Category Archives: National

Badal urges farmers to join hands for saving agriculture

Ludhiana/February 1
Punjab’s Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today gave a clarion call to the farmers to unite on a single platform for the noble cause of saving the agriculture from the ongoing crisis.
Interacting with the progressive farmers after inaugurating Kisan School and Scientist Home here at the Guru Angad Dev Veterinary Sciences University

Indian govt includes 60 castes & communties in OBC list

New Delhi/January 31
Indian government on Friday included 60 castes in the Central Other Backward Classes (OBC) list on the recommendations of National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) and this move likely to benefit several people across 13 states.
As per reports, Union Cabinet today gave its approval to make changes in Central OBCs in 13 states which include Himachal Pradesh

Punjab to introduce strict laws to curb food adulteration

Muktsar/January 31
Punjab’s Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal on Friday announced to introduce a bill for awarding severest of severe punishment to the people to curb food adulteration in the state.
Badal said that the state government is fully committed to check this menace, which is a major health hazard for the residents

Badal urges political parties to not compare 84 anti-Sikh riots & Godhra riots

Malout/January 30
Punjab’s Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday urged the political parties not to compare 1984 anti-Sikh riots & Godhra riots as there is not any parallel between killing of innocent Sikhs in 1984 and the Ghodra riots in Gujarat.
Interacting with the media persons on the sidelines of Sangat Darshan program of Malout assembly segment here

Indian govt raises limit of subsidised LPG cylinders to 12

New Delhi/January 30
Indian government on Thursday raised the limit of subsidised LPG cylinder to 12 from the earlier limit of 9 LPG cylinder.
The Union Cabinet which met here today approved to raise the limit of subsidised LPG cylinder to 12 from the earlier limit of 9 LPG cylinder

UPSC declares the result of IFS 2013 exam

New Delhi/January 30
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Thursday declared the result of Indian Forest Service Exam 2013 for 85 posts for which the interviews were conducted in December 2013.
A UPSC spokesperson said that they have forwarded the names of passing candidates for recruitment to Indian government and candidates can view their result

84 riots were planned, not spontaneous, says Zail Singh’s press secy

New Delhi/January 30
Refuting the assertions of Congress’ Vice President Rahul Gandhi that 1984 anti-Sikh riots were spontaneous reaction to the killing of his grandmother and former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, former Indian President Giani Jail Singh’s Press Secretary said that the riots were planned and sponsored by Congress leaders.
While speaking with an Indian English daily, Jail Singh’s Press Secretary Tarlochan Singh

Badal dares Rahul Gandhi to take action against Congress leaders involved in 84 riots

Chandigarh/January 29
Punjab’s Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal on Wednesday lashed out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for not taking action against its party leaders for their role in 1984 anti-Sikh riots and dared him to take action against them for their role in genocide.
Reacting sharply on the admission of Rahul Gandhi that the anti-Sikh riots of 1984 were a handiwork of certain congressmen

SSC to re-conduct Combined Graduate Level exam 2013 amid reports of copying

New Delhi/January 29
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on Wednesday announced to re-conduct Combined Graduate Level exam 2013 after it received reports that some candidates had used unfair means during Tier-1 and Tier-II examinations.
As per reports, SSC had decided to hold Combined Graduate Level exam 2013 at various centres

Indian PM to launch National Waqf Development Corporation tomorrow

New Delhi/January 28
India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate National Waqf Development Corporation Limited (NAWADCO), a new Central Public Sector Enterprise under Ministry of Minority Affairs, tomorrow and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi will be the Chief Guest at the function.
A PMO official said that this Corporation will prove to be an important institution for the development of Waqf properties