Rain brings winter chill to Delhi
In yet another case of open manholes leading to tragedies, a 12-year-old boy on Monday died after he fell into an uncovered manhole near his house in Gate Hakima area here.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur on Monday said there was “no place for nepotism and corruption” in the party and responsibilities would be assigned to a worker only after considering his role in strengthening the organisation and rendering his services to the people.
Minister for non-conventional energy sources Bikram Singh Majithia on Monday said the Punjab governments aims to fulfil the domestic power requirement by installing solar voltaic panels on the rooftops of houses and to achieve the target the government will extend 70% subsidy on the project.
The railways finally woke up to the inconvenience caused to passengers by undue delay of trains due to non-availability of a vacant platform at Amritsar railway station, as it has decided to develop three existing stations — Chheharta, Verka and Bhagtanwala — as ‘satellite terminal stations’.
In a bid to provide quality health services to people in the rural areas, especially to the poor women and children, many schemes are being run successfully in the district, said Abhinav Trikha, deputy commissioner, Gurdaspur here on Sunday.
The Akali-BJP alliance is confident of retaining its hold over the 27-member municipal council House here.
During a surprise visit to Senior Secondary Residential School for Meritorious Students here on Friday, deputy commissioner (DC) Ravi Bhagat inspected various facilities at the school and interacted with the students and teachers to know about the academic development and teething problems.
A day after the SAD claimed to have the support of an Independent, raising their number to 15, the BJP too trying to bring back the three dissidents, who emerged victorious in the civic polls, back into the party fold.
Nine of prisoners lodged at the Gurdaspur central jail made a written complaint against deputy superintendent Kulwant Singh, purportedly charging him with extortion and abuse of power.
A day after the murder of Anngarh resident Harpal Singh here, the people of the locality came out in protest on Thursday to demand the arrest of main accused Jasbir Singh and eleven other named in the case.
Nepalese domestic help Parkash Nepali was on Thursday accused of theft at one of the houses in the Kennedy Avenue area here.
Smugglers on the Pakistan border are now using chopped logs of wood to push narcotics across into India.
Heavy rain and hailstorm were met with a heavier voter turnout in the local municipal elections on Wednesday, and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed most seats in the end.
Dr Rajwant Singh, president of US-based volunteer organisation EcoSikh on Wednesday visited Khalsa College Amritsar (KCA) and Khalsa College School (KCPS), where he appealed to the students to participate in the global Sikh Environment Day events March 14.
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has welcomed the move to raise a Sikh army regiment in Britain.