Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Haryana CM congratulates Neeraj Chopra on gold win

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday congratulated international athlete Neeraj Chopra for winning the gold in javelin throw at the World Athletics Championships.

Reserve two seats for Sikhs in J&K Assembly: Sukhbir Badal

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Badal on Wednesday said the minority Sikh community of Jammu and Kashmir should not be discriminated against and that two seats should be reserved for community members in the assembly along with two seats proposed for Kashmiri Pandits.

Haryana's Assistant Town Planner held for accepting Rs 10 lakh bribe

CHANDIGARH:The Haryana Anti-Corruption Bureau has apprehended three individuals, including an Assistant Town Planner posted in the Municipal Corporation of Rohtak, for their involvement in demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 10 lakh, an official said on Thursday.

Haryana CM to meet Himachal counterpart over water issues

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said an important meeting would be held with his Himachal Pradesh counterpart on June 5 to discuss issues related to surface water.

Haryana CM facing wrath in public connect programmes

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has been facing public wrath in his much hyped ongoing on-the-spot grievance redressal programme named Jan Samvad (public connect).

Rahul hitch-hikes truck while heading to Shimla

CHANDIGARH: Just days after the party's landslide win in the Karnataka polls, a video on Tuesday went viral depicting Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in a holiday mood hitch-hiking a truck on the Delhi-Chandigarh national highway while heading to Shimla.

Renu Vig is Panjab University's new Vice Chancellor

CHANDIGARH: Renu Cheema Vig, presently the Dean of University Instruction (DUI) at the Panjab University here, was on Wednesday appointed the Vice Chancellor.

MBA pass-out woman held in Haryana for sheltering Amritpal

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Police have arrested a 28-year-old MBA degree holder unemployed woman and handed her over to Punjab Police for allegedly sheltering fugitive radical Amritpal Singh and his accomplice Pappal Preet Singh at her house in Shahabad town in Kurukshetra district.

Anganwadi workers and helpers got relief  with transfer through transparent process: Dr. Baljit Kaur

CHANDIGARH : Minister for Social Security, Women and Child Development Dr.Baljit Kaur said that Anganwadi workers and helpers who were serving in Anganwadi centers away from their homes have been given relief by being transferred through a transparent process.

Punjab Assembly Speaker to sensitise MLAs on mother tongue

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Assembly Speaker Kultar Singh Sandhawan has decided to sensitise MLAs on their mother tongue.

36 school principals to visit Singapore for skill development: Punjab CM

CHANDIGARH : Fulfilling another guarantee promised to the people of state, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday announced the first batch of 36 principals who will visit Singapore for further sharpening of their professional skills.

Aman Arora Gives Away State Energy conservation Awards to govt & private Entities

CHANDIGARH : In a bid to ensure clean & green environment to the people by promoting energy conservation in the state, Punjab New and Renewable Energy Sources Minister Mr Aman Arora on Thursday felicitated government and private sector entities with State Energy Conservation Awards at Confederation of Indian Industrialists (CII) Northern Region Headquarters here. 

Chief Minister’s Office, Punjab CM Fulfils Another Guarantee Promised to the Peoplefirst Batch of Principals to Visit Singapore From February 4

CHANDIGARH : Fulfilling another guarantee promised to people of state, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday announced that first batch of 36 Principals will visit Singapore for further sharpening of their professional skills.

Be the brand ambassador of state for emerging it as an industrial hub across the globe: CM exhorts local industrialists

SAS NAGAR (MOHALI) : Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann today gave a clarion call to the local industry for becoming the brand ambassador of state  for emerging it as an industrial hub across the globe. 

Raghav Chadha Receives “India UK Outstanding Achievers Honour” In London

PUNJAB : Rajya Sabha MP Raghav Chadha received the prestigious “India UK Outstanding Achiever” honour at an award ceremony in London on 25th January 2023. Raghav has been honoured as an “Outstanding Achiever” in the “Government and Politics” category, which recognises individuals demonstrating excellence in changing how democracy and justice are experienced and tackling challenging societal problems for the good of people and the planet. 

 Vigilance Bureau arrests Patwari for forged mutation and taking bribe Rs 15,000

CHANDIGARH : The Punjab Vigilance  Bureau (VB), during its ongoing campaign against corruption, has arrested a revenue Patwari Balwinder Singh, posted in revenue halqua Jalalbad, tehsil Khadoor Sahib, Tarntaran district for taking a bribe of Rs 15,000 and registering a forged mutation of agricultural land. 

Punjab, Delhi CMs dedicate 400 more Aam Aadmi Clinics

AMRITSAR : Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Friday said the government is making concerted efforts for carving out a healthy Punjab by ensuring comprehensive development in every sector.

Punjab will showcase its rich culture and heritage to world in G-20 sessions 

LUDHHIANA : Describing the hosting of G-20 sessions as a golden opportunity for Punjab to showcase its rich culture and heritage before the world, Vidhan Sabha Speaker Kultar Singh Sandhwan said that it was a matter of great honour for Punjabis as the event will put the state on the world map.

Vidhan Sabha Speaker dedicates Freedom Fighters' Wall in DAC

LUDHIANA : Paying tributes to the heroes of the independence struggle, Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Kultar Singh Sandhwan on Thursday dedicated the 'Freedom Fighters' wall in the district administrative complex.

Aman Arora Announces5k EWS Flats FOr Mohali On Republic Day

CHANDIGARH/SAS  NAGAR : Punjab Housing & Urban Development, Information & Public Relations, New & Renewable Energy Sources and Printing & Stationery Minister Mr. Aman Arora on Thursday unfurled the Indian Nation Flag at Shaheed Major Harminder Pal Singh Government College, Phase-6, SAS Nagar (Mohali) to mark the celebrations of 74th Republic Day. 

Vital evidence surfaces on Rs 700 crore real estate scam in Mohali

CHANDIGARH: Investigators looking into Rs. 700 crore Philips-Signify plot scam, have found vital evidence connecting two IAS officers, heading separate corporations meant to promote industry and generate employment in Punjab, and the Industries Minister in-charge, for their collusion in corruption.

Punjab witnessing holistic development, says CM Mann at R-Day function

BATHINDA : Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday said with the efforts of the government, the state will shine like the precious 'Kohinoor' gem by witnessing a holistic development in every arena.

 Aam Aadmi clinics in Punjab are 'political gimmickry': Chugh

CHANDIGRAH: BJP National General Secretary Tarun Chugh said that the AAP government in Punjab is "indulging in political gimmickry by announcing the opening of new Aam Aadmi clinics in the state".

SAD condemns misuse of parole facility extended to Gurmeet Ram Raheem.

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today condemned the misuse of the parole facility extended to Gurmeet Ram Rahim even as it termed the invitation given to the convicted rapist to attend a state-level function by the Haryana government as a challenge to the judicial process.

On eve of Republic Day, MHA Announces names of Punjab Police Officials For PPMDS, PMMS Awards

CHANDIGARH : Recognising the outstanding services of the Punjab Police, the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India (GOI), on the eve of 74th Republic Day announced the names of the Punjab Police officers/officials, to be awarded President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PPMDS) and Police Medal for Meritorious Service (PMMS).

Mann Govt airlifts 25 lakh vaccine doses to protect cattle from lumpy skin disease: Laljit Singh Bhullar

CHANDIGARH : Punjab Animal Husbandry Minister S. Laljit Singh Bhullar, on Wedesday, informed that the Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led government has airlifted 25 lakh doses of Goat Pox vaccine to carry out free mega vaccination campaign for early prevention of cattle from lumpy skin disease (LSD).

30th Indo-Israel Centre of Excellence inaugurated in Haryana

CHANDIGRAH : The 30th Indo-Israel Centre of Excellence was inaugurated in Haryana that coincided beautifully with the fact that Israel and India are nearing the completion of 30 years of full diplomatic relations.

People want to bring Congress back in Haryana: Hooda

CHANDIGARH: Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday said every Congress worker is fully prepared for the 2024 elections and people have made up their mind to bring the Congress government back in the state.

Punjab drug smugglers switch ops to Karachi, Iran seaports as BSF tightens vigil on Pak border

CHANDIGARH: The drug smugglers active in Punjab have switched their strategy and started getting large quantities of contraband using containers via sea while some quantities are also coming via air routes in order to escape detection.

Kanwardeep Singh appointed as Chairman of State Child Rights Protection Commission Punjab

CHANDIGARH : Punjab Government has been appointed S. Kanwardeep Singh as the Chairman of State Child Rights Protection Commission Punjab.

BSF captured 22 drones, seized 316 kg heroin in Punjab this year

CHANDIGARH : The Border Security Force (BSF), Punjab Frontier, responsible for safeguarding the 553-km-long tough and challenging Indo-Pakistan International Border, on Saturday said it captured 22 drones and seized 316.988 kg heroin this year.

Strap: No time to go missing from Punjab which is already reeling under various problems

CHANDIGARH : Senior Congress leader and Punjab’s leader of the opposition (LoP) Partap Singh Bajwa on Saturday admonished chief minister Bhagwant Mann not to behave like a Roman Emperor Nero who fiddled while Rome Burnt.

Illegal encroachments from 9389 acres of Panchayat Land razed: Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal

CHANDIGARH : On the directives of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, a campaign was successfully launched by the Department of Rural Development and Panchayats during the year 2022 to get rid of illegal possessions and demarcation of Panchayat Lands in the villages and illegal possession have been razed from more than 9389 acres of Panchayat Land during this campaign.

Mann government effectively dealt with Lumpy Skin disease spread in cattle

CHANDIGARH : Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann-led government has effectively dealt with the infectious virus, Lumpy Skin disease, prevalent among cattle in the state. Whereas the government has formed the Group of Ministers (GoM) to closely gauge the current situation and planning future strategies to prevent a revival of LSD in the state, necessary vaccines and medicines were immediately ordered and dedicated teams were formed to provide treatment at the grassroots level so as to ensure the disease can be controlled effectively. Chalking out future strategy, Mann government has also decided to start the mega vaccination drive from February 15, 2023.

Meet Hayer releases logo of 75th anniversary of Languages Department

CHANDIGARH: Higher Education and Languages Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer released the logo of the 75th anniversary of the foundation of the Languages Department which is celebrating its 75th anniversary on January 1, 2023. On this day special functions will be organized at the Head Office Bhasha Bhavan Patiala and in all the District Language Offices across the state.

 Dr. nijjar directs official to ensure treated waste water re-use for construction works, gardening, agriculture and others urban development activities

CHANDIGARH: Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is doing every possible efforts to prevent depletion of ground water. Under this series, Punjab Government has decided to ground water is prohibited for use of construction works, Horticulture and urbans development activities.

Mohali Mayor Amarjit Singh Sidhu removed from from office

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Government has removed Mayor of Mohali Amarjit Singh alias Jitti Sidhu from membership of Municipal Corporation. The orders of his removal were issued today under the signatures of Principal Secretary Local bodies department Vivek Partap Singh.

Devotees pay tribute to Guru Gobind Singh in Golden Temple

CHANDIGARH: Tens of thousands of devotees on Thursday visited the holiest of Sikh shrines, Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as the Golden Temple in Amritsar, to pay tributes to Guru Gobind Singh on the occasion of the 365th birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh guru.

Banwarilal Purohit Greets People On Gurpurab Of Guru Gobind Singh Ji

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Governor and Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh, Shri Banwarilal Purohit in a message on the Gurpurab of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, called upon the people to rededicate themselves to the ideals and goals set out by the great Guru and work for creating a harmonious society, based on values of humanism and secularism.

New Mantra To Ensure Time-Bound Srvices In Transparent Manner In Housing Dept

CHANDIGARH: Making optimum use of the internet to provide hassle-free services to people at their doorsteps, Punjab Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) Department has adopted a new mantra to bring far more efficiently while ensuring time-bound services to the people in a transparent manner.

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