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  1. Rains lash Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand while heavy snowfall shuts down Jammu-Srinagar highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | DNA India

    In Uttarakhand, with CBSE Class 10 Board examinations beginning today, school children faced difficulty in reaching their examination centres with continuing downpour affecting traffic on heavily waterlogged roads. Rains continued to lash Punjab and Haryana today even as the minimum temperatures rose by few notches above normal in most parts of both the states.

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  2. Congress not to hold political conference on Hola MohallaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Battered by the recent debacle in the civic body elections and plagued by infighting, the Congress has decided not to hold its political conference on Hola Mohalla in Anandpur Sahib this year. The first phase of the six-day Hola Mohalla celebrations began at Kiratpur Sahib on Sunday while the second and phase will start at Anandpur Sahib from March 4. The Shiromani Akali Dal , Aam Aadmi Party and SAD will hold their conferences on March 5. The SAD conference will be addressed by chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and Punjab BJP president Kamal Sharma.

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  3. Over 2% Cut in Education Budget, New IITs, IIMs to Be Set UpRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Outlook

    The education sector saw over a two per cent cut in the outlay announced in the Union Budget today, even as the government proposed to set up new IITs and IIMs in some states. The slash in the education sector as compared to the revised allocation in 2014-15 is 2.02 per cent.

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  4. MC poll defeat final straw as Bajwa likely to be replacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    In the backdrop of the dissent against Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa and the party's dismal performance in the state civic body elections, he is likely to be replaced. Sources in the Congress said that the decision has been taken in-principle to replace Bajwa with former Punjab minister, Lal Singh.

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  5. CM Parkash Singh Badal Harsimrat divided over setting up of AIIMSRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hindustan Times

    The announcement of setting up of an All-India Institute of Medical Sciences in Punjab by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley in his budget speech on Saturday seem to have divided the Badal family. Even as the Punjab government, after the then health minister Harsh Vardhan announced AIIMS for Punjab after formation of National Democratic Alliance government at the Centre in May last year, had announced to set up the premier institute in Kapurthala district, Bathinda MP and Union food processing industries minister and Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday advocated setting up of the institute in Bathinda.

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  6. Naseem Begum - the shining singing star of 1960s - Part IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    When Naseem Begum entered in the domain of playback singing, Zubaida Khanum was the main singer in this domain and new entrants like Kauser Parveen, Nahid Niazi, Irene Parveen and Nazeer Begum were struggling to make a name for themselves. Iqbal Bano too has rendered some beautiful songs at that time span.

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  7. Air India Express to add new flights from OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times of Oman

    Muscat: More Indian cities will be connected by Air India Express, the low-cost arm of the national carrier of India, Air India from Muscat. Speaking to Times of Oman, B B Kulkarni, country manager of Air India and Air India Express, said that they are planning to add a few more destinations from Muscat.

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  8. Chief Minister Badal thanks Jaitley for giving special focus to Punjab in BudgetRead the original story

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    Expressing his gratitude to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for giving several important projects to the state, Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal said Saturday that it was in furtherance of the NDA's agenda to make Punjab the leading state of the nation. Complimenting Jaitley for presenting a visionary and pro-people budget, Badal said the gifts given by the NDA Government were a testimony to the Centre's commitment to make Punjab a frontrunner state in the country.

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  9. Visa-on-arrival to be extended to 150 countries: JaitleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Rediff.com

    "After the success of visa-on-arrival issued to travellers of 43 countries, I propose to increase the countries covered to 150, in stages," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said presenting the Budget 2015-16 in Lok Sabha on Saturday. In January 2015, a total of 25,023 tourists arrived by availing the scheme as compared to 1,903 in January 2014, registering a growth of 1,214.9 per cent.

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  10. Govt. proposes IIT in Karnataka, AIIMS-like institute in BiharRead the original story

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday proposed to set up a new Indian Institute of Technology in Karnataka, also recommending the setting up of five All India Institutes of Medical Sciences across the nation. "In this fiscal year, I propose to set up an AIIMS in Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh and Assam.

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  11. Nagaland, Odisha to get research institutes: JaitleyRead the original story

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said that institutions of science and educational research would be set up in Nagaland and Odisha. "I propose setting up of institutions of science and educational research in Nagaland and Odisha," Jaitley said, presenting the union budget in parliament.

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  12. FM announces AIIMS for Punjab Himachal and JKRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hindustan Times

    The Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced Six more AIIMS like institutions, including each in Punjab, J-K and Himachal Pradesh. Presenting the union budget in parliament, Jaitley also announced Apprentice insititute for women in Haryana, besides announcing a IIM in J-K.

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  13. FM announces AIIMS for Punjab HP and JKRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hindustan Times

    FM announces post-graduate institute in horticulture in Amritsar Development assistance for Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar, Leh Palace in J&K Government proposes to allot Rs 3000 crore for Pradhanmantri Krishi Sichai Yojana: FM The 2015/16 budget is being billed as a "make-or-break" event for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's eight-month-old government.

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  14. Kareena upbeat about shooting in KashmirRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Newkerala.com

    Actress Kareena Kapoor is looking forward to the Kashmir schedule of Salman Khan starrer "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" slated to begin next month. She says the movie will be "big".

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  15. Kareena Kapoor reveals she wants to age gracefullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | India.com

    Bollywood's fit and fabulous Kareena Kapoor is on her way to turn 35, and she's clear about not attempting to be 22! She feels the key to ageing gracefully lies in letting the "lines" be, especially when it comes to men. "I think one should age gracefully.

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  16. Dual vote case High Court summons Anil Joshis voter card recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Hindustan Times

    The Punjab and Haryana high court has asked the chief electoral office, Punjab, to produce the record pertaining to the voter card of Punjab cabinet minister Anil Joshi. While adjourning the case for March 16, the bench of justice AK Mittal and justice Sneh Prashar, in a verbal order on Thursday, told the counsel of the state electoral office to produce the electoral card record of 2005-06 of Amritsar West assembly constituency.

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  17. Swine Flu Surge in India Fuels Concern About Resistant StrainsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Bloomberg

    Relatives of a deceased swine flu patient carry the body at the funeral in Amritsar, India. Photographer: Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images -- A surge in swine flu infections has killed more than 800 people in India and is challenging health workers, who say the virus is harder to treat than the version that caused a global pandemic in 2009.

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  18. SAD-BJP alliance sweeps civic polls in PunjabRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | DNA India

    BJP alliance on Wednesday swept the civic polls in Punjab as it won 1,161 seats out of results declared in 2,037 wards, with Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal describing the verdict as mandate in favour of "pro-people" and "development oriented policies" of the state government. SAD-BJP alliance on Wednesday swept the civic polls in Punjab as it won 1,161 seats out of results declared in 2,037 wards, with Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal describing the verdict as mandate in favour of "pro-people" and "development oriented policies" of the state government.

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  19. Congress mauled in Majha saves face in Doaba MalwaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Hindustan Times

    Candidates dithering to contest on the party symbol, an embattled state chief, warring factions and government "muscle". The opposition Congress could barely field candidates on 55% of the 2,044 wards in 122 municipal councils and nagar panchayats that went to the polls on Wednesday.

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  20. SADBJP sweeps civic pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Hindustan Times

    The Congress suffered a humiliating defeat in the Punjab civic elections with the ruling Akali Dal-BJP combine registering a resounding victory, winning in 83 of the 122 municipal councils and nagar panchayats where the polling was held on Wednesday. Billed as a "semifinal" in the run-up to the 2017 assembly elections, the scale of the faction-ridden Congress' crushing defeat was such that state Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa failed to capture power in any of the MCs in his home district of Gurdaspur.

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