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DC and Police Commissioner inspects Full Dress R-Day rehearsal

Jalandhar, Jan 24 (UNI) Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma and Commissioner of Police Gurpreet Singh Bhullar today participated in the full dress rehearsal to mark the Republic Day celebrations in the local Guru Gobind Singh Stadium.
During the full dress rehearsal, the Deputy Commissioner unfurled the national flag and took salute from the impressing march past led by parade commander Ankur Gupta, IPS. The officers also inspected the cultural items prepared by the various educational institutions to mark the event. They also gave the necessary directions to the forces and the officers regarding the foolproof preparations for the mega event in which Cooperation Minister Sukjinder Singh Randhawa would unfurl the national tri-color.
Both the officers reiterated the firm commitment of the administration to observe this mega event in an unprecedented manner. Both the officers said that the preparations for this mega event was going on in full swing and every effort would be made to make sure that auspicious day was celebrated with full patriotic and nationalistic fervor. They said that dazzling performances dipped in patriotic fervor by students from various educational institutions would be once again the hallmark of the Republic Day celebrations in the city.
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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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