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Khattar announces new DTOs in place of RTA

17 Oct 2020 | 8:22 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 17 (UNI) After tightening the noose around those involved in corrupt practices in Tehsil offices by successfully implementing e-registration in Tehsils, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday announced that new District Transport Officers (DTOs), in place of RTA Secretaries will be appointed in every district so as to ensure that Regional Transport Authority (RTA), which is said to be a corruption hub too works in a transparent and corruption free manner.

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Maintaining law & order is priority of state govt: Khattar

17 Oct 2020 | 8:14 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 17 (UNI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that maintaining the law and order is the priority of the State Government and no one will be allowed to disturb the situation.

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Professor Samar Singh inaugurates weather display board

17 Oct 2020 | 8:08 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 17 (UNI) Vice-Chancellor, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Professor Samar Singh on Saturday inaugurated the Weather Display Board on behalf of the Agricultural Meteorological Department at gate number four of the university. With this, weather forecast information will be provided to farmers and general public passing through the gate, he said.

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All arrangement made by govt to ensure smooth procurement of Kharif crops: CM

17 Oct 2020 | 8:02 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 17 (UNI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that all necessary arrangements have been made by the State Government so as to ensure that the procurement process of Kharif crops is done in a smooth and systematic manner. For the first time, government procurement of maize is being done at the Minimum Support Price. Earlier, the purchase of millet was also done at the Minimum Support Price. So far, Rs 1000 crore have been released by the government as procurement payment for paddy and other crops, he said.

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SAD asks CM to own up breakdown in law & order and resign

SAD asks CM to own up breakdown in law & order and resign

17 Oct 2020 | 7:52 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 17 (UNI) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Saturday said chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh should own moral responsibility for the breakdown of law and order situation in the State and resign immediately.

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Health min lays foundation & launches schemes worth Rs 3.61 cr

17 Oct 2020 | 7:47 PM

Solan, Oct 14 (UNI) Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Ayurveda Dr. Rajiv Saizal Saturday said by reserving 50 percent seats for women in Panchayati Raj institutions, participation of women in the development process at the village level has been ensured.

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Both state, central govts responsible for problem of paddy straw: Harpal Singh Cheema

Both state, central govts responsible for problem of paddy straw: Harpal Singh Cheema

17 Oct 2020 | 7:33 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 17 (UNI) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab has accused the state and central governments for the nagging problem of straw burning weighing heavy on the minds of farmers in the state.

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Two deaths & 46 new cases of coronavirus found in Hoshiarpur dist

17 Oct 2020 | 7:30 PM

Hoshiarpur, Oct 17 (UNI) As many as two more deaths and 46 new confirmed cases of coronavirus had been reported in the district during past 24 hours.

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AAP releases list of its new state and district level office-bearers

17 Oct 2020 | 7:23 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 17 (UNI) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab on Saturday released a list of its State Secretaries, Joint State Secretaries, District In charges, District Deputy In charges and District Secretaries with a view to further strengthening and mobilisation of the organizational structure of the party.

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SAD says Cong govt not revealing contents of proposed legislation for special session due to its 'nexus' with Centre

17 Oct 2020 | 7:19 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 17 (UNI) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday said there was a 'clear cut nexus' between the Congress government in Punjab and the Centre due to which the former was not revealing the legislation it proposed to bring in the Vidhan Sabha on the special session scheduled for October 19.

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Spirited Navratris despite COVID in HP

17 Oct 2020 | 7:10 PM

Shimla, Oct 17 (UNI) The auspicious Navratri festival began in the state with main Hindu Shrines witnessing huge footfall of devotees amidst tight security and special preparations in place on Saturday.

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BJP govt has surrendered in front of criminals: Akhilesh

BJP govt has surrendered in front of criminals: Akhilesh

17 Oct 2020 | 7:10 PM

Lucknow, Oct 17 (UNI) Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of surrendering in front of the criminals, Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said that the daughters-sisters cannot be protected in UP during the BJP's rule.

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Himachal HC slaps cost on petitioner for abuse of process

17 Oct 2020 | 7:07 PM

Shimla, Oct 17(UNI) The High Court of Himachal Pradesh has imposed a cost of Rs 20,000 on a petitioner while dismissing her plea challenging order of contractual employment, after the court observed that the woman employee misbehaved with regular employees including seniors despite being appointed as an outsource worker and the punishment handed over to her is fully justified.

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HP CM, Governor extend Navratri greetings to people

17 Oct 2020 | 6:21 PM

Shimla, Oct 17 (UNI) Governor Bandaru Dattatraya and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur have felicitated the people of the state on the occasion of Navratri festival.

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Road mishap claims two lives in UP's Etawah

17 Oct 2020 | 6:05 PM

Etawah, Oct 17 (UNI) A bike-borne man and his son were killed while over 12 people sustained injuries when a bus rammed into their vehicle and then overturned in the Pachaigaon area here, police sources said on Saturday.

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