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  • Annual Amarnath yatra concludes,Chhari Mubarak taken by air to holy cave
  • Rifleman of TA abducted by militants in Kashmir, family appeals for release
  • India playing leading role in development of COVID vaccine: WHO
  • BCCI announces stricter measures to tackle age & domicile fraud in cricket
  • Zero tolerance against corruption:Punjab Food min
  • Yogi reviews preparation for Bhoomi pujan in Ayodhya: Orders strict surveillance of Covid
  • TBEF calls Bank strike in TN on Aug 20 against SLBC guidelines : Venkatachalam
  • UP registers 4,473 fresh COVID cases in one-day, tally nears one lakh, active cases cross 40k
  • Baijal, Kejriwal greet people on Raksha Bandhan
  • Flood situation worsens in UP after Nepal releases water
  • Nagaland records 194 positive COVID-19 cases
  • Tharoor raises questions over Shah not being treated at AIIMS
  • COVID-19 impact, KU postpone MBBS exams
  • Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala tests negative for Corona
  • Week opens with 12 new cases of Corona +ve in Hoshiarpur dist
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AAP suggests 'liquor corporation' to tackle mafia

Chandigarh, June 7 (UNI) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab on Sunday suggested formation of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) and Excise Reform Group (ERG) by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to effectively take on the liquor mafia.
Senior leader of the party and Leader of Opposition (LoP) Harpal Singh Cheema and Sunam MLA Aman Arora accused Capt. Amarinder Singh of extending a protective patronage to all kinds of mafias in the state, toeing the footprints of the previous Badal government.
Harpal Singh Cheema said that the Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by his favorite Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sukh Sarkaria and now a five-member Excise Reform Group to be headed by cabinet Minister to be headed by another minister Vijay Inder Singla to look into the illegal sale and smuggling of liquor in the state, saying it was nothing but a well thought-out design to hoodwink the common man, he added.
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Annual Amarnath yatra concludes,Chhari Mubarak taken by air to holy cave

03 Aug 2020 | 6:07 PM

Srinagar, Aug 3 (UNI) The annual pilgrimage to Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas concluded on Monday when Chhari-Mubarak, holy Silver Mace of Lord Shiva was taken there by air after government cancelled the yatra due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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Rifleman of TA abducted by militants in Kashmir, family appeals for release

03 Aug 2020 | 6:00 PM

Srinagar, Aug 3 (UNI) A Rifleman of Territorial Army (TA) was abducted by suspected militants and his abandoned burnt car was recovered on Sunday evening in south Kashmir district of Kulgam, a defence ministry spokesman said Monday afternoon.

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Amarpreet Aulakh appointed Coordinator of Canada by Punjab Government

03 Aug 2020 | 5:56 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 3 (UNI) Amarpreet Singh Aulakh, the head of the Indian Overseas Congress Canada, has been appointed as the Coordinator for Canada by the Department of NRI Affairs, Government of Punjab.

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Zero tolerance against corruption:Punjab Food min

03 Aug 2020 | 5:50 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 3 (UNI) Reiterating the commitment to make Food and Civil Supplies Department corruption free and provide Transparent services to the people of the state, the Minister of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Bharat Bhushan Ashu said any kind of bribery practice would not be tolerated at any cost.

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Yogi reviews preparation for Bhoomi pujan in Ayodhya: Orders strict surveillance of Covid

03 Aug 2020 | 5:47 PM

Ayodhya, Aug 3(UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday visited the places where the Bhoomi pujan programme would be held on August 5 and reviewed the preparation, including security and steps to contain spread of Covid-19.

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