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Punjab police must be adequately equipped to deal with emergencies: Bajwa


GURDASPUR : Lauding the police action in confronting the three deadly terrorists holed up inside the Deen Nagar police station yesterday, the Punjab Congress President Partap Singh Bajwa stressed the need to equip the force with modern weaponry and other equipment to deal with such situations.He claimed that police force was short on safety equipment like bullet proof jackets and ...

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State level function on Martyrdom day of Shaheed Udham Singh postponed


CHANDIGARH : The Punjab government has postponed the annual state level function to observe the martyrdom day of Shaheed Udham Singh on July 31 at Sunam in the light of weeklong national mourning in the memory of former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away on July 27, 2015. The fresh date for the state level function to be ...

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Capt Amarinder suggests hot pursuit against terror; warns Pak army, ISI of dangerous repercussions


DEENA NAGAR (GURDASPUR) : Former Punjab Chief Minister and Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today suggested that government of India must seriously consider the policy of hot pursuit against the terrorists and their patrons across the border even if it leads to escalation in hostilities. Capt Amarinder was here to visit the incident site and the ...

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Decision against direct army involvement in Dinanagar operation taken at highest level


Chandigarh, July 28 : “The buck stops at us”, asserted Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal from Poland when he was informed about the shocking terrorist attack at Dinanagar in yesterday morning. The operation started rolling out immediately. It was decided that at the operational level, the buck would stop with state police and army would be kept at periphery.The ...

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Punjab terror attack: GPS points to Pakistan angle


DINANAGAR (Punjab) : The global positioning system (GPS) sets recovered from the three terrorists killed here clearly indicates to a Pakistan link in Monday’s terror attack in Punjab’s Dinanagar town, sources said on Tuesday.The terrorists were killed by the special units of the Punjab Police after fierce gun-battle lasting over 11 hours. Sources in intelligence agencies and Punjab Police said ...

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