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Badal family is most corrupt, Navjot Sidhu describes them plundering decoits Badal family is most corrupt, Navjot Sidhu describes them plundering decoits CHANDIGARH: Reacting strongly to Sukhbir Badal’s brazen lies and ridiculous allegations against the Captain Amarinder Singh government, the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) on Saturday lambasted the Akalis for looting the people of every single resource they could lay their hands on, during their decade-long misrule of the state.
Court lifts stay on 'The Wire' story on Amit Shah's son
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Court lifts stay on 'The Wire' story on Amit Shah's son AHMEDABAD: A civil court here on Saturday vacated an ex parte and interim injunction imposed on news web portal 'The Wire' against further use and follow-up of its story in October about the astronomical rise in the business of BJP President Amit Shah's son Jay Shah after the Narendra Modi government came to power in 2014.
Congress MPs from Punjab raises issue of forced converstion of Sikhs in Pakistan with Sushma Congress MPs from Punjab raises issue of forced converstion of Sikhs in Pakistan with Sushma A delegation of Congress Members of Parliament from Punjab led by Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee President and MP from Gurdaspur Mr. Sunil Jakhar today raised the issue of forced conversion of Sikhs in Pakistan with Mrs Sushma Swaraj Minister of External Affairs (MoEA). Delegation members including Mr Jakhar and MP Mr Ravneet Singh Bittu said that they were seriously concerned about the forced conversion of Sikhs in Pakistan and solicited Ministry’s urgent intervention in the matter to protect the identity of the Sikh community settled there.
Punjab Local bodies poll results vindicated Congress policies, defeat of opposition propaganda: Capt Amarinder  Punjab Local bodies poll results vindicated Congress policies, defeat of opposition propaganda: Capt Amarinder  CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has hailed the Municipal Corporation, Nagar Panchayat & Municipal Committee poll results as a clear vindication of the Congress policies and a resounding defeat of the Opposition’s deceitful propaganda.
SAD president Sukhbir Badal says State Election Commission has become party to the Cong SAD president Sukhbir Badal says State Election Commission has become party to the Cong CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the State Election Commission (SEC) had become party to the Congress conspiracy to defeat the voice of the people in the civic body elections and that the SAD would approach the high court and demand a CBI inquiry to uncover this sinister plot.
$210,000 raised in Washington for Underprivileged Students in Punjab $210,000 raised in Washington for Underprivileged Students in Punjab WASHINGTON DC : Over 350 guests from all across the Metropolitan Washington area came to support the scholarship program of the Sikh Human Development Foundation at Gaithersburg Hilton in Maryland. The glittery gala, featuring Bollywood actor and a Punjabi comedian, Gurpreet Ghuggi, raised over $210,000 for underprivileged youth pursuing higher education in Punjab. Gajinder Singh Ahuja, Chairman of SHDF, while welcoming the audience, invited all to donate by saying, “Your assistance is lifting young people out of poverty, tragedy and painful circumstances.”
How Congress govt in Punjab allowed 26 hour long road blockage by SAD-BJP workers? How Congress govt in Punjab allowed 26 hour long road blockage by SAD-BJP workers? CHANDIGARH: The Congress government in Punjab is facing public flak for becoming mute spectator to the 26 hour long road blockade by SAD-BJP workers while the government was indifferent to agitating farmers and anganwadi workers who wanted to hold dharna outside Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh residence in Patiala. They were cane charged and not allowed to enter Patiala.

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Pakistan army uses loudspeakers to ask LoC residents to move away Pakistan army uses loudspeakers to ask LoC residents to move away SRINAGAR: Panic gripped residents of border villages in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Saturday when Pakistan army made loudspeaker announcements asking people living near the Line of Control (LoC) to move to safer areas.
Jaitley rules out privatisation of state-run banks Jaitley rules out privatisation of state-run banks NEW DELHI: Following the Rs 11,300 crore Punjab National Bank fraud by accused diamond trader Nirav Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday ruled out privatisation of public sector banks (PSBs), saying the move may not find political consensus.
Badal family is most corrupt, Navjot Sidhu describes them plundering decoits Badal family is most corrupt, Navjot Sidhu describes them plundering decoits CHANDIGARH: Reacting strongly to Sukhbir Badal’s brazen lies and ridiculous allegations against the Captain Amarinder Singh government, the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) on Saturday lambasted the Akalis for looting the people of every single resource they could lay their hands on, during their decade-long misrule of the state.
At least 716 Graduates Get Degrees at Khalsa College’s 111th Convocation At least 716 Graduates Get Degrees at Khalsa College’s 111th Convocation AMRITSR: Urging the students to imbibe moral values to succeed in life, Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) President Satyajit Singh Majithia today said the traditional education is meaningless if it is devoid of the ethical and moral standards. He said the teachers must be role model for the students as he exhorts them to opt for `entrepreneurship’ and open small businesses as job markets are shrinking.
SAD demands rollback of decision to slash government holidays CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today termed the Congress government‘s decision to slash the list of government holidays as a ‘totally dictatorial, irrational and insensitive’ step taken without taking the other stakeholders into confidence, even as it demanded its immediate roll back.P
Mumbai rooftop pub fire kills 14 Mumbai rooftop pub fire kills 14 MUMBAI: At least 14 people were killed, 21 others hurt when a major fire broke out in a pub in the Kamla Mills Compound here early on Friday, an official said.
Cold, foggy Sunday morning in Delhi, 17 trains cancelled NEW DELHI: It was a cold and foggy morning here on Sunday with the minimum temperature recorded at 6.3 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average, the Met Office said. At least 17 trains were cancelled due to fog in several parts of northern India.
Court lifts stay on 'The Wire' story on Amit Shah's son
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Court lifts stay on 'The Wire' story on Amit Shah's son AHMEDABAD: A civil court here on Saturday vacated an ex parte and interim injunction imposed on news web portal 'The Wire' against further use and follow-up of its story in October about the astronomical rise in the business of BJP President Amit Shah's son Jay Shah after the Narendra Modi government came to power in 2014.
District Hospital Nawanshehar wins state award of Rs.50 lakhs under Kayakalp programme District Hospital Nawanshehar wins state award of Rs.50 lakhs under Kayakalp programme MOHALI: The District Hospital Nawashahr here today received the award of Rs. 50 lakhs as first prize under the Kayakalp Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2017-18 for maintaining high standards of cleanliness, sanitation and hygiene. The award was handed over by Sh. Brahm Mohindra, Health & Family Welfare Minister, Punjab at a special ceremony held to felicitate the outperforming Govt. Health Institutions at State Institute of Health & Family Welfare, Phase-VI, Mohali.
Congress MPs from Punjab raises issue of forced converstion of Sikhs in Pakistan with Sushma Congress MPs from Punjab raises issue of forced converstion of Sikhs in Pakistan with Sushma A delegation of Congress Members of Parliament from Punjab led by Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee President and MP from Gurdaspur Mr. Sunil Jakhar today raised the issue of forced conversion of Sikhs in Pakistan with Mrs Sushma Swaraj Minister of External Affairs (MoEA). Delegation members including Mr Jakhar and MP Mr Ravneet Singh Bittu said that they were seriously concerned about the forced conversion of Sikhs in Pakistan and solicited Ministry’s urgent intervention in the matter to protect the identity of the Sikh community settled there.
Vodafone invsted Rs.450 crores to strengthen Rs.450 crores in Punjab Vodafone invsted Rs.450 crores to strengthen Rs.450 crores in Punjab CHANDIGARH: Ensuring that more and more residents of Punjab enjoy confident connectivity and internet speed this New Year’s Eve, Vodafone India has invested Rs 450+ crore over the past one year to expand and strengthen its network in the state.
Kangana to host Christmas party for underprivileged kids Kangana to host Christmas party for underprivileged kids MUMBAI: National Award-winning actress Kangana Ranaut is planning to enjoy Christmas on December 25 with a group of underprivileged children.
Punjab CM launches mobile APP and web portal to check unauthorised construction Punjab CM launches mobile APP and web portal to check unauthorised construction CHANDIGARH: In two path-breaking initiatives, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday launched a unique mobile App to check unauthorized construction, and also unveiled a new web portal of the housing department for issuance of electronic change of land use (E-CLU).
Indian Railway grants permission for special trains to Patna Sahib for Guru Gobind Singh anniversary celebration Indian Railway grants permission for special trains to Patna Sahib for Guru Gobind Singh anniversary celebration CHANDIGARH: Decks have been cleared for special trains to carry devotees from Punjab to and from Patna Sahib for the 350th Birth Anniversary celebrations of tenth Master of the Sikhs Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji.
Sukhbir Badal condoles demise of Khaira’s mother CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president S. Sukhbir Singh Badal today expressed deep sorrow over the passing of Mrs. Mohinder Kaur , the mother of AAP leader and Leader of Opposition in the Legislative assembly S. Sukhpal Singh Khaira.
Prem Garg is appointed Chandigarh AAP unit convener, Meena Sharma Co-convener CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party on tuesday announced the office bearers for it Chandigarh (UT) state unit. In a press release issued by party, Chandigarh observer and Member National executive Harjot Singh Bains said that the appointments are done on the basis of work done by the voluteers to uplift the party in the past years. He said that party will now start perparing for general elections due in 2019 and reach the grassroot level workers to engage them for the purpose.
BJP ousts Congress in Himachal Pradesh SHIMLA: The BJP was set on Monday to wrest power in Himachal Pradesh from the Congress, winning 19 seats and leading in 25 in hard fought Assembly elections, although its two top leaders were worsted in the contest.
Aadhaar, PAN to be linked to insurance policies by Mar 31, 2018 CHENNAI: India's insurance regulator on Monday extended the time to link Aadhaar number to insurance policies till March 31, 2018.
BJP poised to take power in Himachal SHIMLA: The BJP was set to wrest power in Himachal Pradesh with its candidates on a victory lap in 36 of the 68 seats in the Assembly elections on Monday. The party has won four of the seven declared seats as counting of ballots progressed.
BJP set to retain power in Gujarat BJP set to retain power in Gujarat GANDHINAGAR: The ruling BJP was on Monday set to retain power in Gujarat, with its candidates on the victory lap in 104 of the 182 seats as the Congress again settled for the second place but with an improved showing.
A $6 million Hindu temple planned in Connecticut A $6 million Hindu temple planned in Connecticut NEVADA: A Hindu temple is reportedly planned in Manchester town of Connecticut at an estimated cost of about $6 million, and is expected to complete in 2019.
Congress sweeps Punjab municipal polls; opposition cries foul Congress sweeps Punjab municipal polls; opposition cries foul CHANDIGARH: Punjab's ruling Congress swept the municipal elections in the state on Sunday even as the opposition Shiromani Akali Dal and BJP alleged booth capturing and misuse of power.

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Capt Amarinder Singh expressing inability to act against Bikram Majithia exposes SAD-Congress nexus Capt Amarinder Singh expressing inability to act against Bikram Majithia exposes SAD-Congress nexus CHANDIGARH: The statement by Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh showing his inability to act agaisnt former SAD minister Bikram Singh Majithia for his alleged involvement in drug racket has led to political storm in the state and also dismayed the Congress Ministers and MLA's demanding to put Majithia in Jail.
RSS factor triggers war of atrition between BJP and SAD Would SAD break its alliance with BJP after Akal Takht edict against RSS-the mentor of BJP ? RSS move to celebrate Guru Gobind Singh anniversary triggers major controversy and Sikh protests

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'Sat Shri Akaal England’ will be a roller-coaster ride of emotions and laughter- Ammy Virk 'Sat Shri Akaal England’ will be a roller-coaster ride of emotions and laughter- Ammy Virk JALANDHAR: When we hear name ‘Ammy Virk’ the first thought comes to our mind is a man who redefined success in his own style. Initiating his career with a single track to the most promising debut actor of the year this ‘young superstar’ of Pollywood came a long way. Continuing his successful streak with movies like ‘Nikka Zaildar’ series, ‘Bambukaat’, ‘Angrez’, ‘Ardaas’ ‘Ammy Virk’ is going to add another feather to his crown with comedy caper ‘Sat Shri Akaal England’ opposite gorgeous ‘Monica Gill’.
Rakishly good looking actor who became India's first international star Junglee Pictures sign Sanya Malhotra opposite Ayushmann Khurrana for Badhaai Ho 'S Durga' will be screened for IFFI jury on Monday
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