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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Punjab to tap young talent for better professionals


May 23rd, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 23 (IANS) Under a programme to detect talent at an early stage, the Punjab government proposes to identify extraordinary students in schools and colleges and nurture them to become better ... Read more...

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Punjab to copy Bihar model for rural IIT aspirants


March 31st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 31 (IANS) Impressed with the success of Bihar's "Super 30" programme for rural students, the Punjab government is set to replicate the model here to facilitate its marginalised and underprivileged ... Read more...

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Punjab to train 100,000 unemployed youth


February 10th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 10 (IANS) The Punjab government has asked the vice chancellors of universities in the state to prepare a blue print of a programme to impart vocational education training to nearly ... Read more...

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Sky gazers gather in Shimla to see solar eclipse


January 15th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) A large number of skygazers gathered in this Himachal Pradesh capital Friday for a glimpse of the rare celestial spectacle - the annular solar eclipse, officials said. Kamraj ... Read more...

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Montek Ahluwalia wants subsidies diverted to agricultural and rural infrastructure


December 17th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Dec. 17 (ANI): Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission of India Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Thursday emphasised that electricity and fertilizer subsidies should be diverted to agricultural ... Read more...

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Badal invited to Pakistan for setting up of Nanak varsity


November 22nd, 2009 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 22 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has been invited to Pakistan for the ground-breaking ceremony of the Guru Nanak Dev University being set up by the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Gilani assures liberal Visa formalities for Sikh pilgrimage


November 5th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNew Delhi. Nov. 5, (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has assured the Sikh diaspora liberal visa formalities enabling them to visit and pay obeisance at ... Read more...

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Crisis marring Indian hockey will end soon: Gill


June 14th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, June 14 (ANI): Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports M.S. Gill, on Sunday said the government is keeping a watch on Indian hockey and would intervene to help where necessary. ... Read more...

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Village heads join hands to enable administration to fight social problems


March 3rd, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, March 3 (ANI): To bring change in public life by active participation, a novel beginning has been made here under which 100 village heads have extended their ... Read more...

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National Youth Festival gets underway in Amritsar


January 12th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 12 (IANS) January's harsh winter in this Punjab city may not be the most ideal time to organise an event but that did not deter hundreds of youth from turning ... Read more...

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Guru Nanak Dev University all set to go international


October 31st, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Oct.31 (ANI): Apart from its agricultural success, Punjab has also excelled in educational field, with universities and institutions imparting quality education and carrying out research work. The ... Read more...

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Sports Minister Gill hopes India will win more medals at 2012 London Olympics


September 6th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, September 5, (ANI): Union Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Dr. M.S. Gill has expressed a wish and hope that Indian sportspersons bring more glory to ... Read more...

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Punjab is fast heading towards ecological disaster: Scholars


August 6th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Aug.6 (ANI): Adistinguished group of environmentalists, agriculturalists, social scientists, medical scientists, religious heads and academicians havewarned that Punjab is fast heading towards an ecological disaster. Participatingindaylong Bhagat Puran Singh Memorial ... Read more...

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Punjab vice-chancellor refuses to appear before probe panel


June 20th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Amritsar, June 20 (IANS) The vice-chancellor of the Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar, Jairup Singh, Friday refused to cooperate in a state-level probe set up against him by the Punjab government ... Read more...

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Indian hockey due for a overhaul


March 17th, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by admin
Amritsar, March 17 (ANI) Though the Indian national hockey teams failure to qualify for Olympics for the first time in 80 years has shocked people in India, it has helped those ... Read more...

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India Red lifts first South Asia Universities Hockey Championship


March 16th, 2008 - 10:09 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, March 16 (ANI): India Red lifted the first South Asia Universities Hockey Championship Trophy which concluded here today at the Guru Nanak Dev University. India Blue finished ... Read more...

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Police up in arms against drugs menace: Punjab Information Minister


March 16th, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, March 16, (ANI): Expressing his concern over the drug addiction among youth, Punjab Information and Public Relations Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Sunday said that the State ... Read more...

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India Blue to take on India Red in South Asia Universities Hockey finals


March 15th, 2008 - 11:20 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, March 15 (ANI): India Blue and India Red hockey teams will clash for the first South Asia Universities Hockey title to be played on Sunday at Guru ... Read more...

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Search for Hockey talent


March 14th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Mar 14 (ANI): There is no dearth of sports talent in the country especially in Punjab, but the need of hour is to hunt for talent ... Read more...

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History should promote secularism, democratic values, not hatred, says Kuldeep Nayyar


December 27th, 2007 - 8:31 pm ICT by admin
Amritsar, Dec.27 (ANI): History should promote secularism and democratic values, not hatred, said noted journalist Kuldeep Nayyar on Thursday.Addressing the inaugural session of the 28th All India Persian teachers Conference here, Nayyar ... Read more...

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Sikhs reject Pakistan Radio allegation of forced conversion


December 12th, 2007 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
Amritsar, Dec 8 (ANI): Pakistan Radio has been attempting to spread communal strife in border areas of Punjab, by making allegations that Hindus are forcing minority sections to change their religion.Lahore ... Read more...

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