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J&K LG sanctions Rs 200 cr under PMDP to upgrade sports infra

Jammu, Oct 8 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday sanctioned Rs 200 cr under Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP) for up-gradation of sports infrastructure and encouragement of budding talent in the field.
Addressing the gathering after e-inaugurating Multipurpose Sports Stadium at Rajouri worth Rs 12.3 cr, the Lt Governor observed that Prime Minister has acknowledged the sport's potential of Jammu and Kashmir and therefore sanctioned Rs 200 crore under Prime Minister’s Development Package for up-gradation of sports infrastructure and encouragement of budding talent in the field.
“Similarly, the Khelo India initiative has also been a great catalyst in the promotion of sports activities,” he added.
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Haryana govt takes precautionary measures in view of farmers' Delhi Chalo march

24 Nov 2020 | 11:33 PM

Chandigarh, Nov 24 (UNI) Haryana Government has decided to take all precautionary measures, in view of the situation during the proposed nationwide 'Delhi Chalo' (March to Delhi) call given by farmer organisations on November 26, regarding the Farmers' Welfare Ordinances.

Haryana Chief Secretary Vijai Vardhan presided over a review meeting with Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police of districts namely Ambala, Sirsa, Fatehabad, Jind, Kaithal, Kurukshetra and Panchkula regarding maintaining law and order during the proposed nationwide march to Delhi.

Additional Chief Secretary, Financial Commissioner, Revenue & Disaster Management Sanjeev Kaushal, and Additional Chief Secretary, Medical Education and Research Department Alok Nigam attended the meeting through video-conferencing.

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Education contributes the most to nation building : Min

24 Nov 2020 | 11:32 PM

Chandigarh, Nov 24 (UNI) Haryana Minister of State for Woman and Child Development Ms. Kamlesh Dhanda on Tuesday said that education contributes the most to building a strong nation.

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Appointments of dependents of Anganwadi workers on compassionate ground relaxed:Min

24 Nov 2020 | 11:28 PM

Chandigarh, Nov 24 (UNI) Punjab Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Ms. Aruna Chaudhary, on Tuesday, announced to relax the condition of giving job only to dependent widow daughter-in-law of the Anganwadi workers and helpers on compassionate grounds and assured the representatives of Anganwadi Workers Unions to meet all their legitimate demands during three-hour long marathon meeting with them.

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HC rap to Punjab govt over sale of illicit liquor exposed Captain: Meet Hayer

24 Nov 2020 | 11:27 PM

Chandigarh, Nov 24 (UNI) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of Punjab on Tuesday slammed the Capt Amarinder Singh government for its failure to check the blind sale of illicit liquor in the state, saying that had the Chief Minister been alive to the issue, the lives lost in the hooch tragedy in Majha region could have been saved.

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Katra-Delhi Express Corridor to be completed by 2023: Jitendra

Katra-Delhi Express Corridor to be completed by 2023: Jitendra

24 Nov 2020 | 11:19 PM

Jammu, Nov 23 (UNI) Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said the landmark Katra-Delhi Expressway Road Corridor will be complete by 2023 and work on the Kathua-Jammu Highway extension from four lane to six lane has started.

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