faces on highway hoardings
The district police has approached the bank authorities concerned to seal the accounts and lockers of Punjabi singer Sukhwinder Panchhi and his family members. During preliminary interrogation of the singer in police remand, Panchhi revealed that he had three bank accounts in as many banks here in Jalandhar.
The Punjab Vigilance Bureau has decided not to grant the Badals more opportunities to explain their position in the disproportionate assets case. SAD leader Parkash Singh Badal, his wife and son had sent their detailed replies to the bureau on Friday.
The SGPC president, Mr Gurcharan Singh Tohra, announced important dates of occasions according to the Nanakshahi calendar for the year 2004 today. He stated that the New Year would start from March 14.
Six assailants, armed with sharp-edged weapons, attacked the brother of Punjabi pop singer Hans Raj Hans at his Safipur village residence, near here, late last night, inflicting serious injuries on him.
Robotic heart surgery, being performed in India only at Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi will be introduced at their Amritsar hospital by the end of the year. “Seeing the advantages of robotic surgery, we will be introducing it at the Amritsar Escorts Hospital by the end of the year, thereby reducing the trauma, hospital stay and morbidity to a great extent,” informed Dr Naresh Trehan, Executive Director of Escorts Heart Institute, here today.
antecedents of staff, thermal plant told
JCBL Ltd that manufactures bus bodies here for Swaraj Mazda and other manufacturers is set to launch luxury buses by next month using Chinese chassis with rear engines in the domestic market.
The Deputy Commissioner, Mr Vikas Pratap exercising power vested with him under Section 144 CrPC procedure has banned the storage, sale and exhibition of firecrackers or explosives which have the potential to cause serious damage to life, limbs and property at any place other than designated for the purpose.
More than 100 Punjabi writers from the state gathered in front of the Kahnuwan chowk today and held a flag march in protest against the anti-Punjabi measures allegedly being taken by the Education Minister Khushal Bahl.
Tributes were paid to Harbhajan Halwarvi, a former Editor of Punjabi Tribune and Desh Sewak at a “shardhanjali samaroh” held in the memory of Halwarvi at the Mata Naina Devi temple complex here today.
The Punjab State Human Rights Commission has directed the Senior Superintendent of Police, Moga, to ensure the safety of life and property of a complainant, Mr Pawan Kumar, and his family.
Two workers sustained burn injuries in a fire which broke out in one of the plants of a factory here this morning. Both workers, Musafir Yadav of Kotrani village and Umesh Rai of Dashmesh Nagar, were hospitalised at ESI Hospital.
The Military Intelligence unit has launched a crusade against bootleggers, drug peddlers, and other anti-social elements.
No government had ever tried to bring back precious and religious items of the Sikhs, including the ‘Kalagi’ of Guru Gobind Singh and Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s gold chair and Kohinoor back from England, said Mr Gurcharan Singh Tohra, President, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, while unveiling portraits of Basant Singh Khalsa.
The local Senior Citizens (Pensioners) Council celebrated International Older Persons Day in Balongi village, near here, today. A free eye check-up for senior citizens was organised which was inaugurated by Mr H.L. Dhami, member of the National Commission for Older Persons.
paid to Basant Singh
Homage paid to Banda Bahadur
Pawan Arora, a resident of Tilak Nagar, who claims to be the owner of disputed temple land in Shastri Market, today threatened to commit suicide along with his family if the administration failed to free his land from the clutches of the management committee of the temple within a week.
BSF personnel of 181 Battalion seized 4 kg of heroin, worth about Rs 4 crore near a border observation post at Gatti No 1 village from a tractor today. Mr P.P. Gupta, DIG, BSF, Faridkot Range, told mediapersons here that Manjit Singh, a resident of Ladhuka village, 14 km from here, had gone to cultivate fields across the barbed wire fencing at Gatti No 1 village in a tractor along with his companion Resham Singh of the same village.
Two occupants of a car died while two others were severely injured today when the car hit a truck near Behman Diwana village, 9 km from here, on the Bathinda-Gidderbaha national highway.
Neeraj Kumar, alias Dana, a resident of the local Ganesha Basti area, was arrested late last evening for his alleged involvement in the smuggling of narcotics. Police sources said when the residential premises of the accused were searched on a tip-off, about 100 bottles of narcotics were seized.
The two-day “Techfest 2003”, a national-level technical youth festival, at the Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, at Longowal village, ended with a function last night. Dr S.C. Saxena, Director, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, was Chief guest at the function.
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