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Kashmir’s Mughal motor rally to have bikes too


April 15th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 15 (IANS) After the success of a Jammu and Kashmir motor rally that traverses through the historic Mughal Road - once a favourite route of emperors Akbar and ... Read more...

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Dera case: Court rejects police cancellation report


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), April 2 (IANS) A court in this town in southwest Punjab Monday rejected a cancellation report filed by the Punjab Police in the case registered in 2007 against ... Read more...

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India’s London-bound shooters rue delay in government funding


March 31st, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) With just 88 days left for the 2012 London Olympics, Indian shooters Joydeep Karmakar and Heena Sidhu, who have qualified for the Games, Saturday ... Read more...

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At 25th edition, Chandigarh moped rally comes of age


March 20th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 20 (IANS) It made a modest beginning in 1981 with mopeds, scooters and motorcycles competing for honours on Chandigarh's roads. After giving big names to the national car ... Read more...

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Gulmarg reverberates with sound of music


March 10th, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), March 10 (IANS) The beautiful snow-covered mountains played a perfect backdrop as the sound of music wafted across the chilly air at the first ever Gulmarg ... Read more...

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Armed forces to procure 210 AC coaches


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Forty additional AC 2-tier and 170 AC 3-Tier coaches would be procured in the next few years for the as part of the initiatives for ensuring ... Read more...

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Elderly couple murdered in Punjab town


February 20th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) A retired couple was found murdered in their house in Punjab's Garhshankar town Sunday, police said.S.P.S. Bedi, 72, a retired chief engineer and his wife, Gurcharan ... Read more...

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Trucks to make debut in Desert Storm rally


February 19th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) As many as 143 vehicles, including huge AMW trucks, 4-wheel drive SUVs, Gypsys, two-wheelers and Moto Quads will be participating in the week-long Desert Storm ... Read more...

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Multi-crore land scam accused continues in Delhi government (IANS Special)


February 12th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) One of the accused in Delhi's multi-crore land scam in 2007, who allegedly allotted plots to fictitious people and sold them at exorbitant rates and ... Read more...

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Election Commission is winner in Punjab polls (Punjab Newsletter)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Political parties in Punjab may have to wait for the outcome, but the assembly polls have already produced one sure winner - the Election Commission (EC).The ... Read more...

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Punjab, Uttarakhand register record polling (Roundup)


January 31st, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Dehradun, New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Punjab and Uttarakhand witnessed record voter turn out at 77 percent and 70 percent respectively Monday with one death in the country's grain ... Read more...

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Record voting in Punjab, nearly 77 cast franchise (Intro Roundup)


January 31st, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Setting a record, nearly 77 percent of Punjab's 1.76 crore voters cast their ballots Monday to pick a new state assembly and Election Commission (EC) ... Read more...

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Over 77 percent voting in Punjab, one killed in violence (Roundup)


January 30th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Over 77 percent of Punjab's 1.76 crore voters cast their ballots Monday to pick a new state assembly. Election Commission (EC) officials said the final ... Read more...

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Asian Shooting: Heena misses Olympic berth by fraction of a point


January 16th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India's young pistol shooter Heena Sidhu's 2012 London dreams came crashing down by a fraction of a point in the 10-metre air pistol event Monday ... Read more...

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No arrests yet in MMS-linked Punjab double murder


January 14th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) No arrests have been made in the double murder of a mother and her teenaged daughter in Harmilap Nagar near here, though Punjab Police are probing ... Read more...

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Poll panel stops, then allows Punjab relief payment (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 29 (IANS) Within hours of having stopped the payment of relief funds to flood-affected people in poll-bound Punjab, the Election Commission (EC) Thursday evening reversed its decision and ... Read more...

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Poll panel stops relief funds payment in Punjab


December 29th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh Dec 29 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) Thursday deferred the disbursement of relief funds in Punjab till the election process is over in the state, a senior election officer ... Read more...

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Rs.5 crore cash seized in poll-bound Punjab


December 29th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 29 (IANS) Authorities in Punjab have recovered over Rs.5 crore (Rs.50 million) of unaccounted money in cash from various places in election-bound Punjab this week, a senior election ... Read more...

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Poll panel transfers 18 Punjab officials


December 27th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) Tuesday transferred 18 officers in Punjab, including the district police chief of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's home district Muktsar, in the ... Read more...

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Congress takes a dig at Sidhu for assaulting guard


December 8th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday took a dig at the BJP MP and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, who assaulted a security guard at a toll gate ... Read more...

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15 inmates injured in Punjab jail rioting


November 20th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) At least 15 prisoners were injured Sunday following rioting and arson inside a modern jail complex on the outskirts of Punjab's Kapurthala town, officials said.Jail security ... Read more...

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Goa steps up security after Delhi blast


September 8th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) Goa has beefed up security at vital areas, especially religious places, after the terror attack outside the Delhi High Court that has claimed 12 lives, state ... Read more...

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Anti-graft activists in Goa demand tabling of Lokayukta bill


September 7th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 7 (IANS) The spillover of Anna Hazare's campaign in New Delhi for a stringent Lokpal bill has reached Goa, with activists demanding the reinroduction of the Lokayukta ... Read more...

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Goa on terror radar, says outgoing governor


September 6th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) Goa is "one of the most vulnerable places on the radar of terrorism", the state's Governor S.S. Sidhu said in his farewell address.The address, which was ... Read more...

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Rosaiah new governor of Tamil Nadu


August 26th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday appointed former Andhra Pradesh chief minister K. Rosaiah as the new governor of Tamil Nadu in place of Surjit Singh ... Read more...

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Governor laments Goa’s degradation


August 14th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 14 (IANS) Goa Governor S.S. Sidhu has expressed serious concern over increasing drug trafficking and environmental degradation in the state."I would also like to draw your attention to ... Read more...

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SAI cracks the whip on coaches at NIS Patiala (Roundup)


July 7th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Thursday came down hard on coaches, suspending R.S. Sidhu and issuing notice to Ramesh Nagapuri, who were involved with ... Read more...

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SAI suspends athletics coach, showcauses second at NIS (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) In the wake of eight athletes failing dope test, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Thursday suspended R.S.Sidhu and showcaused Ramesh Nagapuri, who were ... Read more...

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Goa University to have chair on Indian diaspora studies


July 5th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) The union Human Resource development (HRD) ministry has decided to set up a chair on Indian diaspora studies at the Goa University, Goa's commissioner for Non-Resident ... Read more...

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Punjab cautions farmers on hybrid paddy varieties


June 11th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) The Punjab government Saturday cautioned farmers against planting non-approved hybrid varieties of paddy with poor quality yield and have been shunned by the procurement agencies."We advise ... Read more...

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Court asks Goa governor not to stall RTI queries


June 6th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 6 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Monday asked the Goa governor's office not to deny information sought under the Right to Information (RTI) on the pretext that the ... Read more...

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Punjab voters’ lists to include mobile phone numbers


May 26th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Electoral rolls in Punjab will soon also list the mobile phone numbers of registered voters, a senior poll official said here Thursday.Punjab's Chief Electoral Officer ... Read more...

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Punjab agency to install solar plant at Rashtrapati Bhawan


May 21st, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 20 (IANS) The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has been selected to install a solar power plant at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in the national capital, an official said ... Read more...

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Annu Raj shoots silver at World Cup, books Olympics berth


May 17th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Pistol shooter Annu Raj Singh won the silver 10 metres air pistol event at the World Cup at Fort Benning, US, and became the fifth ... Read more...

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This Iranian woman wants her Indian nationality!


May 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 14 (IANS) Carrying a birth certificate in her hand and a hassled look on her face, 30-year-old Iranian woman Fatimah Begum is on her third visit to the ... Read more...

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