Tag: Punjab News

  • Amid Covid, LAC tension, PM Modi rolls out ‘red carpet’ for global investors

    Amid Covid, LAC tension, PM Modi rolls out ‘red carpet’ for global investors

    As the world goes through a recession amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India will play a leading role in the global economic revival. Delivering his inaugural speech at the India Global Week 2020, a virtual conference being organised in the UK, he also said that India has already […]

  • Capt nods to set up plasma bank as COVID cases spike in Punjab

    Capt nods to set up plasma bank as COVID cases spike in Punjab

    Chandigarh, July 9 Even as the state government prepared to launch its pilot Rapid Antigen Testing project in five of the worst affected districts from Friday, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today gave the go-ahead for establishment of a Plasma Bank to facilitate Covid plasma therapy treatment, which is already being carried out as […]

  • Invest Punjab presented opportunities on agro-processing sector

    Invest Punjab presented opportunities on agro-processing sector

    CHANDIGARH:To further boost investments in agro-processing industry, the Invest Punjab has presented Opportunities on “Agro-Processing sector” to showcase the state’s agrarian economy with unlimited opportunities and enormous growth potential in this field during WEBINAR with Japan, organized by Indian Embassy at Tokyo. Taking part in the deliberations during the webinar, the Additional CEO Invest Punjab […]

  • Issues of minorities should be resolved in a timely manner, says Dharamsot

    Issues of minorities should be resolved in a timely manner, says Dharamsot

    Chandigarh, July 9: The Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities Welfare Minister of Punjab Mr. Sadhu Singh Dharmsot today emphasized that various Complaints/ problems of the people belonging to the Minorities of the state needs to be resolved soon so that there is no delay in getting them justice. During a meeting with the Chairman and […]

  • Capt to review fiscal situation on monthly basis

    Capt to review fiscal situation on monthly basis

    Chandigarh, July 8: With the state’s revenue receipts falling by a whopping 21% in the first quarter of FY 2020-21, and no financial support forthcoming from the Government of India, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will now undertake monthly review of the fiscal situation for more efficient management of the limited resources. The decision […]

  • Punjab cabinet gives nod to 2 new industrial parks

    Punjab cabinet gives nod to 2 new industrial parks

    CHANDIGARH, JULY 8: To further boost the state’s economy and industrial infrastructure, the Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved setting up of a Modern Industrial Park and Integrated Manufacturing Cluster over an area of 2000 acres on Government and Panchayati land near Mattewara (Ludhiana) and Rajpura in Patiala district, respectively, at a total cost of Rs. […]

  • Quit central govt first on fuel price issue, then protest against Punjab’s VAT hike, CM to Sukhbir

    Quit central govt first on fuel price issue, then protest against Punjab’s VAT hike, CM to Sukhbir

    Chandigarh, July 8 Asking the SAD chief to stop parroting the lines of his political masters in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday dared Sukhbir Badal to quit the ruling coalition at the Centre before resorting to street protests against the state government’s decision on VAT hike on […]

  • Sports Director for strengthening sports infrastructure in the state

    Sports Director for strengthening sports infrastructure in the state

    Chandigarh, July 8: Punjab Sports Director Mr. D.P.S.  Kharbanda today directed the sports officers to work hard for strengthening the sports related infrastructure and activities in the state. In a meeting with the District Sports Officers, Deputy Director Sports, Executive Engineers and other senior officers here today, he took the stock of ongoing sports activities […]

  • Document verification work of desirous to go abroad postponed due to Corona

    Document verification work of desirous to go abroad postponed due to Corona

    Chandigarh, July 8: Punjab NRI Affairs Department has postponed document verification work of those desirous to go abroad till further orders due to the growing threat of Corona epidemic. Disclosing this here today, Mr. Kirpa Shankar Saroj, Additional Chief Secretary, NRI Department said that this decision has been taken in view of the increasing threat […]

  • Punjab Government issues revised guidelines for National Teachers Award

    Punjab Government issues revised guidelines for National Teachers Award

    Chandigarh, July 8 The Punjab Government has issued revised guidelines for online application for Teachers National Award-2019. Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Education Department said that Director (SS) Mr. Sukhjit Pal Singh has issued an order in this regard to the teachers. He asked them to register themselves online on http://mhrd.gov.in and […]

  • 71 Lecturers of District Institute for Education and Training transferred

    71 Lecturers of District Institute for Education and Training  transferred

    Chandigarh, 8 July The Punjab Government has transferred 71 Lecturers in the District Institute for Education and Training (DIET) for the smooth functioning of the education of the students. Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the school education department said that these orders have been signed by the school education secretary Mr. Krishan Kumar […]

  • Center not connected about SC students’ future at all: Dharmsot

    Center not connected about SC students’ future at all: Dharmsot

    Chandigarh, July 8: Punjab Minister for Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities Sadhu Singh Dharmsot said that the Union Government is not serious about the future of the students belonging to the Scheduled Castes of Punjab. He made this revelation after meeting a delegation of private educational institutions here today. Mr. Dharmsot said that education was […]

  • Congress leaders tear into Bikram Majithia for controversial comment denigrating women

    Congress leaders tear into Bikram Majithia for controversial comment denigrating women

    Chandigarh, July 7: Tearing into Akali leader Bikram Majithia for his controversial comment denigrating women, the Congress leaders today said that the ex minister seems to have completely lost his mental balance which shows from his unparliamentary comments against women out of sheer frustration. In a press communique, the Cabinet Ministers Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, Balbir […]

  • One lakh players to be on rolls with sports facilities in Punjab

    One lakh players to be on rolls with sports facilities in Punjab

    Chandigarh, July 7: To promote sports and restore old glory of the state, Punjab Government has decided to engage one lakh sportspersons with sports facilities in next three years as compared with present capacity of twenty thousand. Disclosing this here today, Director Sports Punjab Mr. Davinder Pal Singh Kharbanda said that the state government has […]

  • Verka reduced animal feed rates to the tune of Rs. 80-100 per quintal: Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa

    Verka reduced animal feed rates to the tune of Rs. 80-100 per quintal: Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa

    Chandigarh, July 6: Coming once again to the rescue of the dairy industry suffering due to the lockdown imposed owing to covid-19 pandemic, Verka has decided to reduce the rates of animal feed second time in two months. Disclosing this, the Cooperation Minister, Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said that the rates of animal feed […]