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Dera chief case: Haryana to deploy 35 companies of central forces

Chandigarh, Aug 20 (IANS) Ahead of a court verdict on August 25 in a rape case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief, the Haryana government on Sunday said the police was on alert and 35 companies of paramilitary forces would help maintain law and order in the state. Police is fully prepared to tackle any situation. The Centre has provided 35 companies of paramilitary forces, deployment of whic...

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'Over 30 lakh LED street lights installed, 50k of roads illuminated'

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The government on Saturday said that the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) has achieved installation of over 30 lakh LED street lights across the country to illuminate 50,000 km of road. According to the Ministry of Power, state-run Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has emerged as the world's largest street light management company after the succe...

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SC seeks Chandigarh's response on compensation to minor mom

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Chandigarh administration's response on a plea seeking compensation to a 10-year-old who gave birth to a baby girl after being raped. The baby was born on Thursday. A bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta sought the Union Territory's response on the plea by senior counsel and amicus curiae Indira J...

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Punjab CM sanctions Rs 15 cr for Jang-e-Azadi Memorial

Chandigarh, Aug 18 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday sanctioned Rs 15 crore for the second phase of Jang-e-Azadi Memorial at Kartarpur near Jalandhar, work on which would be launched on November 1, an official said. The project, spread over 25 acres, was originally sanctioned in July 2012 at a total outlay of Rs 315 crore. Amarinder Singh, Chairman of Punjab ...

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Dera Sacha Sauda chief verdict: Haryana CM reviews security

Chandigarh, Aug 18 (IANS) Sensing law and order problem ahead of a court verdict in a rape case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday held a high-level meeting here to review the security arrangements. Chief Secretary D.S Dhesi told reporters here that the Chief Minister held a meeting with top police and administrati...

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Nobody will be allowed to disturb peace: Punjab CM

Chandigarh, Aug 18 (IANS) Days ahead of a Panchkula court verdict in a rape case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday said nobody would be allowed to disturb law and order in the state. Punjab Police have been asked to remain alert against any attempt to disrupt peace in the state. Peace has to be maintained at all costs to ensure the state's pr...

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Canon India celebrates World Photography Day with workshops

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) In a bid to promote imaging culture, Canon India on Friday organised a series of activities and workshops across the country in celebration of 'World Photography Day' that falls on August 19. The company organised a 'photo walk' at Infosys office in Bengaluru which was followed by photography quiz and contest for the employees. This 'World Photography Day...

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SC seeks Chandigarh's response on compensation to minor mom

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Chandigarh administration's response on a plea seeking compensation to a 10-year-old who gave birth to a girl after being raped. The baby was born on Thursday. A bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta sought the Union Territory's response on the plea by senior counsel and amicus curiae Indira Jaisin...

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Punjab Police try to catch up as gangsters run amok on social media

Chandigarh, Aug 18 (IANS) With gangsters in Punjab openly using social media platforms to highlight their criminal activities, challenging each other and the law enforcers, and updating their status even from inside prisons, the Punjab Police have finally woken up to the need to tackle them in the cyber world. With thousands of likes for Facebook and other social media updates made by ga...

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Businessman close to Geelani arrested in terror money trail

Srinagar/New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The NIA on Thursday arrested Zahoor Wattali, a prominent businessman close to separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, on charges of acting as a conduit for passing money received from Pakistan to militants, separatists and stone-pelters in the Kashmir Valley. Wattali, an influential businessman known to be friends with Pakistani leaders and separatists ...

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Court verdict in rape case against Dera chief on August 25

Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) A Special CBI court in adjoining Panchkula in Haryana will pronounce its verdict in a rape case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on August 25. After hearing final arguments in the case, Special CBI Judge Jagdeep Singh reserved orders and asked the Dera chief, who was earlier largely questioned through videoconferencing, to remain present in...

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'Shreelancer': Quirky and captivating

Film: Shreelancer; Director: Sandeep Mohan; Cast: Arjun Radhakrishnan, Salmin Sheriff, Monica Mahendru, Cesar Lorente Raton, Francisca Emilia Papale and Ajay Srivastava; Rating: **1/2 Making the best use of one's given time, the consequences of seemingly innocuous careless moments, the inexorability of fate and the possibility of grace are the inevitable or unescapable themes of Shreelan...

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10-year-old Chandigarh rape victim delivers girl child

Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl, who was raped by her uncle repeatedly, delivered a girl child in a government hospital here on Thursday, hospital officials said. The mother and child were stable, hospital sources said, adding the newborn was in intensive care as it was underweight. The rape victim was admitted to the Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector...

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Dera chief case: Punjab, Haryana seek central forces

New Delhi/Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) With a CBI court likely to pronounce soon the verdict in a rape case against Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, police in Punjab and Haryana were on Wednesday put on alert as both states sought central paramilitary forces to maintain law and order. Top officials of Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday apprised the Home Ministry of the situ...

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Dera chief case: Home Ministry apprised of situation by Punjab, Haryana

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Top officials of Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday apprised the Home Ministry of the situation in the two states ahead of an impending court's verdict in a rape case against Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. The Chief Secretaries and Directors General of Police (DGPs) of the two states met Home Secretary-designate Rajiv Gauba for over half an hou...

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SpiceJet launches third flight under Udan scheme

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Wednesday said it has launched services on the Hyderabad-Puducherry sector. The airline said this is its third daily flight launched under the Udan (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) scheme. Puducherry is one of the four un-served markets the airline will be operating to under the Udan scheme, SpiceJet said in a statement. <...

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Johnson & Johnson, Chandigarh body to develop TB treatments

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Global pharma firm Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday signed an MoU with a Chandigarh-based microbial research body to develop innovative treatments for tuberculosis (TB). Under the Memorandum of Understanding, scientists from Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH) -- part of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) -- and Johnson & Johnso...

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Punjab suspends two food inspectors for wheat pilferage

Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) Authorities in Punjab have placed two food inspectors under suspension and ordered a probe against them following large-scale pilferage of wheat from stored stocks. The Ludhiana District Food and Supplies Controller (DFSC) placed the services of food inspectors Maninder Pratap Singh and Surinderjeet Singh under suspension and subsequently charge-sheeted them wit...

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NIA widens net in Kashmir terror money trail

Srinagar/New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The NIA on Wednesday widened its net in the Kashmir terror money trail and conducted searches at a dozen locations in Jammu and Kashmir, including the houses of a prominent Kashmiri businessman and a lawyer - both said to be close to hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani. The fresh operation was a follow-up search by the National Investigation...

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Verdict on Dera chief likely, Punjab-Haryana put on alert

Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) The authorities in Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday asked the police in both states to be on alert ahead of a special CBI court's verdict in an alleged rape of a 'sadhvi' by Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. Sources in both states said that the police have been asked to prepare for the situation if the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) cour...

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