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Pre-poll promise turns reality: Capt Amarinder Singh distributes smartphones to Class 12 students

Talk to me or high command, Capt tells Bajwa in fresh war of words

August 12, 2020 1:23:21 am

In a letter to Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta Tuesday, Bajwa alleged that a “bogus threat assessment” report was prepared by the police to rule out any threat to him.

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11 deaths, 798 fresh cases in Haryana

August 12, 2020 1:10:24 am

Out of 11 patients who died in the last 24 hours, four died in Panipat, two in Gurgaon and one each in Faridabad, Sonipat, Ambala, Panchkula and Kurukshetra. The state's overall fatality rate was 1.16 per cent Monday evening.

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Crop diversification: Haryana farmers to get first instalment of Rs 2k per acre

August 11, 2020 11:04:46 pm

“A total of Rs 10.21 lakh will be disbursed to such farmers as the first instalment through direct benefits transfer mode after completion of physical verification process by officials of the department," said Sanjeev Kaushal, Additional Chief Secretary (Agriculture).

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Vet body seeks combined vaccine for animals on Haryana pattern

August 11, 2020 10:13:51 pm

The association says combined vaccine of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Haemorrhagic Septicaemia (HS) was found to be highly effective in Haryana as no outbreak has been observed so far after administration of this vaccine in bovines of the state till date since March 2019.

Plea in SC seeks postponement of JEE Main, NEET amid COVID-19

Pandemic or not, Punjab students stick to their overseas education plans

August 11, 2020 3:03:24 pm

Several consultants who facilitate admissions in foreign universities in the state said that seats in the majority universities and colleges are already “full till January 2021” and “now students have started booking seats for May 2021 intake”.

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CBI lodges case against builders of Ambience Mall, HUDA, govt officials, conducts raids

August 11, 2020 2:43:15 pm

CBI teams initiated parallel searches at the government offices of town and country planning department, HUDA (now Haryana Shahri Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP)) and premises of the accused at Delhi, Panchkula and Chandigarh.

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20 more dead, 29 cops among fresh Covid cases in Punjab

August 11, 2020 2:26:59 pm

Ludhiana has reported maximum Covid-19 deaths (178), followed by Amritsar (96) and Jalandhar (80).

Pre-poll promise turns reality: Capt Amarinder Singh distributes smartphones to Class 12 students

Punjab govt explores compassionate grounds for job to minister’s son-in-law

August 11, 2020 12:50:41 pm

Gursher Singh is now married to Revenue Minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar’s daughter.

Haryana makes another attempt to clear Ther mound of squatters

Haryana makes another attempt to clear Ther mound of squatters

August 11, 2020 12:25:54 pm

Will soon notify rehab plan proposing 100-sq yd land per family, to bear construction cost for houses.

HC to take up plea seeking CBI probe as PIL

Illicit liquor racket: HC to take up plea seeking CBI probe as PIL

August 11, 2020 11:06:38 am

Hearing the petition, filed by Taresem Jodhan of Ludhiana and Hargopal Singh of Nawanshahr, the bench of Justice Alka Sarin on Monday referred the matter to Chief Justice Ravi Shanker Jha.

P’kula tally doubled in last 10 days, but doubling rate improved to 19.2

Panchkula tally doubled in last 10 days, but doubling rate improved to 19.2

August 11, 2020 10:20:12 am

The district had gained a steep edge with rising cases in July.

I-Day: Covid warriors among invitees, no march-past

I-Day: Covid warriors among invitees, no march-past

August 11, 2020 10:06:58 am

The MHA had issued a detailed advisory to UT administration regarding the celebration of Independence Day, on July 23.

UT set to get smart grid system, admin opens bid for consultant

UT set to get smart grid system, admin opens bid for consultant

August 11, 2020 9:56:48 am

Under the smart grid system, the city will have advanced metering infrastructure in the residential, commercial and industrial belt.

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DCs, DEOs to hand smartphones to students, but Cong leaders ask: ‘Who has to contest polls? DCs or MLAs?’

August 11, 2020 12:32:49 am

Many Congress leaders are not too pleased that the government has directed the deputy commissioners and district education officers (DEOs) of all 22 districts to hand over smartphones at organising small functions while abiding Covid-19 guidelines.

Pre-poll promise turns reality: Capt Amarinder Singh distributes smartphones to Class 12 students

Withdrawal of Bajwa’s police security ‘routine exercise’: Punjab CM

August 11, 2020 12:12:06 am

“While the government would never deny security to any person genuinely in need, it could not afford to spare police personnel unnecessarily, particularly when the force is under severe constraints and stress amid the Covid pandemic,” Amarinder said in a statement.

Pre-poll promise turns reality: Capt Amarinder Singh distributes smartphones to Class 12 students

Centre’s nod to set up virology centre in Punjab

August 10, 2020 10:39:10 pm

At present, the National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune is the only institution in the country capable of providing a well-coordinated medical and public health response to such an emergency.

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Punjab: Woman dies after consuming poison during anti-encroachment drive

August 10, 2020 9:44:25 pm

Family alleges case was sub-judice & police hushed up cremation; admin, cops deny claims

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Financial embezzlement case: Colonel, Lt Colonel and Subedar Major face court martial

August 10, 2020 8:14:42 pm

The joint court martial of the Colonel H P S Sidhu and the Lt Colonel Ranjit Singh, a former commanding officer of 610 EME Battalion and OC of a workshop, respectively, will begin Tuesday in Akhnoor.

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Chandigarh recordes highest surge of 89 new cases, one death

August 10, 2020 2:40:15 am

Meanwhile, a 32-year-old woman tested positive for the disease posthumously, bringing the death toll to 25. The city’s tally of Covid cases stands at 1,515 currently, with 585 active cases.

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Covid reaches Punjab Raj Bhawan: Principal secy to governor, four others test positive

August 10, 2020 2:30:41 am

Punjab Governor and UT Administrator V P Singh Badnore has tested negative for the disease, officials said.

Chandigarh civic body floats tender, proposes to spend Rs 30 lakh on renovation of VIP toilets

August 10, 2020 2:26:10 am

Lalit Kumar, executive engineer of the public health wing of Chandigarh engineering wing, asserts that the toilets are in a bad condition. They are not carrying out this renovation for the Independence Day and work will be done after that.

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Punjab excise dept recovers biggest haul of illicit chemical in Derabassi, 4 arrested

August 10, 2020 2:08:08 am

The department claimed it as its biggest haul yet. The raid was a part of the crackdown after the Hooch tragedy which has claimed more than 100 lives in three districts of the state.

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Punjab: Webinar organised on rise in domestic violence during coronavirus pandemic

August 10, 2020 1:48:21 am

The speakers suggested practical ways to combat the menace by community and family participation. The speakers emphasised on changing the perception of gender roles and breaking the barriers of stereotypes.

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Chandigarh: Prisoners returning to jail after parole and bail to be sent to quarantine centre, only those fit to be allowed to enter jail

August 10, 2020 1:30:14 am

Officials said, the inmate who will surrender at the jail gate will be sent to a quarantine centre in Maloya where their testing will be done by a team of DHS and only those inmates will be shifted to jail whose Covid-19 test will be negative.

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Staff shortage is going to be a major challenge for hospitals in Chandigarh, says GMCH director

August 10, 2020 1:08:40 am

The healthcare workers are working under a lot of pressure. The citizens should recognise their hard work and show their support by acknowledgement. Small gestures will boost their morale, says GMCH director B S Chavan.

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