Crores wasted on canal
bed, says Central team
Tax evader’s land to be auctioned
|Poohla issue: SGPC sees Cong hand
Amritsar, March 13
The SGPC has accused the Congress of supporting Nihang leader Ajit Singh Poohla in the illegal occupation of the historic gurdwara connected with Bhai Taru Singh at Poohla village.
Graft case: VB told to give documents to Badal
The Congress will put up young candidates to give representation to youths in Lok Sabha elections. All-India Youth Congress president Randeep Singh Surjewala stated this to reporters here yesterday. He claimed the Congress would field able and honest candidates.
The ruling Congress party today issued a whip asking all party MLAs to be present in the House during the two-day session of the Punjab Assembly.
Ms Surjit Kaur, a former MLA and wife of Andhra Pradesh Governor Surjit Singh Barnala, today demanded that the SAD should reconsider Mr Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa’s candidature for the Sangrur parliamentary constituency as there was a lot of resentment among the workers over his nomination.
Senior SAD leader and former MP Prem Singh Chandumajra is expected to formally join the election campaign of Capt Kanwaljit Singh, SAD candidate, at the March 18 rally being held here which will be attended by Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
The Shiromani Akali Dal will raise the issue of liquor auction in the coming Assembly session. It will also bring in a call attention notice against the “backdoor appointment of tainted candidates” as DSPs in Punjab Police.
“New challenges are emerging in the reccurrence of controlled diseases and the scourge of HIV infections in children,” Dr O.N. Bhakhoo, a noted paediatrician, said in his keynote address at the annual conference of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics, state branch, held here yesterday.
As many as 45 officers, JCOs and jawans were given gallantry awards for distinguished services and act of valour at a solemn and colourful investiture ceremony of 3 Western Command held at the Panther auditorium of the Panther Division here today.
Even as a magisterial probe into allegations against some teachers regarding helping children of VVIPs is yet to be completed, information gathered by TNS revealed that a number of wards of senior civil servants posted in the Deputy Commissioner’s office had been taking the examination of Class XII in the local SSD Senior Secondary School.
Traffic came to a standstill for about an hour today at the Courts chowk, Barnala, when activists of the Anti- Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority Action Committee, Barnala, blocked traffic in protest against a proposed PUDA move to develop an urban estate here.
A large number of villagers today held a demonstration and blocked traffic on the main Ajnala-Fatehgarh Churian road against the government and the administration of the Central Jail here. They were protesting against the death of Darshan Singh, a nambardar, who was alleged to have died in jail on March 11.
Excited cricket fan Joginder Singh of this village said that the Indian tigers’ would win the series being played at Pakistan.
Most accidents take place due to carelessness and negligence of drivers as well as due to lack of awareness about traffic rules. It is the need of the hour to check road accidents, as more deaths are taking place due to accidents.
From a rickshaw-puller to a gardener to a nursery owner and a freelance adviser 45 year-old Ram Lakhan has made his love for plants into a vocation.
Rajwinder Singh, a Germany-based poet, who originally hails from Kapurthala, was honoured jointly by the district administration, the municipal council and citizens of Kapurthala at a function in the local town hall yesterday.
Mr Virender Kumar, Additional Sessions Judge, Sangrur, has dismissed a revision petition filed by Mr Ram Singh Kular, Principal of Akal Degree College, Mastuana Sahib, against an order of framing charges against him by Mr Virender Aggarwal, Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), Sangrur, on August 24, 2002, under Sections 467, 468, 471 and 420 of the IPC read with 120-B of the IPC. In his order, he has found a prima facie case against the accused, including Mr Kular.
Life term for bid to kill wife
Labour Dept to look into complaint of Lalru unit workers
Man booked for killing wife
5 lakh looted from bank
Thieves decamp with goods
should reach villages, says Babu Parmanand
scholarships for students soon
to shift Classes XI, XII flayed
on technical education
nominated to Punjabi varsity Senate
Aided school teachers meet CM
Shopkeepers seek amenities