HindustanTimes Sat,02 Aug 2014


24-yr-old acquitted of rape

Additional district and sessions judge Anshu Shukla, who presiding over a special court for crime against women, acquitted a 24-year-old youth booked on charges of rape, on Friday.

Now, reach traffic cops on WhatsApp

The WhatsApp messenger service launched by the Chandigarh traffic police evoked good response as cops received over 300 complaints within 24 hours of start of the service.

PUTA elections: 11 days before polls, body gets elected unopposed

The race for Punjab University Teachers Association (PUTA) seats took a twist on Friday, after all 19 members of the association, including five office-bearers, were elected unopposed. Friday was the last day to withdraw nominations. The unopposed elections came 11 days before the scheduled PUTA polls.

Green peace drive held at Sector 15

With the help of residents, BJP councillor Saurabh Joshi organised a green peace drive in Sector 15 and planted 500 saplings in the area.

Despite 'rift', AAP puts up united front during nomination filing; Kejriwal, Yadav to canvass in Patiala

  In spite of reports of fallout within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) after Harjit Singh Adaltiwala was declared as the party candidate for the upcoming Patiala Urban bypoll, the AAP leaders and volunteers accompanied Adaltiwala amid much fanfare to the mini secretariat where he filed his nomination on Friday.

Amarinder accuses brother-in-law Natwar of breach of trust

Former external affairs minister Natwar Singh has come under attack from his own family on his controversial book. His brother-in-law and deputy leader of Lok Sabha Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday accused Natwar for breaching the trust of the Gandhi family and defended Rahul Gandhi for asking mother Sonia to not to take up the post of the Prime Minister.

Tibetan spiritual leader Shamar Rinpoche finally cremated in Nepal

The 14th Sharmpa- Mipham Chokyi Lodro Shamar Rinpoche, the second most important figure in the Kam-tsang (Karma) Kagyu tradition in Tibetan Buddhism, was finally cremated according to his wishes at Shar Minub monastery on Thursday after over one and half month of his passing away.

CPM urges governor to probe appointments

Haryana CPM on Friday submitted a memorandum to governor Kaptan Singh Solanki, demanding a probe into the controversial appointments by the Congress government in State Information Commission and Haryana Right to Service Commission.

INLD releases list of 62 candidates

Indian National Lok Dal (INLD)on Friday released its first list of 62 candidates for the forthcoming elections to the 90 member Haryana assembly scheduled to be held by October end.

Shimla DC asks locals not to employ migrant labourers without registration

After Nepalese labourers involvement in murder cases in the district, deputy commissioner Dinesh Malhotra has directed not to employ any migrant labourer without registration.

State bankers to increase outreach of banking services in state

The State Level Bankers' Committee (SLBC) has identified 878 villages and decided to take help of Lok Mitra Kendra and other individuals as banking correspondents to increase the outreach of banking services in the state.

One killed, 30 injured in separate accidents

One person was killed while 30 others injured in four accidents here on Friday.

CM urges Centre to speed up work on existing NH projects

Chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday urged the union ministry of road transport and highways to declare more roads as national highways in the state and to speed up work on existing projects.

ECI 'satisfied' with Assembly poll preparations in Haryana

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday said it was "satisfied" with the preparatory arrangements made for the upcoming Assembly polls in Haryana.

Boys thrash Class-11 student; make objectionable video

A group of boys thrashed a Class-11 student of Government Senior Secondary School, Sector 28, and made an objectionable video of him.
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