Amarinder asks finance dept to provide Rs 90 cr

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Taking strong view of the issue of pending payments of dairy farmers, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday directed the finance department to immediately make available a short-term advance of Rs 90 crore to Milkfed. The Chief Minister has also ordered Milkfed to chalk out a comprehensive policy to […]

Haryana Health and Family Welfare Minister, Anil Vij presiding over review meeting of Ayushman Bharat Haryana, at Chandigarh on August 13, 2018

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Haryana would launch the pilot project of Ayushman Bharat Haryana in 22 District Hospitals, one ESI and one medical college of the state from August 15. Besides this, a target has been fixed to open 24 such Wellness Centres by August 15 and 200 by the year end, in the state. […]

Sodhi seeks redressal of grievances of people living

DW BUREAU / Ferozepur Punjab Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi handed over a memorandum regarding the redressal of the grievances of the people living in border area to Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during her visit to the Hussainiwala. Stating this here on Monday, Rana Sodhi said that in the memorandum […]

DGMO talks: Pakistan Army assures to facilitate anti-terror operations

New Delhi, Aug 17 : The Indian Army on Thursday said Pakistan has assured India that it would take prompt action against movement of elements inimical to India along the Line of Control and respond to information shared by the Indian side to facilitate anti-terrorist operations. According to an Army release, this assurance was given […]

Delhi government announces scholarships for advancing arts practice

New Delhi, Aug 17 : The Delhi government on Thursday increased the number and amount of scholarships for advancing arts practice, a move which will support budding artists and artists with disabilities. “To make arts policy more inclusive, the Sahitya Kala Parishad of Delhi government has introduced a number of new programmes and broadened the […]

Stocks, emerging market currencies rise on planned U.S.-China trade talks

By April Joyner NEW YORK, Aug 16 : U.S. stocks and emerging market currencies rebounded on Thursday after China said it will hold trade talks with the United States later in August and Turkey’s lira continued its recovery. China said that a delegation led by its vice commerce minister would travel to the United States […]