march to Nankana Sahib on November 27
Mr Paramjit Singh Sarna, president, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management
Committee is leading a procession of Sikh devotees to Nankana Sahib to
offer a golden palki for the sanctum sanctorum at Gurdwara Janamasthan
on November 27.
pilgrims stranded in Pak
At least 175 Hindu pilgrims, who crossed from the road route Joint
Check Post, here in the afternoon to Pakistan, were stranded on the
Pakistani side for several hours even after the immigration and
case: DTO, DFSO under scanner
The police inquiries into the case of alleged espionage by two
Pakistani nationals arrested on Thursday have given sleepless nights
to the District Transport Office and the District Food and Civil
Supplies Office here. The police had found valid driving licenses and
the ration cards in the name of the two accused and are investigating
possible connivance of the officers from these two departments with
the two Pak spies.
over delay in disposal of explosives
The delay in the disposal of explosives lying in the premises of the
freight container depot (dry port) of the Punjab Warehousing
Corporation is causing concern among the district administration and
the factory owners of focal point.
eunuchs take part in sammelan
Their appearance and action are a reflection of uniqueness. They were
dressed in lose fitting colourful blouses and saris. But these eunuchs
too have the desire to be part of society and to live life like other
persons. This was reflected from their all India Kinnar (Eunuch)
Sammelan which began in Paseen Bhawan here recently.
host seminar on Master Tara Singh
The World Sikh Foundation will observe the death anniversary of the
late Akali leader, Master Tara Singh, by organising a seminar on
November 25 at Guru Nanak Auditorium here. The topic of the seminar is
“Master Tara Singh: Sikh politics of 20th century”.
seek separate quota
Leaders of the Bazigar biradari demanded that their community should
be clubbed with the Scheduled Caste and linked with Schedule Tribes as
its members were not getting the benefits enjoyed by other
constituents of SCs. This proposal was put before Mr Sadhu Singh
Dharamsot, Parliamentary Secretary for Home Affairs, Justice and PWD,
Punjab, by members of the community here yesterday.
Dr Kiranjeet Kaur, Director, Research and Medical Education, Punjab
and Principal Medical College, Patiala, spoke on the last day of
cancer awareness camp held in the OPD of Rajindra Hospital.
guards’ dharna on November 24
The Border Wing Home Guards Welfare Association has decided to hold
demonstration and sit in dharna at the office of the District
Commandant at Ferozepore on November 24.
awareness week observed
Vigilance awareness week was observed by Punjab and Sind Bank at its
branches offices of Patiala zone — comprising Fatehgarh Sahib,
Patiala and Sangrur districts — from November 7 to 11.
Another head of cattle died at Badanpur village near here today. This
is the fourth such death in the village in the past few days.
case: plea of 3 docs dismissed
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed a petition filed by
three doctors challenging orders summoning them to stand trial in a case
registered in Amritsar in 2002 on the complaint of a youngster alleging
kidnapping and removal of his kidney.
shortage hits farmers
Farmers in the district are finding it hard to get Dianmoxium
Phosphate from government agencies.
shortage, says Markfed
Mr S.S. Channy, Managing Director of Markfed, said today that there
was no shortage of DAP fertiliser in the cooperative sector.
cane price welcomed
The BKU and other organisations have welcomed the record increase in
the price of sugarcane announced by the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr
Bhupinder Singh Hooda.
rice: FCI for 4 per cent damaged grain
The Food Corporation of India has recommended that rice millers in
Punjab should be allowed to include 4 per cent of damaged grain while
milling rice for levy.
Representatives of international organisations put their heads
together to evolve strategies to reduce the transmission and
distribution losses being suffered by the Punjab State Electricity
torture case: 26 SIs, ASIs shifted
Twentysix Sub-Inspectors and Assistant Sub-Inspectors were reshuffled
last night in a major damage-control exercise.
girl recovered; two held
The Tapa police succeeded in recovering abducted Ramandeep Kaur, a
teenaged girl of Dhoorkot village, about 20 km from here .She was
recovered from Hanumangarh in Rajasthan on November10,2005. She was
led astray from her village by Sukhpal Singh on November 8, 2005.
dies in road mishap
Navdeep Singh was killed while Gurpreet Singh, both students of Sai
Engineering College, Badhani, here was seriously injured in a road
accident which took place last night near Mamun when they were going
to Badhani by scooter.
Punjabi Tribune holds creative talent contest
An inter-school awakening of creative talent competition among students was organised by Punjabi Tribune at Mata Gujri Senior Secondary School Fatehgarh Sahib today. Mr Sham Singh, News Editor, presided over the function, whereas Dr Harbans Lal, Chief Parliamentary Secretary was the guest of honour. More than 150 students from various schools of the district participated.
Kavi darbar at Pbi varsity
Patiala, November 12
The Punjabi Department of Punjabi University was organise “Panj-Aab Kavi Darbar” on November 17 and 18 in which 12 poets from Pakistan and 10 from India will take part.
Students block traffic
Abohar, November 12
Members of the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarathi Parishad today staged a dharna and blocked the traffic for half an hour outside the DAV campus on the Hanumangarh Road. Office-bearers of the Bhartiya Kisan Union
also joined them.