that he may flee the country.
Punjab Government Fully Committed to provide assistance to acid attack victims: Aruna Chaudhary
CHANDIGARH: “The Punjab Government under the leadership of the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh is fully committed to provide every necessary assistance to the women who are victims of acid attack and treats such cases on priority basis.
Stop politicising Indian Army over surgical strikes: Capt Amarinder to Centre

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday condemned the central government’s repeated attempts to politicise the Indian Army over the issue of the surgical strikes.

Punjab to disinvest in loss making PSUs PUNCOM,PFC and PSIDC

CHANDIGARH: In a crucial move aimed at bridging the revenue and fiscal deficits and raising funds for the cash-crunched state exchequer, the Punjab Cabinet has approved the disinvestment of three ailing PSUs.

Punjab Government brings more offices of profit in ambit of non-disqualification of MLAs
CHANDIGARH:: The Punjab Cabinet, led by Captain Amarinder Singh, on Wednesday paved the way for MLAs to hold several new categories of 'office of profit' by approving some important amendments to the Punjab State Legislature (Prevention of Disqualification) Act 1952.
Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh seeks early clearance of Shahpur Kandi dam project

NEW DELHI: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today sought early clearance of Shahpur-Kandi dam project and requested to put this project in fast track priority projects maintaining 90:10 ratio.

People-friendly decision would be taken regarding illegal colonies: Tript Bajwa

AMRITSAR: The Punjab Government would soon take a people friendly decision regarding the earlier illegal colonies after considering the views of all the concerned parties involved in this process.

Punjab Govt denies any link between Bhattal's likey appointment and official accomodation issue

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has denied reports about the likely appointment of former Chief Minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal as Vice Chairperson of the Punjab State Planning Board being linked to the retention of her Government accommodation in Chandigarh’s high-security Sector 2.

Punjab switched over to progressive bidding of mines to boost revenue

CHANDIGARH: Having won a major battle on the issue in the Supreme Court, the Punjab Government on Thursday decided to grant mining contracts through progressive bidding, in a move that is expected to boost government revenues and curb illegal mining.

Punjab govt grants approval for formation of higher Education Council

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Cabinet on Thursday took a series of important decisions, including approval to an Ordinance for the constitution of the Punjab State Higher Education Council, in line with the requirements of the Rashtriya Uchchtar Shiksha Abhiyan.

Toll Plaza woes to end; Punjab mulls roping drones for surveillance-Vijay Inder Singla

CHANDIGARH: In its bid to monitor traffic snarl at toll plazas and to take quick action to ease vehicle flow, the Public Works Department will put drones for video surveillance and real-time mapping of congestion at all major toll plazas, informed Mr Vijay Inder Singla, PWD Minister Punjab.

Punjab Information Commission invokes penalty on a doctor

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab State Information Commission today ordered the Public Information Officer Doctor to pay a fine of Rs.10 thousand. Commission also instructed to Office of Civil Surgeon Mohali to give a compensation of Rs. 5 thousand to the complainant as a public authority.

Punjab Health Minister announces to install Biometric attendance system in all district hospitals

JALANDHAR:  With an aim to ensure the attendance of Doctors and other paramedical staff in the state run hospitals ,the Health and Family welfare Minister Mr. Bram Mohindra today announced to install Biometric attendance system in all 22 District civil hospitals till mid may.

Punjab Government transfers 32 IPS and 5 PPS officers

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Government today issued transfer and posting orders of 32 IPS and 5 PPS officers with immediate effect.

Punjab Vigilance nabs ASI taking bribe of Rs.10,000

CHANDIGARH: Punjab State Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed ASI Narinder Singh red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 10,000.

Illegal mining and Goonda Tax collection a reality in Punjab, CM order police to crack down

CHANDIGARH: The illegal mining and collection of Goonda Tax in Punjab is a reality and finally Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday admitted in an official meeting even though the Congress party was in denial mode so far.

Punjab CM launches mobile APP and web portal to check unauthorised construction

CHANDIGARH: In two path-breaking initiatives, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday launched a unique mobile App to check unauthorized construction, and also unveiled a new web portal of the housing department for issuance of electronic change of land use (E-CLU).

Congress Government on full throtle to fulfill one job per family promise: Rana Gurjit

CHANDIGARH: "In keeping with the promise made in the election manifesto of providing one job per family, the Congress Government has gone full throttle to ensure successful implementation of the same."

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