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HindustanTimes Mon,28 Jul 2014

Jalandhar

Rajwinder overcame pain to bag judo bronze in Commonwealth Games

Rajwinder Kaur (28), a head constable with the Punjab police who on Saturday made the country proud by bagging a bronze medal in judo in the women's 78+ kg category at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, tasted success after overcoming a lot of pains, literally.

Political indecision mars door-to-door garbage collection project

The Rs 130-crore solid waste management project, referred to as one of the dream projects of deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, has been hanging fire for the past two and half years, courtesy political gimmickry and indecision.

Four arrested for illegal sand mining

The Nakodar Sadar police on Sunday arrested Gurjit Singh and Balwant Singh, both residents of Bangiwal village, for illegal sand mining.

Grill session: 'Illegally-plying autos our only problem'

Inaugurated in 2008 by chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, the city bus service - a fleet of 15 buses - will go off-road from July 30. The city bus manager/contractor blames it on "heavy losses incurred by unchecked growth illegally-operating autorickshaws"in the city.

11 held, 2 booked forillegal sand mining

The Nakodar Sadar police have arrested Jasbir Singh of Lohgarh village and Roshan Singh of Bangiwal village on charges of illegal sand mining.

BJP, Congress workers injured in clash

Three people belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress were injured on Friday morning after they clashed with one another on the issue of raising the road level to solve the problem of water logging in a street of the Dhaliwal Kadiya village in the district.

Two houses burgled, cash and ornaments worth lakhs stolen

Unidentified persons burgled two houses on Bal Krishan Road in the wee hours of Tuesday. An attempt was also made to break in the third house but the move was thwarted as the owners woke up. Police, however, claimed that only two houses were targeted.

Garbage dump bothers government school students and residents

The students of Government Middle School, Basti Danishmanda, are having a tough time because of the stench from the garbage dump near the school.

Inadequate seating arrangements at city railway station annoy travellers

Jalandhar railway station- one of the major railway stations of Punjab- often seems crowded, thanks to the improper seating arrangement on both platforms of the station.

Police claim to have solved six-month-old double murder case, questions remain

Six months after a double murder in local Azad Nagar wherein a woman and her alleged ‘criminal’ paramour were found dead under mysterious circumstances on January 18 this year, the city police claim to have solved the case by arresting two people, including the husband of the deceased.

'Cong to move SC for CBI probe in drug charges against Majithia'

Notwithstanding the 'sympathy' shown by some senior party leaders with revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia over the drug racket allegations against him, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Partap Singh Bajwa said the state party unit would move the Supreme Court (SC) demanding a CBI probe to ascertain Majithia's role.

NIT denied stipend, claims student

A full time student of PhD mathematics at the Dr BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology (NIT) said she had been denied stipend in the form of teacher assistantship as per the guidelines of the ministry of human resource development, even though she had gained admission in the course following high court directions.

Dirty, dry canals add to farmers’ water woes

To add to the misery caused by a weak monsoon which has kept the fields parched during the paddy season, the irrigation department has failed to provide water to farmers to irrigate their fields. As many as 40 big and small distributaries of the 800 km BistDoab canal were not cleaned as a result of which, water failed to reach the fields.

Overcoming all controversies, PIMS appears to be on road to recovery

Getting negative publicity for one or the other reason for a long time, the Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) situated in Jalandhar finally appears to be on the road to recovery.

City to lose bus service from July 30

Irked by the plying of illegal autos and inaction of the Municipal Corporation of Jalandhar (MCJ) in banning the autos, the city bus operating company has been forced to stop its services from July 30.

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