LUDHIANA: Calling for ‘Nashe Ton Azadi’ (Freedom from Drugs), Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday launched ‘Tu Mera Buddy’ programme to take the war against drugs to schools and colleges to mark the 72nd Independence Day.
The Governors of Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday cancelled the "At Home" ceremonies in the wake of the death of their Chhattisgarh counterpart Balramji Dass Tandon in Raipur a day earlier.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has condoled the death of Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon, who died in Raipur after brief illness.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday awarded the four best Sub Divisional Mission Teams (SDMTs) for their outstanding contribution to the government’s mission to eradicate drugs from the state.
The Punjab Government has declared holiday as mark of respect to the memory of Mr. Balramji Dass Tandon, Governor, Chhattisgarh and ex-minister, Punjab, who breathed his last today.
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government in compliance of the directions of the Supreme Court of India, has designated SP rank officers as Nodal Officers for taking measure to prevent incidents of Mob Violence and Lynching.
The players from Punjab form a large number of the Indian sports contingent going to take part in Jakarta Asian Games. After hockey, it’s the rowing team that comprises of a huge number of Punjab players. In the rowing team (Men) 7 players from Punjab have been included while the women's team has 2 players.
Ludhiana: Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana achieved another milestone of breeding Pangas catfish successfully in Punjab. Dr Meera D. Ansal, Head Department of aquaculture said that Pangas is an exotic fish without any intramuscular spines having high demand among Punjabis. It is a cold-sensitive species, not able to survive below 200C during winters. Hence, it is being reared in coastal states, where the temperature rarely falls to critical levels. Presently, iced Pangas is transported from Andhra Pradesh to almost all northern states. It sells like hotcakes in Punjab fish markets after crossing a distance of about 1900 km. It is a potential diversification species for enhancing aquaculture productivity (3 times), besides doubling farmer’s ...
AMRITSAR: A police inspector Prretinder Singh posted as Station House Officer police station Sadar Patti in Tarn Taran district has been dismissed from service for arresting an innocent person in a drug case, keeping him in illegal custody and letting him off only after taking a bribe of Rs 50,000.
Punjab Welfare of Freedom Fighters Minister Om Parkash Soni today said that state government is fully committed for the welfare of the Freedom Fighters, the real heroes of the India's independence struggle. He said that under the guidance of Captain Amarinder Singh,