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Hooked and high, Punjab chokes under a chemical cloud

From traditional heroin and cocaine to over-the-counter medicines, drugs hang heavy over Punjab's future with 70 per cent of youth believed to be affected by the problem. Aabhas Sharma travels......

10 killed in Pakistan election meeting blast

At least 10 people were killed and several others injured when a powerful explosion ripped through an election meeting organised by a Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam leader in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday,......

Congress open to supporting role in UP

"Whether it is the Samajwadi Party or the Bahujan Samaj Party, both will need the Congress's helping hand," says a Cabinet minister. The temptation to don the mantle of kingmaker is great for the......

A journey to West, via God!

Carrying colourful toy aero-planes as holy offering, scores of aspiring migrants to the West, flock daily to a gurdwara at the end of a winding, dusty village road in Punjab, confident that their......

Suicide car bomber kills six in northwest Pak

A suicide car bomber targeted a security vehicle in Pakistan's northwestern Hangu city on Thursday, killing at least six persons, including four policemen, and injuring 30 others. The attacker, who......

Doaba region: Hub of dental tourism in India

After yoga and meditation, it is now designer smiles, fresh crowns and tooth implants, which promise a refashioned "nirvana" for an increasing number of foreigners and Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)......

Want to go abroad? Offer plane to God!

If you want to fulfil your dream of landing on a foreign land for greener pastures, come to this small village called Talhan in Punjab, offer toy plane to the local gurdwara and your dreams might......

Punjab villages get NRI boost

Despite the odious ring to their activities because of the Malta tragedy of 1996, not to speak of the frequent immigration rackets that have been reported on in the media, Non-Resident Indians......
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Q. Why Punjab is filled with hundreds of abandoned wives whose husbands have left them just after honeymoon ?
:  A. A quick engagement, followed by a massive wedding, a huge dowry and a honeymoon, after which the NRI husband flies out of India while the wife...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-punjab-is-filled-with-hundreds-of-abandoned-wives-whose-//answers/16278778

cyrus irani
Q. Autocracy in democracy ----is the latest instance to create a Teleangana state without any consensus a classic example? Your views please?
Cyrus Irani:  A. See this is what i had indicated towards a few days back, if we just contniue to succumb to all their demands here is an example of what would...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/autocracy-in-democracy-----is-the-latest-instance-to-create-/16278550/answers/16228069

Good Citizen
Q. Now it has been proved that religion and language could not be a basis for division of countries or states. Comment ?
Good Citizen:  A. By the way its fashion in india .....Hello raj Thakeray...do u want marathi as national language..after Uttrakhand, Jharkhand and Chattisgarh??...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/now-it-has-been-proved-that-religion-and-language-could-not-/16227936/answers/16211606

syed ilyas
Q. I want to pursue BSc(IT) but i m not able to get to know about good colleges in punjab who are offering this program? plz help in selecting a good college for pursuing my studies.my preference is for regular course bt if good option is available i'll pursue it thru distance education.
Syed Ilyas:  A. Hi cutegirl,let me clear you one thing at first here.B Sc It n BCA are not that much different courses.Most of d govt colleges in India are not...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-want-to-pursue-bscit-but-i-m-not-able-to-get-to-know-about/16211528/answers/8878107

cutegirl
Q. what is the meanning of punjab
Cutegirl :  A. The name "Punjab" means "land of five rivers" and derives from the Persian words 'panj,' meaning five, and 'aab,' meaning water. The rivers,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-meanning-of-punjab/8877488/answers/2100440

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Kamal Sharma

Even as it has given the opposition Congress ammunition for a no-confidence motion, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president Kamal Sharma on... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/punjab/jalandhar/party-stand-clear-bikram-singh-majithia-must-quit-kamal-sharma/article1-1299835.aspx
Engineering student lands in jail for hurting religious sentiments

NAWANSHAHR: An engineering student from Bihar was arrested by Rahon police of Nawanshahr for hurting religious sentiments for desecrating and... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/chandigarh/Engineering-student-lands-in-jail-for-hurting-religious-sentiments/articleshow/45590310.cms
Punjab also bans web-based taxi services

JALANDHAR: Punjab government has banned web-based taxi services in the state till the companies operating get themselves registered with the... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/india/Punjab-also-bans-web-based-taxi-services/articleshow/45590333.cms
After SC ire, 30 FIRs for missing children in Doaba region

Ater the Supreme Court pulled up the authorities, 30 FIRs have been registered by the police in the cases of missing children in four districts of... ...

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Rs 50 cr for brick lining two Doaba canals

The Punjab government approved Rs. 50 crore for brick lining two major canals of the Doaba region - Sarihn distributory and Appra -Mukandpur... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/punjab/jalandhar/rs-50-cr-for-brick-lining-two-doaba-canals/article1-1298628.aspx

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