NRI News

After month’s wait, family to get youth’s body from Libya

Friday, 19/09/2014

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Hoshiarpur : The long wait of family members of Ranjit Singh (26) — who died on July 29 in Libya — of receiving his body will finally end.

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Another shock for relatives of Adampur youth killed in Doha - Embassy officials send another man’s body

Thursday, 18/09/2014

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Indian Embassy officials in Doha (Qatar) reportedly sent the body of another man to the family of 24-year-old Harjeet Singh today. Harjeet was killed in Doha recently. The victim’s kin found that the body was not of Harpreet, when they opened the coffin to cremate him at his native place Mohalla Sagran. The shocked family members then met Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner KK Yadav.

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Govt for time-bound probe into NRI cases

Thursday, 18/09/2014

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Chandigarh: The Punjab government has decided to ensure investigation of cases involving NRIs in a time-bound manner and issued instructions to fast-track the disposal of such complaints.

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Rude Shock: Family receives wrong body of their son from Doha Qatar

Thursday, 18/09/2014

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Jalandhar : Already facing grief of losing their son, an Adampur-based family in Jalandhar was in for a rude shock, on Wednesday, when they learnt that the body that was received from Doha Qatar was not that of their son, but of someone else.

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FIBA: Players can wear religious head coverings

Thursday, 18/09/2014

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“We welcome this policy change because it allows Muslims, Sikhs and others who wear religious head coverings to take part in the sport”

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Police extradite accused from Oz

Thursday, 18/09/2014

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Jalandhar: After extraditing Jaskaran Singh Jassa, accused in the death of Burundi student Yannick Nihangaza, 24, the Jalandhar Commissionerate Police has expedited the process to nab the other two accused.

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Yannick murder case: Green card dreams landed PO in police net

Wednesday, 17/09/2014

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JALANDHAR: The application for a green card by proclaimed offender Jaskaran Singh Kalsi alias Jassa landed him in the net of the Australian police in March this year and finally in the net of the Jalandhar police commissionerate after 29 months of the murderous attack on Burundi national Yannick Nihangaza.

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Extradited from Oz, youth sent to two-day remand

Wednesday, 17/09/2014

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Jalandhar : With the extradition of Jaskaran Singh alias Jassa from Australia after 29 months, the police are now hopeful of nailing the remaining two accused in Burundi national Yannick Nihangaza’s murder case.

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Punjab Politics News

Punjab General News

Notice to state on amending police Act

Tuesday, 30/09/2014

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Chandigarh : The Punjab and Haryana High Court today issued notice of motion to the Punjab Government and its Home Secretary on a petition for quashing recent amendments made by the state Assembly to the Punjab Police Act 2007, regarding appointment of police complaints authorities’ chairmen.

 

NRI NEWS

NRIs bat for removal of new tax

Thursday, 30/10/2014

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JALANDHAR: The centre’s recent decision to impose service tax on remittances has not gone down well with the non-resident Indian (NRI) community in the Doaba region with those NRIs and expatriates resenting the extra cost that it imposes on them one way or the other. A number of NRIs with families made a representation to NRI Sabha Punjab on Wednesday, demanding that the step be taken back.