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Private force deployed by SAD to counter public protest is unconstitutional


CHANDIGARH: Private army deployed by ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) to counter agitation against Moga incident in which a minor girl was molested and killed has once again brought he conduct of Badal family under scanner. According to reports in section of media, the SAD had deployed about 50 musclemen beside heavy contingent of Police to counter the protest by ...

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Badal forms committee to mark 350th year of Anandpur Sahib


CHANDIGARH : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today approved to constitute an apex committee comprising Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary Cultural Affairs, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister and Principal Secretary to Deputy Chief Minister for meticulous implementation of the decisions taken by the organizing committee for celebrations of 350th year of Sri Anandpur Sahib.The apex committee has been mandated to ...

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Punjab too orders testing of Maggi noodles samples


CHANDIGARH : Punjab today joined the states which have ordered laboratory testing of Maggi noodles samples following allegations of lapses in food safety standards. “We have taken almost 60 samples of Maggi noodles collected from various parts of the state for laboratory testing,” Punjab Heath and Family Welfare Minister Surjit Kumar Jayani.He said that the samples have been sent for ...

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FIFA sponsors welcome Sepp Blatter’s resignation


New York, June 3: All major FIFA sponsors have welcomed Sepp Blatter’s decision to step down as president of football’s world governing body. Blatter’s decision to resign comes amid a widespread corruption scandal. However, both Visa and Coca-Cola repeated warnings that they expected a swift overhaul at FIFA, reports bbc.com. McDonald’s said it hoped this would be the first step ...

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Virat Kohli snubs comparison with captain MS Dhoni, vows to remain ‘aggressive’!


Mumbai : It is no secret that Indian cricketer and Test captain Virat Kohli does not fear speaking his mind and he was at his candid best during an interview done by ESPNCricinfo. The 26-year-old who has earned himself the tag of batting machine for his ominous display on field against the best of bowling attacks has also come under ...

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