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Boycott Against Badals World Kabaddi Cup!

Boycott Against Badals World Kabaddi Cup!

Canada. Europe, America and British Kabaddi federations announced this week that they will be boycotting the Punjab-government  and the ruling Badals-fronted World Kabaddi Cup in Punjab over their inaction in finding the culprits who disgraced the Sikh holy book Guru Granth Sahib. They announced their joint decision last weekend and said any player or players […]

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Lion Tells True Life Tale Of A Man Returning To His Roots To Search For His Family

Lion Tells True Life Tale Of A Man Returning To His Roots To Search For His Family

The upcoming Hollywood film Lion tells the real-life story of Saroo Brierley, an Indian man who was separated from his family as a child and adopted by an Australian couple, and who turned to Google Earth decades later in the hope of finding his birth family. The film, which is receiving a major Oscar push […]

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Discussion On Love And Compassion Dominate Interfaith Gathering

Discussion On Love And Compassion Dominate Interfaith Gathering

Acharya  S. P.Dwivedi It is difficult to define love because it carries myriad of features. Love we cannot command, dictate, buy or sell; and  it does not come with condition, stipulation, limited to boundaries of religion, culture and race. It may be said, to some extent, that it is an ejection of emotions which defy […]

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Punjab Minister Maluka’s Son Dies In Canada

Punjab Minister Maluka’s Son Dies In Canada

CHANDIGARH – Punjab state’s Rural Development Minister Sikander Singh Maluka’s son, Charanjit Singh (45), died following a brief illness in Canada on Wednesday. He is survived by wife and two children. The cremation will take place in Canada. Maluka has been in Canada since Sunday. Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal expressed grief over his death […]

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Mandir Fundraiser!

Mandir Fundraiser!

The Lakshmi Narayan Hindu mandir in Surrey held their annual fundraiser in Surrey last weekend which brought out the vote-seeking Premier Christy Clark given that coming year is an election year. The fundraising effort is to collect funds for upcoming new projects at the Mandir. The programs included a great depiction of “RAMAYANA” by Shiamak […]

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Sportsman-Comedian Navjot Sidhu Back In Punjab Poll Game As Congress, AAP Renew Offers

Sportsman-Comedian Navjot Sidhu Back In Punjab Poll Game As Congress, AAP Renew Offers

PATIALA – At a time when political pundits had almost written off cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu as a game-changer in the Punjab polls, the former test opener is back in the reckoning with both the Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) trying to seal a deal with him. And Sidhu is learnt to be bargaining […]

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Pakistani Father Gets Death For Killing Daughter For Not Making Round Roti

Pakistani Father Gets Death For Killing Daughter For Not Making Round Roti

LAHORE – A Pakistani man has been handed down the death penalty by a court here for killing his 12-year-old daughter last year because she did not make ‘gol roti’. An additional district and sessions judge gave the death penalty to Khalid Mehmood, who murdered his daughter and then dumped the body outside a hospital […]

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Racist Trump Insults Republican Governors Jindal And Haley

Racist Trump Insults Republican Governors Jindal And Haley

NEW YORK – Indo-American governors Bobby Jindal and Nikki Haley, as well as an Indian-origin scribe were among those on the receiving end of Donald Trump’s barbs on social media, according to a New York Times compilation of people, places and things the Republican has insulted since declaring his bid for presidency. “Since declaring his […]

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Sikh-American Gas Station Attendant Shot Dead In Mississippi

Sikh-American Gas Station Attendant Shot Dead In Mississippi

MERIDIAN CITY – Sandeep Singh (23), a resident of Ucha Pind village, Punjab, was shot dead by masked robbers at Exxon gas station in Meridian City of Mississippi (US) late on Saturday night. According to reports received today, the robbers told Sandeep, a gas station employee, to hand over the cash. When he refused, the […]

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Tatas Dump Cyrus Mistry As Chairman, Recall Ratan Tata

Tatas Dump Cyrus Mistry As Chairman, Recall Ratan Tata

MUMBAI – For the past few months, TOI’s national corporate editor, Boby Kurian, had been working on a story that all was not well within the Tatas. He had heard reports of rising tension between Cyrus Mistry+ — who took over as chairman of India’s largest conglomerate in December 2012 from Ratan Tata — and […]

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