SHO suspended for torturing NRI
Tarn Taran, February 17
SHO Manjit Singh posted at Sadar police station has been suspended for allegedly torturing an NRI and son of former international wrestler Joginder Singh Tiger, and taking a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from Tiger’s second son, also a wrestler.
Gurdaspur bypass or dumping ground?
Gurdaspur, February 17
The Gurdaspur bypass road has been converted into solid waste dumping ground by the local Municipal Council. The vehicles of the council dump tonnes of solid waste collected daily from the city on both sides of the road.
A Gurdaspur Municipal Council vehicle dump solid waste along the Gurdaspur bypass road.
— Tribune photo by Jangi
Reprimand Cong for using religion as election bait: BSP
Chandigarh, February 17
The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has sought action against those Congress candidates who sought votes from followers of the Dera Sacha Sauda at their religious places in various towns and cities.
BSF, Rangers discuss border issues
Jalandhar, February 17
Bilateral issues such as inadvertent crossing from either side of the border, illegal trafficking of narcotics and re-construction of missing boundary pillars were discussed during the bi-annual meeting between the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers which concluded here today.
Pak rangers visit Golden Temple
Amritsar, February 17
A delegation of the Pakistan Rangers, led by Mr Javed Zia, Director-General, Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, today visited the Golden Temple before returning to their native country. The delegation was in the state to attend a biannual meeting at Jalandhar.
Director-General of Pakistan Rangers Javed Zia during his visit to Golden Temple in Amritsar on Saturday.
— Tribune photo by Rajiv Sharma
Need to check misuse of water, power: Expert
Bathinda, February 17
The misuse of water and power will land the country in a crisis and it was high time that people wake up to the impending threat and behave accordingly, stated Maj-Gen R.K Kaushal (retd), Specialist, Policy and Plans, National Disaster Management Authority, while addressing a meeting here today.
Dog show from Feb 18
Patiala , February 17
The Patiala Kennel Club is reviving the old tradition of the city.