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Fourth ‘Punjabi Film Festival’ concludes in Amritsar


April 4th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, Apr 4 (ANI): Amritsar recently hosted the fourth 'Punjabi Film Festival' that was attended by eminent Punjabi artists, who used this as an opportunity to promote Punjabi films.An ... Read more...

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First multimedia Sikh museum opens in Canada


October 11th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Mississauga, Oct 11 (IANS) Canada became the first country after India to open a unique Multimedia Sikh Museum in the Indian-dominated city of Mississauga on the outskirts of Toronto Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Punjabi flavour as Queen’s baton arrives in India


June 25th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Attari (Amritsar), June 25 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday referred to the Punjab link between India and Pakistan as the Queen's baton for the 2010 Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Police probing ‘very serious’ threats against Indo-Canadian leader Dosanjh


April 24th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), Apr.24 (ANI): The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is reportedly investigating 'very serious' threats against Indo-Canadian leader Ujjal Dosanjh.According to a Globe and Mail report, British Columbian parliamentarian Dosanjh ... Read more...

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Juhi Babbar, the achiever


December 21st, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Dec 21(ANI): Daughter of renowned Bollywood actor Raj babbar, Juhi Babbar, has earned name and fame on both big and small screens.The actor, who made her debut with `Kaash ... Read more...

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Harper lauds Punjabis as partners in progress of Canada


November 18th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Nov 18 (IANS) Visiting Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Wednesday said that the Punjabi community settled in his country had contributed to its development and acknowledged them as "partners in progress". Harper ... Read more...

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Canada’s Punjabi GPS system to boost farming in India


November 17th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 17 (IANS) Agriculture in Punjab will get a major boost with a Canadian company introducing its GPS guidance system in the Punjabi language.The system will offer guidance ... Read more...

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Five-day annual fair dedicated to Baba Sheikh Farid held in Faridkot


October 6th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Suresh GroverFaridkot (Punjab), Oct 6(ANI): A five-day-long annual fair promoting communal harmony and dedicated to Baba Sheikh Farid, a 12th century Sufi saint, was recently organized in Punjab's Faridkot city.The recitation ... Read more...

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Five-day annual fair dedicated to Baba Sheikh Farid concludes


September 24th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Faridkot (Punjab), Sep 24(ANI): A five-day-long annual fair marking communal harmony and dedicated to Baba Sheikh Farid, a Sufi saint, concluded in Punjab's Faridkot district on Wednesday.Visitors had a gala time ... Read more...

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Balwant Kapoor, Overseas Congress president, dies in London


September 7th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Balwant Kapoor, President of the Indian Overseas Congress in Britain, died here Monday following a heart attack. He was 81. A veteran freedom fighter and journalist, Kapoor confronted Khalistanis ... Read more...

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Sikh trust offers free Punjabi lessons to Malaysian city officials


September 1st, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Ipoh (Malaysia), Sep. 1 (ANI): Following Perak menteri besar Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir's announcement that state executive councillors might be taught Punjabi, the Punjabi Education Trust Malaysia has offered to give free ... Read more...

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More turbaned Sikhs in Bollywood, Punjabis say ‘balle balle’


May 21st, 2009 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Akshay Kumar popularised the turbaned Sikh look in last year's blockbuster "Singh Is Kinng" and now Ranbir Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan will don turbans ... Read more...

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Amritsar plays host to second Punjabi film festival


February 5th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
By Sawinder Singh Amritsar, Feb.5 (ANI): Amritsar recently hosted the second Punjabi Film festival which was attended by eminent Punjabi artists who used this opportunity to promote Punjabi films. An idea conceived ... Read more...

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Watch a diverse, yet united India - at National School Games


January 12th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 12 (IANS) They may be staunch rivals on the field, but off it the cameraderie of 3,000 young players and 500 officials from across the country is ample evidence that ... Read more...

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Agro Tech in Chandigarh attracts more city folks than farmers


November 30th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Agriculture technology and business fair, 'Agro Tech 2008', underway in Chandigarh seems to have caught the fancy of the urban population and entrepreneurs more than that of ... Read more...

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Canadian leader backs visa office in Mumbai, official status for Punjabi


September 29th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 29 (IANS) Canadian opposition leader Jack Layton has promised support for a new visa office in Mumbai and official status for the Punjabi language in Canada if he becomes prime ... Read more...

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Pak Radio says Punjabi losing its ground in East Punjab


May 10th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by admin
Amritsar, May 10 (ANI): Punjabi is spoken as the first language by 45 percent of Pakistans population, and yet it does not have any official status in Pakistan. Given this surprising fact, ... Read more...

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Train priests locally, Malaysia tells Sikhs


April 20th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 20 (IANS) The Malaysian government has advised the 100,000-strong Sikh community in the country to train priests locally to reduce dependence on those from India. But the Sikhs have ... Read more...

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Kiran Bedi says political parties have ‘approached’ her


April 15th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, April 15 (IANS) Kiran Bedi, India's first woman police officer, has said that several Indian political parties have 'approached' her since she quit service last year. Saying she was ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadians want official status for Punjabi


February 25th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by admin
Vancouver, Feb 25 (IANS) The Indo-Canadian community in Canada has decided to approach the federal government to accord Punjabi the status of being a Canadian language. A formal resolution to this effect ... Read more...

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Punjabi singer Charanjit Vicky adding a new name in music world


November 14th, 2007 - 10:29 am ICT by admin
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Unified musical evening of Amritsar and Lahore


November 14th, 2007 - 2:59 am ICT by admin
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