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Anurag Aggarwal


Minister guns for Health Secretary in Cabinet, govt transfers hours later

August 18, 2020 11:27 am

Aggarwal’s new posting holds importance as the government has promised a White Paper on power scenario in the state.

Punjab: Health minister overrules health secretary, puts dismissal of lab technicians in abeyance

June 20, 2020 10:37 pm

“How can anyone dismiss 22 lab technicians like this? It is not a joke to take away jobs like this. That too at a time when the state is fighting Covid and there is so much of pressure on the healthcare system," said Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu.

MC House slams UT ‘dictatorship’, turns down moves on paid parking, house tax in 5 villages

December 25, 2015 10:37 pm

With the approval of Mayor Poonam Sharma, the House went on to permit all the stall owners everywhere at the markets after paying fee to the MC.

Punjab clears online lotteries,law to allow race courses in state

April 14, 2014 12:18 pm

Punjab on Tuesday became the third state in the country after Goa and Sikkim to introduce an online lottery.

Central deputation fails to lure Punjab IAS,IPS officers

October 05, 2012 5:12 am

Central deputation,often considered an assured step for career progression,seems to have lost its charm for the IAS and IPS officials from Punjab.

‘Mohali industries get 72 hours power a week’

August 09, 2012 2:29 am

A delegation of Mohali Industries Association on Wednesday called upon A K Verma,Director of Operations,Punjab State Power Corporation Limited,Patiala,informing him that the industries were getting only 72 hours of power supply a week,as a result of which industrial production had come to a standstill.

Briefly Region; 3 more officers transferred

March 19, 2012 12:04 am

In a second reshuffle of bureaucrats,the SAD-BJP government on Sunday transferred three more senior IAS officers — B K Srivastva,G Vajralingam and Anurag Aggarwal.

On a drip,rural health mission needs a booster shot

February 22, 2012 1:03 am

Two prestigious projects started with much fanfare by the Punjab government under the National Rural Health Mission have failed to take off.

18 yrs after passing out,PEC mechanical batch to honour the pledge

October 24, 2011 1:38 am

It is a promise they made 18 years ago and today they have kept true to it and will be coming back to their alma mater from across the globe to redeem the pledge.

People may be asked to find a parking space before buying a vehicle

August 24, 2011 1:03 am

The Punjab government has reacted positively to a proposal to ensure parking space in a residence prior to the purchase of a vehicle by the house owner.