People associated with Gurjit Singh and his companies had bagged multi-crore rupee sand mining contracts in May last year

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Income Tax officials on Friday conducted a raid on the corporate offices of various companies owned by the family of controversial former Punjab cabinet minister Rana Gurjit Singh. The raid started on Friday morning and was underway till afternoon, informed sources said. Further details are awaited. Employees and officials of various […]

The state government could provide Floor Area Ratio (FAR) or Floor Space Index (FSI) to make the slum rehabilitation projects financially viable,

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Haryana Urban Local Bodies department with the assistance of Central government is implementing the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (PMAY)-Urban in all 80 local bodies of the state to realise the dream of poor people to have their own house. Stating this on Friday, Urban Local Bodies Minister Kavita Jain said the […]

Sites for vehicle filling stations to be allotted only through auction: CM

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Haryana government has decided that henceforth, the sites for vehicle filling stations including petrol pumps, CNG filling stations and electric vehicle charging stations in the state, would be allotted only through auction to bring more transparency in the allotment process. A decision to this effect was taken in the 113th meeting […]

Centre finalising scheme to finance straw management equipment : Haryana CS

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Haryana Chief Secretary D S Dhesi on Friday said the Central government is finalising a scheme to finance the straw management equipment, which would also be subsidy-oriented. Speaking as chief guest at the 143rd meeting of state level Bankers’ Committee here, Mr Dhesi urged upon the bankers to extend financing under […]

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DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Australian High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu, will be on a four-day visit Punjab from February 17-20 for advancement of cooperation in agriculture sector. Ahead of her visit, Sidhu on Friday said, “Australia and India’s northern region enjoy close ties particularly in education, agriculture and sport sectors.” “A large proportion of […]