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Moral policing and media overzealousness cost a young life (Punjab Newsletter)


September 14th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) It took the life of a young girl in Jalandhar to expose the moral policing by an over-zealous, publicity-hungry woman officer and a section of the ... Read more...

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Rescuers struggle to save buried workers in Punjab (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 17 (IANS) Rescuers Tuesday raced against time in Punjab's Jalandhar city to save the lives of dozens of garment workers who were trapped under the debris of a ... Read more...

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Several trapped as factory building collapses in Jalandhar (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 16 (IANS) Several workers were feared trapped under debris after a four-storeyed factory building collapsed in Punjab's Jalandhar city, 150 km from state capital Chandigarh.Police said that the ... Read more...

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Several workers trapped as Jalandhar building collapses


April 16th, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 16 (IANS) Several workers were feared trapped after a three-storyed factory building collapsed in Punjab's Jalandhar city, 150 km from state capital Chandigarh.Over 70 workers were inside the ... Read more...

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Rs.7 lakh to remain ‘number one’ on Chandigarh roads


April 30th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 30 (IANS) It took Rs.700,000 for Seema Goyal to remain "number one" on Chandigarh's roads as the city resident Friday paid the amount to get the registration number ... Read more...

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Four soldiers injured in Punjab explosion (Lead)


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Jan 23 (IANS) Four Indian Army soldiers were injured when an explosive they were carrying to a dump to defuse exploded Sunday morning, officials said.According to defence officials, the injured soldiers ... Read more...

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Man burns wife, daughter, commits suicide


December 29th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Dec 29 (IANS) A poverty-stricken drug addict burnt his wife and two-year-old daughter before setting himself on fire in Punjab's Jalandhar city, police said Wednesday. All three died.The ghastly deaths took ... Read more...

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Father arrested for daughter’s honour killing (Lead)


July 25th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), July 24 (IANS) A man in Dasuya town of Punjab's Hoshiarpur district was arrested for allegedly murdering his daughter and severely injuring her boyfriend after finding them in a objectionable ... Read more...

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Travel agency dupes 90 youths of Rs.2.5 crore, two held


May 31st, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ambala (Haryana), May 31 (IANS) Two people have been arrested for allegedly duping 90 youths of nearly Rs.2.5 crore on the pretext of sending them abroad on work permits, police said ... Read more...

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Paying millions to become No.1 in Chandigarh


May 24th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, May 24 (IANS) It might take a lot to be No. 1 in any sphere, but the Punjabi spirit of making it to the top by all means - ... Read more...

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Amarinder smells politics as woman alleges ’sexual exploitation’


November 15th, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh Saturday denied allegations levelled by a woman that he had "sexually exploited" her with the promise of getting her a job. The ... Read more...

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Five killed in Punjab road accident


November 2nd, 2009 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Balachaur (Punjab), Nov 1 (IANS) Five people including four of a family were killed when their car collided with a truck, near this town in Punjab's Nawanshahar district Sunday, police said. "The family ... Read more...

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Growing investments help transform Jalandhar


September 27th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Sumit KhannaJalandhar, Sep 27(ANI): Punjab's Jalandhar city is home to roughly two million Punjabis, who are settled abroad, and with growing investments by expats, the city is witnessing an overall transformation. ... Read more...

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Panel to probe ragging incident in Punjab nursing college


August 26th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 26 (IANS) Two days after some girls of a nursing college in Punjab's Jalandhar city accused their seniors of ragging, the state government ordered a probe into the matter Wednesday. First ... Read more...

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Two rocket shells fired on Punjab village from Pakistan side


July 5th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinDhande Village (Punjab), July 5 (ANI): Two rocket shells were fired from across the border into Punjab's Dhande village on Saturday night.The rocket shells fell in the paddy ... Read more...

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8 students in Punjab suspected to have swine flu


June 14th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 14 (IANS) At least eight students from a private school in Punjab's Jalandhar city are under the scanner after health authorities Sunday found that one of their classmates had tested ... Read more...

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Punjab to send plane to get sect leader’s body from Austria (To go with: Murdered sect leader’s remains to be brought to India)


June 1st, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the Punjab government Sunday announced it would send a chartered flight from New Delhi Tuesday to bring back the body of Dera Sachh Khand ... Read more...

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Himachal stops plying its buses in violence-hit Punjab


May 25th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Monday stopped operations of its state transport bus service in neighbouring Punjab after two buses were set afire there during violence that flared up following the ... Read more...

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One killed as Punjab burns over Vienna gurdwara clash (Third Lead)


May 25th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar/New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) One person was killed and eight others injured as Punjab continued to be on the boil Monday with trains burnt and key highways blocked after violent ... Read more...

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Last surviving member of Ghadar Party dies in Britain


May 23rd, 2009 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 22 (IANS) Bhagat Singh Bilga, the last surviving member of the pre-independence Ghadar (revolution) Party and a well-known freedom fighter, has passed away in Birmingham, according to information reaching the ... Read more...

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Badal to induct son as Punjab deputy chief minister


January 15th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar/Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has decided to induct his son Sukhbir as deputy chief minister - probably the first case in Indian politics where a father ... Read more...

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Jallandhar ports enthusiasts vent ire at ‘non-sporting’ events activities


December 5th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Dec 5 (IANS) Fed up with the main stadium in this Punjab city being given for days together for fairs and workshops, sports enthusiasts Friday decided to take matters into their ... Read more...

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Haryana police arrest youth for raping minor


November 4th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 4 (IANS) A youth from Punjab’s Jalandhar city has been arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a minor girl in Haryana on the promise of marrying her.Police officials said ... Read more...

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Four students go missing, teacher gets married during US trip


August 9th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Parminder Singh Bariana Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Aug 9 (IANS) Four students from a school in Garhshankar town in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district have gone "missing" in the United States during their educational trip to ... Read more...

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Prayers in Punjab for Manmohan Singh, n-deal


July 20th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Prayers are being organized at various places in Punjab to seek divine intervention to save the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government led by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Most ... Read more...

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Amritsar to get passport office


June 24th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 24 (IANS) The Sikh holy city of Amritsar will have its own new passport office functional by this month-end with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) setting up a new ... Read more...

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Supporters at home desert Harbhajan


April 28th, 2008 - 10:06 pm ICT by admin
Jalandhar/Mohali (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) No supporter turned up at Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh's home in Jalandhar Monday after the Indian Premier League banned him for 11 games for slapping Sreesanth during ... Read more...

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Two Babbar Khalsa militants nabbed in Punjab


March 20th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Two suspected Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) militants have been arrested in Punjab, and Delhi Police Thursday claimed to have foiled attempts to target religious leaders to revive ... Read more...

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Delhi Police nab two Babbar Khalsa militants in Punjab


March 20th, 2008 - 4:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) With the arrest of two Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) militants in Punjab, Delhi Police Thursday claimed to have foiled attempts by terrorists to target religious leaders. Delhi ... Read more...

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Punjab goes on Mercedes overdrive!


March 16th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by admin
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh/Ludhiana, March 16 (IANS) When it comes to Mercedes cars, Punjab is on top gear. So high is the demand for them that the world-renowned luxury carmaker is gasping to ... Read more...

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