HindustanTimes Tue,02 Sep 2014


Students await math teachers, lecturers

Manvir, who arrived 15 minutes ahead of the morning assembly at his Bandala village school, is among the 150 pupils of class 10 without a math teacher for the board exams. All four master-cadre posts for the subject are vacant in this senior secondary school that has also lost its science batch of Plus Two in the absence of lecturers.

Tarn Taran cop alleged to be abducted by lifer

While assistant sub-inspector Simranbir Singh, Tarn Taran crime investigation department (CID) computer operator, remains missing, his father, former sub-inspector Jasbir Singh, on Monday moved the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes.

SC/ST panel orders probe into suicide by teenager

 The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) has ordered inquiry into suicide by Sultanwind teenager Harjit Singh (17) and the charges that an Akali councillor from Chheharta near here is involved.

Guru Granth Sahib installation anniversary observed

 Thousands of devotees on Monday paid obeisance at the Golden Temple and listened to 'kirtan' on the 410th anniversary of the installation of Guru Granth Sahib at Harmandir Sahib, which Sikhs celebrate as Parkash Utsav of the holy scripture.

'Spying' case: Air man remanded in 10-day police custody

The court on Sunday remanded air man Sunil Kumar, accused of passing on information about the Pathankot air base to a suspected Pakistani agent, in 10-day police custody. Kumar was arrested on the charges of spying on Saturday.

17-year-old boy suicide

Kin of 17-year-old Harjit Singh, who allegedly committed suicide on Saturday, staged a protest and blocked traffic for nearly two hours near New Amritsar on Sunday.

Khalistan slogans at Dilawar's bhog despite SGPC objections

Despite objections from the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), a group of Sikh radicals raised anti-national slogans at the conclusion of a 'bhog' ceremony of Dilawar Singh - the human bomb that killed former chief minister Beant Singh on this day of 1995 outside the Civil Secretariat at Chandigarh.

Air force employee held for 'spying' in Pathankot

An employee from the air force base here was on Saturday arrested on a charge of selling strategic information about the station to a woman. The cyber squad of the air base had put him under surveillance and it has his emails to the woman registered as Meena Raina on the internet.

Narang hospital raid: Health service providers hold district-wide strike

Medical services were disrupted again on Saturday as health service providers observed a district-wide strike to protest against the non-cooperative attitude of the Narang hospital authorities towards a medical team led by civil surgeon Dr Rajiv Bhalla.

No uniformity in uniform distribution in schools

Her eyes are filled with dreams of future when she walks to school; she is as adorable as any other girl studying in a private school; but she isn't as blessed as the latter. Her uniform is old and mucky, her hairs are messy and she wears a withered 'chappal' instead of a pair of shoes - Muskaan from Government High School at Mehlanwala village is being looked after by her grandmother, living in the same village, since the death of her mother.

After Indira assassins, now Vaidya killers made 'heroes'

The makers of "Sukha-Jinda", an upcoming movie that portrays the two militant assassins of former army chief general AS Vaidya as "heroes", on Friday committed 50% profit in advance to various causes of Sikh community.

Minor boy commits suicide

 A minor boy committed suicide by hanging under mysterious circumstances on Saturday, said police.

BSF seize drugs, arms near Amritsar

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have reportedly seized contraband, arms and ammunition from unknown miscreants here.

Stir affects medical services, impact to be severer on Friday

Patients at various hospitals in the city were inconvenienced on Friday by the pen-down strike there for two hours.

Arrangements completed regarding Guru Nanak wedding anniversary

The local administration claimed to have completed all the arrangements regarding the forthcoming 527th marriage ceremony of first Guru, Guru Nanak Dev ji, popularly known as "Babe Da Viah", which is going to celebrate on September 1 in this industrial city.
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