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Bajwa condoles death of Gurpreet Kaur


CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Congress President Mr Partap Singh Bajwa today condoled the death of Gurdaspur resident Gurpreet Kaur in the general hospital here who had committed self-immolation in December last in front of the residence of the Chief Minister Mr Parkash Singh Badal. She was unemployed and had knocked at every door to get job. In a statement, he said ...

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Vigilance nabs forest Guard accepting bribe


CHANDIGARH : A Forest Guard of Punjab Forest Department was today trapped by sleuths of Vigilance Bureau while accepting bribe of Rs. 4500. Disclosing this official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that Forest Guard Balkar Singh posted at Forest Department, Block Bhunarheri, Range Patiala was caught on the complaint of Kulwant Singh of Village Malakpur Kamboa. The complainant had ...

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Indian family goes missing in Pakistan


Chandigarh, April 25 : Pakistani authorities are trying to trace an Indian family, including two minor children, which went missing in Pakistan earlier this month. The government of India has taken up the matter with Pakistan, Punjab Police sources said on Friday.The family, which hailed from Sandhawala village in Faridkot district, 260 km from Chandigarh, had gone to Pakistani with ...

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Badal writes to Modi, wants immediate relief for farmers


Chandigarh, April 25 : Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “immediately” come to the rescue of farmers who had suffered extensive damage to their crops following unseasonal rains and other vagaries of weather. In a letter to the Prime Minister, Badal drew his attention towards the extremely sensitive issue to bail the farmers ...

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Bupu Surat Singh Khalsa Released; Pledges to Continue Sangharsh


LUDHIANA, Punjab (April 24, 2015)—After being released from Civil Hospital Ludhiana, Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa has stated that he will continue the movement to seek release of Sikh political prisoners. In a press statement, Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa told Sikh24 that the movement for release of Sikh political prisoners will remain alive. He said that following increasing protests in Punjab ...

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