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Prez confers 'Nari Shakti Puraskar' to Punjab for women empowerment

Prez confers 'Nari Shakti Puraskar' to Punjab for women empowerment

Chandigarh, Mar 8 (UNI) On the International Women’s Day, the women folk of Punjab is basking in the glory of pride and self esteem when President of India today conferred the coveted “Nari Shakti Puraskar” to the State for making outstanding contribution towards women empowerment.
The prestigious award was conferred to the state of Punjab during a grand function organised at Rashtarpati Bhawan, New Delhi, on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Punjab Social Security and Women and Child Development Minister Razia Sultana received the award on behalf of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh
Stating this, Ms Sultana said that this time, State of Punjab has been selected for the ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar 2017’ for its consistent efforts and work demonstrating improvement in Sex Ratio at Birth under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme. She said that that state of Punjab has made tremendous efforts and progress for improving Sex Ratio at Birth. She said that Tarn Taran district has been selected among the best 10 districts of the country where Sex Ratio at Birth has improved remarkably in limited span of time.

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Peoples to show place to traitors -Pawar

08 Oct 2022 | 12:30 AM

Kolhapur, Oct 7 (UNI) State opposition leader and Nationalist Congress party (NCP) senior leader Ajit Pawar has said that the peoples would show place traitors , who revolt against Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray.

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Air Force Day: 80 aircraft to showcase IAF's prowess

Air Force Day: 80 aircraft to showcase IAF's prowess

07 Oct 2022 | 11:57 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 7 (UN)I The Indian Air Force will put up a stunning flypast of over 80 aircraft to celebrate its 90th anniversary on Saturday in Chandigarh.

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Mahakal Lok a boost for Malwa

07 Oct 2022 | 11:46 PM

Bhopal, Oct 7 (UNI) The work on the maiden phase of Shri Mahakal Lok – to be dedicated to the people by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday in the holy city Ujjain – was completed within a span of four years.

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ED asks Shivakumar to submit documents relating to National Herald case

ED asks Shivakumar to submit documents relating to National Herald case

07 Oct 2022 | 10:51 PM

New Delhi, Oct 7 (UNI) The Enforcement Directorate on Friday asked Karnataka Congress President DK Shivakumar, who is also a key organiser of Karnataka-leg of Bharat Jodo Yatra, to submit documents relating to the National Herald case.

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Tricolor symbol of unity and integrity: Parmar

07 Oct 2022 | 9:40 PM

Dharamsala, Oct 7 (UNI) The national flag is a symbol of the unity, integrity and sovereignty of India and all citizens should respect the national flag. Speaker Vipin Parmar expressed this while addressing the people on the concluding occasion of the Tricolor Mahayatra at the Kachari in Dharamsala on Friday.
He said that the 1025 meter long national flag was also handed over to the district administration on the occasion. He said that in the episode of Amrit Mahotsav of Independence, from August 13 to August 15, the 'Har Ghar Tricolor' campaign was also launched across the country in which all the countrymen enthusiastically participated.
Vipin Parmar said that along with India, the pride of the national flag tricolor has also increased in the whole world.

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