Briefly Nation: ‘Circle Kabaddi to vie for slot in 2016 Brazil Olympics ‘

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday said the successful organisation of the first Asian Circle Style Kabaddi at Tabriz (Iran) has strengthened the sport’s claim for inclusion in 2016 Rio De Janeiro (Brazil) Olympics.

Written by Express News Service | Published:October 10, 2011 3:25 am

‘Circle Kabaddi to vie for slot in 2016 Brazil Olympics ‘

Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday said the successful organisation of the first Asian Circle Style Kabaddi at Tabriz (Iran) has strengthened the sport’s claim for inclusion in 2016 Rio De Janeiro (Brazil) Olympics. Badal said Punjab is set to host the second World Kabaddi Cup from November 1-20,in which 14 international teams and four international women’s teams will take part.

Punjab announces 50 pc agri subsidy

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Sunday announced 50 per cent subsidy on vegetable farming to boost vegetable production in the state. Agriculture Minister Sucha Singh Langah said the government will provide a one-time grant of Rs 50,000 for a net house covering 500 sq m to poor and medium farmers.

Process for disability certificate simplified

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Sunday simplified and decentralised the process for issuing disabilities certificate. According to the new guidelines,the certificate can now be issued by a single specialised doctor.

’Agri and industry should collaborate’

Amritsar: Agriculture and industry needs to collaborate closely for the sustained growth of both sectors,said Dr G S Kalkat,Chairman of Punjab State Farmers Commission,at a Kissan Ghosti held on Sunday at CII Destination Punjab in Amritsar. The collaboration will not only help the agri-sector in attaining significant growth but also the industry,he added.

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