Punjab

Will move high court against BBMB: Chandumajra

Will move high court against BBMB: Chandumajra

Senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Prem Singh Chandumajra on Thursday accused the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) of “mismanaging” the release of excess water in the wake of recent heavy rainfall. The SAD leader said their party would approach the Punjab and Haryana High Court against the board and seek compensation for the extensive […]

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Jalandhar villagers spend sleepless nights on rooftops

Jalandhar villagers spend sleepless nights on rooftops

Marooned in their houses by the swollen Sutlej, affected families at Janian Chahal, Chak Wadala and Gatti Peer Baksh villages in the district today spent their fourth sleepless night stranded on rooftops, waiting for the water levels to recede. However, there was no respite in sight as water remained 8 to 10-ft deep at most […]

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Sukhbir Badal accuses Punjab govt of ignoring flood protection work

Sukhbir Badal accuses Punjab govt of ignoring flood protection work

he opposition SAD on Thursday accused the Punjab government of ignoring flood protection work and failing to check illegal mining in the state that is ravaged by floods. SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, who was here to take stock of the situation, said, “The Congress government is directly responsible for the misery wrought on Punjabis […]

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CM Amarinder seeks ₹1,000 cr. as flood relief package

CM Amarinder seeks ₹1,000 cr. as flood relief package

The Punjab government has written to the Prime Minister seeking a ₹1,000 crore special flood relief package. Chief Minister Amarinder Singh in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday also urged him to instruct the authorities concerned to waive crop loans of banks and financial institutions availed by the affected farmers. The flooding […]

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‘Security Forces Delete Our Footage’: Kashmir’s Local Journalists

‘Security Forces Delete Our Footage’: Kashmir’s Local Journalists

A BBC Urdu reporter, Shafat Farooq, told us that he is uninspired by whatever the Indian media is doing in the name of journalism as only one narrative is being reported on Kashmir: Everything is fine. He says that of whatever is being reported about Kashmir, the opposite is true. Whenever freedom of speech is […]

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300 Punjab villages badly affected by floods

300 Punjab villages badly affected by floods

More than 300 villages, mainly in Punjab’s Ropar, Jalandhar and Ferozepur districts, were badly affected in floods by the Satluj river, damaging crops in thousands of acres and forcing thousands of villagers to spend nights on rooftops. Authorities on Wednesday deployed helicopters to airdrop food and water supplies to the villagers. In Ropar, the district […]

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Sikhism

Must Watch this Interview about Sikhs in Kashmir

Must Watch this Interview about Sikhs in Kashmir

“We want to go back to our homes,” was the panicky call that software engineer Harminder Singh Ahluwalia received a week ago. On the other side of the phone were 32 Kashmiri girls, terrified as he recalls it, and panicking visibly after the government moves in Kashmir. And even more so after a Chief Ministers […]

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Remove Sacred Games scene of Saif Ali Khan throwing away kada:  Sirsa

Remove Sacred Games scene of Saif Ali Khan throwing away kada: Sirsa

Akali Dal leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa has called out the filmmaker Anurag Kashyap for disrespecting Sikh community’s religious symbol ‘kada’ in the second season of his web series ‘Sacred Games 2’. Sirsa took to Twitter on Tuesday and shared a clip of a scene from the show in which actor Saif Ali Khan’s character Sartaj […]

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It’s our duty to protect honour of Kashmiri women: Jathedar Akal Takht Sahib

It’s our duty to protect honour of Kashmiri women: Jathedar Akal Takht Sahib

At a time when BJP leaders are busy making cheap and shameful remarks about “fair Kashmiri girls” in the wake of abrogation of Article 370, an Akal Takht Jathedar has urged the Sikh community to protect the honour of Kashmiri girls as their “religious duty”. “The kind of commands given by elected representatives on social […]

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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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World

Must Watch this Interview about Sikhs in Kashmir

Must Watch this Interview about Sikhs in Kashmir

“We want to go back to our homes,” was the panicky call that software engineer Harminder Singh Ahluwalia received a week ago. On the other side of the phone were 32 Kashmiri girls, terrified as he recalls it, and panicking visibly after the government moves in Kashmir. And even more so after a Chief Ministers […]

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Remove Sacred Games scene of Saif Ali Khan throwing away kada:  Sirsa

Remove Sacred Games scene of Saif Ali Khan throwing away kada: Sirsa

Akali Dal leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa has called out the filmmaker Anurag Kashyap for disrespecting Sikh community’s religious symbol ‘kada’ in the second season of his web series ‘Sacred Games 2’. Sirsa took to Twitter on Tuesday and shared a clip of a scene from the show in which actor Saif Ali Khan’s character Sartaj […]

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It’s our duty to protect honour of Kashmiri women: Jathedar Akal Takht Sahib

It’s our duty to protect honour of Kashmiri women: Jathedar Akal Takht Sahib

At a time when BJP leaders are busy making cheap and shameful remarks about “fair Kashmiri girls” in the wake of abrogation of Article 370, an Akal Takht Jathedar has urged the Sikh community to protect the honour of Kashmiri girls as their “religious duty”. “The kind of commands given by elected representatives on social […]

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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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India

Outrage after airport worker jokes about finding bomb in Ravi Singh’s turban

Outrage after airport worker jokes about finding bomb in Ravi Singh’s turban

A humanitarian campaigner was left feeling humiliated when a member of airport security joked about finding a bomb in his turban. Ravi Singh was confronted by staff on his way back to the UK after helping Yazidi women who were enslaved by ISIS in Iraq. Despite feeling hurt by the jibe, Mr Singh says education […]

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Airlines plane makes ‘miracle’ emergency landing

Airlines plane makes ‘miracle’ emergency landing

A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a cornfield outside of one of Moscow’s airports after colliding with a flock of birds. The Airbus A321 aircraft of Ural Airlines was carrying 226 passengers and seven crew members from Moscow’s Zhukovsky airport to Simferopol in Russia-annexed Crimea, the Rosaviatsia air transport agency said in a […]

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‘India planning military action in PoK’: Pak PM Imran Khan

‘India planning military action in PoK’: Pak PM Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday vowed to become the voice of Kashmir and raise the issue at every global forum, including the United Nations, as he questioned the silence of the international community on the situation in the region. Addressing a special session of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir’s (PoK) Legislative Assembly in Muzaffarabad, Khan said […]

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Heated Arguments between Gurlez Akhtar and Makhan Brar

Heated Arguments between Gurlez Akhtar and Makhan Brar

A video has gone viral on social media in which heated arguments took place between punjabi female singer Gurlez Akhtar and Makhan Brar Live on Stage. Gurlez Akhtar is in news for her controversial Songs like Bari. Latest Punjabi song ‘Yaar Mere’ sung by Aarsh Benipal and Gurlez Akhtar. Lyrics of the song ‘Yaar Mere’ […]

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One woman dead, one injured in knife attack in Sydney’s city center

One woman dead, one injured in knife attack in Sydney’s city center

One woman is dead and another injured after a daylight knife attack in Sydney’s city center on Tuesday. NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller said at a press conference it was believed to be a random attack, describing the scene as one of “terrifying carnage.” Police said they received calls at about 2 p.m. local time […]

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Desi Gundagardi in Canada

Desi Gundagardi in Canada

Even as Punjab debates the distressing issues of unemployment and drugs, a silent exodus of students is on — an estimated 1.5 lakh this year. That is the number of admissions in overseas colleges and universities that private emigration consultants in the state have facilitated for the ‘spring’ and ‘fall’ sessions this year. The emigration […]

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ATS Arrests Five Hindus  for Terror Funding to Pakistan

ATS Arrests Five Hindus for Terror Funding to Pakistan

Satna: Madhya Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad has arrested five people on charges of raising funds for Pakistan from Satna district in the state on Thursday.One of the five accused, Balram Singh was earlier arrested by ATS in a similar case pertaining to 2017.The five accused have been found in possession with 13 Paksitani sim cards. The […]

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Police rifles fail during gun salute to former Bihar CM

Police rifles fail during gun salute to former Bihar CM

In a major embarrassment to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, none of the 22 guns fired when former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra was accorded a state funeral in his ancestral village Balua Bazar in Supaul on Wednesday. According to the protocol, the former chief minister was to be given gun salutation by a guard of […]

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Mika  aplogises for performing in Karachi

Mika aplogises for performing in Karachi

Popular Bollywood playback singer Mika Singh met BN Tiwari of FWICE to tendered his apology. Mika Singh is facing a blanket ban by All India Cine Workers Association (AICWA) and Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) his performance at former Pakistan president General Pervez Musharraf’s relative’s wedding. Mika, reportedly, performed in Karachi on August […]

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Thousands of Dalits hit Delhi streets against demolition of Ravidas temple

Thousands of Dalits hit Delhi streets against demolition of Ravidas temple

The stretch between Jhandewalan and Ramlila Maidan in central Delhi turned into a sea of blue as thousands of Dalits from various parts of the country hit the streets of the city on Wednesday to protest the recent demolition of a Ravidas temple in the National Capital. The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) had demolished the […]

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Chidambaram arrested; taken to CBI HQ

Chidambaram arrested; taken to CBI HQ

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram appeared at the Congress headquarters in New Delhi after the Supreme Court refused to hear his anticipatory bail plea on Wednesday. In his brief address to the media, Chidambaram claimed that he was not running, but preparing his defence. He said that he has not been named in the FIR […]

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India’s Largest Biscuit-Maker Parle May Fire Up To 10,000 Amid Slowdown

India’s Largest Biscuit-Maker Parle May Fire Up To 10,000 Amid Slowdown

Parle Products Pvt Ltd, the country’s largest biscuit maker, might lay off up to 10,000 workers as slowing economic growth and falling demand in the rural heartland could cause production cuts, a company executive said on Wednesday.A downturn in Asia’s third-largest economy is denting sales of everything from cars to clothing, forcing companies to curtail […]

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Genocide Watch Issues “Genocide Alert” for Indian Occupied Kashmir

Genocide Watch Issues “Genocide Alert” for Indian Occupied Kashmir

Genocide Watch, a US based organization, has issued an alert for Occupied Kashmir in the wake of India’s ongoing clampdown in the Muslim majority region following revocation of its special status.It issued the alert just as PM Imran Khan urged the international community to prevent the impending genocide in Occupied Kashmir.The Genocide Watch, which keeps […]

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Two bodies found with heads severed

Two bodies found with heads severed

Amritsar: A couple was found dead near Khalsa College here on Tuesday late evening. Though police officials reached the spot, the bodies are yet to be identified. It appeared that they were murdered as the heads of both victims were severed. Sukhjinder Singh, SHO, Cantonment police station, said investigations were in initial stages. He said […]

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3 NIA officers accused of seeking bribe in case against Hafiz Saeed

3 NIA officers accused of seeking bribe in case against Hafiz Saeed

Three National Investigation Agency (NIA) officers have been transferred overnight for allegedly demanding Rs. 2 crore in bribes to not name a Delhi-based businessman in a terror-funding case involving Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed. The action against the officers, who have been shifted pending a “thorough examination of the matter”, comes after the businessman, who […]

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