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The Tribune - Khadoor Sahib lags in education, health, but focus on Panthic issues

Schools lack teachers, health centres doctors

Manmeet Singh Gill and Gurbaxpuri, Tribune News Service

Khadoor Sahib, 8 February 2016. Two core issues concerning the voters, health and education, are not even a part of the political rhetoric for a backward constituency that goes to the polls on February 13. 332 more words


Sikh24.com - Punjab Police Torture A Sikh Youth In Desecration Case, For Protesting Against Sukhbir Badal

Sikh24 Editors

Faridkot, Punjab. 8 February 2016. In a bid to frame a Sikh youth in the desecration cases across Punjab, the Punjab police have arrested an innocent Sikh youth Bhai Gurmukh Singh Bargari. 285 more words


The Hindu - Indian hostages in Mosul are alive, says Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, 8 February 2016. The 39 Indians taken hostage by the Islamic State (IS) more than a year-and-a -half ago from Mosul in Iraq are alive, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told their families here on Sunday, based on her recent meetings with Arab and Palestinian leaders. 76 more words


The Times of India - Punjab losing battle against drug addiction, says study

Rohan Dua

Monday, 8 February 2016. Punjab has lost the battle against drug addiction even before it has begun, a study by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, has indicated. 297 more words


The Tribune - Treat drug addicts as patients not criminals, say experts

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, 7 February 2016. Experts called for decriminalisation of the use of drugs in the state during a national seminar on drug menace held here today. 370 more words


Sikh Federation (UK) to give evidence in UK parliament on campaign for justice

From Sikh Federation UK <sikhfederationuk@yahoo.co.uk>

London, 7 February 2016. The Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, Shadow Home Secretary, Maria Eagle MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Baroness Doreen Lawrence (the mother of Stephen Lawrence) are co-hosting an event in the UK Parliament on Tuesday 9 February on the challenges faced when “Campaigning for Justice”. 854 more words


The Asian Age - Amit Shah to meet BJP Punjab leaders

Asian Age Correspondent

New Delhi, 6 February 2016. Finding the Punjab terrain tough for the Assembly elections early next year, BJP president Amit Shah is likely to meet state leaders on Saturday to finalise the name of its next state unit president. 303 more words