Verification Scheme suspended, temporarily
The city police has suspended the Migrant Verification Scheme for a
few days as it had caused anger among migrant labourers, leading to a
Depressed over his poor financial condition, a 27-year-old farmer,
Rana Man Singh, son of Rana Nath Singh of Kacha Machhiwara village,
hanged himself to death.
2 held with
The police has arrested two persons and seized 800 gm opium from their
not belong to Thapars alone: historian
Had martyr Sukhdev been alive today, he would never have liked the way
Thapar community was trying to annex surname “Thapar” to his name.
sewerage project launched
MLA and PPCC general secretary Malkiat Singh Dakha has asserted
that record development has taken place in the state during the
present tenure of the Congress. More than Rs 9,000 crore had
been released for various development and welfare schemes of
different departments, he added.
MLA and PPCC general secretary Malkiat Singh Dakha at the launch of a Rs 60-lakh sewerage project at Thakarwal village, near Ludhiana, on Saturday.
— A Tribune photograph
prescription banned in city
In an attempt to curb the menace of drug abuse, which has assumed
alarming proportions in the city and other parts of the district, the
Deputy Commissioner, Mr Ashok Kumar Gupta, has issued prohibitory
orders under Section 144 of the CrPC, imposing a ban on the sale of a
variety of intoxicating drugs and medicines without the prescription
of a registered medical practitioner.
operators demand bus stops
Suffering due to absence of any earmarked areas for bus stops, minibus
operators at a meeting today urged the administration to take measures
in this direction.
Dept duck norms
Digging up of roads by the Telecom Department for laying wires is
posing a threat to the residents of Doraha who have to be extra
vigilant while using these roads lest they should fall into one of
these pits and suffer injuries.
staff resent transfers
Resenting transfer orders of 50 insurance employees from the city to
various places in the state, the General Insurance Employees Union
today said the action was against the ruling of Central Labour
Commissioner of the central Delhi zone.
officers’ assn flays DC’s action
The Punjab Revenue Officers’ association has condemned the Deputy
Commissioner Nawanshahr, Mr Krishan Kumar, for allegedly removing the
turban of a reader of Naib Tehsildar, Nawanshahr and demanded his
rue power cuts
Senior citizens of the Kidwai Nagar Welfare Society have alleged that
the government has failed to check power cuts which have been causing
inconvenience to them.