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Farmers, SC-formed panel to meet on Jan 21

It has been decided that the first meet with farmers will be held on Jan 21st: Anil Ghanwat, member of SC-formed committee
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| 19 January, 2021, 04:23 PM IST | E-Paper
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    • As per a statement, the Punjab Government has decided to reopen all the government, aided and non-aided colleges including all the government and private universities from January 21. All the higher educational institutes have to follow the guidelines issued by the Punjab Government regarding Covid-19 from time to time.

      Ambala, Karnal, Rohtak, Bhiwani and Sirsa recorded their respective lows at 5.6, 6.4, 4.2, 4.5 and 4.4 degrees Celsius, up to three degrees below normal.

      Various trade associations had urged the state government to introduce a one-time scheme (OTS) for the clearance and settlement of outstanding arrears under the Punjab Value Added tax Act, 2005 and Central Sales tax Act, 1956, the statement said.

      The Aam Aadmi Party while citing some media reports on Thursday had alleged that the CM had assigned two Punjab IPS officers at the Singhu border to engage with the farmer leaders to persuade them to accept the Centre's offer.

      Schools in Punjab would reopen from tomorrow – January 7, 2021 for students of classes 5 to 12. Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla...

      State Education minister Vijay Inder Singla said following the persistent demand of parents, the state government has decided to reopen all government, semi-government and private schools from January 7 onwards.

      Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited has filed a petition in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, seeking "the urgent intervention of government authorities to bring a complete stop to the illegal acts of vandalism (of telecom towers) by miscreants."

      Apart from repealing the three farm laws, farmers are demanding that they be exempt from the purview of the newly-instituted CAQM and electricity and ground water extraction controls.

      The Punjab government on Wednesday decided to lift the night curfew from January 1 and advised people to follow coronavirus guidelines. Disclosing this here, an official spokesperson said restrictions regarding the night curfew in all cities and towns will remain until December 31.

      A total number of 19,467 including central ministers, MPs, MLAs, judges, bureaucrats were provided with police protection by 43,566 policemen for more than 6 month during the year 2019.

      Power supply to towers that relay telecom signals was snapped and cables cut in several parts of the state as farmers vented their anger on the infrastructure owned by billionaire Mukesh Ambani's firm Jio as they saw him along with infrastructure tycoon Gautam Adani as major beneficiaries of the new laws.

      While toll plazas in Punjab have been “free” for commuters for the past three months, the farmers protesting against the new farm laws announced on Sunday that toll plazas in Haryana will also be “free” indefinitely till the Centre meets their demands.

      Non-BJP ruled Maharashtra, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh made sure that the bandh was successful with closure of major markets and mandis. However, in BJP-ruled states, the general strike was limited to pockets. The bandh was a success in NDA administered Bihar.

      Announcing a series of fresh restrictions, the Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ordered doubling of fine for not wearing masks or following social distancing norms from December 1.

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