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Punjab CM writes neighbouring states for cooperation in fight against drugs

Punjabi Politics
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has sought the cooperation of his counterparts in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan, as well as the Union Home Minister to whom the Delhi Police reports, in controlling the cultivation and smuggling of narcotics and also ensuring that no safe havens are allowed to drug peddlers and smugglers in their respective regions.

Amarinder to hand cheques of state’s share to Jodhpur detainees on Thursday

Punjabi Politics
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 27 The troubled Jodhpur detainees are set to get much-needed relief, with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh deciding to hand over cheques of the state’s share of the Rs 4.5-crore compensation to them on Thursday. The Chief Minister will hand over the cheques to the detainees at the Punjab Bhawan at 12 noon tomorrow, in the presence of all members of his cabinet, followed by lunch, an official spokesperson disclosed here on Wednesday. The Punjab government decided to go ahead with the disbursement of its share of the compensation, awarded by the Amritsar District Court, after the Central government communicated to the state its decision to contribute its share of the compensation. Captain Amarinder, it may be recalled, had recently wr...