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Bharti Foundation to construct 50,000 toilets in Amritsar

Chandigarh, Sep 14

Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Punjab government to jointly provide over 50,000 toilets for rural households in Amritsar district.

Punjab orders probe into patient referral

Chandigarh, Sep 13

Taking a strict note of the instances of patients being referred to other hospitals, the Punjab government on Wednesday ordered a probe into the practice.

Dera violence: Amarinder, Khattar in war of words

Chandigarh, Sep 11

A war of words has broken out between the Chief Ministers of Punjab and Haryana who are both claiming credit and blaming the other side over the recent handling of the violence by Dera Sacha Sauda sect followers.

No fresh talks with Punjab on SYL: Haryana

Chandigarh, Sep 11

The Haryana government on Monday said that it will not enter into any fresh dialogue with Punjab on the contentious SYL Canal issue despite the Supreme Court giving two months to the central government earlier this year to work out a solution between the two states.

Rahul, Kejriwal exposed on drugs, must apologise to Punjab's people: Akali Dal

Chandigarh, Sep 10

Punjab's opposition Akali Dal on Sunday said that latest findings of PGIMER survey listing drug addiction in the state at less than a per cent had yet again nailed the "anti-Punjab conspiracy" of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and demanded they apologise to the people.

SC gives Centre eight weeks time to hold discussions on SYL

New Delhi, Sep 7

The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave the Central government eight weeks time to tell it on the outcome of the discussion it was holding with Punjab and Haryana for some amicable solution of the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal dispute.

Punjab slashes circle rates in bid to boost realty sector

Chandigarh, Sep 6

After reducing stamp duty on registration of property in urban areas, the Punjab government on Wednesday slashed circle rates in both urban and rural segments to revive and boost the state's real estate sector.

27,000 appointment letters given at Punjab's job fair

Mohali (Punjab), Sep 5

The Punjab government on Tuesday said that 27,000 appointment letters, including 3,000 for government posts, were handed over to jobless youth from the state at a mega job fair organised under its 'Ghar Ghar Rozgar' scheme.

Punjab to launch employment scheme on Sep 5

Chandigarh, Sep 2

The Punjab government will launch employment scheme 'Ghar Ghar Rozgar', on September 5 from Mohali, adjoining Chandigarh, a state government spokesman said here on Saturday.

Punjab takes action against fake agents of Beti Bachao scheme

Chandigarh, Sep 2

The Punjab government on Saturday instructed all Deputy Commissioners and district police authorities to register FIRs against fraudulent agents selling fake forms of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' (BBBP) scheme to claim cash incentives.

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