Traders ‘unhappy’ with govt policies: Ex-MLA and newly-appointed member of the AICC, Jugal Kishore, said here on Tuesday that traders were unhappy with the policies of the SAD-BJP government. He expressed concern that entry tax could soon be imposed on some more items in the near future. Sharma said the state government was functioning with financial aid from the UPA government at the Centre and had no programme to boost trade and industry in the state.
Docs honoured: Doctors who have been rendering their services in the field of de-addiction were honoured by DIG Faridkot range, Dr Jatindra Jain here on Tuesday. NGOs, social welfare organisations, sports clubs, educationists and doctors took part. Those honoured included S. K. Verma, Nidhi Gupta and S. K. Tiwari.
Robbed: Joginder Singh of village Gill Patti reported to the police alleging that Bhagwant Singh, Jagga Singh and Bahadur Singh of village Phul, Bachittar Singh, Lakhvir Singh of village Chaotian and Gurjit Kaur of village Sadhana snatched over Rs 2 lakh and a gold ring from him, on Monday. Phul police registered a case under sections 384, 342 and 120-B of the IPC.
Pulse polio: The pulse polio campaign in Bathinda, which was to be held on November 25, has now been postponed till December 2. The decision was taken by the health and family welfare department of the Punjab government.
Interview: Aryans Business School, Chandigarh, is organising an interview to offer scholarships to students for MBA and PGDM courses at Hotel Sun City on Wednesday. Speaking to the media persons here on Tuesday, the school chairman, Anshu Kataria said the group has recently launched the MT Katuria scholarship to help bright students.
Golden jubilee: All India State Bank of Patiala (SBOP) Employees’ Federation is organising its golden jubilee conference at Patiala on November 24 and 25. Apart from holding social identification programmes such as blood donation camps, the federation would also distribute school uniforms to the students.
HOSHIARPUR Farmer drowns: Farmer Ranbir Singh (50) of Fatehgarh village in Hoshiarpur district drowned on Monday evening when his tractor plunged into the Kandi canal near Bhanowal. According to police sources, Ranbir Singh was going on his tractor to Bhanowal when the incident took place. MALERKOTLA
Farmer drowns: Farmer Ranbir Singh (50) of Fatehgarh village in Hoshiarpur district drowned on Monday evening when his tractor plunged into the Kandi canal near Bhanowal. According to police sources, Ranbir Singh was going on his tractor to Bhanowal when the incident took place.
Liquor seized: The Nadaun police seized 43 boxes of illicit liquor and arrested a person for illegally transporting the liquor on Monday night. Sources said a Tata Sumo was intercepted near Nadaun around 10 pm and 34 boxes of country liquor and five boxes of IMFL were seized. The vehicle did not bear any registration number. Driver of the vehicle Kushal Chand belongs to Chunan village under Jawalamukhi.