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Cong to kick off poll campaign next week
CPM candidate dismisses Cong leaders’ claims
One knows one is in “Pradhanji’s” territory immediately after taking the link road for this village from Rurki village on the Patiala - Sirhind road. The excellent road takes one to Tohra village which looks more like a mini township with a 35-bedded hospital, Senior Secondary School, bank and even a 66-KV grid.
The gang that defrauded BSNL of Rs 80 lakh has been busted by the local police, which today claimed it was facilitating ISD calls through a base in Dubai that was linked with exchanges established in Chandigarh, Mohali, Ludhiana and Delhi.
Buckling under pressure from senior officers, the police is yet to arrest the accused involved in the murderous assault on a Malerkotla-based journalist and his younger brother on March 20. The main accused — Youth Congress chief Shakil — was reportedly nabbed the next day but was “ let off on instructions from the top.”
Rs 400 cr for Amritsar’s
MCs not to print transit pass books
Air Marshal Bhojwani visits IAF station
A fast-track court will be functional here from April 7. Mr Sukhdev Singh has been appointed Judge of the court on a two-year contract. The recruitment of staff was under process. Sources here said the court would dispose of at least 18 old cases per month.
The seven students, who were yesterday arrested for stealing computer hardware, had been remanded in judicial custody, said DSP Jaspal Singh here this afternoon. The students are of plus two class of medical and non-medical streams at Kirpal Sagar Academy, Balachaur, Nawanshahr district.
Trains to Gujarat passing through Punjab have a number of farmers from Bathinda, Mansa, Sangrur, Faridkot, Moga, Muktsar and Ferozepore districts going to that state for purchasing Bt cotton seed.
Two jail warders of Bathinda Central Jail have landed themselves in a jail in Faridkot after they were arrested by the local police for allegedly cheating Gurtej Singh, a resident of Bugra village, falling under the Dhuri police station of Sangrur district.
The bodies of two migrant labourers were found at the Khanna grain market this morning. While one of the labourers was identified, the identification of the other had not been established.
The calling of teachers of government schools today to determine their competence to teach in the English medium at the newly set up Government Model Senior Secondary School here has created a controversy.
Union and state governments should establish Central institutes of folklore studies. This was the unanimous view of the delegates who participated in the three-day session of Indian Folklore Congress which concluded here today.
The quality of education in colleges of the state has improved and several government and private colleges are getting accredition from NAAC. Eleven government colleges have got the accredition and six are likely to get it soon.
Mr K.A.P. Sinha, Deputy Commissioner, today expressed displeasure over the failure of various public sector banks to meet their respective targets of advancing soft loans to the poor under the differential rate of interest category.