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The Tribune - Ex-jathedar Nandgarh’s wife booked for fraud

Gurdeep Singh Mann, Tribune News Service

Talwandi Sabo, 31 January 2015. A few days after the unceremonious dismissal of Takht Damdama Sahib Jathedar Balwant Singh Nandgarh, his wife was today booked for cheating on the orders of Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate, Talwandi Sabo, Sucheta Ashishdev. 225 more words


The Hindu - India must press for release of hostages, says ICRC

Government must make it clear it holds them ‘very valuable’

Suhasini Haidar

New Delhi, 1 February 2015. India must press for the release of 40 men who went missing in Mosul, Iraq, more than seven months back and there “is every reason to hope that they are alive” says Director-General of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Yves Daccord. 42 more words


The Tribune - US Sikhs seek independent status for Takht Jathedars

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, 21 January 2015. More than 70 gurdwara committees in the US, under the aegis of American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC), have shot off a letter to Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh, demanding “independent status” for the Takht Jathedars. 219 more words


The Tribune - Tara didn’t oppose his extradition; A process that usually takes years was completed in two days, say police officials

Jupinderjit Singh

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, 20 January 2015. Jagtar Singh Tara, Khalistan Tiger Force chief and mastermind behind former Chief Minister Beant Singh’s assassination, was extradited to India within a mere two days of his arrest as he did not… 306 more words


Party Brew-marty!

How was your week? Any exciting stuff happen during the weekend? Let’s grab a cuppa and chat as we start our week. I am in need of something strong since I’m still quite tried. 262 more words


The Tribune - Calendar row: Sikh bodies warn SGPC against move to oust Nandgarh

Perneet Singh, Tribune News Service

Amritsar, 13 January 2015. Various Sikh organisations have warned against the removal of Takht Sri Damdama Sahib Jathedar Giani Balwant Singh Nandgarh over the Nanakshahi calendar issue. 328 more words


The Tribune - SAD, BJP forget war of words for Delhi polls

Sarbjit Dhaliwal, Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, 13 January 2015. The BJP and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will jointly contest the Delhi Assembly elections, notwithstanding the unabated war of words among the senior leaders of both parties in Punjab for the past some months. 422 more words