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IPS Officer gets additional charge

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Punjab Government has issued posting and additional charge order of an IPS Officer. According to the order, Sukhchain Singh, IPS, Deputy Inspector General of Police-cum-Commissioner of Police/Ludhiana is posted as Deputy Inspector General of Police/Provisioning,

Punjab education minister orders stern action against teacher for attempt to rape a girl

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CHANDIGARH: Punjab Education Minister Mr. Om Parkash Soni has taken strong exception of the incident of attempt to rape of a six-year-old girl by her teacher in Government Primary School in Sanaur of Patiala district. The Minister strongly instructed the Education Secretary Mr. Krishan Kumar to stern departmental action against the accused. The Education Minister said such acts would not be tolerated at any cost.

Punjab CM writes neighbouring states for cooperation in fight against drugs

Punjabi Politics
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has sought the cooperation of his counterparts in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan, as well as the Union Home Minister to whom the Delhi Police reports, in controlling the cultivation and smuggling of narcotics and also ensuring that no safe havens are allowed to drug peddlers and smugglers in their respective regions.

Monthly honorarium of Anganwadi workers up by Rs. 1000 & helpers by Rs. 500: Aruna Chaudhary

Punjabi Politics
 “In a big bonanza to the Anganwadi Workers and Helpers, the Punjab Government under the leadership and directions of the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh has decided to increase the monthly honorarium of anganwadi workers and the helpers by Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500 respectively. It has also been decided to provide financial assistance of Rs. 1 lakh and Rs. 50,000 in lumsum manner at the time of the completion of their tenures at their attaining the age of 70 years.