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Cong govt betrays industry, power tariff enhanced instead of being reduced to Rs five per unit: Sukhbir Badal

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the Congress government had betrayed industrialists by sending them enhanced power bills with a tariff increase of around ten per cent on old rates, even while it announced to reduce power tariff to Rs five per unit in the current bill cycle.

Congress party will expose utter failures of Modi government in winter session of Parliament : Jakhar

President Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee and Member Parliament from Gurdaspur assembly segment Mr. Sunil Jakhar today said that the Congress Party would expose the irrational policies and decisions of BJP led NDA Government responsible for ruining farming, trade and industrial sectors in the country during the Winter Session of Parliament going to be start from December 15. Mr. Jakhar also said that the party would also raise a strong voice against BJP led Center Government`s step motherly treatment for Punjab.

Seminar on ‘Sculpting Sustainable Amritsar ’ in PITEX- 2017 held

Speaking in the seminar on “ sculpting sustainable amritsar - workability & viability" organised by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the five-day ‘PITEX’ here, Architect Surinder Bagga, a member of the advisory committee of Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi, cautioned the architects that they must adhere to the issues like the menace of ever-growing traffic as well as problem of waste management while beginning construction of new buildings.

Punjab Congress releases vision document for Punjab's short term and long term urban development

Senior Punjab Congress leaders, Captain Amarinder Singh, Sunil Jakhar and Navjot Singh Sidhu, on Thursday released a Vision Document for the state’s urban development, with infrastructure development, fire-fighting system upgradation, water and sewage management, parking management and e-governance topping the agenda.

Cabinet expansion after Dec 18 but no convention in Congress for Deputy CM : Capt Amarinder

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said he would go in for cabinet expansion after the declaration of the Gujarat poll results, on December 18, but ruled out appointment of a deputy chief minister, for which the Congress has no convention.

Haryana constitutes Committee to investigate seven year old girl Adhya's death in Fortis Hospital Gurugram

The committee constituted by Haryana Government to investigate the case of death of seven-year old girl Aadhya, has indicted Fortis Hospital, Gurugram for grave negligence, lapse, unethical and unlawful act. A case will be registered against the hospital and notice has been issued to cancel the license of blood bank of hospital.

After 8 months, 'Modi Ka Gaon' film cleared for release in India

MUMBAI:  Eight months after it was denied a censor certificate on various grounds, the producers of the Hindi feature film "Modi Ka Gaon", loosely inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's development agenda, has finally cleared all hurdles for release.

SikhPAC chairman GS Khalsa endores Hate Crime Bill

INDIANAPOLIS: Sikhs Political Actiion Committee (SikhsPAC) Founder and Chairman Gurinder Singh Khalsa endorsed pending hate crimes legislation at a press conference held today at the Atrium of the Indiana State Capitol/Statehouse building in Downtown. The event was organized by the Central Indiana Alliance Against Hate and included state legislators and representatives of various organizations.

Punjab CM orders registration of construction workers for welfare benefits

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered Labour Department to launch a vigorous drive to register the maximum number of construction workers to enable them to avail the state government’s welfare benefits.

Punjab drafts startup and entrepreneurship development project with focus on women

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday unveiled the draft Punjab Startup and Entrepreneurship Development Policy 2017, underlining his government’s strong commitment to aggressively supporting women startups.

Punjab CM launches E-Labour portal for easy access to services for workers

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today launched an e-labour portal to enable workers to access various services offered by the Labour Department in an easy and hassle-free manner, including direct payment into their bank accounts of benefits under welfare schemes.

Punjab CM launches online registration of land for Moga and Adampur

CHANDIGARH: In a major people-friendly initiative, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday launched a state-of-the-art Cloud-based National Generic Document Registration System (NGDRS) through a video conference, enabling online registration at the Sub Registrar offices of Moga and Adampur.

Punjab CM firmly told Kejriwal, he cant meet him on stubble burning issue

CHANDIGARH: Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has once again ruled out a meeting with his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal to discuss the issue of air pollution resulting from stubble burning, urging him to refrain from trying to politicise such a serious issue.

Capt Amarinder announces Rs 1000 cr for development projects for Patiala

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday announced Rs. 1000 crore worth of development projects, including a canal-based drinking water supply scheme at Rs. 782 crore, for Patiala, in addition to 84000 new job cards in the district under MNREGA.

Happy Raikoti enthralls Aryans students in Aryans “Rajni”

Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh today organized its 11th Cultural Extravaganza “Rajni” at Tagore Theatre, Sector- 18, Chandigarh. Renowned Punjabi lyricist & Singer Happy Raikoti enthralled the students with his hit numbers. Thousand of students of B.Tech, MBA, LL.B, BA-LL.B, BBA, BCA, B.Com, GNM, ANM, B.Sc(Agri), BA, B.Ed, MA(Edu), Diploma etc students participated in various cultural activities.

Army not for building bridges or cleaning roads says Capt Amarinder ,dubs move as deplorable

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has criticized the central government’s unprecedented decision to rope in the Indian Army for rebuilding the Elphinstone bridge in Mumbai as deplorable and an admission of the failure of the government and the Indian Railways.

UP orders probe into irregularities in PM housing scheme

The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a probe into the works undertaken in 16 districts of the state under the Prime Minister's rural housing scheme and MNREGA, an official said on Tuesday.

Sukhbir Badal castigates Punjab govt for claiming credit for works initiated by SAD- BJP govt

Former deputy chief minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today castigated the Punjab government for trying to take credit for development works which had been approved by the SAD-BJP government, stating the Congress government had not been able to get even one project for the State in the last seven months.

"Let us make a better Mansa", DC asks district officers to submit vision document

MANSA: The Mansa Deputy Commissioner Dharam Pal Gupta today asked all the officers and department heads of the district to submit a detailed plan-Vision Document-for the betterment of urban and rural areas.

Punjab CM orders special statewide drive to fill vacancies for persons with disabilities

To mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3, 2017, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered a special recruitment drive to be conducted across the state to clear the backlog of vacancies for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the public sector.