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A lecturer from Nabha and another from Patiala had both wanted to be posted at a government polytechnic institute in Patiala, PTI reported. All the candidates were recently selected through the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) examination and were to be posted in institutes across the State.
  • Could George Christensen be the next deputy PM?

    Could George Christensen be the next deputy PM?

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    While some Nationals sources discount the idea that the party room numbers are there to roll Joyce if he digs in, arguing the current positioning against him is limited to a handful of disaffected colleagues, the ABC has reported that senior party figures have been approached to form a delegation to ask the deputy prime minister to step down.
  • Amar'e Stoudemire back on court in Big3 League

    Amar'e Stoudemire back on court in Big3 League

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    Stoudemire spent 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association, including eight with the Phoenix Suns and four with the New York Knicks, as well as shorter stints with the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat during his final two seasons, before announcing his official retirement from the league in 2016.
  • Sri Lanka ex-leader demands snap polls after victory

    Sri Lanka ex-leader demands snap polls after victory

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    National elections aren't required until February 2020 and it would take two-thirds of Parliament to vote in favor of an early election. For the defeat, the SLFP blamed the UNP's economic and foreign policies, including the infamous LKR 11.4 billion Central Bank bond scam in which Wickremesinghe was allegedly involved, albeit indirectly.
  • 911 audio - Troopers, police use stop sticks on 'runaway' vehicle

    911 audio - Troopers, police use stop sticks on 'runaway' vehicle

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    They began escorting him a short time later and cleared traffic in front of Cooper as his out-of-control SUV continued travelling between 85 and 95 miles per hour. "Thank God in this situation nobody got hurt", Feola added. The vehicle uses an electronic gas pedal constructed to prevent it from being jammed by the floor mat or an object, he said.
  • (JPM) Lacking Vigorous Positions in Performance Measures

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    The institutional investor held 6,538 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $599,000, down from 247,187 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sandler O'Neill downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Thursday, October 6 report. Macquarie Gp Limited holds 0% or 21,341 shares in its portfolio.
  • Democrat Good Rolls To An Upset Win In Sarasota Special Election

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    US President Donald Trump's favorability is on the rise, according to a new survey from a Democratic super PAC. "This win shows us that Floridians are rejecting the same exhausted rhetoric we saw with Donald Trump's campaign , which was the same rhetoric Buchanan used to try and win", the party statement said.
  • Italian Arianna Fontana Wins Women's 500 Meter Short Track Speed Skating Gold

    Italian Arianna Fontana Wins Women's 500 Meter Short Track Speed Skating Gold

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    I had to cut that off." Fontana's hero is Valentino Rossi, and she displayed some of the Italian motorcycling legend's pace and determination in fending off Choi's last-ditch grab for gold as the line approached". "I have gone all out, I wanted to get into the final and win the gold medal so much that I could barely sleep over the past two days and I kept thinking what strategies I should take in different race".
  • Mamata Banerjee lampoons 'Modicare', vows not to pay for it

    Mamata Banerjee lampoons 'Modicare', vows not to pay for it

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    Speaking on the scheme , CM said as per the financial conditions of the plan, states have to contribute 40% of the fund. At the meeting, Banerjee also ridiculed the Centre's " Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao " scheme, saying the allocation given to the scheme is paltry, and the state government spends more money on education of girls, said a report on The Week .
  • Powerball victor asks court to let her stay anonymous

    Powerball victor asks court to let her stay anonymous

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    Cashiers sell a lottery ticket at Reeds Ferry Market where the winning ticket was sold. It says fears over the woman's safety are unfounded and that concerns about the jackpot disrupting her life is "the essence of a large jackpot such as Powerball ".
  • 'Poacher' Eaten By Lions Who Left Just His Head

    'Poacher' Eaten By Lions Who Left Just His Head

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    Baloyi and two other armed men had trekked from a village in Mozambique carrying powerful hunting rifles into the Umbabat Game Reserve in Limpopo Province late on Friday night. 'He was from the Masingiri area at Mavudza Village in Mozambique. A loaded hunting rifle found nearby has provided some much-needed clues. The big cats left some body parts - including the head - behind.
  • Akshay Kumar's PadMan goes beyond Toilet: Ek Prem Katha in global collections

    Akshay Kumar's PadMan goes beyond Toilet: Ek Prem Katha in global collections

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    Padman opened to 10.26 crores on Friday and ended up doing about 40 crores by the end of weekend with Sunday being the highest as film banked 16.11 crores on that day. Directed by R Balki, PadMan also stars Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte in lead roles. Padman is based on the real-life story of social entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham , who invented a low-priced sanitary pad making the machine and helped spread awareness about traditional unhygienic practices around menstruation ...
  • Mt. Hood a popular but dangerous peak

    Mt. Hood a popular but dangerous peak

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    The other climbers made it down on their own. Almost 11,000 people registered to climb the tallest peak in Washington state at 14,410 feet (4,362 meters) in 2016, the latest figures available. Major Chris Bernard of the Air National Guard's 304th Rescue Squadron said that climbers had been stranded when cold overnight temperatures warmed quickly during the day, causing ice and rock to break loose.
  • Australia still struggling to improve Aboriginal lives, report finds

    Australia still struggling to improve Aboriginal lives, report finds

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    Handing down the 10th annual Closing the Gap report yesterday, Turnbull said four of its seven targets to improve indigenous health and welfare were not on track. The extent of failure was underscored in recent days in a damning report by the independent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, June Oscar.