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  • One needs right mentor to get right path in life: Maurya
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Punjab will become desert, if robbery of its river waters continues unabated: Sukhbir

17 Jul 2019 | 12:10 AM

Chandigarh, Jul 16 (UNI) Shiromani Akal Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday said Punjab does not have a single drop of water to spare from its rivers for other states and in fact, the state faces the horrendous spectre of turning into a desert in the next few years, if the broad daylight robbery of its waters continues unabated.

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Chugh slams Congress govt for playing with future of SC students

17 Jul 2019 | 12:04 AM

Chandigarh, Jul 16 (UNI) The BJP on Tuesday alleged that Capt Amarinder Singh-led Congress government in Punjab was playing with the future of SC students as it was reluctant to send Audit Report of the fund received for Post Matric Scholarship to the Union Government.

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One needs right mentor to get right path in life: Maurya

17 Jul 2019 | 12:02 AM

Prayagraj, Jul 16 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya here on Tuesday said that everyone needs a right mentor for right beginning of his life.

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Haryana Assembly session to begin on Aug 2

16 Jul 2019 | 11:57 PM

Chandigarh, Jul 16 (UNI) The Monsoon session of Haryana Assembly will commence on August 2.

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Dispose garbage effectively to avoid bird menace at Kangra airport: DC

16 Jul 2019 | 11:54 PM

Kangra, Jul 16 (UNI) Taking cognisance of bird menace around Kangra airport, the district administration on Tuesday directed the concerned officers, as well as Pradhans of Panchayats surrounding the airport and Municipal Councils, to take effective steps for the disposal of the garbage.

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Egg row in mid-day meal scheme: Govt finds alternatives

16 Jul 2019 | 11:43 PM

Raipur, Jul 16 (UNI) In view of the protest by several social organisations against the decision to include egg in mid-day meal in schools to solve the problem of malnutrition in Chhattisgarh, the state government on Tuesday decided to provide other protein-rich products to the vegetarian children.

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Union Spl representative to meet J&K Guv

16 Jul 2019 | 11:10 PM

Srinagar, Jul 16 (UNI) The Special Representative to Jammu and Kashmir, appointed by the Government of India (GoI), to hold dialogue with leaders of different political parties for restoration of normalcy in Kashmir valley, on Tuesday met Governor Satya Pal Malik.

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573 challans in single day

16 Jul 2019 | 11:05 PM

Bhopal, July 16 (UNI) A total 573 challans were issued against vehicles on Tuesday alone in the Madhya Pradesh capital.

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Haryana to provide constable job to son of injured ESI

Haryana to provide constable job to son of injured ESI

16 Jul 2019 | 10:56 PM

Chandigarh, Jul 16 (UNI) Haryana government on Tuesday decided to provide job of Constable to the son of an ESI, who sustained serious bullet injuries in the line of duty, by giving relaxation in Haryana Compassionate Assistance to the Dependents of the Deceased Government Employees (Amendment) Rules, 2014.

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Rain prediction for MP

16 Jul 2019 | 10:47 PM

Bhopal, July 16 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh is likely to receive healthy showers around next Monday.

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Mishap claims 4

16 Jul 2019 | 10:39 PM

Satna, MP, July 16 (UNI) Four people died and a woman was grievously injured on Tuesday after their car – heading from Jabalpur to Rewa – collided against a divider in the vicinity of Ghumehi village, law-enforcement authorities said.

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Sacrilege outrage: SAD rejects CBI closure report, will challenge decision in court

16 Jul 2019 | 10:35 PM

Chandigarh, Jul 16 (UNI) The Shiromani Akali Dal on Tuesday outrightly rejected the closure report on the investigations into the events of sacrilege of Shri Guru Granth Sahib at Bargadi and declared that the party will challenge the closure report and take all legal, constitutional and political steps, to get the probe by the apex investigating agency reopened and taken to its logical conclusion.

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Lawyers’ safety act on anvil in MP

16 Jul 2019 | 10:19 PM

Bhopal, July 16 (UNI) Reiterating Madhya Pradesh’s Kamal Nath dispensation’s commitment vis-a-vis implementation of a statute to protect advocates, state Law and Legislative Affairs Minister PC Sharma averred on Tuesday that a draft of the proposal for legislation has been prepared and shall be placed before the Cabinet in the near future.

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Haryana Cabinet approves amendment in Municipal Act

16 Jul 2019 | 10:06 PM

Chandigarh, Jul 16 (UNI) Haryana Cabinet on Tuesday approved amendment in the Haryana Municipal Act, 1973.

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Haryana cabinet approves amendment in HCS (Executive Branch) rules

16 Jul 2019 | 9:51 PM

Chandigarh, Jul 16 (UNI) Haryana cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here on Tuesday, approved the amendment in the Haryana Civil Service (Executive Branch) Rules, 2008 in order to bring more similarity and uniformity with the pattern being adopted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

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