After death of 4.3 L poultry birds, central team visits Panchkula

After death of 4.3 L poultry birds, central team visits Panchkula

Friday, 08 January 2021 | MANOJ KUMAR | Chandigarh

Springing into action following the death of over 4.3 lakh poultry birds at Panchkula’s Barwala-Raipur Rani belt in the past 25 days, the multi-disciplinary central team on Thursday reached Panchkula and interacted with the senior officers of State Health and Family Welfare and Department of Animal Husbandry. These team members...

Punjab CM launches slew of welfare schemes

Friday, 08 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Ahead of early next year's assembly elections, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday launched several schemes, including free sanitary pads for high school and college girl students. He kickstarted the process of owning a home for slum dwellers, rolled out a Rs 75.64 Crore Smart Metering project and an...

PM inaugurates Western Dedicated Freight Corridor

Friday, 08 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated 306 kms section of Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) from Rewari in Haryana to Madar through video conferencing, which is expected to boost the industrial and economic progress of Haryana by providing faster and reliable means of freight transportation. The Western DFC covers a...

MOU signed for developing India’s first indoor Ski Park at Kufri, near Shimla

Friday, 08 January 2021 | PNS | Shimla

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Himachal Government and Nagsons developers to develop India’s first indoor ski park at Kufri near Shimla.The MoU was signed in presence of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur. The project would also generate employment avenues for about 1000 persons.The Chief Minister assured the...

Effective steps must be taken to increase GST collection: Himachal CM

Friday, 08 January 2021 | PNS | Shimla

Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday said that effective steps must be taken to increase GST collection and check tax evasion so that maximum resource generation could be ensured for the state.  While presiding over the review meeting of the State Excise and Taxation Department here, the Chief Minister...

Punjab to reopen schools for classes V to XII from today; parent’s consent must; issues SOP

Thursday, 07 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

After a gap of more than nine months, Punjab Government is all set to reopen the schools for physical classes for the students from classes V to XII from January 7 (Thursday). “Following the persistent demand of parents, the State Government has decided to reopen all Government, semi-government, and private schools...

Punjab to develop Wood Park at Hoshiarpur soon

Thursday, 07 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh/ Hoshiarpur

Punjab Government is all set to develop a Wood Park in Hoshiarpur soon with 30 units of plywood manufacturing. “The land for this project has been earmarked, which would further create 10,000 direct and 8,000 indirect job opportunities,” said the state Industries and Commerce Minister Sunder Sham Arora on Wednesday....

Punjab has not implemented new Agri Laws: Capt rejects media report as ‘mischievous’

Thursday, 07 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Categorically rejecting as “highly irresponsible” reports in a section of the media that Punjab had already implemented the new farm laws, the Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said that the state Food Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu’s statement had been “mischievously twisted” by one newspaper, with others picking it...

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