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  1. Jailbird wants dance by girls,obliged by officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Times of India

    The dance troupe was hired from Fatehgarh Churian village in Gurdaspur district for Rs 16,000, allegedly on the request of murder accused Sarwan Singh. CHANDIGARH: A 45-minute dance performance by a troupe of girls, attired in traditional gidda dresses, allegedly on the request of a murder accused, inside the recreation complex of a jail in Tarn Taran has exposed yet another incident of undertrials and convicts having free fun in Punjab.


  2. Bar dancers perform in Punjab jail during Baisakhi celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    A jail in Punjab is in thick of a controversy following Baisakhi celebrations in the premises during which "bar dancers" performed infront of inmates and jail officials, in violation of norms. The function was allegedly organised by an under-trial in a murder case who have close links with a political bigwig.


  3. HT Impact It gets better now Khushbir Kaur allotted bigger apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    Acting on HT's report, dated April 10, which highlighted how Asian Games silver medallist Khushbir Kaur's family was living in pathetic conditions, the Amritsar Development Authority identified an HIG flat in the Ranjit Avenue locality for the athlete. The development comes as Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal fast-tracked Khushbir's case, after it was revealed that her family was forced to live in a shed.


  4. It's 'tadka marke' time at Indyaki's Punjab ExpressRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News

    It's "tadka marke" time at the Indyaki restaurant in west Delhi, where a Punjab Express food fest is on till the end of the month. "We have been organising food festivals of different states as we want to promote the variety of Indian food," Manoj Kumar Semwal, executive sous chef of Indyaki in Radisson Blu Paschim Vihar, told IANS.


  5. Anthony Bourdain picks his top 10 episodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    As the April 26 season premiere of the Emmy and Peabody award-winning CNN Original Series "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown" draws near, we asked Bourdain to select his top 10 episodes from previous seasons. The series premiere episode offered an inside look at the fabled beauty and local cuisine of a country that had been, up until recently, off-limits to outsiders.


  6. Indian films Chauthi Koot, Masaan to be screened at Cannes International Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Mumbai, April 16: Gurvinder Singh's Punjabi film "Chauthi Koot" and Neeraj Ghaywan's debut feature "Masaan" are among the Indian films that have been chosen to be screened in the official UnCertain Regard section of the 68th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival. The announcement was made in Cannes on Thursday.


  7. Diaspora banks on visa powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Times of India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper walk together during a visit to the Gurdwara Khalsa Diwan in Vancouver. JALANDHAR/AMRITSAR: A century after the Komagata Maru incident when a steamship carrying 376 passengers from Punjab was denied permission to port at Vancouver, Canada, in 1914, the Indian government has eased the visa norms for all Canadian citizens.


  8. Punjab Late cold spell gainful or not still to be knownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hindustan Times

    This rabi season is turning out to be most unpredictable in the recent years. No farmer, agricultural expert or procurement agency knows whether it is going to be worse, even, or better compared with the last.


  9. Indian films 'Masaan', 'Chauthi Koot' head to CannesRead the original story

    Thursday |

    Gurvinder Singh's Punjabi film "Chauthi Koot" and Neeraj Ghaywan's debut feature "Masaan" are among the Indian films that have been chosen to be screened in the official UnCertain Regard section of the 68th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival. The announcement was made in Cannes on Thursday.


  10. Atheist Mom Gets Threats After School Cancels 'Bible Man' VisitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Switched

    ... takes holy dip early morning at the Golden temple Pond during the Sikh festival "Bandi Chhor Divas" in Amritsar, India, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Sanjeev Syal) AP10ThingsToSee - Muslim pilgrims pray on a rocky hill called the Mountain of ...


  11. Dhuri bypoll SADs victory has Sukhbir stampRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Hindustan Times

    The Shiromani Akali Dal victory in the Dhuri byelection has the stamp of deputy chief minister and party president Sukhbir Singh Badal, who made and executed the strategy to win the 59th MLA for a simple majority in the Punjab assembly of 117. For the first time in two decades, Dhuri has elected a ruling party candidate.


  12. From Amritsar to New Delhi and back again: tracing India's journey to independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2009 |

    Mohandas Gandhi, known as the Father of India , and his followers walking on the beach at Dandi upon completion of the Salt March, an important journey toward independence from the British Empire. While India's Independence Day isn't until August 15, I thought July 4th would be the perfect occasion to call attention to some of the most important events that occurred along the road to freedom for the world's largest democracy--and to take you on a journey along that road, of course! British India was partitioned into Muslim Pakistan and secular India on August 15, 1947 with an official handover ceremony in New Delhi.


  13. Canada's Supreme Court Rules Against Allowing Prayer At City Council MeetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Switched

    TORONTO Canada's Supreme Court has ruled that a small town in Quebec may not open its council meetings with prayer. In a unanimous ruling Wednesday , Canada's highest court ruled that the town of Saguenay can no longer publicly recite a Catholic prayer because it infringes on freedom of conscience and religion.


  14. SAD Wrest Dhuri Seat From CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Outlook

    Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal wrested the Dhuri assembly seat from Congress in Punjab, the result of which was declared here today. SAD candidate Gobind Singh Longowal, a former minister and three-time MLA, drubbed Congress-Sanjha Morcha joint candidate Simar Partap Singh, a political greenhorn and grand son of former Governor and Chief Minister Surjit Singh Barnala.


  15. Indian prime minister Narendra Modi will be greeted by protesters in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Georgia Straight

    The chorus continues to grow against the much-awaited and high-profile visit of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi to Vancouver on April 16. About two dozen groups have come together to form a broad coalition under the banner Communities United Against Narendra Modi. Close scrutiny of the list of the organizations suggests that it has grown into a cross-sectional movement representing members of minority communities-such as Sikhs, Muslims, Christians, and so-called Dalits or untouchables-as well as leftists and LGBT people.


  16. 33 of 43 Cong MLAs echo Capt's remark on RahulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Indian Express

    Chorus against the expected elevation of AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi grew louder on Monday, with 33 MLAs in Punjab rallying behind the deputy leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, Capt Amarinder Singh, who has maintained that only Sonia Gandhi could lead the party under the current circumstances. They have also condemned Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee chief Partap Singh Bajwa for seeking Amarinder Singh's expulsion on the issue.


  17. On 96th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre, politicos remember martyrsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | DNA India

    Indian chairman of the All India Anti-Terrorist Front MS Bitta and members pose in front of memorial of Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Leaders across the political spectrum on Monday paid their respects to the martyrs of Jallianwalla Bagh, on the 96th anniversary of the tragedy.


  18. Upset with wife's death, man kills two daughters in AmritsarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Indian Express

    Upset with the death of his wife, a migrant labourer, hailing from from Uttar Pradesh, allegedly killed his two daughters aged about two and a half year and four years, respectively, by drowning them into a tube well water reservoir in Jasra Ur village near Ajnala in Amritsar district in Punjab on Monday morning. Ram Anand allegedly removed the clothes of his daughters and took them to a small water reservoir nearby and drowned them in the wee hours.


  19. PM pays tributes to martyrs of Jallianwala BaghRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 |

    "My tributes to the martyrs of the Jallianwala Bagh," the prime minister tweeted. On April 13, 1919, hundreds of innocent people were massacred by British troops at the Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar, Punjab. The prime minister visited the Jallianwala Bagh last month.


  20. Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves as he arrives for community...Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | Outlook

    Chairman of the All-India Anti-Terrorist Front M S Bitta along with other members paying tribute to the martyrs on the eve of 96th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. Rose Valley employees take part in a rally against Enforcement Directorate on the arrest of Rose Valley Group Chairman Gautam Kundu in Kolkata.