Not in favour of growing opium: Punjab CM on Sidhu's statement
Friday, October 5, 2018, 10:29 AM
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh turned down state minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's proposal to legalise the cultivation of opium in the state, saying, "I am not in favour of growing anything." "We are against the concept of drugs. We are fighting it like anything. I have created a special force to deal with it," the CM added.
Punjab decides to enhance cash awards for sports-persons
Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 5:42 PM
Punjab has decided to enhance cash awards for sports-persons. For instance, for Olympics medal winners, prize has been increased from Rs 1.01 crores to Rs 1.5 crores. Further, the Punjab council of ministers has given an in-principle approval for a new Sports Policy 2018. CM Amrinder Singh has been authorized to decide on new recruitment guidelines under sports quota.