HindustanTimes Mon,22 Dec 2014


Increasing number of stray animals worries farmers, residents in Sangrur

The increasing number of stray cows and bulls has become a cause of worry for the farmers and residents of the region.In the fields, they damage standing crops and on roads in the cities and towns of the district, they become the cause of many accidents, including fatal ones.

2,200 students participate in Ramanujan Maths Award exam

As many as 2,205 students participated in the district-level Ramanujan Maths Award competitive exam held here on Sunday.

Dense fog, a threat to stray animals

Stray animals roaming in the city amid poor visibility owing to dense blankets of fog have become a frequent cause of accidents.

Theatre group stages plays on women rights

The National Theatre Arts Society (NTAS), Patiala, organised a 3-day theatre festival as a part of their winter campaign at the Government Model Senior Secondary School here. It concluded on Saturday.

Convict missing while on parole: Police recover suicide note

The police have recovered a suicide note from the house of convict Ravdeep Kaur who had gone missing from her house on December 15 while on parole.

Vidhu Jain's family hopes CBI will help them get justice

Following directions of the Punjab and Haryana high court, the CBI is likely to start investigation in the infamous blind murder of Malerkotla boy Vidhu Jain (11), who was burnt alive in broad daylight on September 30 last year.

Nursing college girls protest over safety in hostel

Expressing concern over safety in hostels, Mata Kaushalya College of Nursing's girl students and their parents staged a protest against the college management, on Friday.

Labour union holds protest march

More than thousand labourers took part in a protest march by the Labour (Paledar) Union against the state government over three months' dues in paddy procurement, on Friday.

With unsafe rooms demolished months ago, Faridkot village students left to face biting cold

At the government primary and elementary school in Surghuri village of the district, hundreds of children are left to shiver as almost all the unsafe rooms of both the wings of the school were demolished about five months ago but no grant has reached for new construction so far.

Punjabi Univ postpones examinations scheduled for Dec 19

Punjabi University has rescheduled its examination which was to be held on December 19.

Woman commits suicide, in-laws husband booked

A woman committed suicide by jumping into a river, allegedly fed up of continuous torture at the hands of her huband and in-laws. The police have registered a case against her husband and other family members at Rajpura police station.

Lack of urea may affect crops, farmers anxious

Farmers are worried for their crop due to the unavailability of urea in the cooperative society of Jamitgarh village.

Punjabi Univ prof creates Punjabi utilities for MS Word

In a new development, Dharamveer Sharma, a faculty member of the computer science department at Punjabi University, has developed a set of utilities in Punjabi, for Microsoft Word (MS Word).

Schools across Sangrur district mourn Peshawar attacks

Scores of students from various schools of the district mourned the cold-blooded murder of innocent students and teachers by terrorist outfit Taliban in Pakistan's Peshawar city on Tuesday.On Wednesday, all private and government schools in the district observed a two-minute silence following an appeal by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Social media banned in Fatehgarh Sahib administrative offices

Implementing the state government's orders, deputy commissioner Kamaldeep Singh Sangha directed the district's officials to not use social media platforms such as Facebook and Whatsapp during office hours.
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