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Death penalty waived, 5 youths return from UAE 21.4.2018 The Tribune
Sanjiv Kumar Bakshi Hoshiarpur, April 20 Five Indian nationals, including four Punjabis, have returned to India from Sharjah (UAE) after their death sentence was waived in a murder case. An approval taken from victim’s family after paying blood money was filed in a Sharjah court by the managing trustee of Sarbat Da Bhala Charitable Trust, SP Singh Oberoi, in October last year. Talking to The Tribune over the phone, Oberoi said all of them were sentenced to three years in jail in a booze trade case after waiving their hanging in murder charge. They were in jail for seven years. Oberoi said all of them had been sent to India. He said on November 4, 2011, in the dispute between some persons involved in illegal liquor trade in Sharjah, 38-year-old Varinder Chauhan of Azamgarh district in UP was killed. Under the murder charge, Dharmender of Bihar’s Chhapra district, Harvinder Singh of Ajnala, Ranjit Ram of Zinasara village (Nawanshahr), Dalwinder Singh of Mahilpur (Hoshiarpur) and Sucha Singh of Jasso Majra ...
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Bizmen meet PMs of India, UK 21.4.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Ludhiana, April 20 The CMD of Hero Cycles’, Pankaj M Munjal, met Narendra Modi and Theresa May, Prime Ministers of India and the UK, respectively, during the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) business function, held in London. The CMD was accompanied by the director of Firefox, Aditya Munjal, and the director of Hero Cycles Limited, Abhishek Munjal.  In talks held with the two PMs Munjals discussed their shared vision of realising sustainable development in both the countries. Earlier, in a joint statement in pursuance of a bilateral trade agreement the Indian and the UK governments had mentioned cooperation and collaboration in dealing with, among other things, the threat of climate change and urban sustainable development.  “The Commonwealth Summit provides an excellent opportunity for both these nations, entwined by historical ties, to take the lead in organising sustainable development and fending off climate change. We take pride in being part of innovative, ...
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Ujjwala diwas celebrated, 6123 connections distributed 21.4.2018 The Tribune

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, April 20

The leading oil companies of the country on Friday celebrated Ujjwala Diwas under the aegis of the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan during which 6123 Pradhan Mantri Ujwal Yojna (PMUY) connections were distributed at 61 LPG panchayats in the district.

The District Nodal Officer (DNO) of the campaign Devinder Kaur said during the panchayats eminent dignitaries addressed the gatherings of women and highlighted the importance of usage of clean cooking fuel with regard to health, economic, safety, environment benefits.

District Food and Supply Officer Neelkanth Sharma said Ujjwala Diwas was aimed at meeting the enhanced target of enrolling LPG beneficiaries and the panchayats were providing new LPG connections to the eligible beneficiaries.

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IPL 2018: In his new home, Shane Watson remains an old hero 21.4.2018 Sports – The Indian Express
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To prevent misuse of licences: BMC set to issue biometric identity cards to hawkers 21.4.2018 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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Admn to look for another site for international trade centre 21.4.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Amritsar, April 20 Unsatisfied over the present location of the international trade, exhibition-cum-convention centre at the erstwhile central jail site on the airport road, the district administration has been planning to find another site for the same. Deputy Commissioner KS Sangha said the exhibition centre was the top priority of the government and its site would be finalised soon. He said the proposed site for the centre at the abandoned jail would be on about 10 acres of land and 100-feet access road will connect it to the main road. He said he wanted the same on 15 acres of land so the administration would take a relook. He elaborated that a couple of sites were proposed but most of these were yet to be visited and assessed to take a final call. It may be mentioned that about eight years ago the announcement of setting up of an international trade and exhibition centre to promote indigenous industries in the city was made. The then SAD-BJP government had even made a budgetary ...
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Delhi High Court ex-chief justice Rajender Sachar passes away at 94 21.4.2018 The Tribune

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, April 20

Former Delhi High Court Chief Justice and noted social activist Rajinder Sachar died here on Friday.

He was 94. He had been admitted to a private hospital in the capital for treatment of age-related ailments.

Justice Sachar was the chairperson of a committee set up by the Manmohan Singh government to prepare a report on the social, economic and educational conditions of Muslims in India. The report is often cited as a reference on issues relating to Muslim community.

He would be cremated at the electric crematorium in Lodhi Road here at 5.30 pm, family sources said.

Justice Sachar was Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court between August 6, 1985 and December 22, 1985.

After his retirement, he had been active in social field and was associated with the People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL).

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One held for cheating 21.4.2018 The Tribune

Tribune News Services

Mohali, April 20

The Kharar City police on Friday arrested a Chandigarh resident, GurpreetSingh Chada, on charges of cheating and forgery.On the complaint of Mohan Singh, a Mundi Kharar resident, the police booked the accused under Sections 420, 465, 467, 468 and 471 of the IPC.

In the complaint, which was marked to the SSP, Mohali, and investigated by the economic offences wing of the police, it was stated that the accused purchased some agricultural land and allegedly forged signatures of several persons, including the complainant, to regularise the plot in order to avail benefits of an unauthorised colony scheme, which was launched in2013.The accused allegedly used those forged documents to register saleagreements and regularise the land.

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Former Delhi HC Chief Justice Rajinder Sachar no more 21.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
Wrote highly influential report on plight of Muslims; was deeply concerned about human rights issues
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Rana is new ADC, Ramesh Popli DPR 21.4.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, April 20 In a major reshuffle, the Administration has redistributed the departments of nine IAS/PCS/HCS officers of Chandigarh. In the order issued by Governor of Punjab and UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore, AGMUT cadre IAS officer Sachin Rana has been given the charge of the Additional Deputy Commissioner, Additional Registrar Cooperative Societies, Secretary Red Cross Society, Director-cum- Special Secretary, Technical Education, and Principal-cum-HOD, Government College of Art. Rakesh Kumar Popli has been given the charge of the Director Public Relations (DPR), reliving Navjot Kaur. Popli will continue to look after the charges of Registering and Licensing Authority, Additional Excise and Taxation Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner-cum-Collector (Excise), and Director, Hospitality. Amit Talwar will look after Director Transport-cum-(ex-officio), Additional Secretary Transport, and Divisional Manager, CTU. Rajiv Kumar Gupta has been appointed ...
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Now, paramilitary staff can opt for defence studies 21.4.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, April 20 The Regulations Committee of Panjab University (PU) on Friday approved for the admission of paramilitary personnel with five years of regular service in defence and strategic studies. Earlier, it was open only for personnel of Army, Air Force and Navy. For other candidates, the condition of marks has been approved. Now, 50 per cent of marks are required in bachelor’s degree in the aggregate or BA with honours in the subject of defence and strategic studies would be considered. If a candidate has passed defence and strategic studies at graduate level then 45 per cent marks are required in the subject and 50 per cent in aggregate is required. “The Regulations Committee has approved that the candidates seeking admission in BA (honours) Economics and BA/BCom-LLB ( five year course) must not be above 20 years of age as on August 1 of the year in which admission is sought while in case of SC/ST it has been relaxed till 22 years,” said Prof Navdeep Goyal, chairperson of ...
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Expert: Weakness in rupee to continue 21.4.2018 Business | The Asian Age
Declining for the sixth consecutive session, rupee slipped below the Rs 66 level mark against the US dollar on Friday.
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Indiabulls Housing Finance's loans grow 34.3% in Q4 21.4.2018 Latest News
Though operating profit growth was satisfactory, a higher provisioning hit net profit growth, down to a 22.6 per cent rise, the lowest such in several quarters
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News digest: CJI's impeachment, shell companies, cash crunch, and more 21.4.2018 Latest News
With cash transactions routed through banks taking a hit due to a cash crunch, the rural economy is at the risk of a slowdown ahead of the monsoon
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Theme For a Dream 21.4.2018 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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In pursuit of justice 21.4.2018 Editorials – The Indian Express
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Sebi slaps over Rs 1 crore fine on Suzlon Energy 21.4.2018 DNA: Opinion
 Sebi today slapped a fine of more than Rs 1 crore on wind turbine maker Suzlon Energy for violating insider trading norms. A total fine of Rs 1.1 crore, including Rs 5 lakh on an official, has been imposed as the company failed to disclose price sensitive information as required under the listing regulations on "more than one occasion". "I find that the investigation did not bring out the disproportionate gain or unfair advantages to the notices and loss caused to investors as a result of non-disclosure of truncation of order. "They failed to make the disclosure on more than one occasion, hence it can be said, it is repetitive in nature," Sebi's Adjudicating Officer Sahil Malik said in the order. The noticees in the case were Suzlon Energy, its promoters Tulsi R Tanti and Girish R Tanti, and Hemal A Kanuga. Tulsi Tanti is Chairman and Managing Director while Girish Tanti is a Director. Kanuga, who has been fined Rs 5 lakh, is compliance officer, according to the order. According to information available ...
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Chowki Choura residents on fast over demand for college 21.4.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Jammu, April 20 Residents, under the banner of Block Congress Committee, Chowki Choura, observed a hunger strike in front of the SDM office on Friday to protest government’s “cold shoulder” to their demand for a government degree college in their block. Raising slogans against the BJP-PDP government, people demanded sanctioning of a degree college in the remote area. The hunger strike was led by Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) senior vice president Sham Lal Sharma. Sham Lal Sharma said after the introduction of the Right to Education Act, the government was bound to provide quality education to students and extend regular support for higher education in far-flung areas of Chowki Choura in Akhnoor block, which comprises lower economic class families. “Due to the non-availability of a government degree college in the area, a number of students, particularly girls, are forced to discontinue their studies after Class XII,” Sharma said and warned that if the government does not concede ...
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Fake notes hit all-time high after note ban 21.4.2018 Business | The Asian Age
A noteworthy growth was also seen in the number of counterfeit currency reports.
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DeMo led to highest fake notes, dubious transactions: Report 21.4.2018 The Tribune
New Delhi, April 20 The country’s banks received an all-time high amount of fake currency and also detected an over 480% jump in suspicious transactions post demonetisation, a first-ever report on dubious deposits made in the wake of the 2016 notes ban has revealed. The banks, including those in the private, public and cooperative sectors, and other financial institutions collectively generated 400% more suspicious transaction reports (STRs) at over 4.73 lakh such dossiers during 2016-17, the report said. The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), which analyses suspicious financial transactions pertaining to money laundering and terror financing as part of the Union Finance Ministry establishment, reported that counterfeit currency transactions in the banking and other economic channels witnessed an increase by over 3.22 lakh instances during 2016-17 as compared to the last year. This, the report accessed by PTI said, had a link to demonetisaton of two high-value currencies of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 which was ...
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