MADE IN PUNJAB
Punjab seeks central assistance for biomass projects
This, stressed Captain Amarinder, would go a long way in complying with the directions of the Supreme Court of India for tackling the problem of stubble burning in Punjab.
PNB shelves plan to sell housing finance unit
PNB's holding in PNB Housing is set to fall to around 27.5% from the current 32.43% when the la...
Two Chinese drones seized in Punjab, soldier among 3 held
Punjab Police on Friday seized two highly sophisticated Chinese-made drones and arr...
Potato Prices unlikely to Drop to ₹8-10 a kg this Year: Experts
If prices remain firm in Uttar Pradesh, it would impact that in West Bengal as well.
Modi made false promises to people to misled them 6 years ago: Manmohan Singh
Addressing a mega 'Bharat Bachao' (Save India) rally at the Ramlila grounds here, the Congress leader said Modi had promised to take the country's economy to USD 5 trillion by 2024, double farmers' income and provide two crore new jobs every year for youths.
An insider blew the lid off Rs 6,500-crore PMC scam
The whistleblower, who was a senior bank official, was angry about RBI being systematically kept in the dark.
Umbrella unit to shore up urban co-operative banks
UCBs caught media attention in Sep this year when RBI put curbs on PMC bank
AAP MP Bhagwant Mann gets into heated argument with journalist during press conference
The Lok Sabha MP from Sangrur was reportedly irked over the journalist's question that the ShiromAkali Dal (SAD) seemed to be the main Opposition party in Punjab as it was protesting against the Congress government.
Indian Bank likely to retain its name after merger with Allahabad Bank
Some other non-anchor lenders in the mega merger exercise have also requested the government for new names and logo, unlike in the Bank of Baroda-Dena Bank-Vijaya Bank exercise, wherein the logos of all three lenders have been retained.
Eatery levies both GST & service charge, fined
Observing that levying service charge in addition to goods and services tax (GST) amounts to unfair trade practice, a consumer forum has ordered a Mumbai restaurant to pay a compensation of Rs 10,000 to a Ghatkopar woman after it refused to scrap the service charge it had levied along with GST.
Mother Dairy increase milk prices by Rs 2-3 a litre, Amul increases product prices of butter, ghee, cheese, curd by 3% to 5%.
This will be the second increase of liquid milk after prices were raised by a similar amount in May this year by the dairy cooperatives. The new prices will come into effect on Sunday, said Amul's managing director RS Sodhi. The dairy cooperative passes on almost 80 paise of every rupee paid by consumers to milk producers.
Punjab launches EMS & Web-GIS to ease Business
Sunder Sham Arora, Industries and Commerce Minister highlighted that all PSIEC allotees will be given access to an online dashboard which will be used for managing all aspects of their industrial plot. Post-allotment services shall be made available online, including, applying Water/Sewage connection.
Air pollution: Environmental organisations urge PM to declare national health emergency
As pollution levels in the entire north India rose alarmingly over the last two days, environmental organisations on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi and all state governments to declare a national health emergency.
Punjab may withdraw power subsidy to ‘large’ farmers
The final decision on the move, that could trigger a massive reaction from the state’s farming community, has not yet been taken. The subsidy for small and marginal farmers would continue. Rich farmers, according to the state government, are those with ‘medium’ and ‘large’ landholdings.
LS passes bill for stringent punishment to those possessing illegal arms, indulging in celebratory gunfire
Piloted by Home Minister Amit Shah, the Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019 also ensures that those using firearms in a rash or negligent manner in celebratory gunfire, endangering human life or personal safety of others, shall be punishable with an imprisonment to two years or with fine which may extend to Rs one lakh or with both.
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