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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Navjeevan Gopal


Temperament of non-cooperation is affecting environment: NGT chairman
Sun, Dec 15, 2019

Another strategy, Goel said, was market-driven outsourcing, which was successful in many other countries but was not in India because “either it was too costly or there were no service providers who were responsible enough or who are doing it satisfactorily”.

Behind success of top-selling shampoo on Amazon — Parwanoo firm with 75% women in workforce
Sat, Dec 14, 2019

The apple cider vinegar based shampoo, which the company describes as free from parabens, sulphate, silicons, is currently the number one best selling shampoo both in Indian market place - - and United States market place -

No pardon given to Beant Singh killer Rajoana, says Amit Shah
Wed, Dec 04, 2019

The Home Minister was responding to a question raised by Congress MP from Punjab Ravneet Singh Bittu, who is grandson of Beant Singh, during Question Hour.

Heritage beyond Borders
Tue, Dec 03, 2019

A US-based dentist set out to study historical shrines in Pakistan and returned with a treasure trove of a book.

Punjab: Engineers show ‘damage to roads due to floods’ in districts that didn’t witness any
Sun, Dec 01, 2019

The executive engineers of Public Works Department (Building and Roads) and the Punjab Mandi Board had pegged the total estimated damage to the link roads at Rs 106 crore.

Man behind Ranjit Singh statue in Lahore now wants to develop Saragarhi memorial
Wed, Nov 27, 2019

The British had dedicated the Saragarhi memorial to the heroism and valour of 21 Sikh men who made the supreme sacrifice while defending the outpost when it came under attack from Orakzai tribesman on September 12, 1897.

World’s costliest spice set to bloom in HP, Ladakh after promising trials
Wed, Nov 27, 2019

Further trials are on after encouraging results at a number of places in these areas. Buoyed by this, the Himachal Pradesh Agriculture Department is also planning to start pilot projects for farmers to grow saffron in Lahaul and Spiti and in Seraj Valley.

Kartarpur Corridor: Punjab to use videos, jingles to allay passport stamping concerns
Thu, Nov 21, 2019

Though the passport, which is to be carried mandatorily during the visit through the Corridor, is not stamped either by Indian or Pakistani authorities, but a need was felt to spread more awareness about it among the masses, told a government functionary.

A first :Amritsar Central Jail to get CRPF cover, 3 more jails to follow
Sat, Nov 16, 2019

Finding it difficult to to check various nefarious activities in the jails with the existing and available manpower, the Punjab government had last year approached Centre seeking deployment of Central forces.

In 1993 Delhi blast convict Bhullar’s premature release, his wife’s 28-year-long battle
Fri, Nov 15, 2019

The legal fight which led to commutation of Bhullar’s death sentence to life imprisonment by the Supreme Court in March 2014 looks set to culminate with his premature release.

Punjab: In list of prisoners picked for special remission, man acquitted by SC in 2017
Thu, Nov 14, 2019

On the occasion of commemoration of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Centre had on September 27 decided that eight Sikh prisoners lodged in various Punjab jails may be granted special remission.

We have simplified many procedures to attract investments: Himachal Minister
Sun, Nov 10, 2019

Investors are looking forward to invest as much they can in Himachal Pradesh, especially when Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji came to make an address and showed his love for the state.

Devbhoomi can be karambhoomi… now we’ve to translate promised investment into reality: Himachal CM
Sat, Nov 09, 2019

"Tourism sector is said to be attracting a lot of investment. But the existing tourism destinations are always congested. There are issues like traffic snarls, parking problems," says Jairam Thakur.

Centre, Himachal Pradesh task force to push industrial growth, says Piyush Goyal
Sat, Nov 09, 2019

“I have taken permission from (Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister) Jai Ram (Thakur) ji for the high-level task force. Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) Secretary will head the task force,” Piyush Goyal said.

Investment target crossed, MoUs worth Rs 92k crore signed, says Himachal CM
Fri, Nov 08, 2019

Thakur pointed out that the state now offered attractive incentives under the Industrial Investment Policy to boost industrialisation and to the business environment industry-friendly.

PM Modi: Himachal a land full of opportunities, an ideal state for investment
Fri, Nov 08, 2019

Earlier in his address, UAE Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna said his country can play a role in India achieving the target of five trillion dollar economy.

Curbs on construction, other activities to continue in 12 villages in Chandigarh’s Mohali
Mon, Nov 04, 2019

The fresh notification was issued on Saturday following a high- level meeting chaired on Friday by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and attended by Forests Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot and top officials of the government and Punjab forests and wildlife preservation department.

Punjab, Haryana seek clarity on HC Registrar Gen’s request to waive dept exam for civil judges
Tue, Oct 29, 2019

The "full court" in a meeting on July 26 accepted the report of the administrative committee of HC and the HC Registrar General was asked to take up the matter with the two states for necessary amendments.

Remission plea for Punjab Police officers in prison: Punjab DGP writes to Centre, asks for process to be expedited after cop’s death
Thu, Oct 24, 2019

After Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh took up the matter with the Centre in September, the MHA had sought duly verified and authenticated details of 15 Punjab Police officers from the nominal rolls maintained by the jail authorities.

Stream area in parts of New Chandigarh should be protected under PLPA: Experts’ draft report
Mon, Oct 14, 2019

IISWC team revisited the PLPA areas in 12 villages in Mohali district after Forest dept’s request, raises red flag for builders