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Smart City projects still in limbo

Smart City projects still in limbo

LUDHIANA: Though chief minister Captain had laid the foundation stone for much-awaited projects under Mission in March, they are yet to be commissioned, even as the tendering procedure has been completed. The approval to hand over work orders to selected companies is awaited by members of the executive committee meant for Ludhiana Smart City Limited (LSCL). All these five projects […]

‘Excessive Delhi control damaged poll prospects’

‘Excessive Delhi control damaged poll prospects’

JALANDHAR: AAP MLA H S Phoolka has said that it was excessive control on Punjab unit which damaged the prospects of the party in the 2017 assembly election. “Now, the party needs to make serious amends if it wishes to bounce back,” the AAP leader said, adding that he would continue to stay away from intra-party squabbles. “Scope is still […]

By 2022, 21% Punjab power from renewable sources

By 2022, 21% Punjab power from renewable sources

PATIALA: The Punjab (PSERC) has decided to revise the renewable purchase obligations for Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) till 2022 by inviting suggestions from stakeholders while formulating the new norms. As per Section 86(1) (e) of the Electricity Act, 2003, the PSERC is to promote co-generation and generation of electricity from renewable sources of energy by providing suitable measures […]

Punjab faces showdown with Centre on e-way bill changes

Punjab faces showdown with Centre on e-way bill changes

LUDHIANA: In a major showdown with the Punjab government, the Central Goods and Service Tax (CGST) Commissionerate has strongly opposed its September 13 decision to change provisions of the intrastate e-way bill. The Chandigarh Zone commissionerate, which has jurisdiction over Punjab, Chandigarh and other states in the region, claimed the decision was taken without must consultation with its officials — […]

After SAD rally, parties gear up for Battle 2019

After SAD rally, parties gear up for Battle 2019

BATHINDA: With less than a year to go to parliamentary elections, political parties have started gearing up for the polls and devising strategies. The Shiromani Akali Dal became the first party in Punjab to sound the poll bugle by holding a rally in Faridkot on Sunday, despite circumstances against it. Ruling Congress and main opposition party (AAP) have also started […]

Campaigning for panchayat elections comes to an end

Campaigning for panchayat elections comes to an end

BATHINDA: Leaders of various political parties campaigned for their respective candidates for zila parishad and panchayat samiti elections till the time for canvassing came to an end on Monday evening. Elections are to be held for 22 zila parishad and 150 panchayat samitis on Wednesday. Finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal, power minister Gurpreet Singh , Gidderbaha MLA Amrinder Singh Raja […]

Dogs working up a sweat in agility course

Dogs working up a sweat in agility course

LUDHIANA: City residents who believe in a healthy and active lifestyle not only for themselves but also for their pooches too are committed to have their dogs workout. Veterinarians are promoting treadmill, swimming and pool for at least 15 minutes every day, especially for the canines who are obese. Hydrotherapy pool to heal dysplasia The dogs who have been victims […]