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Hookah bars permanently banned in Punjab as President Ram Nath Kovind okays Bill

NEW DELHI: Hookah bars have been permanently banned in Punjab as President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a bill from the state to check use of tobacco. Punjab is the third state in the country after Gujarat and Maharashtra where hookah bars or lounges were banned through law. The president has given assent […]

Punjab attracted Rs 10,000 crore investment since Congress came to power

CHANDIGARG: Punjab has attracted industrial investment of over Rs 10,000 crore since the Congress came to power in the state last year, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Tuesday. “Various initiatives taken by the government has already boosted investment sentiment,” Amarinder said in a statement here. “As is evident from the fact that investment of […]

Punjab hopes to procure 200 lakh metric tonne paddy

CHANDUGARH: Punjab is hoping to procure 200 lakh metric tonne of paddy during the Kharif marketing season starting tomorrow with necessary arrangements having been made for their smooth and hassle free procurement, officials said. Punjab food and civil supplies minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu Sunday directed the heads of the state procurements agencies as well as […]

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