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Dhaka 01-02-2022-The export-import activity between Bangladesh and India through the Benapole-Petrapole trading point remained suspended as the talks between the truckers, labour unions and authorities on the Indian side at Petrapole ended inconclusive on Monday. The local transport association, drivers Union, labour Unions at the ICP have gone on an indefinite period since Monday alleging harassment at the border post in checking drivers licence, vehicle and other documents. A meeting was held on Monday between the representatives of the transport association, drivers union, labour unions and others with the BSF Commandant and other authorities at the Petrapole ICP. The unions demanded 6 months time for the renewal of vehicle documents and driving licences which expired in the last two years during the Corona pandemic. They also demanded that the rules should be uniformly applied across the entire India-Bangladesh border so that truckers passing through the Petrapole-Benapole border are not at a disadvantage. The Petropole port staff association said that new rules like a custom identity card are being enforced on entry to the port area without informing the traders. They are demanding that BSF stop the checking of Driving Licences, cargo trucks and issuance of new I Card/passes for entry-exit to be stopped immediately and the Old system to continue at ICP. The port authorities agreed to resolve the issue within the ambit of the legal framework. They agreed to provide a month’s time for the renewal of documents of the truckers. They also said that the SOP will be shared across all the LCS/ICPs on the India-Bangladesh border. However, the talks remained inconclusive. Earlier, on January 18, 82 fake driving licences were seized from truck drivers at the Petrapole Integrated Checkpost after the BSF launched an intensive search at the Petrapole ICP. BSF spokesperson had said that it has received information that a few drivers of heavy vehicles are involved in transborder crime by carrying out smuggling of gold, silver, phensedyl and other drugs, fake currency and such items. However, the loading unloading on the Bangladesh side of the ICP at Benapole is continuing at a normal pace. Petrapole is the largest land port in South Asia. Nearly 30 percent of land-based trade between India and Bangladesh takes place through ICP Petrapole. In 2020-21, trade worth Rs. 15,771 crore took place through this land port with more than 1.06 lakh cargo movements.
Chandigarh, February 1, 2022: Shiromani Akali Dal president S. Sukhbir Singh Badal files his nomination papers as the Covering candidate to S Parkash Singh Badal for Lambi constituency at MIMIT, Malout.
Nawanshahr, February 1-Nawanshahr Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM)-cum-Returning Officer Dr Baljinder Singh Dhillon issued notice to Independent candidate Angad Singh for violating Model Code of Conduct (MCC) at the time of filling nomination on Monday. Taking note of reports about the large number of supporters accompanied the independent candidate Angad Singh during the filling of nomination papers on Monday, Returning Officer said that it was clear violation of MCC and guidelines of the Election Commission of India. Further, he mentioned that vehicles were found more than permitted limit and sought complete details of Singh’s convoy and said spending of these vehicles would be added into his expenditure. Dhillon asked the candidate to submit the reply within stipulated timeframe otherwise action proceedings would be initiated.
Chandigarh, February 1, 2022: The Government of Punjab has extended the COVID-19 restriction until further order. The COVID-19 guidelines issued by the Home Department of Government of Punjab on January 25, 2022, will remain applicable in the state till new orders come into force. As per the existing orders, Schools, Colleges, Universities, and other coaching Institutions will continue to remain closed.
Tuesday, 01 February 2022 04:14

Jagmohan Singh Kang Joins AAP

Chandigarh, February 1, 2022:-Jagmohan Singh Kang along with his sons Yadavindra Singh Bunny Kang and Amrinder Singh Kang joined the Aam Aadmi Party ahead of polls at Delhi. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and AAP Punjab Co-Incharge Raghav Chadha were present at the joining ceremony. Kang's son Amrinder Singh while talking to Babushahi said that they would not contest polls and have joined the AAP to support them and to ensure defeat of Charanjit Singh Channi. Kang was a senior Congress leader. He remained three-times cabinet minister. He was unhappy over being denied ticket by the Congress from Kharar seat.
Delhi : 01 FEB 2022 -An allocation of Rs. 60,000 crore has been made to cover 3.8 crore households in 2022-23 under Har Ghar, Nal Se Jal Scheme. Presenting the Union Budget 2022-23, the Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman said that since 2014, the government’s focus has been on empowerment of citizens, especially the poor and the marginalized. Measures have included programmes that have provided housing, electricity, cooking gas and access to water. Giving more details, the Finance Minister said that the current coverage of Har Ghar, Nal Se Jal is 8.7 crores, out of which 5.5 crore households were provided tap water in last 2 years itself.
Tuesday, 01 February 2022 04:10

SUMMARY OF UNION BUDGET 2022-23

Delhi : 01 FEB 2022-India’s economic growth in the current year is estimated to be 9.2 per cent, highest among all large economies. The overall, sharp rebound and recovery of the economy from the adverse effects of the pandemic is reflective of our country’s strong resilience. This was stated by Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting the Union Budget in Parliament today. The Finance Minister said, India is celebrating Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and it has entered into Amrit Kaal, the 25-year-long leadup to India@100, the government aims to attain the vision of Prime Minister outlined in his Independence Day address and they are: Complementing the macro-economic level growth focus with a micro-economic level all-inclusive welfare focus, Promoting digital economy & fintech, technology enabled development, energy transition, and climate action, and Relying on virtuous cycle starting from private investment with public capital investment helping to crowd-in private investment. Since 2014, the government’s focus has been on empowerment of citizens, especially the poor and the marginalized and measures have been taken to provided housing, electricity, cooking gas, and access to water. The government also have programmes for ensuring financial inclusion and direct benefit transfers and a commitment to strengthen the abilities of poor to tap all opportunities. The Finance Minister informed that the Productivity Linked Incentive in 14 sectors for achieving the vision of AtmaNirbhar Bharat has received excellent response, with potential to create 60 lakh new jobs, and an additional production of Rs 30 lakh crore during next 5 years. Dwelling on the issue of implementation of the new Public Sector Enterprise policy, She said, the strategic transfer of ownership of Air India has been completed, the strategic partner for NINL (Neelanchal Ispat Nigam Limited) has been selected, the public issue of the LIC is expected shortly and others too are in the process for 2022-23.
Delhi 01 FEB 2022-A new scheme, Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for North-East, PM-DevINE was announced by the Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting the Union Budget 2022-23 here today. The Finance Minister stated that the PM-DevINE will be implemented through the North-Eastern Council. An initial allocation of Rs. 1,500 crore will be made for the new scheme. It will fund infrastructure, in the spirit of PM GatiShakti, and social development projects based on felt needs of the North-East. This will enable livelihood activities for youth and women, filling the gaps in various sectors, the Minister explained. However, it will not be a substitute for existing central or state Schemes. While the central ministries may also pose their candidate projects, priority will be given to those posed by the states.
Ferozepur, January 27, 2022: Following crackdown of smugglers’ gang ahead of Republic Day celebrations and intensive checking over bad elements in view of coming Assembly elections joined by the police and district administration, the police today recovered 5 kg heroin smuggled in India from Pakistan and kept hidden in the houses, as a share of one of the gang member, with the arrest of the third accomplice Balwinder Singh. Earlier, the recovery of Rs.80,000 fake currency notes in denomination of Rs.2,000, pistol 30 bore Made in China with 25 live cartridges, five mobiles, one dongle, one Maruti 800 car, 3 stolen motorcycles, and 400 ft plastic rope with the arrest of two smugglers’ gang. Addressing the media persons jointly by SSP Narender Bhargava and DC Girish Dayalan said, the CIA sleuths during further investigation, on five days’ police remand, nabbed Balwinder Singh with the recovery of 5 kg heroin as a part of earlier recovery and kept hidden, due to tight security arrangements, for the further delivery it to further destination, as per orders from the suppliers, in view of Republic Day celebrations. Out of the total consignment, 2 kg heroin kept hidden in was recovered from the house of accused Vikram, 2 kg from Arun Bhatti at village Bare Ke, and kg from Balwinder Singh from near Gang Canal bank SSP said, the fourth accused – Tek Chand - will also be arrested shortly. All the accused had links with their counterparts in Pakistan and arranged the consignments in a planned manner. More recoveries are expected during further investigation.
Chandigarh, January 27, 2022:-Congress MP Jasbir Singh Dimpa is looking in a rebel mood now after the party cancelled his ticket from the Khadoor Sahib constituency. Taking on Twitter, he said, “What should be done if your party ignores hard work, loyalty, and honesty & prefers stacks.” Notably, the party has announced a two-time MLA from this seat, Ramanjit Singh Sikki. Dimpa was a ticket seeker from this seat and was campaigning in the constituency.

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