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Rs 100-cr push for Banga today?

Nawanshahr: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi will give Rs 100-crore bonanza to Banga residents by announcing key projects during his visit on Tuesday. Deputy Commissioner Vishesh Sarangal, who held series of meetings to finalise the preparations, said the Chief Minister would be announcing several key projects for the development of the town. These projects would give impetus to the development of the Banga area besides ensuring prosperity of its people. The DC took a round of all the points where the CM is scheduled to visit. He said that foolproof arrangements have been ensured for his visit. TNS

Youth killed in road accident

Hoshiarpur: A youth was killed while another was injured in a collision between a motorcycle and a bus at Badesron village on Hoshiarpur road. Lakhveer Singh Lakha and Talwinder Kumar, both residents of Satnaur, were going from Garhshankar to Satnaur on Sunday late night. When they reached near Badesron village, their motorcycle collided with a bus of a private company parked on the roadside. In the accident, Lakhvir Singh Lakha died on the spot, while Talwinder Kumar was referred to the PGI after first aid. The police have registered a case against the unidentified bus driver. oc

Inmate flees from reform home

Hoshiarpur: An inmate lodged at children’s reform home managed to flee by jumping from the roof of the building. The Sadar police station have registered a case against the accused and an employee of the institution. Superintendent Puneet Kumar has lodged a complaint with the police. He told that he had a phone call from House Father Ashok Kumar at around 9:35 in the morning. He informed him that when the attendance of inmates was being taken, one of the accused Chandan Kumar, a resident of Phagwara, jumped from the terrace and fled. He told that a case was registered against the absconding accused and house father under Ashok Kumar under Sections 222, 223 224 of the IPC. OC

Six booked on assault charge

Hoshiarpur: The Mahilpur police have registered a case against six persons, including three women, for allegedly molesting a girl and quarrelling with her family members. The complainant, a resident of Sakruli village, told the police that the accused, Budh Pal and Mangu, used to harass his daughter on her way to school. The accused had tendered an apology after a complaint was made to the village panchayat. However, the accused again molested her. Later, Nanna, Kanti, Kamlesh Kaur and Sonia, the relatives of the accused, allegedly quarrelled with her and family members, he added. After registering the case, the police have started an investigation. OC

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