Tuesday, Aug 20 2019 | Time 06:12 Hrs(IST)
image
  • US Democratic leaders urge Trump not to retreat on gun background checks
  • Russian-based site appeals US court dismissal of lawsuit against Facebook - Filing
  • Royal Air Force fighter jets escort Russian aircraft over Baltic - UK Defence Ministry
  • Rights Group files lawsuit for migrant widow after husband committed suicide in US custody
  • Arab coalition strikes at Houthis' positions in Northern Yemen - Reports
  • MP Govt shifts to higher gear on tourism promotion
  • Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya was not depicted in Tripura during CPIM era: Tripura Minister
  • Himveers ITBP successfully scale Virgin Peak 6889 meters in North Sikkim
  • MP Cabinet gets report on anti-adulteration drive
  • No point providing land to India for Agartala airport extension: Bangladesh opposition
  • At least 8 killed in bus crash in northern Laos
  • Egyptian court sentences 6 defendants to death over terrorism
  • Lata Mangeshkar, Javed Akhtar condole death of Khayyam
  • India will remain grateful: PM Modi mourns musician Khayyam's death
  • Rajiv sired IT revolution: MP CM
States » North


Sarkaria reviews ongoing works at Ropar Head works

Chandigarh, Aug 14 (UNI) Punjab Water Resources Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria on Wednesday visited Ropar Head Works and Pong Dam near Talwara.
During the visit, he reviewed the various ongoing works at the head works and other places related to the Water Resources Department.

Mr Sarkaria reviewed the ongoing lift irrigation project in the Changer area near Anandpur Sahib. Under the project the local population would get water for agriculture and domestic requirement.
The Minister said the lift irrigation scheme has been a long-pending demand of residents of the Changar area which comprises over two dozen villages on the Punjab-Himachal Pradesh border. Terming the scheme a big relief for the Changer area, Mr Sarkaria instructed the officials to complete the project on time and any laxity would not be tolerated.

He also checked the ongoing work of concrete lining of the Bist Doab Canal. On the completion, it would improve canal irrigation potential in the Doaba region. Water Resources Department officials apprised the Minister about the operation and renovation of gates and regulation of canals at Ropar head works.

Subsequently, Mr Sarkaria visited the Pong Dam and paid floral tribute at Shaheedi Samark. He also met a delegation of local people led by MLA Arun Dogra at Talwara. Mr Dogra demanded 5 cusecs water from Shah Canal feeder for hilly villages of Talwara. The minister assured the delegation to consider it on priority.
UNI JS SY 2340
More News

MP Cabinet gets report on anti-adulteration drive

20 Aug 2019 | 1:10 AM

Bhopal, Aug 19 (UNI) A ‘Shuddh ke liye Yuddh’ campaign has been launched by the Madhya Pradesh Government with the objective of making unadulterated food available to the populace, Chief Minister Kamal Nath averred on Monday, it was officially learnt.

see more..

Rajiv sired IT revolution: MP CM

20 Aug 2019 | 12:10 AM

Bhopal, Aug 19 (UNI) Reminiscing erstwhile premier Rajiv Gandhi on the eve of his 75th birth anniversary, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath averred on Monday that the former was the father of India’s computer revolution.

see more..

MP Govt’s key step vis-a-vis Indira Griha Jyoti Yojana

19 Aug 2019 | 11:32 PM

Bhopal, Aug 19 (UNI) The Madhya Pradesh Government decided on Monday that consumers eligible under the Indira Griha Jyoti Yojana would be issued bills of maximum Rs 100 each – including meter fare – on consumption up to the first 100 units, it was officially learnt.

see more..
RSS should get rid of anti-reservation ideology: Mayawati

RSS should get rid of anti-reservation ideology: Mayawati

19 Aug 2019 | 11:26 PM

Lucknow, Aug 19 (UNI) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati has warned Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh that it should get rid of anti-reservation ideology.

see more..

Police can handcuff liquor mafia: CM

19 Aug 2019 | 11:08 PM

Shimla, Aug 19 (UNI) Turning the table on protesting Opposition Congress in the state assembly on Monday, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur blamed the previous Congress rule for allowing Technomac
firm evade Rs 2100 revenue to state and defended police action to handcuff liquor mafia in Una distirct
recently.

see more..
image