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Diesel in UT Chandigarh cheaper than Punjab, Haryana
CHANDIGARH : With both Punjab and Haryana raising VAT on diesel, the fuel has now become cheaper in UT Chandigarh compared that in the neighbouring states.
160 industrial units being set up in Punjab: Sukhbir
SANGRUR : Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said that 160 industrial industrial units are being set up in the state after getting quick approval through Punjab Bureau of Investment Promotion during last 5 montwh. He said that state has targeted to attract 1 lac crore investments in the state to provide abundant employment opportunities to youth besides catalyzing the economic development of the state.
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Punjabi Food Festival ‘Swaad Punjab Da’ starts at Hotel Cama
CHANDIGARH : Punjabis are known for their zest for life. These happy go lucky people work hard & are fond of their food and drink. Their partiality for food has brought a varied and sumptuous fare on the dining tables of these hardy folks. The reason: Hotel Cama, Mohali has organized a Punjabi Food Festival aptly named ‘Swaad Punjab Da’ that will be on till 30th November 2014. Says Mr. Inderdeep Singh, Director, Hotel Cama, “We see an onslaught of International cuisines and there is a surfeit of Western Fast Food too these days in the hospitality sector. We wanted to go back to the roots of Punjabi culture through the rich legacy of Punjabi food, which has not just created a name for itself in India but also abroad. This led to germination of ‘Swaad Punjab Da’.”
88% Travellers put off by toilets at Indian Railway Stations
Y.S. Rana
CHANDIGARH : Of the one billion people in the world who have no toilet, India accounts for nearly 600 million. It is revealed in a survey conducted by HolidayIQ.com, country’s largest travel community with over 20 lakh members from 80 plus Indian cities. The survey was conducted to understand the current scenario and importance of clean restrooms, while travelling.
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People who have decided to usher in Chautala govt. will not be swayed by fixed surveys : Sukhbir Singh Badal
AMBALA : Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the people of Haryana had decided to usher in a "Janta Raj" led by Chaudhary Om Prakash Chautala and no amount of fixed surveys could make them waver from this goal.
Haryanvis have united as one under leadership of Om Prakash Chautala-Sukhbir Badal
RATIA: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the people of Haryana had united as one under the leadership of Shri Om Parkash Chautala and would give an overwhelming majority to the INLD- SAD combine on October 15.
Sehajdhari Sikh Party appeals not to vote for Congress and Akalis in Haryana
CHANDIGARH: The Sehajdhari Sikhs in Haryana have been ditched by both the Congress and Akalis during the formation of Separate Haryana Gurdwara panel HSGMC in Haryana.
HC disposes petition on Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras Act
CHANDIGARH : High court disposes petition challenging Haryana legislative assembly’s competence to enact the controversial Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras (Management) Act, 2014, stating that the similar case is pending with the Supreme Court.
Himachal HC reserves judgement on CM's I-T case
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : The High Court of H.P. today reserved its judgement on the petitions of the Chief Minister  Virbhadra Singh and his family members challenging transfer the cases relating to investigations into their income tax returns.
New transport policy on the anvil
SHIMLA : The government will formulate a new transport policy to effectively regulate the functioning of private operators and the state road transport corporation will make efforts to secure agency of the Tata Motors for supply of chassis and spare parts.
HC issues notices to CS, Prl Secretary on use of oxytocin in milk
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh High Court today issued notices to Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary (Health), Director of Health Services, Director (Food & Civil Supplies), Drug Controller, HP and the Drug Controller General of India on the issue the use of harmful oxytocin vaccine in milk, fruits and vegetable.
HC issued notics on encroachments in lower bazar area of Shimla
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : "The High Court of H.P. issued notices to the Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary (Home), Principal Secretary (Revenue), DGP, Commandant Home Guard & Fire Services, D.C. and S.P., Shimla , Municipal Corporation Shimla and the Chief Fire Officer Shimla on the issue of encroachments/overhanging and projections in the lower bazaar area.
Phillip Hughes: Australian batsman dies, aged 25
SYDNEY : Australian batsman Phillip Hughes passed away today after succumbing to his injuries sustained during a domestic match when he was hit by a bouncer. He was 25.
Haryana boys sets tournament scoring record against TN
By Balbir Singh
NASHIK : The Madhya Pradesh girls impressed with a huge 79-11 win against Andhra Pradesh, while the Uttar Pradesh boys made easy work of Jharkhand 61-27 on the fifth day of the 41st Sub-Junior National Basketball Championship at the Meenatai Thakare Indoor Stadium here.
USA celebrates "National Christmas Tree Lightning ceremony 2014"
WASHINGTON :The holiday season is a magical time in the USA, where cities all over the country are adorned with festive lights, sparkling decorations and wintry scenes to celebrate the season. The nation’s capital Washington, DC showcases our national spirit with a very special annual tradition, the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.
The Hong Kong Pulse 3D Light Show
Hong Kong plays host to a fascinating array of exciting events throughout the year. The city is preparing even more for visitors in the coming months to further enhance their in-town experience. They can enjoy some spectacular moments at the harbour front in the form of a 3D light show with exciting audiovisual effects. The Hong Kong Pulse 3D Light Show demonstrates the unique glamour, vibrancy and festive ambience of Asia’s World City.
Hindus commend Pope for highlighting “aloofness” of Europe
NEVADA (USA) : Hindus have commended His Holiness Pope Francis for highlighting “aloofness” of Europe in his address to European Parliament (EP) in Strasbourg (France) on November 25.
Hindus critical of Pope for ignoring Roma apartheid in address to European Parliament
NEVADA (USA) : Hindus are critical of His Holiness Pope Francis for not raising the issue of European Roma (Gypsy) apartheid in his addresses to European Parliament and Council of Europe in Strasbourg (France) on November 25.
Hindus upset at mounting of Lord Ganesha grotesque on Windsor Chapel
NEVADA (USA) : Hindus are upset at placing of carved Lord Ganesha as a grotesque creature on the medieval walls of St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, England; calling it highly inappropriate.
Zed pleads Hindus to continue leading in marriage rates
NEVEDA (USA) : Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has appealed to the fellow Hindus to continue leading in marriage rates in USA as compared to other religious groups, and upholding the sanctity of the marriage.  
Special summary revision of Photo Electoral rolls bagins in Punjab
CHANDIGARH: The special summary revision of photo Electoral roll began today in Punjab. The Draft Electoral Roll has been published and can be seen at office of DEO, ERO BLO and Polling Station. The draft electoral roll is also available at website of the CEO Office. (http://ceopunjab.nic.in). Claim and objection in Form 6, 6A, 7, 8 and 8A can be filed with the ERO’s from 15.10.2014 to 10.11.2014 by anyone who has attained the age of 18 as on 01.01.2015.
Congress will form govt in Haryana for third time: Hooda
ROHTAK (HARYANA) : With polling for the assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra currently underway, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said here on Wednesday that the Congress Party will form the government for the third time in the state.
October 15 to be holiday in factories
CHANDIGARH: To enable the workmen who are voters of Haryana State working in the Factories situated adjoining area with the State of Haryana, the voter of Haryana working in adjoining area in the State of Punjab may be allowed paid holiday on the day of poll i.e. 15.10.2014, so that the voters of Haryana State working in the Punjab State can able to cast their vote in the General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of Haryana to be held on 15th October, 2014 (Wednesday), the Punjab Government has declared that 15th October, 2014 (Wednesday) shall be the weekly paid holiday for all factories where Wednesday is not close day within the State of Punjab in lieu of their normal weekly holiday.
Assembly polls: Voting begins in Maharashtra and Haryana
CHANDIGARH/MUMBAI : The fate of 1,351 candidates is expected to be decided by 1.63 crore voters in high-stakes multi-cornered contest in Haryana while 4,119 candidates, including former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan are in the fray on 228 seats of Maharashtra.
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Whole system is improving, says Indian head coach Walsh
By Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: As a busy hockey year draws to a close, India's head coach hopes youth and experience will excite the home crowd, reports International Hockey Federation.
Incidence of Osteoarthritis alarmingly high in India
By Y.S.Rana
CHANDIGARH: Dr Smorojit Patnaik, senior consultant joint preservation, reconstruction and joint replacement surgeon in Apollo Hospital, Bhubaneswar revealed shockingly high incidence of ostreaoarthritis of knees in India. Dr Patnaik who brought high end technology in bone and joint care said,” Several conservative methods of treating arthritis of knees and emphasized that joint replacement was done as a last resort when all other methods prove to be ineffective.”
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