11 labourers killed in wall collapse in Dolhera in Mehendergarh
 At least 11 labourers, including eight women, were killed and 15 others injured, nine of them seriously, as the wall of an underconstruction stone crushing and gravel washing plant caved in at Dolhera village of Mahendergarh district, 40km from district headquarters Narnaul, on Friday.
Ch Jagjit Singh dead: Govt.offices closed as a mark of respect to departed Congress leader
All offices of the Punjab government, board and corporations were closed for the second half on Tuesday in memory of former Punjab minister Chaudhary Jagjit Singh, who passed away in Jalandhar on Tuesday morning after a brief illness. A spokesperson of the chief minister’s office said that chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, while mourning the death of the former local bodies minister, had decided to declare a holiday for the second half as a mark of respect to the departed leader.
Chawla protests against increase in properity tax by resigning from chairmanship of house tax panel of UT
Irked over the imposition of house tax by UT administration, former mayor Subhash Chawla on Friday resigned from the chairmanship of house tax committee 2015. He has submitted his resignation to mayor Poonam Sharma.
Apple iPhone 6s costs much higher in India than US, Singapore
Apple's much-awaited iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will cost Rs 62,000 for the lowest storage variant and as much as Rs 92,000 for the top-end model, distributors said Thursday. The India prices are much higher than those in overseas markets such as the US and Singapore, which may deter buyers, especially those intending to upgrade from iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, experts said.
Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali’s Mumbai, Pune concert canceled under threat from Shive Sena
A day after the Shiv Sena succeeded in cacelling the legendary pakistani singer Ghukam ali,s Mumbai concert, the maestro’s Pune concert, scheduled to be held on October 10 at the city’s Ganesh Kala Krida Manch has also been officially called off. According to Randhir Ranjan Roy, business head and founder of the Mumbai-based Panache Media, the decision to cancel the Pune concert was taken on Wednesday itself with the nixing of the Mumbai one that was to be held on Friday at Shanmukhananda Hall. At any rate, there was faint hope of the Pune concert taking off with the Sena's heating of the political barometer in Mumbai.
PM Modi hits out at Congress only 40 MPs hampering Parliament’s work
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday hit out at Congress over deadlock in Parliament, saying 40 MPs are "conspiring" to hamper the country's development against the wishes of 400 MPs which is an "insult" to democracy. In a hard-hitting speech at a public meeting, he said he decided to share his feelings before the public because 'jan sabha' (public assembly) is above Lok Sabha where the government's voice was being "throttled" despite being given a massive mandate by the people. 
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Amrinder views next election between Congress and AAP
Upbeat after his "long and cordial" meeting with Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi at New Delhi on Thursday, party's deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Captain Amarinder Singh said the 2017 assembly polls will see a direct contest between the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab.
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Rope-way transport system for decongestion of Dhaula Kuan-Mansesar via Gurgaon: Gadkari
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Mr. Nitin Gadkari today announced to start rope-way transport system between Dhaula Kuan and Mansesar via Gurgaon. Estimated per km cost of this project would be Rs 50 crore as compared to Rs350 crore per kilometer of Metro. Based on new technology, it would help in decongestion of traffic and provide facility to the people of Haryana and Delhi. He also announced that road projects worth Rs 25,000 crore would be executed in Haryana by the end of December this year.
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Hurriyat leader Shabir Shah placed under house arrest in Delhi
In a new twist ahead of Indo-Pak NSA level talks, Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah, was on Saturday detained on arrival at the Delhi airport and will not be allowed to meet Pakistan’s National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz tomorrow. As soon as he deplaned, Central security agencies, along with the Delhi Police, asked him about his place of stay and later drove him there. He was told that “restrictions have been imposed on their movement in the national capital” ahead of talks between Mr. Aziz and his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval, official sources said.
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Make Kashmir issue part of Indo-Pak talks: German FM
Germany today said that "deep issues" like Kashmir should be a part of the talks between India and Pakistan as dialogue is the only way to move forward, days after the cancellation of NSA-level talks over India's insistence that Kashmir cannot be on the agenda. "There are deep issues like Kashmir which cannot be avoided in talks," German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said here during a joint press conference with National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz.
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