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Retire from politics, CM advises Badal

Batala, November 24
Residents of this town which witnessed large-scale migration during militancy today came out on roads in a big number to welcome to the vikas yatra of Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh.

People shower flower petals on Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh during Vikas Yatra at Batala on Friday.
People shower flower petals on Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh during Vikas Yatra at Batala on Friday. — Photo by Rajiv Sharma

SAD, BJP seek early poll
Chandigarh, November 24
As the Election Commission has started gearing up for holding the Assembly elections in Punjab, the state government has activated its official machinery to complete important tasks before the enforcement of the Code of Conduct in the state.

Inside Babudom
Ex-bureaucrat comes out with book on Banda Bahadur
Chandigarh, November 24
For many in the Punjab Civil Service, Mr Manohar Singh Chandla, had been a colleague, teacher, friend, philosopher and guide. But many may not be aware that Mr Chandla of late has “inherited” the mantle of authorship from Mr Kulbir Singh Sidhu, his one-time trainee in the PCS (Executive).   
       Manohar Singh Chandla






Bhaddal students barred from exam, protest
Ropar, November 24
Tension prevailed in Bhaddal Engineering College here today when more than 500 students of various engineering branches resorted to protest after many of them were barred from appearing in the internal examination commencing from November 27 due to the shortage of attendance.

Case registered against nursing home
Patiala, November 24
The District Health authorities registered a case under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act against Satya Nursing Home here today.


Congress sweeps coop bank poll
Bathinda, November 24
Amid allegations of foul play by the SAD, the Congress today swept the cooperative bank elections and captured eight out of nine zones.

Avoid mudslinging, Dullo tells CM, Brar
Chandigarh, November 24
The Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president, Mr Shamsher Singh Dullo, has urged the Punjab Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, and the senior Congress leader, Mr Jagmeet Singh Brar, not to make controversial statements regarding putting up a candidate against the SAD President, Mr Parkash Singh Badal, or anyone else.


Zero in the name of development

Ferozepore, November 24
Various villages situated north of Hussainiwala barrage along the Indo-Pakistan border have nothing to boast of in the name of basic amenities. During the monsoon, residents of these villages pass their nights in the fear of death as they do not know when the river water will flood their homes.

Families belonging to Chandiwala and Julloke villages cross the Sutlej. — Photo by Anirudh Gupta

Families belonging to Chandiwala and Julloke villages cross the Sutlej.

85 farmers released from jail
Sangrur, November 24
Eightyfive farmers, including village-level presidents of the BKU (Ugrahan) —Mr Darshan Singh of Tolewal village, Mr Gurcharan Singh of Jakhepal village and Mr Amrik Singh of Gandhuan village — were released from District Jail here this evening.

Remembering Surinder Kaur
Chandigarh, November 24
The Punjab Arts Council is organising a function to commemorate the 77th birthday of the legendary Punjabi folk artiste and playback singer, Surinder Kaur, at the Punjab Kala Bhavan tomorrow.

Eight workers receive burns
Amritsar, November 24
At least eight workers received burns when a fire broke out in a factory on the Amritsar-Tarn Taran road near here today.


Increase in cotton prices brings cheer to farmers
Bathinda, November 24
Fall in arrival of cotton in the region’s markets coupled with purchase by ginners has led to cotton prices crossing Rs 2,100 mark bringing smile on farmers’ faces.

Net House Scheme for small farmers
Patiala, November 24
The Farmers’ Commission, Punjab, has prepared a Net House Scheme to enable farmers to increase their income by using the same for growing vegetables.


Three women, 2 men held for illicit acts
Barnala, November 24
The Tapa police arrested three women and two men for illicit activities. Tapa SHO Sukhminder Singh Chauhan said the police got an information that three women and two men were indulging in illicit activities.

Probe ordered in bus-train collision
Phillaur, November 24
Divisional Railway Manager V.K.Gupta has ordered a high-level departmental inquiry and formed a three-member committee to find out causes of mishap on the Phillaur-Noormahal section.


Varsity starts Edusat programme
Amritsar, November 24
Guru Nank Dev University today celebrated its 37th foundation day by holding a seminar on Guru Nanak Dev. Vice-Chancellor Jai Rup Singh said the university planned to spread the message of the Guru at the global level.

CM’s assurance to doctors on college’s recognition
Amritsar, November 24
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh yesterday reassured the doctors that the Government Medical College here would not be derecognised.

Now, college teachers in Punjab need ‘good report card’ too
Chandigarh, November 24
Government college teachers in Punjab, it seems, will get a taste of their own medicine. A new system of evaluating teachers has been introduced. The teachers will be given marks in their annual confidential reports. A consistently good ‘report card’ will be required for their promotion as principals.


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