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Jor Mela begins with religious fervour
Fatehgarh Sahib, December 24
The three-day tercentenary observance of the martyrdom of the Sahib-jadas and Mata Gujri began today with religious fervour and holding of an Akhand path at Gurdwara Jyoti Swarup Sahib. Bhai Baldev Singh, head granthi Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib, performed the ardas.

Dal Khalsa holds convention at Jor Mela

Follow Mata Gujri’s footsteps, Sushma urges women
Fatehgarh Sahib, December 24
The women of the world should take inspiration from Mata Gujri, who first sacrificed her husband Guru Teg Bahadur, then her son Guru Gobind Singh and later all four grandsons and ultimately attained martyrdom for the cause of religion, community and nation.

Holy relics on display
Haryana page: Khalsa march to Fatehgarh Sahib

Baba Thakur Singh, acting head of Damdami Taksal, who passed away at Amritsar on Friday Baba Thakur Singh of Damdami Taksal dead
Amritsar, December 24
Baba Thakur Singh, who had taken over as the acting head of Damdami Taksal in June 1984 immediately after the infamous Operation Bluestar, died here today after a brief illness at a local private hospital. He was 89.

Baba Thakur Singh, acting head of Damdami Taksal, who passed away at Amritsar on Friday.

Fatehgarh Sahib



Warm welcome to Sikhi Sidak March
Sangrur, December 24
Warm welcome was accorded to “Sikhi sadak march”, organised by Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) under the leadership of Mr Simranjit Singh Mann, president of the party, here last night by the Sikh sangat and activists of the SAD (A).

Boat Tragedy Mission to ‘expose’ travel agents
Phillaur, December 24
Malta Boat Tragedy Probe Mission will soon publish a book about misdeeds of travel agents who got bogus visas to send youths abroad and about the role of various political parties for their alleged involvements in these rackets.

Human Trafficking-IV
Greece safe haven for illegal immigrants

Chandigarh, December 24
Greece, due to its geographical location on the one hand and being a member state of the European Union on the other, faces increased immigration pressure from aliens of various nationalities.

Youth becoming alive to classical music: Pak vocalist
Jalandhar, December 24
Music has a universality that cuts across language. A melody wafting through the air has the charm that is not the prerogative of a select few. Ustad Hussain Bakhsh Khan, the noted Pakistani vocalist, tells this to us in his mellow style, his Urdu striking a harmonious note.

Pakistani vocalist Ustad Hussain Bakhsh Khan and his sons Chand Khan and Suraj Khan in Jalandhar to perform at 129th Shree Baba Harballabh Sangeet Sammelan. — Photo by Pawan Sharma

Pakistani vocalist Ustad Hussain Bakhsh Khan and his sons Chand Khan and Suraj Khan in Jalandhar to perform at 129th Shree Baba Harballabh Sangeet Sammelan.

CM’s Xmas greetings
Chandigarh, December 24
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today extended his heartiest felicitation to all Punjabis on the eve of Christmas. In his message, the Chief Minister said the gospels of peace, love and compassion preached by Lord Jesus Christ were more relevant now then they were ever before.

Cop dies as gun goes off
Phillaur, December 24
Resham Singh, head constable, was killed when his service rifle went off accidentally in the police station here last night.


Tension in court complex
Ropar, December 24
Tension prevailed in the court complex here today for more than six hours when relatives of a girl, who had married against the wishes of her parents, allegedly made an attempt to take the girl back to her parents’ house.


DGP’s denial on appointment of SSPs
Phillaur, December 24
Director-General of Police, Punjab, A.A.Siddiqui has denied the news report that he was ignored while appointing SSPs in certain districts.


500 scientists to participate in symposium
Amritsar, December 24
More than 500 scientists from all over the world would participate in the 49th annual DAE solid state physics symposium-2004 starting at Guru Nanak Bhavan Auditorium of Guru Nanak Dev University here on December 26.


Teachers seek Governor’s intervention
Amritsar, December 24
The Guru Nanak Dev University Teachers Association (GNDUTA) today sent a communication to the Governor of Punjab, who is also Chancellor of the university, for seeking his immediate intervention to resolve the crisis in the Department of Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy.


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