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13 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Family to get up to Rs 45 lakh Punjab informs high court

The Punjab government informed the high court on Wednesday that the assembly has passed an amendment in the Punjab Advocates Welfare Fund Act, 2002, to enhance the amount payable to the kin "if an advocate suddenly expires" to up to The information was submitted during the resumed hearing of a contempt-of-court petition.

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17 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Two among five friends drown in Ghaggar river

Two youths were drowned when they went for a bath in the Ghaggar river near Bhankharpur village, on the Chandigarh-Ambala highway, on Wednesday afternoon, and unknowingly stepped into a ditch on the riverbed, caused by illegal mining of sand and stones.

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Yesterday | DNA India

Centre to press for annulment of Haryana Sikh Gurudwara Act

Hard-pressed by its alliance partner Shiromani Akali Dal Badal to intervene, the BJP-led Ccentral government is expected to press for annulment of the Haryana Sikh Gurudwara Act that challenges the supremacy of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee on maintaining it over Gurudwaras.

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Yesterday | Hindustan Times

HSGMC demands share in SGPCs Chandigarh properties

Even as it is unable to get 'sewa sambhal' of various gurdwaras in the state, the newly-constituted Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee has now demanded 40% share in the property of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee in Chandigarh for its administrative purposes.

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Yesterday | Nerve News

Luscious, crunchy, Himachal apples tastier but costlier

Shimla, July 30 - Big, crunchy and luscious apples from Himachal Pradesh are tastier this time, but they are going to pinch your wallet more.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hindustan Times

Capt bypasses Bajwa assigns poll duties to loyalists for Patiala

Even though the Congress high command has been trying for a truce between Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Partap Singh Bajwa and Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh, things are not moving in that direction on the ground.

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The Times of India

Haryana bureaucrat who took on Hooda govt alleges threat from chief secretary

CHANDIGARH/NEW DELHI: Haryana's IAS officer Pradeep Kasni, who had raised objections to appointment of new information commissioners by the Hooda govt, has accused the state chief secretary of threatening him.

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Hindustan Times

Salaries of teachers of 136 aided colleges pending for 9 months

With the Punjab government having failed to provide financial grant to 136 aided colleges, many teachers are yet to be paid salaries for over nine months.

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Newkerala.com

India-Pakistan border guards exchange sweets on Eid

The border guards of India and Pakistan Tuesday greeted each other and exchanged sweets at the border checkpost at Attari-Wagah, 30 km from Amritsar, on the occasion of Eid.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

MedicineNet

Rifaximin (Xifaxan) for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Treatment

Dr. Anand received MBBS degree from Medical College Amritsar, University of Punjab.

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Outlook

Hooda Vs Badals

As elections approach, Hooda-led Congress government in Haryana takes on the Badals by constituting a state-level Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

India.com

Parkash Singh Badal is undermining principle of federalism: Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh, Jul 27 : Asserting that creation of a separate SGPC for Haryana was within the jurisdiction of the state, senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh today accused Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal of "undermining" the principle of federalism.

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The Times of India

Indian scientists clone calf from dead bull's semen

CHANDIGARH: Scientists in Karnal have successfully cloned a male calf from the frozen semen of a Murrah bull which died 10 years ago.

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India.com

Maintain status quo on Haryana gurdwaras: Akal Takht Jathedar

Chandigarh, July 27 : Expressing satisfaction over opposing groups calling off their conventions over the issue of Haryana creating a new board for Sikh shrines , the Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhism, Sunday directed status quo be maintained in management of gurdwaras in Haryana till the matter gets resolved.

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India.com

Haryana gets new governor but Bhupinder Singh Hooda swears-in new commissioners

Chandigarh, July 27 : On a day Haryana got a new governor in Kaptan Singh Solanki , Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda went ahead and administered the oath of office to new commissioners of the state information commission and the Right to Service commission.

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Express India

Kaptan Singh Solanki sworn in as new Haryana Governor, evades queries on HSGPC

Summary Kaptan Singh Solanki has become the 16th Governor of the state since its formation after trifurcation of Punjab in 1966.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Indian Express

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Residents pay homage to war heroes

A team of senior members of Aam Admi party also paid homage to the martyrs by lighting candles on the occasion.

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The New Zealand Herald

Let's eat: Simply the best

You could hardly move for reviewers on the first Saturday night, last weekend, of the new venture of chef Sid Sahrawat.

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DNA India

Homage paid to Kargil martyrs

Military veterans of Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula today paid homage to martyrs on the 15th anniversary of the Kargil war.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Express India

Coalgate: SC appoints special judge, prosecutor

Summary The Supreme Court on Friday appointed additional sessions judge Bharat Parashar to preside over the special CBI court set up The Supreme Court on Friday appointed additional sessions judge Bharat Parashar to preside over the special CBI court set up exclusively for holding day-to-day trial in cases related to the coal block allocation scam.

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