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  1. Time Out on Fireworks Show at Golden TempleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Newindpress

    CHANDIGARH: To check growing air pollution during Diwali, authorities at the Golden Temple in Amritsar have decided to reduce the duration of the hour-long fireworks show to 15 minutes. Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee , secretary, Manjit Singh, said, "In the past too, we have cut down on the duration of the fireworks to control pollution.

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  2. Chinas surveillance cameras raise hackles in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Nearly a month after the standoff between Indian army jawans and China's People's Liberation Army troops in the sensitive Chumar sector in Ladakh, the high-resolution surveillance cameras installed by the neighbouring country along the international border in Himachal Pradesh has raised hackles among Indian security agencies. China has erected watch towers and installed high-resolution cameras along the border in the tribal Lahaul and Spiti district. 1 comment

  3. Second Mega National Lok Adalat on December 6Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    The District Legal Services Authority will organise the second Mega National Lok Adalat on December 6 at the judicial complex. The adalat will be held under the aegis of National Legal Services Authority and Haryana State Legal Services Authority .

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  4. HSGMC row BJPs Haryana victory raises SGPC hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Even though the Indian National Lok Dal-Shiromani Akali Dal alliance put up a dismal show in the Haryana assembly polls, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee has decided to ask the new BJP government to review the resolution passed by the previous Congress government for the formation of a separate gurdwara management committee. Talking to HT, SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar, who was here to preside over the executive committee meeting, said since the BJP was the SAD's alliance partner in Punjab, he was hopeful of pursuing the matter through the SAD-led government.

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  5. After govt strips Navjot Sidhu of security cover exMP hires pvt bodyguardsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    After Punjab government's flip-flop on providing security to former MP and BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, the cricketer-turned-politician was seen being protected by 'private security' guards in Amritsar on Monday. Though the gunmen provided by the state government were also accompanying him, the private guards were seen pretty active and forming a close cordon around the BJP leader.

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  6. Heroin worth Rs 20 cr seized at IndoPak borderRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    The seizure was made in a joint operation by BSF and Punjab Police. DIG BSF MF Farooqui and Punjab Police SSP Amritsar Jasdeep Singh said four packets of the contraband were yesterday recovered 50 metres ahead of the Border Security fence along the International Boundary.

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  7. Haryana result to make saffron brigade assertive in PunjabRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    The victory of the BJP in Haryana and Maharashtra will make it more assertive in Punjab where it has a coalition government with the Shiromani Akali Dal . The results are a cause of worry for the SAD, especially after it opposed its partner in the Haryana polls, running an aggressive campaign in favour of the Indian National Lok Dal , which won just 20 seats.

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  8. Punjabi Sikhs too celebrate DeepavaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Malaysia Chronicle

    LIKE other Indian communities, the Punjabi Sikhs also have their calendars anchored to the Festival of Lights, or Diwali, as they call it. However, for the Sikhs, Diwali has a different significance, retired civil servant Saran Singh, 70, told the New Sunday Times.

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  9. SAD must explain what it has done for peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Hindustan Times

    Hitting back at the SAD after its local unit accused former MP Navjot Singh Sidhu of being thankless, chief parliamentary secretary and Sidhu's wife Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu on Saturday said she would like to ask the Akali Dal what it had done for people in the past two and a half years. Talking to reporters minutes after senior BJP leader LK Advani left the airport, Dr Sidhu said, "The people who are accusing Sidhu first must explain as to what they have done for Punjab.

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  10. Moving farewell to former Wisbech priestRead the original story

    Sunday | Fenland Today

    ... coach and were accompanied by Fr Les Slack, parish priest of St Jude's in Whittlesey. John, who was born in Amritsar, India, in 1946 to a Sikh family, then moved to Tanzania. It was there he encountered some Irish priests and expressed his desire, ...

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  11. Akali Dal must explain what it has done for people Dr SidhuRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Hindustan Times

    Hitting back at the SAD after its local unit accused former MP Navjot Singh Sidhu of being thankless, chief parliamentary secretary and Sidhu's wife Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu on Saturday said she would like to ask the Akali Dal what it had done for people in the past two and a half years. Talking to reporters minutes after senior BJP leader LK Advani left the airport, Dr Sidhu said, "The people who are accusing Sidhu first must explain as to what they have done for Punjab.

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  12. Interview: An aspiring actress and a new sensation in TV industry Geet SharmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Merinews

    Geet Sharma is not just another young and ambitious actor in B-town because she is more focused and particular about her work. Geet Sharma is serving television industry since a few months where she had done crucial characters in serials like Kumkum Bhagya on Zee TV, Love by Chance, The list of Varun Thakur on MTV Indies and Ye jawani tara re re on V Channel.

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  13. Top Indian athletes to be volunteers at Salwan MarathonRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Newkerala.com

    Indian athletes Khushbir Kaur, Mandeep Jangra and Arpinder Singh will be seen running as volunteers along with visually challenged school children at the 20th edition of the Salwan Cross Country Run at the Army Equestrian Centre in Delhi Cantt, Nov 2. All the three athletes have had the distinction of representing India and winning laurels for the country at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games and Asian Games and are sponsored by the Anglian Medal Hunt Company. This year's edition of the Salwan Cross Country Run would witness participation by more than 2000 visually impaired and differently-abled school children, all of whom would be running with a volunteer to help them on the strenuous 4.5 kilometre long and challenging track.

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  14. Canadian revenue minister visits Golden Temple in AmritsarRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Newkerala.com

    Canada's Minister for National Revenue Kerry-Lynne Findlay, who is in India to hold meetings with Prime Minister Narendara Modi and various other ministers, to carry forward the process of engaging both countries in business, visited the Golden Temple here on Thursday. Deeply moved by the tranquility and spirituality of the holy shrine, Findlay said, "I have said my prayers hoping for them to be answered.

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  15. Saab's surface movement radars to be deployed at five Indian airportsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Newkerala.com

    Swedish aerospace and defence major Saab said Friday that state-run Airports Authority of India has selected its runway safety equipmentadvanced-surface movement guidance and control systems at five of its airports. "This will enable the airports to operate in a safe manner while efficiently meeting the demand of growing air traffic," said Lars-Olof Lindgren, head of market area Saab India.

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  16. Punjab Police busts fake currency printing racketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Merinews

    Punjab Police at Jalalabad claim to have busted a gang involved in printing of fake Indian currency notes with the arrest of persons in village Jandwala Bhimeshah in Jalalabad constituency represented by states Dy. CM Sukhbir Badal.

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  17. NSG chief warns of multi-city attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Indian Express

    National Security Guard chief J N Choudhury said on Thursday that global terrorist outfit al-Qaeda's plan to make inroads into India was nothing new and that the terrorist outfit could join hands with ISIS and Indian Mujahideen to launch a "multi-city multiple attack" in the country. The NSG Director-General said it was more than a possibility now that these global terror groups - ISIS and al-Qaeda - may find allies in similar organised terror groups, which are active in India.

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  18. NSG boss warns of al-Qaida hit, govt left red-facedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: National Security Guard director general J N Choudhury on Thursday warned of the possibility of global jihadi outfits al-Qaida and ISIS joining hands to launch "multi-city, multiple attacks" in India, even as a baffled home ministry later denied any inputs on the two archrivals coming together. Speaking to reporters on the occasion of NSG's 30th Raising Day in Manesar, Choudhury said: "Now that they have declared an intention to attack India, they might combine with outfits like Lashkar-e-Toiba, ISIS and Indian Mujahideen."

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  19. Day after Jaitley assurance Akalis get back at Navjot Singh SidhuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Hindustan Times

    A day after getting assurance from the Bharatiya Janata Party high command that the political alliance was intact, the Shiromani Akali Dal on Thursday fired its first salvo against former local parliamentarian Navjot Singh Sidhu. The district unit of the party has sought disciplinary action against Sidhu for his making statements against the Badals, Punjab's ruling family, during the campaign for the Haryana assembly seats.

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  20. The NSG at the same time said it was fully prepared and will respond...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Indian Express

    NSG, the country's elite counter-terror force, on Thursday warned that global terror outfits like the dreaded ISIS and al-Qaeda could join hands and launch a "multi-city multiple attack" on India. The warning of a combined terror attack was sounded by National Security Guards Director General J N Choudhury, who also called the 2008 Mumbai carnage that killed 166 people as just a "curtain raiser".

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