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  • Dera
    Apr 27, 2015 20:46 IST

    Ram Rahim seeks permission to go to Nepal for relief work

    Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Monday filed an application before Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court, Haryana, for permission to go to Nepal for 20 days to carry out relief work there.

  • Mufti Sayeed-P
    Apr 27, 2015 21:01 IST

    To reclaim sapping popularity, Sayeed tours 15 places in 9 hours in Srinagar

    Mired in political controversies ever since he took over reins of state, chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday made a desperate bid to connect with Srinagar by visiting at least 15 places in city.

  • Nepal quake
    Apr 27, 2015 20:05 IST

    Punjab to send relief material for quake victims in Nepal

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal today said the state government will send relief material including food items for earthquake victims in Nepal.

  • Mitchell Johnson of Kings XI Punjab.
    Apr 27, 2015 11:49 IST

    KXIP look for turnaround against SRH at Mohali

    How things can change in a year? From perennial laggards to almost winning the title last year and now back to the bottom of the heap this season. Kings XI Punjab’s IPL transformation has turned a full circle.

  • Manohar Lal Khattar-N
    Apr 27, 2015 19:15 IST

    Govt working on policy to provide affordable housing: ML Khattar

    Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said his government was actively working on a policy to provide affordable housing facility to the people in the state and to ensure planned development in order to check the mushrooming of unauthorised colonies.

  • Kathmandu earthquake nepal
    Apr 27, 2015 15:04 IST

    Delhi Sikh body sends 25,000 food packets to Nepal

    The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Managing Committee (DSGMC) on Monday sent 25,000 food packets to the quake-hit Nepal to help those affected there. The food packets were transported on Indian Air Force IAF aircraft. More food packets are likely to be dispatched to Nepal later on Monday, DSGMC media adviser Parminder Pal Singh told IANS.

  • A farmer showing his wheat crop during rainfall
    Apr 27, 2015 10:07 IST

    Rain fear triggers harvesting in banned hours of night

    The fear of inclement weather from Monday has triggered “panic harvesting” of wheat across the state. Under high stress, the farmers are out in their fields even during night, even though harvesting after dark is banned. Many have already brought their produce to nearly 1,800 grain markets in Punjab. Agriculture minister Tota Singh told HT on Sunday that farmers were impatient to wrap up the work before another spell of rain and strong winds.

  • Sunil Jakhar-N
    Apr 26, 2015 22:05 IST

    Congress will put up united fight in next assembly polls: Jakhar

    Leader of Opposition in Punjab assembly Sunil Kumar Jakhar on Sunday said Congress leaders will resolve their difference of opinion on certain issues and put up an "united fight" in the next assembly elections.

  •  Sukhbir Singh Badal
    Apr 26, 2015 18:41 IST

    Punjab to have uninterrupted power supply by year end: Sukhbir

    Punjab is set to get "uninterrupted power supply" by the end of this year as Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the state will become "power surplus".

  • child abuse minor rape
    Apr 26, 2015 21:48 IST

    Karnal: Man held for sexually abusing minor daughter

    A resident of Basant Vihar in the city was arrested on Sunday on the charges of sexually abusing his minor daughter.

  • Manpreet Badal
    Apr 26, 2015 21:37 IST

    Manpreet demands Rs 200 per quintal bonus for farmers

    Slamming the government for ‘tardy’ procurement operations, People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) chief Manpreet Badal on Sunday called for immediate steps to end the harassment of farmers in mandis and adequate compensation for the crop damage due to the inclement weather.

  • Jagmohan Dalmiya, BCCI president.
    Apr 27, 2015 14:22 IST

    BCCI unlikely to discuss Anurag Thakur-bookie issue

    The BCCI is unlikely to act on the ICC's letter to its President Jagmohan Dalmiya in which it is alleged that board secretary Anurag Thakur was photographed with a suspected bookie during a function in Chandigarh.

  • Indian farmers protest
    Apr 26, 2015 18:18 IST

    Wheat procurement: Farmers stage protest

    Farmers on Sunday blocked traffic on the Moga-Amritsar national highway for over four hours alleging that procurement agencies failed in lifting their produce from markets.

  • Railways
    Apr 25, 2015 22:06 IST

    Electrification of Rohtak-Bathinda-Lehra line begins

    Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu has accused the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of making false announcements as most of these remained on paper.

  • Apr 27, 2015 13:57 IST

    Slow lifting of wheat: Farmers block Amritsar-Delhi railway line at Jandiala Guru

    Slow lifting of wheat: Farmers block Amritsar-Delhi railway line at Jandiala Guru