Archive News of January 18, 2018
Punjab govt seeks all India farm debt waiver scheme, restoration of 90:10 RKVY funding

NEW DELHI: Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Thursday sought an all India farm debt waiver scheme on the pattern of Punjab, while calling for restoration of the 90:10 funding pattern under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) to provide more avenues to the states to determine priorities in Agriculture sector, besides inclusion of Punjab under the special category for Border Area Development Programme.

January 18, 2018 08:54 PM
पंजाब सरकार द्वारा राष्ट्रीय स्तर पर किसान ऋण माफी योजना लागू करने व 90:10 अनुपात वाली राष्ट्रीय कृषि विकास योजना को पुन: शुरू करने की मांग

न्यू दिल्ली: पंजाब के वित्त मंत्री मनप्रीत सिंह बादल ने कृषि के क्षेत्र में प्राथमिकताएं निर्धारित करने के लिए राज्यों को अधिक संभावनाएं उपलब्ध करवाने के लिए आज यहां केंद्र सरकार को 90:10 फंडिंग के अनुपात वाली राष्ट्रीय कृषि विकास योजना  (आर के वी वाई ) को पुन: शुरू करने की मांग के अवसर पर पंजाब की तर्ज पर एक अखिल भारतीय कृषि ऋण माफी योजना आरंभ करने तथा पंजाब को विशेष वर्ग के अधीन सीमावर्ती क्षेत्र विकास कार्यक्रम में शामिल करने की मांग की।

January 18, 2018 08:47 PM
सरस्वती नदी के उदगम स्थल आदिबद्री (यमुनानगर) में एक डैम बना कर पानी को रोका जाएगा, इससे जहां इस क्षेत्र का भू-जल रिचार्ज होगा,गडक़री

चंडीगढ़- जल संसाधन,  गंगा जीर्णोद्वार, सडक़ परिवहन एवं राजमार्ग मंत्री श्री नितिन गडक़री ने कहा कि सरस्वती नदी के उदगम स्थल आदिबद्री (यमुनानगर) में एक डैम बना कर पानी को रोका जाएगा, इससे जहां इस क्षेत्र का भू-जल रिचार्ज होगा वहीं पर्यटन को भी बढावा मिलेगा। इसके अलावा, कालाअम्ब से कलेसर तक सडक़ मार्ग को ठीक करके इस सर्किट को पर्यटन के लिए विकसित किया जाएगा।

January 18, 2018 08:42 PM
Gadkari assures all kind of help for developing Adibadri,Udgam Sathal of Sarswati River as tourist destination

CHANDIGARH:-The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, has assured Haryana all kinds of assistance for developing Adibadri, the Udgam Sthal of Sarasvati River, as a tourist destination of international level as well as for completion of the works related to the Saraswati project.

January 18, 2018 08:37 PM
कांग्रेसी पैदा हुआ था व कांग्रेसी ही मरूंगा-राणा गुरजीत

चंडीगढ़: कांग्रेस के सीनियर नेता और कपूरथला से एम एल ए राणा गुरजीत सिंह ने आज पार्टी हाई कमान और कैप्टन अमरिंदर सिंह के फैसले को स्वीकार किया है।

January 18, 2018 08:04 PM
224 industrial units register themselves under ZED scheme

JALANDHAR: As many as 224 industrialists registered themselves during the two days Zero Defect- Zero Effect scheme Awareness and Registration camp on Zero Defect Zero Effect (ZED) scheme of Ministry of Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSME) which concluded today.

January 18, 2018 07:58 PM
DC hands over cheques of financial assistance worth Rs 2.25 lakh to the war widows, ex-servicemen and their families

JALANDHAR: Recalling the stellar role of Armed forces in preserving the unity, integrity and sovereignty of the country, the Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar today handed over cheques of financial assistance worth Rs 2.25 lakh to the war widows, ex-servicemen and their families.

January 18, 2018 07:38 PM
Punjab CM accepts Rana Gurjit’s resignation, takes charge of his portfolios

NEW DELHI: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has accepted the resignation of Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh from the Council of Ministers.

January 18, 2018 07:37 PM
GST Council slashes rates on 29 items to zero per cent

NEW DELHI: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Thursday decided to slash rates on 29 items, mainly handicrafts, to zero per cent, according to Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant.

January 18, 2018 07:33 PM
Iranian tanker leaves extensive oil slicks after explosion

SHANGHAI: An oil spill from an Iranian tanker that exploded and sank off China has spread into four separate slicks covering an area of 100 sq km, Chinese authorities said on Thursday.

January 18, 2018 07:33 PM
Bharti Airtel's consolidated net profit drops 39% in Q3

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel's consolidated net profit for the third quarter of the current fiscal dropped 39.3 per cent, the company said on Thursday.

January 18, 2018 07:33 PM
Six mn Indians sign up as blood donors on Facebook

NEW DELHI: More than six million people have signed up as blood donors on Facebook's "blood donations feature" in India, making it the largest online blood registry in the country, a company executive said on Thursday.

January 18, 2018 07:33 PM
'Padmaavat' ban to stay in MP, government to study SC order: Minister

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh said on Thursday that Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat" continues to remain banned in the state and the government would take its next step in the matter after studying the Supreme Court order.

January 18, 2018 07:33 PM
Kerala woman arrested for murdering teenaged son

Kollam (Kerala): A 45-year-old woman, said to be "mentally unstable", was on Thursday arrested after admitting that she she had killed her 15-year-old son for allegedly teasing her, police said.

January 18, 2018 07:33 PM
French national arrested for possession of drugs, foreign currency in Goa

PANAJI: The Goa Police on Thursday arrested a 58-year-old French national for possession of a cocktail of drugs and foreign currency to the tune of Rs 6.5 lakh, a spokesperson said.

January 18, 2018 07:33 PM
U-19 World Cup: England beat Bangladesh to secure knockouts berth

Queenstown (New Zealand): Skipper Harry Brook led from the front with an unbeaten century as England thrashed Bangladesh by seven wickets in a Group C encounter of the ICC U-19 World Cup here on Thursday.

January 18, 2018 07:33 PM
Born Congressman, will die a Congressman: Rana Gurjeet

CHANDIGARH: Senior Congress leader and Kapurthala MLA Rana Gurjeet Singh today said that he accepted the decision of the party high command and the Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh with all humility.

January 18, 2018 07:30 PM
Jalandhar DC extorts students to translate their ideas into reality to become a successful enterpreneur

JALANDHAR: Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma today called upon the students to zealously work for translating their ideas into reality to become a successful entrepreneur. 

January 18, 2018 06:15 PM
Vigilance nabs revenue Patwari in Bribery case

CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed Revenue Patwari red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 3000/-.

January 18, 2018 06:07 PM
Missing child was handed over to family by Mansa police

MANSA: Timely action taken by the Mansa police today helped in tracing a missing child—a student of class VIII— who reached Chandigarh last night on a two-wheeler.

January 18, 2018 06:04 PM
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