Internet suspension to continue till March 1 in Punjab’s 2 districts

Internet suspension to continue till March 1 in Punjab’s 2 districts

Thursday, 29 February 2024 | PNS | Chandigarh

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has extended the suspension of internet services in certain areas of Punjab’s Patiala and Sangrur districts until March 1, 2024, amid the ongoing farmers' protest. The affected areas include those under the jurisdiction of police stations Shambhu, Patran, and Shutrana in Patiala district, as...

GBC@IV gives boost to food processing industry in UP

Thursday, 29 February 2024 | PNS | Lucknow

The fourth edition of the groundbreaking ceremony (GBC@IV) organised by the Yogi Adityanath government recently saw initiation of investments of over Rs 60,000 crore in the food processing sector of Uttar Pradesh, of which the top five projects are expected to generate over 3,000 employment opportunities, in  Bijnor, Muzaffarnagar, Sandila,...

Groom among three killed in clash over love marriage

Thursday, 29 February 2024 | PNS | Lucknow

Love marriage resulted in a clash between two families leading to death of three persons, including the groom, injuries to half a dozen others. The sensational incident took place in Phulat village under Ratanpuri police station in Khatauli, Meerut, late on Tuesday night. Reports said that Ankit of village Phulat had lured...

Govt to resolve all issues facing pensioners: Khanna

Thursday, 29 February 2024 | PNS | Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Finance and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna, on Wednesday, said that the government would ensure resolution of all the issues facing pensioners, including timely and error-free payment of pension to them. Inaugurating the new building of the Pension Directorate within the premises of the Institute of Financial Management...

Where do we animals go?

Thursday, 29 February 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A section of animal lovers has sought a fair, impartial and detailed inquiry into the tragic incident of fatality of a 16 months baby girl that occurred in the service lane behind Tughlaq Lane in the Lutyens’ Zone early this week. While it has been alleged that the baby was...

Cooler morning in Capital after downpour

Thursday, 29 February 2024 | PTI | New Delhi

Delhiites woke up to a cooler morning on Wednesday with the minimum temperature settling at 10.7 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal. It was mainly clear sky in the national capital, parts of which received light rainfall on Tuesday that brought the mercury down.  There was a considerable drop in the...

Hero rat hole miner house razed in DDA demolition drive

Thursday, 29 February 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A demolition drive by DDA razed several houses in Khajoori Khas on Wednesday, and one of those now homeless is Wakeel Hassan, a rat-hole miner feted for saving the 41 workers trapped in Uttarkashi’s Silkyara tunnel with his team last year in November. “We rescued 41 people in the Silkyara tunnel...

Payment of electricity dues in installments approved

Thursday, 29 February 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The New Delhi Municipal Council(NDMC)on Wednesday approved acceptance of electricity bills in installments, procurement of short term solar/renewable energy power and plastic waster management bye-laws. The civic body, in its council meeting held here, also approved a proposal for procurement of 55 MW solar power.  During a press conference, NDMC vice...

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