SC panel clarifies, Babu Singh Panjawa not a member
Chandigarh: Acting on reports of former non-official member Babu Singh Panjawa misleading people, Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission chairperson Tejinder Kaur on Thursday made it clear that “he is not the sitting member of the Commission”. Kaur said that Panjawa was appointed Commission’s non-official member in 2015, but was removed after he was trapped red-handed by the Vigilance Bureau in corruption case. She appealed to the people to refrain from making contact with him regarding matters related to the Commission. AT the same time, she said that strict legal action would be taken against Panjawa if he was found attempting to mislead people.
Kerala Tourism to hold Tourism Trade Meets
Chandigarh: After successful completion of first phase of its domestic marketing campaigns, Kerala Tourism kicked-off the second phase in all earnestness, with a string of partnership meets being organized in ten Indian cities, participating in some of the significant tourism trade fairs across India and showcasing a combination of the state’s traditional art forms and its attractive products of touristy appeal. The second phase of the National Partnership Meets commenced in January 2020 and will go on till March 2020.
MHA extends date for applying for SPNU Award
Chandigarh: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has extended the date for filing of applications for Sardar Patel National Unity Award till April 30, 2020. Spokesperson said that applications for the award should be submitted to the State Government by April 15, 2020, after which the State Government can forward the applications to the Ministry of Home Affairs till April 30, 2020. The applications can be submitted in PDF format on the website email@example.com. People doing excellent work to maintain national unity and integrity can apply for it, he added.
UT police arrested snatcher within 12 hours
Chandigarh: The UT Police on Thursday achieved success by cracking snatching case within 10-12 hours with the arrest of accused by a special team of Police Station-36 Chandigarh. A day before, Sector-15 resident Sobat Singh Rawat filed a complaint that a boy snatched his mobile phone in Sector 42, following which a special team was constituted. The team arrested 20-year-old Jitender Kumar alias Munia and recovered the snatched mobile from his possession.
Miscreants fire gunshots
Chandigarh: Panic gripped Manimajra after miscreants fired gunshots in the air following a quarrel with another group near RIMT private school, Manimajra, on Wednesday night. Police reached the spot after receiving a call from an eyewitness. A case under Section 336 IPC and 25-27-54-59 Arms Act has been registered in Police Station-Manimajra.
Workshop on IP Commercialisation by IIT Ropar
Ropar: The Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) cell of Indian Institute of Technology Ropar on Thursday organized a workshop on IP Technology and Commercialization at IIT Ropar on February 12, 2020. The workshop was majorly sponsored by the Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM), Central Government’s Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), and supported by Punjab State Council for Science and Technology (PSCST).