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Sunday, September 26, 2021

Is there any need to open cinema, drama halls when BJP ‘entertaining’ people? asks Raut

September 26, 2021 2:06:38 pm

"Even though the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions continue, political entertainment programmes are on in the country. In all, there is fun everywhere...there is mystery and comedy in the entertainment that is being provided by the opposition party," Sanjay Raut said

IIT Delhi sets up centre of excellence for quantum studies

September 26, 2021 1:43:53 pm

According to the institute, the centre will focus on certain thrust areas such as quantum computing, quantum communication, quantum sensing and metrology.

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Punjab: CM Channi’s visit to Malwa cotton farms brings back memories of 2015 pesticides scam

September 26, 2021 1:38:25 pm

Congress had demanded the resignation of Akali Dal minister Tota Singh for his alleged involvement in the supply of spurious pesticides to cotton growers but did not act on its allegations after coming to power in 2017.

Punjab: Drop ‘tainted’ Rana Gurjeet Singh from new Cabinet, Congress leaders write to Sidhu

September 26, 2021 1:05:09 pm

Alleging that Rana Gurjeet Singh is a corrupt politician, the Congress leaders requested that the Cabinet berth be allotted, instead, to a clean Dalit leader

DMRC sold 3.55 million carbon credits from 2012-2018

September 26, 2021 12:59:54 pm

In 2007, Delhi Metro became the first metro/railway project to be registered under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) by the United Nations.

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Navi Mumbai: Pro-Hindu group protests against ad outside clothing brand showroom

September 26, 2021 12:51:15 pm

Members of the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti held placards and shouted slogans against Manyavar clothing brand's company Vedant Fashions Ltd, outside its outlet in Vashi area.

Civil defence volunteer, associate held for burglary in Southeast Delhi

September 26, 2021 12:46:08 pm

However, on Thursday our patrolling team apprehended two men. One of them was wearing a T-shirt which matched that of the suspect in the footage,” the officer said.

Pune-Satara highway: Two days after Gadkari announced end of toll collection, NHAI says it will continue

September 26, 2021 1:00:26 pm

The NHAI Project Director said the highway authority will take over the task of toll collection from Reliance Infra

Pune: Man goes incommunicado after taking gold, cash from woman on pretext of marriage

September 26, 2021 12:08:27 pm

Recently, a conman was arrested from Chinchwad who had cheated more than 100 women across India after contacting them via matrimonial websites.

Panchkula’s Ayush gave up PCS post, now grabs rank 74 in UPSC civil services exam

September 26, 2021 11:26:53 am

Born and brought up in Panchkula, Ayush Gupta studied at St Johns School of the city and graduated in BA LLB Honours from Panjab University, Chandigarh, in 2017.

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Unease over AIMIM’s move to contest UP polls on issue of giving leadership to Muslims

September 26, 2021 11:24:35 am

Opinions of experts differs on the question of whether Muslims, after the rise of Hindutva politics, have become aware enough to create their own acceptable leadership.

Four shops sealed in East Delhi mall for non-payment of property tax

September 26, 2021 10:44:22 am

The property owners owe the EDMC a total of Rs 23,32,000 lakh, said a senior official in the civic body.

Chandigarh councillors raise questions on upgradation of Rose Garden: ‘Where did Rs 25 lakh go?’

September 26, 2021 10:30:36 am

To this, superintending engineer of the horticulture wing Krishan Pal Singh said that of this amount, Rs 3 lakh were meant to purchase stuff meant for chemical treatment while the remaining amount was for plants.

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Karnataka: Poets’ conference, kabaddi, wrestling events to add colour to Srirangapatna Dasara

September 26, 2021 10:23:10 am

The celebrations like last year will be a low-key affair in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Delhi government school sets up ‘Deshbhakti Park’ on premises

September 26, 2021 10:28:23 am

The busts include those of Mahatma Gandhi, Bhagat Singh, B R Ambedkar, Chandrashekhar Azad and Subhash Chandra Bose. The park will be inaugurated later by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday.

Noida: 5 arrested for running racket promising jobs in MNCs

September 26, 2021 10:11:53 am

Two more people who are also involved in the scam are currently absconding, the police informed.

Martyrdom day of Lt Col Bikram Jit Singh : ‘We cut a cake on every birthday of his… feel he’ll come home on leave’

September 26, 2021 9:56:55 am

On September 26, Bikram Jit’s prompt action had prevented the terrorists from going towards Officers’ Married Accommodation Complex. It was around 7 am that Bikram Jit, when heard the sound of weapons near the Officers’ Mess Complex, rushed to the site.

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Chandigarh: Waste-to-energy plant likely to be delayed as DPR yet to come

September 26, 2021 9:51:41 am

Responding to questions raised on the civic body's efficiency in assigning the work of preparing the detailed project report (DPR) for the waste-to-energy plant in Chandigarh, the Municipal Corporation stated that the Thapar Institute of Technology did not respond to the several calls made to it on its official number for the request for proposal.

Chandigarh: ‘Why avail NITTTR’s consultancy for Rs 30L, when MC has engineers’

September 26, 2021 9:24:18 am

The agenda of not using NITTTR's consultancy for the city roads' recarpeting and only availing the facility for quality control was discussed in the General House meeting held on Saturday.

UP: Singapore envoy lauds CM Adityanath

September 26, 2021 6:30:27 am

“I told the CM that we are impressed with the better connectivity and the Ease of Doing Business in UP after 2017,” said the Singapore High Commissioner in a tweet in Hindi after he met the CM in Lucknow on Saturday.

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Punjab cabinet: Considered Rahul Gandhi’s man, Nagra now has party post and Cabinet spot

September 26, 2021 6:15:01 am

Nagra started with students politics as the head of students union at Khalsa College Chandigarh in 1985 from where he graduated in arts

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Punjab cabinet: Despite speaking out against Sidhu, vocal Dalit face may make the cut

September 26, 2021 8:28:29 am

Verka won his first election from Verka constituency in 2002. Defeated in 2007, Verka reached Punjab Assembly in 2012 and 2017 from Amritsar West seat.

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Punjab: Young face who defeated Manpreet, went on become the Youth Congress chief

September 26, 2021 6:16:47 am

Warring, who had lost his parents at an early age, won the praise from the close aides of Rahul Gandhi during 2009 Lok Sabha elections while working in Uttar Pradesh.

UP: CBI starts probe into Giri’s death, questions seers

September 26, 2021 5:35:58 am

The CBI team questioned a few seers and saints at the math and also visited the room where Narendra Giri allegedly hanged himself.

Charanjit Singh Channi gets his full Cabinet today but list not official yet

September 26, 2021 5:25:19 am

The swearing-in ceremony, meanwhile, would be held at 4:30 pm Sunday. Channi’s Cabinet will have all 18 seats filled. The CM met Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Saturday to finalise the swearing in ceremony.