Punjab govt to recruit Class D employees on regular basis, says CM

New Delhi, October 19 Ahead of Punjab Assembly polls, Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday announced that the state government has decided to recruit Class D employees on a…

Punjab caps dengue test rate in private facilities at ₹600

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 19 Chandigarh With dengue cases in Punjab already thrice the number last year, deputy chief minister Om Parkash Soni, who also holds the charge…

Drug cartel kingpin admits to preparing 250 kg heroin

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 19 Harminder Singh Randhawa, alias Romi Randhawa, the kingpin of an international drug cartel who was extradited from Thailand nearly three months ago and…

Day after Sidhu’s missive to Sonia, Channi promises to implement party agenda, resolve all issues

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 19 Chandigarh Amid a fresh push by Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu for implementation of pending agenda ahead of the assembly elections, chief…

Punjab emerging as preferred destination for ethanol plants

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 19 Punjab is proving to be a favoured destination in the country for setting up ethanol distillation plants. As many as 25 business houses…

Actress Yuvika Chaudhary held, released on bail

Hisar, October 19 Actress Yuvika Chaudhary was nabbed in a case registered under the SC/ST Act by the Hansi police today. She was later released on interim bail. She was…

68 dengue cases reported in Rohtak

Rohtak, October 19 Cases of viral fever and other seasonal infections are on the rise in Rohtak and nearby areas, with the number of dengue cases also recording a rise…

SAD announces 4 more candidates for Punjab Assembly election

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 19 The Shiromani Akali Dal on Tuesday announced four more candidates for the Punjab Assembly polls. With this, the party has announced 74 candidates…

Amritsar man arrested for wife’s suicide ‘hangs self’ in police lock-up

Amritsar, October 19 A man allegedly committed suicide in Division D police station’s lock-up here on Tuesday morning. Dilpreet Singh, a resident of Phoollan Wala Chowk, was arrested for alleged…

Illegal publicity hoardings removed by MC from Chandigarh markets

Chandigarh, October 19 Taking a serious view on mushrooming of illegal advertisement hoardings, the Municipal Corporation Chandigarh on Monday carried out anti encroachment drive in different parts of city and…

PU Senate Polls: Counting of ‘Registered Graduates’ votes begin at PU

The Fact News Service Chandigarh October 19 The Counting for 15 Seats from the Registered Graduate Constituency for PU Senate has commenced today from 2.00 pm at Gymnasium Hall, Panjab…

Bloody clothes, swords used to chop man’s hand at farmers’ protest found

New Delhi, October 19  Two swords that were used to cut off a man’s hand and foot in the gruesome murder at the farmers protest near Delhi last week have…

Viral video: Car stuck between rocks in Uttarakhand rain, rescued

New Delhi, October 19 A car, with passengers on board, was pulled to safety by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) after it got stuck in a landslide in Uttarakhand. The…

Chandigarh MC Commissioner holds meeting with employee’s union leaders

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 19 Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Chandigarh held a review meeting on Monday with employee’s union leaders over the issues related to benefits,…

Amid speculation to launch a new party, Capt Amarinder Singh reaches Delhi

New Delhi, October 19 Amid speculation that he will launch a new political party, former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh reached Delhi on Monday. This is Captain Amarinder Singh’s…

Chandigarh admn sealed 3 more shops for selling crackers

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 19 The Chandigarh administration sealed three more shops/stores for selling crackers despite the ban imposed in the city. Rupesh Kumar, SDM(South) ordered the sealing…

CANADA: Amarjeet Sohi elected Edmonton mayor

Edmonton, October 19 Amarjeet Sohi will be elected as the next mayor of Edmonton. With nearly 89 per cent of voting stations reporting Monday night, Sohi had a lead of…

Rain fury: Red alert for 10 dams in Kerala

New Delhi, October 19 The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted widespread rain with heavy to very heavy showers in several parts of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh for tomorrow. Due…

Ensure adequate arrangements of tripulins and bardana for safety of paddy in mandis: DC asks procurement agencies

The Fact News Service Jalandhar, October 19  Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori today asked the procurement agencies to ensure adequate arrangements of tripulin and Bardana in grain markets keeping in view…

382239.381 MT paddy procured on 16th day: Ashu

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 19 The Government procurement agencies have procured 381464.381  metric tonnes of paddy in Punjab on 16th  day of procurement of this Kharif Season. Disclosing…

75th anniversary of Independence to be celebrated in a befitting mannerin Jalandhar

The Fact News Service Jalandhar, October 19 District Administration Jalandhar is all set to organize series of events to mark the 75th anniversary of Independence of India as a part…

Excise Dept lodges FIR against liquor contractor after recovery of non-excise duty paid liquor

The Fact News Service Jalandhar, October 19 Excise Department has got an FIR lodged against a SBS Nagar based liquor contractor after the recovery of non excise duty paid liquor…

Sports Minister Pargat Singh approves cash prizes for over 3000 players and coaches for 2018-19 and 2019-20

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 18 The Sports Minister Pargat Singh today approved the cash prizes, in limbo since 2 years, to the players and Coaches hailing from State…

Sukhbir condemns CM Channi on BSF jurisdiction row

The Fact News Service Abohar, October 18 Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today condemned chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi for downplaying the dangers posed by the centre’s…

Ferozepur RTA impounds 5 unauthorized private buses

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 18 As many as 5 unauthorized private buses have been impounded by the Transport Department officials in district Ferozepur today, complying to the directions…

Punjab CM Channi announces Rs 1,000 crore for holistic development of Sri Chamkaur Sahib constituency

The Fact News Service Sri Chamkaur Sahib, October 18 On the first day for distributing cheques to the villages and holding public meetings in the Sri Chamkaur Sahib Constituency, Punjab…

No injustice with private bus operators, rather waived off their taxes of corona period: Raja Warring

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 18 Clearing the air on the allegations of injustice by private bus operators, Punjab Transport Minister Amarinder Singh Raja Warring today clarified that the…

3 new positive cases reported in Mohali

The Fact News Service SAS Nagar, October 18 A total of 68,785 positive cases of Covid-19 have been found in the district so far out of which 67,683 patients have…

Sainik School Kapurthala announces admission for session 2022-23 in Class VI and IX

The Fact News Service Kapurthala, October 18 Established in the year 1961, Sainik School Kapurthala has become the epitome of educational excellence and pride. The school has carved a niche…

3 University students die as car rams into truck at Rajpura

Patiala, October 18 Three youngsters were killed and one was severely injured when their car collided with a truck yesterday morning. The accident took place on the Rajpura-Chandigarh road near…

OP Soni orders formation of district level committees for dengue control

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 18  In order to curb the spread of dengue fever cases in the state. Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Om Parkash Soni has directed to…

Haryana youth freed from Australia jail, reaches Karnal

Karnal, October 18 Vishal Jood, who was held for his alleged involvement in an attack on members of the Sikh community in Australia in March and April, was released from…

Five held for murder in Ambala

Ambala, October 18 The Ambala police have arrested five persons under murder charges in connection with the death case of Mandeep Singh who had received injuries in a brawl over…

There is no dearth of funds for public welfare works: Sunder Sham Arora

The Fact News Service Hoshiarpur, October 18 MLA Sunder Sham Arora, while handing over a check of Rs 3 lakh for social welfare works to Udemy Welfare Society in the…

CM hails Congress working committee resolution in support of farmers fighting for repeal of black farm laws

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 18 The senior Congress leader and Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday hailed the Congress Working Committee (CWC) for showing concern for…

All matters will be resolved, says Punjab CM Channi after Sidhu flags issues in letter to Sonia

Chandigarh, October 18 All matters will be resolved and the party’s agenda implemented, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said on Monday, a day after the Congress’ Punjab unit chief…

Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim, four others get life imprisonment for murdering follower

Panchkula, October 18 A special CBI court in Panchkula sentenced Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim and four other convicts to life imprisonment for murdering a sect follower in…

Students will be made aware against adulteration in schools and colleges

The Fact News Service Hoshiarpur, October 18 District Health Officer Dr. Lakhveer Singh informed that to save people from adulteration in the district, checking and awareness campaign is going on…

DC Ludhiana reviews preparations and arrangements for progressive Punjab Investors Summit scheduled on October 27

The Fact News Service Ludhiana, October 18 Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma on Monday reviewed the preparations and arrangements in view of the fourth edition of ‘Progressive Punjab Investors Summit’…

2 lakh 66 thousand 325 MT paddy arrives in mandis of Patiala district: Sandeep Hans

The Fact News Service Patiala, October 18 Disclosing this here today Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Hans said that 2 lakh 66 thousand 325 metric tonnes of paddy had arrived in the…

For Army recruitment for years 2020-21 and 2021-22 General Entrance Examination (CEE) cancelled

The Fact News Service Amritsar, October 18 March 31, 2021 from 01 April 2020 for the Sikh regimental center, ramagarha Kent and from 01 April 2021 until March 31, 2022…

Legal Services Authority Moga has so far conducted more than 500 Legal Literacy Seminars

The Fact News service Moga, October 18 Under the direction of the National Legal Services Authority, New Delhi, the Pan India Campaign has been launched on the occasion of the…

National Achievement survey training seminar for Government School Teachers launched

The Fact News Service Barnala , October 18 The School Education Department under the guidance of Education Minister Pargat Singh and Education Secretary Ajoy Sharma during the National Achievement Survey…

Barnala Legal Services Authority inaugurated Amrit Mahautsav

The Fact News Service Barnala, October 18 Virinder Agarwal, District and Sessions Judge-including-Chairman, District Legal Services Authority, Barnala inaugurated the Nalsa-Independence Amrit Mahautsav and Legal Services Week from 2nd October.…

Manali-Leh highway closed for normal traffic after snowfall at Baralacha pass

Lahaul-Spiti, October 18 The Manali-Leh highway was closed for normal traffic on Sunday after fresh snow at Baralacha pass in Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul and Spiti district. According to Lahaul-Spiti SP…

PAU holds training course on market-led extension for Agri-business

The Fact News Service Ludhiana, October 18 The Skill Development Centre, Punjab Agricultural University( PAU), organized a two-day online training course on the Importance of Market Led Extension for Agribusiness…

Smooth procurement of paddy continues in Faridkot

The Fact News Service Faridkot, October 18 Deputy Commissioner Vimal Kumar Setia said paddy procurement in the district markets continues uninterrupted and 160183 tonnes of paddy till last evening whereas…

Dr. Verka instructs to expedite ongoing development projects of Government Medical College Amritsar

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 18 Rs.342 crore projects to transform medical facilities at Amritsar Medical College and Hospital Punjab Medical Education and Research Minister Dr. Raj kumar Verka,…

Farmers can apply online to get wheat seed on subsidy till October 20: Dr. Amrik Singh

The Fact News Service Pathankot, October 18 The Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has organized a Farmers Awareness Camp at Village Jhaloa to motivate the farmers to sow wheat…

Bonanza for Rural & Urban Residents as Punjab Cabinet slashes Water User Charges

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 18  In a bid to provide a major relief to the residents across all the villages, the Punjab Cabinet on Monday decided to provide…

Wont’ accept Centre’s decision to extend BSF jurisdiction in border areas: Channi

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 18 Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday categorically said that his government will not accept the Centre’s decision to allow enhancement of…

Star campaigners of BJP, Congress for Haryana’s Ellenabad bypolls

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 18 The Election Commission of India (ECI) has released the list of star campaigners of BJP and Congress for the scheduled by-poll election in…

Army co-pilot’s body found in Ranjit Sagar Dam after 75 days

Pathankot, October 18 The body of Captain Jayant Joshi (26), the co-pilot of an Army helicopter that had crashed into the Ranjit Sagar Dam on August 3, has finally been…

First snowfall of this season received at Lahaul & Spiti

The Fact Newz Service Chandigarh, October 18 This season’s first snowfall received at Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul-Spiti. Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul-Spiti Dhankhar village received fresh snowfall on Monday. The village was seen…

Punjab CM to soon call Cabinet meeting on BSF jurisdiction row

The Fact News Service  Chandigarh, October 18 Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi to soon call cabinet meeting on BSF jurisdiction extension in border states including Punjab. Opposing Centre’s move,…

Madhya Pradesh to hold quiz on Ramayana

Bhopal, October 18 The BJP government in Madhya Pradesh will hold a general knowledge competition based on the Hindu epic ”Ramayana” and winners will get a chance to travel by…

Haryana man, jailed in Australia for attacking Sikhs, deported

New Delhi, October 18  An Indian man has been deported from Australia after he served a jail sentence on charges of attacking Sikhs, the country’s immigration and citizenship minister tweeted.…

2 Bihar labourers shot by terrorists in J&K; civilian killings at 11

Srinagar, October 18 Two labourers from Bihar were gunned down by terrorists on Sunday, taking the number of civilians killed in targeted attacks in Jammu and Kashmir this month to…

Relief to rural areas: Punjab to waive pending water bills of rural and urban consumers

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 18 The Punjab cabinet on Monday decided to waive pending water bills of rural and urban consumers, besides bringing down the monthly water tariff…

Traffic jam in Jalandhar after police officer’s vehicle runs 2 girls over

The Fact News Service Jalandhar, October 18 There was a traffic jam on the national highway in Jalandhar after two girls were run over by a vehicle owned by a…

Will go by scientific rationale on vaccination for kids: Govt

New Delhi, October 18 The government is proceeding cautiously on the issue of vaccinating children against Covid-19 with the World Health Organisation guidance on the issue also awaited. Top Health…