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Badal Calls On Afghan President To Stop The Illegal Smuggling Of Drugs Into Punjab

Badal Calls On Afghan President To Stop The Illegal Smuggling Of Drugs Into Punjab

AMRITSAR – Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s appeal to Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai to curb smuggling of heroin to India via Pakistan has not come as a surprise for many as Punjab being the border state has emerged as a major transit route for the drug trade. The United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime’s […]

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Bank Robbery!

Bank Robbery!

Four armed assailants allegedly looted Rs 49 lakh from a cashier of the State Bank of Patiala, Main Branch in Gidderbaha. An injured security guard being taken to hospital in Gidderbaha on Wednesday.

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Akalis Sweep Panchayat Polls

Akalis Sweep Panchayat Polls

CHANDIGARH – The Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP ruling combine routed the Congress again for a clean sweep in the Zila Parishad and Block Samiti polls on Tuesday evening. Not only has it drubbed the combined Opposition, it has handed the first political defeat to new Congress state president Partap Singh Bajwa. The victory, besides consolidating the […]

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Peoples Party Of Punjab Says Panchayat Polls Rigged, Demands Inquiry

Peoples Party Of Punjab Says Panchayat Polls Rigged, Demands Inquiry

BATHINDA – Accusing the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal of misusing the official machinery to rig and win the zila parishad and panchayat samiti elections, the Peoples Party of Punjab has demanded an inquiry by a sitting judge of Punjab and Haryana high court into the undemocratic means used by SAD. To highlight the misadventure of […]

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SAD’s Impressive Show In Majha

SAD’s Impressive Show In Majha

AMRITSAR – Riding high on the victories scored in the assembly and the local body elections in the cities, the ruling SAD has once again outplayed the Opposition Congress in the zila parishad and block samiti elections in Amritsar and Tarn Taran by winning a huge majority of the seats. Continuing its winning streak, the […]

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Militant Sikh Leaders Meet To Raise Khalistan Demand

Militant Sikh Leaders Meet To Raise Khalistan Demand

CHANDIGARH – Some radical Sikh leaders, led by Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) president Simranjit Singh Mann, on Tuesday discussed strategy for upcoming Lok Sabha polls at a meeting. The leaders also raised the Khalistan (separate Sikh homeland) demand at the meeting, Mann said. The SAD (Amritsar) chief said he “still supports the Khalistan movement and […]

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Capt Lashes Out At DGP Saini For Shameless Self-Praise

Capt Lashes Out At DGP Saini For Shameless Self-Praise

CHANDIGARH – Former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh lashed out at state police chief Sumedh Singh Saini for his “shameless self-praise when he should have felt sorry and apologised to the people of Punjab for failing to hold free and fair poll to the Zila Parishads and Block Samitis.” The former Chief Minister blasted the […]

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Kamal Hassan’s Daughter Shruti Haasan Thought She Was Too Ugly For Films

Kamal Hassan’s Daughter Shruti Haasan Thought She Was Too Ugly For Films

MUMBAI – Actress Shruti Haasan, daughter of legendary actor Kamal Haasan and actress Sarika, always wanted to be in showbiz, but was skeptical about facing the camera because she didn’t find herself attractive enough to be a heroine. “I always wanted to become actress, but I always thought I am too ugly to be an […]

May 25th, 2013 | Posted in Bollywood, Entertainment | Read More »

Bollywood Is In The mood For Love Again

Bollywood Is In The mood For Love Again

NEW DELHI- Much bashed for the fact, but mushy love was Bollywood’s  identity for a long time. Movies such as Maine Pyar Kiya and Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge have outlined the definition of love in the country. Young often defied norms to live out their ‘filmy fantasy’. If it was love, it inadvertently found expression […]

May 25th, 2013 | Posted in Bollywood, Entertainment | Read More »

Aishwarya’s Many Failed Avatars At Cannes 2013

Aishwarya’s Many Failed Avatars At Cannes 2013

MUMBAI – In a rare reversal of the Midas touch, every bit of gold this Bollywood superstar wore on the Cannes red carpet seemed to turn into ash. Pun intended. Looking at her latest Cannes appearance in a heavily zari embellished dress that looks disturbingly like a tea cosy, one can safely suggest her a […]

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