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Kangra Congress puts up a united face as Pratibha calls for ouster of BJP government

Kangra Congress on Thursday put up a united face as the Himachal state party president Pratibha Singh calls for ouster of BJP government in upcoming assembly elections for being a “failure on all fronts”
HPCC chief Pratibha Singh with other party leaders at an event in Dharamshala on Thursday. It was Pratibha’s maiden visit to electorally significant Kangra after being appointed the Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee chief. Pratibha claimed that people have made up their minds to change the BJP government in the state. (HT Photo)
HPCC chief Pratibha Singh with other party leaders at an event in Dharamshala on Thursday. It was Pratibha’s maiden visit to electorally significant Kangra after being appointed the Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee chief. Pratibha claimed that people have made up their minds to change the BJP government in the state. (HT Photo)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 02:31 AM IST
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By, Dharamshala

Man held with 50g heroin, 5.8 lakh, pistol in Kharar

A man was arrested with 50g heroin, 5.8 lakh drug money, a .32 bore pistol and five cartridges in Kharar
A man was arrested with 50g heroin, <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5.8 lakh drug money, a .32 bore pistol and five cartridges in Kharar. (Representative Image/HT File)
A man was arrested with 50g heroin, 5.8 lakh drug money, a .32 bore pistol and five cartridges in Kharar. (Representative Image/HT File)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 02:28 AM IST
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Budget provisions will be made for Ganpati, Laxmi Narayan temples: Jai Ram Thakur

Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur announced that necessary budget provisions would be made for Dev Ganpati Mandir, Bhatwari, and Dev Laxmi Narayan Mandir, Kot Khamaradha
Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur was addressing a mammoth gathering on the occasion of ‘Dev Darshan Samaroh’ at Dev Ganpati Temple at Bhatwari. He announce that necessary budget provisions will be made for Ganpati and Laxmi Narayan temples. (HT File Photo)
Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur was addressing a mammoth gathering on the occasion of ‘Dev Darshan Samaroh’ at Dev Ganpati Temple at Bhatwari. He announce that necessary budget provisions will be made for Ganpati and Laxmi Narayan temples. (HT File Photo)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 02:25 AM IST
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Khelo India Youth Games: Paramvir Singh clinches bronze for UT in weightlifting

Paramvir bagged bronze in the +102kg category. The youngest in the lot, Paramvir lifted a total weight of 276kg (126 in snatch and 150 in clean and jerk). The 16-year-old had also clinched gold in the sub-junior national competition earlier this year.
Paramvir lifted 126kg in snatch in six seconds and celebrated with a cartwheel off the stage. Later, he failed to lift 150kg in the second attempt of clean and jerk but cleared the mark in his third attempt, ensuring a bronze medal for Chandigarh. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Paramvir lifted 126kg in snatch in six seconds and celebrated with a cartwheel off the stage. Later, he failed to lift 150kg in the second attempt of clean and jerk but cleared the mark in his third attempt, ensuring a bronze medal for Chandigarh. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 02:21 AM IST
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Disqualify Independent MLAs who joined BJP: Congress

Stepping up its diatribe against BJP, the opposition Congress demanded the disqualification of two Independent MLAs from the Vidhan Sabha for joining the saffron party
Congress campaign panel head Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu demanded action under the anti-defection law against the two Independent MLAs who have joined the BJP. (HT File Photo)
Congress campaign panel head Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu demanded action under the anti-defection law against the two Independent MLAs who have joined the BJP. (HT File Photo)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 02:20 AM IST
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Fatty liver disease responsible for 20% liver cancer, cirrhosis cases: PGI doctors

Around 20% patients suffering from liver cancer or liver cirrhosis develop these ailments due to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) that remained untreated in the initial stages, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) doctors said
The overall prevalence of NAFLD in the general population is close to 40%, but the percentage in Chandigarh and Punjab is much higher. On an average, PGIMER records around 60 new NAFLD cases every week, and the cases are likely to increase by 10% over the next couple of years (Representative image/HT File)
The overall prevalence of NAFLD in the general population is close to 40%, but the percentage in Chandigarh and Punjab is much higher. On an average, PGIMER records around 60 new NAFLD cases every week, and the cases are likely to increase by 10% over the next couple of years (Representative image/HT File)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 02:19 AM IST
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President Kovind on two-day visit to Himachal from Friday

President Ram Nath Kovind will be on a two-day visit to Himachal on Friday. He will reach Dharamshala and address the 5th annual convocation of Central University of Himachal Pradesh (CUHP)
Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the President Ram Nath Kovind’s visit to Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. (HT File Photo)
Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the President Ram Nath Kovind’s visit to Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 10, 2022 02:17 AM IST
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Chandigarh | Grain Market gets mobile cloth bag selling unit

To discourage the use of single-use plastic bags, mayor Sarbjit Kaur launched a mobile cloth bag selling unit at the Sector-26 Grain Market in Chandigarh
The mobile cloth bag selling unit was launched as part of environment week celebrations, which will conclude on June 11. (Representative Image/Ht file)
The mobile cloth bag selling unit was launched as part of environment week celebrations, which will conclude on June 11. (Representative Image/Ht file)
Updated on Jun 10, 2022 02:09 AM IST
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125 years of Kasauli Club: Baking workshop, musicians lend elan to festivities

Delicious desserts, talented musicians and a top-of-the-line handicrafts exhibition awaited members of the Kasauli Club on Thursday, the fifth day of the weeklong 125th anniversary celebrations
Members of PGIMER’s Regional Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (ROTTO), in collaboration with the Himachal Pradesh transplant organisation, sensitised club members about organ donation. (HT Photo)
Members of PGIMER’s Regional Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (ROTTO), in collaboration with the Himachal Pradesh transplant organisation, sensitised club members about organ donation. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 10, 2022 02:05 AM IST
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By, Kasauli

Chandigarh | 530 awarded at Postgraduate Govt College for Girls

Miss Universe Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu, an MA final year student of Postgraduate Govt College for Girls, Chandigarh, was honoured with the title, ‘pride of college’ for her tremendous achievement.
As many as 530 students were felicitated at the 38th annual prize distribution ceremony at Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector 42, Chandigarh. (Keshav Singh/HT)
As many as 530 students were felicitated at the 38th annual prize distribution ceremony at Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector 42, Chandigarh. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Updated on Jun 10, 2022 02:37 AM IST
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Punjab: Low-priced liquor in pouches to check illicit supply

Noting that illicit liquor has led to several deaths in the past, Punjab excise commissioner Varun Roojam said the move will help wean people away from it
Consumption of spurious liquor has led to multiple deaths and hospitalisations in Punjab in the past. (HT File Photo)
Consumption of spurious liquor has led to multiple deaths and hospitalisations in Punjab in the past. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 10, 2022 01:42 AM IST
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SGPC objects to non-Sikh at helm of Punjab and Sind Bank

SGPC on Thursday objected to the appointment of a non-Sikh as the managing director-cum-chief executive officer of Punjab and Sind Bank
SGPC president Harjinder Singh Dhami said that Punjab and Sind Bank was established in 1908 as a dream of an independent bank of Sikhs. (AFP/File Photo)
SGPC president Harjinder Singh Dhami said that Punjab and Sind Bank was established in 1908 as a dream of an independent bank of Sikhs. (AFP/File Photo)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 01:37 AM IST
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By, Amritsar

SAD leader Ranike’s security withdrawn after audit: Punjab to HC

The Punjab government on Thursday told the high court that security of former SAD minister Gulzar Singh Ranike was withdrawn after a proper exercise as per norms
SAD leader Ranike had filed a plea, seeking restoration of his security cover claiming threat to his life.
SAD leader Ranike had filed a plea, seeking restoration of his security cover claiming threat to his life.
Published on Jun 10, 2022 01:33 AM IST
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Moose Wala murder: Suspect seen in car with shooters detained in Bathinda

Raids are being conducted to arrest another Bathinda man who is suspected to have provided weapons to the shooters who pumped 19 bullets into Sidhu Moose Wala
Punjabi singer-politician Shubhdeep Singh, aka Sidhu Moose Wala, was shot dead in Mansa on May 29. (Sidhu Moose Wala Instagram)
Punjabi singer-politician Shubhdeep Singh, aka Sidhu Moose Wala, was shot dead in Mansa on May 29. (Sidhu Moose Wala Instagram)
Updated on Jun 10, 2022 01:46 AM IST
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Faridkot court had issued open-ended warrant against Goldy Brar in March 2021

Gangster Goldy Brar was named the main conspirator in the murder of Youth Congress leader Gurlal Singh Pehalwan in Faridkot in February 2021
A close aide of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, Canada-based Goldy Brar is a key accused Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder.
A close aide of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, Canada-based Goldy Brar is a key accused Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder.
Published on Jun 10, 2022 01:25 AM IST
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CBI counters Punjab Police claim on red notice against Goldy Brar

CBI claimed that formal proposal for red notice against Goldy Brar came on May 30, a day after Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder, even as Punjab Police had claimed that it was sent on May 19
Canada-based gangster Goldy Brar had claimed responsibility for singer Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder.
Canada-based gangster Goldy Brar had claimed responsibility for singer Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder.
Published on Jun 10, 2022 01:21 AM IST
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Gambling racket busted with arrest of 12 men in Ludhiana

2 brothers, who were allegedly running the racket at their shop in Ludhiana, are yet to be arrested; 60,500 recovered from the suspects who were arrested
The accused in custody of Ludhiana police on Thursday. (Harvinder Singh/HT)
The accused in custody of Ludhiana police on Thursday. (Harvinder Singh/HT)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 01:15 AM IST
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By, Ludhiana

Official data: 700 MT dairy waste being dumped into Ludhiana’s Buddha Nullah per day

It has come to fore that there are over 52,000 dairy animals in the city, generating over 850 metric tonnes (MT) of waste on a daily basis
Officials of the animal husbandry department stated that there are over 81,000 dairy animals at units situated in and around Ludhiana city. (HT File)
Officials of the animal husbandry department stated that there are over 81,000 dairy animals at units situated in and around Ludhiana city. (HT File)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 01:12 AM IST
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By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana MC working on proposal to install air purification tower

Amid soaring pollution levels in the industrial hub of the state, the Ludhiana municipal corporation (MC) is working on a proposal to install an air purification tower in the city
The company, which has also installed an air purification tower in Chandigarh, delivered a presentation to Ludhiana MC commissioner Shena Aggarwal at the civic body’s Zone-D office on Thursday. (HT File)
The company, which has also installed an air purification tower in Chandigarh, delivered a presentation to Ludhiana MC commissioner Shena Aggarwal at the civic body’s Zone-D office on Thursday. (HT File)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 01:08 AM IST
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Power theft: 34 violations detected in Ludhiana, 19.8 lakh fine imposed

Continuing the clampdown on power thefts, six teams of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited’s (PSPCL) enforcement wing on Thursday detected a total of 34 violations in Ludhiana’s Sirhind Division and imposed fine to the tune of 19.81 lakh
The PSPCL teams nabbed seven domestic consumers for using more electricity than the sanctioned load in Ludhiana. Moreover, eight religious places were also found flouting norms, officials said. (Representative image)
The PSPCL teams nabbed seven domestic consumers for using more electricity than the sanctioned load in Ludhiana. Moreover, eight religious places were also found flouting norms, officials said. (Representative image)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 01:06 AM IST
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2 Ludhiana men robbed of mobile phones at knifepoint

At least seven people have been booked for robbing two men of their mobile phones at knifepoint in Ludhiana
Seven robbers snatched mobile phones from two Ludhiana men at gunpoint. (Representative image)
Seven robbers snatched mobile phones from two Ludhiana men at gunpoint. (Representative image)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 01:02 AM IST
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Truck driver nabbed with 363-gram heroin in Ludhiana

Inspector Harbans, in-charge of STF Ludhiana Range, said that the accused had been working as a truck driver for the past 10 years and got into drug peddling three years ago to make easy money
The accused told police that he used to procure heroin from drug peddlers in Ludhiana’s Ghora Colony. (Representative image)
The accused told police that he used to procure heroin from drug peddlers in Ludhiana’s Ghora Colony. (Representative image)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 01:00 AM IST
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RS polls: BJP-JJP backed Kartikeya can cause upset if Congress MLA succumbs to horse trading

Even as 28 Congress MLAs flew back from Raipur in Chhattisgarh on Thursday to cast their ballot for the June 10 Rajya Sabha election, the BJP-JJP backed independent candidate, Kartikeya Sharma, secured support of lone Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) MLA Abhay Singh Chautala
Independent candidate Kartikeya Sharma (HT File)
Independent candidate Kartikeya Sharma (HT File)
Updated on Jun 10, 2022 12:59 AM IST
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Budding shooter raped in Hisar

A budding shooter, in her early 20s, was allegedly raped by a colleague in Hisar, police said on Thursday
The Hisar police have registered a case under Section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the accused and a manhunt has been launched to arrest him. (iStock)
The Hisar police have registered a case under Section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the accused and a manhunt has been launched to arrest him. (iStock)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 12:55 AM IST
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Union minister of state Patil visits Karnal, reviews development of central schemes

Union minister of state for the panchayati raj Kapil Moreshwar Patil on Thursday visited Karnal and reviewed the progress of central schemes being implemented in Haryana
Union minister of state for the panchayati raj Kapil Moreshwar Patil praised Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar and officials of the state government for ensuring implementation of different schemes under the panchayati raj at grounds level. (HT Photo)
Union minister of state for the panchayati raj Kapil Moreshwar Patil praised Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar and officials of the state government for ensuring implementation of different schemes under the panchayati raj at grounds level. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 10, 2022 12:54 AM IST
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Haryana’s sex ratio at birth rises to 920 till May

Haryana has managed to improve its sex ratio at birth (SRB) this year till May despite the blows that the flagship ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ programme received in 2021 when the annual SRB slipped to the lowest point in five years
‘Save the girl child’ fight looks like its back on track after setbacks last year when the annual SRB stood at 914 female births per 1,000 males
‘Save the girl child’ fight looks like its back on track after setbacks last year when the annual SRB stood at 914 female births per 1,000 males
Published on Jun 10, 2022 12:52 AM IST
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Ludhiana | 4 test +ve, active Covid cases reach 21

Of 21 active Covid cases in Ludhiana,19 have been quarantined at home, and two are admitted in different hospitals
The tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 1,09,972 in Ludhiana. (HT FILE)
The tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 1,09,972 in Ludhiana. (HT FILE)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 12:47 AM IST
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Ludhiana | GADVASU interns polish shoes to register protest

The members of Ludhiana GADVASU Teachers’ Association also reached the spot and lent support to the protesting students
The protesting interns of GADVASU polished shoes to register their protest in Ludhiana. The veterinarian is on strike for past four days to demand hike of stipends. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
The protesting interns of GADVASU polished shoes to register their protest in Ludhiana. The veterinarian is on strike for past four days to demand hike of stipends. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 12:41 AM IST
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By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana | Defunct coach guidance display boards disquiet passengers

Either these display boards remain defunct or the coach numbers are wrongly displayed by the Ludhiana railway staff due to which passengers are often seen running from pillar to post to look for their seat in sheer panic
Passengers at the Ludhiana Railway Station are often being resorted to harassment due to inoperative electronic display boards. (HT PHOTO)
Passengers at the Ludhiana Railway Station are often being resorted to harassment due to inoperative electronic display boards. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 12:37 AM IST
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