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Killer’s mother apologizes to Sikh temple victims


August 7th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) The mother of an ex-soldier who shot dead six people at a Sikh temple in the US said she was devastated when she heard about the ... Read more...

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US Sikh groups rally to ensure safety of community


August 6th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Devastated by the killing of six Sikh worshippers at a gurdwara in Wisconsin, the 700,000-strong Sikh community in the US has rallied round to offer succour ... Read more...

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Gurdwara chief, priests among US shooting victims


August 6th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Officials investigating Sunday's shooting at a Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, have declined to release the names of the victims, but media reports have pieced ... Read more...

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Punjab transfers 30 senior police officers


August 5th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) At least 30 senior police officers, including 11 district police chiefs, were transferred by the Punjab government Sunday, a spokesman of the chief minister's office said ... Read more...

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Aditi Ashok claims Usha Army Ladies golf title


June 20th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Secunderabad, June 20 (IANS) Aditi Ashok overcame a terrible start of three bogeys in the first five holes, before steadying herself to a series of pars and birdies to win ... Read more...

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Aditi Ashok shares lead with Mehar Atwal in golf meet


June 19th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Secunderabad, June 19 (IANS) Scoring continued to be tough at the Usha Army Ladies and Juniors Golf 2012, but Aditi Ashok turned in a four-over 76 to move into shared ... Read more...

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Mehar Atwal leads on a tough day in golf meet


June 18th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Secunderabad, June 18 (IANS) It was a tough scoring day for the participants at the Usha Army Ladies and Juniors Golf 2012 in Secunderabad Monday. Amidst such difficult conditions, Mehar ... Read more...

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Gurbani Singh wins Bangalore golf meet


June 14th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Gurbani Singh shot a steady one-under 71 to grab the Usha Southern India Ladies golf event at the KGA here Thursday. Gurbani, the overnight leader kept ... Read more...

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Gurbani ahead after second round in Usha Southern India golf


June 13th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Gurbani Singh took a one shot lead over Aditi Ashok after the second round in the Usha Southern India Ladies golf championship at the KGA here ... Read more...

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Annual Sikh Day ‘free food’ distribution overshadows Queens’ temple tensions


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 2 (ANI): Sikh-American generosity on the annual Sikh Day Parade in the Flatiron district of New York overshadowed last week's violence at a Queens temple by distributing free food ... Read more...

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Preity Zinta argues with airport official


April 15th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Preity Zinta, co-owner of the Kings XI Punjab IPL team, was engaged in a tiff with Chandigarh airport officials Thursday when she was stopped ... Read more...

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Two students held with Rs.1 crore heroin


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Barnala (Punjab), April 3 (IANS) Two Haryana students in their early twenties have been arrested with contraband worth Rs.1 crore in this Punjab town, police said Sunday.The accused have been ... Read more...

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Malik for Pak NA committee to probe US citizen’s firing in Lahore


January 29th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 29(ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has proposed constituting a National Assembly committee to probe the incident, in which a US official shot dead two Pakistani men in a busy ... Read more...

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Now planes can operate from Chandigarh despite fog


January 11th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 11 (IANS) Aircraft will now be able to land and take off from Chandigarh in foggy and low visibility conditions as its military controlled airport has finally got the ... Read more...

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Air, rail, road traffic hit in Punjab, Haryana


January 6th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 6 (IANS) Thick fog hit hard air, train and road traffic across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh Thursday, with the Chandigarh airport shut due to poor visibility and trains running behind ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana fogged out, no flights from Chandigarh (Lead)


January 5th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 5 (IANS) No flights operated from Chandigarh, most trains ran behind schedule and road traffic was reduced to a snail's pace as a thick blanket of fog enveloped most parts ... Read more...

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Fog, overcast skies in Punjab, Haryana


December 28th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) Dense fog and overcast skies prevailed in most parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh Tuesday, disrupting rail, road and air traffic in the region. Besides, cold winds swept ... Read more...

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Chopper crashes at Chandigarh airport, DGCA to probe (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 16 (IANS) A helicopter which was to fly a Punjab minister crashed at the airport here Thursday immediately after taking off, catching fire and injuring both the pilots. The Directorate ... Read more...

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Plane’s tyres burst in Chandigarh, trigger panic


December 14th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 14 (IANS) Two tyres of a Jet Airways plane burst with the loud noise after the passengers had disembarked at the airport here Tuesday evening, triggering panic, officials said."The ... Read more...

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Punjab lawyer, sons held for immigration fraud


December 10th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Dec 10 (IANS) A lawyer and his two sons have been arrested from Himachal Pradesh's Solan town for duping at least seven youths from across Punjab of Rs.18.5 lakh ... Read more...

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Indian doctor’s killer carried enough ammo for a massacre (Second Lead)


April 28th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 28 (IANS) The killer of Indian American doctor, Dr. Vajinder Pal Toor, was a highly motivated stalker who drove from Georgia with two loaded handguns and 1,000 rounds ... Read more...

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Why NATO is not winning in Afghanistan


April 1st, 2009 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
By Farhad Peikar Kabul, April 1 (DPA) About midnight on a calm spring night, Toor Jan awoke to a sudden jolt and a loud, deafening blast. He stumbled out of his bed ... Read more...

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When dance by differently abled kids enthralled audience in Delhi


August 21st, 2008 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Shraddha New Delhi, Aug.21 (ANI): Differently-abled children of Sallauddin Pasha''s troupe Ability Unlimited won everyones heart on Wednesday in the national capital after they gave a wonderful dance performance here. Ability ... Read more...

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Canadian Sikhs reject PM Harper’’s apology for 1914 Komagata Maru incident


August 4th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Aug.4 (ANI): Sikhs based in the British Columbian town of Surrey have rejected Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper apology Sunday for the 1914 Komagata Maru incident in which hundreds of ... Read more...

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UPA victory energises Indian Overseas Congress


July 26th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The victory of the Congress-led ruling coalition in India has boosted the party's decades-old overseas branches, the head of the British unit said at a celebratory dinner. "Prime ... Read more...

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Political pressure behind futures ban: Chidambaram


May 23rd, 2008 - 2:09 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government was forced to ban futures trading on some items because of political pressures even though there was no rationale for doing ... Read more...

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13 Taliban insurgents killed, 15 held in Afghanistan


April 18th, 2008 - 12:36 am ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Kabul, April 17 (DPA) Afghan and coalition forces killed 13 Taliban fighters and arrested 15 others in separate raids and clashes in Afghanistan, officials said Thursday. Afghan police, intelligence and US-led coalition ... Read more...

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14 insurgents surrender in Assam


November 14th, 2007 - 8:07 am ICT by admin
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Horse riding, a new craze among youngsters in Punjab


November 14th, 2007 - 2:57 am ICT by admin
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