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Transfer Punjab power plant to Himachal, demands Dhumal


July 13th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Friday demanded that a power house, located in his state but currently under the control of Punjab, should ... Read more...

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Anti-quackery drive in Pakistan soon


November 11th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Pakistan's provincial government of Punjab has decided to launch a drive to root out quackery.The government Thursday set up a high-level committee for evolving a strategy ... Read more...

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5,000 suspected dengue cases reported in Pakistan


September 14th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) About 5,000 suspected cases of dengue fever have been reported from across Pakistan, Punjab's capital Lahore alone reporting over 4,000 of these cases.The government of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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India trying to bring back 28 Indians ‘duped’ by travel agents


August 10th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Indian Embassy in Baghdad is "proactively liaising" with the Iraqi authorities to facilitate the return of 28 Indians who were allegedly duped by unscrupulous ... Read more...

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CII looking forward to meeting between Indo-Pak Commerce Secretaries


April 25th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, Apr 25 (ANI): The Chairman of CII Zonal Council, Suneet Kochhar, on Monday said the Confederation of Indian Industry is looking forward to the meeting between Commerce Secretaries of ... Read more...

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US Consulate contacts Pak Punjab Govt. for murder-accused diplomat’s release


February 9th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 9(ANI): The United States Consulate has contacted Pakistan's provincial government of Punjab and demanded the release of double murder-accused US diplomat Raymond Davis.The US Consulate has asked the Punjab government ... Read more...

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PML-N accuses Pak Govt of playing ‘double role’ in murder-accused US diplomat’s case


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 2(ANI): The Pakistan Government is playing a double role in the case of murder-accused US diplomat Raymond Davis, a Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) politician has said."On this issue, the ... Read more...

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AISECT launches its common service centre project in Punjab


January 7th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Jan.7 (ANI): AISECT, which is India's largest Education and Training Services network, has launched its Common Service Centre (CSC) project in Punjab.The organization had recently signed an agreement with the ... Read more...

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Akal Takht announces new martyrdom day for Guru Teg Bahadur


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Nov 23 (ANI): Akal Takht has put off the original date of martyrdom of Guru Teg Bahadur, the ninth spiritual master of the Sikhs.According to the Nanakshahi calendar ... Read more...

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NTPC to set up 2,640 MW coal-based power project in Punjab


October 8th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Power utility NTPC Friday said it has signed an agreement with the Punjab government and the Punjab State Power Corporation for setting up a 2,640 MW coal-fired ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants Law Minister Sanaullah ousted for links with terrorists: Taseer


September 5th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 5 (ANI): The Governor of Pakistan's Punjab province, Salmaan Taseer, has claimed that the entire country wants Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah removed, for having links with terrorists.Taseer added ... Read more...

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Hafiz Saeed’s release disappointing: Krishna


May 28th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday expressed disappointment over the Pakistan Supreme Court releasing from house arrest Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed, who India says masterminded the 26/11 ... Read more...

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Not responsible for Benazir killing: Musharraf


April 21st, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has said he could not be held responsible for Benazir Bhutto's assassination as he was neither the head of the government nor ... Read more...

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UN blames Musharraf regime for Bhutto killing (Roundup)


April 16th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations/Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) A UN probe has blamed Pakistani authorities for their failure to protect Benazir Bhutto, saying security arrangements of the Pervez Musharraf government were "fatally insufficient and ... Read more...

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Musharraf govt. ‘deliberately’ failed to provide security cover to Benazir: UN report


April 16th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.16 (ANI): The much awaited United Nations (UN) enquiry commission's report over former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination has blamed the then Musharraf government of 'deliberately' failing to ... Read more...

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Pargat Singh fires another salvo at IOA President


January 27th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Jan 27 (ANI): Former hockey captain Pargat Singh once again fired another salvo at Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President, Suresh Kalmadi by blaming the latter for making attempts to occupy the ... Read more...

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Hockey World Cup will be on schedule: Batra


January 26th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): The General Secretary of Hockey India, Narinder Batra, has said Hockey India elections would have no impact on the upcoming World Cup tournament and it would be ... Read more...

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Radio Pakistan keen on wooing Sikhs


November 25th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, Nov.25 (ANI): The Punjabi Durbar programme of Radio Pakistan continues to harp on the state of Sikhs in India. In the latest programme it has chosen the non-resident Indians to ... Read more...

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Punjab’s deaf and mute cricket team to play tournament in Malaysia, Singapore


September 29th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Sep. 29 (ANI): A hearing and speech-impaired cricket team from Punjab will participate in a special tournament to be held in Singapore and Malaysia.Organized by the Deaf Cricket Federation of Punjab, ... Read more...

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Radio Pakistan’s effort to revive Khalistan agitation, an effort in vain


September 28th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, Sep.28 (ANI): Radio Pakistan in its recent Punjabi Darbar programme has given an indication that Pakistan wants to revive the Khalistan agitation which caused misery to thousands of Sikhs in ... Read more...

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Maken criticises Punjab government for ‘misuse of police’


September 22nd, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken Tuesday slammed the Punjab goverment for "blatantly misusing" the police machinery to "settle political scores and further its political ... Read more...

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Armed miscreants from Jhang behind Gojra Christian riots


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 3 (ANI): A group of armed miscreants, with masked faces had come from Jhang and led the violence against Christians in Gojra on the pretext of desecration of the Quran.The ... Read more...

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Appeal against Hafiz Saeed’s release re-filed


July 7th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, July 7 (IANS) Pakistan's Federal government and the government of Punjab province Tuesday re-submitted appeals in the Supreme Court against the release of Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of Mumbai terror ... Read more...

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Sikh diaspora condemns violence and appeals for peace


May 27th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, May 27 (ANI): Sikh leaders and diaspora across world have condemned the violence in Vienna and in Punjab.Talking from San Francisco, Dr. Pritpal Singh, the convener of the ... Read more...

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Zardari directs Pak Punjab Govt. to provide speedy relief to Mukhtaran Mai


February 20th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 20 (ANI): President Asif Ali Zardari has directed the provincial government of Punjab to take immediate steps to provide speedy relief to Mukhtaran Mai and also ensure her security ... Read more...

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Punjabi Durbar programme finds Sikhs neglected in India


January 15th, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, Jan.14 (ANI): The Punjabi Durbar programme of Radio Pakistan seems to have run out of ideas. In its broadcasts, it is repeating the old theme that the Sikhs and other ... Read more...

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Punjabi Durbar programme runs out of water


December 8th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
Ferozepur (Punjab), Dec.8 (ANI): The Punjabi Durbar programme of Radio Pakistan has run out of water, judging by its latest broadcasts. It is a fact that Indian part of Punjab had ... Read more...

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High-level meeting discusses border-related issues at Attari


November 24th, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
Attari (Punjab), Nov 24 (ANI): Union Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta chaired a meeting at Attari near Amritsar on Monday where matters relating to the Punjab sector of the India-Pakistan border with ... Read more...

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Punjabi Durbar unaware of festival at Nankana Saheb


November 18th, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Nov.18 (ANI): Radio Pakistans latest installment of Punjabi Durbar programme was oblivious of the festival being celebrated at Nankana Saheb where pilgrims in their thousands visited the birthplace of Guru ... Read more...

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Aircraft on a check-up flight prior to a trip of Punjab CM crashed


October 29th, 2008 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Oct 29 (ANI): A six-seater aircraft, which was on a mandatory technical check-up flight prior to a trip of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, crashed while on a trial ... Read more...

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Railways have a critical role in promotion of tourism in India: Ambika Soni


October 1st, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): Union Minister of Tourism and Culture Ambika Soni on Wednesday said that the Indian Railways have a critical role in the promotion of tourism in India. The ... Read more...

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Nasscom offers to promote IT industry in Punjab


August 7th, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) Thursday said it will extend full support for the development of IT and IT enabled services (ITES) industry in ... Read more...

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Supreme Court defers election in Sharif’s constituency (Lead)


June 25th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday ordered that by-elections in Lahore constituency from where Nawaz Sharif was to contest be delayed following a Lahore High Court ruling that ... Read more...

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Musharrafs business honcho pal comes in Sharifs line of fire


May 15th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 15 (ANI): A common friend of Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf and Punjab Governor Lt. General (retired) Khalid Maqbool has had his priviges withdrawn by the Sharif-controlled Punjab Government. This business ... Read more...

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Musharrafs pal comes in Sharifs line of fire


May 15th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 15 (ANI): A common friend of Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf and Punjab Governor Lt. General (retired) Khalid Maqbool has had his priviges withdrawn by the Sharif-controlled Punjab Government.This business ... Read more...

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