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Punjab govt clashes Rs 10 lakh non-refundable levy security on millers to Rs 7.25 lakh refundable security

Chandigarh, Oct 9 (UNI) Punjab Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu on Wednesday said that to save the farmers from any harassment and keeping in mind genuine demands of the rice millers, the state government has decided to slash Rs 10 lakh of levy security (Rs five lakh refundable plus Rs five lakh non-refundable) to Rs 7.25 lakh refundable levy security.
A decision to this effect was taken after a meeting held under the chairmanship of Mr Ashu. Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa and prominent rice millers of the state, including Gian Bharadway Group and Rakesh Jain Group, also attended the meeting.
The Minister also informed that this decision would bring respite to the rice millers. Bank guarantee shall be applicable only to millers for quantum of paddy stored over and above 5000 Metric Tonnes (MT), instead of 4000 MT.
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27 Feb 2021 | 11:17 AM

Hamirpur, Feb 27 (UNI) With the possibility of a light rainfall expected in the region in the next five days and the Maximum temperature to remain at 27-28 degree celsius and minimum temperature at 10-12 degree celsius, the farm scientists of the Department of weather have asked the farmers to Chlorpyriphos 20 EC at 2.0 litre to stop the impact of the yellow rust on the crops.

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Police book 111 for traffic violations, 20 for smoking in public in Srinagar

27 Feb 2021 | 11:15 AM

Srinagar, Feb 27 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir police challaned 111 persons for traffic violations while 20 persons were booked for smoking in public in Srinagar, a police spokesman said.

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PSIs asked to use modern technologies in prevention, detention of crime

27 Feb 2021 | 11:13 AM

Srinagar, Feb 27 (UNI) Emphasizing the need of utilization of modern technologies in preventing and detecting of crimes, a senior officer of Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) asked Police Sub Inspectors (PSIs) to utilize their academic knowledge and improve their skills to become best officer of the extended police family.

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Traffic remains suspended on Srinagar-Jammu highway for 2nd day

Traffic remains suspended on Srinagar-Jammu highway for 2nd day

27 Feb 2021 | 10:05 AM

Srinagar, Feb 27 (UNI) Traffic on the 270-km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only all-weather road connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, remained suspended for the second consecutive day on Saturday.

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HP Vidhan Sabha ticket campaign Hamirpur style

HP Vidhan Sabha ticket campaign Hamirpur style

27 Feb 2021 | 8:33 AM

Hamirpur (HP), Feb 27(UNI) Though elections to the state assembly are far away from today yet ticket seekers of various parties especially the BJP and Congress have launched their election campaigns with a new style.

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