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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

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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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Badal announces Rs 35 cr grant to revamp irrigation channel in Dhuri

SANGRUR: Just a day after Punjab Speaker accepted the resignation of Dhuri MLA Arvind Khanna, fortunes of villagers under the assembly segment... ...

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Badal

A day after Congress lodged a protest with the CEC to restrain Parkash Singh Badal from holding 'Sangat Darshan' in Dhuri assembly seat, the chief... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/sangat-darshan-not-associated-with-politics-badal-115012101006_1.html
As bypoll approaches, Badal focuses on Dhuri

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS The Congress has written to the poll panel to restrain the Punjab CM from using the "Sangat... ...

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Universal Music releases Peninsula Studios latest edition of Rangley Punjabis

Folk and classical music is the soul of India and has been an evergreen favourite that fuels energy into celebrations, traditions and also makes... ...

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Uranium poisoning of Punjab's water spreads beyond Malwa

Punjab, once the home to the Green revolution, is now becoming a victim of heavy metal toxicity after the discovery of high Uranium presence in the... ...

http://www.sunday-guardian.com/news/uranium-poisoning-of-punjabs-water-spreads-beyond-malwa

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