Aman Sood Tribune News Service Patiala, June 17 With three days to go for the official paddy sowing season to start, the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has ensured 13,000 MW of power generation to meet an expected demand of 12,500 MW during the paddy season (June 20 to August). It claims to have made elaborate arrangements for ample coal supply to all thermal plants. For the first time, the PSPCL will also release a time table for supply of power to tubewells in every district so that farmers know in advance about the power supply. Last week, PSPCL CMD Baldev Singh Sran met Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal and was assured that the government would release their pending subsidy bills at the earliest. “I have been assured of timely release of subsidy amount as we need t
The next generation is sure to be impacted by environmental issues of today and to avoid the perils of leaving behind a dilapidated ecological system, making concerted effort from now onwards is the need of the hour." These views were expressed by the Local Government, Cultural Affairs and Tourism Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu here today at hotel park view on the occasion of 3rd National Dialogue on Himalayan Ecology organized by Dialogue Highway.
As many as 453 differently abled people today registered themselves on the last day of special 9-day long camp that started on June 4
LUDHIANA: 235 people take part in camp for persons with special needs. MLA Kuldeep Singh Vaid inaugurates the camp
The CBSE results are out and students would be enrolling in droves for university education. While children find it exciting to embark on the next chapter of their life-journey, it is also a worrying and stressful exercise because of the significant demand-supply mismatch and, further, that none of India's higher educational institutions feature in the top 100 QS rankings. For students with exceptional aptitude, this can be a major disappointment. For a country of India's size and aspiration, this is a major failure.
LUDHIANA: Taking serious note of undue delay in issuance of pension cards and pension to persons with special needs, Member of Parliament (MP) Ravneet Singh Bittu on Thursday called a meeting of the officials concern on June 8 and asked them to come with a detailed report about the pending cases.
Kuljit Bains Drugs at one time was a predominant thread in public discourse in Punjab, peaking just before the elections. It is more than a year now since the last polls, and the next round is not due for another four years. This should be a good time to take a long look at where the anti-drug drive of the Congress government in the state stands, minus the political rhetoric, and if any course corrections are required. A series carried by this paper on the issue over the past week revealed a few dots that need joining. Much of the state’s police and health machinery was already in motion before the elections, but after the coming of the new government there was indeed a fresh impetus observed in the exercise. However, other than setting up a Special Task Force of the ...
NEW DELHI: Sophisticated cyber threat actors are growing and posing big challenges for organisations in India, a top executive from cyber security company FireEye said on Wednesday, adding that although Indian firms are getting better in cyber risk management, they still have a lot of ground to cover.
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NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli and his brand of captaincy has caught the attention of fans and pundits alike, but former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that the present generation needs some time before they can be compared to the past national teams.