Tag Archives: Punjab Government

SGPC provides monetary help to family of 8 Punjab natives who went missing in Iraq

Amritsar, Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Saturday provided monetary assistance of ` 50,000 each to the next of kin of eight people, who are among the 40 Punjabis, who are believed to have been taken captive by ISIS activists in Iraq. SGPC secretary Manjti Singh handed over eight cheques to Pradesi Ram, Dilawar, Jeet Ram, Malkiat Ram, Ramesh ...

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High Court Reserves Decision In Bhai Jaspal Singh Murder Case

Chandigarh: Punjab and Harayna High Court has reserved its decision in the case of Bhai Jaspal Singh Chaur Sidhwan (Gurdaspur) who was gunned down by Punjab Police during a peaceful protest being held against possible hanging of Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana. The incident took place on 29 March 2012 in which the Punjab police had started firing, targeting a gathering of ...

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Farmers in both India and Pakistan’s Punjab suffering

Amritsar, Punjab: Mohammad Sarwar, the Governor of Punjab province of Pakistan, has said that post-Partition, both India and Pakistan had ignored their farmers, a majority of whom were living in eastern and western Punjab. Sarwar’s statement contradicts the Punjab Government’s claims (at the agriculture summit in Mohali) that it had transformed the lives of farmers. The visiting Governor was here today ...

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Haridwar Sikh farmers threatens indefinite fast

Amritsar, Punjab: The struggle for rebuilding the historic Gurdwara Gyan Godri at Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar may get a fresh impetus as a 57-year-old resident of ‘Chitti Kothi’, Ibrahampur village of Haridwar, has decided to sit on fast-unto-death if the Uttarakhand government does not hand over the shrine to Sikhs by January 7 – the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind ...

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Had lost hope to reunite with family: Released detainee

Patiala, Punjab: Villagers and relatives thronged the house of Beant assassination convict Shamsher Singh Shera, who was released on 28-day parole from Burail jail yesterday, at Dera Kanwarpur, Uksi Jattan village, near Rajpura today. While Shera greeted everyone with warm wishes, his daughter Sarabjeet Kaur and wife Baljinder Kaur were trying to hide their tears and joy, assuring themselves that he ...

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