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No OBC reservation in minority institutions: Court


June 25th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday exempted four minority colleges of Delhi University from reserving 27 percent seats for students from Other Backward Classes (OBCs) for ... Read more...

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Court seeks Delhi varsity view on OBC quota in minority colleges


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday sought a response from the Delhi University (DU) on a plea filed by a group of colleges seeking exemption ... Read more...

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GAIL to set up 1,000 MW power plant in Punjab


June 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday approved a 1,000-MW power plant to be set up in the state's Ropar district, a spokesman of the chief minister's office said ... Read more...

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American Sikhs hail India’s Sikh marriage law


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) American Sikhs have hailed as "historic" the passage in the Indian parliament of Anand Marriage Act for the registration of Sikh marriages."This is a historic day ... Read more...

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PM hints at fuel price hike, stresses energy security


April 28th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday hinted at an impending hike in fuel prices saying that there is need for such an exercise to balance ... Read more...

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PM launches Rs.21,500 crore Bathinda refinery


April 28th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday inaugurated the Rs.21,500 crore Guru Gobind Singh Refinery in Punjab's Bathinda district.Considered one the biggest investments in Punjab since ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate Bathinda refinery


April 19th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) The Rs.21,500 crore Guru Gobind Singh Refinery near Bathinda town - the largest investment in Punjab since independence - will be formally inaugurated by Prime ... Read more...

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Bathinda refinery to be inaugurated in April


March 29th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) The Rs.21,500 crore Guru Gobind Singh Refinery near Bathinda town in southwest Punjab will be formally inaugurated next month, a senior official said here Thursday.The project, ... Read more...

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Badal to begin fifth term as chief minister Wednesday


March 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 13 (IANS) With an expected crowd of over 50,000 people looking on, Parkash Singh Badal, 84, will become chief minister of Punjab for a record fifth ... Read more...

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Thousands converge at shrine for Hola Mohalla


March 8th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people from across Punjab and other parts of India converged at the Sikh holy shrine of Takht Keshgarh Sahib at Anandpur Sahib ... Read more...

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Delhi engineer’s vehicle promises safer rural transport (With Image)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) India's rural mobility scenario could soon see a much-awaited change with a Delhi engineer's indigenously developed vehicle set to give the locally made but accident-prone ... Read more...

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Delhi to get technical varsity for women


January 16th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday announced that it will set up a technical university for women here."To focus on participation of women engineers in nation-building and ... Read more...

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Punjab: where politics and religion mix well (Punjab Newsletter)


December 31st, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) In a country where secularism is enshrined in the constitution, mixing religion with politics may be a big no-no for many political parties. But, in ... Read more...

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Court turns down plea of 200 failed students


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) In a setback to hundreds of students of the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, the Delhi High Court Friday turned down a petition of over ... Read more...

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Punjab gets country’s tallest religious tower


November 30th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Standing taller than Delhi's Qutub Minar, the Fateh Burj (Victory Tower) at Chappar Chiri village in Punjab's Mohali district became the tallest religious tower in ... Read more...

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‘Virasat-e-Khalsa’ opened at Anandpur Sahib


November 25th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Anandpur Sahib (Punjab), Nov 25 (IANS) A masterpiece of rich Sikh culture and religious history, the 'Virasat-e-Khalsa' was Friday dedicated to the nation in this Sikh holy city amidst ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on students plea against varsity


November 18th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday reserved order on a petition alleging that Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIU) adopted different criteria for promoting its professional ... Read more...

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Shoes hurled at Varun Gandhi’s cavalcade


November 12th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi had to face the wrath of his party workers, who waved black flags and even hurled ... Read more...

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Away from Punjab - the south Indian Sikhs (Feature)


October 17th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 17 (IANS) South Indian Sikhs? The description may seem unfamiliar. While Sikhs are overwhelmingly associated with Punjab, much less known are those from the community who made their ... Read more...

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Author-diplomat Navtej Sarna gets Sikh Heritage Award


October 16th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Author and diplomat Navtej Sarna has received one of the three Sikh Heritage Awards for 'vision' for contributing towards "Elevating the Sikh Experience" from the ... Read more...

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PM likely to inaugurate Sikh monument next month


October 8th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 8 (IANS) It has missed a number of completion deadlines, but the Khalsa Heritage Complex (KHC) in Punjab, touted as a landmark monument of Sikhism, will finally ... Read more...

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Docu-drama on Guru Gobind Singh is bridge between religions: Director


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Thakur Ranvir Singh, who is proud about making the first docu-drama on the10th Sikh guru, says he travelled to eight Indian states and visited ... Read more...

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Apex court questions varsity on army medical college (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notices to the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and the Indian Medical Association in a case related to admissions for ... Read more...

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Punjab to set up breeding centre for state bird


July 17th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) The Punjab government Sunday said it would set up a breeding centre to save the state bird - 'Baaz', a hawk species, that has a significant ... Read more...

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Solar energy to light up Punjab institutes


June 17th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 17 (IANS) Educational institutions in Punjab would now be harnessing the power of the sun to meet their energy needs through rooftop Solar Photo Voltaic (SPVs) systems, officials ... Read more...

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Australian Sikhs celebrate Baisakhi in Sydney


April 17th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinSydney, Apr.17 (ANI): Members of the Sikh community celebrated the festival of Baisakhi here on Sunday with gaiety and fervor.The festival marks the beginning of the Sikh New Year ... Read more...

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Devotees visit Amritsar’s Golden Temple on Baisakhi


April 14th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Apr 14 (ANI): Thousands of devotees from across India visited the Golden Temple, the holy shrine of the Sikhs at Amritsar on Thursday on the occasion of Baisakhi ... Read more...

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US TV documentary features Hindus and Sikhs


April 5th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Hindus and Sikhs are featured prominently in a new PBS public television documentary "The Asian & Abrahamic Religions: A Divine Encounter in America" shown over 300 ... Read more...

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Golden Temple honors Hindu statesman


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 03 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed was honored with a siropa on March 19 evening in Amritsar (India) in the Golden Temple complex, ... Read more...

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Translating ‘Zafarnama’ was difficult: Navtej Sarna (With Images)


March 8th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) It was difficult to translate an 18th century text addressed by Sikh Guru Gobind Singh to Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, says diplomat-writer Navtej Sarna who tried ... Read more...

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Candlelight march against women harassment in Delhi


February 13th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) In the wake of rising cases of rape and sexual harassment in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), around 150 people, mostly students, Sunday held a ... Read more...

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With a burst of yellow, Indians mark Basant Panchami


February 8th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Mustard fields danced in the wind, hundreds of thousands took a holy dip in rivers, young men and women sought the blessings of Saraswati, the goddess of ... Read more...

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Sarna’s new muse: 111 verses of Zafarnama in English


January 16th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Diplomat-author Navtej Sarna has always felt a creative kinship with exiles. This time round, he has penned an English translation of Zafarnama - 111 spiritually ... Read more...

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Political conferences highlight of Punjab’s religious fair


January 14th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Muktsar (Punjab), Jan 14 (IANS) Political conferences, an attempt to woo the masses, were the highlight of the historic Maghi Mela (fair) celebrated here Friday with great enthusiasm.Thousands of Sikh devotees from ... Read more...

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Varsity slammed for unfairly filling up vacant quota seats


January 11th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has directed the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprashtha University not to admit in an unfair manner students from the general category against vacant ... Read more...

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