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SAD, Cong lock horns on celebration of 75th anniv of Rajiv Gandhi

19 Aug 2019 | 7:35 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 19 (UNI) Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder on Monday alleged that SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal’s was spreading lies about former late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi to incite and divide the Sikh community.

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UP Govt to set up textile park in Farrukhabad

19 Aug 2019 | 7:32 PM

Lucknow, Aug 19 (UNI) With an aim to promote the textile industry in the state, the Yogi Adityanath Government in Uttar Pradesh on Monday decided to set up textile park in Farrukhabad, Principal Secretary Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Navneet Sehgal said in a statement.

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SAD demands appropriate relief for flood-affected farmers

19 Aug 2019 | 7:29 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 19 (UNI) Terming the relief announced by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh as completely inadequate, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Monday demanded the state government to provide an appropriate compensation package, reflecting the enormity of the calamity, which had befallen on the farmers of Punjab, due to rampant flooding in several districts of the state.

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U'khand: 13 dead, six missing in landslide, clodburst

U'khand: 13 dead, six missing in landslide, clodburst

19 Aug 2019 | 7:26 PM

Dehradun, Aug 19 (UNI) At least 13 people lost their lives, while six were reportedly missing in rain-related incidents in Uttarakhand on Monday, after the excessive downpour, cloudburst and massive landslides threw the normal life out of gear in this hill state.

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U'khand: 13 dead, six missing in landslide, cloudburst

19 Aug 2019 | 7:24 PM

(Rptng, Correcting Headline)
Dehradun, Aug 19 (UNI) At least 13 people lost their lives, while six were reportedly missing in rain-related incidents in Uttarakhand on Monday, after the excessive downpour, cloudburst and massive landslides threw the normal life out of gear in this hill state.

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All educational institutions in Chamba to remain close on Tuesday

19 Aug 2019 | 7:15 PM

Shimla, Aug 19 (UNI) Due to very heavy rainfall in most places in last three days, the District Administration, Chamba decided to keep all educational institutions closed on August 20, to avoid any untoward incident, Deputy Commissioner Chamba said in statement on Monday.

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Punjab police held foreigner with drugs

19 Aug 2019 | 7:13 PM

Fatehgarh Sahib, Aug 19 (UNI) The Fatehgarh Sahib police on Monday arrested a Nigerian national for drug peddling and they also recovered 200 gram heroin from his possession.

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HP: Hamirpur dist suffers Rs 7.87 cr loss due to heavy rains

19 Aug 2019 | 6:53 PM

Hamirpur (HP), Aug 19 (UNI) Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh suffered a loss of about Rs 7.

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Saksham Yuva scheme allows 12th pass applicants for registration

19 Aug 2019 | 6:45 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 19 (UNI) In Haryana, now Class 12th pass applicants can also register under Saksham Yuva Scheme being run by Employment department of the state government.

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Punjab Employee Union to bat for equality

19 Aug 2019 | 6:42 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 19 (UNI) The Employee Wing Punjab, a representative body of government employees and pensioners of the state, on Monday announced to hold dharnas across the state against the Congress-led government for not releasing DA and failing to regularise contractual employees.

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Himachal Pradesh Assembly convenes for Monsoon session: Pays tributes to Sushma, Sheila, legislators

19 Aug 2019 | 5:54 PM

Shimla, Aug 19 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Monday paid tributes to former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, erstwhile Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit, ex-Union Ministers Manohar Parikar, Jaipal Reddy, former Himachal Ministers, Pt Shiv Kumar Upmanyu Ch.

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New education policy poses threat to multicultural, multilingual and multiracial society of country : Tript Bajwa

19 Aug 2019 | 5:44 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 19 (UNI) Punjab Higher Education Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa expressed grave concern at the draft of the new education policy released by the central government.

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Ruckus in HP Assy over booking of Cong legislator in Una

19 Aug 2019 | 5:42 PM

Shimla, Aug 19 (UNI) The Himachal Pradesh Assembly on Monday witnessed a ruckus in the House after Speaker Rajiv Bindal disallowed Congress members to raise the issue of booking of its legislator in Una on August 13.

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HP Governor expresses grief over loss due to heavy rains

19 Aug 2019 | 5:30 PM

Shimla, Aug 22 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Governor Kalraj Mishra on Monday expressed grief over the loss to human life and property due to heavy rains during the last two days in various parts of the state.

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Many trains cancelled/diverted due to flood

19 Aug 2019 | 5:26 PM

Ambala, Aug 19 (UNI) A number of trains have been cancelled or diverted, following flood water touching the girder level at bridge number 294 between Dukheri and Ambala Cantt railway stations.

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