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Headline: Court to rule on ‘internet ban’

Headline: Court to rule on ‘internet ban’

Photo: Supreme Court to make landmark ruling
Ottawa: On Thursday, the Supreme Court of Canada issued  its decision in KRJ v. Her Majesty the Queen. (The decision was not yet available to The Link when it went to press).
At issue in this case is whether an absolute ban on using the Internet, imposed as a consequence [...]

July 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Headline: Don’t return Koh-i-Noor to India: Federation

Headline: Don’t return Koh-i-Noor to India: Federation

Photo 1 caption: The Koh-i-Noor . . . the Indian jewel in the British crown
Photo 2 caption: New British Prime Minister Theresa May . . . urged to not return the Koh-i-Noor to India.

The Sikh Federation (UK) has expressed opposition to any move to return the Koh-i-Noor diamond to India.
The federation recently wrote a [...]

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Headline: Top officers face extortion rap

Headline: Top officers face extortion rap

Photo: The three men taken into custody on graft charges

Bathinda: A Joint Director in the state Agriculture Department and two Agriculture Development Officers (ADOs) were arrested today on the charge of extorting Rs 4.5 lakh from six Bathinda- based pesticide dealers.
Joint Director Sarabjit Kandhari and ADOs Gurdial Singh (cash crop) and Vivek Shankar [...]

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Headline: Tourism arrivals to B.C. continue to grow

Headline: Tourism arrivals to B.C. continue to grow

Photo caption: More tourists are arriving in B.C., report says
VICTORIA: The number of visitors from India to B.C. grew by 11.7 per cent in May this year compared to the same month last year.

That was the second highest increase for May behind Mexico’s 29-per-cent boost. China came in third with a 10.2-per-cent increase.

The latest international [...]

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Title: One suspect in custody following assault

Title:  One suspect in custody following assault

Surrey RCMP is currently on scene at a residence in the Newton area for a report of an assault.
On July 19 at approximately 11:45 a.m., Surrey RCMP received a report of an assault at a residence in the 6600 block of 124A Street. Upon arrival, officers determined that an altercation had occurred between two occupants [...]

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Headline: Batalvi still holds sway

Headline: Batalvi still holds sway

Subhed: He died young, but will live forever
Photo caption: Shiv Kumar Batalvi remembered fondly by friends and fans
While the 1960s were the time of Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley and the Beatles on the international scene, in Punjab and Chandigarh it was the time of the superstar of poetry: the young Shiv Kumar Batalvi (July 23, [...]

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Headline: Earned leave equals earned cash: Court

Headline: Earned leave equals earned cash: Court

Caption Photo 1: Justice Kuldip Singh

Caption Photo 2: Punjab teachers . . . on retirement, they’ll be now able to cash out accumulated leave.

In a significant judgment, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that retired employees of government-aided privately managed schools in Chandigarh are entitled to encashment of their earned leave.
The [...]

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Headline: Amarinder’s son probed over financial violations

Headline: Amarinder’s son probed over financial violations

Photo caption: Raninder Singh (centre) leaves with his supporters after answering questions for four hours from financial investigators.
The son of former Punjab Chief Minister and Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Capt Amarinder Singh was questioned for four hours earlier this week regarding suspected violations of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) in the UK-based [...]

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Legal action mulled over ‘Flying Jatt’

Caption photo 1: Use of Sikh symbol in film disputed

Amritsar: With the makers of the Tiger Shroff-starrer film ‘Flying Jatt’ not taking remedial action despite objections over the use of a Sikh religious symbol, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) is mulling legal action against them.
At a meeting [...]

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Headline: Furor over MP’s video shenanigan

Headline: Furor over MP’s video shenanigan

Photo caption: Bhagwant Mann may face the music for security ‘breach’
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member Bhagwant Mann may soon become the first parliamentarian to be called by the Lok Sabha Speaker to explain why he streamed live Parliament’s internal security details and procedures.
Speaker Sumitra Mahajan is learnt to have taken cognisance of the [...]

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