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SAD condemns Khazana Khali FM for flying off to jaunt in Swiss Alps with family

Chandigarh, Jan 23(UNI) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday condemned ‘Khazana Khali’ finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal for flying off to a jaunt along with his family in the Swiss Alps in the name of attending the Davos Summit adding this would cause further misery to those waiting for the finance department to release funds for development besides release of dues to employees as well as social welfare beneficiaries.
In a statement here on Thursday, former minister Dr Daljit Singh Cheema said it was shocking that a finance minister who had announced that he was against foreign trips and who had even refused to offer tea to guests to save money, had no qualms about attending repeated annual meetings at Davos. “Manpreet has failed to explain one benefit of attending the Davos Summit last year. He has failed to mention a single investment coming into the State following his visit last year. However this has not dissuaded him from proceeding on a holiday again along with a contingent of officers as well as his family”.
Asking the finance minister to practice what he preached, Dr Cheema said the hollowness of the former’s claims of austerity had already been exposed with an RTI inquiry revealing the presence of 27 air conditioners at his official residence in Chandigarh. “The FM has also spent a large amount of money in modernizing his office even as he preaches frugality to others”.
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Single seater aircraft crashes in UP, trainee pilot dies

21 Sep 2020 | 5:07 PM

Azamgarh, Sep 21 (UNI) A trainee pilot of the government run Indira Gandhi Udyan Academy, Frusatganj, Amethi, was killed when a single-seater trainer aircraft, he was flying, crashed here in Sairaimeer area on Monday.

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UP to generate more power of 7260 mw by 2022 :Min

21 Sep 2020 | 5:04 PM

However, 1320 mw of power would be added within this year .

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Punjab govt decides to make physical education related activities compulsory for students

21 Sep 2020 | 4:43 PM

Chandigarh, Sep 21 (UNI) Punjab government has decided to make physical education related activities compulsory for school children.

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COVID: 4703 new cases in UP, recovery rate crosses 80 pc

COVID: 4703 new cases in UP, recovery rate crosses 80 pc

21 Sep 2020 | 4:38 PM

Lucknow, Sep 21 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh continues to witness decline in active Corona cases with difference in recovered patients and fresh cases also widening day by day.

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Punjab govt extends deadline for applying for scholarships

21 Sep 2020 | 4:35 PM

Chandigarh, Sep 21 (UNI) Punjab government has extended the deadline for applying for various scholarship schemes for the current academic session.

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