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Row over Rs 125-cr dues has sewa kendras in doldrums

Row over Rs 125-cr dues has sewa kendras in doldrums

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider October 23, 2017 at 5:29 am 0 comments

Chandigarh, Even as the Punjab Government is contemplating to rationalise sewa kendras to bring down the running costs, uncertainty looms over their functioning as the operator running these centres has sought dues of over Rs 125 crore from the government. Citing an agreement with the government, the operator claims that theRead More

Employees on unsanctioned posts may face salary freeze

Employees on unsanctioned posts may face salary freeze

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider October 23, 2017 at 5:28 am 0 comments

Chandigarh, This month’s salary of thousands of policemen, besides employees in the civil secretariat and the Health Department is set to be withheld as the Finance Department has found that a substantial number is working against unsanctioned posts. The unsanctioned posts are the legacy of the SAD-BJP, which posted itsRead More

CAPT AMARINDER LASHES OUT AT SAD FOR MISLEADING FARMERS ON LOAN WAIVER ISSUE

CAPT AMARINDER LASHES OUT AT SAD FOR MISLEADING FARMERS ON LOAN WAIVER ISSUE

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider October 23, 2017 at 5:27 am 0 comments

Chandigarh, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has lashed out at the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for misleading the people over the government’s Rs. 9500 crore farm loan waiver scheme, which would benefit 10.25 lakh farmers in the state. Lambasting SAD patriarch Parkash Singh Badal for playing with the sentiments ofRead More

25 cloth shops gutted in Jalandhar fire

25 cloth shops gutted in Jalandhar fire

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab October 21, 2017 at 2:07 am 0 comments

Chandigarh, Goods worth lakhs of rupees were destroyed in a Diwali night fire that gutted nearly 25 shops in a cloth market in Jalandhar city, police said on Friday. No loss of life was reported in the fire. The fire in the Sudama cloth market near Jyoti Chowk in Jalandhar,Read More

VIGILANCE NABS SUPERINTENDENT OF PANCHAYAT SAMITI FOR ACCEPTING BRIBE

VIGILANCE NABS SUPERINTENDENT OF PANCHAYAT SAMITI FOR ACCEPTING BRIBE

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab October 21, 2017 at 2:07 am 0 comments

Chandigarh, State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a superintendent of Panchayat Samiti red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 41000/-. Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Balwan Gagat, Superintendent posted at Panchayat Samiti, Andana at Munak, district Sangrur was nabbedRead More

Capt Amarinder accedes to RSS request to hand over Gosain murder case to NIA

Capt Amarinder accedes to RSS request to hand over Gosain murder case to NIA

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider October 21, 2017 at 2:06 am 0 comments

Chandigarh, The Punjab government has decided to hand over the murder case of Ludhiana RSS leader Ravinder Gosain to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh issued the orders here on Thursday while announcing Rs 5 lakh compensation for the family and a government job, commensurate with theRead More

Rs 6 lakh stolen from Amritsar’s famous Durgiana Mandir

Rs 6 lakh stolen from Amritsar’s famous Durgiana Mandir

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider October 21, 2017 at 2:06 am 0 comments

Chandigarh, Unidentified thieves decamped with Rs 6 lakh in cash from Amritsar’s famous Durgiana Mandir Hindu shrine, police said on Friday. The theft took place on Diwali night as the festival was being celebrated in Amritsar, 250 km from here, and other places in the region. The thieves only tookRead More

CAPT AMARINDER RESTORES SPECIAL FAMILY PENSION FOR WIDOWS OF GOVT EMPLOYEES KILLED BY EXTREMISTS

CAPT AMARINDER RESTORES SPECIAL FAMILY PENSION FOR WIDOWS OF GOVT EMPLOYEES KILLED BY EXTREMISTS

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider October 21, 2017 at 2:05 am 0 comments

Chandigarh, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday restored the Special Family Pension for widows of government employees killed by extremists, and also agreed to extend the Red Card scheme to families of police personnel killed during the militancy period. The Special Pension Scheme was revoked by the erstwhile AkaliRead More

RSS leader murder: Punjab to hand over probe to NIA

RSS leader murder: Punjab to hand over probe to NIA

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider October 21, 2017 at 2:04 am 0 comments

Chandigarh, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday issued orders to hand over probe into the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosai to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), officials said. The Chief Minister, who met a delegation of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders here on Thursday, announced compensation of RsRead More

Air Quality Data show decline in pollution this Diwali as compared to last year in Punjab

Air Quality Data show decline in pollution this Diwali as compared to last year in Punjab

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider October 21, 2017 at 2:03 am 0 comments

Patiala : The analysis of air quality data of Punjab during Diwali 2017 by PPCB show that the pollution level in the air has increased by 24% on Diwali day 2017 as compared to pre Diwali day whereas there was increase of pollution by 70% on Diwali day in 2016Read More