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New Kerala
Sidhu shadow haunts BJP ahead of Punjab elections (Chandigarh, Feb 8 : Having sidelined its most popular political face, cricketer
Sidhu shadow haunts BJP ahead of Punjab elections (
New Kerala / Posted 10 hours ago
Chandigarh, Feb 8 : Having sidelined its most popular political face, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, the BJP in Punjab seems undecided on its own future political course as the state heads for crucial assembly polls in about a year's... Read more
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New Kerala
Punjab Govt. decides to re-introduce primary, middle school examsChandigarh, Feb. 8 : The Punjab Government decided to re-introduce examination
Punjab Govt. decides to re-introduce primary, middle school exams
New Kerala / Posted 13 hours ago
Chandigarh, Feb. 8 : The Punjab Government decided to re-introduce examination system for the primary and middle school classes, said State Education Minister Daljeet Singh Cheema. Cheema said, "Different sections of the society were consulted before... Read more
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The Indian Express
Easiest to get drugs in Goa, but Punjab branded drugs capital, says Sukhbir Singh BadalPunjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and his Wife, Union Cabinet Mi
Easiest to get drugs in Goa, but Punjab branded drugs capital, says Sukhbir Singh Badal
The Indian Express / Posted 3 days ago
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and his Wife, Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal at Express Adda in New Delhi on Saturday. (Source: Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi) “Goa is the easiest place in India... Read more
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The Indian Express
Khadoor Sahib: After nominating candidate, Congress opts out of bypollPunjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder AFTER keeping every
Khadoor Sahib: After nominating candidate, Congress opts out of bypoll
The Indian Express / Posted 3 days ago
Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder AFTER keeping everybody guessing for over a week, the Punjab Congress Wednesday announced that it has opted out of the Khadoor Sahib byelection, with party president Capt Amarinder Singh... Read more
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New Kerala
Punjab to constitute "Think Tank" between farmers and policy makersNew Delhi, Feb 4 : In a historic move to involve the farmers in the policy maki
Punjab to constitute "Think Tank" between farmers and policy makers
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 4 : In a historic move to involve the farmers in the policy making, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has approved to constitute a 'Think Tank' for agriculture sector. The Think Tank will be an exclusively Farmer's organization... Read more
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New Kerala
Punjab CM discharged from Chandigarh hospitalChandigarh, Feb 3 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was on Wednesday
Punjab CM discharged from Chandigarh hospital
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Chandigarh, Feb 3 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was on Wednesday discharged from the PGIMER here following recovery from chest infection. Badal, 88, was admitted to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)... Read more
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New Kerala
Punjab to open three meritorious residential schools for 4850 studentsNew Delhi, Feb 2 : To take forward progressive agenda of imparting free and qua
Punjab to open three meritorious residential schools for 4850 students
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 2 : To take forward progressive agenda of imparting free and quality education to the poor but meritorious students the Punjab government is all set to start academics in three new Residential schools for meritorious students at... Read more
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The Hindu
Embassy says no ban on Sikh turbans in public places in FranceSays only the burkha is banned in public places, for obvious security reasons.
Embassy says no ban on Sikh turbans in public places in France
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
Says only the burkha is banned in public places, for obvious security reasons. The French Embassy here on Tuesday said there was no ban on wearing turbans in public space while reacting to a charge by a Sikh organisation that the community has been... Read more
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Calcutta News
Excluding Sikh Regiment from R-Day parade regrettable: Badal to PM Chandigarh, Jan 31 (IANS) The controversy over the exclusion of the Sikh Regi
Excluding Sikh Regiment from R-Day parade regrettable: Badal to PM
Calcutta News / Posted 6 days ago
Chandigarh, Jan 31 (IANS) The controversy over the exclusion of the Sikh Regiment from the Republic Day parade in Delhi refuses to settle down, with Punjab Chief Minister Parkash... Read more
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The Hindu
Punjab asks PM to push for public stock-holding of food grainsIn a bid to ensure country’s food security, Punjab wants the Centre to push for
Punjab asks PM to push for public stock-holding of food grains
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
In a bid to ensure country’s food security, Punjab wants the Centre to push for finalising the work programme for public stock holding of food grains and Special Safeguard Mechanism (SSM) in the special sessions of committee on agriculture during the... Read more
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New Kerala
Excluding Sikh Regiment from R-Day parade regrettable: Badal to PMChandigarh, Jan 31 : The controversy over the exclusion of the Sikh Regiment fr
Excluding Sikh Regiment from R-Day parade regrettable: Badal to PM
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Chandigarh, Jan 31 : The controversy over the exclusion of the Sikh Regiment from the Republic Day parade in Delhi refuses to settle down, with Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday describing the episode as "sad and regrettable" in a... Read more
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New Kerala
India celebrates R-Day, French troops join parade in Delhi (New Delhi, Jan 26 : India's 67th Republic Day was celebrated across cities and
India celebrates R-Day, French troops join parade in Delhi (
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 26 : India's 67th Republic Day was celebrated across cities and towns on Tuesday, with the country's military might on display in the capital where French troops made history by joining the impressive parade. French President Francois... Read more
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New Kerala
R-Day celebrated in Punjab, HaryanaChandigarh, Jan 26 : The Republic Day was celebrated in Punjab and Haryana with
R-Day celebrated in Punjab, Haryana
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
Chandigarh, Jan 26 : The Republic Day was celebrated in Punjab and Haryana with patriotic fervour. Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal unfurled the flag at Bathinda since his father and Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal is... Read more
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New Kerala
PM Modi meets Punjab CM Badal at PGI hospitalChandigarh, Jan. 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met Punjab Chief M
PM Modi meets Punjab CM Badal at PGI hospital
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
Chandigarh, Jan. 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal at the PGI hospital here to enquire about his health. The 88-year-old was admitted on Friday night following complaints of uneasiness after he... Read more
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New Kerala
Narendra Modi visits PGIMER to meet Parkash Singh BadalChandigarh, Jan 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited Post-Gradua
Narendra Modi visits PGIMER to meet Parkash Singh Badal
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
Chandigarh, Jan 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh to meet Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. Badal is admitted in the hospital. The PM... Read more
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New Kerala
Gidda, bhangra folk dancers welcome Hollande in Corbusier city (Sidelights)Chandigarh, Jan 24 : Folk artistes from Punjab performed gidda and bhangra danc
Gidda, bhangra folk dancers welcome Hollande in Corbusier city (Sidelights)
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
Chandigarh, Jan 24 : Folk artistes from Punjab performed gidda and bhangra dances to welcome French President Francois Hollande on his arrival at the airport here. He was also greeted by folk artistes at the Government Museum and Art... Read more
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New Kerala
Modi visits PGIMER to meet ailing BadalChandigarh, Jan 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday evening visited the
Modi visits PGIMER to meet ailing Badal
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
Chandigarh, Jan 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday evening visited the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here to enquire about the health of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal who is admitted there.... Read more
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New Kerala
Badal advised rest; still in hospitalChandigarh, Jan 23 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was advised rest
Badal advised rest; still in hospital
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
Chandigarh, Jan 23 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was advised rest by doctors and kept under observation at the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here. All engagements of the chief minister, who was... Read more
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New Kerala
Badal admitted to PGIMER; condition stableChandigarh, Jan 23 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was admitted to
Badal admitted to PGIMER; condition stable
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
Chandigarh, Jan 23 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was admitted to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) hospital late on Friday night with minor infection. Doctors said that Badal was stable and kept... Read more
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New Kerala
Punjab CM hospitalised, dischargedChandigarh, Jan 22 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was on Friday ta
Punjab CM hospitalised, discharged
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
Chandigarh, Jan 22 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was on Friday taken to a private hospital in Nawanshahr town in Punjab on Friday evening after he complained of uneasiness. Badal, who attended a 'Sangat Darshan' (meeting with public)... Read more
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New Kerala
Sukhbir Singh Badal flags first train to VaranasiNew Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI-NewsVoir): Deputy CM Sukbir Singh Badal today flagged of
Sukhbir Singh Badal flags first train to Varanasi
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI-NewsVoir): Deputy CM Sukbir Singh Badal today flagged off the first train to Varanasi from Jalandhar railway Station under the Mukh Mantri Tirath Yatra Scheme. The other train, which is scheduled from Ludhiana, will see 11 more... Read more
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asianage
�The NIA must probe the link of politicians with drug smugglers'Former additional director-general of police (intelligence), Punjab, Shashi Kan
�The NIA must probe the link of politicians with drug smugglers'
asianage / Posted 18 days ago
Former additional director-general of police (intelligence), Punjab, Shashi Kant The two terror attacks in Punjab in the last six months have raised concerns about Pakistan-based terrorists using the drug smuggling network. Shashi Kant, former ADGP... Read more
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New Kerala
Sukhbir Badal flags off first pilgrim train from Jalandhar to VaranasiJalandhar (Punjab), Jan.20 (ANI-NewsVoir): Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukbir
Sukhbir Badal flags off first pilgrim train from Jalandhar to Varanasi
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
Jalandhar (Punjab), Jan.20 (ANI-NewsVoir): Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukbir Singh Badal today flagged off the first train to Varanasi from the Jalandhar City railway Station under the Mukh Mantri Tirath Yatra Scheme. Another train to Varanasi will... Read more
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New Kerala
Malta to Panama: Another immigrant tragedy leaves Punjab government unmovedChandigarh, Jan 20 : The lack of will on the part of the Punjab government and
Malta to Panama: Another immigrant tragedy leaves Punjab government unmoved
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
Chandigarh, Jan 20 : The lack of will on the part of the Punjab government and its agencies to curb the activities of unscrupulous immigration and travel agents who lure youth from the state by promising them immigration to western countries has... Read more
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New Kerala
Badal brushes AAP aside, brands Congress as their main opponentAmritsar, Jan. 20 : Raising the pitch for the 2017 Assembly polls in Punjab, De
Badal brushes AAP aside, brands Congress as their main opponent
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
Amritsar, Jan. 20 : Raising the pitch for the 2017 Assembly polls in Punjab, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday branded the Congress party as Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)'s main opponent while brushing the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)... Read more
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asianage
Amarinder Singh asks Badals to clarify SP revelationsPunjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt. Amarinder Singh on Monday dem
Amarinder Singh asks Badals to clarify SP revelations
asianage / Posted 20 days ago
Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt. Amarinder Singh on Monday demanded an explanation from chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and his deputy Sukhbir Badal over the revelations reportedly made by detained SP Salwinder Singh while he was... Read more
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New Kerala
Panama boat tragedy: Punjab wants Centre to send team to USChandigarh, Jan 18 : Amid reports that 20-25 youths from Punjab drowned after a
Panama boat tragedy: Punjab wants Centre to send team to US
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
Chandigarh, Jan 18 : Amid reports that 20-25 youths from Punjab drowned after a boat in which they were headed to the US capsized near Panama, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to... Read more
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Calcutta News
Ink attack staged by some political parties, says Phoolka Ludhiana, Jan. 17 (ANI): Criticising the ink attack on Delhi Chief Minister A
Ink attack staged by some political parties, says Phoolka
Calcutta News / Posted 21 days ago
Ludhiana, Jan. 17 (ANI): Criticising the ink attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, senior advocate H.S. Phoolka on Sunday said the incident was staged by some political parties in... Read more
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The Hindu
After Bihar, Congress open to the idea of grand alliancesIn the wake of the Congress’s success in last year’s Assembly elections in Biha
After Bihar, Congress open to the idea of grand alliances
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
In the wake of the Congress’s success in last year’s Assembly elections in Bihar, thanks to the formation of an anti-BJP Grand Coalition in that State, there appears to be some softening on the subject in the party about the possibility of similar... Read more
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New Kerala
AAP fires up Punjab's politics towards new trajectory (News Analysis) Chandigarh, Jan 16 : Whenever assembly elections are round the
AAP fires up Punjab's politics towards new trajectory (
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
News Analysis) Chandigarh, Jan 16 : Whenever assembly elections are round the corner in Punjab, political fireworks are expected. This time is a little different with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP),... Read more
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asianage
Congress boost in Punjab as Parkash Singh Badal nephew joinsRahul Gandhi welcomes PPP chief Manpreet Singh Badal as Mr Badal formally joins
Congress boost in Punjab as Parkash Singh Badal nephew joins
asianage / Posted 23 days ago
Rahul Gandhi welcomes PPP chief Manpreet Singh Badal as Mr Badal formally joins the party in New Delhi on Friday. — PTI Capt. Amarinder Singh, MP from Amritsar and Congress’ Punjab unit chief, has virtually emerged as the party’s CM face in next... Read more
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New Kerala
Farmers' suicide: Punjab to give compensation on same day Chandigarh, Jan 15 : The Punjab government announced on Friday that it will p
Farmers' suicide: Punjab to give compensation on same day
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
Chandigarh, Jan 15 : The Punjab government announced on Friday that it will provide compensation on the same day to families of farmers who commit suicide. "In a bid to mitigate the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Shekhar Gupta: A general called JakeIndia did not do well enough by Lt General Jacob, but, besides its Great War he
Shekhar Gupta: A general called Jake
Business Standard India / Posted 24 days ago
India did not do well enough by Lt General Jacob, but, besides its Great War hero, he remained an ambassador of its core valuesIndia did not do well enough by Lt General Jacob, but, besides its Great War hero, he... Read more
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New Kerala
Manpreet Badal merges his party with CongressNew Delhi, Jan 15 : Manpreet Singh Badal, an estranged nephew of Punjab Chief M
Manpreet Badal merges his party with Congress
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 15 : Manpreet Singh Badal, an estranged nephew of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, on Friday merged his People's Party of Punjab with the Congress to unitedly take on SAD-BJP in the assembly polls in the state early next... Read more
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New Kerala
Bikram Singh Majithia commits of SAD-BJP for welfare and development of societyNew Delhi, Jan 15 : Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia today distrib
Bikram Singh Majithia commits of SAD-BJP for welfare and development of society
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 15 : Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia today distributed 395 free cycles to the needy students in three schools of Kathunangal, Chawinda Devi and Tahli Sahib under state's Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme. While distributing the... Read more
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New Kerala
Punjab party merges with Congress ahead of 2017 pollsNew Delhi/Chandigarh, Jan 15 : People's Party of Punjab (PPP) chief Manpreet Si
Punjab party merges with Congress ahead of 2017 polls
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
New Delhi/Chandigarh, Jan 15 : People's Party of Punjab (PPP) chief Manpreet Singh Badal has merged his party with the Congress, it was announced on Friday. Manpreet, a former finance minister of Punjab, is the estranged nephew of Punjab Chief... Read more
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New Kerala
Manpreet Badal merges his party with CongressNew Delhi, Jan 15 : Manpreet Singh Badal, an estranged nephew of Punjab Chief M
Manpreet Badal merges his party with Congress
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 15 : Manpreet Singh Badal, an estranged nephew of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, on Friday merged his People's Party of Punjab with the Congress to unitedly take on SAD-BJP in the assembly polls in the state early next... Read more
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The Hindu
Punjab CM's nephew Manpreet Badal joins CongressManpreet Badal, the estranged nephew of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Bad
Punjab CM's nephew Manpreet Badal joins Congress
The Hindu / Posted 24 days ago
Manpreet Badal, the estranged nephew of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, on Friday joined Congress after meeting party vice-president Rahul Gandhi. Hectic parleys were held between the former Akali leader and Punjab Congress chief... Read more
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New Kerala
Badals ruined Punjab, oust them from powerMuktsar (Punjab), Jan 14 : Launching a fierce attack on the ruling Badal family
Badals ruined Punjab, oust them from power
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
Muktsar (Punjab), Jan 14 : Launching a fierce attack on the ruling Badal family in Punjab, AAP leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday urged people to oust the Badals from power, saying the once progressive state was on the verge... Read more
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New Kerala
Lt. Gen. J.F.R. Jacob: The man who did a lot for ChandigarhChandigarh, Jan 13 : Though he was always feted as the hero of the 1971 Banglad
Lt. Gen. J.F.R. Jacob: The man who did a lot for Chandigarh
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
Chandigarh, Jan 13 : Though he was always feted as the hero of the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war where he negotiated the surrender of nearly 93,000 Pakistani troops, Lt. Gen. J.F.R. Jacob had endeared himself to people in Chandigarh during his... Read more
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New Kerala
Treat Punjab at par with Kashmir for BSF deployment: BadalAmritsar, Jan 10 : In wake of two major terror attacks in Punjab in about five
Treat Punjab at par with Kashmir for BSF deployment: Badal
New Kerala / Posted 29 days ago
Amritsar, Jan 10 : In wake of two major terror attacks in Punjab in about five months, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday urged the central government to treat the state frontier at par with Jammu and Kashmir for deployment of more BSF... Read more
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The Telegraph
Scanner on Punjab's IPS holeA soldier during a search operation at Bhullaechak Colony near Tibri Cantonment
Scanner on Punjab's IPS hole
The Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
A soldier during a search operation at Bhullaechak Colony near Tibri Cantonment in Gurdaspur on Friday. The operation, launched after locals said on Wednesday they saw two men in army fatigues moving in a suspicious manner, was called off on Friday... Read more
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New Kerala
Protesting Youth Congress activists cane-charged near Chandigarh airportChandigarh, Jan 8 : The Punjab Police used water cannons and cane-charged Youth
Protesting Youth Congress activists cane-charged near Chandigarh airport
New Kerala / Posted a month ago
Chandigarh, Jan 8 : The Punjab Police used water cannons and cane-charged Youth Congress activists, including women, who were heading towards the new terminal of the Chandigarh airport demanding that the airport be named after freedom fighter Bhagat... Read more
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New Kerala
Prakash Singh Badal orders ban on guthka, pan masala manufacturing in PunjabNew Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI-NewsVoir): In the public interest, the Punjab Chief Minis
Prakash Singh Badal orders ban on guthka, pan masala manufacturing in Punjab
New Kerala / Posted a month ago
New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI-NewsVoir): In the public interest, the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today ordered to ban the manufacturing of Guthka, Pan Masala, Processed/flavored/scented chewing tobacco and any other food products containing... Read more
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The Telegraph
'Drug-terror nexus' in PathankotSecurity forces scour Bhullaechak Colony near Tibri Cantonment in Gurdaspur, le
'Drug-terror nexus' in Pathankot
The Telegraph / Posted a month ago
Security forces scour Bhullaechak Colony near Tibri Cantonment in Gurdaspur, less than 50km from Pathankot, on Thursday after a farmer said on Wednesday that he saw two men in army fatigues moving in a suspicious manner. The army and police are... Read more
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Business Standard India
Airports may be named only after citiesThe central government may put an end to the practice of naming airports after
Airports may be named only after cities
Business Standard India / Posted 1 months ago
The central government may put an end to the practice of naming airports after famous personalities. The move comes in the wake of the controversy over naming of new terminal at Chandigarh airport. The Haryana government has demanded that the... Read more
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New Kerala
Punjab bans manufacture of 'gutka', some other tobacco productsChandigarh, Jan 7 : The Punjab government on Thursday ordered a ban on the manu
Punjab bans manufacture of 'gutka', some other tobacco products
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
Chandigarh, Jan 7 : The Punjab government on Thursday ordered a ban on the manufacturing of 'gutka', 'pan masala' and processed, flavoured and scented chewing tobacco and any other food products containing tobacco or nicotine in the state with... Read more

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