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Gang Offering Fake Jobs Abroad Busted

Gang Offering Fake Jobs Abroad Busted

Head Police Constable’s Son Among 2 Held! AMRITSAR – Unscrupulous elements continue to cash in on the rage among the rural populace to settle abroad. The Amritsar rural police has busted one such gang that allegedly duped several persons hailing from the rural belt of Gurdaspur and Amritsar on the pretext of sending them to […]

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Inter-State Gang Busted!

Inter-State Gang Busted!

The Patiala police arrested an inter-state gang of nine persons, who were involved in various cases of murder and robbery, and recovered illegal arms from them. Patiala Senior Superintendent of Police HS Mann shows the illegal weapons siezed in Patiala on Monday.

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Punjab IAS Officer Leading Flood Rescue Team Assaulted

Punjab IAS Officer Leading Flood Rescue Team Assaulted

CHANDIGARH – Senior IAS officer KS Pannu, in charge of the rescue team sent by the Punjab Government to Uttarakhand, was assaulted by some pilgrims stranded at Gobind Ghat. He was saved by jawans of paramilitary forces and the Army. “I was attacked by some persons who insisted that they be evacuated first. We told […]

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Controversial BJP Poll Chief Modi Turns Preacher In Punjab

Controversial BJP Poll Chief Modi Turns Preacher In Punjab

MADHOPUR – In a bid to counter in-house critics and former allies who have accused him of divisive politics, Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought to project himself as a consensus seeker saying he was committed to unifying hearts and minds. Modi used a rally here that was also attended by Punjab chief […]

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22 Officers Charged In Ropar Plant Blast

22 Officers Charged In Ropar Plant Blast

ROPAR- A chargesheet was filed today against 22 officials, including several additional superintending engineers, for the December 29 fire at Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Plant (GGSSTP), Ropar. An inquiry committee headed by chief engineer K Laal, had found that the accused had erred in carrying out their duty. Laal could not be contacted despite […]

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Confusion Over NRI Medical Quota Seats Leaves Aspirants Jittery

Confusion Over NRI Medical Quota Seats Leaves Aspirants Jittery

FARIDKOT – The prevailing confusion over filling the NRI quota seats in the medical (MBBS), dental (BDS) and post-graduation medical courses (MD, MDS and MS) in various private and government colleges in Punjab has left the aspirants in jitters. Each year, over 100 Indian and overseas students take admission under the NRI quota. But due […]

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Punjab Hit By Scarcity For Sand Due To Mining Ban

Punjab Hit By Scarcity For Sand Due To Mining Ban

Construction Affected As Govt Says Use Unused Materia! CHANDIGARH –  Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday asked various departments to properly utilize the material lying unused at various government construction sites as Punjab faces scarcity for sand. Owing to a mining ban the prices for sand are sky-high in past few months. Badal asked […]

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Larger, Brighter ‘Supermoon’ Lights Up World Skies

Larger, Brighter ‘Supermoon’ Lights Up World Skies

WASHINGTON – Supermoon — the largest and brightest full Moon of 2013 — lit up the world skies over the weekend as the Earth’s natural satellite passed the closest point to our planet. ‘Supermoon’ is a situation when the Moon is slightly closer to Earth in its orbit than on average, and this effect is […]

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British-Sikh Girl’s Illegally Taken Organs Traced In Punjab

British-Sikh Girl’s Illegally Taken Organs Traced In Punjab

LONDON – Parents of a British Sikh girl who died suddenly while on holiday in India have moved a step closer to getting answers about her mysterious death. Birmingham-born Gurkiren Kaur Loyal fell ill on a family holiday in Punjab in April and was being treated for dehydration at a clinic in Khanna when staff […]

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Official Inauguration of Seattle’s Summer Sports Coaching Camp

Official Inauguration of Seattle’s Summer Sports Coaching Camp

In an effort to train young boys and girls in various fields of sports and games during the vacation period, the 4th Summer Sports Coaching Camp 2013 has been organized by Indo-American Sports Training Center Seattle with active support of the community at Meridian School grounds in the city of Kent. The coaching camp was […]

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