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Canadian citizen arrested with cocaine in Punjab


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Sep 3 (IANS) In one of the biggest seizures of cocaine in Punjab's Jalandhar district, police Monday recovered 1.5 kg of the contraband from a Canadian citizen. The consignment ... Read more...

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Jalandhar girl’s suicide: Woman police officer suspended


August 31st, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) A woman police officer was Friday placed under suspension and a probe was ordered by the Punjab government following a teenage college student's suicide in Jalandhar ... Read more...

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Dead rats from Jaipur’s flooded areas set off alarm


August 31st, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 30 (IANS) A large number of dead rats being recovered from water-inundated areas in the Rajasthan capital have alarmed the authorities, officials said Thursday.Some of the dead rodents ... Read more...

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No zero entrance through Bangladesh border: BSF chief


August 29th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Aug 29 (IANS) Even as the controversy over infiltration into India via the Bangladesh border rages on, the director general (DG) of the Border Security Force (BSF) Wednesday said ... Read more...

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Explore an athlete’s dreams with ‘Khwaabb’


August 24th, 2012 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) If anyone of you thought sports-based movies were a well-explored topic in Bollywood, debutant director Zaid Ali Khan wants you to think again as he ... Read more...

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Action against Punjab health officials for infant’s death


August 17th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) Acting on the report of an inquiry committee which found medical staff negligent, resulting in the death of an infant last month, the Punjab government Friday ... Read more...

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Plans to revive hockey - in hues of pink and blue


August 17th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) With the present Indian hockey team giving its worst performance in the London Olympics, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal wants a colourful revival ... Read more...

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Sushil Kumar’s Olympic saga (Factfile)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Sushil Kumar has steadily worked his way to the Olympic silver medal. His success graph in the last three years, after he won the ... Read more...

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Regional cinema doesn’t get media attention: Award-winning Punjabi director (With Images)


August 11th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) His realistic take on farmers in "Anhey Ghorey Da Daan" has done the global festival circuit and even won three National Awards. But Punjabi ... Read more...

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‘Anhey Ghorey Da Daan’ to release Aug 10


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) National award-winning Punjabi film "Anhey Ghorey Da Daan" (Alms for the Blind Horse) will release across select cities Aug 10."With the release of this film, ... Read more...

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Grid failure stalls life in Punjab, Haryana


July 31st, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) Trains were stranded at various places across Punjab and Haryana as another power grid failure hit parts of the country Tuesday.Electricity supply to all cities and ... Read more...

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Power supply partially restored in Punjab, Haryana


July 30th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Train services were partially resumed and power supply to some parts of Punjab and Haryana restored Monday after a complete power failure in the two states ... Read more...

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Three Bihar school boys detained for gangrape


July 27th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Patna/Shimla, July 26 (IANS) Three Bihar school students, named as accused in the alleged gangrape of a teenaged Class 11 colleague, have been detained, police said Thursday.The accused, sons of ... Read more...

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Don’t pay arrears of raised power tariffs: Amarinder


July 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, July 24 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister and state Congress president Amarinder Singh Tuesday asked people not to pay the arrears of the recently-hiked power tariff in the state.Addressing ... Read more...

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Punjab dissolves all improvement trusts


July 11th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday announced the dissolution of all improvement trusts in the state.A state government spokesman said here that all 28 improvement trusts have been ... Read more...

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Main accused in African student’s assault held in Punjab


July 10th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, July 9 (IANS) The main accused in the assault on African student Yannick Nihangaza here in April, Amandeep Singh, has been arrested, police said Monday.Amandeep is the fourth accused ... Read more...

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India assures Burundi of help for African youth in coma (Second Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Patiala, July 6 (IANS) India Friday assured Burundi's ambassador of all possible assistance for a 23-year-old student from the east African country lying in coma after being beaten up ... Read more...

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African in coma: Badal tells police to spare no one (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 6th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) Reacting to the news of a young African man lying in coma after being beaten up in Jalandhar in April, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family elated in Punjab


June 26th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 26 (IANS) The family members of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was convicted and sentenced to death on charges of terrorism in Pakistan, Tuesday said they were happy ... Read more...

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Over 30 per cent polling in Punjab municipal poll


June 10th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) An estimated 30-35 percent voter turnout was recorded in the municipal elections in Punjab Sunday till 2 p.m., officials said here. The ruling SAD-BJP combine ... Read more...

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Highways blocked in Punjab, life affected in Haryana


May 31st, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) Hundreds of ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists Thursday blocked traffic on highways across Punjab following the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and Left ... Read more...

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Two terror suspects held with RDX in Punjab


May 21st, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Nawanshahr (Punjab), May 21 (IANS) An attempt by terrorists to strike in Punjab was foiled with the arrest of two Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) militants and recovery of three kg ... Read more...

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Indian Army testing its readiness in Punjab war game


May 4th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Indian Army has launched a massive summer war game in the plains of Punjab to test its operational readiness, a defence ministry official said ... Read more...

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Punjab to complete river cleaning project by 2013


April 27th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 27 (IANS) An ambitious Rs.2,332-crore project to clean the rivers of Punjab would be completed by December 2013, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said here Friday.Badal, during a ... Read more...

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Fauja Singh calls it a day-only for full marathons!


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 23 (IANS) The oldest marathon runner in the world, Britain-based Fauja Singh, has ended on a high at the ripe age of 101 years - but that is ... Read more...

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Industrialist held after factory collapse leaves six dead


April 17th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 17 (IANS) Prominent industrialist Sheetal Vij has been arrested after a factory building owned by him collapsed, leaving at least six workers dead and many trapped under ... Read more...

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Honour killing: 25-year old man killed in Punjab


April 16th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Balachaur (Punjab), April 16 (IANS) In yet another incident of "honour killing", a 25-year-old man lost his life Monday minutes after he had lunch with his newly-wedded wife at a ... Read more...

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Indian-American shot dead in California


April 14th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) A 20-year-old Indian-American, who migrated to the US from Jalandhar in India's Punjab state with his parents seven years ago, has been shot dead in Fremont, ... Read more...

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Akalis, BJP build on new, secular identity (Punjab Newsletter)


April 14th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) The 2012 assembly elections in Punjab brought out a new dimension in the politics of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and its alliance partner, the ... Read more...

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Peaceniks counter ULFA with volleyball


April 6th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 6 (IANS) To counter the anti-talk faction of the ULFA which marks its raising day Saturday, former rebels are organising a two-day volleyball tournament.The raising day will be ... Read more...

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Military school students to learn Chinese


April 4th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chail (Himachal Pradesh), April 4 (IANS) The defence ministry has decided to introduce Chinese language from this academic session in one of its prestigious residential schools here, said an official ... Read more...

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Rajoana to hang Saturday, rules court (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) Babbar Khalsa terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana, sentenced to death in the 1995 assassination of then Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, is to hang as scheduled on ... Read more...

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Punjab: Prominent winners and losers


March 6th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in Punjab:Winners:1. Parkash Singh Badal, Lambi, Akali Dal2. Sukhbir Singh Badal, Jalalabad, Akali Dal3. ... Read more...

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Railways to launch train for Sikh shrines


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Eyeing to tap the large number of domestic and foreign tourists interested in Sikh shrines, the Indian railways will shortly launch a special train for ... Read more...

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World Series Hockey to start Feb 29


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) The rebel World Series Hockey, which was postponed last month and which offers prize money of $2 million, starts Feb 29 with Chandigarh Comets taking on ... Read more...

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