A resounding moral defeat of Govt: SAD

A resounding moral defeat of Govt: SAD

Wednesday, 13 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

The Shiromani Akali Dal on Tuesday described the order of the Supreme Court on the farmers issue as “resounding moral defeat of the BJP Government at the center”. The party however expressed “grave concern and anxiety” over reports that the government was “deliberately trying to infiltrate the peaceful and democratic struggle...

Cold wave persists in Punjab and Haryana

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 | PNS

Shimla/Chandigarh:Cold weather conditions persisted in most parts of Punjab and Haryana on Monday.Haryana’s Narnaul was the coldest place with a minimum temperature of four degrees Celsius, a notch below normal.A thick blanket of fog enveloped several cities, including Chandigarh, Ambala, Hisar, Sirsa and Patiala, in the morning.Chandigarh, the joint capital...

21,000 poultry birds at Barwala culled in 3 days

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 | MANOJ KUMAR | Chandigarh

A total of 21,000 poultry birds at Barwala culled in the first-three 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. Talking...

Bird flu claims lives of 4357 migratory birds till now at Himachal’s Pong wetland

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

As many as 4357 migratory birds have died till now due to the bird flu at Pong wetland in Himachal’s Kangra district. “With carcasses of 122 more migratory birds found at Pong wetland till afternoon, the death toll of birds reached 4357 due to avian influenza- H5N1. There is a drastic...

Haryana Govt to develop Kurukshetra’s Pipli as world class tourist hub

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana Government on Monday decided to develop Pipli in Kurukshetra as a world class tourist hub. The tourist hub which will be developed on Saraswati Setu in Pipli would attract tourists from within the country and abroad and also place Haryana on the international tourist map, the meeting of Haryana Sarasvati...

Gurnam Singh Charuni among 71 booked over vandalism

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana Police on Monday registered a case under various sections of IPC and Damaging Public Property Act against BKU (Charuni) leader Gurnam Singh Charuni among 71 named people and about 900 unidentified people over the Karnal incident in which protesting farmers vandalised the ‘Kisan Mahapanchayat’ venue where State Chief Minister...

INLD leader Abhay Chautala gives ‘conditional’ resignation over farmers’ unrest

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) legislator Abhay Singh Chautala on Monday wrote to the Haryana Assembly speaker, saying if the Centre does not withdraw the three recent farm laws by January 26, then his letter may be considered as his resignation as an MLA from the House. In a letter to...

Petrol, diesel and registration of property to be costly in Punjab

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday gave a go ahead to levy Special Infrastructure Development (ID) Fee to be deposited in the Development Fund of Punjab Infrastructure Development Board (PIDB) by increasing the prices of diesel and levy on registration of property. According to a spokesperson...

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