HindustanTimes Sun,21 Sep 2014


EBT system to be implemented for village pensioners

The district administration on Saturday decided to implement Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) system to streamline the process of pension disbursement to villagers.

Nagra-SDM spat: Congmen out on streets

The controversy over the verbal spat between Congress MLA Kuljeet Singh Nagra and SDM Pooja Syal Grewal intensified with the women's wing of the Congress burning the SDM's effigy on the Railway Road at Humayunpur near Sirhind on Saturday, demanding the latter's transfer.

CPS goes on surprise visit to Nabha civil hospital

Chief parliamentary secretary Navjot Kaur Sidhu conducted a surprise raid at the Nabha civil hospital on Saturday.Sidhu checked hospital records and visited various departments to oversee the facilities being provided to patients.She also verified the records of free medicines provided by the Punjab government.

PRTC pensioners start indefinite hunger strike against non-payment of pension

Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) pensioners on Saturday started a hunger-strike against the non-payment of monthly pensions.

ITI students hold protest marches at Malerkotla, Sunam

Hundreds of students of industrial training institutes (ITIs) at Malerkotla and Sunam  boycotted their classes and held protest marches on Friday in their respective cities in favour of their demands.

British high commission to organise study visa camps

With a view to help youths looking to study in the United Kingdom, the British high commissioner has agreed to organise study visa camps to guide students.

Patiala rural MLA attends meeting, takes up issues

Patiala rural Member of Legislative Assembly Brahm Mohindra attended the meeting and raised several issues in need of immediate attention.

Patiala MC’s bid to alter plan, sacrifice hospital, hotel for shops

In spite of the town planning department objection, the local municipal corporation plans to convert a hospital site to shops, for no public cause but to give a BJP-backed developer benefit of several crore rupees.

Man gets life term for murdering ex-wife

On the statement of his daughter that he had killed his ex-wife on May 27, a man named Shamsher Singh was Wednesday awarded life imprisonment here.

Patwari arrested for taking bribe in Sangrur

The vigilance bureau (VB) on Wednesday nabbed a Patwari, posted at Khanauri, and his private assistant Kuldeep Singh while accepting a bribe of Rs. 10,000 from a person in Khanauri.

'Harassed for dowry', young  woman ends life in Sangrur

Harpreet Kaur (27), married to Baljeet Singh of Dadheri village of Mandi Gobindgarh two years ago, committed suicide by hanging herself with a ceiling fan at Bimbad village of Bhawanigarh sub-division of the district on Tuesday night.

PRTC pensioners block main gates of bus stand

Continuing their protest, the Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) pensioners on Wednesday blocked the gates of local bus stand for two hours on Wednesday.

Amloh Civil Hospital's emergency services affected as 108 Ambulance in repair

With Amloh Civil Hospital's 108 Ambulance lying in repair for the past 10-15 days, emergency services have been affected as the hospital has only one ambulance of its own and a morning-shift driver.

Dr Gandhi meets guv over damage to property bill

Member of Parliament Dr Dharamvira Gandhi on Tuesday met Punjab governor Shivraj Patil at Chandigarh seeking the rollback of the Prevention of Damage to Public and Private Property Bill.

25-year-old man hangs himself to death at Dhuri

A 25-year-old man ended his life by hanging himself to death on a tree near Dhuri railway station on Monday night. The deceased has been identified as Krishan Singh, a resident of Patran.
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