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Haryana frames parking policy

Chandigarh, Mar 15 (UNI) Haryana government has framed a Parking Policy to avoid unauthorised parking on roads.
This was informed by Urban Local Bodies Minister Kavita Jain while replying to a question on the concluding day of Vidhan Sabha here on Thursday. She said that a policy had already been notified on March 8, 2017 for use of vacant plots as temporary parking lots which was applicable in all municipal areas of the state to avoid unauthorised parking on roads.
Apart from this, the Municipal Corporation, Gurugram has identified three locations for multi-level parking at Kaman Sarai, Hidayatpur Chawani and Sikanderpur Ghosi.
Minister of State for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Karan Dev Kamboj said that the department has introduced Aadhaar based biometric system for the distribution of ration to the poor families in the state.
He said that the department has also implemented End to End computerisation of TPDS operations. Digitization of Public Distribution System beneficiaries and other databases, setting up of transparency portal, grievances redressal system, toll free helpline, online allocation, supply chain management and installation of Point of Sale devices at Fair Price Shops (FPS) has been completed.
He said that the ration was being distributed to beneficiaries after Aadhaar based biometric authentication at all FPS. Facilities of Aadhaar Seeding at FPS, Short Message Services (SMS) alert, portability, best finger detection and nomination has also been provided, he added.
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Yesteryear actor Asha Parekh to be honoured at Global Cinema Festival in Sikkim

18 Jan 2020 | 1:59 AM

Gangtok, Jan 17 (UNI) CL Ghimerey Advisor, Film Federation of India, joined by Sikkim Film Cooperative Society Ltd and supported by the Govt of Sikkim, is going to host Global Cinema Festival on February 28-29 and March 1.
Asha Parekh yesteryear actor will be honoured with Life Time Achievement Award. She has past appeared in movies shot in Sikkim & Darjeeling.

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3 people run over by train near Nagpur

18 Jan 2020 | 1:19 AM

Nagpur, Jan 17(UNI) Three labourers including a teenage girl were mowed down by a train near Butibori area here on Friday evening, police said.

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Swami Vivekananda's teaching more relevant today: Shanta Kumar

17 Jan 2020 | 11:58 PM

Kangra, Jan 17 (UNI) Senior BJP leader Shanta Kumar has said that the life and teachings of Swami Vivekananda were more relevant today when the nation needed more spiritual strength to combat adverse forces from within and outside. He called upon younger generation to get close to their spiritual and cultural roots.

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Kalpa receives around 25 cm snowfall

17 Jan 2020 | 11:53 PM

Shimla/ Reckong-Peo, Jan 17 (UNI) Moderate to heavy snowfall continued in the tribal Kinnuar, Lahaul Spiti and Chamba district disrupting the vehicular traffic as number of road are snowbound including Hindustan-Tibet National highway.

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HP govt to set up cow shelters in 11 districts

17 Jan 2020 | 11:49 PM

Hamirpur (HP), Jan 17 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh government has decided to set up cow sanctuaries/Gau Sadan in 11 districts of the state to provide shelter to stray cattle in a natural environment and also provide grazing facilities. This was stated by Virender Kanwar, Minister for Animal Husbandary on Friday.

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