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  1. #SelfieWithDaughter Campaign In India Aims To Fight Stigma That Girls Don't Have ValueRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Switched

    As part of his continued efforts to curb rising rates of female feticide, India's prime minister has urged parents to share selfies with their daughters on social media. Up to 12 million girls in India have been aborted over the past 30 years in India, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has turned to a social media campaign to help reduce the devastating figures.

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  2. Has anyone noticed how Punjab is behaving?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Rediff.com

    In April, Punjab Shiv Sena state secretary Harvinder Soni was shot at in Gurdaspur. He is recovering from his injuries.

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  3. All eyes on Capt's show of strength in Jalandhar on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hindustan Times

    Amid the tussle for one-upmanship going on in the Punjab unit of the Congress, its deputy leader in Lok Sabha and Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh is all set to kick-start his rallies as a show of strength from Wednesday, with the first one at Jalandhar Cantonment.

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  4. From heatwave to floods, monsoon clouds add woe to IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Indian commuters make their way through a downpour in Amritsar on June 29, 2015. Heavy rains, which fell in several areas of northern India, have brought respite from the scorching heat in the northern plains.

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  5. Kareena Kapoor: 'Udta Punjab' won't enter the Rs 100 cr clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Indian Express

    Today's movies are just racing to topple each other in terms of box office collections. But Kareena Kapoor , who will next be seen in Kabir Khan's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' co-starring Salman Khan , is unfazed as far as Abhishek Chaubey's 'Udta Punjab' is concerned.

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  6. Polish girl arrives in India in search of her fraud boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Betrayed by her boyfriend, a Polish girl arrived in Amritsar to trace him after he allegedly raped her and married an Indian girl.

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  7. Continents Connect - 2nd Edition by Harminder NagiRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | PR Log

    In the 2nd edition of this unique book of poetry, the author Harminder Nagi, has artfully amalgamated the beauty of word represented by poems written by poets from different countries, with the beauty of image represented by the magical nature photos PRLog - June 29, 2015 - BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Harminder Nagi aka Mina, UK - was born in Amritsar, India. The passion for photography has been in his family from the word go, but his enthusiasm was kindled when, as a student, he was awarded a camera by his college for being the best Cricket player of the year.

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  8. Neeli batti aur green number plateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Nation

    The British were replaced by the Parliament which is no different from our historical masters: they don't need the police to protect us, but to protect their own vested interests A few days ago, an SHO named Faryad Cheema killed a young boy and injured one in the process of "keeping peace". The youngsters aged around 15 were playing with a toy pistol, taking selfies in a residential colony of Faisalabad.

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  9. Managements fail to capture PSEB Engineers AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Merinews

    The two managements who put up 28 contestants in PSEB Engineers association failed to capture the Association. Pro-management group was completely sidelined in the keenly contested elections of PSEB Engineers Association.

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  10. HIV positive Zambian woman dies in AmritsarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Times of India

    A Zambian woman, tested positive for HIV, died in Punjab. This 28-year-old woman was brought to Guru Nanak Dev Medical hospital in Amritsar city by police after she was deported by Pakistan officials in absence of visa.

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  11. Zambian woman dies day after Pak sends her backRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Indian Express

    Mystery shrouds the death of a Zambian woman at an Amritsar hospital on Saturday, a day after she was denied entry into Pakistan and returned to India in a "semi-conscious" state. Amritsar police have launched an investigation into the death while awaiting clearance from various authorities concerned to conduct her autopsy.

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  12. With eyes on 2017 polls, BJP pushes for stronger party structure in PunjabRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Hindustan Times

    The BJP, the coalition partner of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab, has hinted at its intention to contest the 2017 assembly polls on its own." Strong party structure paves way for a strong government and now our focus is on Punjab where we want to strengthen party's base," said BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, who is also the in-charge of party's national mass contact programme.

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  13. So, Who Saves The Media?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Outlook

    When the doctor realised the patient who complained of sluggish bowel motion was a journalist, he prescribed regular meals! Ages before Piku was released, a night chief sub at the Hindustan Times , where I began as a trainee in 1984, regaled us with inventive secrets of journalist lives. "All my children are products of daylight," he'd confide.

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  14. Militant Ethnic Nationalism, Be Forever Gone. E Pluribus UnumRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Sic Semper Tyrannis 2005

    Governor Nimarata Nikki Randhawa Haley of South Carolina made the right decision to support lowering the Confederate flag now located on the grounds of the State Capitol. And she did so under the authority of the official State Flag of South Carolina , ranked as one of the 10 best designed State flags in the country.

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  15. Punjab bearing brunt of war against drugs: BadalRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Newkerala.com

    Saying that Punjab was bearing the brunt of the war against drugs, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday said the state was being maligned despite the fact that not even a single ounce of drug was produced in it. "Drugs like opium, heroin, smack and others are smuggled in the state from across the border whereas other narcotics like poppy husk are coming to Punjab from states like Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and other states where it is sold openly," he told reporters on the sidelines of a function near here.

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  16. Ramzan or Ramadan? Debate in India over Muslim holy monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Indian Muslims offer Friday prayers during the holy month of Ramadan at the Kharudin Mosque in Amritsar on June 26, 2015. NEW DELHI: As Muslims around the world observe their month-long fasting from dawn to dusk, a debate in India is raging - is the holy month called Ramzan or Ramadan? South Asian Muslims have always referred to it as Ramzan, but now, more people are using the term Ramadan, which critics say is impacting the centuries-old Persian culture of the region.

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  17. Cavity search for drugs now even more necessary in jailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Hindustan Times

    Outsmarting guards and hoodwinking surveillance cameras, many inmates have been smuggling drugs and mobile phones into Punjab's prisons by hiding the stuff where no one would look usually - their body cavities. The Punjab jail authorities have prepared a report that suggests that since 2012, 297 inmates, including women, were caught trying to get contraband and handsets into the state's 26 jails; and in 40 of these cases, the stuff was removed from inside their private parts.

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  18. Punjab harnessing solar power in fields, targets 1,000 MW in two yearsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Nerve News

    Chandigarh, June 26 - Punjab, which produces a major share of the country's foodgrain, is all set to tap solar power in the agricultural fields in a big way, aiming to generate 1,000 MW, up from the current 225 MW, by 2017, a minister has said. We are far ahead of many states to get investments in clean energy.

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  19. After terror convict Bhullar, Gurdeep Khera reaches AmritsarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Hindustan Times

    After 1993 Delhi Bomb Blast convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, another ex-militant Gurdeep Singh Khera reached Amritsar and was rushed into the Amritsar central Jail. Khera, who was brought from Gulbarg Jail in Karnataka reached Amritsar Railway Station at 2 am under high security of both Amritsar and Karnataka Police.

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  20. Narcotics trade: Women turn druglords in PunjabRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Times of India

    The number of men narcotics smugglers is of course much higher with 11,400 of them cooling their heels in the jails of Punjab. But in a male-dominated state where the sex ratio is a dismal 895 women per 1,000 men , having 500 women jailed allegedly for running drug rackets is a shocking number.

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