HindustanTimes Thu,18 Dec 2014


In bone-chilling cold, police use water cannon against protesting palledars

Amid bone-chilling cold, the district police resorted to use of water cannon and mild baton charge on palledars (mandi labourers) protesting under the banner of the Punjab Palledar Union here on Wednesday.

Man gets 10-year jail for theft and trespass

The court of sessions judge Tejwinder Singh, on Wednesday, sentenced to 10-year imprisonment Satish Kumar, a resident of Charkhi Dadri in Bhiwani district in Haryana, and imposed a fine of `10,000 on him for trespassing a house and committing a theft.

Woman killed, 12 injured in road accidents due to fog

A woman died while 12 others were injured in different road accidents in the district on the first foggy morning of this winter season on Wednesday due to poor visibility.

PYC workers alleged bias in issuing blue ration cards

The Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) on Tuesday held a protest condemning the state government for allegedly issuing blue ration cards to the ineligible people and those falling above the poverty line, to push their political interests.

Man arrested for sodomising child

The police have arrested a man for sodomising a minor migrant worker in Rama Mandi near here. Based on a complaint by the victim, the police have arrested Sonu, who runs a tea stall near Guru Gobind Singh refinery.

World Kabaddi Cup-2015 finals to be held at Jalalabad: Sukhbir

Deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, on Tuesday, announced that the finals of the Sixth World Kabaddi Cup 2015 would be organised at the multipurpose sports stadium, Jalalabad.

Water tank worth rs 1.5 cr built for Shaheedi Jor Mel

A water tank worth Rs 1.5 crore has been built to supply sufficient water to the over 200 langars at the 3-day Shaheedi Jor Mel, an annual event held in December.During the event, over 20 lakh people visit the Gurudwara Fatehgarh Sahib, and the people of district arrange more than 200 langars (community kitchen) for the pilgrims.

No fire station in Guru Har Sahai a matter of worry for residents

The absence of a fire station in Guru Har Sahai, a subdivision of Abohar, remains a worry on the part of the local residents, especially the business community.

Youth shot at in Government Brijindra College

One Baljinder Singh alias Shaktimaan, 23, was seriously injured when another youth Tanush Sharma, shot at him from behind after a clash over an alleged affair with a girl student of Government Brijindra College here, where the incident took place at about 10:25am.

Minor girl servant handed over to uncle

After the sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) found that it was not a case of bonded labour, the police handed over the girl from Delhi found in a locality here early this month to her uncle.

Minor 'maid' girl brought back for recording statement

After a hue and cry by voluntary organisations, the police brought back the minor girl, who had been handed over to a private placement agency after she was found in a locality here early this month, to Bathinda from Delhi on Sunday

Mansa civil hospital lacks basic facilities

A visit to the civil hospital here is enough to see its sorry state of affairs. The hospital, housed in a decent building of its own, lacks even the basic amenities and is severely short of adequate staff and doctors.

Man booked for causing death due to negligence

The police have booked a man for causing death of a person by giving him overdose of drugs. On a complaint by Jagdev Singh, father of victim Sukhdeep Singh, residents of Sohna village, the Dialpura police have booked Harvinderpal Singh under Section 304 A of the IPC.

No hope of independent CBI in near future: Former director

Former director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Joginder Singh has said that he had no hope from any government to make the CBI independent in the near future.

3 booked for harassing woman over phone

The police have booked three persons for allegedly sending offensive SMSes and harassing her over phone. Complainant alleged that three used to harass his daughter through fake identifies on social networking sites on their mobile phones on his daughter's mobile and also used to call her and harass her.
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