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81% turnout recorded in final phase

SHIMLA/DHARAMSHALA, Jan. 22 -- Himachal Pradesh recorded 81.10% voter turnout was recorded in the third and final phase of the Panchayati Raj Institution (PRI) elections held on Thursday. With 82.90%... Read More


New high: Kashmir's saffron yield breaks decade-old record

Srinagar, Jan. 22 -- Srinagar Kashmir's annual saffron yield has crossed 13 metric tonnes for the first time in a decade with officials crediting a scheme launched in 2010 to boost its cultivation and... Read More


Dissent escalates against BSY after cabinet reshuffle

Bengaluru, Jan. 22 -- Hours after he shuffled his cabinet to allocate portfolios to newly inducted ministers, Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa faced a backlash on Thursday from both the old gua... Read More


Hawk-I aircraft test-fires DRDO's smart weapon

NEW DELHI, Jan. 22 -- Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd announced on Thursday that a Hawk-I aircraft successfully fired a SAAW for the first time off the coast of Odisha, in what is being seen as a significan... Read More


Labourer killed in Ambala building collapse

Ambala, Jan. 22 -- A 35-year-old labourer was killed and his two co-workers were injured after an under-construction building collapsed in Ambala Cantonment's Patel Nagar on Thursday night. The labou... Read More


UT allows on-spot registration

Chandigarh, Jan. 22 -- Taking a Covid-19 vaccine jab in Chandigarh will not require any prior registration now as health workers can simply visit the Sector-45 civil hospital with their identity docum... Read More


Rainy weekend on the cards

Chandigarh, Jan. 22 -- The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast light rain in the city on Saturday due to western disturbances. Cloudy weather is likely to start from Friday itself, whi... Read More


PGIMER doctors remove brain tumour from 16-month-old girl

CHANDIGARH, Jan. 22 -- Doctors at PGIMER claim to have removed a large brain tumour through the nose from the world's "youngest-ever patient". The girl, aged 16 months, was referred from Uttarakhand,... Read More


'Friend killed 19-yr-old DU student in Ambala'

Ambala, Jan. 22 -- The 19-year-old Delhi University student shot dead in Ambala on Tuesday evening was murdered by his friend over his relationship with their mutual female friend, police said on Thur... Read More


4 booked for assaulting pvt contractor

Panchkula, Jan. 22 -- Four persons were booked for assaulting and criminally intimidating a private contractor in Pinjore. Hardeep and three others were booked under sections 323, 34, 341 and 506 of ... Read More