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Engage BARC to check underground water contamination in Punjab

By Bir Devinder Singh: Patiala: Ground water contamination in the Malwa region of Punjab is alarming and magnitude of problem demands immediate measures on war footing. Reports emanating from the reliable source confirm beyond doubt that the ground water contamination in this region, is not only by general pollutants but also contaminated with heavy metals and radioactive uranium in frightening proportions. A... 

Punjab Mandi Board pays for its chief’s king-size life

Charanjit Bhullar: Bathinda: Punjab Mandi Board Chairman Ajmer Singh Lakhowal is living life no less than king size. The farm leader has cost the Board more than Rs 2 crore in seven years. To provide him security cover that comprises four gunmen, the state police paid Rs 1.15 crore alone as salary to gunmen. Information obtained from the Board under the Right to Information Act reveals that Lakhowal... 

GNDU Amritsar colleges admission schedule

Amritsar: Guru Nanak Dev University released the admission schedule for its educational colleges. The admission to B.Ed. Classes will be held as per the notification of Punjab Government. The admission to M.Ed. Courses will be held from July 5 to 20, 2015. With the late fee of Rs. 50/- alongwith the approval of Principal of College, the dates will be July 21 to 27; With the late fee of Rs. 100/- alongwith... 

HS Phoolka demands roll back in bus fares

Ludhiana: Mr H.S . Phoolka, National Spokesperson of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader today criticised Punjab Government’s decision of Bus Fare hike by 3 – 6 paise per kilometre despite it being the fact that diesel prices and crude oil prices are continuously falling. A Couple of day ago, the diesel prices have been slashed by Rs 1.21 per litre, but the Punjab Government has increased the fare... 

Alcohol is the major cause of domestic violence: NGO

Ludhiana: Belan Brigade Ludhiana based NGO members Shoba Vashisht and Sanjana visited slums areas where 90% people are liquor addicted in these localities alcohol is the major problems of domestic violence. On this occasion Belan Brigade’s president architect Aneeta Sharma told that the revenue policy of Punjab Government to access tax to sale alcohol in the poor locality is wrong. Today due to corruption,... 

Belan Brigade starts anti-drugs campaign

Ludhiana: On the International Women Day social NGO Belan Brigade celebrated women day and organized an open debate against alcohol & drug addiction at Jagraon Bridge Ludhiana.  A number of peoples from various fields joined the debate and expressed their views and opinion Architect Anita Sharma national president of Belan Brigade said that to collect revenue from the labor class to put their... 

Belan Brigade to start agitation against liquor on the Women Day

Ludhiana: Belan Brigade has decided to oppose liquor shop opened by excise department of Punjab at every nook & corner of the street. Last year Belan Brigade started a campaign against alcohol and drugs abuse in Punjab to aware the public what is the bad consequences of the alcohol and drugs in the body and society. It is cleared the addiction of alcohol is the main roots of all drugs abuse. In... 

PM Modi urged to end 6th river of liquor flowing in Punjab

A Punjab based NGO through a letter to the PM Narendra Modi urges him to take appropriate measures to stop the sixth river of liquor flowing through Punjab. Jago Punjab Jago India releases the copy of the letter: Hon’ble Prime Minister, New Delhi. Dear Sir, I Anita Sharma do hereby request in this Letter for your kind information and action against Drug abuse especially in Punjab state. Where thousand... 

Govt bans screening of Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s movie MSG in Punjab

Chandigarh: Punjab Government today decided to stop screening of the controversial movie Messenger of God (MSG), featuring Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh, “in view of reports of tensions surrounding its release in some other parts of the country”. “The decision has been taken in the larger and crucial interest of preserving peace and social harmony in the state and... 

With Solid Waste Management plan UK delegation meets Sukhbir Badal

Chandigarh: A seven member delegation headed by the Mrs. Baroness Verma, Parliamentary Under Secretary for United Kingdom met Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal at his residence last evening and emphasised that they were focusing on 3 states namely Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan to cooperate and improve initiatives in these states in the fields of renewable energy, solid waste management... 

AAP to protest against non-payment to Punjab farmers

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party feels strongly concerned about the nonpayment of paddy payment to the farmers in Punjab for the last two week. The fight between the partners of ruling alliance in Punjab i.e. Akali Dal and BJP has led to this suffering of the farmers. Modi led BJP Government in the centre with Mr. Arun Jaitely as its Finance Minister is using this nonpayment as a handle to settle score... 

BJP leader tells Badal to drop Akali CPS

New Delhi: BJP Leader from Punjab and National Secretary, BJP Kisan Morcha Sukhminderpal Singh Grewal today urged Punjab Chief Minister Sr. Parkash Singh Badal to ask Chief Parliamentary Secretary Avinash Chander to resign from his post since his name has cropped up in the infamous case related to dismissed Punjab Police DSP and druglord Jagdish Bhola. Talking with the media persons here today, Grewal... 

Sukhbir’s statement on law & order an absurd joke: AAP

Chandigarh: AAP leaders Sucha Singh Chhotepur and HS Phholka said on Wednesday that Sukhbir Badal’s statement that law and order was the first priority of the Punjab Government was an absurd joke Chhotepur and Phoolka said that the law and order situation in Punjab was obvious to everyone, that Police is totally slaves in the hands of Akali leaders. “Here security is only for the Akali leaders... 

Punjab Cabinet clears new sand mining policy

CHANDIGARH: In a significant decision aimed at checking spiraling prices of the Sand/ gravel in the state, the Punjab Cabinet today gave green signal for amending Punjab Minor Mineral Rules, 2013 thereby allowing the Industries department to allot 37 quarries to the Punjab State Industrial Export Corporation (PSIEC) at a fixed rate of royalty to supply cheap sand/ bajri to the consumers. A decision...