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Punjab gives relaxation in norms for developing Multi-storyed Housing Projects
CHANDIGARH : Keeping in view the long pending demand of public for affordable housing, the Local Bodies Minster Anil Joshi has taken a very positive step by giving nod for increase of permissible dwelling units from existing 60 numbers per acre to 75 numbers per acre for multi-storyed housing projects within the Municipal limits of Punjab.
Procurement of Paddy begins : Govt. looks forward to hassle fire lifting
CHANDIGARH : Paddy procurement operations, the biggest ever operations of Asia, for the Kharif Season 2014-15 across the State are set to begin in the state as state government braces up to ensure hassle free procurement in the state.
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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.
Virbhadra Singh urges youngsters to pay regard to the elders
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Chief Minister  Virbhadra Singh gave clarion call to the younger generation to respect and serve the elderly as their blessings and experiences pave the way for prosperity and discipline in life.
Governor appeals to participate in ‘Mission Swachh Bharat’
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Urmila Singh, Governor urged the people of the State to participate vigorously in ‘Mission Swachh Bharat’ being launched on 2nd October on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.
PWD Division at Medical College Tanda along with the staff required
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : As per the suggestions and objections invited by the Government from the general public, the Cabinet in its meeting held here today decided to withdraw the H.P. Town and Country Planning (Amendment) Ordinance, 2014, and deliberated upon bringing a revised ordinance instead. The Cabinet also approved the updated H.P. Town and Country Planning Rules, 1978 so as to make these compatible to present requirements and functional convenience.
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.
International Citizens of the Year Award for Mayor Ballard and Winnie
By Balbir SinghINDIANAPOLIS : Mayor Greg and First Lady Winnie Ballard received the International Center's prestigious International Citizens of the Year Award, The award honors individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the globalization of Indiana in business, culture, education, government, medicine, media, research, sports, or community service.
Ebola orphans 3,700 children in West Africa
GENEVA : At least 3,700 children in West Africa have seen one or both parents die because of the Ebola epidemic, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said, and many are being rejected by surviving relatives out of fear of infection.
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.
Hindus commend religious instruction in California’s Modesto City Schools
NEVADA(USA) : Hindus have welcomed teaching of World Religions in Modesto City Schools (MCS) in California and reportedly being the only one in the nation to make it a graduation requirement.
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.
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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