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Chandigarh, December 6. Notice was issued by the High Court to Punjab State, Center and UT authorities on a petition filed by Tata Camelot that the land proposed for housing development use did not violate existing environmental requirements as Kansal village was not intended to be the catchment area for Sukhna lake and water does not flow from Kansa
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Chandigarh, December 29, 2012. In a major policy decision, the Punjab Police has decided to shift all officers and men who have stayed at any one place for more than three to four years within 10 days.

The decision is aimed at taking the force out of the influence of local leaders in the wake of criticism that it has come under pre

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Chandigarh, December 29, 2012. The third Shatabdi from Chandigarh to Delhi will chug off in January, 2013. An announcement to this effect was made by the Union Railway Minister, Pawan Kumar Bansal, here today.

The 13-coach Shatabdi will leave the city at 12 noon and reach Delhi at 3:15 pm while on the return

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Punjab Govt. has been criticized for not taking appropriate action against singers using provocative and inappropriate lyrics in their renditions. Recent trends show that a lot of new-age Punjabi singers are using lyrics that could glorify sex, promiscuity and violence. The govt. plans to swing into action against this trend and might even consider

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Mann Kaur, 97, a resident of Sector 40, Chandigarh and well known veteran athlete, won a gold medal in the recently concluded 17th Asia Masters Athletic Championship held in Taipei (Taiwan) from November 2 to 7.

"I am very happy to win the top place in the 100m race. I started slow but managed to finish first. I competed in the 85+ years categ

Malvinder Mohan Singh, chairman, CII Northern Region, and Siraj Hussain, Addl Secy, Ministry of Agriculture, at the inaugural session of Agro Tech. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

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Chandigarh, December 2. Punjab went virtually unrepresented during the inaugural session of Agro Tech 2012 organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) with C
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Chandigarh, December 2. The shortage of gunny bags has forced various procurement agencies to stock paddy in used jute bags. The agencies have so far received 5.90 lakh bales of gunny bags against the order placed for 7.71 lakh bales.

The Food and Civil Supplies Department had recently allowed the agencies to use last year’s gunny bags. However, se
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Chandigarh, Wed Dec 05 2012, 01:10 hrs: The Agro Tech 2012 fair concluded on Tuesday with over 75000 visitors visiting over the last 4 days. The fair generated around 6000 business inquiries with a potential worth 70 Crore Rupees. Visitors also included around 35000 farmers from all over India who showed interest in the state of the a is a platform that provides the latest news on Punjab. News portals are welcome to contact us at panjabnews [at] to get an account for submitting news.

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