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CPI(M) appeals for liberal financial assistance to HP

Shimla, Jun 24 (UNI) The Himachal Pradesh State Committee of the CPI(M) has submitted a detailed policy document to the 16th Finance Commission, advocating for substantial financial assistance to the state.
The appeal highlights unique geographical, ecological and economic challenges that require a customized approach to central fund allocation.
Himachal Pradesh, with 67 per cent of its land under forest cover, operates under stringent central policies like the Forest Conservation Act, limiting available land for agriculture and revenue generation, it said on Monday.
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Chandigarh, July 15 (UNI) Haryana's compassionate appointment policy 2023 for families of battle casualties from the ranks of the Armed Forces and Central Armed Forces will now be titled "Veer Shaheed Samman Yojana 2023", the government announced on Monday.

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Ensure speedy delivery of welfare schemes: Punjab minister tells officials

15 Jul 2024 | 11:01 PM

Chandigarh, July 15 (UNI) Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Dr Baljit Kaur, presided over a crucial review meeting at Kisan Bhawan, Chandigarh.

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Punjab Vigilance nabs man taking Rs 1 50 lakh bribe

15 Jul 2024 | 10:11 PM

Chandigarh, July 15 (UNI) The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) apprehended a man - Parveen Kumar of Bhadaur town in district Barnala - while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 1.50 lakh on Monday.

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CS asks for smooth movement of fruit laden trucks on National Highway

15 Jul 2024 | 10:08 PM

Srinagar, July 15 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary Atal Dulloo stressed on Monday making a comprehensive plan for the smooth movement of fruit-laden trucks on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway.

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Punjab police recover 41 Qintals of popy husks, 1 held

15 Jul 2024 | 9:56 PM

Bathinda, July 15 (UNI) Punjab Police's Counter Intelligence team has arrested a drug smuggler and seized a massive 4100 kg (210 bags) of poppy husk being smuggled in a container truck from Madhya Pradesh, said state Director General of Police (DGP) Gaurav Yadav here on Monday.

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