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Rioting, blockade over power cuts in Hooda’s district


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Sep 2 (IANS) Fed up with power cuts, hundreds of villagers of Haryana's Rohtak district, the home district of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, went on the rampage ... Read more...

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29 pilgrims killed in Haryana accident (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhiwani (Haryana), July 30 (IANS) At least 29 pilgrims, including three children, on their way back from a shrine in Rajasthan were killed in a head-on collision between two trucks ... Read more...

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Peafowl in Hasanpur died of hunger and thirst: Experts


June 13th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 13 (IANS) The peafowl that died in Hasanpur village, near here, early this week succumbed to hunger and thirst, the post-mortem examinations of the birds revealed Wednesday.At least ... Read more...

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Two held with opium in Delhi


June 2nd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Two people have been arrested in the national capital and five kg opium seized from them, police said Saturday.Om Prakash, 28, from Rajasthan, and ... Read more...

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Heat wave continues in Punjab, Haryana


May 26th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Heat wave conditions continued to prevail over most parts of Punjab and Haryana even though the maximum temperatures Saturday gave partial relief compared to the highs ... Read more...

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Haryana judges told to move high court over promotion


May 17th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court has asked officers of the Haryana Judicial Service to move the Punjab and Haryana High Court to challenge their promotion criteria framed ... Read more...

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One-fourth of Gurgaon, Faridabad to get 24-hour power


May 14th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 14 (IANS) One-fourths of Gurgaon and Faridabad towns in Haryana, adjoining national capital New Delhi, will get 24-hours power supply, a senior officer of the Dakshin Haryana Bijli ... Read more...

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January troop mobilisation purely for training: Antony


April 26th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The government made it clear Thursday that the movements of army units on the night of January 16/17 was "purely for training purposes" and aimed ... Read more...

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Court bans reports on army movement episode near Delhi (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 10 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Tuesday restrained the electronic and print media from publishing and broadcasting any news reports on the movement of two army units towards ... Read more...

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Service chiefs to depose before parliamentary panel


April 9th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Taking serious note of the gaps in defence preparedness, a parliamentary panel Monday summoned the three armed forces chiefs to depose before it April 19-20 ... Read more...

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‘Deep’ government-army trust deficit: Advani


April 6th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday said the Indian Express report on the government getting spooked by an army movement highlighted ... Read more...

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Five killed in Rajasthan accident


April 5th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 4 (IANS) At least five people were killed and six injured when the sports utility vehicle (SUV) in which they were travelling rammed into a stationary truck on ... Read more...

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Army movement was nothing unusual, says Antony (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday denied that the Indian army had intimidated the civilian government by moving two of its units towards the capital in January ... Read more...

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PM, Antony rubbish report on army movement as baseless (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday called a media report on two key army units moving closer to the capital in January without prior notice ... Read more...

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No doubt about armed forces’ patriotism: Antony


April 4th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said he did not doubt the patriotism of the armed forces and that the reported movement of two army units towards ... Read more...

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PM calls report on suspicious army movement ‘alarmist’


April 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the media report on two key army units being moved suspiciously closer to the capital from their bases ... Read more...

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Report on suspicious army movement baseless: Government


April 4th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday denied as "baseless and incorrect" a media report that in January two key army units had suspiciously moved closer to the capital ... Read more...

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Life affected as Jats continue blockades in Haryana (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 10 (IANS) Normal life was thrown out of gear in Haryana's Hisar district and adjoining areas of Bhiwani, Jind and Rohtak districts as the agitating Jat community continued ... Read more...

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Jats likely to intensify stir in Haryana


March 10th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 10 (IANS) Jats, who are seeking quotas in government jobs, are likely to intensify their agitation after the Haryana government refused to release nearly 100 leaders of the ... Read more...

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Jat agitators block roads, tracks again in Haryana


March 9th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 9 (IANS) Members of the Jat community, agitating for quotas in government jobs, Friday again blocked highways and railway tracks in Haryana's Hisar district after the government failed ... Read more...

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Uneasy calm in Haryana’s Hisar district


March 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), March 8 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed Thursday morning in Haryana's Hisar district, which saw violence during a Jat community agitation over the past two days leaving one ... Read more...

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Power bill waiver: Rs.3,900 crore arrears for Haryana


February 29th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 29 (IANS) A populist scheme in 2005 by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda to waive off electricity bills worth nearly Rs.1,600 crore has left Haryana in the red. ... Read more...

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Court notice to 82 acquitted in Mirchpur Dalit killing


February 24th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to all 82 acquitted in the 2010 Mirchpur killings on a plea challenging their acquittal in the arson ... Read more...

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Fog covers parts of Punjab, Haryana


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 23 (IANS) Despite fog in some parts of Punjab and Haryana, the weather was mostly dry, a Met official said Thursday.In Punjab, Amritsar was the coldest at 4.8 ... Read more...

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Jats remain defiant, trains affected in parts of Haryana


February 21st, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Feb 21 (IANS) Leaders of the Jat community in Haryana and their supporters remained defiant Tuesday, saying they would intensify their agitation for job quotas in Haryana from ... Read more...

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Jats to step up stir, government warns of stern action (Lead, Changing Dateline)


February 20th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Feb 20 (IANS) As their talks with the district administration in Haryana's Hisar failed to reach a settlement, leaders of the Jat community called for stepping up their ... Read more...

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Haryana Jats block rail track seeking reservation


February 20th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 20 (IANS) Having failed to secure reservation for their community from the state and central governments, protestors from the Jat community blocked rail tracks in Haryana's Hisar district ... Read more...

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Rain predicted in parts of Punjab, Haryana


February 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) Cold wave conditions have abated in most parts of Punjab and Haryana but the met office here Sunday predicted rain and thundershowers in some places in ... Read more...

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Temperatures dip in Punjab, Haryana


February 17th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) Punjab and Haryana have witnessed a dip in average temperatures in the 24 hours to Friday evening, metrological officials said. The temperature ... Read more...

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Nurse case: Bishnois allege CBI harassment


February 12th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Feb 12 (IANS) Hundreds of people from the Bishnoi community took out a massive rally here Sunday in protest against the alleged harassment of a Rajasthan Congress legislator's 80-year-old ... Read more...

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Cold wave on in Punjab, Haryana


January 11th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 11 (IANS) Minimum temperatures continued to be low at most places across Punjab and Haryana Wednesday as the cold wave over the region remained unabated.Amritsar city was freezing ... Read more...

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Dense fog in Punjab, Haryana


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) Dense fog engulfed several parts of Punjab and Haryana Tuesday morning as cold wave conditions continued in both states.Weather officials here said the minimum temperatures at ... Read more...

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Some respite from chill in Punjab, Haryana


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 2 (IANS) The stinging chill of the last few days let up a little in most parts of Punjab and Haryana Monday as temperatures rose from the sub-zero ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh slightly warmer


January 1st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 1 (IANS) Most places across Punjab and Haryana were slightly warmer Sunday compared to the low and sub-zero temperatures recorded in the past week.Met centre officials said here ... Read more...

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Amritsar reels at minus 0.2 degree


December 31st, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) It was a bone-chilling New Year's eve in Punjab's Amritsar city Saturday with the minimum temperature dropping to minus 0.2 degree Celsius.Even though the minimum temperature ... Read more...

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