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Will uphold dignity of Presidency: Kovind

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind on Friday pledged to uphold the dignity of the country's top constitutional post.

Protesting Jats block roads in Bharatpur

Punjab News Express
JAIPUR : Jat community protesters demanding job quotas blocked road and train services on Friday in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district, police said.

Mehbooba calls police officer's killing 'murder of trust'

Punjab News Express
SRINAGAR : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday denounced the lynching of a senior police officer here and said the crime was a "murder of trust".

I'm what I am because of my mother: Sridevi

Punjab News Express
CHENNAI : Actress Sridevi credits her upbringing and her mother for her successful career and everything that she has achieved so far.

Kovind to file nomination in Modi's presence

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he will accompany NDA Presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind when he files his nomination for the July 17 election on Friday.

Srinagar mob lynch senior cop

Punjab News Express
SRINAGAR : A mob in Srinagar lynched a senior police officer during the night, official said on Friday.

India puts Cartosat, NIUSAT, 29 foreign satellites into orbit

Punjab News Express/Venkatachari Jagannathan 
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): In yet another multiple satellite launch, India on Friday successfully put into orbit its own earth observation satellite Cartosat, nano satellite NIUSAT and 29 foreign satellites from 14 countries.

AAP takes BJP to task over HC criticism of civic bodies

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday took the BJP to task over the Delhi High Court's criticism of the three municipal corporations a day earlier over improper garbage disposal in the national capital.

Kovind gets new address in Delhi

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : NDA Presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind will now be staying at 10, Akbar Road, currently allotted to Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma.

Men gain weight after marriage

Punjab News Express
LONDON : Putting paid to the idea that married couples have better physical health because of increased social support, a new study has found that marriage actually makes men fatter, and the early days of fatherhood add to the problem.

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Texas schools

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Texas to close on Diwali, most popular of their festival, which falls on October 19 this year.

15 killed as explosion rocks Afghan bank

Punjab News Express
KABUL : At least 15 Afghans were killed and 50 others injured in an explosion and gunfire at a bank in Helmand province on Thursday, authorities said.

Punjab CM assures probe into irregularity in sports kits

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has assured of a thorough probe into any irregularities in the distribution of sports kits to youth clubs under the erstwhile SAD-BJP rule.

Farmers protest turns violent in Thane

Punjab News Express
THANE : Hundreds of farmers agitating against land acquisition on Thursday blocked a road and pelted stones and torched a police van near Kalyan in Thane in Maharashtra, police said.

India to hold yoga, cultural fest in Hungary

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Promoting ancient Indian tradition of de-stressing though control of the body and mind, the Indian Embassy is hosting a three-day yoga and cultural festival across 15 cities in Hungary this week, an official said on Thursday.

NDA Presidential candidate Kovind meets Vajpayee

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday met ailing former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence here.

Countdown for India's Cartosat satellite launch begins

Punjab News Express
CHENNAI : The 28-hour countdown for the Friday launch of India's earth observation satellite Cartosat and 30 co-passenger satellites with Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) began on Thursday, ISRO said.

3 militants killed, army officer injured in J&K

Punjab News Express
SRINAGAR : Three militants were killed and an Army Major was injured on Thursday in a gunfight between the holed up militants and the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district

Punjab farmer Killed in land dispute

Punjab News Express/Pardeep Luthra
GURDASPUR: A farmer was allegedly killed in land dispute at Dera Pathana village under Kotli Surat Malhi police station in Batala police district today.

DTC to purchase 1,000 new buses

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI
 : Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on Wednesday said that DTC will procure 1,000 new standard floor, non-AC buses and will also take care of maintainance on its own.

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