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Punjab introduces free treatment, testing of Hepatitis-B
Punjab introduces free treatment, testing of Hepatitis-B

Punjab Government has introduced free treatment and testing of Hepatitis B. The screening tests for the same will be conducted in all the state Government Medical Colleges and Hospitals, District Hospitals, Sub-Divisional Hospitals, Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART) and Oral Substitution Therapy (OST) centres. In addition, Hepatitis B viral load testing facility will

Captain wins trust of party, gets 6 months to fulfil poll promises
Captain wins trust of party, gets 6 months to fulfil poll promises

The Congress three-member panel constituted to resolve the infighting in Punjab party unit on Tuesday gave Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh virtually six months to keep the promises his party made before the 2017 elections, that were not fulfilled during past four-and-a-half years. The deadline came during his three-hour-long meeting with

BJP intensifies verbal attack on farmers' agitation
BJP intensifies verbal attack on farmers' agitation

With the farmers' agitation against the three contentious farm laws snowballing into a biggest crisis for the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Haryana state party chief OP Dhankar on Tuesday termed the protest purely political, hinting at its direct connection with the 2022 State Assembly Polls in neighboring Punjab and Uttar

Former Haryana CM OP Chautala completes jail sentence after Delhi Govt's remission order
Former Haryana CM OP Chautala completes jail sentence after Delhi Govt's remission order

Former Haryana Chief Minister and Indian National Lok Dal chief Om Prakash Chautala, who is serving a 10-year prison term in a teacher recruitment scam case and is out on parole, will be freed from Tihar jail as the Delhi Government has granted a six-month remission of sentence. The Delhi

Haryana CM presides over joint meeting of BJP-JJP MLAs, signaling all is well in the alliance
Haryana CM presides over joint meeting of BJP-JJP MLAs, signaling all is well in the alliance

After his last week's Delhi tour, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday held a joint meeting of MLAs of Bharatiya Janata Party and Jannayak Janata Party, sending out a message that all is well in the alliance. During the joint meeting of MLAs of two parties, the work of

Himachal removes e-pass system to enter State
Himachal removes e-pass system to enter State

Himachal Government on Tuesday decided to discontinue e-pass system to enter the state and allowed all shops to open from 9 am to 8 pm while restaurants would be opened till 10 pm. Apart from this, social gatherings would be allowed up to 50 percent of the total indoor capacity with

Haryana reports 20 deaths and 146 Covid cases
Haryana reports 20 deaths and 146 Covid cases

20 people succumbed to COVID-19 as 146 fresh cases were reported in Haryana on Tuesday taking the death toll to 9295 and total caseload to 767726. 263 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours and the total recoveries now stands at 756231 in the state, according to the

Haryana DGP seeks premature repatriation to Intelligence Bureau
Haryana DGP seeks premature repatriation to Intelligence Bureau

Haryana Director General of Police Manoj Yadava has sought premature repatriation to the Intelligence Bureau (IB) citing career considerations and family requirements. Yadava, a Haryana-cadre IPS officer of the 1988 batch, on Tuesday wrote to Haryana Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Rajeev Arora requesting for premature repatriation to the Intelligence Bureau. The development

Dharam Pal is new UT Administrator adviser
Dharam Pal is new UT Administrator adviser

Dharam Pal, a 1988-batch IAS officer, was appointed as the New Adviser to UT Administrator on Monday. The Union Home Ministry issued the transfer orders of the Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre officer. As per notification, Dharam Pal has been posted in Chandigarh as adviser with immediate effect. He

Mega vaccination: 6,27,36 beneficiaries administered vaccine in Haryana
Mega vaccination: 6,27,36 beneficiaries administered vaccine in Haryana

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Monday said that under the Mega Vaccination-Day Campaign, 627,136 beneficiaries were administered vaccine at about 3,700 Vaccination Centres in the state in one day, which is the highest figure so far in one day. Besides this, the maximum number of 10,32,652 beneficiaries have been

Rahul Gandhi meets Punjab Cong leaders to end impasse in State unit
Rahul Gandhi meets Punjab Cong leaders to end impasse in State unit

The last lap in the race for political supremacy in Punjab is turning to be decisive with not just the All India Congress Committees three-member dispute resolution panel meeting the Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, but also partys senior leader Rahul Gandhi holding hectic parleys with the state party leaders,

Captain to call on high command as crisis persists
Captain to call on high command as crisis persists

The crisis in Punjab Congress is far from over. Amid new controversy over the compassionate appointments given to the sons of two sitting legislators, the Congress three-member panel has once again called Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to Delhi. Half a dozen Ministers, and equal number of MLAs, critical of