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BJP hails `minimal` power tariff hike; Congress opposes

BJP hails `minimal` power tariff hike; Congress opposes

Last Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 00:09

BJP on Friday hailed the "minimal" 2.74 per cent hike in power tariff in Punjab, saying it will put minimum burden on people, even as opposition Congress opposed the hike.

Amarinder Singh questions PM`s silence over booing of CMs

Amarinder Singh questions PM`s silence over booing of CMs

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 22:14

Senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s silence over booing of some Chief Ministers by his supporters in his presence, and lashed out at the BJP for defending these "disgusting" incidents.

Shiv Sena activists burn Pakistan flag in Punjab

Shiv Sena activists burn Pakistan flag in Punjab

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 21:53

Shiv Sena activists of Punjab burnt Pakistan flag here as they protested against the country envoy`s decision to hold talks with Kashmir separatists notwithstanding India`s objection.

Punjab CM gives nod for setting up multi-skill centre in Ludhiana

Punjab CM gives nod for setting up multi-skill centre in Ludhiana

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 17:30

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday approved setting up a state-of-the-art multi-skill centre in the vacant premises of `Knitwear Facility` at industrial focal point.

Power rates up by 2.74% in Punjab; rebate for consuming more

Power rates up by 2.74% in Punjab; rebate for consuming more

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 15:24

Power regulator PSERC on Friday announced a 2.74 percent hike in power tariff across all consumer categories in Punjab for the year 2014-15.

Punjab power employees to go on day-long strike on Aug 28

Punjab power employees to go on day-long strike on Aug 28

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 17:59

Power employees in Punjab under the banner of PSEB Employees Joint Forum will observe a one-day strike on August 28 in protest against the state government and the management for allegedly not resolving their pending issues.

10 more drug de-addiction centres will be set up in Punjab

10 more drug de-addiction centres will be set up in Punjab

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 16:49

The Punjab government will set up ten more drug de-addiction centres in the state, taking their number to 31.

Punjab bypolls: Over 60 percent voting in Patiala, Talwandi Sabo

Punjab bypolls: Over 60 percent voting in Patiala, Talwandi Sabo

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 21:44

Bypolls to the Assembly seats of Talwandi Sabo and Patiala, where former Union minister Preneet Kaur is one of the contestants, were held peacefully with around 70 and 62 percent polling respectively.

Punjab Police arrest three smugglers

Punjab Police arrest three smugglers

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 11:36

Punjab Police arrested three smugglers in Tarn Taran district and recovered two kg heroin from their possession, police said on Thursday.

Amritsar-Nankana Sahib bus passengers have narrow escape

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 21:54

Passengers travelling in Nankana Sahib-Amritsar bus had a narrow escape today after it got involved in a multi-vehicle collision, in which three policemen were injured.