HindustanTimes Thu,10 Jul 2014


Over 1,700 beneficiaries sold plots allotted free by govt

The rural development and panchayat department has identified 600 residential plots of five-marla each in the district, which have been encroached upon, for eviction.

Education dept to make students aware of ill-effects of drugs

Alarmed over the hard fact that teens are also addicted to drugs, the director general of school education (DGSE) has initiated awareness campaigning among the students against the drug menace.

IG grilled by ED is often in the soup

Before the latest embarrassment of being interrogated by the enforcement directorate (ED) in a case about the supply of synthetic drug ICE, inspector general (IG) of police (Bathinda zone) Paramraj Singh Umranangal has been in many controversies before.

Ashutosh ‘body’ still under Z security cover

Months on after being declared dead, even though his followers claim he is in ‘samadhi’ (deep meditation), Ashutosh Maharaj, controversial leader of Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DJJS) religious dera here, remains under Z-category (almost maximum) security of the Punjab government.

Govt fails to de-notify old grain, vegetable markets

The Punjab agricultural department has failed to issue notification declaring new grain market and vegetable market as main yard, even as market committee had sent a resolution passed in 2009 to the authorities concerned.

Sabnha activists' defers decision to gherao naib tehsildar's office

Activists of Dihati Mazdoor Sabha on Wednesday deferred their decision to gherao the office of naib tehsildar to protest against the administration's failure to handover possession of five marlas plots to economically weaker sections.

Powder seized,three arrested

Three persons were arrested on Tuesday on charge of selling intoxicant powder.

Eight booked for kidnapping, rioting

The Nakodar city police have booked eight persons on charges of kidnapping, voluntarily causing hurt with dangerous weapons and rioting.

ED interrogates Bathinda zone IG Umranangal

Inspector general (IG) of police Bathinda Zone Paramraj Singh Umranangal on Tuesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) with regard to a case of alleged links with international drug peddler Raja Kandola, a mastermind in the illegal racket of supplying drug Ice across the globe.

Firm threatens to pull out of solid waste management project again

After waiting for over a month for implementing the solid waste management project in the city, Jindal Urban Waste Management Jalandhar (JUWMJ), the firm that was awarded contract for starting the plant, has threatened to pull out of the project citing repeated delays in its execution.

Youths returning from Iraq injured in accident at Garhshankar

Four youths returning home from strife-torn Iraq had more trouble in store as the bus they boarded from New Delhi met with an accident at Garhshankar in the wee hours of Tuesday.

Yannick death: Romy used fake passport to flee, say police

The city police on Monday claimed that if Ramneet Singh Uppal ‘Romy’, jailed for 10 years for attempt to murder at Burundi student Yannick Nihangaza that left him comatose for two years until his death recently, had fled country he must have used a fake passport.

Setting up of AIIMS: Jalandhar's loss is Kapurthala district's gain

After facing difficulty locating 200 acres of land which is easy to be acquired and better connected with road and rail network in Jalandhar district for setting up All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), the state government has now decided to set it up in the neighbouring Kapurthala district.

Bhola drug racket ED grills Damanvir for four hours

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday again grilled Damanvir Singh, son of former Punjab minister Sarwan Singh Phillaur, in connection with its probe in the Jagdish Bhola drug racket case.

Yannick death: police form SIT to probe how convict fled country

The commissionerate police have formed a special investigation team (SIT) to investigate as how Ramneet Singh Uppal ‘Romy’ (24), convicted for the attempt to murder on Burundi student Yannick Nihangaza that left him comatose for two years until his death recently, reportedly managed to jump the parole and flew out of the country.
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