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Haryana to have centralised water monitoring system

Chandigarh |Monday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said a centralised water monitoring system would be prepared in two years for the availability of water for the farmers.... read..
 

Punjab CM, Sukhbir Badal mourn demise of Nirmal Milkha Singh

Chandigarh | June 14, 2021 12:44:28 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday condoled the demise of former Captain of Indian Women National Volleyball team Nirmal Milkha Singh (85), who passed away due to COVID-19 related complications.... read..
 

Milkha Singh's wife Nirmal Kaur dies of COVID-19

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 13, 2021 10:14:50 PM IST
Track legend Milkha Singh's wife, Nirmal Kaur, on Sunday passed away aged at the age of 85. She had tested positive for COVID-19 in May this year.... read..
 

Case of sour grapes: Punjab CM on Sisodia's allegation on school education ranking

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 13, 2021 1:44:50 AM IST
Ridiculing Delhi Deputy Chief Minister's (CM) allegation of a political conspiracy of the Centre and the Punjab government in the matter of school education ranking, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday termed it as a clear case of Aam Aadmi Part... read..
 

Check facts on learning levels in Delhi schools before politicising issue, Punjab Minister tells Delhi Dy CM

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 13, 2021 11:14:38 PM IST
Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla said on Sunday that he advised Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia to first check facts regarding the status of the "Learning Level and Quality" parameter in the "Performance Grading Index" released by t... read..
 

Depleting groundwater matter of concern, says Haryana CM

Chandigarh | June 13, 2021 10:44:37 PM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday directed the officials to formulate a plan for the smooth availability of groundwater, river water, and treated water to the farmers in the state.... read..
 

Children create 'micro oxygen chamber' by planting 750 sapling in Ludhiana

Ludhiana, (Punjab) | June 13, 2021 3:14:38 PM IST
As the second wave of COVID has made us realise the importance of oxygen, a group of children created a micro oxygen chamber (micro forest) on Sunday by planting 750 tree saplings in Punjab's Ludhiana.... read..
 

Punjab Health Min accuses Delhi govt of looting public exchequer

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 13, 2021 4:44:37 PM IST
Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Saturday alleged that Delhi Government has looted funds from the public exchequer in the name of oximeters.... read..
 

If survey is done, Punjab CM will emerge as most hated man, alleges SAD

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 13, 2021 12:44:33 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday alleged that if a survey is held today that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will be voted is the most hated man in Punjab.... read..
 

Summoning Parkash Badal in Kotkapura police firing by SIT step in right direction, says Partap Bajwa

By Nishant Ketu

Chandigarh/New Delhi | June 13, 2021 10:14:53 PM IST
Rajya Sabha MP from Punjab Partap Singh Bajwa has welcomed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) decision to summon former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on June 16 in connection with the Kotkapua Police firing case and said that it is a step in the ri... read..
 

AAP to gherao Punjab CM's residence over alleged scholarship scam on Monday

Chandigarh | June 13, 2021 10:14:41 PM IST
The Punjab unit of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will gherao and go on a series of hunger strikes from Monday outside the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's residence in protest against the alleged Congress-led state government's misappropriation of post-ma... read..
 

AAP crying foul in face of imminent wipeout: Punjab CM

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Ridiculing Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manisha Sisodia's atrocious allegation of a political conspiracy of the Centre and the Punjab government in the matter of school education ranking, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday termed it as a clear case... read..
 

Haryana Deputy CM lauds Centre for reducing tax on medical equipment amid COVID-19

Chandigarh (Haryana) | June 13, 2021 9:44:41 AM IST
Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala lauded the Centre for reducing tax rates on medical equipment and related items amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.... read..
 

Kotkapura police firing case: SIT summons former Punjab CM Prakash Badal on June 16

Chandigarh | June 13, 2021 6:14:42 PM IST
Former Chief Minister of Punjab Parkash Singh Badal has been summoned by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to appear before it on June 16 in connection with the Kotkapura police firing case.... read..
 

'Mission Fateh' campaign helped in improving recovery rate, says Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner

Ludhiana (Punjab) | June 13, 2021 10:44:34 PM IST
Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma on Sunday said the number of COVID-19 patients getting cured in the district is increasing with each passing day under the Punjab government's 'Mission Fateh'.... read..
 

'Will invite you to Punjab soon': Akali Dal's Parkash Badal makes phone call to new ally Mayawati

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 12, 2021 6:14:33 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patron Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday spoke to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati over a phone call after the two parties announced their alliance for the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections.... read..
 

SAD joins hands with BSP for Punjab polls; latter to contest 20 seats (Ld)

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Saturday formed an alliance to contest the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections together.... read..
 

SAD, BSP form alliance to contest Punjab Assembly election

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 12, 2021 4:14:38 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Saturday formed an alliance to contest the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections together.... read..
 

Punjab Police arrest man whose ID was used to rent flat for slain gangsters in Kolkata

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 12, 2021 11:14:46 PM IST
The Haryana-based man whose credentials and documents were used to rent the hideout flat at Kolkata for slain gangsters-turned-drug-smugglers, Jaipal Bhullar and Jaspreet Singh alias Jassi, was arrested by the Punjab Police on Saturday.... read..
 

SAD likely to forge alliance with BSP for Punjab Assembly polls

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 12, 2021 2:14:36 AM IST
Ahead of Punjab assembly elections 2022, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) is looking forward to form an alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), a decision on which is likely to be taken at SAD's core committee meeting scheduled to be held here on Saturday.... read..
 

Akali Dal, BSP stitch alliance in Punjab

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
In the run up to the assembly polls in Punjab, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday announced that it has formed an alliance with the Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) for the elections slated to be held in early 2022.... read..
 

Meagre MSP hike for paddy insult to farmers: Punjab CM

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday termed the ‘meagre MSP hike for paddy as not only grossly inadequate, but also an insult to the farmers who have been fighting for their rightful dues through their anti-farm law agitation for the past s... read..
 

I should be removed as PCC chief if someone else can strengthen Punjab Congress: Sunil Jakhar

Mohali (Punjab) | June 11, 2021 4:44:52 PM IST
Punjab Congress Chief Sunil Jakhar on Friday said that he should be removed from his post if someone else can strengthen the party.... read..
 

Provincial govt in Pak's Punjab to block SIM cards of unvaccinated citizens

Punjab | June 11, 2021 8:14:27 AM IST
In an unconventional move to tackle vaccine hesitancy, the provincial government in Pakistan's Punjab has decided to block SIM cards of all those citizens who refuse to get themselves vaccinated against COVID-19.... read..
 

SAD to prepare election manifesto for 2022 polls by October: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 11, 2021 10:14:40 PM IST
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will prepare the election manifesto for the 2022 Assembly elections by October this year, party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal said on Friday.... read..
 

National panel summons Punjab C.Secy on scholarship scheme

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
With the failure of the Punjab government to reply on the hardship being faced for post-matric scholarship for Scheduled Castes, National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) Chairman Vijay Sampla on Friday said the state Chief Secretary and two others ... read..
 

I'll try to bag medal in Paralympics to make parents, country proud: Taekwondo star Aruna Tanwar

Chandigarh (Haryana) | June 11, 2021 11:14:38 PM IST
Aruna Tanwar, who became the first Indian Taekwondo athlete to qualify for the Tokyo Paralympic Games says she wants to make her parents and country proud in the upcoming tournament.... read..
 

Punjab Police seize huge cache of foreign-made pistols, arrest accused

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 11, 2021 11:14:46 PM IST
Punjab Police seized a huge cache of foreign-made pistols near Amritsar on Thursday night and arrested an alleged militant and weapon smuggler in this connection, police said.... read..
 

Hry CM opens, lays foundation for projects worth Rs 1.1K cr

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday virtually inaugurated and laid foundation stones for projects worth Rs 1,100 crore, focusing mainly on education, health, sports and infrastructure in 16 districts.... read..
 

Ludhiana locals vent ire at Punjab govt for hike in essential goods prices

Ludhiana (Punjab) | June 10, 2021 5:44:46 PM IST
In Ludhiana on Thursday many locals voiced their resentment at the surge in prices of essential commodities and their anger at the Punjab government for increasing their financial burden during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.... read..
 

Haryana CM lays foundation for 98 development projects worth Rs 1,170 crores

Chandigarh (Haryana) | June 10, 2021 2:44:31 PM IST
Harayana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday virtually inaugurated and laid foundation stones of 98 developmental projects worth Rs 1,170 crores.... read..
 

Punjab CM asks Modi to remit pending dues of scholarship scheme

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking release of the state's pending amount and revised sharing pattern under the Post-Matric Scholarship for Scheduled Castes (PMS-SCs) for 2017-2020.... read..
 

Residents of Ludhiana villages say no vaccination drive in rural areas, officials deny claims

Ludhiana (Punjab) | June 9, 2021 4:14:36 PM IST
Residents of Ayali Khurd and Bharanhara villages in Ludhiana claimed no Covid-19 vaccination drive was organised in their areas, but the Ludhiana district vaccination officer denied these claims and said more vaccination camps had been organised in rural ... read..
 

Project launched for children orphaned by Covid in Haryana

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
Haryana State Legal Services Authority Executive Chairman, Justice Rajan Gupta, on Wednesday launched projects to create awareness about rights and benefits of the children who were orphaned amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.... read..
 

Punjab Health Minister calls Centre's decision of capping COVID vaccine prices for pvt hospitals 'late and hasty'

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 9, 2021 9:14:29 PM IST
Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Wednesday termed the Central government's order of capping prices of COVID vaccines at private hospitals as "hasty and late".... read..
 

SAD chief urges Centre to hold fresh talks with protesting farmers over agri laws

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 9, 2021 9:14:24 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday appealed to Union Agricultural Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to hold fresh talks with farmers who have been agitating against the Central farm laws.... read..
 

Punjab makes adequate arrangements for paddy season starting tomorrow

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 9, 2021 11:14:32 PM IST
Punjab government had made elaborate arrangements for paddy season, including uninterrupted supply of power from June 10, said the State Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department on Wednesday.... read..
 

Panchkula too gets Metropolitan Development Authority

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
On the lines of Gurugram and Faridabad, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday announced the setting up of the Panchkula Metropolitan Development Authority (PMDA) for ensuring timely and swift execution of the integrated development plan fo... read..
 

Sukhbir Badal demands dismissal of Punjab Health Minister over COVID-19 vaccine, 'Fateh kit' scams

Mohali (Punjab) | June 8, 2021 1:44:29 AM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday demanded the immediate dismissal of Health minister Balbir Singh Sidhu for presiding over alleged vaccine and 'Fateh kit' scams.... read..
 

SAD president, AAP leaders among 200 people booked for violating Covid norms in Mohali

Mohali (Punjab) | June 8, 2021 1:44:37 AM IST
The Mohali police on Monday booked SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal and other senior leaders of the party among 200 people for allegedly violating COVID norms here, the police said.... read..
 

Mrs Bectors Food Q4 PAT grows 41 pc, revenue up 15 pc

Jalandhar (Punjab) | June 8, 2021 2:14:42 PM IST
Mrs Bectors Food Specialities has reported 41 per cent hike in its net profit to Rs 12.8 crore in Q4 ended March over the same period of previous fiscal.... read..
 

Haryana's former Health Minister Kamla Verma passes away, CM condoles demise

Chandigarh (Haryana) | June 8, 2021 11:44:33 PM IST
Three-time Haryana Cabinet Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kamla Verma passed away on Tuesday her in Yamunanagin.... read..
 

Milkha Singh's health shows continuous improvement

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
Legendary sprinter Milkha Singh has shown continuous improvement for being treated for Covid-19, the PGI hospital here said on Tuesday.... read..
 

Milkha Singh's health much better, his oxygen saturation normal: PGIMER Director

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 8, 2021 10:14:30 PM IST
Track legend Milkha Singh's health is much better and his oxygen saturation is also normal, said Jagat Ram, the Director of Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER).... read..
 

Haryana to set up Panchkula Metropolitan Development Authority

Chandigarh | June 8, 2021 8:14:34 PM IST
For ensuring timely and swift execution of the integrated development plan made for Panchkula, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday announced the setting up of Panchkula Metropolitan Development Authority (PMDA).... read..
 

Punjab to frame protocols for Covid paediatric management

Chandigarh |Monday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced a group of specialists will frame protocols and handhold private hospitals for enhancing paediatric beds and treatment protocols, while rolling out a detailed action plan in preparation for a possi... read..
 

Haryana CM hails Centre's decision of 'centralised vaccination drive'

Chandigarh (Haryana) | June 7, 2021 10:44:23 PM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday hailed the Centre's decision to provide free COVID-19 vaccines to the states and added that the move will prove pivotal in combating the third possible wave of the infection.... read..
 

File cases, take action against AAP, SAD over protests: Punjab CM to DGP

Chandigarh, (Punjab) | June 7, 2021 10:44:24 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday directed the Director-General of Police to register cases under the Disaster Management Act against Opposition leaders and workers who have been staging dharnas in the state over the past few days.... read..
 

AAP accuses Punjab Govt of scam in purchase of Fateh kits

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 7, 2021 10:44:26 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday accused the Punjab government of doing a scam in purchasing Fateh kits, which are used for the treatment of COVID patients.... read..
 

Punjab extends statewide curbs till June 15, gives some relaxations

Chandigarh |Monday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
Adopting a graded approach to reopening, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday ordered extension of Covid-19 statewide restrictions to June 15 with certain relaxations, including allowing opening of shops till 6 p.m. and private offices function... read..
 

Punjab CM extends COVID curbs to June 15; orders graded relaxations from tomorrow

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 7, 2021 7:44:36 PM IST
In view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday ordered extension of COVID restrictions in the state to June 15 with certain relaxations, including the opening of shops till 6 pm and private offices to... read..
 
 
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