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‘Sadda haq ethe rakh': Ex-servicemen stage protest over OROP


Mohali, July 25 : ‘Sadda haq ethe rakh’, this was the chant of ex-servicemen who staged a protest here on Saturday over the implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) policy.The protestors wore black bands around their forehead and shouted slogans denouncing the government. “We want to express our anger today by wearing black bands. The OROP implementation is ...

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Punjab Government to work closely with RBI


CHANDIGARH : In order to tighten the noose around the unscrupulous Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC) which are operational in the State and collecting money from the public under various lucrative schemes such as Collective Investment Schemes and Multi-Level Marketing Schemes with fraudulent intentions, the Punjab Government has intensified its action in coordination with RBI. In this direction a meeting of ...

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Punjab Congress asks people of Punjab to follow NRIs and rise in protest against Badals


CHANDIGARH: Punjab Congress today urged the people of Punjab to rise in peaceful protests against the tyrannical and unjust rule of the Badal government, on the lines of North American Punjabi’s who raised the banner of revolt against visiting SAD ministers and leaders. Sukhpal Singh Khaira PPCC sapokesman and former MLA in a statement here said that the widespread protests ...

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US to release USD 337 million military aid to Pak


Karachi, July 24 : The United States is expected to release military assistance worth USD 337 million to Pakistan under the Coalition Support Fund in the next few days. A Finance Ministry official familiar with the matter said that the Obama administration has notified the U.S. Congress about its intention to release the fund after a mandatory 15-day notice period ...

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Install CCTVs at all prisons in India: SC


NEW DELHI : The Supreme Court on Friday directed the central government and all the states to install CCTV cameras in all the prisons across the country and take a call on installing them in police lock-ups, if there are incidents.The apex court bench of Justice T.S. Thakur and Justice R. Banumathi in their judgement said that CCTV cameras should ...

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