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Headline: Gatka competitions and training mooted

Headline: Gatka competitions and training mooted

Photo: Gatka demonstration LUDHIANA: To promote the Sikh martial art Gatka, the International Sikh Martial Arts Academy (ISMAA) has decided to organise martial arts competitions and free training camps across the country. Besides, ISMAA has also decided that during the Gatka competitions to be organised in schools and colleges level, only stick fighting – Single […]

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Headline: Agriculture a big contributor to Indian climate emissions

Headline: Agriculture a big contributor to Indian climate emissions

Photo: Methane gas contributes to climatic change New Delhi: Government research indicates that agriculture contributed to 18 per cent of the total atmospheric emissions in India in 2010, the Lok Sabha was informed. Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave said in a written reply that human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG), including those from the agriculture […]

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Headline: Dalit youths hurt by cow vigilantes leave hospital

Headline: Dalit youths hurt by cow vigilantes leave hospital

Photo: The four Dalit youths were tied up and beaten Rajkot: The four Dalit youths who were brutally thrashed by cow vigilantes at Una in Gir Somnath district over two weeks ago that led to large-scale protests were discharged from the hospital here with improvement in their health condition, a senior official said. The four […]

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Headline: Finance ministers ‘reach’ GST consensus

Headline: Finance ministers ‘reach’ GST consensus

Photo 1: Finance ministers discuss the upcoming GST bill Photo 2: Central Finance Minister Arun Jaitley convened the meeting. New Delhi: Making headway on the long- pending GST Bill, the Centre and States have agreed on the principle that the tax rate will be lower than the current levels even as the broad consensus emerged […]

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Headline: Chinese troops enter Indian territory

Headline: Chinese troops enter Indian territory

Photo: Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat New Delhi: Chinese troops transgressed the border on land and by air in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand earlier this month when its men stationed themselves in a demilitarised zone and its helicopters flew in the Indian air space for over five minutes in the same area, official sources said. The […]

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Headline: Community ‘role model’ Dosanjh honoured

Headline: Community ‘role model’ Dosanjh honoured

22 – photo 1 – akali Photo 1: Kal Dosanjh (third from right) poses with officials from the Akali Singh Sikh Society and the Janta Sewak Society after he was presented with the award. Photo 2: Sudarshan Bakshi (right) described Dosanjh as a role model for youth. Vancouver: Last Sunday, the Akali Singh Sikh Society […]

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Headline: East End food seva continues

Headline: East End food seva continues

Photo: Mount Pleasant MLA Melanie Mark (third from right) visited the group serving free food to the needy. Vancouver: Sikh Seva continues to help the hungry and those in need in the poorest neighborhood of Vancouver – the East End. The service, started by the late Amar S. Sandhu, faced some hurdles after he passed […]

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Headline: European restrictions on ISYF removed

Headline: European restrictions on ISYF removed

photo 1: The ISYF was tied to the Khalistan issue photo 2: Bhai Amrik Singh . . . claims work is underway to lift ISYF restrictions in Canada. London: All restrictions on the International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF) have been lifted across the European Union – and the Sikh Federation (UK) says it is “working […]

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Headline: Ex-Kejriwal aide gets bail

Headline: Ex-Kejriwal aide gets bail

Photo 1: Rajendra Kumar New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party head Arvind Kejriwal’s former Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar, who was arrested in a corruption case, has been granted bail by a Special court. Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Judge Arvind Kumar gave the relief to Rajendra Kumar on furnishing of a […]

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Headline: Canada’s own ‘Trumps’

Headline: Canada’s own ‘Trumps’

Subhed: Manning, Harper, Kenney cut from same cloth Photo 1: Preston Manning Photo 2: Stephen Harper Photo 3: Jason Kenney By Bhupinder S. Liddar (NOTE: The opinions expressed here are the writer’s own and do not necessarily reflect those of The Link.) Canadians fully understand Donald Trump. That’s because they have three of their own […]

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