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Hindi to be official language as J&K and Ladakh will get UT status on Oct 31 : Tarun Chugh

Chandigarh, Oct 30 (UNI) BJP national secretary Tarun Chugh on Wednesday said as Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh will get Union Territory status on October 31, the best thing is that now Urdu will no longer be the first and official language of the state.
“Hindi will be the first and official language of the state, from Thursday,” Mr Chugh said.
He said that the new Union Territories would come into being on October 31, the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel.
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Punjab Food Min seizes 69 trucks over bogus milling

20 Oct 2020 | 12:39 AM

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (UNI) Issuing a strict warning to anyone indulging in bogus milling in the state, Food and Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu on Monday directed the officials to initiate stringent action against the offenders, even as 69 trucks of outside paddy were seized by the department.

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Jalandhar: 400 youth clubs to join hands in battle against stubble burning

20 Oct 2020 | 12:29 AM

Jalandhar, Oct. 19 (UNI) The youth clubs of the district have joined the battle against the stubble burning and its members are reaching out to the farmers, to pursue them to manage the stubble under the In-Situ programme of the Agriculture department.

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Chhattisgarh reports 2376 fresh Coronavirus cases, 16 deaths

Chhattisgarh reports 2376 fresh Coronavirus cases, 16 deaths

19 Oct 2020 | 11:58 PM

Raipur, Oct 19 (UNI) As many as 2376 fresh COVID-19 cases were detected in Chhattisgarh during the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 162772 on Monday.

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Punjab: Farmers to decide on review Rail Roko agitation

Punjab: Farmers to decide on review Rail Roko agitation

19 Oct 2020 | 11:56 PM

Moga, Oct 19 (UNI) The 30 farmers' organisations will meet in Chandigarh on Tuesday, to take the next line of Rail Roko agitation, after reviewing the situation.

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MP CM expresses grief

19 Oct 2020 | 11:22 PM

Bhopal, Oct 19 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed condolences on Monday over the death of historian RL Shukla – the sire of Principal Secretary (Parliamentary Affairs) Pankaj Rag.
“I pray for peace to the departed soul and fortitude to the grieving household for bearing the loss,” the senior politician averred in a message.

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