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Light to moderate showers lashed parts of Punjab and Haryana on Thursday bringing down maximum temperatures by up to five notches below the standard at some places in the region.
More than a month after they lost contact with their kin stranded in Iraq, around 30 families from Punjab, Bihar and Himachal Pradesh have moved to the national capital with a resolve to "not go back till we get proof of life and a timeline from the government for safely bringing back our kin."
Former union minister Preneet Kaur, who lost the Lok Sabha election recently, will be the Congress candidate for bypoll to the Patiala assembly seat, it is learnt.
After pondering over various proposals to strengthen the local public transport system, the state government has finally launched the ambitious Bus Rapid Transit System , a favourite project of deputy chief minister Sukhbir Badal for this holy city, which reels under tremendous traffic woes, congestion and the lack of a modern transport system.
For the sake of unity before the by-elections, Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa is even ready go by the decision of his archrival in the party, Captain Amarinder Singh, in fielding a candidate for this seat.
Rising to fame after portraying as 'Prerna' in Kasauti Zindagi Kii almost 10 years back, television actor Shweta Tiwari said that 'rough patch in her life has passed and now she enjoys a personal connect with audiences.'
Hardening its stand over the setting up of a new board to manage Sikh shrines in the state, the Haryana government Saturday urged union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to withdraw his ministry's letter to it, asking the state governor to withdraw assent to the bill for a new board.
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday issued notice to Punjab special secretary SS Khara to ask why contempt proceedings be not initiated against him for not submitting correct information to the court about compensation to the farmers whose cultivable land is in the area of security fence on the international border with Pakistan.
Chandigarh, Jul 16: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal is reported to have threatened to quit if the central government did not intervene in the controversial issue of setting up of a separate committee in Haryana to manage gurdwaras there, Shiromani Akali Dal sources said on Wednesday.
Presenting the SAD-BJP led state government's third state budget, finance minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa on Wednesday tabled in state Assembly the budget with total size of 15,000 crore towards ways and means of transactions for current fiscal.
A Sikh minister in the Haryana government and two other senior Sikh leaders were Wednesday excommunicated from the community for anti-religious activities by the Akal Takht.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 01:03 pm
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