Monday, July 27, 2015
SHOCKING NEWS : Pakistani Terrorists have attacked in Gurdaspur Punjab. They first fired on a bus and than entered Dina nagar Police station. Reports say that in the cross firing between Terrorists & Police, atleast 6 plus persons have been killed.
Its shocking & unfortunate that Pakistan is still not keeping calm and always willing to attack INDIA in one way or other.
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Today's crumb comes to us from the. A 62-year-old man who wishes to remain nameless recently arrived in Australia from India to visit his children and his 18-month-old granddaughter. They were at Wentworthville station in Sydney where he was buying a train ticket. He did not know it, but for weather reasons the platform is slightly slanted toward the tracks, This caused his grandchild's untended buggy to roll away, as shown here, until it crashed down onto the tracks.
Instantly the grandfather ran after the baby. He jumped down onto the track bed and lifted the pram (with his granddaughter in it) up to the waiting arms of her Mom and grandmother. Then he noticed a freight train racing toward him.
He was unable to climb back up on the platform. The train blew its horn to warn him, and a security camera caught him running for his life down the tracks until he found a spot just wide enough to squeeze aside as the train zoomed by. Railroad inspector Paul Reynolds summed up the incident this way: "Baby very lucky. Grandfather just as lucky." The platform will soon be regraded to make it completely flat.
with thanks : neagle : LINK : for detailed news.
NEW YORK: A senior cabinet minister in the Punjab government and his delegation came under attack here as hundreds of Sikhs protesting his visit allegedly threw stones and hurled a shoe at the leaders, following which the police took two youths into custody.
Tota Singh, Minister for NRI Affairs in the Punjab government, and other Akali leaders were scheduled to address a meeting at Richmond Hill in the Queens borough yesterday.
However, hundreds of Sikhs protesting the visit and chanting slogans converged at the venue and allegedly surrounded the area, according to information provided by the rights group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ).
The standoff between the Sikhs and Singh's delegation continued for more than three hours and a heavy contingent of New York Police was summoned at the scene.
Two Sikh youths were taken in custody by the New York police for attacking the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader.
with thanks : Economic Times : LINK : for detailed news.
Girja Shankar Kaura
Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 18
India and France share long-standing strategic and diplomatic ties, which the latter now wants to make stronger by going beyond these parameters and moving towards cultural relationship by connecting dots from the past and shared history.
France will in September 2016 commemorate historic ties it has had with Punjab by unveiling a statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh along with a statue of General Jean-François Allard, who served as the military adviser to the king of Punjab from 1822 till his death in 1839 while defending Punjab on an official assignment.
Allard was among the battery of Frenchmen serving in the army of the Maharaja and rose to become the key military adviser to the king, in the process helping him modernise his army to take on the British.
Gen Allard took major part in the creation and training of the Fauj-i-khas, the “special” or “royal” brigade of the Maharaja. Tropezian Jean-François Allard, an officer in the Napoleon’s army, was exiled in India in 1822, but his military knowledge made him the chief commander of the troops of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
with thanks : The Tribune : LINK : for detailed news.
with thanks : IndiaToday : LINK : for detailed news.