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Capt Amarinder warns Badal against pushing Punjab into constitutional crisis
By Jagmohan Singh
AMRITSAR : Congress Deputy Leader Capt Amarinder Singh warned Parkash Singh Badal against pushing Punjab into a constitutional crisis not only by abdicating his authority and responsibility as the Chief Minister of the state but also building up an explosive situation that has the potential to explode and spiral out control only to satisfy his personal ego and vested interests.
Time for BJP to come out of Badal government : Bajwa
CHANDIGARH : The Punjab Congress chief, Partap Singh Bajwa, called upon the Bharatiya Janata Party in the state to come out of the Parkash Singh Badal government rather than getting insulted and humiliated as evident from ultimatum issues by the Local Bodies Minister, Anil Joshi, to take to the streets in case the demands of the traders were not met by Monday.
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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.
High Court of H.P. has issued notice to the State Government and and MC shimla
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : The High Court of H.P. has issued notice to the State Government and the Shimla Municipal Corporation on the mismanagement of traffic and unauthorized parking of vehicles in Shimla and directed them to come out with the long term vision plan on how they are going to regulate and manage traffic in Shimla, other District Head Quarters and tourist places.
CM stresses on adopting Digital Technology for nabbing criminals
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : The Chief Minister while presiding over the 8th meeting of H.P. Forensic Science Development Board said that forensic science had become one of the most important areas of scientific study in the present era and the latest techniques and equipments were required to bring the criminals to book.
Health department to hold workshop to sensitize doctors on measles
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab is all set to eliminate Measles by launching a statewide sesitization programe and all district health officers have been asked to make it a success.
Himachal High Court awarded a compensation of around Rs. 1 crore and 57 lacs
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : The High Court of H.P. is hearing the oldest of the cases under Motor Vehicle Act in order to clear the backlog of such cases. The Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir is hearing the appeals under Motor Vehicle Act every Friday in single bench.
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.
Ukraine says 196 bodies found at MH17 crash site
KUALA LUMPUR: Ukrainian investigators have found 196 bodies at the crash site where a Malaysian passenger plane carrying 298 people was brought down by a missile in pro-Russia rebels-held eastern part of the country.
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.
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.
ECI announces bye election for Talwandi Sabo and Patiala Vidhan Sabha seats on 21st August
CHANDIGARH : Election Commission of India(ECI) decided to hold bye elections in Talwandi Sabo (94) and Patiala(115)Vidhan Sabha constituencies on August 21, 2014.
ECI Announces Cessation Of Model Code Of Conduct In State
PUNJAB: According to Raminder Singh, Additional Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab, the declaration of results in respect to all Parliamentary Constituencies has been completed and notified by the election commission of India. He said that the ‘Due Consultation’ notification has been issued on 18thMay 2014 and with this Model Code of Conduct has ceased to be in operation with immediate effect.
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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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