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HindustanTimes Sat,25 Oct 2014

Amritsar

Rt Rev PK Samantaroy installed 13th Moderator of CNI

PK Samantaroy, Bishop, Diocese of Amritsar, Church of North India (CNI), has been installed as the 13th moderator, CNI, following his election to the post during the 15th ordinary meeting of the Synod of the CNI held recently at Sherwood College, Nainital.

18 pilgrims hurt in bus collision

At least 18 people returning from Vaishno Devi shrine pilgrimage in Jammu and Kashmir sustained injuries when the bus they were travelling in crashed into another bus coming from opposite direction, from Pathankot side, near Vallah village here on Thursday.

Mann hails Sidhu assault on SAD over 'double standard'

backstabbing the BJP in Haryana, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP from Sangrur Bhagwant Mann on Thursday appreciated Sidhu's stand and demanded the cricketer-turned-politician must repeat the tone and tenor in Punjab as well.

Laxmi Kanta comes out to support Chintpurni Medical College students

The protesting students of Chintpurni Medical College, near Pathankot, got support from unexpected quarters on Wednesday when senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former health minister Laxmi Kanta Chawla assured them of her support.

Aerospace, science discovery camp held

A one-day Aerospace and Science Discovery Camp (ASDC) was held at Holy Heart Presidency School on Wednesday, where Sam Gibbs, who is known for building public outreach programs around STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) along with his team of six more scientists conducted the workshop.

Air force martyrs remembered

Rich tribute paid to the martyrs of Indian Air Force on the 82nd Air Force Day at Pathankot Air Force Station. On the occasion, Air Commodore VSM JS Dhamun laid wreaths on the war memorial.

Five cops booked under Prevention of Corruption Act

Acting tough against earring policemen, the Batala senior superintendent of police (SSP) on Wednesday suspended a head constable and four constables allegedly for accepting a bribe of `25,000 from a person. The accused were booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Makkar's appeal to SGPC members to  help keep J&K residents warm in winters

Appealing to keep Jammu and Kashmir cozy and warm during the upcoming winters, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Avtar Singh Makkar on Tuesday urged all SGPC members to collect warm clothes, especially quilts, mattresses and blankets for the J&K flood affected families.

2- year- old missing under mysterious circumstances

A two-year-old boy reportedly went missing under mysterious circumstances from Kapoora village under the Ghuman police station since Monday evening

SGPC assesses losses suffered by Sikhs

A seven-member team of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has commenced assessing the damages inflicted to life and property by the floods that hit Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) recently.

Man booked for raping widow

The Amritsar city police have booked Kuldip Singh, a resident of Mata Ganga Ji Nagar, for allegedly raping a widow with whom he had been living for the past eight years.

Man commits suicide, police clueless

A man, identified as Seera Singh (36), a resident of Saleem Khera, Dabwali, Sirsa, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree at a public park in East Mohan Nagar on Sunday.

Capt raps Akalis' 'shameless defence' of diesel price hike

Lashing out at the ruling SAD for its "shameless defence" of the hike in diesel prices in Punjab, Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh on Sunday said it was ironic as how Akalis could claim that the hike would benefit the farmers when actually they would be hit the worst.

SC/ST panel summons MCI chairman, MRE secy, BFU V-C

 Expressing concern over the issues raised by the students of Mata Chintpurni Medical College, Pathankot, who met him here on Saturday, Raj Kumar Verka, vice-chairman, National SC/ST Commission, has summoned the chairman, Medical Council of India (MCI); secretary, medical research and education (MRE); and vice-chancellor, Baba Farid University (BFU); to appear before the commission in Chandigarh on October 14.

Silver medallist Khushbir Kaur
gets rousing welcome on return

It was a well-deserved welcome for 21-year-old Khushbir Kaur, who made the nation proud by becoming the first Indian woman to clinch a silver medal in 20-km race walk in the Asian Games 2014.
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