BATHINDA, Jan 21 — Mr Prem Singh
Chandumajra, general secretary of the Sarb Hind Shiromani Akali Dal (SHSAD), has said the Punjab Government has failed on all fronts and the people of the state have been cheated by Mr Parkash Singh
Badal, Chief Minister.
When villagers help
NANGAL KALAN (Hoshiarpur): When some residents of this village left for abroad one after the other in search of pastures new, the village did not see much in their departure. But after several years, having done well abroad, they thought of their ancestral home and now are participating in an effort to lift the village to the level of a modern town.
Follow example of Jews, Sikhs urged
AMRITSAR, Jan 21 — Giving an example of the daring of the Jews despite a hate wave against them, Mr Kulmohan Singh, general secretary of the Delhi Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee, addressing a gathering at the historical Chheharta Sahib urged the Sikhs to follow the example of the Jews to uplift their community.
PHILLAUR, Jan 21 — All 250 naib tehsildars and 90 tehsildars of the state have decided to stop the work of the registration of sale deeds from February 10 in protest against the amendment in para 135 of the Punjab Registration Manual-1929. This decision was taken at a state-level meeting of the Punjab Revenue Officers Association, presided over by the association president, Mr Iqbal Singh
Sandhu, near here, yesterday.
No danger from WTO:
PATIALA, Jan 21 — Leaders of the ruling SAD-BJP coalition government in the state were unnecessarily trying to create a scare in the minds of the people on the WTO issue just to achieve their political objectives.
Punjab to launch anti-narcotics
MOGA, Jan 21 — Expressing concern over the rise in the consumption of intoxicants by schoolchildren and youths in Punjab and smuggling of narcotics from adjoining states, the government has decided to curb the menace. Punjab Education Minister Tota Singh said here yesterday that the government had decided to launch a statewide drive in this connection.
Decision to restart
BATHINDA, Jan 21 — Bus services from Bathinda to Bhagu, Phoos Mandi and Tungwali villages of the district will be started shortly. The bus services to these places was stopped some time ago.
Aggarwal Sabha office-bearers
MANSA, Jan 21 — A state-level meeting of the Aggarwal Sabha was held today at the local Gaushala
Bhawan. It was presided over by Mr Chiranji Lal Garg, Minister of State for Science and Technology. Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala was lauded for appointing the sabha’s leader
M.L. Goyal as the Chief Secretary, Haryana.
Attackers flee as
dogs alarm family
JALANDHAR, Jan 21 — Balbir Singh and his family were saved when their pets alarmed them as a group of 10-12 marauders attacked his farmhouse on the outskirts of Pattar Kalan village.
578 lakh sanctioned for Fatehgarh Sahib
FATEHGARH SAHIB, Jan 21 — The Punjab Government has sanctioned Rs 578.12 lakh for various development schemes in this district. The amount will be distributed among all villages as per their requirement, Mr B.S. Sudan, Deputy Commissioner, said while addressing a sangat darshan programme at Sampli village today.
PUDA plans sale of
property worth 200 cr
CHANDIGARH, Jan 21 — Under a multi-pronged strategy, the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority
(PUDA) plans to sell commercial and residential property worth around Rs 200 crore by the end of the current financial year.