HindustanTimes Fri,28 Nov 2014


Jalandhar MP adopts Phillaur village notorious for drugs, crime

Member of Parliament from Jalandhar Chaudhary Santokh Singh has announced to adopt Ganna village in Phillaur subdivision under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY).

2 hacked to death over rivalry between families in Nawanshahr

Angry over the alleged insulting comments made repeatedly against his sister, a youth along with eight others killed two persons, including a woman, in Behram town of Nawanshahr early Sunday morning.

Inauguration of 800-m flyover may get delayed

The much-awaited flyover on the Jalandhar-Kapurthala road that was scheduled to get functional by November end may get delayed as the public works department is yet to receive the permission from the railways to throw open the link.

RCF hands over first rake of high speed coaches

Fulfilling an aspiration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to run high speed trains, Rail Coach Factory (RCF) has recently handed over the first rake of 17 high speed coaches to the northern railway authorities.

Seven booked for assault

The Nakodar sadar police have booked seven persons on the charges of voluntarily causing grievous hurt with dangerous weapons, criminal conspiracy and rioting.

One arrested with nine bottles of illicit liquor

The Shahkot police have arrested one person on the charges of selling illegal liquor. The accused has been identified as Baljinder Singh, a resident Rampur village.

PSPCL fails to achieve targets under APDRP

The Punjab State Power Corporation (PSPCL) has failed to achieve the target fixed under the Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (APDRP) in spite of the availability of funds.

Increase relief fund for terror-hit families in Punjab: ex-minister

BJP leader and former Punjab health minister Dr Baldev Raj Chawla on Saturday reiterated the demand for enhancement of relief package for the families which bore the brunt of terrorism in Punjab.
He said this during a press conference here.

Food dept silent over 5,000 missing blue cards

The department of food and supply is in a fix over mysteriously missing of as many as 5,000 blue cards of Atta-Dal beneficiaries, who have been waiting for their cards and supply of wheat and pulses.

Temporary staff removed from NIT

After director of BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology (NIT) was sent on a long leave by the board of governors, acting director Prof AS Ghosh on Wednesday removed many temporary employees working in the administrative block following a union ministry panel meeting with deans.

Installation of solid waste mgmt plant delays amid SAD-BJP face off

The SAD-BJP face off over dumping of garbage at a site in Amritsar is now being freshly scripted in Jalandhar on selection of a site for the installation of a solid waste management plant at Jamsher village, as leaders of both the parties have contradictory opinions regarding the finalisation of the site.

Winged visitors give a miss to Kanjli Wetland

Once known as a favourite winter stopover for various kind of migratory birds from across the globe, Kanjli Wetland has now been evaded by the winged visitors owing to hyacinth accumulation and dirty water.

Second state-run sand quarry starts at Nawanshahr

With an aim to provide sand at cheap rate, the Punjab government has started a second state-run sand quarry at Burj Tehal Dass village in Nawanshahr on Wednesday.

HC asks Nurmahal girl to go with her ‘free will’

Justice Naresh Kumar Sanghi pronounced this order on November 14, while disposing of a habeas corpus petition filed by Jyoti Masih, sister of Alisha Masih, who was arrested by the Nurmahal police on rape charge.

SC sets aside high court decision on Nakodar sewerage project

The Supreme Court on Friday set aside the Punjab and Haryana high court decision dismissing a public interest litigation (PIL) on the issue of non-completion of sewerage project at Nakodar.
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