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Akali Dal, SGPC oppose Tytler in Olympics delegation


July 9th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Monday opposed the decision of the UPA government to depute controversial Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, whose name had figured in ... Read more...

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Pro-Khalistan slogans raised in Golden Temple complex


June 6th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 6 (IANS) Defying directions from the head of the Akal Takht, pro-Khalistan slogans were raised Wednesday by a handful of people during the function to mark the 28th ... Read more...

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Fiance of US woman better, could be released Sunday


May 19th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Sahil Peerzada, the fiance of an American woman and allegedly beaten up by IPL cricketer Luke Pomersbach, could be discharged on Sunday as his condition ... Read more...

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IPL player in custody for molestation (Second Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) player Luke Pomersbach was arrested Friday for allegedly molesting an American woman in a five-star hotel in the capital and ... Read more...

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‘Incumbent SGPC president to run affairs of body’


March 30th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed that Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee's (SGPC) president Avtar Singh Makkar would run the affairs of the Sikh religious body along ... Read more...

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SGPC wants president to grant clemency to Sikh terrorist


March 26th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has filed a clemency petition with President Pratibha Patil for Sikh terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana, who is facing death ... Read more...

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India becomes pitch for Australian comedy film


January 13th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Though the Indian cricket team fared poorly against Australia in Perth Friday, Indian cities Varanasi, Kolkata and Mumbai are serving as a pitch for ... Read more...

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PM cancels Punjab trip, SGPC and Akalis upset


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's much awaited visit to Punjab to inaugurate the ambitious Khalsa Heritage Complex (KHC) at Anandpur Sahib has been cancelled, the Shiromani ... Read more...

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Fewer fireworks at Golden Temple this Diwali


October 26th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 26 (IANS) The Golden Temple, the holiest Sikh shrine, will see fewer fireworks this Diwali -- out of concern for the environment.Environment activists and the Punjab Pollution Control ... Read more...

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Slap murder charge if holy book is damaged: SGPC


September 29th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 29 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) will press for murder charge if anyone desecrates the Sikh holy book, Guru Granth Sahib, SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar ... Read more...

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SGPGC’s Sri Guru Granth Sahib university launched


July 25th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab), July 25 (IANS) The Sri Guru Granth Sahib University (SGGSU) was launched in this Sikh holy city Monday with the first academic session being inaugurated by Chief ... Read more...

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‘Save Bhullar’ campaign picking up in Punjab


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) Voices to save Khalistani terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar from the gallows are growing in Punjab as T-shirts donning his image with a noose around ... Read more...

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SGPC sets up panel to save Bhullar


May 30th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 30 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikhs, Monday set up a committee to file a review petition for saving the life of ... Read more...

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Thousands attend Surinder Badal’s cremation


May 25th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Badal village (Punjab), May 25 (IANS) Thousands of people converged on this village in Punjab's Muktsar district Wednesday as Surinder Kaur, the late wife of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash ... Read more...

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Facebook, candlelight vigil: Punjab city wakes up to a murder


April 26th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 26 (IANS) The killing of a millionaire businessman by his gun-toting childhood friends in this Punjab city last week has prompted thousands of residents to come together ... Read more...

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Legislator’s nephew, accused of hotelier’s murder, surrenders (Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 22 (IANS) An Akali Dal legislator's nephew, who allegedly shot dead a hotelier in this Punjab city, surrendered in a court here Friday along with an accomplice, police ... Read more...

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Two aides of Punjab hotelier’s shooter surrender


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 22 (IANS) Two men, said to be accomplices of a ruling Akali Dal legislator's nephew who allegedly shot dead a hotelier in this Punjab city, surrendered ... Read more...

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Family of murdered Jalandhar hotelier demands justice


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Jalandhar, Apr 22 (ANI): Family members of murdered Jalandhar hotelier Gur Kerat Singh on Friday demanding justice said the arrests must be made immediately in connection with the case.As per reports, 32-year-old ... Read more...

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Punjab legislator’s nephew kills Jalandhar hotelier (Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 21 (IANS) The nephew of a legislator of the ruling Akali Dal in Punjab is on the run after allegedly shooting dead a leading hotelier from this city, ... Read more...

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Jalandhar hotelier’s son shot dead by nephew of Akali Dal MLA


April 21st, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jalandhar, Apr 21 (ANI): Gur Kerat Singh, the son of hotelier Rajbir Singh, was allegedly shot dead by the nephew of a Shiromani Akali Dal MLA here this morning.According to the police, ... Read more...

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Punjab legislator’s nephew kills Jalandhar hotelier


April 21st, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 21 (IANS) A leading hotelier from this Punjab city was shot dead by the nephew of a sitting legislator of the ruling Akali Dal in Punjab, police said ... Read more...

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Hundreds in Punjab, Haryana support Hazare


April 8th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 8 (IANS) Support for social activist Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign found support in Punjab and Haryana as tens of hundreds of activists, students, doctors, lawyers and teachers rallied ... Read more...

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Hazare’s campaign generates heat in Punjab, Haryana


April 7th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 7 (IANS) Scores of activists in various parts of Punjab, Haryana and the joint capital Chandigarh have come forward in support of veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare's anti-corruption ... Read more...

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SGPC protests against turban frisking at international airports


March 25th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Mar.25 (ANI): The Sikh religious body, Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), has strongly protested against turban frisking of Sikhs at various International airports and has passed a resolution over the issue ... Read more...

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Sikh bodies ask Govt to include Kartarpur Corridor in Indo-Pak talks


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Dera Baba Nanak (Gurdaspur, Punjab), Mar. 3 (ANI): Leaders of several Sikh bodies, who gathered here along with Sikh devotees, have urged the Indian Government to include the issue of providing safe ... Read more...

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Sikhs appeal to Pak to ease visa norms for pilgrims


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Mar.3 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) has urged the Pakistan Government to liberalize visa norms for Indian pilgrims visiting Nankana Sahib, a holy Sikh shrine there.SGPC President Avtar Singh ... Read more...

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Sikh massacre: SGPC asks PM for probe


February 24th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab), Feb 24 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikh religion, Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking a judicial probe into the alleged ... Read more...

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Sikh massacre: SGPC rejects Haryana government’s probe


February 23rd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikh religion, Tuesday rejected the Haryana government's move to seek a report from a divisional commissioner into an alleged ... Read more...

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‘Turning 30′ - feisty tale of getting back in the groove (IANS Film Review; Rating:***)


January 15th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Turning 30"; Cast: Gul Panag, Purab Kohli, Sid Makkar; Director: Alankrita Shrivastava; Rating: ***It's that sassy, spunky, urbane chick mouthing that 'f' word again! Last week it was ... Read more...

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Turning 30!!! Review: A Mixed Feeling!


January 14th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: Turning 30!!!Cast: Gul Panag, Rurab Kohli, Siddharth Makkar, Tillotama ShomeDirector: Alankrita ShrivastavaRating: **Naina (Gul Panang) has her life in full throttle but just a few days before she turns ... Read more...

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Preview Of Turning 30!!!: See What You Will Feel At 30!


January 13th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: Turning 30!!!Director: Alankita SrivastavaProducer: Prakash JhaCast: Gul Panag, Purab KohliTurning 30 !!! is a movie by debutant director Alankrita Shrivastava. Starring Gul Panag and Purab Kohli, the film tells ... Read more...

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Sikh panel plans protest outside US embassy


December 14th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 14 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikh religion, Tuesday said its members will protest outside the US embassy in Delhi Dec 23 against turban ... Read more...

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SGPC sends first Sikh jatha to Bangladesh


November 29th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar Nov.29 (ANI): To ensure the proper maintainance of Sikh shrines in Bangladesh, the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) on Monday flagged off a Sikh delegation to that country.During this maiden visit, ... Read more...

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Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary celebrated with fervour (Lead)


November 21st, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar/Chandigarh, Nov 21 (IANS) The Golden Temple complex in Amritsar Sunday shimmered with tens of hundreds of lights put up to decorate the holiest of Sikh shrines to mark Gurpurab, the 541st ... Read more...

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SGPC hails inclusion of first Sikh in U.S. Army in three decades


November 13th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, Nov.13 (ANI): Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhk Committee (SGPC) has hailed the inclusion of first Sikh in the U.S. Army in last three decades, as it believes that it will ... Read more...

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