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Police foils Tapa rally, 225 farmer leaders held
Tapa (Barnala), June 10
Farmers’ rally here today over money transaction between a farmer and an arhtiya, passed off peacefully. The Barnala’s district administration foiled the farmers’ attempt to assemble in Tapa by sealing all points leading to the town.

Cheema to have free hand in building his team
Chandigarh, June 10
The new Advocate-General of Punjab, Mr Rajinder Singh Cheema, will be given a free hand to build his core team of at least 20 best law officers to defend the state in cases in the Punjab and Haryana High Court and other places.

US-made gun recovered from Hawara’s hideout
Samrala, June 10
Babbar Khalsa International chief Jagtar Singh Hawara was not only receiving a huge cash from some persons but had also managed to arm himself with imported guns and bullets.

Fatehgarh Sahib


Magician Samrat Shankar displays magical skills before mediapersons in Amritsar on Friday.
Magician Samrat Shankar displays magical skills before mediapersons in Amritsar on Friday. — A Tribune photograph
Human rights panel awaits govt nod on inquiry cell
Kapurthala, June 10
The proposal of the Punjab State Human Rights Commission before the state government to allow it to set up its independent investigative cell for a free and fair judgement on complaints against the administrative authorities is hanging fire for the past few months.

Flyash was 100°C hot, says PPCB
Ludhiana, June 10
Temperature of the flyash that burnt feet of three children in Chehlan village near Amloh town was 100 degree celsius. It was found by experts of the Punjab Pollution Control Board, who dug the dump to find out the temperature.


SAD meeting on June 11
Khanna, June 9
A meeting of workers of the Shiromani Akali Dal Circle (Khanna rural and urban) will be organised on June 11 at 9 a.m. in Gurdwara Kalgidhar to choose candidate for the election of the Khanna Primary Cooperative Agricultural Bank, said Ms Satwinder Kaur Dhaliwal, former MP.


Many trees fell as a result of the heavy storm last night in Patiala.
Many trees fell as a result of the heavy storm last night in Patiala. — Photo by Rajesh Sachar

Fake currency case: prisoner’s daughter seeks CBI probe
Sunam, June 10
Ms Jaspreet Kaur, daughter of Dev Raj who has been undergoing imprisonment for seven years in a counterfeit currency notes case, has urged the Director, CBI, to initiate an inquiry into her father’s case to “expose” influential politicians, who had allegedly got fake currency notes prepared from his father, and punish them.

IMA, PCMS docs bay for Dr Singla’s blood
MO writes to Secretary (Health)
Patiala, June 10
The issue pertaining to the alleged misbehaviour of a medical officer with Civil Surgeon and subsequently the remarks used by the latter against former took a new turn today when the PCMS Association and IMA, Punjab, condemned the behaviour of Civil Surgeon and demanded his removal.


Faridkot DTO's Office under a cloud
Chandigarh, June 10
The issue of the licence of a man who died in a road accident has brought to the fore serious discrepancies in the record of the office of the District Transport Officer (DTO), Faridkot. Asked to verify if the driving licence of the deceased, Lakhbir Singh, was original, the office of the DTO gave three different answers, one after the other.

DC takes stock of flood-control measures
Fatehgarh Sahib, June 10
The Deputy Commissioner, Ms Jaspreet Talwar, yesterday held a meeting of district officials to take stock of flood-control measures in the area.

Ultrasound machines of 2 clinics seized
Bathinda, June 10
The district health authorities have seized ultrasound machines from two private clinics for lack of authentication of their records, Civil Surgeon, Dr HS Dhillon, disclosed this at a press conference here today.


Woman kills  2 sons, self
Patiala, June 10
In a bizarre incident, Ms Satpal Kaur, a resident of Jattawala Chontra locality of this town, today poisoned her two sons to death and then killed herself after slashing her wrist.

Domestic help raped, woman booked
Patiala, June 10
A minor girl working as a domestic help has allegedly been raped and a jewellery shop located in a thickly-populated market looted by a few persons in the past 24 hours here.

Delhi businessman, drugged, robbed
Phagwara, June10
Gulab Singh of Kailash Nagar, New Delhi, a businessman dealing in readymade garments who come here to meet his brother Karam Singh by a Punjab Roadways bus, was drugged and robbed of his valuables on the way. It took him 24 hours to reach here in a stupor last night and another 36 hours to regain full consciousness this morning.

3 officials held for raping minor
Muktsar, June 10
Three district administration officials and a commission agent have been arrested on the charge of kidnapping and raping a minor girl. Interestingly, a case had been registered in this regard under Section 109, IPC which was today converted into a case of kidnapping and rape.

4 booked in cheating case
Kharar, June 10
The Kharar police today booked four persons on charges of cheating a Mohali resident in a land dispute.


PMT leak: probe shifted to Vigilance
Patiala, June 10
In an unprecedented move the state government has shifted the investigation of a criminal case registered at the city police station of Faridkot against unidentified persons following the leak of question paper of the pre-medical entrance test (PMT) conducted by the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, on June 5.

Minkle tops in BA exam
Amritsar, June 10
Minkle Wadhwa of Hindu Kanya College, Kapurthala, topped in the Guru Nanak Dev University BA examination securing 647 marks out of 800, while Anamika of Hans Raj Mahila Mahavidyalya, Jalandhar, bagged the top shot in the BSc examination getting 659 marks out of 800.


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