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  1. Not given up hope on missing Indians in Iraq: Sushma SwarajRead the original story

    17 min ago | Nerve News

    The government Friday said it has not given up hope on the Indians missing in Iraq, and added that the reports of them having been killed are not confirmed. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said one of the captives, Harjeet Bassi who managed to escape, had claimed that all others were taken to a forest and shot.

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  2. Hope dwindles for families of youths stranded in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Media reports about bleak chances of survival of about 39 Indians kidnapped in Iraq by Islamic State militants have left their families in despair, with the Punjab government and the Union external affairs ministry failing to provide them any information about their well-being. Two youths each from Jalandhar, Nawanshahr and Hoshiarpur districts, and one from Kapurthala are reported missing in Iraq.

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  3. Bathinda worst in drug abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    Bathinda is the worst-affected district in Punjab when it comes to drug abuse. On an average, 35,000 new drug addicts have been approaching hospitals for treatment every month since July this year.

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  4. 6 army widows allege bias in benefit policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hindustan Times

    Six widows of gallantry award winners have written to Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal seeking change in the allegedly biased Honour and Gratitude Policy of the Punjab government that does not provide benefits to families of those who got peacetime gallantry awards before January 1, 1999. The government introduced the policy on August 19, 1999, offering appointments to widows or dependants of all categories of war heroes who achieved martyrdom on or after January 1, 1999, in any battle or operation across India.

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  5. PSPCL employees gherao CMD but get no assurance on main demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Indian Express

    Although employees of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited gheraoed their chairman and managing director K D Chaudhary, who came on Monday to lay the foundation stone of a gas insulated sub-station in Chaura Bazar, he gave no assurance to look into their main demand. The Joint Forum of Employees is protesting against the sale of 32 acres of land by the state government for making down town where PSPCL's central office is located.

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  6. Losses mount as Shahpur Kandi dam work still stalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Hindustan Times

    It has already been three months since work on the 205-megawatt Shahpur Kandi dam being built by the Punjab government on the river Ravi was stopped by the Jammu and Kashmir government, and there are no immediate signs of removal of hurdles. The Punjab irrigation department, which is undertaking the project through a private company, has blamed J&K for the hurdles.

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  7. 1971 war hero found killed in Bangalore homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Times of India

    The former project director of India's indigenous fighter aircraft Light Combat Aircraft was found lying on his cot in his bedroom, his hands and legs bound with cloth. BENGALURU: A 1971 India-Pakistan war veteran, Air Commodore Parvez Khokhar, 70, was found murdered in mysterious circumstances on Monday morning, in his villa in Huskur, off Hosur Road.

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  8. Ex-director of indigenous fighter jet project found dead in his Bengaluru homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Times of India

    BENGALURU: A 1971 India-Pakistan war veteran, Air Commodore Parvez Khokhar, 70, was found murdered in mysterious circumstances on Monday morning, in his villa in Huskur, off Hosur Road. The villa, part of the Estate Club Smilee Greens gated community, is 21km southeast of Bengaluru.

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  9. Kohar to ensure safe commuting in foggy weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Hindustan Times

    Punjab transport minister Ajit Singh Kohar on Friday issued directions to various departments to take precautionary measures to ensure the safety of commuters and avoid traffic accidents caused by foggy weather this winter. Stating this, the minister stated that during the winter, when the visibility was low due to the weather conditions, the number of road accidents increased, but these could be prevented by taking simple measures.

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  10. Vinod Khanna denies allegations of seeking votes in religions nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Hindustan Times

    Gurdaspur MP Vinod Khanna has denied allegations levelled in an election petition seeking his disqualification on the grounds of issuing advertisements on television channels seeking votes in the name of religion and not declaring the exact amount spent in the recent Lok Sabha elections. In his affidavit filed before the Punjab and Haryana high court, the BJP MP has said that the petition is vague and should be dismissed.

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  11. Despite availability of funds from the Centre and World Bank, Punjab...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Merinews

    Every year, World Toilet Day is celebrated all over the world on November 19. Thanks to a massive campaign, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, started by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 2 Bharat Swachh, which has now got momentum and is creating awareness among the masses. No doubt, India is racing to build toilets by 2019 for 600 million people or roughly half the population which lacks access to sanitization.

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  12. I want to be CM Bajwas mass contact project aimed at top postRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Hindustan Times

    The mass contact programme launched by Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee chief Partap Singh Bajwa, in which he meets party workers at the grassroots, is apparently a well-planned strategy by his camp to make a pitch for the party to project him as the chief ministerial candidate in the assembly polls due in 2017. While Bajwa made no secret of his ambitions, the strategy was clearly visible during the PPCC chief's programmes on Tuesday when he held at least five meetings in Jalandhar-central constituency and his confidants projected him as the "would-be CM".

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  13. Punjab govt approves setting up of five ITIsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Hindustan Times

    It is proposed to open new ITIs at Gurdaspur, Ludhiana, Roop Nagar, Ajitgarh and Fatehgarh Sahib, an official spokesperson said. The capacity of each ITI would be around 400-500 and there would be 20 trades for skill development which would be taught at these institutions, he added.

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  14. Sukhbir appoints senior SAD leaders as district observersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Hindustan Times

    SAD president and deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal has appointed senior leaders as district-wise observers of the party.

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  15. Chinese giving arms training to Pak soldiers: BSF reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Indian Express

    The Border Security Force has raised the issue of Chinese troops imparting weapons training to Pakistan forces opposite Rajouri sector in Pakistan occupied Kashmir , sources said. A report prepared by the BSP says, "Chinese troops are seen in some of the Pakistan forward posts in the general area of 3rd and 4th PoK brigades, opposite Rajouri sector.

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  16. Reports suggest Chinese troops training Pakistan army along border with IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | DNA India

    Indian security agencies have learnt that Chinese troops are training Pakistan Army personnel right across the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir. The Chinese troops, according to a report submitted by the BSF intelligence wing, have been seen training Pak armymen in "weapon handling" techniques bang opposite Rajouri sector of International border.

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  17. Chinese Troops Training Pak Army Along Border With India: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Outlook

    Indian security agencies have learnt that Chinese troops are training Pakistan Army personnel right across the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir. The Chinese troops, according to a report submitted by the BSF intelligence wing, have been seen training Pak armymen in "weapon handling" techniques bang opposite Rajouri sector of International border.

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  18. Chinese troops training Pak Army along border with India says intelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Rediff.com

    The Chinese troops, according to a report submitted by the BSF intelligence wing, have been seen training Pak armymen in "weapon handling" techniques bang opposite Rajouri sector of International border. The report said these military manoeuvres were being conducted at forward defence locations of Pakistan which are usually manned by border guarding personnel -- the Pak Rangers.

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  19. Chinese troops training Pak army near India border: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Times of India

    The report also said agencies have detected a few launch pads for terrorists to infiltrate along either the International Border or the Line of Control. NEW DELHI: Indian security agencies have learnt that Chinese troops are training Pakistan Army personnel right across the India-Pak border in J&K.

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  20. Lok adalats in Punjab prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Hindustan Times

    The Punjab and Haryana high court has conferred the powers of special judicial magistrate on the secretaries of the district legal service authorities for holding jail lok adalats/camp courts in jails of Punjab for a period of one year. According to the schedule, the territorial jurisdiction of PCS officer Arun Kumar Aggarwal will be Amritsar, while his colleague Varun Nagpal has been assigned Tarn Taran for hearings on the jail premises.

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