HindustanTimes Sun,28 Dec 2014


Protest against Majithia, his resignation sought

Activists of Naujawan Bharat Sabha on Saturday staged a protest at Samana and burnt the effigy of Punjab Punjab revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia for his alleged involvement in mutli-crore drug racket case. 

Direct benefit transfer for LPG from Jan 1

The modified direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme for LPG subsidy will be launched from January 1.

Liberals Hockey tournament commences at Nabha

The 39th edition of All-India Liberals Hockey Tournament, one of the oldest national hockey championships in the country, will commence at Punjab Public School at Nabha in this district on Sunday.

Badal should have removed Majithia, CPS, says BJP national secretary

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday slammed Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal for not removing revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia and chief parliamentary secretary soon after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) called them for interrogation in the multi-crore drug racket in the state.

Patiala spends Rs 31 lakh under Janani Suraksha Scheme

The district administration spent Rs 31 lakh in the past eight months under the National Rural Health Mission's Janani Suraksha Scheme (JSS) for women of rural areas belonging to below-poverty-line families.

Shaheed Udham Singh's birth anniversary passes sans fanfare

The birth anniversary of Shaheed Udham Singh on Friday passed without fanfare as no politician from the region paid homage to the revolutionary at his birthplace in Sunam.

Pentavalent to replace traditional vaccination methods from Jan mid

In order to replace the traditional method of vaccination of newborn, the state health and family welfare department is all set to launch ‘Pentavalent’ vaccination in second half of January.

Mystery shrouds deathof 2 missing youth, one booked

Mystery shrouded the death of two youth, who were missing for the past over three months.Police have registered a case of murder following the complaint of the victims’ kin against one of their friends on the basis of suspicion. The victims have been identified as Gurpreet Singh (22) and Nishan Singh (22), both residents of Acharala Khurd village in Patiala district.

Royal City celebrates Christmas,spreads message of brotherhood

The universal appeal of Christmas has transcended the religious boundary of in the Royal City of Patiala, where people, irrespective of their religion, celebrated the festival with fervour and gaiety on Thursday.

BJP celebrates victory amid hopes of similar performance in Pb

The district unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued to celebrate the party's historic performance in Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir by distributing sweets and blasting firecrackers amid hopes of a similar performance in Punjab whenever the elections are held in the state.

Muslims protest illegal control of graveyard land

Hundreds of Muslims, on Wednesday, held a protest with the body of deceased Pritam Khan, alleging that they didn't have land for the graveyard in Kakran village of Bhawanigarh sub-division of the district as the graveyard land had been illegally occupied by some people.

One killed, 3 hurt as tipper rams into cars

A speeding tipper lorry allegedly rammed into a car claiming the life of one Amarjit Singh while in the course of event a car following the tipper crashed into it injuring three women and hindering traffic on the Grand Trunk Road on Monday evening.

2 of family killed, two injured in road accident

A woman and a six-year-old boy died on the spot, while two others were injured when a truck hit them on the Sangrur-Patiala road near Bhawanigarh town on Wednesday.

Cancellation of major trains irk commuters

Anticipating foggy weather ahead, the railways have cancelled two major trains for Delhi from December 31 to February 15 much to the inconvenience to passengers.

JNNURM scheme: MC fails to acquire land for bus depot as per Centre’s guidelines

The fresh guidelines from the union ministry of urban development regarding city bus service project has made the Patiala municipal corporation jittery.
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