37,695 poultry birds  at Barwala culled

37,695 poultry birds at Barwala culled

Thursday, 14 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

A total of 37,695 poultry birds at Barwala culled in the first-five days of the culling exercise in Barwala-Raipur Rani region after samples of some birds in two poultry farms at Kheri and Ganauli villages in Panchkula district tested positive for the H5N8 strain of avian flu on January 8. Haryana...

Chandigarh receives 12,000 doses of Covishield vaccine

Wednesday, 13 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

The Chandigarh Administration has received 12000 doses of Covishield vaccine, a drive for which is scheduled to begin from January 16 across the country. A total of 8,830 healthcare workers including private healthcare providers have been registered in Chandigarh, which are to be administered vaccination in the first phase. A data of...

Haryana records eight more Covid-19 deaths, 192 new cases

Wednesday, 13 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

The Covid-19 death toll in Haryana rose to 2964 on Tuesday with eight more fatalities, while 192 new cases pushed the infection tally to 2,65,391, a health department bulletin issued stated. Two Covid-19 deaths were reported in Sonepat while one each from Gurugram, Panchkula, Yamunanagar, Mahindergarh, Jhajjar and Palwal. Among other districts...

Haryana has best sports policy: CM

Wednesday, 13 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said  that due to the best Sports Policy of the State Government, 33 per cent of the total medals in various sports events are being brought by players of Haryana. Speaking at a function organized by Haryana Sports Development and Welfare Committee in...

Sex ratio at birth up from 871 in 2014 to 922 in 2020 in Haryana

Wednesday, 13 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana Government on Tuesday said that the sex-ratio of State has increased from 871 girls for every 1,000 boys in the year 2014 to 922 girls in 2020. Appreciating the outstanding achievement despite various limitations due to Covid-19,  Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar congratulated all the Deputy Commissioners, Stakeholder Departments and...

Capt Amarinder asks AG to examine SC order

Wednesday, 13 January 2021 | PNS

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked the State Advocate General to examine in detail the Supreme Court order staying the new farm laws and called a meeting of his cabinet to discuss it.  He has convened a cabinet meeting on Thursday to discuss the implications of the apex...

After SC order, farmers should end protest, says Haryana CM

Wednesday, 13 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said the farmers protesting at Delhi’s borders should end their agitation now following the formation of a committee by the Supreme Court over the new farm laws. “The ball is now in the court of the SC and I feel whatever is its...

Abrogation of black laws the only solution, forming committee is no solution: Bhagwant Mann

Wednesday, 13 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Responding to the Supreme Court’s decision for immediate stay on the centre’s agricultural laws and setting up a committee to resolve the issue, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) state president and MP Bhagwant Mann said that party fully support the demand of the farmers and want to repeal the anti-farmers...

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