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SP Salwinder Singh facing sexual harassment cases compulsory retired

Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered the compulsory premature retirement of controversial suspended Punjab SP Salwinder Singh, 54, following his trial in sexual harassment cases as well as other complaints against him.

Four prominent speakers to be featured at Chicago Veggie Fest

Veggie Fest Chicago is one of the largest vegetarian food and lifestyle festivals in North America. The two-day festival, which drew record-breaking crowds from around the world last year, will be held from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm on August 12 and 13, 2017 at Benedictine University, 5700 College Rd., Lisle, IL 60532, USA.

Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj to deliver keynotes at Spirituality & Health Symposium during annual veggie fest in Lisle US

Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, head of Science of Spirituality, a worldwide spiritual organization dedicated to personal transformation through meditation, will be the keynote speaker of the ‘Spirituality and Health Symposium’ at the 12th Annual Veggie Fest on August 12-13 in Lisle, in USA.

The Black Prince sets to rest many myths and untruths about Maharaja Duleep Singh

Seldom do actors get so immersed in their roles that the after effects continue to reflect even after the spotlights are switched off.

Private jihad has shifted 'monopoly of violence' from state to non-state actor

Since Pakistan took an all-party consensual action against terrorism under the National Action Plan (NAP) in 2015-16, incidents of extreme violence have come down from their peak in 2014-15. The army controls Balochistan where a kind of insurgency was ongoing; it was also called out in Karachi which was punch-drunk with street crime coalescing with terrorism.

Bypoll for Sarpanch and Panch on August 6

Jalandhar: State election commission has announced the schedule for bypoll of Panchayats under which the voting would take place on  August 6. 

For us, presidential election is a fight against ‘communal vision’: Sonia

A day before the presidential election, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi described on Sunday the contest as a fight against a “narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision”.

Chhota Ghallughara: Chhamb Kahnuwan

            In the blood-stained pages of Sikh history (i) Chhota Ghallughara (Minor Holocaust) which occurred during March-June 1746 and (ii) Vadda Ghallughara (Major Holocaust) which took place on February 5, 1762, in each of which 40,000 Sikhs were killed present examples unparalleled in world history.

‘Third country's’ Army could enter Kashmir at Pak request: Chinese media

A “third country's" Army could enter Kashmir at Pakistan's request, using the "same logic" the Indian Army used to stop the Chinese military from constructing a road in the Doklam area in the Sikkim sector on behalf of Bhutan, an analyst at a Chinese think tank said.

He wore a skull-cap, was to be his fatal undoing

His dreams were unfamiliar to my agnostic world. He wanted to become a scholar and teacher of the Quran, and perhaps, one day, an imam. For this, from the age of six, he was sent to a madrasa, in neighbouring Nuh in Haryana. He was a sincere and bright student, who had memorised the Quran, all 80,000 words of the holy text.

301st martyrdom anniversary of Shahid Baba Banda Singh

Paying obeisance to the brave, dauntless and vigorous Shahid Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Ji: The founder of Sikh rule.

India faces serious problem of religious hatemongering

The irresistible urge to mix politics and religion usually comes at the expense of secularism, tolerance and vulnerable minorities. We saw this recently in Asia with extremist Islamic groups spewing anti-Chinese hate speech to defeat the incumbent governor of Jakarta, the ebbing tide of secularism in Bangladesh, insurgency in the Philippines and the resurgence of violence targeting Muslims in Sri Lanka with apparent impunity.