Punjab government appeal to drug addicts  yielded positive results as a number of new patients registered at the Out Patient Opioid Assisted Treatment (OOAT) Clinics for de-addiction has increased from 70 in June to 408 in July. This was disclosed here on Sunday by an official spokesperson, who said the OOATs were witnessing excellent response to the Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today  appeal to the people to join the government’s efforts to wipe out the drug menace from the state. Giving details of the manifold increase, the spokesperson said the average registration in OOATs has increased from 70 new patients per day in JuneRead More →

Commenting on controversial Sacred Games series of Netflix, Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said that BJP/RSS believe the freedom of expression must be policed & controlled. I believe this freedom is a fundamental democratic right. My father lived and died in the service of India. The views of a character on a fictional web series can never change that. Two  Congress leaders have filed two police complaint against Netflix for allegedly insulting the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. BJP/RSS believe the freedom of expression must be policed & controlled. I believe this freedom is a fundamental democratic right. My father lived and died in the serviceRead More →

Chandigarh, July 13 Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday called upon the mainstream media to come forward to play an active role in combatting the misuse of the social media for spreading fake news aimed at triggering divisiveness and hatred in the society. Addressing the 38th Foundation of the Chandigarh Press Club, the Chief Minister expressed concern at the recent spate of violent incidents, including lynching, that had been traced to rumour-mongering on the social media, and said the responsibility of the mainstream media had, in the circumstances, increased manifold. Unlike the mainstream media, which had its own set of internal controls to curbRead More →

In his Public Interest Litigation (PIL) enumerated the cases of 20 drug addicts, who have died recently due to self-injection of adulterated drugs. He also highlighted that one or two drug addicts are dying every day. He referred to the fact that people of Punjab have recently resorted protest a group of activists from July 1 to July 7 against the increasing menace of drugs in the State.

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High-energy neutrinos are hard-to-catch particles that scientists think are created by the most powerful events in the cosmos, such as galaxy mergers and material falling onto supermassive black holes. They travel at speeds just shy of the speed of light and rarely interact with other matter, allowing them to travel unimpeded across distances of billions of light-years. The discovery of a high-energy neutrino on September 22, 2017, sent astronomers on a chase to locate its source—a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy.Read More →

Chandigarh, July 12 Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged Jathedar of  Akal Takht Giani Gurbachan Singh to appeal to the Sikh community not to resort to drug abuse and to strictly follow the path shown by the great Sikh Gurus. In a letter written to Jathedar Sahib, the Chief Minister said that  Akal Takht Sahib – the highest temporal seat of Sikhism – had always played a pro-active role whenever the state was faced with any sort of crisis from a religious perspective. Pointing out that a sizeable chunk of the state’s population had been in the grip of drug abuse forRead More →

In a significant move by Haryana government, the accused involved in rape and eve-teasing cases in the state will be debarred from old age pension, pension for the physically disabled persons, driving and arms licenses. These services will remain suspended till the court announces the verdict in the case. In case the accused is convicted and sentenced, he would not be eligible for these facilities anymore. This was announced by the Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal, in Panchkula today. Reiterating the commitment of his government to make Haryana number one state in the country in terms of safety and security of women and girls, theRead More →

Besides derogatory remarks against late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, there is much more in Netflix “Sacred Game”. Visually appealing Sacred Game highlights the struggle of honest police and RAW officer to prove themselves, exposed nexus of underworld, police, and politicians. The Netflix original series also depicts glorification of crime, Bombay riots, intense sex scenes, use of slang and also justification for each brutal crime. However, 8 parts of Thriller directed by Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane are many ways different from Vikram Chandra’s novel original story. The main actors in the series include Nawazuddin Siddiqui as gangster, Saif Ali Khan as Inspector and Radhika Apte as RAWRead More →

Chandigarh, July 11 Expressing disappointment over  Prime Minister Narendra Modi “Kisan Kalyan Rally”, the Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder aacused the Akalis for allegedly betraying Punjab by allowing the Haryana Chief Minister to be present on the occasion. The distressed farmers who had gathered to hear Modi found no succour for their problems in his long speech, which was high on fluff and short of substance, said the CM expressing shock at the fact that the Prime Minister failed to even mention farmer suicides and debts or the Swaminathan Report. Levelling serious allegations, the CM said that And to rub salt on the farmers’ wounds, the Badals, insteadRead More →