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Congress MP's petition on making sanitary pads tax-free draws support
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A petition launched by Congress MP Sushmita Dev asking for taxes on sanitary pads to be removed has received support from several Members of Parliament.
No BJP hand in Narada sting probe: Ahluwalia
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Rubbishing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegations, senior BJP leader S.S. Ahluwalia on Saturday claimed his party has no hand in the ongoing Narada sting investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation.
Police foil jailbreak bid in Gurdaspur, situation under control
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Rioting prison inmates in Punjab's Gurdaspur central jail fought pitched battles with security forces till Saturday morning, but were thwarted in their attempted jailbreak by heavy police reinforcements rushed there, police said.
Cultural Bonanza Mark Three-Day-Inter-Khalsa Colleges Youth Festival-2017

The cultural bonanza highlighting dance, fun and frolics marked the three-day-long Second Inter-Khalsa College Youth Festival-2017 which concluded at Khalsa University campus here today. Hundreds of students from 13 Khalsa institutions took part in the festival in which Khalsa College lifted overall Champion while Khalsa College for Women (KCW) and Khalsa College of Pharmacy remained first and second runner up, respectively.

CID employee and school teacher arrested with opium and heroin

In a major success to break the chain of drug suppliers, Jalandhar Rural police has arrested an employee of CID wing alongwith school teacher today.

Deodhar Trophy: Dhawan's flashy ton helps India 'Red' down 'Blue'

India discard Shikhar Dhawan's belligerent century helped India 'Red' register a 23-run win over India 'Blue' in the Deodhar Trophy opener at the ACA-VDCA cricket stadium, here on Saturday.

Elephant census begins in Assam's Kaziranga

The Assam forest department on Saturday started its four-day census of elephants in Assam's famous Kaziranga National Park.

Akali leaders’ spiteful attacks against Capt Amarinder Govt show their panic, says Govt. spokesperson

 The Punjab government has lashed out at the Akali leadership for their spiteful attacks against the Captain Amarinder Singh government, saying it reeked of their outright panic at the fear of exposure of their financial and other misdeeds of the last 10 years.

CM exhorts party colleagues to set example by giving up red beacons

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has urged all his colleagues in the Punjab Congress to set an example for others by voluntarily giving up their red beacon lights, in line with their commitment to the people of the state as part of the party’s election manifesto.

Punjab CM calls meeting to review prison security in light of Gurdaspur violence

 Taking a serious view of the violence in Gurdaspur central jail, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has convened a high-level meeting of police and Home department officials next week to review the security in the state’s prisons in the light of frequent incidents of violence and clashes in jails since the past several years.

Court frames notice against Kejriwal in defamation case

A Delhi court on Saturday framed notice against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other Aam Aadmi Party leaders in a defamation case filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

BSF gets first woman field officer

The Border Security Force on Saturday received its first woman field officer after a convocation ceremony conducted in the BSF academy at Tekanpur in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior district.

BJP to hold national executive meeting in Odisha

 With an eye to grab Odisha in the 2019 assembly polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to hold its national executive meeting here on April 15 and 16.

Equities trim gains on global cues, profit booking

After two consecutive weeks of gains, the key Indian equity indices trimmed some gains following global cues and closed the week's trade on a lower note.

DAV University students Placed in Four companies

As many as six students of BTech (Computer Science) of DAV University have got placed in various companies in the recent placement drives. The average package offered to the students is 3 lakh.

Innocent Hearts College of Education unwinds an excellent result

Innocent Hearts College of Education, Jalandhar has maintained its glorious traditions of the past by achieving excellent result in the University B.Ed Examination, SemIII Dec-2016. 

SP holds national executive meeting on poll defeat

The Samajwadi Party (SP) held its national executive meeting here on Saturday, presided over by party president Akhilesh Yadav, to take stock of the drubbing in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, but SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav and younger brother Shivpal Singh Yadav chose to skip it.

Borders will be sealed: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the country's borders will be sealed.

New Indian envoy arrives in Kathmandu

Newly appointed Indian ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri arrived here on Saturday.

Homage to martyrs by a veteran general

Major General Somnath Jha a Veteran, who is on a cycling mission to pay tribute to all martyred soldiers of the Nation arrived at Jalandhar Cantonment on 25th March and was received by Major General Balwinder Singh, Chief of Staff, Vajra Corps and a large number of officers, ladies and other ranks of  Jalandhar Cantonment.

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