Punjab
SAD rejects Soni’s inquiry; Seeks high level independent probe. SAD rejects Soni’s inquiry; Seeks high level independent probe.



Chandigarh, 
The Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) out rightly rejected the inquiry ordered by education minister OP Soni to fix responsibility for the mistakes in the history books for class 12 to be conducted by the education secretary is a major cover up and a farce as accusing fingers are raised at the minister himself.

Captain Amarinder deplores attempts to politicise armed forces Captain Amarinder deplores attempts to politicise armed forces




Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday deplored attempts to politicise the defence forces, asserting that the armed forces were meant to report only to their regimental heads and not work at the behest of the political dispensation.

Carjacking ignites Pathankot-like attack fear in Punjab Carjacking ignites Pathankot-like attack fear in Punjab



Chandigarh, A massive search operation is on here in the frontier areas in Punjab on Wednesday after four suspected terrorists hijacked a taxi at gunpoint causing fears of a Pathankot airbase-like attack that took place in 2016.

The taxi, a silver-coloured Toyota Innova, was initially hired by the four men from Jammu. They had booked it for Pathankot. Near Madhopur, they aimed a gun at the driver and threw him out of the car and took off, the police said.

Longowal re-appointed SGPC President Longowal re-appointed SGPC President



Amritsar, Gobind Singh Longowal was on Tuesday re-appointed President of the cash-rich Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC).

The decision was taken at the annual meeting of the SGPC general house held inside the Golden Temple complex here.

Longowal re-appointed SGPC President Longowal re-appointed SGPC President



Amritsar, Gobind Singh Longowal was on Tuesday re-appointed President of the cash-rich Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC).

The decision was taken at the annual meeting of the SGPC general house held inside the Golden Temple complex here.

Cooperative Week to be observed from 14th-20th November Cooperative Week to be observed from 14th-20th November


Chandigarh,

The Cooperation Department, Punjab, would observe the ‘Cooperative Week’ from 14th-20th November. The inauguration would be done on 14th November at Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. On the occasion, the Cooperation Minister, Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and his counterpart from Maharashtra Mr. Subhash G. Deshmukh would be the chief guests. This was disclosed here today in a press communiqué by the Chairman Markfed Mr. Amarjit Singh Samra and MD Markfed Mr. Varun Roojam.

Cooperation Department to channelize energies on financial resuscitation of cooperative societies Cooperation Department to channelize energies on financial resuscitation of cooperative societies

 

Chandigarh,

The Cooperation Minister, Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa while chairing a meeting today of all the Regional Officers of the department at Markfed headoffice instructed the Deputy Registrars of all the districts to channelize all their energies on the financial resuscitation of the cooperative societies. On the occasion, Additional Chief Secretary, Cooperation, Mr. Viswajeet Khanna who also holds the charge of Additional Chief Secretary, Agriculture, said that Markfed and IFFCO jointly supply the 50 percent fertilizers through the cooperation 

CM Amarinder inaugurates 100 -bedded ultra-modern Cancer Hospital in Sangrur CM Amarinder inaugurates 100 -bedded ultra-modern Cancer Hospital in Sangrur

 

SANGRUR

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday inaugurated the 100 -bedded ultra-modern Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital in Sangrur, to take forward his government’s mission to provide affordable cancer care to the people of Punjab.

Punjab people sharing fake news with nationalistic messages: Research Punjab people sharing fake news with nationalistic messages: Research

 

Amritsar, People in Punjab are sharing fake news stories with nationalistic messages for "nation building" purposes, with consolidation of national identity taking precedence over the need to fact-check a story, new BBC research has found.

The research, done as part of the BBC (British Broadcast Corporation) 'Beyond Fake News' project, which is a new international anti-disinformation initiative, which was launched here on Monday, was done based on access granted to the research team by ordinary people to their mobile phones.

'Career Vision-2018' organized at KCW 'Career Vision-2018' organized at KCW


November 

A day long interactive session 'Career Vision-2018' was organized at Khalsa College for Women where learned professionals from different departments streams and arenas disseminated and assimilated their knowledge to orientate students towards the world of work.

The seminar commenced with the felicitation of the Chief Guest Khalsa College Governing Council honourary secretary Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina who in his inaugural address highlighted that informed career choices help students make smart and correct decisions that lead to success in life. He advised the students to be very attentive and to ask questions related to their career plans & make the best use of the seminar. He added that programs like these promote sharing of multiple views of knowledge creation and are the critical means whereby the quality of academic learning, discovery and engagement can be enhanced, broadened and enlivened.

SAD Core Committee expels Brahampura, Ajnala, their sons for six years SAD Core Committee expels Brahampura, Ajnala, their sons for six years

 

Chandigarh Core Committee of the Shiromani Akali Dal today decided “with a heavy heart” to expel for six years Mr. Ranjit Singh Brahmpura, his son Mr. Ravinder Pal Singh Brahmpura, Dr. Rattan Sigh Ajnala and his son Mr Amarpal Singh Boni from the primary membership of the party for “indulging in anti-party activities.”


Giving this information, party spokesperson Harcharan Bains told newspersons that the party regretted that Mr Ranjit Sigh Brahampura and Dr Rattan Singh Ajnala and their sons who are also members of the party have recently been acting in a manner which showed utter insensitivity and disregard for the immense respect and the liberal and magnanimous treatment extended to them by the party leaders, Sardar Parkash Singh Badal and the party president Sardar Sukhbir Singh Badal.

Punjab procures over 130 lakh tonne paddy; Rs 18,515 crore payment made Punjab procures over 130 lakh tonne paddy; Rs 18,515 crore payment made

 

Chandigarh, Punjab has procured over 130 lakh tonne of paddy this kharif season, food and supplies officials said on Friday.

"Government agencies and private millers have procured 130.34 lakh tonne of paddy in Punjab till November 8 while payment worth Rs. 18,515.46 crore has been transferred to the accounts of arthiya and farmers by the government," a Punjab government spokesman said.

 Amarinder launches unique `Business First Portal’, to further boost investment sentiment  in Punjab Amarinder launches unique `Business First Portal’, to further boost investment sentiment in Punjab


Chandigarh

Giving a further impetus to ease of doing business in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday launched the government’s unique `Business First Portal’, thus paving the way for further boosting industrial development, which has witnessed a massive leap since the new government took over in March 2018.

Pointing out that the portal, as a single-window clearance resource, would provide an independent interface to investors for their industrial grievance redressal, feedback and suggestions, Captain Amarinder said the state-of-the-art online facility would help bring fiscal incentives to investors in a time-bound manner under the Industrial and Development Policy-2017.

 Amarinder slams Sukhbir for resorting tolawlessness to spread false propaganda over history books Amarinder slams Sukhbir for resorting tolawlessness to spread false propaganda over history books

 

Chandigarh,

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday lambasted the Akalis led by Sukhbir Singh Badal for unnecessarily creating a law and order problem over the issue of school history books even after the government had categorically clarified that the new course books would not be introduced until the Expert Group set up to review them completes its task.

'Career Vision-2018' organized at KCW SAD Core Committee expels Brahampura, Ajnala, their sons for six years Punjab procures over 130 lakh tonne paddy; Rs 18,515 crore payment made Amarinder launches unique `Business First Portal’, to further boost investment sentiment in Punjab Amarinder slams Sukhbir for resorting tolawlessness to spread false propaganda over history books Brahm Mohinhdra raps local govt and rural development dept for its indifference to check dengue outbreak PSDM headquarter teams visits various districts to ensure the placements of candidates in the Industry AAP suspends Sukhpal Khaira and Kanwar Sandhu from party Punjab Govt declares gazetted holiday on Vishwakarma Diwas PEDA Organizes State Energy Conservation Awards Ceremony Amritsar train tragedy: Sidhu fails to appear before inquiry commission Badals using book issue to stoke religious passion: Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal reneged on resigning if party wills it: Navjot Singh Sidhu AAP announces five candidates for Lok Sabha polls in Punjab #MeToo: Punjab Women's Commission issues guidelines to departments OBSERVANCE OF VIGILANCE AWARENESS WEEK AT FRONTIER HQRS BSF JALANDHAR Ashu warns against delayed payments to farmers Amarinder govt earmarks 100 acres land for setting up industrial cycle valley Sukhbir Badal asks Rahul why he assigned Asha Kumari to cover up misdeeds of Channi Punjab cm reviews preparations for next round of job fairs offering nearly 8200 jobs in pvt sector 558 doctors joining Health Department soon. Brahm Mohindra Istri Akali Dal protests in front of the residence of CM . SAD demands immediate withdrawal of class 12 history books Sukhbir asks Amarinder to unmask cabinet minister accused of outraging modesty of woman IAS officer. Akali Dal slams Amarinder's non-serious response to Amritsar train tragedy DIPR Association condole demise of elder brother of IPRO Kamaljeet Paul Magisterial Enquiry to give clean chit to Sidhu couple: Jagir Kaur Shut down sugar mills in state to see revival: Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa SAD trying to divert people’s attention from Bargari issue: Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa Nearly 40 lakh tonnes paddy procured in Punjab