HindustanTimes Mon,01 Sep 2014


Woman beaten to death by husband, brother-in-law

A 45-year-old woman was allegedly beaten to death by her husband and brother-in-law on Saturday night in Alipur village of Amargarh subdivision of the district.

Providing uniforms to students in schools a challenge for teachers

For the past six years, the government has been providing `400 for a set of uniform, that includes a pant, a shirt, a pair of shoes, socks, a cap and a jersey and a dupatta for girl students.

DC approves district disaster mgmt plan

Deputy commissioner Arun Sekhri, who is also the chairman of the District Disaster Management Authority, on Saturday approved the detailed district disaster management plan (DDMP) to deal with calamities.

Thapar varsity organises blood-donation camp; 275 volunteers turn up

 The Thapar University organised a blood donation camp in association with the State Bank of Patiala (SBoP) at the former's campus here on Friday.

Villagers cry foul in blue-cards issuing

Residents across villages here alleged foul play in the list of names of those eligible for the blue card under the state's Atta-Dal scheme.

Huge rise in vegetables prices in Sangrur, housewives upset

From tomato to onion, prices of almost all vegetables have risen steadily in the city, disturbing substantially the kitchen budget of housewives.

Woman dies; husband arrested, in-laws booked on dowry charges

A 28-year-old woman Sarvjit Kaur of Bhagdana village here was allegedly poisoned to death by her in-laws for not bringing more dowry, on Monday.

DC urges colleges to give out police numbers to students to curb ragging

 In an effort to counter ragging, deputy commissioner (DC) Arun Sekhri on Tuesday directed all educational institutes here to set up boards with numbers of the local administration’s officials, during a meeting with members of institutes, students and social workers, at the Bachat Bhawan

Congress breaks SAD's winning streak in bypolls

With Preneet Kaur's victory in the Patiala Urban bypoll, the Congress in Punjab has finally overcome a dry spell of more than six years to eclipse the ruling SAD-BJP alliance's winning streak in bypolls.

After release, dalit leaders resume protest

Three days after being released from the Sangrur jail, dalit leaders on Monday resumed their protest outside the office of the deputy commissioner (DC) demanding the cancellation of auction of reserved panchayati land in Balad Kalan, Matoi and Namol villages of the district

Irrigation department junior engineers boycott work after attack on colleague

Following an attack on their colleagues, junior engineers of the Punjab Irrigation Department here decided to boycott work on Tuesday.

Kidnappers kill 5-year-old boy; body recovered from canal

To avenge the alleged affair, Bindri kidnapped Harvinder on August 22 and threw him into a canal near Gujran village, the SSP said. The police also recovered the boy's slippers from the canal bank.

SBoP holds marathon to raise awareness about drug abuse

The State Bank of Patiala on Sunday organised a `Grand Run' marathon to raise awareness about the ill effects of drug abuse.

HC summons senior PRTC officials over pension dues

Following the failure of the Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) to clear pending dues of its retired employees as per orders of the Punjab and Haryana high court, senior officials have been directed to appear before the state's highest judicial body on August 26.

5-year-old abducted during school hours

A five-year-old boy was abducted from in Sheron village of Sunam sub-division on Friday. The boy identified as Harvinder Singh was a Class-1 student at the Government Primary School was kidnapped by two motorcyclists when he came out of the school premises during break.
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