Sonia’s assurance on prices
Jalandhar, December 22
Expressing concern over steep hike in the prices of essential commodities in Punjab, All-India Congress Committee chief Sonia Gandhi has assured veteran Congress leader Umrao Singh that the UPA government and the Prime Minister were in process of setting up a mechanism for addressing the issue.
‘SAD-BJP raking up non-issues’
Chandigarh, December 22
The Punjab Finance Minister, Mr Surinder Singla, today said the defeat of the SAD-BJP combine in the municipal elections in Chandigarh, was a clear indication that the combine would also lose in a similar manner in the coming Punjab Assembly elections.
Beware of travel agents, says Canadian MP
Hoshiarpur, December 22
On account of low growth of population in Canada, there is a wide scope of well- educated youths for settling there. Keeping in view the potential of Indian and Chinese youths, the Government of Canada is focusing on the well-educated persons of both these countries for providing them jobs.
300 teachers detained before CM’s arrival
Barnala, December 22
Nearly 300 teachers of government-Aided school held protest march with black flags in the main bazaar of the city. These teachers were showing black flags to protest in support of their demands.