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Haryana reports 119 new COVID-19 cases

Chandigarh (Haryana) | January 19, 2021 1:43:08 AM IST
Haryana reported 119 new COVID-19 cases on Monday taking the total number of cases in the state to 2,66,428, according to the state health department.... read..
 

Arm-twisting tactics won't work: Punjab CM again warns Centre

Chandigarh |Monday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Condemning the NIA notices issued to several farmers and their supporters amid the anti-farm laws agitation, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said such arm-twisting tactics will not weaken the resolve of the farmers fighting for their right... read..
 

Universities in Punjab to reopen from January 21

Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 18, 2021 10:13:02 PM IST
All government and private universities in Punjab will reopen on January 21 after over 10 months of closure due to the COVID-19 induced lockdown.... read..
 

Covid vaccination drive begins at 77 places in Haryana

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said that the Covid-19 vaccination drive began at 77 places across the state.... read..
 

GST Fraud: Haryana police arrests 89, recover over Rs 112 crore

Chandigarh (Haryana) | January 17, 2021 5:13:02 PM IST
Haryana police have arrested 89 people after busting four major gangs allegedly involved in a Goods and Services Tax (GST) scam and recovered over Rs 112 crore from their possession.... read..
 

Haryana Police arrest 89, recover Rs 112 cr in GST fraud

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
In a well-coordinated operation against Goods and Services Tax (GST) scamsters, Haryana Police on Sunday said it busted four major gangs related to issuing or registration of bogus firms involved in fake invoice bills scam which defrauded the government e... read..
 

NIA notices to supporters of farmers' stir: Punjab minister

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
Punjab Cabinet minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Sunday slammed the Union government over notices by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to the farmers and those lending support to the farmers' protest.... read..
 

Punjab CM writes to Modi on free Covid-19 vaccine for poor

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Even as he prepared to kickstart the process of vaccination of 1.74 lakh health workers, with 40,000 to be covered every day over the next five days in the first phase, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi ... read..
 

Provide free vaccines for students, Indian National Students Organisation writes to CM Khattar

Chandigarh (Haryana) | January 16, 2021 1:13:04 AM IST
Indian National Students Organisation (INSO) president Digvijay Singh Chautala wrote a letter to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today, demanding free vaccines for students of the state.... read..
 

Part-time sweeper gets first vaccine in Chandigarh

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
A 20-year-old man, who works as a part-time sweeper at the Government Multi-Specialty Hospital in Sector 16 here, was the first person in the city inoculated against Covid-19 on Saturday.... read..
 

Punjab CM writes to PM Modi to provide free vaccine to poor of state

Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 16, 2021 2:13:04 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking free vaccine delivery to the poor population of the state.... read..
 

Congress leaders including Bhupinder Singh Hooda taken into custody during protest march over farm laws

Chandigarh (Haryana) | January 16, 2021 7:43:07 AM IST
Congress leader and former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda along with several Haryana Congress leaders were detained on Friday by police as they marched towards the Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh in protest against the new farm laws.... read..
 

Punjab CM kicks off process to inoculate 1.74 lakh people

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
Punjab joined the rest of the country in the historic roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccine on Saturday with five healthcare workers getting the jab in the presence of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who virtually launched the process to inoculate 1.74 lakh pe... read..
 

Haryana Police helped 4.32 lakhs migrant workers return home during lockdown

Chandigarh (Haryana) | January 15, 2021 7:13:04 PM IST
Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) Manoj Yadava on Friday said the state police helped 4.32 lakh migrant workers board train home during the lockdown.... read..
 

Pakistani intruder shot dead in Punjab

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
A Pakistani intruder was shot dead by the Border Security Force (BSF) along the international border in Punjab's Gurdaspur sector, the paramilitary force said on Friday.... read..
 

Nothing short of repealing farm laws will help: Punjab

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Even as it asserted that it will take all measures to protect the state's and its farmers' interests, the Punjab government led by Amarinder Singh on Thursday made it clear that nothing short of repeal of the Centre's 'black' farm laws, which it described... read..
 

COVID-19 vaccine doses distributed to all district cold chain stores: Punjab Health Minister

Chandigarh | January 15, 2021 6:13:05 PM IST
The Punjab Government is all ready to roll out the COVID-19 vaccination programme under which firstly, Health Care Workers (Central, State, and Armed Forces Medical Services) to be vaccinated with their consent at dedicated 59 sites in the state.... read..
 

Congress leaders in Haryana detained ahead of protest

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
Leaders of the Congress in Haryana, including Leader of the Opposition Bhupinder Singh Hooda, were taken in preventive custody here on Friday ahead of their march towards the Raj Bhawan in protest against the new farm laws.... read..
 

Punjab raring to go for Tokyo Olympics, bagging maximum quota our sole aim: Rana Sodhi

Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 15, 2021 4:43:05 PM IST
Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi on Friday said that the state is all set to excel in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. Sodhi honoured the 90 players, who brought laurels for the state and country in the year 2017-18, with priz... read..
 

Nothing short of repeal of farm laws, says Punjab CM

Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 15, 2021 12:14:47 PM IST
Even as it asserted that it will take all measures to protect the state's and its farmers' interests, the Punjab Government led by Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday made it clear that nothing short of repeal of the Centre's Farm Laws would resolve the p... read..
 

INLD leader Abhay Singh Chautala to hold tractor rally from Punjab's Ambala today

Chandigarh | January 15, 2021 12:14:28 PM IST
Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Abhay Singh Chautala said that he will on Friday start a tractor rally from Punjab's Ambala in which thousands of party workers will participate.... read..
 

Haryana CM launches air taxi service

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday launched an air taxi service between Chandigarh and Hisar from the Chandigarh International Airport under UDAN scheme of the central government.... read..
 

Haryana CM inaugurates air taxi services from Chandigarh to Hisar

Chandigarh (Haryana) | January 14, 2021 4:42:59 PM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar inaugurated air taxi services from Chandigarh to Hisar under the UDAN scheme of the Central Government on Thursday.... read..
 

Laws framed by legislators, not courts: Sidhu on farmers' stir

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Taking up the cause of the farmers who are protesting against the three contentious agricultural laws, Congress leader and former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said on Wednesday that in a democracy, laws are framed by elected representatives, and not... read..
 

Burning farm laws, Punjabi romance and curious case of landless' absence

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2021 2:15:05 PM IST
Against the backdrop of a sulking gray sky tormented by cold winds in the heart of Chandigarh -- Sector 17, Lohri was about songs of resistance, hand made posters, speeches on the newly introduced farm laws, street theatre groups exhorting people to 'wake... read..
 

Punjab to conduct vaccination at 110 sites on Jan 16

Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 13, 2021 1:12:58 AM IST
Punjab Government is fully geared up for vaccination of health care workers (HCWs) at 110 sites on January 16 with the state receiving 20,450 vials today.... read..
 

Punjab gets first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
The first consignment of 2.04 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine 'Covishield', manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, arrived in Punjab by air on Tuesday, officials said.... read..
 

Haryana's INLD leader Abhay Chautala submits conditional resignation over farm laws

Chandigarh | January 12, 2021 3:12:58 AM IST
Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Abhay Singh Chautala on Monday wrote to Haryana Assembly Speaker Gian Chand Gupta, offering his conditional resignation from the state Assembly in support of the agitating farmers.... read..
 

Punjab govt to provide sanitary pad vending machines to schools

Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 12, 2021 1:13:04 AM IST
To promote menstrual hygiene, the Punjab Government will provide sanitary pad vending machines for girls in schools, said an official statement on Monday.... read..
 

Punjab to acquire heritage palace in Malerkotla

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
The Punjab Cabinet on Monday approved the acquisition and conservation of Mubarik Manzil Palace in Malerkotla in Sangrur district.... read..
 

Haryana to develop Pipli in Kurukshetra as world-class tourist hub

Chandigarh (Haryana) | January 12, 2021 12:42:58 AM IST
As part of efforts to give boost to tourism in the state, Haryana Government has decided to develop Pipli in Kurukshetra as a world-class tourist hub.... read..
 

Back home, Punjab farmers adding sweetness to protest

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
The sweet fragrance of gur or jaggery fills the air in fields across Punjab these days with wood-fired stills continuously working to make it 'immunity' booster for protesting farmers who have set up vast camps for over a week to mark their protest at th... read..
 
 
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