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  1. 75,000 youths killed in road crashes last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: India's killer roads claimed the lives of 75,000 people aged between 15 and 34 years last year. Over 82% of these victims were males, according to the Road Accident Report for 2014 prepared by the road transport and highways ministry.


  2. Farmers block highway, rail traffic near JalandharRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Farmers blocked rail traffic at Dhanowali railway crossing near Jalandhar Cantt hit Amritsar-New Delhi rail traffic. Commuters were at the receiving end as farmers blocked National Highway-1 between Rama Mandi and Jalandhar cantonment and the rail tracks near the cantonment station on Wednesday in support of their demands, including the clearance of sugarcane growers' dues.


  3. The central lesson from the 1965 WarRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    The 1965 war teaches us that war by escalation is a real possibility. Despite clear threats, Pakistan never believed that India would ever cross the international border.'


  4. Team AlphaOne Celebrates Rakshabandhan at Wagah BorderRead the original story

    Tuesday | PressReleasePoint

    Team AlphaOne celebrated the festival of Rakshabandhan on August 29th with the brave soldiers at Wagah Border. The team tied Rakhis and celebrated the festival with the brave-hearts of Indian Army.


  5. South Korea offers to make smart city near ChandigarhRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 |

    While Chandigarh may have been included in the list of 98 cities nominated by the central government for its "Smart City" project, an upcoming town in Punjab adjoining it will get South Korean help to build a new smart city. The offer to create a smart city in New Chandigarh was made by Korea Telecom, a South Korean company, to a visiting delegation from Punjab led by Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.


  6. 7.50 kg of opium seized in Delhi, one heldRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 |

    A 32-year-old inter-state drug trafficker was arrested with 7.50 kg of opium here, police said on Monday. Palvinder Singh, a resident of Amritsar in Punjab, was arrested from Mukarba Chowk in west Delhi on Friday after police received a tip off.


  7. South Korean government to build smart city at New ChandigarhRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Hindustan Times

    The South Korean government on Monday expressed its willingness to provide technology as well as finances to build the first-of-its-kind smart city in India at New Chandigarh. The offer was extended by Korean company -- Korea Telecom to a high-level Punjab delegation led by deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.


  8. The Time No One KeepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Outlook

    The runaways are our fellow citizens who claw their way to the UK-all to face a harsh fate. This is their tale.


  9. 50th anniversary of 1965 war: Govt, Army have no data of soldiers, war widows to send invitesRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Indian Express

    The Indian Army and the Punjab government will organise a state-level function in Tarn Taran district on September 9 to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Indo-Pak war. However, the government and the Army do not have proper data of the soldiers who took part in the war and the war widows to extend the invitation for the function where they intend to honour them.


  10. Wadali Brothers spellbind Delhi audience with Sufi magicRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 |

    Sufi music is not just any other genre of music and is considered as a way to connect with the almighty and the Wadali Brothers from Amritsar, Punjab are one of the messengers, who are doing their job responsibly. The Padmashree awardee duo recently landed in the national capital for a live Radio Mirchi concert with an intention to mesmerize the audience with their soulful music and melodic voice.


  11. Pakistan court summons Edhi in Geeta's caseRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 |

    A Pakistan court has summoned Edhi Foundation chairman Abdul Sattar Edhi on an application filed by an Indian lawyer seeking the custody of a deaf and mute woman. Geeta has been brought up at Edhi Home where she has been living for the past 13 years.


  12. AAP suspends two MPs in Punjab for anti-party activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 |

    Cracking the whip on dissidents, Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday suspended two of its Punjab MPs -- Dharamvira Gandhi, who had supported expelled leader Yogendra Yadav, and Harinder Singh Khalsa -- for anti-party activities and alleged that they had joined hands with ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiromani Akali Dal combine in the state. The decision was taken at the party's Political Affairs Committee in which Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal participated through phone from Haridwar.


  13. Kejriwal suspends two MPs for anti-party workRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Peninsula

    New Delhi/Chandigarh: The AAP yesterday suspended parliamentarians Dharamvira Gandhi and Harinder Singh Khalsa from primary membership of the party and initiated disciplinary proceedings against them. Both are Lok Sabha members from Punjab.


  14. Is PPP chief Manpreet Badal joining hands with CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Hindustan Times

    Political circles in Punjab are abuzz with speculation over People's Party of Punjab president Manpreet Badal meeting Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi recently to "chalk out a merger plan". Senior leaders in the Congress and PPP claim such a move is afoot and an announcement could be made in October.


  15. The new red lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Telegraph

    Ever since President Bill Clinton decided that Kashmir was the "world's most dangerous place"- a realization that abruptly dawned after the nuclear tests of 1998 - the quest for an India-Pakistan settlement has been transformed into a thriving cottage industry. Fuelled by a mixture of genuine concern and generous international patronage, an army of 'strategic thinkers', think-tankers, retired generals and diplomats and, of course, journalists have jumped into this 21st century variant of the Great Game.


  16. Governance overhaul key to Smart City project: ExpertsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 |

    With the Centre releasing the list of 98 cities selected for the Rs 48,000-crore Smart City project, experts today highlighted the need to transform the governance structure at the city level for a sustainable transformation and offer services essential for urban living. "Selection of smart cities is a first step.


  17. Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Chandigarh to be developed as smart citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Hindustan Times

    It's official. Six cities, including Amritsar, Jalandhar and Ludhiana, and the union territory of Chandigarh have made it to the list of 98 smart cities that will be part of the Narendra Modi government's ambitious project for the next five years.


  18. Falling Sikh numbers in country, a cause of worry for leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Hindustan Times

    Sikh political and religious leaders appear worried about the drop in community's share in national population because of a slump in their growth rate. The Sikh share, down from 1.9% in 2001 to 1.7% in 2011 as per the Census figures, has been termed by these leaders as a "cause for worry", whereas sociologists and demographers see it as a positive trend, although requiring introspection and an in-depth analysis of the numbers. 2 comments

  19. Top 12 Foods That Cause ConstipationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | MedicineNet

    Dr. Anand received MBBS degree from Medical College Amritsar, University of Punjab. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the Postgraduate Institute of medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.


  20. Grand Finale of Amritsar Comedy Star & Auto Mall Exhibition Adds Fun & Excitement at AlphaOneRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | PressReleasePoint

    To add more fun, excitement and entertainment to the ongoing Shopping Carnival, AlphaOne hosted the Grand Finale of Amritsar Comedy Star and a 3-day Auto Mall Exhibition. Grand Finale of Amritsar Comedy Star & Auto Mall Exhibition Adds To The Fun & Excitement to AlphaOne's Ongoing "Shopping Carnival" To add more fun, excitement and entertainment to the ongoing Shopping Carnival, AlphaOne hosted the Grand Finale of Amritsar Comedy Star and a 3-day Auto Mall Exhibition.