February 21, 2018

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PM participates in mass Yoga show on International Yoga Day in Chandigarh

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Modi on International Yoga Day
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Thousands of people were seen twisting, bending and stretching on colourful mats laid out in the Capitol Complex of City beautiful, Chandigarh on Tuesday. The event was 2nd International Day of Yoga as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi joined approximately 30,000 participants in a mass Yoga demonstration.   Participants from Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana participated in…

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Use Khadi on this International Yoga Day

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Photo courtesy- www.theyogshala.com
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While the country, specially Chandigarh is preparing for a big program to mark International Yoga Day on June 21, the Khadi & Village Industries Commission of India has also prepared for it. Acting on the advice of Ministry of Ayush, KVIC has developed Yoga kits of Khadi, designed by National Institute Design (NID). The kit…

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Day before Punjab visit, AAP asks Rahul Gandhi to come clean on drug issue

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AAP PC on Rahul Gandhi visit
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A day before upcoming Punjab visit of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), on Sunday, asked him to come clean on drug issue in state. Addressing the media in Chandigarh, AAP Punjab Incharge, Sanjay Singh and Punjab Convener, Sucha Singh Chhotepur said that Congress had no right to speak on drug issue as its…

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Badal adopts ‘double standard’ on NDA Government: Bhagwant Mann

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Bhagwant Mann
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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Member of Parliament and Chairman of Campaign Committee of the party, Bhagwant Mann today accused Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for adopting ‘double standard’ on the performance of NDA Government and questioned his (Badal) spending lakhs of rupees to give wide spread advertisements in support of Modi. On the one hand,…

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CII launches Mohali Zonal Council

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CII launches Mohali council
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To facilitate growth of Mohali as one of North India’s fastest growing industrial and IT towns, Confederation of Indian Industry Northern Region set up its Mohali Zonal Council on Tuesday. The Council will provide a platform to the industry members from Mohali to engage and interact with the various stakeholders belonging to the government, industry, academia,…

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AAP leader Sanjay Singh asks Modi to act against Vadra

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AAP PC on Vadra
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Aam Aadmi Party national leader and Punjab Incharge, Sanjay Singh took a jibe at Prime Minister for not taking action against Robert Vadra, Son-in-Law of Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi in defence deal issue. He said that before election Modi used to claim to send Vadra in jail for his alleged land scam in the various…

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Jat Quota violence- Home Department remained dormant- DGP failed to lead- Probe report

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The Home Department remained dormant. The state Police Chief, expected to lead from the front in a crisis situation, also failed to do so. No wonder, officers in the field felt leaderless, this has been stated by Parkash Singh committee, appointed to probe the administrative and police failures during the Jat quota violence. The report,…

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PEC to have Kalpana Chawla Chair on Geospatial Technology for Indian Railways

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PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh would set up ‘Kalpana Chawla Chair’ on Geospatial Technology for Indian Railways. A MoU was signed in this regard between Ministry of Railways and PEC University of Technology on Monday. Kalpana Chawla , an Indo – American Astronaut was alumnus of PEC during the year 1978-82. Speaking on the occasion,…

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Birender Singh files his nomination for Rajya Sabha seat from Haryana

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Union Rural Development Minister Birender Singh submitting his nomination papers for election to Rajya Sabha to Returning Officer, R.K.Nandal at Haryana Vidhan Sabha in Chandigarh on Monday. Chief Minister, Manohar Lal and BJP State President Subhash Brala are also seen in the picture.
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Union Rural Development Minister, Birender Singh, nominated by the BJP for as candidate for election to Rajya Sabha from Haryana, filed his nomination papers at Haryana Vidhan Sabha on Monday. Singh, was accompanied by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal, State BJP President Subhash Barala, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ram Bilas Sharma, Finance Minister Capt. Abhimanyu, Agriculture…

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PIL seeks shifting of Panchkula consumer forum from heritage building- HC issues notice

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Nahan Kothi- a state protected monument is in depleted state
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  Not many of the people of Panchkula even know that they live near a historical site. It is a nearly 160 years old Nahan Kothi, in Sector 12. Declared protected site in 2007, this ancient building Nahan Kothi has been caught in bureaucratic tangle and has not been vacated. Built around 1860, by Prince…

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