threatens to sue Capt Amarinder Singh, Badal
Jagtar Singh Hawara, alleged Babbar Khalsa International chief
and prime accused in the Beant Singh assassination case, today dropped
another bombshell by threatening to sue the Punjab Chief Minister,
Capt Amarinder Singh, and the Shiromani Akali Dal president, Mr
Parkash Singh Badal, for allegedly "misusing" his name
during public meetings.
recovered from Hawara’s aide
find Guru Granth Sahib profound, yet simple
Scholars from all over the world deliberated on the profundity of the
teachings of Guru Granth Sahib, and the simplicity of the language
used to express these thoughts, on the concluding day of the two-day
international seminar on “Guru Granth Sahib and its context”, at
Vigyan Bhavan, here today.
true daughter of Waris Shah
Chandigarh, October 31
The news of the
passing away of the grand dame of Punjabi letters, Amrita Pritam,
spread like forest fire through the literary circles in Chandigarh and
Punjab as telephone calls started coming from Delhi minutes after her
colony damage: PAU in touch with foreign experts
Punjab Agricultural University has contacted experts in Holland and
other countries to tackle the problems caused by the varroa mite,
which has finished off thousands of honeybee colonies in this region.
credit for riot compensation
In a move to prevent the Congress garner political mileage by announcing
a multi-crore compensation for the 1984 riot victims, the SAD has moved
in swiftly and claimed credit for the compensation recommended by the
committees constituted by the Home Ministry.
firms moot to develop roads, railway system
Punjab would soon witness foreign direct investment in the road and
transport sectors. The projects being included in the proposed scheme,
six-laning of the Chandigarh-Ludhiana road, a six-lane ring road
around Ludhiana and four lane road from Ludhiana to Moga.
operations carried out at health camp
Seventy two operations, including 65 major laparoscopic surgeries,
were carried out during an eight-day free medical camp, which
concluded here last night.
|Congressmen donate blood for quake-hit
Chandigarh, October 31
The Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee today observed the 22nd death anniversary of Mrs Indira Gandhi by organising a blood donation camp at Punjab Congress Bhavan, here.
Volunteers of the Congress donate blood to mark the death anniversary of
Mrs Indira Gandhi in Chandigarh on Monday. — A Tribune photograph
In video: Punjabi artists raise funds for quake hit
people. (28k, 56k)
The body of Kuldeep Singh, a member of the Shiromani Gurdwara
Parbandhak Committee, who was gunned down by two
motorcycle-borne unidentified youths near his house last evening, was
cremated in Chakk Ala Baksh village near Mukerian, 50 km from here
this afternoon. Mr Harmanjit Singh, an elder son of the deceased lit
the pyre. He was 42 and leaves a wife and two sons.
takes over dera
Sant Major Singh Vaan today took possession of a dera opposite
Gurdwara Shaheed Baba Deep Singh reportedly on the court orders here
with the help of the district administration.
strike inconveniences commuters
The Amritsar Autorickshaw Drivers Association today went on strike and
protested against alleged high-handedness of the District Transport
Office and the Police.
writes to Patil on inquiry board
The President of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Bibi
Jagir Kaur, has shot off a letter to the Union Home Minister, Mr
Shivraj Patil, asking that the inquiry board for adjudicating election
petitions in the coming SGPC elections should be of three members and
the services of persons of some standing be utilised.
bail for MC ex-chief
Mr Inderjit Singh Walia, Additional Sessions Judge, Sangrur, today
granted anticipatory bail to a Malerkotla Municipal Councillor and
former president of the council, Ms Bholi Ismail, and bail to her
husband Mohammad Ismail, also a Malerkotla Municipal Councillor, who is
in judicial custody, in a case registered under Sections 307 (attempt to
murder), 323, 506, 498-A and 406 of the IPC on September 7, 2005, at
Malerkotla police station.
on parole commits crime, arrested
The district police today claimed to have busted a gang of robbers,
including a life convict on parole, for looting Harjinder Singh, a
goldsmith of the Chheharta area. Sanjeev Kumar, alias Sikka, had been
released on parole on January 4 and returned to jail on February 2.
girl found, three arrested
A six-year-old girl, daughter of Mr Joginder Singh of Dhirowal
village, was recovered today and three persons were arrested for
Unidentified men shot dead a chemist when he was on his way home near
the PWD Rest House last night.
killed, 3 hurt in Sirhind mishap
Sahib, October 31
One person died on the spot and three were seriously injured, when a
Zen car collided with Qualis at Samsher Nagar Chowk, Sirhind, this
evening. The injured were immediately taken to Civil Hospital,
Fatehgarh Sahib by a highway patrol party in their vehicle and thus
their lives were saved.
killed in car accident
A resident of Sector 38, Harvinder Kaur, was today killed in a car
accident while six others sustained injuries in a head-on collision
between car and Jeep on the Ropar-Chandigarh near Rangeelpur village
poppy husk seized
The police has seized 60 kg of poppy husk and arrested Mohinder Singh
of Bhatnura Khurd falling under Bholath police station, according to
Kapurthala SSP Rajiv Ahir today.
Gujri College win overall trophy
Sahib, October 31
The three-day Punjabi University Zonal Youth Festival (Ropar Zone)
held at the Lincoln College of Law here concluded this evening.
bonanza for wards of drug addicts
This is a Divali with a difference for the wards of drug addicts
studying in the Citizen Forum’s Vidya Mandir.