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  • Crop Diversification: Punjab set to bring 12.5 lakh acres under cotton cultivation

    Crop Diversification: Punjab set to bring 12.5 lakh acres under cotton cultivation

    Subsequently, the agriculture department has now further planned to enhance the area under cotton cultivation from 9.7 lakh acres to 12.5 lakh acres.

    May 26, 2020
  • Punjab reaches out to nations shifting business from China

    Punjab reaches out to nations shifting business from China

    Replying to questions during today’s edition of his Facebook Live programme `#AskCaptain’, the CM said the state is in talks with various embassies and offering them all possible support, in terms of land, infrastructure and other facilities.

    May 23, 2020
  • Haryana to include private clinics in package for MSMEs

    Haryana to include private clinics in package for MSMEs

    “We have had to face many challenges while dealing with the Corona Pandemic, but with the support of all sections of society, we shall soon overcome this crisis,” the CM said while addressing the meeting.

    May 18, 2020
  •  1.80 lakh migrants leave Punjab, over 10 lakh more in queue

     1.80 lakh migrants leave Punjab, over 10 lakh more in queue

    Besides, nodal officers have been deputed for all these states who are pro-actively connecting to their counterparts in other states to facilitate the return of the migrants, and teams constituted at the level of the deputy commissioners for the mandatory medical screening of migrants.

    May 16, 2020
  • Narco-gangster module busted in Tarn Taran, 3 held

    Narco-gangster module busted in Tarn Taran, 3 held

    The weapons recovered from them included a 12 bore double barrel rifle, a 32 bore Beretta pistol, two 32 bore pistols, a 12 bore pistol and a 315 bore pistol, along with 2 live rounds of 315 bore and 2 live rounds of 32 bore.

    May 12, 2020
  • Punjab: Over 86,000 drug addicts seek treatment as lockdown chokes supply

    Punjab: Over 86,000 drug addicts seek treatment as lockdown chokes supply

    Disclosing this on Monday, Special Task Force (STF) chief-cum-ADGP Harpreet Singh Sidhu said achieving a major success against drug abuse during the lockdown period, total 86371 new patients were registered for treatment at 198 Outpatient Opioid Assisted Treatment (OOAT) clinics including private clinics across the state.

    May 11, 2020
  • Thanks to Lockdown, crime rate dips in Haryana

    Thanks to Lockdown, crime rate dips in Haryana

    Disclosing this on Thursday, the Director General of Police (DGP), Manoj Yadava, said the crime against persons went down by more than 50 per cent during April 2020 as compared to same period of last year.

    May 7, 2020
  • Capt asks Modi for exit strategy from Lockdown 3.0

    Capt asks Modi for exit strategy from Lockdown 3.0

    In a letter to the Prime Minister, the Chief Minister said, “The exit strategy may not only lay down the parameters to contain the Covid-19 within safe limits but should also define the path of economic revival. It should consider and focus on fiscal and economic empowerment of the States,”.

    May 7, 2020
  • Election laws will have to be amended because of Corona: ASG Jain

    Election laws will have to be amended because of Corona: ASG Jain

    The former Member of Parliament from Chandigarh said in the new situation which has arisen because of Coronavirus, it may not be possible to permit voting in polling booths where people assemble in large numbers and the government may have to examine introducing online voting or postal voting to avoid large scale gatherings in polling booths.

    May 7, 2020
  • Pacify migrant workers to stay in Haryana: Khattar to DCs

    Pacify migrant workers to stay in Haryana: Khattar to DCs

    Presiding over a meeting with all the deputy commissioners (DCs) and superintendents of police (SPs) through video conferencing today, Khattar said though the migrant labourers are eager to return to their home towns, the concerned DC should try to pacify them to remain in Haryana as after the lockdown, industrial and other economic activities have been resumed in the state in a phased manner.

    May 6, 2020
  • Capt warns of Covid-19 spike as NRIs, migrants set to return to Punjab

    Capt warns of Covid-19 spike as NRIs, migrants set to return to Punjab

    Participating in a Video Conference of chief ministers of Congress-ruled states with party president Sonia Gandhi, along with former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi, Amarinder said there had been a spike in cases in the state after Punjabis residing outside Punjab started coming back from Rajasthan and Maharashtra.

    May 6, 2020
  • Over 6.44 lakh migrants register for returning home, Capt seeks special trains

    Over 6.44 lakh migrants register for returning home, Capt seeks special trains

    These over 6.44 lakh migrant workers have registered on the state government’s specially created portal (www.covidhelp.punjab.gov.in.) for seeking details of migrants desiring to return home.

    May 4, 2020
  • Khattar justifies sealing Haryana border with Delhi for containing Covid-19 spread

    Khattar justifies sealing Haryana border with Delhi for containing Covid-19 spread

    Addressing the people of the state during ‘Haryana Aaj’ programme through live telecast this evening, the CM said his government will not allow the Coronavirus to enter Haryana from Delhi at any cost.

    April 29, 2020
  • Khattar asks Centre to end uncertainty over competitive exam dates

    Khattar asks Centre to end uncertainty over competitive exam dates

    While speaking at a video conference VC) of CMs chaired by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today, Khattar said all efforts are being made to revive economic activities in a safe manner. Sharing details about Haryana in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic spread, the CM said the present statistics of the state are quite promising.

    April 27, 2020
  • Once a hotspot, Punjab’s SBS Nagar breaks Covid-19 chain

    Once a hotspot, Punjab’s SBS Nagar breaks Covid-19 chain

    While the SBS Nagar was earlier on top in the state’s tally for Coronavirus cases, no new Covid-19 positive case has been reported in the district ever since 26 March.

    April 16, 2020
  • Punjab to screen 1 million for COVID-19

    Punjab to screen 1 million for COVID-19

    Sharing this with health ministers of Congress-ruled Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Puducherry through video conference late last evening, Punjab health minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said for testing one million persons, acquisition of 10 lakh Rapid Testing Kits (RTK) has been approved by the Punjab Cabinet and order for requisition of one lakh kits from Indian Council of Medical Research has been placed.

    April 9, 2020
  • No decision yet on expending curfew beyond 14 April : Capt

    No decision yet on expending curfew beyond 14 April : Capt

    Terming such reports as purely speculative and unfounded, the CM stated that the state government was yet to take a decision in the matter.

    April 8, 2020