Punjab
Akal Takht sets up Sikh Censor Board to review films on community Akal Takht sets up Sikh Censor Board to review films on community

 

Chandigarh, After a few Bollywood films ran into trouble with a section of the Sikhs over the depiction of the community, the Akal Takht on Tuesday announced the setting up of a 'Sikh Censor Board'.

The board will have 21 members, including Sikh clergy and experts.

Environment ministry to dispatch central team to assess ecological damage caused by Sarna family - Sukhbir Badal. Environment ministry to dispatch central team to assess ecological damage caused by Sarna family - Sukhbir Badal.


Chandigarh, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the Union Environment ministry had deputed a central team to assess the ecological damage caused by the sugar mill of the family of the chief minister’s Religious Advisor Paramjit Sarna by releasing industrial effluents into the Beas river.

Jail minister sukhjinder singh randhawa orders suspension of 4 officers Jail minister sukhjinder singh randhawa orders suspension of 4 officers


Chandigarh

The Jail Minister, Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has ordered the suspension of 4 officers in the matter pertaining to the fleeing of 2 prisoners from the Ludhiana Central Jail recently. The minister took the action after an enquiry ordered into the incident found the officers in absolute negligence of the duties expected of them.

Shahkot by poll: 227 micro observers deputed Shahkot by poll: 227 micro observers deputed

 

 Chandigarh, 

The Election Commission has appointed 227 Micro Observers in Shahkot assembly constituency for the by-poll.

 Spokesman of the Commission said that all arrangements for the by-poll have been completed and 283 presiding officers, 1133 polling officers, 19 counting micro observers, 17 counting supervisors and 17 assistant counting supervisors have also been deputed in the constituency.

Jail minister sukhjinder singh randhawa orders suspension of 4 officers Jail minister sukhjinder singh randhawa orders suspension of 4 officers


Chandigarh

The Jail Minister, Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has ordered the suspension of 4 officers in the matter pertaining to the fleeing of 2 prisoners from the Ludhiana Central Jail recently. The minister took the action after an enquiry ordered into the incident found the officers in absolute negligence of the duties expected of them.

Shahkot by poll: 227 micro observers deputed Shahkot by poll: 227 micro observers deputed

 

 Chandigarh, 

The Election Commission has appointed 227 Micro Observers in Shahkot assembly constituency for the by-poll.

 Spokesman of the Commission said that all arrangements for the by-poll have been completed and 283 presiding officers, 1133 polling officers, 19 counting micro observers, 17 counting supervisors and 17 assistant counting supervisors have also been deputed in the constituency.

Punjab Government appoints Dr. Balkar Singh as Director Vishav Punjabi Centre Society Punjab Government appoints Dr. Balkar Singh as Director Vishav Punjabi Centre Society

 

Chandigarh,

The Punjab Government has appointed Dr. Balkar Singh S/o Late Mr. Shingara Singh as the Director of Vishav Punjabi Centre Society, Punjabi University Patiala.

Vigilance nabs revenue patwari Vigilance nabs revenue patwari

 

Chandigarh, State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed Revenue Patwari red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 15,000/-.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Jaspal Singh, Patwari posted at Halqa Kila Haqima in Sangrur district was nabbed red handed by Vigilance team for accepting bribe of Rs. 15,000 from complainant Kulwant Singh of village Dhandiwal in Sangrur district.

K’nataka governor should quit after exposeure of dirty nexus between him and bjp -Amrinder K’nataka governor should quit after exposeure of dirty nexus between him and bjp -Amrinder

 

Chandigarh,

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has hailed today’s developments in Karnataka Assembly as a vindication of the Congress party’s moral and political stand, and a total loss of face for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which had stooped to new lows of political impropriety in its desperation to grab power in the state by hook or by crook.

Amrinder govt tightens noose around illegal travel agents Amrinder govt tightens noose around illegal travel agents

 

Chandigarh,

Tightening its noose around illegal travel agents in the state, the Punjab Government, led by Captain Amarinder Singh, has directed all DCs, SSPs/Commissioners of Police to go all out to identify any unregistered/unscrupulous travel agents operating in their districts and take stern penal/ legal action against them.

Acting on the Chief Minister’s directive, Home Secretary NS Kalsi has issued a directive to all the top civil and police officials in the state to crack down on illegal travel agents through a series of measures to ensure strict compliance with the laws and legislations governing the licensing and operations of travel agents.

126.43 LMT of wheat procured; 98.21% lifted 126.43 LMT of wheat procured; 98.21% lifted


Chandigarh

Out of the total of 126.47 LMT of wheat arrivals in the mandis across the State, up to May 17 government agencies have procured 125.88 LMT of wheat and the private traders have procured 55279 MT, informed an official spokesman of the government of Punjab.

Hundreds of fish found dead in Punjab's Beas river Hundreds of fish found dead in Punjab's Beas river

 

Chandigarh, Hundreds of fish were found dead floating in the Beas river in Amritsar district, officials said on Thursday.

District officials said the fish could have died after molasses leaked from a sugar factory into the river near Beas town, 40 km from Amritsar.

BSF, Punjab Police recover over 10 kg heroin BSF, Punjab Police recover over 10 kg heroin

 

Chandigarh, BSF troopers have seized nearly 10.5 kg of heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's frontier district Ferozepur, BSF officials said on Wednesday.

The heroin, valued at over Rs 52 crore in the international market, was recovered near the border outpost (BoP) Gatti Hayat in Ferozepur district, around 250 km from here.

Amrinder writes to Gadkari for including 13 road projects in bharatmala pariyojna Amrinder writes to Gadkari for including 13 road projects in bharatmala pariyojna

 

Chandigarh,Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has sought the inclusion of 13 road projects across the state in the Bharatmala Pariyojna, besides declaration of seven new road projects as National Highways.

The Chief Minister has written to Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways & Shipping Nitin Gadkari, seeking his intervention in the matter to facilitate better connectivity and smooth commute for the people.

125.71 LMT of wheat procured; 96.55 percent lifted Life dedicated to Punjab, says Sidhu after SC quashes jail term Technical Education Department provides government job to the widow of soldier died in terror attack No objection to central forces for bypoll: Amarinder After heat wave, dust storm follows in Punjab, Haryana CM Amrinder congratulates horticulturist harkirat for world agri tourism award selection Maharaja Ranjit singh bhangra world cup to be held at ludhiana Amrinder reviews preparations for 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji Navjot sidhu condoles demise of actor rana Ranbir's father Punjab Governor Badnore and Advisor to cmPunjab . Bharat Inder Singh Chahal are honouring singer-actor Mr. Navraj Hans Co-operation department issues notice to Dyal singh kolianwali for pending loan Punjab to offer subsidy to unemployed youth for dairy farms Shahkot bypoll-one candidate files nomination paper “SAD stand on restoration of Sikh history for class 12 vindicated” State procures 99 percent of the total wheat arrival in the mandis of punjab All unauthorised constructions up to march 31, 2018 to be regularised in punjab -Amrinder Capt Amrinder flays Khatter over namaz remark,accuses bjp to trying to communalise atmosphere Amarinder welcomes former sad leaders from shahkot into party fold Punjab, Haryana wheat procurement crosses 206 lakh tonnes SAD demands immediate arrest of Cong Shahkot candidate Hardev Laadi Justice Ranjit singh enquiry commission will visit kapurthala,tarantaran and amritsar from may 15 Congress candidate for Punjab bypoll booked in illegal mining case Punjab procures 11741347 tonnes wheat Rotational irrigation programme for kharif season from may 09 to 16 Congress government’s inhuman attitude pushing farmers into jaws of death: SAD Amarinder takes opposition head on over school history books issue Amarinder, Justice Ranjit Singh tie-up in the disastrous policy of vendetta-Badal More options should be given to farmers to check stubble burning in punjab Badnore Vigilance nabs PSPCL lineman taking bribe Sad urges Eci to act against Punjab govt for violating model code of conduct