Saturday, July 11, 2020

Archive News of July 10, 2020

Punjab Cong MP asks CM transfer back probe of issuing fake reports of Covid-19 reports to Vigilance

AMRITSAR:  Congress Member Parliament from Amritsar, Mr. Gurjeet Singh Aujla asked the chief minister Punjab Capt Amarinder Singh to personally intervene into this matter and transfer this probe back to vigilance bureau or order a judicial probe  for issuing fake reports of Covid-19 reports by private lab in Amritsar.

Punjab tourism minister directs officals to complete all projects on time

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister Mr. Charnajit Singh Channi has directed the officials of the department to complete all projects on time. The Principal Secretary Tourism & Cultural Affairs, Punjab Mr. Hussan Lal, IAS, along with Director, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Mrs. Kanwalpreet Kaur Brar held a review meeting here today with all the concerned officials to meet the deadline regarding completion of all the projects.

Punjab govt challenges High Court order on Private school fee payment

CHANDIGARH: The Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab Government on Friday challenged the judgment of the High Court in the matter relating to payment of school fees for the lockdown period.

Punjab Government cancels pending examinations of class XII, open school: Cabinet Minister Vijay Inder Singla

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Government has decided to cancel the pending examinations of various classes which were earlier announced to be conducted after July 15 by Punjab School Education Board (PSEB). While divulging details, school education minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla said that the state government has decided to cancel all the pending examinations of class XII, open school and several other categories including reappear and golden chance students. He added that the decision has been taken in view of the hard times erupted due to Covid-19 pandemic.

LPU is all set to provide special study abroad opportunities

PHAGWARA: Every year, many of the Indian students aspire to go abroad in for higher studies. However, this year they got their dreams on hold due to the current CORONA pandemic situation. The parents, too, are reluctant to send their wards abroad, in such a scenario. However, amidst this all, LPU has brought ample ‘Study Abroad Opportunities’ through its unique ‘Credit Transfer Program’, under which a willing student can make a wide choice of his/her preference for the country, university and the program. For this, LPU connects students to its top partner universities across the globe including those of the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, France, Switzerland and more.

Yaaran Da Podcast- A brand new chat show with acclaimed artistes from Punjabi Music fraternity

MUMBAI: With an aim to spread joy among people as they are still grappling with the pandemic situation, India’s No.1 Punjabi Music Channel 9X Tashan is all set to launch a brand-new show titled – 9X Tashan Yaaran Da Podcast, starting 11th July. Through this fun, candid chat-show; featuring some of the biggest artistes from Punjabi Music fraternity, 9X Tashan will entertain the viewers and music lovers. 9X Tashan- Yaaran Da Podcast will be aired on 9X Tashan every Saturday at 7 pm.

Canadian College and Aryans College organized a webinar on Scale and Scope of education in Canada

MOHALI: Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh and Pacific Link College, Canada (PLC) jointly organized a webinar on “Scale and Scope of education in Canada”. Mr. Isaac Oommen, Global Head, PLC; Mr. Roshan Head, South Asia and Mr. Parveen, Manager, North Asia interacted with the faculty members and Aryans students of Engineering, Law, Management, Nursing, Pharmacy, B.Ed and Agriculture. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided over the webinar.

Problems and complaints of minorities should be resolved in a timely manner: Dharamsot

CHANDIGARH: 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.

Punjab Government restricts entry of general public in Punjab Civil Secretariat-1 and 2

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has banned the entry of all visitor (general public) in Punjab Civil Secretariat-1 and 2 in view of the growing spread of covid-19.

UP STF 'script' goes wrong, questions abound over 'encounter'

LUCKNOW: "The Special Task Force (STF) now has very bad script writers and the Vikas Dubey story proves it. Why would someone, who had surrendered on Thursday in Madhya Pradesh to escape being killed, try to escape on Friday," said a senior police officer, who has been one of the founding officers of the STF in Uttar Pradesh.

Culprit killed, what about those who gave patronage: Priyanka

LUCKNOW: The opposition parties on Friday slammed the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government over the encounter of dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey, while being brought back to the state from Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain.

Unholy nexus of BJP govt and MNCs stands exposed: Cong

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday criticised the Narendra Modi government over its decision to remove face masks and hand sanitisers from the essential commodities list. It said that an "unholy nexus" between the BJP government and the MNCs stands exposed.

Gangster Vikas Dubey killed in police encounter

KANPUR: Gangster Vikas Dubey was killed on Friday morning after being critically injured in an alleged shootout with STF officials. He was shot when he reportedly tried to flee, following a road accident in which the vehicle he was travelling in overturned.