Jalandhar haven for criminals
Jalandhar, May 12
Unidentified robbers looted Rs 16.5 lakh in broad daylight from a bank in Model House (April 12). Robbers are still at large.
Rahul Sharma, a four-year-old, and his nine-year-old brother Navin, residents of Kot Kishan Chand locality, are allegedly abducted by a woman from Devi Talaab Hospital (May 7). The police is still clueless about the culprit.
Pak invites Sikh jatha
Ferozepore, May 12
The Pakistan Shiromani Gurdwara Committee has again invited Sikhs from India to visit the gurdwaras of Pakistan from June 7 to 15 on the occasion of the martyrdom day of the fifth Sikh Guru Arjun Dev
|Faridkot, May 12
Hundreds of people from different walks of life attended the funeral of Ms Pardhan Kaur, wife of the late Giani Zail Singh, at her native Sandhwan village, 9 km from here today.
Mr Parkash Singh Badal, Mr Tej Parkash Singh, Minister for
Transport, Punjab, Mr Jagmeet Singh Brar, Mr Sukhinder Singh
Dhaliwal, president of the state unit of the UCPI, and several
former ministers and MLAs were among those attended the funeral.
However, no Central leader was present.
|Mr Joginder Singh, son of Ms Pardhan Kaur,
lights her pyre at Sadhwan village on Sunday.
Steps to help the disabled
Bathinda, May 12
Mr Darbara Singh Guru, Commissioner for Disabled Persons, Punjab, said on Friday that he would put up a proposal to the government to give some incentives to those persons who married disabled persons.
Doctors urged to serve
Pathankot, May 12
The Housing and Urban Development Minister, Mr Raghunath Sahai Puri, urged the doctors to serve the humanity without succumbing to monetary gains.
Suspended sarpanch to face action
Bathinda, May 12
Harbans Singh, sarpanch of Kotshamir village was suspended last month on the charge of embezzling panchayat funds. Now the Deputy Commissioner has asked the SSP to register a case against him.
Farmers cry for canal
Tarn Taran, May 12
The ongoing work for increasing the capacity of water in canals of the area has hindered the irrigation process causing helplessness among farmers.
According to information, there has been no canal water for the past over eight months as the work is in progress.
Rs 200 cr to settle levy rice dues
Chandigarh, May 12
The Punjab Government will release Rs 200 crore to settle dues on account of levy rice.
Misuse of security cover to invite
Patiala, May 12
After downsizing security set-up at all levels, the police administration has decided to take strict measures regarding the misuse of security personnel and directed senior officials of the Punjab Armed Police and the India Reserve Battalions to ensure that VIPs did not misuse security personnel.
2 SAD workers held for murder of Aman Sood
Khanna, May 12
The police here claimed to have solved the Aman Sood murder case and arrested two Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) workers of Mata Rani mohalla on Saturday evening.
The two alleged accused were identified as Ranbir Singh Raikhy and his nephew Tanveer Singh.
Jasbir Singh of Daoke village, who was caught
by the police with 2 kg brown sugar, on Sunday. — PTI
Jatinder Singh, one of the two who were caught with Rs 68,000 in fake currency from border
the village of
Rajatal in Amritsar district on Saturday. — photo by Rajiv
Heroin worth Rs 2 cr
Amritsar, May 12
The district police last evening seized 2 kg of heroin from Jasbir Singh of Douke village, a few yards away from the Indo-Pak border and arrested him. The international market value of the seized heroin is said to about Rs 2 crore.
Book three in forgery case: DC
Chandigarh, May 12
The Deputy Commissioner, Kapurthala, Mr Rakesh K. Verma, has ordered the registration of three separate FIRs in an alleged forgery case against Iqbal Singh, Sukhwinder Singh, and Amrik Singh, all residents of
Malikpur, Phagwara tehsil.
5 Kale Kachhewale arrested
Ropar, May 12
The Ropar police has busted an inter-state Kale Kachhewale gang with the arrest of five of its members. The SSP, Mr
G.S. Bhullar while addressing a press conference here said today on a tip-off a team of policemen arrested five members of the gang comprising gang leader
Lachman. Mahi, Rama, Morari and Gautam from Banmajra village near Kurali while they were planning to commit a robbery in the area.
Missing boy found
Sangrur, May 12
The local police yesterday found a four-year-old boy, Ravi, resident of the local Magazine mohalla, from three teenager child lifters at the railway station here.
Man, son killed in road mishap
Maur Mandi (Bathinda), May 12
Two members of a family were killed when a Canter hit a cycle, near here, last evening.
According to police sources, Darshan Singh (30) and his son, Jabarjung Singh (4) residents of Sandoha village were going towards their home on a cycle on the Maur Mandi-Talwandi Sabo road when a Canter hit their bicycle.
4 loan defaulters arrested
Barnala, May 12
Four loan defaulters of Land Mortgage Bank, Barnala region, have been arrested following warrant orders issued by the Assistant Registrar, Cooperative Societies, Barnala, under Section 63-C of the Land Mortgage Bank Act.
College staff not paid for 1 yr
Batala, May 12
Teaching and non-teaching staff of the Guru Nanak College, here have not been paid salary for the past one year. The college started more than 30 years ago, the college is managed by a Managing Committee.
officials’ assets may be probed
SAS Nagar, May 12
The Punjab Vigilance Bureau is
considering to investigate the assets of senior functionaries of the
Punjab School Education Board. The vigilance sleuths are already
probing the alleged financial and administrative irregularities
committed in the Board during the tenure of the previous SAD-BJP
Teacher in soup for teasing girls
Bathinda, May 12
Mrs Bhupinder Kaur, District Education Officer (Secondary), has recommended the suspension of a maths teacher of a senior secondary school of this district of the DPI (School), after he was found teasing girl students.
New school schedule
Fatehgarh Sahib, May 12
The School schedule in the district has been changed with immediate effect by the Deputy Commissioner through a circular issued today.
on octroi, say traders
Faridkot, May 12
The Punjab Beopar Mandal will boycott the forthcoming municipal corporation elections at Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Patiala if the state government fails to clarify its stand regarding the abolition of octroi in the state before May 19. This was stated by Mr Madan Lal Kapoor, state president of the
mandal, while presiding over the executive body meeting of the mandal today.