Tag: , , , , ,

Punjab Cabinet approves increase in stamp duty rates

Punjab cabinet approves hike in stamp duty rates to mobilise resources

Punjab cabinet approves hike in stamp duty rates to mobilise resources. In a move to mobilise additional resources for the state, the Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved an Ordinance to amend Schedule 1-A of Indian Stamp Act, 1899, to enable increase in the stamp duty rates. Stamp duty rates for 17 items stand to double

Acid attack injures woman in Haryana’s Ambala city

Acid attack injures woman in Haryana’s Ambala city. A woman in Haryana’s Ambala city on Thursday got badly injured after two bike-borne men threw acid on her. The complete incident was caught on a CCTV camera installed in front of the road where the gruesome incident took place . The 31-yr-old lady was walking on

North states agree to uniform rate of fuel and liquor

North states agree to uniform rate of fuel and liquor

Narinder Jagga North states agree to uniform rate of fuel and liquor. The five states of North region Punjab, Haryana, UP, Himachal , Delhi and UT Chandigarh have agreed to bring the similarity on rates of VAT on Petrol, diesel , liquor and other items. It was decided to constitute a committee of officers of

Haryana CM renames Metro stations in Haryana segment

Haryana CM renames Metro stations in Haryana segment. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar“>Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday announced the renaming of metro station falling in Haryana segment on Bahadurgarh to Mundka Metro line and on the Mujesar (YMCA Chowk) to Ballabhgarh Metro Corridor. The Modern Industrial Estate (MIE) Metro Station, Bus Stand Metro Station, City Park Metro Station

Punjab: 42 people rescued from rehabilitation centre

Punjab: 42 people rescued from rehabilitation centre

Punjab: 42 people rescued from rehabilitation centre. The Punjab Police on Thursday rescued 42 people – suffering from drug addiction – from Disha Rehabilitation Centre in Ludhiana after receiving complaints that they were apparently being ill-treated at the institution. The rehabilitation centre is unregistered. Soon after the rescue, the patients were brought to the civil hospital in the city.“The

Jayant Yadav ruled out of Quadrangular A series

Jayant Yadav ruled out of Quadrangular A series

Jayant Yadav ruled out of Quadrangular A series. Haryana all-rounder Jayant Yadav has been ruled out of the ongoing Quadrangular A Series with a right side strain injury. “The all-rounder is suffering from a right side strain injury and will be undergoing rehab at NCA, Bengaluru,” said an official statement from the Board of Control for Cricket in India

For water issue, a delegation to proceed to Pakistan from Atari-Wagha on August 28

For water issue, a delegation to proceed to Pakistan from Atari-Wagha on August 28

Narinder Jagga Water issue: Process is likely to be initiated to end the water scarcity in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, J & K and Himachal in the meeting of Permanent Indus Commission (PIC), which is scheduled for August 28 to 31 in Lahore (Pakistan). A nine member’s delegation, led by PK Sexsena, Commissioner from Ministry of External

SAD to contest 2019 elections in the Haryana state independently

 Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday announced that his party would contest the 2019 parliamentary elections in Haryana independently. The former deputy chief minister of Punjab while addressing a rally in Kurukshetra’s Pipli town said that his party without the help of any ally will emerge victorious. “Shiromani Akali Dal will contest the

Haryana: 18-year-old girl and a policeman shot dead in Rohtak

18-year-old girl and a policeman shot dead in Rohtak

18-year-old girl and a policeman shot dead in Rohtak. An 18-year-old girl and a policeman escorting her were shot dead by three unidentified bike-borne assailants in a suspected case of honour killing in Haryana‘s Rohtak on Wednesday. The incident took place after the girl, escorted by Sub-Inspector Narender Kumar and a woman police constable, had appeared before the Rohtak court for a

Yamuna overflow: Haryana releases 21,006 cusec of water

Yamuna overflow: Haryana releases 21,006 cusec of water

Yamuna overflow: Haryana releases 21,006 cusec of water. The water level of Yamuna river in the national capital is expected to rise further as 21,006 Cusec of water has been released from the Hathani Kund Barrage on Tuesday night. The water was released by Haryana at 10 pm. The water level in Yamuna river in

Rape case filed against Punjab Assistant Inspector General

Haryana: 60-year-old Priest arrested for rape

Haryana: 60-year-old Priest arrested for rape. A 60-year-old priest from Tohana town in Fatehabad district was arrested on Friday after videos of him allegedly raping women surfaced online. Speaking to ANI, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Jogind Sharma said that initially they got a tip-off about the Baba Balaknath Temple priest and his alleged acts.

Heavy rains lash parts of Punjab, Haryana

Heavy rains lash parts of Punjab, Haryana. Rains lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana today, leading to a dip in the mercury by a few notches. Chandigarh received heavy downpour and the mercury dropped by a few notches, a Meteorological Department official said here.In Haryana, Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Karnal and Narnaul were among places

Fingers pointed at women will be chopped off: Haryana CM

Fingers pointed at women will be chopped off: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that if anyone dares to point fingers at women, their fingers will be chopped off. Khattar further said that people accused of rape and molestation in Haryana will not be allowed to avail benefits from state schemes. “Hamare yaha ek bhi behen beti ki taraf agar koi ungli

Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi

Heavy to very heavy rain warning in Punjab, Haryana for June 28-29

Heavy to very heavy rain warning in Punjab, Haryana for June 28-29. The southwest Monsoon was likely to further advance into Punjab and Haryana where widespread rains today led to a drop in the mercury. “Conditions are favourable for further advancement of monsoon into Punjab and Haryana including Chandigarh. It is likely to enter these

Rain brings relief to Punjab, Chandigarh

Rainfall in parts of Punjab and Haryana on Sunday brought relief from the heat wave and dusty conditions prevailing over the region in the past few days. At many places, the maximum temperature hovered in the 23-25 degrees mark, making the weather quite pleasant. Chandigarh and its surrounding areas were lashed by rain since Saturday

Rains in Punjab bring relief from dust, pollution

Rains in Punjab bring relief from dust, pollution.Chandigarh and its nearby areas in Punjab and Haryana were lashed by rains, bringing much relief from a thick haze of dust and pollution that enveloped the region for the past two days, the weather office said on Saturday.The weather turned pleasant and the visibility cleared following the

Senior Haryana bureaucrat denies sexual harassment charges

Senior Haryana bureaucrat denies sexual harassment charges. Haryana Additional Chief Secretary Sunil Gulati on Monday denied the sexual harassment allegations levied against him by a 28-year-old woman IAS officer. Gulati said he is ready to face a probe and is even willing to take lie-detection test. “It’s my duty to train my staff. It’s up

Haryana : Female IAS officer alleges sexual harassment by senior through FB post

Haryana : Female IAS officer alleges sexual harassment by senior through FB post. On Sunday, Haryana woman IAS officer alleged sexual harrassment by her senior. The officer posted on social media and gave the details of incident.According to the FB post, she had been ‘threatened’ by the senior male official on May 22. Here is

Jats threaten to oppose state govt programmes from Aug 16

Jats threaten to oppose state govt programmes from Aug 16

Chandigarh – Jat community members in Haryana on Saturday threatened to oppose programmes attended by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his ministers for not implementing quota in government jobs and education and not withdrawing cases filed in connection with the 2016 quota stir. At a Jat Mahasabha organised in Jassia village in Rohtak district, the

Rains lash Chandigarh, Haryana, Punjab on storm alert

Rains lash Chandigarh, Haryana, Punjab on storm alert

Rains lash Chandigarh, Haryana, Punjab on storm alert. Early morning rains lashed Chandigarh and surrounding areas on Monday while authorities in Haryana and Punjab remained on high alert following a storm advisory issued by the Met Department. Schools in Haryana were ordered to remain closed for two days (Monday and Tuesday) as a preventive measure