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CPM rules out tie-up with Cong
Chandigarh, December 9
The CPM will neither enter into any alliance nor form a front with the Congress party to contest the coming Assembly elections in Punjab. This was made clear here today by Prof Balwant Singh, Secretary of the party’s state unit.

Sangat Darshan despite CM's absence
Hoshiarpur, December 9
Ministers and MLAs of the ruling party with the help of the district administration are continuing with sangat darshan programmes in their respective segments, even in the absence of Mr Parkash Singh Badal.

Seven of family die in car mishap
Malerkotla, December 9
Seven members of a local family, including three children and two women, were killed in a road accident when the Maruti car in which they were travelling collided head-on with a tanker on the Malerkotla-Nabha road at Amargarh village, 8 km from here, this morning.

The accident site.
The accident site




IMA tells doctors to fight foeticide
Sangrur, December 9
Doctors of Punjab have expressed solidarity with Union Health Minister Dr C.P. Thakur’s letter urging doctors to take firm stand against sex determination and female foeticide.


BJYM seeks 10 Assembly seats
Phillaur, December 9
The Punjab unit of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), a youth wing of the BJP, has demanded the ticket for 10 Assembly seats for the coming elections from the BJP.


Without help, they wage a brave battle
Bathinda, December 9
Manga Singh, a 22-year-old youth lost one of his arms in an accident six years back. The disability did not shatter his hope in life and he started plying a rickshaw to make both ends meet.

Minister lays stone for water project
Bathinda, December 9
Mr Chiranji Lal Garg, Minister for Science and Technology, Punjab, laid the foundation stone for a water supply and sewerage project here today. Addressing a gathering on the occasion, Mr Garg said during his recent visit to Amritsar, the Prime Minister, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee, had announced a development package of Rs 1,500 crore for the over-all progress of Punjab.

Minister “beats up” Sarpanch
Dhuri, December 9
Mr Gobind Singh Kanjhla, Minister for Social Security, Punjab, and his gunmen today allegedly beat up Mr Charanjit Singh, Sarpanch of Gurbuxpura village, near Sherpur at the residence of the minister in Kanjhla village, about 12 km from here.

Patients ignored for Barnala’s sake
Barnala, December 9
A large number of patients coming to the Civil Hospital, Barnala, for treatment had to face inconvenience for about five days during which Mr Surjit Singh Barnala, the Uttaranchal Governor, stayed in his native town.

Toilet converted into storeroom
At the subdivisional administrative complex, where the officers and judicial courts at the subdivisional level were shifted on October 3, 1985, two toilets — one for men and the other for women — were provided on the ground floor near the main entrance.

Municipal contractors fear delay in payments
Bathinda, December 9
Civil work contractors here have started putting pressure on the Municipal Council authorities for payment of the amount spent by them on the development works.
Official sources said presently the development works worth Rs 2 crore were being executed by the contractors.

Competitions mark eco mela
Phagwara, December 9
The three-day 11th environment mela concluded here this evening. It was organised by the Phagwara Environment Association in collaboration with other voluntary bodies.

Interaction with PAC
Phagwara, December 9
Three Assistant Directors of the Council for Advancement of People’s Action in Rural Technology, Mr Bhivor Mittal, Ms Amratya Bagul and Ms Tulika, yesterday held a comprehensive interaction with activists of the People’s Action Group at the Community Polytechnic at the nearby Palahi village to promote three schemes — O.B. (Organisation of Beneficiaries), PC (Public Cooperation) and ART (Advancement of Rural Technology).


Woman shot, husband booked
Jalandhar, December 9
Mystery surrounds the death of a woman who was found murdered today at her residence in the Gopal Nagar locality here.
The crime was detected in the wee hours when Manoj Nanhe, husband of the victim, Ritu Sharma (29), came back home and found his wife murdered and informed the police, the police said, adding that the victim’s body had a bullet wound in her temple.


Conference on statistical techniques held
Chandigarh, December 9
A three-day national conference on Mathematical and Statistical Techniques was organised at Patiala by School of Basic and Applied Science, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, concluded today. It was presided over by the TIET, Director, Dr M.P. Kapoor.

PCCTU plans state-level rally on December 14
Chandigarh, December 9
A state-level rally of the Punjab and Chandigarh College Teachers Union would be organised on December 14 in the constituency of the Punjab Finance Minister, Capt Kanwaljit Singh, at Banur.


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