Punjab News

Anjit May 25, 2018

NEW DELHI: Delhi-headquartered Punjab & Sind Bank (P&SB) may finally get a non-Sikh managing director (MD) after the government appointed Charan Singh, RBI chair professor at IIM-Bangalore, as the bank’s non-executive chairman. Apart from Singh, former corporate affairs secretary Tapan Ray was appointed as the non-executive chairman of Central Bank of India, while Anjali Bansal, […]

Anjit May 25, 2018

PATIALA: The Punjab Pollution Control Board on Thursday held Chadha Sugars and Industries Private Limited responsible for May 17 “environmental catastrophe” in the Beas and imposed a fine of Rs 5-crore on the owners of the mill at Kiri Afgana village in Batala. The board also recommended prosecution of officials responsible for operating the mill […]

Anjit May 25, 2018

CHANDIGARH: Municipal councillors on Thursday discussed an array of issues during the monthly house meet, including allotment of taxi stands, illegal hawkers on roads and poor functioning of the enforcement department among others. Councillors also discussed the issue of allotment of fixed stands to taxi drivers. The members were of the view that there should […]

Anjit May 24, 2018

CHANDIGARH: University Institute of Legal Studies (UILS), Punjab University, is going to come up with a new PhD research centre from 2018-19 session. The resource centre would lessen the troubles of students and faculty members as earlier they had to go to the department of laws for enrolment and other research-related activities. Moreover, a new […]

Anjit May 24, 2018

CHANDIGARH: For the past one year, the municipal corporation has failed to open a newly constructed dispensary in Sector 50 for want of doctors and the staff. In 2014, the municipal corporation allocated the construction project of the dispensary and finished this the work in July 2017. But till date, the MC has not taken […]

Anjit May 23, 2018

CHANDIGARH: Police have arrested a 23-year-old man for allegedly raping a 60-year-old mentally unstable woman at her house in the city on May 19. The accused hails from Udham Singh Nagar in Uttarakhand. The incident came to light when a friend of the woman’s son went to meet him at his house, but got no […]

Anjit May 23, 2018

CHANDIGARH: The special investigation team (SIT) looking into the Haryana Civil Services (HCS) judicial paper leak case on Tuesday arrested a Congress leader from Chandigarh, Sunil Chopra, along with another accused, one Ayushi Godara. Chopra is accused of supplying the leaked question paper to some of the candidates. He was also allegedly given the responsibility […]

Anjit May 23, 2018

BATHINDA: Upset over the enforced cut in the short-term crop loan, farmers held protests at all 37 branches of the Bathinda Central Cooperative Bank on Monday. No transactions were done at most of the branches due to these protests. Farmers are demanding allocation of loans as per the policy of the state government.These loans attract […]

Anjit May 23, 2018

CHANDIGARH: Ex-servicemen had backed Captain Amarinder Singh in large numbers during last year’s assembly election in Punjab. And now that Amarinder has become chief minister, they are asking for their pound of flesh. The veterans want Punjab to reduce tax on liquor sold from the military’s CSD canteens and bring it on a par with […]