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Punjab CM kicks off allotment of 7,219 fair price shops
Punjab CM kicks off allotment of 7,219 fair price shops

To promote livelihood, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday virtually kicked off a state-wide pro-poor scheme for Allotment of 7,219 Fair Price Shops (FPS) under his Governments flagship Ghar Ghar Rozgar te Karobaar Mission. As a token gesture, the Chief Minister handed over allotment letters to five beneficiaries. The

Haryana CM approves 218 new schemes of Public Health Engineering Dept
Haryana CM approves 218 new schemes of Public Health Engineering Dept

Haryana Government on Saturday approved 218 new schemes costing Rs 245 crore and six schemes costing Rs 49.27 crore of Public Health Engineering Department in the 52nd meeting of Haryana State Drought Relief and Flood Control Board held under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here in Chandigarh. Deputy

IN BRIEF
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App for Excise and Taxation dept launched Chandigarh: Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Saturday launched a prototype of 'GST-PV' app for Excise and Taxation Department. Through this app, all the Tax Inspectors of the Excise and Taxation Department will conduct physical verification of the premises of taxpayers with

Prison Radio launched in Panipat District Jail
Prison Radio launched in Panipat District Jail

Prison Radio was launched in District Jail, Panipat on Saturday by Jail Minister Ranjit Singh, bringing joy to the inmates. Earlier in December, 2020, six inmates of Central Jail, Ambala, five inmates of District Jail Panipat and 10 inmates including five female inmates of District Jail Faridabad were provided Radio Jockey

Shah, Naddda to attend Golden Jubilee function of HP statehood
Shah, Naddda to attend Golden Jubilee function of HP statehood

Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda would attend the Golden Jubilee function of the statehood of Himachal Pradesh, Chief Secretary Anil Khachi said on Saturday. Presiding over the review meeting for preparations of the Golden Jubilee function of Statehood here, Khachi said that to ensure success

Cold wave conditions persist in Haryana, Punjab
Cold wave conditions persist in Haryana, Punjab

Cold weather conditions continued to persist at many places in Haryana and Punjab on Sunday, with temperatures hovering below the normal limits. Narnaul in Haryana reeled under intense cold, recording a low of 2.5 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal limits. Hisar, too, experienced a cold night at 3.4 degrees Celsius,

103-year-old casts vote in Himachal panchayat polls
103-year-old casts vote in Himachal panchayat polls

Shyam Saran Negi, who is believed to be Indias oldest voter at 103 years of age, on Sunday cast his ballot at Kalpa in the high Himalayas in the first phase of Panchayati Raj polls in Himachal Pradesh. Negi had participated in the 1951-52 general election which was the countrys first

Chandigarh transport department seeks clarification on changes to speed limit notification suggested by traffic police
Chandigarh transport department seeks clarification on changes to speed limit notification suggested by traffic police

The traffic police had proposed certain changes in the notification issued back in 2013, suggesting that the notification be simplified so a layperson can understand recommended speed limits on particular roads/stretches etc.

Run-up to Mohali MC elections: After former mayor's expulsion, 28 councillors resign from SAD
Run-up to Mohali MC elections: After former mayor's expulsion, 28 councillors resign from SAD

This is considered to be a major blow to the party just ahead of the Municipal Corporation elections which are scheduled to be held on February 14.

Group of ex-servicemen appeal to farmers not to disrupt R-Day
Group of ex-servicemen appeal to farmers not to disrupt R-Day

"We are confident that our dear farmer brothers don't have any plan to disturb any formal function of Republic Day. But uncertainty has developed following some statements. This uncertainty needs to be removed as early as possible, they said in a statement signed 22 former officers from Army, Navy, Air Force and the BSF.

In Haryana, villagers open hearts, purse to keep protest fire burning
In Haryana, villagers open hearts, purse to keep protest fire burning

Social panchayats are being held where a large number of villagers are turning up to offer donations to continue the agitation. In some areas, farmers are offering upto Rs 20 lakh per village.

Haryana police busts fake GST invoices racket, arrests 89, recovers Rs 112 crore
Haryana police busts fake GST invoices racket, arrests 89, recovers Rs 112 crore

The crackdown has led to the recovery of over Rs 112 crore, and arrest of 89 people after the registration of 72 cases between July and October last year, state police chief Manoj Yadava said.