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Haryana notifies development plan-2031

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

The Haryana Government has notified the development plan-2031 for NCR city Faridabad for a projected population of over 39.55 lakhs. The development plan has been framed keeping in view the overall town density of 115 persons per hectare, to accommodate 39.55 lakh people by 2031 within the urbanisable area of 34,368...


Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | PNS | in Chandigarh

Haryana to conduct rail feasibility study Chandigarh: Haryana Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited has decided to conduct feasibility study of Delhi-Sohna-Nuh-Ferozpur Jhirka-Alwar New Railway Line Project in the state. A spokesman said that the Corporation has invited bids for consultancy services for this Project, from March 21 at 5 pm to April...

Amma’s call to cherish inner calling

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Sharing her deep spiritual insights with thousands of devotees on her first-ever visit to Chandigarh, world-renowned humanitarian and spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma) on Sunday said that all problems in the world have arisen because man has forgotten his real essence. While addressing a gathering at Sector 34 here, she...

Haryana to set up solid waste management clusters

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

The Haryana Government is in the process of setting up 15 solid waste management clusters both in urban and rural areas for proper implementation of ambitious national Swachh Bharat Mission of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the State. This was announced by the Urban Local Bodies Minister, Kavita Jain on Sunday....

HP CM stresses on preservation of cultural ethos

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | PNS | Shimla | in Chandigarh

Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday said that it was vital to preserve and conserve the rich cultural ethos of the ancient Indian culture. The Chief Minister was talking to the mediapersons at the sidelines of the 'Indian New Year-2075' function jointly organized by Himachal Pradesh Art, Culture and...

Punjab, Haryana likely to receive rain this week: Met

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Various parts of Punjab and Haryana are likely to receive rainfall over the coming days. “A fresh western disturbance is set to make headway into the region, increasing chances of rainfall in some parts of the region,” said a Met official. The temperatures remained above normal level at most places in...

Himachal Govt constitutes district welfare committees

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | PNS | Shimla | in Chandigarh

The Himachal Government has constituted district welfare committees for each district of the State for effective implementation of various welfare schemes. The members of the State Cabinet have been nominated as chairpersons of these committees, said an official spokesman. HP Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rajiv Bindal has been appointed chairman of Sirmour district...

10 MLAs refuse to attend party meet in Delhi

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

The rift between the central leadership of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its Punjab unit on Sunday widened further with no fewer than 10 legislators making it clear that they were in no mood to reconcile. Led by Leader of Opposition in the Vidhan Sabha, Sukhpal Khaira, a total of...

Khaira accused of splitting AAP

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

AAP’s Punjab unit, it seems, is crumbling day by day. While the party is already facing a vertical split between Delhi and State leaderships over Kejriwal’s apology to Majithia, the Leader of Oppsoition Sukhpla Khaira is also facing allegations of splitting the party. Party’s MLA from Kotkapura Kultar Singh Sandhwan...

INLD alleges scam in medicine purchase

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Indian National Lok Dal, Haryana’s main Opposition on Sunday alleged that there are irregularities to the tune of hundreds of crores in the purchase of medicines in Government hospitals in the State. The party has demanded a probe by Central Bureau of Investigation in the matter. INLD’s Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala alleged...



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