Punjab to provide cheapest power to industry: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Chandigarh, July 27: Punjab today achieved the unique milestone of offering the lowest power tariff in the country to existing small scale industry as well as new industry by fixing a power tariff of Rs 4.99 per unit for both these categories. It also gave a major concession to heavy

Kejriwal is a ‘frustrated’ man: Badal

Barnala, Jul 29 (PTI) On a day Arvind Kejriwal attacked Punjab's ruling Akali Dal on the drug issue, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today hit back saying the Delhi chief minister was a "frustrated man" unaware of the dignity of his chair. Badal said it doesn't behove of a chief minister

Priyanka should enter active politics: Amarinder

New Delhi, Jun 2 (PTI) After batting for change of guard in Congress, Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh today called for the entry of Priyanka Gandhi into active politics saying she is a "sharp young woman" and should handle party affairs. "I have always said Priyanka should enter active politics. Rahul Gandhi

MAJITHIA LAUNCHES FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND MOBILE APP “iREVENUE”

Ludhiana, May 27: Punjab Revenue and Public Relations Minister Mr Bikram Singh Majithia today launched a first-of-its-kind mobile application “iREVENUE”, which is specially designed to ensure more transparency in the working of state Revenue department. The mobile phone application will contain details such as information regarding the Revenue department, collector

Punjab Mother Blessed With First Baby At 72

A woman from Punjab gave birth last month to a healthy boy after falling pregnant by her 79-year-old husband, following fertility treatment at a clinic in Haryana. The couple — Mohinder Singh Gill (79) and his wife Daljinder Kaur(72) — were childless and decided to have a baby through in-vitro fertilization

29 PPS officers transferred in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government has issued transfer and posting orders of 29 PPS officers with immediate effect. According to a press release, an official spokesperson said that Satnam Singh, PPS, has been posted as SP Investigation Khanna, Yadwinder Singh, as SP, SPU, Punjab, Wazir Singh, as SP HQ Ropar, Dilbagh Singh,

Govt advisory to farmers on paddy cultivation

CHANDIGARH: With the paddy sowing season setting in, the Punjab government has issued set of guidelines to drive home the proper paddy cultivation operations to the farmers of the state. They have been impressed upon to cultivate only the recommended A grade verities of paddy. They have also been dissuaded

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