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Punjab Education Min orders change in school timings

Chandigarh, May 19 (UNI) Punjab Education Minister Aruna Chaudhary today ordered the change in timings of all Government, Private, Aided and Recognised schools of the State.

In a statement here, the Minister said that the timings of all the primary schools have been changed from 0730 hrs to 1200 noon while the middle, high and senior secondary schools would function from 0730 hrs to 1230 noon.
She said that the timings would be effective from May 20.

Ms Chaudhary also directed the Department to intimate the changed timings to all the Circle Education Officers (CEOs), District Education Officers (DEOs), Block Primary Education Officers (BPEOs) and school heads.

Meanwhile, the Education Department has issued notification today concerning summer vacations from June 1 to June 30.
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Ban on excavation of basements, empty buildings of Pushp Empire to be sealed: Sidhu

20 Apr 2018 | 6:03 PM

Chandigarh, Apr 20 (UNI) Punjab Local Government Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday ordered that pending the magisterial inquiry into the collapse of under-construction building at Peer Muchhalla in Zirakpur and keeping in view the public interest no building plan with regard to the Municipal Council Zirakpur is to be passed.

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Vijay Goel expresses satisfaction over Lucknow Metro's progress

20 Apr 2018 | 6:02 PM

Lucknow, Apr 20 (UNI) Union Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation & Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel expressed satisfaction over the progress of the Lucknow Metro.

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20 Apr 2018 | 6:01 PM

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SAD condemns power tariff hikes, demands complete roll back

20 Apr 2018 | 5:58 PM

Chandigarh, Apr 20 (UNI) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday condemned the repeated hikes in power tariff and demanded a complete roll back even as it called for removing all hidden charges to ensure power to industrial sector at landing cost of Rs five per unit.

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Heavy rain likely in few North-eastern states, J&K

20 Apr 2018 | 5:56 PM

Pune, Apr 20 (UNI) Heavy rain is very likely to occur at isolated
places in south Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and Jammu &
Kashmir during next 24 hours, warned the Indian Meteorological
Department in a bulletin here on Friday.

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