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  1. Mercury hovers above normal in Punjab HaryanaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    The Union Territory of Chandigarh recorded a maximum temperature of 34.2 degrees Celsius, two degrees above normal, the MeT department report said. Hisar in Haryana was the hottest place in the region as it's maximum settled at 37.5 degrees Celsius, two degrees above normal.

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  2. Mann knows Khalistan has no takers in Punjab Pavit KaurRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    "My father knows that there are no takers for Khalistan in Punjab now because he doesn't get voted back into Parliament because of what he believes in," says Pavit Kaur, daughter of Shiromani Akali Dal president Simranjit Singh Mann, on the 'Fair & Square' show of Chandigarh-based news channel Day & Night News. "But in a democratic set-up, he is entitled to hold his belief in a peaceful manner," Pavit says in a conversation with Day & Night News consulting editor and Hindustan Times columnist Khushwant Singh.

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  3. Punish officers for misguiding govt on land act says MPRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    Holding forest department officials responsible for misguiding the state government on the Punjab Land Preservation Act , 1900, Hoshiarpur MP Vijay Sampla on Saturday submitted a memorandum outlining facts to chief minister Parkash Singh Badal. Sampla, who was accompanied by assistant media adviser Vineet Joshi, pointed out that third and fourth generation land owners with about 1,50,000 hectare land were facing hardships as the forest officials wrongly re-notified the same lands under PLPA, 1900, without following the procedure mentioned in the act.

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  4. IAS officer bereavedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    Jaswant Singh Neelpur father of Punjab-cadre IAS officer Kahan Singh Pannu, died at a private hospital in Rajpura on Saturday night. Sharing sympathies with the bereaved family, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal described Neelpur as a disciplined and committed soldier of the Shiromani Akali Dal .

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  5. Health NewsmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Medical Center in Waterville. Dr. Bhullar earned her doctorate from the Government Medical College in Amritsar, India. She completed an internal medicine internship and residency, as well as a fellowship in nephrology, at Drexel University College ...

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  6. Khalistan militant's arrest thwarts terror strikes in Amritsar, DelhiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Rediff.com

    A Khalistani terror group has received the backing of Paksitan's ISI, reveals its chief in chilling confessions to the Punjab police after his arrest. n a major anti-terror operation, the Punjab police on Thursday arrested a wanted militant Rattandeep Singh from Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur, 15 years after he reportedly fled from Haryana police custody.

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  7. Talwandi inherited politics from Akali activist fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Hindustan Times

    Former SAD chief and former SGPC president Jagdev Singh Talwandi, who passed away here on Friday, was influenced by his father Chhanga Singh, who was a landlord of Mullanpur village in Lyallpur district of Pakistan and an activist in all Sikh morchas. After Independence, Talwandi settled at Talwandi village in Ludhiana district and was unanimously elected sarpanch in 1955 and remained so for a decade.

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  8. Ten days on SGPC continues to airlift relief material to JampKRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Hindustan Times

    The humanitarian task undertaken by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee for providing relief to the flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir entered the 10th day on Friday. The SGPC continues to send relief material to J&K by airlifting essential commodities to Srinagar from the Sri Guru Ram Das Jee international airport here.

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  9. Notice to foreign ministry in minor's custody caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Nation

    For news details visit : For news details Read on : Notice to foreign ministry in minor's custody case LAHORE A Lahore High Court judge Friday issued notice to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to submit reply until October 1, on a petition seeking custody of a minor girl admitted in an Indian hospital who is likely to be taken in guardianship of her maternal aunt in India. Greeta Rose, a local resident, had filed the petition and submitted that her daughter-in-law Shabnam Barkat went to India on a business tour where she lost her life in an accident and her granddaughter Jameria Azeem also got injured.

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  10. HC for CBI inquiry in Gurkirat murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Hindustan Times

    The Punjab and Haryana high court has asked the Punjab government to "consider" handing over the investigation into the Gurkirat murder case to the Central Bureau of Investigation . The single bench of Justice KC Puri passed the order on Wednesday while hearing a petition filed by Angrej Singh, a resident of Verka and father of nine-year-old Gurkirat Singh, who went missing from his house on November 7, 2012.

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  11. Khalistani militant arrested from east Uttar Pradesh: Punjab PoliceRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Newkerala.com

    Hardcore Khalistani militant Rattandeep Singh has been arrested from the outskirts of Gorakhpur in eastern Uttar Pradesh, where he was likely to target a top Hindu leader, Punjab Police said Thursday. In an operation conducted by a 19-member team of Punjab Police's State Special Operations Cell with a central agency Wednesday, Rattandeep Singh, a top operative of the Bhindranwale Tiger Force of Khalistan , was nabbed from Gorakhpur, a police spokesman sai.

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  12. Punjab seeks Bharat Ratna for hockey legend Balbir Singh SrRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Hindustan Times

    Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal on Friday wrote a letter to PM Narendra Modi, seeking to honour legendary hockey player Balbir Singh with Bharat Ratna. Balbir Singh Senior, who was part of three Olympic gold medal-winning teams and also the coach of the Indian team that won the 1975 hockey world cup.

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  13. Cong dealt severe blow to financial backbone of stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Hindustan Times

    Facing the heat of fund crunch, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday blamed successive Congress governments at the Centre for the poor financial health of the state. Badal said the step-motherly treatment by the Congress coupled with its regressive policies had broken the financial backbone of Punjab.

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  14. BSA, Apollo to set up facilities in PunjabRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Newkerala.com

    Bicycle manufacturer BSA and healthcare chain Apollo Hospitals will set up their facilities in Punjab, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said Thursday. Badal, who met industrialists and top management of companies in Chennai Thursday as part of a two-day investment promotion trip to south India, said that Punjab has achieved two major breakthroughs during the visit with the country's second biggest bicycle manufacturer, BSA, and Apollo Hospitals announcing their decision to expand their operations in Punjab.

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  15. Qatar Embassy officials take wrong body backRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Hindustan Times

    After admitting they had sent the wrong body of deceased Harjeet Singh to Mohalla Sangran in Adampur, officials of the Qatar embassy situated in Delhi visited Jalandhar on Thursday to take the body back. A team of embassy officials first met the local administration and later talked to the local police over the issue.

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  16. BSA Apollo to set up facilities in PunjabRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Hindustan Times

    Bicycle manufacturer BSA and healthcare chain Apollo Hospitals will set up their facilities in Punjab, deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said on Thursday. Badal, who met industrialists and top management of companies in Chennai on Thursday as part of a two-day investment promotion trip to south India, said that Punjab has achieved two major breakthroughs during the visit with the country's second biggest bicycle manufacturer, BSA, and Apollo Hospitals announcing their decision to expand their operations in Punjab.

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  17. Khalistani militant arrested from east UP: Punjab PoliceRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Nerve News

    Hardcore Khalistani militant Rattandeep Singh has been arrested from the outskirts of Gorakhpur in eastern Uttar Pradesh, where he was likely to target a top Hindu leader, Punjab Police said Thursday. In an operation conducted by a 19-member team of Punjab Police's State Special Operations Cell with a central agency Wednesday, Rattandeep Singh, a top operative of the Bhindranwale Tiger Force of Khalistan , was nabbed from Gorakhpur, a police spokesman sai.

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  18. State considers uniform tax on basmati tradersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Hindustan Times

    As Punjab is expecting a two-fold increase in basmati production this kharif season, the state government is thinking of involving traders from other states, particularly Haryana, for lifting of the crop. A decision is awaited from the state while the crop has begun arriving in mandis of Fazilka and Abohar areas.

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  19. People wouldn't give us rooms on rent, they would say these girls do drugs, says India's relay trioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Indian Express

    It's early in the morning though the training session is nearing its end. Athlete Mandeep Kaur calls team-mate Priyanka Panwar to start the usual stretching schedule.

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  20. Two weeks after 24yrold killed in Doha fire family receives wrong bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Hindustan Times

    Waiting to perform the last rites of their 24-year-old son Harjeet Singh, who died in a fire at Doha in Qatar on September 5 while awaiting deportation, his family received a brutal shock when a few minutes before the funeral they discovered that the body brought from the Arab kingdom was of someone else. Even as the family blamed the Indian embassy in Doha, the labour officer of the embassy told HT that the body had been sent only after verification by Harinder Kumar, a cousin of the deceased, who has also been living in Doha for the past two years and came to India with the body.

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