Punjab

Chhina Congratulates Modi, BJP Top Brass, for Clean Sweep

AMRITSAR: Bhartiya Janata Party senior leader Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina today extended heartiest congratulations to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP top brass including party Chief Amit Shah for the historic and emphatic win in Lok Sabha elections. He said Modi’s vision of `powerful, asserting India’ has been vindicated by the extra-ordinary mandate of the people in favour of his policies.

Punjab cop Gurjot Kaler scales Hurro Mountain of Machaadhar Range

CHANDIGARH: Deputy Superintendent of Police, Gurjot Singh Kaler scaled the Hurro Mountain of Machaadhar range of the Himalayas situated at a height of 14500 feet (4370 metres). Meanwhile Punjab Police has congratulated him for his remarkable achievement.

Punita Sharma of Jalandhar will represent Cadet for Mountaineering Expedition 2019

JALANDHAR: PCM S.D. College for Women student Punita Sharma of B.Com Semester-IV has been selected as an NCC Cadet for Mountaineering Expedition 2019 to be held at Sikkim. Only twenty NCC Cadets from all over India were selected for the same. It is such prodigious honour that Punita Sharma is going to represent Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh Directorate. She will represent 2nd Punjab Girls Battalion of Jalandhar NCC Group. This expedition will last for about 48 days. The cadets are supposed to scale Mount Thinchenkhong, Sikkim situated at the height of 6010m. Commanding Officer of 2nd Punjab Girls Battalion, Colonel Jasbir Singh and reverent Principal Dr.(Mrs.) Kiran Arora felicitated the student and wished her luck for this assiduous undertaking.

Counting of 1.37 crore ballots for 13 Punjab seats begin

CHANDIGARH: The counting of 1.37 crore ballots for the 13 parliamentary seats of Punjab began on Thursday morning amidst tight security, electoral officials said.

Punjab: Congress leads in 8 seats, BJP 2

CHANDIGARH: Punjab ruling Congress was leading on eight seats, while the BJP and its alliance partner Akali Dal on two seats each. Bhagwant Mann, AAP's only hope, was leading, as per initial trends in the first two hours of counting of ballots.

Genocide Remembrance March on 5, call for Amritsar bandh on June 6 : Dal Khalsa

HOSHIARPUR: Dal Khalsa on Wednesday announced to organise Genocide Remembrance Parade in the holy city Amritsar on June 5 to mark the 35th anniversary of army attack against Sikh faith codenamed Operation Bluestar.

India to set up Guru Nanak chair in UK university

PUNJAB: India is in the process of setting up a chair in a British university as part of Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary celebrations, India’s high commissioner announced at an event in Cardiff attended by local dignitaries and others.

Punjab all prepared for counting of votes: Dr.Karuna Raju

CHANDIGARH: The Office of Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab made all arrangements for counting of votes in the state. Disclosing here today Dr. S. Karuna Raju Chief electoral Officer Punjab said that counting of votes will be held at 21 different locations of state of Punjab for 13 Parliamentary Constituencies. He said that counting of votes will begin on May 23 at 8:00 am.

Punjab CM to celebrate Aroosa Alam's birthday today in Hotel Hayat Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: Amid the political tussle with  Navjot Sidhu, Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh is today hosting a birthday party for his Pakistani friend Aroosa Alam in famous hitel Hayat in Chandigarh. The senior police and civil officers of Punjab and select cabinet colleagues of Capt Amarinder Singh have been invited for the party.

Cut electricity rates in Punjab like Kejriwal govt did in Delhi: Cheema to govt

CHANDIGARH: Leader of Opposition in Punjab Assembly Harpal Singh Cheema has severely criticized the move of Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) to jack up electricity rate in the state, stating that Captain Amrinder Singh govt should take a cue from Delhi model so that people could heave a sigh of relief from the scare of high electricity rates in the state.

Punjab police takes pledge to eradicate all forms of terrorism, violence

CHANDIGARH: In a bid to aware the people about terrorism and violence, Director General of Police, Dinkar Gupta today administered oath to the Punjab Police officials here at Punjab Police Headquarters to observe the ‘anti-terrorism day’.

56th Colloquium and 4th Shenmar Memorial Lecture.

CHANDIGARH: The Panjab University Colloquium Committee successfully organized the 56th PU Colloquium and 4th K C Shenmar Memorial Oration,instituted in the memory of Sh.K.C. Shenmar, former IGP, Punjab and fellow Panjab University, Chandigarh, at 9.30 a.m. on May 21, 2019 at Golden Jubilee Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Need to safeguard constitutional institutions in the country: Harpal Singh Cheema

CHANDIGARH:Leader of Opposition in Punjab Assembly and Aam Aadmi Party Dirba MLA Harpal Singh Cheema has accused the chief election commission (ECI) for granting a clean chit to Narendra Modi in the alleged serious model code of conduct violations, stating the act had earned widespread ignominy.

Sidhu’s out of turn outbursts amount to sabotage: Brahm Mohindra

CHANDIGARH:  Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra today criticized the Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for his out of turn and untimely outbursts against the party leadership, the Chief Minister and the government, saying it amounted to sabotage.

Capt Amarinder Singh blames Sidhu for damaging Congress with ill timed remarks

PATIALA:  Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday criticised Navjot Singh Sidhu for damaging the Congress with his ill-timed comments against him and the party leadership in the state.

Punjab Excise Inspector suspended for MCC violation

CHANDIGARH: Taking strong exception to the violation of Model Code of Conduct, the Excise and Taxation Department Punjab today placed  the services of Excise Inspector Gursewak Singh of Bathinda office under suspension with immediate effect.

Patiala will break all previous records this time: Preneet Kaur

Former union minister and Congress candidate from Patiala parliamentary constituency Ms Preneet Kaur today said that the people here will break all the previous records to ensure Congress victory from here.

Punjab Vigilance registers corruption case against SMO, Multipurpose Health supervisor

CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau today registered a corruption case against Senior Medical Officer (SMO) and Multipurpose Health Supervisor (MHS) posted at community health centre (CHC) Lopoke in Amritsar district. In this case the accused MHS has been arrested on the spot while taking bribe of Rs. 10,000.

Captain Amarinder ridicules Badal's bid to seek votes for Dhindsa on ground of "Party over family"

Ridiculing Prakash Singh Badal’s appeal for votes for Parminder Singh Dhindsa because “he had put party over family”, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh asked how a man who could not respect his own father be expected to respect or care for the people of his constituency.

Stop daydreaming, says Capt Amarinder to Sukhbir after SAD chief’s talk of forming next govt in Punjab

Deriding Sukhbir Singh Badal’s efforts to turn the Lok Sabha elections into a battle for supremacy in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday urged the SAD president to stop daydreaming of getting back into the seat of power in the state, saying the people would throw the Akalis out much before the 2022 Assembly polls.

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