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HindustanTimes Sun,13 Jul 2014

Jalandhar

Youth crushed to death in Jalandhar, violence erupts

Violence erupted at Bhargo Camp locality on Tuesday morning when a tractor-trolley loaded with bricks crushed to death a 20-year-old youth on the Jalandhar-Nakodar road.

Jalandhar techies develop website to make online shopping easy

Two techies from Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) regional campus, Jalandhar have developed a unique website wherein people can search for apparel of their choice by just dragging its picture and uploading it on the website. The computer science students – Saurabh Bhatia and Pushkar Gupta – have come up with www.crapik.com, which they claim would make shopping easier and more authentic.

Social security plan for traders gets tepid response in Jalandhar division

The much-talked about social security scheme for traders launched by deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal to woo the business community has received a tepid response so far in the four districts of Jalandhar division.

Women attacked, robbed of earrings in Jalandhar

Two unidentified persons barged into a house in local Shakti Nagar on Monday evening and robbed an elderly woman and her daughter-in-law of their earrings after critically injuring them.

With no amenities, railway quarters in a shambles; residents see no hope

The railway quarters located behind the city railway station are in a pathetic condition with no basic amenities in place. It is the responsibility of the railway department to take care of cleanliness in the locality.

ED grills Phillaur’s son for five hours

Damanvir Singh, son of former minister Sarwan Singh Phillaur, on Monday appeared before enforcement directorate (ED) officials for the second time in a week in the Bhola Drug racket case.

Lawyer marries drug-addict youth, helps him kick the habit

Contrary to the general perception of maintaining a distance from drug addicts, a Mohali-based lawyer has got married to a drug-addict youth from Jalandhar and inspired him to get rid of the habit.

Police pick up shop worker, claim he resembled snatching accused

The commissionerate police on Sunday picked up a worker employed with a shop from Phagwara Gate market in connection with a snatching incident that took place on May 28 at Mandi Road here.  

Four women thrashed, robbed of car

Four unidentified persons robbed a woman and her friends of the former’s car at Basti Danishmandan in the city on Saturday evening. The complainant, Manju Sahi, a resident of New Jawahar Nagar, came out of Shri Ram Sharnam Bhavan after attending a ceremony on Saturday evening along with her friends Rohi Dhawan, Ritu Dhawan and Kamana Sharma.

No grant, private aided colleges threaten closure

Private aided colleges in Punjab may face closure soon if the state government does not release their long-pending grant-in-aid before August 1.

MP Sampla's mother becomes victim of snatching

A youth riding a motorcycle snatched a gold earring from the mother of Hoshiarpur MP Vijay Sampla outside their house at the local Dilbagh Nagar Extension near 120 Feet Road here on Saturday evening.

Shortage of postal orders at Nurmahal worries residents

Candidates who want to appear in competitive examinations or apply for government jobs fear losing the opportunity as postal orders used to pay the application fee are not available at the city’s only post office.

Teachers hired under NCLP scheme go without salaries for 18 months

Despite tall claims of the successive governments to empower the marginalised sections, teachers employed under the National Child Labour Project (NCLP) scheme have not received their salaries for the past 18 months.

Inaugurated in Feb, Nawanshahr maize dryer unit yet to start fully

The second maize dryer centre of Punjab inaugurated by deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on February 15 in Nawanshahr at a cost of Rs. 10.16 crore has failed to start its operations fully so far, thus forcing farmers to dry their crop in the open.

Tension at Sodal temple after Shiv Sena threat

Tension prevailed at the Sodal temple on Saturday following the Shiv Sena’s announcement to remove a portion of a gurdwara on the temple premises.
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