June 25, 2017 12:46 pm

Already, most of the the 19 Indian-origin members of the Canadian Parliament are Punjabis.

June 25, 2017 9:47 am

“Selfless leaders like Master Tara Singh would continue to rule the hearts of the people. I thank CM Captain Amarinder Singh for organising this event. Master Tara Singh always put the interests of panth above his own,” Sidhu said.

June 25, 2017 8:57 am

Jakhar said he would urge the Speaker and the CM to create an “honorary Opposition leader’s position” in the Vidhan Sabha to accommodate former the ex-CM as he was finding it difficult to attend the proceedings due to an identity crisis.

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June 24, 2017 6:38 am

All the rank holders of NEET 2017 are children of doctor couples except Inayat whose father is an advocate and mother an engineer. All the top rankers also got a good rank in other medical exams, too.

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June 24, 2017 6:33 am

The grave of Mary Rebecca Weston has been famous in this part of Himachal. Mary died in 1909 in Dagshai while in labour pain, along with her unborn child, and was buried here with a striking piece of work over her grave commissioned by her husband, Maj George Weston.

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June 24, 2017 6:33 am

The Bill, tabled by Health and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Brahm Mohindra, was among the 12 bills passed by the Assembly in the absence of the Opposition, which had staged a walkout.

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June 24, 2017 6:28 am

As the question hour began, SAD president Sukhbir Badal and AAP legislature party chief H S Phoolka demanded an apology from the Speaker and Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for “denigration” of Sikh values in the Assembly which they said had hurt the sentiments of Sikhs.

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June 24, 2017 6:27 am

Stating that his department had issued notices of tax evasion to the network operators, Sidhu said it was now over to CM Amarinder Singh to register an FIR and initiate Vigilance inquiry against the operators. Amarinder was not present in the House.

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June 24, 2017 6:27 am

Haryana Chief Secretary D S Dhesi in July 2016 had informed the HPSC that the process needs to be handed over to the selection committee after amending the rules as “one time measure on the pattern of previous notifications” issued in 2011, 2012 and 2014.

June 24, 2017 6:23 am

Outlining the broad contours of the plan, Anand Mohan Sharan, Haryana Principal Secretary, Urban Local Bodies Department, said the Karnal Smart City project would be implemented by Karnal Smart City Ltd, an SPV (Special Purpose Vehicle) that would be incorporated soon.

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June 24, 2017 3:04 pm

Gauging parents’ preference for English-medium schools and witnessing a decline in enrolment in municipal schools every year, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation school board has been aiming at opening more English-medium civic schools.

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June 24, 2017 10:12 am

A total of 11,38,890 students had appeared for the NEET, out of which 6,11,539 have passed the medical entrance examination which was held on May 7. Nishita, who had topped the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) entrance, however, plans to choose AIIMS over other medical colleges.

June 24, 2017 6:08 am

Forest officials suspected dumping of some chemical in the pond by an unidentified industrial unit on Thursday as the reason for the death of turtles.

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June 24, 2017 6:06 am

SSNNL officers said they stopped the water discharge for around 17 hours. Morbi taluka police have registered a case of accidental death and launched an investigation.

June 24, 2017 6:04 am

The meteorological department has issued a heavy rains warning at isolated places in South Gujarat and Saurashtra on Sunday and Monday.

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June 24, 2017 6:01 am

After the public flogging of a Dalit family in Una on July 11 last year, Mevani had led a 10-day march which started from Ahmedabad and ended at Una on August 15. Members of RDAM said that if they did not get police permission for the march, they will resort to other methods of protest.

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June 24, 2017 5:55 am

In a statement, Vaghela reiterated that he would be holding a meeting of his supporters at Gandhinagar Civil Hospital on Saturday. He said that he would be first visiting the Jagannath Mandir in Jamalpur and then hold the meeting in Gandhinagar at 4 pm.

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June 24, 2017 5:49 am

On an average, 40,000 housing units gets completed in Ahmedabad every year. However, with fewer new launches expected this year, developers fear that there will be short-supply of residential units within the next 12 months. Last year, GIHED had cancelled the property show citing a lack of sales.

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June 24, 2017 5:27 am

Groups led by TMC youth wing chief Amandulla Laskar and Basanti block convener Abdul Mannan Gazi clashed at around 8 am.“They burnt houses, damaged vehicles. They hurled bombs at our people,” Laskar said.

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June 24, 2017 5:25 am

Work to construct two tunnels under the Hooghly riverbed for the Kolkata Metro began in the last week of April. The first tunnel was completed on May 23, and the second was completed on June 20. The twin tunnels have been constructed 13 metres below the riverbed.

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June 24, 2017 5:19 am

According to police sources, Swapan Kumar Bhattacharya was kidnapped in front of a bank in Gariahat. The victim, a school teacher, allegedly used to run a small investment fund in which Das had invested money — but never got it back.

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June 24, 2017 5:16 am

The case was lodged on the complaint of a chartered accountant named Kamal Somani at Shakespeare Sarani police station in February, this year. “There was no improvement in the case for all these days when Kumar was in custody”, he added.

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June 24, 2017 5:15 am

Tiger Mirza, who was the alleged middle man who introduced Narada News CEO Mathew Samuel to TMC MLA Iqbal Ahmed and others is learnt to have revealed how he met Mathews and the rest. The two were at the CBI officer for more than five hours.

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June 24, 2017 5:07 am

"They (GJM) had first placed a 17-point charter of demands. There was no mention of a separate Gorkhaland. While 1.12 crore Gorkhas live in India, only 15 to 20 lakh stay in the Darjeeling Hills. If we solve the problem of the Hill people, we are not solving problem of the entire community."

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June 24, 2017 4:51 am

“Court issued NBW against Mahant Dharam Das because neither he nor any lawyer representing him appeared before the court today. No application was moved in the court for Mahant Dharam Das seeking exemption from appearance in the court,” said special counsel for CBI, Lalit Kumar Singh.

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June 24, 2017 4:47 am

“The party is very much concerned about keeping up its image when it is ruling both in the state and the Centre. A number of people from other parties wanted to join BJP after it came to power in March," a senior BJP leader said.

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June 24, 2017 4:43 am

Agency sources said alleged Islamic State recruiter Amzad Khan alias Ayan Khan Salafi, who was deported from Saudi Arabia in April for allegedly motivating youths online to join the IS, has revealed about Muzaffar’s social media platforms that discussed Islam.

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June 24, 2017 4:35 am

Lok Sabha members of BJP and Apna Dal and RS members of BJP would also be present in the meeting. CM Yogi Adityanath is also scheduled to release a report card on 100 days of his government on the same day — Sunday. Ram Nath Kovind will be accompanied by Union minister Nitin Gadkari.

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June 24, 2017 4:29 am

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that basic infrastructure facilities, as per development parameters, were already in the works and that his government would not hesitate in taking action against errant officers or executing agencies.

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June 24, 2017 4:26 am

The two on the run are Brijveer (36) and Gaurav (22) from the Jat community. Both residents of Muzaffarnagar district, police have attached their properties. Chargesheets have been filed into both incidents, which took place in Muzaffarnagar.

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June 24, 2017 4:19 am

MLA Subhash Tripathi’s son Nishank, local mining supervisor Manoj Shukla and other unnamed persons have been booked under sections 302 (murder), 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of offence), 506 (criminal intimidation) of the IPC and the SC/ST(Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

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June 24, 2017 4:06 am

The application in this regard was filed before sessions judge Suvarna Kewale by defence lawyer Balasaheb Khopade. The lawyer claimed that witness statement of CM needs to be recorded as he had stated in the interview that “death penalty would be given to the accused persons.”

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June 24, 2017 4:02 am

The NIA, prosecuting the accused, including Purohit, in the case, had in its chargesheet filed in 2016 submitted that MCOCA cannot be imposed in the case. It had said that there was “considerable doubt” over the applicability of the Act by the ATS in 2008.

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June 24, 2017 3:56 am

The tiger had killed Shrisagari Thakre, 52, on May 19 when she had gone out to collect tendu leaves close to her Halda village. Just the previous day, the tiger had injured Mangala Awari from the same village when she was collecting tendu leaves.

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June 24, 2017 3:52 am

A bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice N M Jamdar was hearing a PIL filed by Amol Balwadkar, who has recently been elected corporator from the city. In his petition, Balwadkar claimed that “indiscriminate construction” was happening in these areas.

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June 24, 2017 3:49 am

The complainant Kamalsingh was going to Pune in a car with his family when he stopped at Urse around 1.30 am as he was feeling sleepy. When he was washing his face, the seven accused reached the spot and pointed sharp weapons at him, they robbed his gold chain and wrist watch and fled.