State Editions


Thursday, 23 Nov 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Alarmed after the tragic Ludhiana factory building collapse incident, Punjab Government on Wednesday ordered immediate release of funds for the uniforms of fire department personnel with the Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh asking the Minister concerned to assess how an insurance cover can be provided to the firemen. The Chief...

Padmavati' screening decision after CBFC certificate: Haryana CM

Thursday, 23 Nov 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Amid protests over upcoming movie “Padmavati” and a demand to ban it, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said that any decision on permitting screening of film “Padmavati” in the state will be taken only after the decision of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). “Nobody would be...

Manohar Lal hits out at Hooda on giving land to Manushi Chhillar

Thursday, 23 Nov 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Even as newly-crowned Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar is yet to return home, the leaders in Haryana are not letting go any opportunity of using her name to reap political gains. After the crowning of Manushi Chhillar, 21, who was born in Rohtak town and belongs to the dominant Jat community,...

Municipal property in Haryana to be transferred to occupants of 20 years

Thursday, 23 Nov 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Government on Wednesday decided to transfer municipal corporation immovable properties to individuals, who are in possession of shops or houses of upto 1,000 square yards for more than 20 years. The State Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal here approved amendment in section 164(c) of...

Capt to take up GST issue with PM, FM

Thursday, 23 Nov 2017 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

The Centre, it seems, has made Goods and Services Tax (GST) all the more taxing for the Punjab Government. The Centre owes Punjab government no less than Rs3600 crore as GST reimbursement, but so far it has not paid the State out of its pocket, compelling Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh...

Afghan envoy meets Punjab CM

Thursday, 23 Nov 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Afghanistan's ambassador to India, Shaida Mohammad Abdali has proposed revival of the Amritsar-Kabul air corridor and a pilot project for 1500 tonnes of cargo trade to further boost his country's traditionally close ties with Punjab. The ambassador met Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh here on Wednesday to discuss the huge...

Pak's Punjab CM letter to Amarinder on smog

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Pollution has brought India and Pakistan on a common platform. For clearing the air on environmental pollution and smog, the Pak’s Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has invited his Indian counterpart Capt Amarinder Singh to make a ‘collective effort’. Sharif has shot off a communique to Capt Amarinder expressing concern over...

Ryan murder: First accused conductor Kumar granted bail

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | Parvesh Sharma | Gurugram | in Chandigarh

The Gurugram district court on Tuesday granted bail to school bus conductor Ashok Kumar — an accused in the killing of seven-year-old Pradhuman Thakur in Ryan International school — on a bond of Rs 50,000. On September 8, the Gurugram Police had arrested Kumar and had claimed that he had tried...

Haryana notifies cashless medical service

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Accepting a major demand of the state employees, Haryana Government on Tuesday notified the policy for providing cashless medical services to its employees and pensioners with effect from November 30, The scheme would be only for regular State Government employees and pensioners, said a spokesman of the Health Department, Also, the spouses...

Haryana Govt increases financial aid for war veterans

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Finance Minister Capt. Abhimanyu on Tuesday said that the State Government has increased by more than twice the financial assistance being given to World War II veterans and their widows. This decision would benefit 4,060 beneficiaries in the state, said he. Capt. Abhimanyu said that the financial assistance of Rs 4,500...



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