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Baddi, Nalagarh and Manali registered the worst air pollution on Diwali

SOLAN: The industrial town of Baddi registered the worst air pollution on Diwali with its respirable suspended particulate matter (RSPM) level reaching an alarming 248 ug/m3 as against the 24-hourly standard being 100 ug/m3.

Cold to intensify in Himachal with chances of snow, rain

SHIMLA: An intense cold will intensify in Himachal Pradesh as the Met office forecast chances of more rainfall and snowfall in the state from Friday.

Fireworks, LED lighting mark 'Bandi Chhor Diwas', Diwali at Golden Temple

AMRITSAR: A fireworks display and LED lighting marked the celebrations of 'Bandi Chhor Diwas' and Diwali as thousands of devotees flocked to the Golden Temple complex here on Wednesday.

Four medical students suspended for ragging

SHIMLA: Four students of the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital here were suspended from the college on Saturday for ragging their junior, an official said.

Snow, rains bring down mercury in Himachal

SHIMLA: Snow and widespread rains on Saturday brought down temperatures across Himachal Pradesh, a Met official said.

Allahabad Bank focuses on recovery, refers 65 NPA accounts to IBC

KOLKATA: State-run Allahabad Bank, which referred 65 stressed accounts involving around Rs 12,566 crore to the NCLT for IBC resolution during last fiscal, is focusing on recovery and rebalancing its loan book with emphasis on small, micro, agriculture and retail advances.

Punjab Speaker Rana K.P Singh honours NRI Surinder Nijjar

CHANDIGARH:  Even after living in foreign land for years , NRI Surinder Singh Nijjar never lagged behind in helping humanity in his country India , such a great soul N.R.I Nijjar has been honoured by Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana K.P .  A small function in its regard was organised where P.P.C.C General Secretary Pawan Dewan was specially present.

Tales of fierce battles, humors anecdotes mark concluding day of Military Parley

CHANDIGARH: Stories of hair-raising battles, and humorous anecdotes from on and off the battle grounds, marked the second day of the Military Parley, as preparations for the Inaugural Military Literature Festival continued to pick up momentum.

Punjab CM joins British, Canadian envoys to pay homage to India soldiers

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday joined British Deputy High Commissioner in Chandigarh Andrew Ayre and Canadian Consular General Chandigarh Christopher Gibbins at a Remembrance Day event to pay homage to the soldiers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Capt Amarinder Singh hosts veteran soldiers to commemorate their forefathers contribution to the great war

CHANDIGARH: Memories flowed and a bygone era was nostalgically revived as around two dozen retired Indian and foreign Army officials came together to enjoy the hospitality of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh here on Friday evening to commemorate the Great War of 1914-1919.

Madhuri Dixit visits Taj Mahal with family
AGRA: Madhuri Dixit-Nene visited Taj Mahal with her family. The actress says her "love affair with India goes on". Madhuri took to Twitter on Saturday to share a photograph in which the couple along with their two sons Arin and Rayaan, and other members of the family can be seen posing in front of the 17th century marble mausoleum.
Taj Mahal a blot on Indian culture: BJP MLA

Noida, Oct 16- BJP leader Sangeet Som has triggered controversy by saying the Taj Mahal is a "blot" on Indian culture and misquoted history by saying that Shah Jahan, builder of the 17th century marble mausoleum, had jailed his father and wanted to wipe out Hindus from the country.

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