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Punjab CM clears appointment of Bhattal as vice chairman of state planning board

Rajmeet Singh Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 4 Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has cleared the appointment of veteran Congress leader and former CM Rajinder Kaur Bhattal as vice chairman of the state planning board. Orders in this regard are expected by this evening. Once appointed she would be entitled to government accommodation and other benefits entitled to a Cabinet-rank minister.  The government is likely to discuss in the Cabinet meeting the issue of waiving off penal rent of the last year due from Bhattal on account of staying in government bungalow in Sector 2. Last year the Cabinet waived of Rs 84 lakh on account of her penal rent. This paves way for other political positions in boards and corporation, including those recently excluded from the list of th...

Grewal re-elected chairman of PR body

Chandigarh: Deputy Director, Public Relations, Punjab, Harjeet Singh Grewal has been reelected chairman of the Public Relations Society of India (PRSI), Chandigarh Chapter, unanimously for two years during its annual general meeting held here on Monday. Besides, seven executive committee members of the chapter have been elected unopposed. TNS The Tribune

Punjab Vigilance arrests Chairman Block Samiti Kharar for embezzlement of government funds

Punjab Vigilance Bureau today arrested Chairman of Block Samiti Kharar Resham Singh for embezzlement of government funds amounting to Rs 37.50 lakhs approximately under the garb of issuing purchase orders to JR Printers firm to supply various stationary items, proceeding registers, cash books, stock registers, muster rolls under Panchayati Raj Act etc. for use of various village panchayats which falls under the jurisdiction of Block Samiti Kharar.

Ex-Block Samiti chairman held for bungling

Punjabi Politics
Chandigarh, June 7 The Vigilance Bureau on Thursday arrested Resham Singh, former chairman of the Block Samiti (Kharar), for allegedly embezzling Rs 37.35 lakh in an order to JR Printers firm. The order was placed for supplying stationery, proceeding registers, cash books, stock registers and muster rolls which were never supplied. The FIR includes names of partners of JR Printers —Punit Mittal, Rajinderpal Mittal and Jeetpal Mittal. They are already facing investigation in a scam concerning land deals in Jheurheri near the Mohali airport. The FIR also includes the name of former Kharar BDPO Jatinder Singh Dhillon. The issue pertained to the Rural Development Department in which Mittal Traders of Sangrur were paid almost seven times more than the market rates for printing of posters ...

J&K cops told to give 5 days to college chairman before arrest

Ravi Dhaliwal Tribune News Service Pathankot, June 5 District and Sessions Judge Dr Tejwinder Singh disposed of the anticipatory bail application of Ram Parsad Singh, chairman of Akansha college, Mirapur (UP), but directed the Jammu and Kashmir Police to give a five-day notice to him if they needed his custody. One of the accused, Vishal Jangotra, had contended that he was not at the crime scene and was taking examination on January 12 and 15 in Uttar Pradesh. Special Public Prosecutor Santokh Singh Basra had argued that Vishal, in connivance with Ram Parsad Singh, had fabricated documents to create an alibi, showing his presence at the examination centre. The judge, after taking cognisance of the contentions of the prosecutor and the defence counsel, disposed of the bail application. ...
T-Series chairman Bhushan Kumar receives Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award 2018

T-Series chairman Bhushan Kumar receives Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award 2018

T-Series chairman Bhushan Kumar receives Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award 2018 One of the most successful producers in the film industry, Bhushan Kumar, is having a great year. With successful films like Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety and Raid, the producer is definitely enjoying the good times in movies. Now, the producer has added another feather to his success hat. Bhushan Kumar was felicitated with the Dadasaheb Phalk...