Drug Smugglers Caught With 12 Lakhs In New Notes, 'Pak Angle' Under Probe: Police

The police in Punjab say they have arrested three drug smugglers with more than Rs 15 lakh in cash and 600 grams of heroin. The possibility that the drugs and the cash, which may be counterfeit, could have come from Pakistan, is being investigated, police said.

Of the money seized, Rs 12 lakh was found in new notes of Rs 2,000. Police said they are investigating the source of the new currency notes which were only released last month and have been in short supply.


Hope India, Pakistan Resolve Water Issue Themselves: UN Chief

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed hope that India and Pakistan will bilaterally resolve issues over water-sharing, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the waters of Sutlej, Beas and Ravi rivers that rightfully belong to India will be stopped from going waste in Pakistan.

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Punjab's Decision To Return Sutlej Yamuna Link Project Land Illegal: Haryana

The Haryana government on Tuesday said the Punjab Cabinet "does not have the power" to return land acquired for the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal project to its "original owners" after the Supreme Court's verdict on the issue.

Earlier in the day, the Punjab Cabinet announced it will denotify the land acquired for the canal project and return it to the "original owners" at no cost.

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Woman's Eyes Gouged Out, Limb Cut Off By Her Brothers In Pakistan

 A woman's eyes were gouged out and her limb cut off by her brothers in Pakistan's Punjab province after they suspected her of kidnapping one of their daughters.

The incident took place on tuesday in Muzaffarghar, 400 km from Lahore, when the two suspects abducted their sister and gouged out her eyes with a sharp knife and also cut off her feet, police said.

Police said one of the brother had earlier registered an FIR against the woman, who is in her 40s, for allegedly kidnapping his daughter.


Pakistan school chain bans Punjabi

A group of private schools in Pakistan owned by former Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri has banned Punjabi within and outside the campus after terming it a “foul language”, drawing flak from millions of people.

The Beaconhouse School System (BSS) recently issued a notification to parents, declaring Punjabi a ‘foul language’ for the children as well as parents.
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