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War artefacts from 712 AD on display in Mumbai


September 21st, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) An exhibition of over 1,000 items on warfare and related antiques has been opened in Mumbai. The exhibition has been organised by the Lodha Foundation.Swords, spears, ... Read more...

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Haryana vows to improve facilities in cities


September 13th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 13 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday expressed confidence that his government's urban development polices will be able to revolutionise the cities.Speaking at a conference on ... Read more...

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Haryana announces Rs.1 crore for Gagan Narang


July 30th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) The Haryana government Monday announced a reward of Rs.one crore for shooter Gagan Narang for winning a bronze medal for the country in the 10-metre Air ... Read more...

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Haryana Police to monitor ‘crime-prone’ villages


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), July 3 (IANS) Police will monitor over five dozen villages in southern Haryana for "being too crime-prone".Police recently identified nearly 65 crime-prone villages in the four districts of ... Read more...

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SHOs now responsible for witness’ security in Haryana


May 20th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak, May 20 (IANS) Witnesses in Haryana can now feel more secure. Following a spurt in cases of key witnesses being attacked or murdered by criminal gangs while going to ... 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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IANS scribe among 20 awardees selected by NGO


April 7th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare, union minister Jairam Ramesh and 11 journalist, including Anil Sharma who writes for Indo-Asian News ServiceInternational Organization for Animal Protection (OIPA), affiliated ... Read more...

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BJP to stop trains in eight states Tuesday


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) The Kisan Morcha farmers wing of the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) will conduct a 'Rail Roko' agitation Tuesday in eight states of the country where foodgrain ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Haryana wants central funding for NCR area


December 27th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) The Haryana government has urged the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) to consider funding various projects in all 26 urban local bodies (ULBs) falling in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mixed response to FDI strike in Punjab, Haryana


December 1st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 1 (IANS) The nationwide strike call given by trading associations against foreign investiment in retail saw a muted to mixed response in parts of Punjab, Haryana and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nod for rapid transit system in three NCR corridors


November 6th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The central government has given "in principle" approval to a Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) in three important corridors of National Capital Region (NCR) -- ... Read more...

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Haryana raids hookah bars


October 27th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) Initiating an anti-nicotine drive, the Haryana government has raided 28 hookah bars in seven districts of the state and taken 77 samples this month, an official ... Read more...

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Woman drugged, raped by friend


October 6th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) A 32-year-old married woman was raped by a friend with whom she went out to see Durga Puja celebrations. The friend drugged her and raped ... Read more...

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Haryana farmers oppose land acquisition for nuke plant


September 9th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehabad (Haryana), Sep 9 (IANS) Citing Fukushima, farmers here in Haryana are vehemently opposing a proposal to set up a nuclear power plant in their midst.Fukushima was ravaged by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hooda government on backfoot over land allotment


August 28th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 28 (IANS) The Congress party touts Haryana as having the best land acquisition policy but some land allotment decisions, especially the charge of showing favours to the ... 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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Change in Maharashtra too after next polls: Bal Thackeray


May 13th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday expressed happiness over the change of governments in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu and urged the people of Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Pakistan proposes petrol import from India


April 27th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Pakistan's petroleum ministry has proposed the facilitation for the import of petroleum products from India. The oil imports, however, would be conditional to New Delhi facilitating ... Read more...

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Haryana khap asks couple to end marriage, probe on


April 20th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panipat, April 20 (IANS) Just a day after the Supreme Court directed state governments to rein in khap panchayats (caste councils) from issuing illegal diktats, another such directive came to ... Read more...

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New route to connect Delhi-Ambala, Delhi-Jaipur highways


April 12th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) A new highway, to be built in Haryana at the cost of Rs.1,800 crore, will link National Highway No. 1 (Delhi-Ambala) with National Highway No.8 (Delhi-Jaipur), ... Read more...

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Freeze on setting up factories in Faridabad, Panipat lifted


April 10th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) The Central Pollution Control Board and the ministry of environment and forests have lifted the moratorium on setting up of new industries in Faridabad and Panipat ... Read more...

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Ramesh to meet CMs of Haryana, Delhi to check river Yamuna pollution


March 27th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 27 (ANI): Expressing concern over the growing pollution, Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said that he would hold a joint meeting with the ... 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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Charged with drunken driving, atones through social service


March 20th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) A 25-year-old man held guilty of drunken driving has been spared a jail term by a Delhi court which said "forgiveness is the best punishment" ... Read more...

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Married woman found dead, parents suspect murder


March 8th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) A 30-year-old married woman was found hanging from the fan in her room in east Delhi Tuesday, police said, adding her parents suspect she was ... Read more...

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Water shortage to again hit parts of Delhi


March 1st, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) People in several parts of Delhi might again have to grapple with water shortages as two major treatment plants are likely to be shut down and supplies ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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 |

Taps run dry for third day in parts of Delhi


February 16th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) People in parts of the capital suffered from a water crunch for the third consecutive day Wednesday as supplies remained affected due to a high level ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Naphtha cracker project at Indian Oil’s Panipat complex dedicated to nation


February 15th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Rolling out the canvas for expansion of its operations through downstream integration into petrochemicals, India's largest Naphtha Cracker plant at Indian Oil's Panipat Complex was today dedicated ... Read more...

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Indian lacks courage to expose Hindu extremists: Pakistan


February 5th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) India lacks courage to expose the role of Hindu extremists in the Samjhauta Express blast, Pakistan said Saturday, a day before the two countries are expected to hold ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

5,000 cameras to monitor criminals in Haryana


February 1st, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 1 (IANS) The Haryana government Tuesday announced that it would install at least 5,000 cameras in major cities across the state to monitor activities of criminals, a senior official said ... Read more...

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India expecting no “dramatic” outcome from talks with Pakistan in Thimpu


January 28th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.28 (ANI): India is not expecting any dramatic results during its foreign secretary-level talks with Pakistan in a meeting in Thimpu, Bhutan, next week."Don't expect anything dramatic from the foreign ... Read more...

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Rajasthan cops take Aseemanand to Ajmer for blast probe


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) Swami Aseemanand, a radical Hindu activist, was taken into custody by Rajasthan Police here Saturday to probe his role in the 2007 blast in the Dargah of Khwaja ... Read more...

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Rashtriya Ekta Yatra to reach Chandigarh Friday


January 21st, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party youth wing's Rashtriya Ekta Yatra, a nationwide campaign for unity, will reach here Friday evening.Members of the Chandigarh unit of the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India says ‘too premature’ to share Samjhauta probe details


January 11th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India may not be giving the details of the Samjhauta train blast probe to Pakistan any time soon as the home ministry Tuesday told the external affairs ... Read more...

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