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Shutdown affects life in Punjab (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown call by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and left parties affected normal life in Punjab and got a mixed response in Haryana and ... Read more...

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FBI asked to track anti-Sikh hate crimes


September 20th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) panel will look into demands to track hate crimes against Sikhs motivated by religious bias in the wake of the ... Read more...

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Blast in Imphal, two injured


September 9th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 8 (IANS) Two people, including a soldier, were injured in a bomb blast triggered by the outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) rebels in the Manipur capital Saturday, police ... Read more...

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Warrants against five in 1981 plane hijacking


August 31st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) A court here has issued non-bailable warrants against five Sikh militants involved in a 1981 Air India plane hijack, and said they would face a ... Read more...

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Indians must rise above caste, creed, colour and religion: Amitabh Bachchan (Interview)


August 31st, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) It's time for Indians to rise above the biases of caste, creed, colour and religion, says Indian cinema's icon Amitabh Bachchan who believes firmly that ... Read more...

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Sikh-Americans confident they shall overcome


August 19th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Confident that the Sikh-American community shall overcome the trauma of the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting, its leaders have sought laws against school bullying, workplace discrimination and ... Read more...

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Wisconsin gurdwara member shot dead


August 17th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 17 (IANS) Less than two weeks after a gunman killed six worshippers at a gurdwara here, a member of the same gurdwara was shot and killed ... Read more...

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A walk into Jallianwala Bagh on 66th Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 15 (IANS) It's been over 90 years since British troops led by Brigadier Reginald Dyer fired at unarmed Indian protestors at the Jallianwala Bagh here. But walking through ... Read more...

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Two wounded in gurdwara shooting improve


August 10th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 10 (IANS) Conditions of two of the three men injured in Sunday's rampage at the Oak Creek Sikh gurdwara here have shown improvement, according to hospital ... Read more...

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India reaches out to families hit by US gurdwara shooting


August 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Condemning the US gurdwara shooting that killed six Sikh devotees, union minister Vayalar Ravi Tuesday directed the Indian embassy in Washington to provide "all possible ... Read more...

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Apology, hate mails after ‘killer’ spoof on 101-year-old marathoner Fauja Singh


August 5th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) A recently-surfaced TV spoof on 101-year-old Sikh marathoner Fauja Singh in which he is mocked at and eventually killed after being run over by a ... Read more...

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The Indian voice heard at London Olympics (With Images)


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) From Bollywood to the 2012 London Olympics, it's been quite a long jump for Jaspreet Jasz, the writer and singer of "Nimma nimma hans de ... Read more...

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‘…Milkha Bhaag’ shooting to resume after summer break


July 6th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) As north India has been reeling under scorching heat, producer-director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has decided to halt the shooting of "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" saying that ... Read more...

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‘Coke Studio@MTV 2′ focuses on India’s musical diversity


June 27th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) When you spot a middle-aged Sikh swaying and dancing to an Assamese folk number, you know music knows no language. That's just what the second ... Read more...

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Heat wave in Punjab and Haryana, Amritsar records 45.5 degrees


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 2 (IANS) The Sikh holy city of Amritsar Saturday sizzled at 45.5 degrees as heat wave conditions continued to prevail over Punjab and Haryana.Amritsar had touched a high ... Read more...

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No row will be brushed under carpet: army chief (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Nothing would be brushed under the carpet, Indian Army chief Gen Bikram Singh said Friday, sending out on his first day in office a strong ... Read more...

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No row will be brushed under carpet: army chief


June 1st, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) On his first day in office, Indian Army chief Gen Bikram Singh Friday sent out a strong message regarding difficulties facing the force, including sexual ... Read more...

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New York Sikh, Muslim workers allowed religious headwear


May 31st, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 31 (IANS) Sikh and Muslim employees of New York City transit system will be allowed to wear religious head coverings without an agency logo in public even ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Sikhs give demands charter to Chidambaram


April 12th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 12 (IANS) A Kashmir Sikh group met union Home Minister P. Chidambaram to demand clemency for five Sikhs who hijacked an Indian Airlines plane in 1984 and ... Read more...

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3,000 Sikhs to visit Pakistan on Baisakhi


April 4th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) Around 3,000 Sikh devotees from India will visit Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Nanak which is now in Pakistan, to celebrate Baisakhi festival.Sikh devotees would ... Read more...

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At 101, Fauja Singh still running!


April 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London/Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) As he turned a memorable 101-years-old Sunday, Sikh marathoner Fauja Singh did not have his birthday celebrations on his mind at his London home. Instead, ... Read more...

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Canadian Sikhs show solidarity with Rajoana


March 29th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Over 5,000 Canadian Sikhs gathered at Parliament Hill in Ottawa to show solidarity with Balwant Singh Rajoana, who is on death row in India for the ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man burned to death in London


February 26th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) A medical student in Britain has been found guilty for her role in the killing of an Indian-origin Sikh who liked her.Gagandip Singh, whom Mundill Mahil ... Read more...

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Want biopic to inspire the youth: Milkha


February 21st, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) Legendary Indian sportsman Milkha Singh Tuesday gifted the spikes he wore in 1960 Rome Olympics to actor Farhan Akhtar, hoping that his film "Bhag Milkha ... Read more...

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Jats to step up stir, government warns of stern action (Lead, Changing Dateline)


February 20th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Feb 20 (IANS) As their talks with the district administration in Haryana's Hisar failed to reach a settlement, leaders of the Jat community called for stepping up their ... Read more...

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Haryana Jats block rail track seeking reservation


February 20th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 20 (IANS) Having failed to secure reservation for their community from the state and central governments, protestors from the Jat community blocked rail tracks in Haryana's Hisar district ... Read more...

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Rain in Punjab and Haryana, rise in temperature


February 13th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 13 (IANS) Night temperatures across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh ranged above normal Monday with some parts of Punjab receiving rainfall during the previous 24 hours, the Met department ... Read more...

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Mehra keen to shoot ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ in Pakistan (With Image)


January 30th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, who is currently working on one of his most ambitious projects "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", is keen to shoot the film in ... Read more...

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Punjab poll lingo: ‘Pappu PM’ and ‘qattal-e-aam’ (Punjab Newsletter)


January 27th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 27 (IANS) One leader refers to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as a "Pappu PM" while another talks of doing a "qattal-e-aam" (massacre) of party rebels. Punjab may ... Read more...

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Committed to bringing a strong Lokpal: PM


January 21st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said his government is committed to bringing a strong Lokpal in the country despite the bill being stalled in parliament.Addressing ... Read more...

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France violated Sikh’s right to wearing turban: UN


January 13th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) The UN rights committee has said France violated the religious freedom of a 76-year-old Sikh when he was asked to remove his turban for his ID ... Read more...

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Dense fog in Punjab, Haryana


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) Dense fog engulfed several parts of Punjab and Haryana Tuesday morning as cold wave conditions continued in both states.Weather officials here said the minimum temperatures at ... Read more...

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Amritsar shivers at minus 2.1 degrees


December 30th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 30 (IANS) Punjab's Sikh holy city of Amritsar recorded the lowest minimum temperature of this season as the mercury slipped to minus 2.1 degrees Celsius Friday, almost freezing ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: Afghan coach accuses Singapore referee of bias


December 11th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Afghan football coach Mohammad Yusuf Kargar Sunday accused Singapore referee Sukhbir Singh of being biased towards India, who won 4-0 in the SAFF Cup football ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi gets apex court notice for poll speeches


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued a notice to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi on a petition challenging his election from the Pilibhit ... Read more...

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