Order to stop action on FIRs
Chandigarh, February 23
A Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the authorities not to pursue further the FIRs registered against liquor contractors following an order dated January 9 issued by the District Magistrate, Nawanshahr.
2 km-long telecom cable stolen
Gurdaspur, February 23
It can easily be termed as the biggest telecom wire theft in the state. Thieves stole over 2 km long 1,200 pair duct underground cable of the BSNL weighing 10 tonnes from near the office of the SP, Pathankot, and the city police station rendering over 3,000 telephones in Pathankot city non-functional.
BSNL staff lay a new underground cable to restore telecom services in Pathankot city on Friday.
— Photo by Jangi
Police hopeful of solving Rajan
Fatehgarh Sahib, February 23
The mystery of a car that fell in the Bhakra canal a few days ago has become the talk of the town as well as a challenge for the district police. A special investigating team led by SP (D) Sukhwant Singh Gill is working day and night to trace Rajan, a trader and the occupant
of the car, as well as to reach some logical conclusion.
2 killed in road mishaps
Muktsar, February 23
It seems that riding a bicycle is not safe in the town anymore; at least,
this is what the road accidents that took place in last couple of days suggest.
A youth named, Daljeet Singh, died after being hit by a rashly driven tractor
near Guru Nanak College while he was distributing newspapers on Wednesday
Man killed as revolver goes off
Sangrur, February 23
Rajinder Singh (23), son of Gurcharan Singh, a resident of Bajakhana village in Faridkot district, was allegedly died when a revolver accidentally went off at a marriage ceremony at Dharamgarh village near Sunam. The deceased was to get engaged shortly.
Medicos boycott classes
Amritsar, February 23
Students of government medical college boycotted their classes here today over yesterday's incident in which an intern was assaulted by a class IV employee of the college.
Workshop on photo journalism
Patiala, February 23
The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication of Punjabi University conducted a one-day workshop on photo journalism yesterday. The theme of this workshop was to capture the beauty of Punjabi University.