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MP CM meets Food Minister

MP CM meets Food Minister

Bhopal, July 5 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Ramvilas Paswan at the latter’s New Delhi residence on Sunday and discussed quandaries pertaining to wheat procurement, bonus plus ration for transient labourers.
“In the previous fiscal, 73.70 lakh metric tonnes of wheat were procured from peasants of which 67.25 lakh MT were accepted in the central pool. I urge that the remainder be included in the pool soon, so that payment may be disbursed to cultivators. Regarding provisions for migrant workers, approximately 13 lakh returned to the state but of them 1.90 lakh have been unable to obtain provisions owing to non-availability of cards,” the visiting politician was officially quoted as saying.

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Punjab ranked 7th for generating unique disability IDS for PwDs : Aruna Chaudhary

25 Feb 2021 | 6:06 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 25 (UNI) Punjab Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Aruna Chaudhary on Thursday affirmed that the department has attained 7th rank in the country for generating online Unique Disability Identification (UDID) cards for the Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) as per the UDID Card Status report.

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J&K mainstream parties, HC welcome DGMO level Indo-Pak talks

J&K mainstream parties, HC welcome DGMO level Indo-Pak talks

25 Feb 2021 | 6:01 PM

Srinagar, Feb 25 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir mainstream political parties and moderate Hurriyat Conference (HC) on Thursday welcomed the Director General of Military Operation (DGMO) level talks between India and Pakistan and said the measure will go a long way towards sustainable peace between the two neighbouring countries .

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Punjab : SC Commission seeks action taken report from DPI in case of not awarding degrees to SC students

25 Feb 2021 | 5:58 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 25 (UNI) The Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes sought action taken report from DPI (Higher Education) on February 28 in a case pertaining not to awarding degrees to SC students graduated under the Scholarship scheme.

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Punjab : 2 robbers nabbed with firearms & heroin

25 Feb 2021 | 5:12 PM

Nakodar, Feb 25 (UNI) The Criminal Investigating Agency (CIA) of the Jalandhar (Rural) police on Thursday claimed to have busted a gang of robbers with the arrest of its two members and seized fire arms and heroin from them.

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Indian army celebrates Swarnim Vijay Varsh

25 Feb 2021 | 4:22 PM

Amritsar, Feb 25 (UNI) To celebrate the Swarnim Vijay Varsh commemorating the military victory of India over Pakistan in the Indo-Pak war of 1971, Swarnim Vijay Mashaal being carried to various parts of India had reached Vajra Corps area of responsibility on February 1, 2021.

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