Tag: Narendra Modi

  • SC seeks Centre’s reply on plea against changes in law on Aadhaar

    SC seeks Centre’s reply on plea against changes in law on Aadhaar

    New Delhi, November 22: The Supreme Court on Friday sought the response of the Centre on a plea challenging the constitutional validity of the amendments made in the law allowing private entities to use the Aadhaar data for voluntary authentication of customers. A bench, comprising Chief Justice SA Bobde and Justice BR Gavai, took note of […]

  • Maharashtra govt won’t last beyond 6-8 months: Gadkari

    Maharashtra govt won’t last beyond 6-8 months: Gadkari

    Ranchi, November 22: Terming the alliance among Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress as opportunistic, senior BJP leader and Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said even if they formed the government in Maharashtra, it will not last beyond six to eight months. During electioneering in Jharkhand, he said the alliance forged by these “ideologically different” parties […]

  • 350 tourists, locals rescued by Army from Zojila Pass

    350 tourists, locals rescued by Army from Zojila Pass

    Srinagar/Jammu, November 22: About 350 tourists and locals, stranded due to heavy snow, were rescued by the Army from the 11,500-foot high Zojila Pass along the Srinagar-Leh national highway, a defence spokesman said on Friday. The night-long operation in coordination with civil administration was carried out by Army rescue columns despite continuous snowfall and sub-zero temperature, […]

  • Consensus in Maharashtra; Uddhav is CM of Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance

    Consensus in Maharashtra; Uddhav is CM of Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance

    Mumbai/New Delhi, November 22: The Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance arrived at consensus that Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray should lead the new government in Maharashtra, NCP president Sharad Pawar said here on Friday. Pawar’s announcement capped a day of hectic meetings between the Congress, NCP and their pre-poll allies and a combined meeting of the three parties later […]

  • Startup Punjab cell signs MoU with ISB for acceleration program

    Startup Punjab cell signs MoU with ISB for acceleration program

    STARTUP PUNJAB INKS MoU WITH AIC ISB MOHALI TO SETUP STARTUP ACCELERATION PROGRAM MOVE AIMED AT FOSTERING ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN PUNJAB Chandigarh, November 22: In a major push to boost the startup ecosystem in Punjab, the Government of Punjab, through its Startup Punjab cell, signed a MoU with the Atal Incubation Centre (AIC) at the Indian […]

  • HC Chief Justice administers oath to Addl Judge

    HC Chief Justice administers oath to Addl Judge

    CHANDIGARH, NOVEMBER 22: The Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court Mr. Justice Ravi Shanker Jha today administered oath of office to Mr. Justice Jasgurpreet Singh Puri Additional Judge of Punjab & Haryana high court. Swearing-in-Ceremony was organized in the High Court Auditorium. Among those present during the oath taking ceremony included all judges of the Punjab & Haryana High Court, Registrar, Officers of the registry, […]

  • MoU with DBT to boost biotechnology innovation ecosystem in Punjab

    MoU with DBT to boost biotechnology innovation ecosystem in Punjab

    Chandigarh, November 22: Punjab having identified Biotechnology as the key driver for economic development of the state has inked an MoU with Department of Biotechnology (DBT)-Biotechnology Industry Assistance Council (BIRAC) to jointly promote biotechnology innovation ecosystem in the state to meet space, service and knowledge requirement of the sector. Principal Secretary Science, Technology & Environment […]

  • Special drive on anvil to check illegal plying of buses by private operators

    Special drive on anvil to check illegal plying of buses by private operators

    CHANDIGARH, NOVEMBER 22: The Transport Department would soon launch a special drive to check plying of illegal buses in the state by the private bus operators which in turn adversely affecting the revenue collection targets of the Public Transport. It was disclosed by Mrs. Razia Sultana, Transport Minister while presiding over a high level meeting […]

  • International Kabaddi Tournament: Coaching Camp for Indian Kabaddi team starts

    International Kabaddi Tournament: Coaching Camp for Indian Kabaddi team starts

    Chandigarh, November 22: The coaching camp of the Indian kabaddi team in preparation for the International Kabaddi Tournament 2019 has started and it will be concluded on November 30. Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Sports Department said that this coaching camp has been commenced at Sports Stadium Bathinda and 26 players are […]

  • Charanjit Channi unveils Bhim Raj Garg’s book on Punjabi cinema

    Charanjit Channi unveils Bhim Raj Garg’s book on Punjabi cinema

    Chandigarh, November 22: “The Punjabi cinema has a rich history. Punjabi cinema has played a pivotal role in bringing forth social and economic lifestyle of the people of the region. In present times, it is scaling newer heights.” Cultural and Tourism Minister Punjab Charanjit Singh Channi said this at Press Club today. He was speaking during […]

  • First prize for Punjab in Infrastructure and Agriculture development

    First prize for Punjab in Infrastructure and Agriculture development

    Manpreet Singh Badal receives award at India Today State of the States Conclave 2019 Chandigarh, November 22: Punjab on Friday was awarded first prize for taking giant strides in field of Infrastructure and Agriculture in the last two and half years at India Today State of the States Conclave 2019. The award was received by Punjab […]

  • Most-wanted gangster Budda apprehended in Armenia, extradited

    Most-wanted gangster Budda apprehended in Armenia, extradited

    PUNJAB POLICE SECURE NOTORIOUS GANGSTER BUDDA’S DEPORTATION FROM ARMENIA, SET TO ARREST HIM ON ARRIVAL AT DELHI AIRPORT BUDDA FACING THE LAW IN 15 CRIMINAL CASES OF PUNJAB & HARYANA, ALSO SUSPECTED OF PRO-KHALISTAN LINKS Chandigarh, November 22: In a major breakthrough in its campaign against gangsters, the Punjab Police was on Friday night all […]

  • JJP backs BJP to form govt in Haryana, gets Deputy CM post for Dushyant

    JJP backs BJP to form govt in Haryana, gets Deputy CM post for Dushyant

    New Delhi, October 25: In a surprise turnaround by Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) on not joining Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), it announced the decision to support the minority party in Haryana for the formation of its government. Making this announcement, BJP national president Amit Shah said on Friday that the process of formation of new government […]

  • Food Safety teams increase vigil at cold stores, railway stations

    Food Safety teams increase vigil at cold stores, railway stations

    Chandigarh, October 25: Tightening the noose around the Food Business Operators trying to sneak sub-standard khoya into state, the Food Safety Officers have been directed to maintain a special vigil at railway stations, inter-state buses, trucks and cold stores, informed KS Pannu Commissioner Food and Drug Administration. He said that regular inspections have curtailed the production […]

  • VB arrests two Pungrain inspectors for misappropriation of 10,000 gunny bags

    VB arrests two Pungrain inspectors for misappropriation of 10,000 gunny bags

    Chandigarh, October 25: State Vigilance Bureau arrested two Inspectors of Pungrain, Taranjeet Singh and Vikas Sharma for misappropriation of 10,000 empty gunny bags and causing loss to the state exchequer. In another case, VB nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted at city police station Gurdaspur red handed for accepting bribe of Rs. 40,000. Disclosing […]