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Court asks CBI to probe murder case against Haryana lawmakers


August 30th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) Coming down heavily on the shoddy investigation by Haryana Police, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Thursday handed over to the CBI the probe in a ... Read more...

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Grid failure stalls life in Punjab, Haryana


July 31st, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) Trains were stranded at various places across Punjab and Haryana as another power grid failure hit parts of the country Tuesday.Electricity supply to all cities and ... Read more...

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Power supply partially restored in Punjab, Haryana


July 30th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Train services were partially resumed and power supply to some parts of Punjab and Haryana restored Monday after a complete power failure in the two states ... Read more...

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Man killed after being hit by train


June 12th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A two-year-old girl had a miraculous escape while her father was killed after they were hit by a train here, police said Tuesday.Rajesh Thakur, 25, ... Read more...

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NDMA to conduct mock earthquake drill next year


June 6th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS) The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) will conduct a mock earthquake exercise in February 2013 in Panchkula, Chandigarh, Mohali, Shimla and adjoining areas, a senior official ... Read more...

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Honour killing: Brother arrested in Haryana


May 28th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 28 (IANS) In yet another incident of killing for family honour in Haryana, a youth has been arrested for murdering his teenaged sister after he suspected her of ... Read more...

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Haryana farmers get Rs.10,697 crore for procured wheat


May 13th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 13 (IANS) Having achieved the highest wheat production in the state since 1966, Haryana farmers are richer by Rs.10,697 crore - the procurement price paid to them for ... Read more...

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Boxing coach held with 3 leopard skins


May 5th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A 22-year-old boxing coach from Himachal Pradesh who along with his associates allegedly killed more than 10 leopards for their skin in the last five ... Read more...

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Beaten on train, French national dies in Haryana


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 3 (IANS) A French national, who was brutally beaten by fellow passengers on board the Sachkhand Express train in Haryana's Karnal town, succumbed to his injuries in a ... Read more...

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Nearly 58 lakh tonnes wheat arrives in Haryana grain markets


April 27th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 27 (IANS) Grain markets in Haryana have received nearly 58 lakh tonnes of wheat in the first 26 days of the current procurement season, a minister said here ... Read more...

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Best Foods to tie up with hotel chains for more business


April 19th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Best Foods, an integrated basmati rice player with presence across value chains, is planning to shore up its packaged rice business by tying up with hotel ... Read more...

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Gurgaon-Chandigarh Volvo buses a hit


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 2 (IANS) The luxury Volvo buses launched Monday between Gurgaon in Haryana and Chandigarh via Delhi are already a hit.The first batch of the Haryana Roadways service was ... Read more...

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For namesake’s visa, Bhajji gets a googly


February 21st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Feb 21 (IANS) Cricketer Harbhajjan Singh may have tormented many batsmen with his bowling but this is one googly he may fail to comprehend himself.Police in Jalandhar ... Read more...

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Locked in dark room by teacher, six-year-old dies


February 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), Feb 21 (IANS) A six-year-old boy in Karnal district was locked up in a dark room by his kindergarten teacher for not doing his homework and died of ... Read more...

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Delhi to have its own disaster response force soon


February 17th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Delhi will soon have its own disaster response force, created on the lines of the National Disaster Response Force.The decision was taken at a meeting ... Read more...

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Mock disaster drill held in Delhi, will show loopholes: NDMA


February 15th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The mega mock drill on disaster preparedness in the national capital Wednesday is aimed at creating awareness and finding loopholes, says National Disaster Management Authority ... Read more...

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Mercury dips again in Punjab and Haryana


February 14th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) After a rise Monday morning, temperatures have dipped again in Punjab and Haryana.Patiala in Punjab and Karnal in Haryana had thick fog, reducing the visibility to 350 ... Read more...

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Cold wave continues across North India (Roundup)


January 10th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The cold wave persisted across north India Tuesday with most states registering low temperatures.Most of the lakes and other water bodies started freezing in the ... Read more...

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Cold wave persists over Punjab and Haryana, Amritsar freezes


January 10th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 10 (IANS) The city of Amritsar was freezing at minus two degrees Celsius Tuesday morning as the cold wave over Punjab and Haryana intensified in the past 24 ... Read more...

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Haryana changes school timings due to cold wave


December 28th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) The Haryana education department Wednesday announced a change in the timings for government and private schools in the state due to the prevailing cold wave conditions."In ... Read more...

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Amritsar continues to shiver, records minus 1.4 temperature


December 28th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) The cold wave in Punjab's Amritsar city continued Wednesday with the city recording a low of minus 1.4 degrees Celsius, four degrees below normal, officials at ... Read more...

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Cold wave continues unabated in northern plains


December 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) Cold wave conditions continued unabated in the plains of northern India, with cities and towns in Punjab and Haryana recording low temperatures Tuesday morning.In Punjab, the ... Read more...

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Christmas celebrated in Punjab, Chandigarh


December 25th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) Singing of carols and offering prayers at various churches marked the Christmas celebrations across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh Sunday.Churches at various places in both states and ... Read more...

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Cricketer Harbhajan Singh robbed in Haryana


December 12th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), Dec 12 (IANS) Thieves broke into cricketer Harbhajan Singh's car while he had stopped by at a popular cafe near Karnal town Monday evening and took away ... Read more...

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Special police stations to tackle power, water theft


December 6th, 2011 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 5 (IANS) Stealing power or water in Haryana will not be easy for offenders now.The Haryana government Monday announced that seven police stations have been set up in ... Read more...

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Woman disappears from near metro station


November 28th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A 36-year-old woman went missing from a crowded lane near a metro station here, police said Monday.Jaswinder Kaur, a resident of Karnal in Haryana, went ... Read more...

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Six land mafia members arrested in Haryana


November 27th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) Tightening the noose around the land mafia in the state, the Haryana Police have arrested six people from Karnal for forging documents and using muscle power ... Read more...

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Manu Sharma granted parole, barred from nightclubs


November 16th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday granted five days' parole to Manu Sharma, serving life term for the 1999 killing of ramp model Jessica Lall, to ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana procure over 150 lakh tonnes of paddy


November 11th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 11 (IANS) Reaching another milestone in the procurement season this year, foodgrain producing states Punjab and Haryana have procured over 150 lakh tonnes of paddy, an official said ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana procure over 147 lakh tonnes of paddy


November 8th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 8 (IANS) Headed towards a good paddy crop this year, foodgrain producing states Punjab and Haryana have procured over 147 lakh tonnes of paddy this season, officials said ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana procure over 112 lakh tonnes of paddy


October 28th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Moving closer to another good paddy crop this year, foodgrain producing states Punjab and Haryana have procured nearly 112.82 lakh tonnes of paddy this season, officials ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana procure 96 lakh tonnes paddy


October 24th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 24 (IANS) Major foodgrain producing states Punjab and Haryana have procured nearly 96 lakh tonnes of paddy this season, officials said Monday.The procurement is much higher in both ... Read more...

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Explosives laden car found in Ambala, NSG team reaches


October 13th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ambala/New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A National Security Guard (NSG) team arrived from Delhi and Haryana Police conducted raids around the Ambala Cantt railway station Thursday after an explosives laden ... Read more...

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Seven years jail for two carjackers


July 17th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 16 (IANS)A local court here Saturday sentenced two men to seven years rigorous imprisonment in an over two-year-old case of carjacking and robbery. Two others were acquitted.According to ... Read more...

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Low yield in Asia’s peach bowl fetches high price


July 10th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rajgarh (Himachal Pradesh), July 10 (IANS) In Asia's main peach bowl - Rajgarh belt in Sirmaur district - production of the fruit is expected to decline by over half compared ... Read more...

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