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Punjab emerges on top in education sector development in India


Clocking a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.5 per cent between 2007-08 and 2013-14, Punjab has ranked on top in terms of growth in the number of schools followed by Kerala (5.4 per cent) and Jammu and Kashmir (5.3 per cent) while the all-India growth rate remained at 2.5 per cent, noted a recent study by apex industry body ...

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Why badal is getting insulted and Humiliated by BJP on Drugs issue


The Bharatita Janata Party in Punjab seems to have made it a single point agenda to corner its alliance partner, the Shiromani Akali Dal, on the issue of increasing menace of drugs going by the developments during the last ten days. What happened on the stage in Hoshiarpur at the state level function to mark the International Day against Drugs ...

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The two players on the Punjab political chess board whose Mission 2017 moves need to be closely watched are the Bharatiya Janata Party and former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh. The option of People’s Party of Punjab chief Manpreet Singh Badal could be limited to these two players, depending upon the situation. Capt Amarinder Singh launches his campaign from Jalandhar ...

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Punjabi’s of Delhi couldn’t get justice for Punjabi language


By Harjap Singh Aujla A small group of Phothohari dialect speaking Hindu and Sikh Punjabis ended up in Delhi as early as in March of 1947, when brutal violence erupted in Rawalpindi and Jhelum districts of West Punjab. That was just a trickle, compared to the flood of refugees arriving in hordes in July, August and September of the same ...

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Sikh Genocide 1984


Compiled by Charnjit Singh Bal from various sources.  This week, light a candle in your window. And whisper a silent prayer in memory of more than 4,000 Sikh men, women and children slaughtered by Congress hoodlums 20 years ago. In Delhi alone, 2,733 Sikhs were burned alive, butchered or beaten to death.Women were raped while their terrified families pleaded for ...

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