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Buildings Construction Technology: Tata Projects and Brookfield Multiplex partner for India Market

April 23, 2015
Chandigarh, -  TATA Projects Limited, one of India’s fastest growing infrastructure companies, has announced a strategic partnership with leading global construction company Brookfield Multiplex to deliver a range of commercial

Rahul Gandhi to trek to Kedarnath shrine

April 22, 2015
Dehradun, – Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will arrive here on Thursday and trek to the Kedarnath shrine on Friday, officials said.   Surendra Kumar, media in-charge of Uttarakhand Chief Minister

PM confers ‘Best Governance Practice’ Award to Punjab

April 22, 2015
New Delhi/Chandigarh, -  Punjab today won major National Honors as ‘the best governed state’ in the country. Punjab, a sensitive border state with an unenviable legacy of nearly two decades

Rs.600 crore drugs seized; Pakistani boat with smugglers intercepted off Porbandar coast

April 21, 2015
Ahmedabad – The boat seized by Indian Navy and Coast Guard could be part of a major international smuggling racket, officials said on Tuesday as the eight Pakistani men on

700 migrants believed drowned off Sicily coast

April 21, 2015
Valletta, – Nearly 700 migrants are believed to have drowned when a packed boat capsized in international waters south of Italy’s Sicily island on Saturday night, media reports said on

Dharamvir Gandhi removed, Bhagwant Mann new leader of AAP parliamentary party

April 21, 2015
New Delhi, – Dr. Dharamvir Gandhi, the leader of AAP parliamentary party has been penalised for speaking against party convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.   After shunting out

Pure milk at cheaper rate, Punjab to establish ‘Milk Mandis’: Ranike

April 15, 2015
Chandigarh, – The Punjab government has decided to set up ‘milk mandis’ in selected districts of the state with the motive to enable the consumers to get pure milk at

BSF seizes heroin worth Rs 100 crore on Indo-Pak border in Punjab

April 15, 2015
Tarn Taran, -  Border Security Force  (BSF) Tuesday seized 20 kg of heroin, worth Rs 100 crore in international market.   The force has also seized two pistols, two magazines,

2,000 women, girls abducted by Boko Haram since 2014: Amnesty

April 15, 2015
Nairobi, -  At least 2,000 women and girls have been abducted by Nigerian jihadi group Boko Haram since the start of 2014, Amnesty International denounced in an article published on

Obama not ready to endorse Hillary Clinton

April 14, 2015
Washington, -  US President Barack Obama is not ready to formally endorse his ex-secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, in her bid for the presidency because it is possible that other

CT Group of Institutions celebrates Baisakhi with religious fervor

April 14, 2015
Jalandhar, Keeping up with the tradition of celebrating all the festivals with great fervour and gaiety and apprising the student of their rich culture and heritage Baisakhi celebrations were held

Hillary Clinton enters 2016 presidential race

April 13, 2015
Washington,  -  Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Sunday launched her long-awaited second presidential bid and promised to be a champion for ordinary American families.   “I’m running

Nanak Shah Fakir row: SGPC, Sikh groups see red in Sikh-related films

April 13, 2015
Chandigarh,  – Bollywood and other films showing anything to do with the Sikh religion or portraying characters as Sikhs are running into trouble with the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC),

India beat South Korea to clinch bronze in Azlan Shah hockey

April 13, 2015
  Ipoh (Malaysia), India defeated South Korea 4-1 (6-3) on penalties to win the bronze medal in the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here on Sunday.   The

Indian racing driver Karun Chandhok confirms return to Le Mans

April 8, 2015
New Delhi, -  Indian racing driver Karun Chandhok on Wednesday confirmed that he will return to the historic Le Mans 24 hours’ race on June 13-14.   The first Indian

Soldiers can’t move without weapons in Kashmir: Top Army officer

April 8, 2015
Srinagar, – The time has not yet come for security forces to move without weapons in Jammu and Kashmir, a top army officer said on Tuesday.   “Time has not

Amritsar gets Rs.69.31 crore for transformation as Heritage City

April 8, 2015
Chandigarh, – The Local Bodies Minister, Punjab, Mr. Anil Joshi today said that Amritsar would be given heritage look under heritage programme and a sum of Rs. 69.31 crore has

Killings of 5 undertrials by Telangana Police an act of retaliation, murder: Owaisi

April 7, 2015
Hyderabad, – Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday termed the killing of five undertrials in Telangana as murder and retaliation by police.   Owaisi, the MP from Hyderabad,

Top physics honour for Indian-origin student in Britain

April 7, 2015
London, -  An Indian-origin teenaged student in Britain has won a top prize and 500 pounds for his research on Albert Einstein’s special relativity theory.   The project won Pratap

Will Goa CM’s comment influence Fabindia probe in Smriti irani episode?

April 7, 2015
Panaji, -  Could Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, with his comments on the Fabindia case, first ruling out mal-intent and subsequently giving a clean chit to the top Fabindia management,

Yogendra Yadav slams Kejriwal at Chandigarh meet – excerpts from AAP leader’s speech

April 7, 2015
Chandigarh,  – On his first major visit to the region following his expulsion from AAP’s top posts, Yogendra Yadav today launched a scathing attack on bete noir Arvind Kejriwal saying

UPA did not have right intentions, says Modi

April 3, 2015
Bengaluru, – Accusing the previous Congress-led UPA regime of not having right intentions, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asserted that his government was taking quick decisions to ensure faster

BJP downplays IAS Khemka’s transfer

April 2, 2015
Bengaluru, – The BJP on Thursday downplayed the transfer of senior Haryana cadre IAS officer Ashok Khemka who cancelled an illegal land deal involving Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert

Centre to intervene in Haryana-Punjab issues – Uma Bharti tells Khattar

April 2, 2015
Chandigarh, – The central government will prepare a roadmap within 45 days to find a solution to the water-sharing issues between Haryana and Punjab, a central minister told Haryana Chief

Jat students not to get reservation under OBC category: Supreme Court

March 31, 2015
New Delhi, – The Supreme Court said on Tuesday that Jat students would not get the benefit of reservation under the OBC category even if their admission process began before
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