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Ludhiana civic body polls: Cong attacks Bains

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PNS | Ludhiana | in Chandigarh

Ahead of the Ludhiana civic body polls on February 24, Congress leader and his supporters have allegedly attacked Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) chief and MLA Simarjit Singh Bains on Sunday. Atam Nagar MLA, Bains was allegedly attacked by the Congress leader Kamaljit Karwal and his supporters in Ludhiana. Condemning the incident, LIP’s...

Petty grant for Ministers hiked to Rs 25L

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Government on Saturday approved enhancement of the petty grant of Member of Council of Ministers from Rs 6 lakh to Rs 25 lakh per annum from the current financial year. The State Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar approved the enhancement. With the decision, the...

Ambala city, Ambala Sadar to have separate municipal councils

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Ambala city and Ambala Sadar will now have separate municipal councils, as the Haryana Government has decided to abolish the Municipal Corporation of Ambala. A decision to this effect was taken in the meeting of State Cabinet held here under Chief Minister Manohar Lal. The separate Municipal Bodies for Ambala city area...

200 medical officers post to be filled on local specific contracts

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PNS | Shimla | in Chandigarh

Himachal Government on Saturday decided to fill up 200 vacant posts of medical officers (MBBS) on local specific contracts on walk-in interview basis to cope with the shortage of doctors in the State. The decision was taken during the Cabinet meeting held under Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here. The Government’s decision...

Khattar launches four subsidised food canteens

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal on Saturday launched four subsidised food canteens at Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar and Yamunanagar under ‘Antyodaya Aahaar Yojana’ to provide healthy, nutritious and hygienic food at affordable prices of Rs 10 per meal to all poor and needy persons. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said...

Haryana Housing Board to allow more time to flat allottees to pay up

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Giving relief and more time to the successful applicants, Haryana Housing Board has decided to give powers at three different levels to condone the delay in depositing 15 percent amount of the tentative cost of flat within 30 days of issuance of the letter of allotment after the draw of...

Canadian, Indian bizmen meet Punjab Speaker

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

A delegation of entrepreneurs from Canada accompanied by some Indian entrepreneurs on Saturday called on Speaker of Punjab Assembly Rana KP Singh here to promote technology of converting garbage to energy in the state. They also offered solution for the soil pollution caused by the use of fertilisers and pesticides in...

PACS to be transformed into cooperative rural hubs

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Aiming to strengthen the primary agriculture cooperative societies (PACS) and enhance their business by more footfall, Punjab Government has decided to transform these societies into ‘cooperative rural hubs’ to provide quality products of essential commodities, electronic goods and other items of daily needs at village level. Stating this at a workshop...

Met Dept forecast rainfall in parts of Punjab, Haryana in next 2 days

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Minimum temperatures stayed close to the normal level at most places in Punjab and Haryana on Saturday, The Union Territory of Chandigarh, joint capital of the two States, recorded a low of 10.9 degrees Celsius In Punjab, the mercury in holy city-Amritsar settled at 8.7 degrees. Ludhiana and Patiala recorded minimum temperatures...

CM: Rs 700 crore IDP project to improve livelihood of farmers

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PNS | Shimla | in Chandigarh

Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has said the World Bank funded around Rs 700 crore Integrated Development Project (IDP) on source sustainability and climate resilient rain-fed agriculture, will certainly change the scenario of farmers dependant on rainfall in the state. The project is likely to start from April this year,...


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