United Akali Dal to support Sarna in DSGPC election

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GURDASPUR: The United Akali Dal has decided to extend its support to Paramjit Singh Sarna, in Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak committee election.

India hands over Pak national to Pakistan

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AMRITSAR: In a goodwill gesture here today India repatriated Pakistani national to Pakistan who crossed the international border inadvertently.

Kejriwal seeks bank accounts details of Jaitley

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NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday approached the Delhi High Court seeking back account details of of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his family members from 1999 to 2015.

Female intruder killed by BSF in Jammu

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JAMMU: A female intruder was killed by border security force (BSF) troops at the International Border (IB) in Akhnoor sector here, police said.

Sania,Barbora enter doubles semis in Dubai

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CHANDIGARH: Third seeded pair of Sania Mirza of India and Barbora Strycova of Czech Republic advanced to the doubles semi-final of the $ 2,666,000 WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Tournament in Dubai. In the quarter-final Sania/Barbora ousted seventh seeded Abigail Spears of USA and Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia in straight sets 6-2, 7-5 in one hour and 18 minutes.

Sushma Swaraj shocked over Indian-origin man's killing in US

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NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday expressed shock over the shooting incident in the US in which an Indian-origin man was killed and another injured.

Mistaken for 'Middle Easterner', Indian-origin man killed in US

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NEW YORK: An Indian-origin man was killed and another injured by a former Navy serviceman who mistook them for "Middle Easterners", officials said.

Amnesty's report trashes India's claim of being a "great" democracy

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AMRITSAR: Dal Khalsa hails Amnesty International report in which the watchdog group has criticized the Indian government for using the “crude, colonial-era” sedition law to silence its critics.

Haryana minister blames SAD-INLD for trying to hamper SYL canal construction

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CHANDIGARH: Haryana Health Minister, Mr. Anil Vij, said that the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) is inciting the people to undertake digging of the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal so that the decision of the Supreme Court in this regard could not be implemented in a timely manner.

INLD dharna at Shambu barrier ends with symbolic arrest of protestors

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CHANDIGARH: The dharna by Indian National Lok Dal(INLD) laid at Shambu barrier for digging of SYL canal ended today with symbolic arrests of INLD leader Abhay Chautala and several other party workers.

1,850 drugs sold in India Not of Standard Quality: Health Ministry

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NEW DELHI: The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday said it has found 1,850 samples of drugs sold in India 'Not of Standard Quality (NSQ)' while 13 were found spurious.

SBI ATM dispenses fake notes, culprits identified

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NEW DELHI: An SBI ATM here dispensed fake 2,000 rupee notes, and police said on Wednesday that they had identified the culprits. The incident was reported in south Delhi where a State Bank of India ATM dispensed the fake notes on February 6, with "Children Bank of India" printed in place of Reserve Bank of India, according to the FIR accessed by IANS.

Defeat those who have abandoned Panthic Marg: Dal Khalsa appeals to Delhi Sikh voters

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NEW DELHI: Dal Khalsa urged Delhi Sikhs to favour those candidates in the ensuing gurdwara polls who have stood with Panth in the past and defeat those who have ditched the Panth for political or personal benefits.

Digital degree project to control fake degrees racket-HRD Minister

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MOHALI: A delegation of All India Federation of Self Financing Colleges Association (AIFSFTI) under the leadership of Chief Patron, Sri R S Munirathinam and President, Dr. Anshu Kataria has met with Sh. Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD). Dr. M.P Poonia, Vice Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi was also present.

UPSC Civil Services Mains 2016 result announced

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NEW DELHI: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the results for the Civil Services Mains Examination 2016 on its official website.

HC stays CIC order on inspection of Smriti Irani's school records

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday stayed a Central Information Commission (CIC) direction to the CBSE to allow the inspection of Class 10 and 12 school records of Union Minister Smriti Irani.

IOS Boxing Promotions signs 13 more for pro boxing

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NEW DELHI: With a vision to promoting and developing professional boxing in India, IOS Boxing Promotions today announced the signing of 13 more boxers to their pool. The list of newly signed boxers includes Olympian Diwakar Prasad, Commonwealth Games medallist Amandeep Singh, WBC Asia Welter Weight Champion Neeraj Goyat and MMA champion fighter (SFL) Pawan Mann. With this addition IOS pool has now risen to a total of 16 boxers including WBO Super Middleweight Champion Vijender Singh, Olympic Quarterfinalists Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar.

CBI arrests principal secretary Chhatisgarh and two others in bribery case

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NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Principal Secretary (IAS-88), Chhattisgarh Government; his brother-in-law (a private person) and another private person (resident of Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh) in an on-going investigation of a case.The arrested accused are being produced today before the Special Judge, CBI Cases, Patiala House Courts, New Delhi.Said R.K.Gaur, Spokesperson CBI.

CBI arrests former ED joint director in corruption case

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NEW DELHI: The CBI on Tuesday arrested a former Joint Director of the Enforcement Directorate, J.P. Singh, and three others in a corruption case registered by the agency in September 2015.

CBI arrests three officials of Central Excise in bribery case

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CHANDIGARH: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested two Superintendents and an Inspector, all of Central Excise, Audit Department(Govt. of India), Murthal, District- Sonepat (Haryana) while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.Three lakh from the complainant.