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HindustanTimes Thu,25 Dec 2014

Jalandhar

Punjab BJP chief demands Majithia's resignation

Putting alliance partner Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in a tight spot over the issue of resignation of revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia after Enforcement Directorate (ED) summons, the Punjab unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sought his immediate resignation from the council of ministers.

Rs 50 cr for brick lining two Doaba canals

The Punjab government approved Rs. 50 crore for brick lining two major canals of the Doaba region - Sarihn distributory and Appra -Mukandpur distributory - to strengthen irrigation facilities. Nakodar MLA GS Wadala informed on Saturday that the project would be completed in the current financial year.

Door-to-door verification of blue-card holders begins

The Punjab government has started a door-to-door verification of blue-card holders who get subsidised atta-dal under the scheme in Punjab.

JIT to develop flats for middle-income group

Fifteen years after the lower-income group residents of the city got a chance to own a house on cheaper rates at Guru Gobind Singh Avenue locality of the city, the Jalandhar Improvement Trust (JIT) is again set to announce a similar scheme by the end of this month.

Peacock poaching case: Charges framed against Mohali ADC

The court of additional chief judicial magistrate (CJM), Hoshiapur, has framed charges against the then Pathankot sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Punit Goyal, now posted as ADC (development) in SAS Nagar, and two of his accomplices in a 2004 peacock poaching case.

Workers protest, students at 1,250 govt schools not served midday meal

Students at around 1,250 government schools were not served midday meal in the district on Thursday with the members of Midday Meal Office Workers Front and Midday Cook Workers Union holding a protest outside the deputy commissioner’s office.

JIT in the soup for ‘purchasing’ its own land

The Jalandhar Improvement Trust (JIT) has landed in a serious financial trouble after it took the controversial decision to purchase its own land from the municipal corporation at 45 crore to bail out the civic body from financial crisis it faced.

Dense fog causes accidents, disrupts traffic

A chain of accidents took place on Nakodar Road due to poor visibility here on Wednesday.

Jewellery, Rs. 30 lakh stolenfrom financier's house

Jewellery, cash worth Rs. 30 lakh, and a pistol were stolen from the house of a financier in Bank Colony of Basti Bawa Khel locality on Wednesday.

Aided colleges to boycott exam again on Friday

Aided colleges of Guru Nank Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar, Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh, and Punjabi University, Patiala, on Wednesday decided that they would continue to boycott the semester examination as a mark of protest against the state government's move of not releasing grant-in-aid.

Education minister pays surprisevisit to govt school

State education minister Daljeet Singh Cheema on Wednesday conducted a surprise visit in Government Senior Secondary School in Langroya village to acquaint himself with the state of affairs in government schools.

Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans quits SAD, may join BJP

In a development that may further strain Akali-BJP relations, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) vice-president and noted Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans has resigned from the primary membership of the party. He is likely to join the saffron party in the near future.

JAC to hold state-wide rallies on Dec 19 in Amritsar

After a state-level protest and boycott of examination on December 15, the members of the Joint Co-Ordination Committee of Non-Government Affiliated Colleges of Punjab and Chandigarh are to hold a state-level rally in Amritsar on December 19.

Hans Raj Hans quits SAD, may join BJP

In a development that may further strain Akali-BJP relations, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) vice-president and noted Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans has resigned from the primary membership of the party. He is likely to join the saffron party in the near future.

Soild waste mangementProject starts in Phagwara

Even as the state government has directed the firm concerned to collect garbage from designated dumps under pressure from the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to speedily implement the solid waste management project in Jalandhar cluster before June 15 next year, the decision not to engage in door-to-door collection of waste has turned the entire exercise into mere eyewash.
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