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Jalandhar girl’s suicide: Woman police officer suspended


August 31st, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) A woman police officer was Friday placed under suspension and a probe was ordered by the Punjab government following a teenage college student's suicide in Jalandhar ... Read more...

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BSF women troopers who killed intruder lauded


April 30th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 30 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday lauded the bravery of two women troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) who shot dead a Pakistani intruder ... Read more...

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Trials on Himachal crops successful, says institute


January 29th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 29 (IANS) Scientists Sunday claimed that trials on vegetable crops in varied temperatures of Himachal Pradesh have been successful with the use of a newly identified fungus.Field trials ... Read more...

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Punjab jail riot leaves one dead


November 21st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kapurthala (Punjab), Nov 21 (IANS) Rioting by prisoners followed by firing by the security guards inside a jail complex on the outskirts of this Punjab city has left one person ... Read more...

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Punjab sets up rehabilitation cell for Libya returnees


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 2 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday set up a rehabilitation cell in the state headquarters here to help migrants of Punjab-origin returning from strife-torn Libya."To facilitate the rehabilitation ... Read more...

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Amity Signs MoU with MOEF on Animal Welfare


December 10th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
NOIDA, Dec.10 (ANI): An MoU was signed between Amity Institute of Training and Development (AITD) Noida and the National Institute of Animal Welfare, functioning under the aegis of Ministry of Environment & ... Read more...

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Chandigarh plans blood collection centres in malls


October 10th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 10 (IANS) Popular malls in Chandigarh may no longer be places for just shopping and whiling the time away. If health officials here have their way, the malls could soon ... Read more...

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Chandigarh achieves ‘two children per couple’ target


July 19th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) Chandigarh is among the 11 states and three union territories in the country which have beaten the 2010 deadline set by the central government to achieve total fertility ... Read more...

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Chandigarh best in blood transfusion services


April 27th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 27 (IANS) The union territory (UT) of Chandigarh has been adjudged the best in blood transfusion services among the states and UTs of the country by the National AIDS Control ... Read more...

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Death toll in Jodhpur temple stampede rises to 224


October 2nd, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Oct 2 (IANS) The death toll in the Tuesday early morning stampede in an ancient hilltop temple here has been revised to 224, with police saying that one reason for ... Read more...

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Over 180 killed in Jodhpur temple stampede


September 30th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Jodhpur, Sept 30 (ANI): At least 180 people were killed and several others injured, when a stampede occurred at the Chamunda Devi Temple in Jodhpur today. According to sources, devotees gathered ... Read more...

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Rajasthan police says Shahbaz Hussain among masterminds in serial blasts


August 26th, 2008 - 11:38 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Aug 26 (ANI): Shahbaz Hussain, the main suspect in Jaipur serial blasts was one of the masterminds in terror attacks involving five states, including in Gujarat which happened last month, ... Read more...

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Gujjar crisis: Rajasthan top cop sent on long leave


May 31st, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 31 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has sent its Director General of Police (DGP) A.S. Gill on long leave - apparently to pacify the agitating Gujjar community after 38 protesters were ... Read more...

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