Cong names Karamjit Chaudhary for Jalandhar bypoll

Cong names Karamjit Chaudhary for Jalandhar bypoll

Tuesday, 14 March 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

  PNS/   For the ensuing byelection to Jalandhar Lok Sabha constituency, the Congress party has decided to go with the sympathy wave. It has on Monday approved the name of Karamjit Kaur Chaudhary, the wife of party’s former MP from Jalandhar Santokh Singh Chaudhary, as its candidate for the byelections.   Even as the...

Himachal planning to develop popular trekking trails

Monday, 13 March 2023 | PNS | Shimla

The Himachal Pradesh Government is planning to develop popular trekking trails to provide basic facilities to travelers and adventure enthusiasts. “This will add footfall in these destinations and open avenues for direct and indirect employment opportunities for local people,” said an official spokesperson on Sunday. There are numerous treks in the...

Govt adopting zero tolerance policy for malpractices in exams

Monday, 13 March 2023 | PNS | Shimla

According a top priority to uphold the sanctity of examination, the Himachal Pradesh government is adopting a zero tolerance policy towards the use of any unfair means in examinations to encourage the honest and hard-working students. Stating this, the state Education Minister Rohit Thakur on Sunday informed that directions have been...

Tibetan women protest against China in Dharamshala

Monday, 13 March 2023 | PNS | Dharamshala

To commemorate the 64th anniversary of Tibetan National Women uprising day, the Tibetan women in-exile on Sunday staged a protest march against China. “Hundreds of Tibetan women in-exile gathered in Dharamshala and shouted slogans for the freedom of Tibet. Tibetan Women's Association (TWA) organized the protest march,” said one of...

Punjab extends plot allotment quota to riots, terrorism victims by 5 years

Monday, 13 March 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

Punjab Government has extended the time period of a policy by five years under which riot victims and terror attack victims in the State get five per cent reservation in allotment of plots or houses without any financial concession. Announcing this, the state Revenue Minister Brahm Shanker Jimpa on Sunday said...

Water cess will not attract any financial burden on general public, clarifies HP Govt

Monday, 13 March 2023 | PNS | Shimla

Making it clear that the water cess has been imposed only on the state’s hydro-power projects, the Himachal Pradesh Government on Sunday clarified that the move will not put any financial burden on the common people. The Government’s official spokesperson said that the implementation of water cess was aimed to increase...

In Brief

Monday, 13 March 2023 | PNS

Illegal Mining: 4 poclain machines, 5 tippers seized in Ropar Chandigarh: Taking strict action against illegal mining, Punjab Mining Department carried out a major operation on Saturday night by raiding various places in Rupnagar district, seizing four Poclain machines and five tippers from Sava river. The state Mining Minister Gurmeet Singh...

SIT chief invites general public to share info on Mar 16, 23, 30

Monday, 13 March 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

With the investigations into the Kotkapura police firing incident in the final stages, PUnjab Police’s Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by ADGP LK Yadav, on Sunday urged the people to share “relevant” information regarding the October 2015 incident. “If anyone having any additional, relevant information, which may have a bearing upon...

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