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Arizona Sikh, who lost his brother in 9/11 terror attack 18 years ago, preaches...

The shooter Frank Roque is serving life in prison for the first-degree murder of Sodhi’s older brother at his Mesa, Arizona, gas station on September 15, 2001. Balbir was the first of scores of Sikhs as well as Muslims targeted in hate crimes after 9/11.

16 Sep 2019 4:15 am
1984 anti-Sikh riots case files in Kanpur missing, says SIT

More than 125 Sikhs were killed in Kanpur which witnessed the second largest killings of minorities after Delhi, following the assassination of then prime minister Indira Gandhi on October 31, 1984.

16 Sep 2019 3:43 am
Farm, trade unions block roads in Punjab to protest revocation of Article 370

Around 11 farmers and trade union have formed Kashmiri Kaumi Sangharsh Smarthan Samiti against the abrogation of Article 370 which gave a special status to Jammu and Kashmir and against the bifurcation of the state into two union territories.

16 Sep 2019 3:15 am
Police party attacked by locals during raid in Amritsar village

The police party came under attack while they were raiding the house of one Aman Singh in the village. They were rescued by Lopoke police which rushed to the spot after receiving information about the incident.

14 Sep 2019 7:41 am
'Politics interests me': England cricketer Monty Panesar wants to run for London...

Keen to return to fitness and the England team, Monty Panesar plays in county cricket but is looking forward to a career in politics beyond cricket.

14 Sep 2019 3:41 am
No wages since July leave MGNREGS workers in Punjab in a lurch

As many as 6.27 lakh workers from 5 lakh households are engaged this year in 22 districts of Punjab under MGNREGS, the central rural job scheme, which guarantees 100 days of unskilled employment per family.

12 Sep 2019 7:46 am
Slain Pakistan Sikh leader's son claims Baldev Kumar fled to India to evade con...

Ajay Singh has claimed that Baldev Kumar, a former Pakistan legislator, conspired to kill his father Sooran Singh who was a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf member of the provincial assembly.

12 Sep 2019 4:02 am
Indo-Pak ties at low ebb, but farmers from across border seek Punjab Agricultural...

Dr Makhan Singh Bhullar, a senior agronomist at the Punjab Agricultural University, said he was surprised when he received a voice message on WhatsApp from some farmers in Lahore, Pakistan, asking for his suggestion on weed management.

4 Sep 2019 12:38 pm
IT graduate, aide held for stealing Rs 9.39 lakh from ATM in Amritsar

Police said the main accused Deepak Gill had been stealing money from ATMs in the Amritsar with the help of Samsher Singh.

3 Sep 2019 7:27 am
India, Pakistan officials to meet on Sept 4 to finalise pact on Kartarpur corri...

Construction of 4.2km 4-lane highway connecting zero point of Kartarpur corridor to Gurdaspur-Amritsar road will be finished by Sept 30; work on passenger terminal will be done by Oct 31.

2 Sep 2019 1:11 pm
21-yr-old held for stabbing Punjab village ex-sarpanch to death in US

Parmjit SIngh was stabbed to death on Aug 25; Tracy police department is yet to ascertain the motive behind the crime.

2 Sep 2019 7:54 am
Two ASIs suspended in Punjab after audio clip with SP goes viral

In the audio clip, one of the ASIs can be heard warning the SP of shooting himself after mentioning his name in a suicide note, allegedly after being “pressured” by the senior police official to let off people carrying “unaccounted” gold.

2 Sep 2019 7:38 am
Kanungo in Punjab sacked for tampering with record, embezzling Rs1.1 cr

The authorities of 136 Battalion of BSF filed a complaint to the local administration following which two probes were conducted by sadar Kanungo, Ferozepur, and later by additional deputy commissioner (general), Ferozepur, which found the kanungo guilty,

1 Sep 2019 8:42 am
Punjab man hacks wife to death, two arrested

According to the police, Balwant Singh, a taxi driver, killed his wife Jyoti Rani, with the help of his friend Jassa Singh, after a heated argument.

1 Sep 2019 8:32 am
Seven breaches in Sutlej banks not yet plugged in Jalandhar, Sultanpur Lodhi di...

Out of total nine breaches in Jalandhar, four have been plugged. Work is under way at Jania Chahal in Shahkot, which at 500 feet, is the widest breach and will take about four more days to be repaired completely.

30 Aug 2019 8:06 am
Pak Sikh girl forcibly converted, married off; family seeks Imran Khan's help

In Pakistan, many such incidents are regularly reported where Hindu, Sikh and Christian girls are forcibly converted to Islam and married to Muslim men.

30 Aug 2019 3:55 am