CM directs hiring of private psychiatrists at de-addiction centres

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday issued a series of instructions to further strengthen his government’s anti-drug campaign, including hiring of retired government psychiatrists and employment/empanelment of full-time/part-time private psychiatrists to handle the increased inflow of patients at the Drug De-addiction Centres. At his weekly review meeting of the […]

He said due to the increase in MSP, Haryana would get benefit of Rs 1,500 crore which includes Rs 1,200 crore for paddy and Rs 300 crore for other crops

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Farmers in Haryana will get a benefit of about Rs 6,000-18,000 per acre following a hike in MSP of kharif crops, state agriculture minister O P Dhankar said on Monday said. “Increase in Minimum Support Price (MSP) of crops as approved by the Central government will benefit the paddy farmers of […]

2 IAS, 1 HCS officer transferred in Haryana

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Haryana government has issued transfer and posting orders of two IAS and one HCS officer, with immediate effect. IAS officer Anurag Agarwal, Director General and Secretary, Higher Education Department has been given the additional charge of Registrar, Cooperative Societies. Uttam Singh, Sub-Divisional Officer (Civil), Mahendragarh has been posted Sub-Divisional Officer (Civil), […]


DW BUREAU / Chandigarh To control the massive problem of crop residue burning, the Punjab government has organized a ‘Price Negotiation Meeting’ with the manufacturers of residue management machinery of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and other states. This meeting was held under the chairmanship of Ashwani Kumar, Joint Secretary, Mechanical & Technology, GoI. Around 165 […]

Trump eyes autumn summit with Putin in Washington

Washington, July 20 : US President Donald Trump is hoping to hold a second summit with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin before the end of this year and would like those talks to take place in Washington, the White House said Thursday. “President Trump asked @Ambjohnbolton to invite President Putin to Washington in the fall and […]