system to monitor rivers
The wayward behaviour of major rivers of this region, causing sudden
floods and devastation, will now be known in advance. A hi-tech system
will be put in place for monitoring changes in the flow of rivers to
forewarn people living along the banks or in flood-prone areas.
board staff make a fast buck
Even as it was the last day for students of Class X and plus two to
submit their forms for re-appearing in supplementary examination to be
conducted by the Punjab School Education Board, it was time for the
employees of the local depot to make money to the tune of thousands of
rupees in connivance with owners of various book shops of the
society not affiliated with it, says CBSE
In a setback to National Fertilizers Limited, Nangal, the CBSE
Regional Officer, has made it clear that the Rose Marry Education
Society, to whom the NFL has leased out its Captain Amol Kalia
Fertilizer Model Senior Secondary School for 10 years, is not
affiliated with the CBSE.
received money from hardliners abroad: DGP
Punjab DGP Sarvdeep Singh Virk today said that Akali Dal (Amritsar)
president Simranjit Singh Mann had collected huge amounts of money
from hardliners abroad recently, but there were no details on how the
money was spent.
trains guns on Badal
suspected accomplices of Hawara held
A team of the Chandigarh Police today picked up two persons suspected
to be associates of Jagtar Singh Hawara.
death: singer gets 10-yr jail term
Sahib Singh, (29) a singer, has been sentenced to 10 years
imprisonment by Mr S.K. Aggrawal, Additional Sessions Judge, who
convicted him for causing the death and his wife, Jaspreet Kaur, for
fire: probe ignores many aspects
The findings of a report into the major fire incident that broke out
in 83 acres area of the Punjab National Fertilizers and Chemicals at Naya Nangal on May 24 seems to have ignored many important
aspects of the incident. The SDM, Anandpur Sahib, has submitted report
to the Deputy Commissioner, Ropar, Mr H.I.S Garewal.
across Sutlej soon
The decades-long demand for the construction of the Rahon-Machhiwara
bridge across the Sutlej is going to be met, as the bridge is almost
ready and is being given final touches. Capt Amarinder Singh is
expected to inaugurate the bridge soon.
road bane of Urban Estate
The illegal colonies coming up in the area are turning out to be a
bane for Urban Estate. The recent spate of rains inundated a portion
of the area. Some of the houses were under half foot water, leading to
huge loss to the residents.
Landlords of Jangirana village have kicked off a social boycott of
Dalits. The boycott came after the members of Dalit community decided
that none of the labourers would work on daily wages of less than Rs
manhandled, doctors go on strike
Thousand of patients, including women and children, had to return home
unattended as doctors at government hospitals observed pen-down strike
today to express their resentment over the manhandling of Dr G. R.
Garg, Senior Medical Officer of the hundred bedded Nehru
Memorial Civil Hospital, here on yesterday.
manhandled, postal services hit
Postal services at Main Post Office, here were hit following the
manhandling of Mr Bahadur Singh, Sub-Post Master of Main Post Office
Barnala in his office today (Wednesday) forenoon by Mr V.P. Chhabra.
coordination must to curb drug menace, says IG
Coordination between the police and public is a must to check the
rising drug menace among youths in the Malwa region, stated the
Bathinda zone IG, Mr Rajinder Singh, while addressing a gathering at a
seminar organised by the Malwa Social Welfare and Cultural Society
here on Monday.
40 Muktas memorial to be ready by July 31
Moga, July 13
Deputy Commissioner Dalip Kumar today said the construction work of 40 Muktas Memorial Park costing Rs 1.91 crore would be completed by July 31.
Fatehgarh Sahib, July 13
Women should get vocational
education to become self-reliant in the changing scenario they have to
contribute a lot in the development of the country and the society,
said Ms Jaspreet Kaur, Deputy Commissioner, after inaugurating a new
sewing centre being started by Nehru Yuva Kendra at Sirhind today.
damaged in 20,000 hectares
Cotton in more than 20,000 hectares has been damaged in Panjab due to
nod to action against officials
Substandard eatables at anganwadis
The Social Security Department has asked the district administration
to take action against the officials responsible for the supply of
sub-standard eatables to various anganwadi centres in the district.
The department Secretary, Mr R.L. Kalsia, has written to the Deputy
Commissioner for appropriate action against the officials involved in
held while accepting bribe
Sahib, July 13
The vigilance department today nabbed a patwari while he was accepting
bribe from Mr Gurmukh Singh, a resident of Wazidpur village for
carrying out a mutation of land in his favour.
husk case takes new turn
The case of 11 bags of poppy husk and the ensuing blame game among
senior officers of the Punjab police has taken a new turn.
leader, brother booked for trespassing
A case has been registered against Akali leader Naresh Setia, his
brother Bishamber Lal Setia, president of the Karyana Merchants
Association Harbans Lal Kamra, his brother Om Parkash and their father
Bhagwan Dass on the charge of trespassing.
be filed against two clinics
Following confession by two sisters having undergone sex determination
tests Civil Surgeon, H.S. Dhillon, yesterday stated that a case would
be filed in this connection.
constable arrested for graft
A head constable posted at Sadar police station has been arrested on
the charge of letting off poppy husk smugglers by accepting bribe. He
has been remanded in judicial custody till July 27.
injured in accident
An inebriated contractor driving a car injured 10 persons including
women and children in Chheharta area here late last night. At least
three of them were injured seriously and removed to nearby private
2 die in
accident near Chamba
Two persons belonging to Batala died in an accident near Banikhet in
Chamba District of Himachal.
demand Principal’s transfer
Sahib. July 13
The academic atmosphere at Government Girls Senior Secondary School,
Bassi Pathana, is getting vitiated because of an ongoing tussle
between the school Principal and the councillors of the town regarding
the transfer of the school principal.
extends date for forms
Guru Nanak Dev University has extended the last date for the
submission of application forms for admission to some vacant seats in
first semester of BA (Hons) in Punjabi till July 22.
arrears: units to get relaxations
The Punjab Government is to give “relaxations” to all industrial
units which have to repay arrears to the Punjab State Industrial