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Bathinda Pharma Park would upheaval Chinese supremacy in medical field:Manpreet Badal

Bathinda, Sep 18 (UNI) Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Friday said Punjab is extremely hopeful that Bathinda would emerge as a venue of one of the three Pharmaceutical Parks in India, which will go a long way in rooting out the stranglehold of Chinese medicine manufacturing sector.
Addressing the media here, the Finance Minister said Bathinda is an ideal location in North-Western India, adding that Bathinda is a place that can ensure ease of access to Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh and other northern states. Punjab has great potential to play a pivotal role in medicine manufacturing sector, he said.
Enumerating the benefits of Bathinda's geographical location, he stated that 1300 acres of land, on which the erstwhile thermal plant was commissioned, is now available for establishing the specialized Pharma Park. Further, the Bathinda oil refinery is a great asset as many products and byproducts of the refinery are similar to the pharma industry.
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J&K Police cracks cross border, narcotics, arms smuggling case, seven held

J&K Police cracks cross border, narcotics, arms smuggling case, seven held

24 Oct 2020 | 8:11 PM

Jammu, Oct 24 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to cracked the high profiled case of cross border smuggling of narcotics and arms/ammunition with the arrest of seven persons.

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Two held with charas in Kangra

24 Oct 2020 | 8:07 PM

Dharamshala, Oct 24 (UNI) Two people were arrested with charas from Banal in the district, police said on Saturday.

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J&K Govt makes amendments in Panchayati Raj Rules

24 Oct 2020 | 7:54 PM

Srinagar, Oct 24 (UNI) The government on Saturday made amendments in the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Rules, 1996, an official spokesperson said here.
He said the amendments were made in exercise of powers conferred to J&K government by section 80 of Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act, 1989 and all other provisions enabling in this behalf. “As per a notification issued here today in this regard by the Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Sub-rule (1) of rule 74 shall be substituted by the sub-rule namely “ (1) Every candidate who desires to contest the election of Sarpanch/Panch of Halqa Panchayat/Elected Member in District Development Council/Chairperson of Panchayati Adalat/ Chairperson, Block Development Council/Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of District Development Council shall have to take an oath as per “Form 4” of the rules before the prescribed authorities,” he said.

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Hoshiarpur police seize 400 gram heroin & Rs 11 40 lakh from woman peddler

24 Oct 2020 | 7:48 PM

Hoshiarpur, Oct 24 (UNI) Further tightening the noose around drug peddlers, the District Police have arrested a woman with seizure of 400-gm heroin and Indian currency worth Rs 11.40 lakh from her.

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J&K LG meets NEET topper, others

24 Oct 2020 | 7:46 PM

Jammu, Oct 24 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday met with the J&K NEET topper Avikshit Gupta and other four top NEET scorers from the Jammu division, here at the Raj Bhavan.

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