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.
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. 
No talks with India unless Kashmir issue is on agenda: FO
Foreign Office spokesperson Qazi Khalilullah on Thursday reiterated that there would be no talks with India unless the issue of Kashmir was on the agenda. “Any formal talks with New Delhi would have Kashmir as part of the agenda,” Khalilullah said during his weekly press briefing in Islamabad. At the same time, the spokesperson said Pakistan will also not accept any pre-conditions for talks. He pointed out that there are United Nations resolutions on the disputed region of Kashmir. Pakistan wants peaceful resolution of this dispute in accordance with the UN resolutions and the aspirations of Kashmiri people, Khalilullah said.
Law Commission for abolishing of capital punishment except in terrorism related cases
The Law Commission on Monday recommended by a majority "swift" abolition of death penalty except in terror-related cases, noting it does not serve the penological goal of deterrence any more than life imprisonment. The recommendation by the 9-member panel was, however, not unanimous, with one full-time member and two government representatives dissenting and supporting retention of capital punishment. 
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“It is a Dual Victory for both Congress and myself”, says Jagmeet Brar
A Congress stalwart and forthright leader of Punjab, Jagmeet Singh Brar, popularly known as Awaz-e-Punjab, had recently met the Congress President, Sonia Gandhi, as well as Vice-President, Rahul Gandhi, to clear off misunderstandings between them, that has immediately resulted in the revocation of  Brar’s suspension which had been done on 14. November 2014. After this long due meeting, the three leaders sounded cheerful and optimistic about the future course of their Party, both at the state as well as at the national levels. 
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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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Pakistan raises Hurriyat issue to wriggle out of NSA level talks in Delhi
The jinxed India- Pakistan NSA-level talks on terror finally collapsed on Saturday evening, with Islamabad pulling out of the engagement alleging that India had "unilaterally" killed the dialogue by imposing pre-conditions: a charge which was promptly rejected by New Delhi. In a late evening announcement, Pakistani officials said its NSA Sartaz Aziz will not travel to New Delhi to meet his Indian counterpart A K Doval on Monday, blaming India's insistence that talks remained limited to terrorism and that Hurriyat could not be recognized as a "stakeholder" in the engagement.
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