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Punjab dissolves all improvement trusts


July 11th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday announced the dissolution of all improvement trusts in the state.A state government spokesman said here that all 28 improvement trusts have been ... Read more...

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Punjab youth claim setting coconut-breaking record


May 10th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) Punjab's traditional 'gatka' martial art form may not have anything to do with coconuts but a determined group of Sikh youth from the state's border district ... Read more...

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Woman killed in Punjab for bearing daughters


April 17th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) A woman was allegedly strangulated to death by her husband in Punjab's Tarn Taran district as he was upset that she had given birth to three ... Read more...

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Principal suspended for punishing girls


March 1st, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 1 (IANS) The principal of a government girls school in Punjab's Tarn Taran district was suspended Thursday following complaints that he had given corporal punishment to students, officials ... Read more...

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For namesake’s visa, Bhajji gets a googly


February 21st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Feb 21 (IANS) Cricketer Harbhajjan Singh may have tormented many batsmen with his bowling but this is one googly he may fail to comprehend himself.Police in Jalandhar ... Read more...

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Punjab cautions against possibility of floods


August 17th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday cautioned against the possibility of floods in some districts following the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) releasing excess water from the reservoir ... Read more...

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Badal inducts three new chief parliamentary secretaries


June 17th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday inducted three legislators as chief parliamentary secretaries.Legislators Harmreet Singh Sandhu of Tarn Taran, Gurtej Singh Ghuriana of Balluana and ... Read more...

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Badal to induct three chief parliamentary secretaries


June 15th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) With barely nine months to go for assembly elections, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday decided to induct three legislators as chief parliamentary secretaries (CPS).Legislators ... Read more...

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Punjab to get 50 lakh tonnes storage capacity


May 6th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 6 (IANS) Punjab, which faces a major problem of food grain storage every year, will get an additional storage capacity of around 50 lakh tonnes in the next ... Read more...

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BSF guns down Pakistani intruder in Punjab


May 1st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tarn Taran (Punjab), May 1 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) shot dead a Pakistani trying to sneak into India, an official said here Sunday."Two Pakistani intruders were trying to ... Read more...

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Rains could affect Punjab’s wheat crop


April 20th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) Punjab contributes over 50 percent to the national kitty of wheat, but rain and thunderstorms in parts of the state this month could badly affect the ... Read more...

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Punjab orders probe into female foeticide case


April 1st, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) While the Punjab government is patting itself for improvement in sex ratio in the state, the health department Friday ordered an enquiry into an alleged incident ... Read more...

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Terrorist-turned-robber nabbed in Punjab


October 26th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tarn Taran (Punjab), Oct 26 (IANS) A former Sikh terrorist who had turned robber was arrested from a village near this town, police said Tuesday.The former Khalistan Commando Force terrorist was identified ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana cross 2.65 mn tonnes paddy procurement


October 11th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 11 (IANS) Heading for a bumper crop despite heavy rains and floods last month, Punjab and Haryana have crossed the 2.65 million (26.5 lakh) tonnes mark in paddy procurement ... Read more...

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Shooter Gurpreet’ s triumph at C’wealth Games brings cheer back home


October 9th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNoshehra Pannuan village (Tarn Taran) (Punjab), Oct. 9 (ANI): Indian shooter Gurpreet Singh's success at the ongoing XIX Commonwealth Games in New Delhi has brought a wave of cheer ... Read more...

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Punjab sanctions Rs.110 crore for veterinary facilities


June 13th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) The Punjab government Saturday sanctioned over Rs.110 crore for new veterinary poly-clinics and hospitals. According to animal husbandry officials, nine new poly-clinics, 70 block level veterinary hospitals and dispensaries ... Read more...

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‘Honour killing’ claims two lives in Punjab (Lead)


May 12th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 12 (IANS) In another case of 'honour killing', a young woman was murdered Wednesday in Punjab's Tarn Taran district allegedly by her family for marrying against their wishes. Police raided ... Read more...

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Five held with 26 kg of heroin in Punjab


March 21st, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tarn Taran (Punjab), March 21 (IANS) Five people were arrested with 26 kg of heroin, worth nearly Rs.130 crore, after a gun battle with police in this Punjab district. Five policemen were ... Read more...

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Golden palanquin set up in Taran Taran Gurdwara in Punjab


January 18th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinTaran Taran (Punjab), Jan.18 (ANI): Chanting verses from the Guru Granth sahib, a large number of devotees on Sunday participated in a special religious ceremony held for the installation ... Read more...

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Gangs indulge in shootout in Amritsar, two injured


January 16th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar (Punjab), Jan 16 (ANI): At least two people including a policeman have been injured in a shootout that took place between two gangs in Amritsar.The incident occurred, when Ankur Nikhar, a ... Read more...

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Punjab farmers take to dairy farming for second ‘White Revolution’


December 21st, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder SinghAmritsar, Dec 21(ANI): Punjab is ushering a second 'white revolution' by adopting modern dairy technology, which is seen as a viable and profitable alternative.Gurmukh Singh, a daily farm owner who ... Read more...

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Livestock business gaining popularity among Punjab farmers


November 18th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Tarn Taran, Nov.18 (ANI): An increasing number of farmers are being motivated to undertake crop diversification and livestock farming in Punjab.As part of its endeavour to ensure the ... Read more...

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Heroin worth Rs.600 mn seized in Punjab


September 6th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 6 (IANS) Officials of the directorate of revenue intelligence (DRI) seized 12 kg of heroin from a car in a village in the state's Tarn Taran district bordering Pakistan ... Read more...

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Punjab wants railways to gate all unmanned crossings


June 12th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) With rising number of accidents at unmanned railway crossings in Punjab claiming scores of lives every year, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has written to Union Railways ... Read more...

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PM to address election rally in Amritsar today


May 11th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, May 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will address a series of election rallies here today.Dr. Singh is also scheduled to address another poll meeting at Khadoor Shaib ... Read more...

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Heroin, fake currency seized in Amritsar, three nabbed


March 30th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Mar 30 (ANI): Police seized four kilograms of heroin and fake currency worth rupees one million from three suspects in Amritsar.The three suspects were from neighbouring Tarn Taran district, said ... Read more...

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15 kgs of heroin recovered in Punjab


October 19th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 19 (IANS) The special narcotics cell of the Punjab Police Sunday arrested two men and recovered 15 kgs of heroin from them.The drug haul, valued at over Rs.150 million in ... Read more...

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Leave office and visit grain markets, Badal tells officers


October 14th, 2008 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) Burdened with complaints of slow paddy procurement this season, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday ordered top-ranking bureaucrats out of their offices in Chandigarh and directed them ... Read more...

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25 children among 35 arrested trying to cross from India to Pakistan


September 30th, 2008 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 30 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) Tuesday arrested 35 people, including 25 children and five women, when they were allegedly trying to cross the international border from India to ... Read more...

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Hero of 1965 war remembered


September 9th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Asal Uttar (Khem Karan Sector), Sept.9 (ANI): Civilians as well as defence personnel today saluted Param Vir Chakra awardee Company Quarter Master Havaldar Abdul Hamid on the 43rd anniversary of his ... Read more...

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M.S.Gill supports Sikh leaders demand for Kartarpur Corridor


September 3rd, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Tarn Taran, September 3, (ANI): Union minister for Sports and Youth Affairs M.S.Gill has supported the Sikh leaders demand to provide a safe passage to the devotees ... Read more...

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Flood-like situation in several Punjab districts


August 13th, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 13 (IANS) Heavy rainfall over the last two days has led to inundation in several districts of Punjab as at least five people died in the 24 hours to Wednesday ... Read more...

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Six killed in accident in Punjab


July 24th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tarn Taran (Punjab), July 24 (IANS) Six people were killed and 12 injured when a private bus collided with a combine harvester - a big vehicle used in fields to harvest crops ... Read more...

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India’s demand for passports to soar: Mukherjee


June 28th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 28 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said that the annual demand for passports is likely to go up to eight million by 2010. Addressing a gathering after inaugurating ... Read more...

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Amritsar to get passport office


June 24th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 24 (IANS) The Sikh holy city of Amritsar will have its own new passport office functional by this month-end with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) setting up a new ... Read more...

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