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Rift in AAP's Pb unit intensifies

Monday, 20 Aug 2018 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

The ongoing internal tussle between the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) Punjab unit apparently intensified on Sunday. Not only that AAP’s rebel faction was “not invited” for a party meeting to be presided over by its supremo Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab affairs in-charge Manish Sisodia in Sangrur, but the two Delhi leaders...

6 labourers killed in wall collapse, Capt announces Rs 1L ex-gratia

Monday, 20 Aug 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Six labourers were killed, while five others suffered serious injuries after a 25-feet wall of an under-construction rice mill crumbled down on Sunday morning at the outskirts of Lakhanpur village in Fatehgarh Sahib district. Expressing grief, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs one lakh each...

Haryana to host CMs' meeting on drug menace

Monday, 20 Aug 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Government will organise a regional conference of Chief Ministers of five northern States on the topic of drug menace, challenges and strategies at Chandigarh on August 20. The Chief Ministers of Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Administrator of union territory of Chandigarh would participate in the conference, said...

SAD to contest ’19 polls in Hry ‘alone’

Monday, 20 Aug 2018 | PNS | Pipli/Kurukshetra | in Chandigarh

Reduced to a marginal party in Punjab with just 15 seats, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has now set its eye on the neighbouring Haryana. SAD president Sukhbir Badal, while addressing party’s first ‘independent’ rally in the State on Sunday at Pipli, declared that Akali Dal would contest all elections...

Vajpayee’s mortal remains to be immersed in rivers across 29 States, seven UTs

Monday, 20 Aug 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

The mortal remains of veteran BJP leader and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee would be immersed in rivers across 29 states and seven union territories covering 98 cities. Stating this, BJP national secretary Tarun Chugh on Sunday said that on the directions and programme given by the BJP national president...

Book on braveheart Neerja Bhanot released

Monday, 20 Aug 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

A book on Neerja Bhanot, India’s youngest recipient of the Ashok Chakra, titled ‘Neerja Bhanot- The Smile of Courage’ written by her brother, Aneesh Bhanot, was released at a function here. The foreword to the book has been written by Vivek Atray, author and motivational speaker and a former IAS officer....

Pb warns adulterators of food items

Monday, 20 Aug 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra on Sunday warned those indulging in making spurious and adulterated milk and milk products in the state. Mohindra ordered the District Health Officers and Assistant Food Commissioners to take stern action against the culprits under the provisions of ‘Food Safety and Standards Act-2006’...

Surjewala hits out at Centre, Haryana Govt

Monday, 20 Aug 2018 | PNS | Pataudi (Gurugram) | in Chandigarh

Senior Congress leader and communications incharge of All India Congress Committee, Randeep Singh Surjewala on Sunday accused the Union Government and Haryana Government of backstabbing the people of Ahirwal community, who paved BJP’s way to power at the state and the Centre. Surjewala while addressing a ‘Parivartan Rally' at Pataudi in...

Pb, Hry HC launches IT initiatives for litigants

Monday, 20 Aug 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Sunday launched a slew of IT-based initiatives to facilitate the litigants and lawyers. Justice Krishna Murari, Chief Justice, Punjab and Haryana High Court unveiled the IT initiatives namely e-Payment of High Court services, android based mobile application, online grievance and feedback system, surety information...


Monday, 20 Aug 2018 | PNS | in Chandigarh

Dr Kapoor honoured with Punjab Rattan Award Chandigarh: Interventional Cardiologist Dr Rajneesh Kapoor was honoured with the prestigious ‘Punjab Ratan Award’ for his work in the medical services. Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh bestowed the honour to him during the 72nd Independence Day Celebrations at Ludhiana. Dr Kapoor, a Patiala-resident...



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