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Khalistan activists: Canada assures India of action


September 12th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Amid reports of stepped-up activities of Khalistan activists in Canada, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird Wednesday assured India that his country was committed to curbing ... Read more...

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Punjab leaders call for safety of Sikhs in US


August 6th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) Political leaders in Punjab Monday urged the US administration and the Indian government to ensure safety and security of the Sikh community following the attack ... Read more...

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A sweet story from Karnataka


June 12th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 12 (IANS) Ask about Karnataka's most popular mithai and Mysorepak is the obvious answer. But there is another sweetmeat that many swear by, the kunda, from Belgaum ... Read more...

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Now Honey Singh set to conquer Bollywood


May 8th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Punjabi rapper, music producer and now celluloid hero 'Yo Yo' Honey Singh is heading to B-Town with a song "Mujhe neat pilade sajna", his first in ... Read more...

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Indian votes split between Sarkozy and Hollande


May 6th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 5 (IANS) As France prepares to vote Sunday to elect a new president, the Indian-origin community also seems to be split between the incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy and ... Read more...

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Punjabi museum opens in Yuba City


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Yuba City, April 2 (IANS) A mutli-media museum celebrating more than 100 years of the Punjabi community in the US opened in the community-dominated Yuba City in California Saturday.A brainchild ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on ‘Makar Sankranti’, ‘Pongal’ (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday greeted the nation on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' and 'Pongal', ... Read more...

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Feasting times: A hearty Punjabi spread this Lohri (With Recipes)


January 12th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Come Friday and the streets of Delhi would be dotted with bonfires, sales of revri and peanuts will shoot up and kitchens will be running ... Read more...

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Raza Murad to launch ‘Sarabjit Bachao Adolan’


January 1st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor Raza Murad, who has just returned from Amritsar, has decided to launch a campaign to rescue Sarabjit Singh, who has been sentenced to ... Read more...

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Punjab to set up breeding centre for state bird


July 17th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) The Punjab government Sunday said it would set up a breeding centre to save the state bird - 'Baaz', a hawk species, that has a significant ... Read more...

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PNB mulls Rs.100 crore investment in proposed arm


July 6th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) The public sector Punjab National Bank (PNB) Wednesday said it is planning to invest around Rs.100 crore in its proposed Canadian subsidiary that is awaiting regulatory ... Read more...

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Memories of anti-Sikh riots hard to forget: Amarinder


July 1st, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, July 1 (IANS) Almost 27 years after the anti-Sikh riots took place, the Punjabi and Sikh communities have moved on but it would be unfair to ask them ... Read more...

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Twelve nations to vie for Rs.2 crore World Kabaddi Cup


June 19th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh June 19 (IANS) The second edition of the World Kabaddi Cup will be held at multiple venues across Punjab in October-November with teams from 12 countries fighting for the ... Read more...

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Punjab teachers union condemns Khalsa university move


April 11th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 11 (IANS) The Punjab and Chandigarh College Teachers Union (PCCTU) here Monday condemned the Khalsa College Education Society's proposal to set up a private university in place of ... Read more...

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Pak hails Manmohan Singh’s initiative to mend differences


March 31st, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah, Mar 31 (ANI): Pakistan Former Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has hailed Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's initiative to bring the two nations closer through the ... Read more...

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Pakistani visitors take back ‘bagfull of good memories’


March 31st, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 31 (IANS) Pakistanis, who had come to witness the semi-final match between India and Pakistan at Mohali Wednesday, praised the "warmth and hospitality" extended to them here ... Read more...

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Illegitimate births rise among Malay Indians


March 21st, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 21 (IANS) Illegitimate births are on the rise among ethnic Indians in Malaysia.Although Indians form only eight percent of the 28 million population, there have been more ... Read more...

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Stay away from drugs, Dharmendra tells Punjabi youth


February 8th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 8 (IANS) Yesteryears' star Dharmendra Tuesday advised young Punjabis to stay away from drugs and to concentrate on sports that require physical stamina and energy."Many Punjabi youths are falling prey ... Read more...

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Now Akshay to premiere his film in Patiala


February 7th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Plans of hosting a lavish premiere of "Patiala House" in Mumbai and London later this week have been put off in favour of a ... Read more...

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Exciting Time For Actress, Taapsee, As Her Film, Aadukalam, Releases During The Combo Of Pongal …


January 16th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Taapsee, who is a Sikh actress with ancestral roots in Punjab, is, presently, in Chennai to advertise her debut film with co-star, Dhanush, and the movie’s director, Vetri Maaran.  She ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian-led party seeks to join ruling alliance


January 10th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 10 (IANS) A minor multi-racial party led by a Malaysian Indian leader has sought admission to the ruling alliance Barisan Nasional (BN), ahead of the general election that is ... Read more...

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Patiala House’ Makes Akshay Kumar The Real ‘Khiladi’


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
.Patiala House will make Askhay Kumar, the real ‘khiladi’ as he plays an aspiring cricketer in this film. His character is supposedly based on a real life cricketer Monty Panesar, who ... Read more...

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India supporting separatists, insurgent groups in Balochistan: Musharraf


December 27th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 27(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has reportedly accused India of supporting terrorist activities inside Pakistan."India is supporting various separatists and insurgent groups of Balochistan and fuelling insurgency to ... Read more...

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Punjab wants NRIs to help upgrade rural schools


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) The Punjab government wants well-settled Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from the state to contribute to upgrade government schools in the state's rural areas.Punjab Education Minister Sewa Singh Sekhwan Friday ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army attempts to strike ethnic balance


December 1st, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) The Pakistan Army has changed its recruitment pattern and is now attempting to strike an ethnic balance by encouraging an intake of ethnic minorities, a media report said ... Read more...

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Punjab MPs demand restoration of direct flights between Amritsar, Canada


November 30th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal along with other MPs of Punjab met Union Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Tuesday and demanded restoration ... Read more...

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Bin Laden funded Nawaz for taking part in elections: Musharraf


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 19 (ANI): Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden funded PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif for taking part in elections, former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has claimed.According to a TV channel, Musharraf ... Read more...

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Master Chef India: Punjabi Dhaba Food This Week


November 15th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It has been more than a month that Master Chef India has started its journey in Star Plus with Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar. Each episode comes with ... Read more...

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Saif to star in film adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s ‘2 States’


November 15th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K.Jha Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan is all set to play his first biographical character in Siddharth Anand's "2 States", a film adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's book, ... Read more...

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I will visit Golden Temple next time: Obama


November 8th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 8 (IANS) He may have missed visiting the Golden Temple this time, but US President Barack Obama has assured that he will do so on his next trip to ... Read more...

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No repentance over Bugti killing, Lal Masjid operation: Musharraf


November 8th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 8 (ANI): Former President Pervez Mushrraf has said that neither does he regret the killing of Nawab Akbar Bugti and the attack on the Lal Mosque, nor will he ... Read more...

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Punjab, Canadian province sign agreement


November 6th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Nov 6 (IANS) The Punjab government and Canada's Alberta province Saturday inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together in sectors like education, agriculture, agro-based industry and gas.The MoU ... Read more...

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Prince Charles lauds Punjabis’ contribution, visits organic farm


October 4th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 4 (IANS) The contribution of Punjabis and Sikhs to the British society and economy came in for praise Monday from Prince Charles during his visit to Chandigarh and Punjab.The Prince ... Read more...

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‘Break Away’ a cross-cultural comedy, Akshay on his first foreign film (Interview)


September 21st, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is beginning his first foreign venture with the shooting of his ice-hockey-themed film "Break Away", an English-Punjabi film that showcases the ... Read more...

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Punjabi film to promote ‘kabaddi’


September 19th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) A Punjabi filmmaker is trying to revive the state's traditional sport `kabaddi' and attract more youngsters towards the game through his new film "Kabaddi Ikk Mohabbat". "Kabaddi originated in ... Read more...

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