Punjab to regulate groundwater

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

The Council of Ministers on Wednesday approved the creation of the Punjab Water Regulation and Development Authority, which will be empowered to issue directions on water extraction but will not be au

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Hinduja Group offers to lift paddy stubble from Punjab

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST

The Hinduja Group on Wednesday offered to help Punjab in addressing the stubble burning problem by lifting all the paddy straw from the fields for use in ethanol plants.

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Punjab partners with WEF for e-mobility

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

To combat the growing problem of environmental pollution, the Punjab government has partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to design a public-private pilot project on shared, clean and electric

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ED questions ex-Haryana CM Hooda in land scam case

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 6:45:06 PM IST

Former Haryana Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday deposed before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in connection with Gurugram land scam case.

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Punjab CM to showcase MSME opportunities

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to have interactive session with corporate who's who at the two-day Punjab Progressive Investors Summit, starting on Thursday with focus on putting the state's MS

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Punjab seeks special incentives for industry

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Reiterating his demand for special incentives from the Central government to boost investment and industry in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday sought Union Minister Piyush Goyal's inte

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Punjab may sign deal with Japan to launch e-buses

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

The Punjab government is in talks with Japan to launch electric vehicle (EV) buses based on the Japanese model of state-of-the-art quick charge lithium-ion batteries, beginning with a pilot of five bu

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Haryana sees rise in GST revenue

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenue in Haryana continued to rise for the fifth month in a row in this fiscal, an official said on Tuesday.

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Punjab signs pact to study hyperloop transport feasibility

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST

The Punjab government on Tuesday signed a pact with US-based Virgin Hyperloop One to explore the feasibility of a hyperloop transport infrastructure project in Amritsar-Ludhiana-Chandigarh-national ca

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Shah's remark on Rajoana's death unfortunate: Akali Dal

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

The Akali Dal on Tuesday described as "very unfortunate" the statement of Union Home Minister Amit Shah on not commuting the death sentence of Babbar Khalsa terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana for the ass

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Haryana to give PCR vans to police stations for assistance

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij said on Monday that every police station in the state will get two Police Control Room (PCR) vans each to provide quick assistance to the people, especially the women, i

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Ludhiana Police launches helpline, app for women's safety

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST

In an initiative to prevent crimes against women, Ludhiana Police in Punjab have offered free rides to women who are unable to find a cab late in the evening or at night.

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