Tag Archives: SAD

Girls born at SGPC hospital to be given ₹1,000

Amritsar, Punjab: With an aim to discourage female foeticide, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee has announced to hand over a ‘shagun’ of  ₹ 1,000 to every girl child born at SGPC-run Ram Das Charitable Hospital at the time of birth. The amount — to be handed over to the mother of the child soon after delivery — will be paid from ...

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Giani Zail Singh’s daughter downplays her joining SAD

Bathinda, Punjab: Though deputy chief minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal welcomed Joginder Kaur, 75, daughter of former President of India Giani Zail Singh into the party fold amid much fanfare, yet the latter downplayed the development saying she was here to bless Sukhbir Singh Badal and former district Congress president Anil Bhola and others, who joined ...

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Khalra Mission calls on people to boycott Cong, SAD, BJP

Amritsar, Punjab: The Khalra Mission Organisation (KMO) has called upon people of Punjab to boycott the Congress, Shiromani Akali Dal and BJP and seek probe into properties acquired by leaders of these political outfits. The KMO has also demanded release of all Sikhs and others, including Davinder Pal Singh Bhullar, Jagtar Singh Hawara, Balwant Singh Rajiana, Navtej Singh and Daljit ...

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56 riots-hit families get relief after 25 yrs

Chandigarh, Punjab: Waking up from slumber after 25 years, the government has given a sum of Rs 1.12 crore as ex-gratia grant to as many as 56 families of victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, who had migrated from the affected states and are presently residing in Moga district. Cheques of Rs 2 lakh each were presented to these families by ...

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Punjab wants Rs 7,400 cr to tackle drought

Chandigarh, Punjab: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today assured the Prime Minister that the state would meet its grain production target for the national food pool. However, the state and its farmers paid a heavy price to maintain the crop due to unprecedented dry spell, he said. Badal said the immediate need was to hike the minimum support price ...

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