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Punjab officers to take oath against drug trafficking


CHANDIGARH: In an unusual move, which casts shadow on the integrity of officers, the Punjab government has issued directions to all the officers posted in the Main and Mini Secretariats to ensure their presence on the International day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking to be observed on June 26, 2015. Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the ...

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Canadian High Commissioner Nadir Patel calls on Punjab CM


CHANDIGARH: Canadian Envoy to India Nadir Patel today evinced keen interest in collaboration with the Punjab Government in varied fields of skill development, agriculture, food processing, education, renewable energy, nutrition besides dairying and livestock management. A Canadian delegation led by Mr. Patel called on Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal here at his residence this afternoon. During his interaction with ...

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Chandigarh, June 23: The Punjab Congress President Mr Partap Singh Bajwa today expressed his sense of deep shock and grief over the said demise of Sister Nirmala in Kolkata who had succeeded Mother Teresa. In his condolence message, Mr Bajwa said she devoted her entire life in the service of poor and the underprivileged. He said she carried forward the ...

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Sukhbir finalises proposed urban and rural mission covering entire state with 100 percent basic amenities


Chandigarh, June 23: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today finalised the proposed urban and rural mission blueprint containing 100 percent sewerage, water supply, sewerage treatment plant, cemented streets, and mechanised cleanliness system along other basic amenities. Recently introduced cess will be used to fund both missions. Presiding over a high level meeting here Mr. Badal, accompanied by Local ...

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Punjab to name state flower, Palash and Kachnar short listed


CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has come one step nearer to naming the State Flower. As part of the process to undertake this unique venture, the State Government had invited suggestions from the Punjab Bio-Diversity Board and all the universities of the state.Disclosing this, an official spokesperson said that while the Government has received numerous names as contenders for the status ...

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