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HindustanTimes Tue,16 Sep 2014

Amritsar

AAP party sends relief to Srinagar

Aam Aadmi Party,Punjab convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur flagged off two trucks carrying relief material for the flood-hit people of Srinagar from Dhariwal near here on Monday.

Karimpuri says his task is to strengthen BSP for 2017 assembly polls

Newly appointed president of the Punjab unit of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Avtar Singh Karimpuri on Monday said his primary task would be to strengthen the party for the 2017 assembly polls.

Parks at D block, Ranjit Avenue, in scruffy state owing to disparity in maintenance

Parks are not just supposed to be a mere piece of green land carved out in residential areas rather it is a well-kept area that needs to be nurtured regularly and should have facilities of public utility. However, things are not the same at D block area in Ranjit Avenue, where parks and green belt areas are found to be in pathetic state.

Police claimed to have unearthed two inter-district gangs of thieves.

The district police claimed to have unearthed two inter-district gangs of thieves and robbers during two special police 'nakas' laid near Punjab Agricultural University here and at the bridge across a canal at Bhattian village under Kahnuwan police station on Monday.

J-K floods: Amritsar airport turns into virtual relief camp

Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport has virtual turned into a relief camp with as many as 1,500 people evacuating from flood-hit Srinagar landing at the Holy City since late Saturday night.

Delay in NOCs: Capt blames Akalis, BJP

Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha and Amritsar parliamentarian Captain Amarinder Singh has blamed the "political egos" of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Punjab for the delaying of no-objection certificates (NOC) to plot and property holders in colonies that are yet to be regularised.

Father, son fall in well as covering slab breaks down

A plumber, Harbans Lal, drowned into a well in Gandhi Nagar locality at Pathankot on Sunday morning.when they were trying to fit some pipes in the well in Gandhi Nagar Locality.

Airport turns into relief camp, as 1,500 land

Sree Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport has virtual turned into a relief camp with as many as 1,500 people evacuating from flood-hit Srinagar landing at the Holy City since late Saturday night

Green cover over Company Gardens depleting fast

Shades of grey have began showing up amidst the fast depleting green cover over the historic Company Gardens that houses the legacy of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the legendary ruler of Punjab, as a major chunk of the park has been covered by concrete in the name of its beautification.

125 back from J-K, tearful reunion at airport

Leaving behind the devastating floods that claimed over 200 lives and uprooted many families in Jammu and Kashmir, as many as 125 tourists struck in the flood landed at Sree Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport here on Saturday afternoon.

Golden Temple kitchen in full swing for Kashmir

As Kashmir continues to battle floodwaters, the langar or community kitchen facilities of the Golden Temple and other shrines here are putting in all the efforts to cook as much food as possible for the tragedy-hit people.

Lush green Fish Park craves for admn's attention

 The only operational park in the town - Fish Park - is in bad shape due to lack of its proper maintenance. Spread over eight-acre premises, it is situated between residences of district and sessions judge and deputy commissioner.

Admn dispatches relief material; DC appeals people to donate generously

 The district administration on Saturday airlifted a consignment of relief material comprising cooked food, blankets, rations and water to the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir by two Indian Air Force (IAF) planes.

Aid pours in for flood victims

The philanthropic spirit of Amritsar residents came to the fore yet again when a truck loaded with blankets was dispatched for the flood-affected Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

J-K floods: Golden Temple responds to Omar’s SOS, sends food packets

Following a phone call from the Jammu and Kashmir chief minister to his Punjab counterpart, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Friday sent langar (food prepared in community kitchens of gurdwaras) for around 50,000 flood-affected people of Srinagar.
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