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  • Capt to seek cancellation of final term university, college exams

    Capt to seek cancellation of final term university, college exams

    The CM said he will seek revocation of the July 6 orders of the Union home ministry on compulsory conduct of final terms exams in the universities and colleges by September, and withdrawal of the University Grants Commission (UGC) guidelines accordingly.

    July 9, 2020
  • 17 Punjab cops test positive for Covid-19

    17 Punjab cops test positive for Covid-19

    The Director-General of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta ordered the drive amid apprehensions of a spike in cases in the wake of relaxation of the curfew in the state, and almost three months of multifarious frontline duties by around 48000 Punjab Police personnel working during the state-wide lockdown.

    June 13, 2020
  • Paddy transplantation rates double up due to flight of migrants from Punjab: SAD

    Paddy transplantation rates double up due to flight of migrants from Punjab: SAD

    “Chief Minister Amarinder Singh is directly responsible for this. Now the state must come to the aid of the farmers as paddy transplantation rates have gone up from Rs 2,500 per acre to Rs 5,500 per acre. The farmers, who are already reeling under huge labour costs incurred to harvest and sell paddy during the lockdown, are unable to bear this extra cost,” he said.

    June 10, 2020
  • Punjab set up Reforms Group to tighten noose on illicit liquor trade

    Punjab set up Reforms Group to tighten noose on illicit liquor trade

    The five-member Group has been asked to submit its recommendations on destroying any such nexus within 60 days, thus paving the way for the elimination of illicit liquor trade and maximisation of the state’s Excise Revenue, according to an official spokesperson.

    June 6, 2020
  • Sulking Sidhu eyeing new inning with AAP?

    Sulking Sidhu eyeing new inning with AAP?

    As was the case in 2017 when he had talks with the AAP before joining Congress, Sidhu is reportedly keen on the CM's post and a sizeable number of tickets to his loyalists.

    June 4, 2020
  • Haryana SIT to probe human trafficking racket

    Haryana SIT to probe human trafficking racket

    Earlier the US had deported 73 Haryana residents against whom first information reports (FIRs) have been registered.

    June 2, 2020
  • Santosh Gangwar inaugurates Twitter handle that will provide latest statistics related to labour welfare

    Santosh Gangwar inaugurates Twitter handle that will provide latest statistics related to labour welfare

    Labour Bureau, an attached office of Ministry of Labour and Employment has been collecting and disseminating information on various facets of labour like wages, earnings, productivity, absenteeism, labour turnover, industrial relations, working and living conditions and evaluation of working of various labour enactments etc.

    May 28, 2020
  • Punjab minister seeks Rs 7500 per month for lockdown affected non-tax payers

    Punjab minister seeks Rs 7500 per month for lockdown affected non-tax payers

    "People are broken down not only the financial front but physically and mentally as well. Inflation is at an all-time high, the economic situation is volatile and workers are in streets but those are at the centre government, has no concern towards common people,” he said.

    May 28, 2020
  • To meet revenue shortfall, Punjab to go for additional borrowing amid corona crisis

    To meet revenue shortfall, Punjab to go for additional borrowing amid corona crisis

    Amid mounting economic woes, the Punjab government has also decided to seek a fiscal stimulus of Rs 51,102 Crore from the Union government to help the state tide over the financial crisis triggered by the Covid pandemic and the prolonged lockdown.

    May 27, 2020
  • Crop Diversification: Punjab set to bring 12.5 lakh acres under cotton cultivation

    Crop Diversification: Punjab set to bring 12.5 lakh acres under cotton cultivation

    Subsequently, the agriculture department has now further planned to enhance the area under cotton cultivation from 9.7 lakh acres to 12.5 lakh acres.

    May 26, 2020
  • Punjab reaches out to nations shifting business from China

    Punjab reaches out to nations shifting business from China

    Replying to questions during today’s edition of his Facebook Live programme `#AskCaptain’, the CM said the state is in talks with various embassies and offering them all possible support, in terms of land, infrastructure and other facilities.

    May 23, 2020
  • Haryana to include private clinics in package for MSMEs

    Haryana to include private clinics in package for MSMEs

    “We have had to face many challenges while dealing with the Corona Pandemic, but with the support of all sections of society, we shall soon overcome this crisis,” the CM said while addressing the meeting.

    May 18, 2020
  •  1.80 lakh migrants leave Punjab, over 10 lakh more in queue

     1.80 lakh migrants leave Punjab, over 10 lakh more in queue

    Besides, nodal officers have been deputed for all these states who are pro-actively connecting to their counterparts in other states to facilitate the return of the migrants, and teams constituted at the level of the deputy commissioners for the mandatory medical screening of migrants.

    May 16, 2020
  • Narco-gangster module busted in Tarn Taran, 3 held

    Narco-gangster module busted in Tarn Taran, 3 held

    The weapons recovered from them included a 12 bore double barrel rifle, a 32 bore Beretta pistol, two 32 bore pistols, a 12 bore pistol and a 315 bore pistol, along with 2 live rounds of 315 bore and 2 live rounds of 32 bore.

    May 12, 2020
  • Punjab: Over 86,000 drug addicts seek treatment as lockdown chokes supply

    Punjab: Over 86,000 drug addicts seek treatment as lockdown chokes supply

    Disclosing this on Monday, Special Task Force (STF) chief-cum-ADGP Harpreet Singh Sidhu said achieving a major success against drug abuse during the lockdown period, total 86371 new patients were registered for treatment at 198 Outpatient Opioid Assisted Treatment (OOAT) clinics including private clinics across the state.

    May 11, 2020
  • Thanks to Lockdown, crime rate dips in Haryana

    Thanks to Lockdown, crime rate dips in Haryana

    Disclosing this on Thursday, the Director General of Police (DGP), Manoj Yadava, said the crime against persons went down by more than 50 per cent during April 2020 as compared to same period of last year.

    May 7, 2020
  • Capt asks Modi for exit strategy from Lockdown 3.0

    Capt asks Modi for exit strategy from Lockdown 3.0

    In a letter to the Prime Minister, the Chief Minister said, “The exit strategy may not only lay down the parameters to contain the Covid-19 within safe limits but should also define the path of economic revival. It should consider and focus on fiscal and economic empowerment of the States,”.

    May 7, 2020