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  • Manohar Lal Khattar launches air taxi service between Chandigarh & Hisar

    Manohar Lal Khattar launches air taxi service between Chandigarh & Hisar

    After starting Chandigarh-Hisar air service from today, the company will start air service from Hisar to Dehradun from 18 January And from Hisar to Dharamshala on 23 January.

    January 15, 2021
  • Ayushmann amazed that he never shot in hometown Chandigarh before

    Ayushmann amazed that he never shot in hometown Chandigarh before

    Ayushmann says Chandigarh and the people of his hometown have given him much love.

    October 24, 2020
  • Health Ministry rushes Central teams to Punjab and Chandigarh

    Health Ministry rushes Central teams to Punjab and Chandigarh

    The high-level teams will assist the State/UT in strengthening public health measures for containment, surveillance, testing and efficient clinical management of COVID patients with the aim to reduce mortality and save lives.

    September 6, 2020
  • Punjab govt school students to get free smartphones

    Punjab govt school students to get free smartphones

    The phones will be equipped with various smart features such as touch screen, camera and pre-loaded government applications like 'e-Sewa App' with e-content related to Class XI and Class XII, as approved by the department of school education.

    August 6, 2020
  • Book those directly involved in Hooch tragedy for murder : Capt

    Book those directly involved in Hooch tragedy for murder : Capt

    Promising justice for the victims of the case, which he termed as the biggest tragedy of recent times, the CM also mooted enhancement of punishment for spurious liquor manufacturing and smuggling under the Excise Act, to ensure that repeat offenders remain behind the bars and are not able to come out easily to indulge again in the crime.

    August 6, 2020
  • Capt blames police’s battle with Covid-19 for failure to tackle liquor mafia

    Capt blames police’s battle with Covid-19 for failure to tackle liquor mafia

    The CM said nobody will be allowed to get away with killing people with the poison called spurious liquor.

    August 4, 2020
  • PGI-Chandigarh among 17 trial sites for Oxford COVID-19 vaccine

    PGI-Chandigarh among 17 trial sites for Oxford COVID-19 vaccine

    Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Director Jagat Ram said, 'It's an honour to be entrusted with this vital responsibility of being one of the sites for phase two and three trials on Covishield vaccine.'

    August 4, 2020
  • E-learning no answer

    E-learning no answer

    Online students are more likely to drop out. The hardest hit are the unwilling few and those who enter the online class with low grades in their previous examinations. The weaker sections of students are the worst sufferers of the online format. An overwhelming advantage to student learning by thrusting information technology has not been perceived as yet, when simple chalk- and- talk methods could have done equally well.

    July 21, 2020
  • Capt to seek cancellation of final term university, college exams

    Capt to seek cancellation of final term university, college exams

    The CM said he will seek revocation of the July 6 orders of the Union home ministry on compulsory conduct of final terms exams in the universities and colleges by September, and withdrawal of the University Grants Commission (UGC) guidelines accordingly.

    July 9, 2020
  • 17 Punjab cops test positive for Covid-19

    17 Punjab cops test positive for Covid-19

    The Director-General of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta ordered the drive amid apprehensions of a spike in cases in the wake of relaxation of the curfew in the state, and almost three months of multifarious frontline duties by around 48000 Punjab Police personnel working during the state-wide lockdown.

    June 13, 2020
  • Paddy transplantation rates double up due to flight of migrants from Punjab: SAD

    Paddy transplantation rates double up due to flight of migrants from Punjab: SAD

    “Chief Minister Amarinder Singh is directly responsible for this. Now the state must come to the aid of the farmers as paddy transplantation rates have gone up from Rs 2,500 per acre to Rs 5,500 per acre. The farmers, who are already reeling under huge labour costs incurred to harvest and sell paddy during the lockdown, are unable to bear this extra cost,” he said.

    June 10, 2020
  • Punjab set up Reforms Group to tighten noose on illicit liquor trade

    Punjab set up Reforms Group to tighten noose on illicit liquor trade

    The five-member Group has been asked to submit its recommendations on destroying any such nexus within 60 days, thus paving the way for the elimination of illicit liquor trade and maximisation of the state’s Excise Revenue, according to an official spokesperson.

    June 6, 2020
  • Sulking Sidhu eyeing new inning with AAP?

    Sulking Sidhu eyeing new inning with AAP?

    As was the case in 2017 when he had talks with the AAP before joining Congress, Sidhu is reportedly keen on the CM's post and a sizeable number of tickets to his loyalists.

    June 4, 2020
  • Haryana SIT to probe human trafficking racket

    Haryana SIT to probe human trafficking racket

    Earlier the US had deported 73 Haryana residents against whom first information reports (FIRs) have been registered.

    June 2, 2020
  • Santosh Gangwar inaugurates Twitter handle that will provide latest statistics related to labour welfare

    Santosh Gangwar inaugurates Twitter handle that will provide latest statistics related to labour welfare

    Labour Bureau, an attached office of Ministry of Labour and Employment has been collecting and disseminating information on various facets of labour like wages, earnings, productivity, absenteeism, labour turnover, industrial relations, working and living conditions and evaluation of working of various labour enactments etc.

    May 28, 2020
  • Punjab minister seeks Rs 7500 per month for lockdown affected non-tax payers

    Punjab minister seeks Rs 7500 per month for lockdown affected non-tax payers

    "People are broken down not only the financial front but physically and mentally as well. Inflation is at an all-time high, the economic situation is volatile and workers are in streets but those are at the centre government, has no concern towards common people,” he said.

    May 28, 2020
  • To meet revenue shortfall, Punjab to go for additional borrowing amid corona crisis

    To meet revenue shortfall, Punjab to go for additional borrowing amid corona crisis

    Amid mounting economic woes, the Punjab government has also decided to seek a fiscal stimulus of Rs 51,102 Crore from the Union government to help the state tide over the financial crisis triggered by the Covid pandemic and the prolonged lockdown.

    May 27, 2020