Wednesday, October 16, 2019

SAD leaders obstructing coordination with SGPC for Parkash Purb celebrations: Amarinder

Dakha (Punjab) | October 15, 2019 11:11:31 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Tuesday accused Shiromani Akali Dal leaders Harsimrat Badal and Sukhbir Badal of obstructing coordination between the state government and Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) for Parkash Purb celeb... read..

Centre should pay more to farmers for produces to check stubble burning: Captain Amarinder

Ludhiana (Punjab) | October 15, 2019 2:11:38 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said that if stubble burning has to be stopped in the state, then the Central government should give Rs 100 extra per quintal on the produce of farmers.... read..

Devotees throng Golden Temple to celebrate Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Ram Das

Amritsar (Punjab) | October 15, 2019 1:11:34 PM IST
Scores of devotees thronged Amritsar's Golden Temple on Tuesday to take a dip in the holy sarovar (pool) on the occasion of Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Ram Das.... read..

Talks of making India a 'Hindu Rashtra' not right: Akal Takht Chief

Amritsar (Punjab) | October 15, 2019 1:11:32 PM IST
Akal Takht Chief Giani Harpreet Singh on Tuesday hit out at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) for its talks of making India a 'Hindu Rashtra' and said that people of all religions and faiths live in the country which is the beauty of India.... read..

Punjab govt offers to organise 550th Prakash Purb events at Sultanpur Lodhi under Akal Takht patronage

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 15, 2019 10:11:32 PM IST
Taking an initiative to break the "deadlock" over the main events to celebrate the 550th Prakash Purb of Guru Nanak Dev, Captain Amarinder Singh-led government on Tuesday offered to hold the Sultanpur Lodhi functions on November 11-12 under the patronage ... read..

Stubble burning continues in Amritsar despite ban

Amritsar (Punjab) | October 14, 2019 3:41:34 AM IST
Though stubble burning is banned in Punjab, several farmers in Amritsar continue to burn crop residue claiming lack of alternatives.... read..

Punjab: Minister Ashu denies reports of stubble burning

Ludhiana (Punjab) | October 14, 2019 7:41:46 PM IST
Punjab Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu on Monday denied the allegation of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal that stubble burning in the state was further aggravating the problem of air pollution in the national ca... read..

Home Secretary inspects Kartarpur corridor

Gurdaspur (Punjab) | October 14, 2019 1:11:34 PM IST
Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla on Monday visited the Kartarpur corridor here and inspected the route.... read..

Lifetime ban if lawmaker resigns prematurely: Mann

Dhaka (Punjab) |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
AAP Member of Parliament Bhagwant Mann on Saturday demanded a life ban on lawmakers for re-contesting polls if they resign from their seat prematurely.... read..

Punjab: Govt asks absentee land owners to stop stubble burning on their leased lands

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 13, 2019 7:41:36 PM IST
The Punjab government on Sunday asked Deputy Commissioners to direct absentee landowners, who have leased out their agriculture land to tenants, to ensure that no paddy straw burning takes place on their lands.... read..

Don't forget how Akalis humiliated Akal Takht Jathendar: Captain Amarinder to Harsimrat Kaur

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 13, 2019 10:11:36 PM IST
In a stinging response to Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal's tirade against Congress government, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday reminded the Akali leader that it was her own Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) regime that had allegedly h... read..

Punjab govt announces 3% hike in Dearness Allowance for employees, pensioners

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 12, 2019 5:41:36 PM IST
Punjab government on Saturday announced a Diwali bonanza and gave a 3 per cent hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) for its employees and pensioners with effect from November.... read..

Punjab to get 6,192 kilolitre non-subsidised kerosene for Prakash Purb celebrations

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 11, 2019 7:41:30 AM IST
Punjab Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs department Principal Secretary KAP Sinha has said that the state will get 6,192 kilolitre of non-subsidised kerosene oil for the 550th Prakash Purb celebrations.... read..

Police conduct searches in Punjab-Himachal Pradesh border after an alert was issued

Pathankot (Punjab) | October 11, 2019 3:11:42 PM IST
Police on Friday conducted searches in Punjab and Himachal Pradesh border area in the wake of recovery of arms in the past few days from various parts in the region.... read..

Former Ranbaxy CEO Malvinder Singh detained in Ludhiana

Ludhiana (Punjab) | October 11, 2019 7:11:33 AM IST
The economic offences wing (EOW) of Delhi police have detained former Ranbaxy chief executive officer (CEO) Malvinder Singh from Punjab's Ludhiana based on the complaint given by Manpreet Singh Suri of Religare Finvest Ltd (RFL) in an alleged fraud case.... read..

Punjab: 1 dead, 4 injured after car from Bikram Majithia's convoy collides with truck

Moga (Punjab) | October 10, 2019 11:11:44 AM IST
One person died while four others sustained injuries after a vehicle from the convoy of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Singh Majithia collided with a truck at Moga Kotkapura Bypass, in Moga on Wednesday night.... read..

BSF spots drone, entered from Pak side, for 3rd consecutive day

Ferozepur (Punjab) | October 10, 2019 10:11:36 AM IST
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on third consecutive day spotted drone entered from Pakistan's side on Wednesday evening in Hussainiwala border in Ferozepur, sources said.... read..

Punjab: Case against school headmaster, others for embezzling govt funds

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 10, 2019 11:41:30 PM IST
Punjab Vigilance Bureau registered a case against the headmaster and the president of the management committee of a school in Taran Taran for allegedly embezzling government funds by misusing their official position.... read..

Seven Bathinda police personnel injured after being attacked in Haryana village

Bathinda (Punjab) | October 9, 2019 2:41:35 PM IST
Seven policemen were injured on Wednesday morning after suspected drug peddlers and villagers attacked a Bathinda police team that raided the Desu Yodha village in Sirsa district of Haryana.... read..

Centre sanctions over Rs 26 cr of CCL for Punjab's paddy procurement

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 9, 2019 11:11:30 PM IST
Punjab government on Wednesday received over Rs 26 crore against a cash credit limit (CCL) for procurement of paddy in the Kharif marketing season 2019.... read..

Punjab: Police seize Dusshera effigies near railway line in Ludhiana

Ludhiana (Punjab) | October 9, 2019 8:41:33 PM IST
Effigies of the 10-headed Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhakaran found their way into the custody of police, which seized them from near the railway line here on Tuesday.... read..

Amrtisar: NIA to take charge of KZF module terror case

Amritsar (Punjab) | October 9, 2019 6:41:50 PM IST
Nine persons arrested in the Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) terror module busted by Punjab police were produced in a local court here on Wednesday.... read..
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