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More ‘Coffee With Capt’ Sessions Coming As Congress Shifts Into High Gear For Punjab Elections

More ‘Coffee With Capt’ Sessions Coming As Congress Shifts Into High Gear For Punjab Elections

NEW DELHI – Congress strategist Prashant Kishor is planning a second edition of Coffee with Capt as he plans to shift gears of Punjab Congress election campaign.
The new season of the initiative, which had four editions previously, will see 80 fresh sessions, this time with segments like farmers, women, traders, industrialists, teachers and NGO leaders.
Sources [...]

May 21st, 2016 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Devotees Throng Ashram To pay Last Respects To Nirankari Chief Who Died In Road Accident In Canada

Devotees Throng Ashram To pay Last Respects To Nirankari Chief Who Died In Road Accident In Canada

NEW DELHI – Despite the scorching sun, devotees from across the country and abroad thronged Nirankari Mission Ashram at Burari in Delhi to pay their last respects to mission head Hardev Singh, whose body is kept in a coffin.
Union ministers Rajnath Singh and Piyush Goyal, former Chief Minister of Haryana Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Delhi Chief [...]

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Sikh Preacher Dhadrianwale Escapes 50-Bullet Hit On His Life

Sikh Preacher Dhadrianwale Escapes 50-Bullet Hit On His Life

Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale’s cavalcade was on its way to Isewal village when it was attacked near Ludhiana by 15 assailants, most of them baptised Sikhs. Dhadrianwale ducked for cover as his driver sped away. His associate was shot dead. The police said at least 50 shots were fired.
LUDHIANA – Sikh Baba Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale was [...]

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Police Round Up A Few People Following Attck On p Dhadrianwale, Who Demands Probe

Police Round Up A Few People Following Attck On p Dhadrianwale, Who Demands Probe

LUDHIANA – The Ludhiana police on Wednesday rounded up a few people in connection with the assault on Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale, whose cavalcade was attacked by unidentified people near Barewal village in Ludhiana district on Tuesday evening.
The police have reportedly identified all attackers. Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Balkar Singh claimed to have [...]

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Sarbat Khalsa ‘Jathedar’ Mand Blames Badal Govt For Poor Law And Order In Punjab

Sarbat Khalsa ‘Jathedar’ Mand Blames Badal Govt For Poor Law And Order In Punjab

ANANDPUR SAHIB – Sarbat Khalsa-appointed ‘Jathedars’ Dhian Singh Mand, Amrik Singh Ajnala and Baljit Singh Daduwal paid obeisance amid tight security arrangements at Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib here today.
The three ‘Jathedars’ remained for nearly an hour in the gurdwara and attended kirtan too. Earlier, they visited Gurdwara Patalpuri Sahib at Kiratpur Sahib.
‘Jathedar’ Mand said they [...]

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25,000 Trees Being Axed For Four-Laning Project

25,000 Trees Being Axed For Four-Laning Project

JALANDHAR – Having acquired nearly 145 hectares of the Forest Department land along the Nakodar-Moga-Barnala road for the four-laning project being executed by the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the work to axe more than 25,000 fully grown trees has begun along the route.
Most of the trees which are being uprooted using JCB [...]

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Save Crops From Blistering Heat: Experts

Save Crops From Blistering Heat: Experts

CHANDIGARH – As the northern region is witnessing a rise in the mercury level, growers in Punjab have been advised to irrigate their crops mainly fruits and vegetables to save them from getting burnt due to heat.
Experts have also advised farmers to keep the cattle in a cool environment especially buffaloes in order to minimise [...]

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Raped Dalit Girl Attempts Suicide As Two Men Booked

Raped Dalit Girl Attempts Suicide As Two Men Booked

MOGA – A 19-year-old Dalit girl studying in Class XII reportedly consumed some poisonous substance after she was allegedly kidnapped and raped by a man at Melak Kanga village in Dharamkot sub-division, police sources said.
The victim was rushed to the District Hospital, Moga, where her condition was stated to be stable.
The sources said two youths [...]

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Raiding Police Team Attacked In Batala

Raiding Police Team Attacked In Batala

BATALA – A gang of criminals reportedly attacked a police team at Jaurian village late last night following which a head constable was critically injured.
The injured, Gurmeet Singh, was part of the team that went to the village falling under Dera Baba Nanak police station for investigating a case when he was attacked with sharp [...]

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Man Ends Life Over ‘Failed’ Love Affair

Man Ends Life Over ‘Failed’ Love Affair

MUKTSAR – Apparently upset over a failed relationship, a 22-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the Rajasthan Feeder canal on May 14.
The body of Jaspal Singh, a native of Gidderbaha, was found from the canal near Tharajwala village on Monday. Thereafter, acting upon the statement of the deceased’s family, the Lambi police have [...]

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