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Punjab: Scrap Shop gutted in fire

22 Feb 2024 | 1:49 PM

Phagwara, Feb 22 (UNI) A massive fire broke out in a scrap shop on Banga-Nawanshahr Road in Banga, destroying scrap worth lakhs of rupees.

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Haryana police registers case against Punjab Cong MLAs, workers

Haryana police registers case against Punjab Cong MLAs, workers

22 Feb 2024 | 1:17 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 22 (UNI) The Haryana Police have registered a case against the Punjab Congress MLAs and other workers who are going to besiege the Haryana Chief Minister's House in protest against the Haryana Police's ban on farmers from going to Delhi.

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Night temp drops in Kashmir, Gulmarg at -10.4°C

Night temp drops in Kashmir, Gulmarg at -10.4°C

22 Feb 2024 | 12:46 PM

Srinagar, Feb 22 (UNI) Night temperatures plummet in Kashmir Valley, indicating cold weather conditions, as the ski resort of Gulmarg recorded a temperature of -10.4°C on Thursday, officials said.

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Haryana govt moves High Court to stop Delhi-bound farmers

Haryana govt moves High Court to stop Delhi-bound farmers

21 Feb 2024 | 11:59 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 21 (UNI) The Haryana government filed a petition in the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday to prevent protesting farmers from going to Delhi.

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Haryana police denies farmer abduction at Khanauri border

Haryana police denies farmer abduction at Khanauri border

21 Feb 2024 | 11:48 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 21 (UNI) The Haryana police on Wednesday described as "fake news" reports of abduction of a prrotesting farmer by their personnel at Khanauri border with Punjab.

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Alert issued in Punjab due to farmers' protest: police

Alert issued in Punjab due to farmers' protest: police

21 Feb 2024 | 11:14 PM

Ludhiana, Fab 21 (UNI) An alert has been issued in Punjab in view of the difficult situation at Shambhu - the border with Haryana - following the farmers' protest, a senior police officer said on Wednesday.
Under orders from Punjab Director General of Police Gaurav Yadav, hi-tech checkpoints have been installed here on the National Highway and Poklen and JCB machines are being stopped from being moved forward, Khanna Special Superintendent of Police Amanit Kondal said.

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Kultar singh Sandhwan expresses anguish over farmer's death at Khanauri border

21 Feb 2024 | 10:51 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 21 (UNI) Punjab assembly Speaker Kultar Singh Sandhwan on Wednesday strongly condemned the death of a young farmer at the Khanauri border.

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Punjab Agricultural Minister anguished over farmer's death at Khanauri border

Punjab Agricultural Minister anguished over farmer's death at Khanauri border

21 Feb 2024 | 10:33 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 21 (UNI) Punjab Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Gurmeet Singh Khudian on Wednesday expressed anguish over the death of a young farmer at the Khanauri border, allegedly due to brutal action by the Haryana police against protestors.

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Himachal Budget 2024-25: Thrust on strengthening economy: Cong

21 Feb 2024 | 9:57 PM

Shimla, Feb 21 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Budget for the financial year 2024-25 would help the state to bring back the derailed state economy on the track after Covid Pendamic and extra vaganzace of previous BJP rule.

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Ex bandit queen Seema Parihar gets 4-yr-imprisonment in kidnapping case

Ex bandit queen Seema Parihar gets 4-yr-imprisonment in kidnapping case

21 Feb 2024 | 9:46 PM

Auraiya (UP), Feb 21 (UNI) Former bandit queen Seema Parihar and three others were sentenced to four years imprisonment along with a penalty of Rs 5,000 each by a special court here on Wednesday in a 30-year-old kidnapping case, prosecution counsels said here.

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Bandit queen Seema Parihar gets four-yr-imprisonment in kidnapping case

Bandit queen Seema Parihar gets four-yr-imprisonment in kidnapping case

21 Feb 2024 | 9:41 PM

Auraiya (UP), Feb 21 (UNI) Former bandit queen Seema Parihar and three others were sentenced to four years imprisonment along with a penalty of Rs 5,000 each by a special court here on Wednesday in a 30-year-old kidnapping case, prosecution counsels said here.

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Congress-run HP to learn from BJP-ruled Gujarat on contract recruitment policy

21 Feb 2024 | 9:38 PM

Shimla, Feb 20 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh's Congress government has decided to learn from BJP-run Gujarat's approach to human resource issues like hiring, promotion, deciding seniority and fixing pensions in cases of contract recruitment.

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SP, Cong announce alliance for LS polls in UP, Cong to contest on 17 seats

SP, Cong announce alliance for LS polls in UP, Cong to contest on 17 seats

21 Feb 2024 | 9:19 PM

Lucknow, Feb 21 (UNI) Ending all speculations, the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Congress on Wednesday announced their alliance for the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh, with 17 seats havIng gone in the quota of Congress, while SP will contest on the remaining 63 seats.

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J&K Admin Council approves 5 Spl Courts for trials under NDPS Act

21 Feb 2024 | 9:14 PM

Jammu, Feb 21 (UNI) Headed by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Council on Wednesday approved creation of five Special Courts along with posts for trial of offences under NDPS Act along with supporting staff and infrastructure, one each in districts of Anantnag, Baramulla, Jammu, Pulwama and Srinagar in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor; Atal Dulloo, Chief Secretary; Mandeep Kumar Bhandari, Principal Secretary to Lieutenant Governor attended the meeting.

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Bank official suspended after creating dummy loan accounts at EDB branch in Pulwama

21 Feb 2024 | 8:55 PM

Srinagar, Feb 21 (UNI) Ellaquai Dehati Bank has suspended an official for allegedly creating some dummy loan accounts in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

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