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2 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Temperatures jump above normal in Punjab Haryana

Maximum temperatures hovered between one and four degrees Celsius above normal in most parts of Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday as rain showers at few places lift up humidity levels in the region.

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6 hrs ago | Fox News

India faces crisis over dwindling numbers of girls, UN warns

A girl gets her face painted with an awareness message on female foeticide during a face-painting competition in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh August 1, 2009.

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13 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Police gives clean chit to Chatha in indecency with woman case

The Kurukshetra district police has given clean chit to state finance minister Harmohinder Singh Chatha in an alleged case of committing indecency with a woman.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hindustan Times

Steep rise in sexual violence against Dalit girls in Haryana report

There has been steep rise in incidents of sexual violence against Dalit girls in Haryana, a report released on Monday in Chandigarh said.

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The Winning Throw of the Dice

On the first day of the shoot of the indie film, Liar's Dice, director Geetu Mohandas took images of the heroine Kamala , working as a sweeper at a homestay run by a Bengali in the remote village of Chitkul in Himachal.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

India.com

Haryanaa s gender bias continues a " with portable ultrasound machines

Chandigarh, Jul 20: Haryana has heightened the crackdown against illegal sex determination tests to reverse the negative image caused by its skewed gender ratio.

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India.com

Sukhbir Singh Badal blames Congress for trying to divide Sikhs

Chandigarh, July 20 : The Deputy- Chief Minister of Punjab, Sukhbir Singh Badal , accused the Congress party , of dividing the Sikh community by creating a separate body to oversee their Gurdwaras in Haryana.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Hindustan Times

Matter under the union list not state list attorney general

Attorney general Mukul Rohtagi has said that Haryana assembly probably felt that it had powers and jurisdiction to pass the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Bill, 2014 by virtue of entry 32 in State List of the seventh schedule of the Constitution.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Hindustan Times

SGPC auditors reinstatement raises eyebrows

The reinstatement of the high-profile Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee internal auditor SS Kohli has raised eyebrows, with many Panthic leaders claiming that rules were flouted to reinstate Kohli, who is close to deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.

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Hindustan Times

HC raps Punjab on nondisbursal of postmatric scholarship

Noticing that the Punjab government had failed in the timely disbursement of payments on account of the post-matric scholarship for Scheduled Caste students, pending since 2007-08, the Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday said there was no use of making such schemes on paper.

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Nerve News

HSGPC row: Badal meets Modi as Haryana remains defiant

New Delhi/Chandigarh, July 18 - Upset at the controversy over setting up of a separate board to oversee Sikh gurdwaras in Harayana, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi Friday to seek the central government's intervention.

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Hindustan Times

First monsoon showers pound Haryana and Punjab

First monsoon rains of the season lashed vast swathes of Haryana and Punjab bringing the much-needed relief to people especially peasants of the two agrarian states.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Rediff.com

India's overcrowded trains and stations: Will this change?

Besides announcing private domestic and FDI in infrastructure projects and pursuing private-public partnership to boost the finances of the cash-strapped railways, the government plans to launch bullet trains, make stations & trains cleaner, make ticketing faster and easier and offer the best food onboard.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hindustan Times

Relief from heat wave in Punjab Haryana after light rains

Temperatures in Punjab and Haryana dropped following rains in parts of the neighbouring states giving a respite to people from heat.

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Hindustan Times

Free power bleeds Punjabs coffers

That is the total amount the Punjab government and the state power utility will end up spending by March 2015 on free power to run agricultural tubewells.

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India.com

Is Haryana headed for early elections?

Chandigarh, July 16 : With political activity in Haryana reaching a feverish pitch, there are indications that assembly elections in the state are round the corner.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Hindustan Times

Banks not sharing info with customers major deficiency

Banks not sharing information with customers is a major deficiency in better services, Banking Codes and Standards Board of India said on Wednesday.

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Khemka's central deputation cleared, Haryana unaware

Chandigarh/New Delhi, July 15 - Ashok Khemka, an IAS officer of the Haryana cadre who had cancelled the mutation of a land deal involving Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, may be deputed to the union government in two-three weeks, a central official said Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Hindustan Times

Kaul to take oath as Madras HC CJ on July 26

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Monday received the transfer orders of chief justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul to the Madras high court as its chief justice.

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Hindustan Times

Maximum few notches above normal in Punjab Haryana

Maximum temperatures on Monday hovered a few notches above normal level in Punjab and Haryana even as light rains lashed some places in the region.

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