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AAP’s ‘rebel’ MLAs demand probe into Sacha Sauda incidents

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Aam Aadmi Party’s ‘rebel’ MLAs Sukhpal Singh Khaira and Kanwar Sandhu on Monday demanded a probe into the alleged involvement of the Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda head in sacrilege incidents across Punjab. Besides, they have also asked the Congress led Punjab Government to take action against those involved in Behbal Kalan...

22K Head Constables to be promoted as ASI in Punjab

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

For the first time in the history of Punjab Police, no less than 22,000 havaldaars will be promoted to the rank of Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI). Besides, 1,077 ASIs will be promoted as Sub-Inspectors and 251 Sub-Inspectors as Inspectors. The process of promoting constables to the rank of ASI will be completed...

16 dead in Himachal flood

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018 | PNS | Shimla | in Chandigarh

At least 16 people have died in Himachal Pradesh after incessant heavy rainfall disrupted normal life in the state. Landslides and flash floods, triggered by heavy rainfall, led to the deaths, officials said on Monday. To fight the natural calamity, Himachal Government released Rs 96.50 crore for relief and rescue...

Haryana CM lashes at Jat leaders on agitation

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

A day after the All India Jat Aarakshan Sanghrash Samiti (AIJASS) announced to launch a fresh agitation over their demands, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal on Monday hit back at the Jat leaders. Reacting to the announcement of Jat leader Yashpal Malik that protest dharnas will be held at public...

AAP ‘rebel’ reinstates Bairagi as media panelist

Monday, 13 Aug 2018 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

One hand of the Aam Aadmi Party’s Punjab unit is undoing the actions of the other. Virtually declaring its functional supremacy and autonomy, the AAP’s rebel faction has made clear that its actions are “official” and “official actions” are unofficial. Projecting itself as a parallel power centre within the AAP’s Punjab...

Mahindra group to set up bio-CNG plant in Dera Bassi

Monday, 13 Aug 2018 | PNS | SAS Nagar | in Chandigarh

Providing a permanent solution to the smoldering problem of stubble burning in Mohali district, the Mahindra Group will set up a bio-CNG plant in Dera Bassi region of the district. Punjab Government has given a nod to Mahindra Waste to Energy Solutions Limited — a wholly owned subsidiary of Mahindra...

Punjab and Haryana HC provide link of Indian Judiciary on website for NRIs

Monday, 13 Aug 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

In a unique initiative, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has provided a dedicated website link of Indian Judiciary on the website of Consulate General of India, Toronto, Canada — www.cgi.toronto.ca — for the benefit of NRIs. The link would provide access to links of Punjab and Haryana High Court, Supreme...

Probe to be conducted in inconvenience caused to patients: Khattar

Monday, 13 Aug 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal on Sunday said that investigation would be got conducted in the matter of inconvenience caused to patients in Kalpana Chawla Medical College and if anyone is found guilty then action would be initiated against him. “Our aim is to provide better medical facility to every person,”...

Cow shelter homes neglected in Haryana

Monday, 13 Aug 2018 | Nishu Mahajan | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

The recent death of a 25-year-old man on suspicion of being a cow thief in Haryana’s Palwal district stands testimony to the fact that any perceived disrespect to the cow can have dangerous consequences for human in the Manohar Lal Khattar ruled Haryana. The shocking incidents of lynching of 31-year-old Rakbar...

SAD accuses Punjab Govt for ‘criminal negligence’

Monday, 13 Aug 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Sunday accused the Congress-led Punjab Government for its “criminal negligence” in finalising the syllabus and study material for History subject for Punjab School Education Board’s (PSEB) Classes XI and XII for the current academic year despite lapse of four-and-half-months, which would ruin current academic...



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