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Panchkula: Delivery person falls into open manhole, dies

The victim’s body was spotted by a sanitation worker, who then informed the police around 12 pm on Saturday. A courier delivery person, who had been missing since Friday night, was found dead inside an HSVP water-supply manhole, near his house, on the Sector 15-16 dividing road of Panchkula, Saturday afternoon. The victim, Tarsem Gupta, […]

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Chandigarh airport runway now ‘fog ready’

CHIAL upgrades runway’s facilities to avoid cancellation of flights due to fog. In an attempt to avoid the cancellation and delay of flights due to dense fog, the Chandigarh International Airport Limited (CHIAL) upgraded the facilities of the airport runway to CAT-II ILS (Instrument Landing System), which will enable operation of flights in the visibility […]

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Condolence meet for T N Seshan by Symbiosis, MIT-WPU

Madhav Godbole, former home secretary, Government of India, presided over the meet. Symbiosis International and MIT-WPU jointly organised a condolence meeting in memory of former Chief Election Commissioner T N Seshan, who died on November 10. The condolence meeting was held at Symbiosis Vishwabhavan, Senapati Bapat Road. Madhav Godbole, former home secretary, Government of India, […]

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Gujarat Confidential: Data Status

A press note from the state government mentioning a “35% decline in dengue cases”, came without the mention of the base number or period of comparison. State health department officials appear to be embarrassed by the high number of cases of dengue being reported in Gujarat and seem to have resorted to comparing weekly percentage […]

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Delhi: New Zealand woman found dead at Paharganj hotel

According to police, she was a patient of hypertension and had come to India with her boyfriend, who is an Australian national. A 49-year-old woman from New Zealand, who had come to India to get married as per Indian traditions, was found dead in a hotel in Paharganj here on Saturday morning, police said. The […]