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Ask SC to settle riparian question first, SAD tells govt at all party meet

Chandigarh, Jan 23 (UNI) The Shiromani Akali Dal on Thursday reiterated its demand that nothing short of the Riparian Principle would be acceptable as the basis for a solution to the issue of waters of all three Punjab Rivers, the Ravi, the Satluj and the Beas. The party also demanded the deletion of the Clause 5 of the Punjab Termination of Agreements Act 2004 as according to the party, it violates the Riparian Principle.
Addressing media persons after the All Party Meeting convened by the Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the SAD senior leader Prof Prem Singh Chandumajra said, “SAD has made supreme sacrifices and launched major Morchas to secure Punjab’s right on the waters of its rivers on the basis of the Riparian Principle under which non-Riparian State like Rajasthan and Haryana had no right on even a single drop from the waters from the Punjab Rivers. It is unfortunate that in the past, some parties, notably the Congress opposed the SAD on the issue. But we feel vindicated that today finally, all political parties have accepted the correctness and constitutional and legal soundness of the Akali demand."
The SAD delegation comprised senior Senior Vice President, Balwinder Singh Bhunder, Prof Prem Singh Chandumajra and Mahesh Inder Singh Grewal.
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Militant killed in Pulwama encounter, operation continues

Militant killed in Pulwama encounter, operation continues

24 Sep 2020 | 9:21 AM

Srinagar, Sep 24 (UNI) A militant was killed by security forces in an encounter which ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Thursday, a police spokesman said.

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Rajnath to e-inaugurate BRO constructed 17 bridges of strategic importance for J&K, Ladakh

24 Sep 2020 | 9:01 AM

Jammu, Sept 24 (UNI) Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday will e-inaugurate 17 new bridges of strategic importance for Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh Union Territories.

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Sambal Yojana a boon for the underprivileged: MP CM

24 Sep 2020 | 2:50 AM

Bhopal, Sep 23 (UNI) Underlining the fact that welfare of the necessitous is the Madhya Pradesh dispensation’s paramount priority, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday fired a broadside at political opponents by saying that a practical scheme such as Sambal – which supports the needy through equitable distribution of resources – was discontinued by the predecessor regime that also “snatched morsels” by denying nutritional laddoos to expectant women.
“Implementation of the programme – guaranteeing financial assistance from the period before birth to demise – has been recommenced,” the veteran leader was officially quoted as saying while electronically transferring ex gratia of Rs 80 crore to the accounts of 3,700 beneficiaries during a function at the city-based Minto Hall.

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MP CM highlights Singaji’s importance

24 Sep 2020 | 1:37 AM

Bhopal, Sep 23 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, while either dedicating to the people or performing bhoomi pujan for development projects on Wednesday at a stadium in Khandwa District’s Punasa, granted tehsil status to Moondi and Killod besides declaring Singaji as a destination for religious tourism plus announcing Rs 1.55 crore for its infrastructure development, official sources said.
Speaking on the occasion, the veteran leader averred, “The crop insurance scheme will be re-introduced in reinvigorated form and the Punasa Micro Lift Irrigation Scheme re-assessed to cover more villages. The Sambal Yojana is the right of the indigent and other weaker sections. Crops affected by inclement weather should be honestly surveyed. An adequate quantum of financial relief shall be arranged.”
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MP to get 15k more educators

24 Sep 2020 | 12:35 AM

Bhopal, Sep 23 (UNI) In a crucial measure, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday directed immediate commencement of the process of filling vacancies in the Home, Revenue, Public Works, Jail, Education and other departments; it was officially learnt.
Recruitment is estimated for approximately 25,000 positions including about 15,000 teachers.

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