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Shutdown affects life in Punjab (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown call by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and left parties affected normal life in Punjab and got a mixed response in Haryana and ... Read more...

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TRAI to fine operators for contravening MNP rules


September 19th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Wednesday said it will levy financial disincentives on operators for contravention of mobile number portability (MNP) regulations ranging ... Read more...

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Finnish power firm opens shop in India


September 18th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Finish power generation company Fortum, known for its low emissions and energy efficient technology, launched its India operations Tuesday."Our aim in India is to look ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bhakra, Pong dams still short of water


September 17th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 17 (IANS) The water levels in Bhakra and Pong dams of Himachal Pradesh have not reached the maximum limit this year owing to the deficit monsoon in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

59.31 mn subscribers opted for MNP till July: TRAI


September 9th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The total number of subscribers opting for mobile number portability (MNP) has risen to 59.31 million, with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 7.2 million ... Read more...

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Work on controversial n-power plant to begin Thursday


September 5th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 5 (IANS) Work on the first phase of a controversial nuclear power plant in Haryana's Fatehabad district would commence Thursday, an official said here Wednesday.In the first phase, ... Read more...

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Rock climbing wall inaugurated in Srinagar


September 5th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 5 (IANS) An artificial rock climbing wall was inaugurated here Wednesday to encourage adventure sports enthusiasts, many of whom visit the state from other parts of the country.State ... Read more...

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20 years after militancy, bureaucrats keep Chandigarh ‘disturbed’ (Letter from Chandigarh)


August 30th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) The threat of militancy ended years ago but Chandigarh continues to be tagged a 'disturbed area' -- thanks to the bureaucracy that wants it to be ... Read more...

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Allay fears of Japanese investors: BJP MP


August 30th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Tarun Vijay Wednesday urged the government to allay "fears" of Japanese firms about "violent unionism" in view of last ... Read more...

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Jet Airways makes unscheduled landing, but child dies


August 29th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 29 (IANS) A desperate bid by a Jet Airways flight, which made an unscheduled landing here Wednesday morning, to save the life of a three-year-old girl went in ... Read more...

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Kanda sent to judicial custody (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday sent Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of his employee and former flight attendant Geetika Sharma, ... Read more...

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RBI ticks off SBI chairman


August 27th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) A senior Reserve Bank of India (RBI) official Monday ticked off the chairman of State Bank of India (SBI) in public, saying he should look ... Read more...

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Kanda’s police custody extended by three days (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday extended by three days the police custody of Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of his ... Read more...

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Heavy rains increase water in Himachal’s Pong dam


August 25th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh has further increased the water level in the Pong dam, which meets the irrigation requirements of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, dam ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kanda’s police custody extended by three days


August 25th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday extended by three days the police custody of Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of his ... Read more...

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Master Plan clears way for home buyers in Noida Extension


August 24th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) Friday approved the Greater Noida Master Plan 2021, bringing smile to thousands of home buyers in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Kanda may also face destruction of proof case


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A fresh case of destruction of evidence will be slapped on Gopal Goyal Kanda, Haryana's former minister arrested for abetment to suicide of his ... Read more...

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Maruti’s Manesar plant: 16 cars made on second day


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 22 (IANS) The first lot of 16 cars was manufactured on the second day of the reopening of Maruti's plant at Manesar in Haryana Wednesday as more workers ... Read more...

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Land takeover begins for Delhi-Mumbai corridor


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Five of the six states through which the proposed $100 billion Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) would pass, have started the process of land acquisition, Minister ... Read more...

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Himachal hydropower plants remain shut for third day


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 22 (IANS) The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd's 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Power Project and Jaypee Karcham Hydro Corp. Ltd's 1,000 MW Karcham Wangtoo Hydroelectric Project in Himachal ... Read more...

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Murrah milk drives Haryana’s white revolution


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) With dairy farming picking up in the state, and with the rising popularity of the Murrah breed of buffaloes, milk production in Haryana has gone up ... Read more...

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Court again rejects cops’ plea for Chaddha’s custody (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday rejected a fresh police plea for the custody of Aruna Chaddha, an accused in former flight attendant Geetika Sharma's suicide, and ... Read more...

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Maruti restarts Manesar plant with 400 workers (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 21 (IANS) The country's leading car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki restarted its Manesar plant, in Haryana, Tuesday with nearly 400 workers rejoining work, a company official said Tuesday."Nearly ... Read more...

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Court again rejects cops’ plea seeking Chaddha’s custody


August 21st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A Delhi court here Tuesday rejected a fresh application by the police seeking the custody of Aruna Chaddha, an accused in former flight attendant Geetika ... Read more...

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Water rises in Himachal’s Pong dam


August 21st, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) The water level in Himachal Pradesh's Pong dam, which meets the irrigation requirements of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, rose again due to continuous moderate to heavy ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Geetika suicide: Police denied custody of Chaddha (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Aruna Chaddha, an accused in former flight attendant Geetika Sharma's suicide case, was Monday sent to judicial custody for a day by a Delhi court ... Read more...

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Geetika suicide: Chaddha sent to a day’s judicial custody


August 20th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Aruna Chaddha, an accused in former flight attendant Geetika Sharma's suicide case, was Monday sent to judicial custody for a day by a Delhi court ... Read more...

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Maruti employees offer prayers at Manesar plant


August 19th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 19 (IANS) The employees of Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) Sunday offered prayers for senior executive Awanish Kumar Dev who died in the violence at the company's Manesar ... Read more...

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Court denies anticipatory bail to Kanda (Second lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of former flight ... Read more...

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Court denies anticipatory bail to Kanda


August 17th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Delhi High Court Friday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of former flight attendant ... Read more...

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Plans to revive hockey - in hues of pink and blue


August 17th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) With the present Indian hockey team giving its worst performance in the London Olympics, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal wants a colourful revival ... Read more...

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Kanda’s anticipatory bail plea decision Friday


August 16th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday will decide the anticipatory bail plea of Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of former ... Read more...

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Court issues warrant against Kanda (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A Delhi court here Thursday issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of former flight ... Read more...

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Court issues warrant against Kanda


August 16th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A Delhi court here Thursday issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of former flight ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to be developed as solar city, says Patil


August 15th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 15 (IANS) Chandigarh will be developed as a solar city in near future, Punjab Governor and Union Territory Administrator Shivraj Patil said at the 66th Independence Day ... Read more...

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