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Creation, courts and crisis: recalling SGPC’s journey

SGPC was formed on November 15, 1920 at a Sarbat Khalsa (assembly of Sikhs) called at the Akal Takht to take control of gurdwaras from mahants.

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Punjab: Schools in Kandi areas show the way, educate girls on menstrual hygiene

Launch project with NGO Khwaish Sewa Society to provide sanitary napkins.

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Panjab University to offer higher monetary incentives to sportpersons

Gold medal winners in Category A (international games) will now be awarded Rs 3.5 lakh against the previous award money of Rs 2.5 lakh

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Prime land lost to AIIMS in Badals’ Bathinda, PAU eyes revenue from trees

Bathinda falls in the Parliamentary constituency of Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

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Holy book desecration: ‘Dharnas not the way to protest’

“Dharnas are not the way to protest the desecration. We can organise Akhand Paths too.”

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SGPC to enhance security around holy books in gurdwaras

The Dharam Parchar Committee (preaching wing) of the SGPC is set to conduct a comprehensive exercise in gurdwaras across the state.

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Akali CPS faces black flags, stopped from attending function

Protesters carrying black flags raised slogans against him and the Punjab Government, and asked him to go back. Police quickly escorted Brar from the spot. He could not distribute the cycles.

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Speaker accepts Sikki resignation, Cong in a bind

Almost a month after receiving Sikki’s resignation, the Speaker had asked the Congress leader to appear personally before him on Tuesday.

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Senior Doaba Cong leader Col C D Kamboj (retd) quits party, joins AAP

Kamboj said he quit the Congress as he “felt suffocated” in the party.


With Punjab 2017 in mind, AAP leaders in Canada to woo NRI Punjabi diaspora

Top AAP leaders Sanjay Singh, also the party’s Punjab affairs in-charge, and Ashutosh along with leaders from the state have started holding dialogues with Punjab natives.

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‘Sarbat Khalsa’ organisers Mann, Mohkam Singh taken into ‘preventive custody’

Amritsar Commissioner of Police Jatinder Singh Aulakh said the duo had been taken into “preventive custody”

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Desecration of holy book: RSS behind ‘communal upsurge’ in state, says Partap Singh Bajwa

Partap Singh Bajwa, who credited AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi as an architect of the Grand Alliance’s victory in Bihar, said RSS was saffronising Punjab keeping the 2017 elections in mind.

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Torn pages from holy book found in Jagraon

Before the police could arrive and examine the situation, several people with help of Sikh priests gathered the pages and placed it in the local gurdwara, said police.

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Rahul in Punjab: Party to meet Prez, seek probe into police firing

Rahul also met Beant Singh, one of those injured who was brought by ambulance as he is still bed-ridden.

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Punjab needs law, awareness to contain air pollution caused by paddy straw burning

It is said the pollution from burning paddy straw is a factor in Delhi’s poor air quality.