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Akali Dal-BJP sweep Punjab civic polls (Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance made a clean sweep in the municipal election in Punjab Sunday winning four municipal corporations, three ... Read more...

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BCCI honours 15 veteran cricketers


May 24th, 2012 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Recognising their yeoman contribution to the game in their heydays, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Wednesday honoured 15 ex-cricketers and rewarded them ... Read more...

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Now Preity shoots at Eiffel Tower (Movie Snippets)


February 29th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) Preity Zinta, who has been busy working on her debut co-production "Ishq In Paris" in the French capital, was delighted to shoot at the iconic Eiffel ... Read more...

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Manpreet Badal in soup over Anna ad


September 4th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 4 (IANS) Drawing a parallel with activist Anna Hazare and his anti-corruption campaign has landed former Punjab finance minister Manpreet Badal in a political controversy.The ruling Shiromani ... Read more...

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Gurdwara committee polls slated for Sep 18


July 28th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 28 (IANS) After a delay of many months, the union home ministry has given its go-ahead for holding on Sep 18 the elections to the Shiromani Gurdwara ... Read more...

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Congress delaying SGPC polls: Akali Dal


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 22 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Friday accused the state Congress of putting pressure on the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to defer elections to the Shiromani ... Read more...

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In poll warm-up, all roads lead to Bhagat Singh village


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Khatkar Kalan (Punjab), March 22 (IANS) On Punjab's political roadmap, as the main parties warm up to assembly elections early next year, all roads seem to lead to this ... Read more...

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Embraer rolls out plane for India’s airborne radar


February 22nd, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has rolled out the first of the three EMB-145I planes that India has ordered for its indigenous airborne early warning radars. The plane, ... Read more...

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Bihar’s hooch tragedy toll rises to 11


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 21 (IANS) The deaths in Bihar's Samastipur district hooch tragedy rose to 11 Monday as two more people died since late Sunday, police said.At least three people are still battling ... Read more...

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13 held for selling illicit liquor in Bihar


February 20th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Feb.20 (ANI): Thirteen people have been arrested in Samastipur district of Bihar on Sunday for their involvement in sale of illicit liquor.According to police, these people have been arrested during raids ... Read more...

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13 held for hooch tragedy in Bihar


February 20th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 20 (IANS) Thirteen people were arrested in Bihar's Samastipur district Sunday in connection with a hooch tragedy that claimed nine lives, police said. Over 400 pouches of country-made liquor were ... Read more...

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Akali Dal wants Governor Barnala’s sacking


October 28th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Thursday demanded that Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala, a former chief minister, be sacked from his post for "politically motivated" statements ... Read more...

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18-year-old, parents found dead in Delhi (Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) An 18-year-old mentally challenged youth was allegedly poisoned to death and his parents were found dead on a railway track in Delhi Monday, police said.The youth was ... Read more...

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Indians lose in New Zealand local body election


October 9th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Oct 9 (IANS) All four Indian New Zealanders who were contesting a local body election in New Zealand's Super City have lost, the poll result said Saturday.Daljit Singh, who was arrested ... Read more...

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Kiwi-Indian candidate implicated in alleged Auckland city council voting scam


October 8th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 8 (ANI): An Indian origin man, Daljit Singh, who is a Labour candidate running for the Papatoetoe local boards, has been named as one of two men charged over an ... Read more...

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Malaysian Police seeks clarification from Punjab Police on Sikh militant suspects


August 20th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 20 (ANI): Malaysian police has sought clarification from their counterparts in Punjab, India over accusations that the Indian Sikh militants are smuggling firearms into India from Malaysia. "There had been ... Read more...

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Punjab Police asks Malaysia to detain four Sikh militants


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.2 (ANI): Punjab Police have warned Sikh militants not to use Malaysia as a base to launch terror strikes on India or, to destabilise the October Commonwealth Games in New ... Read more...

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Arrested spy had ID card, driving licence in Punjab


July 23rd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, July 23 (IANS) Nizam Baksh, a suspected Pakistan spy who was arrested Thursday, was living in Punjab under the assumed name of Sandeep Kumar for the past five years and ... Read more...

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Indian woman’s murder accused named


June 10th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 10 (IANS) The name of the prime accused in the killing of an Indian woman in Tauranga city of New Zealand has been released, a media report said Thursday. Deepak Nagpal, ... Read more...

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Husband of murdered Indian woman, daughter back in New Zealand


June 8th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
North Island (New Zealand), June 8 (ANI): Indian national Dev Sangha, whose wife and 18-month-old daughter were found dead in their Tauranga home in New Zealand, touched down at the Auckland International ... Read more...

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Aircel-PGTI Players Championship at Tollygunge Club


January 30th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) The Aircel-Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) has announced the PGTI Players Championship at the Tollygunge Golf Club February 2-5. The Pro-Am is scheduled for Jan 31.The ... Read more...

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DDCA brings back Radhey Shyam as Kotla curator


December 29th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Good old Radhey Shyam is back at the Ferozeshah Kotla as its curator. His appointment though needs to be ratified by the executive committee of the Delhi ... Read more...

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BCCI disbands pitch committee


December 27th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Taking a serious note of the abandonment of the fifth one-dayer between India and Sri Lanka due to an unplayable pitch at the Ferozeshah Kotla Sunday, the ... Read more...

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Birmingham bigwigs to file petition for direct flights from Punjab


October 23rd, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Leading figures from within Birmingham's business, government and ethnic communities will join together next week to launch a petition to the Indian government for the re-establishment of ... Read more...

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Sole Malay Sikh orphanage gets RM 40, 000 grant


April 29th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 29 (ANI): The sole orphanage for Malay Sikh kids has received a donation of RM 40,000 from The Association of Wives of Ministers and Deputy Ministers, which is also ... Read more...

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Some businesses continue to flourish despite slowdown


December 11th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Not all businesses have been affected by the economic downturn. While the banking and financial sectors are looking to the government for bailout packages, there are some ... Read more...

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Generous sponsors help 3 to take part in Canada World Arm Wrestling meet


November 18th, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi (Kerala), Nov 18 (IANS) A helping hand from some private companies and individuals will enable three armwrestlers from Kerala to take part in the 30th World Championship to be held in ... Read more...

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Sikhs celebrate tri-centennial of Guru Granth Sahib


October 29th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Nanded (Maharashtra), Oct 29 (ANI): Sikh devotees began the celebrations to mark the tri-centennial of the holy book Guru Granth Sahib here.Nearly one million Sikhs are expected to descend here ... Read more...

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Mayawati orders prosecution of 12 IPS officers


October 24th, 2008 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) In a late night development, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday ordered the prosecution of a dozen officers of the elite Indian Police Service (IPS) for their alleged ... Read more...

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Post-showers, bare-looking Mohali pitch may turn spinner-friendly


October 16th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Oct 16 (ANI): After yesterdays showers, the pitch at the Mohali Stadium, where the second India-Australia Test is to be played from tomorrow, wore a patchy look and looked bare ... Read more...

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Mohali pitch will help both batsmen and bowlers, says curator


October 15th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Oct 15 (IANS) Daljit Singh should know a thing or two about pitch pitches as he is the chairman of the Indian cricket board's grounds and pitches committee. He feels ... Read more...

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Daljit Singh, the first Malaysian-Indian Sikh to be sworn in as Senator


September 11th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur , Sept 11 (ANI): Daljit Singh Dalliwal, a Malaysian Indian Sikh, was sworn in as a Senator here last evening.Daljit Singh (48), the president of the Punjabi Business Chamber, ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian businessman now a senator


September 11th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 11 (IANS) Malaysian Punjabi Business Chamber president Daljit Singh Dalliwal, who has been sworn in as a senator, says his appointment shows Sikhs are not neglected in this Southeast ... Read more...

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Indian pilgrims” caught in immigration scam in New Zealand devastated


July 18th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 18 (ANI): Three Indian pilgrims have met immigration officials to tell them of the scam that cost their parents 17,000 dollars, and dashed their dreams of a better life ... Read more...

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Indian pilgrims to reveal how immigration scam to New Zealand was arranged


July 17th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 17 (ANI): Three of the 35 Indian pilgrims who went missing, will meet immigration officials today to provide information about the alleged scam that brought them to New Zealand.The ... Read more...

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