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Indian student wins in USA

Indian-American student wins contest in US.

An  Indian American sikh Student make Indian proud by wins the debate and National speech competition in USA.It is considered the highest level Competition of high school level in America.J.J. Wrote his own speech. He started the talk from Bollywood and mentioned his experiences as a Sikh American. She was elected winner in the basic

Indian-American student wins top original orator contest in US

Indian-American student wins top original orator contest US Washington, Jul 3 (PTI) An Indian-American student in the US has won this year’s National Speech and Debate Tournament, considered to be the most prestigious high school competition in the country. J J Kapur, a Sikh, composed his own persuasive speech titled ‘Let’s Dance’ addressing a social

In reserved ward 2 for women, contest is between two turncoats

Chandigarh: The reserved ward for women, Ward number 2 will see a contest between two turncoats in Municipal Corporation elections. The ward comprises Sectors 12 to 15 and Khuda Lahora. PGI, Panjab University and several other prominent institutes located here. From Ward number 2, Congress has fielded a resident of Sector 15, Deipa Asdhir Dubey,

Indian teens get $100K prizes in Siemens science contest

New York: Indian origin identical twin sisters and another teen got $100,000 grand prize scholarships in the 17th annual Siemens Math, Science and Technology Competition with their medical projects. Adhya and Shriya Beesam shared the grand prize for teams in the competition finals on Tuesday for their project developing a method for early diagnoses of

Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi to contest from Batala

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday fielded its Punjab convener and actor Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi from Batala constituency, as it announced the seventh list with four candidates for the upcoming state Assembly polls. A native of Khokhar Faujian village in Batala, Ghuggi joined AAP in February and was appointed the party’s Punjab convener replacing Sucha

Big B, Sunny lead in ‘hottest vegetarian celebrity’ contest

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actress Sunny Leone have been raking in the votes for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India’s Hottest Vegetarian Celebrity 2016 contest. Sunny, who makes her debut on the list, said: “(T)ook me a while (to) come (to) terms with (vegetarianism)…but I have seen things I can’t erase

Fierce triangular contest on cards in Majitha

Amritsar: There are a total of eleven constituencies in Amritsar district. The most important contest is going to be in Majitha between SAD, Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Unlike the previous contests this time it is going to be a triangular one. This constituency is seen as the bastion of Punjab’s cabinet minister for

Amloh segment to witness stiff contest

Fatehgarh Sahib: Amloh Assembly segment in Fatehgarh Sahib district is set to witness a triangular contest between SAD-BJP candidate Gurpreet Singh Raju Khanna, Aam Adami Party candidate Gurpreet Singh Bhatti and Congress which is yet to declare its candidate. SAD candidate Gurpreet Raju Khanna has been active in Amloh constituency for last 8-9 years but

Zira to witness triangular contest

Zira (Ferozepur): Zira is always considered to be a very important assembly constituency of Punjab. Akalis have had a long history of winning this seat. There had been a direct contest between Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Indian National Congress. It was only once that Zira witnessed a triangular contest in 1997 when Hari

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Ferozepur contest will have close finish

Ferozepur: The battlefield for Guruhar sahai Assembly constituency is considered to be tough from where the Congress, has been fielding Rana Gurmeet Singh Sodhi. He had won the elections three times in a row from this constituency. Though the Congress party had not officially declared its candidate, but it is obvious that the ticket will

SAD (Amritsar) to contest upcoming assembly polls on ‘cart’ symbol

Fatehgarh Sahib : Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) will contest upcoming Punjab Assembly election on ‘cart’ symbol. The party’s chief spokesperson Iqbal Singh Tiwana informed that SAD (Amritsar) led by former IPS Simranjit Singh Mann is active in politics of Punjab and other parts of country from long time as unregistered party. Now Election Commission of

SSP Harmohan resigns from service, to contest 2017 polls on SAD ticket

Jalandhar: Amidst rumors that Jalandhar SSP Rural Harmohan Singh Sandhu has gone on ex-India leave, it has been learnt that officer has officially resigned from the service. Sandhu is likely to contest on SAD ticket from Chamkaur Sahib or Bassi Pathana seat. SSP Harmohan Singh Sandhu is now serving his three-month notice period till December

Sandhu, Khaira, Channi to contest on AAP tickets

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday released its third list of candidates, comprising 29 candidates, for the forthcoming Punjab assembly polls. With this, the AAP has so far announced 61 candidates for the 117-member assembly. Prominent among the names figured in the latest list included journalist-turned-politician Kanwar Sandhu (Kharar), former Congress MLA Sukhpal Singh

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Heading for a four-cornered contest in Punjab

Vidhan Sabha elections in Punjab, scheduled for early next year, will certainly be much more interesting than ever as the state that used to have a kind of bipolar electoral fight, with the two arch rivals-Congress and SAD-BJP alliance-primarily taking one each other, is now moving towards a stage where people will have multiple choices

Barcelona, Sevilla ready to contest Spanish Super Cup

Seville (Spain):  Spanish league champions FC Barcelona and Sevilla will go head to head in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday with the first title of the country’s domestic season in play. Sevilla receive Barcelona in the Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium here just days after their 2-3 defeat to Real Madrid in

AAP will contest Gujarat polls if people ask for it: Kejriwal

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest assembly elections in Gujarat if “people ask for it,” Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday. “The party does not contest polls. It’s the people of the state who fight it. Even in Delhi, the people spent (their own) money to bring us to power,”

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BSP will contest on all 117 seats in 2017 election: Karimpuri

Fatehgarh: Sahib Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) State President Avtar Singh Karimpuri said the party will contest on all 117 seats in 2017 Punjab Assembly election on its own. Talking to media persons Karimpuri said the party has already started door-to-door campaigning in the state to strengthen the party, “We have started a door-to-door campaign and

AAP to announce CM candidate before elections: Chottepur

Jalandhar: Aam Admi Party (AAP) state convener Sucha Singh Chottepur on Saturday said that the party would contest the assembly elections 2017 with the official announcement of its Chief Ministerial candidate before the polls. Chottepur also said that the CM candidate would be a Punjabi face from amongst the party rank and file, who would be