Malwa in Punjab celebrates as four new UK MPs are of Jalandhar-origin

December 14, 2019 There is reason for grand celebration for people living in the Malwa region of Indian Punjab as four of the five new MPs to the UK parliament have their roots to Jalandhar district. All four of them, Tanmanjeet Dhesi, Preet Kaur Gill, Seema Malhotra and Virendra Sharma, represent the Labour Party. The region rejoiced their victory. Dhesi […]

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Punjab government to create videos and jingles to allay fears about passport stamping

November 21 In order to allay fears among the pilgrims over stamping of passport if they visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib through the Kartarpur Corridor, Punjab government (India) has decided to make videos and jingles to spread awareness. This was decided in a meeting of top officials of Punjab with officials of Bureau of Immigration, National Informatics Centre and few other […]

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Allow Pak Sikhs to visit Dera Baba Nanak: Takht Jathedar

Courtesy : Hindustan Times Nov 11, 2019 Acting jathedar of Akal Takht Giani Harpreet Singh has urged the Indian government to allow Pakistan Sikhs access to Dera Baba Nanak gurdwara in Gurdaspur through Kartrapur Corridor. Addressing the corridor opening ceremony at Kartarpur on Saturday, Giani Harpreet Singh thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan for opening […]

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Punjab CM to see-off the Nagar Kirtan from Delhi to Nankana Sahib in Pakistan

Oct 16, 2019 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will be seeing-off the Nagar Kirtan from Delhi to Nankana Sahib in Pakistan at Wagah Border on October 31 as part of 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, said Paramjit Singh Sarna, former president of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC). Sarna targeted the current DSGMC led by SAD-BJP […]

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Security, intelligence agencies hold meeting to discuss Pak drone threat

Oct 14,2019 New Delhi : Various intelligence agencies and armed forces on Friday held a joint meeting to chalk out a security strategy in the wake of Pakistani drones airdropping arms and contraband in the border areas of Punjab. The meeting chaired by Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta, which was held in Jalandhar, was attended by senior officials of the Indian […]

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Massive combing ops in Punjab ahead of Diwali

Oct 12, 2019 Amritsar : Security agencies have started a massive combing operation in the three border districts of Gurdaspur, Batala and Pathankot of Punjab to ensure there is no militant attack during the festive season. The plan is to neutralise the sleeper cells of Pakistan-based militant groups. The move was initiated following intelligence inputs that Pakistan was likely to […]

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