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4 civilians injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, Rajouri


Rajouri/Poonch, October 18 : Four civilians were injured on Wednesday during ceasefire violations by the Pakistani Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. The injured are three labourers and a woman in the Mankote area, a police officer said. They were shifted to a hospital. The Pakistan Army violated ceasefire in Balakote sector of Poonch and ...

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Police suspect Delhi gangster to be behind murder of Haryanvi singer


Panipat, October 18 : The Panipat police suspect the role of gangster Dinesh of Delhi behind the murder of Harshita Dahiya, a Haryanvi singer and dancer, who was shot dead in Israna block of Panipat district on Wednesday. SP Rahul Sharma said Dinesh, a gangster of Karala village of Delhi, was facing many criminal cases and was currently lodged in ...

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There was no need for EC to have delinked HP and Gujarat polls: ex-CEC


Hyderabad, October 17 : Former Chief Election Commissioner TS Krishnamurthy on Tuesday said there was no need for the Election Commission to “delink” the Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat Assembly polls, and termed it an “avoidable controversy”. Krishnamurthy argued that the Himachal Pradesh election could have been postponed by a few days to club it with that in Gujarat. “I don’t ...

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Haryana Police SIT arrests Dera Sacha Sauda chartered accountant


Panchkula, October 17 : The SIT of Haryana Police have arrested Dera Sacha Sauda’s Chartered Accountant CP Arora. Arora, a resident of Sirsa, was also the CEO of MSG company. He was a close friend of Dera spokesperson Aditya Insan. He fled from Panchkula along with Aditya. He was allegedly part of a conspiracy to incite violence in Panchkula on August ...

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Govt banks on rural fund to finance loan waiver


Chandigarh : The Punjab Cabinet today approved two crucial amendments to the Punjab Rural Development Act, 1987, and the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) Act to enable the state government to extend the benefit of the crop loan waiver scheme to the distressed farmers. This has given the government an option to raise loan to fund the Rs9,500-crore crop loan ...

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