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Punjab to launch ‘Digital Parent Margdarshak Program’ for stressful parents, Anganwadi children

Chandigarh, Sep 4 (UNI) Punjab Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Aruna Chaudhary will launch ‘Digital Parent Margdarshak Program’ on September 5 on the occasion of Teachers’ Day to provide fascinating knowledgeable content to Anganwadi children and allay the stress of their parents stuck at home during these perilous times of COVID-19 pandemic.
Ms Chaudhary said, "Corona has brought change in the way we engage as communities. People, especially parents and tiny-tots are going through a stressful and painful phase, which has brought about in-person disengagement and more reliance on distance learning."
“Keeping this situation in mind, the ‘Digital Parent Margdarshak Program’, which would be carried forward in synergy with the Meraki Foundation, to be launched on Teacher’s Day on September 5”, she said, while stressing on the need for distance learning.
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One more militant killed, toll 2 in Shopian encounter

One more militant killed, toll 2 in Shopian encounter

20 Oct 2020 | 11:07 AM

Srinagar, Oct 20 (UNI) One more unidentified militant was killed on Tuesday morning by security forces in an encounter which ensued during a Cordon and Searches Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Shopian on Monday evening, a police spokesman said.

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Campaigning picks up in 7 Assy bypolls in UP; 88 candidates in fray

Campaigning picks up in 7 Assy bypolls in UP; 88 candidates in fray

20 Oct 2020 | 11:02 AM

Lucknow, Oct 20 (UNI) Campaigning has accelerated for 7 assembly bypolls in Uttar Pradesh slated to be a semi-final before the 2022 assembly polls in the state.

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Including Six DCs, 22 IAS reshuffle in Himachal

20 Oct 2020 | 10:02 AM

Shimla, Oct 20 (UNI) In late-night Administrative reshuffle 22 IAS officer which included Deputy Commissioner of Six districts were reshuffled in the state, a notification issued here on Monday said.

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CBI investigating mega bank fraud in HP

20 Oct 2020 | 12:53 AM

Shimla, Oct 19 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation is currently investigating an alleged mega bank fraud belonging to two manufacturers at Baddi industrial area of Solan district, availing credits worth Rs 22 crore based on exorbitant collateral from a Branch of Andhra Bank here in 2017.

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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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