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Punjab man gets death for burning two sons to death


September 18th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Sep 18 (IANS) A man from Punjab's Hoshiarpur district, who burnt his two sons - aged four and six years - alive in his house in a fit ... Read more...

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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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Photo of maid released in ex-Income Tax officer’s murder


September 13th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A photo of a part-time maid, suspected to be involved in the murder of a 70-year-old retired woman Income Tax officer here, was released Thursday, ... Read more...

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Retired woman income tax officer killed


September 12th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A 70-year-old retired Income Tax officer was found killed inside her residence here Wednesday, said police adding that robbery seems to be the reason behind ... Read more...

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SC no to quashing charge sheet against Nirmal Yadav (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to quash the charge sheet filed against former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav who was allegedly involved ... Read more...

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Ritu to lead India in Champions Challenge 1


September 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Ritu Rani will lead the Indian team in the Women's Electric Ireland Hockey Champions Challenge 1 Dublin from Sep 29 to Oct 7 at the ... Read more...

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Krishna raises Sarabjit issue with Zardari


September 8th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday urged the Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to consider the mercy plea of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on ... Read more...

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MPs’ delegation calls on Akhilesh, seeks end of malnutrition


September 5th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) A delegation of MPs - part of the Citizens Alliance Against Malnutrition (CAAM) - met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday and asked him to ... Read more...

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Darsheel out of ‘Jhalak Dikkhla Jaa 5′


September 1st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Child star Darsheel Safary's journey on the fifth season of dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" came to an end as he was voted out ... Read more...

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Abdullah ousts Agarwal in national tennis


August 24th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) In an all-Andhra clash, Shaikh Abdullah upset top seed D. Rishab Agarwal 6-4, 6-4 to enter the final of the boys singles of the Adidas-MCC under-18 ... Read more...

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Principal suspended for drawing absent teacher wife’s salary


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) A principal of a government school in Patiala was suspended Wednesday by the Punjab government after it came to light that he was drawing the salary ... Read more...

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Curbs on Uninor sale: Court notice to Unitech


August 21st, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to Unitech Ltd. on a plea by Unitech Wireless (Tamil Nadu) Pvt. Ltd. challenging a Company Law Board ... Read more...

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Tennis: Karman, Nitin annex titles


August 18th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Top seed Karman Kaur (Delhi) ended the dream run of wild card Ramya Natarajan (Tamil Nadu) with a hard-fought 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 win to annex ... Read more...

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Aryan to face Bhaskar in sub-junior tennis final


August 17th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Maharashtra's Aryan Goveas, the highest seed left in the boys singles draw, defeated Vikram Dahiya of Haryana 6-2, 7-6 (5) to enter the final of the ... Read more...

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Punjab to pay for transporting bodies of gurdwara victims


August 7th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday said it would bear the entire expenditure of transporting the bodies of those who were killed when a gunman opened fire at ... Read more...

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Court modifies CLB order on Unitech auction


August 6th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday modified a Company Law Board (CLB) order and allowed Uninor, a joint venture of Norwegian firm Telenor and Unitech Group, ... Read more...

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Court allows Sajjan Kumar’s plea in 1984 riots case (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday allowed Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's plea to use the statements of a victim of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots to defend ... Read more...

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Punjab creates separate cadre of teachers for border areas


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) With education in the international border belt with Pakistan being affected by non-availability of teachers, the Punjab government Friday announced the creation of a separate cadre ... Read more...

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Court allows Sajjan Kumar’s plea in 1984 riots case


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday allowed Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's plea to use the statements of a victim of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots to defend ... Read more...

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Legendary Jarnail Singh conferred Mohun Bagan Ratna posthumously


July 30th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) India's legendary soccer defender Jarnail Singh was Sunday conferred Mohun Bagan Ratna - the club's highest award - posthumously. The award was given to his three ... Read more...

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Navjot Sidhu complains against fake Facebook page


July 26th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu Thursday complained to the police that the Facebook page in his name is fake and he had nothing to do with ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia congratulate Pranab


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on his election as India's 13th president.Manmohan Singh came to Mukherjee's ... Read more...

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Fake interpreter turns up at Indian woman’s murder trial


July 21st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) The trial of a 37-year-old Punjabi woman, accused of killing her mother-in-law with a rolling pin, was stopped by the judge after the interpreter confessed half ... Read more...

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Indian woman kills mother-in-law in Britain, jailed


July 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman in Britain has been sentenced to 11 years in prison after she bludgeoned her mother-in-law to death with a rolling pin.Rajvinder Kaur, 37, ... Read more...

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Supreme Court suspends Sajjan Kumar trial in ‘84 riots case


July 11th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday suspended the trial of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his alleged involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that took ... Read more...

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Salman’s initiative will help in Sarabjit release: Dalbir Kaur


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh, who is on the death row in Pakistan, is confident that Bollywood actor Salman Khan's initiative will help in ... Read more...

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Bollywood, fashion world unite against cervical cancer


July 1st, 2012 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A bevy of popular names from the world of fashion and Bollywood came together Saturday night to create awareness on cervical cancer.Actors Kunal Kapoor ... Read more...

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Vikas Khoker wins MTV Roadies 9


June 30th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Vikas Khoker of Hyderabad Saturday won season 9 of youth reality show "MTV Roadies" .Khoker defeated 13 contestants including seven women and six men and ... Read more...

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RDB pays tribute to Kuly with special song


June 30th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The members of bhangra and hip-hop band RDB are set to pay tribute to their late member Kuly by releasing a special song and a ... Read more...

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Surjeet given rousing welcome in Punjab’s Phidde village


June 29th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Hundreds gathered in Phidde village of Punjab's Ferozepur district to give a rousing welcome to Surjeet Singh, who returned home after more than 30 years ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family on indefinite fast; meets Krishna (Second Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Family members of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh Thursday sat on an indefinite protest at Jantar Mantar in the national capital seeking his freedom ... Read more...

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Surjeet home after 30 years, says he was a spy (Roundup)


June 28th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) After more than 30 years of incarceration in Pakistan, Surjeet Singh returned home Thursday to a tumultuous and teary welcome from family and friends and ... Read more...

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Krishna assures family of Sarabjit’s release (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has assured family members of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on death row in Pakistan on terrorism charges, of his ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family meets Krishna


June 28th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Shocked by the U-turn on the release of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on a death row in Pakistan on terrorism charges, his family members ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family to protest at Jantar Mantar


June 28th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 27 (IANS) Shocked by the U-turn by Pakistan on the release of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on a death row in Pakistan on terrorism charges, his family ... Read more...

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