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Punjab govt opens two colleges in Gurdaspur dist

Chandigarh, Aug 23 (UNI) Punjab Government in an effort to empower the youth of the border districts of the state has developed Government College Kala Afgana as a physical education college and opened a new degree college at Ladhupur in Gurdaspur district.
Stating this on Sunday, Higher Education Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa said Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has fulfilled the long pending demand of the people of the border area with this decision.
The Minister said that physical education college at Kala Afgana would provide new opportunities in the field of sports to the youth and reach new heights. He further said this college has been made constituent college of newly established Sports University at Patiala.
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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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