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 2018-09-23 04:15 

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'Rudaali' director Kalpana Lajmi passes away at 64...

Mumbai, September 23 Renowned filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi died on Sunday morning at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here, a family member said. She was 64. Lajmi was suffering from a chronic kidney disease and liver failure. "She passed away at th...

 2018-09-23 04:03 

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Villagers put chilli powder in woman's private parts for selling illegal liquor in Assam...

Guwahati, September 23 In an apparent incident of moral policing, a woman who allegedly sold illegal brew, was attacked, stripped and chilli powder was inserted into her private parts as punishment by villagers in Assam's Karimganj district. The incid...

 2018-09-22 20:09 

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Rs 5,000 a month, Punjab contract staff anger spills out...

Ruchika Khanna Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 22 Working as a teacher on a contractual basis, all that Jagmohan of Manuke Gill village in Moga had ever wanted was to rid his family of abject poverty. His father a labourer, he somehow managed t...

 2018-09-22 20:09 

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13 on way to temple die in Shimla mishap...

Tribune News Service Shimla, September 22 All 13 occupants of a multi-passenger Trax were killed after the vehicle plunged off the road into a gorge near Snail village in Saraswati Nagar area of Rohru in Shimla district on Saturday. The victims included t...

 2018-09-22 20:09 

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Congress sweeps Punjab local body poll; it's rigged, says SAD...

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 22 The Congress in Punjab swept the block samiti and zila parishad elections, counting for which began on Saturday. Barring Amritsar's Majitha block, the stronghold of former SAD minister Bikram Singh Majithi...

 2018-09-22 20:09 

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Need to make Pakistan feel the pain: Army Chief...

Jaipur, September 22 Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Saturday that stern action is needed to avenge the barbarism by terrorists and Pakistan Army against Indian soldiers. The comment comes after a BSF jawan was shot and his throat slit recently, fo...

 2018-09-22 20:09 

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Cong asks Modi to come clean, BJP calls him symbol of honesty...

Tribune News Service New Delhi, September 22 Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today alleged that former French President Francois Hollande's remarks on Reliance Defence showed "clear-cut corruption" in the Rafale deal even as the BJP maintained it ...

 2018-09-22 20:09 

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Quit, Hizb warns 24 J&K policemen...

Majid Jahangir Tribune News Service Srinagar, September 22 A day after abducting and killing three cops, Hizbul militants on Saturday issued threats specifically to 24 policemen, including two officers posted in the militancy-infested South Kashmir, askin...

 2018-09-22 20:09 

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Decision on H-4 visa 'in 3 months'...

Washington, September 22 The Trump administration has told a federal court that its decision to revoke work permits to H-4 visa users, a significant majority of whom are Indian-Americans, is expected within the next three months, a move which will have a ...

 2018-09-22 20:09 

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Fake products sold as popular brands...

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 22 The Punjab Government's food safety wing claims to have unearthed a racket in Mansa where adulterated ghee, prepared from vegetable fat and other concoctions, was being sold under the name of popular brand...

 2018-09-22 17:08 

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Pak chefs say denied visas for Amritsar culinary meet as ties worsen...

Smita Sharma Tribune News Service New Delhi, September 22 Amid heated exchanges between India and Pakistan, following cancellation of Foreign Minister talks by New Delhi, people to people ties seem to be once again under stress. The Tribune has learnt tha...

 2018-09-22 16:53 

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Naval officer injured in ocean storm makes contact with race organisers...

Melbourne/Kochi, September 22 Indian naval officer Abhilash Tomy, badly injured after his yacht was hit by a vicious storm mid-way across the southern Indian Ocean while taking part in the Golden Globe Race, is in touch with race organisers in France thro...

 2018-09-22 14:26 

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'Kamal ka phool, badi bhool': Jaswant Singh's son quits BJP...

Barmer/Jaipur, September 22 Ahead of the Assembly polls in Rajasthan, former Union minister Jaswant Singh's son and BJP MLA Manvendra Singh Saturday said he has quit the party. He announced the decision at a press conference after addressing a rally a...

 2018-09-22 13:28 

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Fake product manufacturing racket busted in Mansa...

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 22 The food safety teams have unearthed a racket manufacturing fake branded products in Mansa, said KS Pannu, Commissioner, Food Safety and Drug Administration, Punjab. Pannu said a raid was conducted around midn...

 2018-09-22 10:46 

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FM-level talks: Disappointed at India's 'arrogant, negative' response, says Imran...

Islamabad, September 22 Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday expressed "disappointment" at India's response calling it "arrogant and negative" after New Delhi called off talks between the foreign ministers of the two co...

 2018-09-22 10:27 

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Soon, dung-based soaps, face packs by RSS centre on Amazon...

Mathura, September 22 Soaps, face packs, shampoos and medicinal products made from cow urine and dung may soon be just a click away as an RSS-backed centre says it is set to sell these on e-commerce major Amazon India. Deen Dayal Dham, a centre run by the...

 2018-09-22 10:17 

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Delhi's air quality turns 'good' for second time this year...

New Delhi, September 22 Delhi's air quality turned 'good' on Saturday, for the second time this year due to persistent monsoon that washed away pollutants from the air, according to authorities. The overall Air Quality Index of New Delhi was r...

 2018-09-22 08:27 

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Massive search operation under way in Shopian, Pulwama dists of J&K...

Srinagar, September 22 A day after three policemen were abducted and killed by militants, security forces on Saturday launched a massive cordon and search operation in Shopian and Pulwama districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The cordon and search ...

 2018-09-22 07:22 

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Truck full of beer bottles hits toll plaza in Rajasthan; one hurt...

#WATCH A truck rams into toll plaza in Rajasthan's Kishangarh; One person was injured in the incident (21.09.2018) (Source: CCTV footage) pic.twitter.com/GcG8v3dIly — ANI (@ANI) September 22, 2018 Tribune Web Desk Chandigarh, September 22 One pe...

 2018-09-22 06:51 

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Modi, Ambani jointly carried out surgical strike on defence forces: Rahul on Rafale issue...

New Delhi, September 22 Upping the ante on the Rafale issue, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Anil Ambani jointly carried out a "surgical strike" on the defence forces. His renewed attack on...

 2018-09-22 06:51 

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Modi, Ambani jointly carried out surgical strike on defence forces: Rahul...

New Delhi, September 22 Upping the ante on the Rafale issue, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Anil Ambani jointly carried out a "surgical strike" on the defence forces. His renewed attack on...

 2018-09-22 06:51 

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Clear-cut corruption in Rafale deal, PM must clear stand: Rahul...

Tribune News Service New Delhi, September 22 Congress president Rahul Gandhi Saturday said there was "clear-cut" corruption in the Rafale deal and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clear his position on the issue. Gandhi's blistering attac...

 2018-09-22 06:51 

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Rafale: Clear-cut corruption, says Rahul; Centre denies charge...

Tribune News Service New Delhi, September 22 Congress president Rahul Gandhi Saturday said there was "clear-cut" corruption in the Rafale deal and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clear his position on the issue. Gandhi's blistering attac...

 2018-09-22 06:40 

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Assamese feature 'Village Rockstars' is India's official entry to Oscars...

Mumbai, September 22 Rima Das' National Award-winning Assamese feature 'Village Rockstars' has been chosen to represent India in the Best Foreign Language category at the 91st Academy Awards next year, the Film Federation of India (FFI) announ...

 2018-09-22 06:07 

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10 killed, 3 injured in road accident near Jubbal in Shimla district...

Tribune News Servic Shimla, September 22 Ten people, including four women, were killed and three others injured after a vehicle veered off a road in Shimla district on Saturday, a police official said. The accident happened at Snail, 3 kilometres from Kud...

 2018-09-22 06:07 

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All 13 occupants of Trax vehicle killed in accident near Jubbal in Shimla district...

Tribune News Servic Shimla, September 22 All 13 occupants of a Trax vehicle were killed after it veered off the road in Shimla district on Saturday, a police official said. The accident took place at Snail, 3 kilometres from Kuddu on Tiyuni Road. Earlier,...

 2018-09-22 06:07 

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Three couples among 13 killed in accident near Jubbal in Shimla district...

Tribune News Service Shimla, September 22 Thirteen people, including three couples, died after a vehicle veered off a road and fell into a deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district on Saturday, a police official said. The accident happened at S...

 2018-09-22 05:33 

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Will revoke work permits to H-4 visa holders within 3 months: Trump admin to court...

Washington, September 22 The Trump administration on Saturday told a federal court that its decision to revoke work permits to H-4 visas holders, who are primarily spouses of H-1B foreign guest workers, is expected within the next three months. The Depart...

 2018-09-22 04:52 

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Bishop Franco Mulakkal discharged from Kottayam hospital...

Kottayam, September 22 Bishop Franco Mulakkal, arrested by the police over allegations of repeatedly raping and sexually assaulting a nun, was on Saturday discharged from the government hospital in the city where he was admitted following complaints of ch...

 2018-09-22 04:52 

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Bishop Franco's bail plea rejected; to be in police custody till Sept 24...

Tribune News Service Jalandhar/Kottayam, September 22 The bail plea of Bishop Franco Mulakkal, arrested by the police over allegations of repeatedly raping and sexually assaulting a nun, was on Saturday rejected. He will be in police custody till Septembe...

 2018-09-22 04:30 

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Widespread rain in Punjab, Haryana may damage paddy crop...

Chandigarh, September 22 Widespread rain across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh on Saturday brought misery to farmers as the untimely showers have affected the standing paddy crop in the agrarian states. The maximum temperature at most places had been belo...

 2018-09-22 04:08 

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Counting of votes for zila parishad polls gets under way in Punjab...

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 22 The counting of votes for the Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections held recently got under way at various places in Punjab on Saturday. In Ludhiana, the counting started in all 13 centres in the distri...

 2018-09-22 04:08 

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LIVE UPDATES: In Patiala, Congress wins 4 panchayat samiti seats...

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 22 The counting of votes for the Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections held recently got under way at various places in Punjab on Saturday. In Ludhiana, the counting started in all 13 centres in the distri...

 2018-09-22 04:08 

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LIVE UPDATES: In Patiala, Congress wins 14 panchayat samiti seats...

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 22 The counting of votes for the Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections held recently got under way at various places in Punjab on Saturday. In Ludhiana, the counting started in all 13 centres in the distri...

 2018-09-22 04:08 

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[ India ]

LIVE UPDATES: Congress leading at most places in Punjab zila parishad polls...

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 22 The ruling Congress is leading on most seats for the Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections held recently as the counting got under way in Punjab on Saturday. In Patiala, the Congress has won 29 panchaya...

 2018-09-21 20:32 

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Bishop arrested for nun's rape...

Deepkamal Kaur Tribune News Service Jalandhar, September 21 After an inquiry spanning 87 days and interrogation by the Kerala Police for three consecutive days, Bishop Franco Mulakkal was today arrested in the alleged rape case lodged by a nun. The Pope h...

 2018-09-21 20:32 

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US law official in spot over Sikh AG remark...

New York, September 21 Authorities in New Jersey have called for the resignation of a senior law enforcement official after a secret recording surfaced in which he allegedly made racist remarks about America's first Sikh-American Attorney General Gurb...

 2018-09-21 20:32 

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Islamabad won't mend ways: Delhi...

Tribune News Service New Delhi, September 21 Within 24 hours of accepting Pakistan's talks offer, the Union Government on Friday called off a meeting between the Foreign Ministers of India and Pakistan in New York next week, citing "two deeply dis...

 2018-09-21 20:32 

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[ India ]

War of words erupts as Bengal says no to 'surgical strike day'...

Kolkata/New Delhi, September 21 A political row broke out on Friday over the UGC communication to varsities to observe September 29 as "Surgical strike day" with the ruling TMC in West Bengal saying it will not be followed in the state and joined ...

 2018-09-21 20:32 

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CKD president sent to 5-yr jail for land fraud...

PK Jaiswar Tribune News Service Amritsar, September 21 Dr Santokh Singh, the president of Chief Khalsa Dewan (CKD), was on Friday sentenced to five years in prison in a land fraud case. The verdict was delivered by Chief Judicial Magistrate RS Bajwa here....

 2018-09-21 20:32 

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3 J&K cops abducted, shot, Pak talks off...

Tribune News Service Srinagar, September 21 Three police personnel were abducted from their homes in south Kashmir's Shopian district and shot dead by Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Toiba militants on Friday, the police said, as a new page opened in ...

 2018-09-21 20:32 

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Revoke sanctions or pay the price, furious China tells US...

Beijing, September 21 An "outraged" China on Friday lodged a diplomatic protest with the US for imposing punitive sanctions on its military unit for buying Russian weapons, warning of "consequences4; if the sanctions are not revoked. The US...

 2018-09-21 16:26 

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[ India ]

2 Gujarat men robbed of Rs 4.5 crore by armed men in Haryana...

Sumedha Sharma Tribune News Service Rewari, September 21 Rewari has hit the headlines for wrong reasons yet again as two men hailing from Gujrat were allegedly intercepted, abducted, and robbed of whooping Rs 4.5 crores and dumped in the fields. The duo, ...

 2018-09-21 15:36 

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Asthana's complaint against Director Verma 'malicious' and 'frivolous', says CBI...

New Delhi, September 21 The CBI on Friday said its second-in-command Rakesh Asthana's complaint to the CVC against its chief Alok Verma is "malicious" and "frivolous". In an unusual move, the Central Bureau of Investigation issued a st...

 2018-09-21 15:15 

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After 86 days of inquiry, Bishop Mulakkal arrested...

Deepkamal Kaur Tribune News Service Jalandhar, September 21 After 86 days of investigation and 81 witness statements, Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jalandhar Diocese was finally arrested on Friday, police said. "On basis of the evidence collected so far a...

 2018-09-21 14:47 

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Heavy rain alert in Punjab this weekend...

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 21 The Punjab Government on Friday issued an alert for heavy rain across the state till September 24. According to information received from the Ministry of Earth Sciences, the state is likely to experience wides...

 2018-09-21 14:35 

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Indian govt proposed Reliance Defence for Rafale deal: French media quoting Hollande...

New Delhi, September 21 In a significant development, a French media report quoted former French President Francois Hollande as purportedly saying that the Indian government had proposed Reliance Defence as the partner for Dassault Aviation in the Rs 58,0...

 2018-09-21 14:35 

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[ India ]

Indian govt proposed Reliance Defence as Rafale partner: French media quoting Hollande...

New Delhi, September 21 In a significant development, a French media report quoted former French President Francois Hollande as purportedly saying that the Indian government had proposed Reliance Defence as the partner for Dassault Aviation in the Rs 58,0...

 2018-09-21 13:11 

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[ India ]

Lift sanctions or face 'consequences', China warns US...

Beijing, September 21 An "outraged" China on Friday lodged a diplomatic protest with the US for imposing punitive sanctions on its military unit for buying Russian weapons, warning of "consequences4; if the sanctions are not revoked. The US...

 2018-09-21 13:07 

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Row over UGC communication to observe Sep 29 as 'Surgical strike day'...

Kolkata/New Delhi, September 21 A political row broke out on Friday over the UGC communication to varsities to observe September 29 as "Surgical strike day" with the ruling TMC in West Bengal saying it will not be followed in the state and joined ...

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