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Unfazed by protests against SAD leaders in USA, Canada, Sukhbir finds visit successful


CHANDIGARH: Unfazed by the protests by Punjabi NRIs against The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders in USA and Canada recently, the SAD president and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today expressed satisfaction with the “massive response” given by Punjabis abroad to the senior leadership of the party. The review meeting, which was chaired by Sukhbir Singh Badal and was ...

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Amarinder, Bajwa compliment new Punjab Youth Cong president and team


CHANDIGARH: Former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Partap Singh Bajwa today congratulated Amarpreet Singh Lalli newly elected President of Punjab Youth Congress and his team members.Kanwar Partap Singh Bajwa is elected as the General Secretary of the newly elected Youth congress body. Bajwa son of Fateh Jung Singh Bajwa general secretary PPCC is ...

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Punjab villages flooded, alert sounded after more water released from Bhakra Dam


CHANDIGARH: Over a dozen villages in Anandpur Sahib sub division of Ropar district in Punjab were hit by flash floods after the Bhakra Beas Management Board(BBMB) released more water from the Bhakra Dam. Punjab government however said the flood situation in is totally under control and the irrigation department has taken all the precautionary measures to tackle any untoward situation.An ...

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Punjab area searched following tip-off of armed men

Indian Army personnel walk during an encounter with armed attackers at the police station in Dinanagar town, in the Gurdaspur district of Punjab state on July 27, 2015. Indian security forces were  battling an armed attack on a police station near the Pakistan border in which at least five people have been killed.   AFP PHOTO/ NARINDER NANU

CHANDIGARH: A massive search operation was carried out by the Punjab Police and other security agencies in and around a village in Hoshiarpur district of north Punjab following reports of unidentified armed men being spotted in the area.”A teacher told police that he had seen 3-4 suspicious people moving in a car in army uniforms with weapons near Purika village ...

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Amarpreet Singh Lalli elected President Punjab Youth Congress


CHANDIGARH: Amarpreet Singh Lalli of Hoshiarpur has been elected President of Punjab Youth Congress by securing highest votes in the direct elections conducted at the instance of AICC Vice President Rahul Gandhi who chose Punjab as pilot state to revbive internal democracy in the party. He was polled 4447 votes against his nearest rival Kulbir Singh Zira who got 2625 ...

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