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CM gives Trudeau list of ‘wanted’ peddlers

Chandigarh, February 23 Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh handed over a list of 11 Canada-based operatives, allegedly involved in the drug trade in Punjab, to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Amritsar yesterday. Some of them have been declared proclaimed offenders. The state government wants them extradited. The Canadian Prime Minister was also reportedly given … Continue reading “CM gives Trudeau list of ‘wanted’ peddlers”

Nabha jailbreak mastermind Ramanjit Singh arrested in Hong Kong

Patiala, February 23 A notorious gangster and key plotter of the 2016 Nabha jailbreak has been arrested in Hong Kong, a special police team said on Friday. Gangster Ramanjit Singh alias Romi, who faces several criminal charges, was arrested on Patiala Police’s application. Singh was previously arrested in 2016, and later released on bail, but … Continue reading “Nabha jailbreak mastermind Ramanjit Singh arrested in Hong Kong”

Stop asking for funds: NITI Aayog to Punjab

Chandigarh, February 23 In a snub to a Punjab Government delegation, that included Finance Minister Manpreet Badal, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Dr Rajiv Kumar today asked the state to work towards “securing the income” of its farmers rather than harping on funds on the plea of being instrumental in maintaining the country’s food security. Officials present … Continue reading “Stop asking for funds: NITI Aayog to Punjab”

Govt names PPSC members, Khaira calls it arbitrary

Chandigarh, February 23 The state government today cleared the names of six persons for appointment as members of the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) and two of the Right to Information Commission. The names have been cleared despite objections raised by Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira. These will now be sent to the Punjab … Continue reading “Govt names PPSC members, Khaira calls it arbitrary”

Khalistan ‘non-issue’, Akali MP tells capt

New Delhi: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MP Prem Singh Chandumajra on Thursday hit out at Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh for raking up “non-issue” with the visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. He said Amarinder had raised Khalistan with Trudeau which was now a “non-issue”. He questioned the utility of his demand to deport nine … Continue reading “Khalistan ‘non-issue’, Akali MP tells capt”

Dr. S.K Misra Joined as Registrar NIT Jalandhar

Jalandhar/Kapurthala, 23 February Alumni of IIM Bangalore Dr. Sushendra Kumar Misra today joined Dr. B. R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology (NIT Jalandhar) as Registrar. He joined this post on deputation from I. K. Gujral Punjab Technical University. He was with IKG PTU as Finance Office since 2013. He joined IKG PTU in 2004 as … Continue reading “Dr. S.K Misra Joined as Registrar NIT Jalandhar”

Harsimrat Badal requests Justin Trudeau to start Amr – Toronto Air Canada flight

Chandigarh, February 22 – Union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today urged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to facilitate start of Toronto – Amritsar Air Canada flights besides suggesting that the Canadian government jointly celebrate the 550 Parkash Purab of Guru Nanak Dev ji in league with the SGPC. Mrs Badal made these suggestions … Continue reading “Harsimrat Badal requests Justin Trudeau to start Amr – Toronto Air Canada flight”

Canadian High commissioner Nadir Patel cancels dinner invite to Khalistan terrorist

New Delhi, Feb 22: Canadian High Commissioner Nadir Patel has cancelled Thursday’s dinner invitation to Jaspal Atwal, a convicted Khalistani terrorist. Patel was hosting the dinner for the visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his delegation. “The High Commission has rescinded Mr Atwal’s invitation. We do not comment on matters relating to the PM’s … Continue reading “Canadian High commissioner Nadir Patel cancels dinner invite to Khalistan terrorist”

45,747 JOBS ON OFFER IN 2ND PHASE OF IMPLEMENTATION OF CAPT AMARINDER’S `GHAR GHAR ROZGAR’ PROMISE

– MANPREET BADAL APPEALS TO YOUTH TO PARTICIPATE IN LARGE NUMBERS IN THE ONGOING MEGA JOB MEALS Chandigarh, February 22 The Punjab government, led by Captain Amarinder Singh, has launched the second phase of the Ghar Ghar Rozgar scheme, with a whopping 45,747 jobs on offer for the unemployed youth of the state. For the … Continue reading “45,747 JOBS ON OFFER IN 2ND PHASE OF IMPLEMENTATION OF CAPT AMARINDER’S `GHAR GHAR ROZGAR’ PROMISE”

INDIAN RAILWAYS WAIVE OFF HARMANPREET’S BOND IN RESPONSE TO CAPT AMARINDER’S PERSONAL INTERVENTION

Chandigarh, February 22: Cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur is all set to join Punjab Police as DSP on March 1, following the waiver of her employment bond by the Indian Railways in response to the persistent efforts of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. The state government has received a formal communication from the Railways about the … Continue reading “INDIAN RAILWAYS WAIVE OFF HARMANPREET’S BOND IN RESPONSE TO CAPT AMARINDER’S PERSONAL INTERVENTION”