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New Delhi: India’s  Honorary  consul general to Liberia, west Africa  Sardar  Upjit  Singh Sachdeva has been conferred   with, the” Knight Grand Commander”, Liberia’s highest award during 164 th indepence day celebration in northern city of Voinjama , Lofa County, 400 kilometers from, Liberia’s national  capital Monrovia. Mr upjit singh Sachdeva belongs to  jallandhar town of the Punjab. Mr upjit singh Sachdeva became the […]

Chandigarh: Punjab Police claimed to have arrested 4 persons with 11 Kg opium in two separate incidents. According to the information two persons with 8 kg of opium were arrested in Rajpur. While the Fatehgarh Sahib Police  arrested two with 3 kg of opium. The accused admitted before the investigating officials of smuggling opium from […]

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New Delhi: President of India Mrs Pratibha Devi Patil today conferred  Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award  to Jalandhar born Punjabi Non Resident Indian SARDAR UPJIT SINGH SACHDEVA for his outstanding contributions in Philanthropic and charitable work and Building closer links between India and overseas Indian . The awards were presented by President Dr. Pratibha Patil on the concluding day of the Pravasi […]

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Chandigarh: Around 2500 residents of ‘Arnatu’ village under Patran sub-tehsil of Patiala district of Punjab have been claming that Gaggars chemical mixed water consumed by them is polluted and resulted in sever health problems for their children and making their next generation handicap, but authorities concerned are yet to wake up. To make it worse, two contradictory reports one by […]

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Faridkot (Punjab) (ANI): The tests conducted on the hair samples of 150 neurologically disabled children in Punjab”s Faridkot District have revealed high levels of Uranium and other harmful chemicals. “Approximately 150 children”s hair samples of Baba Farid Center For Special Children were taken for heavy metal test. Heavy metals are known for creating neurological disorder. […]

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Ludhiana (ANI): Lashing out against the government”s decision to sack them, AIDS outreach workers staged a highly charged agitation here on Tuesday. Demanding that the government immediately reinstate them, the outraged workers carried out a long march across the city and chanted slogans to vent their anger. The state-run National Aids Control Organization (NACO) had […]

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Moga (Punjab), June 15 (ANI): An Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-21 fighter aircraft crashed near Halwara in Punjab”s Moga District on Tuesday. “It was a controlled ejection and the pilot was able to eject safely,” said an IAF spokesperson. More details are awaited. (ANI)

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Amritsar (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) displayed rare items dating back to the fifteenth to eighteenth century inside the sanctum sanctorum of the Golden Temple to mark the Guru Gaddi Nashini of Guru Hargobind, the sixth spiritual master of the Sikhs. Thousands of devotees thronged the Golden Temple to have a glimpse of […]

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Ludhiana (ANI): With the shortage of migrant workers in Ludhiana, the farmers here are a worried lot and flock the railway station to find labourers to work in their fields. The labours basically migrate from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh and work in the farms in Punjab. The farmers waiting outside the railway station in search […]

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Amritsar (ANI): Punjab Police Special Operation Cell (SOC) has seized a huge cache of heroin and ammunition along the India-Pakistan border in Amritsar District. Addressing the media on Thursday, Additional Inspector General (AIG) Manminder Singh said that the police had recovered over two kilograms of heroin, six kilograms of RDX, 20 detonators and ten timer […]

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By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar (ANI): Punjab police have arrested a terrorist of the outlawed Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF), wanted in over 25 criminal cases by the police and recovered 2.3 kg RDX, a detonator, 30 bore pistol and 28 cartridges from him. Bakshish Singh alias Baba was arrested on Saturday by a team of […]

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Amritsar (Punjab): At least 30 under-teen students developed feelings of nausea after taking iron pills here on Friday. This incident took place at the Government Senior Secondary School located in the neighbourhood of Hakima Gate in the city. The young students complained of acute pain in the stomach. Some vomited after taking the pills. School […]

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By Ravinder Singh Robin- Kameer Pura (Ajnala Sector): Many villages at the Punjab’s border want the bridge over “Saki Nallah” to be strengthened. The bridge has just one passage route that connects over 15 villages of the border area to the Ajnala sector. The villages have been demanding that a modern bridge should be constructed. The […]

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Ludhiana: Ludhiana on Sunday continued to experience high temperature well above normal. With the mercury hovering around 45-degree Celsius mark accompanied by unscheduled and prolonged power cuts and water crisis, the locals are having a tough time. “It is very hot here. High temperature has made life difficult. With water crisis and prolonged power cuts […]

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