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No matter the laws, the result is abuse: Snowden on Aadhaar data breach

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Chandigarh, January 5 : US whistleblower Edward Snowden has commented on the Aadhaar data breach and said it is the tendency of government to “desire perfect records of private lives”. Responding to a tweet by a journalist on the Aadhaar data breach, the former US National Security Agency contractor said, “It is the natural tendency of government to desire perfect records ...

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Inderpreet’s suicide: Woman principal among 11 booked

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Amritsar, January 5 : The police today booked 11 persons for abetting the suicide of Inderpreet Singh Chadha, son of expelled Chief Khalsa Diwan (CKD) head Charanjit Singh Chadha. A case was registered under Sections 306 and 120-B of the IPC against Surjit Singh, Umat, Kuljit Kaur, Mania, Davinder Sandhu, Inderpreet Singh Anand, Gursewak Singh, Hari Singh Sandhu, Nirmal Singh, ...

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Thermal plant staffers to step up stir

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Bathinda : Hundreds of employees of state-run thermal plants participated in a state-level protest today against the government’s decision to shut the Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant and two units of the thermal plant in Ropar. Urging the government to take back its decision, members of the Punjab State Electricity Board Employees Joint Forum threatened to gherao the residence of ...

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Expelled CKD chief’s son shoots himself in the head

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Amritsar : Inderpreet Singh, son of expelled Chief Khalsa Diwan (CKD) president Charanjit Singh Chadha, booked in a sexual harassment case, allegedly shot himself in the head today. Amrik Singh Powar, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), said a five-page suicide note had been found in the deceased’s bag. Sources claimed it carried the names of several police officials. Inderpreet, a ...

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Ex-cop on mission to give gift of light

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Chandigarh : For a better part of his career, retired Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police Balwinder Bhattal — along with police equipment — carried a pair of crooked scissors, scalp, sponges and preservative cases with him. A box containing these is placed next to his bed at night also. No, as the impression of a policeman goes, these are not tools ...

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