BSF jawans donated blood at a
blood donation camp organised by Punjab Frontiers of BSF in Amritsar on the
eve of 39th Raising Day of BSF. — Photo by Rajiv Sharma
for justice continues
Ludhiana, November 30
The nightmare that started with an alleged molestation bid by her own superior
on a city-based Punjab Police woman constable continues to haunt her with the
accused DSP allegedly eliciting the support of two SPs in pressuring the woman
to withdraw her complaint and reach a compromise. Undeterred, the woman has sent
letters to superiors questioning the safety of women in the uniformed force.
operations to thwart ISI designs
Along The Zero Line (Ferozepore), November 30
Keeping in view the onset of winter and foggy conditions, the Border Security
Force (BSF) has intensified patrolling and launched special operations to thwart
any attempt by anti-national elements and ISI agents to sneak inside the Indian
territory taking advantage of inclement weather conditions.
sell PRTC tickets
Patiala, November 30
The Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) has, under a pilot project,
entrusted the responsibility of selling tickets to young matriculates on a
commission basis to free its own men from this task, even as it has started
hiring other personnel in other categories on a contract basis.
in for tough time
Patiala, November 30
The district administration has decided to get tough with marriage palaces,
places of religious interest and individuals playing blaring music by deciding
to prosecute those who do not abide by the relevant sections of the Noise
encroach on mini secretariat land
Ropar, November 30
While the district administration has been trying to remove encroachments from
the government land in other parts of the district, the encroachments have
cropped up right in the mini secretariat close to the office of the Deputy
Commissioner and the judicial complex here. The encroachers are none other than
an elite and an educated section of society, advocates.
FATEHGARH SAHIB DIARY
Agenda set for
Fatehgarh Sahib, November 30
Fatehgarh Sahib has set an agenda of good governance by introducing
administrative reforms and cutting down the long established procedures and
delays by introducing single user-friendly window disposal and helpline (Suwidha)
in the Deputy Commissioner’s office. It has not only brought transparency in
the working but also increased the accountability as now the officials concerned
are always available to the public on the window. It has changed the work
culture in totality.
Medicare on doorsteps
Lok adalat for poor
Urban estate awaited
camp for ex-soldiers Fatehgarh Sahib, November 30
To pay tributes to martyrs and to show solidarity with their widows and
families, orphans, disabled soldiers, as well as for the serving soldiers, who
are defending our borders, a district-level rally of ex-servicemen will be
organised on the eve of Armed Forces Flag Day on December 5, said Mr S.K.
Ahluwalia, Deputy Commissioner-cum-President District Sainik Board, while
addressing the meeting of the District Sainik Board here on Friday.
family killed in mishap Ropar, November 30
Six members of a Nangal-based family were killed when their Maruti-800 car met
with an accident on the Sirsa Bridge road, at about 2 pm today. The car had a
head-on collision with a truck coming from opposite direction.
killed as jeep rams into tree Abohar, November 30
Two occupants of a jeep were injured and one was killed when their vehicle
rammed into a roadside tree here today. According
to information the Jeep belonging to a tours and travels agency was carrying
newspaper bundles from Abohar to Sriganganagar.
killed in studio fire
Abohar, November 30
Two photographers were burnt alive when a
fire broke out in a studio here last night. Rajiv Midha and Sunny, both aged 20,
were working at Andaz Photo Studio located on the Women Hostel road here last
night. There was a power breakdown after 12 midnight.
Telecom firm men
held for torture, let off
Jalandhar, November 30
The district police arrested seven persons from the local office of Reliance
Telecom late last night on the allegations of torturing two persons, reportedly
working as, its sub-agents, by keeping them in illegal confinement. The arrested
persons were released on bail.
bags overall trophy in youth festival
Mansa, November 30
Government Nehru College here created a history of sorts when it lifted the
overall trophy in the three-day zonal youth festival which concluded on its
campus last night. Government Rajindra College got second position while
Barjindra College, Faridkot bagged the third position.
Fatehgarh Sahib, November 30
The Regional Institute of Management and Technology held the Aagaaz 2003
function of its engineering college on the institute campus today. Students of
the institution presented an impressive cultural programme. Mr Hukam Chand
Bansal, Chairman of the institution presided over the function. People from all
walks of life attended the function.
celebrates annual day
Bathinda, November 30
It was a memorable evening for parents who watched their kids perform at the
annual function of their Clay India International School, Sangat town of this
district. Students presented more than 20 cultural items at the function held