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Sikh24.com - Row over SGPC Move to Appoint Chief Secretary Deepens

Surjit Singh

Amritsar, Panjab, 4 July 2015. Row over appointment of chief secretary by the SGPC is deepening with various Panthik bodies coming to the fore to challenge the move. 282 more words

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The Tribune - US teachers in Amritsar to learn about Sikhism

Amritsar, 4 July 2015. A 14-member delegation from Columbia University, USA, reached Amritsar to attend a three-week course on Sikhism at Sri Guru Granth Sahib Centre of Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) here today. 187 more words

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The Tribune - In Gurdaspur, Amarinder Singh takes on Akali Dal over drugs

Ravi Dhaliwal, Tribune News Service

Gurdaspur, 2 July 2015. Deputy Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha Captain Amarinder Singh, who addressed his second mass contact programme here today, was at his oratorical best as he put forward his point that the Badals with their “myopic” policies had taken Punjab “one step forward and two steps backward.” 303 more words

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The Asian Age - Punjab to start girls’ school for NDA aspirants

Tanveer Thakur

Chandigarh, 1 July 2015. In a one-of-its-kind initiative to provide a footstep to bright girls, the Punjab government has decided to dedicate the nation’s first institution of its kind, the “Mai Bhago Armed Forces Preparatory Institute”, on the lines of the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Armed Forces Preparatory Institute, to impart specialised training exclusively to female aspirants across the state to join the prestigious National Defence Academy (NDA) in the country. 251 more words

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The Tribune - Rs 1.1 crore goods damaged in rain at ICP, importers cry foul

G S Paul, Tribune News Service

Amritsar, 30 June 2015. Two truckloads of cement and two of dried date palm and carom seeds imported from Pakistan were damaged in sudden showers at the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Attari yesterday. 241 more words

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The Tribune - No plan to tame Ghaggar as monsoon nears

The seasonal river has often breached its banks

Aman Sood, Tribune News Service

Patiala, 28 June 2015. Once considered as a lifeline for the villages alongside its bank, the Ghaggar is now called the ‘River of Sorrow’ due to the floods it has caused in the past many decades. 220 more words

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