Archive News of May 28, 2020
A committee of judges be constituted to check open ‘loot’ by medical colleges in Punjab: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab has vehemently opposed the Congress government's decision to making  medical education costly by 77 per cent, alleging that, like the previous Badal government, Capt Amarinder Singh, too, had been playing into the hands of the medical education mafia active in the state.

May 28, 2020 07:33 PM
Administration supplies 114085- litres milk, 741-kg cheese, 12990-kg curd, 43932-litres lassi, 301-kg kheer and 5560-quintal vegetables and fruits to people at their doorsteps

The district administration on Thursday supplied 114085 litres of milk and 5560 quintals of vegetables and fruits to the people at their doorsteps in the lockdown imposed to combat Covid-19 pandemic.

May 28, 2020 07:31 PM
Vice Chancellor Prof. Sandhu appreciated the online interaction programme organized by NAAC

 Vice  Chancellor, Prof. Jaspal Singh Sandhu and officials of Guru Nanak Dev University here today attended the online interaction programme with Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Minister of Human Resource Development in the Multimedia Room of Senate Hall Building of Guru Nanak Dev University. On this occasion, Prof. S.S. Behl,

May 28, 2020 07:27 PM
FM should explain how apology to CS helped replenish state exchequer: Harpal Cheema

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab senior leader and Leader of Opposition (LoP) Harpal Singh Cheema and Deputy Leader of Opposition (Dy LoP) Bibi Sarabjit Kaur Manuke have levelled serious allegations against Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and his entire ministerial team for being in cahoots with the liquor mafia in the state.

May 28, 2020 07:25 PM
Khaira vehemently condemns the backbreaking 80% increase in the fee structure of medical colleges of Punjab

In a hard hitting statement released here today, Sukhpal Singh Khaira MLA and former Leader of Opposition slammed the Punjab government for its draconian decision, to massively increase the fee structure of private as well as state run medical colleges. Khaira said it is alarming to note that the government has made this huge increase in the fee structure of the said medical colleges at a time when ordinary people are reeling under severe economic crunch.

May 28, 2020 07:20 PM
Commissionerate Police challan 124 people without masks and 21 for spitting at public places today

 In its drive against the people who were not wearing the masks and spitting at public places , Jalandhar Commissionerate Police on Thursday challaned 124 people without masks and 21 for spitting at public places besides imposed the fine of Rs 26900.

May 28, 2020 07:15 PM
Punjab Police ropes it expert to make itself more tech-savvy, data-driven organisation

In an endeavour to make the force more technology-enabled and data-driven, the Punjab Police has appointed Dhruv Singhal as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO), with the mandate of leveraging technology in combating all kinds of crime, including terrorist and cybercrime. The appointment of Dhruv Singhal as CTO has been made, with the concurrence of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, in the Technical Services Wing of Punjab Police.

May 28, 2020 06:55 PM
PSSSB announces result 94 posts of Supervisors in Social Security Department

Amid lockdown and a general slowdown in regular functioning of various institutions, the Punjab Sub-ordinate Services Selection Board (PSSSB) continues to deliver hope and happiness to numerous families with the declaration of result to various posts in departments of Government of Punjab.

May 28, 2020 06:47 PM
Punjab Government makes book entry mandatory for keeping track on the distribution of books to the students

To ensure transparency in the process of distribution of books to the school children and to maintain the record of books, the Punjab Government has made it mandatory to keep an account of the books being distributed.

May 28, 2020 06:42 PM
Desilting of Railway Bridge over Satluj at Gidderpindi to avert flood in region- DC and SSP

The Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma and Senior Superintendent of Police Navjot Singh Mahal today said that desilting of Railway Overbridge at Gidderpindi would help in averting the danger of floods in the region.

May 28, 2020 06:22 PM
Air passenger demand collapses in Asia Pacific, decline in cargo markets deepens

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], May 28 (ANI): Asia Pacific airlines saw international passenger numbers plunge 98.8 per cent year-on-year to a combined total of just 3.68 lakh passengers in April as compared to the 3.19 crore carried in the same month last year, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA).

May 28, 2020 06:05 PM
Agriculture department organises mock drill to gauge its preparedness to combat Tiddi-Dal

In order to sensitise the farmers, the Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Department today organised a mock drill for dealing with Tiddi-Dal, in Kishangarh village situated on Jalandhar-Pathankot highway.

May 28, 2020 06:16 PM
EFL confirms 3 coronavirus cases from 2 clubs
Lancashire [UK], May 28 (ANI): English Football League (EFL) on Thursday confirmed that after the latest round of COVID-19 testing, three individuals from two clubs have been diagnosed with the virus.
May 28, 2020 05:57 PM
US President's mediation offer in stand-off with China not needed at the moment, says former Army Deputy Chief

New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): US President Donald Trump's offer to mediate in the "raging border dispute" between India and China is not the need at the moment, a defence expert said on Thursday.

May 28, 2020 05:52 PM
Abdi Sharif signs contract extension with Liverpool
Liverpool [UK[, May 28 (ANI): Liverpool on Thursday announced that Abdi Sharif has signed a contract extension with the club.
May 28, 2020 05:52 PM
Delhi HC directs DJB to expedite tender for hiring machines to dispose septic tank waste

New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): Delhi High Court has directed Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to expeditiously finalise the tender for hiring specially fabricated machines to collect, transport, and dispose of septic tank waste collected from unauthorised colonies in the national capital.

May 28, 2020 05:49 PM
Punjab CM reviews flood preparedness, sanctions Rs. 55 cr for desilting of drains & flood protection works

 Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday sanctioned a total amount of Rs 55 crore for undertaking flood protection and desilting measures on priority in the state, with directions to complete the same before the onset of the monsoon, to prevent any flooding in the coming season.

May 28, 2020 06:07 PM
Consumer affairs department imposed fine of Rs. 11,02,000 on 176 shopkeepers for overpricing: Ashu

Cracking a whip on shopkeepers charging more than MRP  of essentials goods, Punjab Consumer Affairs department has conducted state wide checkings . A total of 1325 Shops & Chemist Shops have been raided throughout the state.

May 28, 2020 06:03 PM
TVS Motor Q4 profit skids 45 pc to Rs 74 cr on lower sales, Covid-19 expenses
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 28 (ANI): Manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers TVS Motor Company on Thursday reported 44.8 per cent fall in its net profit to Rs 74 crore during the January to March quarter due to lower sales and one-time loss.
May 28, 2020 05:43 PM
Combating COVID-19: AICTE, CSIR embark on drug discovery hackathon
New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have embarked on a drug discovery hackathon to fight against COVID-19, said Prof K Vijay Raghavan, Principal Scientific Advisor (PSA) to Government of India, on Thursday.
May 28, 2020 05:39 PM
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