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Over two crore Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in Haryana: Anil Vij
Over two crore Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in Haryana: Anil Vij

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Thursday said that the work of COVID-19 vaccination is going on at a fast pace in the state and more than two crore eligible beneficiaries have been given vaccination against COVID-19 till date. Haryana has achieved the target of two crores for Covid vaccination today

Gadkari, Hry CM inspect construction of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway
Gadkari, Hry CM inspect construction of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway

The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that 15 projects for construction of roads and bridges have been approved for Delhi NCR at a cost of Rs 53,000 crore. Out of these 14 projects are in progress. With the completion of these projects, pollution will

Punjab starts Covid-19 genome sequencing to identify new variants
Punjab starts Covid-19 genome sequencing to identify new variants

To identify new variants of coronavirus, Punjab Government has commenced its first state-run COVID-19 genome sequencing facility at Virus Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL) at Patialas Government Medical College (GMC) laboratory. Of the 150 samples tested in the lab so far, no new variant of coronavirus has been identified. The State

Haryana Govt staffs on radar of corruption
Haryana Govt staffs on radar of corruption

The Manohar Lal Khattar Government in Haryana has taken two key decisions of identifying officers working on the sensitive posts for years and summoning investigating officers who deliberately delay the ongoing investigation against the employees and officers in various cases. The decisions have been taken by the Chief Minister to rein

4,671 challaned under COTPA-2003 during last 8 months
4,671 challaned under COTPA-2003 during last 8 months

To ensure the strict implementation of anti-tobacco laws, no less than 4,671 challans have been issued under the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA-2003) during the past eight months. Punjab Government has initiated a drive to eradicate tobacco use to save children and youth across the State under which

Himachal CM dedicates projects worth Rs 110 crore in Solan
Himachal CM dedicates projects worth Rs 110 crore in Solan

Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday inaugurated and laid foundation stones of developmental projects worth about Rs 110 crore for Solan assembly constituency. While addressing the people on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that the State Government is committed to the development of Solan as a vibrant and

Three rebel Punjab Mins refuse to attend Cabinet meeting
Three rebel Punjab Mins refuse to attend Cabinet meeting

Three rebel Ministers including Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa, and Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa have refused to be participate in Punjab Cabinet meeting, scheduled to be held on Friday via video confrencing. The ministers maintained that they have already clarified that they would not participate in a virtual Cabinet meeting.

You have no moral right to speak on farmers crisis: Capt to Harsimrat
You have no moral right to speak on farmers crisis: Capt to Harsimrat

Amidst the politics hearing up on his appeal to the protesting farmers to shift dharnas to Delhi from Punjab, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said that no Akali leader, especially former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, had the moral right to speak on the crisis triggered by the

Punjab to launch another mega recruitment drive
Punjab to launch another mega recruitment drive

Aiming to achieve the milestone of giving government jobs to one-lakh youth in the State, Punjab Government is going to launch another mega recruitment drive soon to fill the vacant posts in various departments and in turn employ the deserving and eligible youth. The state Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan, chairing a

Punjab PCC chief Sidhu targets Badals, not Capt
Punjab PCC chief Sidhu targets Badals, not Capt

Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu, addressing his first-ever press conference after his elevation to the partys top post on Wednesday, lashed out at the Badals for being the main architects of the Centres black farm laws. At the same time, Sidhu, who leave no chance to attack his partys Chief

Hry issues transfer, posting orders of 7 IAS officers
Hry issues transfer, posting orders of 7 IAS officers

Haryana Government on Wednesday issued posting and transfer orders of seven IAS and 10 HCS officers with immediate effect. Mohammed Shayin, Managing Director, Haryana Power Generation Corporation Ltd, Director General and Secretary Mines and Geology Department has been given additional charge of Director General, Supplies and Disposals while A. Sreenivas, Managing

Probable reason of fever could be drinking water contamination: Hry Govt
Probable reason of fever could be drinking water contamination: Hry Govt

Haryana Government on Wednesday said that the prima facie inquiry into deaths of seven children due to fever outbreak at two villages- Chilli and Chilla- in Palwal district could be due to the unhygienic conditions and illegal drinking water pipe connections that led to contamination of drinking water. Additional Chief Secretary,