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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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Jaya Bachchan files Rajya Sabha papers from Uttar Pradesh


March 17th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 17 (IANS) Actress-turned-politician Jaya Bachchan Saturday filed her papers as a Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate for a Rajya Sabha seat from Uttar Pradesh.The actress, who is the ... Read more...

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Mulayam leads Holi celebrations in UP


March 8th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 8 (IANS) Holi was celebrated across Uttar Pradesh with fervour and an added dash of political celebrations as triumphant Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders, led by party chief ... Read more...

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Fake Reebok products seized, two arrested


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Two men who were running a thriving business selling fake Reebok products including shoes, and sunglasses was arrested and goods worth Rs.2 crore seized ... Read more...

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Brothers shot dead in Haryana


May 16th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sirsa (Haryana), May 16 (IANS) Two brothers were shot dead here by members of their extended family over a land dispute, police said Monday.Darshan Singh and Kaur Singh, both in ... Read more...

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FBI joins probe into shooting of Sikhs in US


March 8th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) joined the probe into the shooting of two elderly Sikhs in California as a shocked community announced a $30,000 ... Read more...

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Punjab cops to go to Britain to probe Rulda murder


February 26th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, Feb 26 (IANS) A special team of Punjab Police will leave for Britain next month to gather evidence in the murder case of Rashtriya Sikh Sangat president Rulda Singh.Rulda Singh was ... Read more...

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Court frames charges against former narcotics bureau official


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 23 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Tuesday framed corruption charges against S.K. Sekhri, the former zonal director of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Chandigarh.Sekhri was arrested ... Read more...

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Malay Indians set to give rousing welcome to Manmohan Singh


October 25th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct. 25 (ANI): The Malay Indian community, and especially Sikhs settled in Malaysia, are set to give a rousing welcome to Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh when he ... Read more...

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Punjab Police recover 15 kg RDX, ammunition


August 1st, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar (Punjab), Aug 1 (IANS) A huge cache of explosives and ammunition was recovered from Punjab's Jalandhar district on the basis of interrogation of an arrested Sikh terrorist who was a French ... Read more...

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Five terrorists held in Punjab, arms recovered


July 28th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar (Punjab), July 28 (IANS) Punjab Police Wednesday arrested five terrorists here and recovered arms and ammunition from their possession, officials said. "On the basis of a tip-off, we laid a trap and ... Read more...

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Akal Takht calls upon excommunicated persons to return to Sikh fold


June 7th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, June 7 (ANI): Akal Takht, the highest Sikh temporal seat, on Sunday offered another chance to excommunicated community persons to return to Sikh fold.The five Sikh Jathedars, or high priests, ... Read more...

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2 year jail term for former Chandigarh official


May 24th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 24 (IANS) In a nearly 28-year-old corruption case, Joginder Singh Walia, former secretary of Chandigarh's Notified Area Committee (NAC), Manimajra, was awarded two years' jail by a Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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Two-year jail term for former superintendent engineer


May 8th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 8 (IANS) A special court of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here Saturday awarded two years of rigorous imprisonment to a former superintendent engineer, held guilty in a ... Read more...

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Court jails Punjab official for graft


May 1st, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 1 (IANS) A court here Saturday sentenced former Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer Bikramjit Singh to rigorous imprisonment of two-and-a-half years for possessing assets in excess of his known sources ... Read more...

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Former IAS officer convicted for graft


April 29th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 29 (IANS) A special court Thursday convicted a former Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer Bikramjit Singh for possessing assets disproportionate to his income. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Darshan ... Read more...

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Canadian police hunt for Sikh trouble-makers


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 22 (IANS) Canadian police has launched a big hunt for people behind the recent violence at two Sikh temples in Brampton on the outskirts of Toronto that has outraged the ... Read more...

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Sikhs fight pitched battle at Toronto gurdwara


April 20th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 20 (IANS) In another major incident of violence in a Canadian gurdwara, two Sikh factions fought with weapons at the Guru Nanak Sikh Centre on the city suburb of ... Read more...

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Malay Sikhs ask Malaysian Govt to declare Vaisakhi as a national holiday


April 8th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya, Apr 8 (ANI): Two prominent Sikhs leaders of Malaysia have asked the government to declare Vaisakhi as a national holiday.Malaysia National Sikhs Movement president (Gerak-sikh) Darshan Singh and DAP chairman ... Read more...

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Chandigarh cop gets two-year jail for bribe


April 7th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 7 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court Wednesday awarded two years' rigorous imprisonment to a Chandigarh policeman for accepting a bribe of Rs.15,000 from a drug peddler ... Read more...

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CBI court convicts Chandigarh cop for taking bribe


April 6th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court Tuesday held a Chandigarh policeman guilty of accepting bribe from a drug peddler who is at present lodged in ... Read more...

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Cash-at-door scam: Court orders CBI to probe more


March 26th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) A special court here Friday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to further probe a case in which Rs.1.5 million were recovered from outside the door of ... Read more...

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CBI court frames charges against Haryana IAS officer


February 18th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 18 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Thursday framed corruption charges against suspended Haryana Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Sanjeev Kumar and three others. Special Judge Darshan Singh ... Read more...

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Cash-for-judge scam: bar association not allowed to argue


February 15th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 15 (IANS) Amid opposition from the counsel of the accused in the cash-for-judge scam, the Punjab and Haryana High Court bar association was Monday not allowed to argue a protest ... Read more...

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Bar association challenges CBI in cash-for-judge scam


February 1st, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 1 (IANS) In a new twist in the cash-for-judge scam, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association Monday filed a plea in a local court here, challenging the Central ... Read more...

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Former Akal Takht jathedar expelled for religious misconduct


January 30th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar (Punjab), Jan 30 (ANI): Akal Takht, the apex governing body of Sikhs, expelled Gyani Darshan Singh Ragi, a former jathedar from the Sikh community.Ragi was excommunicated for making discourteous remarks ... Read more...

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Complainant in cash-for-judge scam fails to appear in court


January 11th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 11 (IANS) Amrik Singh, who worked in the office of Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmaljit Kaur and complainant in the cash-for-judge scam, failed to appear before the Central ... Read more...

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Court asks CBI not to close cash-for-judge case


December 24th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 24 (IANS) A city court Thursday refused permission to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to close the cash-for-judge scam case for want of sanctions for prosecution of the main ... Read more...

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Sikhs burn effigy of controversial sect leader in Amritsar during Punjab Bandh


December 7th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Dec.7 (ANI): Supporting the public call to observe closure across Punjab, thousands of activists of various Sikhs organizations set ablaze effigy of Ashutosh Maharaj, the controversial sect leader, ... Read more...

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Punjab shutdown peaceful till noon


December 7th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Punjab, Dec 7 (ANI): The Punjab shutdown called by the major Sikh outfits began on a peaceful note today. The Sikh outfits are protesting the killing of Darshan Singh, a demonstrator who ... Read more...

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Former Akal Takht head held guilty of religious misconduct


December 6th, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 5 (IANS) Darshan Singh, a former head of the Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of the Sikh religion, was Saturday declared a "tankhaiya" (guilty of religious misconduct) by the ... Read more...

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Punjab orders probe into Ludhiana violence, 1 dead (Roundup)


December 5th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Dec 5 (IANS) The Punjab government Saturday evening ordered a magisterial probe into violent incidents in this industrial city that left one person dead and over 15 injured in a clash ... Read more...

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Land attached to Sikhs Shrines sold at throwaway prices in Pakistan


October 4th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar October 4 (ANI): The Sikh Diaspora on Sunday raised a hue and cry over the alleged sale of land attached to Sikh Shrines in Pakistan.According to reports, the ... Read more...

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Two Khalistani militants arrested in Punjab


September 24th, 2009 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), Sep 24 (IANS) Two militants of terrorist outfit Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) were arrested from this Punjab district Thursday, officials said. With these arrests, police claimed to have solved the murder ... Read more...

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Malay-Sikh community: a tale of triumph over hardships


July 19th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 19 (ANI): The inspiring tale of Malay Sikh community, which gave its blood, sweat and tears to carve a niche in Malaysia, has been narrated in Darshan Singh Gill's ... Read more...

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