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  • Birth anniversary of Sardar Patel, Maharshi Valmiki celebrated & death anniversary of Indira Gandhi commemorated
  • Bhubaneswar- Delhi Rajdhani Special to run via Tata, Adra and Jharsuguda
  • Sardar Patel one of the greatest freedom fighter: CM Biren
  • IPL 2020: DC playoffs wait extended after losing to MI
  • IPL 2020: DC playoffs wait extended after losing to MI
  • IPL 2020: DC playoffs wait extended after losing to MI
  • 'Satyagraha' in Bhiwani to remember Indira's martyrdom : Cong
  • Sir Sean Connery passes away at 90
  • Lockdown extended in TN till Nov 30 with fresh relaxations
  • BJP’s ideology, ideals and values should reach grassroots: Khandu
  • Some leaders were indulged only in personal development before 2005: Nitish
  • Delhi-NCR again records 'very poor' air; stubble fires rise drastically
  • Rich tributes offered to Indira Gandhi, rededication day observed
  • Kannada Film Director Dinesh Gandhi dies of heart attack at 52
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Sidhu launches Bus Rapid Transit project

Amritsar, Jan 28 (UNI) Punjab Local Government, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday launched the much awaited Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) project, which includes 93 AC buses and world level metro bus terminal on the two routes.
The project worth Rs 545 crore is the result of the collaboration of Punjab and Union Government and is currently being run in Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Surat, Pune, Rajkot, Vijaywada, Indore, Bhubneshwar, Raipur, Vishakhapatnam, Bhopal and Hubli cities across the country.
Mr Sidhu announced that these buses would provide free travel facility for three months to the people. After this, the school children would be provided this facility free of cost, College students would get 66 per cent exemption, Senior Citizens and Divyang people would be eligible for 50 per cent concession in travel. The people would be able to travel without limit in one day by getting a card made for mere Rs 25.
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Haryana Guv extends his heartiest greetings to the people of state on eve of Haryana day

31 Oct 2020 | 7:17 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 31 (UNI) Haryana Governor, Satyadeo Narain Arya has extended his heartiest greetings to the people of the state on the eve of Haryana Day.

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Trader ends life in UP after failing to get assurance from BSP for assy ticket

31 Oct 2020 | 7:10 PM

Lucknow, Oct 31 (UNI) Failing to get assurance of a ticket from Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) for the Assembly elections in 2022, a trader reportedly committed suicide in Ghazipur district.
According to the local police, a suicide note has also been found from the person in which, he has accused the BSP of demanding Rs 2 crore for the ticket. The suicide note of the deceased has raised controversy particularly as recently in the Rajya Sabha polls, five of the BSP MLAs revolted claiming that their signature were forged in the nomination of BSP candidate Ramji Gautam. Local police is now investigating the matter to verify the facts mentioned in the suicide note.

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'Satyagraha' in Bhiwani to remember Indira's martyrdom : Cong

'Satyagraha' in Bhiwani to remember Indira's martyrdom : Cong

31 Oct 2020 | 6:52 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 31 (UNI) Satyagraha was organised in Bhiwani to celebrate the martyrdom day of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel ji as the Farmers' Rights Day by the Congress Party in which Haryana Congress incharge Vivek Bansal, Haryana Congress President Kumari Selja, former leader of Haryana Congress Legislature Party Kiran Choudhary attended.

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Sukhbir Badal asks PM to direct finance ministry to offer relief package to farmers

Sukhbir Badal asks PM to direct finance ministry to offer relief package to farmers

31 Oct 2020 | 6:46 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 31 (UNI) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday requested Prime minister Narendra Modi to intervene and direct the finance ministry to offer a comprehensive relief package to farmers instead of discriminating against them by issuing clarifications that agricultural loans would not be eligible for the interest on interest waiver announced by the union government last year.

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Guv Punjab mourns demise of veteran journalist Awasthi who was cremated Saturday

Guv Punjab mourns demise of veteran journalist Awasthi who was cremated Saturday

31 Oct 2020 | 6:44 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 31 (UNI) The mortal remains of veteran journalist and former Information Commissioner, Punjab Surinder Awasthi (70) who passed away after a brief illness, was consigned to flames at Chandigarh.
Elder daughter of Awasthi lit the pyre. He is survived by his wife, and two daughters.

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