Dissent brewing against Sidhu
Amritsar, September 5
Voices of dissent are becoming shriller in the BJP even as senior leader Om Parkash Kalia has met national party president Rajnath Singh to express concern over the alleged interference by elected representatives, especially Navjot Singh
Sidhu, party MP from Amritsar, in the formation of district units.
Batala all decked up for Guru Nanakís marriage
Batala, September 5
Three-day celebrations of the 521st marriage anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the first master of the Sikhs, kicked off here today with thousands of people leaving for Sultanpur Lodhi to join as members of a marriage party, which will reach here tomorrow.
Skin diseases hit flood-ravaged dists
Jalandhar, September 5
High incidence of skin diseases and drinking water are two major problems faced by people in the flood-ravaged area of Jalandhar and Kapurthala districts.
Work suspended at PepsiCo plant in Channo
Sangrur, September 5
Due to the suspension of production by PepsiCo India at its plant at Channo village (near
Bhawanigarh) in this district, thousands of potato growers are a worried lot nowadays as in present circumstances they are unable to understand whether Pepsi will purchase their next potato crop or not.