Rainy Spell Over North India for Next 3 Days \
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Rainy Spell Over North India for Next 3 Days

21-Jan-2022
Mumbai, January 21: India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted that the entire northern plains will have a rainy spell for the next 3 days. IMD predicted isolated to scattered rainfall over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh, and East Rajasthan on January 20 and 21. Later, it will spread and intensify on January 22 and […]
21-Jan-2022 India
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AAP is fighting Punjab polls with different strategy,  Bhagwant Mann will travel all over Punjab: Raghav Chadha \
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AAP is fighting Punjab polls with different strategy, Bhagwant Mann will travel all over Punjab: Raghav Chadha

20-Jan-2022
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], January 20 (ANI): AAP leader Raghav Chadha said on Thursday that the party's chief ministerial candidate Bhagwant Mann will contest from Dhuri assembly seat and he would travel the entire state to canvass for party candidates.
20-Jan-2022 National
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Over 16032 crore Covid vaccine doses administered in India Govt \
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Over 16032 crore Covid vaccine doses administered in India Govt

20-Jan-2022
New Delhi Jan 20 PTI The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the countrycrossed16032 crore on Thursday according to the Union health ministryAt a press conference Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said 94 per cent of Indias adults have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine while 72 per cent are fully vaccinatedHe said 52 per cent of adolescents in the 15-18 age group have received the first dose with Andhra Pradesh topping the list with 91 per cent followed by Himachal Pradesh at 83 per cent and Madhya Pradesh at 71 per centBhushan said 12 states and union territories including Chandigarh Himachal Pradesh Delhi Haryana Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to 100 per cent of the eligible adult populationMore than60 lakh 6079373 vaccine doses had been administered till 7 pm on Thursday the ministry saidOver68 lakh 6834113 precaution doses have been administered to healthcare workers frontline workers and those aged 60 and above with comorbidities it saidAlso 39442385 adolescents in the 15 to 18 age group have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccineThe daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late night the ministry saidThe countrywide COVID-19 vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare workers getting inoculated in the first phase The vaccination of frontline workers started on February 2The next phase of vaccination commenced from March 1 for people aged above 60 and those aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid conditionsThe country launched vaccination for all people aged above 45 from April 1The government then decided to expand the vaccination drive by allowing everyone above the age of 18 to get vaccinated from May 1The next phase of COVID-19 vaccination for adolescents in the 15 to 18 age group commenced from January 3India began administering the precaution dose of COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare workers frontline workers including personnel deployed for election duty and those aged 60 and above with comorbidities from January 10 amid a spike in infections fuelled by the Omicron variant of coronavirus PTI PLB DIV DIV
20-Jan-2022 National
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ED raids busted Channis common man image Oppn \
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ED raids busted Channis common man image Oppn

20-Jan-2022
Chandigarh Jan 20 PTI The BJP and the SAD on Thursday targeted Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi saying the recovery of crores of rupees from his nephews premises by the Enforcement Directorate has busted his common man image Both parties asked Channi to explain the seizure of money from his nephews residence a day after the Punjab CM alleged that efforts are being made to trap him in a false case The Enforcement Directorate ED on Wednesday had said it seized Rs 10 crore in cash including about Rs 8 crore from the premises of Channis relative The raids were conducted in connection with an anti-money laundering investigation against illegal sand mining operations in the poll-bound state In a statement the ED had said incriminating documents related to illegal sand mining and property transactions mobile phones gold worth more than Rs 21 lakh and a Rolex watch worth Rs 12 lakh were also seized Punjab BJP chief Ashwani Sharma on Thursday said the seizure of cash gold and a expensive watch has busted the false image of a humble common man cultivated by the CM He asked the Punjab CM to refrain from making statements that he is being targeted because he belongs to the Scheduled Castes community Corruption has no religion and the BJP will never tolerate it Our party follows zero tolerance to corruption said Sharma adding that law enforcement agencies should reach to the roots of the crime Former union minister and Akali leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal alleged that Channis family members minted crore of rupees through illegal sand mining during his 111-day stint as the CM In Bathinda Harsimrat Badal alleged Now after the Enforcement Directorate raids on the residence of the chief ministers nephew and recovery of money and goods it is very much clear and the sand mafia in the state is being run by Mr Channi She demanded that the self-proclaimed poor chief minister should tell Punjabis how his relative was found to be in possession of the money The Bathinda MP said during the last five years the Congress government had completely ruined Punjab All development works started by the erstwhile government led by Parkash Singh Badal were stalled The government reneged on all promises made to each and every section of society she said The poor and Scheduled Castes section of society were oppressed with social welfare schemes being severely pruned and even closed altogether she said in a party statement PTI CHS SUN RDK RDK
20-Jan-2022 National
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INLD will merge with JJP during next Assembly polls claims Digvijay Chautala \
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INLD will merge with JJP during next Assembly polls claims Digvijay Chautala

20-Jan-2022
Chandigarh Jan 20 PTI Jannayak Janta Party leader Digvijay Singh Chautala on Thursday claimed that the Indian National Lok Dal will merge with his outfit at the time of next Assembly polls in the state His remark came days after Indian National Lok Dal INLD leader Abhay Singh Chautala said the JJP will soon merge with the BJP The JJP and the BJP run the coalition government in Haryana The JJP came into existence in December 2018 after a vertical split in the INLD following a feud in the Chautala family The JJP has 10 MLAs in the state and is led by Digvijays father Ajay Singh Chautala Digvijay Chautala who is the secretary general of the JJP and brother of Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala in a one-line tweet said October 2024 mein hoga INLD ka JJP mein vilay in October 2024 the INLD will merge with the JJP The Haryana Assembly polls are due in October 2024 Asked to comment on Digvijays tweet Dushyant Chautala said He must have said this after some thought What Digvijay said today that day is not far away when that will happen as many of their INLD leaders are deserting and joining us said Dushyant Chautala Reacting to it INLD state president Nafe Singh Rathee said the JJP leaders were daydreaming and claimed that the Ajay Singh Chautala-led outfits base is eroding in Haryana He said the INLD is a party that has been nurtured by former Deputy Prime Minister Chaudhary Devi Lal The INLD continues to strongly fight for the peoples cause Rathee said according to a statement He said in 2024 the INLD will return to power in Haryana and Abhay Singh Chautala will be the states chief minister PTI SUN RDK RDK
20-Jan-2022 National
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6 deaths 9558 fresh Covid cases in Haryana \
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6 deaths 9558 fresh Covid cases in Haryana

20-Jan-2022
Chandigarh Jan 20 PTI Six coronavirus-related deaths were reported in Haryana on Thursday while 9558 fresh cases pushed the states infection count to 882895 according to a Health Department bulletin So far 10142 people have died from the infection in the state The worst-hit Gurugram district reported 2845 fresh cases Faridabad 1285 Karnal 482 Panchkula 666 Sonipat 559 Ambala 537 and Rewari 359 were among other districts that recorded a surge in cases While two fatalities were reported from Gurugram district Faridabad Hisar Karnal and Kaithal reported a fatality each according to the bulletin Haryana has 61620 active coronavirus cases PTI SUN CK
20-Jan-2022 National
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COVID-19 31 more deaths in Punjab 7986 cases \
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COVID-19 31 more deaths in Punjab 7986 cases

20-Jan-2022
Chandigarh Jan 20 PTI Thirty-one more people died of COVID-19 in Punjab while 7986 fresh coronavirus cases took the infection tally to 692526 according to a medical bulletin issued on ThursdaySeven deaths each were reported from Amritsar and Patiala five from Ludhiana four from Mohali three from Jalandhar two from Fazilka and one each from Bathinda Gurdaspur and SangrurThe toll has reached 16882 in the state the bulletin saidThe number of active cases was 47400 while the states positivity rate was 1875 per centOf the fresh cases Mohali reported 1360 cases followed by 1048 in Ludhiana 975 in Jalandhar and 631 in BathindaA total of 842 patients are on oxygen support while 95 critical patients are on ventilator support the bulletin saidA total of 5932 people recovered from the infection taking the number of those who have recovered to 628244 it saidMeanwhile the Union Territory of Chandigarh reported 1294 COVID-19 cases taking the total count to 82563With two more deaths reported in the city in the last 24-hours the toll reached 1095The positivity rate was 1930 per centThe number of active cases in the city was 9922 while the number of recoveries was 71546 PTI CHS ANB ANB
20-Jan-2022 National
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ED raids busted Channis common man image Oppn \
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ED raids busted Channis common man image Oppn

20-Jan-2022
Chandigarh Jan 20 PTI The BJP and the SAD on Thursday targeted Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi saying the recovery of crores of rupees from his nephews premises by the Enforcement Directorate has busted his common man image Both parties asked Channi to explain the seizure of money from his nephews residence a day after the Punjab CM alleged that efforts are being made to trap him in a false case Meanwhile Punjab Congress leader Raj Kumar Verka in a statement alleged that the BJP-led Union government is trying to suppress and intimidate the Scheduled Castes community by targeting states first Dalit chief minister The Enforcement Directorate ED on Wednesday had said it seized Rs 10 crore in cash including about Rs 8 crore from the premises of the Channis relative The raids were conducted in connection with an anti-money laundering investigation against illegal sand mining operations in the poll-bound state In a statement the ED had said incriminating documents related to illegal sand mining and property transactions mobile phones gold worth more than Rs 21 lakh and a Rolex watch worth Rs 12 lakh were also seized Punjab BJP chief Ashwani Sharma on Thursday said the seizure of cash gold and a expensive watch has busted the false image of a humble common man cultivated by the CM He asked the Punjab CM to refrain from making statements that he is being targeted because he belongs to the Scheduled Castes community Corruption has no religion and the BJP will never tolerate it Our party follows zero tolerance to corruption said Sharma adding that law enforcement agencies should reach to the roots of the crime Former union minister and Akali leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal alleged that Channis family members minted crore of rupees through illegal sand mining during his 111-day stint as the CM In Bathinda Harsimrat Badal alleged Now after the Enforcement Directorate raids on the residence of the chief ministers nephew and recovery of money and goods it is very much clear and the sand mafia in the state is being run by Mr Channi She demanded that the self-proclaimed poor chief minister should tell Punjabis how his relative was found to be in possession of the money The Bathinda MP said during the last five years the Congress government had completely ruined Punjab All development works started by the erstwhile government led by Parkash Singh Badal were stalled The government reneged on all promises made to each and every section of society she said The poor and Scheduled Castes section of society were oppressed with social welfare schemes being severely pruned and even closed altogether she said in a party statement Meanwhile Punjab Congress leader Raj Kumar Verka said the ED raids were plotted against Channi The BJP is trying to suppress people of Dalit community in the country through this cheap politics said In the statement Verka alleged that the ideology of the BJP has always been anti-Dalit and therefore the Narendra Modi government was adopting such manoeuvres to suppress and intimidate Dalits and people of Punjab PTI CHS SUN RDK RDK
20-Jan-2022 National
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Navy personnel killed on INS Ranvir cremated with full state honours \
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Navy personnel killed on INS Ranvir cremated with full state honours

20-Jan-2022
Chandigarh Jan 20 PTI A Navy personnel who had died in an explosion onboard the INS Ranvir was cremated with full state honours at his native Sutana village in Haryanas Panipat on Thursday evening Master Chief Petty Officer First Class Krishan Kumar was among three Navy personnel killed in the incident on Tuesday The mood in the village was sombre when the body of Krishan Kumar 47 arrived in his native village in the afternoon in a bedecked vehicle Panipat Deputy Commissioner Sushil Sarwan Israna MLA Balbir Singh Balmiki former minister Krishan Lal Panwar and BJP district president Archana Gupta were among those present when the last rites were performed an official said A gun salute was accorded as per protocol by Navy and Haryana Police personnel Kumars son Abhishek lit the funeral pyre Kumar is survived by wife two sons and a daughter The explosion on the INS Ranvir Indian Navys destroyer ship had killed three Navy personnel and left 11 injured The explosion may have occurred due to a gas leak in the ships air-conditioning compartment an official had said The official said a Board of Inquiry has already been instituted to probe the accident which took place at the naval dockyard in Mumbai on Tuesday PTI SUN RDK RDK
20-Jan-2022 National
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Punjab assembly polls BSP releases list of 14 candidates \
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Punjab assembly polls BSP releases list of 14 candidates

20-Jan-2022
Chandigarh Jan 20 PTI The Bahujan Samaj Party BSP on Thursday released a list of 14 candidates for the February 20 Punjab assembly polls The Mayawati-led party has tied up with the Shiromani Akali Dal SAD for the Punjab assembly elections According to the seat-sharing arrangement between the two parties the BSP will field candidates in 20 of the 117 Assembly seats in Punjab while the rest will be contested by the SAD According to the list of candidates released by the party Punjab BSP chief Jasvir Singh Garhi will contest from Phagwara seat Nachattar Pal will fight from Nawanshahr Jaspreet Singh from Payal Rakesh Mahasha from Bhoa Jyoti Bhim from Pathankot and Kamaljit Chawla from Dina Nagar Davinder Singh has been fielded from Kapurthala Kuldeep Singh Lubana from Jalandhar North Sushil Kumar from Dasuya Lakhwinder Singh from Urmar Varinder Singh from Hoshiarpur Nitin Nanda from Anandpur Sahib Shiv Kumar from Bassi Pathana and Balwinder Singh Sandhu from Raikot PTI CHS SUN CK
20-Jan-2022 National
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