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PU Chandigarh declares BSc part-III result

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh has declared the result of B.Sc.-III. The result would be available on PU website http://results.puchd.ac.in/ . PU Controller of Examinations Prof Parvinder Singh informed that 84.73% percent students have passed the B.Sc.-III. As many as 4,918 students had appeared for B.Sc.-III examinations and 4,167 have passed. 105 students failed while 610 students... 

Iqbal Sandhu inducted as PSSSB member

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today administered the oath of office and secrecy to Mr. Iqbal Singh Sandhu as member of the Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board (PSSSB) at a simple but an impressive ceremony here at Punjab Bhawan this morning. Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that with the induction of Mr. Sandhu,... 

PU date-sheet for BA,BSc,BCom,BBA,BCA

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh has notified the date-sheets of B.A./ B.Sc.(Gen)/ B.Com./ B.B.A./ B.C.A./ B.Sc.(Hons.) Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology (Annual System)-2nd & 3rd Year (Regular), B.A./ B.Sc.(General)/ B.Sc. (Microbial & Food Technology) & B. Com.-1st Year (For Additional Subjects/Improvement of Performance/Deficient Candidates with old Syllabus-2014). The date... 
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AAP beneficiary of Congress decimation: Badal

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal said here today that the SAD performance in the just concluded assembly elections in Delhi had shown an improvement over the previous elections, in terms of both vote-share and the number of votes polled by the party’s candidates. “The sole reason for this increase not being converted into seats was the transfer of all Congress... 

Pb govt moves Apex Court on river waters issue

CHANDIGARH: On the directions of Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal, the State government has moved the Supreme Court of India under Article 131 of the Constitution, seeking that the Union government be directed to constitute an appropriate Tribunal under Section 4 of the Inter-State River Water Disputes Act, 1956 and refer to it the disputes raised by the State of Punjab in its earlier complaint... 

Ahead of MC polls Rs 75cr given to 131 towns

CHANDIGARH: With a view to expedite the ongoing development projects,  Local Bodies Minister Mr. Anil Joshi today handed over grants to the tune of Rs. 75 crore to 131 local bodies of Punjab including 5 municipal corporations and 126 municipal councils and nagar panchayats to witness holistic development in the state.  In a function organised here at Punjab Bhawan, Mr. Joshi gave drafts of grants... 

14 IAS & 6 PCS officers transferred in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has transferred and posted 14 IAS and 6 PCS officers including three Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of the state with immediate effect. Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that a file to this effect was cleared by Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal, last evening. The list of the IAS/PCS officers who have been transferred... 

PU Chandigarh elects new syndicate for 2015

CHANDIGARH: The election of 15 members of the Syndicate of Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh was conducted here today. The following persons have been duly elected as members of the Syndicate for the year 2015 (January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015). FACULTY OF ARTS: 1.      Dr Dinesh Kumar (31) 2.      Dr Parveen Kaur Chawla (28) 3.      Dr Sanjeev Kumar Arora (27) FACULTY OF SCIENCE: 1. ... 

PU to hold BSc/MSc exams as per schedule

CHANDIGARH: In Continuation with this office Press Release dated December 12, 2014, Controller of Examinations has notified that the examinations of B.Sc/M.Sc (Honours School) conducted only in Panjab University campus, Chandigarh would also be held as per the schedule notified earlier.  Read More →

PU exams slated for December 15 postponed

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh has announced that all the examinations slated for December 15, 2014 have been postponed and will be held on January 2, 2015 (Friday). PU Spokesman informed that the decision has to be taken due to unavoidable circumstances. However, the examinations of B. Architecture, B. Pharmacy, M. Pharmacy, B.E. (Chemical, Food Technology, Chemical with MBA), M.E.... 

CM seeks PM intervention to end urea shortage in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today urged the Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi for seeking his personal intervention to step up the supplies of urea to Punjab in order to make up the shortfall of 1,47,843 MTs. In a letter to Mr. Modi, the Chief Minister apprised him that the State Agriculture Department has time and again requested the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers,... 

Market Committees of Bathinda, Ludhiana, Amritsar get new Chairmen

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government today nominated new Chairmen, Vice Chairmen and members in the ten market committees of Barnala, Bathinda, Ludhiana and Amritsar districts. Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office, said that Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal cleared the file to this effect this morning and the formal orders regarding the nomination of... 

Apply online only for UGC/NET eligibility test

CHANDIGARH: University Grants Commission- National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) for Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor will be held on December 28 (Sunday), 2014. The detailed notification is available on the website www.cbsenet.nic.in. The candidates are required to apply online only. The last date for applying online is November 15. All the candidates applied for... 

Centre’s nod to expand Narcotic Control Bureau

CHANDIGARH: Acceding to the request of Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal with regard to strengthen the zonal and sub-zonal office of Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB) at Chandigarh and Amritsar, the Union Home Minister Mr. Rajnath Singh has given nod to spruce up the functioning of these offices by enhancing the strength of staff by posting 40 additional personnel. This decision was conveyed... 

CM wants law to soften on Punjab brick kilns

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today urged the Union Minister of Environment, Forests & Climate Change Mr. Parkash Javedakar and sought his personal intervention to exempt the standalone activity of mining of brick earth and ordinary earth, having mining area up to five hectares and depth up to 1.5 m from obtaining the environmental clearance as required under Environmental... 

New heads of Faridkot, Kotkapura committees

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government today nominated new Chairmen, Vice Chairmen and members in the two more market committees of Faridkot and Kotakpura in Faridkot district. Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office, said that Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal cleared the file to this effect this afternoon and the formal orders regarding the nomination of... 

Crushing in 16 Punjab sugar mills from Nov 20

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today gave approval to start the crushing in the sugar mills from November 20, 2014 for the crushing season 2014-15.  Disclosing this here a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that Mr. Badal cleared the proposal in this regard mooted by the state Cane Commissioner.  It may be recalled that the state government had also... 

CM sends Diwali, Bandi Chhor Divas greetings

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today felicitated the Punjabis living across the country and abroad on the auspicious occasion of Diwali- the festival of lights and Bandi Chhor Diwas.   In a message on this sacred occasion, Mr. Badal said that Diwali was one of the most colorful and captivating festivals of India that provided us an occasion for rejoicing and merriment.... 

Brig JS Arora appointed Director Sainik Welfare, Punjab

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government today appointed Brig. (Retd.) JS Arora as the Director, Sainik Welfare with immediate effect.  Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that the Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal cleared the file in this regard this morning.  It may be recalled that Brig. (Retd.) JS Arora was commissioned into Artillery Regiment in 1981... 

CM sanctions Rs70 lac for Muslim Madrassas

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal sanctioned Rs. 70 lac for the up gradation of nine existing burial places and five Madrassas across the state. Disclosing this here a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s office said that this decision was taken by Mr. Badal in a meeting with the Muslim delegation led by the Member Punjab State Minority Commission Mr. Haafiz Tehseen Ahmed... 

Shaheed Bhagat Singh’s sister’s death mourned

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today expressed profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Smt. Parkash Kaur (95), the younger sister of the legendry hero of the nation’s freedom struggle Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh, who passed away at Toronto in Canada on Sunday after a prolonged illness. In a condolence message, the Chief Minister shared his heart-felt sympathies... 

Unified Service Delivery Centres for Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today asked the Chief Secretary to prepare a blue print to establish Unified Service Delivery Centers in the State to provide 223 citizen centric services to the urban as well as rural populace in an integrated manner under a single roof in a hassle free manner within a minimum time period.  While reviewing the status of Suwidha and RTS service... 

Pb to promote 645 teachers as headmasters

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government would soon promote 645 teachers as Headmasters under Promotion quota by 31st October this year. Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s office said that direction to this effect was given by the Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal during a meeting with a deputation of Mulazam Wing Punjab led by its President-cum-Chairman Mr. Surinder... 

Badal recommends hockey legend Balbir Singh (Sr) for Bharat Ratna

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today recommended the name of S. Balbir Singh (Senior) – the country’s greatest sporting icon ever in history for the nation’s highest honour, the Bharat Ratna to the Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi.  In a letter to the Prime Minister, Mr. Badal apprised him that S.Balbir Singh (Senior), a legendary hockey star and the only Indian... 

Punjab govt takes Minister Joshi’s warning seriously

CHANDIGARH: A day after BJP Minister Anil Joshi threatened agitation against delay in issuing NOCs in regularizing houses in illegal colonies, Punjab Chief Secretary Mr. Sarvesh Kaushal today held a high level meeting to review the progress of providing NOCs to plot holders of post 1995 unauthorised colonies, who had applied for regularisation as per the policy guidelines issued by the Punjab Government.... 

295 killed as Malaysian plane ‘shot down’ over Ukraine

Kuala Lumpur: All 295 people on board a Malaysia Airlines plane were killed today after the aircraft was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine near the Russian border, nearly four months after the mysterious disappearance of MH370 in the Indian Ocean. The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur carrying 280 passengers and 15 crew members. “Nearly 300 persons died... 

SGPC put to ridicule, sacked employ reinstated within 24 hours

Amritsar: Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee SGPC stooped to new low as it allegedly reinstated a controversial employee SS Kohli, who was charged with overdrawing hefty amounts of Rs 1 crore per month (for himself and his personal staff) from Guru’s Golak, within 24 hours of removing him. Reacting to the development Dal Khalsa has asserted that by reinstating the controversial Chartered Accountant... 
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Punjab to institute Satguru Ram Singh Award

CHANDIGARH: In a bid to give befitting tribute to Satguru Ram Singh ji, the Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today approved to institute an award in his name.  Presiding over a high level meeting of Kuka Martyrs’ Memorial Trust led by its President Baba Surinder Singh Namdhari here at Chief Minister’s Office this morning, Mr. Badal asked the state government to work out the modalities... 

Clerks Recruitment Scam: 82 BC Category seats illegaly converted, sold?

KULDEEP MANN: CHANDIGARH: Still recovering from its ruined image for recruitment scams during its 1997 to 2002 stint, the SAD-BJP combine government in Punjab is faced with another recruitment scam pertaining to the selection 1192 Clerks through the Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board PSSSB. As per information accessed by Punjab’s first Investigative News Portal – Jago Punjab Jago India... 

‘Application of Gurbani in solving human problems’ workshop at PU

CHANDIGARH: As part of the Major Research Project titled “Application of Teachings of Guru Granth Sahib Sahib in solving Human Problems of Modern Age”, a four-day “Gurbaani Impact Study Programme” would be organized from May 9 at the Panjab University (PU) Campus. The Principal Investigator of the Project and Chairperson Deptt. Guru Nanak Sikh Studies Prof. Jaspal Kaur Kaang is conducting the...