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Ahead of polls, EC advisory to Haryana’s Khattar govt: ‘strictly’ put in place transfer policy

The EC, in the advisory, highlighted that “large number of complaints were received against such officers and officials who are covered under the transfer policy of the commission for their transfer, but were not transferred”.

Grappling with flood fury, Punjab finds its heroes in Army, NDRF, SDRF teams

In four days since, 28 teams of 20 men each have rescued 491 persons, including men, women and children, apart from supplying food and medicines to around 10,000 still stranded.

DSWs denied extension, PU Senators accuse V-C of flouting varsity norms

All hell broke loose as Senators accused the V-C of breaking the varsity rules. They claimed that it would lead to an unprecedented situation of the PU student council elections being held without any deans of student welfare.

Explained: Why Haryana govt wants to pull staff of aided pvt colleges, and why many are opposed to it

Haryana has 97 government-aided private colleges. According to college managements, more than two lakh students study in these colleges.

With no trade at Wagah, transporters, truckers, mechanics struggle to earn their daily bread

Pakistan has stopped trade with India at Integrated Check Post Attari as well as scrapped the Samjhauta Express service after India scrapped Article 370 that granted special status to J&K.

Kartarpur Corridor: Clearances still pending, Punjab ministers’ visit to Pak deferred

Medical Education Minister O P Soni, Jails Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and Tourism Minister Charanjit Singh Channi were to visit Pakistan on Thursday

Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary: Punjab govt to invite Pope, other religious heads

The religious heads would be invited to the four-day function at Dera Baba Nanak. While the Dera Baba Nanak function would be organised from November 8 to 11, the Sultanpur Lodhi one will be organised on November 12.

Punjab govt will canalise state’s rivers taking help from World Bank: Amarinder Singh

Talking to media after an aerial survey to assess the damage in Sultanpur Lodhi (Kapurthala) and Jalandhar, Singh announced a project to realign river streams and courses, besides strengthening and widening of river embankments for a permanent solution to floods.

In Punjab, Blamegame over Bhakra water intensifies

Khaira says BBMB released Bhakra water in ‘panic’, Minister says Centre should revert control of board to Punjab

Haryana: 24 IPS, 2 HPS officers rejigged, Faridabad gets new DCP (NIT)

The government posted 1996-batch IPS officer KK Rao as Faridabad's new police Commissioner while Dr Arpit Jain, ASP, Kharkhoda, Sonepat has been posted as DCP, NIT, Faridabad in place of DCP Vikramjit Singh Kapoor who had committed suicide on August 14.

Day One of the Lakme Fashion Week winter/festive 2019 was all about constant reinvention

Bold colours and prints dominated the free-flowing collection that featured dresses, separates, cord sets, concept saris for the women, and kurtas and pants for the men.

Artists Balaji Ponna and Anni Kumari signal humanity’s impending doom in their exhibition ‘Mirrored Questions’

The exhibition is showing Ponna’s 16 canvases that are riddled with metaphors and suggestions of human-inflicted calamities.