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Interview
Pandit Rao Dharennavar, a South Indian who made Punjabi first love
“People in Punjab lack passion for their mother tongue which is not the case in Karnataka”
CHANDIGARH:  Born and brought up in remote Salotagi village of district Bijapur in Karnataka, typical south Indian Pandit Rao Dharennavar (40) who came to Chandigarh in 2003 for his teaching assignment at a Government College has made a mark of being torchbearer of promoting Punjabi language. He travels across the city and Punjab on his bicycle with his message. His inability to communicate with students in local language motivated him to learn Punjabi and then he fell in love with the language so much so that it became his passion of life.
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Editorial

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How Badals are killing Punjab Roadways to promote their transport business ?
CHANDIGARH: The ruling Badal family has been adopting unethical methods to kill the public transport Punjab Roadways and promote their own transport business. While Badals are increasing fleet of their own transport companies, they are not adding buses in Punjab roadways forcing it to surrender route permits.
Punjab

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No registration fee on transfer of property between spouses and Blood relations : Majithia
CHANDIGARH : In a major pro people move, the Punjab government today waived off total registration fee charged for sale and transfer of property between spouses and blood relations in urban & rural areas with immediate effect thereby giving a big relief to thousands of such beneficiaries.
Regional

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HP High Court stays special judge(forest) order to summon Dhumal
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA: The High Court of H.P. today stayed an order of the Special Judge (Forest), Shimla summoning the former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal in case of alleged reemployment of A.N. Sharma, former IPS Officer against Rules. The Special Judge (Forest), Shimla had summoned Dhumal for May 30.
Chandigarh

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Mercury soars but no drinking water for public in Chandigarh DC complex
By Y.S.Rana
CHANDIGARH: he rising day temperature which is ruling above 40 degree C is dehydrating people but not the Chandigarh Administration, which is hardly took note of the situation prevailing behind DC’s office building in Sector 17. In such a situation drinking water comes to mind. People are looking for a tap to quench their thirst at a number of public places in Chandigarh. The Chandigarh Administration claims to provide quality services to its residents but there is no provision of toilets and drinking water behind estate office building where hundreds of people visit daily for various works. 
Education

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CBSE 2015 class 12 result declared
CHANDIGARH: The results of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Ctoday declared results for class 12.Results can also be obtained through SMS and Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS), the deatils for which have been mentioned in the graphic below.
Crime & Justice

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Reinstatement of convicted cop Gurmeet Pinki turns into murky deal
Can a DIG dare to reinstate the controversial cop without nod from high ups ?
CHANDIGARH: The reinstatement of controversial and convicted Police Cap and a former police cat Gurmeet Singh Pinki has become a murky deal and spotlight is on the conduct of Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and DGP Sumedh Singh Saini. Though orders of Pinki's reinstatement were revoked by ADGP but it has left a trail of questions. The major point is can a DIG level officer dare to reinstate such a controversial cop without taking Deputy Chief Minister and DGP into confidence ?
Health

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Entire food chain in Punjab adultrated, admits government
Now plans to launch campaign for detoxification, says Ranike
CHANDIGARH: SAD-BJP government today for the first time admitted that whole food chain in Punjab is adultrated and toxic bacteria and other hazardous elements in milk, egss, meat and other eatables are entering the human bodies. The state government has also decided to launch massive campaign to detoxify the food chain.
Sports

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Cheema felicitates junior world boxing champion Mandeep Sandhu
Announces Rs.one lakh award for the Golden Girl
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Education Minister Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema today extended warm welcome to the Junior World Champion Miss Mandeep Kaur Sandhu today on his arrival in Chandigarh. The boxer was on her way back to village Chakar (District Ludhiana) landed at Chandigarh airport after winning the coveted title of Junior World Championship of Boxing held at Taipei. The Minister announced a cash prize of Rs. one lakh to the ‘Golden Girl’of Punjab that would be conferred during a function to be held at Guru Nanak Bhawan Ludhiana on May 27.
Entertainment

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Special Story

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Sarbat Da Bhala trust begins construction of houses in Nepal
PATIALA: 'Sarbat Da Bhala' Charitable Trust has started working on construction of houses which were destroyed in recent earthquake which shook the neighbouring country down to rubble.
 
 
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