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Four nabbed for duping railway job seekers


August 25th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Four people were arrested here for duping over 100 unemployed people of Rs.2 crore on the pretext of getting them jobs in the Indian Railways, ... 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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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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Scandals to protests, Hooda gets busy this summer (Haryana Newsletter)


July 6th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) First, the scandal of sexual abuse and tormenting of inmates at a shelter home in Rohtak, and now statewide protests over power and water shortage - ... Read more...

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Warden booked for sodomising mentally disabled in Haryana


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), July 2 (IANS) Close on the heels of the revelation of sexual abuse, mental and physical torture of inmates at Apna Ghar shelter home here, Haryana Police have ... Read more...

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Heat wave in Punjab and Haryana, Amritsar records 45.5 degrees


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 2 (IANS) The Sikh holy city of Amritsar Saturday sizzled at 45.5 degrees as heat wave conditions continued to prevail over Punjab and Haryana.Amritsar had touched a high ... Read more...

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Man kills wife, sister-in-law in Haryana


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), June 2 (IANS) Two middle-aged women lost their lives Saturday in Haryana's Jhajjar town after the husband of one of them hit them with an iron rod in ... Read more...

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Heat wave unabated in Haryana, Punjab


June 1st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) Haryana's Narnaul town sizzled at 47 degrees Celsius Friday as the heat wave over Haryana and Punjab continued unabated.Met officials here said no immediate relief was ... Read more...

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CPI-M flays minister for rail accidents


June 1st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The CPI-M Friday blamed Railway Minister Mukul Roy for the increasing number of railway accidents and said he appeared to be more engrossed in ... Read more...

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Acid attack on woman volleyball player in Haryana


May 26th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 26 (IANS) A teenage girl, who is a junior national volleyball player, was hospitalised with serious injuries after two motorcycle-borne youth threw acid on her while she ... 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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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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New-born baby boy found abandoned in Gurgaon


May 12th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 12 (IANS) A baby boy was found abandoned near the main market of this technical hub of Haryana, police said, adding this was the fourth such case in ... Read more...

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Cop’s son kills mother


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 2 (IANS) A 32-year-old man allegedly shot his mother dead at his house in Haryana's Jhajjar district Wednesday following a domestic dispute, police said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Teen kills aunt, two others to avenge grudge


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Harbouring a grudge against his aunt ever since her complaint led to his mother severely beating him over Rs.50 he had borrowed, a 16-year-old boy ... Read more...

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Police, paramilitary athletes fall into dope trap


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Six athletes from paramilitary and police forces have tested positive ahead of the 2012 London Olympics and face a ban for one to two years. ... Read more...

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Haryana man strangles daughters after tiff with wife


April 17th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jhajjar (Haryana), April 17 (IANS) A drunk man strangled his three minor daughters, killing one of them, in Haryana's Jhajjar district following a fight with his wife, police Tuesday said.Out ... 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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Five arrested for gangraping Gurgaon pub employee (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 13 (IANS) Five youths have been arrested for gangraping a woman pub employee in Gurgaon while two accused are still on the run, police said Tuesday.All the ... Read more...

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Haryana releases Jat leaders, stir yet to end


March 11th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), March 11 (IANS) Over 100 leaders of the agitating Jat community were released by the authorities in Haryana Sunday evening but the community was yet to take its ... Read more...

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Assailants ambush police van, three prisoners killed (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 10 (IANS) A police vehicle carrying prisoners was ambushed by unidentified assailants in Haryana's Jhajjar district Saturday evening, leaving three prisoners dead and two policemen injured, police here ... 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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Prison van attacked in Haryana, three dead


March 10th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 10 (IANS) A police vehicle carrying prisoners was attacked by unidentified assailants in Haryana's Jhajjar district Saturday, leaving three prisoners dead and two policemen injured, police here said.The ... Read more...

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Army called as Jat agitators torch police station (Second Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), March 7 (IANS) District authorities in Hisar district in Haryana called in the army Wednesday as Jat community agitators set a police station on fire and ransacked and ... 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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Acid attack victims to get help in Haryana


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) Women who are victims of acid attack in Haryana will now get help from the state authorities, including reimbursement of the cost of complete treatment, a ... 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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Minimum temperatures above normal in Punjab, Haryana


February 6th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 6 (IANS) The minimum temperatures across Punjab and Haryana remained one to five degrees above normal Monday, an official said here.Chandigarh, with a minimum temperature of 12.2 degrees ... Read more...

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AIIMS paper leak accused sent to jail till Feb 14


January 31st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday extended till Feb 14 the judicial custody of seven people allegedly involved in a bid to leak the post-graduate entrance exam ... Read more...

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Apex court upset at former judges giving opinion on matters


January 29th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court has taken strong exception to the tendency among litigants to attach opinions by former apex court judges to their PILs in a ... Read more...

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Apex court angry over ex-judges’ opinions filed by litigants


January 28th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court has taken strong exception to the tendency among litigants to present opinions from former judges of the top court in a bid ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects plea on army chief’s age (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday rejected a petition which sought restoration of army chief General V.K. Singh's date of birth to May 10, 1951.An apex court ... Read more...

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AIIMS paper leak accused sent to judicial custody


January 17th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday sent to judicial custody till Jan 31 seven people allegedly involved in a bid to leak the post-graduate entrance exam ... Read more...

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Minimum temperatures rise across Punjab and Haryana


January 16th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 16 (IANS) With most places across Punjab and Haryana as well as Chandigarh experiencing rainfall in the past 24 hours, minimum temperatures in the region rose sharply Monday.Compared ... Read more...

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Chennai to host Ranji Trophy final


January 13th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will host defending champions Rajasthan in the Ranji Trophy final at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium Jan 19-23.Tamil Nadu have entered their first Ranji Trophy ... Read more...

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