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Fake encounter: Punjab government suspends SSP Khanna
CHANDIGARH : The Punjab government on Monday suspended SSP, Khanna Harsh Kumar Bansal and dismissed Machhiwara SHO Manjit Singh, along with one constable and two Home Guards personnel, in connection with the Jamalpur killings.
Floods, sand deposits damage farmers' crops in Punjab
AMRITSAR : Sand deposits left by the flooded river Ravi in fields has left farmers' crops damaged in Amritsar district.Heavy rain falls flooded the river on the border belt of Dera Baba Nanak and Ajnala sector, burring thousand acres of land. Farmers living in the area cultivate around 10,000 acres of fertile land which has been rendered useless for two to four years because of the sand deposits left by the river.
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Devi Brahmacharini is Worshiped on Second Day of Navratri
CHANDIGARH : On the second day of Navratri,Goddess Brahmacharini is worshipped. Her name is derived from the word 'Brahma'.It is said - Veda, Tattva and Tapa are synonyms for Brahma.
The beautiful Sydney, an eyewitness account
By Vinod Gupta
CHANDIGARH
 : SYDNEY the gateway to Australia is on its eastern coastline is the oldest and largest city. The winter months provide a mild and sunny climate best for exploring its harbor  side venues , beaches ,diversity in architecture styles ,its pub culture and nightlife.
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CHANDIGARH  : Parkash Singh Badal touring the rain affected water logged villages of Fazilka district on Monday.    
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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.
Haryana Roadways employees call off strike
CHANDIGARH : Haryana Roadways employees on Monday called off their strike against the government’s move to grant route permits to private bus operators, after their talks with state transport minister Aftab Ahmed on Monday morning.
SAD(A) hails Hooda for HGPC, declares its support for polls
CHANDIGARH : The Haryana unit of Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) expressed gratitude to Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for realizing “long pending demand” of Sikhs by giving them the right to manage the state’s shrines by enacting a separate Haryana Gurudwara Sikh Management Act-2014 and has decided to extend full support to him for the forthcoming assembly polls.
Mundra power plant stops supply to Haryana
By Vinod Gupta
CHANDIGARH : Adani Power’s Mundra power plant has stopped supply to Haryana allegedly due to default in payment by the state.
Himachal selected for implementation of ABPS
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : The Government of India has selected Himachal Pradesh as a pilot State for implementation of Aadhar Based Payment System (ABPS) to MGNREGA workers with effect from 2nd October, 2014.
30 feared drowned as bus falls in Gobind Sagar Lake in Himachal
BILASPUR (HP) : At least 30people are feared dead when a bus fell into the Gobind Sagar Lake near Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday morning. According to reports, the bus was overcrowded and was on its way to Bilaspur from Rishikesh.14 other passengers are reported to have got serious injuries in this untoward incident.
SLSWC approves Industrial proposal worth Rs. 22895.74 lakh
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : The State Level Single Window Clearance and Monitoring Authority (SLSWC & MA) approved four new proposals for setting up of industrial projects in the State in its 47th meeting held here today.
Dussehra fair of Sunni & Dharamshala upgraded to District Fairs
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : This Cabinet in its meeting held here today gave approval for granting relaxation in age for appointment of class IV on compassionate grounds for all departments by making necessary amendments in compassionate policy.
Enjoy an unforgettable day of shopping during the Sunday openings in Antwerp
After the summer vacation you will be able to shop on Sundays in Antwerp on every first Sunday of the month as most of the shops in the historic city centre will be open.
Hong Kong Wine & Dine festival along with a wide spectrum of seasonal food
  On Your Marks for the Best Autumn Culinary Tour
Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival along with a Wide Spectrum of Seasonal Food Hong Kong  :  Hong Kong is best known as a culinary haven for food connoisseurs, who can sample a plethora of flavours from around the world. Chefs and restaurateurs are keen to cater to the discerning taste buds in this city. There’s everything from delicious wonton noodles and flaky egg tarts, to indulgent hamburgers and steaks, perfectly steamed fish and flavourful abalone, as well as signature dishes prepared by Michelin-starred chefs.
US strikes Islamic state in Syria
WASHINGTON : The United States began bombing ISIS targets in Syria using fighters, bomber and Tomahawk missiles, according to the Pentagon late Monday night.
Jakhar to hold CLP meeting on Sept 23 to discuss SDM issue
CHANDIGARH: The Congress legislators will meet on 23rd September, Tuesday at 3.0pm at CLP office at vidhan sabha under the chairmanship of CLP leader Sh.Sunil Jakhar to discuss the issue of disrespect shown to Congress MLA from Fatehgarh Sahib S.Kuljit Singh Nagra by an officer of Punjab Government and thereafter the delegation of MLA's will meet the speaker of Vidhan Sabha on this issue.
Hindus commend Kazakhstan for “5th World Religious Congress” next year
Hindus have applauded Kazakhstan for planning “5th World Religious Congress”, reportedly convening in capital Astana on June 10-11, 2015.  
Hindus critical of Westerfeld’s novel “Afterworlds”
Hindus are critical of bestselling author Scott Westerfeld’s new novel “Afterworlds”, arguing that it trivializes the Hindu god of death Yamraj (Yama).
Christian-Buddhist-Jewish leaders condemn anti-Hindu vandalism in Virginia
NEVADA(USA) : In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Christian-Buddhist-Jewish leaders have come out to the support of Hindus of Loudoun County (Virginia) who have reportedly experienced anti-Hindu vandalism in the last three months.
Indian diaspora organising 'monumental' reception for Modi
NEW YORK : People are coming by chartered flights, buses and trains, besides driving down to New York from all over North America, as the Indian diaspora comes together on an unprecedented scale to honour Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a community reception at New York's Madison Square Garden in downtown Manhattan Sunday.
808 file nominations for Haryana polls
CHANDIGARH : As many as 808 candidates have filed their nominations for the Oct 15 Haryana assembly elections with over 500 submitting their papers on the penultimate day Friday, an election official said.

Shiromani Akali Dal names candidates for Haryana Polls
CHANDIGARH : The Shiromani Akali Dal today declared the names of its candidates for two seats in the ensuing elections to the Legislative Assembly of Haryana in which the party is contesting in alliance with Indian National Lok Dal.
Congress announces all 90 candidates name list for haryana assembly polls
CHANDIGARH : Congress announces all 90 candidates name list for haryana assembly polls.
Balkaur Singh Kalanwali is SAD-INLD candidate from Kalanwali seat in Haryana
CHANDIGARH : The Shiromani Akali Dal President and Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal today announced Balkaur Singh Kalanwali former SGPC member as the SAD-INLD candidate for the Kalanwali (reserve) seat in Haryana Vidhan Sabha elections scheduled to be held on October 15th, 2014. This was disclosed in a statement released from the party head office here today.          
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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.”
Trishneet Arora authors book on hacking solutions, Sukhbir launched the book
CHANDIGARH: Deputy Chief Minister Punjab, Sukhbir Singh Badal launched Ethical Hacker Trishneet Arora’s latest book on hacking, “Hacking TALK with Trishneet Arora”.  Trishneet Arora said: Mr.Badal got very happy to see my latest work in cyber security industry and encouraged me to do more for state and nation.
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