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No cause for alarm on uranium in water: Himachal minister


August 29th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) The uranium content in the groundwater of Himachal Pradesh is not at alarming levels, a minister said here Wednesday.The maximum concentration of uranium in the state ... 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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‘Punjab colleges staff go without salaries for months’


May 15th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) Teaching and non-teaching staff in colleges across Punjab have gone without salaries for the past few months, a senior teachers' leader said Tuesday."A total of 1,036 ... Read more...

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For Harshdeep, lyrics are backbone of a song (With Image)


May 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Without meaningful lyrics, a singer doesn't enjoy singing, says Harshdeep Kaur, who has delivered hit numbers such as "Katiya karoon" and "Ik Onkar". She adds ... Read more...

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Neglected paintings by Sobha Singh to be restored


March 4th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 4 (IANS) Portraits of late Punjabi poet Amrita Pritam, Guru Teg Bahadur, and Lord Krishna made by celebrated artist Sobha Singh have been withering away in a Himachal ... Read more...

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Attempt to usurp Pakistani gurdwara foiled


February 26th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) An attempt to occupy an 18th century gurdwara in Pakistan's Punjab province has been foiled, a media report said Sunday.The police stepped in when a ... Read more...

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Sonia questions Akalis on Punjab’s poor (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kapurthala (Punjab), Jan 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday questioned the development claims of the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) government in Punjab, pointing out that over ... Read more...

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Ishar new vice-chancellor of Jammu university


January 18th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 18 (IANS) Mohan Paul Singh Ishar, professor at Amritsar's Guru Nanak Dev University, has been appointed the new vice chancellor of the Jammu University, it was announced Wednesday.Jammu ... Read more...

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India win men, women world cup Kabaddi titles


November 21st, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Nov 21 (IANS) Hosts India lifted the winners title in the men's and women's section of the second World Cup Kabaddi tournament here.The India men team easily beat ... Read more...

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India, Canada teams to clash in Kabaddi finals


November 19th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), Nov 19 (IANS) A spirited Canada pulled off a surprise win over Pakistan to set up a clash with hosts India in the finals of the second World ... Read more...

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Obama greets Sikhs, says all can draw inspiration from Guru Nanak


November 11th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Greeting Sikhs on the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, President Barack Obama has said "all of us can draw inspiration from his message of equality, ... Read more...

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Prayers, devotion mark Gurpurab in Punjab, Haryana


November 10th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 10 (IANS) Illuminated gurdwaras, thousands of 'langars' or community kitchens and long queues of devotees were seen across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh as people celebrated Gurpurab, the birth ... Read more...

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Pending preview, Punjab bans ‘Aarakshan’


August 11th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 11 (IANS) The Punjab government Thursday imposed a ban on the screening of the controversial Hindi film "Aarakshan", which deals with the sensitive issue of reservation, ... Read more...

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Canada opposition leader seeks review of Bhullar death sentence


June 15th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 15 (IANS) Canada's opposition party has asked Prime Minister Stephen Harper to urge India to review the death penalty against Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar in a 1993 ... Read more...

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Sikh bodies ask Govt to include Kartarpur Corridor in Indo-Pak talks


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Dera Baba Nanak (Gurdaspur, Punjab), Mar. 3 (ANI): Leaders of several Sikh bodies, who gathered here along with Sikh devotees, have urged the Indian Government to include the issue of providing safe ... Read more...

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Sobha Singh’s painting goes for auction at Sotheby’s (With images)


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 25 (IANS) A portrait of Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh made by celebrated artist Sobha Singh will go under hammer in the US in March, an official of Singh's art ... Read more...

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Jamia wins Inter-Varsity Hockey


January 5th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Hosts Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) beat Punjab University 1-0 to win the North Zone men's Inter-Varsity Hockey tournament here Wednesday. Devi Prasan scored the lone goal for ... Read more...

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SGPC sends first Sikh jatha to Bangladesh


November 29th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar Nov.29 (ANI): To ensure the proper maintainance of Sikh shrines in Bangladesh, the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) on Monday flagged off a Sikh delegation to that country.During this maiden visit, ... Read more...

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Sikh delegation meets Pak PM in Lahore, takes up flexible visa issue demand


November 27th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 27 (ANI): A Sikh delegation comprising leaders of various jathas met Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani in Lahore during the birthday anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, ... Read more...

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Sikh bodies divided over change in Guru Tegh Bahadur martyrdom date


November 24th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Nov.24 (ANI): Representative institutions of the Sikh community are divided over a move by the Akal Takht to change the original date of the day Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh ... 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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Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary celebrated with fervour (Lead)


November 21st, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar/Chandigarh, Nov 21 (IANS) The Golden Temple complex in Amritsar Sunday shimmered with tens of hundreds of lights put up to decorate the holiest of Sikh shrines to mark Gurpurab, the 541st ... Read more...

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Punjab celebrates Gurpurab


November 21st, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar/Chandigarh, Nov 21 (IANS) The Golden Temple complex in Amritsar shimmered in zillions of lights Sunday put up to decorate the holiest of Sikh shrines to mark 'Gurpurab', the birth anniversary of ... Read more...

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Delay in acquisition of land for proposed Guru Nanak Dev University in Pakistan


November 20th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNew Delhi, Nov. 20 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has so far not been able to acquire the land for Baba Guru Nanak International University (BGNIU) project, delaying the project ... Read more...

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White House celebrates Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary (Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) The White House celebrated Guru Nanak's birth anniversary with US President Barack Obama, in a message of "best wishes", lauding the "many contributions that Sikh ... Read more...

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4,000 Sikhs reach Pakistan for Nanak’s birth anniversary


November 19th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Over 4,000 Sikh pilgrims reached Pakistan by special trains through the Wagah border Friday to attend the 541st birth anniversary celebrations Nov 21 of Guru Nanak, ... Read more...

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Pakistan Gurdwara invitation for Guru Nanak Dev 541st birth anniversary


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Oct. 22 (ANI): To mark the 541st Birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (PSGPC) is celebrating the occasion at Guru Nanak Dev's ... Read more...

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Normalcy in India- Pakistan relations unlikely, fears former Foreign Secretary V.K.Sibal


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Oct. 22 (ANI): India-Pakistan relations are exceedingly complex, and normal tools of diplomacy are not adequate to resolve the multi-faceted problems that face them, according to V. ... Read more...

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500 Indian Sikh devotees going to Pak for Guru Nanak’s death anniversary


September 20th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 20(ANI): About 500 Indian Sikh devotees are going to Pakistan to attend events marking Guru Nanak Dev's 471st death anniversary.According to The Daily Times, they would arrive at the ... Read more...

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Sikhs in US happy Obama may visit Golden Temple


September 16th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The small but influential Sikh community in the US has expressed joy at reports that President Barack Obama may visit their holiest shrine, the Golden ... Read more...

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Professionals fear development projects may hamper city’s heritage values


September 14th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Sep. 14 (ANI): Many people here feel that the Personalized Rapid Transit System (PRTS) would harm historic Walled City of Amritsar and would hamper tourism in the city. ... Read more...

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Apex court for caution in suicide abetment cases


August 16th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that an individual cannot be accused of abetting a suicide unless there is a "positive act on the part of the accused ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama wants China to learn religious harmony from India


August 12th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Aug. 12 (ANI): Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said her today that China should learn religious harmony and non-violence from India.Describing himself "as the Son of India," ... Read more...

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Amritsar woman dies of Swine Flu


August 10th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Aug.10 (ANI): Amritsar reported its first case of death due to HIN1 virus when a 48-year-old Malti Devi died here at a private hospital on Monday.She was cremated ... Read more...

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Yash Chopra awarded honorary doctorate by British college


July 26th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood filmmaker Yash Chopra has been awarded honorary doctorate by the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in Britain for his outstanding contribution to the ... Read more...

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