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Sports Minister Rana Sodhi resolves to restore lost glory of Punjab in sporting arena

Punjab
"The Punjab Government under the leadership of the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh is all set to carry out comprehensive amendments in the sports policy with the aim to make it sportsperson friendly and bolstering the sporting infrastructure in the state." This was disclosed here today by the Sports and Youth Affairs Minister, Punjab, Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, himself an ace shooter while interacting with the mediapersons during a press conference.

With his wheat crop lost in inferno, a Punjab farmer in distress dies

Punjabi Politics
Our Correspondent Fatehgarh Sahib, April 29 Mohinder Singh (82), a farmer of Chanarthal village, died due to a heart attack here on Saturday. His standing wheat crop on 14 acres was destroyed in fire last week. Crops on thousands of acres at nine villages, including Chanarthal, in the district was destroyed in fire. On CM’s directions, a team led by Revenue Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria, PPCC chief Sunil Jakhar and local MLA Kuljit Singh Nagra, visited the affected villages. They had assured the farmers of compensation. The deceased’s son Surjit Singh said the compensation had not come so far. He said his father went into depression on learning that their crop had gutted and stopped eating anything as he was worried over the family’s survival. He said they were three...

Procurement saved penny, lost pound

Punjabi Politics
Kuljit Bains As the Congress government’s attention was diverted towards dousing the fires within the party following the Cabinet expansion, one of its new ministers, Bharat Bhushan Ashu, had a baptism by fire that was set up much before he took over office. In charge of Food and Civil Supplies, he landed in an absolute mess of wheat procurement engineered by his own government. To call it a fiasco caused deliberately by the government may seem a bit over the top, but tracing the sequence of administrative decisions that ended up in mandis being chock-a-block with sacks of grain and farmers paying bribes for transportation would leave little doubt. The only other explanation could be absolute incompetence from the very top of the political pile down to the administrative officers. Wi...
Capt has lost will to fight drugs in Punjab, alleges Sukhpal Khaira

Capt has lost will to fight drugs in Punjab, alleges Sukhpal Khaira

Punjab
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, April 11 Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Wednesday said Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh had lost the will to fight the menace of drugs in Punjab. Addressing a press conference here, Khaira alleged that Amarinder was shielding the police officers who were shielding SAD leader Bikram Majithia. Khaira said all AAP leaders would take an oath at Damdama Sahib, Talwandi Sabo, not to rest till the drug menace ended in Punjab. The Tribune
“Me and Khushi have lost our mother but papa has lost his Jaan”- Janhvi Kapoor pens an emotional letter for mom Sridevi

“Me and Khushi have lost our mother but papa has lost his Jaan”- Janhvi Kapoor pens an emotional letter for mom Sridevi

Entertainment
"Me and Khushi have lost our mother but papa has lost his Jaan”- Janhvi Kapoor pens an emotional letter for mom Sridevi In the tragic turn of events, the nation lost another gem in Sridevi. The 54-year-old actress passed away due to accidental drowning in Dubai on February 24. As the nation was left in shock, the Kapoor- Marwah- Ayyapan families have been trying to cope with their loss. Boney Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor and