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I resigned as I felt humiliated, says Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday resigned from the post after a day-long political drama and said he resigned as he felt humiliated. At the same time, he said the "future politics option is always there and I will use that option".

Desh Bhagat University celebrated International Housekeeping week

School of Hotel Management & Tourism, Desh Bhagat University celebrated International Housekeeping Week. On this occasion students participated in Bed Making Competition and Dr. Sukhdeep Kaur delivered lecture on Green Campus students participated with great zeal.

Kerala aiming for 15,000 startups by 2026: Vijayan

Kerala is working towards a four-fold increase in the number of startups by aiming to take their total to 15,000 in the next five years, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, here on Saturday.

He said this after inaugurating a pioneering digital hub by the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM).

Captain quits in Punjab, takes team along

Just minutes ahead of the crucial Congress Legislative Party (CLP) meeting on Saturday, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh reached the Governor's house and submitted his and his council of ministers resignation to him.

Illegal casino busted in Goa hotel; 15 arrested

An illegal casino operating out of a hotel was busted in the beach village of Varca in South Goa and 15 persons involved in the racket were arrested, Superintendent of Police (South Goa) Pankaj Kumar Singh said on Saturday.

Free Medical & Dental checkup camp by Desh Bhagat Hospital

DBAC&H & Desh Bhagat Dental College & Hospital   organized a Free Medical & Dental checkup camp in collaboration with Baba Shri Chand Sewa Society by Maha Gurmat Sewa Samagam Gurdwara Sahib at Village Laut on the

Amarinder may step down, aghast at 'humiliation'

Federation of Private school and Association of Punjab conducted various surveys in Punjab schools. On the basis of their survey Desh Bhagat Global School , Mandi Gobindgarh has got award of having best infrastructure. 

Award for Best Infrastructure and Dynamic Principal received by Desh Bhagat Global School

Federation of Private school and Association of Punjab conducted various surveys in Punjab schools. On the basis of their survey Desh Bhagat Global School , Mandi Gobindgarh has got award of having best infrastructure. 

Amid Punjab Cong rift, CLP to meet at 5 pm

The Congress has called a quick meeting of its legislative party in Punjab on Saturday at 5 pm in response to MLAs asking for a discussion on issues within the party.

‘SCRAP FARM LAWS, TALK TO FARMERS TO FIND WAY FORWARD’, PUNJAB CM TELLS CENTRE AS BLACK LAWS COMPLETE 1 YEAR

As the nation marked one year of the black Farm Laws, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday demanded immediate scrapping of the legislations by the Centre, calling for detailed discussions with the farmers to find a way forward. Pointing out that many farmers

PUNJAB CABINET APPROVES ESTABLISHMENT OF LAMRIN TECH SKILLS UNIVERSITY IN SBS NAGAR DISTRICT

 To strengthen industry-oriented teaching, skill training and research in the state, the Punjab Cabinet on Friday approved the establishment of Private Self-Financed ‘Lamrin Tech Skills University’ at Railmajra in Balachaur (SBS Nagar).

PUNJAB CM ANNOUNCES FREE HEALTH INSURANCE COVER FOR 15 LAKH FAMILIES LEFT OUT OF AYUSHMAN/SARBAT SEHAT SCHEME

Fulfilling his government’s universal healthcare poll promise, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday announced free insurance cover for the 15 lakh families who were earlier not included in the ambit of the Ayushman Bharat-Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana (AB-SSBY).

Student shoots himself dead with father's pistol near B'luru bus stop

In a shocking development, an PUC II (Class 12) student committed suicide by shooting himself in the head with his father's pistol near a bus stop in Bengaluru early on Friday, allegedly after a spat over pocket money, police said. The deceased was identified as Rahul Bhandari, 17, son of a retired army man from Uttarakhand. His family was settled in R.T. Nagar locality in Bengaluru for 20 years.

WHEAT SCAM: PUNJAB STATE FOOD COMMISSION SEEKS DETAILED REPORT FROM FOOD & CIVIL SUPPLIES DEPT WITHIN A FORTNIGHT

Punjab State Food Commission has sought a detailed report from the Food and Civil Supplies department in  wheat scam within a fortnight. Sharing the information, Chairman Punjab State Food Commission, Mr.  DP Reddy, said that it has been coming to the notice of the commission through media reports that Jasdev Singh, Inspector Food Supplies Deptt.  Who is the main accused in missing wheat scam case of Jandiala Guru (Amritsar) siphoned off crores of rupees given as MSP 

4671 Challans issue to violators under COTPA, 2003 during last 8 months

To ensure the strict implementation of anti tobacco laws, 4671 challans have been issued under COTPA, 2003 during the last 8 months. It was disclosed by Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Mr. Kumar Rahul while presiding over the meeting of State level Coordination Committee.

Punjab Government decides to conduct entrance examination for Meritorious Schools on October 3, 2021

STRAY DOG STERILISATION DRIVE TO BE RAMPED UP IN STATE: CS

Adopting a humane approach towards the growing stray dog menace, the Punjab Government has decided to further ramp up the ongoing drive to sterilize street dogs in the state for controlling their population and checking the human-animal conflicts.

Punjab sets up first genome sequencing facility

The Punjab government has commenced its first genome sequencing facility in Patiala town and 150 samples were tested with no new variant of coronavirus identified, state Health Minister Balbir Sidhu said on Thursday. He said now the report would be ready

Police on lookout of man for stealing bag of dying accident victim

After a man was run over by a speeding car in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, another man who was walking by in a local dress of veshti and without even wearing footwear decamped with the bag of the accident victim who was lying in a pool of blood. Arjun, the accident victim is a resident of Acharapakkam near Tambaram and he was walking home after work in a private company, when a speeding car hit him. Arjun died on the spot and traffic police sent the body to Chrompet government hospital for postmortem.

90 Mumbai Police stations to get Nirbhaya Squads

Around 90 police stations in the city will soon get a trained 'Nirbhaya Squad' and a 'women's safety cell' as a plan to beef up policing after the heinous rape, brutalisation and murder of a 32-year-old woman in Sakinaka on September 10, police said.

Tewari seeks clarification from govt on US asking India for use of airbase

Congress MP Manish Tewari on Wednesday sought clarification from the government after reports surfaced that the United States has approached India to allow use of airbases situated at North West frontiers.

Punjab to soon launch another mega recruitment drive : Chief Secretary

Marching ahead towards achieving the milestone of giving government jobs to one-lakh youth in the state, the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh-led Punjab Government will soon launch another mega recruitment drive to fill the vacant posts in various departments and in turn employ the deserving and eligible youth.

No moral right to speak on farmer’s crisis, which you could have easily averted in the first place : Punjab CM to Harsimrat

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said no Akali leader, especially former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, had the moral right to speak on the crisis triggered by the Farm Laws, which they could easily have averted when they were part of the central government and party to each of its anti-people decisions.

Dr. Andesh Kang Assumes Charge as Director Health & Family Welfare

Dr. Andesh Kang today assumed charge as Director Health and Family Welfare, Punjab. In an administrative reshuffle in the Health and Family Welfare Department Punjab the postings of the three Directors were changed.

Cooperative Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa attended State Level function at Fatehgarh Sahib

The Punjab State Cooperative Agricultural Development Bank (PADBs) todaycorganized Credit Outreach programmes in 57 PADBs across Punjab. Four PADBs of District Fatehgarh Sahib participated in the State Level Credit Outreach programme at Sirhind.

Severe impact of cyclone in Bihar

The impact of cyclone arising in Bay of Bengal near the Odisha coast has severely impacted several districts of Bihar, including Patna, over the last 24 hours.

Moderate to heavy rain likely in Delhi-NCR

Delhi woke up to a clear sky on Wednesday, but there would be moderate to heavy rain by evening across the national capital region, India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted.

Hindi Diwas celebrated at Desh Bhagat University

The Literary Club of Desh Bhagat University in collaboration with Department of Hindi celebrated Hindi Divas on 14 September 2021 to pay tribute to the National Tongue of our nation. Being one of the most diverse nations in the world,

2022 Vidhan Sabha Punjab Elections, number of polling booths increased to 24689 in State due to Covid : CEO Dr. Raju

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Punjab Dr. S. Karuna Raju today said that after rationalization the number of polling booths in the state has been enhanced to 24689 from the existing 23211.

‘Political twist by farmers to my appeal to call off protests in Punjab is unfortunate': Punjab CM

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said it was unfortunate that the farmers agitating against the black Farm Laws had given a political twist to his remarks instead of understanding the pain and misery caused to the people on account of their protests in the state, which were quite uncalled for, given his government’s continued support to them.

Agriculture Department sanctions 31970 agri-machines for paddy straw management so far

Under the Crop Residue Management (CRM) scheme for providing agri-machinery to the farmers before commencing of paddy harvesting season, the Punjab Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare Department has sanctioned 31,970 agri-machinery/equipments for individual farmers,

Punjab Government decides to raise the level of e-labs, Grant released

To provide computer education to the students without any hindrance, the Punjab Government has decided to upgrade the e-labs of the high and senior secondary schools. On the directions of the Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, department has also released grant in this regard.

Tript Bajwa demands special financial package for Punjab to establish Centre of Excellence for Buffaloes

The Punjab Government sought a special financial package to establish Centre of Excellence for research and breed improvement of Buffaloes to further boost dairy sector in the state. This demand was raised by Mr. Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa, Punjab Animal Husbandry Minister during his meeting with Mr. Purshotam Rupala, 

Special Committee of Punjab Vidhan Sabha on replenishing ground water level submits report to Speaker

Special Committee constituted by the Punjab Vidhan Sabha to suggest ways and means to replenish ground water level in the state today submitted its report to the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana KP Singh.

Mohali Air Cargo Complex to take off this November : CS

The much-awaited cargo complex at international airport in Mohali will be made operational by this November while a mega milk processing plant at Bassi Pathana in Fatehgarh Sahib district will be opened by this month end.

Punjab hikes monthly allowance of defence personnel awardees by 80 percent in recognition of their enormous contribution to the nation  

In recognition of their immense contribution and sacrifices to safeguard the sovereignty of our country from external aggression as well as internal conflicts, the Punjab Government has increased the monthly allowance of Gallantry, Distinguished Service Awardees,their Widows & Widows of posthumous awardees/Next of Kin by 80 percent.

Deep depression weakens to depression over Odisha, Chhattisgarh

The deep depression over north interior Odisha moved further west-north-westwards early on Tuesday with a speed of 21 kmph, weakening into a depression, and lay centred over north interior Odisha and adjoining north Chhattisgarh.

NDRF deploys 20 teams in Gujarat after heavy rainfall

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Tuesday said that it has deployed 20 teams across Gujarat to tackle flooding due to heavy rainfall in many parts of the state.

2 killed in road accident in Chennai

Two persons were killed and 14 others injured in a pile-up involving trucks on the Dharmapuri-Salem highway at Thoppur in Tamil Nadu's Salem district in the early hours of Tuesday.

Owner held in Delhi building collapse case

Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested the owner of the ill-fated building in North Delhi that collapsed on Monday, killing two siblings and injuring an elderly man.

According to the police, the accused Mohak Arora resident of Panjabi Basti, Subji Mandi, was arrested in the building collapse case under sections 288, 304, and 34 of the Indian Penal Code.

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