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India, Pakistan DGMOs break the 14-year-old ice

Wednesday 25 December '13

We are very positive and we are looking forward to sustaining the ceasefire, India's DGMO said.
Three held guilty under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act

Tuesday 17 December '13

First ever conviction in Punjab since 1967; quantum of punishment to be announced on Wednesday.
Punjab excise dept. to lodge FIR into VAT evasion by companies

Thursday 12 December '13

The bills of entry bore fraudulent signs of persons who were shown to be the owners of the dummy firms.
Heads start rolling in Amritsar kidney scam

Sunday 10 November '13

With convictions and sentencing in offshoot case, focus on main case in scam now
Five doctors get 5 years in jail, recipient ex-cop 8 years

Saturday 9 November '13

Bagicha Singh, a minor, was allured, abducted, threatened and forced to donate his kidney.
For Attari pavilion makeover, Centre sanctions Rs 24 crore

Wednesday 16 October '13

BSF will forward a separate proposal for the remaining works in six months for sanction.
IITs are glorified engineering colleges, varsities more important: UGC chairman

Saturday 12 October '13

The University Grants Commission chairman Dr Ved Prakash today said that the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) were no more than “glorified engineering colleges”.
Sarabjit lawyer gets asylum in Sweden

Tuesday 1 October '13

Awais Sheikh, the Pakistani counsel for Sarabjit Singh who died after he was assaulted in jail, and his family have taken asylum in Sweden after receiving threats.
Leaders ‘quoted’ in press release claim ignorance

Tuesday 1 October '13

A press release issued by the Punjab Congress today where a number of MLAs were quoted as demanding action against MLA Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria for “anti-party activities” ran into controversy after ...
Sarabjit lawyer gets asylum in Sweden

Tuesday 1 October '13

It is most unfortunate that both countries detain POWs of 1971, but deny their presence in custody.
Sidhu wins battle, but may have lost war

Monday 30 September '13

SAD leaders are already annoyed with the cricketer-turned-politician and have reportedly been boycotting programs attended by his wife, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu.
Cong MLA writes to Sonia seeking change of guard in Punjab unit

Monday 30 September '13

Congress MLA from Rajasansi Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria has written to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi seeking a change of guard in the state party unit ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
MP faces litmus test

Saturday 28 September '13

The decision of Amritsar MP Navjot Singh Sidhu to start a indefinite fast from Saturday could well be a litmus test for the BJP leader’s his political future and stature.
On sale: ‘Army uniform’ for Rs 300

Friday 27 September '13

Even as terrorists dressed in army fatigues killed 10 people in twin attacks in Jammu and Kashmir today, the sale of such uniforms continued without impunity in Amritsar.
Still waiting for Badal’s response on Amritsar: Sidhu

Wednesday 25 September '13

A day after BJP national president Rajnath Singh dismissed the ongoing spat between Amritsar MP Navjot Singh Sidhu and Badals as a “small issue”.
Akal Takht chief wants Obama to take stringent measures to check hate crimes against Sikhs

Tuesday 24 September '13

Expressing deep concern over the attack on a Sikh professor in Harlem neighbourhood near New York, Akal Takht chief Giani Gurbachan Singh on Monday said US President Barack Obama should put in place s...
Sidhu meets Shanta in Delhi, puts forward grievances

Friday 20 September '13

BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu, who is on a collision course with the ruling Badals these days over the issue of development work in Amritsar, met Punjab BJP affairs incharge Shanta Kumar at the Himachal B...
Sidhu used to chant my name... what has happened now: Badal

Thursday 19 September '13

Breaking his silence over recent outbursts of BJP MP from Amritsar, Navjot Singh Sidhu, against the SAD-BJP coalition in the state, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday claimed the MP might...
Sidhu hits back: ‘Sukhbir personally inaugurated all Amritsar projects’

Tuesday 17 September '13

A day after Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal termed the row over development at Amritsar — raised by BJP MP Navjot Sidhu — as an internal matter of the BJP, the cricketer-turned-politician re...
Guru Granth Sahib set to get Persian-Arabic glossary

Tuesday 3 September '13

For an easier interpretation of the Gurbani, the Centre of Studies on Sri Guru Granth Sahib at the Guru Nanak Dev University has undertaken a project to come up with a Persian-Arabic glossary for the ...


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