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Permanent cattle markets to be set up in Haryana

Monday, 27 Feb 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Permanent cattle markets would be set up on public private partnership mode in Haryana. A Bill to amend the provisions of the Haryana Cattle Fair Act, 1970 would be introduced in the upcoming session of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha. This was disclosed in a brainstorming session that the Chief Minister...

Jats observe black day; protest passes off peacefully

Monday, 27 Feb 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

The Jats on Sunday observed ‘Black Day’ across Haryana amid tight security arrangements, even as the agitation by the community passed off peacefully. The ‘Black Day’ was observed at Panipat, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Gurugram, Hisar, Jhajjar, Fatehabad, Sirsa, Bhiwani, Dadri, Rewari, Faridabad, Palwal, Ambala, Yamuna Nagar and Mahendragarh. Yashpal Malik, president, Akhil...

Rs 350 Cr Central fund to provide high-quality facilities to sportspersons

Monday, 27 Feb 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

The Central Government will spend Rs 350 crore for providing high-quality facilities to sportspersons and 200 trainers would soon be recruited in the Sports Authority of India. Executive Director (Finance), Sports Authority of India, Hira Ballabh, said this while interacting with sportspersons and trainers after inspecting Sports Authority of...

‘Best doc knows when not to prescribe drugs’

Monday, 27 Feb 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

In a hard hitting reflection on the medical system and the society, veteran cardiologist Dr BM Hegde on Sunday said It is not that the doctors who have become corrupt but it is the society which has become corrupt. “Doctors are not falling from heaven and are a part of the...

‘Will continue fight till State gets its water share’

Monday, 27 Feb 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Hisar MP and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Dushyant Chautala on Sunday said that the party’s fight on the issue of Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal would continue till Haryana gets its due share of water from Punjab Dushyant also hit at the BJP and Congress for failing to make...

Budget session to begin Today; Jat stir, SYL canal row to top list of issues

Monday, 27 Feb 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Assembly Speaker Kanwar Pal on Sunday said that all members of the House, especially those belonging to the opposition, are being provided maximum time for discussion on Governor’s address and budget during the present BJP-led government in the state. The budget session of the Legislative Assembly would begin on Monday....

Preserve our tradition & culture: CM

Monday, 27 Feb 2017 | PNS | Mandi | in Chandigarh

pIt was a day of music at the International Shivratri festival here with traditional music associated with the divine being played by over two thousand musicians in front of Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who was the Chief Guest. Called ‘Dev-Dhawani’ (traditional music associated with Gods and Goddesses), the congregation...

Himachal sees prospects in med plant farming

Monday, 27 Feb 2017 | PNS | Shimla | in Chandigarh

In an attempt to cash in on the growing trend of shifting to alternative medicine, Himachal Pradesh Government on Sunday announced that it is developing agro-techniques for making cultivation of medicinal plants profitable in the State. To identify species suitable for cultivation in each climatic zone, the State is developing...

Only listed colleges will be provided financial aid: CM

Monday, 27 Feb 2017 | PNS | Shimla | in Chandigarh

Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday said that henceforth, no college, other than those listed by the State Government for grant-in-aid, would be considered for financial assistance. The Chief Minister while presiding over the annual day function of Maharaja Lakshman Sen Memorial College at Sundernagar said that it all started...

State to bring TB under control by 2023: Min

Monday, 27 Feb 2017 | PNS | Shimla | in Chandigarh

Himachal Pradesh would achieve its target of completely controlling the State from tuberculosis(TB) by 2023, two years ahead of the target fixed for 2025, Kaul Singh Thakur, Health & Family Welfare Minister said here. Speaking on the closing ceremony of a two-day workshop of Zonal Task Force (North...

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