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Jalandhar lad wins Google contest


Jalandhar : A Jalandhar-based youth Prateek Narang (21) has won ‘Hackathon-2015’, an on-the-spot real time software designing competition organised online by Google on September 27 at its headquarters in Mountainview, California.The challenge ‘Code for India’ was arranged in honour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his recent visit to the US and was held simultaneously at the Tech Mahindra headquarters ...

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Pro-Badal Sant Samaj demands resignation of high priests


Ludhiana, September 28 : Sant Samaj, the conglomerate of the Sikh sants headed by Damdami Taksal chief Harnam Singh Dhumma, today called upon Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh and other high priests to withdraw their decision exonerating Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh or resign. It may be mentioned that for the last several years, the Sant Samaj ...

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CM Punjab comes under scanner for pesticide scam in Agriculture department


CHANDIGARH: The Rs.37 crore pesticide scam in Punjab agriculture department which led to damage of cotton crop in the state has become murkier with the disclosure by Director Agriculute Mangal Singh Sandhu that Chief Minister office was directly dealing with the affiars of agriculture department and documents related to purchase order were also leaked to media by certain officials in ...

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Capt Amarinder condemns CBI raids at Virbhadra’s premises


CHANDIGARH: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today condemned the CBI raids on the residence of the Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on the day of the wedding of his daughter, yesterday.In a statement released here today, Capt Amarinder said, it only betrayed the extreme extent of vindictiveness and political vendetta indulged in by the ...

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SGPC okay with Takht decision; Sikh clergy under fire


Amritsar : Akal Takht decision to pardon Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh over the attire row has left the Sikh community divided. Even as the SGPC has acknowledged the Sikh clergy’s move to pardon Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh for his alleged blasphemous act of impersonating Guru Gobind Singh, the Sant Samaj has called a crucial meeting in ...

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