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  1. Expelled Akali leaders launch new party in PunjabRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Amritsar, Dec 16 : The expelled leaders of the Shiromani Akali Dal on Sunday launched a new party -- the Shiromani Akali Dal . "Taksali means genuine and old.

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  2. Kartarpur: Reckless throw of the diceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Times

    Each year thereafter has seen multiple fatalities. At the same time, Pakistani mischief in Jammu and Kashmir has been consistently escalating since Kartarpur:2013.

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  3. Goodale vows to review terror threat descriptions after Liberal MP...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | National Post

    ... beside Surrey Centre MP Randeep Sarai, right in white turban, for a group photo at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. A section of Public Safety Canada's annual report on the country's terrorism threats lists "Sunni ...

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  4. An Antidote to Idiocy in 'Churchill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New York Times

    Earlier this year, the retired astronaut Scott Kelly posted a harmless tweet quoting Winston Churchill's famous line, "In victory, magnanimity." Left-wing Twitter went berserk, and Kelly felt obliged to grovel.

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  5. Canadian government has disappointed Sikhs : Dal KhalsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | The Times of India

    JALANDHAR: Expressing surprise and disappointment reference to "Sikh Extremism" in Public Safety Canada's 2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada, Dal Khalsa has said Justin Trudeau's government has taken a biased view and has committed a gross error in maligning the Sikh image "probably under Indian government's false propaganda". In a statement issued on Friday, Dal Khalsa president H S Dhami said that the Canada's move without any substantial and concrete evidence amounted to stereotyped profiling of Sikhs which evoked strong reaction among Sikhs worldwide.

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  6. We have robust mechanism to deal with terror threats- Canada's public safety ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | The Times of India

    AMRITSAR: While denying to directly reply about the Sikh extremism in Canada, country's Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale maintained that government of Canada monitors all potential threats and had robust measures in place to address them. In reply to a query made by TOI about Sikh extremists movement in Canada , senior advisor for communications Scott Bardsley on behalf of the office of minister Goodale said "we do not comment on allegations, specific threats, or operations related to national security, we can say that the government of Canada monitors all potential threats and has robust measures in place to address them".

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  7. Canadian government should snub anti-India activities on its soil: BJPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | The Times of India

    AMRITSAR: Inclusion of the component of Sikh extremism in 2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada has hailed by Indian leadership even as Canadian Sikh bodies have sought to meet Canada's minister of public safety and emergency preparedness Ralph Goodale to persuade him to withdraw the component from the report as the same could malign the image of Canadian Sikhs. While talking to TOI on Friday, BJP's national secretary Tarun Chugh said "I appreciate that Canadian government has identified the threat and have taken a right step to make the people cautious of such elements anti India activities and eliminate any menace to peace in future".

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  8. SAD targets Amarinder government for truncated Assembly sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | Newkerala.com

    Chandigarh, Dec 13 : Accusing the Congress government of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh of making a mockery of democracy by reducing the winter session of Punjab Assembly to a single sitting, the Shiromani Akali Dal on Thursday said the "non-performing government" was shying away from the session. SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal said: "The Congress has played a cruel joke on the people and made a mockery of democracy by recommending the winter session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha be reduced to a single sitting, something which had happened for the first time in the state."

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  9. Rain lowers temperature in Punjab, HaryanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Newkerala.com

    Chandigarh, Dec 12 : Maximum temperatures across Punjab and Haryana dipped on Wednesday following light rain in some parts of both states and snowfall in the neighbouring Himachal Pradesh. Chandigarh and its surrounding areas experienced light rainfall since early Wednesday.

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  10. 'Jallianwala Bagh massacre was preceded by reign of terror by the British'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Newkerala.com

    Chandigarh, Dec 11 : As the country gears up to observe the 100th anniversary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of innocent, unarmed Indians by ruthless British forces, the events before and after the April 13, 1919, killing of hundreds clearly indicate that the British rulers of that time were unnerved by the unrest in Punjab in general and Amritsar in particular, which led them to do something which could "teach a lesson" to the Indians. "Though Brigadier General Reginald Dyer was blamed for the action, there is hardly any documented evidence to show how he landed in Amritsar on that day as he was posted in Jalandhar ," author and columnist Kishwar Desai told IANS in an interview here.

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  11. Bargari protest wraps up, Morcha leaders to visit Golden Temple todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | The Indian Express

    "As I said yesterday, this morcha has not ended, but has entered its second phase. We all should go together to Golden Temple to pay respects to the Guru," Dhyan Singh Mand, Sarbat Khalsa-appointed parallel Jathedar of the Akal Takht, said.

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  12. Kapil-Ginni Wedding: Krushna Abhishek, Bharti Singh And Others Have a Blast at Sangeet CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | India.com

    After the lavish wedding of Deepika Padukone-Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas , it's time for another television turned Bollywood actor Kapil Sharma to tie the knot with Ginni Chatrath on December 12. The couple along with their families reached Amritsar, Punjab on December 10 and their pre-wedding ceremonies kicked started with akhand path followed by a chooda ceremony.

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  13. Indian company plans to implement investment projects in UzbekistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Today.Az

    The Indian company Rising Hongfa Heavy Machinery is implementing a project to organize the production of modern concrete materials in Uzbekistan. The project cost will be about $ 3 million.

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  14. Bargari Morcha ends today, protesters told to prepare for next phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | The Indian Express

    The announcement was made after Congress Ministers Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and Tripat Rajinder Bajwa declared from stage that the government had accepted all demands of the Morcha. The Insaaf Morcha at Bargari will end on the 193rd day of the protest Monday, Dhyan Singh Mand, Sarbat Khalsa-appointed parallel Jathedar of Akal Takht, announced Sunday.

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  15. Pictured: Indian nurse who vanished overseas the same day slain Toyah Cordingley's body was foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Daily Mail

    Indian nurse left behind his wife and three children to fly overseas just hours after woman, 24, was found dead on a remote beach - as his family insist he's not capable of murder The family of an Indian nurse said to be a person of interest in the death of a 24-year-old woman found dead on beach insist he is innocent. Toyah Cordingley, 24, was found dead in the dunes of Wangetti Beach, in Tropical North Queensland, nearly two months ago.

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  16. A Sooraj Barjatya film in the makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Renowned paediatrician Dr RK Anand's wife celebrates her role in building an extended family that includes meat lovers and vegetarians If filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya ends up making another film in the Hum Apke Hain Kaun series, the heroine will be an unlikely one - a fish-loving Syrian Christian Keralite nurse married into a Hindu Punjabi family of a leading paediatrician practicing in Mumbai, hailing from Amritsar. The rest of the template will be untouched - Karva Chauth fasting, anniversary bashes, gala dinners prepared by loving daughters-in-law and, not to forget, house helps who are treasured as blood relations.

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  17. Attack on Nirankari triggered fears of return of militancy in PunjabRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | The Indian Express

    Attack on Nirankari gathering has triggered fears of return of militancy in Punjab. But the state, still haunted by violence, will maintain peace at all costs Even after the grenade attack on November 18, the Nirankaris response has been rather subdued.

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  18. Chandigarh: SAD to seek forgivness for - any inadvertent mistakes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The Indian Express

    SAD has faced sharp criticism for long now over desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in Bargari in 2015 and subsequent incidents of police firing on anti-desecration protesters, in which two protesters were killed in Behbal Kalan on October 14, 2015. Party president Sukhbir Singh Badal and patron Parkash Singh Badal is likely to seek forgiveness from the Akal Takht.

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  19. Over 32 Kg gold seized by Customs at Attari borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Newkerala.com

    Amritsar [Punjab], Dec 6 : In one of the biggest seizures by an Indian agency along the Indo-Pak border in the last 25 years, customs staff posted at the Integrated Check Post, Attari recovered over 32.65 kilograms, worth approximately Rs 10 crores, of gold from an apple consignment coming from Afghanistan on Thursday. An apple consignment was coming from Afghanistan via Pakistan and was stopped for a check at the Integrated Check Post, Amritsar.

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  20. Amritsar Dusshera function had no permission, Amarinder orders 'stern action'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Newkerala.com

    Chandigarh, Dec 6 : The magisterial inquiry into the Amritsar train tragedy that claimed 61 lives has held that the Dusshera event organised by a ruling Punjab Congress leader was held "without permission" and "without undertaking required safety and security measures". Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday "ordered stern action against all those found responsible for the Amritsar train mishap, after the magisterial probe found the gateman of the railway crossing at Jaura Phatak and the organisers of the event accountable for various acts of omissions and commissions leading to the unfortunate tragedy".

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