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Jammu Sikhs protest beheading of Pakistani Sikhs


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Feb 23 (ANI): The Sikh Community in Jammu staged a protest on Tuesday against the beheading of two Sikhs in Peshawar by the Taliban.They expressed their anguish over the treatment ... Read more...

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Beheading of Sikh condemned by Pakistan, India (Intro Roundup)


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) Hundreds of fear-stricken Sikhs in Pakistan clamoured to escape to India after the Taliban beheaded a Sikh man in the restive tribal region of Khyber Pass. The ... Read more...

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Zardari denounces beheading of Sikh in Pakistan


February 22nd, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Monday denounced the beheading of a Sikh man in Tirah Valley of Khyber agency after his relatives failed to pay a ransom to ... Read more...

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Sikhs in Jammu and Kashmir protest Taliban act, call shutdown Tuesday


February 22nd, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 22 (IANS) Sikh organisations in Jammu and Kashmir have called for a general strike Tuesday to protest against the beheading of a Sikh by the Taliban near Pakistan's Peshawar ... Read more...

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After beheading, Pakistani Sikhs want to flee to India (Roundup)


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) Hundreds of fear-stricken Sikhs clamoured to escape to India after the Pakistani Taliban beheaded one of three Sikh men they abducted over a month ago. The killing ... Read more...

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India condemns ‘barbaric’ beheading of Sikh in Pakistan


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India Monday strongly condemned the "barbaric" beheading of a Sikh man by suspected Taliban militants in Pakistan. "We condemn the barbaric act of Taliban," External Affairs Minister ... Read more...

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Beheading of Sikh in Pakistan condemned in India (Lead)


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) The beheading of a Sikh man in Pakistan was Monday widely condemned in India with the government being asked to put diplomatic pressure on Islamabad over ... Read more...

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India should talk to Pakistan over Sikh beheading: Congress


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India needs to talk to Pakistan over the beheading of a Sikh near Pakistan's Peshawar city, the ruling Congress said Monday. "It is a serious issue and ... Read more...

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SGPC, Punjab government condemn Sikh beheading in Pakistan


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and the Punjab government Monday condemned the beheading of a Sikh near Pakistan's Peshawar city and sought the central government's intervention ... Read more...

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SGPC condemns beheading of Sikh youths by Taliban in Pakistan


February 22nd, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Feb.22 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), the highest decision-making body of Sikhs has severely condemned the beheading of two Sikh youths is Peshawar, Pakistan, and has asked the ... Read more...

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Beheaded body of a Sikh found in Pakistan (Lead)


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) One of the three Sikhs abducted by Pakistani Taliban was found beheaded in Pakistan's restive tribal region, a media report said. The victim was identified as Jaspal ... Read more...

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Beheaded body of a Sikh found in Pakistan


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:50 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) The beheaded body of a Sikh abducted by Pakistani Taliban was found in Pakistan's restive tribal region, a media report said Monday. The victim was one of the ... Read more...

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MBA graduate held for kidnapping Gurgaon siblings (Second Lead, superseding earlier story)


February 2nd, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 2 (IANS) An MBA graduate was arrested for kidnapping two siblings in Gurgaon, a suburb of the national capital, Tuesday. The kids, who were abducted early morning, were rescued safely. ... Read more...

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MBA graduate held for kidnapping siblings in Gurgaon (Lead)


February 2nd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 2 (IANS) An MBA graduate was arrested for kidnapping two siblings in this suburb of the national capital Tuesday. The kids, who were abducted early morning, were rescued safely. The ... Read more...

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Man killed for failing to repay Rs.200 loan, attacker arrested


January 24th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A 36-year-old man was arrested for killing another man who was unable to repay him a loan of Rs.200, police said Sunday. Anil Kumar was arrested Saturday for ... Read more...

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Minor girl rescued from Delhi brothel


January 18th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A 15-year-old girl, who was brought to the national capital on the pretext of marriage and then sold for prostitution, has been rescued from one of the ... Read more...

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Man stages kidnapping drama, lands in police net


December 28th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) A 22-year-old man staged his own "kidnapping" and demanded ransom of Rs.20 lakh from his father so that he could take his girl friend for a holiday ... Read more...

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21-year-old marries grandma bride in Uttar Pradesh


November 12th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 12 (IANS) Even an age gap of almost 36 years could not come between their love. Twenty one-year-old Abhimanyu Kumar married 57-year-old Suneeta Devi, who is a grandmother, in Uttar ... Read more...

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5 conmen posing as CBI officers arrested


November 5th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Five men have been arrested for allegedly cheating people by posing as officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), police said Thursday. Azam Ali (47), Anwar Hussain ... Read more...

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62-year-old woman found murdered in Delhi home


October 30th, 2009 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) A 62-year-old woman was Friday evening found allegedly murdered in her Delhi home, police said. The woman, identified as Virender Kaur, was found strangulated in her third-floor house ... Read more...

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Businessman’s house burgled of cash, jewellery worth Rs.8 mn


September 25th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) A businessman who runs several schools in the national capital region has reported cash and jewellery worth millions of rupees was stolen from his central Delhi house ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress emerges younger after poll


September 14th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 14 (IANS) The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) has emerged somewhat younger, but full of internal squabbles, from its 63rd general assembly. The theme of the assembly was 'change'. This ... Read more...

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JCT beat ONGC 1-0 in a lacklustre Durand match


September 13th, 2009 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) An unimpressive JCT managed a 1-0 win over ONGC in a quarterfinal group two league match of the 122nd Durand Cup football tournament here Sunday. Baljit Sahni struck ... Read more...

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MIC CWC candidate urges Indian businessmen to think big


September 9th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Sep. 9 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress's CWC seat hopeful Jaspal Singh has urged Malay-Indian businessmen to think big and incorporate technology into their ventures for more profit.Singh said Indians ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress working committee has two Punjabis candidates


September 7th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep. 7 (ANI): In an unprecedented move, the Malaysian Indian Congress has kept two Punjabi hopefuls on the preferred list of candidates for the party's central working committee (CWC). ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress reaches out to other parts of diaspora


September 7th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 7 (IANS) Two members of the Punjabi community are, for the first time, on Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) chief S. Samy Vellu's list of nominees for the organisation's ... Read more...

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15 year-old boy arrested for raping five-year-old


August 28th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy was arrested Friday for raping a five-year-old girl in a school in the national capital, police said.The boy, a Class 4 student of Orphan ... Read more...

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Vienna gurdwara shootout suspect remains in custody


June 9th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Mehru Jaffer Vienna, June 9 (IANS) Hardeep Singh, 33, a suspect in the May 24 shootout at the Guru Ravidass Gurdwara here in which a sect leader was killed, remains in custody ... Read more...

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ASHA provides health care in Punjab villages


April 29th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar GillAbohar, April 29 (ANI): With health awareness being minimal in rural Punjab, ASHA, a scheme launched by the Government of India under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), is ... Read more...

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Case filed against Congress MP for poll code violation (Lead)


April 9th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) Congress MP Bijendra Singh has been charged with violation of model code of conduct for using vehicles with hooters during campaign and organising public meetings in Aligarh ... Read more...

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Case against Congress MP booked for violation of poll conduct


April 9th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) Bijendra Singh, the Congress MP from Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh, has been charged with violation of model code of conduct for using vehicles with hooters during campaign ... Read more...

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ASHA scheme makes ”health for all” possible in Punjab village


March 20th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar Gill Sitto Village (Punjab), Mar 20 (ANI): In an effort to make ''health for all'' possible in Sitto village in Punjab, the Government is implementing the Accredited Social Health Activist ... Read more...

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Senior Delhi Police official injured in accident


February 12th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) A senior Delhi Police officer was injured in a road accident in the capital, police said here Thursday. District Commissioner of Police (Central) Jaspal Singh suffered injuries ... Read more...

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Man commits suicide after firing two shots at ‘girlfriend’ (Lead)


January 18th, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) In a suspected case of a jilted lover taking vengeance, a man shot at a woman, injuring her grievously, and then shot himself in the head Sunday ... Read more...

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Man kills self after firing two shots at ‘girlfriend’


January 18th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A man shot and injured his 22-year-old woman friend before shooting himself in the head in central Delhi Sunday afternoon, police said.The man, in his early 20s ... Read more...

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