Friday, April 6, 2012


Sukhbir Singh Badal shared Support Akali Dal for a Progressive Punjab's status update.


PUNJAB GOVT. TO SOON AMEND NORTHERN INDIA CANAL &; DRAINAGE ACT

* Act To Check Water Theft In The State

* CM Gives NOD To Recruit SDOS Against Vacant Posts Through PPSC

Chandigarh :-

Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today asked the irrigation department to immediately moot a proposal for amending the Northern India Canal and Drainage Act to check the growing malpractice of water theft in the state.
This was decided by Mr. Badal in a meeting to review the functioning of irrigation department here at Chief Minister’s Office this morning.
Mr. Badal asked the Chief Engineer Canals to submit a comprehensive proposal for making amendments in the relevant provision of punishment clause under the Northern India Canal and Drainage Act to prevent the unscrupulous persons indulging in theft of water on the pattern of Haryana and Rajasthan. Likewise, Mr. Badal also agreed to the proposal of the department to bring the operation and maintenance of water courses by making relevant amendments in the said Act.
The Chief Minister also gave in principle approval to fill the vacant posts of the SDOs through Punjab Public Service Commission and asked the department to immediate initiate the process for the recruitment. Mr. Badal also asked the Chief Secretary to immediately allow the irrigation department to fill the 50% of vacant posts of patwaris through promotion in order to cope up the shortage of patwaris, which had adversely hampered the functioning of the department since long. He also conceded to the proposal for the creation of the post of Engineer-in-Chief in the department.
Mr. Badal further asked the chief secretary to convene a joint meeting of the officers of forests and irrigation departments to direct the forest department not to undertake plantation of trees on the banks and berms in future which resulted in colossal damage due to frequent breaches in the canal, distributaries and minors. He also asked the Irrigation Minister Mr. Janmeja Singh Sekhon to regularly check the quality of construction of on-going projects in the state and further make concerted efforts to bring micro and macro improvement in the canal system because the canal irrigation was the life line of state’s agrarian economy. He also directed the Principal Secretary Irrigation to coordinate with the Secretary Ministry of Water Resources GoI to assess the feasibility of relining of Rajasthan and Sirhind feeders without its closure through some latest available technology otherwise the work on these projects should be started positively by April 1, 2013 by closing the canals. He assured the departmental officers that he would soon call on the Union Water Resources Minister for the early resolution of all pending issues with the Ministry. He also asked the Principal Secretary Irrigation to chalk out a time bound action plan for the eradication of water logging in the water logged areas in the state.
Meanwhile, the Chief Engineer Drainage apprised Mr. Badal that the funds to the tune of Rs. 4966.11 lac were required for desilting of water logged and wet drains in the State before the onset of Monsoons, 2012. He assured the Chief Minister that the detailed projects relating to Flood protection works on River Ravi and Sutlej amounting to Rs. 13461.00 lac and Rs. 7750.00 lac respectively Under Boarder areas scheme would be submitted to GoI within 15 days. Besides, flood protection works sanctioned under NABARD RIDF-XVII amounting to Rs. 7973.88 lac were being taken up in hand at site immediately.
Prominent among others who attended the meeting included Irrigation Minister Mr. Janmeja Singh Sekhon, Chief Secretary Mr. Rakesh Singh, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. SK Sandhu, Principal Secretary Irrigation Mr. KBS Sindhu, Principal Secretary Finance Mr. Satish Chandra, Technical Advisor to Punjab Govt. Lt. Gen.(Retd.) BS Dhaliwal, besides Mr. KJS Cheema and Mr. KS Pannu both Special Principal Secretaries to Chief Minister.
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New Delhi, April 5, 2012. Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) international
working president Dr Praveen Bhai Togadia today announced to launch a
nationwide movement next month against the government's decision to
grant 4.5 per cent reservation to Muslims within 27 per cent OBC
quota. A grand rally caled "Hindu Sarv jati Mahapanchayat" is called
for May 20 in New Delhi.

"On April 9, we would distribute more then one crore pumphlets to
awaken the countrymen and on 16 instant we would held protest ralies
and dharnas at all 'tehsil' and district level in the country for mass
awareness about minority reservation which would snatch away
government jobs and education of hindus," Dr Togadia added in a
meeting in New Delhi today.

Detailing about the meeting the VHP Media chief -Delhi said that one
crore letter in this regard would be distributed throughout the
country and we would start dharnas and protests at 'tehsil' and
district level. we would also educate the people against the
recommendations of the Ranganath Mishra and Rajinder Sachar
committees' reports on reservation for Muslims and demand to get them
rejected, Mr Bansal added. The meeting presided over by shri Om
Prakash Singhal, international vice president of VHP was held in
Udaseen ashram in Pahar ganj area of New Delhi. The state unit vice
president shri Brij Mohan Sethi, general secretary shri Satyendr Mohan
and secretary shri Gurdeen Prashad Rustagi were amongst others who
also addressed the meet.

Addressing a meeting of different casts, sects and segments of the
hindu society in the national capital the VHP leader also stated that
from June a movement of students and other youths would also be
launched against minority reservation. We want that the people should
boycott socially all the politicians who are engaged in vote bank
politics, he said. He alleged that some political leaders in the
country have been using the minority community for vote bank politics
staking the national interest.


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  13 de abril de 2012 / April 13th, 2012
 
 
 
  CAFÉ TEATRO SOBRE EL CEREBRO


Viernes 13 de abril de 2012,
a las 6:30 pm
Sala de Conferencias




Sinopsis: El café-teatro científico necesita de público curioso, con ganas de pasar un buen rato en compañía de un par de personajes que quieren contarles, nada más y nada menos, las estrategias que utiliza el cerebro para crear la realidad. En torno a una taza de café y a modo de diálogo teatral e improvisación con el público, el espectáculo busca divertir y enganchar al público para, a partir de ahí, explicar conceptos científicos como la organización del cerebro, qué pasa en el proceso de envejecimiento, la memoria, el sueño, o qué son los "cacharros" que interactúan con el cerebro (hombres-robot).

Biografías:

Casto Rivadulla es profesor de fisiología y miembro del grupo NEUROcom en la universidade de A Coruña. Interesado en entender cómo funciona la parte del cerebro dedicada al sistema visual. Las líneas de investigación en las que participa van desde el efecto de los cannabinoides en la respuesta de las neuronas, hasta los mecanismos neuronales que se ponen en marcha para decirnos que lo que buscábamos está "allí", o como se regula el flujo de sangre en el cerebro en función de la actividad. Con resultados publicados en algunas de las mejores revistas científicas como Nature o Journal of Neuroscience.

Vicente Mohedano, Actor y director de escena gallego atesora una larga experiencia en el cine, teatro y televisión gallega y español, habiendo trabajado en el apartado cinematográfico con Antonio Giménez Rico en 'Hotel Danubio', o con Juan Pinzás en 'Era otra vez'.
COFFE-THEATRE ABOUT THE BRAIN


Friday 13th April, 2012,
at 6:30 pm
Conference room



Synopsis: The scientist coffe-theatre needs acurious audience, wanting to have a good time in the company of a couple of figures who want to tell you, nothing more and nothing less, that the strategies that the brain uses to create reality. Around a cup of coffee and as a theatrical dialogue and improvisation with the audience, the show seeks to entertain and engage the public, from there, to explain scientific concepts as the organization of the brain; what happens in the aging process, the memory, the sleep, or what are the "gadgets" that interact with the brain (man-robot).


Biographies:

Rivadulla Casto is a professor of physiology and a member of the universidade NEUROcom, La Coruna. Interested in understanding how the brain devoted to the visual system. The research areas in which he participates rang from the effect of cannabinoids in the response of neurons to the neural mechanisms that are in place to tell us that what we wanted is "there", or as how the blood flow in the brain is regulated depending on the brain activity. With results published in some of the best scientific journals like Nature or Journal of Neuroscience.

Vicente Mohedano, Galician actor and stage director has a long experience in film, theater and Galician and Spanish television, having worked in the film section with Antonio Giménez Rico in 'Hotel Danube', or John Pinzás in 'It was again'.
 
 

 
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