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Latest NewsBritish youth charged for attempting to kill Trump
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British youth charged for attempting to kill Trump

Los Angeles, June 21- A 19-year-old British youth has been charged for trying to grab a police officer’s gun at a Donald Trump rally in Las Vegas in a bid to kill the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.
According to a complaint filed in federal court in Nevada, Michael Sandford tried to disarm the officer at Saturday’s rally at the Mystere Theatre in the Treasure Island Casino before being overpowered.
It said the y [ ... ]

Punjab NewsYoga no religious practice, embrace it for better health, says Modi
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Yoga no religious practice, embrace it for better health, says Modi

Chandigarh, June 21-Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said yoga is not a religious practice and people must embrace it for a better mental and physical health without any religious consideration.
The Prime Minister led around 30,000 yoga enthusiasts at Capitol Complex here in performing yoga asanas to mark the second International Day of Yoga.
Addressing the gathering, Modi announced two yoga awards--one internati [ ... ]

Latest NewsAnand files plaint against Chandra, Goel, Jai Prakash
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Anand files plaint against Chandra, Goel, Jai Prakash

New Delhi, June 18-After petitioning the Election Commission for alleged fraud in the conduct of recent Rajya Sabha poll in Haryana, the defeated Independent candidate RK Anand today moved a police complaint against rival nominee Subhash Chandra seeking an FIR against him.
Accusing Chandra, the BJP-backed Independent candidate who won the RS election, BJP legislator Aseem Goel and another MLA Jai Prakash of “vitiating the electi [ ... ]

Latest NewsRising farm suicides fail to stir govt into action
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Rising farm suicides fail to stir govt into action Chandigarh,June 18- Even as cases of suicide in the agriculture sector continue to be reported almost every day, the Punjab Government has made little headway in settling debt disputes involving farmers. The matter needs to be dealt with right away. Farm suicides have been especially on the rise after the failure of the cotton crop in the Malwa belt. The burden of institutional and non-institutional loans on farmers is estimated at Rs 69,00 [ ... ]

Latest Newsਮੁੱਖ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਨੇ ਪ੍ਰਸ਼ਾਸਕੀ ਕੰਮ ਵਿਸਾਰੇ, ਚੋਣ ਪ੍ਰਚਾਰ ਦਾ ਮੋਰਚਾ ਸੰਭਾਲਿਆ
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ਮੁੱਖ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਨੇ ਪ੍ਰਸ਼ਾਸਕੀ ਕੰਮ ਵਿਸਾਰੇ, ਚੋਣ ਪ੍ਰਚਾਰ ਦਾ ਮੋਰਚਾ ਸੰਭਾਲਿਆ

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ-ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਮੁੱਖ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਪ੍ਰਕਾਸ਼ ਸਿੰਘ ਬਾਦਲ ਨੇ ਵਿਧਾਨ ਸਭਾ ਚੋਣਾਂ ਨੇੜੇ ਆਉਣ ਦੇ ਮੱਦੇਨਜ਼ਰ ਪ੍ਰਸ਼ਾਸਕੀ ਕੰਮ ਲਾਂਭੇ ਰੱਖਦਿਆਂ ਸ਼੍ਰੋਮਣੀ ਅਕ [ ... ]

Latest NewsClinton at White House an extension of ‘Obama disaster’: Trump
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Clinton at White House an extension of ‘Obama disaster’: Trump

Washington, June 9- A White House under Hillary Clinton would be an extension of the “Obama disaster”, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Wednesday as he criticised his Democratic rival who became the first woman to lead a major American political party in the polls.
“The last thing we need is Hillary Clinton in the White House or an extension of the Obama disaster [ ... ]

Latest NewsKurdish rebels ‘behind’ car blasts
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Kurdish rebels ‘behind’ car blasts

Ankara, June 9-Kurdish militants appear to have been behind a car bombing that killed 11 people in central Istanbul on Tuesday, a presidential spokesman said, while a second bomb on Wednesday killed four  persons in the Kurdish southeast.
A car bomb ripped through a police bus in Istanbul during the morning hour on Tuesday, killing six police officers and five civilians near the main tourist district, a major university and the mayor's  [ ... ]

Latest News ਅਕਾਲੀ ਦਲ ਨੂੰ ਤੀਜੀ ਵਾਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨਹੀਂ ਬਣਾਉਣ ਦਿਆਂਗੇ: ਕੈਪਟਨ
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ਅਕਾਲੀ ਦਲ ਨੂੰ ਤੀਜੀ ਵਾਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨਹੀਂ ਬਣਾਉਣ ਦਿਆਂਗੇ: ਕੈਪਟਨ

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ, 30 ਮਈ-ਪੰਜਾਬ ਪ੍ਰਦੇਸ਼ ਕਾਂਗਰਸ ਕਮੇਟੀ ਦੇ ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨ ਕੈਪਟਨ ਅਮਰਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਨੇ ਕਿਹਾ ਕਿ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਵਿੱਚ ਤੀਜੀ ਵਾਰ ਅਕਾਲੀ ਦਲ-ਭਾਜਪਾ ਗੱਠਜੋੜ ਦੀ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨਹੀਂ  [ ... ]

Latest News6,000 flee as IS mounts attacks in northern Syria
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6,000 flee as IS mounts attacks in northern Syria Damascus, May 30-More than 6,000 people have fled areas in northern Syria as a result of the attacks by the Islamic State (IS), a monitor group reported on Sunday.
The mass exodus was witnessed in the towns of Sheikh Issa, Mare’ and other towns in the northern province of Aleppo as a result of the IS attacks on these areas that are under the control of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Xinhua news agency reported.
The IS  [ ... ]

Latest NewsWorld’s longest rail tunnel sees light of day
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World’s longest rail tunnel sees light of day

Geneva, May 30-When Swiss engineer Carl Eduard Gruner came up with the idea to build the world’s longest rail tunnel under the Alps in 1947, he predicted the project could be finished by the start of the 21st century.
He would turn out to be off by 16 years. Gruner’s sketch and technical paper called “Journey through the Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) in the year 2000” planted the seeds for a venture that will be lau [ ... ]

Latest NewsJuvenile Justice Act: Handcuffing offenders to be done away with
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Juvenile Justice Act: Handcuffing offenders to be done away with

New Delhi, May 26- No child between 16 and 18 years of age in conflict with law will be handcuffed or sent to jail or a lock-up, according to the draft rules of the Juvenile Justice Act 2015 released by Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi here today. The rules spell out detailed child-friendly procedures for the police, the Juvenile Justice Board and the children's court.
The draft rules say proper medical an [ ... ]

Latest NewsUS watching India-Iran ties ‘very closely’
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US watching India-Iran ties ‘very closely’

Washington, May 26-The US is “watching very closely” India’s growing ties with Iran after it recently pledged $500 million for developing the Chabahar port and will see if its legal parameters and requirements are being met, the Obama administration has told lawmakers.
As of now, there is no military or counterterrorism cooperation between the two countries that could be a cause for concern for the US, Assistant Sec [ ... ]

Latest NewsKerala Left, Assam Right, Didi, Amma march on
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Kerala Left, Assam Right, Didi, Amma march on

New Delhi, May 20- The electorate across four states and a Union Territory today gave a decisive mandate, voting out three governments and re-electing two, and in the process gave the BJP a strong reason to celebrate: a government in Assam for the first time.
Keeping with the pattern of handing down a clear majority in successive elections since the 2014 General Election, the voter reposed faith once again in two women Chief Ministers, J Jaya [ ... ]

Latest NewsNGT: Won't allow trees to be axed in Punjab
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NGT: Won't allow trees to be axed in Punjab Chandigarh 20  may -Acted on two petitions alleging indiscriminate felling of trees in Punjab for widening roads and those standing along the canal banks, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) today ordered that not a single tree would be axed in the state without its permission.
Imposing the ban, it cited a report published in The Tribune earlier this month in this regard. The tribunal, headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar, observed that no effort [ ... ]

Latest NewsTrump beats Clinton in new poll
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Trump beats Clinton in new poll

Washington, - Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has for the first time edged out his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in a latest poll, even as majority of respondents have an high unfavorable opinion of both the aspirants.
This is for the first time in a poll that Trump is seen ahead of Clinton, albeit within a margin of error.
Fox News, in its latest national polls, found that Trump has the support of 45 per cent of the potential  [ ... ]

Punjab NewsNot ‘smart’, Ludhiana 12th most polluted city in world
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Not ‘smart’, Ludhiana 12th most polluted city in world

Ludhiana, May 13- Both the state and the central governments may be working on making the industrial city a “smart” city, but it has been ranked 12th by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in terms of pollution levels. The readings were taken by the WHO on particulate matter (PM) 2.5 annual mean (micrograms per cubic metres) for 3,000 cities in 103 countries.
Officials of the Punjab Pollution Control Board hav [ ... ]

Punjab NewsAAP cites Sonia to counter ‘outsider’ tag for Kejriwal
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AAP cites Sonia to counter ‘outsider’ tag for Kejriwal
Amritsar, May 13-The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today confronted the Congress and the SAD-BJP alliance over labelling Arvind Kejriwal an ‘outsider’, saying that if Italian-origin Sonia Gandhi could fit into Indian politics, then how could the AAP convener — born and brought up in India — be unfit for Punjab.
“The SAD’s baseless propaganda against Kejriwal shows that the party is forese [ ... ]

Punjab NewsBrazil’s Rousseff bows out defiantly
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Brazil’s Rousseff bows out defiantly

Brasilia, May 13- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff bowed out defiantly on Thursday, suspended from office after the Senate voted to put her on trial for breaking budget laws in a historic decision brought on by a deep recession and a corruption scandal.Rousseff, in office since 2011, will be replaced by Vice-President Michel Temer, for the duration of a Senate trial that could take up to six months. Rousseff, speaking shortly before she left Br [ ... ]

Latest News Muslim ban proposal just a suggestion, says Trump
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Muslim ban proposal just a suggestion, says Trump
Washington, May 13- Donald Trump, who courted global controversy with remarks on ‘temporarily’banning Muslims from entering the US, today appeared to be slightly softening his hardline stance saying the proposal was ‘just a suggestion’ until the issue is worked out.“We have a serious problem, it's a temporary ban, it hasn't been called for yet, nobody's done it, this is just a suggestion until we find ou [ ... ]

Punjab NewsFormer Congress MP plays the caste card
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Former Congress MP plays the caste card

Chandigarh, May 11- Playing the caste card, Charanjit Singh Channi, former Congress MP and prominent leader of the Saini community, today served an ultimatum on the party demanding adequate representation in the distribution of ticket.
He said if not given adequate representation, the option of opting for other party would be open before the community leaders. He added that he would not accept single ticket for himself. The community could also fie [ ... ]

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