HindustanTimes Sun,23 Nov 2014


Students, residents forced to inhale coal dust in Mandi Gobindgarh

 Being the steel town of Punjab, loading and unloading of coal at Mandi Gobingarh is a common feature.

Mari Mustfa - Moga village in grip of cancer,hepatitis-C

Dreaded diseases such as cancer and hepatitis-C are killing residents of Mari Mustfa village under Baghapurana subdivision in Moga district of the Malwa region in Punjab rapidly and villagers see a body almost every day. Almost every family has been hit by these diseases and has lost one or two members each.

Suicide by woman and two daughters in Goniana

Even as the district police are yet to arrest the accused in the case of alleged suicide by a woman with her two minor daughters in Goniana last Saturday, several government officials and political people have come forward to glorify the accused, one of whom is the president of the district unit of Youth Akali Dal.

Two booked for fake degree of Nagaland University

The police registered an FIR on Friday against two people Roop Singh and Navendra Singh for providing a fake graduation degree to complainant Trilochan Singh.

Jakhar accuses Sampla of lying on scholarship fund for SCs/BCs

Leader of opposition in the Punjab assembly Sunil Kumar Jakhar said here on Friday that he has called a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) to specifically discuss the issues related to the Dalits on November 25 in Chandigarh, which the party would raise in the upcoming assembly session. 

Union ministry okays land for PGI satellite centre

The Union health ministry has approved a site at the ITI ground to set up a 100- bed satellite centre of the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, here.

Recruiting cancer experts an uphill task for 'tainted' BFUHS

Already under scanner for alleged irregularities in the recruitment for teaching and non-teaching posts, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS), Faridkot, has an uphill task to recruit cancer experts at the upcoming Advanced Cancer Diagnosis Treatment and Research Centre (ACDTRC) here on merit.

Man gets 10-year jail for supplying drugs

The court of additional sessions judge Mahinderpal Singh Pahwa sentenced Mahavir Singh alias Shunti, a resident of Balianwali, to 10-year imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs. 1 lakh on him. Failing to pay the fine, he will have to undergo one-year additional imprisonment.

Tempo operators hold protest against impounding of  vehicles

About 150 operators of seven- seater three-wheelers (tempos), on Thursday, staged a protest at the Mini Secretariat here after the district transport department impounded about 10 tempos running without permits during the past some days.

ASI, wife and son booked for cheating

The police have booked an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Punjab police, his wife and son for allegedly cheating the family of the wife of the son.

3 times increase in aid for maintaining parks in Bathinda

The park maintenance committees (PMCs) in the city will get three times the aid they were already getting for maintaining parks in the city from December onwards.

'Need to distinguish between information and knowledge'

World Philosophy Day was observed at the Government Rajindera College here on Wednesday to remember philosopher Socrates. The day was organised by the Philosophy and Psychology Association (PAPA).

Never asked Sikhs to oppose religious gatherings by dera: Makkar

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee (SGPC) president Avtar Singh Makkar on Wednesday said the Akal Takht never asked Sikhs to oppose religious congregations by followers of Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda.

16 Dera Sacha Sauda followers booked by police for clash

About 16 followers of Sirsa-based Dera Saccha Sauda, besides two hundred unidentified followers, have been booked on charges of attempt to murder by the local police for the clash between Sikhs and Dera supporters on Sunday at Makhu, a rural town in Ferozepur.

Beaten by police, SC youth alleges discrimination

Two policemen allegedly slapped and tore the shirt of a youth named Gurpreet Singh (30) from Tehna village for talking on his cell phone while riding a motorcycle.
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