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Nine dead in police firing in Toothukudi as Sterlite protests turn violent

Nine people, including a girl, died on Tuesday in police firing after the ongoing anti-Sterlite protests turned violent with thousands of people from nearby areas allegedly attacking the District Collectorate demanding closure of the Vedanta Group-run company.

One dead in big blast in PACL Plant at Naya Nangal

NANGAL:  One person is killed and another persons was seriously injured in a big  blast in the Punjab Alkalies  and Chemicals Limited (PACL) plant at Naya Nangal, 60 kms from here today evening

Sikh charity's work on rural education inspires scholars

NEW DELHI: A Sikh charity's mission to fight the ills of society by bringing value-based education to the doorsteps of India's rural children has now become a sough-after lesson in management, thanks to a case study on this charity by prominent scholars, including one from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A).

Punjab finally waking up to decibel danger

CHANDIGARH: Noisy wedding celebrations, high-pitched religious fervour and other ear-splitting nocturnal festivities have become a nightmare for peace-loving citizens of Punjab. Finally, the state's lawmakers and authorities seem to be waking up to the pervasive civic nuisance.

Heavy smoke disrupts services on Delhi Metro's Red Line

Noisy wedding celebrations, high-pitched religious fervour and other ear-splitting nocturnal festivities have become a nightmare for peace-loving citizens of Punjab. Finally, the state's lawmakers and authorities seem to be waking up to the pervasive civic nuisance.

Punjab finally waking up to decibel danger

 Noisy wedding celebrations, high-pitched religious fervour and other ear-splitting nocturnal festivities have become a nightmare for peace-loving citizens of Punjab. Finally, the state's lawmakers and authorities seem to be waking up to the pervasive civic nuisance.

Center gives clearance to Mohali Medical college, Punjab CM welcomes move

CHANDIGARH: The Government of India on Wednesday accepted the Punjab government’s proposal for setting up a Rs. 374.86 crore Government Medical College at SAS Nagar (Mohali), giving a major impetus to the Captain Amarinder Singh government’s programmes to improve healthcare facilities and address the critical shortage of medical specialists in the state.

Rains lash Chandigarh, nearby areas

 Chandigarh and its nearby areas in Punjab and Haryana were lashed by rains on Monday morning with the morning temperature dropping by about two degrees, the weather office said.

Cold revives in Himachal with snow, rain

Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh plummeted sharply on Friday with the high-altitude areas getting mild spells of snow while there was rainfall in many parts of the state.

Punjab's 'Farm-stay Man' wants boost for agri-tourism

Over a decade after he initiated farm-stays in Punjabs Hoshiarpur district, agriculturist-entrepreneur Harkirtat Singh believes agri-tourism needs a further boost so that people from urbanised areas get a feel of rural life -- and stressed farmers get another source of income.

Shimla, nearby areas wrapped in snow

Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla and its nearby tourist destinations on Monday were wrapped in snow, giving them a picturesque look.

Punjab CM announces high-level committee to resolve land acquisition issues with Armed Forces

The Punjab government, led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, has decided to set up a committee to resolve issues relating to acquisition of land for setting up military facilities in the state and another to address infrastructural and garbage dumping problems around the Chandigarh air station.

Punjab becomes first state to start 240 wellness centers, 50 new ambulances rolled out

CHANDIGARH:  Brahm Mohindra, Health & Family Welfare and Medical Education Minister today held a press conference to flag the notable achievements of the department within a time span of 10 months. The Minister also rolled out the vision document of Health and Medical Education Department.

Shimla District Administration issues set of guidelines for tourists

The District Administration Shimla has issued a set of guidelines for the tourists visiting Shimla during the winter season. Deputy Commissioner Sh. Vipul Ujwal appealed the tourists to follow these guidelines and adhere them. He added that in case of any eventuality, tourists can contact Shimla district administration at number 0177-2800880-83.

 
Shimla district administration issues set of guidelines for Tourists

The District Administration Shimla has issued a set of guidelines for the tourists visiting Shimla during the winter season. Deputy Commissioner Amritsar Kamaldeep Singh Sangha appealed the tourists to follow these guidelines and adhere them. He added that in case of any eventuality, tourists can contact Shimla district administration at number 0177-2800880.

Manali gets season's first snowfall

Snowfall continued to elude this Himachal Pradesh capital on Tuesday, but another picturesque tourist resort Manali had mild snowfall overnight, season's first spell.

​Winds of change: Muslim girls embrace education, aim high

KATIHAR(Bihar): For Ghazala Tasneem, October 31 was not a normal day. It was the day her dream came true and she was rewarded for her hard struggle of three years. She was selected for the Bihar Judicial Services Competitive Examination with 65th rank and can soon aspire to be a judge.

Tree Plantation Drive- Green fight against population Boom

Rayat-Bahra, Patiala Campus organized Tree Plantation Activity in its premises keeping in mind the Ecological and Environmental Values of Trees. With plantation of trees and plants, the overall microclimate improves and the total energy use for heating and cooling is reduced. Since the dawn of Civilization man has a close relation with nature. Man has made friendship with nature. Nature helps us in many ways. Similarly trees are closely related to our life. They are our friends. Trees play an important role in our life and economy. It is well said that “ One of the Best Gifts We can give future generations are trees. He Who Plants A Tree , Plants a Hope. 

Jalandhar Police Commissionerate busts an online betting racket with the arrest of six bookies

Tightening the noose around anti-social elements in the city, the Jalandhar Police Commissionerate today busted an online betting racket with the arrest of six bookies in the city along with an indigenous telephone exchange in a briefcase used to bet on the cricket matches.

Garbage pilling in and Batala Plays havoc of plagues among residents

By Pardeep Luthra
BATALA: As the civic authorities have turned a blind eye towards the sanitation conditions of the industrial and historical town, residents here continue to suffer.

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