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Govt ‘misinformed’ House panel
Farmers’ suicides in state
Chandigarh, April 14

The Bharti Kisan Union has blamed the Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, for not presenting wholeheartedly the issue of suicides by farmers in Punjab.

Farmer bodies show solidarity on
Trident issue

Bathinda, April 14
Terming their protest against the acquisition of land in three villages by the Trident group as justified, nine farmer organisations today expressed the resolve to take their agitation to its logical conclusion at their Jameen Bachao Conference in Talwandi Sabo.

Heritage Complex to be completed by next Baisakhi
Anandpur Sahib, April 14
Inaugural function of first phase of the Khalsa Heritage Complex here today turned out to be a show of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh’s religious and political strength the SGPC had protested that the KHC should be inaugurated by ‘Panj Piaras’ not by the CM.

‘Young Preachers of Faith’ at a nagar kirtan procession taken out in Patiala on the birth anniversary of ‘Khalsa’, The Pure. Baisakhi celebration: ‘Young Preachers of Faith’ at a nagar kirtan procession taken out in Patiala on the birth anniversary of ‘Khalsa’, The Pure.
— Tribune photo by Rajesh Sachar

Anandpur Sahib
Fatehgarh Sahib



Woman wins battle against land mafia
Abohar, April 14
Ms Dimple Miglani, who had been spearheading a fight against the land mafia for the past 18 months, today succeeded in getting back the physical possession of her house in the Radha Swami colony on Hanumangarh road here.

Cops help coloniser grab land
Ludhiana, April 14
At a time when it takes years to solve a simple crime, the local police allegedly acted with undue haste in helping a coloniser to take possession of land, the matter of which was sub judice in a local court.


Source of Kali Bein drying up
Hoshiarpur, April 14
The depleting ground water level has dried up the original source of the historically significant Kali Bein river. The river used to originate from the bauli (a place where water naturally erupts from the ground) in Dhanoa village falling in Mukerian subdivision of Hoshiarpur district.

The bauli in Dhanoa village was the source of the Kali Bein river. — Photo by Jangi
The bauli in Dhanoa village was the source of the Kali Bein river.

Preneet inaugurates Patran subdivision
Patran (Patiala), April 14
Ms Preneet Kaur, Member of Parliament (MP) from Patiala, while promising a high-level probe into the alleged use of substandard material in the construction of the Patran bypass road, today said that the guilty officials would not be spared.

Girl unites with mother after 10 years
Amritsar, April 14
It was emotional atmosphere all around Pingalwara, a house of destitute, mentally retarded and old persons here when Gudiya (15) reunited with his mother Rupinder Kaur after a decade.

Leaning transformer poses threat
Pathankot, April 14
A Punjab State Electricity Board transformer in the Bajri company locality poses threat to life and limb of schoolchildren. The transformer is located next to the government middle school in the locality.

Ambedkar remembered
Sangrur, April 14
The Punjab unit of the BJP Scheduled Castes (SC) Morcha, the district office of the Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Welfare Department, Punjab, and the local Dr Ambedkar Social Welfare Naujwan Society here today celebrated the 115th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar.


Insurance Co told to pay compensation
Hoshiarpur, April 14
The District Consumer Forum, headed by Mr B. C. Gupta, president, has accepted the complaint of Mr Sunder Sham Sood, a resident, filed by him under section 12 of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 against the National Insurance Company.


NRI, parents booked in cheating case
Abohar, April 14
Balkaran Singh Bhullar, a Canada-based NRI, has again been booked along with his father Dhian Singh and mother Gura Devi for allegedly cheating a widow. The city police last night registered a case against them under Sections 406, 420 and 506, IPC, official sources said today.


Rotary Club sets up academy
Fatehgarh Sahib, April 14
The Rotary International District 3090 has set up a leadership academy to “awaken” the youths in Patiala and for this pilot project it has chosen certain educational institutions, said Prof Dr Harbans Pathak, district governor, Rotary 3090, while addressing a function organised by the local Rotary Club here today.


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