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Archive For September 30, 2015

With Modi as style icon, Khadi sale goes up

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NBF Bureau Chandigarh, September 30- With Modi as style icon in promoting Khadi, the sale of Khadi products has gone up in the country. The reason is simple, with Modi jacket becoming the latest fad among people and Narendra Modi’s call to buy at least one Khadi garment seems to have made an impact. During…

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Woman dies in accident near Naraingarh

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Car Accident- Latika's kin
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NBF Bureau Chandigarh, September 30- In a freak accident near Naraingarh, one woman died while her 12 years old son got seriously injured when the car they were travelling in went out of control. The deceased is stated to be a close relative of Kalka MLA Latika Sharma. According to eye witnesses, the deceased Mukta…

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State government employees on deputation with BBMB find no favour from HC

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NBF Bureau Chandigarh, September 30- In a writ petition filed by Superintending Engineers against the Bhakra Beas Management Board, The Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that they are not entitled to have their adhoc or work charged service counted for the grant of proficiency step up and time bound promotional scales in the…

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Hukamnama is no order and no one is above law- HC on PIL against Akal Takht Sahib

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NBF Bureau Chandigarh, September 30- After the division bench of Punjab and Haryana High Court expressed its reluctance to entertain the PIL against the dictat of  Akal Takht Sahib, the petitioner Ravinder Singh Dhul has withdrawn his petition with a liberty that if need arises, he may again approach the court. The bench headed by Justice…

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Issue of admission in Punjab medical courses under the NRI category again challenged before HC

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NBF Bureau Chandigarh, September 30- A day after a Single Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court quashed a public notice for filling vacant seats in MBBS and BDS courses under the NRI category on basis of qualifying 10+2 examination marks, an appeal against the order was today filed before a Division Bench. The…

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Hukamnama is no order at all and no one is above law- HC on PIL against Akal Takht Sahib

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NBF Bureau Chandigarh, September 30- After the division bench of Punjab and Haryana High Court expressed its reluctance to entertain the PIL against the dictat of  Akal Takht Sahib, the petitioner Ravinder Singh Dhul has withdrawn his petition with a liberty that if need arises, he may again approach the court. The bench headed by…

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HC asks Sansthan – others to settle the controversy over Ashutosh’s cremation

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NBF Bureau Chandigarh, September 29- Hearing the case pertaining to Nurmahal-based Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan sect head Ashutosh Maharaj’s cremation, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Punjab government, Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan and others concerned parties to put their heads together to settle the controversy. During the resumed hearing of the case…

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Eiffel Tower turns pink for breast cancer

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NBF Bureau Paris, September 29- Eiffel Tower, the iconic symbol of Paris, turned pink on Monday night as part of a push for breast cancer awareness. October is breast cancer awareness month and Paris officials did their part to raise awareness by lighting the Eiffel Tower in pink, The Local news reported. The illumination is part…

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PSLV Successfully launches India’s first multi wavelength space observatory ASTROSAT

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NBF Bureau Chandigarh, September 28– In its thirty first flight (PSLV-C30) conducted on Tuesday India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched ASTROSAT, the country’s Multi Wavelength Space Observatory along with six foreign customer satellites into a 644.6 X 651.5 km orbit inclined. The achieved orbit is very close to the intended one. This was the…

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ADB loan for upgrading Tourism Infrastructure in Punjab, Uttarakhand and HP

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NBF Bureau Chandigarh, September 28–  The Government of India signed a loan agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday for US $ 123.51 million for tranche 3 of the Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism to continue upgrading tourism infrastructure and services in Punjab, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. The loan will be used for…

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