Archive News of July 18, 2018
‘Padho Punjab, Padhao Punjab’ emphasizes on recitation for pure Punjabi pronunciation

To instill correct and accurate pronunciation techniques of the mother-tongue Punjabi in students of government schools, the School Education Department, Punjab has initiated a special project under ‘Padho Punjab, Padhao Punjab.

July 18, 2018 08:57 PM
No move or intention on part of PADB to sell land of farmers for recovering dues: H.S. Sidhu, MD, PADB

 “With reference to the news item appearing in a section of the media today titled "Punjab agri bank to sell land of 12k defaulter farmers in 6 dists", it is clarified that there is no such move or intention on the part of the bank to sell the land of the farmers to recover its dues as quoted in the news item.”

July 18, 2018 08:54 PM
Invest Punjab holds meeting with 'FICCI' to attract investment

In order to attract more investment in higher education sector, the Invest Punjab today held a roundtable meeting with the North India Higher Education Task Force of the FICCI.

July 18, 2018 08:49 PM
CGC Landran students shine in PTU results capture 308 merit positions

 Maintaining the legacy of Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) Landran as one of the region’s top notch technical education provider, students from the institution have brought laurels by bagging 308 merit positions in the IKGPTU results for the November 2017 session.

July 18, 2018 08:45 PM
Dairy department creates awareness among the people about milk and other products

Determined to create awareness among the people about safe food under Mission Tandrust Punjab, the Punjab Dairy Development Department is leaving no stone unturned to effective implementation of the brainchild of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh. 

July 18, 2018 08:42 PM
Follow hygienic practices to keep away from water-borne diseases: Public health experts

 Safe drinking-water is vital for good health. Water used for drinking, teeth cleaning, hand washing, bathing, showering, food preparation and cooking needs to be free from chemicals and harmful germs, which may lead to water borne diseases. The information was shared by Dr. R.S.Aulakh, Director, School of Public Health & Zoonoses, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana.

July 18, 2018 08:40 PM
Innocent Hearts senior secondary section air their views through power point presentations

A power point presentation competition was conducted at Innocent Hearts School GMT for the Senior Secondary Section. It was an amazing opportunity for the students to exhibit their I.T. skills along with knowledge and power of research. The PPTs covered a variety of topics such as 'Principles of Henry Fayol' 'Demonetisation' 'Poverty' and Problems of Economy'.

July 18, 2018 08:38 PM
DIPS imt students dominates IKG - PTU merit

The students of DIPS Institute of Management and Technology continued its excellence in academics by securing 23 merit positions in examination held in Nov-2017 published by IKG PTU, Kapurthala. Student Loveneet Kaur B.Sc. IT Sem V got 2nd position in merit list , Som Parkash M.Sc. IT Sem I got 5th position , Jasbir Kaur B.Com P Sem III got 6th , Afsana

July 18, 2018 08:29 PM
कैप्टन ने कृषि बैंक के तानाशाही फैसले को वापिस न लिया तो घेराव करेगी'आप'- डा. बलबीर सिंह

आम आदमी पार्टी (आप) पंजाब ने पंजाब सरकार के अपने पंजाब कृषि विकास बैंक (पी.ए.डी.पी) की तरफ से सूबे के ऋणी किसानों की जमीन बेच कर कजऱ् वसूले जाने वाले तुगलकी फैसले का सख्त विरोध करते हुए, इस फैसले को हफ्ते के अंदर -अंदर वापस लेने का अल्टीमेटम दिया है।

July 18, 2018 08:26 PM
समाज सेवक देव राज शर्मा आम आदमी पार्टी के फाजिल्का जिला प्रधान नियुक्त

विधानसभा चुनाव 2019 के मद्देनजर पंजाब मे पार्टी को बढ़ावा देने के लिए आम आदमी पार्टी ने अपने कार्यकर्ताओं को पदों से नवाज कर पार्टी को मजबूत करने का कार्य शुरू कर दिया है। पार्टी की नीतियों के आधार पर अच्छी छवी वाले कार्यकर्ताओं को आगे लाया जा रहा है।

July 18, 2018 08:24 PM
Great excitement for Law admissions in Aryans among students

Great excitement has been observed among the students for admissions in Aryans College of Law being run by Aryans Group of Colleges near Chandigarh. 

July 18, 2018 08:10 PM
Mercedes-Benz launches the ‘Service on Wheels’ initiative in the luxury car segment

 India’s largest luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz today announced the launch of yet another innovative customer service offering for its customers called ‘Service on Wheels’. 

July 18, 2018 08:06 PM
SAD asks Rajnath to favorably dispose of mercy petition of Rajoana.

 The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today urged union home minister Rajnath Singh to favorably dispose of the mercy petition of former chief minister Beant Singh assassination death row convict Balwant Singh Rajoana keeping in view Sikh sentiments as well as need to maintain the hard won peace of Punjab.

July 18, 2018 08:02 PM
SAD to meet Governor to seek revocation of notification making it mandatory for Sikh women to wear helmet.

A Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) delegation led by its president Sukhbir Singh Badal will meet Punjab Governor and UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore soon and urge him to revoke the notification making it mandatory for Sikh women to wear helmets in the union territory.

July 18, 2018 08:00 PM
Monthly honorarium of Anganwadi workers up by Rs. 1000 & helpers by Rs. 500: Aruna Chaudhary

 “In a big bonanza to the Anganwadi Workers and Helpers, the Punjab Government under the leadership and directions of the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh has decided to increase the monthly honorarium of anganwadi workers and the helpers by Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500 respectively. It has also been decided to provide financial assistance of Rs. 1 lakh and Rs. 50,000 in lumsum manner at the time of the completion of their tenures at their attaining the age of 70 years.

July 18, 2018 07:45 PM
DC, CP and SSP to hold public interactions for galvanizing youths

The Commissioner of Police Praveen Kumar Sinha and Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma would embark a massive public contact drive under Drug Abuse Prevention Officer (DAPO) scheme on Saturday for galvanizing people against drugs at grass-root level.

July 18, 2018 07:33 PM
Follow hygienic practices to keep away from water borne diseases – Public Health Experts

Ludhiana: Safe drinking water is vital for good health. Water used for drinking, teeth cleaning, hand washing, bathing, showering, food preparation and cooking needs to be free from chemicals and harmful germs, which may lead to water-borne diseases. The information was shared by Dr R.S.Aulakh, Director, School of Public Health & Zoonoses, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana. He revealed that waterborne disease can be parasitic, bacterial and viral, many of which are intestinal pathogens. Many water-borne diseases such as giardiasis, cryptosporidiosis, hepatitis A & E viral infections (jaundice), leptospirosis, typhoid, cholera and food poisonings can occur due to drinking of contaminated water in the rainy season. Infection commonly results when this contaminated water is used during bathing, washing, drinking, in the preparation of food, or the consumption of food thus infected. He said that according to the World Health Organization, diarrheal diseases account for more than 4 per cent the total daily global burden of disease and is responsible for the deaths of about 20 lacs people every year. It was estimated that 88% of that burden is attributable to unsafe water supply, sanitation and hygiene, and is mostly concentrated in developing countries.

July 18, 2018 07:23 PM
Punjab Brahman Sabha calls on Speaker Rana KP Singh

A delegation of 'Punjab Brahman Sabha' led by the president Advocate Shekhar Shukla today called on Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana KP Singh here.

July 18, 2018 07:16 PM
Anti-larva teams conduct checking in Hans Raj stadium, Guru Nanak library, Desh Bhagat Yaadgar hall Detect larva in 14 places

Continuing its drive against vector-borne diseases in the city under Mission Tandarust Punjab, four anti-larva teams undertook the checking in Hans Raj Stadium, Guru Nanak Library, Desh Bhagat Yaadgar hall, Santokhpura Mohalla and Butta Mandi on Wednesday.

July 18, 2018 07:13 PM
Representatives of Punjab Gaushala Mahasangh meets Power Minister

The representatives of Punjab Gaushala Mahasangh, a group representing 472 gaushalas in the State jointly met GS Kangar, Power Minister and Bharat Bhushan Ashu, Food and Civil Supplies Minister Punjab under the aegis of Swami Krishna Nand of All India Gau Sewa Mission and handed over a memorandum pertaining to their demands. They were accompanied by 

July 18, 2018 07:08 PM
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