victims demand removal of SYL bundh
Khurd (Patiala), February 23
Residents of this village situated along the Narwana branch of the
Bhakra canal did not take any chances during the visit of a central
team to their village today, seven months after flash floods had
CJM suspended; Bedi UT Sessions Judge
The Punjab and Haryana High Court today cleared the appointment of
High Court Registrar (Judicial) M.M.S. Bedi as the new District and
Sessions Judge, Chandigarh.
due to overdose of chloroform, Fortwin
Hoshiarpur DAV Senior Secondary School student Abhi Verma was given an
overdose of chloroform and Fortwin injections by his kidnappers, which
resulted in his death the same day.
girls need money to climb Mount Everest
Muktsar, February 23
Sukhi and Pammi, the local duo,
were given rousing welcome by residents and officials of the civil
administration when they returned after achieving the rare distinction
of reaching the Khardungla Pass on a motor cycle in September 2004.
team leaves for Pak
A nine-member delegation of Border Security Force (BSF) officers, all
of Deputy Inspector General rank, crossed the Wagah border checkpost
today to hold talks with their Pakistani counterparts on various
border security-related issues.
Deputy Director-General of Pakistan Rangers Brig Sakhi Marzan addresses mediapersons at Wagah on Wednesday.
party returns sans bride
In a bizarre case, a groom, on finding his prospective bride’s
family not prepared to marry off their daughter to him approached the
police for help.
roads bane of residents
Dharamkot (Moga): Bad roads and heaps of
garbage dotting the town have become the bane of residents. During a
visit to the town after rain recently, The Tribune team could not find
even a single 100-metre stretch of road that was not waterlogged.
by conductor: authorities indifferent, alleges woman
Four days after a conductor of a Haryana Roadways bus allegedly
misbehaved with a woman, Mrs Mohua Roy, no action has been taken in
the matter by the Haryana Roadways authorities.
to serve summon on Mahila Cong vice-chief
The local police has failed to serve summon on the Vice-President of
the Punjab Pardesh Mahila Congress, Ms Surinder Kaur Balian, for the
past three months.
in fire incident
The badly charred body of Sharvan Kumar, a barber by profession, was
recovered by removing debris from his rented room in the Prem Nagar
locality here this morning.
A scare was created in the city today morning when a gas tanker of
Bharat Gas overturned while negotiating a turn at the Sewa Singh
of Goyal disallowed
An anticipatory bail application moved by the president of the Shiv
Sena (Bal Thackeray) New Delhi unit, Jai Bhagwan Goyal, who alleged to
be involved in the digging of the Mohal Cricket stadium, was today
rejected by the Ropar local court.
to hold march
Farmers from wheat-growing states such as Punjab, Haryana and Uttar
Pradesh will hold a march towards Parliament House in Delhi on March
16. This was stated here yesterday by Mr Balbir Singh Rajewal,
national general secretary of the BKU.
for compensation to farmers
The Bharti Kisan Union (Lakhowal) on Monday urged the Central
Government to link the minimum support price of the crops with
the wholesale price index, considering the year 1966-67 a base for the
purpose, to save the farmers from plunging further into debt.
shift Shahpur Kandi staff to BBMB
The Department of Finance, Punjab, is trying various methods to
curtail the expenditure of employees’ salary working at the Shahpur
dispute over plying of buses unresolved
A meeting of officials of the Punjab Government and the Union
Territory of Chandigarh held here yesterday ended without resolving
the dispute with regard to the plying of government-owned buses in
each other’s territory.
Three policemen were suspended after they were found missing from
their night patrol duty during a surprise check by the Ferozepore
Range DIG, Mr H.S. Randhawa, last night.
cop held on graft charge
Punjab Vigilance Bureau sleuths have arrested a Tehsil Welfare Officer
on the allegation of demanding and accepting Rs 750 for releasing a
certificate and a stipend of Rs 1,000 to a motorcycle repair trainee.
open fire at police, one arrested
Gurpal Singh, member of a gang of dacoits which was involved in firing
shots at a police party and looting of a liquor vend in the Maur Mandi
area today and last night respectively, was arrested by the police.
raped, man found murdered
While a teenaged girl Karamjit Kaur and boy, Bunty, both residents of
Bir Talab village of the district were allegedly kidnapped, another
minor girl of Maur Kalan village was raped by Kulwinder Singh, today.
supporters charged with verbal abuse
Alleged “verbal abuse” by some 20 supporters of the Registrar,
Guru Nanak Dev University, at the residence of the FDO, Mr Varinderpal
Sharma, last night has led to an unsavoury situation in the campus.
sanctions 14.11 lakh to clear pensioners’ bills
Pensioners of the Education Department are happy after the DPI
(Secondary), Punjab, recently allocated Rs 14.11 lakh to the District
Education Office (Secondary), Sangrur, to clear their pending medical