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Mumbai Terrorist Attacks
UPA govt must quit, says Dhumal
Time to stop Pak from acts of terrorism: Punj
Qadian (Gurdaspur), November 30
A section of senior leadership of the BJP, which descended on this town today, demanded that the entire Congress-led UPA government should quit office as it had miserably failed to contain terrorism and had allegedly been allowing innocent people to fall prey to terrorists' bullets due to its soft corner towards them.

Sukhbir for national anti-terror policy
Jalandhar, November 30
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal said here today that the country required an anti-terror policy to defeat the designs of terrorists. “War against terrorism must be launched,” he added.

Residents pay tributes to martyrs, victimsCitizens pay homage to martyrs of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai at the Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar on Sunday.
Amritsar, November 30
A group of holy city residents today paid tributes to martyrs and victims of the brutal attack by terrorists on the financial capital of the country killing about 183 innocent persons.

Citizens pay homage to martyrs of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai at the Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar on Sunday. Photo: Vishal Kumar



NRIs pledge solidarity
Chandigarh, November 30
Strong and flourishing Indian community overseas has not only condemned barbaric terrorist attacks in Mumbai and other Indian cities in recent months, but has also volunteered full support and help to overcome the crises created by such inhuman actions.

May cast shadow on Indo-Pak fair
Amritsar, November 30
Echoes of Mumbai mayhem is likely to cast shadow on the second edition of the international fair with a large Pakistani component which opens here on December 3.


CM, son persecuting Congress activists, says Amarinder Capt Amarinder Singh with PPCC president Mohinder Singh Kaypee and Jalandhar MP Rana Gurjit Singh in Jalandhar on Sunday:
Jalandhar, November 30
Criticising Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son and SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal, former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said the father and son were resorting to political terrorism by targeting Congress activists in the state.

Capt Amarinder Singh with PPCC president Mohinder Singh Kaypee and Jalandhar MP Rana Gurjit Singh in Jalandhar on Sunday: Photo: Suryakant

Amarinder refuses to share stage with Sukhbir
Jalandhar, November 30
Former Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh refused to share the stage with SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal here today. Both leaders were invited to attend a function here organised by a newspaper publishing house.


Shaheed Parivaar Fund
Rs 2 cr given to Bihar CM for flood-hit
Jalandhar, November 30
The Hind Samachar group of newspapers handed over Rs 2 crore to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to help flood-affected families under the Shaheed Parivaar Fund programme organised here today. The function was attended by who’s who from the political field.

No Jet Airway flight to London from today
Amritsar, November 30
From tomorrow Jet Airways’ Amritsar-London daily flight from the Rajasansi International Airport will not operate. The last flight which carried about 200 passengers had left for London to return tomorrow morning which will be the end of over two-year-long flight operations. The airline was daily operating Airbus 330 with 220 passengers’ capacity to London and was quite a hit with a large section of Punjabi NRIs based in England and here.

Bumper crops push up land lease rent
Chandigarh, November 30
Farmers in Punjab have reaped a rich wheat and paddy harvest this year. But the riches earned are not for theirs to keep, as the lease rent for agricultural land has gone up by 15 per cent to 20 per cent this year.

Director given marching orders
Patiala, November 30
The Punjab government has given marching orders to director, research and medical education (DRME) Dr J.S. Dalal who completed 58 years of age yesterday.

‘Fill posts of doc for better healthcare’
Jalandhar, November 30
The PCMS specialist doctors association has urged the Punjab government to fill 650 vacant posts of doctor to improve the health services in the state.

Amritsar to host National Youth Festival in Jan
Jalandhar, November 30
The National Youth Festival is being organised by the Directorate of Youth Services in Amritsar from January 12 to 16. It would be for the first time that the National Youth Festival would be held in Punjab.

Food Development Centre
Signing of MoU deferred
Chandigarh, November 30
The Punjab Agro Industries Corporation (PAIC) yesterday deferred indefinitely the signing of an MoU with a Canadian delegation regarding the establishment of a food development centre in the state.



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