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Capt Amarinder’s SOS to GOI over safety of 40 Indians captive with ISIS
By Jagmohan Singh
AMRITSAR :
 Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh has expressed grave concern over the safety of 40 Indians being held captive by the militants of Islamic State. He asked the government of India to issue a status report about these people as their relatives were being kept in absolute dark so far.
Polling for 13 seats begins in Jharkhand
RANCHI : Polling for 13 of the 81 Assembly constituencies in Jharkhand, spread over six Maoist-affected districts, began at seven this morning amid tight security.An electorate of 33,61,938, of whom 15,77,090 are female voters, are eligible to exercise their franchise to choose among 199 candidates, including 18 women.All 13 seats are spread over the six Maoist-affected districts of Palamau, Gumla, Lohardaga, Chatra, Garhwa and Latehar.
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Punjabi Food Festival ‘Swaad Punjab Da’ starts at Hotel Cama
CHANDIGARH : Punjabis are known for their zest for life. These happy go lucky people work hard & are fond of their food and drink. Their partiality for food has brought a varied and sumptuous fare on the dining tables of these hardy folks. The reason: Hotel Cama, Mohali has organized a Punjabi Food Festival aptly named ‘Swaad Punjab Da’ that will be on till 30th November 2014. Says Mr. Inderdeep Singh, Director, Hotel Cama, “We see an onslaught of International cuisines and there is a surfeit of Western Fast Food too these days in the hospitality sector. We wanted to go back to the roots of Punjabi culture through the rich legacy of Punjabi food, which has not just created a name for itself in India but also abroad. This led to germination of ‘Swaad Punjab Da’.”
88% Travellers put off by toilets at Indian Railway Stations
Y.S. Rana
CHANDIGARH : Of the one billion people in the world who have no toilet, India accounts for nearly 600 million. It is revealed in a survey conducted by HolidayIQ.com, country’s largest travel community with over 20 lakh members from 80 plus Indian cities. The survey was conducted to understand the current scenario and importance of clean restrooms, while travelling.
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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.
Haryanvis have united as one under leadership of Om Prakash Chautala-Sukhbir Badal
RATIA: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the people of Haryana had united as one under the leadership of Shri Om Parkash Chautala and would give an overwhelming majority to the INLD- SAD combine on October 15.
Sehajdhari Sikh Party appeals not to vote for Congress and Akalis in Haryana
CHANDIGARH: The Sehajdhari Sikhs in Haryana have been ditched by both the Congress and Akalis during the formation of Separate Haryana Gurdwara panel HSGMC in Haryana.
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.
HC issues notices to CS, Prl Secretary on use of oxytocin in milk
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh High Court today issued notices to Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary (Health), Director of Health Services, Director (Food & Civil Supplies), Drug Controller, HP and the Drug Controller General of India on the issue the use of harmful oxytocin vaccine in milk, fruits and vegetable.
HC issued notics on encroachments in lower bazar area of Shimla
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : "The High Court of H.P. issued notices to the Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary (Home), Principal Secretary (Revenue), DGP, Commandant Home Guard & Fire Services, D.C. and S.P., Shimla , Municipal Corporation Shimla and the Chief Fire Officer Shimla on the issue of encroachments/overhanging and projections in the lower bazaar area.
Himachal HC issued notice on large scale use of harmful oxytocin vaccine in milk, fruits and vegetable
BY Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA: High Court of H.P. today issued notice to the Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary (Health), Director of Health Services, Director (Food & Civil Supplies), Drug Controller, H.P. and the Drug Controller General of India on the issue of large scale use of harmful oxytocin vaccine in milk, fruits and vegetable.
Virbhadra Singh pays tributes to Indira Gandhi
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Virbhadra Singh, Chief Minister paid rich tributes to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary. He said that today Himachal Pradesh emerged as a model of development amongst the hilly States of the country and the credit for this goes to Smt. Gandhi who bestowed the status of statehood to the State.
Indy Parks providing general sledding tips online
By Balbir Singh
INDIANAPOLIS: The mission of the Indianapolis Parks Foundation is to enhance the recreational, educational and cultural life of the Indianapolis community by encouraging and soliciting support for our city's park system.
Tori no Ichi Fair in japan
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Place: Otori-jinja Shrine and other shrines
Dates: Till 22nd November 
City: 3-18-7, Senzoku, Taito-ku, Tokyo What is Tori no Ichi Fair?
Powerful 6.7 quake off New Zealand coast
WELLINGTON : A powerful 6.7 magnitude earthquake shook the east coast of New Zealand today, but authorities ruled out an immediate tsunami threat.
Veena Malik Khattak launches a charitable organization in UK
LONDON: Veena Malik and Asad Bashir Khan Khattak had one of the best outing in the recent months. Having their own mini-world tour, they visited United Kingdom, USA and Canada to name a few. They have now launched their own charity organisation named VAK Foundation.
Hindus upset at mounting of Lord Ganesha grotesque on Windsor Chapel
NEVADA (USA) : Hindus are upset at placing of carved Lord Ganesha as a grotesque creature on the medieval walls of St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, England; calling it highly inappropriate.
Zed pleads Hindus to continue leading in marriage rates
NEVEDA (USA) : Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has appealed to the fellow Hindus to continue leading in marriage rates in USA as compared to other religious groups, and upholding the sanctity of the marriage.  
Hindus seek recall of Spanish dictionary labeling gypsies as cheats & liars
NEVEDA (USA) : Hindus say that recently out 23rd edition of prestigious Royal Spanish Academy Dictionary of the Spanish Language reportedly labeling gypsies as liars and cheats is appalling.  
Hindus still pushing for Diwali holiday in Millburn schools
NEVADA (USA) : Hindus are still pushing for introducing Diwali as a school holiday in New Jersey’s Millburn Township School District (MTSD) despite it receiving only 7.5% of the votes in the recent Survey.
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.
October 15 to be holiday in factories
CHANDIGARH: To enable the workmen who are voters of Haryana State working in the Factories situated adjoining area with the State of Haryana, the voter of Haryana working in adjoining area in the State of Punjab may be allowed paid holiday on the day of poll i.e. 15.10.2014, so that the voters of Haryana State working in the Punjab State can able to cast their vote in the General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of Haryana to be held on 15th October, 2014 (Wednesday), the Punjab Government has declared that 15th October, 2014 (Wednesday) shall be the weekly paid holiday for all factories where Wednesday is not close day within the State of Punjab in lieu of their normal weekly holiday.
Assembly polls: Voting begins in Maharashtra and Haryana
CHANDIGARH/MUMBAI : The fate of 1,351 candidates is expected to be decided by 1.63 crore voters in high-stakes multi-cornered contest in Haryana while 4,119 candidates, including former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan are in the fray on 228 seats of Maharashtra.
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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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