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Apna ghar child abuse: Cops too involved

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June 14, Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court probe panel report on the Rohtak shelter home,  Apna Ghar, has made shocking revelations. The report said that naked parade, pornography, sexual abuse and assault, forcible abortion, intoxication, starvation and forced labour were done to the inmates. The report also says that about 101 inmates of […]

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Anna Hazare indulging in cheap publicity stunt: Buta

Anna Hazare indulging in cheap publicity stunt: Buta

6 Oct (ET) JALANDHAR: Reacting sharply to Anna Hazare‘s decision to campaign against Congress in the upcoming Hisar bypoll, former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Buta Singh has said the social activist is indulging in “cheap publicity stunt” to stay in news. “There is no doubt over Hazare’s movement against corruption as he has […]

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Pro-Anna protesters picket PM’s Chandigarh house

Pro-Anna protesters picket PM's Chandigarh house

23 August, 2011 (IBN) Chandigarh: Pro-Anna Hazare agitators on Tuesday held a protest outside the private residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the upscale Sector 11 in Chandigarh. The protesters openly defied prohibitory orders enforced on Monday by the additional district magistrate outside the house. Nearly 25-30 protesters, including women, carried the national flag […]

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Bhakra Dam on terrorists’ hit-list

Bhakra Dam on terrorists' hit-list

16 July, 2011 (FmF) Chandigarh/Nangal: The 225-metre high Bhakra Dam is high on the latest hit-list of Pakistan-based terrorist outfits like the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), specific intelligence reports have said. The Intelligence Bureau (IB), in its latest report to various security agencies, including the Himachal and Punjab Police, has said that Pakistan-based […]

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Clean chit to PGI doctor

Jul 5 (PTI) Chandigarh: After a week of a 55-year-old patient dying of electrocution, the PGIMER inquiry committee today gave a clean chit to a doctor who was trying to resuscitate the patient, officials said today. Ghinder Singh, a resident of Doraha in Ludhiana district, was burnt alive on a stretcher when doctors were trying […]

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Punjab asks schools to ban leather shoes

Punjab asks schools to ban leather shoes

July 1 (IANS) Chandigarh: The Punjab government has urged government schools to ban the wearing of leather shoes, officials said Friday. Punjab’s Director of Public Instruction (DPI)-Schools, issued the directive after the state government received an appeal in this regard from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), an animal rights group. According […]

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B.Ed admissions to go online in four universities

B.Ed admissions to go online in four universities

June 28 (Daily Bhaskar) Chandigarh: Soon, online admissions for B.Ed course will be held in Panjab University and all affiliated colleges of three other universities of Punjab state. From this year onwards, no entrance examination will be held for students to get into colleges running B.Ed course. The students will get the privilege to get […]

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Transporters to raise freight rates by 8-9% on diesel hike

Transporters to raise freight rates by 8-9% on diesel hike

June 25 (TOI) CHANDIGARH: Following hike in diesel rates, transporters on Saturday said they will raise freight rates by 8-9 per cent with immediate effect on all routes across India. “Freight rates will be raised by 8-9 per cent for all the routes from today onwards because of increase in diesel rates,” North India Motor […]

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Expecting mothers in Punjab to get Rs 1,000 at delivery time

June 17 (PTI) Chandigarh, Punjab government today announced Rs 1,000 to expecting mothers at the time of delivery under “Mata Kaushalaya Kalyan Yojana” to promote births in government hospitals. Punjab’s Health Minister Satpal Gosain said here today that the money would be given for nutritious and balanced diet to mothers after delivery. He said the […]

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Watchman held for raping dancer

June 4 (TNN) CHANDIGARH: Cops have arrested 37-year-old watchman Hari Singh of Industrial Area, Phase-II, for allegedly raping a 28-year-old dancer on Thursday night. The victim alleged that the accused forcibly held her captive and committed the crime. Cops said the girl managed to escape from Phase-II house and she reported the matter to PCR […]

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