HindustanTimes Thu,30 Oct 2014


5 of gang held in Amritsar; arms seized

The city police have arrested five members of a seven-member gang and seized arms and ammunition from them. The accused were nabbed from a park near the Focal Point, Mehta road, where, according to the cops, they were planning to commit a robbery, during a raid conducted by the police.  Of the seven people, two managed to flee after giving the police a slip.

Two held, 15 booked for clash over DJJS congregation in Tarn Taran

A day after a clash between followers of Nurmahal-based Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DJJS) and Satkar Committee members over a religious gathering proposed by the DJJS in the house of a resident at Jodhpur village in Tarn Taran, the Tarn Taran police have arrested two people and registered a case against 15 others by name besides 15 unidentified persons in this regard.

Rs 15 lakh snatched from busy Mall Road in Amritsar

In yet another incident of broad daylight snatching, Rs. 15 lakh were snatched from an employee of a car showroom by throwing chili powder in his eyes.

'84 riots: AISSF asks SAD-BJP govt to declare Nov 1 bandh as 'official'

In a rather unusual demand, the Peer Mohammad group of the All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) has sought the support of the SAD-BJP government for the Punjab bandh on November 1 to protest the delay in giving justice to those families whose near and dear ones were brutally massacred in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that gripped Delhi and various other cities following the assassination of the then prime minister Indira Gandhi.

Five Batala cops dismissed for taking bribe, booked

Taking a strict action against erring policemen, senior superintendent of police (SSP) Manminder Singh, on Wednesday, dismissed five constables on the charge of taking a bribe of `25,000 from a person and ordered the registration of a case against them under Section 384 IPC and the Prevention of Corruption Act.

AAP leader HS Phoolka asks Modi government to set up 1984 riots memorial

With the 30th anniversary of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots nearing, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Supreme Court advocate HS Phoolka has called upon the Narendra Modi government to set up a memorial as a mark of respect to all Sikhs who were massacred in Delhi and other cities following the assassination of then prime minister Indira Gandhi.

Protest held in Batala against police failure to arrest accused

Scores of migrant labourers held a demonstration against the police at Qadian Chowk here to protest against the failure of the police to arrest the two accused who killed a labourer after he refused to pay them extortion money.

BSF to set up museum at Attari

In view of the tremendous rush witnessed at the Attari border over the past few years, the Border Security Force (BSF) has decided to come up with a full-fledged museum at Attari.

Two killed in road mishap in Tarn Taran

A 26-year-old woman was killed along with her four-year-old daughter when the motorcycle on which she was commuting with her husband was hit by a mini bus in Tarn Taran. The deceased have been identified as Baljit Kaur (26) and Jasmine (4), both residents of Naurangabad.

City's social activist to represent India at International Arya Conference

Swaraj Grover, 68, president of the city-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Jan Kalyan Sangathan will represent India as a special guest in the International Arya Conference at Singapore and Bangkok.

13 injured in group clash in Tarn Taran village

Tension prevailed in Jodhpur village of Tarn Taran district on Tuesday after a clash between two groups left at least 13 persons injured, some of them seriously.

SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar to lay foundation stone of Sikh centre in US

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) is all set to add another chapter to its history, as the foundation stone of its proposed 'International Sikh Centre' will be laid on October 31 at Yuba City in the state of California in the United States.

Migrant labourer killed for not paying extortion money

A migrant labourer of the Cinema road locality under the city police station was allegedly killed by two people, when he refused to give them monthly extortion money.

Six of marriage party killed in accident at Tarn Taran

Six people, including a child and two women, all members of a marriage party, died while at least 16 others were injured when the bus they were travelling in lost control and overturned in a field.

Spring Dale student wins 3 gold medals

Uday Mehtab Singh, a student of Spring Dale Senior School here, has bagged three gold medals in the Punjab School Silambam State Championship held at PBN Senior Secondary School.

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