Thursday, December 09, 2021

Banwarilal Purohit condoles the sudden, unfortunate demise of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and the defence personnel

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Governor and Administrator UT Chandigarh, Sh. Banwarilal Purohit has condoled the sudden unfortunate demise of Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, PVSM, UYSM,AVSM,YSM,SM,VSM,ADC, his wife Mrs Madhulika Rawat and the defense personnel aboard the ill-fated aircraft that crashed in the upper Coonoor on Wednesday afternoon.

Vijay Inder Singla inaugurates ‘Yaadgar-e-shaheedan’ memorial in Sangrur

CHANDIGARH:Punjab PWD Minister Vijay Inder Singla inaugurated the Kisan Memorial ‘Yadgar-e-Shaheedaan’ on Wednesday in Sangrur. This memorial has the names engraved on stone of all the farmers and labours who sacrificed their lives during year-long protest in national capital against three ‘black’ agriculture laws.

Power employees and engineers stage nationwide protest -AIPEF

CHANDIGARH: On the call of the National Coordination Committee of Electricity Employees & Engineers ( NCCOEEE), power engineers and employees on Wednesday staged a nationwide protest against privatisation policies of the central government and demanded that Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2021 be withdrawn, All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) spokesperson V.K. Gupta said.

Looking after the welfare of the families of martyrs is a collective responsibility- Banwarilal Purohit

CHANDIGARH: Deputy Commissioner -cum-President Zila Sainik Welfare UT Chandigarh, Mr. Vinay Partap Singh and Brig (Retd.)Satinder Singh, Director Sainik Welfare Punjab pinned a lapel on the Punjab Governor and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh, Shri Banwarilal Purohit on the occasion of the Armed Forces Flag Day at Punjab Raj Bhavan.

Congress Today announced its first list of 30 candidates

Congress Today announced its first list of 30 candidates.

Lt Gen Manoj Mago takes over as commandant national defence college

CHANDIGARH: Lieutenant General Manoj Kumar Mago, YSM, Bar to Sena Medal today took over as the 34th Commandant of National Defence College after the superannuation of Air Marshal D Choudhury, AVSM, VM , VSM. Prior to taking over as the Commandant NDC, he was commanding the prestigious 10 Corps.

South African returnee tests Covid positive in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: A 39-year-old South Africa returnee was retested on Monday and turned out to be positive for Covid-19, the Chandigarh administration said.

Punjab Minister asks Centre to compensate families of farmers

CHANDIGARH:  Punjab Agriculture Minister Randeep Singh Nabha on Friday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for announcing the repeal of the three agricultural laws but asked the Centre to compensate the families of the farmers who passed away during the nearly year-long protest.

PSLSA celebrated Legal Services Day by organizing Legal Awareness Programme

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab State Legal Services Authority has celebrated the Legal Services Day by organizing a Legal Awareness Programme at Chandigarh University, Gharuan under the "PAN India Awareness and Outreach Programme-Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

Counting of ballots for Haryana by-poll begins

CHANDIGARH: Counting of ballots for the bypoll to Haryana's Ellenabad Assembly constituency began on Tuesday amidst tight security, an election official said.

General category employees will play a decisive role in coming elections

CHANDIGARH: General category employees will play a decisive role in the coming 2022 Punjab elections said Shyam Lal Sharma  chief organiser of the General Category
Welfare Federation.

Cong MLA in Punjab assaults man for questioning his performance

CHANDIGARH: In an apparent embarrassment for the Congress, its legislator Joginder Pal in Punjab allegedly assaulted a man who questioned him over the work done in the constituency.

Amid power crisis, Punjab power engineers to resume agitation

CHANDIGARH: Amid power crisis , PSEB Engineers Association has also served notice on PSPCL management regarding the resumption of agitation.
from October 22.

Farmers agitation getting violent, says Haryana Minister

CHANDIGARH:  Amidst the anger for postponing the procurement of paddy in Punjab and Haryana by the Central government, Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Saturday said the agitation of farmers is getting violent day by day.

Start night operations along Indo-Pak border: Punjab DGP

CHANDIGARH:  Punjab officiating Director General of Police (DGP) Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota has directed all border district police chiefs to daily start night domination operations along the Indo-Pak border from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.

PGI-Chandigarh fits over 20 prostheses

 CHANDIGARH: In just six months of its launch amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, the PGI's Amputee Care Clinic here has registered more than 200 amputees in the management and their rehabilitation and fitted more than 20 prostheses, a senior doctor said on Friday.

Punjab waives pending electricity bills of 55 lakh defaulters

CHANDIGARH:  Amid the turmoil within the ruling Congress party and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal's visit to Punjab, Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday announced to waive pending electricity bills of 55 lakh defaulters, covering 80 per cent of the total consumers.

Hry allots land to Aditya Birla Group for paint manufacturing unit

CHANDIGARH:  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has handed over a regular letter of allotment to the Aditya Birla Group for setting up a paint manufacturing facility in Panipat with an outlay of Rs 1,140 crore, the government said on Friday.

Opting chartered jet by Punjab CM, Sidhu draws flak

CHANDIGARH:  A day after assuming the charge, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, who said his government was a representative of the poor as he himself pulled a rickshaw in his early life, on Tuesday opted a special chartered jet to reach Delhi from here to meet party leaders.

Govt ready for probe into Karnal incident: Haryana minister

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Thursday said the government is ready to probe the lathicharge incident in Karnal, comprising an IAS officer's remark to 'crack heads of farmers', that led to anger among farmers who have been staging sit-in protest outside the district headquarters secretariat.

Haryana launches 3rd serological survey

CHANDIGARH: Haryana has launched the third round of Covid-19 serological survey with the prevalence rate of 14.8 per cent as per the last round. For the first time, children above the age of six will be covered.

Civil dispensary opens at rehabilitation colony, sector 52; nearly 35000 residents to benefit

CHANDIGARH:Sh. Ravi Kant Sharma, Mayor, Chandigarh today inaugurated newly constructed civil dispensary at a cost of Rs. 1.23 crores at rehabilitation colony, sector 52, Chandigarh in the presence of Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Chandigarh. The dispensary would cater to a population of around 35000 residents of the local area.

Substitute of online services related to MCC in Hindi also

CHANDIGARH: Sh. Ravi Kant Sharma, Mayor, Chandigarh today formally launched the “Hindi Pakhwara” at MCC building here today in the presence of Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh.

Punjab Police nab dreaded gangster, seize weapons

CHANDIGARH:  Punjab Police on Tuesday arrested dreaded gangster Jaspreet Babbi and seized four weapons, ammunition and a stolen car from his possession after a 15-km chase in Sangrur district.

Punjab to install broadcasting systems in government schools, releases grant of Rs. 1.54 crore: Vijay Inder Singla

CHANDIGARH: School education minister Vijay Inder Singla, on Tuesday, said that the state government has decided to install broadcasting systems in the government senior secondary schools for the optimum use of the potential of teaching and non-teaching staff. The cabinet minister said that in the first phase.

Farmers mahapanchayat: Avoid travelling on Delhi-Ambala highway

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Police said in view of law and order situation in Karnal owing to mahapanchayat of farmers, the traffic might be hampered and advised the motorists to avoid travelling on the national highway (NH) 44 between Delhi and Ambala.

Punjab Government releases Rs. 3 crore for upgradation of sports infrastructure of 116 schools

CHANDIGARH: An amount of Rs. 3 crore has been released for 116 more schools as part of the ongoing efforts of the Punjab Government to improve the sports infrastructure of the schools.

Ludhiana sees highest ever vaccination on single day

CHANDIGARH:  Ludhiana district in Punjab has achieved the highest ever vaccination against Covid-19 on a single day with 131,993 doses, an official said on Monday.

More than Rs. 16.33 crore released for purchase of books for government schools libraries

CHANDIGARH: On the direction of Punjab School Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, the School Education Department has released a grant of around  Rs. 16.33 crore for the purchase of books during the academic session 2021-22. The aim is to raise the standard of school libraries and to provide better books for students to read

Woman abducts child, arrested in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: A woman has been arrested for kidnapping a five-month-old child.

Badnore leaves Raj Bhawan after a ceremonial send off

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Governor and Administrator UT Chandigarh, VP Singh Badnore relinquished office here today on completion of his five-year term.

Haryana farmers block highways to protest police action

CHANDIGARH:  Violence between police and protesting farmers in Haryana broke out on Saturday with the former trying to reach Karnal city to protest against a state-level BJP meeting chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on holding local bodies elections.

School Education Department issues instructions for purchasing books for libraries

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab School Education Department has issued instructions to constitute committees at school level to purchase books for libraries in academic session 2021-22.

Chief Justice Ravi Shankar Jha disburses financial aid to the dependents of the deceased lawyers

CHANDIGARH: Ravi Shankar Jha, the Chief Justice, High Court of Punjab and Haryana accompanied by Justice Arun Palli, in the presence of Minderjeet Yadav, Chairman, Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana disbursed the financial assistance to the dependents of the deceased Advocates at a function organised by Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana at Law Bhawan, Sector 37 on Thursday.

Justice, after 25 years via CM Window Haryana

CHANDIGARH:  For a villager of Haryana, it is justice after 25 long years of red tape, apart from technicalities.

Free treatments worth Rs. 912 cr. provided to 8.06 lac beneficiaries in two years under SSBY

CHANDIGARH/MOHALI:  Free treatments worth Rs. 912.81 crores provided to 8.06 lakh entitled beneficiaries in 2 years under the Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojna (SSBY). It was disclosed by Health Minister Mr Balbir Singh Sidhu during a state-level function held at Kisan Vikas Chamber, Mohali to mark the beginning of the scheme's third year.

Demand to 'replace' Punjab CM gains momentum within Cong again

CHANDIGARH:  The demand to 'replace' Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh just months ahead of the Assembly polls once again gained momentum with Congress' 34 'sulking' legislators, comprising four Cabinet ministers, on Tuesday decided to apprise the high command over the widespread dissidence among the party ranks.

Anindita Mitra assumes charge of MC Commissioner

CHANDIGARH: New Municipal Corporation Commissioner Ms. Anindita Mitra today said that she will accord top priority to fulfil aspirations of citizens besides striving to make Chandigarh, the city beautiful and 1st on the swacchta rankings.

Capacity building camp for girls to promote as Gatka referees

CHANDIGARH:  Gatka Association Punjab (Regd.) and International Sikh Martial Arts Academy (Regd.) under the aegis of National Gatka Association of India, the oldest registered Gatka sports body in the country, is going to organize a three day Gatka seminar-cum-referees camp exclusively for girls from October 1 to October 3, 2021 at Gurdwara Baba Ke, Sector 53, Chandigarh.

Punjab CM annouces Ex-Gratia of RS.50 laks for next of kin of martyr sepoy

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday announced ex-gratia compensation of Rs. 50 lakh, to the Next of Kin (NOK) of Sepoy Lovepreet Singh (16 RR/11 Sikh) who laid down his life in the line of duty. The braveheart was on a patrol when he lost his balance and fell in a deep ravine in Surankot (Poonch sector), Jammu & Kashmir on August 20.

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