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13 hrs ago | Hindustan Times
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.
17 hrs ago | The Indian Express
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.
Yesterday | DNA India
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.
Yesterday | Hindustan Times
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Anand received MBBS degree from Medical College Amritsar, University of Punjab.
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.
CHANDIGARH: Scientists in Karnal have successfully cloned a male calf from the frozen semen of a Murrah bull which died 10 years ago.
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.
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.
A team of senior members of Aam Admi party also paid homage to the martyrs by lighting candles on the occasion.
You could hardly move for reviewers on the first Saturday night, last weekend, of the new venture of chef Sid Sahrawat.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:42 pm
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