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SAD offers to help govt fight menace

Punjabi Politics
Chandigarh, July 6 The Shiromani Akali Dal has offered “wholehearted constructive support” to the government in fighting the drug menace. In the party’s core committee meeting held here on Friday evening, party members hailed the stand of the party president Sukhbir Singh Badal that the fight against drugs must be fought by rising above petty vested political interests or divisions. The core committee meeting was chaired by Sukhbir Badal, while party chief patron Parkash Singh Badal was not present. The committee members regretted that the attitude of the ruling party and some other political outfits had ruined the image of the Punjab youth outside the state, making it difficult for them to pursue their professional or academic careers outside the state. — TNS The Tribune

CT University offers Tally felicitation programme

Indian Education
LUDHIANA: CT University in order to educate the students on the benefits and importance of computerised accounting offers Tally course in collaboration with Cyber Labs, an Authorised Tally Institute of Learning. The MOU will facilitate the delivery of Tally courses like Tally ACE, Tally PRO and GST using Tally ERP 9 to make students industry ready with skills. This is done with a view to enrich the practical knowledge of students with respect to current business trends and practices in their domain areas.

SGPC offers legal aid to Jodhpur ‘detainees’

Tribune News Service Amritsar, June 18 The SGPC has offered free legal aid to Sikhs, who were illegally detained in Jodhpur jail after Operation Bluestar, to fight their case in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, if the Centre challenges the compensation awarded to them by a local court. SGPC president Gobind Singh Longowal has also offered jobs to the needy. The Sikh body has also started a move to trace the “remaining detainees”. The record says there were 365 prisoners confined in Jodhpur jail till 1989-90. More than 200 Sikhs had filed the case in 1991. With the passage of time, some of them died and others gave up. Eventually, only 40 came forward to make an appeal in 2011 and in May 2017, the Amritsar court awarded a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each. The state government ha...

Govt offers concessions for affordable housing projects

Chandigarh, March 4 In a bid to make available houses at affordable prices to the lower income groups in the state, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has offered major concessions for developing colonies that will offer affordable houses to the needy. For this purpose the department has come up with an Affordable Colony Policy-2018. Additional Chief Secretary, Housing, Urban Development and Revenue, Vini Mahajan has said the policy proposed to offer higher density and floor area ratio (FAR) to promoters who would show interest in developing an affordable colony besides rebate in rates pertaining to CLU, EDC and LF has also been proposed in these projects so that maximum number of flats could be constructed over an acre and the same could be made available to the lower income ...