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16.50 lakh children administered polio drops in Haryana
CHANDIGARH : At least 16.50 lakh children below five years of age were administered polio drops in 13 districts of Haryana today, the first day of three-day sub- national immunisation round of Pulse Polio programme.
Race for PSPCL Directors hots up
By Vinod Gupta
CHANDIGARH: The race for the four posts of Directors in Punjab State power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) hots up after the receipt of applications.More than 30 applications has been received for these posts and some contenders have applied for more than one post. Similarly a number of candidates who are attaining the age of 60 years in October have also applied in the hope that Punjab Government may decide the case before they reach the maximum permissible age on date of joining.
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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.
5th Sept,a day dedicated to teachers
By Pallavi Soni 
AMRITSAR : In the words of famous Greek Philosopher Aristotle "those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well ". There can be no better occasion to make our teachers feel special ,to thank them and to honor them for their selfless service and effort in shaping our careers .Here comes a day ( teachers' day) to endow our love to them. Many does not get a chance to express gratitude to their teachers once their school or college gets over, for them it is certainly a best opportunity.
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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.
Committee to be constituted on fee hike issue : Virbhadra Singh
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said that the interests of the student community would be fully safe-guarded and nobody would be allowed to vitiate the academic atmosphere in the educational institutions. He said that a Three Member independent Committee under the Chairmanship of Retired Judge of High Court would be constituted which would submit its report on the entire matter pertaining to fees hike and other related matters of H.P. University within one month.
HC adjourns hearing in HPCA case, MC submits reply
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Himachal Pradesh High Court  adjourned hearing in the petition filed by HPCA seeking relief against show-cause notice issued by Municipal Corporation Shimla to demolish the illegal structure built by the cricket body.
Virbhadra Singh inaugurates Sair Fair at Arki
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA :
Fairs and Festivals are the real identity of our traditions, customs and culture and required to be preserved as they are inseparable part and parcel of the life of the hill people, said the Chief Minister,  Virbhadra Singh while addressing a massive gathering after inaugurating the famous district level ‘Sair’ festival at Arki, which is also known as ‘Festival of Bulls’, and is also famous for exhibition of rare breed of Buffaloes.
Appointment of Rao as Political Advisor hailed
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : As many as 32 Pradhans of Gram Panchayats, 11 Panchayat Samiti Members, two Members of Zila Parishad of Gopalpur block and about 500 people from Sarkaghat area  thanked the Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh for appointing Rangila Ram Rao as Political Advisor to Chief Minister.
Jakhar to hold CLP meeting on Sept 23 to discuss SDM issue
CHANDIGARH: The Congress legislators will meet on 23rd September, Tuesday at 3.0pm at CLP office at vidhan sabha under the chairmanship of CLP leader Sh.Sunil Jakhar to discuss the issue of disrespect shown to Congress MLA from Fatehgarh Sahib S.Kuljit Singh Nagra by an officer of Punjab Government and thereafter the delegation of MLA's will meet the speaker of Vidhan Sabha on this issue.
Fringe festival in Philadelphia
2014 Fringe Festival
Dates: Till September 21, 2014
PHILADELPHIA : Fringe Festival is one of Philadelphia’s signature fall arts events with 17 days of progressive performances from artists across the globe. The festival’s performances and complementary events span an incredible range of genres like dance, theater, visual arts, music and spoken-word performances in traditional venues as well as street corners, cars, galleries, cabarets and restaurants. It’s offbeat, daring and avant-garde with lots of artistic cross-pollination.
The Venetian Macao launches exclusive Diwali package for Indian travellers
MACAO : Indiantravellers looking to celebrateDiwali in a unique way shouldn't miss the chance to visit the DreamWorks Experience at Cotai Strip Resorts, and savour the authentic Indian restaurant, The Golden Peacock – the only Michelin-starred Indian restaurant in Asia – at The Venetian® Macao.The ever-popular integrated resort is offering a DreamWorks Diwali Package designed specifically for Indian families. The package is availbale for bookingfrom now until Dec. 31, 2014, for stays between Oct. 7 and Dec. 31, 2014. It’s a limited-time opportunity to take advantage of a host of exclusive benefits while they last.
Scotland Votes NO on Independence
EDINBURGH, Scotland : Opponents of declaring Scotland's independence from the United Kingdom held a lead in incomplete returns.
Mormon university will “help” find your favorite Hindu god
The Museum of Art of Mormon-run Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo (Utah) has launched a “quiz” on its website which finds your Hindu ishta-devata (favorite deity) after nine multiple-choice questions.  
KP Singh to receive Mayor's Service Award
By Balbir Singh
INDIANAPOLIS: Kanwal Prakash Singh has been chosen for the Mayor Greg Ballard's Community Service Awards which will be presented on September 22 at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center here. The Awards Ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Zed organized multi-faith prayers for Nevada in Governor’s Mansion
Nevada (USA) : In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Christian (various denominations), Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish and Baha’i leaders gathered in Nevada Governor’s Mansion and prayed for the welfare of Nevada on its 150thAnniversary. Organized by religious statesman Rajan Zed and “Nevada 150”, this “Nevada 150 Signature Event” was presided over by Nevada Lieutenant Governor Brian K. Krolicki.
Indy's festival of faiths: A journey to connect in faith
By Kanwal Prakash Singh 
INDIANAPOLIS: The 2014 Festival of Faiths at the beautiful Veterans Memorial Plaza in Downtown Indianapolis on September 7 focused on bringing faith communities and people of diverse cultures together in a public open-air forum to share, to celebrate, to learn about unfamiliar traditions, and make new friends.
BSP declares candidates for 16 more seats in Haryana
CHANDIGARH : Mayawati-led BSP today announced the second list consisting names of 16 candidates for the upcoming Haryana Assembly polls to be held on October 15. The list of candidates was announced by Haryana BSP President Naresh Saran at Karnal. In its first list released in July, the BSP had declared 17 candidates.
Haryana polls: BJP to release 2nd list of candidates on Sep 20
CHANDIGARH : The BJP will release its second list of party candidates for next month’s assembly polls in Haryana on September 20, a senior party leader said today.
Bye-poll results reflect steepest ever fall of a leader’s popularity: Bajwa
CHANDIGARH  : Describing the  bye-election results in several states as re-assertion of the secular thought, the Punjab Congress President,Partap Singh Bajwa, said here was the steepest ever fall of the popularity of a leader as the BJP had swept to power riding on what had then been described as Mr Narendra Modi’s tidal wave.  
By-polls results have busted BJP's balloon : Himachal Congress
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Himachal Congress Spokesperson, Deepak Sharma said the result of the by-polls for the 3 LS and 33 state assembly seats has unmasked all the tall claims made by the BJP led Union Government.'In the by-poll balloons of luring slogans of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has blasted as the people have rejected him in all the states where by-polls results were out,' Sharma said.
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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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