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Scheme By Punjab Govt Officers To Amass Wealth Abroad Unocovered

Scheme By Punjab Govt Officers To Amass Wealth Abroad Unocovered

CHANDIGARH – The Punjab Vigilance Bureau has uncovered an ingenious ploy by several senior state government officers who have subverted service and immigration rules to invest their undisclosed wealth in properties abroad and funnel the funds back to India via the NRI route.
Vigilance Bureau sources said they have registered six FIRs against some Class-I officers. [...]

August 16th, 2014 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

BJP, SAD Not Seeing Eye To Eye On Scope Of New Panel

BJP, SAD Not Seeing Eye To Eye On Scope Of New Panel

CHANDIGARH – The state BJP has expressed disagreement with Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal over the mandate and scope of the state coordination committee and district-level committees.
The Chief Minister had constituted a six-member panel on Tuesday to “further streamline day-to-day functioning and strengthen cooperation between the alliance partners.” The BJP today said that a coordination [...]

August 16th, 2014 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Two Minor Girls Gang-Raped In Moga

Two Minor Girls Gang-Raped In Moga

MOGA – An 11-year-old differently-abled Dalit girl was allegedly kidnapped from her house and gang-raped by two youths at Jhandewala village in the district on the intervening night of August 11 and August 12, the police said.
The victim’s father alleged two unidentified youths abducted his daughter from their house last night, when the family was [...]

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Female Indian Commonwealth Player Accuses Coach, IWF Top Official Of Sexual Harassment

Female Indian Commonwealth Player Accuses Coach, IWF Top Official Of Sexual Harassment

“While attending the selection camp at Patiala, both of them repeatedly made sexual advances towards me. When I refused to give in, they started passing casteist remarks. Fearing a threat to my dignity and even to my life, I faxed a written complaint to the ADGP’s office on June 4,” weightlifter Meena Kumari said.
JALANDHAR – [...]

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Gold, Cash Missing From Panchkula Gurdwara, Says HSGMC

Gold, Cash Missing From Panchkula Gurdwara, Says HSGMC

CHANDIGARH – The Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) on Wednesday claimed that a huge amount of gold and cash was missing from Nada Sahib Gurdwara in Panchkula.
“We have information that cash and gold was lying there till some days back. But now it’s missing,” said HSGMC president Jagdish Jhinda while addressing the media.
“The real [...]

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Farmers To Be Exempted From Mortgage Fee For Bank Loans

Farmers To Be Exempted From Mortgage Fee For Bank Loans

CHANDIGARH – The state has finally got the presidential assent to amend the Punjab Agricultural Credit Operations and Miscellaneous Provisions (Banks) Act, which will allow farmers to mortgage their land with banks without paying the mortgage fee.
The move will help farmers to procure loans in a hassle-free manner. The amendment will also lessen the work [...]

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Cop Suspended For Torturing Minor Boy

Cop Suspended For Torturing Minor Boy

NAKODAR – In yet another incident of police high handedness, a 13-year-old boy was allegedly tortured during illegally detention at the Mehatpur police station for 22 hours.
The police had been reportedly pressuring the boy to admit to his involvement in drug trafficking. The victim was restored to the family by a warrant officer of the [...]

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Captain For Women!

Captain For Women!

Former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today had a two-hour interaction with college and university students as part of his strategy to canvass for his wife and Congress candidate from Patiala (Urban) Preneet Kaur. He also attended election meetings in the Sheran Wala Gate and Ragho Majra area. MP Capt Amarinder Singh interacts with students [...]

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On Warpath!

On Warpath!

HSGMC supporters march towards Gurdwara Chhevi Patshahi to take control of the shrine in Kurukshetra on Wednesday.

August 9th, 2014 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Sufi Singers Nooran Sisters Headed To Court Over Domestic Troub;es

Sufi Singers Nooran Sisters Headed To Court Over Domestic Troub;es

CHANDIGARH – The Nooran sisters, who just finished touring Canada, including shows in the lower mainland and fraser valley, have been singing the same tune for long.
But discord between the celebrity-duo surfaced this week as the younger Nooran, Jyoti, appeared before the Punjab and Haryana High Court against her mother and sister Sultana.
Facing the music [...]

August 9th, 2014 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »