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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 ...
  


Italy evinces interest in collaborating with Punjab in agriculture
20.07.17 - TEAM PT

Italy is keen to partner with Punjab in the field of agriculture and sustainable development.

A delegation of Italian company Anas, led by Indo-European Sustainable Development CEO Sir John Martin Thomas, met Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh to discuss collaboration in these and other areas of ...
  


Amarinder to launch Uber bike taxi scheme next week, will create 10,000 jobs
17.07.17 - TEAM PT

Captain Amarinder Singh will flag off the first set of 100 Uber bike taxis under a new scheme aimed at generating jobs for the state’s unemployed youth.

Uber’s South Asia Public Policy Director Shweta Rajpal Kohli called on the Chief Minister here on Monday to finalise ...
  


Brahm Mohindra announces Rs. 5 crore for modernisation of food safety dept.
13.07.17 - team pt

The Punjab Government today announced to provide Rs. 5 crore for the modernization of the Food Safety Department and initiated the first ever mobile testing lab facility to check the adulterated food products across the state.
 
Disclosing this here today on the occasion of capability building ...
  


SYL issue: Amarinder welcomes SC decision to give 2-month time for talks
11.07.17 - TEAM PT

Welcoming the Supreme Court’s decision to give two months’ time to resolve the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) issue, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday once again urged the central government to facilitate dialogue with Haryana for "early resolution” of the issue.

Saying that the problem ...
  


Amarinder talks to Sushma Swaraj on 39 Indians held hostage by ISIS in Iraq
10.07.17 - team pt

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has assured Punjab CM Amarinder Singh that her ministry was making all-out efforts to trace and facilitate the return of the 39 Indians, mostly from Punjab, who had been held hostage in Mosul since 2014.

Reacting to reports that the families ...
  


Goverment tourist complexes to get a fresh lease of life: Navjot Sidhu
26.05.17 - TEAM PT

The Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu today reiterated that the now closed tourist complexes owned by the Punjab Government would be given a fresh lease of life. These tourist complexes are situated on very apt and attractive locations in and outside ...
  


Come forward and stand witness against cold blooded murder of 21 Sikh youth: Virsa to Amarinder
19.05.17 - team pt

Virsa Singh Valtoha, a leader of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today asked Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh to come forward and stand witness against the cold blooded murder of 21 youth whose surrender he had facilitated during the turbulent period of militancy in ...
  


Ensure clean and green environment in Punjab cities: Sidhu
19.05.17 - team pt

No compromise would be made with regard to the ensuring of clean and hygienic conditions in the urban centres claimed Punjab’s Local Government Minister, Navjot Singh Sidhu.
 
Sidhu today presided over a meeting with commissioners of all the 10 Municipal Corporations of the state and reviewed ...
  


UK offers assistance to fight Punjab drugs menance, extends cooperation on police training
09.05.17 - team pt

Britain has offered technical assistance to Punjab in the enforcement of the drug control measures launched by the Captain Amarinder Singh government, while evincing keen interest to scale up business engagement with the north Indian state.

The issues came up for discussion at a meeting here ...
  


To plug Sand demand-supply gap: Govt to E-Auction 102 new mines
06.05.17 - TEAM PT

For the first time in the state’s recent history, the Captain Amarinder Singh government has decided to release additional annual sand/gravel to the tune of 2 crores tonnes, through e-auction progressive bidding of 102 mines, to address sand scarcity and curb the resultant steep hike ...
  


Punjab to emerge as tourism hub with UNESCO & ASI assistance: Sidhu
05.05.17 - TEAM PT

Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Navjot Singh Sidhu chaired a high level meeting here today in which he disclosed that a comprehensive plan is being chalked out to make Punjab a hub of tourism sector besides connecting the youth with the rich cultural heritage of ...
  


Dharamvira slams Abhay Chautala on SYL issuue
02.05.17 - team pt

Dr. Dharamvira Gandhi Member Parliament Patiala, in a statement here today described the threat by Abhay Chautala of INLD to stop Punjab government and Punjab leadership vehicles and busses passing through Haryana from July 10 onwards as if though "Thief! Himself crying Thief Thief!” and ...
  


Capt Amarinder decides to ban use of plastic in Punjab
25.04.17 - TEAM PT

The Punjab government has decided to ban the use of plastic in a bid to conserve its deteriorating environment.

A notification to this effect will be issued after a formal approval by the state cabinet on the decision taken on Tuesday at the Local Government Department ...
  


Gender based discrimination, violence an ugly blot on society; needs to be removed: Sandhu
25.04.17 - TEAM PT

"It is a stark reality of our so called modern society that despite all the efforts, the gender based discrimination and violence has ceased to abate. Though our all religious scriptures preach equality for man and woman at every level but the truth is that ...
  


Ensure level playing field for new, existing industries: Amarinder
25.04.17 - TEAM PT

In a bid to offer a level playing field in the industry sector in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday directed authorities to give same concessions to existing industry as well as new one.
 
He directed the department of industries to provide the same concessions to ...
  


I appreciate Capt. Amarinder's efforts to depoliticize civil and police administration: Khaira
17.04.17 - Sukhpal Singh Khaira*

As we are aware, the Badal clan had completely and shamelessly politicized the entire civil and police administration mechanism of the state for the past ten years. The police particularly was grossly misused as a private militia by them to settle personal scores with their ...
  


Call Vigilance Bureau at 1800-1800-1000 to complaint against corrupt officials
17.04.17 - team pt

In a spree to end corruption from Government offices, one of the promises made by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh with the people of the state, Punjab Vigilance Bureau today launches its toll free number 1800-1800-1000 to receive complaints regarding corruption by public servants. 
 
Revealing this ...
  


Not in favour of ‘Erasing’ British Rule Remnants: Capt
01.04.17 - team pt

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday ruled out a Spain-like Historical Memory Law to ‘erase all remnants of cruel and humiliating British colonial rule’ in the state. 
 
The Chief Minister made this clear in response to questions from media persons regarding the proposal of ...
  


A PUNJAB TODAY EXCLUSIVE: Amarinder govt gulps pride, eats humble pie to serve Rs 5 meal, courtesy SGPC
01.04.17 - ekjot singh

CAUGHT IN A piquant situation where it finds itself incapable of living up to its election promise of providing a wholesome meal for Rs 5, the Amarinder Singh government has now reached out to the most unlikely quarters – the SGPC.
Top sources among the army ...
  



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