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N-power plant to come up in Punjab: Govt

New Delhi: Government plans to set up nuclear power plants in North India, including one each in Punjab and Uttarakhand, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh said there are plans to set up nuclear plants in Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, observing that the

Haryana third in Aadhaar saturation

Chandigarh: Haryana ranks third in the country in Aadhaar saturation and second in covering 98.8 percent of people under the central government’s flagship rural employment programme MGNREGA. Keshni Anand Arora, deputy director general of the United Identification Authority of India, said this in a statement here on Tuesday. Arora said the number of the Mahatma


Chandigarh: Out of the total arrival of 31,98,407 metric tonnes of wheat in the mandis of Haryana since the beginning of the procurement season on April 1, 2016, as many as 31,98,157 metric tonnes of wheat has sofar been purchased by the government procurement agencies at the Minimum Support Price. While giving this information on

Haryana CM visits Uttarakhand for water supply project revival

Dehradun: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar visited the site of the Lakhwar multi-purpose project in Uttrakhand, which was discontinued in 1992 for want of funds. Khattar spoke to union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti about the project, officials said. The Planning Commission in 1976 had accorded approval for construction of this dam, which was to

Haryana’s martyred son Major Deswal cremated

Jhajjar (Haryana): The mortal remains of Major Amit Deswal, killed on Wednesday in a gun battle with Manipur militants, were consigned to flames on Friday with full military and state honours at his village in Haryana. The state government announced Rs.50 lakh for the next of the kin of Major Deswal of the 21 Special Force