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'102 militants killed, 29 Army men lost lives in JK in 2014'

As many as 102 militants were killed while 29 Army men lost their lives in counter-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir this year.

2014: super shots & misfires

The year was a mixed bag for the Punjabi film and music industry. While there were stars that shone bright on the horizon of success, many failed to carve a niche for themselves, despite their best attempts.

Yearender: Videos from the region that went viral on YouTube in 2014

YouTube like many other networking sites has become an important part of today’s social life. From funny clips to videos courting controversies; from songs to movies; from political speeches to short moments from one’s personal life; millions of video clips make it to the YouTube everyday.

Mumbai: 'Chaar Sahibzade' to be screened at a suburban movie theatre

A special screening of the 3D animated movie 'Chaar Sahibzade' has been organised by the city-based Sikh community on the occasion of 'Gurupurab' of Guru Gobind Singh (birthday of the tenth guru of Sikhs) in December, organisers of the event said.

Ex-school principal translates Guru Granth Sahib in Oriya, seeks suggestions

Bhubaneswar-based Sadhna Patri, who has strong inclination towards Sikh culture and the Gurbani since her childhood, has translated the Guru Granth Sahib in Oriya. For the translation project, Sadhna even gave away the post of principal at a Gangtok-based school and returned to Bhubaneshwar, where collaborated with her family friend Sakir Singh for proofreading and editing of the scripture.

DEOs ordered not to let teachers use mobiles during teaching hours

The Punjab education department has woken up to the alleged misuse of mobile phones by school teachers during duty hours after a complaint in this connection received at a sangat darshan held by deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on December 10.

Sikh parties appreciate Rajnath’s view that ’84 violence was genocide

Though the NDA government is yet to spell out the steps it proposes to take for punishing those involved in the killing of a large number of Sikhs in Delhi and elsewhere in November 1984, union home minister Rajnath Singh’s admission that the killings were a genocide has gone down well with the Panthic parties.

SAD-BJP blame game on drugs attempt to deflect attention: Kapurthala MLA

Senior Congress leader and Kapurthala MLA Rana Gurjit Singh on Saturday said the blame game within the Akali Dal-BJP alliance government over the drug racket was an attempt to deflect the public attention.

Jathedar Nandgarh goes against Akal Takht, to celebrate gurpurb on Jan 5

Going by the announcement of the Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhs, people are celebrating Guru Gobind Singh's birth anniversary (gurpurb) on Sunday, but the high priest of Takht Damdama Sahib, Talwandi Sabo, near here, jathedar Balwant Singh Nandgarh, is firm on celebrating the day on January 5, according to the original Nanakshahi calendar.

Yearender: Yo Yo Honey Singh tops Twitter world from the region in 2014

Twitter has become an important social media tool to connect with the people. More than the masses, it's the celebrities and politicians who have been using it to connect with their fans and followers by posting 140-character messages (tweets) off and on. And these days, popularity of a person has often become synonymous to the number of followers one has on Twitter.Here we bring you some of most popular persons from the region on Twitter in 2014:
 

Makkar seeks action against those distorting ‘ardas’ on social media sites

The SGPC has taken a serious view of the reports of “distorted” versions of the ‘ardas’ (prayer) being circulated on the social media sites.

The Great Regional Circus: Gainers, Losers, Game Changers and Fire-Spitters

Crafty campaigners, dodgy deras, somersaulting clowns, rising rookies and sports gave 2014 some of its most memorable moments - and also forgettable ones. HT profiles 28 such newsmakers.

Badals move in choppers, official cars on own trip

How much can one travel within Badal village? Certainly not 34,310 km. But this is exactly how a vehicle in Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal’s entourage moved from March to May this year, clocking over 11,000 km a month, 366 km a day.

Yearender: Important personalities from the region who bid adieu to this world in 2014

 

The region lost eminent personalities from various fields this year. From legendary writer Khushwant Singh to Sufi singer Barkat Sidhu, here's a list of important people from the region who bid adieu to this world in 2014.

Avian flu scare: Crows in Tarn Taran died of poisoning

The Regional Disease Diagnostic Laboratory in Jalandhar, on Friday, cleared the air around the mysterious death of 300 crows in Tarn Taran, declaring that the death was due to toxicity. It was about a week ago that about 300 crows had died at Baghiari village near Tarn Taran that is close to a bird sanctuary at Sarai Amanat Khan.
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