HindustanTimes Fri,19 Sep 2014


Youth slits girl's throat after rejection of marriage proposal

Upset over his marriage proposal being rejected, a youth of Kot Fattu village slit the throat of a 20-year-old girl of Groper village, early Thursday morning in Nawanshahr.

Sufi poet's dargah mired in controversy

The great grandson of celebrated Urdu sufi poet Maulvi Ghulam Rasool Alampuri, who had come from Pakistan to pay obeisance at the latter's dargah in Alampur village in Dasuya subdivision on Thursday, had to face embarrassment as he was not allowed passage by a school owner who has taken the adjoining land on lease from the Waqf Board. Official intervention also could not move the school owner.

Jalandhar: Qatar Embassy officials take ‘wrong’ body back

After admitting they had sent the wrong body of deceased Harjeet Singh to Mohalla Sangran in Adampur, officials of the Qatar embassy situated in Delhi visited Jalandhar on Thursday to take the body back.

Jalandhar police start proceedings to bring back alleged Babbar Khalsa militant from US

After bringing back Jaskaran Singh Kalsi alias Jassa, an accused in the Yannick murder case, from Australia this week, the Jalandhar commissionerate police have initiated proceedings for extradition of alleged Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist, Balwinder Singh Possi.

Two weeks after 24-yr-old killed in Doha fire, family receives ‘wrong’ body

Waiting to perform the last rites of their 24-year-old son Harjeet Singh, who died in a fire at Doha in Qatar on September 5 while awaiting deportation, his family received a brutal shock when a few minutes before the funeral they discovered that the body brought from the Arab kingdom was of someone else.

People can now fix online appointment for quick installation of HSRPs

In an effort to ease the process of installing High Security Registration Plates (HSRP) on vehicles, authorities have started an online appointment system through which vehicle owners can take an appointment for fixing number plates on their vehicles according to the time suitable to them.

Youth's body found under suspicious circumstances

The body of a 21-year-old college student was found under mysterious circumstances from the Jalandhar-Kapurthala main road near Khojewal village on Wednesday morning.

City achieves 95% computerisation of land records

With the computerisation of land records of 955 villages out of the total 1,005 villages in Jalandhar, the district is set to achieve 100% computerisation of land records soon.

Four arrested with 100-gm heroin

A team of special branch in rural police has arrested four people after recovering 100 gm heroin from their possession near a religious shrine in Mehatpur area of the district. The accused have been identified as Jarnail Singh alias Moti of Mehatpur, Balwinder Singh, Som Nath of Bath Kalan and Chander Shekhar of Saido village.

Govt move on road repair leaves SAD MLAs high and dry

The Punjab government’s shift in its earlier stance to repair rural roads has left many ruling party MLAs of Doaba region high and dry. These legislators are now finding it difficult to face the public whom they had promised the repair of these roads.

Forum directs Improvement Trust to return Rs. 9.8 lakh to complainant

The district consumer disputes redressal forum directed Jalandhar Improvement Trust (JIT) to refund a sum of Rs. 9.87 lakh to a complainant who paid the money for allotment of a residential plot as the scheme under which the land was allotted has been stalled by the Punjab and Haryana high court.

Agitated students stop train for four hours to protest for right time

A group of passengers and students stopped the Ferozepur-Jalandhar Diesel Multiple Unit(DMU) train at the Khojewal railway station on Tuesday, demanding the train be allowed to reach the Jalandhar station on time.

Yannick murder: Green card lands Jassa in police net

The application of green card by proclaimed offender Jaskaran Singh Kalsi alias Jassa landed him in the net of Australian police in March this year and finally in the net of Jalandhar commissionerate police after 29 months of the murderous attack on Burundi national Yannick.

Govt picks 57 private companies for audit; panchayats cry foul

Ignoring the opposition by panchayat heads over the decision of the state government to hire registered firms of chartered accountants to conduct physical verification of all village panchayat records, the rural development and panchayat department has identified 57 private firms for the work.

Youth held for converting wife to Islam

A teenaged youth was arrested on Monday from a village under Kochadhaman police station area in Bihar’s Kishanganj district on charges of converting his wife—a minor girl— to Islam after marrying her recently.
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