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Bajwa demands CBI probe into snooping by Punjab government


CHANDIGARH : The Punjab Congress President Partap Singh Bajwa has demanded CBI probe into snooping by the Akali Dal government in the state against political adversaries, members of the media and other sections of society while seeking intervention of the Punjab and Haryana High Court in this sensitive issue. In a letter to the Chief Justice of the Punjab and ...

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Mohali woman duped of Rs 9 lakh by her British facebook friend


MOHALI : A friendship between a Mohali woman and a man claiming to be a British national that blossomed on Facebook withered away after the resident of Phase IV was duped of Rs 9 lakh, police said on Saturday.Loveneet Kaur and James Bayson, the British national, came into contact through the social networking site. They began to chat regularly and ...

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Badal repeats his 2012 statement, says 2015 to be development year


DHURI (Sangrur): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal whose party returned to power in 2012 on the slogan of development today repeated his statement he had made in 2012 and said 2015 would be observed as year of development. Interacting with the media persons on the sidelines of thanks giving tour in the Dhuri assembly segment here today, the Chief ...

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Pele’s son Edinho sacked by Brazil second tier club Mogi Mirim


Rio de Janeiro, June 1: One of the sons of football legend Pele has been sacked as coach of Brazilian second tier club Mogi Mirim after just four matches in charge. Edinho, 44, was told the news by Mogi Mirim president and Brazil World Cup winner Rivaldo on Sunday, just hours after the club’s goalless draw with Oeste, reports Xinhua. “Unfortunately, ...

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BCCI inducts Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman in advisory panel


New Delhi, Jun 1: Former greats Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman were today inducted into the BCCI’s newly-constituted cricket advisory committee to guide the Board and the national team on various “progressive steps” needed for future challenges. “The President of the BCCI, Mr. Jagmohan Dalmiya, has nominated Mr. Sachin Tendulkar, Mr. Sourav Ganguly and Mr VVS Laxman as ...

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