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CM orders major statewide crackdown on over-speeding, violation of traffic rules

CM orders major statewide crackdown on over-speeding, violation of traffic rules

26 Mar 2017 | 11:58 PM

Chandigarh, Mar 26 (UNI) Taking a serious note over the death of eight people in two major road accidents in less than 24 hours, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has directed states traffic enforcement authorities to crack down on over-speeding and violation of traffic rules by vehicles, especially buses, and asked the Transport department to examine the feasibility of installing speed governors in public transport.

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Investigation into OFK explosions

26 Mar 2017 | 10:36 PM

Jabalpur, MP, Mar 26 (UNI) Investigation into a fire after a series of explosions in a building at the Ordnance Factory, Khamaria’s (OFK) in this Madhya Pradesh district last evening will be carried out under the guidance of the Pune-based Controller of Quality.

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Deputy Mayor urges CM to accept demands of merged areas

26 Mar 2017 | 10:34 PM

Shimla, Mar 26 (UNI) CPI(M) leader and Deputy Mayor of Shimla Municipal Corporation Tikender Singh Panwar urged Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh to concede the long pending demand of people of Shimla to merge the area of Civic body to regularise the construction on the basis of 'as is where is' basis.

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Pleasant weather in Shimla, Una records 35.4 C

26 Mar 2017 | 10:11 PM

Shimla, Mar 26 (UNI) This hill station experienced bright sunshine and pleasant weather, giving respite from the four month long cold wave conditions, however, mercury rose by a couple of degrees in the foothill as Una recorded 35.

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Bhartiya Kisan Union President dies

26 Mar 2017 | 10:06 PM

Fatehgarh Sahib, Mar 26 (UNI) Bhartiya Kisan Union (Sidhupur Ekta) national president Pishora Singh Sidhupur today died of cardiac arrest at his residence.

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BSF recovers heroin worth Rs 5 cr during special search operation

26 Mar 2017 | 10:01 PM

Jalandhar, Mar 26 (UNI) BSF today recovered a packet of contraband suspected to be heroin during a special drive against drugs launched in the area under BoP Ulloke in Ferozepur sector.

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SHO suspended in corruption case

26 Mar 2017 | 9:59 PM

Phagwara, Mar 26 (UNI) The Drugs Eradication Campaign launched by Punjab Police took an ugly turn here today, when a Station House Officer of Satnampura Police Station was suspended on the charges of shielding a drug peddler.

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Lion Safari of UP comes under new BJP govt scanner

Lion Safari of UP comes under new BJP govt scanner

26 Mar 2017 | 9:58 PM

Lucknow, Mar 26 (UNI) Former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's pet Lion safari project in Etawah can come under scanner as Uttar Pradesh Forest, Environment and Zoo Minister Dara Singh Chauhan today said he is getting feedback from the officials regarding this project.

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Nitish dubs Chhattisgarh's PDS as best in country

26 Mar 2017 | 9:51 PM

Raipur, Mar 26 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today praised his Chhattisgarh counterpart Dr Raman Singh for having the best Public Distribution System (PDS) in the country.

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3 youths feared drowned in Beas

26 Mar 2017 | 9:37 PM

Batala, Mar 26 (UNI) Three youths were feared drowned in the waves of Beas river at Gurdaspur district today.

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Fire engulfs property at Baddi factory

26 Mar 2017 | 9:32 PM

Solan, Mar 26 (UNI) Property and goods valued at crores of rupees were gutted in a fire that broke out in the premises of KRM Tyre Company, situated at Export Promotion Park Jharmajri village in Industrial Township Baddi this evening.

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Haryana CM announces number of sops for trading  community

Haryana CM announces number of sops for trading community

26 Mar 2017 | 9:13 PM

Chandigarh, Mar 26 (UNI) The Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal, today announced a number of sops for the trading community, including abolition of the market fee on small traders with annual turnover of up to Rs 5-lakh, change in the upper financial limit for VAT/CST refund, an annual award scheme for those who paid maximum taxes, and formation of district level traders advisory committees.

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Jail inmates awarded TV set for their barracks

26 Mar 2017 | 9:04 PM

Gurdaspur, Mar 26 (UNI) The jail authorities have awarded four TV sets for the prisoners in their barracks for showing extra exemplary courage during disturbances in the central jail on Friday.

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Yogi asks BJP workers not to seek contractual work in govt sector

Yogi asks BJP workers not to seek contractual work in govt sector

26 Mar 2017 | 8:43 PM

Gorakhpur, Mar 26(UNI) Stick on development agenda while taking a step against nepotism, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi today asked his party workers not to opt for contractual work in government sector.

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Six member of BJP leader's family drown, one die

26 Mar 2017 | 8:36 PM

Bulandshahar, Mar 26 (UNI) Six members of a BJP leader's family drowned while bathing in Ganga, four of them were rescued, while one died and search for one another was on.

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50 kg Sea Cucumbers seized, 2 held

26 Mar 2017 | 8:20 PM

Thoothukudi, Mar 26 (UNI) The Forest department and Marine police seized 50 kg Sea Cucumbers, an endangered marine species and arrested two persons in this connection at Muthammal Colony, here today.

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All polling stations in Anantnag LS seat hypersensitive, sensitive

26 Mar 2017 | 8:19 PM

Srinagar, Mar 26 (UNI) All the polling stations are hypersensitive or sensitive in Anantnag Parliamentary constituency, where voting for the bypoll will be held on April 12.

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LMD books 58 erring traders in north Kashmir

26 Mar 2017 | 8:15 PM

Srinagar, Mar 26 (UNI) The Legal Metrology Department (LMD) today booked and fined 58 traders for violating various provisions in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, an official spokesman said here this evening.

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Non-veg crisis in UP

26 Mar 2017 | 8:14 PM

Lucknow, Mar 26 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh is facing the non-veg crisis, after the BJP government ordered crackdown on illegal slaughter houses and meat shops.

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Two local militants killed, another escapes in south Kashmir

26 Mar 2017 | 8:01 PM

Srinagar, Mar 26 (UNI) Two local militants were killed in retaliatory fire by security forces, while another managed to escape in south Kashmir district of Pulwama this afternoon.

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Send unequivocal, unambiguous message to Lanka to stop fishermen arrests : CM to PM

26 Mar 2017 | 7:56 PM

Chennai, Mar 26 (UNI) Appealing to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to send out a firm, clear, unequivocal and unambiguous message to Sri Lanka to stop the arrests of fishermen, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami urged the Centre to take necessary steps to secure the release of 38 fishermen and 133 boats, including the 12 fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy today.

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Free health check up for ANMs in Punjab

26 Mar 2017 | 7:48 PM

Chandigarh, Mar 26 (UNI) Aiming at better health of female workers associated with ANMs and ASHAs, special health checkups for 11,178 was conducted under the Free Annual Preventive Health Check-up (FAPHC) programme in all the Community Health Centres, Punjab Health & Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra said today.

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NC slams PDP for allegedly unleashing reign of terror in Kashmir

26 Mar 2017 | 7:40 PM

Srinagar, Mar 26 (UNI) Alleging that the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance had unleashed a reign of terror in the Kashmir Valley, the Opposition National Conference said the Government is repeating Gujarat and UP experiment in Kashmir and targeting Muslims in a big way.

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Ram temple would surely be built in Ayodhya: Gehlot

Ram temple would surely be built in Ayodhya: Gehlot

26 Mar 2017 | 7:38 PM

Agar Malwa, MP, Mar 26 (UNI) Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot today said a Ram temple would be built in Ayodhya, today or tomorrow.

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Two Kaithal farmers get 'Jaivik Ratna Award' in state level Krishi Sammelan

26 Mar 2017 | 7:31 PM

Kaithal, Mar 26 (UNI) Two farmers of this district were honoured with 'Jaivik Ratna Award' for promoting organic farming in the second state level Krishi Sammelan, held in Faridabad recently.

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Haryana Forest Dept planning to release eight vultures breed

26 Mar 2017 | 7:28 PM

Chandigarh, Mar 26 (UNI) The Haryana Forest Department is planning to release eight vultures bred in captivity into the wild after obtaining and deploying satellite transmitters, for which permission has already been obtained from the Centre.

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Man held with gold worth Rs 7.72 lakh at Jammu Airport

26 Mar 2017 | 7:25 PM

Jammu, Mar 26 (UNI) A man carrying gold worth Rs 7.

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EVMs being used in country are credible, tamper proof: Haryana Election Dept

26 Mar 2017 | 7:25 PM

Chandigarh, Mar 26 (UNI) Haryana Election Department today said the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) being used in the country are credible, reliable and tamper-proof.

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Haryana Education Dept to implement new pilot scheme in 50 schools in ensuing academic session

26 Mar 2017 | 7:23 PM

Chandigarh, Mar 26 (UNI) Haryana Education Department would implement a new pilot scheme in 50 schools in the ensuing academic session, under which students will not have to carry bags and their books would be kept in the school.

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Tension prevails in Gorimedu following trouble between auto drivers

26 Mar 2017 | 7:22 PM

Puducherry, Mar 26 (UNI) Tension prevailed at Gorimedu near here today as the auto rickshaw drivers affiliated to the NR Congress and Congress reached the verge of a clash over the inauguration of a new auto stand.

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