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Now, SAD asks Capt to pay fee

Now, SAD asks Capt to pay fee

Friday, 15 November 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday told Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh not to take an anti-Sikh stance and immediately take on the responsibility of paying the $20 service fee being charged by Pakistan for pilgrims accessing the Kartarpur Corridor by reviving the Mukh Mantri Tirath Yatra scheme initiated...

Himachal CM presides over closing ceremony of Lavi fair

Friday, 15 November 2019 | PNS | Shimla

The four-day long international Lavi fair at Rampur Bushahr concluded on Thursday with Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur presiding over the closing ceremony. Addressing the gathering on this occasion, the Chief Minister said that international Lavi fair besides being historical was also known for its trade with Tibet, China and...

Paddy recycling bid foiled: Five trucks impounded in Bathinda

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Thwarting the second paddy recycling bid in two days, the Punjab Food and Civil Supplies Department impounded five trucks of paddy at Bathinda, on Tuesday. Informing this, the state Food and Civil Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu said that on a tip-off, the Department’s vigilance team raided the premises of KG...

AAP demands lifting of passport condition for Kartarpur visit

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday demanded to do away with the lifting the mandatory passport condition for those pilgrims visiting Kartarpur Sahib through the corridor. AAP’s MLA and the Leader of Opposition in Vidhan Sabha Harpal Singh Cheema said that the Government should simplify the process of ‘darshan-e-didar’ of Sri...


Thursday, 14 November 2019 | PNS

National player shot by stalker in Gurugram Gurugram: A national-level taekwondo player, Sarita (26), was shot dead by her stalker, a wrestler, in the wee hours on Wednesday. The accused, Sombir, barged into her house at Bhoda Khurd village in the district and shot her after she refused to accept his...

Capt asks rich SGPC to bear $20 service fee

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

With footfalls at the Kartarpur Corridor reported to be quite low so far, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Wednesday asked the ‘cash-rich’ Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) to pay the 20 dollars per pilgrim fee for travel out of their own coffers, at least to the yellow card...

Punjab to pay Rs 25k per acre to farmers who have not burnt straw

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Days after receiving a rap from the Supreme Court on the rampant instances of stubble burning in the state, the Punjab Government on Wednesday decided to pay Rs 2,500 per acre as compensation to those small and marginal farmers who have not burnt paddy straw. Informing this, the state Agriculture secretary...

Punjab, Hry suffer from severe to very poor air quality

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Several districts in Punjab and Haryana reported air quality indices in the "severe" and "very poor" categories on Wednesday even though the number of stubble-burning incidents dropped in the two agrarian states over the past few days. Haryana's Hisar and Bhiwani reported the worst air quality in the two states as...

Sunday Edition

Cleaning Delhi’s Air An Ethical and Economic Dilemma

10 November 2019 | Dr Manish Kumar Shrivastava | Agenda

Beyond Time and Space

10 November 2019 | Dr Asha Goswami | Agenda

Loving your own space

10 November 2019 | Sarita Mathur | Agenda

We need love to exist

10 November 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Stay alert to keep mind in shape

10 November 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Ayodhya judgment: Reasons & resolution

10 November 2019 | PNS | Agenda