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PROTEST AGAINST DETERIORATING LAW

PROTEST AGAINST DETERIORATING LAW

Congress MLAs participate in a protest outside the Speaker’s office in the Vidhan Sabha complex. They were protesting against the ‘deteriorating’ law and order situation in Punjab. Congress MLAs participate in a protest outside the Speaker’s office in theVidhan Sabha complex. They were protesting against the ‘deteriorating’ lawand order situation in Punjab.

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Celebration of Shaheedi Jor Mela

Celebration of Shaheedi Jor Mela

FATEHGARH SAHIB- Thousands of devotees from across the state braved the fog and cold to pay obeisance at Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib on the eve of Shaheedi Jor Mela here today. Organised to mark the martyrdom of the two younger sons of Guru Gobind Singh, who were ‘bricked’ alive here during the regime of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, the fair will begin on December 25. Ludhiana Range […]

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Punjab Police Redraw Police Station Boundaries, Upsetting Locals

Punjab Police Redraw Police Station Boundaries, Upsetting Locals

FARIDKOT- A year after thePunjab Police redrew the boundaries of its police stations to increase its operational capacity and enable them to offer services adapted to local needs, the new police map has left the residents of over one dozen villages in the district sulking. Many villages, which had a police precinct at a distance of three to five km prior to […]

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Punjab Technical University Changes Rules To Fill Seats

Punjab Technical University Changes Rules To Fill Seats

JALANDHAR- Buckling under pressure from colleges that are left with hundreds ofunfilled seats in B.Tech, MBA and MCA, Punjab Technical University (PTU) has allowed direct admissions in the second semester.As per the new policy, the colleges will be able to admit students directly in the second semester. Such students will cover the coursesof the first semester during summer break […]

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State Requests Appraisals Of Employees

State Requests Appraisals Of Employees

CHANDIGARH- In an attempt to imbibe the work culture of the corporate sector, the Punjab Government has asked the Financial Commissioners and Principal and Administrative Secretaries to submit performance appraisal of their respective departments, including specific work details of its employees.The departments have been asked to submit their Results Framework Document (RFD) in respect of […]

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SAD Leader Commits Fraud, On The Run

SAD Leader Commits Fraud, On The Run

PATIALA- A senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader is on the run after allegedly cheating a Sangrur-based woman on the pretext of selling her land in Dakala and later not turning up for registry. He reportedly even accepted Rs 35 lakh as token money. A case was registered on December 18 against Baldev Singh Bathohi, […]

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Indian Doctors Keep Failing Medical Exams

Indian Doctors Keep Failing Medical Exams

LONDON- Hundreds of foreign doctors, including those from India and Pakistan, are routinely failing key medical exams in Britain, The Mail on Sunday said. Success rates are so poor that medical associations want doctors to be allowed six attempts at passing the tests rather than the current four. The revelation raises fears the trainee medics, […]

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Monsoon Communications Heads Multicultural Marketing

Monsoon Communications Heads Multicultural Marketing

TORONTO-  In a move to emphasize the growing importance of ethnic Canadians in the telecom category, WIND Mobile today announced the appointment of Monsoon Communications as the Agency of Record for their multicultural marketing segments. “Our goal was to find a full service cross-cultural agency that would be on par in their thinking with our […]

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Flight Instructor Guilty of Assaulting Students In The Air

Flight Instructor Guilty of Assaulting Students In The Air

AUCKLAND- New Zealand’s lucrative  market for foreign students is under the spotlight after a group of Indian students say they were assaulted, ripped off and forced to fly in unsafe conditions at a Palmerston North flight school. ONE News was first contacted a year and a half ago by a desperate group of Indian students who said they were being physically abused by […]

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Canada’s Gun Controls ‘Work,’ Harper Says

Canada’s Gun Controls ‘Work,’ Harper Says

OTTAWA- In the wake of the horrendous Newton shootings, Canada is now under lime light regarding its gun laws and regulations. The Conservative government has repealed gun show regulations, on the advice of the same controversial advisory committee the prime minister recently distanced himself from. Meanwhile, Ontario’s chief firearms officer said he fears the decision […]

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