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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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‘Problem of drugs as serious in Punjab as in any other state’


Chandigarh: based Joshi Foundation’s Quit and Kick Drug Movement, a mass awareness initiative against drug addiction to make Punjab drug-free, would reach Ludhiana on April 25. As an initial step, the foundation is organising round table conference of principals/management/directors of prominent schools and colleges in Ludhiana. Announcing this here on Thursday, the chairman of Joshi Foundation Chandigarh and assistant media advisor to ...

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Farmer deaths: For Punjab, Haryana caution is buzzword


CHANDIGARH: Punjab and Haryana governments have no option but to tread with caution. Seasoned bureaucrats say if they acknowledge farmer deaths, there can be a rise in the trend, resulting in more suicides. “But how will they stop a farmer from getting a heart attack once he witnesses complete destruction on his fields?” asks Bhartiya Kisan Union National President and ...

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