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Chandigarh loves numbers game - even at high cost!


August 19th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 19 (IANS) Just buying an expensive luxury car is not kick enough for the super rich in Chandigarh. Many now want to go the extra mile and make ... Read more...

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Chandigarh car number goes for whopping Rs.26 lakh!


August 9th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 9 (IANS) For Rs.26 lakh, many people could have bought a high-end luxury sedan. But a builder in Chandigarh paid that amount just to buy the registration number ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

1980 Olympics: India win gold as top teams stay out


July 17th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
After a tumultuous period following the hockey debacle at the 1976 Montreal Olympics, India fielded a relatively young but talented side for the Moscow Games where barring skipper Vasudevan Baskaran and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nationwide lawyers’ strike badly hits court proceedings (Roundup)


July 11th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Work in courts across the country was badly affected Wednesday as around 17 lakh lawyers joined a two-day strike called by the Bar Council ... Read more...

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Hockey Olympic gold medallists to get cash awards


June 15th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) will be honouring 34 Olympic gold medallists with Rs.two lakh each at a grand felicitation ceremony June 24, coinciding with the departure ... Read more...

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Akalis, BJP build on new, secular identity (Punjab Newsletter)


April 14th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) The 2012 assembly elections in Punjab brought out a new dimension in the politics of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and its alliance partner, the ... Read more...

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Record 21 chief parliamentary secretaries in Punjab


April 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts, there will be 21 chief parliamentary secretaries in Punjab's Parkash Singh Badal-led Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.Badal will ... Read more...

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India to make maiden appearance at World Cycling Championships


April 1st, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) India have qualified for the World Track Cycling Championships for the first time.O. Bikram Singh from BSNL, Amrit Singh from Railways and Amarjit Singh of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Malaysian PM says he is touched by spirit of Sikhs


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 3 (IANS) Three new gurdwaras will come up in Malaysia on plots of land allotted by Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak who says he is "touched by ... Read more...

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Business partner of Munda’s wife becomes BJP spokesperson


November 12th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 12 (IANS) Deep resentment prevails in Jharkhand's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as Chief Minister Arjun Munda's close associate and his wife's business partner was appointed party spokesperson.Jharkhand BJP president ... Read more...

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Punjab father-son duo booked for cheating youths


September 20th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sangrur, Sep 20 (IANS) A father-son duo who duped two youths of Rs.17.2 lakh on the pretext of sending them to Canada, have been slapped with cases, Punjab police said here ... Read more...

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Man linked to killing of two Indians in UK arrested in Bangladesh


August 9th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.9 (ANI): A man declared by Scotland Yard as one of its most wanted men, has been arrested in Bangladesh in connection with the double murder of two Indians.The British Government ... Read more...

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Floods damage crops in Punjab


July 14th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, July 14 (ANI): Floodwaters are receding in Punjab, but large areas were inundated causing damage to crops.Seven districts in the state of Punjab have been worst affected, out of which ... Read more...

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Speeding car turns turtle, four dead in Delhi (Second Lead)


May 2nd, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Speed thrills but kills. The time-worn road safety warning came horribly true yet again when four young men driving their car at high speed were killed early ... Read more...

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Four killed in Delhi accident (Lead)


May 2nd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Four young men were killed Sunday after the car they were travelling in hit an electric pole and turned turtle near Ansal Plaza mall in south Delhi, ... Read more...

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Singer K.L. Saigal’s biography re-released


January 18th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) It was an emotional moment for legendary singer Kundan Lal Saigal's grandson Rabinder Chopra as he witnessed the re-release of the national-award winning biography on his grand ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Golden Temple, a symbol of communal harmony


November 13th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder SinghAmritsar, Nov 13(ANI): Reaching out to serve and uplift humanity as an expression or devotion to the creator, the Sri Harmandir Sahib or the Golden Temple in Amritsar is ... Read more...

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Rs.10 million compensation for miscarriage of justice


September 24th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 24 (IANS) Nachhattar Singh and his four other "murder" co-accused spent the past 13 years in agony. They made countless rounds of the courts and police stations claiming they were ... Read more...

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Gujarat toll is 84, 1,200 liquor dens shut (Roundup)


July 9th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 9 (IANS) Gujarat closed down 1,200 liquor dens and arrested over 800 illegal brewers in a massive crackdown as the death toll after drinking moonshine rose to 84 Thursday. Embarrassed by ... Read more...

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Gujarat liquor toll rises to 84, bedlam in assembly (Lead)


July 9th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 9 (IANS) The death toll caused by moonshine rose to 84 here Thursday in one of Gujarat's worst such tragedies, as the opposition denounced the government over the deaths in ... Read more...

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Sikh leaders perform Akhand Path on Blue Star anniversary


June 6th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, June 6 (ANI): Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Avtar Singh Makkar and some Sikh leaders gathered at the Akal Takht on Saturday to perform the ... Read more...

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Compensate kin of undertrial who died in custody: NHRC


May 1st, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Punjab government to pay the family of an undertrial Rs.100,000 for his death while in police custody. An official ... Read more...

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Pilibhit Sikhs rally in support Varun


March 31st, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajat Rai Pilibhit, March 31 (IANS) Terming charges against young Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi as a political conspiracy, a section of the Sikh community in this Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Oscar fame kids may be gifted government flats in Mumbai


February 24th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) A day after the child actors Azharuddin Ismail and Rubina Rafiq of "Slumdog Millionaire" walked the red carpet and shot to fame, the Mumbai Congress has proposed to ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian presiding official questioned


February 24th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), Feb 24 (IANS) Perak state assembly Speaker V. Sivakumar has been questioned by the police following the suspension of the entire state ministry by him last week. Sivakumar, the country's only ... Read more...

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Jallandhar ports enthusiasts vent ire at ‘non-sporting’ events activities


December 5th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Dec 5 (IANS) Fed up with the main stadium in this Punjab city being given for days together for fairs and workshops, sports enthusiasts Friday decided to take matters into their ... Read more...

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Malaysian Bhangra KING Manjit SINGH gets law degree


August 25th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur , Aug 25 (ANI): Noted Bhangra artist in Malaysia Manjit Singh Gill was reportedly received his law degree (honours) at University Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia ''s 24th convocation in Gombak ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Some US Sikh leaders not in favour of nuke deal with India


July 17th, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar July 17, (ANI) Leaders of the Sikh community in the United States have said that they have reservations about the US-India civilian nuclear cooperation deal, and are ... Read more...

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Ensure Sikkim is not cut off from mainland: Supreme Court


July 3rd, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the central and the West Bengal governments to ensure free traffic on the sole road linking Sikkim to the country's mainland during ... Read more...

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Akal Takhat Jathedar assured of Sikh Diasporas support if he seeks political asylum abroad


May 1st, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, May 1 (ANI): Dr. Amarjit Singh, Director of the Washington-based radical Sikh leader suggested on Thursday in a press statement to the Akal Takht Jathedar, Joginder Singh ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Sikh diaspora condemn Bhuttos assignation


December 28th, 2007 - 4:02 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar Dec.28 (ANI): Sikh leaders from around the world have condemned the assassination of former Pakistan Prime Minister and opposition leader Benazir Bhutto in a suicide attack on Thursday. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sikh radicals react sharply to criticism of Bhindranwalas portrait installation


December 6th, 2007 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Dec 6 (ANI): Radical organizations in Punjab have reacted sharply to the criticism of the installation of portrait of Jarnail Singh Bhindranwala inside Sikh museum in the ... Read more...

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NRI who saved a New York psychologist now desparately needs a job


November 19th, 2007 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
New York, Nov.19 (ANI): Six weeks ago, one time Manhattan cook Amarjit Singh saved psychologist Susan Barron's life by staving off a stabber, but today he is without a job, and desparately ... Read more...

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