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HindustanTimes Fri,01 Aug 2014

Jalandhar

Court acquits murder accused

The court of additional district and sessions judge Arunvir Vashisth acquitted Harwinder Singh alias Bindu of Ali Chuck village of Lambra of murder charges on Thursday.

ETT teachers stage protest outside forest minister's house

As the hunger strike by their president entered its 12th day on Thursday, Elementary Teachers' Training (ETT) teachers from Jalandhar and Kapurthala held a protest and hunger strike outside forest minister Chunni Lal Bhagat's house here.

Constable dies under mysterious circumstances

A 22-year-old Punjab Police constable died under mysterious circumstances in a resort on Chintpurni road on Thursday. Officials said he died of heart attack. Lovedeep Singh, who was deployed with Jalandhar (rural) police, was on special duty at Chohal due to the Mata Chintpurni fair.

Construction of Jung-E-Azadi memorial makes tardy progress

 Announced by chief minister Parkash Singh Badal in September 2011 while inaugurating a memorial of Badda Ghalughara at Kup Rahira in Sangrur district, the construction of Jang-E-Azadi memorial — dedicated to the contribution of Punjabis in freedom struggle — is going at a snail's pace thanks to the empty coffers of the Punjab government.

CWG judo medalists get rousing welcome in Jalandhar

Navjot Chana and Rajwinder Kaur, who won silver and bronze medals in the Commonwealth Games respectively, received a rousing welcome at the Jalandhar railway station on Tuesday.

12 Vakmiki-Mazhabi Sikh Morcha members injured in police action

 
As many as 12 people were injured — two of them seriously, when the Kapurthala police on Wednesday cane-charged members of the Valmiki-Mazhabi Sikh Morcha during a protest at Shalimar Bag here on Wednesday.

High Court exempts SC-category siblings from paying admission fee

Punjab and Haryana high court has directed two colleges of the city to exempt a sibling belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC) from paying fee according to the central government's post-matriculation scholarship scheme.

Sessions court complex inundates after rain; lawyers protest

A few hours of rain on Monday created a flood-like situation at the sessions court complex here, causing a huge inconvenience to both the staff and litigants.

Population stabilisation fortnight gets positive response in Jalandhar

The health department this time surpassed its past record of the number of males who opted for no-scalpel vasectomy (NSV) as part of the population stabilisation programme.

Rajwinder overcame pain to bag judo bronze in Commonwealth Games

Rajwinder Kaur (28), a head constable with the Punjab police who on Saturday made the country proud by bagging a bronze medal in judo in the women's 78+ kg category at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, tasted success after overcoming a lot of pains, literally.

Political indecision mars door-to-door garbage collection project

The Rs. 130-crore solid waste management project, referred to as one of the dream projects of deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, has been hanging fire for the past two and half years, courtesy political gimmickry and indecision.

Four arrested for illegal sand mining

The Nakodar Sadar police on Sunday arrested Gurjit Singh and Balwant Singh, both residents of Bangiwal village, for illegal sand mining.

Grill session: 'Illegally-plying autos our only problem'

Inaugurated in 2008 by chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, the city bus service - a fleet of 15 buses - will go off-road from July 30. The city bus manager/contractor blames it on "heavy losses incurred by unchecked growth illegally-operating autorickshaws"in the city.

11 held, 2 booked forillegal sand mining

The Nakodar Sadar police have arrested Jasbir Singh of Lohgarh village and Roshan Singh of Bangiwal village on charges of illegal sand mining.

BJP, Congress workers injured in clash

Three people belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress were injured on Friday morning after they clashed with one another on the issue of raising the road level to solve the problem of water logging in a street of the Dhaliwal Kadiya village in the district.
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