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Clash during religious procession in Kanpur leaves over half a dozen injured Clash during religious procession in Kanpur leaves over half a dozen injured KANPUR: More than half a dozen people were injured in Kanpur on Wednesday as two religious groups clashed with each other during a procession on the occasion of Prophet Muhammad's birth anniversary, police said.
Punjab CM hands over eligibility certificates to beneficiaries under Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojna Punjab CM hands over eligibility certificates to beneficiaries under Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojna LUDHIANA: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday gave away eligibility certificates to beneficiaries under the Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojna (MGSVY) at a district level camp here with the aim of taking the government’s welfare schemes to the deserving members of the society.
 Capt Amarinder Govt releases Rs. 322 cr for post matric scholarship & power subsidy for farmers Capt Amarinder Govt releases Rs. 322 cr for post matric scholarship & power subsidy for farmers CHANDIGARH: On the directives of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the Finance Department on Wednesday released Rs.
India, China to discuss border, other major issues India, China to discuss border, other major issues BEIJING: India and China will discuss their vexed boundary dispute and try to sort out major issues at the 21st round of two-day border talks beginning on Friday in the Chinese city of Chengdu, Beijing said on Wednesday.
Punjab Police arrest one over Amritsar grenade attack Punjab Police arrest one over Amritsar grenade attack CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Police has arrested one person in connection with Sunday's grenade attack on the Nirankari Satsang Bhawan that left three persons dead, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said here on Wednesday.
98 mn Indians will have diabetes by 2030: Lancet 98 mn Indians will have diabetes by 2030: Lancet NEW YORK: While Type-2 diabetes is expected to rise by more than a fifth, from 406 million in 2018 to 511 million in 2030 globally, India along with China and the US will share over half of these high blood sugar cases, say researchers led by one of an Indian-origin, while asserting the need to improve access for the life saving insulin.
 Kandi area farmers will get 50% subsidy upon fencing of their agricultural fields: Sadhu Singh Dharamsot Kandi area farmers will get 50% subsidy upon fencing of their agricultural fields: Sadhu Singh Dharamsot CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has initiated a subsidy scheme for the fencing of fields of the farmers hailing from kandi region in order to save their crops from the wild animals.
 Date to submit Haj Yatra application extended to 12 December Date to submit Haj Yatra application extended to 12 December SHIMLA: A spokesperson of the State government said that the Haj Committee of India has announced programme for Haj and the last date for submission of the complete Haj application form to the State Haj Committee has been extended from 17 November to 12 December, 2018.
Nine killed in UP road accident Nine killed in UP road accident LUCKNOW: Nine persons, including five children, were killed on Wednesday when their car was hit by a dumper in Lalitpur in Uttar Pradesh, police said.
Good news soon, says PDP leader Good news soon, says PDP leader SRINAGAR: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Altaf Bukhari said on Wednesday that the people of Jammu and Kashmir will soon get "good news" regarding government formation in the state.
BJP wants Kerala IPS officer suspended for 'misbehaving' with Union Minister BJP wants Kerala IPS officer suspended for 'misbehaving' with Union Minister KERALA: The Bharatiya Janata Party wants the Superindent of Police Yathish Chandra suspended for his alleged rude behaviour with Union Minister of State for Finance and Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan when he came to pay his obeisance at the Sabarimala temple on Wednesday.
Punjab CM inaugurates district bureau of employment and Enterprises Punjab CM inaugurates district bureau of employment and Enterprises LUDHIANA: Giving further impetus to the state government’s flagship ‘Ghar Ghar Rozgar’ programme, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday formally inaugurated the District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises in Ludhiana.
Gulzar, Pankaj Udhas join hands to offer timeless melodies Gulzar, Pankaj Udhas join hands to offer timeless melodies MUMBAI: Ghazal maestro Pankaj Udhas has collaborated with veteran lyricist-poet Gulzar to launch a new album, which will consist of six romantic ghazals.
Will NC, PDP and Congress sink differences to form government in J&K? Will NC, PDP and Congress sink differences to form government in J&K? SRINAGAR: Political grapevine in Jammu and Kashmir was agog on Wednesday that the Congress, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the National Conference (NC) are engaged in serious parleys to form a coalition government in the state.
Trainer aircraft crashes near Hyderabad Trainer aircraft crashes near Hyderabad HYDERABAD: A trainee pilot escaped with minor injuries as a trainer aircraft he was flying crashed on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Wednesday, police said.
Man held for obscenity in Delhi bus Man held for obscenity in Delhi bus NEW DELHI: A 37-year-old man working with an event management company was arrested here for masturbating in front of a woman inside a bus but no other passenger came to her help, police said on Wednesday.
50% ATMs in India may shut down by March: CATMi 50% ATMs in India may shut down by March: CATMi MUMBAI: Nearly 50 per cent of the Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) may be shut down by March 2019 due to unviability of operations, hitting hard both urban and rural population, the Confederation of ATM Industry (CATMi) warned on Wednesday.
9 of family killed in MP road accident 9 of family killed in MP road accident BHOPAL: Nine members of a family were killed and four others injured in a collision between a truck and a SUV in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district on Wednesday morning, police said.
SIT formed by government on 84 riots put balm on victims: BJP SIT formed by government on 84 riots put balm on victims: BJP NEW DELHI: Expressing "satisfaction" over a trial court judgement awarding death penalty to a convict and life imprisonment to another in a case pertaining to the 1984 killing of Sikhs, the BJP on Wednesday said the SIT formed by its government at the Centre was responsible for the convictions.
Soldier injured by landmine near LoC Soldier injured by landmine near LoC JAMMU: A soldier was injured on Wednesday when he accidentally stepped on a landmine near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
Pakistani kid with unusual heart disease successfully treated in Delhi Pakistani kid with unusual heart disease successfully treated in Delhi NEW DELHI: A 14-month-old child from Pakistan who was born with an unusual heart disease successfully underwent a surgery at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here, authorities said on Wednesday.
Apple backs Google Assistant app on iOS with Siri shortcut Apple backs Google Assistant app on iOS with Siri shortcut SAN FRANCISCO: The Google Assistant app on iOS is now backed with Siri shortcut to make the use of Assistant more convenient for iOS users.
Ram temple to be built in conducive environment: Rajnath Singh Ram temple to be built in conducive environment: Rajnath Singh BHOPAL: Holding that the Ayodhya temple issue is sub judice, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said if it is built then it should be done in a "conducive environment".

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Capt Amarinder Singh expressing inability to act against Bikram Majithia exposes SAD-Congress nexus Capt Amarinder Singh expressing inability to act against Bikram Majithia exposes SAD-Congress nexus CHANDIGARH: The statement by Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh showing his inability to act agaisnt former SAD minister Bikram Singh Majithia for his alleged involvement in drug racket has led to political storm in the state and also dismayed the Congress Ministers and MLA's demanding to put Majithia in Jail.
RSS factor triggers war of atrition between BJP and SAD Would SAD break its alliance with BJP after Akal Takht edict against RSS-the mentor of BJP ? RSS move to celebrate Guru Gobind Singh anniversary triggers major controversy and Sikh protests

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Sukhbir Badal condoles demise of Khaira’s mother CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president S. Sukhbir Singh Badal today expressed deep sorrow over the passing of Mrs. Mohinder Kaur , the mother of AAP leader and Leader of Opposition in the Legislative assembly S. Sukhpal Singh Khaira.
Actor Rajpal Yadav calls on CM, Arvind Kejriwal at Delhi Secretariat Suu Kyi common room 'unnamed' by Oxford students BJP’s secret poll dealings need to be exposed

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