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Haryana adds 2,197 new Covid-19 cases, 42 deaths | Chandigarh News

Representational Image CHANDIGARH: Haryana on Wednesday recorded highest single-day Covid-19 toll of 42 fatalities and 2,197 new coronavirus cases. With this the Covid-19 tally in the state rose to 2,24,489 while death toll jumped to 2,291. As many as 1,972 coronavirus patients also got discharged during the day, taking the overall recoveries to 2,01,250. The …

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Amritsar-bound trains diverted as farmer body refuses to clear track | Amritsar News

AMRITSAR: The Railways on Tuesday diverted several Amritsar-bound trains as a farmer body protest against the Centre’s farm laws refused to clear a track here. The Railways had resumed its services on Monday after around 30 farmer bodies agreed to lift their blockage of passenger trains for 15 days last week. However, farmers protesting under …

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Covid-19: 2 deaths, 80 more cases in Chandigarh | Chandigarh News

CHANDIGARH: Two more people succumbed to coronavirus in Chandigarh on Sunday as 80 fresh cases took the infection count in the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana to 16,671, according to a bulletin. So far, the disease has claimed 260 lives in the union territory. There are 1,094 active cases as of now, the bulletin …

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‘Rail roko’: Punjab farmers face acute urea crunch | Chandigarh News

NEW DELHI/PATIALA: The ongoing “rail roko” in Punjab against the recent farm laws has started hitting the farmers of the state hard as the country’s rice and wheat bowl now faces urea shortage, pegged at 8-9 lakh tonnes. Official data show its availability was about 33% less than the requirement between October 1 and November …

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Himachal Pradesh reports 12 Covid-19 deaths and 796 positive cases | Shimla News

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh reported 12 Covid deaths and 796 positive cases on Thursday while 704 positive patients have also recovered. State has total 32197 positive cases of which 6980 cases are active, 24706 patients have recovered, 480 patients have died while 23 have migrated out. Total 475263 persons have been tested for Covid-19 in Himachal …

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Haryana: 100-yr-old ex-MLA who beat Hoodas now defeats Covid-19 | Chandigarh News

ROHTAK: Former MLAHari Chand Hooda, who is 100 years old and had once defeated former CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda, has now triumphed over Covid-19, with which he was infected last week. Hari Chand defeated Hooda from Garhi-Sampla-Kiloi assembly constituency as the Lok Dal candidate in 1982. In 1977, he had defeated the former CM’s father …

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Himachal Pradesh: Kufri, Manali receive season’s first snowfall | Shimla News

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh‘s tourist hotspots Kufri and Manali received the first snowfall of the season on Monday, the meteorological department said. Kufri in Shimla district received 7 cm snowfall whereas Manali in Kullu district received 2 cm in the last 24 hours, Shimla Met Centre director Manmohan Singh said. Sangla recoded 25 cm snowfall, Gondla …

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Haryana CM undergoes routine tests at Shimla hospital | Chandigarh News

CHANDIGARH: Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar was taken to a Shimla hospital for a health check up on Saturday after he did not have a proper sleep in the night, doctors said. Khattar, who is on a visit to Shimla, underwent some tests at Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital and all reports were …

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Himachal Pradesh reports 610 new Covid-19 cases, 9 deaths | Shimla News

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh reported nine more Covid-19-related deaths and 610 new positive cases on Wednesday while 359 patients also recovered from the infection. In the state, three deaths were reported from Kangra district, two each from Shimla and Mandi districts while one death each was reported from Chamba and Kullu districts. The state now has …

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Baroda Election Result 2020: Congress candidate Indu Raj leading over BJP’s Yogeshwar Dutt | Chandigarh News

CHANDIGARH: Congress candidate Indu Raj Narwal is leading over his nearest rival and BJP nominee Yogeshwar Dutt by a margin of 2,843 votes from the Baroda assembly seat in Haryana, as per initial trends. After the fourth round of counting, Narwal polled 11,504 votes while Dutt got 8,661, as per Election Commission data. The counting …

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Haryana home minister sets up SIT in spurious liquor case | Chandigarh News

CHANDIGARH: On the firing line of opposition the home minister Anil Vij on Sunday constituted the SIT (Special Investigation Team) formed to look into recent incidents of deaths on account of consumption of spurious liquor all across Haryana. Notably more than 45 persons have died due to consumption of spurious liquor in Sonipat and Panipat …

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Punjab BJP leaders reject Surjit Kumar Jyani remarks on ‘listen to farmers’ | Chandigarh News

CHANDIGARH: A day after Punjab’s former cabinet minister and senior BJP leader SurjitKumar Jyani accused the Centre of not listening to farmers, the party’s state unit leadership dismissed his comments, saying he should have raised the issue on party platform and not in public domain. Former cabinet minister and senior BJP leader Manoranjan Kalia said …

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punjab coronavirus: Punjab: Two deaths, 65 new Covid-19 cases in Ludhiana district | Ludhiana News

LUDHIANA: Ludhiana deputy commissioner Varinder Sharma on Thursday said that under the Mission Fateh of the Punjab government, the number of Covid-19 patients getting cured in the district is increasing by day. He said that there are 510 active patients in the district at present. Sharma said that a total of 82 patients — 65 …

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Haryana coronavirus: Covid-19: Haryana sees 1,684 new cases, 7 deaths; Gurugram reports highest cases | Chandigarh News

CHANDIGARH: Gurugram continued to have the highest Covid tally of the day as Haryana reported 1,684 new cases and seven deaths on Tuesday. With this the overall tally of the state has gone to 1,72,130 and 1,817 deaths. As many as 1,258 patients were discharged taking the overall recovery rate to 91.20 with the overall …

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Suspension of goods train: Punjab CM writes an open letter to Nadda | Chandigarh News

CHANDIGARH: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh, in an open letter to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president J P Nadda, expressed concern over the continued suspension of goods trains by the Indian Railways even after easing of the blockade by the farmers. He called for “collective will and statesmanship” to resolve the blockade issue and …

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Haryana reports 1,743 new Covid-19 cases and 12 deaths | Chandigarh News

CHANDIGARH: Impact of Covid-19 re-surge in NCT of New Delhi has become evident on Saturday as four of its neighboring cities have contributed 996 cases out of total 1743 new coronavirus cases of Haryana. With 12 new deaths Haryana’s overall Covid count has gone to 1,67,210 cases and 1,789 deaths. Besides, Gurugram and Hisar have …

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Fake firms’ owner held in Delhi for Rs 392 crore tax swindle | Ludhiana News

LUDHIANA: A Delhi businessman who claimed Rs 392 crore by forging input tax credit (ITC) bills for almost Rs 3,000 crore in the name of fake north Indian companies was arrested while trying to fly abroad. Kabir Kumar’s network of fictitious companies is said to be in Solan, Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida, Jhajjhar, and Sirsa. …

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Captain Amarinder Singh should talk to PM Modi on farmers’ issue instead browbeating them to call off stir: Bhagwant Mann | Amritsar News

MOGA: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab state president and MP Bhagwant Mann has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of imposing sanctions on Punjab out of sheer frustration due to the farmers’ struggle against the Centre’s black farm laws. Mann while speaking to media persons at Moga on Wednesday said that blocking of freight trains by …

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336 new Covid-19 cases in Punjab take infection tally to 1,31,391; death toll rises to 4,125 | Chandigarh News

CHANDIGARH: Eight more fatalities due to Covid-19 pushed the death toll in Punjab to 4,125 on Monday, while 336 new cases took the infection tally to 1,31,391. One death each was reported from Amritsar, Hoshiarpur, Bathinda, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Ludhiana, Mohali and Muktsar, according to a medical bulletin. Among the fresh cases, Jalandhar reported 58 new …

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