Over 6,000 companies have advertised on the web portal and there are still 9 lakh vacancies open for jobseekers.
The state's nod comes as a response to a letter sent by the Central Railway (CR), which had sought the government's view, as rail officials were receiving appeals for such trains from public representatives.
The incentives will be funded through a proposed pollution cess and additional road tax on petrol and diesel vehicle users, "especially luxury cars", and congestion fee on all vehicles except those driven by battery, the policy says.
The bench ordered that the Commissioner of Police, Amritsar, will conduct a detailed inquiry into the matter of swapping of dead bodies of Covid-19 patients at Guru Nanak Dev Hospital, Amritsar, and the alleged transplantation of organs of Covid-19 patients to the non-Covid patients.
The state had not lifted the night curfew after recent Unlock guidelines of the Centre. The night curfew was from 11 pm to 5 am. Now, in three major cities, it has been extended by two hours.
Relatives of a 51-year-old positive patient have alleged that he was made to sit in a wheelchair for two hours. Later in isolation ward, his wife stayed overnight in the ward exposing herself to infection. Even a cousin wearing a PPE kit went to Covid ward for 20 minutes to see his patient.
The Kashimira police, which had earlier lodged an accidental death report, registered a case of abetment to suicide on Monday following a complaint filed by Anupama Pathak’s nephew Dilipkumar Jha.
“If we have to go to 2022 elections, who do we have other than Captain? Do we have any other face?” Asha Kumari asked adding that Bajwa is “intelligent, a nice and likeable person, is politically savvy and has age and seniority on his side.
Jakhar was the first leader from Congress in Punjab who came out in support of Amarinder soon after Bajwa met Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore to submit a memorandum seeking a CBI probe against the government in hooch tragedy.
BMC could have saved many trees if scientific pruning exercise and risk assessment had been undertaken before the monsoon, said Vaibhav Raje, who runs Treecotech that provides arboriculture services.
Parkash Singh (45), is one of eight people who died in Bhullar village. He passed away last Saturday, but his family is yet to get the Rs 2 lakh cheque that has already been delivered to other victim families.
Primary investigation has revealed that over a period of time water had started accumulating between the retaining wall and the hill slope causing deterioration in the structural stability of the wall.
SAD spokesperson Virsa Singh Valtoha said the chief minister chose to return to Chandigarh within fifteen minutes of getting down from his helicopter after he learnt of the massive protest by victim families outside Police Lines.
Referring to the deaths as ‘murder’, Amarinder said the perpetrators deserve no leniency, adding that special prosecution teams would be deputed to vigorously pursue these cases and the properties of those responsible would be confiscated.
The pleas sought that either a special investigation team be constituted or the case transferred to the CBI or to any other investigating agency outside Mumbai “in the interest of justice”.
Police also added murder charges to the FIRs against all the kingpins in the case, Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta said here Friday.
The letter comes in the backdrop of the BMC's decision to deny the request of Bihar IPS officer Vinay Tiwari, who arrived in the city on Sunday to probe actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, seeking exemption from 14-day home quarantine.
Minutes before leaving the city, Vinay Tiwari told mediapersons, “Not me, the investigation of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case was quarantined by the BMC.”
A division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice A S Gadkari was hearing a clutch of pleas that claimed several lawyers did not own private vehicles and it became difficult for them to commute to the court.
The FIR filed by enforcement officer of DTCP wing of Panchkula, called the colony ‘illegal,’ having carved out an unauthorised colony over land falling in revenue estate of Bitna village.
The three former Chandigarh police officers Jagir Singh, Har Sahaya Sharma and Kuldeep Singh recorded their statements under Section 164 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), saying that they wanted to turn approvers against Saini.
As awareness gradually grows, doctors said more and more recovered patients are stepping forward to donate for other critically infected patients. Plasma of recovered patients has antibodies that neutralises coronavirus.
According to the details, these will be constructed at a cost of Rs 22.17 lakh. The transport department, had suggested that the lay-bys be carved out near bus-queue shelters on city’s major roads, depending upon the space available, in the last Road Safety Committee meeting.
In a joint protest staged by the students of Punjab University on Friday, it was demanded that extra charges not be charged along with the withdrawal of deadline to pay fee dues by August 10.
Pawar and senior officials in the district administration visited the sites at College of Engineering, Pune (CoEP), Annasaheb Magar playground, Pimpri and Chhatrapati Shivaji Stadium, Balewadi.
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