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 2022-01-17 01:31 

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Shah may hit campaign trail in UP next week...

New Delhi, January 16 Union Home Minister Amit Shah is expected to begin his tour to poll-bound Uttar Pradesh from next week around January 22, a top BJP leader today said, exuding confidence of a "clear result" and "at least 300 of the 403 As...

 2022-01-17 01:31 

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1.47 lakh kids lost their parents since Apr 2020...

New Delhi, January 16 The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has informed the Supreme Court that a total of 1,47,492 children since April 1, 2020, have lost either their mother or father or both parents due to Covid-19 and other re...

 2022-01-17 01:31 

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Mamata writes to PM over rejection of Bose's tableau...

New Delhi, January 16 Rejection by the Centre of the West Bengal tableau on the theme of Netaji and the Indian National Army (INA) founded by him for participation in the Republic Day parade has triggered off a row with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata B...

 2022-01-17 01:31 

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UP assembly poll 2022: Yogi rakes up Muzaffarnagar, says 'rioters' on SP list of candidates...

Aditi Tandon New Delhi, January 16 Ahead of February 10 elections to 58 Assembly segments of western Uttar Pradesh, CM Yogi Adityanath brought up a familiar script on Sunday. Nishad party to contest 15 seats Lucknow: Nishad party president Sanjay Nishad o...

 2022-01-17 01:31 

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75% Haryana job quota law kicks in, firms pin hopes on court...

New Delhi, January 16 Perturbed over the new law requiring private companies in Haryana to reserve for local candidates 75 per cent of jobs with salary up to Rs 30,000 a month, BPOs and IT companies dotting Gurugram and other locations are hoping for a po...

 2022-01-17 01:31 

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Iran apple leaves Himachal Pradesh, JK orchardists with sour taste...

Subhash Rajta Shimla, January 16 Apple growers of Himachal and Kashmir are enduring losses due to "heavy import" of the fruit from Iran. They are incurring a loss of Rs 400-500 per box of the fruit stored in cold stores. Selling at half the price ...

 2022-01-17 01:31 

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Missiles, all-terrain vehicles, LMGs on import ban list...

New Delhi, January 16 As part of a relook at importing military equipment, some items have been put on the list that will only be sourced indigenously. Policy on cards The Ministry of Defence is crafting a policy that will allow import of only specific it...

 2022-01-17 01:31 

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UP assembly poll 2022: BJP ex-minister Dara Singh Chauhan, Apna Dal MLA join SP...

New Delhi, January 16 Former Uttar Pradesh minister and OBC leader Dara Singh Chauhan joined the Samajwadi Party (SP) today. Chauhan, along with two other ministers, had quit the Yogi cabinet earlier this week. Besides Chauhan, Apna Dal (Sonelal) MLA from...

 2022-01-17 01:31 

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Soon, free bus service for girl students in Haryana...

Geetanjali Gayatri Chandigarh, January 16 The Haryana Government is at an advanced stage of finalising a free transport scheme for girl students to encourage their enrolment in institutes of higher education. 39K enrolments 39,000 girls of various college...

 2022-01-17 01:31 

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No justification in closing schools over Covid: World Bank expert...

New Delhi, January 16 There is no justification now for keeping schools closed in view of the Covid-19 pandemic and even if there are new waves, closing schools should be the last resort, according to World Bank's Global Education Director Jaime Saave...

 2022-01-17 01:31 

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Covid deaths: 1.47 lakh kids lost their parents since April 2020...

New Delhi, January 16 The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has informed the Supreme Court that a total of 1,47,492 children since April 1, 2020, have lost either their mother or father or both parents due to Covid-19 and other re...

 2022-01-17 01:31 

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Mamata Banerjee writes to PM over rejection of Bose's tableau...

New Delhi, January 16 Rejection by the Centre of the West Bengal tableau on the theme of Netaji and the Indian National Army (INA) founded by him for participation in the Republic Day parade has triggered off a row with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata B...

 2022-01-17 01:31 

The Tribune

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Amit Shah may hit campaign trail in UP next week...

New Delhi, January 16 Union Home Minister Amit Shah is expected to begin his tour to poll-bound Uttar Pradesh from next week around January 22, a top BJP leader today said, exuding confidence of a "clear result" and "at least 300 of the 403 As...

 2022-01-17 00:31 

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At 11C, Chandigarh colder than Shimla, Manali...

Chandigarh, January 16 Located in the Shivalik foothills, the city today turned out to be colder than Shimla as the maximum temperature dropped to 11deg;C, 3.5 degrees less than the Queen of Hills and 10 degrees below normal. However, the minimum temperat...

 2022-01-16 15:31 

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BKU chief Naresh Tikait extends support to RLD-SP candidates...

Muzaffarnagar (UP), January 16 BKU national president Naresh Tikait extended his support to SP-RLD candidates in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections. The alliance of the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) and Samajwadi Party (SP) had on Saturday announced its secon...

 2022-01-16 14:31 

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Now, 75 per cent jobs in Haryana with maximum Rs 30K pay mandatory for locals...

Chandigarh, January 16 As the law in Haryana that provides 75 per cent reservation in private sector to job seekers from the state came into effect, Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Sunday said it will open new avenues of employment for thousand...

 2022-01-16 14:31 

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New law kicks in, 75 pc jobs in Haryana with maximum Rs 30K pay mandatory for locals...

Chandigarh, January 16 As the law in Haryana that provides 75 per cent reservation in private sector to job seekers from the state came into effect, Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Sunday said it will open new avenues of employment for thousand...

 2022-01-16 12:31 

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India Open: Shuttlers Lakshya Sen and Satwik-Chirag make it double delight for hosts...

New Delhi, January 16 World Championships bronze medallist Lakshya Sen and the top men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty produced superlative performances to claim their maiden titles at the Yonex-Sunrise India Open on a '...

 2022-01-16 11:31 

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Punjab CM Channi's brother says will fight as independent from Bassi Pathana after Congress fields sitting MLA...

Chandigarh, January 16 Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi's brother Manohar Singh, who was eyeing a Congress ticket from Bassi Pathana assembly seat, on Sunday said he will contest as an independent from the constituency after the ruling par...

 2022-01-16 11:31 

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70 pc adults fully vaccinated: Mandaviya at stamp launch to mark 1 year of Covid vaccination drive...

New Delhi, January 16 Seventy per cent of India's adults have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 while 93 per cent received the first jab, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya while launching a postage stamp on indigenously developed vacci...

 2022-01-16 11:31 

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Shocked by Centre's move to reject Bengal tableau from Republic Day parade, Mamata Banerjee writes to Narendra Modi...

Kolkata, January 16 Expressing shock over the Centre's decision to exclude West Bengal's tableau, which was set to highlight contributions of freedom fighters, from the upcoming Republic Day Parade in Delhi, Chief Minister Mamara Banerjee on Sunda...

 2022-01-16 10:31 

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Covid-19: India's R-value drops to 2.2 between January 7 and 13, shows IIT Madras analysis...

New Delhi, January 16 India's 'R-value', which indicates how rapidly Covid-19 is spreading, was recorded at 2.2 between January 7 and 13, a drop from the previous two weeks, according to a preliminary analysis by IIT Madras. The R value of Mum...

 2022-01-16 09:31 

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Biting cold sweeps Punjab, Haryana; Chandigarh shivers at 8.2 degrees Celsius...

Chandigarh, January 16 Severe cold weather conditions prevailed in many parts of Punjab and Haryana on Sunday with Chandigarh, the common Capital of the two states, recording a low of 8.2 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperatures in the two states have al...

 2022-01-16 09:31 

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Anushka Sharma pens down an emotional note for Virat Kohli...

Chandigarh, January 16 Virat Kohli, who stepped down as India's One Day and T20 captain last month, decided he was going to do the same with the Test format. He announced his decision on social media on Saturday evening. Taking to Instagram, wife Anus...

 2022-01-16 08:31 

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Omicron 'deviant' from Covid pandemic progression script: Virologist...

New Delhi, January 16 Omicron is a "deviant" from the Covid-19 pandemic progression script and so it must be postulated that two pandemics are going on side by side, one by the Delta and close relatives and the other by the latest variant of conce...

 2022-01-16 08:31 

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Former Akali minister Bikram Singh Majithia booked for Covid violations...

Tribune News Service Amritsar, January 16 Bikram Singh Majithia has been booked for Covid violations after he met several supporters at the Golden Gate in Amritsar, police sources said. Majithia was greeted by some 200 supporters at the Golden Gate on hav...

 2022-01-16 08:31 

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Former UP minister and OBC leader Dara Singh Chauhan joins Samajwadi Party...

Lucknow, January 16 Former Uttar Pradesh minister and OBC leader Dara Singh Chauhan joined the Samajwadi Party on Sunday, days after he resigned from the Yogi Adityanath Cabinet ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election. On Friday, former ministers Swa...

 2022-01-16 07:31 

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Vaccination added great strength to fight against Covid: PM Modi...

New Delhi, January 16 Lauding India's Covid-19 vaccination drive as it completes a year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it has added great strength to the fight against the pandemic and has resulted in saving lives and protecting liveliho...

 2022-01-16 07:31 

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WATCH: Mesmerising satellite images show Tonga undersea volcanic eruption...

Chandigarh, January 15 Satellite images of the Tonga undersea volcanic eruption that have flooded social media since it struck on Saturday evening are mesmerizing and terrifying in equal measure. Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories, metr...

 2022-01-16 06:31 

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Tennis star Djokovic to be deported after losing Australia visa appeal...

Melbourne, January 16 Novak Djokovic's hopes of playing at the Australian Open were dashed on Sunday after a court dismissed the top-ranked tennis star's appeal against a deportation order. Three Federal Court judges upheld a decision made on Frid...

 2022-01-16 06:31 

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Tennis star Djokovic set to leave Australia after losing court appeal...

Melbourne, January 16 Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic boarded a plane to leave Australia on Sunday after the Federal Court upheld a government decision to cancel his visa on the grounds that his decision not to be vaccinated against Covid-19 posed a risk ...

 2022-01-16 06:31 

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Gail Director arrested by CBI in bribery case...

New Delhi, January 16 The CBI has arrested the Director (marketing) of GAIL in a case of allegedly taking bribe of over Rs 50 lakh from perspective beneficiaries of a policy of providing discounts to dealers selling products of the Maharatna PSU, official...

 2022-01-16 06:31 

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Has BJP's central leadership 'trapped' Chief Minister Adityanath by fielding him from Gorakhpur urban?...

Vibha Sharma New Delhi, January 16 Has the central BJP leadership "trapped" Chief Minister Adityanath by fielding him from Gorakhpur (urban) in the high stake Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh? Many observers, and also some in the BJP, certainly...

 2022-01-16 06:31 

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BJP MLA in UP, 27 supporters booked for violating poll code, Covid norms...

Muzaffarnagar, January 16 BJP legislator of Uttar Pradesh's Purqazi Assembly constituency Pramod Utwal and his 27 supporters have been booked for violating the poll code and Covid norms, officials said on Sunday. According to an FIR lodged with the po...

 2022-01-16 06:31 

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Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA, 27 supporters booked for violating poll code, Covid norms...

Muzaffarnagar, January 16 BJP legislator of Uttar Pradesh's Purqazi Assembly constituency Pramod Utwal and his 27 supporters have been booked for violating the poll code and Covid norms, officials said on Sunday. According to an FIR lodged with the po...

 2022-01-16 05:31 

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Britain will no longer require Covid tests for fully vaccinated travellers: Report...

January 16 Britain's vaccinated travellers will be able to go on half-term holidays next month without taking COVID-19 tests on their return, The Times reported. Transport Minister Grant Shapps is in favour of ending the testing system for the double-...

 2022-01-16 05:31 

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Shocked, says Rohit Sharma after Virat Kohli steps down as Test skipper...

Chandigarh, January 16 India's Test vice-captain Rohit Sharma voiced his shock at the suddenness of skipper Virat Kohli's decision to step down from his position. Kohli, who stepped down as India's One Day and T20 captain last month, decided h...

 2022-01-16 05:31 

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Massive fire at iconic Secunderabad Club causes losses worth crores...

Secunderabad, January 16 A massive broke out at the iconic Secunderabad Club caused damages worth crores of rupees, although no life has reportedly been lost. The fire erupted in the early hours of Sunday. Sources put the losses at Rs 20 crore. A police p...

 2022-01-16 04:31 

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'His decision is personal, BCCI respects it': Sourav Ganguly on Virat Kohli quitting Test captaincy...

New Delhi, January 16 BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has lauded Virat Kohli for taking the team forward in all forms of cricket during his stint as India skipper but said his decision to quit Test captaincy was a personal one. Kohli on Saturday ended his s...

 2022-01-16 03:31 

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India daily Covid case count touches 8-month peak; tally reaches 37.12 mn...

New Delhi, January 16 India added 2,71,202 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, its highest daily count in eight months, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,71,22,164, including 7,743 cases of the Omicron variant, according to the Un...

 2022-01-16 03:31 

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FBI storms Texas synagogue to release hostages; gunman dead after hours-long standoff...

Colleyville, Texas, January 16 An FBI Hostage Rescue Team stormed a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas on Saturday night to free three remaining hostages of a gunman who had disrupted a religious service and began a standoff with police more than 10 hours ea...

 2022-01-16 03:31 

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U19 World Cup: India beat South Africa by 45 runs; start campaign on winning note...

Georgetown, January 16 Four-time champions India dished out a clinical show to start their U-19 World Cup campaign on a winning note, thrashing South Africa by 45 runs here. Put into bat at the Providence stadium on Saturday, India rode on skipper Yash Dh...

 2022-01-16 00:31 

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Have reunited 200 India, Pak families: Vlogger who reconnected 2 brothers...

Lahore, January 15 Much like the landmark Kartarpur Corridor that connects India and Pakistan, Punjabi Lehr, the Pakistan-based YouTube channel that brought together two brothers separated by Partition after 74 years and got many a little teary-eyed, has ...

 2022-01-16 00:31 

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How 1947 changed lives...

Born in Rawalpindi in the winter of 1937, I was 10 years old when Punjab was partitioned into two halves in August 1947. The Malik family of Rawalpindi was well known in the district. From the second half of 1943, I was a student of the Welham Preparatory...

 2022-01-16 00:31 

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Why we need to identify the bonds that will heal our children...

I want to focus on our children this week. They are not alright. Sometimes, we are weary of our own burdens and feel that the children are themselves the problem. In quieter moments, we look at them from a distance and wish we knew how to reach out to the...

 2022-01-16 00:31 

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Daulat Singh, 9 Sikh's treasure...

Havildar Daulat Singh was sent out in April 1964 to raise 9 Sikh. Diminutive in frame (by Sikh regimental standards), Daulat was an extremely resourceful soldier. There was no task he could not accomplish, and such characters in a newly raised battalion a...

 2022-01-16 00:31 

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Into Kohli's mind...

The mind of Virat Kohli, like his cover drive, is a wondrous thing. The captain is very intelligent and articulate and speaks with great clarity on vexed issues, such as the trolling of top bowler Mohammed Shami over his religion or pollution or women'...

 2022-01-16 00:31 

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Into Virat Kohli's mind...

The mind of Virat Kohli, like his cover drive, is a wondrous thing. The captain is very intelligent and articulate and speaks with great clarity on vexed issues, such as the trolling of top bowler Mohammed Shami over his religion or pollution or women'...

 2022-01-15 23:31 

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Dropped ministers on list, Congress keeps its flock together...

Rajmeet Singh Chandigarh, January 15 By allotting the party ticket to 61 of the total 79 MLAs, the Congress has clearly tried to keep its flock together and prevent poaching by other parties. Four ministers in Capt Amarinder Singh's Cabinet, Balbir Si...

 2022-01-15 23:31 

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Punjab Assembly poll: Dropped ministers on list, Congress keeps its flock together...

Rajmeet Singh Chandigarh, January 15 By allotting the party ticket to 61 of the total 79 MLAs, the Congress has clearly tried to keep its flock together and prevent poaching by other parties. Four ministers in Capt Amarinder Singh's Cabinet, Balbir Si...

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