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Punjab govt to re-verify all those left out or deleted from smart ration card scheme

Chandigarh, Oct 14 (UNI) The Punjab government will undertake a massive exercise to re-verify all the recently deleted and left-out beneficiaries under the Smart Ration Card scheme, to ensure that all genuine eligible persons get the benefit of the scheme.
Those of the 9,48,9801 beneficiaries (around 2,37,200 families) found by the re-verification process to have been wrongly deleted or wrongfully left out earlier, will be included in the list again, as per the decision taken by Punjab Cabinet, led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday.
The initiative would help ensure proper food security to all deprived persons (if found eligible) under the state-sponsored Smart Ration Card Scheme, an official spokesperson said after the Cabinet meeting.
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138 people tested positive in Hamirpur

16 Apr 2021 | 10:02 PM

Hamirpur (HP), Apr 16(UNI) There seems to be no end to the detection of new CORONA POSITIVE cases in the district as 138 people have been tested positive on Friday.

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Jammu Police arrests two drug peddlers with heroin

16 Apr 2021 | 9:55 PM

Jammu, Apr 16 (UNI) Jammu Police on Friday arrested two drug peddlers with contraband of heroin in Trikuta Nagar area here.

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UP govt allots land for industrial units in Noida

16 Apr 2021 | 9:53 PM

Lucknow, Apr 16 (UNI) Pursuing the agenda of rapid industrialization and attracting investment, major corporate groups have purchase land at NOIDA. The estimated investment is likely to be Rs 3,870 crore and likely to create fresh jobs for over 48,000 persons.

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UP govt bans assembly of more than 5 people during panchayat poll campaign

16 Apr 2021 | 9:36 PM

Lucknow, Apr 16 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh government, following the unabated surge in infections due to Covid, has banned the assembly of more than five persons during the remaining three phases of the panchyat elections in the state.
The violators of the directives will be penalised under preventive law NSA.

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No shortage of medicine, oxygen and beds: CM Thakur

16 Apr 2021 | 9:35 PM

Shimla, Apr 16(UNI) Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur chaired a high level meeting here on Friday to review the current status of Covid-19 in the state and took stock of various arrangements.

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