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Majithia misleading people: Bajwa
CHANDIGARH : Partap Singh Bajwa on Wednesday said that revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia was deliberately trying to mislead the people by claiming that he had been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) as a witness.
Cong appoints Punjab MLA Amrinder Singh Brar as youth wing president
NEW DELHI: Continuing with the practice of nominating office-bearers to its frontal organisations, Congress today appointed party MLA from Punjab Amrinder Singh Raja Brar as the president of Indian Youth Congress and set off the process of the long-pending organisational revamp.
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A Ramp Show with Baby-Bump
By Kulbir Singh Kalsi
CHANDIGARH: Motherhood is a challenging task. And it surely calls for a little bit of celebration. Like a ‘ramp walk with baby bump’ a show held at the Chandigarh Club. On successful completion of 15 years, the doctor couple – one an obstetrician and other a paediatrician - Dr RS Bedi and Dr Mrs GK Bedi of Bedi Hospital launched this unique concept called “Celebrating Motherhood-An Infotainment Mom & baby’s day out” under their mission - Safe-Mother-Safe Child & Healthy Families - to highlight all aspects of maternity in a fun-filled manner. Notably, it is for the first time that such a show has been organised in Tricity, where around 250 contestants from tricity, and as far as Amritsar and Ludhiana participated.
Echoes of saying No to Drugs at KCPS Annual Function
AMRITSAR: The echoes of shunning drugs was writ large during the annual two-day long cultural and prize distribution function ``Goonj; The Resonance’’ at Khalsa College Public School (KCPS), here today. The play depicting life and miseries of a youth portrayed how drugs have penetrated deep into the society’s fabric and shattering the families.
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Haryana most-performed state in Northern Region
By Y.S. RANA
CHANDIGARH : The Punjab government is claiming to go full throttle on the infrastructural facilities to the industry sector with an aim of boosting the state’s economy from the morass. The state government has been saying that it was removing green hurdles to keep the economy in pink. These claims are belied by the recent study conducted by Frost and Sullivan when it revealed that Haryana was the most attractive destination for industry on account of economic and industrial performance and infrastructural facilities in the Northern region of the country.
14 ducks found dead in Haryana; govt officials inspect village
JIND(Har) : A team of state government officials today visited Gatauli village, a day after at least 14 ducks were found dead in a pond creating panic among villagers.
Haryana Power Engineers to join protest at New Delhi
By Vinod Gupta
CHANDIGARH : Haryana Power Engineers Association has decided to take part actively in proposed demonstration at New Delhi on December 8 as directed by All India power Engineers Federation.
People who have decided to usher in Chautala govt. will not be swayed by fixed surveys : Sukhbir Singh Badal
AMBALA : Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the people of Haryana had decided to usher in a "Janta Raj" led by Chaudhary Om Prakash Chautala and no amount of fixed surveys could make them waver from this goal.
Bird flu scare in Shimla after 300 broilers supplied from Haryana found dead
SHIMLA : Around 300 broilers were found dead in the supplies that came to Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) run slaughter-house from Haryana on Thursday, raising Bird flu scare in Shimla.
Honey Hut concept writes success story will go global
By Y.S.Rana
CHANDIGARH : Though not exactly of the magnitude of “Lijjat Papad”, a similar-looking success story is being scripted by the HANS, set up by a group of professionals and environmentalists. The first-of-its-kind initiative “Honey Hut” started by the society at Shimla in 2008 not only providing a number of honey-based products ranging from food, body care to therapeutics all that too under one roof but also enables hundreds of unemployed youth to stand on their own feet by providing means of livelihood.
Antyodaya Anna Yojana-A boon for poor families in Himachal
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Public Distribution System is being implemented effectively in Himachal Pradesh through a strong network of 4794 Fair Price Shops spread all over the State. Subsidized ration is being provided to each person through 17,41,789 ration cards in the state on monthly basis. The State Government is providing annual subsidy of about Rs. 220 crore for providing subsidized ration to APL families. 3,01,131 below poverty line families and 1,95,381 poor families are being benefitted under the Antyodaya Anna Yojana.
HP High court denies bail to Chandigarh businessman in tree felling case
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA: The High Court of H.P. today declined for time being the interim anticipatory bail plea of Sh. Amrik Singh Nagpal, a resident of Chandigarh and Director of M/s Pristine Hotels & Resorts Limited in the matter of illegal felling of 477 trees in Tara Devi.
Las vegas breaks tourism record with more than 40 million visitors
LAS VEGAS : Las Vegas reached a historic milestone, exceeding 40 million visitors for the first time. The tourism industry in Southern Nevada continues to expand, achieving ten consecutive months of visitor volume increases, with many of those months being the best on record.
Susan Brooks committed to building nation with more opportunities
By Balbir Singh
INDIANAPOLIS : Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks said that she is committed to building a nation with more opportunity and greater access to the American Dream.
Pak terror attack by Taliban leaves 130, mostly school children dead
ISLAMABAD: Terrorist attack on an army school and an hour long seize of school complex in Peshawar in northwest Pakistan left 130 persons killed which included 104 school children between 12-16 years of age.
Indo-Americans hail Murthy’s confirmation as US Surgeon General
NEVADA(US): Indo-Americans have hailed the confirmation of Vivek Hallegere Murthy, a 37-year-old physician of India descent, to the position of United States (US) Surgeon General.
Following New York, Hindus urge rest 49 US states to allow Diwali school holiday
NEVADA ( USA) : Hindus have welcomed reports of New York Governor’s signing the bill allowing school holiday on Diwali, most popular of their festival.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, describing it as a step in the right direction, urged other 49 US states also to do the same.
Golf Club banquet hall to become Hindu Temple in Pennsylvania
NEVADA(USA): A 20,000 square-foot former Golf Club banquet hall on about 14 acres is reportedly set to become the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Hindu Temple in Lower Saucon Township in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania (USA).
Germany’s Gauselmann regrets & removes “Shiva” slot gambling game after Hindus protest
NEVEDA (USA) : Globally active Gauselmann Group, one of the “world’s leading gaming companies”, has expressed regret and announced removal of its Hindu god Shiva themed slot gambling game titled “Shiva”, after upset Hindus protested calling it highly inappropriate.  
Methodist School to become Hindu Temple in England
NEVEDA (USA) : Ashton-under-Lyne in Greater Manchester area of England will have another Hindu temple and community center.Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council has unanimously approved proposals regarding this at the site of former Hurst Methodist School. This temple complex will include a dome, halls/rooms, green spaces, trees, etc.; reports suggest.  
J-K heading for hung Assembly; BJP set to form govt in Jharkhand
JAMMU & KASHMIR :  Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday heading for a hung Assembly with PDP emerging as the single largest party by bagging 14 seats and leading in 16 while BJP also made gains by winning 18 seats and was ahead on 7, all in Jammu, but it failed to make inroads in the Valley.Outgoing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah won from Beerwah but lost in Sonawar while his National Conference, which was the single largest party in 2008 assembly polls with 28 seats, bagged seven seats and was leading in eight others.Congress, which was part of the ruling coalition led by Omar, won four seats and was ahead in eight. It had won 17 seats in the last election.
BJP set for victory in Jharkhand
NEW DELHI : The BJP appeared set for victory in Jharkhand as counting of votes polled in Assembly polls put its candidates ahead in 41 of the 81 seats, which makes it comfortable close to the majority mark.Election Commission sources indicated a BJP sweep, with the incumbent Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leading in 21 constituencies, the Congress in five and two other parties in at least 14 seats at 10.15 am.
Special summary revision of Photo Electoral rolls bagins in Punjab
CHANDIGARH: The special summary revision of photo Electoral roll began today in Punjab. The Draft Electoral Roll has been published and can be seen at office of DEO, ERO BLO and Polling Station. The draft electoral roll is also available at website of the CEO Office. (http://ceopunjab.nic.in). Claim and objection in Form 6, 6A, 7, 8 and 8A can be filed with the ERO’s from 15.10.2014 to 10.11.2014 by anyone who has attained the age of 18 as on 01.01.2015.
Congress will form govt in Haryana for third time: Hooda
ROHTAK (HARYANA) : With polling for the assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra currently underway, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said here on Wednesday that the Congress Party will form the government for the third time in the state.
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Whole system is improving, says Indian head coach Walsh
By Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: As a busy hockey year draws to a close, India's head coach hopes youth and experience will excite the home crowd, reports International Hockey Federation.
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.”
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