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Sukhbir Badal asks centre to check drug smuggling


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 3 (IANS) With Punjab facing a huge problem of drug addiction among the people, especially the youth, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday asked the central government ... Read more...

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Kamra airbase attackers were Pakistanis: Malik


August 19th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the plan to destabilise the country will be foiled, as he revealed that the nine attackers of Kamra ... Read more...

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Punjab get injured African student airlifted


August 5th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) The Punjab government said Sunday it will bear the expenses of airlifting an injured Burundian student to Delhi for his onward journey home. The young man ... Read more...

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Main accused in African student’s assault held in Punjab


July 10th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, July 9 (IANS) The main accused in the assault on African student Yannick Nihangaza here in April, Amandeep Singh, has been arrested, police said Monday.Amandeep is the fourth accused ... Read more...

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African in coma: Father complains against university


July 8th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 8 (IANS) The father of Yannick Nihangaza, the African youth who is in coma for over two months at a hospital here after being beaten up in a ... Read more...

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Three smugglers held with drugs, fake currency in Amritsar


July 4th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 3 (IANS) Nearly 11 kg of heroin, fake currency with a face value of Rs.5 lakh and arms were recovered from three smugglers arrested by police from the ... Read more...

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Congress embarrassed after drubbing by Akalis (Punjab Newsletter)


June 15th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) As if the "surprising" loss in January's assembly elections was not enough, the opposition Congress has been further decimated in Punjab by the ruling Shiromani ... Read more...

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Punjab Congress leader held for immoral activities


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 10 (IANS) A senior Congress leader who had contested January's assembly election was Sunday arrested by police in this border town of Punjab on charges of immoral ... Read more...

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Over 30 per cent polling in Punjab municipal poll


June 10th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) An estimated 30-35 percent voter turnout was recorded in the municipal elections in Punjab Sunday till 2 p.m., officials said here. The ruling SAD-BJP combine ... Read more...

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Four gun-runners held in Jalandhar, weapons seized


May 25th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, May 25 (IANS) At least four smugglers have been arrested by the Jalandhar rural police, who Friday claimed to have busted a inter-state gang of gun-runners.Jalandhar Police (Rural) chief ... Read more...

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Punjab to withdraw unauthorised security from VIPs


May 14th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 14 (IANS) VIPs and influential people flaunting police security in Punjab may have to shed some of it with Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday ordering that ... Read more...

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Probe ordered against Punjab jail official


May 7th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 7 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday ordered a probe against a jail official in Bathinda town after he was caught red-handed while selling drugs to inmates in the ... Read more...

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Shimla convent school allows students to wear turban


April 28th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 28 (IANS) An over one-and-half-month old controversy over wearing of full-sized turban by Sikh students ended Saturday with a prominent boys' school here allowing them to wear the ... Read more...

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Parents fume over turban curbs in Shimla school


April 26th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 26 (IANS) Vice President M. Hamid Ansari's alma mater St. Edward's School here has refused to allow Sikh students to wear full-sized turban, parents alleged Thursday. They ... Read more...

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Toll in Jalandhar factory accident rises to 23


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 22 (IANS) With rescue teams recovering more bodies Sunday, the death toll in the blanket factory collapse in Jalandhar has risen to 23.A majority of those killed in ... Read more...

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Jalandhar factory collapse kills two, probe ordered (Third Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 16 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday evening ordered an inquiry into the collapse of the building of a blanket factory here late Sunday night which left two ... Read more...

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Jalandhar factory collapse: one dead, several trapped (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 16 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several workers feared trapped under debris after a four-storeyed blanket factory building collapsed here, police said Monday.At least ... Read more...

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Amarinder, supporters storm police station against ‘false’ cases


April 13th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 13 (IANS) Accompanied by a number of party workers and leaders, Punjab Congress president and former chief minister Amarinder Singh Friday stormed into the Dayalpura police station in ... Read more...

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Peaceniks counter ULFA with volleyball


April 6th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 6 (IANS) To counter the anti-talk faction of the ULFA which marks its raising day Saturday, former rebels are organising a two-day volleyball tournament.The raising day will be ... Read more...

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Dera case: Court rejects police cancellation report


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), April 2 (IANS) A court in this town in southwest Punjab Monday rejected a cancellation report filed by the Punjab Police in the case registered in 2007 against ... Read more...

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Minister jailed for conspiracy in daughter’s death (Second Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), March 30 (IANS) Senior Punjab minister Jagir Kaur was Friday arrested and sent to jail after being held guilty by a court here of conspiracy in the mysterious ... Read more...

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Another drug peddler gets death sentence


March 26th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) In the second such judgment in two months, a court here sentenced a Punjab-based drugs peddler to death for repeatedly dealing in drugs.Balwinder Singh was awarded ... 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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Two Punjab bureaucrats-turned-politicians bite the dust (Poll sidelights)


March 6th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Two top functionaries of the outgoing Punjab government who got into electoral politics have bitten the dust.In the assembly election results declared Tuesday, Darbara Singh Guru, ... Read more...

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Two double murders leave Ludhiana shocked


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Feb 3 (IANS) Two double murders, all within a span of 36 hours, have left residents of this industrial and commercial hub of Punjab shocked.The recovery of the body ... Read more...

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No arrests yet in MMS-linked Punjab double murder


January 14th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) No arrests have been made in the double murder of a mother and her teenaged daughter in Harmilap Nagar near here, though Punjab Police are probing ... Read more...

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PM begins New Year with prayers, showed black flags in Amritsar (Second Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh began the new year Sunday by offering prayers at the Golden Temple here but had to face black flags and slogans ... Read more...

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Two Babbar Khalsa terrorists arrested (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Two Babbar Khalsa International terrorists, planning to target some political and religious leaders, have been arrested from Delhi and Punjab, police said Friday.Sarab Preet Singh, ... Read more...

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Two Babbar Khalsa terrorists nabbed


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Two suspected Babbar Khalsa International terrorists have been arrested from Delhi and Punjab, police said Friday.According to sources, the two were planning to target some ... Read more...

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Mystery surrounds Chandigarh doctor’s death


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 21 (IANS) A leading private cardiologist, who was last year convicted by a court for abetting the suicide of his doctor wife in 2005, was found dead under ... Read more...

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11 Comtel Air officials booked in Amritsar


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Nov 23 (IANS) Controversial private airline Comtel Air, which recently asked passengers to pay nearly 23,000 pounds mid-air to complete their journey from Amritsar to Birmingham in England, ... Read more...

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India, Canada teams to clash in Kabaddi finals


November 19th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), Nov 19 (IANS) A spirited Canada pulled off a surprise win over Pakistan to set up a clash with hosts India in the finals of the second World ... Read more...

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Women Kabaddi team’s bus catches fire, two die


November 17th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), Nov 17 (IANS) Two drivers were killed and half a dozen players were seriously injured when a bus carrying the Indian women Kabaddi team in the ongoing World ... Read more...

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Advani’s yatra disrupted, shown black flags in Punjab


November 13th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), Nov 13 (IANS) The Jan Chetna Yatra of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani was disrupted as it entered Punjab Sunday afternoon from this south-west ... Read more...

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Sodhi wins gold in World Cup shooting final


October 4th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Defending champion Ronjan Sodhi won gold in double trap shooting at the World Cup final defeating China's Hu Binyuan in a nail-biting tiebreaker finish at ... Read more...

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