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Visually impaired vie to shoot Kailash Kher’s music video


August 8th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A group of visually challenged people is competing to qualify to shoot a new music video for popular singer Kailash Kher.One of the many ... Read more...

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Zardari invites Manmohan Singh to Pakistan


July 28th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Friday invited Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to visit Pakistan, saying it will provide an opportunity to the two leaders ... Read more...

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Ludhiana teacher donates tubewell for Maharashtra’s tribals (Environment Feature) (With Images)


June 27th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 27 (IANS) Hundreds of tribals living in the remote forests of Maharashtra's Yavatmal district rejoiced when fresh and cool water started gushing out in full force from a ... Read more...

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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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3,000 Sikhs to visit Pakistan on Baisakhi


April 4th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) Around 3,000 Sikh devotees from India will visit Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Nanak which is now in Pakistan, to celebrate Baisakhi festival.Sikh devotees would ... Read more...

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Sahitya Akademi turns spotlight on poetry and nature


February 16th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) "Poetry across languages draws from the rhythm of nature, and resonates with the cosmic beat of the universe," acclaimed Punjabi poet Surjit Patar said at ... Read more...

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US defends TV host’s `satirical’ comments on Golden Temple


January 24th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) The US has come to the defence of US television host Jay Leno and said the visual of Golden Temple in Amritsar during "The Tonight ... Read more...

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Millions of potatoes carpet Jalandhar streets as farmers protest


December 15th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar/Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) Residents and motorists in Jalandhar city and some other parts of Punjab were greatly inconvenienced as farmers dumped hundreds of quintals of potatoes on the streets ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants to settle all issues with India: Gilani


November 16th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Pakistan wants a "negotiated settlement of all issues with neighbour India", Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said."We believe in friendly relations with all the ... Read more...

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Gurpurab celebrations conclude at Nankana Sahib


November 11th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) The three-day celebrations of the 542nd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the Sikh religion's founder, have concluded at the Gurdwara Janamsthan in Pakistan, Geo News reported ... Read more...

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Sikh pilgrims visit Pakistan


November 9th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) About 8,000 Sikh pilgrims from all over the world have congregated in Pakistan's Punjab province to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.The three-day celebrations began ... Read more...

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Notice to Delhi government over schoolboy’s injury


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the state government on an NGO's complaint that school authorities had failed to ensure timely treatment for ... Read more...

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‘Sufis of Punjab’ - Building bridges across borders (IANS Book Review)


August 30th, 2011 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The Sufis of Punjab"; Edited by Muzaffar Ali, Anoo C. Nayar and Syeda Bilgrami Imam, Publisher: Rumi Foundation, Price: Rs.1,895, Pages: 208The birth of the Punjabi literary tradition is built ... Read more...

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Three hospitals debarred from Punjab scheme


July 27th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 27 IANS) Three private hospitals have been debarred from participating in the Punjab government-run Bhai Ghanhya Sehat Sewa scheme, a spokesman of the chief minister's office said here Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Salgaocar are I-League champions


May 30th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, May 30 (IANS) Goan club Salgocar lifted their second national football league title after they defeated JCT 2-0 in their 26th round match of the I-League here Monday.Midfielder Francis ... Read more...

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Two killed in Delhi building collapse


May 17th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Two people were killed and one injured when an under-construction building in east Delhi collapsed Tuesday, a fire official said."The incident took place at 4.20 ... 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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Sikhs appeal to Pak to ease visa norms for pilgrims


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Mar.3 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) has urged the Pakistan Government to liberalize visa norms for Indian pilgrims visiting Nankana Sahib, a holy Sikh shrine there.SGPC President Avtar Singh ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Sikh priest charged for sexually assaulting girl in Glasgow temple


January 18th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Glasgow, Jan 18 (ANI): An Indian-origin priest has been charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in the Guru Nanak Sikh Temple in Glasgow, Scotland.Surinder Singh had allegedly touched, tried to ... Read more...

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Hindus greet Sikhs on Guru Gobind Singh birthday


January 1st, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 1 (ANI): Hindus have sent early greetings to Sikh communities world over for upcoming birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Sahib (1666-1708), tenth Guru of Sikhism.Well known Hindu statesman Rajan ... Read more...

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Three students booked for ragging


December 7th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehabad (Haryana), Dec 7 (IANS) Three students of a polytechnic in Haryana have been booked for ragging a junior who consumed poison due to harassment, police said Tuesday. The three accused are ... Read more...

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Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary celebrated in Pakistan


November 21st, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Over 15,000 Sikh pilgrims from Pakistan, India, Canada and other parts of the world Sunday celebrated the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, ... Read more...

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Asian Games shooting: Ronjan breaks India’s gold jinx, bronze for double trap team (Lead)


November 21st, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) Shooter Ronjan Singh Sodhi Sunday finally ended India's gold medal drought from shooting by winning the double trap event and also helped the Indian team bag the bronze ... Read more...

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Remove India, Pakistan border restrictions: Sikh pilgrims


November 21st, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 21 (IANS) The border restrictions between Pakistan and India should be abolished for peace and prosperity in the region, said a group of Sikh pilgrims from India.Over 4,000 Sikh pilgrims ... Read more...

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Sikh pilgrims’ tents in Pakistan catches fire; no casualties


November 20th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) At least 20 tents of Sikh pilgrims were burnt to ashes in Pakistan's Nankana Sahib city where they had gone to participate in the 542nd birth ... Read more...

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Obama lauds Sikh Americans’ many contributions


November 20th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has lauded the "many contributions that Sikh Americans have made" in a message of "best wishes" to Sikhs on the birth ... Read more...

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1200 Indian Sikh pilgrims to celebrate 541st Guru Nanak birth anniversary in Pak


November 19th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Nov.19 (ANI): About 1200 Indian Sikh pilgrims have left for Pakistan to attend the 541st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the first spiritual leader of the Sikh Community, ... Read more...

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Man commits suicide, Amritsar ex-mayor booked


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 22 (IANS) Former mayor of Amritsar Sunil Datti and three others have been booked for harassing a young man, who set himself on fire and died, police said Friday.Ravi, in ... Read more...

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A woman is Punjab’s new finance minister (Second Lead)


October 20th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Less than a week after Manpreet Singh Badal was sacked as the finance minister of Punjab, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday named a woman, Upinderjit Kaur, to ... Read more...

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Punjab’s woman finance minister is professor, author


October 20th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Probably the only woman to be finance minister of an Indian state, Punjab's new finance minister Upinderjit Kaur holds a doctorate in economics, has been a professor at ... Read more...

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India’s rich cultural canvas forms an important part of global cultural heritage: President Patil


September 28th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Tuesday said India has a rich cultural canvas that forms an important part of the global cultural heritage.Conferring the prestigious Sangeet ... Read more...

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T20 betting racket busted in Haryana


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak, Sep 22 (IANS) The Haryana police have busted a cricket betting racket here and arrested two people, a police spokesman said Wednesday. He said that following a tip-off, police raided a house ... Read more...

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Surrey Guru Nanak Temple shooting: Radio India MD Gill charged with five offences


August 31st, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Radio India Managing Director Maninder Gill has been charged with five offences in connection with the weekend alleged shooting of a prominent businessman in the parking lot of ... Read more...

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Surrey temple shooting: Indian radio presenter claims his boss fired in “self-defence”


August 30th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): In the midst of the Surrey Guru Nanak Temple shooting during a wedding ceremony, Gurpreet Singh, a newscaster at the Punjabi Radio in India, has said that he ... Read more...

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Surrey Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara Society ‘denounces’ shooting on its premise


August 29th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 29 (ANI): The Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara Society in Surrey has strongly denounced a shooting in its parking lot on Saturday during a wedding."This event or the individuals involved ... Read more...

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