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Bus falls into gorge in Himachal Pradesh, 21 killed
SHIMLA : At least 21 persons were killed and five injured this afternoon, when a bus fell into a gorge at Kadharghat on Basantpur-Kingal highway.
HI suspends five Punjab Police players, manager and coach
By Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: Hockey India Executive Board has accepted resignation of Vice-Chairman of Hockey India Umpire, Technical and Competitions Committee Kukoo Walia. On the recommendation of Hockey India Disciplinary / Disputes Committee (Athletes & Members), HI Executive Board has directed that President, Senior Vice President and General Secretary of Tripura Hockey should immediately submit their resignations.
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Beggars ruling the city streets
By Pallavi Soni
AMRITSAR : Chasing you wherever you go, peeping into your cars, cluttering around traffic lights, they will be present at all key points of city. Despite authorities have taken many steps such as providing home to beggars, patrolling regularly, beggars are back on streets.
Kerala Tourism attracts more tourists with new initiatives!
Foreign tourist arrivals went up from 7,94,696 in 2012 to 8,58,143 during the 12-month period from January 2013 registering an increase of 8.12 percent. The domestic tourist arrivals also registered a 7.75 percent variation with the arrivals going up from 1,00,76,854 in 2012 to 1,08,57,811 last year.  
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Haryana govt. nominated 41 persons as members of the HSGMC (ad hoc) to manage and supervise the gurudawars
CHANDIGARH : Haryana govt nominated 41 persons as members of the ad hoc hSGMC to manage , supervise and take over the assets of the gurudawars in the state. including moveable and immoveable properties if every description.
Haryana Govt betrayed the Sikh community by taking control of Gurdwaras in Haryana : Sharanjit Dhillion
CHANDIGARH: General Secretary Shiromani Akali Dal and Irrigation Minister Punjab, Sharanjit Dhillon has squarely blamed the Haryana government for creating a separate state level Gurdwara management committee. In a statement issued here today, Dhillon said that this unconstitutional and unethical move on the part of Hooda government was politically motivated aimed at dividing the Sikh sangat. He termed it as a great betrayal with the Sikh Panth. Sikhs would not tolerate the mischievous action of the Haryana government who got the bill passed under “Money Bill” category.
Haryana power engineers to restart agitation
By Vinod Gupta
CHANDIGARH : Haryana Power Engineers Association (HPEA) has resolved to restart the agitation after they failed to get any assurance from government on their long pending demands.
SGPC row: Haryana says the Act can only be challenged in court
CHANDIGARH : Digging in its heels over the creation of a separate HSGPC, the Haryana government today said that those against it can move court even as the Centre asked the Haryana governor to withdraw the assent granted to a bill in this regard.
Governor and Chief Minister express grief over the death of 21 passengers
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Governor Urmila Singh and Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh have expressed deep grief over the accident of a State Transport bus near Kadhar Ghat in Sunni Tehsil of Shimla district today in which at least 21 passengers lost their lives and four suffered injuries, as per the latest reports received at State Headquarters. The injured have been referred to the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Shimla.
Bus falls into gorge in Himachal Pradesh, 21 killed
SHIMLA : At least 21 persons were killed and five injured this afternoon, when a bus fell into a gorge at Kadharghat on Basantpur-Kingal highway.
Mcleodganj-Chandigarh AC bus service flagged off by G.S.Bali
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA: Transport Minister G.S. Bali today flagged off AC buses between Mcleodganj-Chandigarh and Chamba-Shimla from Kangra. He also announced that the State Transport would soon purchase 20 new Volvo and 50 AC buses for comfortable journey of the commuters.
Himachal buzzing with industrial activity
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA: Industrialization plays a vital role in the economic development of a nation. In an agrarian economy like Himachal Pradesh, industry absorbs under-employed and un-employed workers of agricultural sector and thereby increases income of the community. Pollution-free and peaceful atmosphere, rich natural resources, un-interrupted power supply, sound infrastructure, attractive incentives and responsive administration are some of the major attractive inducements which make Himachal Pradesh, a favorite destination for the entrepreneurs.
Pakistani gifts traditional sweets to BSF on Eid
By Jagmohan Singh
Attari (Amritsar): On the eve of scared Eid festival of Muslims, Pakistan Rangers here today greeted Indian Border Security Force at Attari/Wagah border with traditional Pakistani sweets wrapped in decorative colorful papers.
Air Algerie plane missing in west Africa
ALGIERS : A passenger plane of Algeria's state-run Air Algerie was Thursday reported missing 50 minutes after taking off from Ouagadougou Airport in Burkina Faso, according to media.
51 feared dead in Taiwan Plane crash
Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people.
Various religions gathered to honor Rajan Zed
NEVEDA(USA): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, northern Nevada clergy accorded reception to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed in Reno on July 22 evening to honor his recent opening of United States House of Representatives in Washington DC with a prayer.
PDPPP bill violation of fundamental, political and civil rights of the people-NAPA
JALANDHAR : Punjabi Community in North America expressed its very serious serious concern about the passing of Prevention of Damage to Public and Private Property Bill 2014 by the Punjab Government. This bill had evoked anger among the Punjabi Diaspora as the Bill is a clear cut violation of fundamental, political and civil rights of the people Punjab and at this stage there was no need for this kind of Bill.
Sikh group urges Obama to cancel invitation to Modi for 2002 Gujarat riots
WASHINGTON: A New York-based Sikh rights group, which had earlier campaigned against Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh, has launched an online petition campaign urging President Barack Obama to cancel invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat.
Maryland Hindu Temple to be consecrated in August
Sri Bhaktha Anjaneya Temple (SBAT) in Ijamsville (Maryland), currently under construction on a 43-acre lot, will be consecrated on August 31.
Presbyterian church becomes Hindu temple in Pennsylvania
USA: Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, associated with Shree Swaminarayan Vadtal Gadi (SSVG), has formally opened in Scranton (Pennsylvania, USA) after murti-pratishtha ceremony recently.
Shiromani Akali Dal today kicks off election campaign for Patiala By-Poll
CHANDIGARH : Shiromani Akali Dal today kicks off elections campaign for Patiala by-poll in a party meeting held here at party head office under the leadership of Party Patron and Chief Minister Punjab Mr. Parkash Singh Badal and party President and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.
Harjit Singh Adaltiwala and Balkar Sidhu AAP candidates
CHANDIGARH: The Aaam Aadmi Party has given party tickets for Patiala and Talwandi Sabo bye-election to Harjit Singh Adaltiwala and Punjabi folk singer Balkar Sindhu. Adaltiwala is a NRI who is active in social circles of Patiala.
Singer Balkar Sidhu May be AAP Candidate from Talwandi Sabo
CHANDIGARH: According to the sources famous punjabi singer Balkar sidhu can be the candidate of aam adami party from talwandi sabo for bye-elections.
Notification for Talwandi Sabo and Patiala assembly bye-elections be issued on July 26
CHANDIGARH : The Election Commission of India would issue the notification for the Talwandi Sabo and Patiala Assembly bye-elections on July 26, 2014(Saturday). Polling for this bye-election would be held on August 21, 2014.
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I can never compete with Aamir: Kiran Rao
By Uma Ramasubramanian
MUMBAI: Having a star actor-filmmaker like Aamir Khan as her husband doesn't give Kiran Rao reason enough to either cast him in a movie or compete with him at the box office. The "Dhobi Ghat" director will be content if "different kinds" of movies can co-exist with the "changing" star system in filmdom."I don't think I will ever be able to give competition to Aamir. Different kinds of films don't need to compete," Kiran, who had teamed up with Aamir in her directorial debut, told media.
The film industry means everything to me: Akshay Kumar
By Anjuri Nayar
MUMBAI: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar credits the film industry for all the name, fame, accolades, adulation, lifestyle and luxury that he has garnered in over two decades, saying filmdom "means a lot" to him.Ever since he started with "Saugandh" in 1991, he has never looked back and the career graph of the 45-year-old has always spiralled up."This is my bread and butter. This is where I started... I am very thankful to the industry. It means a lot to me. In fact, it means everything to me," Akshay told media in an exclusive interview.
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