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Punjab sets up task force to free Budha drain of effluents Punjab sets up task force to free Budha drain of effluents

 

Chandigarh, In a major initiative to clean up drains, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has constituted a special task force to free the Budha nallah or drain of polluting effluents in a mission mode.

The task force, with Baba Udai Singh of Naamdhari Sect as its patron, will submit its report to the Chief Minister within two months, according to an official spokesperson.

Punjab sets up task force to free Budha drain of effluents Punjab sets up task force to free Budha drain of effluents

 

Chandigarh, In a major initiative to clean up drains, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has constituted a special task force to free the Budha nallah or drain of polluting effluents in a mission mode.

The task force, with Baba Udai Singh of Naamdhari Sect as its patron, will submit its report to the Chief Minister within two months, according to an official spokesperson.

Punjab CM lays stones for five projects in Amritsar Punjab CM lays stones for five projects in Amritsar


Amritsar, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday laid the foundation stones for five infrastructure projects worth Rs 127.86 crore in Amritsar, and announced an additional Rs 50 crore for tubewells to ensure supply of water in the holy city. The Chief Minister also announced a slew of tourism development projects totalling Rs 187.47 crore for the upgradation of Amritsar, to showcase it as a global tourism destination. The Chief Minister laid the foundation stone through remote of two railway over bridges, one railway under bridge and a flyover, besides extension of the existing Bhandari bridge. The inauguration took place in the presence of Local Government Minister and Amritsar legislator Navjot Singh Sidhu,

Try to solve issue of regularization of adhoc in winter session -Amarinder Try to solve issue of regularization of adhoc in winter session -Amarinder

 

Chandigarh,

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday said his government was trying its best to address the problems of the agitating teachers and other Adhoc employees and would try to bring a solution in the winter session of the Vidhan Sabha.

Though his government had no money to pay them, it was looking into the issues raised by the teachers and making its best efforts to resolve the same, the Chief Minister told a press conference here.

Try to solve issue of regularization of adhoc in winter session -Amarinder Try to solve issue of regularization of adhoc in winter session -Amarinder

 

Chandigarh,

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday said his government was trying its best to address the problems of the agitating teachers and other Adhoc employees and would try to bring a solution in the winter session of the Vidhan Sabha.

Though his government had no money to pay them, it was looking into the issues raised by the teachers and making its best efforts to resolve the same, the Chief Minister told a press conference here.

No question of backing out on promise of action in sacrilege cases-Amarinder No question of backing out on promise of action in sacrilege cases-Amarinder

 

Chandigarh,

Lashing out at vested political interests seeking to politicise a sensitive issue, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday asserted that there was no question of backing out of his promise to bring to book the culprits of the Bargari sacrilege case and the subsequent incidents of firing at Behbal Kalan and Kotkapura.

Addressing a press conference here, the Chief Minister rejected allegations of the situation in Bargari getting out of control and said his government was fully equipped to deal with it.

Swindlers beware: unique numbers for plots-Sarkaria Swindlers beware: unique numbers for plots-Sarkaria

 

Chandigarh

Swindlers beware, unique number is the name of the game. Yes in its efforts to bring in hassle-free services in a transparent manner, the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab government has decided to give a unique number to the plots of government and approved colonies in the revenue records which will show the khasra number as well as the plot number.

896357 metric tonnes paddy procured 896357 metric tonnes paddy procured

 

Chandigarh

The Government agencies and private millers have procured 896357 metric tonnes of Paddy in Punjab till October 13.

Disclosing this here today, an official spokesman of the Government of Punjab informed that out of the total procurement from various procurement centres in the State, the Government agencies procured 867451 MT of paddy while 28906 MT has been procured by the millers.

Manpreet Badal needs to go For burdening the state with unreasonable taxes . Manpreet Badal needs to go For burdening the state with unreasonable taxes .

 

Chandigarh, Dismayed at the wrong economic burdens being levied on the common man in the state on one pretext or the other that the Financial condition of the state exchequer is in dire straits Former Finance Minister Upinderjit Kaur said that Mr Manpreet Badal has no business to fool the people of the state.

Breaking her silence after the congress regime came into power she alleged that Manpreet badal is programmed to be " anti poor". He projects an image which is totally contrary to his political leanings. Even when in SAD he as a Finance Minister always tried to scuttle social welfare schemes and pro poor policies. He was the biggest advocate to do away with subsidies. She said.

Sidhu has become ambassador of Pakistan. Sidhu has become ambassador of Pakistan.


Chandigarh, -Taking strong exception to the Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s assertions at literary fest at kasauli this morning, Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) is up in arms against him and asked Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh to throw him out of cabinet for making such preposterous statements compromising the very spirit of Indian nation.

Punjab Police raises pitch against drugs Punjab Police raises pitch against drugs

 

Chandigarh

Raising the pitch on its war against drugs on the directives of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the Punjab Police has decided to launch a drive against Proclaimed Offenders (POs) of drug cases, including those who had fled the country.

The decision was taken on Saturday at a high-level joint meeting of the Special Task Force (STF), Intelligence Wing and Bureau of Investigation (BoI), held under the chairmanship of DGP Suresh Arora, at the Intelligence Bhawan,

SAD condemns power tariff hike SAD condemns power tariff hike

 

Chandigarh, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today condemned the fuel surcharge imposed by the Congress government, saying such measures had resulted in repeated hikes in power tariff and put an unbearable burden on the common man.

While demanding an immediately rollback, former minister Sikander Singh Maluka said the Congress government was repeatedly hiking power tariff through the back door by imposing electricity duties and fuel surcharge costs on consumers which had increased power tariff by around 20 per cent in the last one and a half years.

Navjot Singh Sidhu invites world famous chefs to open Indian Culinary Institute in Punjab Navjot Singh Sidhu invites world famous chefs to open Indian Culinary Institute in Punjab

 


Chandigarh

The Local Government, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu here today inaugurated the ‘World Food Festival’ and ‘Traditional Rasoi Sammelan’ and invited all the world famous chefs to open an Indian Culinary Institute in Punjab so as to give fillip to the hotel as well as the tourism sector in the state. The minister also assured that the State Government would extend all possible assistance for the purpose apart from providing land.

Chief Justice interacts with District & Sessions Judges of Punjab, Haryana and UT Chief Justice interacts with District & Sessions Judges of Punjab, Haryana and UT


Chandigarh Hon’ble Mr Justice Krishna Murari, Chief Justice, Punjab and Haryana High Court along with Hon’ble Mr. Justice Rajesh Bindal, Chairman, Arrears Committee, had interaction with all the District & Sessions Judges in the State of Punjab and State of Haryana and U. T. Chandigarh on Wednesday, through video-conferencing to review the disposal of old cases, especially cases relating to crime against women, under the Prevention of Corruption Act, Negotiable Instruments Act, senior citizens, punctuality and discipline being on top priority, and in continuation of the interaction held with all the District & Sessions Judges in the States of Punjab & Haryana and U.T., Chandigarh on August 19, 2018.

Chief Justice interacts with District & Sessions Judges of Punjab, Haryana and UT Justice (Retd.) Mehtab Singh Gill commission submits 11th Interim Report to Captain Amarinder Singh CM Amarinder launches 3mobile apps to create awareness on stubble burning Food and Drugs Administration re-issues a circular prohibiting sale of E-Cigarettes HC tells Punjab government to give notice before acting against ex-DGP Captain and Modi compete to be bigger enemies of farmers-Cheema Punjab Rocks at 'Poshan Maah Awards-2018' Wins award in 4 categories In future if any illegal colony develops action would be taken - Tript Bajwa Three Kashmiri students nabbed in Punjab with AK-47, explosives Manpreet Badal and other Congress Manifesto Committee members meet at Chennai Punjab Vigilance to keep close watch on paddy procurement in mandis : BK Uppal Punjab to hold officials accountable for stubble-burning Punjab Govt declares holiday on Agarsen jayanti Punjab Government to Launch two residential schemes on Navratras: Tript Bajwa Global Kabbadi League to be commenced from 14th October at Jalandhar: Rana Sodhi No one will be spared in sacrilege cases: Punjab CM Technical Education Minister Channi congratulates winners of National Skill Competition SAD issues ultimatum to Cong govt to give Rs five per litre relief in fuel prices immediately or face people agitation. Chief Minister released Rs. 5 lakh for treatment of Balbir Singh Senior: Rana Sodhi Strict action to be initiated against millers guilty of fictitious billing – Ashu Punjab Police ensures proper security arrangements near international border : DGP Suresh Arora 8446 tonnes of Paddy procured Captain Amarinder urges Union Textile Minister to direct CCI to resume procurement 158 Fard Kendras go online,get land records at the click of a button Punjab Schools to have curriculum on CBSE pattern: Soni DCs to Conduct Verification of Smart Ration Card Scheme Beneficiaries-Ashu Paswan assures Punjab CM of time-bound resolution of pending issues to ensure timely release of Cash Credit Limit Punjab approves implementation of PMJAY Punjab govt to regularise 8886 teachers recruited under SSA,RMSA, besides Adarsh and Model Schools. Amrinder government gives nod to establish 'Punjab Ghar Ghar Rozgar and Karobar Mission