Haryana implements project to promote micro irrigation

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The Haryana government is implementing a special project of Rs 435.23 crore in 36 over exploited and critical blocks in 13 districts to encourage micro irrigation and recharge ground water in the state.Principal Secretary, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department, Dr Abhilaksh Likhi, said various activities by different departments such as agriculture, […]

Punjab Advocate General moots comprehensive

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Advocate General Atul Nanda has mooted a comprehensive insurance cover for lawyers with the Advocates Welfare Fund, which is currently being used only for compensation to the legal fraternity. Addressing the inaugural function at the two-day workshop organised by the Bar Council of India, on improving professional standards at the […]

Hry housing board gives powers to officers to cut delays

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The Haryana Housing Board has given powers at three different levels to condone the delay in depositing 15 per cent amount of the tentative cost of flats within 30 days of issuance of the letter of allotment after the draw of lots.Disclosing this here on Sunday, the Chairman of the Haryana […]

Australian High Commissioner to India, Harinder Sidhu with Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu addressing joint press conference in Amritsar on Sunday

DW BUREAU / Amritsar Welcoming the Australian High Commissioner to India, Harinder Sidhu at Amritsar, Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu batted for marketing Punjab crop in world market and said that Australia, which has expertise in this, can be of great help. The Punjab Minister who quoted a recent statement by a senior official […]

Artists from New Zealand perform at the Surajkund Mela in Faridabad

DW BUREAU / Faridabad A total of 13 lakh visitors, including one lakh foreigners, visited the 32nd Surajkund International Crafts Mela, which concluded on Sunday.Witnessing its success, the UP government is now planning a similar fair in Lucknow. Against 1,012 stalls last year, the 18-day fair had 1,070 stalls this time. Sticking to tradition, the […]