The file was reported missing on April 25 and a superintendent in the forest department filed a police complaint on May 21

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh A Haryana forest department official who filed a police complaint over missing documents related to whistleblower Sanjiv Chaturvedi has been transferred, amid a move to seek a CBI probe into the matter. Chaturvedi, an Indian Forest Service official, is contemplating moving the Punjab and Haryana High Court for a CBI investigation […]

alt147Senior Town Planner Parampal Singh, Municipal Town Planners Monika Anand and Meharban Singh, Assistant Town Planners Naresh Mehta and Balwinder, Building Inspectors Neeraj Sharma, Pooja Mann and Ajit Sharma have been placed under suspension

DW BUREAU / Jalandhar Punjab Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday suspended eight officers of Municipal Corporation for alleged irregularities in construction of buildings. The minister along with MLA Pargat Singh and officers of the local government department and the Municipal Corporation Jalandhar today inspected the under construction and already constructed illegal buildings […]

Min directs strict action against violators of environment, erring officials

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Environment Minister Om Prakash Soni has cautioned the owners of industries polluting environment and the officers, who are collusion with the violators. During visit of Buddha Nullah at Ludhiana, Soni alleged that dyeing units, which have not installed water treatment plants or their plants were not working are discharging toxic […]

Persons with Disability Act: Haryana Minister directs officers to frame rules

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Haryana Minister Krishan Kumar on Thursday directed the officers concerned to frame rules and regulations under the Persons with Disability Act and upload the same on the website of the department by August 15. Presiding over a meeting with officers of the Social Justice Department, here today, the minister of state […]

alt147As a result of disruption due to bad weather, all flights from Chandigarh were cancelled today

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Low visibility due to dusty weather conditions led to cancellations of all flights to and from the Chandigarh International Airport on Thursday, while the Haryana pollution control Board advised against construction activities in National Capital Region (NCR) districts for the next two days.Dusty weather prevailed in most parts of Punjab and […]

Punjab crosses set target under voluntary blood donation campaign

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra on Thursday said Punjab has successfully surpassed the set target of blood donation and achieved 124 per cent of the set target. On the occasion of ‘World Blood Donors Day’, he said that under the Punjab Blood Transfusion Council, a target has set […]