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Parliament’s Winter Session to be held from December 15 to January 5The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs decided this. Tribune file

Parliament’s Winter Session to be held from December 15 to January 5

24 Nov 2017 | 11:26 AM

NEW DELHI: The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs on Friday recommended that the Winter Session of Parliament be held from December 15 to January 5.

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New Delhi, November 24

The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs on Friday recommended that the Winter Session of Parliament be held from December 15 to January 5.

The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday met here to decide on the dates of the Winter Session.

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“We request and seek cooperation from all parties, including the opposition, for smooth functioning of both Houses to make this session fruitful,” Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar said. PTI

Signs of Punjabi dropping off blackboards tooSaving Punjabi - I

Signs of Punjabi dropping off blackboards too

24 Nov 2017 | 12:25 PM

CHANDIGARH:The most crucial requirement for the growth of a language is a large enough user base. Punjabi may just be losing that, especially as reflected in the figures of students opting for the language in schools as well as in the learning outcomes.

3 die, 9 injured as train derails in Chitrakoot district of UP

3 die, 9 injured as train derails in Chitrakoot district of UP

24 Nov 2017 | 11:57 AM

LUCKNOW: Three passengers were killed and nine others injured when 13 coaches of Patna-bound Vasco Da Gama Express derailed at Manikpur railway station in Chitrakoot on Friday.

Man’s body with message 'Padmavati ka virodh’ found in Jaipur fort

Man’s body with message 'Padmavati ka virodh’ found in Jaipur fort

24 Nov 2017 | 12:56 PM

JAIPUR: The body of a 40-year-old man was found hanging from the outer walls of Nahargarh Fort here on Friday morning, with the message "'Padmavati' ka virodh".

Woman killed as building collapses in Thane’s Bhiwandi; 20 others feared trapped

Woman killed as building collapses in Thane’s Bhiwandi; 20 others feared trapped

24 Nov 2017 | 12:12 PM

THANE: A four-storey building on Friday collapsed in Bhiwandi in the district, leaving an 18-year-old woman dead and five others injured, officials said.

Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed walks free; vows to fight for ‘Kashmir cause’

Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed walks free; vows to fight for ‘Kashmir cause’

24 Nov 2017 | 12:57 PM

LAHORE: Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed on Friday walked free from house arrest and said he would gather people across Pakistan for the “cause of Kashmir”.

At minus 3.1, it was coldest November night in Srinagar in a decade

At minus 3.1, it was coldest November night in Srinagar in a decade

24 Nov 2017 | 12:41 PM

SRINAGAR: The night temperature in Srinagar continued its downward spiral with the city experiencing the coldest November night in a decade. The minimum temperature was minus 3.1.

India can become role model in growth of children: UNICEF

India can become role model in growth of children: UNICEF

24 Nov 2017 | 1:49 PM

NEW DELHI: India has made “impressive” progress on the metrics of child development in the last decade, but some children have been “left out”, says a UNICEF official.

Delhi HC dismisses plea against release of movie ‘Padmavati’

Delhi HC dismisses plea against release of movie ‘Padmavati’

24 Nov 2017 | 12:23 PM

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court dismissed a plea against the film ‘Padmavati’, observing that such petitions were encouraging those agitating against the movie.

RK Nagar bypoll in Tamil Nadu on December 21: EC

RK Nagar bypoll in Tamil Nadu on December 21: EC

24 Nov 2017 | 11:37 AM

CHENNAI: Bypoll to the Dr Radha Krishnan Nagar Assembly constituency here which fell vacant following the demise of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa last year will be held on December 21, the Election Commission announced on Friday.

New feature allows Twitterati to save tweets for later reading

New feature allows Twitterati to save tweets for later reading

24 Nov 2017 | 11:38 AM

NEW YORK: Twitter is testing a new feature ‘Bookmarks’ that allows its over 300 million active users to privately save tweets for reading them later.


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CITY FOCUS

In UT, road tax could be half the car price

In UT, road tax could be half the car price

24 Nov 2017 | 3:03 AM

CHANDIGARH: Facing a major challenge of dealing with the increasing number of vehicles, traffic chaos and the parking problem, the Administration has finalised the draft parking policy in which various measures, including levying congestion charges, road tax of up to half the car price, manifold increase in the parking charges and penalty, have been proposed to discourage people from using vehicles.

Senior town planner sacked for ‘overlooking’ violations

24 Nov 2017 | 1:20 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Department of Local Bodies has dismissed senior town planner (STP) Hemant Batra for allowing violation of building by-laws and unauthorised conversion concerning the “galiara” project in Amritsar.

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SGPC sacks 15 ‘back-door’ employees posted in Ajnala

24 Nov 2017 | 1:20 AM

AMRITSAR: The SGPC has terminated the services of its 15 employees posted at Gurdwara Gurusar Madoke Brar in Ajnala.

Court pulls up PPSC for flouting job quota norms

24 Nov 2017 | 1:20 AM

CHANDIGARH: Admonishing the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) and the Department of Public Works (Buildings and Roads) for flouting instructions on job reservation, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the authorities displayed lack of will to implement in letter and spirit the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act.

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Hundreds evacuated from  snow-bound Lahaul valley

Hundreds evacuated from snow-bound Lahaul valley

24 Nov 2017 | 12:17 AM

MANALI: Hundreds of people were evacuated from the snow-bound Lahaul valley in over 100 vehicles today after the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) cleared snow from the Manali-Rohtang-Keylong highway yesterday.

Sensex goes up 102 points, Nifty above 10,370

24 Nov 2017 | 10:12 AM

MUMBAI: Driven by more liquidity, the Sensex on Friday rose 102 points and the Nifty above 10,370, after the US Fed minutes showed differences on the policy path forward.

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S African court doubles Pistorius sentence to over 13 yrs

24 Nov 2017 | 2:14 PM

JOHANNESBURG: A South African appeals court increased paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius' sentence for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp to 13 years and five months today.

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Nagpur Test: Sri Lanka 47/2 at lunch

24 Nov 2017 | 12:08 PM

NAGPUR: Opener Dimuth Karunaratne lived a charmed life with two lucky reprieves as Sri Lanka made a sedate start, reaching 47 for 2 at lunch on the opening day of the second cricket Test against India here on Friday.

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Green signal

24 Nov 2017 | 1:51 AM

NAGPUR:Virat Kohli’s frankness is quite astounding.

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