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Punjab finally waking up to decibel danger

CHANDIGARH: Noisy wedding celebrations, high-pitched religious fervour and other ear-splitting nocturnal festivities have become a nightmare for peace-loving citizens of Punjab. Finally, the state's lawmakers and authorities seem to be waking up to the pervasive civic nuisance.

Phagwara returning to normal after three days of communal violence

PHAGWARA: Though with the hard efforts, assurance of security and inspiration of SP Phagwara Parminder Singh Bhandal the shopkeepers today opened their shops even in most congested bazar Bansan Wala of the town  after three days of violent clash between two communities on last Friday night, but panic and tension continued among the people on Tuesday.

Former SAD minister Bikram Majithia backs agitating Punjab teachers demanding pay parity

CHANDIGARH: Senior Akali leader Sardar Bikram Singh Majithia today came out strongly in support of the agitating    teachers who have been protesting the government’s decision   to drastically slash their  salaries at the time of regularisation of contractual teachers’ services. The Akali leader said that the teachers demand for protecting their pay at the time of  regularisation of those on contractual assignment is fully justified.

Punjab extends suspension of mobile internet services in four districts till April 16

CHANDIGARH: To maintain peace and harmony in the wake of a violent clash between two communities in Phagwara, the Punjab Government has extended the temporary suspension of mobile internet services in 4 districts till April 16, 2018 with immediate effect.

Punjab CM appeals to maintain peace, law and order in wake of communal clashes in Phagwara

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has appealed to the people to maintain peace and harmony in the wake of a violent clash between two communities in Phagwara, while warning of stringent action against anyone found disturbing the law and order in the state.

Cases against Mithu, Mann and Sukhpal Khaira are false: Gill Commission

CHANDIGARH: The Justice (Retd) Mehtab Gill Commission has found the cases registered during the Akali-BJP regime against Sukhwinder Singh Mithu, Simranjit Singh Mann and Sukhpal Singh Khaira, to be false, and has recommended action against the officials responsible for registering them, along with cancellation of FIRs as relevant.

STF report on drugs cooked by Navjot Sidhu in league with my estranged cousin Harpreet Sidhu: Bikram Majithia

CHANDIGARH: Former minister and SAD general secretary Bikram Singh Majithia today said the purported STF report released by Local Bodies minister Navjot Sidhu yesterday was a cooked up fabricated document which had been prepared by the Sidhu and Son’s Company along with their kitchen assistant and STF head Harpreet Sidhu, who was also his estranged cousin brother.

At least 716 Graduates Get Degrees at Khalsa College’s 111th Convocation

AMRITSR: Urging the students to imbibe moral values to succeed in life, Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) President Satyajit Singh Majithia today said the traditional education is meaningless if it is devoid of the ethical and moral standards. He said the teachers must be role model for the students as he exhorts them to opt for `entrepreneurship’ and open small businesses as job markets are shrinking.

District Hospital Nawanshehar wins state award of Rs.50 lakhs under Kayakalp programme

MOHALI: The District Hospital Nawashahr here today received the award of Rs. 50 lakhs as first prize under the Kayakalp Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2017-18 for maintaining high standards of cleanliness, sanitation and hygiene. The award was handed over by Sh. Brahm Mohindra, Health & Family Welfare Minister, Punjab at a special ceremony held to felicitate the outperforming Govt. Health Institutions at State Institute of Health & Family Welfare, Phase-VI, Mohali.

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