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Govt to set up bio-ethanol project

Punjab
Chandigarh, July 9 To curb stubble-burning and create a positive atmosphere for industrialisation, the state government has taken a decision to set up a bio-ethanol project. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Punjab Government and SAB Industries Ltd with proposed investment of Rs 719 crore on Monday. State Industry and Commerce Minister Sunder Sham Arora said this project would produce 25,000 TPA 2G bio-ethanol from paddy straw in Punjab which would not only generate investment and employment, but also help reduce stubble-burning. — TNS The Tribune

As govt fails dope test, it’s up to people

Punjab
Kuljit Bains Punjab’s war against drugs is baffling. Just when we were made to believe things were taking a turn for the better, we are back in a state of panic. Was the rising hope based on falsehoods handed out by the government, or is the present alarm caused by a media in overdrive? Either way, the picture turning out right now is a horrendous tragedy — young men doubling over on roadsides, mothers wailing, and families destroyed. For this apparent turn of events, the state government has a lot to answer. There are contradictions in police claims that make it impossible to make sense of what is going on. The Special Task Force (STF) against drugs says the main supply lines have been snapped, yet the common refrain in de-addiction centres is drugs are available freely, whic...

As govt fails dope test, it’s up to people

Punjab
Kuljit Bains Punjab’s war against drugs is baffling. Just when we were made to believe things were taking a turn for the better, we are back in a state of panic. Was the rising hope based on falsehoods handed out by the government, or is the present alarm caused by a media in overdrive? Either way, the picture turning out right now is a horrendous tragedy – young men doubling over on roadsides, mothers wailing, and families destroyed. For this apparent turn of events, the state government has a lot to answer. There are contradictions in police claims that make it impossible to make sense of what is going on. The Special Task Force (STF) against drugs says the main supply lines have been snapped, yet the common refrain in de-addiction centres is drugs are available freely, which...

Inderpuri Govt. Girls Sr. Sec. School, Herian (SBS Nagar) : A Beacon For Promoting Girl Education In Rural Area

Punjab
The Inderpuri Govt. Senior Secondary School, Herian in SBS Nagar district has emerged as a beacon for promoting girl education in rural area in Punjab. The school has set worth emulating precedent of mobilizing active community  participation for ensuring  transport facility  for the rural girls of as many as 20 villages to enable them to have an easy access to the school.