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HJC open to grand alliance: Bishnoi

Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) supremo Kuldeep Bishnoi has said he was open to a grand alliance to make a stable government in Haryana. Bishnoi, who was in Karnal to chair a function of his party’s youth wing, said the HJC would announce all candidates by this week.

HPTDC guest houses saddled with Rs. 4.4 crore unpaid bills

Struggling to pull the corporation out of the red for the past many years, the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corp has now asked the state’s general administration department to pay back expenses incurred on providing subsidised services to “VIPs” at the state run guest houses in New Delhi and Chandigarh.

Man shoots self at Faridabad DC office over ‘harassment’ by officials

A man shot himself in the head in the mini-secretariat in Faridabad over alleged harassment by police and administration officials on Monday, police said. The victim, Ved Prakash, a resident of Badoli village, is said to have gone to meet the deputy commissioner.

‘No BJP ticket for family members of sitting MPs, MLAs’

The Bharatiya Janata Party election in-charge for Haryana Kailash Vijayvargia on Monday said no family member of the party’s MP or MLA would be given ticket for the October-15 assembly polls.

J-K floods: Now deluge of health camps in Srinagar

With fears of epidemic looming large, the focus of flood relief in Srinagar has shifted from supply of food to preventing the outbreak of disease. The Omar Abdullah government has sprung into action and is running more than 150 medical camps in Srinagar, Baramulla and Anantnag areas along with the army.

Haryana polls: BJP opposes SAD for supporting INLD

The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) in much upset with the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for its decision to support the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) in the October 15 Haryana assembly elections.

‘TET no job guarantee, just eligibility’

Hardly four months in the saddle, Punjab education minister Dr Daljit Singh Cheema has enough to say on improving the school education system, as he also looks critically at central flagship schemes Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and Midday Meal and makes a case for financial powers to the states for their success.

Yannick murder: Police arrest accused in Oz

A team of Jalandhar commissionerate police left for India from Sydney after taking custody of Jaskaran Singh Kalsi alias Jassa, an accused in the Yannick murder case, on Monday morning.

PSIDC backdates GM’s promotion by 8 years

In a move that has ruffled feathers of many, the Punjab State Industrial Development Corporation (PSIDC) has made an officer’s 2010 promotion as general manager (GM) effective from February 2002. And the GM’s further promotion as executive director (ED) is also being fast-tracked now.

Ambala bus mishap: 3 dead, 50 injured

Three persons died and 50 were injured when a Haryana Roadways bus (HR 37-C 3414) fell into Began river near Baragaon village under Naraingarh sub division on Monday morning. The mishap occurred at 8.20 am between Naraingarh and Shahzadpur.

Help us clean Ghaggar: Badal to Virbhadra

Chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday asked Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh to join hands for making the Ghaggar river clean.

Anti-drugs drive: Over 12,000 arrests in 8 months

The Punjab police have arrested 12,695 persons in the last eight months and registered 10,830 first information reports (FIRs) under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, as part of a drive against drug abuse.

Sikhs open free school in Britain

After facing disappointment in Britain’s Coventry schools, members of the Indian-origin Sikh community have set up their own school for their new generation.

DM prohibits use of beacon lights

Use of beacon lights by the members of political parties, their candidates and leaders has been banned by the authorities till the completion of assembly election process in the district.

Khap leaders clash over political stance

Dashing the hopes of some prominent khap leaders who apparently wanted to derive mileage out of their association with social bodies in the assembly polls, leaders of 50 khaps in Jind on Monday declared to launch a smear campaign if such khap leaders attempted to politicise the social administration system.
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