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Heavy rain and snow forecast for J&K

Punjab News Express
SRINAGAR : A foggy morning with cheek blushing chill prevented pedestrians and motorists from venturing out early on Monday as Jammu and Kashmir braced for another spell of heavy rain and snowfall, the weather office said.

Modi's schemes find place in Republic Day tableaux

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Developmental and social schemes -- including Goods and Services Tax (GST) and 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' -- of the Narendra Modi-led government will be showcased through tableaux at the 68th Republic Day parade here this year.

BJP list: Rajnath's son to contest in Noida

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The BJP on Sunday released its second list of 155 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, fielding Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj Singh from Noida.

Kejriwal govt in Delhi most corrupt, being run from Tihar jail, says Anand Sharma

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Expressing the confidence that Punjab would be as unfortunate as Delhi in terms of governance, senior AICC leader and former union minister Anand Sharma on Sunday said the Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi was the most corrupt ever and was being run from Tihar jail.

Modi, Rajnath, Sonia condole train accident deaths

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday condoled the death of 36 persons in a train accident in Andhra Pradesh.

Congress first list for Uttarakhand out, workers protest

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The Congress on Sunday released its first list of 63 candidates for the Uttarakhand assembly polls, triggering anger among some activists who vandalised the party office in Dehradun.

39 killed as Hirakhand Express derails in Andhra

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : At least 39 people were killed and 50 injured when the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district, police said on Sunday.

Jailtley says we have asked Sidhu not to leave BJP But he didn’t listen

Punjab News Express/Jagmohan Singh
AMRITSAR: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his visit to Amritsar addressing series of election rally said that we had asked Navjot Singh Sidhu not to leave BJP but he dint listen to us and sit with the congress which was already indulged in neck deep corruption.

SP leader Ambika Chowdhary joins BSP

Punjab News Express
LUCKNOW
 : Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former minister in the state government Ambika Chowdhary on Saturday switched allegiance to the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).

Modi in Uttarakhand to attend Combined Commanders' Conference

Punjab News Express
DEHRADUN : Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Saturday to inaugurate the Combined Commanders Conference, an official said.

Jallikattu: Protestors mood is still combative

Punjab News Express
CHENNAI : The mood of the youth gathered in large numbers at the Marina beach here is still combative demanding the holding of Jallikattu and banning the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

Cold wave continues in J&K

Punjab News Express
SRINAGAR : Cold wave continued in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday as minimum temperatures remained several notches below freezing point.

30 trains delayed, 5 cancelled due to fog

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : At least 30 trains were running late and five cancelled due to dense fog in parts of north India on Saturday morning, a railway official said.

Navjot Sidhu working as paid employee of Congress - Sukhbir Badal

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said nothing Navjot Sidhu said could be taken at face value as he was working as a paid employee of the Congress.

Court seeks police report on plea against Kejriwal

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI :A court here on Friday sought action taken report from police on a criminal complaint against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly misleading people by saying the municipal corporations were not under the city government's control.

Free expression in varsities under threat: Manmohan Singh

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said independent thinking and free expression at Indian universities were under "threat" in the wake of unrests at the University of Hyderabad (HCU) and Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

More than 400 NRIs arriving from UK, Canada to support Congress campaign in Punjab

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : More than 400 NRIs from the United Kingdom and Canada have come out in support of the Congress in Punjab and are preparing to join the party election campaign, with a `jatha’ likely to be flagged off by AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi from New Delhi over the weekend.

SC not to pronounce Jallikattu verdict for a week

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : 
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed not to pronounce its verdict on Jallikattu for one week in the wake of large scale protests in Tamil Nadu against the ban on the bull-taming sport.

Tamil stars gather for fast in support of Jallikattu

Punjab News Express
CHENNAI : Actors such as Ajith Kumar, Suriya, Karthi and Trisha Krishnan were among the first to gather here for day-long fast organized by Nadigar Sangam - the South Indian Artistes Association - to express solidarity with youngsters protesting against the ban on Jallikattu.

Urjit Patel asks staff to 'zealously guard' RBI reputation

Punjab News Express
MUMBAI : Following deep concern expressed by RBI employee unions over alleged government interference in the affairs of the central bank and opposition protests on the issue earlier this week, RBI Governor Urjit Patel has asked staff members to "zealously guard" the integrity of the institution.

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