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Health department's drive against tobacco: Challans over 8 thousand offenders in 3 months
20.07.17 - TEAM PT

In a bid to control the usage of tobacco as smoking and chewing at public places, the health department has challaned 8,077 offenders under ‘Cigarettes & Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003’ in the state and collected the amount of Rs. 480,965 as fine during month ...
  


Another Passport Office to come up in Nawanshahr
21.04.17 - TEAM PT

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today agreed to a demand by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for opening up another passport office in Punjab to facilitate NRIs, the state government said today. 

During a meeting with Singh, Swaraj also assured to look into the issue of blacklisted ...
  


Govt May Bring White Paper on Fiscal Position of State - Punjab Governor
28.03.17 - team pt

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore today said that the state Government was mulling to bring out a ‘White Paper’ on development, governance reforms and the financial position of the State, clearly apprising the common man of the present situation inherited by the incumbent ...
  


Punjab cabinet to be expanded before Budget session
23.03.17 - team pt

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday indicated the first expansion of his cabinet before the state’s budget session, slated to be held in June.
 
In a TV interview to a TV channel, Captain Amarinder said Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had given him full ...
  


Won't tolerate any kind of corruption at any level: Brahm Mohindra
22.03.17 - team pt

THE HEALTH department will not tolerate any kind of corruption at any level. Chairing his maiden meeting with the civil surgeons from across the state, Brahm Mohindra, Punjab Health Minister said that the Chief Minister of Punjab Capt. Amarinder Singh has already made his vision ...
  


Majithia visits border areas to take stock of the make shift arrangements
30.09.16 - TEAM PT

Punjab Revenue & Public Relations Minister Mr. Bikram Singh Majithia today visited border areas in the Amritsar district to take stock of the make shift arrangements made for the villagers who have been shifted from the areas near Indo-Pak border.

-        Mr. Majithia ...
  


Badal dares Cong-Aap to contest SGPC poll to know what Sikhs think of them
25.04.16 - pt team

The Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said here today that the Congress and the party of Arvind Kejriwal ganged up to fulfill the age-old dream of the anti-Sikh forces to gain control over the religious affairs of the Sikh community against mandate of the ...
  


Badal seeks rare war artefacts from Army Chief for War Heroes Memorial at Amritsar
30.03.16 - pt team

Chief of the Army Staff General Dalbir Singh Suhag today assured fulsome support and cooperation to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for providing rare war artefacts to the state government for exhibiting them in the upcoming Punjab State War Heroes Memorial and Museum at ...
  


Parkash Singh Badal's stand on SYL for political mileage
22.03.16 - By Jaideep Sarin and Parminder Singh Bariana*

Punjab Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal patron Parkash Singh Badal may be trying to project himself as the saviour of Punjab on the row over water sharing with neighbouring Haryana and the construction of the SYL canal, but the latest move by his government ...
  


Cabinet decides to return entire money received from Haryana for SYL
15.03.16 - pt team

In a significant decision and in continuation to passing of Punjab Satluj-Yamuna Link Canal (Transfer of Property Rights) Bill, 2016, the Punjab Cabinet today approved to return the entire money received from Haryana in respect of SYL immediately to the Haryana government. 
 
A decision to this ...
  


Dhindsa presents election-year, tax-free Budget
15.03.16 - pt team

Punjab Finance Minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa today presented the budget for 2016-17 with focus on social welfare schemes and the youth.
 
Addressing the media after presenting the the fifth consecutive budget Finance Minister Mr. Dhindsa, said that a budget of Rs 86,387 crore has been presented ...
  


CM Badal announces to De-notify acquisition of entire SYL land
10.03.16 - pt team

The Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today declared that the Punjab government would de-notify the land which had been acquired for the construction of the controversial Satluj-Yamuna Canal in Punjab. The said land measuring 5376 acres would be returned to its original owners.

Making this ...
  


At last, Shiromani award 'Distribution' ceremony to be held on March 12
09.03.16 - pt team

Chandigarh : After making them wait for five long years Punjab government has finally decided to honour Shiromani awardees this month.
 
The press release issued by the state government states "The Shiromani Awards to the selected literary, art and culture personalities for the years 2012, 2013 ...
  




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