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‘Bodyguard’ no threat to ‘Mummy Punjabi…’: Director


August 26th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Journalist-turned-filmmaker Pammi Somal is not worried about the fact that her directorial debut "Mummy Punjabi-Superman Ki Bhi Maa" will clash with Salman Khan-starrer "Bodyguard" at ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM embarks on first visit to India


June 25th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton, June 25 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Saturday left for his first visit to India to meet his counterpart Dr Manmohan Singh and discuss the free ... Read more...

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Visually impaired radio jockey reaches out through his voice


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritika Sharma Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) He cannot see but has always wanted to reach out to people through his voice. Now Rishi, 21, is doing just that, thanks to Panjab University's ... Read more...

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Mohali Court acquits Badal family in disproportionate assets case


October 1st, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali (Punjab), Oct 1 (ANI): A local court in Mohali on Friday acquitted Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal along with his wife Surinder Kaur, son and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir and ... Read more...

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Medical council graft case: Court grants bail to two


June 14th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday granted bail to two people in a graft case in which former Medical Council of India (MCI) president Ketan Desai is an ... Read more...

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Medical Council ex-chief’s judicial custody extended


May 28th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) A city court Friday extended, by eight days, the judicial custody of former Medical Council of India president Ketan Desai and three others, arrested for alleged graft. Additional ... Read more...

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Former MCI president’s judicial custody extended


May 14th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A city court Friday extended by 14 days the judicial custody of former Medical Council of India (MCI) president Ketan Desai and three others arrested in a ... Read more...

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MCI chief a victim of reforms?


April 23rd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Medical Council of India (MCI) chief Ketan Desai, arrested on corruption charges, may be a victim of the reforms that he has initiated to the dislike of ... Read more...

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CBI questions arrested MCI president (Lead)


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Medical Council of India (MCI) president Ketan Desai, arrested on corruption charges, was further interrogated Friday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said. "Investigations are on, but we ... Read more...

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CBI questions MCI president


April 23rd, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Medical Council of India (MCI) president Ketan Desai, arrested on corruption charges, continues to be interrogated, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said Friday. "Investigations are on, but ... Read more...

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I would love to direct: Kanwaljit Singh


March 4th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) After wearing the grease paint for more than two decades, TV actor Kanwaljit Singh is now keen to don the director's hat. He says he is ... Read more...

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Complainant turns hostile in Bibi Jagir Kaur’s case


February 25th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), Feb 25 (IANS) Bibi Jagir Kaur, who was allegedly involved in the murder of her own daughter, saw a major turning point in her case as the main complainant turned ... Read more...

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Indian origin MP urges New Zealand to distance itself from Oz over students safety


January 11th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 11 (ANI): An Indian origin New Zealand MP has asked his government to distance itself from Australia or risk losing students from India.Last year, 8200 students from India came to ... Read more...

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Turban ban stirs up fresh storm in New Zealand


December 17th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 17(ANI): Sikh New Zealand National MP Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, has said that he will lodge a complaint against the Manurewa Cosmopolitan Club in the Human Rights Commission if it does ... Read more...

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Dabwali fire victims finally get Rs 11.24 crore in damages


November 9th, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 9 (IANS) Nearly 14 years after one of the worst fire tragedies in the country claimed 446 lives and left over 200 others with burn injuries in Haryana's Dabwali town, ... Read more...

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Punjab gets new cabinet minister


October 26th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal expanded his cabinet Monday by inducting Akali Dal leader Sewa Singh Sekhwan as a cabinet minister. Sekhwan was administered the oath of office ... Read more...

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New Zealand Sikh MP gets clean chit in immigration scam


October 16th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Oct.16 (ANI) New Zealand Police have apparently cleared Indian-origin National MP Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi of wrongdoing in an alleged immigration scam without interviewing a key accuser who has now ... Read more...

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School kids enjoy Red Fort event despite drizzle


August 15th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Hundreds of school children dressed in bright colours were the cynosure of all eyes at a wet Independence Day function at the Red Fort here Saturday. They ... Read more...

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Sukhbir Badal makes maiden entry as legislator


August 7th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) A day after he was elected from the Jalalabad constituency in the border district of Ferozepur, Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal Friday made his maiden entry ... Read more...

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Sukhbir wins in Jalalabad, Akali Dal sweeps Punjab by-polls


August 6th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (ANI): Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal registered a thumping victory in the Jalalabad constituency in Ferozpur district on Thursday as his party swept all three seats in a ... Read more...

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Akalis sweep Punjab by-polls, Sukhbir Badal triumphs (Lead)


August 6th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) Former Punjab deputy chief minister and Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal Thursday won the Jalalabad assembly by-election by over 80,000 votes even as the ruling Akali Dal ... Read more...

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Tens of thousands vote in Punjab (Lead)


August 3rd, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) Heavy voting took place Monday in by-elections to three Punjab assembly seats including one where Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal is seeking election. Over 75 percent voting was ... Read more...

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Polling begins for Punjab by-elections


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (ANI): Voting has begun for three assembly seats of Punjab - Banur, Kahnuwan and Jalalabad.The polling will be held till 5:00 p.m.The polling will decide the fate of ... Read more...

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Polling begins for by-elections in 3 Punjab assembly seats


August 3rd, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) Polling for by-elections to the Jalalabad, Kahnuwan and Banur assembly seats in Punjab began Monday morning. Voters started arriving at several rural polling booths early in the day. About ... Read more...

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Akali Dal confident of sweeping Punjab bypolls


August 2nd, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 2 (IANS) The ruling Akali Dal party in Punjab is confident of winning the by-elections for three assembly seats where polling will be held Monday. The bypolls, in which Akali Dal ... Read more...

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Fiza approaches court for passport in new name


June 8th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) Fiza aka Anuradha Bali, the estranged wife of former Haryana deputy chief minister Chand Mohammed alias Chander Mohan, has approached the Punjab and Haryana High Court for issuance ... Read more...

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Uncertainty over Sukhbir Badal’s future as deputy chief minister


June 8th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) Less than five months after he was sworn in, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal faces an uncertain future in the government ... Read more...

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Late minister’s son announces return to Akali fold


April 8th, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 8 (IANS) After blowing hot and cold for five days, Jasjit Singh Bunny, son of former minister and senior Akali Dal leader Kanwalijit Singh who died last week, Wednesday evening ... Read more...

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Dynastic politics comes to haunt Badals in Punjab


April 8th, 2009 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, April 8 (IANS) An undercurrent of dissidence over dynastic politics is becoming evident in Punjab's ruling Akali Dal and the government, both virtually being run by the Badal family.At ... Read more...

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Punjab government misleading people over Tytler issue: Amarinder


April 4th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 4 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh Saturday accused the Akali Dal-led government of misleading people on the clean chit to Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in the 1984 anti-Sikh ... Read more...

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Embarrassed Akalis in damage control mode


April 4th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 4 (IANS) Embarrassed by the open revolt of Jasjit Singh Bunny, the son of late cabinet minister Kanwaljit Singh, Punjab's ruling Akali Dal Saturday went into damage control mode, saying ... Read more...

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Shalini Kapoor’s casting problems in Sabki Laadli Bebo


March 31st, 2009 - 2:14 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Casting in TV serials is a very fickle business. Well known actress Shalini Kapoor (Jai Maa Durga, Saath Saath) recently experienced this unsavory practice first hand.She says," I was approached by ... Read more...

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PM condoles Kanwaljit Singh’s death


March 30th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday condoled the death of Punjab minister Captain Kanwlajit Singh, describing him as an "upright politician". "Capt Kanwaljit Singh served the people of ... Read more...

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Punjab Minister Kanwaljit Singh to be cremated today


March 30th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Mar 30 (ANI): Punjab Cooperation Minister Kanwaljit Singh, who was killed in a road accident on Sunday, would be cremated today at Chandigarh Sector 25 cremation ground at 2 p.m.In the ... Read more...

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Senior Punjab minister killed in car-trucks crash (Second Lead)


March 29th, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) Punjab's Cooperation Minister and senior Akali Dal leader Kanwaljit Singh was killed after his car hit two trucks in Mohali district Sunday evening. Singh was rushed to the Post ... Read more...

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