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18-yr-old alleges sexual harassment

October 10, 2012 2:02:10 am

An 18-year-old girl,pursuing an air hostess course,alleged sexual harassment against the owner of the institute on Wednesday.

Live-in partner held for Palwal highway murder

October 10, 2012 1:59:35 am

Mukesh Lakhanpal had claimed that three highway robbers had killed his partner Satvinder,when she resisted.

Jind police starts women helpline,others to follow

October 10, 2012 1:57:25 am

To curb crime against women,the Jind police on Wednesday started a helpline for women,which will be functional round-the-clock.

Marriage age: Chautala backs Khap

October 10, 2012 1:52:03 am

Former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala today came out in support of the suggestion given by Khap panchayat leaders that marriageable age limit of girls should be reduced to curb incidents of rape.

Trinamool to contest Himachal elections on ‘parivartan’ plank

October 10, 2012 1:46:21 am

The Trinamool Congress has decided to field as many candidates as possible in the election to the 68-seat Himachal Pradesh Assembly on November 4.

Residents block expressway,halt traffic for 2 hours

October 10, 2012 1:41:56 am

Traffic came to a standstill for close to two hours on the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway near Ambience Mall as residents living near the shopping arcade blocked vehicles on Wednesday morning.

SGPC honours kin of Vaidya’s assassins,then denies it

October 10, 2012 1:40:01 am

They had even issued a press release on Tuesday stating that Jinda and Sukha’s relatives had been honoured with siropas; SGPC secretary Dalmegh Singh denied this on Wednesday,claiming that they “had not honoured the kin”

BJP final list out,‘cash-for-question’ scam accused ex-MP gets ticket

October 10, 2012 1:35:11 am

The BJP on Wednesday released its final list of 12 candidates for the November 4 Himachal Assembly polls.

Money being collected in UK for Khalistan,claims terror suspect

October 10, 2012 1:31:44 am

British national Jaswant Singh Azad,who was arrested by the Jalandhar district police on September 30,for allegedly funding former terror outfits and forming sleeper cells,has told police that money was being collected in the UK for “Mission Khalistan”.

After struggles last year,basmati getting good price

October 10, 2012 1:30:15 am

With the Centre allowing the export of basmati,rice shellers are eagerly waiting for different varieties while a few early birds are making good profits as compared to last year,when there were huge losses.

Rice shellers refuse to procure paddy,mandis to bear the brunt

October 10, 2012 1:28:44 am

With rice sheller owners refusing to lift procured paddy,by next week,mandis across the state will be flooded with harvested grain.

91 sick; cholera reported in Moga

October 10, 2012 1:26:36 am

Even as the number of diarrhoea cases in Moga rose to 91 on Tuesday,the district health department confirmed that at least two of the patients are suffering from cholera.

Why exception for PPSC: Gill

October 10, 2012 1:24:31 am

That there is a “larger network at play” in the alleged illegal selection of medical officers in 2008-09 by the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC),lawyer Anupam Gupta on Wednesday opposed the demand to hold a fresh probe by a retired high court or Supreme Court judge.

In stock-taking mode,Gandhi scion to meet Cong old guard today

October 10, 2012 1:23:08 am

We will give our views on how to make party strong in the state,says Bhattal

Need to identify and rectify reasons for poll defeat: Rahul

October 10, 2012 1:18:52 am

Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday visited Amritsar to meet leaders and get a lowdown on the reasons behind the party’s defeat in the January 30 Assembly polls and chalk out a roadmap for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Sukhbir’s Lawrence ‘largesse’ now under high court scanner

October 10, 2012 1:17:17 am

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Punjab government on a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the donation of Rs 1 crore made by Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal to Lawrence School,Sanawar.

Shirdi Sai Baba Trust to auction Rs 5 crore precious articles

October 10, 2012 12:06:00 am

Articles made of gold,silver and diamonds worth Rs five crore,offered by devotees at the Sai Baba shrine here,would be auctioned in three phases starting October 18,a shrine official said today.

Delimitation might stump political parties in 2012 Guj polls

October 9, 2012 1:06:07 pm

These assembly polls will be the first after the Delimitation Commission submitted its report to the President.

Azad names a dozen British nationals

October 9, 2012 5:34:06 am

Sources in Jalandhar police claimed that during interrogation,Azad disclosed names of nearly a dozen other British nationals,who are directly or indirectly involved in militant activities.

Govt cuts recovery of enhanced land cost to Rs 98/ sq yard

October 9, 2012 5:32:00 am

In a major relief to industrial plot holders in Jalandhar,Industries and Commerce Minister Anil Joshi on Monday slashed the recovery of enhanced land cost from Rs 323 per square yard to Rs 98 per square yard.

Heroin worth Rs 525-cr seized from Pak train

October 9, 2012 5:29:11 am

In what is considered to be biggest ever haul of heroin,the customs department on Monday seized 105 kg heroin,packed in four bags) worth more than Rs 525 crore in international market from a Pakistan goods train carrying cement bags.

Centre warns against militancy revival

October 9, 2012 5:24:54 am

In the wake of reports of some pro-Khalistan extremist groups trying to revive militancy in Punjab,Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde,on Monday said, “There are some instances and we will deal with them firmly.”

Majithia says Shinde ‘misinformed’ by Cong

October 9, 2012 5:17:55 am

A day after Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde asked Punjab government to “introspect before taking a decision on Operation Bluestar memorial”,Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia termed the statement as “unfortunate and added that former has not been properly briefed about the project.

State’s new PPP model: Govt jobs for private firm

October 9, 2012 5:15:27 am

Its mandate is to execute public-private partnership projects under Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s watch.

Figures bely Sukhbir claim on ‘no terror case’ in state

October 9, 2012 5:12:42 am

Though Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal had recently claimed that no case of terror has been reported in the state,the number of cases registered by the Punjab Police in the recent past against militants and their arrests narrate a different picture.

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