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23 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Hockey India secretary general calls Kapil Dev 'opportunist'

Disgruntled Hockey India secretary Narinder Batra Wednesday launched a tirade against cricket legend Kapil Dev, who headed the Arjuna Awards selection committee, calling him an opportunist and said the World Cup-winning captain settled an old score with him by ignoring seven hockey players for the Arjuna Award.

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Yesterday | Merinews

Auditions begin for Mrs. India Worldwide 2014

Auditions for Haut Monde Mrs. India Worldwide 2014 season four began in New Delhi in which more than 65 girls participated there from Delhi NCR.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Nerve News

Congress dares BJP to name CM candidate in Haryana

Chandigarh, Aug 21 - In the run up to the Lok Sabha polls, the BJP named Narendra Modi its prime ministerial candidate and asked the Congress to name its candidate for the PM's post.

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The Telegraph

A question of honour

Before the flicker of the last candle to commemorate those who laid down their lives for their motherland during the Kargil conflict dies out and memories of this 15th anniversary of Kargil Diwas begin to dim, it is perhaps time for the collective conscience of the nation to pause and reflect.

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Hindustan Times

Badal accuses Congress of not keeping promises made in RajivLongowal accord

The state-level function to mark the 29th death anniversary of Sant Harchand Singh Longowal here on Wednesday proved a platform for the SAD-BJP combine to criticise the Congress, as all speakers, including chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, accused the Congress of playing tricks to 'divide' and 'suppress' Sikhs.

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Newkerala.com

SC imposes cost on 14 states over backlog of cases

The Supreme Court Wednesday imposed a cost of Rs.25,000 each on 14 states and a union territory for failing to respond to the Law Commission's report on a formula to clear the backlog of pending cases.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Hindustan Times

Tanwar Selja loyalists share stage at Congress meet

With state assembly elections approaching, Haryana Congress president Ashok Tanwar, on Tuesday, held a meeting with party workers to mobilise them for a rally to be held on August 24 at Panipat.

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The Times of India

18 years after he went missing, armyman's body found in Siachen

NEW DELHI/AGRA: There will finally be some closure for Havildar Gaya Prasad's distraught family now.

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Hindustan Times

Reconsider warinjury pension case AFT told

The Punjab and Haryana high court has dismissed an order from the Chandigarh bench of Armed Forces Tribunal about denying war-injury pension and asked it to reconsider it and decide afresh in three months.

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Newkerala.com

When call of the hills became a driving nightmare

What was meant to be a fun trip for hundreds of weekend tourists from the region to the hills of neighbouring Himachal Pradesh turned out to be a nightmarish driving experience over the weekend for many with traffic jams, landslides and other hold-ups forcing people to spend long hours for journeys of less than 100 kilometres.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Times of Oman

India's Defence Minister Arun Jaitley visits forward posts at Indo-Pak border

India's Defence Minister Arun Jaitley accompanied by General Dalbir Singh Suhag, Chief of the Army Staff, visit the Western Army Command in Amritsar on Monday.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

India.com

Bhupinder Singh Hooda government involved in scams worth Rs 8-10 lakh crore: INLD

Chandigarh, Aug 16: Haryana's main opposition party the INLD today accused the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government of being involved in scams worth Rs 8-10 lakh crore.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Hyperallergic

The Rise and Fall and Rise Again of a Chair by Le Corbusier

Still from Amie Siegel's "Provenance" , HD video, color, sound; 40 min, 30 sec Amie Siegel's three-part installation on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, " Provenance ," traces the rehabilitation of ruined Le Corbusier furniture from Chandigarh, India , as upscale appetences for chic global lifestyles.

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Newkerala.com

Modi takes India by storm with Red Fort speech

Indians across the country Friday heaped praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi after his stirring and maiden Independence Day address -- for capturing the nation's imagination.

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Hindustan Times

Independence Day celebrated across Punjab Haryana

Punjab, Haryana and their joint capital Chandigarh on Friday celebrated Independence Day amidst unprecedented security arrangements across the region.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Hindustan Times

New categories of quota open healing wounds HC

In a judgment with wide ramifications, the Punjab and Haryana high court has ruled that reservation granted to a particular category may not be necessary "for all times and for all places".

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Newkerala.com

Agra readies for tourist surge in extended weekend

With an extended weekend beginning Friday, Agra hotels are expecting a major tourist influx.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hindustan Times

Punjab PROs selection set aside

A division bench of the Punjab and Haryana high court has on Wednesday upheld its single-judge order of setting aside the July 2011 selection of public relations officers in Punjab, which was on the basis of five extra marks for the Class-8 and Class-10 certificates of rural-area schools.

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Express India

AirAsia India lowers fares, offers 20 per cent discount

AirAsia India, the latest entrant in domestic air space, has lowered its fares by 20 per cent for a limited period on all its flights.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Indian Express

Travelogue: Delhi to Manali on a Royal Enfield Continental GT

Royal Enfield hosted the 'Reunion North' weekend-long event at Manali from August 1st to 3rd.

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