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Khaira, Mann in war of words


Chandigarh : A day after Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann dared rebel AAP MLAs to resign and face elections after forming a new party, Sukhpal Khaira said they would not resign. Addressing mediapersons here on Wednesday, Khaira said national convener Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab political affairs incharge Manish Sisodia were their leaders and it was up to them take action. On Mann’s ...

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ASI booked , SHO faces probe


Patiala : Three days after Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Narinder Singh, posted at the Sanaur police station, was suspended and a magisterial probe was ordered, the Patiala police on Wednesday registered an FIR against the erring cop. “I have ordered registration of a case against ASI Narinder Singh under Sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 342 (wrongful confinement) of the IPC,” ...

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Gave up int’l debut for faith, Sikh wrestler has no regrets


Amritsar : A Tarn Taran-based wrestler, Jaskawarbir Singh Gill, could not represent India in an international men’s freestyle wrestling tournament as he didn’t agree to remove his ‘patka’ (a small piece of cloth worn by Sikhs, especially sportspersons). It was Gill’s debut in the international arena as he was part of the India team for the Yasar Dogu Memorial Tournament, ...

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Heavy rain leaves trail of destruction in Kerala, 22 dead


Thiruvananthapuram : Heavy rain in Kerala on Thursday claimed 22 lives, leaving a trail of destruction across the southern state.With water levels rising in various dams and reaching almost its maximum capacity, shutters of at least 22 reservoirs in the state have been opened to drain out excess water. According to Kerala State Emergency Operations Centre, 22 people have lost ...

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SC dilutes Lodha panel recommendations; approves BCCI Constitution


ew Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday approved the much-awaited draft constitution of the BCCI with certain changes, giving a go-by to “one state, one vote” principle and diluting cooling off period recommended by the Justice RM Lodha committee. The verdict pronounced by a Bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra restored full memberships to cricket associations ...

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