Regularisation of power connections to tubewells
PSEB invites applications
Patiala, March 6
The poor families which have built or intend to build houses or renovate ancestral property with high tension wires passing through their land and property, the PSEB has decided to release connections in these cases provided the the SDO’s clearances as required for 11kv or higher voltage are available at the site.
Suspended IG to move court
Chandigarh, March 6
Suspended IG of the Punjab Police Rajinder Singh today said he was suspended in retaliation to his filing of a case seeking promotion.
Attack on Banker
Police accused of inaction
Nabha, March 6
The family of a bank employee who was beaten up by the SOI men here has accused the police of inaction. Mohinder Singh, who is working with the ICICI Bank in Mohali and a resident of the town, was attacked on the Cantonment road by 12 youths belonging to the SOI on Tuesday. He was on way to his uncle’s house when the incident happened.
10 injured in accident
Ropar, March 6
The diversion of entire heavy traffic to the Nangal-Nurpurbedi-Ropar road has led to many accidents. In the past two months eight persons have lost their lives and hundreds have been injured in accidents on this road.
Ugrahan asks CM for addl loan waiver
Sangrur, March 6
The Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ugrahan) has asked the Badal government that if it really felt that the loan waiver, announced by the
Centre, was not enough, then it should announce a separate loan waiver for the state farmers to bail them out of loans taken from moneylenders and
Tribune journalist bereaved
Bathinda, March 6
Mrs Urmila Sinha (66), mother of Sandeep Sinha news editor of the Bathinda edition of The Tribune, today expired at
Govt staff to hold rally in Ludhiana
Jalandhar, March 6
Government employees will hold a state-level rally at Ludhiana on April 10 in protest against the anti-employee policies of the state and unfulfilled poll promises.
Keeping them busy and fit
Sangrur, March 6
The authorities of Shiv Shankar Birdh Ashram here yesterday made arrangements to train inmates in making incense sticks, detergent powder and ‘pappad’. The training was given by in charge of the Ahinsa Prashikshan Kendra, Sherpur, Sanjay Bhai, who is from Nalanda district in Bihar.