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Jalandhar

BJP links membership drive to ‘drug-free Punjab’ dream

In an apparent bid to cash in on public anger against the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) over the drug menace, its alliance partner, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), is appealing to people to become party members in order to ensure a “drug-free Punjab”.

BJP links membership drive to 'drug-free Punjab'

In an apparent bid to cash in on public anger against the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) over the drug menace, its alliance partner, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), is appealing to people to become party members in order to ensure a "drug-free Punjab".

Seven booked for assault

The Nakodar sadar police have booked seven persons on the charges of voluntarily causing grievous hurt with dangerous weapons, criminal conspiracy and rioting.

RCF hands over first rake of high speed coaches

Fulfilling an aspiration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to run high speed trains, Rail Coach Factory (RCF) has recently handed over the first rake of 17 high speed coaches to the northern railway authorities.

One arrested with nine bottles of illicit liquor

The Shahkot police have arrested one person on the charges of selling illegal liquor. The accused has been identified as Baljinder Singh, a resident Rampur village.

PSPCL fails to achieve targets under APDRP

The Punjab State Power Corporation (PSPCL) has failed to achieve the target fixed under the Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (APDRP) in spite of the availability of funds.

Temporary staff removed from NIT

After director of BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology (NIT) was sent on a long leave by the board of governors, acting director Prof AS Ghosh on Wednesday removed many temporary employees working in the administrative block following a union ministry panel meeting with deans.

Food dept silent over 5,000 missing blue cards

The department of food and supply is in a fix over mysteriously missing of as many as 5,000 blue cards of Atta-Dal beneficiaries, who have been waiting for their cards and supply of wheat and pulses.

PSPCL fails to achieve targets under APDRP

The Punjab State Power Corporation (PSPCL) has failed to achieve the target fixed under the Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (APDRP) in spite of the availability of funds.

8 yrs on, kin await full compensation

Even as eight years have elapsed, the Punjab government is yet to release the full compensation announced for the next of kin to four victims of the November 23, 2006 train accident at Gumtala village.

SAD-BJP ties: CM Badal gets defensive on BJP

Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, who would often refer to the SAD-BJP ties as "nohn maas da rishta (inseparable)" at his public rallies and press meets, now feels uncomfortable at the mention of the alliance.

CM must show seriousness over Chandigarh’s transfer, says Bajwa

Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Partap Singh Bajwa on Wednesday said chief minister Parkash Singh Badal was not serious about the longstanding demand of transferring Chandigarh to Punjab and his recent demanded of the Union Territory from Prime Minister Narendra Modi was politically motivated.

HC asks Nurmahal girl to go with her ‘free will’

Justice Naresh Kumar Sanghi pronounced this order on November 14, while disposing of a habeas corpus petition filed by Jyoti Masih, sister of Alisha Masih, who was arrested by the Nurmahal police on rape charge.

Installation of solid waste mgmt plant delays amid SAD-BJP face off

The SAD-BJP face off over dumping of garbage at a site in Amritsar is now being freshly scripted in Jalandhar on selection of a site for the installation of a solid waste management plant at Jamsher village, as leaders of both the parties have contradictory opinions regarding the finalisation of the site.

Winged visitors give a miss to Kanjli Wetland

Once known as a favourite winter stopover for various kind of migratory birds from across the globe, Kanjli Wetland has now been evaded by the winged visitors owing to hyacinth accumulation and dirty water.
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