Punjab Cabinet gives 1 time reprieve to business community

Punjab Cabinet gives 1 time reprieve to business community

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

In a reprieve to the business community especially the small and medium businessmen to sail through these trying times amid Covid-19, the Punjab Cabinet on Monday approved the ‘Punjab One Time Settlement Scheme for Recovery of Outstanding Dues-2021’ to clear and settle their pending arrears. With implementation of OTS, the state...


Monday, 11 January 2021 | PNS

PSPCL starts installation of Smart Meters Patiala: Punjab State Power Corporation Limited has started installation of Smart Meters in Punjab with the installation for a consumer in Mohali.  A.Venu Prasad, Additional Chief Secretary Excise and Taxation and CMD PSPCL and Parmjeet Singh, Director Generation were present in the installation. Smart meters...

Haryana commences production of natural sweeteners in cooperative sugar mills

Monday, 11 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Keeping in view the increased demand for jaggery (gur) and jaggery powder (shakkar), the Haryana Government has commenced production of these natural sweeteners in the cooperative sugar mills for the first time. While Cooperative Sugar Mill, Meham, has already started production and sale of jaggery and jaggery powder, the cooperative sugar...

Death toll of migratory birds reach 4,235 at Pong wetland

Monday, 11 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

With carcasses of 215 more migratory birds found at Pong wetland in Himachal’s Kangra district on Sunday, the death toll of birds reached 4235 due to avian influenza- H5N1. “On Sunday, 215 numbers of migratory birds of different species were reported dead from the Pong Dam Wildlife Sanctuary area. Till Sunday...

Haryana reports 234 fresh Covid cases, 1 death

Monday, 11 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

With 234 fresh Covid-19 cases, Haryana’s caseload surged to 2,64,955 on Sunday while one more person succumbed to the virus taking the toll to 2,950 in the state. One death was reported in Hisar district due to Covid-19, the state’s Health Department’s bulletin stated. As per the bulletin, a maximum of 73...

Cheema: Capt unhappy with Mann raising slogans against agri laws in LS in front of Modi

Monday, 11 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Commenting on a statement made by Capt Amarinder Singh on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab president and MP Bhagwant Mann; senior AAP leader and Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Punjab Legislative Assembly, Harpal Singh Cheema on Sunday, said that Captain was unhappy as MP Bhagwant Mann had raised slogans in...

Punjab Minister Singla lashes out at Raghav Chadha

Monday, 11 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Rejecting the baseless allegations of Aam Aadmi Party leader Raghav Chadha, Punjab School Education and PWD minister Vijay Inder Singla on Sunday lashed out at AAP leaders for misleading the people without taking care of facts. A day before, Chadha, co-incharge of party affairs in Punjab, had accused Punjab Chief Minister...

Sex ratio at birth improves by 19 points in 2019-20: Punjab Minister Aruna Chaudhary

Monday, 11 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Patting the back of employees of Social Security, Women and Child Development department, Punjab Minister Aruna Chaudhary said that with the concerted efforts under ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao, a continuous increase in Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) has been noticed. Chaudhary said that Child Sex Ratio at birth has improved by 19...

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