Fernandes favoured firm, alleges Buta
Why Punjab went in for vote-on-account?
Home Ministry questions status of ‘revolutionists’
Thousands of members of the Punjab Bank Employees Federation, Punjab Mulazam Sangharsh Committee, Paramedical Staff Union, Income Tax Staff Union, Medical Representatives Association, BSNL Employees Union, TSU, Kisan Sabha and MES Workers Union today took out a march and held a rally here in protest against the verdict on strikes given by the Supreme Court.
Banks, electricity board work affected
If allegations in a complaint filed before the Punjab State Human Rights Commission are to be believed, then the police has implicated an innocent in an attempt to save an Amritsar resident accused of being involved in his wife’s murder.
Oppn members ‘not invited’ to grievances
The authorities of Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital (GGSMC), Faridkot, have again sent the foetus, recovered from a garbage dump in the town on February 7, to a Kolkata-based laboratory for a DNA test as earlier it was not accepted due to some technical shortcoming.
Sakhsi, abandoned by “unknown parents” just after birth and adopted by an issueless couple today got birth certificate after the couple who adopted her fought for it more than five months.
The World Bank, under the crop diversification plan has enhanced by Rs. 1 crore grant for research work at the Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology (CIPHET) here. The institute had succeeded in bringing down losses in production and marketing by 17 per cent with an aid of Rs 3 crore from the World Bank.
Senior Superintendent Police Anita Punj today ordered reinvestigation of the case got registered against 11 persons by Savita, daughter of Chief Judicial Magistrate Moga J K Mattu, including her husband, father-in-law, mother-in-law and others, for demanding dowry and threat of murder.
A long-standing demand of the local residents is likely to be fulfilled soon with the laying of the foundation stone of a railway overbridge across two level-crossings here today. The foundation stone was laid by Mr B.R. Patil, Union Minister of State for Railways, at the local railway station.
Several Sikh organisations today sent a memorandum to the Jathedar, Akal Takht, Giani Joginder Singh Vedanti, against Mr Alwinderpal Singh Pakhoke, senior vice-president of the SGPC, for becoming the chief guest at the opening ceremony of the office of the local unit of the Shiv Sena here. They demanded his expulsion from the Panth.
The police will launch a ‘samparak campaign’ in the Jalandhar range next month. This was stated by Mr Paramjit Singh Sarao, DIG (Jalandhar range), while talking to newspersons here yesterday. He said the campaign would be launched in Kapurthala district first and later it would be introduced in other districts.
Farmers of 43 border villages, who were issued notices to vacate their land, today held a protest rally in front of the Ajnala SDM’s office. They have been staging a dharna for the past 40 days.
BKU activists block PSEB gates
Panchayats to distribute pension
The father and brothers of Manjit Kaur, a resident of Doomcheri village, allegedly killed her paramour, Paramjit Singh, yesterday.
A case of Drainage Department officials here misutilising Rs 12 lakh, given as loan by Nabard to the Punjab Government, has come to light.
The Sadar police here has arrested managing director of Forest India Khushal Singh under Sections 420, 406, 120B of the IPC for cheating the public.
The Governor, Justice O.P. Verma (retired), today stressed the need to change the entire system of higher education keeping in view the latest technology.
Punjabi University Campus team and Government Rajindra College, Bathinda, won first and second position, respectively, in the Jhoomer competition held on the first day of Inter- Zonal Youth Festival-2004 at Punjabi University here today.
Even as the state government has been celebrating the current year as “development year”, thousands of industrialists of the state are being driven from pillar to post to get capital and interest subsidy.