Mughal era inn to be developed as wedding destination

DW BUREAU / Ludhiana The historical Serai Lashkari Khan, a caravanserai built during the Mughal era, will be developed as a wedding destination, Punjab Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said on Friday. As part of the state government’s efforts to boost tourism, a total of Rs 20 crore will be spent on […]

Dust haze throws normal life out of gear in Punjab, Haryana; flight operations again hit

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh A blanket of dust haze covered Punjab and Haryana for the third day on Friday, affecting normal life and disrupting flight operations at the airport here. Barring couple of flights which operated today, as many as 26 domestic flights had to be cancelled due to low visibility levels that included seven […]

The average speed of the rail will be about 100 km

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The Haryana government on Friday gave its nod for a high speed rail network between Sarai Kale Khan in Delhi to the Haryana-Rajasthan border near Shahjahanpur-Neemrana-Behrod. It was among the several other decisions taken in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here. Union Minister of State for Planning, […]

Haryana govt notifies State Industrial Infrastructure Development

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Haryana government has notified the “State Industrial Infrastructure Development Scheme (SIIDS)” to create or strengthen industrial infrastructure for the promotion of industrialisation in the state. Stating this here on Friday, a spokesman of Industries and Commerce department said that the scheme aims to create or upgrade basic industrial infrastructure that is […]

Haryana mulls to set up Fishery Resource Development Authority for boosting fish production

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Haryana government has decided to take up a pilot project for boosting fish production in the state through aquaculture and for fulfilment of the project, Haryana Fishery Resource Development Authority would be constituted. Stating this here on Friday, Fisheries Minister O P Dhankar said that there is considerable area, which is […]

Chandigarh airport remains shut owing to dust

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh All national and international flights from the Chandigarh International Airport remained suspended on Friday, the second day, owing to low visibility due to dust, officials said. The Met office said the situation is likely improve late Friday night when there are chances of rainfall. “All flights remained grounded due to poor […]