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Punjab Firm Employee Arrested in Himachal; PPEs,Kit Bribery case

Punjab Firm Employee Arrested in Himachal; PPEs,Kit Bribery case
An employee of a Punjab-based firm has been arrested in connection with a bribery case involving the director of health services in Himachal Pradesh
The arrest comes a few days after Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that state BJP president Rajeev Bindal quit on moral grounds as he was close to the employee identified as Prithviraj Singh, a liasioning officer of the Dera Bassi-based firm Bio Aid.
Last month, director of health services Ajay Kumar Gupta was arrested, following which the state government suspended him. He is currently out on bail since May 30.
Talking to reporters on Thursday, the chief minister said, “Bindal was close to the other person (Prithviraj Singh), so his name was being associated with the alleged scam.

3 Bogus Donors Booked in Mathura :CM Relief Fund

(Mathura,UP)3 Bogus Donors Booked in Mathura :CM Relief Fund
They claimed that they donated a total of Rs 4 lakh into the Chief Minister Relief fund After a police investigation found that they did not do so
As per Police
As per Deputy Collector Rajiv Upadhyay Deepak Gaur, Raj Kumar Rawat and Vibhor Gautam were showing bogus cheques to people on social media in a bid to earn their respect.
Gaur, a resident of Farah town claimed on his Facebook account that he had donated Rs 2 lakh into the fund when the balance amount in his account was only Rs 1993.25,
Senior Superintendent of Police Gaurav Grover assures that strict action would be taken against them.

मथुरा के छाता नगर पंचायत में मास्क ना लगाने वालों को भरना पड़ा जुर्माना

IMG-20200605-WA0017(मथुरा,यूपी) छाता नगर पंचायत में मास्क ना लगाने वालों को भरना पड़ा जुर्माना
यह छेत्र नया हॉटस्पॉट घोषित हुआ है ।
अधिशासी अधिकारी सुचेता अरोड़ा और कोतवाली प्रभारी निरीक्षक ने छेत्र का दौरा किया सैनिटाइजर छिड़काव का निरीक्षण किया और जनता से कोरोना से बचाव के लिए बताए गए सुरक्षा उपाय अपनाने को भी कहा गयाजो मास्क नही लगाये दिखा उससे जुर्माना वसूला गया ₹ १२०० दण्ड स्वरूप वसूले गए वरिष्ठ लिपिक प्रमोदकुमार और अन्य स्टाफ सदस्य भी सक्रिय रहे

Five More Test Corona +ve in Holy City Mathura

(Mathura,UP)Five More Test Corona +ve in Holy City Mathura
Five more persons tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, taking the total numbed of infected people in the district to 88
As per Authorities 52 patients have been cured from the infection in Mathura.
On Thursday itself three patients were discharged from various COVID care centers after their recover
There are only 22 active cases now left in the state

India Pledges 15 Million $ to Gavi,International Vaccine Alliance

India Pledges 15 Million $ to Gavi,International Vaccine Alliance
Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi was addressing the virtual Global Vaccine Summit hosted by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in which over 50 ​countries – business leaders, UN agencies, civil society, government ministers, Heads of State and country leaders participated.
In his address the Prime Minister said India stands in solidarity with the World in these challenging times.
Prime Minister said the COVID19 pandemic, in someways, has exposed the limitations of global cooperation and that for the first time in recent history, the human kind faces a clear common enemy.

Press Council of India Member BR Gupta Resigns

(New Delhi)Press Council of India Member BR Gupta Resigns
Gupta was appointed as a PCI member for a three-year term on May 30, 2018.
Press Council of India (PCI) member B R Gupta has resigned from his post, saying he was unable to work individually or collectively for the media, which is in a “deep crisis”.
He claimed that the PCI was not a wholly representative body for the media.
Referring to salary cuts and job losses, he said media and mediapersons were struggling for social, political and economic justice.

Kolkata Port Trust Renamed as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Trust

(New Delhi)Kolkata Port Trust Renamed as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Trust
Cabinet approves renaming of Kolkata Port Trust as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Trust
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has given its approval to rename Kolkata Port as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port.
The Board of Trustees of Kolkata Port Trust in its Meeting held on 25th February, 2020 has also passed a Resolution to re-name Kolkata Port as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port, Kolkata considering his multifaceted genius as an eminent jurist, academician, thinker and leader of the masses.
On the occasion of the inaugural ceremony of Sesquicentenary Celebrations of Kolkata Port on 12th January, 2020, keeping in view the sentiments of the people of West Bengal, it was announced that Kolkata Port will be re-named after Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee, one of the most deserving sons of West Bengal and a front-runner in national integration, dreamer of Bengal’s development, inspiration for industrialisation and ardent votary of one law for one nation.

Holy City Amritsar Included in Greenfield Expressway :Bharatmala Pariyojana

(New Delhi) Holy City Amritsar Included in Greenfield Expressway :Bharatmala Pariyojana
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari today announced the development of a new Greenfield connectivity to Amritsar City from Nakodar via Sultanpur Lodhi, Goindwal Sahib, Khadoor Sahib as part of Delhi-Amritsar Expressway. He said, the road from Amritsar to Gurdaspur would also be fully developed and made completely signal free. With this, traffic would have option to travel to Gurdaspur onwards from Nakodar, i.e. via Amritsar or via Kartarpur. The Minister said, this greenfield alignment will not only provide shortest and alternate express connectivity to Amritsar city but also to other religious centres of Sultanpur Lodhi, Goindwal Sahib, Khadoor Sahib as well as the recently developed Dera Baba Nanak/Kartarpur Sahib International Corridor in Punjab.
Gadkari informed that with this expressway, travel time from Amritsar to Delhi International airport would reduce to about four hours from the present about eight hours. He said, this would fulfil one of long standing demands of the people of Punjab. The first phase of expressway would involve investment of about Rs 25,000 crore.
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways have taken up development of Delhi Amritsar Katra Expressway under Bharatmala Pariyojana. The alignment of expressway was firmed up in January 2019 and process of land acquisition was initiated. Recently, the issue of alignment of Expressway to Amritsar has been taken up by the Minister of Food Processing Industries Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, and the Minister of State (I/C) Civil Aviation, Housing & Urban Affairs Shri Hardeep Singh Puri with the Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari. The issue was also raised by Shwait Malik, MP (Rajya Sabha), Gurjit Singh Aujla, MP (Lok Sabha), Govt. of Punjab, Sikh organisations and other public representatives.
It is reiterated that Amritsar city was always an integral part of the Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway. From beginning Expressway was proposed as combination of Greenfield and Brownfield alignment in two phases.
Gadkari also requested Govt. of Punjab to provide requisite support to NHAI to expedite Land acquisition for proposed expressway in the State of Punjab.
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Two Wheelers Hero MotoCorp Books 83% Decline in Sales During May

(New Delhi) Hero MotoCorp Books 83% Decline in Sales During May
The country’s largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp on Monday reported a 82.71 per cent decline in total sales at 1,12,682 units in May.
The company had sold 6,52,028 units in the corresponding month of the previous year, Hero MotoCorp
Total motorcycle sales stood at 1,06,038 units last month as against 6,06,216 units in May 2019, down 82.5 per cent.
Total scooter sales declined 85.49 per cent to 6,644 units as compared with 45,812 units in the year-ago month
In the domestic market, sales stood at 1,08,848 units last month as compared with 6,37,319 units in the same period a year ago, down 82.92 per cent.
“Ensuring stringent safety protocols for employee and customer wellbeing, Hero MotoCorp scaled-up production in a graded manner during the month, after reopening three of its manufacturing facilities on May 4,” the company said.
All six manufacturing facilities of the company in India at Dharuhera and Gurugram in Haryana, Haridwar in Uttarakhand, Neemrana in Rajasthan, Halol in Gujarat and Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh have now resumed operations with limited production
The company’s manufacturing facilities at global locations one each in Colombia and Bangladesh also restarted production during the month, Hero MotoCorp said.

Capt Imposes COVID Cess on Liquor But Gives Relief to Transport Sector

(Chd,Pb)Capt Govt Imposes COVID Cess on Liquor but gives Relief to Transport Sector
The Punjab government has raised additional excise duty and additional assessed fee on liquor in the range of Rs 2 to Rs 50 depending upon the type of liquor.
The move will help the state to mobilise additional revenue of Rs 145 crore in the current fiscal.
The state is facing a revenue shortfall of Rs 26,000 crore, which is 30 per cent of the total budget revenue estimates, for the financial year 2020-21, necessitating some tough measures to generate additional revenue, the chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh said.
The proceeds of the additional levy shall be utilised entirely for COVID19-related expenditure, Singh said.
Punjab government on Monday slashed tax on per kilometer travel for non-AC buses.
Chief Minister ordered a reduction in tax rate from Rs 2.80 to Rs 2.69 per km per vehicle per day