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Shimla is now second ‘Smart City’ of HP

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | Shimla | in Chandigarh

The Queen of Hills as it is called, Shimla, was included in the list of ‘Smart City’ along-with 28 other cities in the country by Union Urban development Ministry on Friday. The announcement was made in the third and the final list of ‘Smart City Mission’ at the National Workshop on...

Haryana CM’s constituency Karnal included in list of Smart City Mission

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s constituency — Karnal has been included in the list of 30 smart cities declared by the Union Ministry of Urban Development in New Delhi on Friday. The announcement of names of 30 cities was made by the Union Urban Development Minister, M Venkaiah Naidu. Following the...

PSPCL assures adequate power supply in summer

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | Patiala | in Chandigarh

Allaying all apprehensions, A.Venu Prasad, CMD, PSPCL on Friday said there is sufficient power available with PSPCL for paddy season this year. In a statement, he said that the estimated peak demand of power during paddy season will be approximately 12000 MW whereas gross installed capacity of PSPCL is 13591.67...

IN BRIEF

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | in Chandigarh

Badnore flags off GST awareness Seva Raths Chandigarh: Punjab Governor and UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore on Friday flagged off GST Awareness Seva Raths to facilitate the trading community all over Chandigarh and redress their issues regarding GST on the spot. These hi-tech raths have been equipped with the latest technologies,...

Turban tossing: Opp MLAs register protest

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

A day after ‘turban tossing’ incident, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) — BJP combine and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday registered their protests in Punjab Vidhan Sabha in their own unique ways. SAD-BJP MLAs came to the House holding placards and wearing black gowns as a mark of...

AAP’s ‘mock’ house passes four resolutions, including disrespecting turban

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Alleging that Speaker didn’t allow them to speak inside the House, AAP and LIP MLAs held their mock assembly outside the Vidhan Sabha building on Friday. During their assembly, four resolutions were passed including condemning desecration of turban and insulting Dalits and women MLAs. Another resolution, condemning the Chief Minister Capt...

Notices to all 8K cable operators in Punjab

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Presenting a gloomy picture of the cable business in Punjab, Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday made it clear that the Government would be sending notices to all 8,000 operators across the State before initiating criminal action against the erring. Laying bare the working of the “cable mafia” in the...

Haryana ready to implement GST regime, says FinMin

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Finance Minister, Capt. Abhimanyu on Friday said the State was fully prepared for the rollout of Goods and Services Tax (GST) system on July 1. The State Cabinet had a day before formally approved the implementation of GST system in Haryana. However, petroleum products and alcohol have been kept out...

Free dialysis for all Pb Govt hosp

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Dialysis will be free of charge for all people at Government hospitals and medical colleges in Punjab, Health Minister Brahm Mohindra said on Friday Asserting that the State Government was committed to providing free health services to the needy and poor people of Punjab, he said, “This decision has come to...

Centres of excellence for potato, flowers

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Two centres of excellence — one for potato at Dhogri, Jalandhar, and other for floricultire at Doraha, Ludhiana — will be set up to promote the seed potato production and hi-tech cultivation of flowers in Punjab. These centres are being established under Indo-Dutch workplan with the assistance under the Mission for...

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