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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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Punjab lawmaker’s sting catches doctor at wrong place


August 30th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) It is not often that a government doctor gets to treat his boss in a private hospital where he is not supposed to be at all.But ... Read more...

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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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Congress seeks apology from Vijay Goel


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Congress Thursday demanded an apology from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Goel for calling Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit a "cheat" and ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister to visit northeast, ask people to return


August 21st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Karnataka Home Minister R. Ashoka Tuesday said he will visit northeast states soon to assure the people there that the state was safe and the thousands ... Read more...

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Dikshit gets new parliamentary secretary


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has appointed Congress legislator Mukesh Sharma as her parliamentary secretary, an official statement said Tuesday.The post had been vacant since ... Read more...

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CBI quizzes two Rajasthan legislators on Bharatpur riots


August 4th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 3 (IANS) The CBI has quizzed two Rajasthan legislators over the past 10 days in connection with communal violence in Bharatpur district September last year which left ... Read more...

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Police told to produce missing man or his body


August 4th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 3 (IANS) A Haryana government grievance committee Friday told the police to trace a man missing for over two years or produce his body within two months after ... Read more...

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Navjot Sidhu complains against fake Facebook page


July 26th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu Thursday complained to the police that the Facebook page in his name is fake and he had nothing to do with ... Read more...

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Over 65 percent polling in Punjab bypoll (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) Over 65 percent of the 1.67 lakh voters cast their ballot Wednesday in the by-election from the Dasuya assembly constituency in Punjab, in which the ... Read more...

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Over 65 percent voting in Punjab bypoll


July 11th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) Over 65 percent of the 1.67 lakh voters cast their ballot Wednesday in the by-election from the Dasuya assembly constituency in Punjab, in which the ... Read more...

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BJP MLA in Punjab dies of heart attack


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator and Punjab chief parliamentary secretary Amarjit Singh Sahi died here Sunday after a massive heart attack. He was 55.Sahi was ... Read more...

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Haryana politician still in hospital


April 15th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 15 (IANS) Haryana's chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) Ram Kishan Fauji continued to be in a hospital here Sunday after being found unconscious under mysterious circumstances at his official ... Read more...

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Senior Haryana official found unconscious, hospitalized


April 14th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) Haryana's chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) Ram Kishan Fauji was admitted to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here after he was found unconscious ... Read more...

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Punjab gets 21 new chief parliamentary secretaries


April 10th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Brushing aside criticism of adding further financial and administrative burden on the debt-ridden Punjab government, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday went ahead with the ... Read more...

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Himachal legislators to get fat salary hike


April 5th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) Four bills were introduced in the Himachal Pradesh assembly Thursday to increase the legislators' salaries and allowances by around Rs.20,000 on grounds of inflation.A government spokesperson ... Read more...

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Congress legislator apologises for assaulting photo-journalist


March 20th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 20 (IANS) A Congress legislator in Meghalaya Tuesday apologised for assaulting a photojournalist inside the assembly premises, after a photo of him sleeping in the house was snapped.Founder ... Read more...

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It’s SAD! Seven Punjab ministers, speaker trounced


March 7th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 7 (IANS) Punjab's Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine may have come to power for a record second consecutive term but as many as seven ministers ... Read more...

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Fake marks-sheet: Dikshit’s aide offers to resign (Lead, superseding earlier story)


March 6th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Congress legislator and chief minister's parliamentary secretary Tarvinder Singh Marwah, who allegedly got his daughter admitted to a Delhi University college using a fake marks-sheet, ... Read more...

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Fake marks-sheet case: Congress legislator offers to resign


March 6th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Congress legislator Tarvinder Singh Marwah, who allegedly got his daughter admitted to a Delhi University college using fake Class 12 marks-sheet, has offered to resign ... Read more...

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BJP appoints new Himachal unit chief


February 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 20 (IANS) In a bid to pacify the rebels in its Himachal Pradesh unit, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday appointed a new president for the state.Satpal ... Read more...

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Canadian delegation shows interest in tie-up with Kerala


January 11th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 11 (IANS) A Canadian delegation of law makers and businessmen Wednesday held a meeting with Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy and his senior cabinet colleagues here and expressed ... Read more...

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Pinjore heritage festival begins Dec 2


November 20th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) The sixth Pinjore Heritage Festival will be organised Dec 2-4 at Yadvindra Gardens in Pinjore town of Haryana, an official announced here Sunday.Chief Parliamentary Secretary Ram ... Read more...

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Congress legislator from Himachal dies


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) Six-time Congress legislator from Himachal Pradesh Prem Singh died Friday due to a massive heart attack, family members said. He was 63.The cremation would take ... Read more...

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Court quashes appointment of Punjab public service body chief


August 18th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for the Parkash Singh Badal government, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Wednesday quashed the controversial appointment of former Shiromani Akali Dal ... Read more...

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Akali Dal politician in key appointments post


July 8th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal legislator Harish Rai Dhanda was Friday appointed the chairman of the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC).An official spokesman said here that ... Read more...

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Court notice to Congress leaders in Haryana murder case


July 7th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Wednesday issued notices to two Congress leaders, the Haryana police chief and other officials in the murder case of a ... Read more...

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Mango festival in Haryana’s Pinjore gardens


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) The Mughal-era Yadvindra Gardens in Haryana's Pinjore town will host a mango festival July 2-3 in which growers and enthusiasts from across the country will participate, ... Read more...

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Badal inducts three new chief parliamentary secretaries


June 17th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday inducted three legislators as chief parliamentary secretaries.Legislators Harmreet Singh Sandhu of Tarn Taran, Gurtej Singh Ghuriana of Balluana and ... Read more...

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Son demands CBI probe in death of Haryana murder witness


June 16th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), June 16 (IANS) A day after a witness in a murder case allegedly involving two senior Congress leaders was found dead in Haryana, his son Thursday demanded a ... Read more...

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Murder witness found dead in Haryana (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), June 15 (IANS) A middle-aged man, who was made witness in a murder case involving two senior Congress leaders, was found dead in Haryana's Karnal district Wednesday, police ... Read more...

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Murder witness found dead in Haryana


June 15th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), June 15 (IANS) A middle-aged man, who was made witness in a murder case involving two senior Congress leaders, was found dead in Karnal district of Haryana Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Australia’s bookshops to close down in five years?


June 15th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 15 (IANS) Online shopping will lead to closure of most bookshops in Australia in the next five years, according to the federal business minister.Federal Small Business Minister Nick ... Read more...

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Haryana minister quits after murder taint (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 9 (IANS) Haryana Tourism and Transport Minister Om Prakash Jain and Chief Parliamentary Secretary (CPS) Zile Ram Sharma were forced to quit Thursday after their names were linked ... Read more...

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BJP defends its Punjab leaders named in graft case


June 9th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday strongly defended its Punjab leaders who were recently named in a corruption related case.The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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