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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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Can’t deny education to students on bonafide mistakes: Court


August 4th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has ruled that students should neither be deprived of their right to education on bonafide mistakes nor penalised to the extent ... Read more...

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12 killed in Haryana accident


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 2 (IANS) Twelve people were killed and 11 others injured in a collision between a bus and a truck in Haryana's Kurukshetra district Thursday, police said.The accident ... 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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Containers to be allowed on Attari-Wagah trade route


July 20th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) Accepting a long-pending demand of traders and the Punjab government, union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Thursday said that his ministry would soon issue orders to facilitate ... Read more...

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Other incidents of toddlers being rescued


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Even as four-year-old Mahi battles for life at the pit of a 70-foot deep borewell in Manesar town near Gurgaon, where she fell Wednesday night, ... Read more...

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Girl remains trapped for over 60 hours in borewell


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar, June 23 (IANS) More than 60 hours after four-year-old Mahi fell into a 70-feet-deep borewell in a Manesar village in Haryana in the foothills of the Aravali ranges, hopes ... 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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Haryana students to be made aware on NRI marriages


April 25th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) With an aim to effectively deal with the problems related to the marriages involving non-resident Indians (NRIs), the Haryana government has decided to launch an awareness ... Read more...

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Chandigarh NRI abductors planned to kill him


April 11th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 11 (IANS) The abductors of a young non-resident Indian (NRI) had planned to kill him after receiving the ransom money, an officer said here Wednesday.The six abductors, all ... Read more...

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Cops rescue abducted NRI in Kurukshetra


April 11th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) The Chandigarh Police, with the assistance of the Kurukshetra police in Haryana, Tuesday rescued a young non-resident Indian (NRI) from his abductors within hours of him ... Read more...

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The bold get bolder on Indian telly


March 16th, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Time was when, on television, love used to be expressed with a comforting hug, a peck on the cheek or a warm embrace in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Haryana pours cash on hockey hero Sandeep Singh


February 27th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 27 (IANS) The Haryana state government Monday showered cash awards on India's ace drag-flicker Sandeep Singh for his stunning performance in helping the national hockey team to qualify ... Read more...

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Paddy procurement in Haryana at all-time high


December 29th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 29 (IANS) The gvernment's agencies have made an all-time high procurement of 29.23 lakh tonnes of paddy this season, a Haryana minister said Thursday."The six government procuring ... Read more...

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Bhagavad Gita: A spiritual work of excellence


December 20th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Bhagavad Gita, now at the heart of a row involving Russia and India, is widely seen by Eastern and Western scholars as a masterpiece ... Read more...

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More paddy produced in Haryana this year


December 5th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 5 (IANS) The arrival of paddy in the procurement season in Haryana has been higher this year so far compared to last year, officials said here Monday."Over 44.85 ... Read more...

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Brokering News: Documentary highlights the dark side of news


November 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Documenting the modus operandi of newspapers and television channels in soliciting advertisements in the garb of editorial content and earning huge amount of money in lieu ... Read more...

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Harried Shatabdi passengers reach seven hours late


October 28th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) For a 250-km journey that was to take only three hours, reaching seven hours late Friday was a harrowing time for hundreds of passengers on the ... Read more...

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TV excellent medium for writers: Kamlesh Pandey (Interview)


October 4th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) He has been plotting and planning scripts for films and television for two decades and is still loving it. But veteran writer Kamlesh Pandey, ... Read more...

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‘Sex selection now spreads to Hayana’s rural poor too’


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Prenatal sex selection, which was earlier restricted to the urban and wealthy class in Haryana, has now spread its tentacles to the rural areas as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Congress likely to convene meeting of party MPs Thursday


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Congress leadership is likely to convene a meeting of party MPs Thursday to discuss the steps taken to deal with the Lokpal logjam in ... Read more...

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National Highway No:1: India’s melancholy road


July 1st, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Pipli (Haryana), July 1 (IANS) Harkirat Singh has driven on the Ambala-New Delhi section of the busy National Highway No. 1 (NH-1) many times. What used to be a leisurely ... Read more...

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639 polluting industrial units closed in Haryana


May 26th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Cracking the whip, the Haryana government ordered the closure of 639 industrial units in 2010-11 for violation of water and air pollution norms, a minister said ... Read more...

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Kurukshetra girl’s rape, murder to be probed by CBI


May 25th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) The Haryana government Wednesday decided to hand over the investigation into the rape and murder of a Kurukshetra teenager earlier this month to the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Abducted girl found killed, angry kin block national highway


May 7th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Kurukshetra/Karnal, May 6 (IANS) A Class 12 student who was abducted from Kurukshetra city in Haryana two days ago was found dead in the fields of Saungory village near Karnal ... Read more...

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CP shootout case: Supreme Court confirms cops’ life sentences (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed an appeal by former Delhi assistant commissioner of police (ACP) S.S. Rathi and nine of his colleagues, undergoing life imprisonment ... Read more...

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Woman, granddaughter found strangled in Delhi


April 2nd, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A 65-year-old woman and her 15-year-old granddaughter were found strangled inside their house in West Delhi, police said Saturday. Their two suspected attackers, a ... Read more...

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India, Singapore troops hold joint exercise


March 26th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Indian Army is holding month-long joint war games with Singapore Army troops at Babina in Madhya Pradesh, where the two sides conjured up a ... Read more...

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Jat protest continues in Haryana, rail services disrupted


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Hisar, Mar.23 (ANI): Jats demanding reservation in government jobs occupied 14 railway tracks in Haryana today, which badly disrupted train services in the region."Our stir will continue peacefully till our demand is ... Read more...

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Protesting Jats threaten to block Delhi-Ambala rail route


March 21st, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kurukshetra, Mar 21 (ANI): The Jats, who have been demanding 27 per cent reservation in Central jobs under the OBC category, on Monday threatened to block the Delhi-Ambala rail route if ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana have rains, mercury dips


February 26th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 26 (IANS) Various parts of Punjab, Haryana and their joint capital city Chandigarh received light to moderate rainfall Saturday morning, slightly dipping the temperature in this region.The region also witnessed ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mamata Banerjee’s largesse for Maharashtra


February 25th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Maharashtra and Mumbai have benefited substantially from Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget Friday that has proposed new services both in the suburban and long-distance sectors.On the Central ... Read more...

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Mirchpur violence: Jats continue protest for fifth day


January 19th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jind (Haryana), Jan 19 (IANS) Jat community members continued their protest here for the fifth day Wednesday as several rounds of talks between their representatives and the district administration over demand ... Read more...

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13 face prosecution for burning agri-residue in Haryana


January 14th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 13 (IANS) Thirteen people face prosecution in Haryana for burning agricultural residue and causing air pollution despite a ban on the menace, a senior official said Thursday.Cracking the whip against ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Born on train, girl is named Mamata Banerjee


January 10th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), Jan 10 (IANS) A girl child born on a moving train has been named Mamata Banerjee! That's right, after the railway minister.The girl was delivered on board the Barauni ... Read more...

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