Himachal promoting tourism in a big way, says CM Thakur

Himachal promoting tourism in a big way, says CM Thakur

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PNS | Shimla

Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday said the state government is promoting tourism in a big way with special emphasis on developing basic infrastructure in virgin tourist destinations. Speaking during a presentation made by CSRD foundation here on a comprehensive plan to develop tourism infrastructure in the state, he...

Minister visits Sutlej, Beas to take stock of situation

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Punjab Water Resources Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria on Saturday visited Sutlej, Beas rivers and several drains in Amritsar, Ferozepur, Moga, Faridkot, Sri Muktsar Sahib and districts Bathinda to assess the situation int he backdrop of torrential rain in the state. Taking stock of the situation, the Minister instructed the authorities concerned...

CM announces bonanza for Haryana Govt employees

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Ahead of the Assembly elections in the State, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday showered bonanza on the employees of the State Government, announcing to give House Rent Allowance (HRA) to state government employees as per the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission. The revised HRA would be implemented...

Waterlogging, inapt planning add to woes

Saturday, 20 July 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Holding the Badals and the Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh equally responsible for the plight of marooned people, Punjab Ekta Party president Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Friday said that the pitiable waterlogged plight of Bathinda and other cities was a result of “inapt futuristic planning” by our leaders, failure to...

Maximum temperatures hover below normal in Haryana and Punjab

Saturday, 20 July 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

The maximum temperatures in Haryana and Punjab hovered below the normal limits on Friday. Chandigarh, the joint capital of the two states, received light rains and recorded a maximum of 31.5 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal limits, a Meteorological Department report said here. Ambala in Haryana recorded a high of 33.8...

Jakhar condemns Priyanka’s detention in UP

Saturday, 20 July 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Senior Congress leader Sunil Jakhar on Friday slammed the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh Government for detaining AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi on her way to meet the families who were affected by firing over a land dispute on July 17 in Sonbhadra. He said that Priyanka was scheduled to visit the place...

Haryana to upgrade its health centres

Saturday, 20 July 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana Finance Minister, Capt. Abhimanyu on Friday said it will upgrade various health centres in the state after the proposals sent by Health Minister, Anil Vij. The Finance Minister said that approval has been given to open Primary Health Centres in village Sarsa of district Kurukshetra, in village Samana Bahu of...

Punjab plastic carry bags manufacturers’ association seeks relax in ban on use of high thickness bags

Saturday, 20 July 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

The associations of Punjab Plastic Carry Bags Manufacturers’ Association on Friday sought a relaxation in ban on use of high thickness bags. Taking up the issue with the state’s Local Government Minister Brahm Mohindra, the Association of Plastic Carry Bags Manufacturers, both making carry bags from plain plastic and those making...

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