Monday, November 29, 2021

Haryana prepared to deal with Omicron variant of COVID-19, says CM Khattar

Chandigarh | November 28, 2021 2:17:17 PM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said that the state government is taking all the precautions and is prepared to deal with Omicron variant of COVID-19.... read..

First female Vice-Chancellor of Punjabi University honoured

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
The Women Studies Centre, Punjabi University, Patiala, honoured Inderjit Kaur Sandhu, 98, a former Vice-Chancellor of the university, during the 13th International Conference on the theme Women in Leadership: Issues and Challenges.... read..

Haryana Police arrests MTP kits supplier from Delhi, 102 kits recovered

Chandigarh (Haryana) | November 27, 2021 5:17:43 AM IST
Haryana Police arrested a supplier of Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) kits from Delhi on Friday and recovered 102 kits from his possession.... read..

Badal, Akali leaders court arrest in Chandigarh

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday courted arrest along with the party's core committee members to register their protest against the 'conspiracy' of the Congress government in Punjab to implicate party leader Bikram Singh... read..

Amarinder lashes out at 'out of job' Chaudhary

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday lashed out at Congress secretary in-charge of Punjab, Harish Chaudhary, over his baseless accusations of being hand in glove with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, when he was the Chief Minister.... read..

Kejriwal to support protesting teachers in Punjab

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will visit Punjab on Saturday to support protesting teachers, it was announced on Thursday.... read..

All schools in Haryana to re-open with full capacity from December 1

Chandigarh (Haryana) | November 26, 2021 4:17:06 AM IST
All private and government schools in Haryana will re-open with full capacity from December 1 onwards, said the state Education Minister Kanwar Pal on Thursday.... read..

Tug-of-war between Aam Aadmi Party, 'aam aadmi' CM in Punjab

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
Ahead of the February 2022 Assembly polls in Punjab, a war of words is on between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and an 'aam aadmi' (common man) Chief Minister of the state ruling Congress.... read..

Haryana to enter pact with NISG to improve functioning

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
The Haryana Cabinet, presided over by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, on Thursday accorded approval to the state government to enter into an MoU with the National Institute for Smart Government (NISG) to enhance and improve in-house capacities of depa... read..

Haryana Assembly session from Dec 17

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
The winter session of the Haryana Assembly will be held from December 17 to 21, it was announced on Thursday.... read..

Over 150 VCs to deliberate on sustainable development goals

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Over 150 Vice Chancellors of universities from the North Zone will be attending a two-day conference from Friday to deliberate on sustainable development goals through higher education institutions for ensuring equality and sustainable society.... read..

Haryana Vidhan Sabha winter session to commence on December 17

Chandigarh (Haryana) | November 26, 2021 8:17:12 AM IST
The winter session of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha will begin from December 17 and will continue till December 21.... read..

Punjab CM Channi urges PM Modi to implement previous order of disbursing Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia compensation to kin of COVID-19 deceased

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 25, 2021 2:47:15 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to implement his previous order of disbursing an ex gratia of Rs 4 lakh to the kin of those who died of COVID-19, saying mere Rs 50,000 compensation is insufficie... read..

Congress, AAP make announcements to woo voters as political temperature rises in Punjab

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 25, 2021 1:47:55 AM IST
With the political temperature rising in Punjab ahead of state assembly elections to be held early next year, political parties are making announcements and "populist promises" to woo voters.... read..

Amarinder connived with Badals on cable TV business: Sidhu

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
In an attempt to expose a 'nexus' between the Badal family and his party's former leader and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, state Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday said as a Cabinet minister he had proposed a new law to recover sto... read..

Sisodia urges Punjab not to make assistant professors unemployed

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday urged the Punjab government not to make 1,000 guest faculty assistant professors unemployed as they have been handling the education system in government colleges for... read..

Repealing of three farm laws approved by Union Cabinet, claims Captain Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 24, 2021 3:18:08 PM IST
Claiming that the Union Cabinet has approved the repealing of the three Central farm laws, Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain (retired) Amarinder Singh on Wednesday congratulated the farmers.... read..

Amarinder conniving with Akalis, BJP: Punjab CM

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday slammed former CM Amarinder Singh for 'conniving' with Akalis and the BJP to harm the interests of the state.... read..

Punjab Congress issues show cause notice to Amarinder Singh's wife over 'anti-party remarks'

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 24, 2021 10:17:51 PM IST
All India Congress Committee's Punjab unit on Wednesday wrote to former Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh's wife and Congress leader Preneet Kaur seeking an explanation over her "anti-party remarks".... read..

Surjewala demands probe in alleged HPSC Recruitment Scam

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 24, 2021 8:17:06 AM IST
Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Tuesday termed the alleged irregularities in the recruitment for dental surgeons conducted by the Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC)is as "bigger than the Vyapam scam" and demanded a probe by a special investiga... read..

Punjab CM had connived with Badals: Amarinder

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ridiculed present Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi for his frequent accusations that he had "connived with the Badals" and harmed Punjab's interests.... read..

Purchaser of residential floor in Chandigarh can only become co-owner: HC

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday ruled that the purchaser of a floor in a residential property in Chandigarh can only become a co-owner or co-sharer in the entire building that remains in joint ownership.... read..

Haryana CM launches online service for ex-gratia assistance to kin of COVID-19 deceased

Chandigarh (Haryana) | November 24, 2021 9:48:03 PM IST
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday launched an online service for providing ex-gratia assistance to the next of kin of the deceased by COVID-19 in the State.... read..

Punjab to have bio-fuel projects to prevent stubble burning

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Invest Punjab has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Punjab State Office-Renewable Gas Association of India for setting up bio-fuel projects and compressed bio-gas plants (Bio-CNG) that will help in reducing the greenhouse gas emissions generat... read..

Punjab Deputy CM directs police to increase night patrolling to improve law, order

Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 23, 2021 7:47:55 AM IST
In order to further improve the law and order situation in Punjab, state Deputy Chief Minister S Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Monday issued strict instructions to the police to increase night patrolling.... read..

Grenade blast near army camp in Pathankot

Chandigarh |Monday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
A grenade blast occurred near an Indian Army camp in Punjab's highly sensitive Pathankot town on Monday.... read..

First-of-its-kind study finds storks prefer canals over wetlands

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
In a first-of-its-kind research study for this poorly studied species, ornithologists discovered the woolly-necked stork prefers irrigation canals over wetlands.... read..
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