Jalandhar


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Jalandhar

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Jullundur

(jŭl`əndər), city (1991 pop. 509,510), Punjab state, NW India. Jalandhar is located on the intensively irrigated plain between the Beas and Sutlej rivers. The city, which has major road and rail connections, is a market for agricultural products. Manufactures include textiles, leather goods, wood products, and sporting goods. Jalandhar was the capital of Punjab from India's independence (1947) until Chandigarh was built in 1953.
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Jalandhar

a city in NW India, in central Punjab. Pop.: 701 223 (2001)
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We stopped the Nigerian woman and recovered 1 kg heroin from her purse," Jalandhar SSP Navjot Singh Mahal said while talking to reporters.
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Jalandhar (Punjab) [India], Sep 17 ( ANI ): Bishop of Jalandhar diocese, Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a Kerala nun, has written a letter to the Pope Francis, expressing his desire to temporarily step down from the responsibilities of the diocese.
Jalandhar (Punjab) [India], Aug 14 ( ANI ): Several media persons were allegedly assaulted by a group of private security guards at the Bishop House in Punjab's Jalandhar city.
The Northeast Fiesta which is scheduled to be held from 7th to 8th April 2018 at Viva Collage Mall, Jalandhar, will showcase the cultural diversity of the northeast in Punjab with a fusion of Punjabi culture with the host city Jalandhar.
Jalandhar, July 10 (ANI): Punjab Police has arrested three persons for smuggling drugs in Jalandhar city.
Jalandhar, Dec 2 (ANI): Four Indian Army soldiers were killed last night when battery of an army vehicle, which they were recharging, exploded in the Motor Transport (MT) Section unit in the Jalandhar Cantonment area.