Thursday, August 05, 2021
Punjab

Sikh Sadbhavna Dal launches morcha against destroying heritage building

AMRITSAR: Former raagi Sri Harmandir Sahib and Head of Sikh Sadbhavna Dal has launched a morcha in protest against destroying the structure near Akal Takht during the kaar Seva of Jora Ghar and Luggage house .

Giani Harpreet Singh, Jathedar of Sri Akal Takht Sahib decorated turbans for 40 children

AMRITSAR: Giani Harpreet Singh, Jathedar of Sri Akal Takht Sahib decorated turbans for 40 children during the Gurmat Samagam which was organized by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee at village Sadulapur Bangar on Wednesday.

Punjab Government decides to set up receptions in smart schools

CHANDIGARH: As a part of the efforts being made under the leadership of School Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla to give a new look to the government schools, now it has been decided to set up receptions in smart schools for the convenience of visitors. For this purpose more than Rs. 88 lakh has been released.

Punjab gives Proprietary rights to landless and marginal farmers in cultivating possession and occupying govt land

CHANDIGARH: Landless, marginal or small farmers in cultivating possession and occupying government land for a period of 10 years or more as on first day of January, 2020 are eligible for allotment of government land. For this, they need to apply to the concerned Sub Divisional Magistrate for the allotment of land.

Jagir Kaur discussed the issues of Sikhs around the world as well as the preservation of Sikh heritage

AMRITSAR: Bibi Jagir Kaur, President of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, discussed the issues of Sikhs around the world as well as the preservation of Sikh heritage during the online meeting with officials of the Global Sikh Council.

CVC recommends disciplinary action against ex-CBI boss Alok Verma: Sources

NEW DELHI: Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Kumar Verma, who was unceremoniously removed from the post may have to face disciplinary action and even lose his retirement benefits for allegedly "misusing his position" as the central agency director and violating rules during his service, sources said on Wednesday.

Vet Varsity is going to start three farmers' training course from next week

LUDHIANA: Under the programme BHARAT KA AMRUT MAHOTSAV- 75 Years of India’s Independence, Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education of GADVASU, Ludhiana is going to start three training courses for livestock farmers from 09.08.2021.

Akali Dal promises moon to people of Punjab if voted to power

CHANDIGARH: Seeking to woo voters ahead of the Punjab Assembly polls, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Badal on Tuesday announced providing free electricity up to 400 units per month to all households and waiting outstanding power dues of residential bills of 'blue' card holders.

Central Sikh Museum adorns portraits of four personalities including Jathedar Vedanti

AMRITSAR: Central Sikh Museum adorns portraits of four personalities including Jathedar Joginder Singh Vedanti former Jathedar Akal Takht and Shamsher Singh Ashok were adorned here today.

After Nitish, Manjhi demands probe into Pegasus snooping row

PATNA: After Nitish Kumar, former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has also backed the demand of the opposition parties for investigation in Pegasus snooping controversy.

Punjab releases Rs. 4.74 crore to 4,738 government schools for establishment of listening labs

CHANDIGARH: Punjab school education minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, on Tuesday, said that with an aim to further heighten quality education in the government schools, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh led state government has decided to develop language listening labs in as many as 4,738 smart schools.

Pak terrorist killed in Kashmir encounter

Amethi man held for raping minor, forcing to convert

Punjab Chief Secretary releases revised guidelines for Covid management

CHANDIGARH: In preparation for and in order to thwart a possible 3rd wave, the Chief Secretary, Ms Vini Mahajan, has released the revised Covid management guidelines for clinical guidance, robust management, and proper treatment of the patients in the state.

Punjab CM allows opening of more areas for industrial activity

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday gave approval for Change of Land Use (CLU) for certain categories of industries, in an effort to further boost industrial activity in the state.

Punjab CM launches 'Rangla Punjab web channel to promote hidden talent

CHANDIGARH: In a bid to promote hidden talent from around the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday virtually launched a Web channel - ‘Rangla Punjab’ (ranglapunjab.in).

Punjab Police likely to arrest former DGP Sumedh Saini, team reaches his residence

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Police likely to arrest former DGP Sumedh Singh Saini any time now in a case related to police firing on Sikhs in Kotkapura and Behbal Kalan. A police team has already reached the Chandigarh residence of Saini.

Punjab Government extends date of registration for admission in meritorious schools upto August 14

 CHANDIGARH: Due to covid-I9 the Punjab Government has extended date of registration for admission in meritorious schools upto August 14, 2021 to facilitate the students to avail this opportunity for admission to 1lth and 12th classes.

Bihar ex-MLA's son shot in Banka

PATNA: A former Rashtrya Janata Dal MLA's son came under attack in Bihar's Banka district, an official said.

Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard' to get theatrical release on Aug 6

NEW DELHI:'Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard', the sequel to the successful 'Hitman's Bodyguard' starring Ryan Reynolds and Salma Hayek, is all set to have its theatrical release on August 6 in India.

Punjab CM greets women's hockey team for making history

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday congratulated the Indian women's hockey team for making history and reaching the semi-finals of the Olympics 2020.

Olympics hockey: Indian women make historic entry into semifinals

LONDON:Taking inspiration from the men's team that got into the medal rounds after a gap of four decades, Indian women's hockey scripted a historic moment of their own by making their maiden entry into the semifinals at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Monday.

4 suspected drones spotted in J&K's Samba district


JAMMU: Four flying objects suspected to be drones were spotted in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district, said police.

Labourer injured in tiger attack in UP

LAKHIMPUR:In yet another incident of a tiger attack, a young labourer has been critically injured

Punjab CM congratulates Indian Hockey team for reaching semi-finals of Olympics

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday congratulated the National Men's Hockey team for making it to the Semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics.

Dr Vimla Sud, stalwart in Dentistry passes away

CHANDIGARH: Dr Vimla Sud, the First female dentist of Undivided India, left for her heavenly abode on 01st August 2021 at the age of about 100 years. Dr Puneet Girdhar, Joint Director, Medical Education and Research, Punjab , Member Dental Council of India and Registrar, Punjab Dental Council ,Mohali laid the wreath on behalf of the Department of Medical Education and Research, Punjab and informed that Dr Vimla Sud was the senior most registered dentist with Punjab Dental Council.

Punjab govt initiates process to provide 25000 agro-machines to farmers for crop residue management

CHANDIGARH: With a view to make Punjab a ‘zero stubble burning state’, the Punjab Agriculture Department has initiated a massive drive to provide more than 25000 agro-machines/farm equipment to farmers for in-situ management of paddy residue with subsidy component of Rs. 250 crore during the current fiscal.

Disbursement process of doubled pensions @ Rs.1500 starts in Punjab from August 1, says Aruna Chaudhary

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Mrs. Aruna Chaudhary, on Sunday, informed that disbursement of doubled Social Security Pension to the tune of Rs.1500 has been started from August 1 with Rs.4000 budgetary allocation.

Punjab govt issues advertisement for recruitment of 6635 ETT teachers

PATIALA: Relentless efforts of Punjab Government, Patiala Police and District Administration, to bring down an unemployed ETT teacher , Surinder Pal, from the BSNL tower, bore fruit, today, when latter was persuaded to climb down safely.

Special bus launched for sightseeing of historical and religious places of Gurdaspur district

GURDASPUR: The District Heritage Society Gurdaspur under the leadership of Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Ishfaq has launched a special bus from the local Panchayat Bhawan to visit the historical and religious places of the district.

The Sikh Sadbhavana Dal demanded a boycott of Bhuriwale and Baba Jagtar Singh

AMRITSAR: The Sikh Sadbhavana Dal has called for a boycott of Baba Kashmir Singh Bhuriwale and Baba Jagtar Singh as they are responsible for destroying Sikh heritage structures. According to the SSD, Baba Jagtar Singh was responsible for destroying the Darshani Deori of Sri Darbar Sahib at Tarn Taran.

Punjab schools set to reopen on August 2 for all classes: Vijay Inder Singla

CHANDIGARH: Punjab school education minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, on Sunday, said that following the approval of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in view of the present Covid situation, the education department is all set to reopen schools for all classes from August 2 onwards.

KCR's Dalit outreach raises political dust ahead of by-election

HYDERABAD:Ahead of the by-election to the Huzurabad Assembly constituency, Telangana is witnessing an intense political bickering between ruling TRS and the opposition parties over an ambitious scheme announced by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao to woo Dalits.

Government leadership and Party to work in unison: Punjab CM

Sunam Udham Singh Wala (Sangrur): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday categorically said that his government and party leadership would work unitedly towards steering Congress to victory in the ensuing assembly elections.

Shaheedi diwan of Udham Singh observed in Ferozepur

FEROZEPUR: The shsheedi divas of Shaheed Udham Singh was observed with great enthusiasm at Guru Harsahaye in this district om Saturday.

SGPC will set up the Sikh Archives Project: Bibi Jagir Kaur

AMRITSAR: Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) would set up a Sikh Archives Project at Jathedar Gurcharan Singh Tohra Gurmat Institute, Bahadurgarh, Patiala. A detailed report has been prepared by the sub-committee in this regard which will be implemented.

Mann Kaur was role model for all: Punjab CM

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday condoled the demise of iconic veteran athlete Mann Kaur (105), who passed away at a private hospital near here, where she was undergoing treatment for gall bladder and liver cancer.

Retrieve pistol of martyr Udham Singh from Britain: Punjab CM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said his government would soon take up the issue of retrieving the pistol and diary of freedom fighter and martyr Udham Singh from Britain with the Union Ministry of External Affairs.

Punjab CM announces to construct memorial as a befitting tribute to unsung heroes of Indian freedom struggle

SUNAM(Sangrur): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday announced that his government would soon construct a memorial as a befitting tribute to the countless unsung heroes who laid down their lives especially in the Cellular Jail of Andaman during the national freedom struggle.

7 months of blockade leads to shutdown of Adani's ICD in Kilaraipur

LUDHIANA: Since 1st January 2021 the protestors have blocked the main gate of ICD Kilaraipur by placing tractor trolley thereby obstructing movement of goods, ingress and egress of people and completely halting entire operations of ICD Kilaraipur.

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