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Open House for redressal of pubic grievances

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Punjab Governor and Administrator UT, V.P. Singh Badnore on Tuesday launched the Punjab Raj Bhavan website and held the first Open House with citizens of the city. The Punjab Raj Bhavan website grievance portal is a 24x7 online access for citizens to submit their grievances. In the Open House session held in...

Criminal with Rs 1L bounty on his head held in Jhajjar

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Police has arrested a wanted criminal carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head. The accused, Surender alias Sunder, a member of Shanidev alias Kuki gang, was allegedly involved in several cases of murder, attempt to murder, robbery and also had cases against him under the provisions of...

Hry DCs directed to monitor functioning of health officers

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Government on Tuesday asked deputy commissioners to periodically monitor and review the works being done by officers of the Health Department in the state. Besides, chief medical officers and deputy CMOs have been asked to remain present in the OPDs twice a week. Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Family Welfare...

Stray dog problem assumes alarming proportion in Punjab

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Punjab government has been barking up the wrong tree. Its efforts to tackle the stray canine problem in the State have virtually gone to the dogs, with two minors being mauled to death during the past week. The back-to-back incidents, within five days, have pressed the panic button among the people,...

Central team to assess ecological damage

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Badal on Tuesday maintained that the Union Environment Ministry had deputed a central team to assess ecological damage caused by the sugar mill of the family of the Chief Minister’s “religious advisor” Paramjit Sarna allegedly by releasing industrial effluents into the Beas river. Welcoming the...

Dispose complaints pertaining to roads within 96 hrs: Hry CM

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal on Tuesday directed the departments concerned to strictly adhere to the timeline of 96 hours for the disposal of complaints received on “Harpath App” pertaining to the roads in the state. The State Government is committed to make Haryana, a pothole free state, said Manohar Lal...

Encourage farmers to make use of farm equipment: Hry CS

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Chief Secretary, DS Dhesi on Tuesday directed all deputy commissioners, additional deputy commissioners, deputy director, agriculture, and officers related to crop management, to generate awareness among the farmers in their respective districts for the success of in-situ crop residue management scheme of the Central Government, and encourage them to...

Cash component of crop loan for cotton farmers revised to Rs 14,000

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Punjab Cooperation Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Tuesday deputed a team of officers to review the situation in Bathinda district regarding of loan limit cut and initiate immediate action. Taking serious note of the reports on the issue of loan limit cut, the Minister has sent a team to Bathinda District...

Copying MJ causing spinal injuries in dancers

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | PTI | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Trying to copy Michael Jacksons difficult moves is giving rise to new forms of spinal injuries among dancers, warn scientists who decoded how the King of Pop pulled of his iconic gravity-defying tilt. In a 1987 music video "Smooth Criminal," Jackson pitches forward 45 degrees, with his body straight as...

HSHDB to sign 3 MoUs for rejuvenation of Saraswati river

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Saraswati Heritage Development Board (HSHDB) and Irrigation and Water Resources Department, Haryana will sign three Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) for the investigation of Palaeo-channel, study of hydrological aspects and geomorphological studies relating to Saraswati river rejuvenation and heritage development projects. The MoUs will be signed on May 23m said a...



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