Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2012        Go!    
 
 
June 26, Monday 2017 9:06 PM       

       HEADLINES: Dilip knew that actress would be attacked, Pulsar Suni tells police                                              Ticket-less travel by police officers in Kochi Metro, KMRL files complaint                                              Counterfeit note case to be handed over to CBI, one more arrested                                              Aju Varghese expresses support for Dileep                                              Attempts to make Joy’s suicide result of family problem: Brother                                              Surgical strikes prove India’s strength, no country questioned it: Modi                                              Miss Haryana Manushi Chhillar crowned Femina Miss India 2017                                              White House forgoes Iftar for first time in two decades                                              Chinese media says 'stubborn' India aiming to counter-balance Beijing's CPEC                                              China's fastest bullet train makes debut                                              Mahindra Racing to exit Moto3 at end of 2017                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       INDIA Next Article: 22-year-old woman strangled to death by husband  
       Harike Patten to be developed as tourism hub: Sidhu
 
         Posted on :22:08:08 Jun 17, 2017
   
A A
       Last edited on:22:08:08 Jun 17, 2017
         Tags: Harike Patten to be developed as tourism hub:
 

Tarn Taran: Punjab Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu today said it was his steadfast resolve to transform Harike Pattan into a tourism hub.

The minister also announced grounding with immediate effect the amphibious bus service which was started during the previous regime.

Operating this bus service has proved disastrous for the farmers of the region and ruined crops of 5,000 farmers, besides leading to drastic reduction in the number of migratory birds, Sidhu said during his visit here.

Interacting with the press, the minister divulged that vigilance would probe the "looting and plundering" of the resources of Punjab under the "garb of tourism" by the previous government.

Action would be initiated against those found guilty, he added.

Taking the previous government to task, Sidhu said the Punjab Roadways was reeling under a loss of Rs 350 crore due to the "inefficiency" of the previous SAD-BJP regime which was in power for 10 years where as the number of buses operated by the Badal family had rapidly increased.

He said the illegally plying buses in the state would be stopped soon which would result in the state transport coming out of the red.

Sidhu said a comprehensive tourism policy for the state was being formulated and would be announced soon.

The policy, he said, would lead to the creation of employment avenues for the youth of the state apart from accounting for increased tourist inflow.

He said the Congress government was committed to the all round development of the state to take it to glorious heights.

Sidhu inaugurated a newly-constructed guest house at Patti and said a park would come up at a cost of Rs 8 crore in the city.

He said a fire brigade facility in Patti would also be provided within coming two years.

A A
       INDIA
Next Article: 22-year-old woman strangled to death by husband
 
 
INDIA HEADLINES
K Kasturirangan heads panel on National Education Policy  
'Act of God' blamed for cable car accident that killed seven in Gulmarg  
CRB visits country's first underwater tunnel project  
In talks with India over Mansarovar pilgrimage issue: China  
CBI arrests a DRT official in alleged bribery case  
Municipal Commissioner arrested for taking bribe in MP  
Miss Haryana Manushi Chhillar crowned Femina Miss India 2017  
Indrani Mukherjea, others booked for rioting in Byculla jail  
Surgical strikes prove India’s strength, no country questioned it: Modi  
Sushma attacks Meira Kumar for interrupting her in 2013 LS speech  
Pilgrim dies after falling from train  
Modi greets nation on Eid, says diversity is India's strength  
Five more TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy  
Telugu actor Ravi Teja's brother killed in accident  
Two Army personnel injured in encounter  
Woman ends life, father claims killed over dowry  
Man shot dead over monetary dispute in UP  
JKLF chief Yasin Malik detained by police  
Elderly farmer commits suicide in Rajasthan  
J-K: Terrorist strike kills CRPF SI, injures two jawans  
India cannot progress without Hindi: Naidu  
Two killed as car runs over pavement dwellers  
BAT team carried headband camera to record terror attack  
Kovind to kick-start nation-wide tour from UP  
Mortal remains of soldier Sandeep Jadhav brought to his village  
 
Actress case: Do you think Pulsar Suni's letter is part of a conspiracy?
yes
 
no
 
don't know
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy