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Haryana to bring ordinance to amend Development & Regulation of Urban Areas Act : Dushyant

06 Aug 2020 | 9:26 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 6 (UNI) Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala said that the state government is going to bring an ordinance to amend Section-7A of ‘Haryana Development and Regulation of Urban Areas Act, 1975' (which was amended under Act No. 11 in 2017) related to registration of lands to curb fraud so that the irregularities of registries can be checked.

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SAD president asks CM to go to Taran Taran only after booking Cong legislators

06 Aug 2020 | 9:25 PM

Chandigarh Aug 6 (UNI) Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday asked Captain Amarinder Singh to go to Taran Taran only after booking the Congress legislators and other leaders including owners of distilleries under section 302 for the mass murders in hooch tragedy.

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Punjab police bust more illicit liquor modules with 135 more arrests in state-wide raids

06 Aug 2020 | 9:23 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 6 (UNI) With 197 new cases and 135 more arrests in 24 hours, the Punjab Police has busted several modules as part of its state-wide crackdown on illicit liquor mafia, while further tightening the noose around the suspects in the hooch tragedy case.

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Monsoon session of UP Assembly to commence from Aug 20

06 Aug 2020 | 9:23 PM

Lucknow, Aug 6(UNI) Uttar Pradesh Assembly speaker Hridya Naryan Dikshit said here on Thursday that the monsoon session of the state assembly would commence here from August 20 and all the members of the house would strictly follow the guidelines for preventing the spread of the pandemic.
He said the session would be held as per social distancing protocol for the COVID pandemic as announced by the Central government.

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Jakhar urges CM to ensure exemplary action against those responsible for hooch tragedy

Jakhar urges CM to ensure exemplary action against those responsible for hooch tragedy

06 Aug 2020 | 9:17 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 6 (UNI) Punjab Congress President Sunil Jakhar on Thursday urged Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to ensure exemplary action against the conspirators, financiers, patrons and officers involved in unfortunate hooch tragedy.

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One held, 102 grams charas recovered in Hamirpur

06 Aug 2020 | 9:10 PM

Hamirpur (HP), Aug 6 (UNI) One held by Bhoranj police of the district for allegedly keeping 102 grams charas in his truck in Bahnwin village of the district, police said on Thursday.

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Hoshiarpur police seizes 400 kg lahan, 5 boats & other material used to destill illicit liquor

06 Aug 2020 | 9:10 PM

Chandigarh/Hoshiarpur, Aug 6 (UNI) Launching a major crackdown on illicit liquor trade, the Hoshiarpur District Police on Thursday recovered 400 kilo Lahan from the Mand area in Dasuya.

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JK LG designate Manoj Sinha arrives in Srinagar

06 Aug 2020 | 9:07 PM

Srinagar, Aug 6 (UNI) Former Union Minister and senior BJP leader Manoj Sinha, designate Lt Governor of Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir, arrived here Thursday afternoon.

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Couple found dead in UP's Lucknow

06 Aug 2020 | 9:00 PM

Lucknow, Aug 6 (UNI) A young couple was found dead in a mysterious circumstances in the state capital on Thursday.

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J&K ACB registers DA case against ex-Food Supplies Officer

06 Aug 2020 | 9:00 PM

Jammu, Aug 6 (UNI) The Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered a Disproportionate Asset case against the then Chief Supervisor of FCI Godown, Udhampur and former In-Charge of Vigilance Squad in Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, here.

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Novelist Ajay Sharma writes 7 short plays on topic 'Lockdown' on Facebook

06 Aug 2020 | 8:58 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 6 (UNI) Haryana Sahitya Akademi Director Dr Chandra Trikha said that novelist and playwright Dr Ajay Sharma has the distinction of being the first in India to write seven short plays on the topic 'Lockdown' on Facebook during the lockdown due to COVID-19.

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Punjab registers record 1,049 fresh Covid cases, 26 deaths

Punjab registers record 1,049 fresh Covid cases, 26 deaths

06 Aug 2020 | 8:51 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 6 (UNI) Punjab on Thursday registered record 1049 fresh Covid cases and 26 more deaths due to Novel Coronavirus, raising the infection tally to 20,891 and the casualty count to 517 in the state.

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Large number of people attend last rites of sarpanch killed by militants

06 Aug 2020 | 8:34 PM

Srinagar, Aug 6 (UNI) Large number of people, including senior Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, joined the last journey of Sarpanch who was shot dead by militants at Vessu in Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Thursday morning.

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HP CM urges MLAs to follow up developmental projects for time bound implementation

HP CM urges MLAs to follow up developmental projects for time bound implementation

06 Aug 2020 | 8:26 PM

Dharamshala, Aug 6 (UNI) Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur directed the officers to ensure time bound completion of all the developmental projects so as to check price escalation, besides ensuring that people could harp the benefits of development.

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Singla thanks CM for his 'smart phone laden' govt school students decision

Singla thanks CM for his 'smart phone laden' govt school students decision

06 Aug 2020 | 7:53 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 6 (UNI) Punjab School Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla thanked Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh for the decision taken by the Cabinet under his leadership for the distribution of smart phones to the students studying in the government schools.

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