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Punjab asks all officers to file property returns


July 4th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 4 (IANS) The Punjab government has directed all its officers to submit their property returns by July 31 this year, a state government spokesman said here Wednesday.He said ... Read more...

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Indian-American shot dead in California


April 14th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) A 20-year-old Indian-American, who migrated to the US from Jalandhar in India's Punjab state with his parents seven years ago, has been shot dead in Fremont, ... 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 Indians dead, 22 injured in Malaysia accident (Second Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 5 (IANS) Two Indian tourists were killed and 22 injured Monday after a tour bus skidded and flipped over while returning from the popular resort of Genting ... Read more...

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Punjab Police official beats woman over theft, probe ordered


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Taking suo motu notice of video footage showing a Punjab Police official beating up a woman accused of theft, the Punjab State Human Rights Commission Monday ... Read more...

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Held for friend’s death, Sivia was wooed by British government


January 14th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Indian-origin mathematics lecturer at Oxford University, Devinder Sivia, who was arrested and later released on bail after the body of a fellow academic was found at ... Read more...

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No big revolt, things will calm down: Amarinder


January 7th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) Faced with a situation when his own younger brother has quit the Congress and joined the Akali Dal after being denied the party ticket for the ... Read more...

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Man held in France over death of ‘Indian hero’


October 10th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 10 (IANS) A man here has been arrested over the death of a 33-year-old Indian man, who is being hailed as a hero for going to the rescue ... Read more...

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It was scary, says Sikh leader in Britain


August 10th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Recalling a terrifying night of plunder, a Sikh community leader in a British town says, "It was scary"."The rioting started yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon and shops ... Read more...

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Eco warrior plugs drain to protect river from pollutants


May 19th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, May 19 (IANS) Supported by tens of hundreds of people, eco-warrior Balbir Singh Seechewal Wednesday plugged a drain with sandbags to prevent untreated municipal waste and industrial pollutants from ... Read more...

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Snap that mobile link, Punjab panel tells brides


May 10th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) Mobiles and marriages? They simply don't go together even if this is the 21st century, believes the Punjab State Commission for Women (PSCW) that has asked ... Read more...

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Power tariff goes up in Punjab


May 9th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) With the onset of summer, electricity consumers in Punjab have been given another shock. The power tariff in the state has been increased by nearly 12 ... Read more...

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CII looking forward to meeting between Indo-Pak Commerce Secretaries


April 25th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, Apr 25 (ANI): The Chairman of CII Zonal Council, Suneet Kochhar, on Monday said the Confederation of Indian Industry is looking forward to the meeting between Commerce Secretaries of ... Read more...

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Bangladesh media lauds Indian victory


April 4th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) Newspapers in Bangladesh, which was a co-host for the cricket World Cup, have feted winners India, runners-up Sri Lanka and all those who contributed to the ... Read more...

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Mohali meeting a new opening to settle disputes: Islamabad


April 1st, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Islamabad has said that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's meeting with his Indian premier Manmohan Singh at Mohali was a new opening to settle outstanding ... Read more...

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LJP activists protest against Centre for poor implementation of MGNREGA


March 30th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) activists staged a protest here on Wednesday to vent their dissent at the Central Government over the poor implementation of Mahatma ... Read more...

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Where are all ministers, asks Pakistan Senate chairman


March 30th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) As ministers were absent, the Pakistan Senate chairman Wednesday wondered if all the ministers had gone to see the India-Pakistan match at Mohali.When told ... Read more...

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All the best, Gilani tells Shahid Afridi


March 29th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani called up Pakistani cricket captain Shahid Afridi and asked the team to play its best against India in the crucial ... Read more...

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`Indo-Pak cricket: Emotions high, passions rising’


March 29th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) "Emotions are high, passions are rising" in Pakistan and India, thanks to the crucial World Cup semi-final match between the two countries, a Pakistani daily ... Read more...

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Kashmir not on agenda during Gilani’s India trip


March 29th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is going to India primarily to witness the Pakistan-India World Cup semifinal and "not to discuss the Kashmir issue", says ... Read more...

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Change India-Pakistan match venue: Petition in Karachi court


March 27th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) A petition has been filed in a Karachi court seeking that the India-Pakistan World Cup semi-final match be shifted out of India to a ... Read more...

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Congress activists clash with police in Chandigarh


March 17th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 17 (IANS) Dozens of people were injured Thursday as Punjab Youth Congress activists fought pitched battles with police in this union territory, police said.The police cane-charged, fired tear ... Read more...

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Punjab budget revenue deficit pegged at Rs.3,379 crore


March 14th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 14 (IANS) Punjab's first woman finance minister, Upinderjit Kaur, Monday presented the state's budget for 2011-12 fiscal with the revenue deficit pegged at nearly Rs.3,379 crore.No new taxes ... Read more...

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BJP march enters Jammu and Kashmir, top leaders arrested (Roundup)


January 25th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lakhanpur (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 25 (IANS) The much-hyped flag-hoisting march to Srinagar seemed to have ended in a fizzle with a few hundred Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, including some ... Read more...

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Punjab to provide land for burial grounds


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 23 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday announced that his government will provide land for burial grounds for Christian and Muslim communities in all towns and villages of ... Read more...

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Activists demonstrate against Punjab information commission


December 20th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 20 (IANS) Right to Information (RTI) activists Monday demonstrated outside the Punjab State Information Commission here to protest delays in giving details to applicants.Carrying placards and banners against Chief Information ... Read more...

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Nearly 61,000 HIV-infected in Punjab


November 30th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) The number of HIV cases in Punjab is going up due to increased prevalence of the infection among injectable drug users and now stands at nearly 61,000, ... Read more...

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Court stays pardon of Pakistani woman sentenced to death


November 29th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The Lahore High Court Monday restrained Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari from granting pardon to Christian woman Aasia Bibi, who was sentenced to death on charges ... Read more...

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PPPC has started preparing economic policy for Punjab: Capt. Amarinder Singh


November 10th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, Nov.10 (ANI): Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) has started preparations to formulate economic policy for Punjab for future and will it will give a stable programme when it comes ... Read more...

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New meters to help Punjab save 400 MW


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 3 (IANS) New electricity metres being installed in urban and rural areas will help Punjab save 400 MW of power by next year, state power corporation officials said here Wednesday.Punjab ... Read more...

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Lambardar can contest panchayat poll, says apex court


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court has held that the office of lambardar -- village revenue official -- was not an office of profit and , therefore, a ... Read more...

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Pakistani, Canadian wrestlers find support in Indian crowd


October 11th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) It was like home away from home for Pakistani and Canadian wrestlers, who not only won gold in their wrestling bouts in the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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NTPC to set up 2,640 MW coal-based power project in Punjab


October 8th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Power utility NTPC Friday said it has signed an agreement with the Punjab government and the Punjab State Power Corporation for setting up a 2,640 MW coal-fired ... Read more...

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Sentenced as Pakistani, jailed man finally finds Indian identity


September 27th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Amritsar, Sep 27 (IANS) A man from Bihar's East Champaran district who was branded as a Pakistani national and was even convicted for a terror attack in Punjab has finally ... Read more...

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Australian colleges not refunding fees to Indian students


September 24th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Paritosh Parasher Melbourne, Sep 24 (IANS) Many students from India's Punjab state are facing frustration as they are being denied fee refunds by some colleges in Australia, and an educational consultant ... Read more...

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