Punjab to set up Water Regulation & Development Authority
03.12.18 - Team PT

The Punjab Cabinet, led by Captain Amarinder Singh, on Monday approved the draft of Punjab Water Resources (Management and Regulation) Bill, 2018, aimed at ensuring judicious, equitable and sustainable utilisation and management of the state’s critical water resources.

The proposed Punjab Water Regulation and Development Authority ...

Punjab to set up international civil terminal at Halwara
03.12.18 - Team PT

In a bid to further boost industrial and economic activity in the state, the Punjab Cabinet on Monday approved the setting up of a new international civil terminal at Indian Air Force (IAF) Station, Halwara, Ludhiana.

The decision fulfills an old demand of the state, which ...

Punjab Vidhan Sabha’s winter session from Dec 13 to 15
03.12.18 - Team PT

The Punjab Cabinet has decided to summon the next session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha from December 13 to 15, 2018.

A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh here today.

With the Cabinet decision, ...

Punjab to Merge all district coop banks with State Coop Bank
03.12.18 - Team PT

The Punjab Cabinet has okayed the merger of 20 District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs) with the Punjab State Cooperative Bank (PSCB) to strengthen the state’s rural credit system and facilitate famers taking credit from cooperative banks.

With the Cabinet giving the green signal to change the ...

Punjab Police claims to crack Amritsar grenade attack with arrest of main accused
24.11.18 - Team PT

Punjab Police has claimed to arrest the main accused, Avtar Singh, of the Nirankari Satsang Bhawan grenade attack, to crack the case completely less than a week after terror was unleashed on innocent victims at Amritsar’s Adliwal village. The blast had claimed three lives and ...

Amarinder launches year-long Praksh Purb celebrations with call for unity
550th Parkash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev
23.11.18 - Team PT

"Nanak Naam Chardi Kalan, Tere Bhaane Sarbat Da Bhala!” with these words, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday launched the year-long celebrations of the 550th Parkash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji at Sultanpur Lodhi, calling upon all people to set aside ...

Adliwal grenade attack has Pak signature : Amarinder
19.11.18 - Team PT

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday said the grenade attack at the Nirankari Bhawan seemed to carry Pakistan’s signature, with initial investigations indicating that the grenade used was similar to the ones being manufactured by the Pakistani Army Ordinance factory.

The Chief Minister, who ...

Amarinder ridicules Badal for trying to divert attention from SIT probe in sacrilege cases
17.11.18 - Team PT

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ridiculed Akali Dal leader and his predecessor, Parkash Singh Badal, for the latter’s desperate attempts to divert public attention from the ongoing SIT investigation against him in the Kotkapura and Behbal Kalan firing cases by claiming it to ...

Amarinder to launch year-long celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev on Nov. 23
11.11.18 - Team PT

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will launch his government’s year-long celebrations to commemorate the 550th Parkash Purab of Guru Nanak Dev on November 23.

The Chief Minister will lay the foundation stone of several development projects in the holy city of Sultanpur Lodhi on the ...

Amarinder asks for a detailed socio-economic profiles of Amritsar train tragedy victims
21.10.18 - Team PT

Chandigarh, October 21: To ensure speedy, need-based solution for the rehabilitation of the victims of the train tragedy, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday directed Amritsar DC and Commissioner Police to make a detailed socio-economic profile of each of them.
The Chief Minister, who ...

This Dussehra, will we allow a train to mow down our innate humanity?

PUNJAB is sad today. Very sad. Our grief is too solemn for any words.

It's not that Punjab does not have its brush with death every day, just like our other compatriots. It's just that some times, the manner of deaths and the sheer scale of ...

Ready to die for peace and communal harmony in Punjab: Badal
Stop pushing Punjab back into communal flames of 1984
17.10.18 - Team PT

Former CM tells Amarinder that he requires no security cover 
Chandigarh October 17 – Five times Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Sigh Badal said here today he would consider it a great fortune and a matter of honour to lay down his life for the cause of ...

To give investment incentive on intrastate sale, Punjab will amend industrial policy
17.10.18 - Team PT

Chandigarh, October 17: In a bid to boost industrial development in the state, the Punjab Government has decided to amend the Industrial and Business Development Policy 2017 to give investment incentive by way of Net SGST on intrastate sale.

The decision was taken at a meeting ...

Now, promoters can surrender licences if unable to develop colonies in Punjab
17.10.18 - Team PT

Chandigarh, October 17: The Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday approved a policy to allow promoters to surrender the licenses in case they are unable to develop colonies or complete development works in colonies.

The policy was necessitated in view of ...

Punjab CM to visit Israel, aiming to tap its technological advancements
16.10.18 - Team PT

CHANDIGARH, OCTOBER 16: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday paved the way for his visit to Israel, next week, with the confidence that it would open new vistas of growth and cooperation in key areas of mutual interest, particularly the Agriculture, Horticulture and ...

Won’t back out on promise of action in sacrilege cases: Amarinder
15.10.18 - Team PT

Chandigarh, October 15: Lashing out at vested political interests seeking to politicise a sensitive issue, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday asserted that there was no question of backing out of his promise to bring to book the culprits of the Bargari sacrilege ...

Punjab presents State Sports Awards
11.10.18 - Team PT

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday presented the State Sports Awards, worth Rs. 15.55 crore, to 23 players in recognition of their outstanding performance in Commonwealth and Asian Games-2018.

Legendary athlete Milkha Singh accompanied the Chief Minister at the event, where an Apple I-phone ...

Punjab okays policy for regularisation of unauthorized colonies
03.10.18 - Team PT

Chandigarh, October 3: Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday okayed a policy for regularization of unauthorized colonies etc. developed before March 19, 2018.

According to a spokesperson of the Chief Minister's Office, the move will give an opportunity for regularisation to colonisers/residents who have failed to apply for ...

Saiyan Bhaye Kotwal Ab Dar Kahe Ka
Cop versus Cop in Punjab
29.09.18 - VIPIN PUBBY

INFIGHTING AMONG THE top brass of Punjab Police is one of the worst kept secrets in the state. Top police officers accusing each other of corruption, protecting drug mafia and worse is common. There have also been instances of cases being instituted or investigations launched ...

Akali Dal's attempt to brand Navjot Sidhu as anti-national & ISI agent is ridiculous
22.09.18 - VIPIN PUBBY

THE PROPOSAL TO open a corridor for the historic and most revered Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan, on the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, has unfortunately degenerated into a political controversy.

What started as a sudden but very welcome disclosure to Punjab minister Navjot Singh ...

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