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NRI appeals for LPG connection in India


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 29 (IANS) Unable to procure a cooking gas connection for his home in Punjab has forced a British citizen of Indian origin to approach the Punjab Non-Resident Indians ... Read more...

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Superstitious Punjab village headwoman kills girl


August 24th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), Aug 23 (IANS) Claiming to have supernatural powers to drive away evil spirits, the headwoman of a village in Punjab's Moga district allegedly tortured a 10-year-old girl to ... Read more...

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Punjab dissolves all improvement trusts


July 11th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday announced the dissolution of all improvement trusts in the state.A state government spokesman said here that all 28 improvement trusts have been ... Read more...

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Pune FC sign South Sudan striker James Moga


June 23rd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 23 (IANS) Pune Football Club has signed South Sudan striker James Joseph Moga for the forthcoming season.Twenty-nine-year-old Moga becomes Pune FC's first major signing and fills in the ... Read more...

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Extradite rape accused to Australia, Indian government told


May 20th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A court here has asked the central government to extradite an Indian national to Australia to face trial in a rape case. Jaswinder Singh Mutta ... Read more...

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I-League: Sporting beat Air India 2-0


April 6th, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 6 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa scraped past Air India 2-0 as Anthony D'Souza scored a brace for his team in the I-League at the Balewadi Sports Complex ... Read more...

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Three Punjab DGPs transferred


March 16th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 15 (IANS) Effecting a major reshuffle in the Punjab police top brass Thursday a day after coming to office, the Punjab government ordered the transfer of three officers ... Read more...

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Sporting Clube register a memorable win against Pune


February 1st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, Feb 1 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa rallied from two goals down to snatch an improbable 4-2 win against Pune FC in the 18th round of I-League football at ... Read more...

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One man short Sporting Clube finish 2-2 with Prayag United


January 28th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) A 10-man Sporting Clube de Goa held home favourite Prayag United SC 2-2 in an I-League football encounter marred by frayed tempers here Saturday.While Ogba Kalu ... Read more...

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Air India keen to get back to winning ways in I-League


January 27th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 27 (IANS) Post Christmas, Air India and Mumbai FC seem to be charting the same path. The sudden dip in form of both the teams has surprised all. ... Read more...

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Sporting stay confident against Prayag


January 27th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) In form Prayag United will take on Sporting Club De Goa in the I-League football at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan here Saturday.Prayag United, who won their ... Read more...

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Sporting Clube thrash Mumbai FC 5-0 in I-League


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, Jan 23 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa completed a hat-trick of wins Monday with a 5-0 drubbing of Mumbai FC to log their best run in I-League football.The big ... Read more...

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Sporting Clube favourites against Mumbai FC


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Goa, Jan 22 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa face Mumbai Football Club at home in the 16th round of I-League here Monday.Sporting's technical director Alex Alvares has called for a ... Read more...

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Sporting Clube stun Mohun Bagan in I-League


January 19th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, Jan 19 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa took the wind out of Mohun Bagan with a fascile 2-1 win in a 15th round I-League football encounter at the Nehru ... Read more...

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Bad weather keeps Sonia away from Moga rally


January 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), Jan 19 (IANS) Bad weather Thursday prevented Congress president Sonia Gandhi from addressing a rally in Moga town though she made it to the second venue, Kapurthala, ... Read more...

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PM to address Punjab rallies on Jan 21


January 12th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address election rallies at Amritsar and Ludhiana on Jan 21 in support of Congress candidates, state Congress president Amarinder Singh ... Read more...

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Poll panel transfers 18 Punjab officials


December 27th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) Tuesday transferred 18 officers in Punjab, including the district police chief of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's home district Muktsar, in the ... Read more...

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Disco-loving cops colour Chandigarh crime scene


December 14th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 14 (IANS) He faked his rank and uniform, drove in a stolen SUV, frequented discotheques and night clubs and did everything to impress girls. While none of this ... Read more...

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Poll panel orders watch on former Punjab cop’s activities


November 13th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Ludhiana (Punjab), Nov 12 (IANS) The Election Commission has directed the deputy commissioner of Punjab's Moga district to keep a watch on the activities of former state director general of ... Read more...

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Sporting Clube beat Salgaocar 4-2 in I-League


November 5th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 5 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa caught Salgaocar by surprise with a 4-2 demolition in a fourth round I-league football clash at the Nehru Stadium in Fatorda Saturday.South ... Read more...

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World Kabaddi cup begins in Punjab Nov 1


October 27th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh Oct 27 (IANS) The second edition of the World Kabaddi Cup will get under way in Punjab Nov 1, with teams from 12 countries besides hosts India participating, Deputy ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan, Mumbai FC win (Roundup)


October 24th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Pune/Fatorda, Oct 23 (IANS) Nigerian striker Odafa Okolie fired a hat-trick as Mohun Bagan rallied back after conceding an early goal to get past Pailan Arrows 3-1 in the fifth ... Read more...

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Court sends tainted Punjab cop to judicial custody


July 13th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Assistant Inspector General of Punjab Police P.S. Sandhu, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday for accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000, was ... Read more...

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Patients given infected blood in Punjab


July 9th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana (Punjab), July 9 (IANS) Around 30 thalassaemic patients have been administered Hepatitis C-infected blood in various cities of Punjab, a hospital said Saturday.The thalassaemia patients, who require regular transfusion ... Read more...

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Punjab to identify villages having uranium-laced water


July 5th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 5 (IANS) The Punjab government has decided to conduct a statewide survey to identify villages affected by the problem of uranium content in water, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir ... Read more...

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667 child labourers freed in Punjab in a week


June 30th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) The Child Labour Eradication Week June 12-18 in Punjab has meant freedom for 667 children who were forced to work at various places, a minister said ... Read more...

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Punjab to get 50 lakh tonnes storage capacity


May 6th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 6 (IANS) Punjab, which faces a major problem of food grain storage every year, will get an additional storage capacity of around 50 lakh tonnes in the next ... Read more...

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Gang supplying arms to Maoists busted (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 2 (IANS) An inter-state gang trading in illegal weapons and supplying these to Maoists in other states was busted with the arrest of 15 people, including seven ... Read more...

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Punjab town tense after Sikh group-Dera followers clash


March 8th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), March 8 (IANS) There was heavy police presence in this Punjab town and the nearby Dhauleke village Tuesday, a day after clashes between followers of the Dera Sacha ... Read more...

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Many Punjab women entering Greece illegally, say gurdwaras


November 20th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Jalandhar (Punjab), Nov 20 (IANS) Many young women from Punjab in search of jobs abroad end up illegally in Greece, where they are forced into the flesh trade, says an ... Read more...

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Central team to visit Punjab to assess paddy damage


October 26th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) A high-level central team will visit Punjab Tuesday for an on-the-spot assessment of damage caused to paddy crop due to inclement weather.This follows a communication from Chief ... Read more...

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Nepal to create government posts for women


October 20th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct. 20 (ANI): Nepal's Ministry of General Administration (MoGA) is gearing up to create government posts for women only.Xinhua quoted a Himalayan Times report as saying on Wednesday that the cabinet ... Read more...

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Brother kills sister for honour in Punjab


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Moga, Sep 1 (IANS) In yet another case of honour killing, a man strangled his 14-year-old sister to death in Landke village of this Punjab district Wednesday, police said. According to the police, ... Read more...

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Heavy rain continues to lash parts of Haryana


August 22nd, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Aug. 22 (ANI): Moderate to heavy rains continued to lash different parts of Haryana on Sunday with the water level of the swollen Yamuna river further increasing.In Haryana, heavy downpour ... Read more...

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Punjab Police yet to nab father in honour killing case


August 20th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moga, Aug 20 (IANS) A day after a man shot dead his daughter and her lover in an honour killing case in this Punjab district, the police are still clueless about the ... Read more...

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