to Jagir Kaur’s daughter to be raised
Criticising the Shiromani Akali Dal on the issue of raising a Minar-e-
Shaheedan in memory of those killed during Operation Bluestar at
Amritsar, the SAD (Amritsar) has said that the party would raise a
similar Minar-e-Ghadaraan to expose those who were responsible for the
army action and now wanted to exploit the sentiments of the people for
their political gains.
holy city created a record of sorts when Raghav Kapur, a student
of the local DAV Senior Secondary School stood first in Punjab
in the matriculation examination of the Punjab State Education
Board. The result of the examination was declared this morning.
Raghav Kapur, a student of DAV Senior Secondary School, Amritsar, who stood first in the matriculation examination of the Punjab State Education Board, is ffered sweets by his mother.
coming down to base camp
Parents of Sukhwinder Kaur Sukhi today heaved a sigh of relief as they
received a one-liner e-mail stating that Sukhi was coming down to the
base camp of the Mount Everest.
jittery on losing their mobiles
When a senior Punjab minister lost his mobile phone with an inbuilt
camera at a public rally in Sangrur district some days ago, the police
was put on a high alert. Instructions went out that not only the
handset be recovered but also its lifter be nabbed.
station fire: master plan was not implemented
The fire that broke out at a petrol station at 9.20 p.m. reminded the
administration that such incidents posed a threat to the security of
the subdivisional town having a population of over 1.35 lakh.
Mahal set to regain glory
The Archeological Survey of India (ASI) authorities have made all
arrangements to restore the glory of Rani Mahal here by the end next
Drive against drugs checks supply
Bathinda, June 5
With the stepping up of police vigilance on the Punjab border the
supply of drugs to this area has declined resulting in a sharp hike in
prices of drugs and rush of addicts to de-addiction centres in this
plantation drive launched
Sahib, June 5
To make Fatehgarh Sahib green, a sapling plantation drive has been
launched under the “Plant Tree, Save Fatehgarh Sahib” scheme.
ultrasound machines of private clinics sealed
Civil Surgeon S.K. Bansal today sealed five ultrasound machines
belonging to two private clinics here. Sources said the team first
raided Mittal Lab on Basant Singh Road and sealed four ultrasound
machines owing to non-maintenance of records.
singer Pardesi honoured
UK-based Didar Singh Pardesi, popular Punjabi singer, was today
honoured by the local Punjabi Kala and Sahit Kendar and monthly
Punjabi magazine “Sangeet Darpan”.
strangled by husband
Hoshiarpur, June 5
A newly married woman was
murdered allegedly by her drunkard husband in Kahluma village in this
district yesterday, the police said today.
family among four killed in mishap
Four persons, including two women and a child, died on the spot while
four others were injured, one of them seriously, when an Indica car
and a bus of a private transport company met with an accident this
morning on the GT road near Chaheru village, 8 km from here.
five hurt as car rams into tree
One pilgrim died and five others were seriously injured when their car
rammed into a tree, near Dasuya, last night. All injured were admitted
to the Civil Hospital, Dasuya.
blocked in protest against death
Following the death of an SGPC activist Balbir Singh, who succumbed to
his injuries at Guru Nanak Dev Hospital, Amritsar, last night,
hundreds of SAD activists led by former cabinet ministers, Nirmal
Singh Kahlon and Sewa Singh Sekhwan, blocked vehicular traffic on the
Fatehgarh Churian-Dera Baba Nanak road to protest against his death.
fraud against singer
A case of fraud and cheating was registered against a woman singer of
Ludhiana for allegedly duping a man on the pretext of sending him to
Britain in 2002, the police said.
with spurious cotton seeds
Spurious cotton seeds and bio-fertiliser worth about Rs 15 lakh have
been recovered near Madoke village.
33 kg of
poppy husk seized
The police today here seized 33 kg of poppy husk in two different
hold massive protest
Thousands of teachers from 31 teacher unions today took part in
a state-level anti-privatisation rally here and announced that
they would hold a massive protest rally in Chandigarh on July
Teachers hold an anti-privatisation rally in Bathinda on Sunday.
— Photo by Kulbir Beera
transfer teachers withdrawn from DPIs
The Punjab Government has withdrawn powers to transfer masters and
other class III employees from the Director Public Instructions and
other officers concerned.