Punjab

Two AAP MLAs of Punjab deported from Canada airport

Two AAP MLAs of Punjab deported from Canada airport

CHANDIGARH: Two MLAs of Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) who had gone on private visit to Toronto in Canada were reportedly deported from the airport for giving unsatisfactory answer to quaries by the immigration officer. The two MLA are Kultar Singh Sandhwan from Kotkapura and Amarjit Singh Sandoa from Ropar. They were detained at the airport soon […]

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Sukhpal Khaira Exposes Raj Jit Hundal Blackmail Racket

Sukhpal Khaira Exposes Raj Jit Hundal Blackmail Racket

Leader of Opposition in Assembly, Sukhpal Singh Khaira, on Friday said the announcement of the state government to conduct a dope test of all government employees is merely wool over the eyes. He also criticised the SAD- BJP for disregard of langar, during their rally in Malout. He was addressing a press conference in Patiala.The […]

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Mohali : Deported NRI Kills Wife With Frying Pan for Refusing Dowry

Mohali : Deported NRI Kills Wife With Frying Pan for Refusing Dowry

Gurpreet, who wanted to start a business, started to harass his wife and forced her to ask for money from her family. When she did not oblige, he started to hit her, Mamandeep’s family alleged. Mohali: In a shocking incident, an NRI allegedly murdered his wife after hitting her with a frying pan here on […]

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Police to question singer Parmish Verma for ‘paying’ extortion money to  Dilpreet Baba

Police to question singer Parmish Verma for ‘paying’ extortion money to Dilpreet Baba

With Parmish Verma having paid Rs 10 lakh as extortion money to Dilpreet, the Mohali police plan to question the Punjabi singer.Dilpreet told interrogators that Verma paid Rs 10 lakh to him through his contacts after the April attack and promised to pay more. “If Parmish has given the money then it’s a concern because […]

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Jaggu gang member killed in encounter in Himachal

Jaggu gang member killed in encounter in Himachal

A team of Mohali police killed an armed man and arrested three persons in an exchange of fire that took place in Himachal Pradesh in the early hours of Saturday morning.The police team led by Mohali SSP Kuldeep Singh Chahal was chasing a group of armed men who had snatched a car after firing gunshots […]

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1984 : New declassified papers reveal UK tried to ban Sikh protests

1984 : New declassified papers reveal UK tried to ban Sikh protests

The British government led by then prime minister Margaret Thatcher made several attempts to ban protests by Sikhs in the country following Operation Bluestar in 1984, according to recently declassified documents. The documents were released after a UK judge had ruled last month that declassifying the Downing Street papers would not damage diplomatic ties with […]

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Sikhism

1984 Sikh Genocide victims allege Cong ‘discrimination’

1984 Sikh Genocide victims allege Cong ‘discrimination’

The victims of the 1984 Sikh Genocide on Thursday met Sri Akal Takht Sahib Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh, apprising him of the “discriminatory” treatment given to them by the Congress-led state government.The Jathedar assured them that the matter would be taken up with the government.Under the banner of ‘1984 Sikh Kataleaam Peerat Welfare Society (Punjab)’, […]

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Sri Akal Takht Sahib excommunicates Harnek  Neki

Sri Akal Takht Sahib excommunicates Harnek Neki

Sri Akal Takht Sahib on Thursday excommunicated New Zealand-based Radio Virsa host Harnek Neki over derogatory comments on Sikhs Gurus and present leaders of the community.Neki was summoned to Sri Akal Takht Sahibtwice by jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh but he failed to make an appearance, prompting the five Sikh high priests to decide on his […]

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Judge orders UK Government To Disclose Papers Revealing Their Hand in 84 Attack

Judge orders UK Government To Disclose Papers Revealing Their Hand in 84 Attack

CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT PUBLIC INQUIRY INTENSIFY AS JUDGE ORDERS CABINET OFFICE TO DECLASSIFY SECRET PAPERS AND RECOGNISES LIMITATIONS OF HEYWOOD REVIEW London (12 June 2018):Judge Murray Shanks, who presided over a three-day hearing in London in March has ordered the Cabinet Office that it must declassify secret papers about the Amritsar massacre in June 1984. […]

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NDP Statement on the 34th anniversary of the 1984 Golden Temple Invasion

NDP Statement on the 34th anniversary of the 1984 Golden Temple Invasion

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: This month, New Democrats mark the 34th anniversary of the invasion of the Darbar Sahib Complex and dozens of other Gurdwaras in Punjab, India, that took place in June of 1984. I wish to personally extend my sympathies to the families of all those who […]

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California Sikhs Commemorate 34th Anniversary of Attack on Sri Darbar Sahib

California Sikhs Commemorate 34th Anniversary of Attack on Sri Darbar Sahib

Sikh community of California marched on June 10th to commemorate the 34th anniversary of attack on Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, in 1984.The march started from 2nd Street and ended at Civic Centre Plaza in San Francisco downtown. About 9,000 Sikhs walked on Market Street and covered one mile of every inch, according to organizers.Sikh gathering […]

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GST on langar VS Sarkari financial aid

GST on langar VS Sarkari financial aid

Amid opposition, the SGPC and Sri Akal Takht Sahib on Thursday endorsed the financial aid offered by the Union Government for langar under the Seva Bhoj Yojana. Giani Gurbachan Singh sent an appreciation note to the Centre and the state government for waiving the GST on langar purchases.The SGPC too is feeling relieved of extra […]

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World

1984 Sikh Genocide victims allege Cong ‘discrimination’

1984 Sikh Genocide victims allege Cong ‘discrimination’

The victims of the 1984 Sikh Genocide on Thursday met Sri Akal Takht Sahib Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh, apprising him of the “discriminatory” treatment given to them by the Congress-led state government.The Jathedar assured them that the matter would be taken up with the government.Under the banner of ‘1984 Sikh Kataleaam Peerat Welfare Society (Punjab)’, […]

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Sri Akal Takht Sahib excommunicates Harnek  Neki

Sri Akal Takht Sahib excommunicates Harnek Neki

Sri Akal Takht Sahib on Thursday excommunicated New Zealand-based Radio Virsa host Harnek Neki over derogatory comments on Sikhs Gurus and present leaders of the community.Neki was summoned to Sri Akal Takht Sahibtwice by jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh but he failed to make an appearance, prompting the five Sikh high priests to decide on his […]

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Judge orders UK Government To Disclose Papers Revealing Their Hand in 84 Attack

Judge orders UK Government To Disclose Papers Revealing Their Hand in 84 Attack

CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT PUBLIC INQUIRY INTENSIFY AS JUDGE ORDERS CABINET OFFICE TO DECLASSIFY SECRET PAPERS AND RECOGNISES LIMITATIONS OF HEYWOOD REVIEW London (12 June 2018):Judge Murray Shanks, who presided over a three-day hearing in London in March has ordered the Cabinet Office that it must declassify secret papers about the Amritsar massacre in June 1984. […]

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NDP Statement on the 34th anniversary of the 1984 Golden Temple Invasion

NDP Statement on the 34th anniversary of the 1984 Golden Temple Invasion

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: This month, New Democrats mark the 34th anniversary of the invasion of the Darbar Sahib Complex and dozens of other Gurdwaras in Punjab, India, that took place in June of 1984. I wish to personally extend my sympathies to the families of all those who […]

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California Sikhs Commemorate 34th Anniversary of Attack on Sri Darbar Sahib

California Sikhs Commemorate 34th Anniversary of Attack on Sri Darbar Sahib

Sikh community of California marched on June 10th to commemorate the 34th anniversary of attack on Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, in 1984.The march started from 2nd Street and ended at Civic Centre Plaza in San Francisco downtown. About 9,000 Sikhs walked on Market Street and covered one mile of every inch, according to organizers.Sikh gathering […]

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GST on langar VS Sarkari financial aid

GST on langar VS Sarkari financial aid

Amid opposition, the SGPC and Sri Akal Takht Sahib on Thursday endorsed the financial aid offered by the Union Government for langar under the Seva Bhoj Yojana. Giani Gurbachan Singh sent an appreciation note to the Centre and the state government for waiving the GST on langar purchases.The SGPC too is feeling relieved of extra […]

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India

U.S. busts massive India-based call centre scam that stole hundreds of millions

U.S. busts massive India-based call centre scam that stole hundreds of millions

U.S. authorities have sentenced 21 people in connection with an India-based call centre scam that bilked Americans of hundreds of millions of dollars.Defendants were given sentences ranging from fines and probationary sentences to 20 years in prison, in what U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions called “the first-ever large-scale, multi-jurisdiction prosecution targeting the India call centre […]

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Trump says British PM Theresa May an ‘terrific woman’

Trump says British PM Theresa May an ‘terrific woman’

Boris Johnson would be a great Prime Minister.Donald Trump praises Boris Johnson while alongside Theresa May – and calls the Prime Minister a “terrific woman”. Standing next to Theresa May, Donald Trump repeated his opinion that Boris Johnson would make a great Prime Minister. He then added: “But this lady right here, I think she […]

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Nawaz Sharif arrested on arrival in Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif arrested on arrival in Pakistan

Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was arrested in Lahore airport on Friday as he returned to face a 10-year prison sentence which he claimed was part of a wide-ranging, military-backed conspiracy to deny his party a second term in an election due on 25 July.The deadliest attack in Pakistan’s troubled election campaign has killed […]

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Watch What Happened With Nawaz Sharif  outside London apartment

Watch What Happened With Nawaz Sharif outside London apartment

London: A mob attempted to attack the Avenfield property of former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family here, British authorities said.The protesters attempted to break down the doors to the property on Sunday night, Geo News reported on Monday.As some of them gained access to the apartment, one protester threw a shopping cart at Aijaz […]

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Pressure Mounting on UK Prime Minister To Protect Tortured Jaggi Johal

Pressure Mounting on UK Prime Minister To Protect Tortured Jaggi Johal

78 MPs have written to Prime Minister Theresa May urging her to intervene in the case of British man Jagtar Singh Johal, who has been detained in India for seven months.Birmingham Edgbaston MP Preet Kaur Gill (Lab) wrote the letter, in her role as chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for British Sikhs.It was signed […]

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15 Sikhs Killed in Deadly Blast Targeting Sikh Minority in Afghanistan

15 Sikhs Killed in Deadly Blast Targeting Sikh Minority in Afghanistan

Jalalabad: An explosion hit the centre of the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 19 people, including several members of the small Sikh minority, provincial government officials said.The blast, hours after President Ashraf Ghani had opened a hospital in Jalalabad, damaged shops and buildings around Mukhaberat square in the city, said […]

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India : ‘An Entire Community Got Together to Rape a Child’

India : ‘An Entire Community Got Together to Rape a Child’

In a shocking incident, an 11-year-old was allegedly raped by seven men over months at a Chennai apartment complex. Police have arrested 17 people including the building’s security guard. The girl was allegedly sedated and given spiked drinks. The men, when produced in court today, were thrashed, allegedly by some lawyers.In the gated community in […]

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Minor girl commits suicide at police station in Delhi

Minor girl commits suicide at police station in Delhi

A minor girl allegedly committed suicide in Delhi’s Tilak Vihar police station in the wee hours on Sunday. The family alleged that the girl was found hanging in a room while three of her brothers were locked in another room at the police station. The mother of the 17-year-old girl claimed that she was abducted […]

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Mika  Gets Trolled For Booking The Entire Business Class On a Flight

Mika Gets Trolled For Booking The Entire Business Class On a Flight

Bollywood singer Mika Singh claims to book entire Emirates first class cabin.Mika Singh, a 41-year old singer, songwriter and composer, posted updates on his Twitter and Instagram accounts.As soon as the singer posted the video, netizen didn’t take much time to troll him for booking the entire business class and then showing off the fact. […]

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SSP  Shiv Kumar  booked for implicating patwari in graft case

SSP Shiv Kumar booked for implicating patwari in graft case

Controversial former vigilance bureau SSP Shiv Kumar Sharma, who had once questioned Captain Amarinder Singh in a disproportionate assets case, has again been made an accused for implicating patwari Mohan Singh in a graft case. He was booked in the case earlier in 2012, but was given a clean chit in 2013. Three other former […]

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India Most Dangerous Country For Women

India Most Dangerous Country For Women

India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labour, according to a poll of global experts released on Tuesday.War-torn Afghanistan and Syria ranked second and third in the Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of about 550 experts on women’s issues, followed by […]

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BJP minister gets two frogs married to please gods of rain

BJP minister gets two frogs married to please gods of rain

The marriage ceremony was organised to please the rain god for better monsoon and rains in the coming months. According to the mythology, getting wild frogs married in a ritual similar to human beings can bring heavy rainfall in coming days. The ritual is followed in several states of the country. Madhya Pradesh minister of […]

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Modi accuses Cong of neglecting farmers

Modi accuses Cong of neglecting farmers

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a ‘thanksgiving’ rally of farmers today, organised jointly by the SAD and the BJP in the wake of recent hike in MSP (Minimum Support Price) of Kharif crops. Here are the highlights of PM Modi’s speech: Punjab has always been known for its agriculture…India is proud of its […]

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Kapurthala youth ‘murdered’ on US ‘donkey route’

Kapurthala youth ‘murdered’ on US ‘donkey route’

Chandigarh:Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira has asked Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to take up the case of Sunil Kumar, a resident of Nadala village in Kapurthala, with the Ministry of External Affairs. Kumar was allegedly murdered by human traffickers in a Colombian jungle after he sustained injuries on the “donkey route” to the […]

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Man booked for raping 13-yr-old daughter

Man booked for raping 13-yr-old daughter

Batala, July 10: A 13-year-old girl was repeatedly raped by her 55-year-old father over a period of six months before the pregnant girl was finally rescued by the Gurdaspur Child Development and Protection Officer (CDPO) and brought to the Civil Hospital on Tuesday.The incident came to light after the girl developed some complications, following which […]

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