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RFYS football tourney to be held in 30 cities

Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) The Reliance Foundation Youth Sports (RFYS) is expected to see more than 60,000 student footballers from over 3,500 schools and colleges across 30 Indian cities participate this year, it was announced on Tuesday. The inaugural RFYS football competition in four different categories last year elicited robust participation from schools and colleges in the eight cities...

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Man who got girlfriend raped by friends arrested

Chandigarh, July 25 (IANS) Police have arrested a college student in Punjab's Jalandhar city for allegedly getting his girlfriend raped by two of his friends in order to avoid marrying her. The arrest was made following a complaint by the victim who alleged that two friends of her boyfriend, Harpreet Singh alias Happy, raped her last week, a police official said on Tuesday. Polic...

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Amarinder Singh's mother cremated

Chandigarh, July 25 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's mother Rajmata Mohinder Kaur was cremated in Patiala city on Tuesday. The cremation took place at the 'Shahi Smadhan' of the Patiala royal family amid tight security. Amarinder Singh, his younger brother Malwinder Singh, family members and close relatives including former union minister Natwar Singh were present.<...

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Virdi in lead on Day 1 of Force Gurkha rally

Gancim (Goa), July 25 (IANS) Defending champion Gurmeet Virdi (co-driver Kirpal Singh Tung), representing Gerrari Offroaders Chandigarh, took the lead with 390 points out of 500 after the conclusion of the first five stages of the off-road Force Gurkha RFC rally here on Tuesday. Veteran rallyist Jagat Nanjappa of V5 Offroaders from Coorg was at the second position with 355 points.

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Punjab CM's mother passes away

Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Rajmata Mohinder Kaur, the mother of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, passed away in Patiala city on Monday evening. She was 94. She breathed her last at the New Moti Bagh Palace in Patiala, 70 km from here. She was ailing for some time due to age-related problems. The erstwhile Patiala royal remained active in politics in 1960s and 1970...

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Government working on clean fuel-based public transport: Gadkari

New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The government is working on reducing the number of cars on the roads by boosting the public transport system in the cities as well as between key cities, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday. He added his ministry was also working on moving the public transport from oil-based fuel to alternative fuel including electricity, eth...

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SC asks PGIMER Chandigarh to examine 10-year-old pregnant rape victim

New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked Chandigarh's Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) to examine a 10-year-old rape victim who is 26 weeks pregnant and ascertain the extent of risk to her life if the court was to allow an abortion. A bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud asked the PGIMER to set up a m...

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Indians missing in Iraq: Families swing from hope to hopelessness

Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Families of 39 Indians, mostly from Punjab, who went missing in Iraq's Mosul town three years ago are still keeping their fingers crossed even after Iraqi Foreign Minister on Monday said that he was not sure if the missing Indians were alive or not. We can only hope for the return of our loved ones. We have been going through this torture for the past over thre...

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Rs 100 crore ransom sought for abducted UP businessman

Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) The kidnappers of Uttar Pradesh businessman Sanjeev Gupta have reportedly demanded Rs 100 crore in ransom from his family even as his whereabouts remain sketchy for a second day. The ransom message sent from Gupta's mobile phone to his wife Sarika Gupta threatens he will be harmed if the money was not paid. Gupta's car (UP83 AC-4100) has since been recove...

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Rs 100-crore ransom sought for kidnapped UP businessman

Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) The kidnappers of Uttar Pradesh businessman Sanjeev Gupta have allegedly demanded a ransom of Rs 100 crore from his family while his whereabouts remain sketchy for the second day. The ransom message sent from Gupta's phone threatens to harm the businessman if the ransom demand is not met. His car (UP83 AC-4100) has since been recovered from a puncture rep...

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Whole of Bollywood is fusion: Rahul Ram

New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Rahul Ram, the bass guitarist and lead vocalist of Indo-rock fusion band 'Indian Ocean', says all Bollywood songs are fusion. Whole bollywood is fusion with various styles, instruments and languages. Fusion seems to me a broad word but it loses its meaning because of the broadness of the definition, said Rahul to IANS. The band, which is known for blendi...

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Amarinder offers DSP's post to Harmanpreet

Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Reversing an injustice by the previous government, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has offered a job in the Punjab Police to Indian batswoman Harmanpreet Kaur following her stellar performance in the ICC Women's World Cup in England. Singh offered the post of a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) to Kaur if she so desired, the Chief Minister's spokesman...

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Amarinder undoes 'injustice' to Harmanpreet; offers police job

Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has offered a job in the Punjab Police to Indian batswoman Harmanpreet Kaur following her stellar performance in the ICC Women's World Cup in England. Singh offered the post of a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) to Kaur if she so desired to join the police force, the Chief Minister's spokesman said here on Monday. Kaur...

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Canada says no threat to Amarinder, closes investigation

Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) Citing non-availability of sufficient evidence, the Canadian government has told India that there is no threat to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and has concluded its investigation into the matter. In a communication to the Indian authorities, Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development has stated that the investigation had been conduct...

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Congress running away from its promises in Punjab: AAP

Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) Punjab's main opposition AAP on Saturday said that the Congress government in the state was running away from the promises that it made before coming to power in March this year. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) state President Bhagwant Mann and Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira told media here that the ruling Congress had failed to fulfill any of its main promise...

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Haryana to tag stray cattle, impose fines

Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) The Haryana government on Saturday announced it has decided to tag stray cattle in the state and impose fines on people who let their cattle loose on the roads. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday directed officers of the Animal Husbandry and Dairy Department to launch a special campaign to tag stray cattle, as well as those at homes in cities and vi...

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Shruti's visit to Golden Temple an 'unbelievable' experience

Amritsar, July 22 (IANS) Actress-musician Shruti Haasan made a brief visit to the Golden Temple here and found the experience unbelievable. It was such an unbelievable experience. I've been wanting to come here since I was a child, but never got a chance. The energy and atmosphere is just indescribable. The people here have also been so lovely and hospitable. I'm so thankful for this inc...

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Probe after 98 scotch bottles go missing from testing lab

Chandigarh, July 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday ordered an inquiry into the disappearance of 98 bottles of Johnnie Walker brand scotch from the Punjab State Drug Food and Chemical Testing Laboratory. The Chief Minister directed the Director General of Police (DGP) to get the matter thoroughly investigated and submit the report in two weeks. As per media...

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Inspired by Gujarat model: Khattar after 1,000 days as CM

Chandigarh, July 21 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who completed 1,000 days in office on Friday, said he has been able to provide development-oriented, corruption-free and transparent governance, taking inspiration from the Gujarat model of governance. Emphasising that his government worked for the welfare of all without discriminating on caste or region, Khattar said...

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Haryana to bring 'fixed service' for medical students

Chandigarh, July 21 (IANS) Students passing out of government medical colleges in Haryana will now be required to do a fixed period of service in government hospitals of the state, state Health Minister Anil Vij said on Friday. Vij has directed officers to formulate a policy to ensure that medical students doing MBBS or MD degrees from the state government's medical colleges would have ...

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