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Kasuri for bilateral solution to Kashmir
Wagah, November 28
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, Khurshid Mohammad Kasuri has said the Kashmir issue should be resolved bilaterally.
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khurshid Mohammad Kasuri and his wife at the Wagah check post on Tuesday Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khurshid Mohammad Kasuri and his wife at the Wagah check post on Tuesday. — Photo by Rajiv Sharma

Chandumajra to meet BSP leader today
Chandigarh, November 28
The President of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Longowal), Mr Prem Singh Chandumajra, today said that he would meet the BSP's senior leader, Mr Narinder Kashyap, who was in charge of party affairs in Punjab, tomorrow in Delhi to probe the possibility of a tie-up with that party in the Punjab Assembly elections.

Students’ drowning: families mull legal action against college
Rajpura, November 28
The death of two students of DAV College, Chandigarh, by drowning in sea at Chennai recently has taken a new turn with relatives claiming that the yoga coach, Raman, had informed the college Principal, Mr S. Marriya, in writing before taking the boys for the national yoga championship.


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Badal promises Rs 500-cr fund for Dalits
Mansa, November 28
Former Chief Minister and SAD president Parkash Singh Badal today announced that on regaining power he would constitute a Rs 500-crore fund for special schemes that would help in the uplift of Dalits.


ADC conducts surprise check
Bathinda, November 28
The Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mr M.P. Arora, today carried out a surprise check in the mini-secretariat and found that none of the staff members were on their seats at the DTO office at 9.35 am. Eight staff members of the District Food and Supply Controller office were also found absent from duty.

He gave the slip to examiners, not to death
Amritsar, November 28
The badly decomposed body of a medical internee, who was allegedly caught by the examiners while attempting to provide “outside help” to the son of the Principal of the Medical College five days ago, was found in a gutter of the college here today.

Croatian Ambassador releases book
Patiala, November 28
The Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia, Mr Dino Debeljuh, released a book “Croatian and Sanskrit: Common Heritage of Words” written by Prof G.S. Rayall, a visiting professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Punjabi University here today.

Promoting Urdu through rally
Malerkotla , November 28
To promote Urdu language among the masses in Punjab, especially in this town, Dr Mohammad Rafi, secretary of the Punjab Urdu Academy, organised an “Urdu rally” here late last night.

Malout resident suffers for no fault of hers
Mohali, November 28
A resident of Malout, Ms Neeru Sethi, complained that she was suffering due to a technical discrepancy in the online process for the selection of lecturers by the Punjab Government.

Stone laid for water supply, sewerage scheme
Fatehgarh Sahib, November 28
Punjab has become the first state in the country which has launched a public oriented project to provide 100 per cent water supply and sewerage facility in all 126 towns of the state.

Dispensary staff found absent
Tarn Taran, November 28
The entire staff of the Community Health Centre (CHC) Mianwind, was found absent last night when Mr Varun Rujam, SDM, Khadoor Sahib, inspected the centre. The SDM said he had received a number of complaints about the poor-administration of the CHC. He found no doctor, nurse or other para-medical staff there.


Rail engine ‘hijacker’ gets judicial remand
Sangrur, November 28
Mithu Ram (42), a resident of Akkawali village in Tohana tehsil in Haryana, who yesterday allegedly ‘hijacked’ a railway engine from Dhuri, was today remanded in judicial custody by Mr Harsh Mehta, Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), Sangrur, till December 12.

18 get bail in clash case


Murder, suicide case: DSP, five others booked
Patti, (Tarn Taran), November 28
The Patti police here today booked Deputy Superintendent of police (DSP) Kulwant Singh posted in Ludhiana district along with five members of in-laws of Harjit Singh who committed suicide by shooting himself after killing his two minor children, yesterday.

Minor’s kidnapping: Left alleges police inaction
Mansa, November 28
Protesting against the alleged police failure to rescue a kidnapped minor girl even after 13 days of the incident, activists of the CPI and the CPM today took out a rally before staging a dharna in front of the City police station here.

Foreign-crazy man sets wife afire
Ludhiana, November 28
In his frenzy to go abroad, a middle-aged man allegedly set his wife on fire at Seelon Khurd, near Dehlon, today after she persistently refused to accept a “sham” divorce pact that could have enabled emigration to the man after marrying a woman based in a foreign country.


Eco award for school: students, principal feel elated
(Boormajra) Ropar, November 28
Students of senior secondary school, Boormajra, village never had an inkling that one day their effort to save environment would be recognised. Their hard work of five years got them prestigious Green School Award from the Centre for Science and Environment for the best environmental practices.

Thapar is region’s best polytechnic
Patiala, November 28
The Thapar Polytechnic, Patiala, has been adjudged as the ‘best polytechnic in Punjab’ and one of the outstanding polytechnics in the northern region for the year 2005-06 by the National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and Research (NITTTR), Chandigarh.


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