Narinder quits as Conductor
to Pak no cause for concern: Mann
Sunil Dutt exhorts youth
Don’t allow Cong
leaders to campaign in villages: Badal
The Punjab Government will appoint nearly 700 doctors on contract basis to fill the vacant posts in the three state medical colleges located at Amritsar, Faridkot and Patiala. The memorandum in this connection was already cleared by the state Cabinet during its meeting held at Chandigarh last month.
A piquant situation arose when Dr Swarn Singh, Commissioner, Jalandhar Division, inaugurated the Cantt Club here today, despite of public notice put by the Cantonment Board describing the club as illegal.
Jubilant cricket fans, who supported the Indian team in the pulsating cricket match played in Lahore yesterday, rued that they could not see the historic city of Lahore properly.
After winning the hearts of millions of his fans in India by his performances on stage and in films, the versatile Naseeruddin Shah plans to take his theatre group to Pakistan during this year.
Naseeruddin Shah along with his wife Ratna Pathak and daughter Heeba acknowledges the applause of the audience after performing in a play, “Ismat Aapa Ke Naam,” in Amritsar on Sunday. — Photo by Rajiv Sharma
The annual fair at the mazar of Baba Rode Shah will begin tomorrow in Bhima village, near here. Devotees are offered liquor at the mazar.
A state-level workshop-cum-continuing medical education (CME), organised by Ujala, an NGO of Kotkapura, and the district Red Cross Society, Faridkot, at Kotkapura yesterday laid stress on accelerating medical and health facilities to check the high death rate of newborn children in the state.
The urban population of the country is likely to almost double from 285 million in 2001 to 546 million in 2025. The adoption of the Urban Development Planning Federation of India guidelines will go a long way in meeting the challenges of the 21st century for a planned development of towns and cities.
The Department of Youth Services, Punjab, and CT College of Education Organised a joint function in connection with the 74th Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh at CT Public School here today.
The Northern Railways will run “mela special trains” from Ferozepore to Hussainiwala on March 23, the martyrdom day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru.
Nearly 80 per cent telephones at Mahesari village under the Ghal Kalan police station in this district have been dead for several weeks.
Residents of Ajit Nagar Colony here are sore over the lack of maintenance of the so-called Green Park of the area.
Medical store closed
Chandigarh, March 22
Taking up a petition filed by a liquor contractor against the clubbing of Hoshiarpur and Nawanshahr circles, a Division Bench of the High Court today fixed Tuesday as the next date of hearing.
A local court here has sentenced four youths to life imprisonment and also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 each in a murder case of another youth.
Doctor convicted of seeking bribe
Diversification not succeeding, say experts
As per the order of Mr G.C. Garg, Civil Judge (Senior Division), Sangrur, a bailiff of the court today attached the official car of the Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Sangrur, in execution proceeding of the recovery of arrears of a former employee of the local tehsil office.
The Deputy Director, Rural Development, Mr S.P. Singh, has dismissed Mr Harnek Singh from the post of sarpanch of Hirdapur village of Ropar block.
A cable operator was kidnapped from his Kalia Colony office, threatened and tortured by a group of 10 to 12 youngsters, allegedly led by his rival cable operator.
A theft was reported at a jewellery shop, Gora Jewellers, in Gandhi Chowk, here today.
Four migrants from Bihar were today drugged, beaten and robbed by two persons, who fled after locking them in a room in gali No. 4 of the local Ratanpura Mohalla.
During surprise raids in the Kotwali, Barnala, Dhanaula and Shehna police station areas the police apprehended 10 persons and seized 60 bottles of illicit country-made liquor, 14 kg of poppy husk, Rs 1800 and 300 gm of opium.