HindustanTimes Tue,16 Sep 2014


Fatehgarh Sahib SDM accuses Cong MLA Nagra of verbal abuse

Following a verbal spat between Congress MLA Kuljeet Singh Nagra and Fatehgarh Sahib sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Pooja Syal Grewal at a meeting to discuss an anti-encroachment drive on Monday at the Sirhind municipal council office, the former lodged a complaint against the latter for using abusive language.

Four killed as car overturns

Four people, including a woman, travelling in a car were killed on Monday when their vehicle overturned and rammed into a tree on Samana-Patran Road.

About 65% teachers in Sangrur govt colleges are guest faculty

 With guest faculty constituting about 65% of the teaching staff at government colleges here, they are largely responsible for educating as many as 10,000 students.

Strike by national players enters day 4

 Hunger strike by two national-level sportswomen, after being denied admission at the Government Physical Education College here, entered fourth day on Monday as talks between the agitators and Punjabi University management failed.

Bank employees protest move for private players' inclusion

Bank employees' unions held a protest on Monday in front of the State Bank of Patiala (SBoP) head office against "unwarranted banking reforms", and seeking early wage revision.

2 killed in brief whirlwind as tree falls on them; paddy crop flattened

A couple was crushed to death when a brief spell of heavy rains and high velocity winds caused a tree to fall on them, on Sunday.

Amity Law School wins RGNUL's law contest

Amity Law School, Noida, won the North India round of Trial Advocacy Moot Court Competition organised by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala, which concluded on Sunday.

Dr Gandhi donates one-month-salary to J&K relief

Member of Parliament (MP) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Dr Dharmvira Gandhi donated his one-month's salary to Jammu and Kashmir flood victims, on Sunday.

Aam Khas Bagh now lies in a shambles

The Aam Khas Bagh, which was once a tourist attraction in the city, lies in shambles waiting for repair and maintenance for the past many years.

Govt colleges can now directly order free medicines

 In an attempt to streamline the free supply of medicines, the Punjab government is set to provide them directly to government medical colleges across the state.

Water from Fatehgarh Sahib villages found contaminated

Water samples from the district have failed the health department purity test. In grave danger to public health, people continue to receive this contaminated water.

Once a popular tourist spot, Aam Khas Bagh now lies in shambles

The Aam Khas Bagh, which was once a tourist attraction in the city, lies in shambles waiting for repair and maintenance for the past many years.

One booked for immigration fraud of rs 4.5 lakh

 A case was registered against Netar Singh of Randhawa village, near Phillaur here, for cheating two youths from Fatehgarh Sahib of rs 4.5 lakh on the pretext of sending them to Canada.

Breach of RTI Act: Warrants against executive engineer


The breach of the Right to Information (RTI) Act has put a public information officer here in jeopardy. State Information Commission (SIT) on Friday issued bailable warrants against this public work department PIO.

Roof collapsed: 4 injured

Four members of a family of village Aladadpur were seriously injured as the roof of their house collapsed in the wee hours of this morning. The residents claimed that it was learnt that roof got weakened because of continuous rain held in region. 

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