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Police uncover foreign hand behind sacrilege

Jupinderjit Singh & Ruchika M Khanna: Chandigarh: The Punjab Police today said they had evidence to suggest international conspiracy behind the sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib at Faridkot’s Bargari village on October 12. This comes on a day when the Centre deployed 10 Border Security Force companies, comprising 1,000 personnel, at Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Tarn Taran. The police claimed... 

Migration leads to decline in Sikh count in India

Sarbjit Dhaliwal: Chandigarh: Of all communities, Sikhs have reported maximum decline in population, according to the religion-based census data (2001-2011) released by the Centre yesterday. The decadal growth rate in Sikh population was pegged at 24.3 per cent in 1991, which fell to 18.2 per cent in 2001 and further to 8.4 per cent in 2011. The fall in 2001-2011 is 9.8 per cent when compared with... 

29 member Australian delegation visits PAU

LUDHIANA: A 29-member delegation of Australian farmers visited the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today and interacted with the senior officials and faculty of the University. The delegation, led by Dale Price, discussed about Punjab’s agriculture, research and extension programmes of PAU, and Australia’s farming. Presiding over the meet, Dr T.S. Thind, Adjunct Professor, PAU highlighted... 

Indian IT expert stabbed to death in Australia

Canberra: An Indian woman IT consultant, employed with Bengaluru-based tech firm MindTree, was stabbed to death while she was walking home from work in the Australian city of Sydney, police said on Sunday. Prabha Arun, in her 40s, was attacked at Amos Street in the western part of the city about 9.30 p.m. on Saturday. She was on the phone with her husband Arun Kumar, who lives in Bengaluru with their... 

Apple iPhone 6 sets new record of advance orders

NEW YORK: Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said today. The company said the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be delivered to customers starting Friday and throughout September, but many won’t be delivered until October. Phones will still be available Friday on a walk-in basis at Apple retail stores... 

PAU Scientist participated in International Congress in Australia

LUDHIANA: Dr Sandeep Singh, Assistant Entomologist, Department of Fruit Science, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) participated in the “29th International Horticultural Congress: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes” at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia from August 17-22, 2014. The Congress was organized by International Society for Horticultural Science. According to Dr Singh, more than... 

Nirmal Bhangoo’s Rs 50000cr empire under scanner

MUMBAI: There have been many Ponzi schemes in India’s history and then there’s Pearls Agrotech Corporation Ltd (PACL), a conglomerate that has investments ranging from a hotel in Australia to educational institutes. The company has now been instructed by market regulator Sebi to return Rs 50,000 crore to investors within three months. On its website, the group says it began with a clear... 

NRI couple back after stashing 1million dollar in visa fraud

MELBOURNE: An Indian woman, a former employee of the Australian immigration department who reportedly fled to India along with her husband with over one million dollars, was involved in running an illegal migration racket in the country, according to a media report today.  Reetika Ajjan and her spouse Jeetender fled with the money three days after their home was raided by Australian authorities... 

Punjabi woman to contest Oz Assembly poll

Varinder Singh: Chandigarh: The Liberal Party of Australia (Victoria Division) has nominated a woman of Punjabi origin for the first time to represent the Bundoora seat in the state assembly elections scheduled to be held on November 29. Amita Gill had resided in Chandigarh before migrating to Australia in 2005. She is now based in Melbourne. Her husband hails from Rania village in Moga district. Her... 

London to host exhibition on role of Sikhs during World War-I

LONDON: As the world turns its attention to the centenary of the Great War, this summer will see a landmark exhibition by the UK Punjab Heritage Association (UKPHA) to commemorate the remarkable, but largely forgotten contribution and experiences of Sikh soldiers, as well as the families they left behind.   Empire, Faith and War: The Sikhs and World War One? will be held at the Brunei Gallery, School...