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  • Ensure law and order, minimise inconvenience due to road blockade: Haryana govt
  • MP CM voices support for farm bills
  • Plant bamboo under Atmanirbhar Bharat Yojana: Koshyari
  • Khattar urges farmers to defer agitation, invites them to hold talks
  • Over 150 police personnel tested positive for COVID-19 in M'rashtra
  • India's first CRISPR COVID-19 test approved for use
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PSIC goes virtual through video conference and web meetings

Chandigarh, Jul 8 (UNI) Punjab State Information Commission (PSIC) is back to being fully functional and ensuring implementation of the Right to Information Act, 2005, following the state government's decision to ease restrictions imposed during the Curfew and subsequent Lockdown in order to stem the spread of the Coronavirus.
Stating this here on Wednesday, a spokesperson of PSIC said that even during the curfew and lockdown, the Commission remained open to hear cases that pertained to matters of Life and Liberty, for which, a Double Bench comprising Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Suresh Arora and State Information Commissioner Asit Jolly was constituted on April 16, 2020.
He said as many as 1231 Appeal and Complaint cases were heard by various benches of the PSIC in the month of June 2020. 438 new cases have been registered and allocated for hearing to different Commissioners of PSIC.
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With the arrests of two fugitive gangsters police solve three murder cases

20 Sep 2020 | 12:49 AM

Hoshiarpur, Sept 19 (UNI) With the arrest of two fugitive gangsters the district police on Saturday claimed to have solved three cases of murder and robbery.

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MP CM voices support for farm bills

20 Sep 2020 | 12:38 AM

Bhopal, Sep 19 (UNI) Underlining the requirement for extending maximum relief to ryots in the present circumstances, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday described as revolutionary the Centre’s proposals for legislation vis-à-vis agrarian reforms that shall enable peasants to themselves determine crop prices and derive highest benefits as per one nation one market.
It was officially learnt that the senior politician welcomed the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill and the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill passed in the Lok Sabha.

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Khattar urges farmers to defer agitation, invites them to hold talks

20 Sep 2020 | 12:31 AM

Chandigarh, Sept 19 (UNI) Once again reiterating Haryana Government’s commitment towards protecting farmers' interests, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, in an appeal here on Saturday, said that while one the hand everyone in a democracy has the right to express their views, on the other maintaining peace in the state is also the utmost duty of any government.

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Smart phones to students will bring digital revolution- 532 smart phones to be distributed in second phase in Kapurthala

20 Sep 2020 | 12:08 AM

Kapurthala, Sep 19 (UNI) MLA from Kapurthala Rana Gurjit Singh today said that the smart phone distribution to the students from Government schools will bring a sea change in the Government education system by further bringing digital revolution in the state.

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Chhattisgarh reports 2617 fresh COVID positive cases, 19 deaths

19 Sep 2020 | 11:59 PM

Raipur, Sep 19 (UNI) Chhattisgarh has registered 2617 fresh COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
positive patients and 19 deaths during the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, 1176 patients have
been discharged from various hospitals after recovery.

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