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Punjab to set up censor board for videos, lyrics


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) With vulgar and obscene content growing in some videos and Punjabi songs, the Punjab government wants to set up a censor board to regulate the content, ... Read more...

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‘Indian rowers performed beyond expectations at Olympics’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) India rowing coach Ismail Baig says he is satisfied at the way his three-member team performed at the London Olympics.He said Swaran Singh finishing 16th in ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian rowers in sem-final


July 31st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Indian rower Swaran Singh qualified for the semi-final of the men's singles scull while his compatriots Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar booked their place in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Jai Bhagwan stay on course as archers, shooters bow out (Overall Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Badminton star Saina Nehwal made a confident start, while boxer Jai Bhagwan followed his senior teammate Vijender Singh in the round of 16 to give ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Jai Bhagwan, Vijender add lustre to India’s campaign (Intro Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India's star shuttler Saina Nehwal eased out her opening match rival and boxer Jai Bhagwan joined his more illustrious team mate Vijender Singh in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Jai Bhagwan, Vijender add shine to India’s campaign (Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's star shuttler Saina Nehwal eased out her opening match rival and boxer Jai Bhagwan joined his more illustrious team mate Vijender Singh in the ... Read more...

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Reaching quarters will be good: Indian rowing coach


July 20th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) India rowing coach Ismail Baig is realistic about his three-member team's chances at the London Olympics and feels a quarterfinal finish in the single and double ... Read more...

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Badal vs Badal vs Badal in Punjab’s Lambi seat


January 7th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lambi (Punjab), Jan 7 (IANS) The Lambi assembly seat in Punjab has been famous for one thing - its legislator and Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. But as the state ... Read more...

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Fake pilot on the run held in capital


April 20th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A fake pilot was arrested in the capital for obtaining a licence on the basis of forged documents, police said Wednesday. He is the 13th ... Read more...

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Fake pilots: Four more held


March 26th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Four more people, including a directorate general of civil aviation (DGCA) official, have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the fake pilots scam, police ... Read more...

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Operations safe, asserts Air India; another pilot grounded


March 16th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) National carrier Air India Wednesday said its operations are safe and the issue of "fake pilots" was being dealt with. The assurance came after the ... Read more...

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Fake pilot scam: Govt. directs DGCA to probe all pilot licenses


March 15th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Expressing concern over instances of use of fake documents to get pilot's licences, Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi on Tuesday said an instruction has been issued to ... Read more...

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Expert committee to look into pilot licence procedures


March 15th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Concerned over the issue of fake commercial pilot licences, Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Tuesday said an expert committee will be formed to look into ... Read more...

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Two more fake pilots on the run, licences being probed (Roundup)


March 14th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) With two pilots who faked their qualification already arrested and two more on the run, authorities believe there is an organised racket to provide ... Read more...

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Fake pilot licence issue may be limited to few: official


March 14th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi , March 14 (IANS) The issue of commercial pilots acquiring their flying licences through fake documents may only be confined to a few individuals, a senior official ... Read more...

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Aviation regulator to screen 4,000 pilots for fake licences


March 14th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) With more commercial pilots suspected to be flying with fake licences, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Monday said it is scrutinising nearly 4,000 ... Read more...

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Two cops booked for driving colleague to suicide


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), March 2 (IANS) Two Punjab Police officers were booked Wednesday for abetting a colleague's suicide, police said.Jaswinder Pal Singh, assistant sub-inspector at Guraya police station in Jalandhar, committed ... Read more...

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Man kills father over property row


December 15th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sangrur (Punjab), Dec 15 (IANS) A man has been booked here on charges of conniving with his wife to kill his elderly father in Punjab over a property row, police said Wednesday.Gurpreet ... Read more...

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India monitoring China’s intentions in Indian Ocean: Krishna (Lead)


August 31st, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Amid growing concerns about Beijing's attempts to entrench its influence in India's neighbourhood, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said China has been showing "more than the ... Read more...

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China war papers denied to shield Nehru: Kuldip Nayar


August 19th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The government is trying to hide information on then prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru's role in the 1962 Sino-Indian war by refusing access to those war ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan 1963 talks: CIC to see if files stay secret


April 13th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Central Information Commission (CIC) will "revisit" the material regarding talks between foreign ministers of India and Pakistan in 1963 to decide if it can be revealed ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa blasts government over Katchatheevu island


December 14th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 14 (IANS) Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday criticised External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna over Katchatheevu, a small island ceded to Sri Lanka in 1974 and a source ... Read more...

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1984 riots: Court acquits three people


September 30th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) A city court Wednesday acquitted three people accused of leading a mob that lynched a man during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in the capital. Additional Sessions Judge Pinki ... Read more...

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India offers assistance, training to Liberia


September 18th, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor, the first Indian minister to visit Liberia in 38 years, arrived in the west African state bearing gifts, including ... Read more...

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First swine flu case confirmed in Jharkhand


August 6th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 6 (IANS) Jharkhand's first case of swine flu has been confirmed with a 22-year-old student testing positive for influenza A (H1N1) infection, an official said Thursday. Gopal Kumar, who studies ... Read more...

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25 years after death, Bhindranwale lives through posters, stickers


May 26th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Amritsar, May 26 (IANS) Twenty-five years after he was killed in an army operation on the Golden Temple complex here, Sikh ideologue Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale continues to live on in ... Read more...

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Sikhs in Pak facing social problems due to lack of representation


May 3rd, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, May 3 (ANI): Sikhs in Pakistan face social and political problems because they lack proper representation in the country, said Dr Swaran Singh, the candidate for president of the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Punjab smuggler held with Rs.35 mn worth heroin


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:13 am ICT by admin
Amritsar (Punjab), April 21 (IANS) A notorious drugs smuggler was Monday arrested here by the special narcotics cell of the Punjab police and 3.5 kg of heroin worth Rs.35 million was recovered ... Read more...

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Punjab’s Jain Swetambar Temple, a symbol of communal harmony


February 19th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
By Ravi Khandelwal Ferozepur, Feb 19 (ANI): Jain Swetambar Temple in Zira town in Punjab's Ferozepur District is visited by Sikhs and Hindus, besides Jains. For the villagers, the temple is looked upon as ... Read more...

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