State cricketing body Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) has accused the Himachal minister for urban development for his alleged "double standards" on the working of the sporting body, a charge denied by the leader.
Two militants were on Wednesday killed in an encounter with security forces near the Line of Control in Macchil Sector of Kashmir Valley. Two AK-47 rifles and one UBGL along with other war-like stores were recovered from the site.
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Wednesday dismissed the public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the decision of the Punjab government to allegedly nominate members of delimitation boards for the purpose of delimitation of wards of municipalities across the state from among workers and leaders of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
The row over a recent tiff between Congress MLA Kuljit Singh Nagra and Fatehgarh Sahib SDM Pooja Syal Grewal has set off a war of words between the Congress and the SAD-BJP leaders.
To streamline its daily activities, formulate and implement people-oriented policies, Punjab government has constituted 18 State Advisory Committees comprising MLAs from all political parties in the state.
Punjab Governor Shivraj V Patil on Wednesday administered the oath of office to the newly appointed chief information commissioner (CIC) Sarwan Singh Channy in a brief ceremony at Raj Bhavan here.
Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal will be on a two-day visit to Chennai and Hyderabad from Thursday to meet leading industrialists with an intention to attract investments in the state.
Punjab’s joint development commissioner and secretary of rural development and panchayats, Gurdev Singh Ghuman, IAS, has been given additional charge as secretary, Punjab State Board for Technical Education and Industrial Training, a spokesman said here.