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HindustanTimes Thu,23 Oct 2014

Jalandhar

One held for consuming drugs

 Bilga police have arrested a person for consuming drugs. The accused has been identified as Satnam Singh, a resident of Bilga village and materials used for consuming the drug were recovered from his possession.

Student suicide: Religious bodies lend support to kin

Various religious organisations have come out in support of the family of Supriya, 27, who had committed suicide by hanging herself at DMCH, Ludhiana, on September 29, and demanded a fair inquiry into the incident.

Roadways staff block traffic at bus stand for 2 hrs

Traffic at the bus stand was blocked for over two hours on Thursday afternoon after members of the Joint Action Committee of Punjab roadways employees held a protest in the premises of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh Inter-state Bus Stand here. They also stopped the buses from entering the bus stand for two hours.

Spurious desi ghee seized, one arrested

The Basti Bawa Khel police, on Thursday evening, arrested a person after seizing a huge quantity of fake desi ghee and raw material from a factory in the surgical complex here.

'No soil sample' sent to lab for testing from Kapurthala block

The block agriculture officer here has not sent even a single soil sample to the soil testing laboratory during the past six months, which is mandatory under the law.

HC interference has increased conviction rates of food adulterators

The Punjab and Haryana High Court had directed all district courts in the state to submit a copy of the order under which conviction of a person, found guilty of selling and distributing adulterated food items, was carried out. This order has increased the conviction rate of food adulterators in the district.

Student crushed to death under bus in Phagwara

A 22-year-old married woman student was crushed to death under a bus in Phagwara on Wednesday when she was trying to come out of the moving bus.

PCCTU members hold protest against govt apathy

Members of the Punjab and Chandigarh College Teachers Union (PCCTU) from Jalandhar and Kapurthala held a protest against the alleged government apathy towards higher education outside the DAV Ayurvedic College here on Wednesday.

NRI dies under mysterious circumstances

A United States (US)-based non-resident Indian (NRI) Hakam Singh, 85, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his house at Dhaliwal Kadiyan village of the district. Singh had come to his village a month ago from the US. His two sons Inderjeet Singh and Malkeet Singh were also living in the US.

With no headway even after 2 days, police still speculating

The kidnapping of seven-year-old-Gurdeep Singh Gopi has become puzzling to the police, it appears, as they are coming up with different theories, in the lack of a lead in the case.

Roadways employees hold protest rally

The joint action committee of Punjab roadways employees held a protest rally outside the district administrative complex on Tuesday for their long pending demands and burnt chief minister Parkash Singh Badal's effigy.

MC team carries out anti-encroachment drive

The municipal corporation (MC) carried out an anti-encroachment drive in the city, demolishing illegal constructions, on Tuesday.

BJP worker murder: Prime accused surrenders

Rakesh Kumar Tony, one of the prime accused in the murder of BJP worker and jeweller Vinod Kumar (35), a resident of Mohindru Mohalla, surrendered before the deputy commissioner of police on Tuesday evening.

Former minister Phillaur and CPS Avinash Chander appear before ED

The enforcement directorate (ED) on Monday questioned Kartapur SAD MLA Sarwan Singh Phillaur, and the party's legislator from Phillaur and chief parliamentary secretary Avinash Chander on the basis of information found in the diary of a Goraya-based businessman Chunni Lal Gaba in a multicrore drug racket in the state. The names of these leaders were reportedly mentioned as the recipient of money in Gaba's diary.

Dept tagging those willing to pay for encroached village land

The state rural development and panchayat department has been working on a proposal to sell encroached portion of common village land (shamlat) to encroachers if they are ready to pay its cost to the government.
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