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BSF seizes 2.135 kg of heroin from Punjab border

Jalandhar, Oct 1 (UNI) Border Security Force (BSF) seized two packets of contraband suspected to be heroin in Ferozepur sector.
A spokesperson for the Punjab Frontier's BSF HQ, here on Tuesday, the smugglers used water channel to push the contraband into the Indian Territory with the help of Hyacinth (Jalkumbhi) in the waters of Sutlej river.
The packets containing 2.135kg heroin floating in the waters were fished out from by the alert BSF troops on patrol duty on boats in the Sutlej yesterday. Value of the contraband seized is said to be Rs 10.67 crore.

During the current calendar year till today, the BSF had seized 149.425kg of heroin having a value of Rs. 747.12 crore.
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Haryana to distribute wheat and pulses free of cost till Nov under PMGKAY

05 Jul 2020 | 10:10 PM

Chandigarh, Jul 5 (UNI) In view of the ongoing situation due to COVID-19 pandemic, Haryana government has decided wheat and pulses will be distributed free of cost from July 2020 to November 2020 under the 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana'.

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Punjab leads all states in handling Covid-19 : Balbir Sidhu

05 Jul 2020 | 10:08 PM

Chandigarh/Ludhiana, Jul 5 (UNI) Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said that to check the spread of Covid-19 pandemic, Punjab has led all the states as the number of cases in the state are much less than that in other parts of the country.

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nCoV: Heightened vigil after surge in cases in Jalandhar

nCoV: Heightened vigil after surge in cases in Jalandhar

05 Jul 2020 | 10:07 PM

Jalandhar, July 5 (UNI) The district is on heightened vigil after 71 more persons tested positive for Novel Coronavirus on Sunday.

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Punjab issues detailed directions for university exams amid Covid-19 pandemic

05 Jul 2020 | 10:03 PM

Chandigarh, Jul 5 (UNI) Punjab Government on Sunday issues detailed directions to all the Vice Chancellors, Government and Private Universities regarding conduct of examinations in Government/private universities and colleges.

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UP plants record 25 87 cr saplings in 12 hrs on Sunday

05 Jul 2020 | 9:41 PM

Lucknow, Jul 5(UNI) Uttar Pradesh Forest department broke its own record by planting 25.87 crore saplings in 12 hours on Sunday.

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