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  1. BSF seizes heroin worth Rs.15 crore near AmritsarRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Nerve News

    The Border Security Force Sunday seized three kg of heroin, valued at Rs.15 crore in the international market, from the Amritsar sector of the India-Pakistan border, an official said. A BSF spokesman said the seizure was made near the Fatehpur border out post, nearly 300 km from Chandigarh.

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  2. Cong ridicules SADBJP on drug issue Capt advises them to splitRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    The Congress deputy leader in Lok Sabha, Captain Amarinder Singh, on Sunday stated here that both the Shiromani Akali Dal and the Bharatiya Janata Party , ruling partners in Punjab, should stop "playing mind games with people" on the drug menace issue and breakup if they had differences. "If you are not comfortable with each other, you better call it a day, but stop trying to fool the people," he told the two parties.

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  3. Shiromani Akali Dal to hold dharnas at international border on drug menaceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | DNA India

    With BJP President Amit Shah set to begin a campaign against drugs from Amritsar on January 12 next year, its ally Shiromani Akali Dal on Sunday announced that it will organise protests on the international border on January 5 against the drug menace. Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister and SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday said the party will urge the Border Security Force to take more steps to stop drugs from entering Punjab territory from Pakistan side.

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  4. Chandigarh coldest at 2.3 degree Celsius, cold wave continues in Punjab, HaryanaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | DNA India

    Union Territory Chandigarh recorded its coldest night of the season at 2.3 degree Celsius as cold wave conditions continued to sweep most parts of Punjab and Haryana, MeT officials said today. In Haryana, Hisar reeled under piercing chill at 3.1 degree Celsius, down three notches than normal, while Ambala's minimum settled at 3.5 degree Celsius, also down three degrees than normal level, the MeT Department said.

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  5. Chandigarh records two degrees Celsius temperatureRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Chandigarh recorded the season's coldest night on Sunday as the minimum temperature hit a low of two degrees Celsius. As intense cold swept across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, the minimum temperatures at most places were recorded between two and four degrees Celsius, weather officials said Sunday.

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  6. Delhi shivers at 26 degrees C on seasons coldest day fog hits flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Delhi on Sunday recorded the lowest temperature of the season with the mercury dipping to 2.6 degrees Celsius, five notches below normal, with dense fog affecting 55 flights and about 70 trains. "The minimum temperature recorded at 8.30am was 2.6 degree Celsius.

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  7. SAD Congress lambast NDA govt on conversionsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    The National Democratic Alliance government at the Centre on Saturday drew flak over religious conversions from not only the opposition Congress but also from its ruling alliance partner in Punjab -- the Shiromani Akali Dal -- during the Shaheedi Jor Mela, the annual event observed to mark the martyrdom of two sons of Guru Gobind Singh. While chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and his deputy Sukhbir personally avoided a direct attack on the Narendra Modi government, other speakers, all hand-picked, lashed out at conversions questioning the motives of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad.

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  8. Santa's India visitRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Santa Claus looked at himself in the mirror. What he saw was a horizontally- challenged man in a red night suit.

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  9. Out: comment on SikhsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Telegraph

    London, Dec. 27: Margaret Thatcher made an off-hand remark about Sikhs in Southall in west London back in 1984, according to the latest batch of Irish government papers declassified under the 30-year rule. The comment was made when she was told that the Catholics in Northern Ireland were demanding certain rights.

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  10. Gherao Rahul Gandhi not Amit Shah BJPRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hindustan Times

    Bharatiya Janata Party national secretary Tarun Chugh on Saturday said the Punjab Congress leaders should "gherao" their party vice-president Rahul Gandhi for his appointing Amrinder Singh Raja Warring, a man who had alleged links with drug smugglers, as president of the Indian Youth Congress. Reacting to a statement from the Congress leaders that they would "gherao" BJP president Amit Shah in Amritsar on January 12 when he would arrive there to launch a campaign against drugs, Chugh said the Congress had forgotten that Enforcement Directorate had also summoned its Jalandhar parliamentarian Chaudhary Santokh Singh in the drug racket case.

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  11. New agency to complete stalled KMP expressway in HaryanaRead the original story

    Saturday | Nerve News

    A new agency will be roped in by the Haryana government for the completion of the stalled Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway in the state, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said Saturday, Hindrances coming in the way of construction of the KMP Expressway were being removed and work on the project would start soon, he said. We are trying to resolve the matter so that the expressway can be completed at the earliest.

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  12. This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World, December 21 - 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Switched

    Humans express their faith in a multitude of ways. These photos capture the diversity within faith practices that happen in our world in the span of just one week.

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  13. Fog continues to affect life in Punjab HaryanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hindustan Times

    Dense fog affected normal life in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh Saturday, with visibility being reduced to less than 50 metres in some places in the morning. In Amritsar, Ludhiana and Patiala, visibility was reduced to less than 50 percent, weather officials said here.

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  14. Shaheedi Jor Mela begins in Fatehgarh SahibRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hindustan Times

    The three-day annual Shaheedi Jor Mela held in the memory of Guru Gobind Singh's two younger sons - Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh, who were entombed alive here - began on Friday with the commencement of an 'Akhand Path' of the Guru Granth Sahib at Gurdwara Jyoti Sarup Sahib. Amid the biting cold and dense fog, lakhs of devotees paid obeisance at the historic gurdwaras of Fatehgarh Sahib and Jyoti Sarup Sahib to mark the 310th martyrdom of Mata Gujri and the tenth guru's younger sons.

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  15. Badals move in choppers official cars on own tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hindustan Times

    How much can one travel within Badal village? Certainly not 34,310 km. But this is exactly how a vehicle in Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal's entourage moved from March to May this year, clocking over 11,000 km a month, 366 km a day.

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  16. Severe cold wave sweeps Haryana Punjab 2 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Hindustan Times

    Severe cold wave swept across most parts of Punjab and Haryana, affecting normal life and leading to the death of two people. Minimum temperatures dipped remarkably across the two states and the Union Territory of Chandigarh that remained engulfed in fog.

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  17. ED questions Punjab minister for four hoursRead the original story

    Friday Dec 26 | Newkerala.com

    Punjab's powerful Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate officials Friday for over four hours with regard to money-laundering links in a multi-million-rupee international synthetic drugs racket busted last year. Majithia, who is the younger brother of union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, faces allegations of having links with certain non-resident Indians who have been accused of international money laundering related to the massive drugs racket.

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  18. ED questions Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in drug money laundering caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | DNA India

    The Enforcement Directorate on Friday questioned Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia for over four hours in connection with its probe into the alleged money laundering in the Rs 6,000-crore international drug racket case. Majithia, the younger brother of Union minister Harsimrat Kaur and brother-in-law of deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, reached the agency's office here at the stipulated time of 11 AM, where a criminal case has been registered under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act .

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  19. Fog cold wave unabated in Punjab HaryanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Hindustan Times

    Cold conditions continued unabated in several parts of Punjab and Haryana today even as a thick blanket of fog threw normal life out of gear in the two states. Thick fog, which has in the past few days adversely affected road, rail and air traffic, prevailed at most places in both the states early today, MeT department said.

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  20. Drugs racket case: ED questions Punjab ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | The Times of India

    Majithia, who was summoned by ED, appeared at its office in Jalandhar on Friday for questioning in connection with alleged money laundering drugs case. ABVP activists demonstarted outside ED's office against the revenue minister.

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