Killed: One Vinod Kumar (25) of Bakayanwala village was run over by a passenger train during wee hours on Thursday. The body was noticed in the morning.
Thrashed: Four persons were allegedly thrashed one Amarjit of Indira Nagri locality here as he did not permit his wife to accompany them to cook meals at a function on Wednesday night.
Theft case: Unidentified persons burgled the electrical shop of one Manoj Kumar on the old Fazilka road here on Wednesday and decamped with 35 kg of copper wire and 4 electric motors.
Minister reviews schemes: Chaudhary Swarna Ram, social security, welfare of women and child development minister on Wednesday took stock of various ongoing schemes initiated by the Centre and implemented by the Punjab government for the welfare of women and children. Addressing a meeting attended by senior officers of Health, Education and Rural Development and Panchayat Departments, he said the state government was committed to improving the nutritional and health status of children till they attain the age of six.
MANSA Nawanshahr Erratic LPG supply: Residents of Kathgarh village have lodged a complaint with ADC Pritam Singh Johal against the erratic supply of LPG cylinders by the gas agency at the village during the “jan sampark” programme. The ADC, in turn, has instructed the SDM, Balachaur, to solve the
Erratic LPG supply: Residents of Kathgarh village have lodged a complaint with ADC Pritam Singh Johal against the erratic supply of LPG cylinders by the gas agency at the village during the “jan sampark” programme. The ADC, in turn, has instructed the SDM, Balachaur, to solve the problem.
Calendar released: Dr Dalbir Singh Dhillon, chairman of the Punjab School Education Board, released the calendar and diary of the board for 2008. The calendar is dedicated to the centenary celebrations of Gurtagaddi Diwas of Shri Guru Granth Sahib and carries a photograph of Gurudwara Nanded Sahib. The diary contains contact numbers of the officials of the PSEB, state and district administration. Dr Dhillon announced that almost all demands of the employees had been met and whatever was pending will be taken care of on priority basis. He, however, advised the employees to ensure co-operation instead of confrontation with the government.
Foundation stone laid: Minister for agriculture and cooperatives Abdul Aziz Zargar on Thursday said rejuvenation of the cooperative movement was the government’s top priority. He also laid the foundation stone of the cooperative complex at